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Despacio, Thundercat, Eurythmics Songbook and SOPHIE lead line-up for Nile Rodgers’ Meltdown

2ManyDJs and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy present Despacio
The first acts have been announced for the upcoming Nile Rodgers-curated Meltdown festival. Following in the foot-steps of The Cure‘s Robert Smith, David Bowie and M.I.A, the Chic legend will take over the prestigious venue with a hand-picked bill from August 3-11. As well as a headline performance from Rodgers himself, the line-up also features Eurythmics Songbook, Despacio, Anitta, Thundercat, Songhoy Blues, Kyle Dixon & Michael...

Charlotte Adigéry’s Soulwax-produced EP is a celebratory and thumping delight

There are many sides to Charlotte Adigéry. First, you’ve WWWater, her electro-punk alter-ego under which she released one of the most striking songs of last year, ‘Screen’. It’s a bruising take on the treatment of women online, and was based on a particularly harrowing personal incident. The other side to Charlotte Adigéry is just as impactful and immediate. Her self-titled...

James Murphy and Soulwax’s Despacio is back in 2018 with more epic eight-hour disco shows

2ManyDJs and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy present Despacio
Despacio, the specially-created disco experience from Soulwax and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, have announced that they'll be returning in 2018. A bespoke soundsystem designed by Murphy and the Dewaele brothers in collaboration with audio-pioneers McIntosh, Despacio was designed to create the ultimate inclusive club listening experience. Together the three friends play their pick of vinyl from throughout the ages with superior...

Soulwax discuss LCD Soundsystem, Despacio, ‘Brexit Rock’ and how they’re already working on a new album

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Soulwax have revealed that they're already well underway with work on their next album - as well as discussing the future of Despacio and their work with LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. Back in March, Soulwax released their first album in 12 years. Titled ‘FROM DEEWEE’, it was recorded in the group’s own studio in in Ghent, Belgium all in one...

Soulwax wash away the rain with triumphant Bestival set

Soulwax have triumphed at Bestival with a stunning set that provided the vital boost of energy that the festival had been lacking on its final day. Before the electro icons take to the stage, the conclusion to Bestival has been marred by heavy rain and high winds that threatened to bring the whole festival to a premature conclusion. But from the...

Soulwax announce UK tour dates for December

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Soulwax have announced a December European tour which includes a pair of UK dates. The Belgian dancefloor kings will play London's Roundhouse on December 15 and Manchester Academy on December 17. Tickets for the shows go on pre-sale at 9am on Thursday (September 7) and on general sale at 9am on Friday (September 8). The group's current touring lineup is led...

Soulwax announce first new album in 12 years, recorded in just one take

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Soulwax have announced details of their first new album in 12 years - and it was recorded live all in one take. Last year saw the band return with new track 'Transient Program For Drums And Machinery' and announce a UK and European tour. Now, the Dewaele brothers have shared news of the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's 'Nite Versions'. Their...

Listen to Soulwax’s funky remix of Warpaint’s ‘New Song’

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Warpaint have shared a new Soulwax remix of their track 'New Song'. The song was released as the lead single from their September LP 'Heads Up', which was the band's third studio album following 2010 debut 'The Fool' and 2014's self-titled follow-up 'Warpaint'. Warpaint have today shared the new remix of 'New Song' - the original, self-shot video to which featured...

Soulwax unveil new track and announce 2017 UK and European tour

Soulwax are back - unveiling huge new track 'Transient Program For Drums And Machinery', as well as announcing details of a UK and European tour for the 2017. The Belgian dancefloor kings and festival veterans released concept soundtrack album 'Belgica' last year after taking their 'Despacio' show on the road for select dates with LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, but now...

Soulwax to headline Secret Garden Party – ticket details

Django Django, Bastille, The Strypes also on the bill to play the Cambridgeshire festival