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Friday 30th May 2008

Creamfields is Go, Go , Go

Creamfields Licence Granted + Promise A Quality Event With Increased Security & Safety Measures

This years Creamfields festival has been given the green light and issued its licence. Halton Borough Council granted the licence for the world famous music festival at its Regulatory committee meeting last night. This year the award winning festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary and run over 2 days and feature camping for the first time. With a fresh approach to this years event some positive changes have been put in place including reducing the festival capacity by 10,000 to 40,000 each day. Building on the success of last years event which saw an 80% drop in reported incidents, Creamfields have this year promised a quality event. Working closely with Cheshire Police increased measures are in place to ensure a safe and secure event, this years crime reduction strategy includes:-

24 hour policing and security throughout the main arena and campsite
Over 500 security personnel, stewards and heavy policing throughout the site
Increased CCTV cameras throughout the site and campsite
Metal Detector at all entrances
Spotter teams at all entrances and throughout the site
Increased lighting in and around the site and lighting throughout the campsite
Increased security bag checks
Information points around the site to help people navigate their way around

Also Challenge 21 will be in operation again which aims to prevent under age persons gaining access to the festival and also consuming alcohol.

A Cream spokesperson says: “We are delighted to have been granted the licence for this years 10th Anniversary festival. Working closely with Cheshire Police and the local authority we aim to make this years event safe, enjoyable and the best one yet”

Inspector Debbie Dodd from Cheshire Police said: “It’s important to Cheshire Police that those attending the event have an enjoyable time in a safe environment. Police officers will be there to provide reassurance to both people attending the event and the local community. Our primary role is to look after the safety of the public but we will take positive action against anyone committing a criminal offence or acting in a disorderly way and hope to send a clear message to those would seek to spoil the enjoyment of others.”

Jim King (Creamfields Event Manager) says: Creamfields was a great success last year on many levels including an 80% reduction on crime. We aim to improve this statistic further and make the festival a safe and enjoyable weekend for everyone.”

Creamfields takes place on 23rd & 24th August Bank Holiday weekend and features the likes of Kasabian,

Fatboy Slim, Ian Brown, Paul van Dyk, Tiesto, Underworld, Pendulum, Soulwax, Gossip, Chic featuring

Nile Rodgers, Simian Mobile Disco, Erick Morillo, Paul Oakenfold, Sasha, David Guetta and 2manyDJ’s

to name a few. Tickets on sale now / Tel: 0844 888 4401 / www.ticketline.co.uk / Dresscode: STRICTLY

NO TRACKSUITS! Information: www.creamfields.com

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pezz
10:16 am

Thursday 22nd May 2008

Cream wins Mixmags’s Best Club of last 25 Years

Liverpool Night Club and friends of 3 Beat Records Cream’ wins award for ‘Best Club Of The Last 25 Years’ in Mixmag’s 25th Anniversary Awards.

Coinciding with Dance music bible Mixmag’s 25th Anniversary, Mixmag asked their readers to vote for their favourite Club, Tune, Dance Act and DJ of the last 25 years. Thousands of dance music fans, clubbers and music lovers voted in the poll and in one of the toughest polls of all, the mighty Cream was crowned ‘Best Club Of The Last 25 Years’ beating off competition from the likes of the Hacienda, Fabric, Ministry Of Sound, Gatecrasher and Godskitchen.

World famous DJ Carl Cox beat stiff competition from Fat Boy Slim, Sasha and Pete Tong to be crowned Best DJ of the past quarter of a century. French dance duo Daft Punk, came out on top in the Best Dance Act category,

