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Resetting The Dancefloor Report

Ballantine’s True Music takes a stand to increase equality in music culture, after report shows 1 in 3 music lovers globally have experienced discrimination.

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True Music USA Spotlight: Jubilee

Don’t call it a comeback: Jubilee on Magic City roots and Miami’s rave revolution

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Top 5 Summer Whisky Cocktails for Sunset

Whether you’re kicking back in the local park, hanging poolside, or making the most of your best mate’s rooftop, nothing says summer like catching the sunset with the gang while sipping on ice cold whisky cocktails.

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Spanish Perreo: It’s a way of life

Eduardo Pérez Waasdorp explores the origins of perreo and its journey to becoming a dominant sound in Spain

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Spanish Techno: A brief history

Journalist Eduardo Waasdorp explores the origins of techno in Spain.

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Summer cocktails to make at home with whisky

Easy summer cocktail recipes that you can make with whisky. From refreshing cocktails to tropical tastes and crowd pleaser punches, you must try these summer cocktails.

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Exploring Brazil’s Electronic Scene

São Paulo based writer, researcher and founder of MonkeyBuzz, Ana Laura Padua explores Brazil’s electronic music scene, spotlighting the LGBTQIA+ communities, regional collectives and parties that’ve nurtured it.

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Rap From The 233

Benewaah Boateng chronicles the Ghanaian Rap scene that’s taken over the world

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The Rise of Afrobeats

From Ghana to the world, Benewaah Boateng documents the the global domination of Afrobeats.

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Ballantine’s Light

Say hello to Ballantine’s Light, a bespoke new creation from our blending team, bottled at 20% ABV.

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The female artists pushing South Africa’s deep house scene forward

Rofhiwa Maneta explores South Africa’s deep house history and the female artists pushing the scene forward.

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From South Africa to the world: Amapiano goes global

Rofhiwa Maneta explores the rise of the Amapiano scene, from its origins in South Africa to global domination.

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Women Pioneers of dance music

We unite with Beatport to celebrate International Women’s Month 2021 with a series of live conversations with female artists in the world of electronic music

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“Don’t Call It Trap” We Chat to Focalistic

Martin Guttridge-Hewitt chats to Focalistic following his headline performance for ‘True Music In The Round South Africa’.

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Introducing Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Barrel Finish

The latest addition to our range, Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Finish is aged for 7 years and finished in bourbon barrels, combining the depth of Scotch with the sweet touch of bourbon

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‘Don’t think, just dance’: The world according to Tássia Reis

Martin Guttridge Hewitt chats to Brazilian rapper Tassia Reis about music, what she loves about Brazil’s music scene and why samba is next on her list

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Joshua Vides Limited Edition Bottle Launched

For our latest limited edition bottle we have teamed up with renowned artist Joshua Vides.

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