John Beltran announces ambient LP for Delsin

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Coveted Dutch label Delsin has revealed to release an all-ambient LP by John Beltran mid-June. Full details and preview after the jump! Following a pretty expansive batch of ambient-tinged releases, John Beltran will release a fully beatless LP titled 'Espais' on Dutch label Delsin this June. The LP, which contains 17 tracks, is said to be "inspired by film score composers … [Read more...]

Joey Negro announces 90’s House & Garage

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Joey and co. pull together a collection of his favourite moments across a definitive decade for House and Garage: the 90’s. Inclusive of material from Kerri Chandler, Robert Owens and MAW as well as remixes from Mood II Swing and Ron Trent - the compilation is packed with sultry vocal lines and the sort of slick, irresistible grooves that defined the era. Founded way back in … [Read more...]

Jacek Sienkiewicz announces new album ‘Drifting’

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Polish producer Jacek Sienkiewicz is about to drop his fifth artist album, on which he further explores his signature melodic techno sound. Forthcoming on his own Recognition label, the new album is said to be a 'complex but still accessible journey to a state-of-the-art Techno territory where Carl Craig melodies coexist with stark minimalism of Robert Hood'. The album will … [Read more...]

Art Department take on fabric 82

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Art Department begins a new chapter, offering up the latest instalment of fabric's revered mix compilation series. Art Department’s story has been one of phenomenal success since the act burst onto the scene five years ago.  With a shared musical history in Toronto, the duo of Jonny White & Kenny Glasgow took the world by storm in 2011 with a debut LP on Crosstown Rebels … [Read more...]

Win tickets to Mos Def plays J Dilla at London’s Indigo @ The O2

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Yasiin Bey, frequently known as Mos Def, will take to London’s Indigo @ The O2 to perform classic tracks from the back catalogue of the legendary producer J Dilla. We've got two tickets to give away... The 11th June is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness Mos Def pay tribute to the late Jay Dee and his revered legacy. Soundcrash will host a one-off show where Mos Def … [Read more...]

LBD explores Lost Village

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An incredible brand new festival is on the boil and LBD were set on finding out more. Enter: Lost Village. It's taking place deep in the Lincolnshire countryside on the 23rd and 24th May. The line up is absolutely unprecedented, here are just a handful of the huge names playing at the festival: Four Tet (Official), Tale Of Us, DJ Koze, Greg Wilson, Annie Mac, Jamie Jones, … [Read more...]

XILS-lab reveals miniSyn’X, a soft synth emulation of eighties polysynth Elka Synthex

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Music software company XILS-lab is proud to announce availability of miniSyn’X — an authentic, cost-conscious soft synth emulation of a much-loved eighties-vintage analogue polysynth of Italian origin that helped define the sound of an era. miniSyn’X is a multi-format (AAX, AU, RTAS, VST), 32- and 64-bit polyphonic, duo-timbral virtual analogue synthesizer plug-in for Mac … [Read more...]

Machinedrum releases DJ Rashad tribute

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Machinedrum has released a 5-track tribute EP called 'Movin' Forward', of which all proceeds go to the late footwork producer's estate. On April 26th, 2014, one of footwork's most prominent and influential DJ/producers passed away in his Chicago home. Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum has now unveiled an EP featuring collabos with the aforementioned producer and DJ Spinna that … [Read more...]