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Steve Strange of Visage dies at 55

[separator type=”thin”] Steve Strange of eighties New Romantic electro pop outfit Visage has died of a heart attack in a hospital in Egypt, representatives of the family told the BBC this morning. Visage is best known for its monumental 1981 hit ‘Fade to Grey’. The…

Levon Vincent gives away debut album on WeTransfer

[separator type=”thin”] New York house master Levon Vincent is giving away his long awaited debut album on WeTransfer one day ahead of its official release on vinyl as a thank you to his supporters and a statement against all ‘members of the rat race’. The…

Kyle Hall’s Wild Oats introduces sister label No Room For Air

[separator type=”thin”] Kyle Hall has just introduced No Room For Air, the sister label to his mighty Wild Oats imprint. K15 kicks of proceedings with a 7″ called ‘Mist’. Three months ago K15 already released the acclaimed ‘Insecurities EP’ on Wild Oats. Over the next…

5 Days Off releases official trailer: watch it here

[separator type=”thin”] 5 Days Off has just released the official trailer for this year’s electronic music festival that traditionally takes place at Amsterdam venues Paradiso and Melkweg. This year’s roster includes names like FKA Twigs, Surgeon, Dorian Concept , Danny Krivit, Joe Claussell, Peter van…

Mysterious user 48736353001 gives away 110 Aphex Twin tracks

[separator type=”thin”] The mysterious user48736353001, who we’re pretty sure is none other than the man himself, has now made all of his 110 tracks on Soundcloud available for download. User 48736353001 first appeared last week when he left a comment on Aphex Twin’s official Soundcloud account: “Would like…

Dekmantel reveals first names of this year’s Festival

[separator type=”thin”] Amsterdam based party organisers Dekmantel have released the first 60 names of the line-up of the annual Dekmantel Festival that will take place in three locations this year. Autechre, Manuel Göttsching, Four Tet, Model 500, Marcel Dettmann, Carl Craig, Ricardo Villalobos and Tale of…

Lil’ Louis hospitalised after air horn attack at Sankeys

[separator type=”thin”] House music legend Lil’ Louis may have suffered severe ear damage after someone blasted an air horn directly into his ear during his soundcheck at Sankeys in Manchester. The man who gave the world classics such as ‘French Kiss’ and ‘Blackout’ was immediately taken…

Awakenings announces Summer Festival line-up

[separator type=”thin”] Awakenings has just announced the full line-up for the fifteenth edition of the Awakenings Festival, taking place on june 27 and 28 at the Spaarnwoude recreation area near Amsterdam. Richie Hawtin (Minus), Speedy J (Electric Deluxe), Adam Beyer (Drumcode) and Joris Voorn will…

Download the new Atomnation compilation

[separator type=”thin”] The Amsterdam/Berlin based Atomnation imprint celebrates its 25th release with a name-your-own-price compilation. You can stream or download ‘XXV’ below or on the label’s Soundcloud page. The genre-defying compilation features new work by Polynation, Fran Seven and Olaf Stuut alongside previously released material…