Mall Grab confirmed as one of Discogs biggest sellers in 2017
Feb15

Mall Grab confirmed as one of Discogs biggest sellers in 2017

Mixmag 2017 proved to be a big year for Discogs, with the online music hub’s annual report sharing some interesting findings this week. One the most exciting findings from the report, and something we should all dish up a slow clap for, was that Newcastle born Mall Grab came in at 14th place overall for new album sales with his ‘Pool Party Music’ EP that dropped early in the year Hot Haus Records. The album was in...

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Reddit has chosen the best tracks, albums, remixes and more from the past year
Feb07

Reddit has chosen the best tracks, albums, remixes and more from the past year

’s electronic music hub (r/electronicmusic) has finally unveiled their long awaited ‘Best Of’ post for 2017. After weeks voting from the 376,000 strong community, the answers are here, and there are bound to be a few surprises and certainties on hand. Here are the winners (with runner-ups in brackets) from the past year in electronic music. From the best album, to artist and even the let downs; as voted by the...

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Best Of British Innovation & Excellence: Block9
Jan24

Best Of British Innovation & Excellence: Block9

With amazing post-apocalyptic constructions and great soundsystems, this audio-visual wonderland — which includes the NYC Downlow, the wild gay space — has been a fantastic addition to the UK’s music culture. DJ Mag has therefore decided to award the Block9 crew with our annual Innovation & Excellence award… From humble beginnings, building Glastonbury Festival’s first gay space on a budget of just £2,000, Block9 have become the...

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Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino 2018 Brit Awards Nominees
Jan14

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino 2018 Brit Awards Nominees

Chart-topping artists Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino are among the nominees for the 2018 Brit Awards. The rap trifecta are mostly nominated in one category — International Male Solo Artist. Elsewhere, Alicia Keys and Pink are mentioned in the International Female Solo Artist field. Pop sensations Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead in nominations for the annual awards show. Lipa scored five nods including best album along...

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Looks like we’re getting a new Gorillaz album in 2018
Dec20

Looks like we’re getting a new Gorillaz album in 2018

It looks as thought we might be getting a new Gorillaz album sooner than expected. with co-founder Jamie Hewlett spilling the beans that he and Damon Albarn have a record lined up for 2018. In a recent with the German publisher TASCHEN, Hewlett explained they are “working on another Gorillaz album that we’re going to be releasing next year.” “Usually we have a good five-year break between each album but we decided,...

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