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PIG & DAN HEAD DOWNTEMPO

Techno duo produce an eclectic album of 'influences'

ISLE OF DREAMS ISRAEL CANCELLED

Festival at the Sea Of Galilee is postponed due to Gaza crisis

FREE TRACK FROM SAYTEK

Studio wizard drops download prior to Cubism Intimate Session

RICHIE HAWTIN'S ENTER.SAKE GOES GLOBAL

M_nus man rolls out his favourite drink to the US

FREE LEO ZERO TRACK

'Tiny Stars' ahead of FarmFestival 2014
POINT BLANK TUTORIAL

MIXING DANCE MUSIC IN ABLETON

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CLASH OF THE CONTROLLER TITANS

We pitch Pioneer's DDJ-SZ against Numark’s NS7II...

PIONEER LAUNCH VINYL TURNTABLE

PLX-1000 available from late August

DANCE MUSIC FROM THE BEGINNING: PART TWO

Disco Sucks and the birth of house music

REVIEW: GLASTONBURY 2014

New world order

HIGH FIVE: AUGUST

We give you five of this month's top nights
Fate EP - Dark0 - Gobstopper

Mr Mitch’s Gobstopper label has been having a super fine day in the sun of late and that sterling run of form continues with North London resident Dark0’s 'Fate EP', a six-track exploration of the sort of things he’s been threatening to do for a while now. It’s sheeny and double glossed and, like label mate Mattwizard, in places he’s borderline skweee, but a track like ‘Black Rose’ feels exemplary of the times we’re boxed into.

Her Waves - Halogenix - Critical Music

Another offshoot from Critical this month in the form of “a chain made up of musical links released over a period of time then brought to a close”. The boss man’s words! But this EP is a must. One third of Ivy Lab, Halogenix’s ‘Her Waves’ is smooth and sexy and totally hypnotic. True to d&b but encapsulating subtleties from other areas of bass music, creating a sophisticated, and class track which has the potential to become a classic.

Colours EP 3 - Untidy DJs - Untidy Trax

Tidy reviving another classic series, this time with disco-inspired hard house sounds for those warm-up sets for harder floors, featuring familiar vocals and funky grooves.

Laptop Lapdance - My Dry Wet Mess - Fine Grains

Italian producer who’s knocked things out with Fly Lo and whose dad plays with Morricone presents four original tracks of quirky, wonky hip-hop-inflected electronics.