Claptone, Doorly, Tough Love and Basement Jaxx…

London based duo Tough Love have rapidly risen through the ranks of the house scene over the last three years. Their distinct productions together with energetic and bass-heavy DJ sets have created a cult following of hardcore fans across the UK and beyond. Their sound is instantly recognisable in their production and can be described as bass-infused house with plenty of 90s R&B and garage.

Their recent Top 20 smash So Freakin’ Tight has been causing a storm across the world of late, check it out below – Don’t miss out on this one!

S-Man, AKA Roger Sanchez returns to Ministry of Sound following his roadblocked Saturday Sessions takeover in November. S-Man’s renaissance has continued to flourish with support from Pete Tong, Disclosure and Skream. Sanchez has scored numerous hits in the European and World Charts with both his own music and the remixes he has created for an array of superstars including Diana Ross, Daft Punk, Madonna and No Doubt.

Robbie Rivera remixes The Writers Block!

This is a match made in heaven.

Miami resident Robbie Rivera is known for his sexy musical style so when a promo landed in his inbox with a title like ‘She’s A Freak’ his interest was certainly piqued. He was also undoubtedly familiar with the artist name The Writers Block from their previous smash on Ultra Records, ‘Don’t Look Any Further’.

When leaving his feedback on the promo Robbie commented “I would love to remix this.” Well, not one to look a gift horse in the mouth (especially when you consider Rivera has previously remixed artists such as Kylie, Madonna, Faithless, David Guetta and Basement Jaxx) contact was made and less than 2 weeks later the remix in question was complete!

Taking the vibe of the original and adding some extra sass and his trademark tribal touches, Rivera’s remix is right on point.

Nightowl returns with Reboot, Michel Cleis and krankbrother – £10 Earlyowls now on sale

Nightowl returns to Ministry of Sound on Saturday 11th April.

A triumphant return to the UK in what will be just over a year since his last appearance, Reboot has released on both Sven Vath’s Cocoon and Luciano’s Cadenza imprints and is one of the most sought after DJs in the game.

Frank Heinrich, AKA Reboot is about to step up to release on Defected Records once again, this time around with ‘The Frenchie Thing EP’ in what has been 5 years since his last release on the seminal label.

Cadenza’s Michel Cleis joins in on The Box action as well, who recently played at Luciano’s birthday bash. Cleis has also collaborated with the Cadenza boss and UK mainstays Basement Jaxx.

Basement Jaxx Live, Sigma Live, Example + DJ Wire & more announced for epic SW4 2015 lineup

South London. The home of Borough market, the South Bank and the Lambeth Walk. From Bermondsey to Battersea, Camberwell to Crystal Palace and West Dulwich to Waterloo, we have naturally been great advocates of all things south of the river. And when it comes to musicians synonymous with the area, none have flown the flag higher over the past two decades than the very special guests who take to our main stage on Sunday 30th August. It’s been a long time coming but today we can reveal that South London’s finest band will be debuting at South London’s finest festival. Basement Jaxx are back in the Capital and come August, will play live at South West Four…

Consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, Basement Jaxx are the BRIT and Grammy Award winning, transatlantic chart-toppers, that have been at the forefront of dance music for the best part of twenty years. With a back catalogue to rival anyone, they have churned out classic after classic including ‘Fly Life’ to ‘Red Alert’, ‘Romeo’ to ‘Jus 1 Kiss’, ‘Jump N Shout’ to ‘Where’s Your Head At’, amongst others. 2014 witnessed the release of their seventh studio album and the return of their much loved live act, culminating in a triumphant homecoming show at a sold out O2 Arena. And homecoming is the name of the game here as Basement Jaxx take the two mile trip from Brixton to Clapham Common for their long awaited South West Four debut on Sunday 30th August. Prepare to lose your minds as the Jaxx show SW4 why the wait has been worth it. Make sure you’re a part of it.

Basement Jaxx – Never Say Never (Halogen Remix)

Forthcoming at Ministry of Sound: Tchami, James Zabiela, Audio Rehab and Doorly & Friends

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2014 was a great year at Ministry of Sound… We saw the likes of Masters At Work, Skream, Basement Jaxx, Route 94 and the late Frankie Knuckles all play at our club. Moving in to 2015, we cannot wait to show you what we have in store. It’s going to be a very special year – here’s what’s coming up at the start of the year…

Basement Jaxx – Never Say Never

Basement Jaxx ‘Junto’ Album + DJ Set at Verboten on July 16

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UK’s celebrated Basement Jaxx touch down in Brooklyn for a highly anticipated DJ set at Verboten’s Zeitgeist series on Wednesday, July 16. Nearly four years since their last official album release, Basement Jaxx are also set to release their new album Junto on August 26 via Atlantic Jaxx/PIAS.

