Interviews

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    22 2017 March

    Interview: Riva Starr

    Ever since his infamous debuts on Made To Play and DirtyBird, Riva Starr has taken a brave dive into a new world of beats, letting the music speak for itself. Riva records range with the...

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    21 2017 March

    Interview: Santé & Sidney Charles

    Ready to kick off the Spring in style, Santé and Sidney Charles return to Amsterdam on 1 April for a very special AVOTRE label night at De Marktkantine. A studio wizard and global DJ to...

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    17 2017 March

    Interview: The Martinez Brothers

    Already 10 years into their journey as DJs, and still only in their mid-20s, The Martinez Brothers have achieved a career’s worth of accolades. As two of the most recognizable global stars in dance music...

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DHA Interview + Mix #244 By Yotto

November 17, 2016 | Amsterdam

Just this past summer, Yotto’s latest Anjunadeep production “The Owls” became his fourth essential new tune, while also selected as Annie Mac’s “Hottest Record in the World”. These accolades are just the latest in a seemingly meteroic rise up the ladder of melodic dance music for the Helsinki, Finland native. A child of a former...

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Interview: M.A.N.D.Y.

November 7, 2016 | Amsterdam

In the Midst of ADE our editor Steve Rickinson met up with the guys of M.A.N.D.Y., Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer to discuss their very first album release in 15 years – “Double Fantasy”. The two decades spanning career of two childhood friends bought for the love of music, lead them to a place of recognition and influence just as...

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Interview: Mark Farina

October 28, 2016 | Amsterdam

As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Mark Farina is known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats. Drawing from his vibrant youth, Mark found his...

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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....

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Celebrating 10 years at the forefront of Romania’s robust techno scene, Livio & Roby have recently unveiled a mysterious new album project. Connecting with audiences via via highly influential outlets such as Desolat, Vakant, Cecille, VIVa, Saved and Fumakilla, Livio & Roby’s dynamic DJ sets, innovative live performances, album projects, and constant flow of cutting...

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It’s never an easy task to meet up with a worldwide known DJ at 2AM at a festival in Miami. The meeting point being the media lounge, we wait there for 20 minutes and start to feel like we are never going to see him so we decide to force our way into the back...

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House District ADE Podcast By Fred P

October 12, 2016 | Amsterdam

Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium aka FP-Oner has been involved with music since childhood. He began his education in the world of sound sculpting in the late 80′s in his home in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Collecting old broken cassette decks and repairing them was more than a hobby it was necessity. Aside from his interest...

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Interview: Matthias Tanzmann

October 12, 2016 | Amsterdam

For the tenth season in a row, Matthias Tanzmann was a resident at DC10 for the world famous CircoLoco in Ibiza, and for the tenth year in a row was untouchable. The long standing Liepzig DJ and producer is so at home at the booth he can lock floors down for hours with seemingly no...

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Interview: Shadow Child

October 10, 2016 | Amsterdam

A name that has revelled in the limelight since his involvement with record label Dirtybird, Shadow Child is no stranger to the fast evolving house music industry. Boasting impeccable production skills his first dominant release ‘String Thing’, fell into the hands of Eats Everything and Claude Von Stroke, back in 2012. For Shadow Child his...

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Interview: Franky Rizardo

October 7, 2016 | Amsterdam

Franky Rizardo, one of Holland’s finest young electronic music exports, continues to push himself as a DJ with a distinctive style that works across stages and clubs, big and small. A prolific producers, with releases on the likes of Defected, Saved!, Simma Black, and, of course, his own LTF Records, Franky is also the purveyor...

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Interview: DJ Jazzy Jeff

October 4, 2016 | Amsterdam

DJ Jazzy Jeff is one of the world’s premiere DJs, a rare DJ with an extensive back catalogue of chart hits, as well as underground classics. Whether as a solo artist or collaborating with the likes of Jill Scott, The Roots, KRS One, and (of course) Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff’s skills behind the turntable...

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Interview: Habischman

October 2, 2016 | Amsterdam

After a 7 year break, Global Underground has relaunched its seminla Nubreed series, this time with Iran’s Habischman handling mix duties. With a string of underground hits on labels as varied as Get Physical, VIVA Music and Selador, Habischman’s trademark fluid sounds have entranced clubbers from Dubai to Berlin and beyond, fusing deep progressive melodies...

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Interview: Golf Clap

September 23, 2016 | Amsterdam

Hugh Cleal and Bryan Jones, a Detroit duo with an unmatched passion for house music and a seemingly endless supply of studio and club­ focused creativity, make up Golf Clap. Golf Clap have established themselves as in ­demand artists and performers in their own right. Releases on Simma Black, their own Country Club Disco imprint,...

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Interview: Booka Shade

September 5, 2016 | Amsterdam

Since their break-through performance at Sónar in 2005, Booka Shade have earned huge recognition with their innovative live shows and classic albums. One of those classic albums, MOVEMENTS, is now set to celebrate its decade anniverasry with the duo of Arno Kammermeier and Walter Merziger releasing an expanded re-issue of the era-defining LP. Featuring 10...

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Interview: Frankey & Sandrino

September 1, 2016 | Amsterdam

Frankey & Sandrino’s productions, DJ & Live sets snowball dance floors worldwide and fill them with epic moments. After their chance encounter at a Sandrino residency performance, the duo were drawn to each other’s mutual thirst for deep & melodic music, resulting in the launch of the Frankey & Sandrino project in 2010. Since then,...

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