Author: Heidi Biney

I'm a northern monkey raised in Sheffield temporarily based in Amsterdam. I'm broadening my horizons whilst enjoying a boogie along the way.

Premiere: Landside – Signs Of Change (Original Mix)

A refreshing combination of two different tribes uniting for an earthy majectic track “Signs of Change”. Coming from Landside – an electronic music project that emerged out of another project, Hunter/Game and an Icelandic band Kúra, brought together by a creative longing of nature – a source of many artistic inspirations.  Today’s premiere is an amalgamation of ambient and revolving melodies that intertwine with a rugged bassline.  The percussion in Signs of Change generates a certain tension until the middle of the track – an image in one’s mind of dark storm clouds cascading above your head, filled with rain, waiting for the release, that comes in the second part ... Read more

DHA Mix #247 By Booka Shade

2016 sees Booka Shade release their 10 year anniversary of their Movements LP, and also the new release of their supercharged edit “Movements 10”. In lieu of their celebrations and achievements they deliver DHA with a progressive yet funky mix. Booka Shade (Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeierthat) have caused quite the stir since they first started out back in 1995. They started off with 90s pop-synth experimentations in Frankfurt, releasing a number of their underground dance tracks, of whom most notable – “Una Musica Senza Ritmo” (90s synth diggers should give it an ear). Back in 2002 the duo set their sights on the techno ... Read more

Premiere: Michael Rosa – Abu (Original Mix)

Desert Hearts Records welcome their 20th release from Michael Rosa. An EP composed of four tracks that showcase his diversity. Today we premiere his title track that incorporates middle-eastern influences whilst executing a wallowing bassline. He’s a man who isn’t shy of self- acknowledgement “I don’t know where to start, ever since I was born I was dope”. Michael Rosa‘s roots lay in Florida where he teamed up with friends in aid of attracting their favourite DJs to the scene. Soon after he became well integrated into the electronic music scene and began mixing himself. After scoring an affinity with the ... Read more

DHA Mix #246 By Fur Coat

Despite the name, the saying fur coat and no knickers definitely doesn’t apply to this duo, as they tick all the boxes in terms of self expression and also their ability to provide music that is weighty, influential and also a pleasure to dance to. Today Venezuela’s techno team, Sergio Muñoz and Israel Sunshine, aka Fur Coat, deliver us with a mixtape in leu of their new EP ‘Numbers‘. An unlikely meeting just by chance is what brought the two together, bonding over their passion and affinity for similar music back in 2004. Over 10 years on, their history has seen ... Read more

Premiere: SBTH – Ribolla (Original Mix)

Mathias Schober and Thomas Herb are strong believers that in order to move forward and to gain presence in the future the past is at the forefront of this transition. Today we premiere a mellow sense of after-hours euphoria with their track Ribolla from their alias SBTH. Lossless is back with its eleventh release this November with the EP ‘Ribolla‘. The duo have come together to curate a melodic distinction in dance music today. With the title track ‘Ribolla’ focusing on the sentimental history of house music whilst evoking an innovative futuristic feel, “sprinkled with just the right touch of ... Read more

Premiere: Citizenn – Story So Far (Original Mix)

Claiming DJ Mag’s title of Best Breakthrough back in 2013, Citizenn has continued to live up to expectations and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Today the Brit premieres his new track, Story So Far. November marks a new venture and direction for Citizenn‘s productions. Having previous releases on house labels like Crosstown Rebels and 20 20 Vision, the producer has decided to step foot on new territory, Kaluki Musik. The creative industry is something in which Citizenn has left no page unturned. He has experience in fashion, film and now music production. It is evident that his creative mind and ... Read more

DHA Mix #245 By Abstraxion

French producer and event enthusiast Abstraxion delivers a melodically smooth yet enticing mix to make Monday morning much more bearable.  The French producer, otherwise known as Harold Boué is based in Marseille. It is here that he constructed his very own music studio that is brimming with old analogic instruments that allow him to experiment with the concoction of sounds he uses in his productions today. Having a key focus on raw and original sound, the producer is not shy when it comes to using a variation in synths and polyrhythms all of which capture and aspect of spontaneity.  Abstraxion has many ... Read more

Premiere: E&P – Sundroina feat Jinadu (Original Mix)

