Tag: Motek

DHL Mix #208 By SAAND

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

Label Showcase 25: Motek Music

We hit the quarter century mark of our Label Showcase series with London’s Motek Music. A label proudly stating their avversion to anything ordinary, pretentious, or mainstream, Motek Music has delivered a slew of quality deep house and techno releases over the course of the last 5 years. With artists like David Scuba, Eric Volta, Jay Tripwire, Jonas Saalbach, Kiki, Louie Fresco, Maher Daniel, Silky, Superlounge and more on its back catalogue it’s no wonder the label has become a favorite of everyone from Solomun to Joris Voorn to Danny Tenaglia to Nick Warren. With that, we’ll let the label ... Read more

Mixtape #086 By Finley

Finley’s roots and love for the dance floor along with non-stop work in the studio have pushed him into the big leagues with releases on labels such as Get Physical, Nervous, Superfreq, Touch of Class, Motek, Faceless, and Sullivan Room Records. His touring schedule has included gigs at the BPM Festival, WMC, and Movement, along with regular gigs in NYC, Detroit, Boston and Miami. He has studied music theory since childhood and is a professionally trained audio engineer from one of the most respected schools in the business. Playing his first gig in 1999 at the ripe age of 17, ... Read more

Party Tips: August 8/10

The heat continues in London town, providing us with one of the best summers we’ve had for a long time. As the sun continues to beat down on the city, so too does the beat of the music throbbing out of every club and warehouse space across the capital. This weekend there are some great, great events occuring, so check out our guide below to find out what’s hot over the next few days… Friday Egg Presents… Egg keep on churning out the quality line-ups and with their awesome sound system and excellent facilities on top of the amazing names ... Read more

Party Tips: May 21 / 25

Guess what?… It’s another Bank Holiday in London! After this weekend’s amazingly sunny weather we’re keeping our fingers crossed for another scorching few days this Bank Hol, which will hopefully mean an unforgettable end of the month. Check out our party guide below for an extensive look at the weekend’s events, so much to choose from… it’s going to be a big one and the biggest party of all takes place at We Are FSTVL over in Essex, with after-parties galore in London after both Saturday and Sunday’s big events. More info here. Wednesday Summer Sessions At Number 90 The ... Read more