Housee pioneer Frankie Knuckles dies at 59

Frankie Knuckles, the iconic Chicago house DJ, has passed away aged 59. The producer’s longtime business partner, Frederick Dunson, confirmed that he had ‘died unexpectedly’ on Monday afternoon at his home due to complications related to his diabetes.

His death …


Car crash at SXSW leaves two dead and 23 injured

A car crash involving an intoxicated driver left a man and a woman dead and 23 injured outside a gig during the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

Local police were attempting to stop the car, after it was seen earlier …


Mix Of The Week: Norm De Plume

London DJ Norm De Plume mixes 60 minutes worth of tracks, drawing on Delusions of Grandeur and his own his own vinyl-only edits imprint Plumage. Expect silky smooth deep house and low-slung disco grooves from start to finish.

Norm De


Zomby and Hudson Mohawke involved in fight at XOYO

It is hard to keep up with the infinitely petty world of DJ Twitter beef. But we try our best. And here’s a tip: keep one eye on Zomby’s Twitter account and you are bound to stumble across all manner …


Third coming for Permanent Vacation’s If This Is House comp

The third installment in Permanent Vacation’s If This Is House, I Want My Money Back series will be released on May 9th. Willie Burns, Axel Boman and Mano Le Tough all feature on the Munich label’s latest compilation.

Previous CDs …


Mix Of The Week: Tito Wun

Damiano von Erckert has been getting a lot of press lately thanks to his fantastic two  LPs last year. But Tito Wun is the unsung hero of Mr. Pink, What Have You Been Smokin’? serving up the highlight with the …

6th Borough

6th Borough Project return with follow up LP on Delusions of Grandeur

One of our favourite disco duos, 6th Borough Project, return in March with their long-awaited second album Borough 2 Borough – and preview clips of the entire LP have been uploaded to Soundcloud.

6th Borough Project is the …


Mix Of The Week: DJ Sotofett

Trushmix present the first three hours of DJ Sotofett spinning live at The Panther Room in Brooklyn, New York NYC,  last month. Amidst all the peaks and troughs, there’s plenty of obscure disco gems, a few familiar NYC garage classics, …


Boris gives Ministry of Sounds green light

After several months of discussions – and a campaign that has seen the super-club take out advertising in national papers and even donate money to the Liberal Democrat party –  Ministry of Sound has reached an agreement with Englewood Ltd, …


Top 50 remixes / edits of 2013

As regular readers will be more than aware, here at Pelski we love a remix or two. We are particularly partial to a good ol’ disco edit. So expect plenty of colourful funk cuts and summery remixes in our belated …

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