Epizode Festival Launches in Vietnam
This debut edition takes place from December 31 to January 14, 2017.

Vietnam will host Epizode Festival in January 2017. Epizode is a brand new and exciting cultural exchange, artistic gathering and musical festival taking place on Phú Quốc Island in Vietnam. “An…

John Swing Readies 10-track LP
‘Assorted Moods’ LP drops on LiveJam Records on December 5.

Enigmatic producer John Swing is set to release a 10-track long player on his and EMG’s LiveJam Records this December. Founded in 2009 and co-owned by EMG and John Swing, LiveJam Records is the parent…

HYTE Announces New Year's Eve Berlin Party
Chris Liebing, Richie Hawtin, and Seth Troxler all scheduled to play.

Global party institution HYTE has announced the lineup for it’s New Year’s eve part in Berlin. The following names will play at the German capital’s Arena club: Chris Liebing Cuarter…

Delorean Shares New Video
'Epic' is from the Barcelona band's latest album, 'Musik.'

Back in June, Spanish group Delorean released their fifth studio album, Musik, via PHLEX. Although it was a pop-based record, the band looked to house music as its main inspiration, as they told SPIN:…

Mumdance Talks Modular
The video sees the producer conduct an in depth studio tutorial.

Grime artist Mumdance has shared a studio tutorial video. The video, filmed at the RBMA UK Tour 2016, see’s the producer conduct an in depth studio tutorial, chatting through his gear, including break…

Fabric to Reopen in January 2017
The London club will open its doors again on January 6, 2017.

fabric has confirmed details of its reopening. After a four-month enforced closure, it was announced two weeks ago that the London club would soon be back in action under new licensing conditions. The…

Time Passages Announces Evan Baggs EP
'Neu Rochelle' is expected to drop on February 3, 2017.

Evan Baggs is next on Binh’s Time Passages imprint. Neu Rochelle is the Berlin-based New Yorker’s most recent solo output since 2015’s Not A Story on Cabaret Recordings (in the meant…

Igloofest Unveils Programming for 2017 Edition
The 2017 edition takes place on selected dates from January 12 - February 19 in Montreal, Canada.

Montreal’s Igloofest has unveiled its programming for its 11th edition. On the lineup this year are the following: Carl Cox—January 13 Chris Liebing—January 21 Laurent Garnier—January 27 Dave Cl…

Premiere: Hear a New Track from Frequency and Juan Atkins
Out-ER's five-year anniversary compilation also features Orlando Voorn, Terrance Dixon, and The Analogue Cops.

Over the last five years, Out-ER has released a steady stream of world-class releases from, among others, Dutch heavyweight Orlando Voorn, Detroit pioneer Terrence Dixon, The Analouge Cops, UK veteran…

Discogs Announces App Update
The updated application offers more info on artists, labels, and releases.

A new update is available for the iOS version of the Discogs app. Version 1.7 is full of new features. The app’s beginning functionality focused on the most attractive aspect of the Discogs platform: …

Stream a Cut from Mike Shannon's Blue Fields Project
Shannon and guitarist Takeshi Nishimoto return to the project after a 4-year hiatus.

On January 29, Mike Shannon and guitarist Takeshi Nishimoto will return to their Blue Fields project to present their sophomore album, Swimming In The Shadows. Swimming In The Shadows will follow on f…

Hear Matthew Herbert Remix Coldcut
Herbert joins Special Request and Cadenza on the 'Only Heaven' remix package.

Following the release of the brilliant Only Heaven EP, their first material in over ten years, Ninja Tune founders Jon More and Matt Black (a.k.a. Coldcut) return with a remix package featuring rework…

Aparde Preps New EP
'Maerk' EP is scheduled for December 16 release.

Paul Schroeder (a.k.a. Aparde)—a subject of our Bubblin Up series—will release a three-track Maerk EP on the Lenient Tales imprint. The release follows on from last year’s Dialogue full-length o…

Kangding Ray Returns to Stroboscopic Artefacts
'Hyper Opal Mantis' LP is scheduled for February 24 release.

David Letellier (a.k.a Kangding Ray) will return to Lucy’s Stroboscopic Artefacts with the Hyper Opal Mantis LP. Letellier has been producing for almost a decade, releasing music exclusively on …

Matthew Dear Mixes DJ-Kicks
'Matthew Dear DJ-Kicks' is scheduled for January 27 release.

2017s first DJ-Kicks compilation comes from DJ, producer, vocalist and instrumentalist Matthew Dear. A man of many musical hats, Texas-born, Detroit-raised Dear has a wide-reaching discography that ta…

Dekmantel Reveals Selectors 2017 Lineup
The event will take place in Tisno, Croatia, from August 24 - 28, 2017.

Dekmantel has unveiled the lineup for the second episode of its Croatian event Selectors. The Amsterdam-based institution launched Selectors as a platform for supporting the art of DJing—to bring toge…

Jesse Osborne-Lanthier Debuts on Raster-Noton
'Unalloyed, Unlicensed, All Night!' is due out January 13, 2017.

Jesse Osborne-Lanthier will release an EP on Raster-Noton early next year. Canadian musician Jesse Osborne-Lanthier is the last artist to feature in the German imprint’s Unun series: one which a…

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