Pandhora is a duo based in Paris and Marseille with a passion for progressive music and soulful melodies. Their experimental take on music includes syncopated rhythms and psychedelic melodies mix with powerful Techno bass, strengthened by throbbing guitar riffs inspired by 70’s progressive and psychedelic music, while their productions give an alternative to contemporary electronic dance music by ntroducing shape and lyricism. Here, their live act – “Deep Psychedelia” is an overall look into the world of Pandhora.
Dj Steaw is a Parisian DJ and Producer who’s roots range from from Gospel to Techno, and Detroit to New York. His Rutilance Recordings and Rex Club label nights are staples of the French underground, while he has played all the top clubs in the country including Concrete, Iboat in Bordeaux, and Lyon’s Terminal. Outside of France, Dj Steaw, is also becoming a regular on the European and world circuit, with sets at Tresor, IPSE, Studio 80, and Fabric to name a few. Now, Dj Steaw keeps delivering with the launch of Steaward, a subdivision of Rutilance, and new label ... Read more
Within a year of starting their music project, Russian duo Modd have exploded onto the scene with well received releases on celebrated deep house labels including All Day I Dream, Anjunadeep, Kindisch, Akbal, The Soundgarden and Where The Heart Is. Modd’s lush brand of emotive deep house has earned support from genre heavyweights including Pete Tong, Kolsch, James Grant, Jody Wisternoff, Bedouin, Lee Burridge, Lost Desert, Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, M.A.N.D.Y., Oxia, YokoO and more. Here, listen to the sounds of Modd’s deep, pensive soundscapes as they deliver the latest exclusive mix for DHL.
Borne as a true passion project, My Friend hurtled onto the scene when their unsigned, unreleased tracks debuted on Danny Howard’s Future Fire in 2018. Drawing inspiration from the juxtaposition of euphoric melodies and a driving depth, their authentic sound blurs the lines of house, techno and progressive. Now, with their latest release on Fly Boy Records, FLYBOY014, available now, the London duo provide today’s exclusive mix. “FLYBOY014” is NOW AVAILABLE on Fly Boy Records Spotify Tracklist Yotto – Kantsu My Friend – Kawai Township Rebellion – Dolores Jonas Rathsman – Within Borders Supacooks – Aftermath Dirty South – The ... Read more
Sascha Braemer is no stranger to the global House scene. Over the past decade he has actively contributed throughout its spectrum, including an enormous amount of tracks like ‘No Sense’, ‘Forlorn’, ‘Caje’, and ‘People’, while also travelling the globe playing shows from small underground clubs up to crowds of thousands at festivals like ADE and Fusion with sets and productions characterized by an independently distinctive sound of deep melancholic melodies with touchingly warm synth basslines. With past activity on the likes of Get Physical, Kindisch, Bar25, Katermukke, Stil vor Talent, Dirtybird, Parquet Rec., Universal Music, CR2 Rec., Defected and Compost, ... Read more
Singer, Songwriter, and Electronic Producer – to many, these may sound like very different aspects of modern sound culture – which, in turn, makes Monolink a fascinating character, being all rolled into one. His style seamlessly connects the narrative structure of a song with the compelling thrust of electronic rhythms. Guitar chords merge into synthetic pad sounds, hypnotic bass vibrations meet emotional vocal parts, passionate physicality meets sublime stimulation for the mind. This sound could recently been heard on his debut album, “Amniotic”, or on his current multi month live tour across the US, Europe and UK. Here, Monolink stops ... Read more
Niki Sadeki is a DJ, musician, and the host of the monthly podcast series ‘Allure’ on Frisky Radio, as well as being the founder of Deep House Vancouver, a platform dedicated to showcasing DJs, musicians from various genres of electronic music. With her dedication to all aspects of the industry, Niki has put herself on the map as an up and coming figure within a very short time. She has been travelled globally and played locations such as Berlin, Paris, Beirut, Cairo, Kyrenia, Dubai, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal. With a focus on deep, melodic and ethereal dance ... Read more
