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PREMIERE: MADAME 'GIGABYTES'

We premiere Madame's new track 'Gigabytes' to be released on BNR TRAX

WATCH HARDWELL'S TOP 100 PRIVATE JET INTERVIEW

The No.1 DJ in the world talks to DJ Mag en route to the second Top 100 party

OFFICIAL TOP 100 DJS ALBUM OUT NOW

From Ministry of Sound

HARDWELL RECLAIMS TOP 100 DJS CROWN

Dutch EDM giant tops poll for second successive year

TOP 100 DJS: 2014 POLL ANALYSIS

What do 2014's results tell us about the current dance music landscape?
POINT BLANK TUTORIAL

DRUM PRODUCTION AND SOUND DESIGN

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NOVATION AT ADE 2014

Join Novation as they celebrate all things ADE

NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCE KONTROL S8

Flagship Traktor Controller from the NI camp

THIS WEEK'S ESSENTIAL DOWNLOADS

With Miller Genuine Draft

ESSENTIAL ADE EVENTS

The parties not to miss at ADE 2014

HIGH FIVE: OCTOBER

The five nights you need to hit in the UK this October!
Stay/Venus Requiem - The Black Madonna - The Nite Owl Diner

The Black Madonna graces Chrissy Murderbot’s The Nite Owl Diner after a tidy release on neighbouring Chi-town label, Argot. Here, we have two tracks of chopped-up disco loops, treated with woozy effects and production retouches — on that vintage NYC bootleg tip. Killer tracks, with my favourite being the extra-special, kaleidoscopic rehash of Barbara Mason’s West End smash, ‘Another Man’. Top marks.  

Simple Science - Zero 7 - Make Records

Having distanced themselves from that frequently (over)used and much abused chill-out tag, for which they became so well-known, Messrs Binns and Hardaker return once again for another lesson in perfectly pitched electronic pop. Taking in vocal-led, arpeggiated synth house, pitched down kosmiche and super smooth, late night 4/4 pop, it’s all about that sharp, smooth production style and their meticulous attention to detail.

 

 

 

 

 

Stack It Up EP - Hardware Hustlerz - Syncrophone

Not content with rewiring the Detroit techno code with Ike Release as Innerspace Halflife, Hakim Murphy drops a killer analogue release. 'Has 1' is a driving, housey groove that gives way to eerie synths swooping in, while 'Has 2' sees him venture down a deeper route, back towards his Detroit techno sound. The highlight however is 'Silent Monk 2', a rough and raw percussive workout that centres on a searing bassline.

 

 
Shakedown - Dr Rude - Dirty Works

The pioneer of the freestyle movement’s latest production is a high energy, house-influenced, triplet stomper guaranteed to get any hard party rocking.