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Preview: XOYO August

August is shaping up to be a very special month at XOYO, one of London’s premier and most-respected clubs, with highlights including: David Morales, Yuksek, Evian Christ and Sampha.

This month also marks one year since XOYO’s takeover, which included a huge refurbishment, new soundsystem, later license …



EP Review: Joe Goddard – ‘Taking Over’

Joe Goddard is a wizard. Well, he’s not, he’s just a music producer, but in my eyes he’s a wizard. His new EP Taking Over is a wondrous mix of piano-driven house and just damn good dance music. The former Hot Chipper is known for his uplifting and upbeat …



News: James Blake Added to FOR Lineup

Set on one of the beautiful Dalmatian Islands in Croatia, the 2013 FOR festival is already sure to be a good time. Previously announced in the lineup are Tame Impala, James Murphy, Solange, 2ManyDJs, Tensnake, Horse Meat Disco, Young Dreams, and many more. …



News: Melt! Festival Lineup

Summertime means many thing, but if you’ re in the music biz, it just means festival season. With the nice weather comes an endless stream of live music, parties, entertainment, and poor life decisions. It’s a great time of year. The months immediately preceding summer (i.e. right now) mean lineup …



News: FOR 2013 Island Festival

Hvar is arguably the most beautiful of the Dalmatian Islands off the coast of Croatia. Beaches, wildlife, good food, clean air, clean water, etc. As such, it is the ideal location for one of the summer’s most intimate music festivals. Modular Recordings (Tame Impala, Cut Copy, Ladyhawke



Moodboard: Monarchy

Ahead of the release of their new single ‘Disintegration‘ on March 11, – which features a guest spot from none other than Dita von Teese – we caught up with London electronic duo Monarchy for a run-down of the movies, books, and songs (and pretty much anything else) …



Preview: LCD Soundsystem at Fabric

Following the unbridled success of this year’s LCD Soundsystem documentary, the brilliantly titled Shut Up and Play the Hits, Fabric London are hosting a one-off – and world first – showing of Murphy’s final live performance at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011. That’s right, it’s the show …



Get LCD’s Shut Up & Play the Hits before anyone else

Are you an LCD Soundsytem fan? Can’t wait to see Shut Up and Play the Hits? Want to get your dirty mits on it before anyone else?

Shut Up and Play the Hits isn’t just a concert recording, it is an intimate portrait of the band’s frontman and founder James …



Review: Gomma All Stars

Casablanca Records born in Los Angeles, 1973, was the brainchild of Neil Bogart.They were one of the most successful labels of the 1970s; releasing material by the likes of Kiss, Donna Summer and The Village People, holding a firm spot in popular culture at that time.

Berlin based Gomma Records …



Celebrating 10 Years of DFA @ 100 Club

DFA Records have hit the big 1-0 and to help them celebrate a decade of good tunes, Converse and 100 Club are hosting, as part of their curated music series, a night with The Rapture, YACHT and Prinzhorn Dance School.

Back in 2001, James Murphy, Jonathan Galkin and Tim Goldsworthy …