Having spent several years immersed in the London underground House music scene James Dexter has released music with a number of well-respected & highly influential labels including the likes of Poker Flat Recording, Dessous Recordings, Holic Trax, Roush, Elrow, Cyclic Records, Unblock Music, Bondage Music & Little Helpers. Staying true to the sounds that have influenced James along the way, his productions & DJ sets are a well-rounded combination of groove driven, low bass, and deep underground sounds. Now running his own label imprint Inermu, James is able to showcase not only his own productions, but the sound of upcoming ... Read more
From the very first instant of his sets, Milo Häfliger prepares listeners for an astonishing journey, inviting them to reconnect with their true selves. In the heart of unconsciousness, underlined by refined world sounds and highly emotional melodies, one gets seized by a world of sweetness with melancholic accents. The music selected by Milo raises stunning emotions and brings about strong messages, aiming to bring people together, opens their minds and lead us to forgotten values such as sharing, meeting, discovering. Here, let Milo Häfliger show you how as he brings a very special mix to our series alongside a ... Read more
As a multi-instrumentalist growing up in Pakistan, Lost Boy found himself a part of many projects in his early life – playing the sitar, guitar, singing and drumming in a death metal band. Currently, he is 1/2 of Talal & Zoi, a DJ/Producer duo that has released on Dirtybird, Rawthentic, Kindish and Traum. Additionally, Lost Boy’s record label + art collective, ‘For The People,’ is a Toronto-based company who have released tracks from Frivolous, Hauy, Nature of Music, El Mundo, Saqib, Sam Jaspersohn and Talal & Zoi, while also hosting festivals and events. This past January, Lost Boy also released ... Read more
Kick starting a new stage in their career with their latest EP, Icarus returns to explore the extremes of their sonic palette. With their narrative EP “In The Dark”, the duo has found themselves on the receiving end of their fourth consecutive Hottest Record from Annie Mac (‘Love Has Come Around’), while also gaining support from Pete Tong & Danny Howard, amongst others. The EP provides Icarus the opportunity to make a wider artistic statement. It’s an approach heightened by the visuals: dusky, neon colours which represent their clubland roots, darker tones for the nocturnal atmospherics of their sound, and ... Read more
Los Angeles’ Michael Sandler’s accomplishments span a variety of genres and pseudonyms, but as SAAND, his melancholic audio tales motivate dancefloors over the course of full evenings. The textures that flow through SAAND’s palette add depth while also controlling the intensity of his music. This ability has amassed a CV that cover some lustrous festivals including Lightning in a Bottle, Woogie Weekend, and The BPM Festival among others, while his releases have riddled affluent labels like Dilate, Motek, Union Jack, and Sol Selectas. Also the head of Tierra Sounds, a budding label putting out some beautiful tunes, as well as ... Read more
The meeting of two worlds, backgrounds, and artists: Kalden and Jessica aka UNDERHER were brought together by a desire to incorporate sensuality into techno; a new cocktail for the modern electronic music scene. A never ending struggle between wants and needs, and the heart and mind, is the core of UNDERHER’s soul. Dark, twisted fantasies meet a controlled reality, wherein one must reflect over thoughts of love and possession. With an globe-spanning lineage, UNDERHER brings their sensual interpretation of dance music, complete with live vocals, as the next edition of our mix series. In May, catch UNDERHER at Blue Marlin ... Read more
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
SEFF is a house veteran but one still very much with the skills and the energy to be turning out essential new tunes. He has seen many different scenes and sounds come and go over the last twenty years and so knows what it takes to stay relevant. Already this year he has plenty of new EPs lined-up on labels like Swerve Digital, New Violence and his own concept Mirror Numbers amongst others, which will all help him do that. As such we figured it was high time to get SEFF back on board with a fresh mix as the ... Read more