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Vote for our roster in RA’s Top 100 Poll!


The annual Resident Advisor Poll has been launched for 2016. Vote for the artists on our roster here if you came down to a show of theirs and enjoyed yourself this year!

Boiler Room Belfast

One of our artists might be involved…Stay tuned for more updates!


This Is Music – Our 2012 top 10’s

2012 Is coming to an end, It has been a great year for This Is Music and we’ve got exciting things coming up in 2013. In the meantime, we couldn’t resist to do our very own end-of-the-year top 10’s, check them out and stay tuned for news about our artists. Bring on 2013!


Oli’s 14 favourite albums of the year in no particular order:

1) Vatican Shadow – Ghosts of Chechnya
2) Godspeed you black emperor – Allelujah! dont bend! ascend!
3) Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement – Papua Land Where Spirits Still Rule
4) Prostitues – Psychedelic Black
5) Petar Dundov – Ideas from the pond
6) Lee gamble – Diversions 1994-1998
7) Swans – The seer
8) Daphni – Jiaolong
9) Death Grips – The money store
10) Survive – Survive
11) Emeralds  – Just to feel anything
12) Ricardo Villalobos – Dependent and happy
13) Rachel Evans – Motion sickness of time
14) Vladislav Delay – Kuopio

Download Oli’s 2012 mixtape here.


Ralph’s top 10 tracks:

1. Todd Terje-Inspector Norse
2. Julio Bashmore – Au Seve
3. Disclosure-Boiling (Dixon Remix)
4. Jessie Ware – Running (Disclosure Remix)
5. Frank Widemann – Howling (Ame Remix)
6. Frank Ocean – Thinkin Bout You
8. TNGHT – Higher Ground
9. Ian Pooley – Compuphonic (Dixon 4/4 Treatment)
10. Tiga – Plush


Simon’s Top 10 releases:

1. Bicep – Vision Of Love
2. Session Victim – The Haunted House Of House
3. Mr Beatnick – Sun Goddess Ep
4. Omar S  –  Tonite
5. Andres – New For You
6. Bicep – $tripper
7. Midland – Placement Ep
8. Marco Bernardi – Days Gone By Ep
9. The White Lamp –  ITs You (Ron Basejam Remix)
10. African Shakedown Ep


Luke’s top 10 albums listened to in 2012:

-Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury – Drokk: Music Inspired by Mega-City One
-Cut Hands – Black Mamba
-LA Vampires & Maria Minerva – The Integration
-Vatican Shadow – Ornamented Walls
-Swans – The Seer
-Amebix – Sonic Mass
-KTL – V
-Hirsute Pursuit – Tighten That Muscle Ring
-Tame Impala – Lonerism
-Cyclobe – Sulphur / Tarot / Garden


Mia’s top 10 remixes of 2012:

1 Chairlift – I belong in your arms (john talabot & pional remix)
2 George Fitzgerald – Child (NY stomp remix)
3 Last land – John Talabot (kenton slash demon remix)
4 Alpines – Chances (Cyril Hahn remix)
5 Ry and Frank Wiedemann – Howling (Ame remix)
6 The White Lamp – It’s You (Ron Basejam remix)
7 Noir & Haze – Around (Solomun vox mix)
8 Alunageorge – You Know You like it (Bondax remix)
9 Lianne La Havas – Lost And Found (Maya Jane Coles remix)
10 Jessie Ware – Running (disclosure VIP remix)


Huxley – Let It Go (“not a remix but just had to be on here”)





A-trak live at Glastonbury

as blogged on Rock the Dub

A-Trak live in Glastonbury 2008


Chromeo- ‘Fancy Footwork’ (Crookers Remix)
Treasure Fingers- ‘Cross The dancefloor’ (Lifelike Remix) (Fools Gold)
Fred Falke- ‘Sanctuary’ (Work it Baby)
Count & Sinden- ‘Beeper’ (A-Trak remix) (Domino)
Laidback Luke & A-Trak- ‘Shake It Down’
Boys Noize- ‘Oh!’ (A-Trak remix) (BNR)
Manice- ‘This Is Acid’ (Boys Noize Edit) (Trax)
Four Colour Zack- ‘Elox FCZ’ (Fools Gold)
Diplo- ‘Fired From Work’
Kanye West- ‘Stronger’ (A-Trak Remix) (Def Jam)
Sammy Bananas- ‘All The Girls’
Surkin- ‘Kid Gloves’ (A-Trak Edit) (Institubes)
Nachos Lovers- ‘Acid Life’ (Fools Gold)


Invasion’s current video for their “Moongazer” EP. Their new record will be coming out on This Is Music later in the year.