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

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In recent years, we've sadly seen a number of deaths in the dance music industry, including that of Keith Flint. The iconic frontman of The Prodigy died in March 2019, with his death following that of Robert Miles in 2017, and Avicii (aka Tim Bergling) in 2018. Sadly, i_O was another casualty of the suicide list in 2020, and we

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Following on from the news earlier this week that deadmau5 was set to launch his brand-new 'hau5trap' label, the imprint's first ever single has now successfully arrived, and this one was worth waiting for! Out today, 'Hiiigh' sees Australian DJ Tommy Trash flex the muscles of his powerful production prowess once more, adding a beautiful vocal from Daisy Guttridge. A

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It's just two weeks to go until Gok Wan joins this year's Red Nose Day helps to bring the United Kingdom together through the power of humour, with an unmissable evening of hilarious sketches, live performances and one-off comedy specials in store. The evening of the big, red and ever-so-slightly silly fundraising extravaganza will not stop there, as the DJ

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Sonny Fodera & Gorgon City are certainly no strangers to collaborating. Having previously teamed up in Liverpool for their Solotoko x REALM event in 2019 - where they were joined by an eclectic line-up including Danny Howard, Cristoph, and PAX - the two artists are once again combining to bring us 'Back To Love' festival this summer. With an emphasis

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Launched in 2007 by electronic music pioneer deadmau5, multi-genre label mau5trap quickly became an authoritative voice for dance music heavyweights such as Skrillex, Feed Me, Dillon Francis, Noisia, and more. Now, looking to continue his never-ending endeavour of championing trailblazing and genre-defying talent, deadmau5 debuts a brand new label venture. Announcing hau5trap: A multifaceted home for global electronic pioneers within the house music space. Priding himself on showcasing

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German DJ and producer Robin Schulz is best known for his remix of Mr Probz track 'Waves', which helped the European superstar to break through all the way back in 2014. But since that iconic platinum-certified track - which reached the top 10 in over ten different countries, Schulz has been a busy boy, dropping 'Prayer in C' (which received similar acclaim), and

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Toolroom Records is set to return with their highly popular ‘House Party’ compilation series with its latest instalment, ‘Vol. 5’. Kicking it into 5th gear and in no need for an introduction, ‘Vol. 5’ delivers everything you would expect AND more from a Toolroom release. Showcasing the freshest collection of the biggest dance hits from the past year and early

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What happens when two superstars collide? Well we're just about to find the answer, as David Guetta teams up with Joel Corry, electronic music's biggest breakthrough star of 2020 on new single 'Bed'. Achieving double platinum status on his MNEK collaboration 'Head & Heart' - which looks set to join the billion streams club - Joel Corry has also hit Platinum

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Apple Music's Zane Lowe is celebrating the influence and legacy of Daft Punk with a special tribute mix spanning the group's 28 years. The popular broadcaster, who previously worked for BBC Radio One, stated: "28 years ago, the robots came to earth and I'm going to admit, I'm diving as deep, deep into the legacy as I can here, so I

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Still deliberating over that Ibiza 2021 booking? You may have just found your verdict, with the news that Ibiza Rocks are set to open their doors for the coming season! The hotel, which also doubles up as a live music venue, has welcome a vast range of iconic artist through the venue's doors in years gone by, including Example, Katy

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Since Daft Punk announced their retirement a little over 24 hours ago, the French duo have dominated headlines worldwide, hogging column inches on just about every website, as fans pay tribute to the legacy of the electro-house pioneers. Now, a full list has been published of all the tracks Thomas Bangalter & Guy Manuel De Homem-Christo (aka Daft Punk) ghost

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Following yesterday's sad news that Daft Punk are set to call it quits, we've been looking back into the pantheons at the legacy of great productions crafted by the legendary duo. The French pairing, who started releasing in 1993, were famed for their albums such as 'Homework', 'Discovery', and later, 'Random Access Memories', winning multiple GRAMMY awards in the process.

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Daft Punk Break Up. They're the electro-house pioneers who were loved by so many, but it seems like Daft Punk, are no more. Announcing the breakup news to fans today via an upload on their official YouTube channel, the French pair, often credited for the rise of dance music in a more commercial manner during the 90s, premiered a video

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