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Chalk up one more for the London Techno scene. Just this morning on Twitter, the legend Erol Alkan announced that he has signed Ghost Culture to his label, Phantasy Sound, and his debut EP will hit sometime in late October. Erol also included a link to what appears to be Ghost Culture’s first ever DJ mix, featuring an unbelievably savvy tracklist with contributions from Spectral, FXHE, Ovum, and what may be a track from the forthcoming October release on Phantasy titled “Red Smoke.” Listen below.

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LDN Our buddies at Potty Mouth Disco have curated yet another monster lineup for their Halloween Warehouse party on October 28th. Taking place at Village Underground, Hot Creations‘ man of the moment Danny Daze is topping a bill that’ll also feature sets from Agaric, Martin Dawson, Jay Shepheard and Clive Henry. Early bird tickets are selling fast, so we recommend snapping them up to avoid the inevitable bun fight on the door.

This week, Martin Dawson recorded a stellar live mix exclusively for PMD, and you can stream & download it here:  Martin Dawson live – Potty Mouth Halloween teaser by Potty Mouth Disco

Lineup:
Danny Daze [Hot Creations]
Clive Henry [Hot Creations]
Martin Dawson (Live) [Crosstown Rebels/Get Physical]
Jay Shepheard (Live) [Retrofit]
Agaric [Ovum]

Event Info:
Friday 28th October // 9pm – 6am
at Village Underground, 54 Hollywell Lane, London, EC2A 3PQ
Early Bird Tickets: £8-12
Door: £15
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all photos courtesy of Sonar Press

This weekend we were at the legendary Sonar Festival in one of our favorite European cities, Barcelona. Founded 18 years ago, Sonar was the first ever daytime contemporary music festival in a European city and despite its renowned status, it’s avoided slipping into mainstream territory by continuing to showcase fresh talent.

Taking place across three days and two nights, the first thing that struck us was Sonar’s ability to coordinate such a multitude of electronic acts, hosted at two very different settings without overstepping the vibe at each spot.  The 12 til 9 daytime event is a super chilled affair taking place at Barcelona’s beautiful cultural centre, just a stones throw from the Ramblas. By contrast, the 10pm til 7am night event was a rager at Fira Gran Via, a convention centre on the outskirts west of the city. While we’d love to cover every highlight from the weekend, there were just too many great moments, so instead we’ll bring you a varied shortlist of what made us tick:

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BCN With just 3 days to go until Sonar in Barcelona here’s a quick heads up for the week ahead. On top of a stunning Sonar festival lineup, Barcelona plays host to over 100 Off Sonar events, and we’ve taken the liberty to whittle down our picks for those outside shows:

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