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Erol Alkan – Another Bugged Out Mix In our eyes Erol Alkan, despite being a well respected DJ and producer, hasn't been elevated to the status of 'UK Music Icon' that he deserves. Everyone is aware of his ability behind the decks and his work with Boys Noize but his contributions to music go so much further than that. Trash, his legendary London party was responsible for getting a slew of bands to play in England for the first time, including Justice. He produced both Late Of The Pier's 'Fantasy Black Channel' and Mystery Jets' '21' both of which are highly rated indie albums. He collaborated with Richard Norris on the ... Read more / Preview track
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EXIT Festival 2012 Review – A beguiling experience…. “We just came back to switch our amps off”. Bernard Sumner, ubiquitous leader of New Order says as he comes back into sight against a backdrop of cheers and applause. The behemothic stage is set against the stunning scenery of the Petrovaradin Fortress. The sun has recently disappeared behind the river Danube, taking the temperature down to a modest 30 degrees, and a cool 30,000 people are rightly unfooled by his assertion as he launches into an emphatic Joy Division encore of 'Transmission' and 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'. Serbia isn’t exactly top of everyone’s list of holiday ... Read more / Preview track
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GoldFFinch – Point of Entry (877 Records) GoldFFinch first came to our attention with their sublimely accessible bass single Red Mask on Numbers, and now the Belguim duo are back with their 3rd single - 'Point of Entry/Arabian Prince' on 877 Records. Leading off with 'Point of Entry' GoldFFinch demonstrate again that they have a sound that gives them both an air of credibility whilst appealing to the wider dancefloor. The combination of ground shaking sub, booty vocal loops, punchy drums and almost fidget type leanings mean this track is going to be on heavy rotation for a wide range of DJs. Second track Arabian Prince is ... Read more / Preview track