Tag: Okain

Interview: Okain

Okain is a man who’s moved around a lot. Aside from a touring schedule that’s brought him around the world, he grew up in Paris, enjoyed a stint in New York and is now firmly based in Berlin. As likely to feature a jacking house aesthetic as it is more down-tempo sounds, Okain’s is a discography that’s absolutely bursting with myriad colourful flavours. His latest on Infuse is a case in point. Starting off on a relatively minimal tip, it also features enough up-tempo prowess to get the floor moving in unison. With the release set to drop over the ... Read more

DHL Mix #151 By Okain

Collecting, spinning and producing music for 15 years, has been the Frenchman Okain. Since his first High School Parisian residency, Okain has amassed a solid discography and a globe trotting performance schedule. He has released on the likes of Tsuba, Bpitch Control, Hypercolour, Quartz and Truesoul, while appeared at Panorama Bar, Fabric, and the Rex Club (amongst others). Now, as he continues to provide a prolific production schedule, much of which by way of his own Talman Records imprint, Okain has dropped a very special mixtape for the 151st edition of our series. You won’t find a tracklist here, but ... Read more

Premiere: Outstrip – Pravak (Okain Remix)

French DJ and producer Okain has been collecting, spinning and producing music for 15 years. Okain’s popularity continues to grow as he travels the world playing at some of the most respected spots such as Panorama Bar Berlin, Fabric London or the Rex Club Paris not to mention his appearance at some of the best festivals like Awakenings. As a studio force, Okain has released music on respected labels such like Tsuba, Bpitch Control, Hypercolour, Quartz and Truesoul to name a few under various alias such as his real name Samuel Thalmann, Lezar or Handycraft. Here, Okain accentuates Outstrip‘s ‘Pravak’s ... Read more

Top 10 Upcoming Releases: October

Here’s another installment of our Top 10 Upcoming Releases, music recommendations from the team here at Deep House London with a variety of EPs and albums that we think you should have in your record collection! It’s as simple as that really, so read on and check out the great music we’ve selected for the next few weeks… 10. Ark, Losoul & Pit Spector – Prospector #01 | Colors | ??-10-2014 | An impressive debut from a really cool project conceived by Parisian Pit Spector. Each month he puts on a party where he performs a live set created in ... Read more

Mix#014 By Okain

This week’s excellent mixtape comes from Frenchman Okain, a man we’ve admired for quite some time now. The mix has plenty of flavour, so make sure you download it straight away and get your morning, afternoon or evening bouncing! Okain grew up in Paris, France and has been immersed in house and techno music since he was a teenager. After spending countless hours listening to DJs like the legendary Laurent Garnier he decided to give it a go himself and bought his first DJing equipment after spending a whole summer making orange juice at a local store (yes, really!). He’s ... Read more