Posts tagged with techno

This weekend: Felix Da Housecat and DJ Hell

This weekend two heavyweights alight in Brixton for the opening night of the club formerly known as The Fridge. After a two-year refit the Electric Brixton will open with none other than Felix Da Housecat and DJ Hell. So have they forgiven each other since their 2009 feud? Electric Brixton – The Grand Opening Saturday […]

Ministry of Sound is 20

The world’s most famous nightclub is turning 20, and a whole weekend of celebrations paying homage to both the club and its music will be starting this Friday. Originally opened in 1991 as an alcohol-free haven inspired by New York’s legendary Paradise Garage, Ministry of Sound has had its fair share of ups and downs […]

SexInBmore: Get In The Mood

SIB will be posting musings, advice, and her thoughts here on a weekly basis. Be warned, this IS a sex column and although there won’t be any steamy visuals (it’s not porn, ya know?) the text WILL be NSFW. Music can set the tone for almost anything you want it to. I firmly believe that […]

Henry Saiz on Balance 019

The latest in the Balance compilation series features the talents of young Spanish producer and DJ Henry Saiz, who has put together a double CD with tracks aimed at the dancefloor as well as the head. Featuring many of his own productions, he’s shied away from making a conventional DJ mix and the result is […]

Live Review: The Influence of Steve Reich at the Barbican

It’s hardly surprising that the Barbican dedicated two whole days to celebrate the work of composer Steve Reich, who turns 75 this year. After all, as a spearhead for the minimalist movement, he provides a key link between the classical and contemporary music worlds; seminal pieces like ‘Drumming’ highlight the parallels between Western classical music […]

Essential Ellen Allien

Berlin-based DJ Ellen Allien takes to the decks this weekend to play for an unusually long 8 hours, unmissable for fans of her experimental techno and those taking notes on how to play an extended set. Here’s her story. Who is she? DJ, producer, musician, label boss and fashion designer Ellen Allien was born Ellen […]

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