Tag: Newcastle

DHL Mix #116 By Cristoph

Having carved out a sound increasingly identifiable, Cristoph avoids dance music’s relentless march toward the new next thing by focusing on groove, mood and his typically intricate, hypnotic arrangements. This Newcastle born producer has taken welcome strides through labels such as Noir, Suara and Knee Deep In Sound to become one of the most reliable yet exciting acts in the scene. Recently, the inaugural edition of conceptual album series “8-track” bears the Cristoph name and is meant to confuse those still stuck in a world where house music and techno are separated by propped-up dividers but it will indeed only ... Read more

Interview: Patrick Topping

Renowned for his ability to craft infectious, dancefloor-ready rhythms that first saw him championed by Hot Creations label boss Jamie Jones, Patrick Topping has found his ascension to the ranks of DJ elite rapid and lasting. Now 26 years old, Patrick first built a DJ career around playing at his own popular club night, Motion at Digital Newcastle where he booked and played alongside some of the biggest names in the business. First coming to the dance world’s attention with critically-acclaimed debut EP ‘Walk On’ via Hot Trax in 2013 – followed by equally successful follow up EP ‘Any Amounts’ ... Read more