Tag: Amsterdam

DHA FM Mix #417 By Sano

Born in the mountains of Colombia and now resident in the streets of Barcelona, SANO is a DJ and music producer that grew up in the early underground music scene of Medellín and took part in the Cómeme action all over the world in 2011. His inspiration comes from street sounds in a deep relation with rawness and mysticism which combined define his own sound. His music is part of the Cómeme catalog, edited in various label compilations and solo releases. 2016 saw SANO bring new and fresh sounds in two consecutive EP’s. ‘Los Muchachos’ released on his home label Cómeme ... Read more

Free Download: Tolga – Leave It All Behind (Curses Edit) [DHA Free Edit Series]

Some of the most profound gems in a DJ set are often not originals, but personal edits by artists to elevate their sets. The New Yorker/Berlin based Curses is known for blending Rock & Roll with the darker side of Disco, incorporating his ghostly vocals and guitar with flashes of EBM, New Wave, Post-punk, and psychedelic synth vibes. DHA FM welcomes Curses for the second instalment of our Edit Series; making some of the best kept DJ-set secrets available as FREE DOWNLOADS. Releasing selectively on labels such as Bordello A Parigi, Throne Of Blood, and Ombra International, Curses also runs a Rinse FM France ... Read more

Premiere: AKKAN – Kai [La Belle Records]

La Belle Records welcome back AKKAN for a new EP that will land one year after their last on the label, this time with remixes from the excellent Iñigo Vontier and El Buho AKKAN is the Barcelona based production partnership between prolific natives BeGun and Ocellot. They came together after a magic mushroom psychotropic journey in the Kalahari Desert and that is reflected in their sounds which build on idiosyncratic and trippy melodies and ethnic rhythms. Opener ‘Kai’ is another enthralling trip into occult sounds, organic percussive patterns and colourful synth lines. The rolling drums set the groove with the ... Read more

DHA Mix #416 By Felix Dickinson

Felix has been part of the UK’s underground dance scene for the last 3 decades, learning his trade DJing at free parties and illegal raves and co-founding his first record label Ugly Music in the 90’s.  He’s produced records for well renowned record labels worldwide including DFA, Rush Hour, Eskimo, Golf Channel, Claremont 56, Futureboogie and his own label Cynic.  Recently he’s been getting a lot more attention due to his high profile residencies for Block 9 at Glastonbury and Croatia’s Love International festival and has secured slots at well known clubs and festivals including Fabric, Panorama Bar, DC10, Gottwood ... Read more

Premiere: TR One – The Swim Meet (Lerosa Mix) [Solar Phenomena]

Canadian label Solar Phenomena has been on a rich form of late, with music by the likes of STL, Echoplex and Achim Maerz quickly marking them out as discerning purveyors of quality house and techno sounds. Their latest is another statement of intent, and comes at us here via Irish producer Eddie Reynolds, best known as TR One. A dab hand when it comes to laying down intricate and always well thought-out tracks, Reynolds’ talents have brought him to a range of similarly-inclined labels over the years, not least Pogo, Apartment, Lunar Disko and most recently, Don’t Be Afraid. The ... Read more

Premiere: Front De Cadeaux – Something Wrong (Fabrizio Mammarella Rework) [Slow Motion Records]

Four stunning remixes of Front De Cadeaux by Slow Motion Records’ very own Fabrizio Mammarella. Comprising Hugo Sanchez from Rome and DJ Athome from Bruxelles, Front De Cadeux serve up three brand new tracks of 4/4 leaning crackling, static dance-mechanics that will fit straight in to your peak time selection. Touching on tribal house at points and the foggy basements of Berlin in others these remixes are joined by Mammarella’s ‘Pedé BPM’ re-work – a gnarly slice of synthetic EBM that was previously only available digitally. “Fabrizio Mammarella Reworks” is available 31 January on Slow Motion Records, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-front-de-cadeaux-something-wrong-fabrizio-mammarella-rework” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

