Tag: green velvet

5 Classic Sets: Green Velvet/Cajmere

Green Velvet’s story is intrinsically linked with that of house music itself. His labels Cajual and Relief were some of the most prominent and prolific in all of Chicago in the early 90s. After the first house wave with acts like Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy, then a second wave of tougher acid sounds that eventually spawned rave, his place was to strip things back to a mean and kicking sound that could be thought to be a precursor to modern evolutions like juke and footwork. His DJ sets, meanwhile, draw on the whole history of house music from the ... Read more

Walker & Royce Announce October Debut Album On Dirtybird

Walker & Royce have turned inwards on Self Help, their debut album on Dirtybird, inviting listeners on an out-there trip through the quirks and quips of an act on the tip of modern house music’s tongue. Walker & Royce have made a rapid ascent into the inboxes of the genre’s most sought after label bosses of late, after linking up in 2011 and working relentlessly to define and refine their now-signature sound. Launching from Claude vonStroke‘s release of their Boy EP in summer 2016, they headed straight into their next success on Green Velvet’s Relief via their Peep This Cat ... Read more

Interview: Detlef

Always gracing the decks of dance music’s best locations, Detlef is an all around star (rapidly) rising throughout the world. Since beginning his career in Greece back in 2010, Detlef’s music has found itself on the likes of Hot Creations, Moon Harbour, Viva Music, Defected, FFRR, Repopulate Mars and Relief, while his DJ sets have been heard everywehere from Space Ibiza to Elrow, DC-10, The BPM Festival, Eastern Electrics, and more. Boasting support from industry heavies like Marco Carola, Steve Lawler, Lee Foss, Mathias Tanzmann and Jamie Jones (who dubbed him a Paradise resident), its no wonder Detlef most recent ... Read more