Interviews

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    17 2017 November

    A Look Inside La Rêve

    Over the past 4 years, Amsterdam’s La Rêve has had many highlights. There have been illegal warehouses, festivals, ADE showcases with the likes of Parquet Recordings, Einmusika, Atomnation, Connaisseur Recordings, RISE and Suara Music, and...

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    29 2017 October

    Interview: Culoe de Song

    The young, gifted, world traveling twenty something from South Africa Culoe de Song is something of a wonder in the world of electronic music. Originally brought on via Black Coffee‘s Soulistic Music imprint, Culoe de...

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    26 2017 October

    Interview: Kerri Chandler

    Ever since his teens, New Jersey native Kerri Chandler has been making and playing music with a unique sense of soul, jazz and undeniable sense of DEEP. From releaseing on majors like Atlantic, King Street...

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Interview: Arjun Vagale

September 13, 2017 | Amsterdam

Widely celebrated as the pioneer of techno in India, Arjun Vagale steers the course of the country’s expanding underground electronic movement. Currently reigning at the top of the DJ Mag India poll, Arjun’s intense, driven and raw approach to Techno has resulted in him becoming one of the most prolific artists to come out of...

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Interview: Eelke Kleijn

September 5, 2017 | Amsterdam

Eelke Kleijn’s music stretches from stretches across the spectrum with incredibly well formed productions, remixes, as well as dynamic DJ sets around the world. The Rotterdam based artist’s potential seemingly has no bounds. With a career consistently in acceleration mode, Eelke Kleijn has released music everywhere from Sony to Eskimo Recordings to Suara. Recently, he...

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Interview: Josh Wink

September 3, 2017 | Amsterdam

A true pioneer of Techno and House, Philadelphia’s Josh Wink continues to blaze a trail through the world of contemporary electronic music. A veteran of some 25+ years in the scene, as well as being a bonafide East Coast US rave hero, the Ovum Recordings boss continues to make and break trends with his unafraid...

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Interview: 10 Years Of Permanent Vacation

August 30, 2017 | Amsterdam

Permanent Vacation, the label of Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich, celebrates 10 years in 2017. Having taken care of its home city of Munich’s precious musical heritage, Permanent Vacation is partly responsible for the new found love of Disco music and its variations such as Balearic, Cosmic, Krautrock and Protohouse. From there self titled first...

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Interview: Maya Jane Coles

August 25, 2017 | Amsterdam

Something of an enigma in today’s music world, Maya Jane Coles returns with her latest, and most complete, substantive album to date – “Take Flight”. Already well received via a slew of singles – including the BBC Radio 1 Essential New Tune ‘Won’t Let You Down’, the album sees Maya write, produce, engineer, arrange, mix...

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Interview: Rodriguez Jr.

August 23, 2017 | Amsterdam

Growing up in the South of France, Rodriguez Jr. began his foray into music with the piano before making the jump to Paris as a young adult. From there, he immerse himself in the city’s flourishing scene, with peers including Agoria and Laurent Garnier, the latter of which signed his electro group The Youngsters to...

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Interview: John Acquaviva

August 15, 2017 | Amsterdam

Whatever your involvement is with electronic music, chances are you’ve felt the influence of John Acquaviva. Perhaps best known for his involvement with Richie Hawtin in forming of the highly influential labels Plus 8 Recordings and Definitive Recordings, his influence and reach extends in swathes beyond these considered pillars of dance music culture. Aside from...

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The show that opened last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, Scripted Orkestra, from Henrik Scwharz, The Metropole Orkest, and its Conductor Jules Buckley is returning to Amsterdam for a one night only affair. On 19 August, Het Concertgebouw hosts the Innervisions star and forwarded thinking orchestral ensemble for a dynamic and psychedelic set. Here, Schwarz and...

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Interview: Marc Romboy

August 10, 2017 | Amsterdam

Marc Romboy has been involved in virtually every facet of the electronic music scene since the early 1990s. His current imprint Systematic Recordings boasts a roster featuring Stephan Bodzin, Robert Babicz, Robert Owens, and more, while releasing a slew of albums to much acclaim. Now, Marc Romboy is back with an interesting (and original) new...

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The SoHaSo triumvirate of Love Over Entropy, Kaap & Sigward shoot the breeze, discussing production techniques, tape recordings, lo-fi cookery, being a Dutch artist abroad and much more… Something is always happening, somewhere… A young music fan has just discovered house music for the first time. A producer is screaming at their DAW because they...

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Interview: Mano Le Tough

July 19, 2017 | Amsterdam

One of the most celebrated names in House & Techno is Maeve‘s Mano Le Tough. The Dublin born, Switzerland based, artist approaches DJing as seriously as one can, looking at the craft as a legitimate art form. This philosophy allows for a diverse smattering of influences including assorted strains of house, techno, disco, and new...

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Interview: Khen

July 18, 2017 | Amsterdam

With Guy J, Sasha, industry media and an exponentially growing fan base across the globe, all signs point to Khen as the next big thing to come out of the dance music hot bed that is Israel. With a hypnotic and emotionally charged style featured here before, Khen possesses a truly idiosyncratic sound that transcends genre....

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Dutch dance pioneer Marco V and his classic trance track ‘Simulated’ have been remixed by fellow countryman Bas Amro into a minimised arrangement. The track, and artist, who has influenced a slew of Europe’s new wave producers, celebrates its 15th birthday with the remix and release coming by way of Wolfskuil Records Here, the Freerange...

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French-born, Berlin-based DJ, producer, and Dame-Music label owner Bloody Mary celebrates 7 years of her seminal imprint this year. For the occasion, she has invited the likes of Boo Williams, The Analogue Cops, and Milton Bradley on board for its 35 release, continuing to shape its identity by continuously releasing its distinct blend of techno...

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Interview: Steve Rachmad

July 3, 2017 | Amsterdam

The constantly reinventing artist Steve Rachmad is the type of DJ and Producer firmly entrenched in the best that Techno and House have to offer. The Dutch dancefloor legend has an unequalled gift for making a connection with every thinkable drum machine and synthesizer possible, resulting in numerous productions and Intertional DJ sets – the...

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