Interviews

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    22 2017 March

    Interview: Franky Rizardo

    Franky Rizardo has become one of the key components of the contemporary Defected family. His house tunes are real crowd pleasers and veer from deep house to driving tech, as bets exemplified by his masterful...

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    19 2017 March

    Bobby & Steve Speak Ahead Of Groove Odyssey Ibiza Weekender

    Groove Odyssey are Bobby & Steve a legendary pair of figures within the dance world. They have long been putting on their own parties with some key selectors like Norman Jay, Dimitri From Paris and...

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    16 2017 March

    Interview: Kevin Knapp

    There is a good chance if you have been out to a dance recently that you will have heard one of Kevin Knapp’s tune. The big American has really come to the fore after productions...

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Interview: Franky Rizardo

March 22, 2017 | London

Franky Rizardo has become one of the key components of the contemporary Defected family. His house tunes are real crowd pleasers and veer from deep house to driving tech, as bets exemplified by his masterful In the House recently. Including ‘Same Man’, ‘Keep Cool’, his rework of Roger Sanchez’ ‘Morning Prayer’ and a host of...

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Groove Odyssey are Bobby & Steve a legendary pair of figures within the dance world. They have long been putting on their own parties with some key selectors like Norman Jay, Dimitri From Paris and Joey Negro. On March 25th they do it again at Ministry of Sound with Very Hunter, Phil Asher and many...

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Interview: Kevin Knapp

March 16, 2017 | London

There is a good chance if you have been out to a dance recently that you will have heard one of Kevin Knapp’s tune. The big American has really come to the fore after productions on labels like DirtyBird and Hot Creations have got picked up far and wide. He hails from the Bay Area...

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Interview: youANDme

March 16, 2017 | London

11 years deep into the game: youANDme continues to remain relevant and refreshing. Conjuring up a deep, spacey signature over the years, Desolat, Cocoon, Rekids, Pokerflat, Compost and, of course, his own Rotary Cocktail Recordings are just a handful of respected labels that have sported the work of the once-duo-now-solo German act… And more will...

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Interview: Nyra

March 11, 2017 | London

Nyra is an artist who hails from Sheffield but who is now based in London, and he is very much entering the third phase of his career. The first saw him put out music on labels like Elastic Dreams, Secretsundaze and Never Learnt. The second saw him quit all that to become a top pro...

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Lee Foss’s rise to the top was a swift one. The American DJ came up on a wave of creamy house goodness thanks to his label Hot Creations and associated live act, Hot Natured, with Jamie Jones. The brand held parties all over the world from Ibiza to Miami and made Foss a household name....

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DHL Mix #132 + Interview By Cinthie

March 3, 2017 | London

Cinthie is a well established force in Berlin: as well as being a resident at Watergate, where she spins vinyl only sets, she runs three much loved labels and collectives in Beste Modus, Beste Freunde and Unison Wax (with Diego Krause). As such, Cinthie is a true leader of the underground house scene who also...

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London event series Anomalia first appeared on the capital’s underground party scene in November last year. Since then it has established itself as one of the most exciting and forward thinking events in the country. Why? Well the night has a focus on fully immersive audio-visual experiences. Its mission is to provoke the senses and...

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Promoter Interview: mono_cult

February 28, 2017 | London

mono_cult started off at the beloved Lounge venue in the heart of Leeds way bak in 2007. Starting off my 4 music students with the same passion they hired their own sound identifying some of the then freshest talent in the house and techno market. Over the years they have performed at huge festivals like...

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Interview: Mihalis Safras

February 26, 2017 | London

The creative juices are flowing faster than ever as Mihalis Safras storms the start of 2017 with four back-to-back releases plus a return to London’s iconic Ministry of Sound. A Greek giant with a legendary beard, the vinyl purist is already established as a global player and continues to release progressive music via a roster...

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Interview: Emanuel Satie

February 22, 2017 | London

Berlin based techno producer Emanuel Satie is rapidly going from strength to strength. Last year he received the ‘Best Producer’ award at the DJ Awards ceremony in Ibiza and his live act is being increasingly well received. Previous outlets include Get Physical and Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep in Sound which has seen him gain...

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Promoter Insight: Audiowhore

February 14, 2017 | London

Steven and Majesty are behind much loved party Audiowhore, Playing out in London over the last six years now, it is an event that focuses on good times, great sound and variety. Famed for a multi-cultural crowd, Audiowhore books the likes of house stars Amine Edge & DANCE, Sonny Fodera, German Brigante and many others....

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The sixth edition of SANDBOX Festival in El Gouna, Egypt is a place for everyone to play free from judgement and as free spirits. It is about community and respect and will feature a mix of local rising stars and headliners like Ame, The Mole and Mike Servito all play the picture perfect setting on...

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Djebali On Debut Album, 5

January 30, 2017 | London

Djebali is one of the foremost French producers of the day. He has a richly detail house sound that is deep, jazzy and masterfully organic. He turns out plenty of tunes, mostly on his own label, but also for the likes of Freak N Chic – the label run by Dan Ghenacia, who was such...

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Laroc is located on the banks of the D. Pedro Highway in Valinhos, an hour away from Sao Paolo in Brazil. It is a blissful setting amongst rolling hills and lush green forests and boasts a big open air stage that puts DJs at the heart of the action. Those DJs–unusually, for this most nocturnal scene–start their...

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