15x15 celebrates 15 years of The Big Chill Festival including 15 tracks by artists and producers that best represent the festival’s sound. The selectors include Norman Jay, Gilles Peterson, Tom Middleton, Mr Scruff and Coldcut. We have 5 to give away. Just answer this question: Who played at the Big Chill Preview party at La Favela Chic last week? Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org (the answer can be found here)
Futurecop, Toddla T and Gablé at The Big Chill Preview Party @ Favela Chic Paris
After a successful and action packed tour of North America, Chris Lake has decided to keep his Awdiobox by his side and take his new trusty friend to all his forthcoming gigs. Obviously Awdio.com will only be able to stream the sets from venues with an internet connection but this does mean plenty more music mixed by Chris from some exotic locations. Read More
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How time flies, it only seemed like yesterday when Favela Chic launched their London, Shoreditch venue. 3 years later and they are going strong and bringing some Brazilian warmth the East London. To celebrate they have invited all their favorite DJs to come spin an hour each, conducted by resident DJ Gringo da Parada. The party will be bouncing to a soundtrack of samba, bossa nova, electronica, funk, breakbeats, batucada, hip hop, pop, swing… Go join them or you can follow the festivities live on Awdio.com.
Ibiza’s and indeed the world’s biggest club Privilege will be joining Awdio.com soon! It is true that Awdio listeners wont be able to enjoy the full scale of what the club has to offer in terms of sheer scale, however the sound too is simply massive. Headline dance DJs and local stars make every summer into one long party of non-stop pumping party music for hedonistic clubbers. Ibiza will be taking your bedroom over very soon!
China’s first electronic music festival ‘Intro’ is to take place in Beijing in May (23rd) at D-Park. This will be a big moment featuring both local and international DJs and producers on two different stages. The event is organized by local label Acupuncture records and will feature artists from the label: Pancake Lee, Terry Tu, X.L.F, Weng Weng and Elvis T, as well as headline acts including Get Physical acts M.A.N.D.Y and Italoboyz as well as Chris Liebing.
Last Thursday Awdio was featured on Pete Tong’s radio show ‘In New Music We Trust’ on BBC Radio 1. As well as interviews with Vittorio Strigari (Awdio's founder) and Julien Urich (Awdio’s CEO), Chris Greenwood from The Big Chill Festival and DJ/Producer Chris Lake explained how they are using the website and why they give Awdio the thumbs up. You can listen to the show on the Radio 1 website until new week (Thurs 30th April) or hear the feature here
Awdio on in music we trust BBC1 Radio 1
Awdio.com will be installing a whole load of new venues in Asia in the coming months. Soon you’ll be able to enjoy the diverse sounds of Glamour Bar, Lounge 18, Mao, Bar Rouge and Logo in Shanghai, White Rabbit in Beijing, Blue Frog in Mumbai, Barcode, Blow Fish, Dragon Fly and Red Square and The Embassy in Bandung! So stay tuned.
Ibiza’s ultra chic Lounge Bar and restaurant Km5 will be opening a new season on the island tonight (Friday 24th April) with DJs Graham Sahara, Jean Cedric and Sergi Ribas spinning down-tempo early evening sounds to more club style house up until 4am. KM5 promise us another summer of great music and relaxing vibes.
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London’s Soul Jazz Records started over 15 years ago and quickly grew into a label, publisher, radio broadcaster and sound system. Their 100% Dynamite concept has brought the rarest reggae, dancehall, funk and soul sounds to dance-floors across the globe. Check out the Soul Jazz Sound System live from La Bellevilloise on Saturday night (25th April) live on Awdio.com, so make some space for your most expansive dance moves.