Tag: 8bit

Sonus Festival Podcast + Interview By Nick Curly

Nick Curly continues to set his own tech house and techno agenda over the past decade, solidifying himself as a permanent fixture of the highest level as DJ, producer and label owner. With a signature groove-based sound, moving through deep and tech-house to techno and back again, Nick’s reputation now stands as a guaranteed stamp of quality for DJs and dance-floor devotees worldwide. As a Producer, he has released recently on the likes of Drumcode, Mobilee, and Second State, while his own 8bit imprint continues to be the backbone of a prolific production schedule (including his forthcoming “Amnezia” EP). As ... Read more

AVOTRE Showcases Santé, Sidney Charles & Luuk Van Dijk At De Marktkantine

Saturday, 1 April sees Berlin’s renowned AVOTRE imprint stop by Amsterdam’s De Marktakentine with Santé, Sidney Charles, and Luuk van Dijk in tow. Coming off the heals of AVOTRE’s recent compilation “House Lessons” (mixed by Santé), the label continues to go strength to strength, with a prolific release schedule, artist roster, and ever expanding international brand. Now, its founder, alongside seminal member Sidney Charles return to Amsterdam, a place they have always been well received, for a night of diversely curated imprint. Musically, little needs to be said about the night’s artists but, for those who don’t know, Santé is ... Read more

DHA Mix #271 By OXIA

Ever since ’95, Oxia has been a spearhead on the French electronic music scene with a prolific set of releases on labels such as Saved!, Kompakt, 8bit, Hot Creations, Terminal M, as well as his very own Diversions Music imprint One of OXIA’s biggest musical accomplishments was his 2006 worldwide smash ‘Domino,’ which now, in 2017, is enjoying a re release via Agoria‘s Sapiens imprint. Originally, the track was hammered by virtually every big name DJ you could think of while racking up the ever important social media streams and views, which continue to this day. On the new package, ... Read more

DHA Mix #240 By Christian Nielsen

Deviating from producing to feed the masses, Danish DJ & producer Christian Nielsen delivers us a sound-defying mix. Christian Nielsen has emerged onto the scene quickly and proficiently. Catching attention from labels such as Noir, 8bit and Play It Down, his success due to his poignant and distinctive sound was inevitable. His working efforts are hidden in an office by day, and bloom in the evenings where he perfects and showcases his sound. His music has evolved out of close study of musical inspirations such as Kerri Chandler, Mr. V, Moodymann and the late works of Frankie Knuckles. His more recent ... Read more

Mix #170 + Interview: Nick Curly

Ever since his memorable breakthrough in 2008, Nick Curly has established himself as one of the pre-eminent international acts in the modern era of house music. Nick’s run of timeless, club-ready 12”’s and remixes have constantly and consistently found the mark amongst both music fans and his DJ peers. He currently stands at #4 in industry bible Resident Advisor’s most charted acts of all-time, sitting in alongside luminaries Maceo Plex, Butch, Radio Slave and Maya Jane Coles in the top 5, and he has become one of the world’s most in-demand DJs. The majority of Nick’s output has appeared on ... Read more

Welcome to the Future Podcast #001 + Exclusive Interview With Alex Niggemann

Alex Niggemann has had an established name within the international dance scene for quite some time now. The German DJ and producer is often described as persistent, stubborn and straight forward, showing how much he truly cares about his music and the scene at-large. Since 2005 Alex has released music on labels like Poker Flat, Compost Black Label, Get Physical, Tsuba, Soma, 8bit, Last Night On Earth and Watergate and, of course, on his own imprints AEON and Soulfooled. We sat down with Alex for a relaxed and open talk about the life of a DJ, AEON and Soulfooled, festivals, and his vision for the ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Hot Since 82

“I strongly believe that everything happens for a reason. Maybe l was sent here to make people smile and dance. I like the idea of that” 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the year the Commodore 64 was launched, becoming the all-time best-selling personal computer. Dexys Midnight Runners scored a massive hit with ‘Come On Eileen’, Italy won the world cup and last but not least, Daley Padley was born in a Yorkshire town. Allegedly hot since birth, it took him over twenty years to get his breakthrough in dance music ... Read more