Tag: album

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

Premiere: Monkey Safari – Hi [Hommage]

Monkey Safari ’s third album comes in perfect time for the summer sunshine. The duo follows up their last LP, ‘Odyssey’, with this warm, inviting collection of music designed to brighten your day and complement the glorious sunny days that bless us during the summer. Sven and Lars learned some valuable lessons from their last long-player, and the new album ‘HI’ comes from a far more relaxed, easy-going place. An organic project that came together quite naturally, their third album sees the duo in high spirits ready to bring a large dose of positive vibes and emotional depth to the ... 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

Premiere: Jan Blomqvist – Maybe Not (Rodriguez Jr. Remix)[Armada Electronic Elements]

Championed to have invented concert Techno, Berlin-based electronic artist Jan Blomqvist recently released his new album ‘Disconnected’, initially broken down and released across three mini albums over the summer. In the age of social media, ‘Disconnected’ explores the meaning of being disconnected, drawing on themes of broken connections, incoherent narratives and escapes from reality. The first out of a string of remixes to come, this tranquil take on album track ‘Maybe Not’ comes from the hand of French DJ/producer Rodriguez Jr. Offering a soft and melodic rework of the track, this remix provides a slowed edit of the original, maintaining ... Read more

Premiere: Lumi – From A Dream (skinnerbox Remix)[Fantôme de Nuit]

Lumi’s last album, The Night Was A Liar, gets remixed in by the likes of skinnerbox, Al Rajul Al Hadidi, Rolbac and HEAR on the next Fantôme de Nuit release. Lumi hail from Beirut in Lebanon and are well respected for their krautrock and electro releases. Their album, made in Montreal and released earlier in the year, was a real classic and now gets reinterpreted in fine fashion by this classy selection of names. Premiering on DHA AM is the skinnerbox remix, the German duo known for their improvised live music on labels like BPitch Control and Turbo. Their version of ... Read more

[Interview] Jan Blomqvist & The Importance Of Disconnection

Two years after his debut “Remote Control”, that led Jan Blomqvist and his band around the world, he has returned with an album that falls in line both stylistically and sonically with his distinct sound. “Disconnected” draws from heady themes of broken connections, incoherent narratives, and escapes from reality, exploring the meaning of being disconnected in thirteen tracks. Gradually released across 3 mini albums over the summer, now the complete piece has been released, connecting the disconnected narrative and aiming for insight into the behaviors and necessities of our day, age, and generation. Over the summer, we managed to bring ... Read more

Interview: Tim Green

After more than a decade’s successful career, Tim Green has recently brought his debut album to Cocoon Recordings. Composed like an electronic soundtrack to a romantic film, “Her Future Ghost” shows the talented producer pushing himself to fulfil his creative potential. After 10 years of touring around the world with Sven Vath, Cocoon, or on his own, as well as having his releases felt by way of Get Weird, Cityfox, Dirtybird and Get Physical, Tim Green’s latest should just the beginning of a new and exciting chapter of Green’s career. Here, with the album out, we discuss everything about its ... Read more

Gui Boratto Announces Fifth Album, ‘Pentagram’, & Summer World Tour

It’s been over a decade since Gui Boratto’s breakthrough full length “Chromophobia”. Shaking up the Techno world with its contrast of minimal groove and melody, whilst including highlight single ‘Beautiful Life,’ a dance floor anthem for the era. Now, four albums and countless EPs on, the Brazilian producer’s has carved out a functional album with his fifth studio LP, “Pentagram”. Laying down a nuanced 12-track narrative, Gui Boratto reinvigorates his sound into a different perspective – including the return of ‘Beautiful Life’ vocalist (and Gui Boratto’s wife) Luciana Villanova. The album will be available just as the summer kicks off, ... Read more