On April 2nd 2013, Mark EG will be at The Gadget Show Live, uncovering some of the best and most innovative products the world has to offer the music industry. Taking place at the NEC from 3-7th April, Mark will have first look at thousands of items, specifically focusing on gadgets and gizmos that will appeal to music lovers. As many of u... Read more
Here's an article that appeared in a cult UK magazine (Wax Magazine) in 2001. These words still resonate now. Even more so. Music listeners, listen. Music lovers, enjoy :)
DJ's – some good, some bad. Who'd have thought that ten years ago the rich fat kid with a pair of Technics in his bedroom would soon be earning more money than the a... Read more
Artist: Mark Anxious vs Tuomas Rantanen
Release Date: 24th September 2012
Title: Organisms, Mutations & Corporations mixed by Mark Anxious
Release ID: CW053Sx
If you could only listen to one DJ mix this year, this is the one. A smouldering stew of tonal cacophony that will ... Read more
Mark EG has joined forces with GoodGreef Xtra Hard in giving its loyal clubbers a special night to remember in it's hometown of Manchester. 400 lucky dedicated GGreefers will get to party on Halloween in a secret Manchester underground location. Mark will be one of four headliners including Cally & juice, Kutski and Alex Kidd.
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This weekend sees Mark return to Amsterdam for the Ground Zero Festival. Back on the Rawstyle Stage, he'll be delivering an assault of pure evil, diversity & crazy showmanship like only he can!
Predominantly a night event (the only one even), 2011 saw the GZ team switch to the daytime which was rather an interesting concept. But the... Read more
Mark EG's new Remixit Iphone/Ipad App is out now in the app store. But if you can't be bothered spended £1.99, we've got three copies to give away! All you've got to do is come up with a clever caption for the photo above. It can be a stupid or as sensible as you like - just make sure you email your entry to captionMEG@remixwith.com with ME... Read more
Well it's that time again!! Creamfields is upon us this weekend and Mark - one of the headliners for the 'Goodgreef - Best Of British' stage will be treating you to his Allen & Heath Xone DB4 Showcase. The new mixer is unrivalled for it's fx and is a pure delight to use. You can always catch up with Mark's tu... Read more
Mark was recently invited down to the Allen and Heath Factory where he produced a series of videos on the DB series mixers. But on his way out he managed to grab ten pairs XD-20 headphones. Xone XD-20’s acoustic properties have been optimised for electronic music reproduction, providing extended bass and crisp, detailed highs. There ar... Read more
Today, the vinyl version of David Christoph's 'Sandman EP' is out including The Anxious Remix from Mark and Chrissi. This special release also features remixes from Frank Kvitta and Andreas Florin. Big support comes from A-Brothers, Mike Humphries, Dave The Drummer, Torsten Kanzler, Mattias Fridell, Diamaid O Meara, 3phazegenerat... Read more
Mark's put together an exclusive Schranz mix ahead of his exclusive Goodgreef Schranz Set in Newcastle this coming Friday 22nd June 2012. And in typical Mark EG style, it's turned out to be something a bit special. The result is a nod through some of his favourites that Schranz music has offered in the last two years. There's classic music ... Read more
Including footage of Mark EG checking into his swanky Moscow hotel, wondering around the undergroud Moscow Metro system, lecturing at Russia's infamous Audio School, playing his own techno set (and a hardcore set with Proteus) and finally introducing Russian hero Victor Strogonov for his birthday, this is one brilliant video! Put together t... Read more
Mark EG's crazy new REMIIT Ipad/Iphone App is now in full development! But a few weeks before the release date someone has managed to film a sneaky preview on Youtube! This incredible App will allow you to remix two of Mark's recent releases on the fly. Check it all out below, tell us your thoughts and sign up to Mark's Newsletter (on the r... Read more
Out now is Mark's brand new Traktor Map for the Xone K2 Allen and Heath DJ Controller.
The Map is for a single K2 unit and incorporates a two channel DJ mixer, 2 decks, 4 effects as well as access to Traktors awesome Loop, Pitch and Filter facilities.
Mark's programmed it in such a way that you can hook it up and you're read... Read more
Today Mark releases a new remix by his techno pseudonym The Anxious on his very own Blackout Audio label.
