A selection of London pirate radio adverts spanning almost a decade have been compiled into a release.
The first of a two-part series, incoming via Record label and NTS Radio show Death Is Not The End, 'London Pirate Radio Adverts 1984-1993, Vol. 1' is an archive of adverts and idents broadcast on the capital's pirate radio stations, including an introduction featuring Frankie Knuckles' seminal house hit, 'Your Love'.
A London nightclub will pilot a new ventilation system in January that could lead the way in making clubs and music venues more COVID-secure.
According to an announcement on their Instagram, London’s 100 Club on Oxford Street will be the first to trial the system designed to eliminate as much as 99.9% of airborne pathogens, including coronavirus.
A short film celebrating young Black artists in London’s electronic music scene, titled ‘New Rave’, is available to watch now.
Released as part of London's The Design Museum's ‘Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers’ exhibition, the documentary, which as been produced alongside Play Nice, aims to showcase not just the history but "the creatives shaping today’s scene and moving it forward”.
A new 4,400-capacity venue is set to open in London.
London is set to gain a brand new music venue, fronted by Coachella's AEG Presents, as part of revonations at West London exhibition centre, Olympia.
The plans were announced by developers yesterday, who revealed a number of plans for tenants at the brand new Olympia complex. As well as the new mega-venue, which is scheduled to open in 2023, Olympia will also be home to two hotels, with talks also currently underway for an arthouse cinema, a 1,500-seat theatre, and a number of restaurants and shops.
Leon Chue, master cutting engineer at London’s Music House, has died.
The legendary figure in UK music production, who specialised in drum & bass and jungle dubplates, passed away in his mid-'40s.
The son of roots reggae producer Paul Chue, and brother of UK garage legend Wookie, Chue worked at London's Music House mastering studio for over 20 years, after joining the family business back in 1995.
Last week, on Friday 27th November, DJ Mag took over South London radio station, foundation.fm, for five hours.
Hosted by our own digital tech editor Declan McGlynn, the first hour of the takeover highlighted our staff’s favourite tracks of 2020, with music from Angel D'Lite, Duval Timothy, India Jordan, Hudson Mohawke, Loods, and more.
Ministry of Sound Classical has announced a live event.
Amid the changing regulatory landscape as the music industry navigates the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Sound Classical orchestra has announced a socially-distanced concert, scheduled to take place in February next year.
Taking place at The London Palladium Friday 21st February 2021, the event will be hosted by legendary DJ Brandon Block, who'll also perform alongside a handful of guests set to be announced in the coming months.
English record stores have shared plans for trading during lockdown.
Following the start of the UK's national second lockdown, which came into force midnight last night (5th November), a number of record stores have outlined their plans to keep trading throughout the current closure of physical, non-essential shops.