Over the last year or so Herc Kass has kept the proverbial decks spinning at Budgie Collective with many great mixes. Between commitments to Frisky Radio and dropping fresh label FutureForm on the prog scene this year, we have been lucky enough to secure an exclusive mix from the Melburnian. Keep an eye out for this on high rotate and hopefully we’ll continue to see more from this prog aficionado in the near future.
In London this weekend? Head along to Gigalum for an afternoon/evening session of beats at the hand of one of dance music’s greats… Krafty Kuts. Budgie’s own Square Eyes will be in support along with a host of other top acts. As always at Gigalum, entry is just a pair of ears and a big smile. What’s not to like?
Out of towners we will also be in for a treat as Budgie Collective will be streaming the whole party.
***Update: Out of Hand will be consolidated to a single day, Monday 26th and will now be held at the Supper Club. For more information, please see the Facebook event page below***
You know that feeling you get when you find an organisation that you can really get behind? An unsullied startup that seems to have the perfect mix of innovation, community spirit, love for fun, and timing so perfect John and Jane public are just going to lap it up and ask for more.
From a distance we have been watching Out of Hand (OoH) take shape and pop up at markets around the inner Boroughs of London. We first caught up with Steve and Aidan in their element hosting SOS’ Demi and Seb Rumore on the decks fronting the corner kiosk at Hoxton market one sunny Sunday afternoon in June. It was their second official event and representatives from The Richard House were on site to help raise awareness and collect for their charity. Only insiders (and those smart enough to ask) knew the source of the delicious, and coveted Continue reading
After six years touring the globe staging raucous dance parties in far-flung geographic locations, from sustainable jungle communities to intimate cliff side rendezvous, Audiofly’s Flying Circus touches down at Sankeys Ibiza for 13 provocative parties throughout summer.
The Budgie Collective is a volunteer based, online electronic music station specialising mostly in non commercial House and Techno. We are a global startup that already has a presence in the United Kingdom, United States, India, Australia and New Zealand.
We are currently seeking a Continue reading
Budgie Collective HQ has been slammed recently. New DJs, upgrades to our servers, ground breaking web features (like our Track Browser, and Mix Crate) have had us questioning our sanity and consuming resources like a web radio version of an Aral Sea irrigation project. We have had some amazing wins, but now it’s time to let our hair down.
Coincidentally, the International Music Summit in Ibiza is drawing to a close this weekend, and as it does, the Spanish Island population heads towards critical mass, tripling in size, officially marking the season’s commencement. The third largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands comes to life over the European summer, with its population bursting from less than 100,000 to well over 300,000 as people look to leave the Continue reading
How often have You been listening to a mix and thought – What is this track?
Welcome to the wonderful new world, full of interactive content made possible by modern technology and internet radio. We present to you, Mix Crate – Track Browser, the spoils of many late nights here at Budgie HQ.
Why do I care?
The dance world is made up of extended DJ mixes, which are a rich tapestry of content artistically constructed almost entirely from other peoples work. Track Browser is a pre-release deployment of a greater ‘Mix Crate’ project designed to allow you to Continue reading
A very big Budgie welcome to Monsieur ALI who will be bringing the deep, live on Thursdays from Melbourne Australia.
Tune in from 7pm Australia Eastern Time (10am London British Summer Time) for two hours of down-under tech and prog.
More info here
Has the time come for influential online dance music marketplace Beatport to up its game? Over two thousand people have reached out for an overhaul of the quintessential but identity-crisis-stricken progressive chart and release area.
Recently we brought your attention to prog legend Luke Chable and his spearheading of a campaign for genre reform within the Beatport progressive space. So far that petition drive has inspired a massive amount of support from Continue reading
Bio: Equal Dose is the fusion of two closely aligned parties from the Melbourne dance scene; together we form a union of avid music enthusiasts with decades of experience behind us. Our music is electronic in nature but diverse in appeal with influences ranging from Minimal to Techno and Progressive to Trance.