Interviews

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    19 2017 July

    Interview: Mano Le Tough

    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...

  • 18 2017 July

    Interview: Khen

    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...

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    09 2017 July

    Premiere: Marco V – Simulated (Bas Amro Remix)

    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...

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In Conversation: Timo Mass & James Teej

May 26, 2017 | Amsterdam

One of the industry’s most interesting and fruitful creative collaborations must be the duo of Timo Maas and James Teej. Mass – being a long time Techno titan and Teej – the Grammy nominated Canadian artist – have worked to great effect over recent years with a string of collaborations including the huge reworking of...

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DHA Mix #288 + Interview By Monki

May 18, 2017 | Amsterdam

Presiding over something of a mini empire, the time is surely now for the UK’s Monki. With a BBC Radio show (Monday 1-4am GMT), her own party brand and a record label to her name, Monki is now a consistent force within the electronic music scene. Since her beginnings in the scene, she has worked...

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Promoter Interview: Audio Obscura

May 17, 2017 | Amsterdam

Audio Obscura is a one of a kind events platform that carefully combines cutting edge electronic artists around the world with truly unique and culturally rich event spaces. Bridding the gap between the electronic music industry and the wider artistic market utilising unique and historic venues parallel to some of the most innovative DJs &...

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Davide Squillace and Yousef are two electronic artists of different backgrounds yet similar accolades. Both donafide veterans of the scene in heir own right, each can boast some two decades on International touring, studio work, label curation, and virtually every other job under the dance music umbrella. Neither being of character to slow down, Davide...

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Interview: Move D

April 24, 2017 | Amsterdam

David Moufang has been in the house and techno game since it began. He started at the discotheque, witnessed the emerging of raves and clubbing, acid house and ambient techno. Since then he plays and releases most amazing records – his debut album ‘Kunststoff’, released in 1995, still sounds like future. The Mulholland Free Clinic...

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Interview: SQL

April 19, 2017 | Amsterdam

After nearly a decade of producing music as SQL, Pim van Horssen’s often turbulent but exciting journey both across the world and deep inside himself has led to a fully developed, mature sound. The idea of starting over was something that crossed his mind many times; but after moments of despair he always managed to...

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Interview: Jeremy Olander

April 18, 2017 | Amsterdam

Sweden’s Jeremy Olander continues to go full steam ahead after what may have very well been the biggest year of his career. Due in no small part to the launch of his own label Vivrant, the imprint has gone strength to strength since its inception with four (out of its five) releases going boasting Beatport...

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Ultra’s Arcadia Landing: Secrets Revealed

April 17, 2017 | Amsterdam

The Arcadia is becoming a solid stage at Ultra since they’ve been providing quality music for now two years in a row. But sometimes it’s not only about the music…. The DJs have been performing from a DJ booth suspended in the middle of a giant spider. Three spider legs are controlled by a team...

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Interview: Rødhåd

April 13, 2017 | Amsterdam

For those in the know, Rødhåd has been involved in the world of dark, underground electronic music for nearly twenty years now. Originally recognized for throwing notorious open air parties outside Berlin, it is now his globe trotting DJing, as well as seminal techno imprint Dystopian, which has carved out his name in the 21st...

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Promoter Interview: Oranjebloesem

April 11, 2017 | Amsterdam

Oranjebloesem Festival takes place at Amsterdam’s city beach location Blijburg, and will see world renowned acts in the form of KiNK (live), Âme (live), Optimo, Ata Kak, Bicep, Barnt, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Beesmunt Soundsystem and more play across 4 different stages. We catch up with the team to find out a bit more. “We’re not the...

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Interview: Nakadia

April 10, 2017 | Amsterdam

Nakadia’s tale of DJ stardom is one to behold in today’s industry. From humble origins she has become a true icon in the female DJ cohort. Her high-octane and energetic performances have garnered a reputation for the Thai native, now well renowned for putting on a memorable show with her positive personality. After experiencing techno...

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Interview: Archie Hamilton

April 5, 2017 | Amsterdam

With quick ascension, Archie Hamilton is one of the international dance music scene’s most sought after. In 2015, his tracks ‘Mind Blank’ and ‘Troublemaker’ catapaulted him into the limelight, as did his 5 date Arkityp concept. Now, Archie Hamiton’s music has found its way onto the likes of Fear of Flying, Fasten Musique Concrete, NG...

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Interview: Heidi

March 30, 2017 | Amsterdam

Anyone who has experienced her Jackathon events knows that Heidi has a passion for music and fiery nature. Having worked hard over the past decade to make her mark on the new house and techno music generation, Heidi spends her life immersed in music. The Canadian transplant living in London, Heidi crafted her abilities and...

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Interview: Acid Pauli

March 29, 2017 | Amsterdam

Synonymous with a certain aesthetic and approach towards the culture of electronic music, Acid Pauli (aka Martin Gretschmann) is as eclectic and determined an artist can get. Known for transcending traditional House and Techno sounds with sonic elements across genre, Acid Pauli is equally comfortable performing at the deepest, darkest of Berlin techno dens as...

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Interview: Riva Starr

March 22, 2017 | Amsterdam

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 wily eclecticism of all the ages; he strikes chords we can all relate to: from the DJs that have appreciated...

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