By Angus Paterson 20th Dec, 2007
It was a decision that received a whole bunch of untoward attention from the mainstream and tabloid media, but today we can confirm that dance parties will keep on rocking at Victoria’s renowned Kryal Castle venue.
By Angus Paterson 17th Dec, 2007
Following the last week’s controversy over Victoria’s Ultraworld event, which saw the ITM forums quoted in tabloid dailies in the same breath as calls for ‘raves to be banned’, latest reports indicate the council is moving to revoke Kryal's permit
By Kat Loughrey 13th Dec, 2007
The Herald Sun has reported that the Ultraworld party at Kryal Castle on Saturday 8 December turned into something akin to a 'war zone', when 14 people were allegeded to have overdosed on drugs.
By Tim Hardaker 13th Dec, 2007
It was only last month that the ITM Forums were lazily misquoted in hype surrounding the Bindeez toy scandal. It hasn't taken long for it to happen again, this time care of Melbourne's Herald Sun.
By Stevo The Devo 11th Dec, 2007
Ultraworld. ULTRA-woooorld. I found myself repeating this over and over in the week leading up to last weekend's dance festival with varying intonations, emphasising either the 'ultra' part and/or drawing out the 'world' part. It sounded formidable.
By Angus Paterson 6th Dec, 2007
Another uplifting trance DJ/producer to emerge out of the thriving Holland scene and responsible for anthems like 'Playmo' , Bart Claessen is on his way to Australia and as he tells ITM, there’s a funny story behind his latest hit 'First Light'.
By Angus Paterson 4th Dec, 2007
He’s one of the most sought after DJ/producers the world has ever seen, but for Paul van Dyk, it’s not just about the tunes: there’s a heavy dose of politics in the dynamic and varied approach that he brings to the trance sound.
By Monica Holcombe 4th Dec, 2007
In the current environment of music piracy and digital downloads, what does it take for a techno DJ/producer and label owner to be able to keep on doing his thing? Stockholm’s Adam Beyer reckons it’s all about branding.
By Wassim Bazzi 3rd Dec, 2007
Hard dance continues to draw a huge fan base around the world, and in 2007 it’s still filling the stadiums with ease. But how do the DJs and producers ensure it keeps moving in fresh new directions? Japan’s Yoji reckons he has the answer.
By Kat Loughrey 26th Nov, 2007
It’s not long now until what looks set to be one freaking massive event at Ballarat’s Kryal Castle on Saturday December 8. Ultraworld returns, headlined by the one and only Paul van Dyk!
By Angus Paterson 25th Nov, 2007
We’ll be stepping into the polling booth tomorrow, to potentially impact the biggest shift in Federal power in more than a decade. So who should you vote for? Dance’s most politically outspoken figure reckons he knows who you ‘shouldn’t’ vote fo
By Tim Hardaker 18th Oct, 2007
The hottest ticket - literally! - this summer seems to be festivals, with new ones popping up almost by the day. To keep you up to date on all the latest festival news and info, we've pushed play on a bunch more dedicated pages this week.
By Tim Hardaker 11th Oct, 2007
Did you miss out on a ticket to this Friday's sold out Paul Van Dyk show? Maybe you're a mad fan and love the idea of getting a second dose of the trance superstar...
By Angus Paterson 10th Oct, 2007
Much has been said about Paul Van Dyk's status as the world's reigning #1 DJ, and in 2007 Australia will get a double dose of the global dance superstar as he tours over two weekends; once this October and then again in December.