(BA Hons Journalism), 30, London. NCTJ-accredited journalist and dance music lover specialising in interviews, features, editorial work, and reviews.

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On first reading, 50 Cent and Above & Beyond are certainly not two names you'd usually expect to see paired together. One's usually found getting busy 'In Derrr Klurrrb', whilst the other's most well-known for selling-out 'derr klurbb' on account of their huge sets filled with progressive trance anthems. But on this day in 2018, 'Fidi' proved that A&B's music is

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Eric Prydz needs no introduction at this stage of his career, but one man who might, is Charles D. After releasing a string of tracks on Say What?, Mavic Music and Le Club Records, the U.S artist continues to impress the musical world on account of his powerful production prowess. Now, he's marking a career first by releasing on Pryda's

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If you're not yet familiar with Four Tet, the producer is best known for his mighty remix of Eric Prydz' 'Opus', which dominated Ibiza dancefloors in 2016 at techno-based events like Marco Carola's 'Music On' in Amnesia. Since then, ol' Tetty has gone on to stardom thanks to massive tracks like 'Only Human' as KH. However, one sub-genre you definitely wouldn't associate

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Berlin-based DJ and producer CINTHIE has remixed the latest Disciples single 'I Got You', out 20th November. A glistening, stripped-back rework, the CINTHIE remix of 'I Got You' accentuates the euphoric piano chords of the original, pairing them with light, airy pads to help create a classic 90s house vibe. Disciples' debut release on the iconic Ministry of Sound, 'I Got You' marked the beginning of a fresh chapter in the story of Disciples. One of

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A warning i_o will be all too familiar with: They say you should never touch a classic, but sometimes that page of the rulebook can be thrown out of the window, IF the new version can match the original's supreme level of quality. On this occasion, there's a firm tick next to that particular box, because - much like Kryder,

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At this point, the names of Armand van Helden and Chris Lake require no introduction, but ultimately, they deserve one anyway

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Ministry of Sound. Fabric. Printworks. EGG. The Warehouse Project. The list of iconic nightlife venues in the UK goes on and on, such is the wealth of history and heritage attached to the clubbing industry on the British isles. With various world-famous DJ/producers, including Carl Cox, Fatboy Slim, Pete Tong, Paul Oakenfold, Hot Since 82, Calvin Harris, Duke Dumont, Above

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On 20th April 2018, a huge part of many of us died inside. The news broke from Oman that Swedish legend Avicii had been found dead, with many reports later describing the cause of death as suicide. It's fair to say that Tim Bergling (aka Avicii) was no ordinary artist. The impact the DJ/producer had, not just on dance music,

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Every year, a certain track surges to unrivalled popularity, and in 2020, Tiësto has just remixed that exact record! Following on from a summer of 'Cola' in 2017 when CamelPhat took the industry by storm, and the 2018 heatwave which saw ravers around the world 'Losing It' to Fisher's tech-house anthem, last year saw MEDUZA breakthrough with their gigantic whopper

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Globally renowned dance music imprint Ministry of Sound have unveiled their latest end-of-year compilation The Annual 2021, out now. The Annual 2021 combines Ministry of Sound's chart-topping hits from throughout the year with some of the best emerging talent to have been signed to the label. To celebrate the release, Ministry Of Sound have teamed up with dance music mainstay Pete Tong, who has recorded a mix of the album, available

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A prolific producer like Oliver Heldens can't be held down to just one label, or one alias, or one style. That's why he's launching another label within the Heldeep Family called OH2 Records, catering to the more commercial leaning, streaming focused productions — with Heldeep releasing the taste maker club and house records. Speaking about the release, Oliver said: "With Heldeep

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One name to keep hitting the headlines right now is MEDUZA. The Italian trio, who take their name from the legend of the snake-haired temptress, earned a GRAMMY nomination last year for their debut hit 'Piece of Your Heart' which achieved platinum status en route to the number #2 spot in the official UK singles chart. But the group soon

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He's the progressive prince we've all grown up with, but now, Alesso has tapped into his mainstream-friendly side once again to deliver new single 'The End'. It's certainly not the first time the Swedish maestro has taken such a route through his musical career to date, previously appealing to daytime audiences with tracks like 'Remedy', 'Let Me Go', and 'Midnight'

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When Swedish maestro Eric Prydz played at EDC Las Vegas in 2016, he was riding a wave of popularity which had surged as a result of his recent hit 'Opus'. The massive track, more than 9 minutes in length, was the jewel in the progressive master's crown, and became arguably his most-loved track of all time thanks to an elongated

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