Interviews

  • sven vath-phucket
    18 2018 January

    Promoter Interview: Nakadia

    For many years now, Nakadia has been bringing Sven Väth to Thailand to play his only gig in the region. It makes for a party that drives the ever more essential scene forward and takes...

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    18 2018 January

    Promoter Interview: Envision Festival

    Envision Festival takes place from February 22nd to 25th in Costa Rica. It is nestled in a location where the Pacific Ocean meets the wild jungle and is an idyllic setting to refocus your mind,...

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    16 2018 January

    Interview: Yamen + EDA

    If you’re even a causal fan of discerning, intricate, often minimal sounds, chances are you’ve encountered Yamen + EDA at some point along the way. The French duo, born and raised in Montpellier, have seen...

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Promoter Interview: Nakadia

January 18, 2018 | London

For many years now, Nakadia has been bringing Sven Väth to Thailand to play his only gig in the region. It makes for a party that drives the ever more essential scene forward and takes place at Illuzion in Phuket on Saturday January 20th. The gig occurs during the Cocoon label boss’s annual detox and...

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Promoter Interview: Envision Festival

January 18, 2018 | London

Envision Festival takes place from February 22nd to 25th in Costa Rica. It is nestled in a location where the Pacific Ocean meets the wild jungle and is an idyllic setting to refocus your mind, body and soul. As well as musical offerings from the likes of Bob Moses, DJ Tennis, Chaim, Audiofly and Behrouz...

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Interview: Yamen + EDA

January 16, 2018 | London

If you’re even a causal fan of discerning, intricate, often minimal sounds, chances are you’ve encountered Yamen + EDA at some point along the way. The French duo, born and raised in Montpellier, have seen their stock rise quickly in recent times, with releases for the likes of One Records, Earlydub and LAATE. Of course,...

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Interview: SEFF

January 15, 2018 | London

SEFF is a house veteran but one still very much with the skills and the energy to be turning out essential new tunes. He has seen many different scenes and sounds come and go over the last twenty years and so knows what it takes to stay relevant. Already this year he has plenty of...

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Interview: Modern House Quintet

January 15, 2018 | London

The Modern House Quintet is a French duo quickly earning a name for themselves thanks to their always interesting take on house and techno. Musicians in every sense of the word, the pairing are the sort of act who take great pleasure in pushing their machines to the max, with the end results boasting the...

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Running a label in 2018 is no mean feat. Aside from a vast increase in competition, the need to stick out from the pack and release consistently excellent music has arguably never been greater. See also: Label Showcase 28: Bosconi Records Fortunately for Fabio Della Torre and his Bosconi crew, this has never been an...

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Interview: DJ Koyote

December 20, 2017 | London

DJ Koyote has already achieved a lot in his musical career. From playing a starring role recently in a Paris Boiler Room session to being invited by Jackmaster to play in Glasgow to hooking up with D12 rapper Proof in Detroit, his is a long and genuinely intriguing tale. Regardless, he’s a producer who probably...

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Bradley Gunn Raver has made his life’s mission to dance. He does so at parties, festivals and raves all over the world. He’s done so for charity, and has done so for BBC film crews. He sees it as a visual representation of himself and his feelings and has picked up a huge social media...

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Interview: Anna Tur

December 11, 2017 | London

A breakout star from Ibiza 2017, Anna Tur is a DJ whose ascendency shows no sign of slowing down. By now a firm member of Marco Carola’s It’s All About the Music parties, Anna has enjoyed a whirlwind past year, with gigs at Music On in Ibiza and further afield such as Romania, Dubai and...

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Interview: PBR Streetgang

December 8, 2017 | London

PBR Streetgang have been making music together for almost a decade now. Now, the time has come to release their long-awaited debut album ‘Late Night Party Line’, which features guest vocals by Mattie Safer from The Rapture on future single ‘Everything Changes’, Danielle Moore from Crazy P and newcomer Lilly Juniper; a complete labour of...

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In Conversation: Tough Love & Todd Terry

December 1, 2017 | London

London-based duo Tough Love have been rapidly rising through the ranks over the last six years. With an instantly recognizable sound and several top hits to their credit, the duo celebrate 100 releases on their own Get Twisted Records by recruiting one of House Music’s original icons, Todd Terry. Available TODAY, ‘When You Gonna?’ shows...

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In Conversation: David Scuba & Dance Spirit

November 21, 2017 | London

After releases on labels like Riff Raff, Desert Hearts and Veryverywrongindeed, as well as playing events like BPM Festival, Burning Man and the Winter Music Conference in Miami, US’ David Scuba finds himself in fine form at the present. This month he linked up with countrymen Dance Spirit, known for forward looking minimal techno, as...

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Interview: Yarni

November 19, 2017 | London

With huge support from Javier Orduna following the release of his LP ‘Entkommen’, Yarni has emerged as one of the UK’s most upcoming unique and experimental music artists. Following the release of his latest EP, ‘Avaz’, Yarni discusses his transition into the electronic music scene, his inspirations as an artist, Sheffield’s music scene and even...

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Interview: Melé

November 15, 2017 | London

From age 13, Melé’s interest in electronic music has resulted in euphoric, high-octane dance music inspired by his love of Brazilian beats, trans-atlantic hip hop and classic house music. In 2015, his tribal anthem ‘Ambience’ kick started his status as one of the new names to watch, which ultimately garnered support from the likes of...

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Promoter Interview: Future Theory

November 1, 2017 | London

City Sessions is a new party series in Mumbai that looks to push the scene forward. It will take place on November 18th and 19th and will take over various venues in the city. The line-up is a fierce one that brings some key underground acts to the city for the first time including the...

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