Category: DJ Mix

DHA AM Mix #280 by Kevin de Vries

Kevin de Vries is a young and upcoming producer, although it seems like he is in the game for quite some time already with all that has happened in such a short time period. Showing his very own trance-inspired techno sound in his first EP called “A Journey Through Life“, he gained support from some of the biggest players in the industry, like Tale Of Us, Adam Beyer, Sven Väth, Richie Hawtin and many others.  He since had releases on labels like Afterlife, Cocoon, and Drumcode. ”Kevin continues to lock down his reputation as one of Europe’s most promising techno ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #279 by 8Kays

Iryna Shvydka, also known as 8Kays, has come a long way, forming and progressing her sound into a distinctive fusion of heavy punctured bass leads, twisted together with melodic chord progressions. She has released with labels such as Booka Shade’s Blaufield Music, Jerome Isma-ae’s Jee Productions, Eleatics Records, and Sincopat, and is only just getting started. Receiving the acknowledgment of her productions from the worldwide music influencers as Solomun, Tale Of Us, Booka Shade and Joris Voorn, 8Kays is on her way to leave a mark and share her musical gift with many. Still ably handling the balance between her melodic ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #278 by Coeus

Serbian based Coeus is steadily growing and striving to become one of the finest electronic music DJ/producers of the Balkans. Playing the piano from a young age has helped him to evolve his deep and emotive melodic sound that he made his signature. With releases like ‘Elysian’ on Moblack Records, ‘Eden‘ on Afterlife and ‘Forgotten Love’ on Mimesis, he managed to turn quite some heads. In a short time span, he gained support from some of the scene’s finest, with Tale of Us, Adriatique, Dixon, Solomun, and many others all playing his music. Soon more info will follow on his much sought after track ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #277 by Powel

Berlin based DJ and producer Powel ’s music captures warm, airy atmospheres, and celestial rhythms, always finding a way to thread natural elegance and tasteful patience in his productions. His signature rhythms, percussion work, and captivating atmospheres have the ability to take you into the depth of aural pleasure. Having learned the piano at a young age, and subsequently performed regularly with bands and even an orchestra, Powel‘s palette of music has a vast and thorough foundation that is influenced by the people and places he comes across during his visits. His unique touch as a musician is heard by ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #276 by Marino Canal

Marino Canal, the Spanish native hailing from Malaga is a rare talent with an uncanny ability to craft the most unique soundscapes in the world of electronic music, let alone melodic house and techno. Fabric London owner, Keith Reilly, was quoted in an interview saying; “We all live in a world where we have instant access to the worlds most talented DJs now. But every decade or so you hear someone, and you know there is something else, something very special going on. I feel Marino is that someone”. Marino Canal’s debut artist album, “Over Under”, was released on uncrowned ... Read more

Baril – DHA AM Mix #275

Baril is a new project from Marc Holstege, who we’ve previously featured on DHA a few times. This new project looks very promising with its first release coming on the label Intercept, ran by another dutch talent, Coloray. Baril is driven by the idea that a certain emotion can be translated into a sound which subsequently can trigger different emotions with those that open up to it. Only one chance to be given to truly express what is locked up inside you, to unlock your creative unconscious and take the stand. Why leave all that emotion to yourself, when this ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #274 by Hunter/Game

Balance is the key to Hunter/Game ’s music. It’s part of growing up in Milan – a sophisticated urban center for film, fashion and art, but whose inhabitants relish the contrast of spending reflective time in the nature that surrounds the city. Having been part of Milan’s techno scene since its first days, the duo of Emmanuele Nicosia and Martino Bertola now find themselves equally influenced by the city and by nature – making music that harnesses the urban propulsion of techno within an introspective, thoughtful take on melody. It started in 2010 with the “Just This” parties. Hunter/Game’s own ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #273 by BLANCAh

Born into this world with a love for all things creative, BLANCAh started her professional music career as a DJ at the turn of the millennium. Since then, her musical influences have quickly progressed, allowing her the opportunity to explore different sounds and refine her skills in the studio. Her work always depicts her sensitivity and versatility, which combines to create a unique essence and form of self-expression. BLANCAh has built a solid path in music production by delivering a continuum of highly acclaimed releases on some high profile labels. She defines her musical identity through melodic compositions, often featuring ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #272 by Booka Shade

