house music

Interview: DJ Paulette

'I’ve been here since ground zero in terms of female DJs – I’m one of the original gangstas!' legendary Hacienda selector DJ Paulette on her life in music...

Interview: Jason Ellis, Positiva

Dance label Positiva has presided over a mammoth 67 Top 10 hits over the last quarter century. Here, the imnprint's long-standing A&R director Jason Ellis lets us in on his secrets...

Interview: Crazy P

‘We’ve just tried to write music we can have fun with’ - disco-boogie-house-soul crew Crazy P take us behind the scenes of new LP, Walk Dance Talk Sing…

RIP Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, Chicago dance music legend and ‘godfather’ of house, has passed away unexpectedly aged 59.

The Evolution of Electronic Dance Music

. Keyboard presents The Evolution of Electronic Dance Music Edited by Peter Kirn Electronic dance music was born in 70s New York disco and 80s Detroit techno. Over the years, EDM has achieved international mainstream success with such subgenres as house, trance, and dubstep and has reshaped the popular musical landscape.…

M meets… Al Kent

Glaswegian Ewan Kelly makes music under the moniker of Al Kent. Interested in soul and disco for a young age, he found himself beginning to make music using samples from his record collection.

M meets… X-Press 2

X-Press 2 came together through the club scene of the late 1980s, Darren and Darren House (Diesel) got together with Ashley Beedle through their love of house, balearic, soul and jazz music, Iconic debut Muzik Xpress smashed dancefloors to bits on both sides of the Atlantic in 1992.