Learning to distance yourself and reflecting on life, E&P premiere their new track “Sundroina” and it’s the perfect start to your Sunday.  Composed of Berliner Ed Ed and Petja Virikko, Sundroina is the new collaboration from the two producers. Last month Ed Ed delivered us a moving tech-house mix that sampled today’s premiere. The track has an airy feel to it which complements the warm vocals. The track was inspired by a break-up and reflects aspects of learning to let go of someone as well as understanding the difficulties to do so. Having recorded the track between dance hotspots London and ... Read more

Premiere: Javier Orduna – Erretica (Marc DePulse Edition)

Javier Orduna premieres his new track on Chapter 24 Records today. The ‘Erretica’ EP features five tracks that all host a motion of sentience whilst maintaining an eary techno feel. Spanish born at the end of the 70’s, Orduna’s first musical experiences are a point of surprise and also a point of interest. In the producers younger years he affiliated himself with the Spanish punk scene and admired the sound of renowned bands such as the Dead Kennedys and Joy Division. In his early 20’s he decided to up-sticks and make the move to the culture hub that is Barcelona. ... Read more

DHA Mix #243 By Mirko Loko

Our newest mix series edition comes from this Swiss raised bearded man – DJ and producer Mirko Loko, who delivers us with a delightfully acidic mix. A smooth blend of soulful jazz melodies, catchy piano chords and brass concertos with an extraterrestrial distortion. Having begun his residency in the local clubs of Lausanne back in the 90’s, Loko has been a great contender in the club scene for many years now. His early works balance in-between jacked-up house and Detroit infused techno. Loko was whipped up by swiss radio station Couleur3 for his mixing as well as assisting them for programme ... Read more

Premiere: Clarian – Derail The Reptile Revolution (Original Mix)

Culprit is on to release a new EP from Clarian, a collection of hypnotic synth melodies intertwining with rough electro baselines. Today we are very proud to premiere our favourite pick from the upcoming release – Clarian’s ‘Derail The Reptile Revolution’, a spacey compilation of catchy breakbeats and acidic undertones. Posing as a patient at a human testing facility on the North Coast, Clarian is an artist that explores all dimensions and visions within the world of music. His sound exudes deep contexts, inducing those listening to his music into a state of almost lucid dreaming. For a while Clarian has been sought as the rising ... Read more

Premiere: Denis Horvat – Rondo (Original Mix)

The Danish raised mastermind is currently unstoppable, releasing multiple productions under his multitude of alias’. Today he premieres ‘Rondo’. The track unveils a dreary bassline that conjures up a host of anticipation throughout the entire production. Denis Horvat’s current works express strip-backed melodies that are often forgotten about in the current evolving club scene. His progressions are subtle but still inhabit an aspect of uncertainty as to where the track is going to go, keeping those listening on their toes. You could expect the track to feature in the middle of a set where the crowd is in need of ... Read more

Premiere: Luis Junior – Don’t Give Up On Me Feat. Sobi (D-Nox & Beckers Remix)

D-Nox & Beckers Remix of Luis Junior’s ‘Don’t Give Up On Me’ emits vocals that host a sense of nostalgia with spacey components. With over 20 years experience on the music scene behind him, Luis Junior is definitely ahead of the game with his productions and his musical ability. The artist is based in Madrid and has attracted much attention over the years. His first productions were back in 1993 in which he began to experiment between genres and mastering transitions between them. His experience has allowed him to fine-tune his sound and has allowed him to have releases on ... Read more

DHA Mix #240 By Christian Nielsen

Deviating from producing to feed the masses, Danish DJ & producer Christian Nielsen delivers us a sound-defying mix. Christian Nielsen has emerged onto the scene quickly and proficiently. Catching attention from labels such as Noir, 8bit and Play It Down, his success due to his poignant and distinctive sound was inevitable. His working efforts are hidden in an office by day, and bloom in the evenings where he perfects and showcases his sound. His music has evolved out of close study of musical inspirations such as Kerri Chandler, Mr. V, Moodymann and the late works of Frankie Knuckles. His more recent ... Read more

Free Download: Miguel Puente – Keep On (Original Mix)

Miguel Puente helps mark the 10th anniversary of Outcross Records. In celebration of Miguel Campbell’s cultivation Outcross Records, October sees the release of ’10 years of Outcross records’. The first two volumes aim to showcase the fine and vast array of young and genius talent that the label has given rise to. Contributing to this celebratory release is Monterry’s own Miguel Puente. Having lived in a number of exciting and dynamic cultures, Puente is able to keep us on our toes with an avid selection of world sounds and undertones to both his production and his mixing. Miguel’s previous releases ... Read more