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 2004 

TWOTHOUSANDANDFOUR

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 THE NEWS

  • Legendary DJ and radio presenter John Peel dies from a heart attack on a working holiday in Peru.

  • Tiësto is crowned DJ Mag’s no 1 again, and plays at the opening ceremony for the Olympics in Athens.

  • Beatport.com launches the first proper dance music download store featuring music from just 79 labels.

  • Eric Prydz released Call On Me with THAT infamous video.

  • The Shapeshifters bag a UK no. 1 single with “Lola’s Theme”.

  • UK Singles Download Chart was launched in September 2004 

  • Top of the Pops moved from Friday evening on BBC 1 to Sunday evening on BBC 2.

  • Under sponsorship by then-Senator Joe Biden, Congress attempted to pass the 2002 Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act, better known as the RAVE Act

  • Annie Mac makes the transition from producer to presenter and joins the on-air team at BBC Radio 1 

  • Lollapalooza festival is cancelled due to poor ticket sales.

  • The Prodigy release their much anticipated and postponed album “Always Outnumbered Never Outgunned”.

  • Greame Park celebrates 20 years of DJing and after stints of Kiss, Galaxy and Juice he joins Key 103 in Manchester for a weekly show.

  • After complaints about noise pollution, Space Ibiza manages to keep it's legendary open terrace for one final year.

  • Brighton Council pull the plug on Fatboy Slim's Big Beach Boutique III


Notable Albums
 

  • High Contrast - High Society [Hospital Records]

  • Soulwax - Any Minute Now [PIAS]

  • Sasha - Involver [Global Underground]

  • The Prodigy - Always Outnumbered Never Outgunned [XL Recordings]

  • Duran Duran - Astronaut [Epic]

  • Eminem - Encore [Interscope]

  • Tiesto - Parade of The Athletes [Magik Muzik]

1. Tiësto 
2. Paul van Dyk 
3. Armin van Buuren 
4. Sasha 
5. Ferry Corsten 
6. Hernan Cattaneo 
7. Christopher Lawrence 
8. John Digweed 
9. Paul Oakenfold 
10. Deep Dish 
11. Carl Cox 
12. Sander Kleinenberg 
13. ATB 
14. Judge Jules 
15. James Zabiela 
16. Marco V 
17. Roger Sanchez 
18. Benny Benassi 
19. Tall Paul 
20. Danny Howells 

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 THE DJS

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

Riley & Durrant at Fortdance 5, St Petersberg (24-07-2004)

Riley & Durrant

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Fort Dance, Russia, DMA Exclusive

Riley & Durrant at Gatecrasher, Sheffield 30-05-2004

Riley & Durrant

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Gatecrasher, Sheffield, DMA Exclusive

Paul Oakenfold - Nikki Beach Miami, WMC

Paul Oakenfold

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Mix

2004

TAGS

Paul Oakenfold, Trance, WMC

Tiesto - Live In Concert: Gelredome, Arnhem

Tiesto

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Trance, Tiesto

Green Velvet - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Green Velvet

GENRE

Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2004

TAGS

Green Velvet, BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix

Eddie Halliwell - Cream, Amnesia Ibiza

Eddie Halliwell

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Eddie Halliwell, Amnesia, Ibiza, Cream

Above & Beyond - Gatecrasher, Moscow

Above & Beyond

GENRE

Trance

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Gatecrasher, Above & Beyond, Moscow

Steve Lawler - Space Ibiza

Steve Lawler

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2004

TAGS

Steve Lawler, Space Ibiza, Space