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[Playlist] Psychedelic Research Lab's Best Of Satellite Records NYC

Psychedelic Research Lab (PRL) “Keep On Climbin’” was born out of the Satellite Records store in NYC, a famous record store that sold almost 750,000 records a year to some of the biggest DJs in the world. From PRL Scott Richmond was co-founder and John Selway worked there the first 5 years of its existence. They met at their college/music conservatory and had a shared passion for dance music. In celebration of the release PRL is going to go into the way-back machine and check out a few favorites that Satellite Records sold. Full disclosure – when I (Scott Richmond) ... Read more

[Playlist] Louisahhh’s Poetics Of Relation

Take off Dave Clarke‘s recent studio album, “Is Vic There?” (IVT?) features the project’s first collaboration, the simmering vocals of Louisahhh. Having quickly risen as one of the most dyamic woman artists within the Techno scene thanks to her voice, unique style, and explosive DJ sets, Louisaaah has collaborated with Maelstrom releasing three EPs while creating her RAAR imprint with a steady stream of releases. Louisahhh’s prolific activities also include a BBC1 residence, solo output, and a steady hand in virtually every facet of her own output. Now, with the remix package “IVT?” available and featuring diverse interpretations from France’s ... Read more

[Playlist] Aera’s Sound Path

Aera first appeared on the electronic music map when he established his own Aleph Music label back in 2010. Now, Aera brings his second album “The Sound Path,” telling a narrative of change – geographic or emotional – to Permanent Vacation; undoubtedly his most coherent and definitely most personal work to date. Out on 6 April, we asked Aera to discuss his own sound path by way of sonic influences. In his own words he writes: “These are some of the records I was listening to while creating “The Sound Path”. Some of them became direct influences, some probably only ... Read more

[Playlist] Leon’s Seminal Deeperfect Cuts

Leon is a man that needs little introduction due to a prolific international DJ schedule including a residency at Music On, a discography of bombs spanning over a decade, and continued support from the biggest DJs in the world. Last month, Leon brught his latest release, “Bamako” to Deeperfect as a well balanced two track outing for his second release on the imprint. With “Bamako” out, Leon has provided a handful of his favorite tracks from Deeperfect that are certifiable dancefloor bombs! Leon – Tribalism – Deeperfect [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deeperfect-records/leon-italy-tribalism-original-mix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] It’s the perfect combo of percussion ... Read more

[Playlist] Marc Romboy’s Interplanetary Sound Spheres

A versatile protagonist of electronic dance music, Marc Romboy brings his sounds under stared dome of Zeiss Planetarium Bochum. For his set, the Systematic Recordings label boss will provide a cosmic journey. His current concept album “Voyage de la Planète” draws its own inspiration from early science fiction authors like Jules Verne and HG Wells, with Romboy skilfully interweaving minimal electronic soundscapes with the instrumental sounds of the Philharmonic. Anticipating Saturday’s event, Marc Romboy travels the cosmos with 10 of his most interstellar productions. 1.) Marc Romboy & Stephan Bodzin „Phobos“ (Synthapella) 2.) Marc Romboy „616 seconds“ (Original) 3.) Marc ... Read more

[Playlist] Red Rack’ em’ 10 Bangers Of The Underground

2017 has been a stellar year for the Berlin based DJ producer Red Rack’em. Since his ‘Self Portrait’ album dropped in Feb, several well received mixes, world travels, remixes for Tensnake, Tinie Tempah & shows for Rinse have followed.  Last year, his ‘Wonky Bassline Disco Banger’ was a top seller at Juno and Phonica, and was played by pretty much everyone including Elton John. Now, Red Rack’em presents two more maximum devastators via his much loved Bergerac imprint in the form of ‘Place For Me (Version)/Exhalt’.  With the two track EP available soon, Red Rack’em brings his playlist of underground bangers that he always keeps close by. ... Read more

[Playlist] DHA x MCOT Thanksgiving Stuffers

Thanksgiving, a time to celebrate and give thanks with our friends and family. And what else is there to be more thankful for than house and techno across the entire musical spectrum? To make your Thanksgiving feast that much tastier, we have put together a playlist of some equally mouth-watering numbers named after some of our favourite foods in association with fellow Amsterdam-based electronic music site – My Cup of Tech. So whether you are prepping your Thanksgiving feast, lounging in a post mega food coma, or sweating out your guilt from that extra piece of pumpkin pie in the ... Read more

[Playlist] MANIK’s Musical Autobiography

Bi-coastal US artist MANIK has literally been with us since the beginning. As the only artist to feature on two DHA family exclusive mixes, along numerous musical features, MANIK originally fired onto the electronic music scene in 2011 with releases on Ovum, Poker Flat, BPitch Control and Culprit. Inspired by the early 90s production techniques and the deeper acidic vibes, MANIK now debuts on Kim Ann Foxman‘s Firehouse imprint with a four track EP entitled “Mortal Frequencies”. Throughout its four tracks, “Mortal Frequencies” continues to reinforce MANIK as an underground hero with a sound all his own. To make sense ... Read more

