Posts tagged "electronic music news"

Daft Punk premiere unreleased track in Paris

Daft Punk will premiere a previously-unreleased song at the Pompidou Centre in Paris on Thursday, May 11.  Titled Infinity Repeating, the track will appear on their Random Access Memories 10th anniversary reissue, which releases on May 12. The song was originally recorded during the album’s recording sessions and features Julian

London-based radio station Rinse FM has acquired Bristol radio station SWU.FM, which ceased broadcast six months ago due to financial difficulties. Rinse FM had already bought pirate radio station Kool FM in January and is set to relaunch it this weekend as a legal station, broadcasting 24 hours a day

Two music organisations, Black Artist Database and, have decided not to participate in the International Music Summit this year.  According to Resident Advisor, the two platforms are putting their partnerships with the thought-leadership event on pause, following Beatport’s majority acquisition of IMS earlier this year.  As previously reported, a

Beatport has acquired the majority stake in Ibiza’s International Music Summit (IMS). On January 31st, The Beatport Group announced the partnership, which they stated will “enhance and secure the future growth and expansion plans of the IMS business platform.” Speaking on the acquisition, Beatport CEO Robb McDaniels said, “We look

The nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards have been announced. Competing in the Dance / Electronic categories are Diplo, Bonobo, Rüfüs Du Sol, and Beyoncé, who all earn nominations for both Best Dance / Electronic Album and Best Dance / Electronic Recording. Significantly, Beyoncé is the first Black female artist

Italy’s right wing government has introduced a new ‘anti-rave’ law following the shutting down of a free party in Modena on Halloween. The party, called Witchtek 2K22, was shut down 24 hours early on Monday, October 31 by police. The party was scheduled to take place across the final weekend

Club kids around the world were sent into a state of collective panic today following reports of rumours that Berghain will be closing its doors for good. These rumours began circulating recently, following the iconic Berlin nightlife establishment’s closure of its in-house agency, Ostgut Booking. Their label Ostgut Ton, meanwhile,

Beyoncé has submitted to the Dance / Electronic categories at The Grammys for the first time in her career. The singer has reportedly submitted her hit single, Break My Soul into the ring for Best Dance/Electronic Recording while her album Renaissance has been submitted in the Best Dance / Electronic

Berghain’s agency, Ostgut Booking, is officially shutting down operations.  According to Resident Advisor, sources confirmed to the magazine that the agency, which currently has 28 signed artists, will be closing its doors at the end of the year. Ostgut Booking was launched 15 years ago, and currently features a roster

The Amsterdam Dance Event has added heavyweights Richie Hawtin, Peggy Gou, and Hardwell to its conference programme. Martin Garrix will also be sitting down to host an ‘In Conversation’ with Italian DJ and producer Joseph Capriati. Hawtin will host an NFT minting masterclass, Hardwell will take part in a discussion

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