The Berlin-based duo consisting of Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier, aka Booka Shade, is undoubtedly one of the finest pioneering electronic music acts of the past two decades. With their beginnings in Frankfurt and their sights originally on synth-pop, the duo quickly gained a strong following. In 2002 Booka Shade formed the now legendary dance label Get Physical Music (together with M.A.N.D.Y., Thomas ‘DJ T.’ Koch and Peter Hayo), where they would have a platform for their own music. Three years later, in 2005, their EP’s ‘Mandarine EP’ and ‘Body Language’ (the latter co-produced with M.A.N.D.Y.), launched Booka Shade into ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #271 by Ditian

The enigmatic Ditian hailing from Argentina is making waves with his current releases gaining support from mainstays like Âme, Dixon, Tale of Us, Trikk, and Frankey & Sandrino. After his appearance in the last two Secret Weapons compilations of the renowned German label Innervisions, with the tracks ‘Far From Here’ and ‘Fine Day’, Ditian surprised and captured the ear of the global scene. His track ‘Paranoia’ recently released on Frankey and Sandrino‘s label, ‘Sum Over Histories‘ and with an upcoming 4 track EP on Exit Strategy to be released at the end of July, he shows that we have to keep ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #270 by Ae:ther

Born and raised in Rome, with German DNA and a diverse musical palette Ae:ther is an artist who has quickly established his pedigree as a formidable producer and selector through scintillating DJ sets and a batch of stunning releases. Now based in Berlin, the 29-year-old has returned to the motherland where he is steadily cultivating a reputation for haunting melodies and narcotic rhythms. With strong connections to Damian Lazarus at Crosstown Rebels and the Afterlife crew, Ae:ther has considerable industry support with his focus on delivering high-quality dance floor ready cuts that channel his love for ambient electronica and transmitting ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #267 by Monkey Safari

Riding in with the power to deliver sunshine to the world’s rainiest open-air events, Monkey Safari brings rays of light to whatever dance floors they cast their shimmering spell on. 2015 saw the brothers swinging to new trees, retiring their previous labels to focus on their new label ‘Hommage.’ It was the year of transformation for the German producers, developing and tailoring a sound suited perfectly for the unique club nuances while still keeping the core elements of melodic chords and grooves synonymous with the duos productions. 2015 unveiled Monkey Safari’s remix for Marc Houle’s “Pepper” on Richie Hawtin’s label ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #266 by Anii

As one of the latest additions of the esteemed Kompakt family, Anii (Ania Iwinska) is a woman on a mission. After leaving her native Poland in the late 2000s, Anii moved to London where her reputation for producing and playing high-quality melodic techno soon spread throughout the underground. Anii graduated from world-renowned music school Point Black in 2015 and began to make waves on the club scene. She set up her own studio in 2015 and has spent a ridiculous amount of time there working, producing, refining, planning and pushing herself to be the best she can be. The result ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #265 by Lehar

Lehar’s aesthetic categorizes the sublimity and beauty of nature, rooted in Romanticism. As you may notice while listening to Lehar’s music compositions, intuition and emotion are the basis of his creative process, finally resulting in a near-impromptu. Lehar ‘s debut ep ‘Sargas’ on Offenbach imprint Connaisseur Recordings has put him on the map of modern electronic music and represents his artistic manifesto: a mixture of sounds and atmospheres of dramatic effects characterized by intimate basslines and intriguing melodies. Other previous releases are Lehar’s Ep ”Magic Realism” on Diynamic Music, the indie single ”Number One Hero” featuring Rush Midnight on 2DIY4, ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #264 by Musumeci

Musumeci is a musical project by Mauro Di Martino, Sicilian DJ, and producer since the late 80s. After two decades of releasing music under several aliases, Mauro merged into Musumeci’s alter ego in 2009. He is also a member of Human Machine and the owner of Engrave Ltd, Multinotes Recordings & Buttress Records. Constantly in demand as a producer and remixer, his music appears on labels like Bedrock, Connaisseur, Compost Black Label, Diynamic Music, Endless, Innervisions, Kompakt & Watergate.  In 2015 Bedrock asked Musumeci to remix Nick Warren & Guy Mantzur’s ‘Sad Robot’ which hit N°5 on Beatport Techno Chart. In that same year, he ... Read more