Interviews

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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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    22 2017 February

    Interview: YokoO

    YokoO is no stranger to house music in its deepest, most spiritual forms. He has released on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, turning the...

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Interview: &ME

August 25, 2016 | Amsterdam

Coming from Hamburg to Berlin in 2004, &ME was soon recognized for his talents in the studio. Flash forward 10+ years and now &ME can boast releases and remixes on the likes of Front Room, Souvenir, Rebirth, Liebe*Detail, and Saved, solidifying his reputation as a gifted producer and DJ extraordinaire. His blend of Techno and...

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Interview: Stephan Bodzin

August 22, 2016 | Amsterdam

Stephan Bodzin has been a hugely influential figure within the global techno scene for years. Stephan Bodzin’s productions are described as driving, hypnotic constructions bound by a realistic and memorable sense of melodic entanglement. As a DJ, his storytelling approach has marked him as an impressive live specialist, creating mesmerizing, high impact soundtracks. Frequently appearing at renowned nightlife...

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Interview: Nitin

August 18, 2016 | Amsterdam

Nitin has been a major player in the explosion of Toronto dance music artists on the world stage. Nitin’s DJ career has spanned over 15 years having played everywhere from Ultra Music Festival to The BPM Festival and across the oceans to the UK, Europe, and beyond. Along with such festivals, Nitin has also been...

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Interview: Dubfire

August 16, 2016 | Amsterdam

From global success in the commercial domain, to equal accomplishments within the underground scene, Dubfire (aka Ali Shirazinia) is an artist whose drive, talent and intuition have placed him in the top tier of electronic music artists in the world. He maintains this position within the industry with an unrelenting work ethic and a determination...

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Interview: Barem

August 12, 2016 | Amsterdam

Barem released his first successful track as a free download in 2005 and a year later was already being featured by Minus. His prolific output with Richie Hawtin‘s seminal purveyor of minimal techno, saw Barem release a series of EPs, finding himself on the lineups of festivals likes Mutek and Movement, culminating with the release...

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Arriving in time for the due season of Social Festival, Rotterdam born/Amsterdam-resident Joey Daniel hits up a Music On-recorded podcast showcasing his low-end dubby tech spectrum of dance music. Joey Daniel was well known in his native Holland for his classic 300MPH party series at Toffler – an event which saw curated artists as big as Loco Dice...

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About a year ago I fell fully down the rabbit hole that is house music after stalking a group of friends who had spent a week in Ibiza. One of the reposted a mix on Facebook and it was a Clapcast and I instantly became hooked to the groovy rhythm curated on this weekly show....

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Interview: Luca Donzelli

August 7, 2016 | Amsterdam

Interacting with people by telling them a story made of music, behind two turntables, has always been the distinctive feature of Italy’s Luca Donzelli. Thanks to his engaging sets and to the originality of his ideas, Luca has succeeded to make himself appreciated in his native Tuscany’s music scene since a young age with residencies...

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Interview: Cassy. The Donna of Techno

August 3, 2016 | Amsterdam

I thought I knew exactly how I will introduce Cassy after we finished our long 40 min skype call. Loads to discuss – her her freshly released album, debut on Radio 1’s Essential Mix series, Ibiza, women in the music industry and the rights and wrongs of the dance music industry. So I thought, I will introduce Cassy as...

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Interview: N’to

July 25, 2016 | Amsterdam

N’to’s love affair with music began during his early childhood in his hometown of Marseille, France. Influenced by minimal and techno artists such as James Holden, Extrawelt and Stephan Bodzin, as well as 70s rock, 30s swing, hiphop, triphop, pop, jazz, soul, classical music, the many shades of N’to’s electronic music are instantely recognisable through...

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Mark Fanciulli is an innovative and forward thinking producer whose dexterity and creativity behind the decks have made him a much desired DJ around the world since his 2011 debut. That debut was the Rejected tune with “The Tide”, kicked off a release schedule that has included imprints like Area Remote, Defected, Leena Music, and...

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D’Julz has been at the forefront of electronic music since his career began in France back in 1992. His legendary Bass Culture night at Rex Club, Paris has been running for almost two decades, one of the longest running event in the club’s history, also spawning D’Julz’s highly successful eponymous record label. Of course, with...

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Interview: Jackmaster

July 19, 2016 | Amsterdam

An artist is a stunt without his philosophy. Meanwhile, how many dance music artists even have a philosophy? Can there be a substantial philosophy behind DJing? As can this craft even be called art? Furthermore, how many of the times we go to parties and gigs, do we go for the DJ, who’s philosophy, personality and...

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Interview: Henry Saiz

July 13, 2016 | Amsterdam

Henry Saiz is an electronic music artist with a musical language that can be difficult to describe, but simple to enjoy. The Madrid-native DJ & Producer has released on the likes of Last Night on Earth, Permanent Vacation and Suara, as well as his own label Natura Sonoris. Over the years, Henry´s impressive output has...

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Interview: Kim Ann Foxman

July 8, 2016 | Amsterdam

The career of Kim Ann Foxman has gone full circle after shes stepped away from New York’s neo-disco collective Hercules and Love Affair to return to her fundamental passions: rocking clubs as a DJ and producing raw electronic music. Channeling this focus Kim has also opened her record label – Firehouse – in collaboration with...

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