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VIDEO PREMIERE: PACIFIC STATE

Terms like ‘anthem’, ‘iconic’ and ‘legendary’ get thrown around a lot in dance music with very few tracks genuinely living up to the hype.

But when it comes to 808 State’s 1989 classic ‘Pacific State’ you can be sure that there is an entire generation whose memories of those laid back beats, acid vibes and *that* sax sample are synonymous with the halcyon days of Manchester’s Hacienda. 26 years later and clubbing tastes have evolved.

DAVE CLARKE TO HOST TECHNO STAGE AT TOMORROWLAND 2015

Dave Clarke has revealed the line-up for his famous techno stage at Tomorrowland Festival. Techno warriors Paul Kalkbrenner, Chris Liebeing, Green Velvet & Pierre have been confirmed as acts and will take to the stage at the infamous Tomorrowland this year.

JORIS VOORN MIXES FABRIC 83

The Dutch DJ has been performing for nearly two decades with his first appearance being at Fabric in 2007.

HAPPY DANNY DAZE

IBIZA Q&A: DOORLY

Yorkshire native Doorly has been a prominent member of the electronic music scene for some time now. An island regular thanks to his duties at Ibiza Rocks, he’s helped oversee a period where the party has gone from up-and-coming clubbing brand to a major player on the White Isle. 

WIN TIX TO MADE FESTIVAL IN BIRMINGHAM

Returning to The Digbeth Triangle for 2015, MADE Birmingham made its debut last July with performances from Chase & Status, Route 94 and Second City.

Set to return for round two next weekend, this year's line-up is equally impressive, including MK, Dusky and Julio Bashmore plus sets from Dorsia, Friction, Beardyman and more. 

Want to nab yourself some free tickets to the festival and a goody bag from MADE?

MATRIXXMAN: THE FUTURE IS NOW

On a brisk spring San Franciscan afternoon, clouds move lazily across the sky with sunshine piercing through as notable techno talent Matrixxman, real name Charles M. Duff, sits in a park diving deep into discussion about his latest album and explaining his immense passion for futurism and the impending singularity.

OUR BALEARIC PLAYLIST

Long before DJs such as Marco Carola, Sven Väth and Carl Cox ruled the roost, an entirely different brand of DJs were busy turning Ibiza into the music mecca it is today. Back in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, DJs such as Alfredo, Jose Padilla and Jon Sa Trinxa were busy putting their own stamp on the island’s sound, in the process coining a new genre that’d soon become known as ‘Balearic Beat’. 

RADIO 1 REVEALS DETAILS OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN IBIZA.

Plans for three-day event, Radio 1 Ibiza 20, have been revealed by none other than Radio 1's Annie Mac, with details of the massive line-up including some of the biggest dance acts and best DJ names set to take to the stage. Calvin Harris, Disclosure and Pete Tong are just a few of the names to be revealed with Duke Dumont, Rudimental, Faithless and Kolsch also set to perform. 

RHYTHMATIC GO TO WORK THIS WEEKEND

Established and well-respected techno night Rhythmatic stop at new club ‘Work London’ this Saturday, as part of their international tour.

Rhythmatic is one of London's go-to events for house and techno’s rising stars, hosting talent such as Marco Carola, Carl Cox, Matthias Tanzmann and The Martinez Brothers over the years.

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