NEWS

10 years ago, Ian Loveday passed away at the age of 54. A vibrant, passionate artist, Loveday spent more than 20 years shaping modern underground dance music, producing many EPs that can be rightfully called classics of their era. Semtek asked me to pen something about my favourite Ian Loveday record to celebrate his life and work, and “Outside The Window” immediately sprung to mind.
10 years ago, Ian Loveday passed away at the age of 54. A vibrant, passionate artist, Loveday spent more than 20 years shaping modern underground dance music, producing many EPs that can be rightfully called classics of their era. Semtek asked me to pen something about my favourite Ian Loveday record to celebrate his life and work, and “Outside The Window” immediately sprung to mind.
Karen Gwyer returns to Don’t Be Afraid with her first new work since 2017's Rembo LP, which gained critical acclaim for its powerful body music and melancholic melody led pieces.
As half of Origin Unknown alongside Andy C and a member of the Ram Trilogy, Ant Miles was behind some of the best known and most fondly cherished tracks in the history of UK dance music. We had the rare opportunity to sit down with Ant and hear how, from starting out as a tape op in Romford, he went on to become a key player in the drum'n'bass scene which remains one of the UK's best loved musical cultures.
Semtek asked me to write something about a piece of music that had really touched me through the years to help kick off a new series called On Record which chronicles artist’s experiences with their favourite music. I pined over it constantly for about a year until it dawned on me after a really good mix session. I decided to choose the mix that I feel changed my life for the better: DJ 3000’s Somewhere in Detroit (SID) mixtape.