[Playlist] Purple Disco Machine’s Musical Autobiography

Purple Disco Machine has been shaking up Dance Music since 2009 with his highly successful disco house project. Over the near-decade since, this German artist received numerous including ranking #18 in Beatport’s all-time Top 100 artists chart, releasing on labels such as Defected, OFF Recordings, Club Sweat and Spinnin’ Deep plus amassing a mouth-watering remix résumé of like Jamiroquai, Gorillaz, Two Door Cinema Club, New Order, Claptone, Tom Odell, Faithless, Shapeshifters, Hercules & Love Affair and Sigma Ft. Paloma Faith, as well as a recent Essential Mix. With all of this success, the talented artist has also recently released 13-track ... Read more

[Playlist] Denney & D. Ramirez’ Halloween Horrors

Aptly titled “Stranger Things,” the latest collaboration between Denney and D. Ramirez is soon available, just in time for Halloween. Debuted by Damian Lazarus deep in the jungle at Day Zero earlier this year, the Crosstown Rebels release reveals an enticing world, thrusting the duo into the forefront of electronic music. Hailing from the North of England, Denney is now a global figure in the dance scene, regularly playing at the world’s biggest venues, alongside releases on Jackathon Jams, 2020 Vision, VIVa, Hot Creations among others. With a career spanning over twenty years, D.Ramirez is a the top of his ... Read more

[Playlist] Justin Jay’s Musical Autobiography

Following the success of his debut album ‘Fantastic Voyage’, Justin Jay radiated triumph after receiving critical support, releasing on top record labels like Dirtybird, Emerald City, and Freerange while completing multiple international DJ tours. Unfortunately, from there anxiety and stress caused him to pull his tour dates, retreat into his own mind, and move back into his parents house to regroup. Following a period of introspection and collection, Justin’s feelings spilled out onto the page and a new body of work started to appear. His new album “Home” embodies an existential quest in Justin’s life as an artist, singer and ... Read more

[Playlist] Virginia's Greeting From The Garden Dekmantel Selections

Berlin-based Virginia is a DJ, Vocalist, Songwriter, and Producer. After having achieved underground success early in her career with her 2016 album “Fierce For The Night,” she has since gone on to prominently collaborate with the likes of Steve Bug, imprints Ostgut Ton, Dolly Deluxe, Underground Quality, and also providing vocals to some of Steffi’s most classic tracks. Yesterday, Virginia provided the 137th edition of Dekmantel‘s podcast. Entitled “Greetings From My Garden – Music For The Heart Mix,” the podcast shows off the dreamier, more home-listening side to Virginia’s musical spectrum. Featuring classics from the likes of Massive Attack and ... Read more

[Playlist] Moon Boots’ First Landing Autobiography

Hailing from Brooklyn, Moon Boots has just dropped his first album – “First Landing” – via Anjunadeep. Cutting his teeth in Chicago to DJs like Derrick Carter and Frankie Knuckles, it was Moon Boots’ early releases via French Express that really put him on the music (and blog) map. Since, his music has been championed by the likes of Annie Mac (UK) and Jason Bentley (LA) while his online mixes have racked up millions of streams. Now, with his ambitious, 10 track debut album out, Moon Boots offers this very eclectic selection of tracks, which were seminal in his musical ... Read more

[Playlist] Bloody Mary’s 10 Favourite Dame-Music Tracks

French-born, Berlin-based DJ, producer, and Dame-Music label owner Bloody Mary celebrates 7 years of her seminal imprint this year. For the occasion, she has invited the likes of Boo Williams, The Analogue Cops, and Milton Bradley on board for its 35 release, continuing to shape its identity by continuously releasing its distinct blend of techno and house music. The label defines its love for raw & analogue sounds by working closely with friends and artists who share the same musical state of mind. With that Bloody Mary has, not only, presented her 10 absolute favorite tracks off Dame-Music here, but ... Read more

Blade & Beard’s Raving Iran Desert Party Playlist

The musical brotherhood of Tehran’s Anoosh & Arash presents itself on the world electronic music stage as the DJ du Blade & Beard. Widely recognized as the protagonists to internationally acclaimed documentary ‘Raving Iran,’ the DJ career of Blade & Beard is now on the rapid ascent with the launch of a new imprint, their own dedicated EP, appearances throughout Europe and, of course, the continued appreciation of the documentary. On 9 July, Blade & Beard comes to Amsterdam for a very special screening of ‘Raving Iran’ at Undercurrent, which will also feature a Q&A with the guys (moderated by ... Read more