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 2006 

TWOTHOUSANDANDSIX

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 THE NEWS

  • The one billionth song is downloaded on iTunes.

  • Daft Punk's premiere their Pyramid stage and kick off their "Alive" Tour at Coachella Valley Music Festival.

  • Calvin Harris is discovered on Myspace.

  • Mark Spoon - German producer and one half of the legendary Jam & Spoon dies from a heart attack in Berlin.

  • Hed Kandi is bought by Ministry of Sound, who celebrate their 15th birthday in 2006.

  • Godskitchen launch a new 2 part festival with Hi:Fi North in Newcastle and Hi:Fi South in Winchester. Ian Brown, Paul Oakenfold, The Editors, Sasha and Audio Bullys headline.

  • UK Albums Chart start counting online downloads along with real time purchases of albums.

  • The last ever weekly edition of Top of the Pops is broadcast in the UK.

  • Scottish producer and DJ Mylo cancels gigs after a virus leaves him with severe hearing loss.

  • Spotify is founded in Stockholm by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.

  • Playstation 3 is launched.

  • Kiss 100 was fined a record-breaking fee for a UK commercial radio station of £175,000 by media regulator Ofcom for a prank call by breakfast DJ Bam Bam.


Notable Albums
 

  • Skream - Skream [Tempa]

  • Transitions (Mixed by John Digweed) [Thrive Records]

  • Collected - The Best of Massive Attack [Virgin]

  • Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio [XL]

  • Faithless - To All New Arrivals [Columbia]

  • Claude von Stroke - Beware of the Bird [Dirtybird]

  • 2020 Soundsystem - No Order [2020]

  • Hot Chip - The Warning [EMI]

  • Hed Kandi - Twisted Disco [HedKandi]

1. Paul van Dyk
2. Armin van Buuren
3. Tiësto
4. Christopher Lawrence
5. DJ Dan
6. Ferry Corsten
7. Sasha
8. John Digweed
9. Above & Beyond
10. Deep Dish
11. Carl Cox 
12. Infected Mushroom
13. ATB 
14. Paul Oakenfold 
15. Hernan Cattaneo 
16. Judge Jules 
17. Eddie Halliwell 
18. Marco V 
19. Markus Schulz 
20. Gabriel & Dresden 

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 THE DJS

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

Dave Pearce Dance Anthems - BBC Radio 1 (16-04-2006)

Dave Pearce

GENRE

Dance Anthems

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

2006

TAGS

BBC Radio 1

Riley & Durrant Live @ Godskitchen, Digital, Newcastle 08-12-2006

Riley & Durrant

GENRE

Progressive House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2006

TAGS

Godskitchen, Newcastle

Stanton Warriors - Guest Mix for Galaxy FM 2006

Stanton Warriors

GENRE

Breaks, Breakbeat

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM

Mark Knight - Galaxy FM Guest Session 2006

Mark Knight

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM, Toolroom

Shapeshifters - Guest Mix for Galaxy FM 24-2-2006

Shapeshifters

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM

Pete Heller (Phela) - Galaxy FM Guest Session June 2006

Pete Heller

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM

Rob Tissera - Kissdafunk House Mix - Jan 2006

Rob Tissera

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM, Kiss Da Funk

Chris Lake - Galaxy FM Guest Mix 2006

Chris Lake

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2006

TAGS

DMA Exclusive, Galaxy FM