Tag: Alex Niggemann

[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... Read more

Premiere: Solomun - Amanacer (Original Mix)

After exclusively premiering Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis’s ‘Hope,’ off Watergate’s 15 year celebration box set, tomorrow’s release is anticipated by one final premiere. Coming by way of the one & only Solomun, ‘Amancer’ opens the stellar compilation with the epic flair that is the Diynamic man’s trademark. Also included on the 5x vinyl, 2x CD package is music from residents Jimi Jules, Marco Resmann, La Fleur, Tiefschwarz, Floyd Lavine, Lee Jones, Adana Twins, Sebo K, Hyenah and Cinthie, as well as new comers Gorje Hewek & Izhevski and Gumz and those with close ties to the club like Butch, Henrik Schwarz, Ellen Allien, Alex Niggemann, Catz n’ Dogz, Steve Bug, Osunlade, Rodriguez ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis - Hope (Original Mix)

It seems as if 15 years have quickly flown by since Watergate first opened its doors joining Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain districts. Over this time, Watergate has grown to include a booking agency and a record label pushing the sounds of its mainstay artists and some of the most revered acts in the scene. To celebrate, Watergate has put together a very special anniversary release of 25 new, exclusive and formerly unreleased tracks to be released as a 2x CD set, as well as a special collector’s edition box set as a 5x vinyl, 2x CD package including a commemorative ... Read more

Premiere: Alex Niggemann – Hurricane Feat. The Shadow Self (Deetron Dub)

Following up last October’s stunning “Balance Presents…” compilation, AEON label boss Alex Niggemann returns to Balance Music with a fresh EP, ‘Hurricane’. Also showcasing the beginning of a new chapter for his melancholic-pop- driven alter ego The Shadow Self, the EP also features a new original ‘Silhouettes & Sparks’, plus remixes from Deetron & Denis Horvat. Today, we exclusively premiere Deetron’s Dub of ‘Hurricane’. ‘Hurricane’ is available 3 February on Balance Music Soundcloud – Alex Niggemann Artist Page – Alex Niggemann Soundcloud – Deetron Artist Page – Deetron [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-alex-niggemann-hurricane-feat-the-shadow-self-deetron-dub” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Eekkoo – Nightingale (Original Mix)

Canadian producer Eekkoo premieres his new track Nightingale today. Nightingale is the title track of his EP, that consists of 3 tracks each hosting a delicate touch combined with powerful basslines. Montereal’s own, Eekkoo, is lining himself up to finish a monumental year.  The DJ/Producer’s past as working as a sound engineer is probably what allows the producer to create consistently diverse sounds that never fall out of place nor lose sight. 2014 marked a pivotal moment in his musical career. His 5 track compilation ‘Hell Is Other People’ absolutely smashed the iTunes and Beatport charts resulting in being accredited ... Read more

Premiere: Denis Horvat – Rondo (Original Mix)

The Danish raised mastermind is currently unstoppable, releasing multiple productions under his multitude of alias’. Today he premieres ‘Rondo’. The track unveils a dreary bassline that conjures up a host of anticipation throughout the entire production. Denis Horvat’s current works express strip-backed melodies that are often forgotten about in the current evolving club scene. His progressions are subtle but still inhabit an aspect of uncertainty as to where the track is going to go, keeping those listening on their toes. You could expect the track to feature in the middle of a set where the crowd is in need of ... Read more

Alex Niggemann Talks Balance Compilation

Rarely we get to know the full thought process of an artist putting up his musical story in one rounded piece. The prestigious Balance series, championing the most unique talents of the underground house and techno heroes, is now joined by the talented German producer Alex Niggemann. Here, to carry us through the journey of putting up his emotive, misty, and deep compilation of grooves, is Alex himself: “At DJ’s sets you create a mood fitting to a certain venue and crowd. You make sure music, people and place are creating one united vibe. With a mixtape you don’t really know where, in ... Read more

Report: MDRNTY @ Gstaad 2016

A drive up the Swiss mountains, through the curvy roads between the vineyards, watching happy cows feeding on the lush grass, breathing crispy autumn air makes you wonder how the calmness of nature will go along with the hectic techno beats. However, the MDRNTY festival, this time held in the Swiss mountain village of Gstaad is successfully testing it for the second time. The excitement builds as clubbers board the cable-cars and the vibration of bass is felt stronger with each meter gained towards the 1550 m high destination. Modernity Events team stays true to their Swiss manner in choosing spectacular ... Read more

Premiere: Tlak – All About You (Original Mix)

Tlak, Denis Horvat’s alias releases ‘All About You’ on Objektivity. All About You has been on a sterling rotation from DJ’s such as Dixon & Ame. The track features a steady progression with a mellow touch, building towards an acidic melody. Tlak‘s first release ‘To The End’ was released on   Frankey & Sandrino’s new label a few months ago. This release was a great taster of what we can expect from the producers new and refined sound. Before the days of Tlak were in existence, the producer’s sound was both melodic and iconic. This unique sound has attracted many ... Read more

Free Download: Speaking Minds – Warp (Original Mix)

A social agitator of club culture for some years now, enthusiastic, expert and passionate; a musician of a more classic background: that’s the mix from where Speaking Minds is born. Simone Sinatti and Marco Paladin teamed up to find the perfect frame for their artistic circle, collecting very quickly fans from all over the world due to their releases in labels such as My Favorite Robot, AEON and Musica Autonomica played from the leading exponents of the scene. Their DJ Sets in the best parties and festivals around Europe just confirms what we were already expecting: a brilliant future for ... 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

Preview: Welcome to the Future 2015

The annual gathering of house and techno enthusiasts that is Welcome to the Future returns to the beautiful Het Twiske, Amsterdam on 25 July 2015 with another celebration of music, love, and art bringing together creative minds across a spectrum of artistic disciplines.  As many veterans of the festival know, it is one that proudly stands for intimacy, a forward thinking musical vision, great sound and a big green heart. The overwhelming beauty of the Het Twiske grounds is one that makes patrons, as well as festival organizers, fall in love with the space year after year. This is why, ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Announces Full Line-Up

Amsterdam Open Air returns for its fifth edition at Gaasperpark. During the weekend of June 6 and 7, Amsterdam nightlife in all its colour and diversity will be represented at one of the biggest festival productions in the Netherlands. The line-up has just been announced, and it’s looking promising, featuring some highly regarded names from the local and international scene. This is going to be a big one. June 6 + 7 | Amsterdam Open Air | Tickets | Gaasperpark |  

Top 100 RA Charted Tracks Of 2014

And we’re going to steadily continue with a range of yearly lists as we reach the end of 2014. Next to its DJ ranking, RA has another top 100 that acts as a barometer of the development of the underground dance scene in the last 12 months: the top 100 charted tracks by DJs. Okay, it might not be as big of a hype or as controversial as the top 100 DJs, but the tracks in this list and the records they can be found on are a peer reviewed musical documentation of what sounded great, relevant and cutting edge. ... Read more