Following on from Blackout Audio’s Remastered Series, this time, Luis Ruiz is at the helm – the Argentinian electronics master who has recently been causing quite a stir within the techno community. Stepping ... Read more
After beta testing Allen and Heath’s new Xone DB2 mixer at the end of last year, Mark’s inbox has been inundated with messages asking just why the FX section of this mixer is so good. So over on the Allen and Heath Soundcloud this month, he’s decided to walk us through the effects, with clear audio examples of the ones he considers... Read more
The guys over at the Hard Dance Awards have just posted a brand new interview with Mark where he answers some of the questions in typical no-holds barred Mark EG style :) There's also his 2011 chart on the end of the interview, which crosses tonnes of genres in a way only Mark can. Many of you will know that Mark won 'Best Compilation' l... Read more
I honestly was going to do this next week, but I got back from gigs at 6am tonight (it's now 11am lol) and thought about everyone wrapping presents and how lovely it would be to do this for you all for today - Xmas Eve! I'm shattered now for sure and my Xmas Eve is ruined hahah, but I really want to wish you all the best and hope you all ha... Read more
As a special Xmas present for you all to wrap your Xmas presents to.. Mark EG has a brand new Megacast! This features exclusive mixes from Scantraxx man of the moment Scope DJ and acid main man A*S*Y*S. We even get exclusive interviews too! Enjoy - and Merry Xmas everyone!
The shadowy enigma of the A*S*Y*S project ha... Read more
This video shows the extreme measures Mark has been taking in order to get the point across about his Megablast! Arena at the UK's biggest New Years Eve party - Slammin Vinyl Vs Compulsion @ Bowlers Exhibition Center, Manchester. Proving you dont need six months intense training, he takes matters into his own hands and broadcasts the messag... Read more
With Christmas just round the corner, Mark's spirits are high and he's feeling mighty giving!
In the spirit of being merry and in celebration of the biggest bash this New Year’s Eve with Slammin Vinyl, Compulsion and Megablast! - we’re giving away a very special Santa’s sack full of vinyl!
This is no ordinary bag of recor... Read more
One of the most in-demand DJ's this New Years Eve, Mark EG will play no less that three seperate venues across the country, including the Nemisis and Spunky Arena at the massive Escape Nightclub in Swansea for Bionic. This is a night not to be missed - one that will see some of the best names in the world come together under one roof for th... Read more
This Friday will see Mark EG return to one of his longest serving South West residencies alongside fellow hard trance pioneer & underground counterpart M-Zone. It has been literally years since both have appeared on the same bill in Exeter and this will be a very special party indeed as it's limited to an... Read more
Slammin Vinyl Vs Compulsion NYE 2011 takes place @ the massive Bowlers Exhibition Center in Manchester and will feature FIVE Arenas including Mark EG's very own Megablast! Arena. Find out more HERE. Of course you can read Mark's Interview about it all HERE
BUT right now, the most important thing is that we have a pair of wonderfu... Read more
Well, it’s getting to that time of the year where we say goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012! And where better to be, than stomping your way around Mark's very own Megablast! Arena at the huge 5 Arena event that is Slammin Vinyl and Compulsion NYE 2011 (the biggest event in the UK this New Years Eve). So what has Mark been up to? What's this... Read more
The video trailer for the biggest dance event in the country on New Years Eve is out now! Featuring 4 massive line-ups and Mark EG's own Megablast! Arena, the massive Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester is the only place you need to be when the clock strikes 12! Mark's Arena features some of the biggest names in hard music right now in... Read more
99.9 02 is available now! A giant killer of a release from Sterling Moss's 99.9 imprint with a stellar line up of the best in UK techno. A dream collaboration between Chris Liberator and Sterling Moss (who are world famed DJ's and the undisputed champions of acid techno) and Mark EG (one of the most loved UK DJ's) alongside Blackout Audio ... Read more
Available now on the Allen and Heath Youtube Channel is an exclusive video interview they made with Mark, walking you through the main features of their forthcoming Xone DB2 DJ Mixer. He'd recently been selected to beta-test it over a 3 day period, so we finally get to hear his thoughts, tips and tricks and there's also live club footage of... Read more
This year Mark EG headlined the main techno event @ The Kazantip Music Festival, Crimea - perhaps the biggest beach party in the world. A staggering 150,000 ppl go to the festival and they manged to grab a short 10 second interview with him whilst he was lounging on the beach front. So the question was - what will he be doing after the part... Read more
Accept no imitation - The 'Mark EG & M-Zone Experience' hits Spunky at the Jailhouse, Hereford this Saturday! Mark EG & M-Zone continue their original 'Experience' through sound that has spanned over 10yrs, encompassing a myriad of music styles that can only be described as legendary. Others have tried to copy this but always failed... Read more
Friday 18th November sees Mark EG exclusively demonstrate the awesome power and capability of Allen and Heath's forthcoming Xone DB:2. For the first time ever in a UK club, he will be putting this incredible DJ Mixer to the test. The Xone:DB range exploits the potential of digital mixer technology to bring maximum DJ creativity. On board... Read more
If you havent seen it already (we posted it a few days ago!), last month Mark appeared on a panel with Kutski (BBC Radio 1), Ed Real (Trackitdown) and Gavin Davies (Bionic) to discuss the 'United Kingdom Of Hard Dance'. This estemmed panel of industry experts talked about the difficulties facing the UK hard dance scene as well as it's stre... Read more
Mark EG aka Mark Anxious touches down at Riff Raff this coming Saturday. He will be playing a full on techno set for those of you who like it dark and dirty!
