Interviews

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    24 2018 May

    Interview: Ellen Allien

    What could possibly be said about Ellen Allien that hasn’t already been…a first generation female DJ, Internationally touring artist, label owner, and role model, Ellen has done and been nearly everywhere for her two decades+...

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    19 2018 May

    Interview: Satori

    The first EP released after his full length Crosstown Rebels album “Maktub”, Satori has brought “Yam” to DGTL Records. As the fourth release on the Amsterdam-based electronic brand’s recently launched imprint, “Yam” sees the talented...

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    14 2018 May

    Interview: Amirali

    The sound of Amirali can be described by using three words: space, depth and texture. Having burst onto the scene in 2012 with the distinctive sonic of his “In Time” LP, enormous critical acclaim was...

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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Exclusive Interview with Nick Monaco

February 13, 2014 | Amsterdam

“Seriously, Amsterdam is overflowing with beautiful women. Must be something in the Haring..” Nick Monaco is here to take you back…. and move you forth. Raised in the California Bay area, Nick proved he was made for music from a young age. Rocking house parties is how Nick spent most weekends in his not so distant...

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Exclusive Interview with Him_Self_Her

February 7, 2014 | Amsterdam

“We definitely bounce off each other in the studio and we always try to have fun, in fact we act like idiots most of the time so we are hoping no one ever asks to come in and film us at work!” Him_Self_Her are a British duo consisting of Claire Spooner and Leon Baggotts. Together,...

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Exclusive Interview with Cinnaman

February 5, 2014 | Amsterdam

“An unforgettable gig lies in the reaction of the crowd. When you can just feel the energy without even looking” We had a chat with Cinnaman, a significant Amsterdam local who has earned his stripes in our nightlife within a short period of time. You can’t really define Cinnaman’s style. It’s somewhere between the spectrum...

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Exclusive Interview with Boris Werner

February 3, 2014 | Amsterdam

“Amsterdam is a village with a city feel. We have the allure of a city but without the hectic of a metropolis, for me that’s the perfect combination” Boris Werner has been a rock-solid name in the Amsterdam scene and beyond for the last 10 years. With outstanding releases on labels like Rush Hour, Soweso and Get...

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Exclusive Interview with Shir Khan

January 21, 2014 | Amsterdam

Label founder, internationally renowed DJ and producer, world-traveler and someone very good at spotting hot talent all roled into one. Berlin resident Shir Khan might be one the city’s hottest names. He is head honcho at one of dance music’s most consistent genre-redefining labels: Exploited. Shir Khan proves he’s as charming as he is deadly. Never expect...

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Exclusive Interview with Benoit & Sergio

January 14, 2014 | Amsterdam

Benoit & Sergio hardly need any introduction. The French/US duo has numerous musical delights on their repertoire, released on prominent labels and is remarkable in their sound as their music is infused with intelligence that is often conspicuously absent from electronic music. Prior to their performance at the BPM festival in Playa Del Carmen in...

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2013 Close-Off Mix + Interview with Tom Trago

December 30, 2013 | Amsterdam

Text: Milan van Ooijen Featured Image: Timo Steenvoorden  2013 has been one hell of a year for us here at Deep House Amsterdam. We have had the pleasure of presenting you with a lot of diverse mixtapes by a variety of great artists, we went toe to toe with some of them in interviews –...

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Exclusive Interview with Mees Dierdorp

December 26, 2013 | Amsterdam

Early in his life, Mees Dierdorp wondered how sound could influence the human body. While scratching with his grandmother’s record player, he communicated with the birds on the roof. Even hearing melodies in the woods between the trees, something had to be made, that much was clear. Mees is currently working on a variety of projects. Tricky...

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Exclusive Interview With Navid Izadi

November 12, 2013 | Amsterdam

Hailing from San Fransisco, Navid Izadi makes it an art to combine multiple influences in his music, his earlier experiences constantly resonating through his productions. But his creative output doesn’t stop there. Besides Dj’ing and producing groovy tracks, Navid Izadi has done a few vocal features on tracks from the likes of Soul Clap and PillowTalk. He  writes...

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Exclusive Interview with Eric Volta

November 6, 2013 | Amsterdam

We’re very proud to have Eric Volta behind the decks during our third instalment of SUB/FIX this Friday. So before he makes his way to Amsterdam we thought it was a good idea to have a bit of banter with the underground renegade. Since his releases on Visionquest and No.19, the Berlin-based virtuoso’s career is...

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In 2009, two British DJ/producers with an impressive set of credentials set up One Records. Their project was inspired by the underground parties they went to when they were youths. The productions that are released on OR try to encapsulate the roughness and energy that one feels on those underground parties. The two honchos Adam Shelton...

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Exclusive Interview With Mario Basanov

October 22, 2013 | Amsterdam

Prior to a busy Amsterdam Dance Event I got the opportunity to have a chat with a producer whose tracks have been in my collection for a long time already. Not defined easily, and like every artist this man doesn’t like to be put in boxes. An excerpt of my conversation with Mario Basanov, offering...

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Exclusive Interview with Adana Twins

October 21, 2013 | Amsterdam

Adana Twins need little introduction. These two Hamburg-born house lovers are one of the building blocks of the Exploited imprint, have had numerous smash hits like Strange and Everyday and now play in sold out venues across the globe, week after week. So let’s just jump right in, because we had a quickie with Friso...

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Exclusive Interview with Andre Crom

October 16, 2013 | Amsterdam

Andre Crom is a DJ whose DJ sets move fluidly from sleazy deep underground tunes to jacking house to slow-burning groovers. As label manager for OFF Recordings he tries to implement this variety in style as well. But above all, Crom and OFF release music to give people on the dance floor a good time,...

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