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 2008 

TWOTHOUSANDANDEIGHT

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 THE NEWS

  • Spotify on-demand music streaming service launches in Sweden.

  • Sonny Moore starts performing in Los Angeles clubs as Skrillex.

  • Ibiza Rocks opens it’s doors in San Antonio.

  • Cream expands its global reach with Creamfields festivals in Poland, Malta, Buenos Airies and the Czech Republic.

  • Mainstream meets dance as Dizzee Rascal collaborates with Armand van Helden and P Diddy works wih Eric Morillo.

  • Ultra Festival in Miami celebrates their 10th birthday with a huge 2 day festival.

  • A fire at Universal Studios, California, destroys over 175,000 master tapes containing as many as half a million songs by 20th and 21st century artists, some of which had never been released or digitized. 

  • Hours after performing in front of thousands of students in South Carolina, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM were seriously injured in a Learjet crash that killed four people, including the pilot.

  • Rapper, Kanye West, wins Best International Male Solo Artist at The Brits.

  • Mistajam joins Radio 1.

  • The International Music Summit launches in Ibiza.


Notable Albums
 

  • The Orb – ‘The BBC Sessions 1991-2001’ [Island]

  • Portishead - Third [Island Records]

  • Hot Chip: Made in the Dark [EMI/Astralwerks/DFA] 

  • Pendulum - In Silico [Warner Bros]

  • Sasha - Invol2ver [Global Underground]

1. Armin van Buuren
2. Tiësto
3. Paul van Dyk
4. Above & Beyond
5. David Guetta
6. Ferry Corsten
7. Sasha
8. Markus Schulz
9. John Digweed
10. Infected Mushroom
11. Deadmau5
12. Carl Cox
13. Sander Van Doorn
14. Paul Oakenfold
15. Richie Hawtin
16. Hernan Cattaneo
17. James Zabiela
18. Andy Moor
19. Eddie Halliwell
20. Axwell

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 THE DJS

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE

Axwell - EXIT Festival, Novi Sad

Axwell

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2008

TAGS

Axwell, EXIT Festival, EXIT

Calvin Harris - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Calvin Harris

GENRE

Electro

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2008

TAGS

Calvin Harris, BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix

Richie Hawtin - Ibiza Voice Classic Podcast

Richie Hawtin

GENRE

Techno

TYPE

YEAR

Radio Show

2008

TAGS

Richie Hawtin, Techno, Ibiza

Sasha & Digweed - Kiss 100

Sasha & John Digweed

GENRE

Progressive

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2008

TAGS

Kiss 100, Sasha, John Digweed

Laidback Luke - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Laidback Luke

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Studio Mix

2008

TAGS

Laidback Luke, BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix

Noisia - Creamfields

Noisia

GENRE

Drum & Bass

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2008

TAGS

Noisia, Creamfields, Drum & Bass

Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso - Inox Festival

Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso

GENRE

House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Set

2008

TAGS

Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Inox Festival

James Zabiela & Booka Shade Live from Glastonbury

James Zabiela & Booka Shade

GENRE

House / Progressive House

TYPE

YEAR

Live Mix

2008

TAGS

Progressive, BBC Radio 1, Essential Mix