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Steve
11:49 am

Thursday 15th May 2008

Sasha Involver 2 interview

Sasha Involver 2 - 3 Beat Records

Here is an interview with Sasha from movement magazine about Involver 2 which we’re all rather excited about in the shop. Quite an interesting read: ‘We caught up with Sasha this WMC during the Global Underground Involver2 party and asked him a few quick one’s about the new album. How is Involver2 going to be different from the last outing? This album is going to be a pure electronic album. The drums are pure 808s and 909s. It gets a four on the floor really quickly and stays there. The last album started off with a shimmery guitar record and went off into spanish guitars and ended up with Ulrich Schnauss at 140bpm. This record is much more leading and much more pure but really uplifting. You could say it’s more minimal but it is not a minimal record. Are you working with anyone new on this album. We’ve got Home Video, Apparat, Teflon Tel Aviv, M83, the track list is sick. How do you keep up with the change in sounds and managing to stay fresh? Well basically as a dj you play the best records that you have got at your disposal…and play what excites you the most and keeping playing and try to make best each set. What about as a producer are your techniques changing? All the time. I went out and bought about $2000 worth of guitar pedals and ever single sound I’ve got has been processed with a guitar pedal…To go through those is so much more statisfying then opening up a plugin and spending 5 hours with it. You have also been releasing tracks under your new label Emfire what been the driving force behind that? We have a lot of tracks that we finished we were thinking what should we do with these. Ten years ago we would have signed a record deal but there are no record labels anymore that want to sign deals so I figured why not just do my own. I don’t have an office its just downloads and a digital ep and it has a whole new track and feel to the releases of the track. Look for Involver2 release later this year.’

Jemmy :)

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pezz
3:05 pm

Thursday 15th May 2008

Cirez D – Stockholm Marathon/The Journey

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More Cirez D from the prydz boy in techno mode, and the 3 Beat lads are again excited about it!

‘Stockholm Marathon’ is a more straight up techno track from Eric than of recent, but with a sprinkle of his magic, and then ‘The Journey’ is a tough club track with crazy drum rolls and looped spoken vocal thats nuts and rocks!

With support from Dubfire, Axwell, Sasha and Fanciulli already – these again are set to be biggies!

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Steve
12:16 pm

Tuesday 13th May 2008

Tribal Sessions – Sankeys with Trentemoller

Trentemoller is playing at Sankeys 23rd May, should be ace this, we sell bucket loads of his records in the shop and he doesnt play the u.k very often.

