Category: DJ Mix

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

DHA AM Mix #263 by Polynation

Dutch producer-duo Polynation stormed the scene in 2015 with their lustrous debut EP Allogamy. Adopting both rhythmic tension and a wide range of acoustic and electronic tools, Stijn Hosman and Hessel Stuut gradually translated their intricate studio finesse to the more improvisational, spontaneous dynamic of live performance. Tracks like ‘Why You’ and ‘Anther’ amassed wide international acclaim, earning airplay by Gilles Peterson on BBC6 and performing festivals like Amsterdam Dance Event, Best Kept Secret, Eurosonic and Pitch Festival. In May 2019, Polynation’s full-length debut Igneous released on Atomnation. The Amsterdam-based producer-tandem introduces a more cinematic, sweeping departure from the fine-tuned alchemy of ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #262 by Ruede Hagelstein

Ruede Hagelstein is a German producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. He started his DJ career in the late nineties, earned an Audio Engineer Degree at the SAE Institute and became a resident DJ at Watergate, one of Berlin’s most popular clubs. He was raised in the suburbs of Berlin and later moved to the capital at the age of 20. He sang in a choir, tortured his guitar, and dreamed of having a rock star career. Instead, he started his DJ career in the late nineties at the renowned Berlin club Tresor. While his DJing career progressed, Ruede was also an ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #261 by BOg

Romanian native BOg is steadily forging his reputation as a DJ, Producer, Label Owner and Artist. Currently based in Paris his unique musical vision creates special dance-floor moments across the globe every weekend, layering sounds to help set the mood for long journeys in sets that explore the depths and boundaries of creativity. Having already featured on the likes of Crosstown Rebels, BOg’s growth reached greater levels through Burn Studio’s in Ibiza where he met his close mentor in pioneer and legend, John Digweed. The British icon signed BOg to his Bedrock label with the acclaimed ‘Rewired’ and ‘Moonlight’ EPs, ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #260 by Genii (Live)

Genii – The individual instance of a general divine nature that is present in every individual person, place, or thing; multiplied by numerous spirits throughout all dimensions. Besides being the head honcho of Alter Ego from the beginning, and nowadays as music programmer of Kultlab, this musical creature is also the founder of the Dialoque band project. Since starting the Genii project three years ago he has released music on labels such as Feines Tier, Underyourskin, Happy Camper Records, and soon on Alter Ego’s own upcoming imprint: Hoodoo. Weaving the old with the new Exploring the known and the unknown. ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #259 by Ivory

Milan (Italy) born DJ / producer Ivory aka Daniel Tagliaferri first started with music by playing the guitar. Ivory played in several bands and played styles such as Punk Rock, Psychedelia, Post Core & Folk. In parallel to live music, he developed an interest in electronic sounds and club culture eventually leading him to become a DJ and producer. His sound is a mixture of analog synths, melancholic melodies, and a strong rhythm based percussion. With releases on Atlant Recordings, Azzur, Chapter 24, Scatcity, Isolate, Kompakt and support from iconic DJs like Dixon and Tale of Us, just to name a few, he is teaming ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #258 by Matthew Dekay

Matthew Dekay, Dutch composer, and DJ has pushed the boundaries of electronic music for nearly two decades. His training, in composition and classical piano, and his constant mastery of cutting-edge technology have been the building blocks to his sonic innovation. His love for a variety of genres in electronic dance music, ranging from ambient, house music to dub techno, translates to an affection for long extended DJ sets. Dekay grew up in a musical family, his dad being a funk bass guitar player, who also had an obsession for reggae/dub, and his mother dancing in a Romanian folk group. He developed ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #257 by Whitesquare

Hailing from the Italian capital, Rome. Whitesquare has been proving his worth behind the decks since 2012. His keen ear for house and techno has him blending tracks from all across the genre, delivering a fresh sound and eclectic vibes from the deepest shades of house reaching the elegant side of Techno. With recent releases on Tropical Animals, Needwant and Keinemusik’s newest label ‘VOD’, Whitesquare is steadily building his name in the scene. His presence is felt through continuous support from names like Dixon, Âme and &ME. If he wasn’t yet on your radar, he should be now with his ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #256 by Speaking Minds

Italian DJ/Producer, Speaking Minds, is one of the founding members of AEON together with Alex Niggemann and Denis Horvat. Being in the game for quite a while, it’s 2019 that seems to be his year where things are shaping up nicely. With quite a few releases on AEON and My Favorite Robot Records over the last years, 2019 opens new doors for Speaking Minds. After his ‘Jupiter Express’ release with Amarcord on Correspondant, supported by the likes of Job Jobse, Marvin & Guy, Man Power, and many others, his next release is set for Watergate Records. His track ‘Blue Days’ is ... Read more