Riff Raff have recently changed their long standing home from the West Indian Centre to the Beaver Works but this doesn't mean the party will be any less amazing tha... Read more
We have some awesome news for you live and direct from Mark EG HQ! Along with Mark’s solo set at DHF’s mammoth 3rd Birthday celebrations in Brixton on December 2nd, London based promoters DHF and ourselves are very proud to announce that Mark will also be performing a very special 90 min birthday back to back set with Techno legend CHRIS... Read more
New Years Eve 2011 will see Slammin Vinyl join with Compulsion @ Bowlers Exhibition Center in Manchester for the biggest and best event to be held in the UK this year! Forget any other events this NYE - Mark EG has his own massive Megablast! Arena, amoungst others from the biggest names in their respective fields: Hardcore Heaven, Random C... Read more
The 'Hard Dance Event' @ Q Dance in Holland is an event which brings together 600 hard dance professionals from across the globe. Essentially a conference full of seminars, discussions and general VIP shenanigans, it aims to be a way to connect those that hold top positioning within the hard dance world. This year sees nine important discu... Read more
Headliner Mark EG is giving away a pair of tickets to the biggest event in the raving calender - Westfest! He will be playing two sets this year at the event, that takes place on Saturday 29th October near Bristol @ The Royal Bath and West Showgrounds. Last year saw him surprise everyone by playing some seriously underground schranz in the ... Read more
For those who don't know, Magna is one of the biggest and best venues in the country - a huge Science Adventure site just outside Sheffield. It’s that time of year again when Insomniacz decides to throw a birthday party celebration of epic proportions and Mark EG will be headlining the 'Harder Styles Arena'. Celebrating ... Read more
On Saturday 29th October, Mark EG joins some of the most sought after DJ's on the hard dance scene for Storm Halloween Fright Night. Well known for being one of the most highly anticipated events on the Storm calender, this year is no exception! This legendary Halloween event is set to be propelled onto new levels as Sto... Read more
Mark has just been asked by Allen and Heath to perform an intimate and exclusive DJ set for them at the BPM DJ/Music Production show on Monday 3rd October @ The NEC, Birmingham. The whole weekend from 1st-3rd October sees Mark EG stepping up to demonstrate what it takes to be an internationally renound DJ and producer at the world's biggest... Read more
Saturday Oct 1st through to Monday Oct 3rd will see Mark EG stepping up to demonstrate what it takes to be an internationally renound DJ and producer at the world's biggest DJ conference BPM, taking place at the NEC in the UK celebrating all that's good and innovative about DJing and electronic music production. Massive exhibitors such as A... Read more
Mark's talks about his love for Joey Beltram, his roots in music and ahemm the Scottish! He's been up in Scotland loads recently and one of his favourite places to play is without doubt Colours and their off-shoot Back To The Future. Recently they grabbed him for a quick interview after his set, which turn out to be quite a revealing one to... Read more
Can you believe it's FREE ENTRY into Fcuk The Neighbours in Manchester @ BarCode Deansgate this Friday featuring MARK EG?! We at www.markeg.com cant beleive it either. Go to the event page on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=120203388078896. F.T.N. presents The Apocalypse - Featuring Morgan, Paj - and Mark EG!&... Read more
So you're sick of the commercial bullshit in UK dance music? Get yourself to Oxford this Saturday. Unhinged Sound System are doing something very special indeed. Mark EG will be a big part of it.
UNHINGED PROUDLY PRESENTS SICK & TWI5TED!!!! IS BACK WIV A PHAT NEW STACK AND A MASSIVE LINE UP TO KNOCK THE BACK END OUT OF ANY BAS... Read more
September, October and November are super busy months for Mark this year, so below you can find a complete list of his dates so far (bookmark this page for TBC updates!). Dont forget that Mark will be playing a second 'hardcore techno' set as well as his main 'hard dance' set at the biggest event in the 'UK rave' calander - Westfest. Dont f... Read more
MARK EG touches down for another epic Contact Birthday event and the biggest line up of international artists in this South area ever ...
