Interviews

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    21 2017 October

    Interview: Monika Kruse

    Alongside running labels Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. Monika has been across the industry in all...

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    17 2017 October

    Interview: Atish

    Atish occupies a rare space in dance music. In an age of oversized DJ egos there is still an artist who is devoted to connecting with his audience, a humble soul with a pure passion...

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    12 2017 October

    Interview: Mirko Loko

    Mirko Loko, best known for his musical output on Cadenza, Visionquest and Memento Records, delivers the sophisticated LP “Twin Bang” as the first release on his own Comet Traxx imprint. The Swiss DJ & Producer...

Exclusive Interview With Boris Werner II

October 14, 2014 | Amsterdam

“It’s hard to define, but when asked, I always describe my sound as the ‘indestructable groove’.” Photos by Timo Steenvoorden Photography It’s not that long ago since we last interviewed Boris Werner, but since that was a bit concise due to lack of time we agreed to a second round where we would have a...

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Exclusive Interview With Butch

October 13, 2014 | Amsterdam

“My source of inspiration? Love, light and life just interested me so much that I dared to knock at the door of the cosmos” His musical influences came from his brother, when he used to record techno mixes from the radio as he was out partying all night long. He absorbed every influence that entered...

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Exclusive Interview With H.O.S.H.

October 8, 2014 | Amsterdam

Despite Berlin’s ambiguous allure of house and techno, Germany embraces a more transcendent side of electronic music where lower bpm’s and emotions texture its own music persona. Numerous labels and artists portray the everlasting sounds and among those lines, Diynamic has crafted its own autograph on todays dance music. H.O.S.H., real name Holger Behn, is...

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Exclusive Interview With Hot Since 82

October 7, 2014 | Amsterdam

“I strongly believe that everything happens for a reason. Maybe l was sent here to make people smile and dance. I like the idea of that” 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the year the Commodore 64 was launched, becoming the all-time best-selling personal computer. Dexys...

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Exclusive Interview With Solomun

October 1, 2014 | Amsterdam

He is running one of the most popular deep house projects today while also been a respected producer and outstanding DJ in the community. My summer this year started with Fusion Festival, where Mladen Solomun kicked off in the afternoon on the first day. An army existing out of a couple thousand people, a mishmash...

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Exclusive Interview With DJ Tennis

September 24, 2014 | Amsterdam

When Manfredi Romano, better known as DJ Tennis, answers the Skype call, he sits in his Miami studio after just getting back from Hawaii. The short break had been a combination of business and pleasure, as he played at the Asylum Afterhours club and discovered the archipelago. The Italian DJ/producer, event organizer and Life &...

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Exclusive Interview With Noah Pred

September 23, 2014 | Amsterdam

“Records have such a short shelf life in the market nowadays, you need to get creative with keeping people interested beyond the first few weeks” After performing live for over a decade in the underground hotspots of Toronto, Canada, Noah Pred, also the founder of Thoughtless Music, can now view himself as a sought-after DJ...

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Exclusive Interview With Rick Wilhite

September 22, 2014 | Amsterdam

“I’ve been a vital part of house music since day one, that’s what keeps my heart beating, I’m in its DNA” Interviewer: Marcus Barnes (Deep House London) Rick Wilhite has dedicated his life to the music industry and whatever you wish to know about Wilhite is conveyed through his music. His skill set includes DJ...

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Following the success of the past 3 editions in Holland, Dance Fair will emerge onto the island of Ibiza where of course every summer dance music professionals are spending most of their days. It’s the perfect opportunity for Dance Fair to make its debut internationally and accustom its guest to a fresher way of thinking...

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Exclusive Interview With Gui Boratto

September 17, 2014 | Amsterdam

“I usually get up at 5 AM for the studio every day.” He’s an exceptional musical character, even within the reaches of his favourite label/family Kompakt. Try to pin him down during a set and he will have surprised you with a complete 180 before you can say “techno”. You’ve probably heard a lot of...

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Exclusive Interview With HNQO

September 8, 2014 | Amsterdam

September 12th will be the day that one of the most recognizably sounding contemporary artists in deep house will again be playing in Amsterdam: HNQO. On that Friday the Brazilian-born artist will be playing at AirAmsterdam alongside supporting acts from DHA Prunk, Kevin Duane and Kimou. Today HNQO (Podcast) is one of the fastest rising...

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Exclusive Interview With Pleinvrees

September 1, 2014 | Amsterdam

Summer isn’t over yet, so there are still those last few festivals to look forward to. Pleinvrees Heroes will be one of them. Having fortified another line-up that perfectly mixes artists who have been playing at Pleinvrees for years, like Oliver Koletzki, Alle Farben, Kölsch, Oliver Schories, and Amsterdam’s own Illesnoise, together with some special...

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Exclusive Interview With Adriatique

August 21, 2014 | Amsterdam

Adriatique are two self-proclaimed brothers from Zurich who found a musical connection back in 2008 when they were still working as solo artists. Their musical bond grew fast and led them to release on esteemed labels as Diynamic, Culprit LA, Hive Audio and Cityfox. Their remix of ‘Honey’ became one of the summer anthems of...

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Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

August 21, 2014 | Amsterdam

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of Jack in 2013 that the 33-year old producer...

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Exclusive Interview with Tensnake

August 20, 2014 | Amsterdam

We had a nice sit down with Tensnake upon his gig at Straf_werk Festival on Saturday the 23th of August. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music, will close the main stage amongst other big names like Jamie Jones and KiNK to name a few. Most known for...

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