Jemmy

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pezz
3:36 pm

Tuesday 13th May 2008

3 Beat Records Buzz/Coolcuts/Hype Chart 13th May 2008

SOULTRONICS FT MAX C I BELIEVE (ORIGINAL/CAHILL/E-SQUIRE) 3 BEAT BLUE
CIREZ D JOURNEY/STOCKHOLM MARATHON MOUSEVILLE
3 GUSTO DISCO’S REVENGE (WHELAN & DI SCALA) AATW
JOSH WINK STAY OUT ALL NIGHT OVUM
5 BLANK & JONES FT BERNARD SUMMER MIRACLE CURE (GLENN MORRISON) MAELSTROM
6 YAZOO SITUATION (HERUCLES & LOVE AFFAIR) MUTE
7 LEFTFIELD SONG FOR LIFE (TIM DAVISON EDIT) WHITE
8 ORLANDO VAUGHN BETTER THAN THE REAL THING DUFF NOTE
JOHN DIGWEED GRIDLOCK (HENRY SAIZ) BEDROCK
10 DANNY CLARKE & JAY BENHAM WONDEROUS STRICTLY
11 BOOKASHADE CHARLOTTE (BOOKASHADE REMIX/DUBFIREGET PHYSICAL
12 HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR YOU BELONG EMI
13 DJ JEAN THA LAUNCH RE-LAUNCHED HOUSE-TRAINED
14 JOHN DAHLBACK WORLD OF LOVE PICCADOLL
15 KING UNIQUE SUGAR HIGH (FANCIULLI/KING UNIQUECURFEW
16 DARIUS SYROSSIAN & MUNDYK CASPIAN MAN (PAUL WOOLFORD) BREAKOUT AUDIO
17 SKYLARK MOVIN (JORIS VOORNNRK
18 PAOLO MOJO SIRENNA OOSH
19 GUY J UNDER PRESSURE (ORIGINAL/ERROR ERROR) BEDROCK
20 DONNA SUMMER I’M A FIRE (MATTHIAS HIELBRONN) SONY
21 WHELAN & DI SCALA NEVER LET GO (TOM NOVY) AATW
22 ROLLING STONES YOU CANT ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT (DFA) COLUMBIA
23 GLENN MORRISON COSMIC FLIGHT (ORIGINAL/NICK WARRENHOPE
24 LIL MO YIN YANG REACH (MARK KNIGHTDEFECTED
25 QUIVVER DIRTY NAILS & VAPOUR TRAILS BOZ BOZ
26 STEVE LAWLER 21ST CENTUARY KETCHUP SCI-TEC
27 EMANUEL, MCALL,KATHERINE ELLIS GOTTA GET THROUGH (SMAX & GOLD/WESLEY S) BORN TO DANCE
28 LIZ KAY TRUE FAITH (ULTRABEAT/HYPASONIC/RIFF & RAYS) AATW
29 PAUL WOOLFORD UTOPIA INTAMACY
30 SHARAM THE ONE (D-FORMATION/GUETTA/COLEMAN) DATA
31 CHUS & CEBALLOS GO ON! (MATTHEW DEKAY) STEREO
32 FEDERICO EPIS SIMPLE GLOBAL UNDERGROUND
33 RHYTHM FX BIG FELLA (TOTAL CONTROL ACCESS MIX) DEFIANCE
34 MARMION SCHONEBERG (GLENN MORRISON) GREAT STUFF
35 NICKO & ALSE THE WOODS (SKYLARK) OKYO
36 JAMES TALK YUCCA SPOKEN
37 JUNKIE XL CITIES IN DUST (KING UNIQUE) NETTWERK
38 THE JUAN MCLEAN HAPPY HOUSE DFA
39 HERNAN CATTANEO ANIME (ORIGINAL/ROCCO) URBAN TORQUE
40 SANDER VAN DOORN PURA VIDA/SUSHI NEBULA

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Steve
11:33 am

Friday 9th May 2008

Emporer do Late Of The Pier

Late Of The Pier are a band or outfit (if you like) that are part of this trendy nu wave/eemporerlectro, rock, house and whatever else crossover thingie that’s going on at the moment (and has been for some time for that matter) & at the centre of it all is Emi music, With Dfa Records on board & a whole host of other interesting acts & sub labels in tow, Late Of The Pier (of which we know very little incidently) with there very quirky & almost undescribable – The Bears Are Coming 12″ which feat an amazing Emporer Machine mix that more than tickles our fancy !! Funk injected Nu disco that rocks!!

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pezz
11:18 am

Thursday 8th May 2008

Sander Kleinenberg new Pure Pacha resident

When Pete Tong announced that he was going to be ditching Ibiza Town’s glamourous Pacha club for San Antonio’s Eden there was huge speculation as to who would be named resident DJ of Pure Pacha.

For a number of years Pete Tong entertained crowds at the opulent venue under the Pure Pacha brand, and with Tong jumping ship there was a huge void that needed to be filled. 

Step forward Sander Kleinenberg and his DVJ spectacle.

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pezz
4:47 pm

Thursday 1st May 2008

Sasha & Booka Shade @ The Warehouse Project

what a line-up Friday 23rd May @ The Warehouse Proj with: Sasha & Bookashade!!!!! Doesnt get much better than that, here are some of the records in the shop by these two acts that are do it for me:

Sasha – Park it in the shade, Sasha – MongooseBooka Shade – Planatary & Bookashade  – Tickle

 Jemmy

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pezz
4:41 pm

Tuesday 22nd April 2008

25 Years Of Mixmag with Sven Vath

The legendary Sven Vath gets involved with Mixmags 25th birthday cover shoot, and it all gets filmed.

3 Beat Records would like to wish Mixmag a very hapy birthday.

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Steve
5:26 pm