Interviews

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    22 2017 June

    Interview: Amelie Lens

    Ever since the release of her “Exhale” EP off Italy’s Lyase Recordings, Amelie Lens has been on fire. With the immediate approval of Pan-Pot and their Second State imprint, Amelie enjoyed a newfound exposure and...

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    20 2017 June

    Interview: Hunter/Game

    No strangers to DHA, the Milan based duo of Hunter/Game have provided Afterlife’s “Realm of Consciousness II” compilation with a stunning selection. Aside from Afterlife, Hunter/Game have released on the likes of Innervisions, Rumours, Last...

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    16 2017 June

    Interview: Giorgia Angiuli

    With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia Angiuli’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents. Her music has landed on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown...

Exclusive Interview With Lee Van Dowski

May 13, 2014 | Amsterdam

“Sometimes I feel the care DJs receive is disproportionate, we just mix records together and produce music in the end..” Lee Van Dowski, the very name exudes style and intrigue. A country lord, perhaps, who at night throws open the manor gates to host all-night bacchanals legendary for their wine and song. And though the...

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A decade has passed since the masterminds behind the Suol label, Chi-Thien Nguyen and John B. Muder, set out as Chopstick & Johnjon (Mix) with a clear mission: to blaze a trail through the international House and Techno scene. Those ten years seem to have passed in the twinkling of an eye. This Friday Chopstick...

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Exclusive Interview With Flight Facilities

April 28, 2014 | Amsterdam

If you hadn’t noticed, Hugo & Jimmy aka Flight Facilities, are going strong. They have steadily been rising ever since releasing ‘Crave You’ in 2010. They can afford to consistently release only one track a year. In fact, that’s obviously a winning formula for the indie/electronic act. There is no chance that you missed ‘Crave You’,...

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Exclusive Interview with Catz ‘N Dogz

April 15, 2014 | Amsterdam

Thinking back to the only pet I ever had, ran away due to my lack of attention and care, I’m not in the best position to make any statement about animals. So what have Pets recordings, Catz and Dogz in common? Is it the fact that there are two Polish groovedoctors who love animals? Well,...

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Exclusive Interview with DAVI

April 8, 2014 | Amsterdam

Interviewer: Marko Nikolovski David “DAVI” Khanjian grew up listening to classic sounds of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and the likes. Discovering his passion for music from an early age, he was subsequently admitted to the Vocal Department of Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. David’s immigration to Los Angeles expanded his horizons in music. Focusing on production...

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Exclusive Interview with Richy Ahmed

April 1, 2014 | Amsterdam

The last two years has seen the rise and rise of British house music thanks to a whole new generation of DJs and producers like Maya Jane Coles, Julio Bashmore, Eats Everything and Russ Yallop. In the midst of this explosion of homegrown talent and new musical innovation is Richy Ahmed, Paradise at DC10 and...

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Exclusive Interview with Chasing Kurt

March 27, 2014 | Amsterdam

Chasing Kurt is a project which originated in Gießen / Germany – a collaboration between Pascal Blanché, Wojtek Kutschke and Lukas Poloczek. Pascal and Wojtek, both Deep House lovers for many years, started doing their first tracks, but were still in need of those vocal hooks that would finish their sound. Wojtek, himself a DJ...

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“Well obviously I get them all but as I’ve got a girlfriend I have to pass them to Andy, cos I’m nice like that. Actually it’s his birthday weekend, so we should probably arrange some strippers, right?” When Jaymo & Andy George met back in 2008, a musical companionship started out that would change the...

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Exclusive Interview with Jimpster

March 25, 2014 | Amsterdam

“I think it’s fair to say the general club-goer’s perception of the art of DJing has been devalued somewhat and that it has become harder and harder to sort the great from the average” Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster, has been producing, remixing and DJing for the last 20 years and co-running esteemed UK deep house...

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Exclusive Interview with Wolf Music

March 18, 2014 | Amsterdam

On Saturday 22 March, the British label Wolf Music will make hold a showcase at Studio 80. Residents Medlar, Greymatter en KRL will be flown in for a monstruous edition of Animo, a side project by Amsterdam party instigators Jongens v/d Wereld. Label bosses Matt & Stu will be joining the festivities as well, Wolf...

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Exclusive Interview with Kölsch

March 13, 2014 | Amsterdam

“I have a true love for 80s rock. I love Steely Dan, Dire straits, Paul Simon and so on” In 2013 Kölsch caught the attention of the international dance scene with his album “1977” which was released by Kompakt. As a producer, he’s not to be underestimated as he’s been around for more than two...

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Exclusive Interview with Claude VonStroke

March 5, 2014 | Amsterdam

“Detroit is not that different than it was one or two years ago. The media love to tell a fantastic story about a city going bankrupt but really it is the same type of place that it was before.” Raised in Detroit and based in San Francisco, Barclay Crenshaw created the quirky alias “Claude VonStroke”...

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Exclusive Interview with Uner

February 26, 2014 | Amsterdam

“The technological advances are there to allow us to create better things every time, not to work less and become robots that just repeat an equation” UNER is one of those artists in the industry that rings an instant bell. He’s one of the most important names of the new breed of Spanish electronic music producers....

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Exclusive Interview with the Revenge

February 20, 2014 | Amsterdam

“If I had a time machine I’d probably venture back to right after the Big Bang. Just to check it out, smoke a joint and come back” The Revenge is a producer who understands the past but embraces the future. The analogue approach, forward thinking productions and his versatility as a DJ, has ensured him...

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Exclusive Interview with Homework

February 14, 2014 | Amsterdam

“You need to challenge your crowd sometimes. Maybe even more if they’re not that into your set. The worst reaction is to just start playing cheesy hits. It’s too easy” Earlier this week we treated you to their beauty of a mixtape and their new music video. Now it’s time to go toe to toe...

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