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Skrillex sets a new BBC record, plus Richie Hawtin's and dirtybird's Ibiza openers, and what is techno anyway?

By Ken Taylor
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We’ve got a pretty exciting day on News today, with plenty of video coming back from Ibiza’s first opening parties, some fun being had with techno in Detroit, and confirmation that Skrillex’s Essential Mix pretty much killed it. Come on and see what else is inside.

- It’s official—Skrillex’s recent Radio 1 Essential Mix is the BBC’s most played piece of content in the broadcaster’s history. Wow. (full story)

- Richie Hawtin’s Ibiza residency, ENTER., is off and running, and they’ve got some footage available of last week’s season opener. Check it below.


- Videographers from Vice’s Thump blog, like us, attended Detroit’s recent Movement Festival and went to both the fans and producers to suss out just what, at its heart, techno really is. (full story)


- So, it’s more Ibiza opening parties you wanna see? Look no further then, as we’ve got a look at dirtybird’s first-ever residency on the White Isle at Sankey’s, with Kill Frenzy, Justin Martin, Claude VonStroke, and more.


- Legendary British selector Derek “DJ Derek” Morris is calling it quits, at 71 years of age. (full story)