The Comedown Rundown

Also Defected are starting their own festival, Ushuaia announce opening party line up and V Fest goes pop.

Everything you missed in the world of dance music this weekend

You Can Finally Watch The BBC's Daft Punk: Unchained Documentary

The long, long, wait for The BBC's Daft Punk full length to come out is finally over. Originally released last summer on French TV, the doc has been doing the rounds on the film festival circuit, but an English language version was yet to see the light of day. On Sunday night, the BBC finally gave dance fans what they'd be demanding and released the English version. You watch the full thin right no on iPlayer here. And go here to find out what we thought of it when we were treated to a screening of it back in September.

Ushuaïa Releases Its Opening Party Line Up

As pool parties go, Ushuaïa’s up there with the best in Ibiza. Play D’en Bossa’s most central (and most exclusive) outdoor club has left no holds barred with its stellar opening night line up, headed by non other than Richie Hawtin. He’ll be flanked by the inimitable Maya Jane Coles, Andrea Olivia and Hot Since 82, all of whom will be cutting the ribbon on the party season on the 28th May.

Defected Are Sacking Off Ibiza For Their Own Music Festival

6th February 2016 Defected ministry of sound club in London square banner

Defected have been long standing champions of the White Isle, however, this year they’re starting a brand new venture, on the other side of Europe. They’ll be the latest dance brand to be at the helm of their own music festival, the practically named Defected Croatia 2016. Held at The Garden, Tisno (also home to Electric Elephant and Soundwave) Defected will run from 11th - 15th of August. The announced line up includes Julio Bashmore, Basement Jaxx, and the first lady of Defected, Sam Divine.

V Festival Has Gone Full Pop To Celebrate It's 21st Birthday

This August, British mainstay, V Fest, will be celebrating its 21st year in the game. An they've just announced they're pop-dominated lineup. Justin Bieber and Rihanna will headline the two days while David Guetta, Craig David, All Saints and Sia will also be making appearances. To keep things credible, Faithless, DJ EZ and Lethal Bizzle will also be performing.

Read last week's Comedown Rundown here

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Written by Staff

22 Feb 2016