Tag: Amelie Lens

Labyrinth Open Announces First Four Names For 2018’s Boutique Croatia Festival

After last year’s successful inaugural edition, Labyrinth Open returns to Croatia for the second time having just announced the first names for 2018. From 11 – 14 July, Labyrinth Open Croatia will welcome Amelie Lens, Hernan Cattaneo, Len Faki and Stephen Bodzin as the first four names of over 50 more to come. As last year, it goes down in Omiš and Kamp Galeb, a fully functional camp site that features amenities for all, including luxury housing and multiple swimming pools just a half hour away from the Split airport. Labyrinth Open Croatia is a boutique festival where the bulk ... Read more

Interview: Arjun Vagale

Widely celebrated as the pioneer of techno in India, Arjun Vagale steers the course of the country’s expanding underground electronic movement. Currently reigning at the top of the DJ Mag India poll, Arjun’s intense, driven and raw approach to Techno has resulted in him becoming one of the most prolific artists to come out of Asia and, as one of India’s most acclaimed DJs, his cutting-edge productions have seen a massive globe reach. Included in that reach has been recent forays into The Netherlands where Arjun joined the institution that is Awakenings over the summer and, perhaps most groundbreaking, becoming ... Read more

Premiere: Pig&Dan - A.M. (Original Mix)

Since its inception in 2012, Pig&Dan’s ELEVATE imprint has released chart toppers from the likes of Amelie Lens, Monika Kruse, Christian Smith, Julian Jeweil and Matador among many others. Now, the label’s 75th (!) release comes from its label heads, marking the beloved Techno duo’s 7th release on ELEVATE. Here, off “Starting Again,” a diverse four track package, Pig&Dan deliver ‘A.M.’ As the name may suggest this one’s for deep in those morning hours, bringing a dark abyss like track with a haunting synth pattern coupled by a bellowing horn. Both dominate the soundscape as vocal echoes escape into the ... Read more

Interview: Amelie Lens

Ever since the release of her “Exhale” EP off Italy’s Lyase Recordings, Amelie Lens has been on fire. With the immediate approval of Pan-Pot and their Second State imprint, Amelie enjoyed a newfound exposure and respect amongst the techno elite. Aside, Amelie Lens also curates her own nights at Belgium’s famed Labyrinth Club, which sees her regularly sharing the decks with the best the underground has to offer. Now, with a bus schedule that includes a stop at the aforementioned club’s debut Croatian Festival event – Labyrinth Open Croatia – we managed to catch up with one of the hottest ... Read more