CONTACT 13 years has passed and it's now time to get a little bit ' EVIL ' ......
Friday 4th November we return to the Pier with our biggest event to date , hosted over both rooms in the most ico... Read more
Mark EG will be playing three sets including a hardcore techno exclusive this Saturday 10th September @ Lakota in Bristol! As many of you may or may not know, Mark was well known for playing the early sounds of hardcore techno in the early 90's, with labels and artists such as Industrial Strength, Lenny Dee and Rob Gee featuring heavily on ... Read more
If you live anywhere near Plymouth and you need a proper old rave up, this is the one to be checking out this month! Hard dance/techno rave legend Mark EG will be performing alongside rave king Hixxy on this extra special light stick, white glove and whistle rave-up!
The Southwest’s Number 1 Hard Dance night goes head to head with the b... Read more
This Saturday 17th September, Mark EG will be banging out some serious techy hard dancey shenanigans at Sugarfest in Bridgwater. Many different sounds of dance music will be represented including drum & bass, old skool, dubstep and house, straight through to techno, hardstyle, hard trance & hard house! The event will take place... Read more
Out now on Techno Factory is the incredible ‘Techno Factory Collection Nr 1’, which features some of the best music the techno world has to offer from a series of the most ground-breaking acts in the genre. Of course label owner DJ Ogi takes centre stage with seven original tracks that span from subtle, hypnotising percussion to full-on ... Read more
One of the original purveyors of techno music CJ Bolland (R+S Records, Belgium - Ravesignal etc), who along with the likes of Joey Beltram shaped the whole techno industry, plays Blackbox in Brighton this Saturday with UK techno rave legend Mark EG, who as it happens was part of the first promotion team ever to bring CJ to the UK in 1... Read more
If you're a producer, get your demo to Mark EG right now! Mark's MEGA labels are poised to take the record buying public by storm with a family of several revolutionary labels under the new 'MEGA' banner that will focus on the best new music in the following genres:
HARDTRANCE (THE NEW SOUND),
... Read more
This summer from sees Mark play at the incredible KaZantip Festival in Crimea, which will see 150,000 party people come together for a whole month of partying! If you're from the UK, you may not have heard of this insane place, but after Mark experienced the sweltering heat and incredible party ethos of Crimea last year for another promoter... Read more
The second half of the summer sees Mark play at some of the biggest parties on the world stage. Two of these include the prestigious World Electronic Music Festival in Ontario, Canada and the simply incredible Kazantip 2011. The World Electronic Music Festival is in it's fifteenth year and this year sees Mark play alongside Pendulum, Calvi... Read more
OK so even though I play soooo many different styles, I'm sure loads you will know the common thread through everything I do is the 303 (Phuture/Armando anyone?). If however you dont know, this is ACID MUSIC! A sound that was created in 1988 after a company called Roland created a synthesiser called a TB-303, to re-create the tones of a ba... Read more
Words: Mark EG
As you may or may not know, News International announced this week that they were to shut down one of their flagship publications, the News of the World newspaper, after a huge scandal involving (amongst others) hacked phone conversations during the Milly Dowler investigation.
As a musician, what has this got ... Read more
Alongside Pendulum, Calvin Harris, Andy C, Christopher Lawrence, Noisia and Infected Mushroom, Mark EG will be taking to Centre Stage at peak time on the Saturday night at this years historic and critically acclaimed World Electronic Music Festival in Ontario, Canada. The line up is amongst the best seen anywhere across the globe this year... Read more
The USA version of the popular Tilllate Magazine launched on Independance Day. Featuring Mark's infamous techno record reviews, you can read the whole magazine for free online. This month he tells us about new stuff from Speedy J, Mote Evolver, Ben Sims, Adam Beyer and Octave One. If you simply want to read his reviews, turn to page 44. Ot... Read more
You wont want to miss this!! On 30th July Mark EG will be returning to play at theEmporium Superclub as Storm joins forces with The Organ Donors Audio Surgery, an event that has continued to wow clubbers sinces its inception in 2010, with sell out tours & events across England, Wales & Ireland. Showcasing the wor... Read more
The Theracords stage at the huge Ground Zero festival in Holland was a resounding success! More like a family get together than a festival, the stage saw some of the worlds finest upcoming talent play alongside established names and artists - all to the delight of the Ground Zero crowd! Lucky for you, I've put my own camera pics up from th... Read more
Saturday 2nd July is a massive date for your diary! Mark EG has been a regular guest DJ at Elevate for the past 10 years and is making his return to the huge Anglesey Showground in North Wales for what has the making of a truly EPIC back to back set with none other than Proteus.
Playing in the same arena will be Chris Li... Read more