As recently as 10 or so years ago, broadcasting live with multiple cameras seamlessly in full HD was the preserve of a major TV network or broadcasting companies. The equipment involved from cameras, to video switchers, to routing equipment, etc cost hundreds of thousands, if not millions. Since then, single camera shooting whereby video is recorded in multiple takes and

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The UK's "roadmap" to easing lockdown restrictions has been met with much fervour, as the British people now finally have preliminary dates for when lockdown might be able to ease and normality can return. For dance music fans, the biggest part of this news is a return of festivals and nightclubs as of June 21, with the almost sacred pilgrimage

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It's been a long year, but in the UK at least, there is now the clearest picture to date about how we will return to normality as the final chapter of the Covid-19 pandemic comes to an end. The UK government have today announced a "roadmap" for ending restrictions that have been in place in one way or another since

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Last year was a difficult year for Ibiza, with the Covid-19 pandemic seeing the summer season basically cancelled in terms of clubs being open. While some people were able to make the trip to the White Isle in 2020, it was more peaceful days at the beach, walking the island's spectacular landscape, and enjoying the local bars and restaurants that

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British-American electronics engineer Rupert Neve died this week at the age of 94. For many, his name might not be familiar, but his pioneering work in the field of audio engineering and technology has shaped the way we hear recorded music for decades. So who was he, and what is his legacy? Born in England in the inter-war years, Neve grew

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Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic there's been one question on the lips of any dance music fan - when can we return to nightclubs? Even though the vast majority of people are doing what can be done in terms of obeying the rules put in place to prevent the spread of the virus, there's still a collective yearning to return to

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As the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine continues to gather enormous pace in the UK, there's now an even clearer indication of when the pandemic might finally be over. While the country is spreading its bets with a number of vaccines in use or on order, the UK could vaccinate all adults, around 53 million people, with two doses of

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Beer - it's been around for some 13,000 years at least, and is the third most consumed drink in the world after water and tea. It's also the backbone of the good old British pub, and there's nothing Brits love more on a warm summers day than a nice cool crisp refreshing glass of beer in a pub garden. But

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In the UK at least, the end of the Covid-19 pandemic is tantalisingly close. Vaccine roll-out is pretty much world-beating, with most estimates now strongly suggesting a return to normality by summer. In the meantime, a new "health passport" system is being trailed by You Check, that could lead to venues re-opening safely even before the final group of the

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The dance music master that is Tiësto is currently riding high in the charts with his latest release The Business Part II, but today we look back at one of his all time classics, his remix of Adagio For Strings which turns 16 today, and even after all this time, it remains a staple of Tiësto's live sets and a

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The EU has released a report that states the trading-bloc's cultural sector is the second hardest hit by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with only the aviation industry taking a greater fall in revenue. The study published by the European Grouping Of Societies Of Authors And Composers (GESAC) reports the cultural sector lost 31.2% of earnings in 2020 compared to 2019. The

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Long-established tech wizards Korg have a six-decade track record of making electronic instruments, and it seems they aren't slowing down. Teasing their latest product on their Youtube channel, the Japanese company's latest invention is the analog-digital hybrid drum machine called the drumlogue. For now, it's just a prototype, but with Korg having already released the Prologue and a range of

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Brexit. For those not overly familiar with the whole thing, it is basically the decision made by the UK to leave the European Union trading bloc. Decided by a referendum in 2016, the UK only left the EU after a four year "transition period" at the end of 2020, with a last minute deal coming into play that covered various

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The Covid-19 pandemic has been rolling on for a year now, and you'd assume that even people in a remote research base in Antarctica have heard about it. Yet it seems there's a small corner of the world the news hasn't quite reached, and amazingly it seems to be the English town of Basingstoke, just 48 miles from London. As

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