Earlier this May, the legendary producer duo of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe debuted the club-ready, jacking “Unicorn,” the first track to be taken from Junto. It has met with universal praise, working as a perfect taster of what the full length has to offer. Both “Unicorn” and album track “Mermaid Of Salinas” are now available as an instant download with every pre-order of the digital album. Listen to “Unicorn” and “Mermaid Of Salinas” now at: www.soundcloud.com/basement-jaxx

Junto marks the duo’s seventh studio album and the title, which translates from Spanish as together, sums up the spirit of the record and the very essence of the Jaxx’s desire to unify people with their music. “With this album,” says Felix Buxton, “we wanted to do something that felt more at one with the world.” This approach is reflected in the titles of “Power To The People,” “We Are Not Alone” and “Love Is At Your Side,” as well as the uplifting “Never Say Never” and the throwback fun of “What’s The News” and “Sneakin’ Toronto.”

The last few years have seen the pair take time out to write not one but two film scores (“Attack The Block” and “The Hooping Life”) as well as producing an orchestral album in collaboration with the Metropole Orkest. In 2013 they teased out new music in the form of two tropical cuts “Back 2 The Wild” and “What A Difference Your Love Makes” and played a number of their legendary carnival-esque live shows.

Sensation – Welcome to the Pleasuredome

Released on 4th July via Dutch dance label Be Yourself Music, Sensation – ‘Welcome to the Pleasuredome’ is two CDs of wonderfully varied dance music. With the first disc mixed by none other than resident Sensation DJ Mr. White, the second is a progressive house mix of some of the freshest new sounds.

Created ahead of the next international Sensation event, Mr. White is the ideal choice to seamlessly blend the first half of this multi-genre collection. With the complete album spanning thirty-nine tracks, there are contributions from an array of high caliber producers – including Dyro, Laidback Luke & D.O.D, Tchami, Basement Jaxx, Chris Lake and Zomboy. Featured remixes include the Axwell remix of Hook N Sling’s ‘Tokyo By Night’ and the Nicky Romero edit of John Christian’s ‘Next Level.’

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01. Lil Jon ft Dj Snake – Turn Down For What
02. Dennis Blaze – Twerk
03. The Rock-It! Scientists ft. Wewurkk Ent – Twurkk Lil Mama
04. Cali Swag District ft Problem x Tiffany Foxx – Shake Somethin
05. Diplo & RL Grime – Express Your Shells
06. Bosa – Bring Out The Twerk (Jay-Z vs Yellowclaw Essntial Twerk Smash Up)
07. Mike Will Made It feat Miley Cyrus vs Wiz Khalifa – 23
08. A$AP Rocky – Wild For The Night
09. Jay Z – Tom Ford (Benzi Edit)
10. Martin Garrix vs 2 Chainz – Animals (J Espinosa Edit)
11. Firebeatz & Schella vs. Dr.Dre vs. Milk N Cookies – Still Wicked (MAKJ Edit)
12. Tony Junior – Twerk Anthem
13. Stafford Brothers – Are You Ready
14. Avaro vs Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your NaNaNa? (Clockwork Mash)
15. Fatboy Slim & Riva Star – Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat
16. Bassjackers – Zing
17. Icona Pop vs Cobra Starship vs Knife Party – I Love LRAD (Kane Bootleg)
18. Krewella vs W&W – Live For The Night
19. Armin Van Buuren & W&W – D# Fat Out of Heaven (Bruno Mars Dashup)
20. Tiesto & Dyro Vs. Krewella – Alive In Paradise (Mike Reevey Mashup)
21. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army (W&W)
22. Guns n Roses – Sweet Child of Mine (Alex Wynn Edit)
23. Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
24. The Outfield vs Alesso – Your Love (Panic City Edit)
25. Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (MAKJ Bootleg)
26. Daft Punk vs FEM – One More Jelly (Bingo Players Bootleg)
27. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Otherside (Third Party Remix)
28. Edward Maya – Stereo Love
29. Calvin Harris vs Pendelum – Awooga The Island
30. Swedish House Mafia ft John Martin – Save The World (CK Bootleg)
31. Kid Cudi – Pursuit Of Happiness
32. Tiesto – Take Me
33. Jay Z & Mr Hudson – Forever Young (Steve Forte Rio Remix)