Get Familiar: DJ Seinfeld
One of lo-fi house's leading names discusses inspirations, his debut album, and the position of the genre.

In less than a year DJ Seinfeld has become an extraordinarily influential figure in house music. What’s remarkable is that he’s done so with a series of subtle, slow burn productions that have come to…

Paul Woolford's Special Request Returns to Houndstooth
'Belief System' LP is scheduled for October 13 release.

Paul Woolford’s jungle and rave-inspired Special Request project will return to Houndstooth with a new LP, titled Belief System. Belief System is comprised of 23 tracks as were recorded over the…

Special Request Announces New EP
'Stairfoot Lane Bunker' is due out April 7.

Paul Woolford will release a new EP as Special Request. Set to be released on the fabric-affiliated Houndstooth, the forthcoming six-tracker Stairfoot Lane Bunker follows hot on the heels of Special R…

Special Request Mixes Fabriclive 91
'Fabriclive 91' will be released March 24.

Fabriclive 91 has been mixed by Special Request. Special Request is one of the several aliases of veteran DJ-producer Paul Woolford. The Brit has enjoyed long ties with the London venue, performing th…

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…

Paul Woolford Announces Forevermore EP
The two-track EP will include a remix under Woolford's Special Request alias.

UK producer Paul Woolford has announced the release of a forthcoming EP, set to land via Gerd Janson’s Running Back imprint. Named Forevermore, the two-track record will feature music under Wool…

Paul Woolford "Orbit"/"MDMA"
The producer unveils another summertime piano-laden banger.

Over the course of his storied career, we’ve come to expect quality and eclecticism from dance-production mastermind Paul Woolford, the man who’s brought us neoclassics like “Erotic Discourse” a…

Podcast 318: Special Request

It’s not often that an already successful artist comes up with a new alias and sees their career trajectory suddenly jump to another level, but that’s exactly what seems to have happened t…

Special Request Soul Music

There’s something undeniably timely about the release of the breakbeat-driven, pirate-radio-inspired debut album from Paul Woolford’s Special Request alias. After all, talk of jungle incre…

Special Request Hardcore EP

Though the jungle retromania and pirate-radio references that zig zag throughout Paul Woolford’s Hardcore EP as Special Request will undoubtedly garner plenty of attention, they’re ultimat…

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