Timedance have announced a new compilation to mark their fifth anniversary.
'Sharpened, Moving' marks five years of the Bristol imprint, and unites regular faces like founder Batu, Bruce, Ploy and Metrist alongside newcomers including Kit Seymour and Akiko Haruna.
Massive Attack have announced a 21st anniversary tour for their seminal 1998 album ‘Mezzanine’.
The audiovisual tour, ‘Mezzanine XX1’, will feature collaborators such as Cocteau Twins’ Elisabeth Fraser and stage design by the band’s own Robert Del Naja.
According to an official statement announcing the tour, the show will see the legendary trip-hop record reimagined "using custom audio reconstructed from the original samples and influences"
Positiva launched in 1993. Since, the EMI sub label has put out well over 300 releases, many of which have gone on to become the most recognisable tracks in dance music history. To mark the label's 25th birthday, we've compiled just 10 of the legendary imprint's most memorable cuts as a reminder of just how influencial one the UK's biggest dance music labels has been in moulding an unmistakable global sound.
Check out the 10 iconic tracks below.
SHAPESHIFTERS 'LOLA'S THEME' (2004)
BINARY FINARY '1999' (1999)
THE BUCKETHEADS 'THE BOMB (THESE SOUNDS FALL INTO MY MIND)' (1995)
SPILLER FEAT. SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR 'GROOVEJET (IF THIS AIN'T LOVE)' (2000)
Justice were one of 50 artists and celebrities selected to customize a Levi’s Trucker Jacket in honour of the iconic accessory's 50th anniversary. Today, 15th February, the duo of Gaspard Augé and Xavier De Rosnay posted a limited-edition version of the jacket on their merchandise store and it quickly sold out.
Two versions, a light and dark denim, were momentarily available for €150.
Hunee is set to release his long-awaited Rush Hour Music compilation in March. The 12-track effort has been dubbed ‘Hunchin’ All Night’.
Compiling cuts from legend Larry Heard, Pat Thomas, Boncana Maiga, Blak Beat Niks and Kenny Larkin’s Dark Comedy alias, RHMC 001 spans disco, house and African music.
A-Trak is taking his credit for introducing Kanye West to Daft Punk and the French duo’s 2001 hit ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger’. West would go on to edit the song for his Grammy-winning single ‘Stronger’, an artistic choice that A-Trak was originally against.
Jaunt music is celebrating a decade at the forefront of U.K.’s club scene with two showcases featuring Berlin’s Ben Klock. Jaunt residents Blackhall & Bookless and Richard Rowell (aka Chad) will support both evenings.
The celebration begins 29th September at Church in Leeds. The party then heads to Digital in Newcastle for an 8th December date.
Via RVCA's Artist Network Program (ANP), Steve Aoki and PM Tenore have collaborated to design the Dim Mak x RVCA 20th Anniversary Collection. The capsule couldn’t have happened at a better time — it’s Dim Mak’s 20th anniversary this year. Though Dim Mak and RVCA have their roots in different industries, the Dim Mak x RVCA collaboration captures the synergy between cutting-edge music and fashion through each piece made.
Parisian rave cave Concrete will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a 14-date European tour, throwing parties in a host of European cities from August to December.
The parties will feature sets from the clubs residents, which include Antigone, Behzad & Amarou, Ben Vedren, Cabanna, Francois X, Leo Pol, Lowris, and Shlømo.
The first party will take place this weekend at Lyon’s Le Sucre, before moving onto Berlin’s Hoppetosse and Club der Visionaere on Saturday 20th and 21st August respectively.