One of the leading labels coming out of Russia have dropped there first release of 2014 and it’s very nice. Young Ilya Kasharokov aka Ellipse has released two deep house tracks on his ‘More’ EP the first track Deepsex has a crisp percussion hiding behind swirling synth melodies. A female vocal rolls in with it’s echoed …

In October 2013, Neneh Cherry made an exciting announcement. She was coming back with her first album of solo music in 18 years. A collaboration with RocketNumberNine produced by Kieran Hebden and featuring a guest appearance by Robyn – Neneh shared the eponymous track ‘Blank Project’ in December 2013. To start the New Year, Neneh …

Following rapturously-received tracks on Strictly Rhythm and Copyright Recordings back in 2013, London house producer S.Chu makes his Defected debut with ‘Closure’. Subtle and heartfelt with a quietly burning and persuasive energy, ‘Closure’ is deep soulful house at its most effective, with a vocal from Terri Walker that tells a story with which many of …

Manchester lads Graham Lord & Adam Unsworth aka Audiowhores have been given the remix treatment by Danish producer/Dj Noir on one of there recent tracks ‘Facts’ soon to be released on Lapsus Music. Noir takes the track to a deeper melodic place with its punchy basslines and filtered eq’s. Downes vocals stay in the track chopped …

Cristoph aka Cj Costigan from Newcastle is one too look out for in 2014. Featured on Pete Tong’s Radio 1 show as a ‘Future Star’ Cristoph has made alot of noise in 2013 with tracks like ‘Shelter’ ‘Right Now’ and a track we covered a couple of months back now ‘Guffaz’ so it’s no surprise …

Premiered on Radio 1 last night, Andy Cato and Tom Findlay aka Groove Armada are back with some underground  House vengeance with there new track on Moda Black. They’ve been pretty quiet since around 2010 so let’s hope this is the beginning of something. The track is a hypnotic head nodder with its stabby percussion and …

A veteran of Berlin’s club scene for more than 20 years, Andre Lodemann has released music on reputable staples such as Buzzin Fly, Freerange, Simple, Rebirth and Room With A View, whilst 2012 saw him release a highly acclaimed album, ‘Fragments’, on his very own experimental label Best Works. ‘Coming Your Way’ demonstrates that magical …

After Darius’s initial statement on his Facebook account about the alleged assault (see here) more has come to light today about the events surrounding the allegation with responses from BPM themselves and the ‘Manager’ of the show as he claims, Andrew Christoforou. It looks like both parties are firing return shots and it’s unclear what …

Italian Nima Tahmasebi aka NT89 is setting the bar lately with his productions receiving support from the likes of The Chemical Brothers 2 Many DJs, Erol Alkan, Tiga, Cassius, Diplo, & Annie Mac the 24 year old can do no wrong at the minute. His latest offering on Food Music consists of three tracks all very spaced …

The much anticipated full set from Enter’s main man Ritchie Hawtin recorded live at the BPM Festival Sunday 5th January 2014 Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Downloadable link here or the youtube version below