Interviews

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    21 2017 June

    World’s Best Promoters: Backyard Sessions XL

    Diversity in dance music has never been a more pressing issue. Whether it is getting more women onto party line-ups or adding more people of colour, trans people or anyone else who isn’t a straight...

  • 21 2017 June

    Interview: Wally Callerio

    Wally Callerio is an American house producer who has built up a solid discography over many years. He has done so on great labels like DFTD, Modern Revival and many others and is also the...

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    16 2017 June

    Interview: Dan Berkson & James What

    Dan Berkson & James What are two highly thought of producers who have already released on numerous celebrated labels like Crosstown Rebels and Pokerflat. Now with a release on U.S. based label Touch Of Class,...

Diversity in dance music has never been a more pressing issue. Whether it is getting more women onto party line-ups or adding more people of colour, trans people or anyone else who isn’t a straight white male, everyone can do better. One party hoping to change things for the good is Backyard Sessions XL. It...

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Interview: Wally Callerio

June 21, 2017 | London

Wally Callerio is an American house producer who has built up a solid discography over many years. He has done so on great labels like DFTD, Modern Revival and many others and is also the boss of his own Dufflebag Recordings. He now returns to that label with a new album that is filled with...

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Interview: Dan Berkson & James What

June 16, 2017 | London

Dan Berkson & James What are two highly thought of producers who have already released on numerous celebrated labels like Crosstown Rebels and Pokerflat. Now with a release on U.S. based label Touch Of Class, we dropped in on the guys to talk about the release, why their partnership works so well, and their plans...

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Promoter Interview: Gia Sai Agency

May 19, 2017 | London

You might not know much about agencies like Gai Sia, but you should: it is their hard work that makes all your partying possible. This agency is only a year old but is already well known for some great acts like Jesse Calosso, Birds of Mind and Salome, as well as for putting on their...

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Interview: Maximono

May 18, 2017 | London

Hailing from London and Hannover, we sit down with former Drum&Bass producers who now go by the name of ‘Maximono’. Making the switch from Drum&Bass the duo have already made a splash in the house scene, having released on labels such as This Ain’t Bristol, CUFF, Confession and now Dirtybird. We sit down with them...

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Interview: Mr C

May 15, 2017 | London

Having had recent releases on the Save Fabric album, Alola Records & Jack Trax records, Mr C has recently released his latest album -“Incidents” – an acid master class that’s influenced by Ska, Dub, Old School Electro, Italo Disco, Acid House & Tech House. The album comes after the release of its first single, the...

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Interview: Lee Walker

May 5, 2017 | London

Lee Walker has really been rising up through the ranks recently. He is a UK producer who has held residencies at key clubs and can do it all from deep and warm to more peak time and techno. Proving that will be his entry into Cr2’s newly revived mix series, which is a fantastic selection...

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Interview: Daniel Miller

May 1, 2017 | London

Daniel Miller is the founder of Mute, launched in 1978 with his own 7” single – ‘Warm Leatherette’ under the name The Normal. Daniel’s recent DJing was inspired by an invitation to perform at a Sandwell District event at Berghain. There he caught the bug to play again and since has been playing regular techno...

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Meet The Promoters: Moody Collective

April 29, 2017 | London

There are few promoters in the electronic music industry that are pushing the boundaries in the same way as Moody Collective. Their origins stem from a genuine love for music and the clubbing scene in Madrid, and over time they’ve built a promotion team that really knows how to put on a party. There’s no...

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Interview: Detlef

April 25, 2017 | London

Always gracing the decks of dance music’s best locations, Detlef is an all around star (rapidly) rising throughout the world. Since beginning his career in Greece back in 2010, Detlef’s music has found itself on the likes of Hot Creations, Moon Harbour, Viva Music, Defected, FFRR, Repopulate Mars and Relief, while his DJ sets have...

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Promoter Interview: City Sound Project

April 17, 2017 | London

City Sound Project (CSP) 2017 is on the horizon, touching down on the first bank holiday boasting a massive display of music and arts across the picturesque Canterbury. CSP has been bringing together music from all sides of the spectrum alongside a plethora of cultural and artistic installations. This 29th and 30th of April will...

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Interview: Toyboy & Robin

April 12, 2017 | London

London-based duo Toyboy & Robin stormed into the scene in 2012 and achieved early recognition with their summer hit ‘Jaded’. Over the course of the 5 years, the pair have developed their sound, experimenting in the cross-over field for a couple of years and now they are channeling from early influences within the underground house...

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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 Terry Hunter, Phil Asher and many more,...

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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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