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fabric announces series of all-night back-to-backs for 2018

fabric announces series of all-night back-to-backs for 2018

London club fabric will host a series of all-night back-to-backs in 2018. The extended sessions will run sporadically throughout the year, though they’ll always take place on Saturdays. The first wave of pairings are Adam Shelton and Subb-an (January 13th), Nicolas Lutz and Craig Richards (January 20th), Boddika and Redshape (January 27th), and Richards and Ricardo Villalobos (February 18th). The Martinez Brothers will play the […]

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November 17th, 2017

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Berghain announces Silvester 2017 lineup

Berghain announces Silvester 2017 lineup

40 acts will play the Berlin club’s end-of-year session, including Ben Klock, I-F, The Black Madonna and B12. Berghain has announced this year’s Silvester lineup. 40 acts are booked for the Berlin club’s extended end-of-year event, which will run from midnight on Saturday, December 30th until some time on Tuesday, January 2nd. Four rooms will be open: Berghain, Panorama Bar, XXX-Floor and Elektroakustischer Salon. Highlights […]

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November 17th, 2017

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Danish label Multiplex relaunches after 20-year absence

Danish label Multiplex relaunches after 20-year absence

’90s records from John Tejada, Steve Pickton and Dan Curtin will all be back on the shelves soon. The Danish techno and house label Multiplex is back in business after almost 20 years of inactivity. Multiplex was started in 1995 by Copenhagen scene stalwarts Steen ‘Kong’ Mogensen and Cai Bojsen-Møller. The label’s initial three-year run resulted in 32 vinyl and CD releases from artists like […]

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November 15th, 2017

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French club scene rails against new volume restrictions

French club scene rails against new volume restrictions

The likes of Laurent Garnier and Jeff Mills have signed a petition against the reforms. New volume restrictions are being imposed on clubs and festivals in France. The government of Emmanuel Macron issued a public health decree on August 7th that aims to reduce hearing damage in the French population by lowering the maximum volume permitted at clubs and festivals from 105 to 102 decibels. […]

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November 15th, 2017

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Ableton announces Live 10

Ableton announces Live 10

The new software features four new devices and a redesigned sound library. Ableton has announced Live 10. With the latest version of its influential DAW, the Berlin-based company is primarily focusing on improving Live as a creative tool. There’s a new synth called Wavetable, which contains a selection of waveforms from various instruments, modelled analogue filters and complex modulation capabilities. A device called Echo expands […]

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November 15th, 2017

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The art of disruption: How CDJs are changing DJing

The art of disruption: How CDJs are changing DJing

CDJs may have made mixing easier, but they’ve also ushered in an exciting new era of DJing. Michelle Lhooq reflects on the possibilities they’ve unlocked. What exactly a DJ does behind the decks is a persistent subject of scrutiny and debate, both in the media and the smoky confines of nightclubs. Recently, it’s become hard to escape the notion that digital music players like laptops […]

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November 15th, 2017

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Suspected acid attack leaves two bouncers from Salford’s The White Hotel in hospital

Suspected acid attack leaves two bouncers from Salford’s The White Hotel in hospital

The incident took place at the venue on Manchester’s outskirts early on October 29th. A man attacked door staff at The White Hotel in Salford last weekend armed with a knife and a substance police believe to be acid. The incident happened at about 3:45 AM on Sunday, October 29th, during an event headlined by Dopplereffekt. According to Manchester Evening News, the man was ejected […]

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November 15th, 2017

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Terre Thaemlitz to release new multimedia album, Deproduction

Terre Thaemlitz to release new multimedia album, Deproduction

DJ Sprinkles remixes are also included on the package, which comes out in December. Terre Thaemlitz is releasing a multimedia album called Deproduction. Comprising audio, video and text on a SD card, the package interrogates the Western Humanist conception of family, its global pervasiveness and its influence on the agendas of LBGT groups. The release, which comes out in December on Thaemlitz’s Comatonse imprint, also […]

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November 15th, 2017

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