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The North East is home to a welcoming electronic and dance music scene, and stalwarts Graeme Stoker and Steve Key proudly play their part. They make up respected outfit Tunnel Club, fuelled by a devout love of electronic music. The pair met back in the day as part of the acid house era, and their passion for DJing drew them together. As Tunnel Club grew in stature, new audiences globally were reached through their monthly Timeless Radio Show, where listeners enjoy a cocktail of different dance music styles, all the way from the late 80s to the present day.

The duo’s eighth EP, Elevate, sees them make a return to the studio and, as always, supporting producers from the region to create three interpretations of their song. With a stark beginning, the original track is strangely therapeutic, as the song grows in its depth while maintaining a steady beat and showcasing the duo’s trademark use of different genres from across the decades. The melodic quality is still upheld in Kovert’s version, but is more majestic and cinematic in its atmosphere, before embracing a dubstep vibe; while Sonomac’s drum and bass contribution packs a punch, and holds the highest energy levels of the three. Elevate is a tempting teaser as Tunnel Club work towards their third major studio album release in 2021.

Tunnel Club release Elevate on 22nd May

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