An independent production company are currently working on a documentary to be shown on Sky Arts. One of the episodes will feature the early days of House music in the UK and they are looking for your memories (assuming you can actually remember being there!).
Technics has today (5th Jan 2016) announced the return of its direct-drive turntable based on a newly designed direct-drive motor. The Technics 50th anniversary limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE and non-limited Grand Class SL-1200G have been developed for audiophiles looking to rediscover and experience the uniquely warm sound quality of analogue vinyl discs.
New release from Basement. This album contains unreleased Basement mixes, unreleased remixes, and a new selection of DnB, Techno, Old Skool and House tracks. These 8 x 12" Singles will be released as a ltd edition boxset and ltd edition 12" and Digital Release.
Featuring four brand new tunes from four of the leading exponents in the darkside hardcore/drum and bass genre genres – and lovingly mastered by Beau Thomas at Ten87 Mastering, this EP offers something for everyone, as long as you like your tinged with darkness!
First up is the new track from FX (Demonic Possession Recordings & The Nightmares EP on 7th Storey Projec ts) – 'Dark Places' – continuing FX's domination of the old skool darkcore sound!
Just in case you missed it, Suburban Base released a new CD at the beginning of March spanning their entire history from 1991 to 1997. Available as a mixed 3 CD collection and as a mp3 download album, there are tracks from Phuture Assassins, Run Tings, Krome & Time, DJ Hype, Johnny Jungle, Remarc and Sonz of a Loop Da Loop Era to name a few. The best thing is the mp3 download features the full 12" mixes as well as the 3 continuous mixes.