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Making new music is too much like hard work! Traxsource’s Top 200 tracks of 2021 chart is filled with a worrying number of remakes and remixes of tracks from days gone by – and hasn’t Michael Gray done well out of it?

It’s the time of year when everyone thinks “nope, had enough now”, and starts churning out lists of what was supposedly good this year. Rest assured that your favourite dance music blog is swerving this tactic and will deliver plenty of new content over the festive season - but I’ll…

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Haven’t we all suffered enough already in 2021? Once great label Positiva asks Jamie Jones remixes “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell – and it’s just as awful as you’d expect…

Believe it or not, but there actually was a time in dance music history when new songs came out frequently and were supported. And older records would typically only be remixed when there was a real demand for them to be. It wasn't perfect, but it was a healthier ecosystem…

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1995 called, it says it wants its festival back! Southport Weekender announce Butlins Bognor Regis event for March 2022 – and it’s just as much of a sausage fest as you’d expect…

Festivals are facing a lot of stick right now due to their apparent refusal to book more women for their lineups. Excuses lined up for this have previously included "we're just honouring bookings cancelled by Covid" and "we can't find female talent" - as well as the traditional response of…

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