Middle aged clubbing is class We spoke to Brandon Block, Seb Fontaine, Judge Jules, Danny Gould from Clockwork Orange and Sergio Bienati from Club Class and asked who is driving the nostalgia boom in dance music, the middle aged raver or the younger contingent?

AS David Guetta returns to his roots and Clockwork Orange proved this summer they still have a huge spring in their step, the nostalgia boom in electronic dance music continues. The BBC Four, three-part documentary series ‘Can You Feel It’ which aired in three parts last month charts the story of the dance music revolution from an underground musical movement to a global culture. This is a culture that is proud of its roots and shows no sign of slowing down. In the UK, the club and festival scene is vast in 2018 with more genres and DJs than...

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Purple Disco Machine – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 47

PURPLE Disco Machine aka Tino Piontek is responsible for one of the biggest dance releases of the year. Dished (Male Stripper) has had over 3 million Spotify streams, been Shazamed all over Ibiza this summer and is being dropped left, right and centre on BBC Radio 1 with Nick Grimshaw making it ‘Tune of the Week’ on his final breakfast show back in August. The Dresden-born disco house DJ/producer is in high demand having remixed the likes of Gorillaz, Jamiroquai, New Order, Claptone, Tom Odell, Faithless and many others while holding down a residency at Glitterbox at Hï Ibiza...

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DJ Jazzy Jeff: ‘The level of control has shifted back to the artists’ We caught up with him to find out more about M3, the positive and negative influences on music, working with Will Smith again and why there is still so much more left for him to do

BORN and raised in Philadelphia, DJ Jazzy Jeff shot to fame alongside Hollywood superstar Will Smith in the 90s after a chance meeting at a block party where Jeff was playing led to the famous collaboration between him and the Fresh Prince which set them both on the road to global stardom. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air became an instant hit on TV screens all over the world and an internationally successful music career beckoned for the duo with timeless tracks such as ‘Summertime’ and ‘Boom! Shake The Room’ helping to popularise hip hop in the early 90s. Jeff’s...

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Bushwacka! – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 46

HOT off the decks we are super happy to present this exclusive mix from Bushwacka! for The Night Bazaar Sessions. We caught up with Bushwacka! this week to learn more about his reunion with Layo at Glastonbury last year after a five year hiatus, the gigs which have followed and their boat party on the Thames on Saturday October 13th. Read the chat here: http://bit.ly/Layo_Bushwacka_Sun Limited tickets are still available for Layo & Bushwacka’s Thames boat party on Saturday October 13. For more information and for tickets head...

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Layo & Bushwacka!: ‘We have always loved a good boat party’ We caught up with Bushwacka! to learn more about his reunion with Layo at Glastonbury last year after a five year hiatus, the gigs which have followed and their boat party on the Thames next weekend

BACK in 2013 one of the best loved partnerships in British dance music came to an end when pioneers Layo & Bushwacka! went their separate ways. Since then, Bushwacka! has continued rocking floors all over the world as a solo artist and under his Just Be alias while Layo retired from dance music altogether and set out to explore his professional partnership with his sister Zoe as a restauranteur. The siblings have together grown a portfolio of successful and eclectic venues across London. Aside from being two of the most accomplished DJs in the world, Layo & Bushwacka! played...

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Saeed Younan: ‘Trust your instinct and stick to your guns’ We caught up with the US DJ and producer to find out more about his anniversary tour and two decades in the electronic music industry

SAEED Younan is a DJ and producer whose infectious passion shines through everything he does and he has excelled as a true artist in the global dance music scene. This year he has been celebrating 20 years in the business and the summer has seen him touring America and the rest of the world with his seamless, sexy blend of house and techno. As a producer he is entering the busiest period of his career, he’s had numerous top 10 singles on Beatport and works with some of the biggest labels in dance music in addition to his full...

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Saeed Younan – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 45

What a treat we have for the 45th edition of The Night Bazaar Sessions. It gives us great pleasure to welcome Saeed Younan with a very special mix comprising of many of his brand new tracks and remixes. We caught up with Saeed to chat about 20 years as a professional in dance music, his anniversary tour, working with Carl Cox and much more which you can read at http://bit.ly/younan_sun now. We hope you enjoy the music on offer...

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Flashmob – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 44

NEXT up on The Night Bazaar Sessions we are pleased to welcome Flashmob for our 44th edition. Originally beginning life as a duo, Flashmob is now headed up solely by Alessandro Magani. Magani has enjoyed a hugely successful 2018 so far with notable performances at elrow and Tomorrowland, and he’s currently gearing up to play at Brazil’s XXXPERIENCE Festival alongside Guy Gerber, Dubfire and Ben Klock. His remix of Basement Jaxx’s Fly Life was received to widespread acclaim and his track The Lone Brazilian was the second most sold record ever on Hot Creations hitting the Number 1 spot...

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Mar-T: ‘Ibiza is too expensive right now’ With the end of the summer season now in sight Martin Vega aka Mar-T reflects on Pyramid, the other new nights at the club and why Ibiza needs to change

AMNESIA remains one of Ibiza’s crown jewels when it comes to partying on the island. This season saw many changes to the music program at Amnesia which saw Sven Väth’s Cocoon leave the club after 18 years to move to Pacha and was replaced with a new concept, Pyramid which has hit the ground running and Cream who occupied Thursday nights at the club for the last two decades replaced by new kids on the block Do Not Sleep and Abode. As the end of the season fast approaches and with so much change and reported challenges on the...

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Flashmob: ‘It’s very risky to remix iconic tracks’ Alessandro Magani discusses a huge summer playing Tomorrowland and elrow, remixing a classic and hitting the top spot on Beatport with The Lone Brazilian on Jamie Jones and Lee Foss' Hot Creations

FLASHMOB began life as a duo but since 2015 has been guided by Alessandro Magani to huge success. Since going solo under the stewardship of Magani, Flashmob has enjoyed a huge summer with performances at elrow and Tomorrowland. Always prolific on the production front, 2018 has been a spectacular year with his remix of Basement Jaxx’s classic track ‘Flylife’ receiving widespread acclaim and his track ‘The Lone Brazilian’ becoming the second most sold record on Jamie Jones and Lee Foss’ Hot Creations imprint hitting the number 1 spot on Beatport for five weeks. More music is on the way...

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