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Seth Troxler, Carl Cox, Ben Pearce talk DJ life & Mental Health in Documentary 'Why We DJ – Slaves To The Rhythm' is a new documentary investigating the reality of what being a professional DJ is really like, from the hype and parties to relentless touring and the toll that can take on both physical and mental health. In their own words: ‘Why We DJ – Slaves To The Rhythm’ delves deep into the psyche of the DJ, exploring the motivations that drive people to pursue a career behind the decks in the first place and the effects it can have. In refreshingly candid interviews from artist managers, tour managers, Psychologists, music industry professionals and DJs ... Read more / Preview track
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OUT TODAY: ‘Blah Blah Blah 15’ Cropper – Sunlight + Hackman Remix Searching strings, live double bass Jazz like keys and a whispy yet penetrating vocal all conspire to dazzle the senses on our stunning 15th record: Cropper - Sunlight F.T A.Z. Cropper - Sunlight is out today on limited vinyl, backed by the dazzling Deep House 3am curveball 'Shade' and the sizzling Hackman remix. The EP was mastered by the highly respected Calyx analogue mastering studio, and whilst we're not against digital there's no denying that the vinyl is infinitely superior. Admittedly our opinion is perhaps a little biased, much like your mum saying you're the best looking ... Read more / Preview track
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Listen to Radiohead & Hans Zimmer’s New Song (ocean) bloom Wow, what a collaboration of minds. Radiohead and Hans Zimmer combine with Blue Planet and Sir David Attenborough to create (ocean) bloom, a reinterpretation of the bands song 'Bloom'. Commenting on the collaboration Thom Yorke and Hans had a few words to say to the BBC... "Bloom was inspired by the original Blue Planet series so it’s great to be able to come full circle with the song and reimagine it for this incredible landmark’s sequel. Hans is a prodigious composer who effortlessly straddles several musical genres so it was liberating for us all to work with such a talent and ... Read more / Preview track
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Roland Boutique TR-08 & SH-01A with Mathew Jonson The Roland Boutique series has finally reached its zenith with the hotly anticipated reincarnation of the Roland 808 Drum Machine and the SH-101 Synth. Two iconic chunks of hardware that are like the Pele and David Beckham of electronic dance music. And what better way to show off both bits of kit than to get Mathew Jonson, who owns both the original models, jamming them live for Roland. Yes he may have a vested interest to say they're worth you hard earned cash. Yet it's clear from the video below that his enthusiasm for both bubbles up with a natural, almost child like infectiousness. ... Read more / Preview track
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Death From Above 1979 – Freeze Me out this Friday Move over Royal Blood, the original shouty punk rock duo are back. Following their comeback in 2014 with the LP 'Physical World' it would appear that the Toronto based Canadians are ready to do battle once again. No ten year hibernation this time, with Death From Above 1979 - Freeze Me due to drop this Friday. For those who know Death From Above will agree there's not a great deal more that needs to be said, other than we should all collectively set our alarms and dig out the ear plugs for this Friday. However for the uninitiated then our earlier Royal Blood inference is a good a place ... Read more / Preview track
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FREE Vinyl press of your music via PRS Music Foundation ‘Flash Funding for Vinyl’ aims to give you the artist the opportunity to release your music on wax, for free. Your only obligation is to convince the panel of judges that your music is fresh, exciting, and full of passion. Following a successful partnership with MODO in 2016, PRS Foundation is pleased to announce the return of Flash Funding for Vinyl – offering emerging UK artists and bands the opportunity to develop their careers with: 500 x 12” VINYL FROMKEY PRODUCTION GROUP & MODO Worth over £1,500, artists receive 500 x stunning 12” vinyl, with Modo supporting ... Read more / Preview track
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Radiohead announce OK Computer Reissue – OKNOTOK Could one of the greatest records of all time get any better? Well according to Radiohead it can, with Radiohead – OKNOTOK having just been announced as the title for the 20th anniversary edition of their legendary 1997 LP ‘OK Computer’. In their own words… Rescued from defunct formats, prised from dark cupboards and brought to light after two decades in cold storage… OK COMPUTER: the original twelve track album, three unreleased tracks and eight B-sides, all newly remastered from the original analogue tapes. Depending on your budget there is plenty on offer, with a triple ... Read more / Preview track
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Vinyl outselling Digital Downloads…fact or fiction? [Part 2] Last week in our article - Vinyl outselling Digital Downloads we argued that vinyls resurgence was potentially no more real than Donald Trumps rather dubious hairline. Click Here if you missed it . An argument that sparked considerable discussion via our linked in profile. Some agreed with our point, others extolled the virtues of vinyl - naturally, whilst others raised interesting views regarding vinyl and the independent market. All of which led us to think on the subject a little more...a thought process that was coincidentally interrupted by BBC News running a prominent piece on the ... Read more / Preview track