Category: Playlists

Blade & Beard’s Raving Iran Desert Party Playlist

The musical brotherhood of Tehran’s Anoosh & Arash presents itself on the world electronic music stage as the DJ du Blade & Beard. Widely recognized as the protagonists to internationally acclaimed documentary ‘Raving Iran,’ the DJ career of Blade & Beard is now on the rapid ascent with the launch of a new imprint, their own dedicated EP, appearances throughout Europe and, of course, the continued appreciation of the documentary. On 9 July, Blade & Beard comes to Amsterdam for a very special screening of ‘Raving Iran’ at Undercurrent, which will also feature a Q&A with the guys (moderated by ... Read more

[Playlist] Indigo Raw’s Off Week Takeover

With only a couple more days to go, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw are set to take over Off Week with its weeklong schedule of events. Amongst the 5 events taking place at the majestic El Monasterio/Poble Espanyol will be the likes of Carl Craig‘s Motor City love letter Detroit Love, as well as Ricardo Villalobos‘ FRRC, DJ Koze‘ Pampa Records showcase and more. Here, Indigo Raw’s Artistic Director Nerone provides 10 of his, and the company’s, favorite tracks from this years featured artists. I’m sure there are a lot of favorites of yours amongst here. Make sure you grab the few ... Read more

MK's Area10 Adriatic Hideout Playlist

Through his timeless productions, underground credibility, and work with the biggest international artists, the sound and style of MK remains as relevant today as it ever has. His storied background is one of long-term creative development with roots laying in Detroit, yet early cues coming from likes of Depeche Mode, New Order and The Cure. MK’s musical path ultimately can be described as a series of seamless transitions from house to techno and hip-hop to R&B, with a complete turnaround back to house culminating (so far) with the re-launch of his iconic label and event brand Area10. Here, MK preps ... Read more

[Playlist] Lane 8 & Kidnap Kid’s Best From Both Sides Of The Pond

Emerging as two of electronic music’s most exciting young talents, Lane 8 & Kidnap Kid have each carved out stellar reputations as Producers and DJs with their respective melodic approaches to music. Since his 2015 Anjunadeep debut ‘Rise,’ the San Francisco based Lane 8 hasn’t looked back. He’s literally taken North America by storm with his label and phone-free touring concept ‘This Never Happened’, picking up a string of Hype Machine #1s and widespread BBC Radio 1 support along the way (not to mention, one of DHA’s most popular mixtapes of 2016). Kidnap Kid has cemented his place at the ... Read more

Sacha Robotti’s Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve Playlist

Since his January 2016 relocation to Los Angeles, Sacha Robotti has released a slew of material on the likes of Snatch Records, This Ain’t Bristol, Dirtybird Records, Insomniac Records, Lost Records, and a #1 Beatport single on Suara Music. Although Sacha’s sound has evolved from his early Berlin roots, one can always recognize his signature: music that lives somewhere between the dirty bass-heavy “booty” plains of electronic dance music and its’ futuristic shores. It is a sound that can be experienced at the likes of CRSSD Festival, Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Lightning In A Bottle Festival, Electric Daisy ... Read more

Man Power’s Me Me Me Playlist

Rising to prominence over the past few years through an undoubted musical versatility, Man Power has been heard via ESP Institute, Hivern Discs, Infine, Ene Japan, Permanant Vacaction and Throne of Blood. Last year, his critically acclaimed on Jennifer Cardini’s Correspondant led to several Artist of the Year accolades, while also holding residencies at Monterrey’s Topaz Deluxe and Mexico City’s MN Roy. In addition to holding these Mexico-based residencies, Man Power’s past few months have also seen him throw down at the likes of Panorama Bar and Glastonbury, as well as gigs from Japan to New York, Tel Aviv and ... Read more

[Playlist + Interview] Celeste Siam: Bringing A Taste Of Bangkok To ADE

Celeste Siam is one of Asia’s hottest musical exports and a name synonymous with the continents clubbing infrastructure. Having made an impact on her own region early in her career, she made the move Ibiza in 2007 where she played alongside Carl Cox, secured a Pukka Up residency, and made appearances at both Pacha and Amnesia. Not to be outdone, in Celeste’s spare time, she promotes her own “The Ibiza Reunion” events around Asia, while also being a tireless crusader against animal cruelty and represents the “International Human Rights Commission” as their Ambassador for Peace and Humanity. With all this, Asia’s ... Read more

[Playlist & Q&A] Underground Asia With Thailand’s Nakadia

The musical development of Nakadia has been as unique as it gets. Over the years she worked her way through various styles and genres, until she found deep house, tech-house and minimal influenced techno. With an open-minded approach to music Nakadia is respected by all who witness her performances, making her into the most booked female tech house DJ in Asia. As increasing crescendo of her totally self-made career, Nakadia pinned over 60 countries to the gig-list so far. She magnetized legendary Watergate Berlin, Cafe D Anvers Antwerp, The Egg London, D Edge Sao Paulo, Lola Shanghai, just to name ... Read more

Interview + Off Week Playlist: Matthias Tanzmann

Ever since first emerging from his native Leipzig in the mid-nineties, German producer, DJ and label boss Matthias Tanzmann has helped to define and redefine electronic music through releases on his own label Moon Harbour and his much talked about DJ sets (most notably, DC10’s Circo Loco). When working solo Tanzmann very much has his own sonic identity, as evidenced by standout EPs such as Bulldozer, Chano and Tilt and his debut album from 2008, Restless. As a remixer he has been in constant demand over the years, turning his hand to acts as diverse as Booka Shade, Moby and Josh Wink. The breadth, depth and ... Read more