TheEDMblog – top 10 tracks – February 2017


Ten of the best tracks around at the moment as chosen by TheEDMblog:

  1. Peking Duk ft. Elliphant – Stranger (Ministry of Sound)
  2. Bastille – Blame (Claptone remix) (Virgin)
  3. Martin Solveig ft. Ina Wroldsen – Places (Icarus remix) (Positiva)
  4. Maximus Leads – Chew & Super Suit (Moon Mission)
  5. Marcel Woods – Questionary (Gil Sanders remix) (Musical Madness)
  6. Conjure One ft. Aruna – Still Holding On (Farlane remix) (Armada)
  7. Rodg – First & Last (Statement! Recordings)
  8. Will Fever – Dark Days (Trashz Recordz)
  9. Michael Woods – It Is What It Is (Diffused Music)
  10. Borderless ft. Zerafina – Only You (Morttagua remix) (Electronic Elements)

Stranger by Peking Duk deserves to be a massive hit. The Maximus Leads is very unusual. Great to hear some rave in the tracks by Will Fever and Michael Woods!

The Borderless is really something special.


A festival? In a castle? In Romania? How do I get there?


Electric Castle is a five day hedonistic adventure which takes place within the walls of a 15th century castle.

The festival incorporates music, technology, art installations and performing arts as well as a barber shop, yoga classes, a fashion corner and a cinema.


Artists performing at the event include Deadmau5, Duke Dumont, House of Pain, Slaves and Atari Teenage Riot. The mysterious and wonderful Claptone will also be appearing.

Standard tickets are £60 while tickets including camping start at £80. Full details can be found at:

Electric Castle takes place from 12-16 July 2017 at Banffy Castle in Cluj in Romania.

Hardwell plays Manchester


Dutch DJ Hardwell is returning to perform at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Sunday 16 April 2017.

Having sold out two consecutive nights when he appeared in 2014 Hardwell is now bringing his Go Hardwell or Go Home tour to the venue. DJ/Producer Kill The Buzz will also perform.


Hardwell, aka Robbert van de Corput, is from Breda in Holland and is known for tunes such as Spaceman and Apollo as well as a well-received Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1.

Tickets for Go Hardwell or Go Home, presented by in-house EDM promoter Lost In Time, are now on sale for £32.50 from VIP tickets are also available for £40.00 with perks including fast track entry, private bar, VIP toilets and access to the mezzanine level.

Further information available via:

TheEDMblog – top 10 tracks – January 2017

People dancing at the Eden Closing Party 2006

Ten of the best tracks around at the moment as chosen by TheEDMblog:

  1. Sunlounger – Coconuts & Pineapples (Magic Island)
  2. Ruben de Ronde & Donata – Open Wide (Hal Stucker remix) (Statement! Recordings)
  3. Harry Vederci – The Power Of Love (Perfecto)
  4. Ferreck Dawn – Higher (Spinnin’ Deep)
  5. Benny Camaro & Miki Stentella – Born (Juicy Music)
  6. DEAS – Acid From My Tape (Van Czar Hell Boy remix) (Armada)
  7. Kago Pengchi – Funk It (Statement! Recordings)
  8. Above & Beyond – Balearic Balls (Anjunabeats)
  9. Arston ft. Johnny Kelvin – Beautiful Asian (Showland Records)
  10. Thomas Gold ft. M.BRONX – Saints & Sinners (Armada)

A great selection to start the year.


Lany announce short UK tour


The LA based trio have announced a short UK tour.

They will play the 02 Institute in Birmingham on 6 March 2017, Gorilla in Manchester on 7 March and Koko in London on 8 March.

In 2016 Lany played a total of 117 shows across twelve countries and sold over 32,000 tickets. They also have 1.3 million listeners on Spotify.


Paul Klein, Les Priest and Jake Goss create music which evokes 1980s FM pop, early 1990s R&B and new wave electronica.

The tour will be great so catch them while you can.

Tickets are on sale from 10.00 on Friday 13 January via

TheEDMblog – top 10 tracks of 2016

Ten of the best tracks of 2016 as chosen by TheEDMblog:

  1. Orbion – Social Suicide – (Alter Ego Tranquil State)
  2. Disco Fries ft. Hope Murphy – Born Ready (Halogen club mix) (Polydor)
  3. Grum ft. Rothchild – Under Your Skin (Anjunabeats)
  4. Cosmic Gate – So Get Up (Alex Di Stefano remix) (Wake Your Mind Records)
  5. Bob Sinclar – Someone Who Needs Me (Kryder remix) (Spinnin’)
  6. Ex-Plosion vs Thiago Bachet – Arbat (New Avenue remix) (Black Caviar Records)
  7. Flynthe – Uweya (Statement Recordings!)
  8. Eco – Darkness In The Light (Black Hole Recordings)
  9. Dave Pearce – Togetherness (Delirium Recordings)
  10. Arston ft. Johnny Kelvin – Beautiful Asian (Showland Records)

An eclectic selection.

Thanks to all the artists for creating them and thanks to all the labels for making sure they got a release.

Track of the year, without a doubt, is Chris Bekker & Farius – London Sunrise (Vandit Records).

Sign up for SW4 pre-sale tickets

The biggest dance festival in London will take place on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August 2017 on Clapham Common.

Thousands have already signed up to be part of the 14th installment of the event which promises some of “the biggests artists on the planet”.

All those who register for the pre-sale will receive priority access to the best-priced tickets and be the first to know about line up announcements.

Register here: