By Kris Swales 6th Feb, 2014
By Jack Tregoning 12th Dec, 2012
In 2012, when so much of our daily music fix is streamed on Soundcloud or consumed in Beatport-sized samples, it can be easy to forget about albums. But you’d do so at your own peril.
By Jack Tregoning 8th Aug, 2012
If there’s a surefire way to raise the ire of music fans, presenting a list of the ‘Greatest’ anything is it.
By Jack Tregoning 26th Apr, 2012
ID&T has announced the first wave of acts set to take over the 163-acre site just outside Amsterdam this August.
By Jack Tregoning 16th Dec, 2010
The mix-CD is an indivisible part of dance music’s DNA. But does the mix-CD still matter? Is there a future for it? In the first of our ‘2010 In Review’ features, we called on those in the know to weigh in on a year of contrasts.
By Jack Tregoning 26th Nov, 2010
Michael Mayer's default position is somewhere left-of-centre. Over his long career as a producer, DJ and label boss, the German impresario has done things his own way.
By Jack Tregoning 17th Nov, 2010
The idea of the 'journey' has long been sacred in DJing, and every true journey needs time. We speak to Michael Mayer, Laurent Garnier and more about the marathon set.
By Belinda Healy 16th Nov, 2006
Michael Mayer - minimal musician extraordinaire - grew up in the leafy Black Forest, Germany. Upon moving to Cologne he became an integral part of the 'Cologne sound', and began running his own record store-cum-label Kompakt.
By Francine Sculli 19th Jan, 2005
In most consequential cases we follow the mould that one plus one must surely equal two. Even for a young spirited German boy who detested maths. That is, one humans desire for music + the self confidence to dare something = a now adult Michael Mayer scre