Tag: Bedrock

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

Premiere: Ivory – Pfauneinsel [microCastle]

microCastle begins the summer season by welcoming Ivory to the label for his debut EP. Based in Milan, Daniel Tagliaferri aka Ivory is an Italian producer, DJ, and guitarist who has enjoyed a rapid ascent through the electronic underground. His music found it’s way into the hands of Dixon, John Digweed, Lehar, Nick Warren, Tale of Us, and Trikk, by means of releasing on some of the world’s trendiest record labels, most notably Atlant Recordings, Azzur, Bedrock, Chapter 24, Isolate, MoBlack, and Kompakt. Now following his critically acclaimed ‘Hyper’ EP, Ivory presents his microCastle debut ‘No Scale Can Resize You’. ... 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 #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

[Interview] John Digweed Reflects On 20 Years Of Bedrock

One of the planet’s most popular DJs, John Digweed‘s music never falls out of favour with clubbers the world over. The summer of 2018 marks several milestones in John Digweed’s musical journey, specifically with two projects released that celebrate and encapsulate the complete nature of his legacy. Firstly, released today, 22 June, “Bedrock XX” celebrates 20 years of John’s iconic imprint in the form of a 5x Vinyl/4x CD Deluxe box. Then, on 27 July, John releases the 10th instalment in his “Live in” series, this one coming straight from the Contact dancefloor with “Live in Tokyo”. With one on ... Read more

DHL Mix #204 By Monkey Safari

Monkey Safari aims to bring rays of light to whatever dance floors they cast their shimmering spell on. The German duo has been on an incredible run of late with promising developments in all of their endeavours. Last year, they released on the likes of UNER’s Solar Distance and their own Hommage imprint. Their release ‘Oxy’ featured as part of John Digweed’s ‘Bedrock Frequencies’ compilatio, and an entirely new album also dropped this past October. Be it a fresh remix or EP, DJ set or party, Monkey Safari will be sure to touch all scopes of dance culture with no ... Read more

Premiere: 3LIAS & Ali Ajami – Audio Culture (John Debo Remix)

New York born, Boston bred, John Debo is undoubtedly a pioneer of underground dance music culture in the US. Whether behind the decks, in the studio or sharing his experience & experiences as an instructor at the prestigious Full Sail University, the music is always at the forefront. With releases on Fade, Selador, Sound Avenue, Bedrock, Stripped, and We Are Here Music, Debo shows no signs of slowing, even after 20 years in the game. Here, John Debo reinvigorates his Mindwarp imprint with his own interpretation of 3LIAS & Ali Ajami‘s ‘Audio Culture’. Here, he takes the track into deliciously ... Read more

DHL Mix #122 By CJ Jeff

CJ Jeff is a Greek electronic music talent featured on the likes of Souvenir, Skint, Bedrock and most recently Objektivity and Yoshitoshi. Jeff’s output immerses the listener into deep, rolling percussion-led house music that is both intricate in its construction and devastatingly effective when experienced in a club environment. Early releases on Souvenir and These Days paved the way for high profile remixes for Booka Shade and further releases on John Digweed’s seminal Bedrock, ultimately marking the year that was one of the brightest in CJ Jeff’s prolific career. Also a prominent resident in his hometown of Athens, as well ... Read more

Label Showcase 23: ELEVATE

Techno vetern duo Pig&Dan are the brains behind the Elevate imprint. The guys really don’t need much introduction, as their prolific output of Techno have graced the likes of Bedrock, Mesmeric, Soma, Suara and Tronic, building a trademark dubby, chunky techno and tech-house grooves. It is a versatile sound that the duo continues to explore with the imprint. So, with that, we continue our series highlighting our favourite labels from around the world. Today, we thought we would catch up with Elevate bosses, Pig&Dan to get the scoop on all things Elevate. Also, at the end of this article you will ... Read more

DHL Mix #085 + Interview By Eagles & Butterflies

English born, LA based producer Chris Barratt aka Eagles & Butterflies reaches all boundaries of the cool electronic music spectrum with his productions. From Downtempo to Techno to House, with releases on Get Physical, Innervisions, Noir Music, Get, Bedrock, Southern Fried and his own Spread Your Wings imprint. Support comes from the likes of: Dixon, Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Tale Of Us, Damian Lazarus, Uner, Amirali, Tensnake, Solomun, and Noir, amongst others Playing events such as Do Not Sleep IBIZA, Secret Garden Party, Get Physical ADE or Miami Bedrock boat supporting John Digweed, Eagles & Butterflies can expect to be ... Read more

Interview + Mixtape #078 By Florian Kruse

Florian Kruse started his music career in 2007, with his first vinyl release on Stockholm’s Heya Hifi. Since then, Kruse has only grown as both a producer and a DJ. With Stel Vasiloudis and Nils Nuernberg, he became project Wiretappeur, with releases on Bedrock and a remix for label head honcho John Digweed. Nils Nuernberg quickly became his partner in crime, and together became the production duo Kruse & Nuernberg, their hypnotic Deep House sound making appearances on Liebe*Detail, Noir Music, and Rejected. In 2008 they started their own label, Save Room Recordings, that continues to grow on the underground ... Read more

Premiere: Miss Melera – Mint (Jonas Saalbach Edition)

Honest, techno-music permeated by powerful basses, graceful arrangements and dreamy melodies, Jonas Saalbach is refreshingly different. Jonas performs his tracks exclusively live. His music seems to distort space and time, liberating and triggering an intoxicating euphoric effect on their listeners. A young talent who can already look back on several releases on the likes of Save Us, Moodmusic and Kollektiv Turmstraße´s imprint Musik Gewinnt Freunde, as well as a debut album on Einmusika Recordings and an Ep on Bedrock Records. Today, Jonas’ edition of Miss Melera‘s ‘Mint’ is our exclusive premiere; a spine-tingling track awash with gorgeously smooth pads and ... Read more

Mix #68 By Maher Daniel

Maher Daniel has been gaining substantial recognition in the past few years in the techno and house scene. The San Francisco born DJ and Producer’s career career really started to propel when he secured his residency at Montreal at the Stereo Nightclub, opening for some of the most recognized artists including Sasha, Ricardo Villalobos and Richie Hawtin. Since then, and with a move to rapidly ascending dance music center Barcelona in the mix, Maher Daniel has released on a who’s who of the world best labels, starting with Bedrock and Rejected, moving on to All Day I Dream, Get Physical, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Montel – Stompin (Original Mix)

Montel’s sound has always focused on the true spirit of House and Techno. No quirks or gimmicks, just heavy grooves and rhythms that are always aimed at the dancefloor. That’s the reason why his productions have graced top labels such as Bedrock, Leftroom, Knee Deep In Sound, Avotre, Madtech, Material and many more. Key players such as John Digweed, and Hot Since 82 have championed his sound to huge audiences across the globe, while top jocks Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Danny Howard, B-Traits, Monki on BBC Radio 1 have rinsed his tracks on a weekly basis to literally millions of ... Read more

Exclusive Interview: Harvey McKay

Harvey McKay represents the finest in house and techno. A graduate of the Glasgow school of electronic music he has broken through over the last couple with a constant flow of top class releases on labels such as Bedrock, Soma and Drumcode to name but a few. His DJ sets are lethal, and his dedication to the craft in unrelenting. So here we have a little chat with the Scotsman… How has 2014 treated you and has it been a good year for Harvey Mckay? It’s been an incredible year so far, so many amazing gigs parties so many countries, ... Read more