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DJ Michelle, a nine-year-old girl from the United Arab Emirates, has entered into the DMC World DJ Championships. The 2021 edition of the DMC Championships will take place in eight battle categories over the course of the year, with the first seeing DJ Michelle go up against 10 other competitors. Previously, the youngest competitor was Japan’s DJ […]

Ticket touts buying up festival tickets for this summer in the hope of making profits are putting the safety of the events at risk, reports the Guardian. With the end of lockdown restrictions scheduled for June 21 this summer and festivals planned to go ahead, professional touts have been purchasing tickets for high profile events and […]

A California bill aims to decriminalise psychedelic and recreational drugs. The bill has been introduced by Democrat senator Scott Wiener and is one of the most progressive drug reform bills in US history. It has been submitted to the California state legislature and seeks to decriminalise the possession and personal use of psychedelic drugs LSD, […]

When news of Daft Punk’s split was revealed yesterday, the internet lit up with collective mourning and reminiscing over favourites from the robots’ mighty back catalogue. The French duo’s debut ‘Homework’ remains heralded as one of their best releases, and one of the finest electronic music albums of all time too, featuring classics such as ‘Around The World’, ‘Teachers’ […]

The UK government is launching a review to investigate how ‘Covid status certification’, also being referred to as ‘vaccine passports’, could be used to help venues and events such as nightclubs and music festivals reopen. Yesterday, February 22, Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled the planned ‘roadmap’ for easing lockdown restrictions, which aims for all social […]

Nightclubs and festivals in England will be able to reopen from June 21. In the roadmap announced today by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the government hopes to lift all legal limits on social contact by June 21. The government also wants large events to be able to go ahead by this date. This means that nightclubs […]

Jeff Mills has curated and released The Escape Velocity, a free electronic music magazine. This new project is released via his own Axis Records imprint, and is free to access via the Axis Records website. The magazine will be released every three months, and the main magazine will be supplemented with extra releases. Intended to be […]

Festivals planned to take place this year across the UK have started selling out since the government unveiled its roadmap to reopening the economy on Monday, which is aiming for clubs to reopen and festivals to be able to take place from June 21. Speaking to the Guardian, Paul Reed, chief executive of the Association of Independent […]

UK house artist Pete Zorba has died after being diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumour in December 2016. The Manchester-hailing DJ, who was born in Beirut to an English mother and Lebanese father and moved to the UK aged 13 to escape the civil war, was a resident of the city’s Kaluki party, often playing famous Mancunian venues such […]

Amnesia is the first Ibiza superclub to announce parties in 2021. Amnesia’s closing party will take place on October 23 with the club promising “all the world renowned superstars you would expect” and teases that its closing parties often roll for 24 hours. Capacity will be “more limited than usual” and earlybird tickets are available here. […]