New York is getting a new club called The Sultan Room.
It will form part of the new Turk's Inn restaurant in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn, with the club set to be positioned behind the restaurant.
Bruce Easley, who will be programming the venue, has described The Sultan Room to Resident Advisor as a "mature playground" and compared the decor to a "time warp".
Detroit techno legend Robert Hood shows his lighter side with a sunset-inspired house and techno masterclass from New York City.
Robert Hood and his daughter Lyric have collaborated on the next Floorplan EP, set for release 24th May via the Detroit legend’s M-PLANT label.
The two tracker, ‘So Glad/I Feel Him Moving’, is a typically rapturous crossover of gospel, disco and techno. You can hear the gospel choir sampling belter, ‘So Glad’, from it here.
The Notorious B.I.G. is to have a Brooklyn street named after him.
The Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation revealed that the Fulton Street intersection between Gates Avenue on BK's St. James Place - where the New York rapper once called home - will formally be changed to Christopher Wallace Way on 10th June
The news came on what would have been the New York rapper's 47th birthday.
Born Christopher George Latore Wallace, Biggie was born in 1972 and was murdered in 1997, aged 24.
Last track that blew your mind?
“Legowelt ‘Deep Magic Begins Here’”
Last film you watched?
“I finally saw Climax by one of my favorite directors, Gaspar Noé”
Last DJ that blew your mind?
“That's a tough one!! Last time I saw Juana she was so great and Volvox always does it for me.”
Favourite album to relax to?
“Wagner's Der Ring Nibelungen”
Under his Virtual Self moniker, Porter Robinson has announced a daytime Clubsystem set in New York.
Kicking off at 4pm, the American DJ and producer's set will take place at the Brooklyn Mirage on Sunday, 23rd June. Robinson announced the news via a post on Twitter.
Ranging from $39.99 to $119.99 tickets are available to pre-order.
Flying Lotus has announced a new 3D live tour for North America in support of his recently-announced sixth album, 'Flamagra'.
The artist— also known as Steven Ellison— also has a video to promote for the track 'More', which appears on the new LP. He began teasing the forthcoming work, his first full-length release in five years, by spray painting pavements in Texas during this year's SXSW.
A New York street corner has been named after Wu-Tang Clan.
The legendary hip-hop group was honoured on Saturday when the naming was unveiled in their original home neighbourhood of Park Hill which can be found in Clinton, Staten Island.
The corner, which intersects Vanderbilt Avenue and Targee Street in the area, has been officially named the "Wu-Tang Clan District". You can see footage of the unveiling via Ghostface Killah's Instagram post below.
‘I make a bunch of different kinds of music’ reads the description on Doctor Jeep’s SoundCloud page, and that pretty much hits the nail on the head. Real name: Andre Lira, the New Yorker works within the bassier end of the club music spectrum, but is hard to pin down to a particular sound.
Two new record stores are opening in Brooklyn thanks to the Mexican Summer label, which is also based in the New York borough.
The owners of Co-op 87 are partnering on the outlets. Brooklyn Record Exchange will first welcome customers at 599 Johnson Avenue, Bushwick, on Saturday 30th March. It will share the address with revered club and live venue Elsewhere.
A second location at 87 Guernsey Street, Greenpoint, will open later in spring— where Co-op 87 was doing business until its recent temporary closure.