DHA Mix #415 By Zakmina

A Lithuanian youngster who can’t stop dreaming about music; Lukas has been producing music for most of his life. During early school years, Lukas picked up DJ-ing and started playing local discotheques. In his home town Taurage he started spreading electronic music culture with party series called ‘Kambarys’ (‘Room’in English). After a lot of musical exploration, he created his Zakmina project and started to turn the ideas about how it should sound in his head, into music that he himself describes as a mix of indie, psychedelic techno, electro, house and punk music. By now, Zakmina has released his music on ... Read more

Premiere: Theus Mago & Local Suicide – Komm Ins Loch (Aera Remix) [Duro]

After a fantastic solo single in late 2018, Theus Mago is back with more club heat, this time in collaboration with the Local Suicide duo on his own co-run Duro label. Theus Mago is the alter-ego of established Mexican producer Mateo González. Responsible for projects such as Bufi (Kitsuné/Discotexas) and Sonido Fantasma (Turbo Recordings) he has a deeply expressive, freeform sound that mixes darker moods with lighter synths. The lead single’s title is roughly translated from German to English as ‘Come Into The Hole’. This double entendre can be taken as the never-ending vortex of deep space, as well as ... Read more

DHA Mix #414 By Some Chemistry

Some Chemistry, born into a globetrotting family that found music to be the closest thing to religion, is a new age nomad and music is his first home. After conducting an amateur drum ensemble over in Burkina Faso, he became a guitar player in several indie-punk bands throughout The Netherlands and ultimately became infected by theintensely repetitive music of Amsterdam’s underground clubbing scene. Intrigued by the infinite possibilities and having a taste for leftfield house and techno, he immersed himself into a true ambassador of dance in Amsterdam by the early 2010’s. If he is not in the studio or ... Read more

Premiere: Autotune – Blade Runner (Boys Noize Edit) [Boysnoize Records]

BNR finishes off an epic year of techno, rave revivalism, and EBM with a fantastic release from Autotune that revisits the label’s early roots and includes a remix from the boss Boys Noize. First released in 2004, Autotune‘s ‘Blade Runner’ is underproduced and sample based, existing somewhere between disco and industrial, with no soft-synth or plug-in heavy production tricks to accomplish its strong impression and dance floor readiness. Like the best tracks of its era, what makes Autotune‘s work so effective, so addictive, is a magic of purely human origin. The Boys Noize edit of the title track is a ... Read more

DHA Mix #412 By Man Power

Man Power is a production alias for Geoff Kirkwood, a musician and DJ originally from the North East of England who is now nominally based in Mexico. Recognised for his broad tastes and eclectic style which takes in everything from House and Techno to blissed out Balearia, Industrial sounds, Mutant Disco, Post Punk and New Wave, and experimental electronica. This breadth sees Man Power as a regular feature on bills for the worlds most prestigious clubs and festivals such as Panorama Bar Berlin, Fabric London, Glastonbury Festival, Love International Festival, Burning Man, Rex Club Paris, and DGTL Festival. His mercurial ... Read more

Premiere: Uninc & Kolomensky – Pagan Rave [ИДА]

ИДА007 is a vinyl release entitled ‘Pagan Rave EP’ by label’s co-founders Uninc & Kolomensky coming up from the emerging Moscow scene. Pagan Rave opens the EP with a breakbeat groove, flute solos and slavic vocals combined with progressive and acid lines to deliver unexpected mix of pagan folk music and rave rhythms. ИДА — the record label from Moscow, is known for its eclectic approach and music tastes varying from disco to techno, house to rave, afro to breakbeat and so on; this blending of styles sometimes leads to unusual and unpredictable new sounds as a result. Because of this unique ... Read more

Premiere: Karpov Not Kasparov – Elisabeta (Carrot Green “Acid Dub” Remix) [Karakter Records]

Elisabeta. Just hearing her name puts a grin on her face. Originally released on Polychrome Sounds, “Elisabeta, the remixes” features a remaster of the original by Karpov not Kasparov and three truly unique and magnificent remixes. Our premiere remix is by Carrot Green, who gave the original the Brazilian Ritmo-treatment, with extra acid on top for a spicy touch. “Elisabeta, The Remixes” is available mid-January on Karakter Records, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE SOON Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/karpov-not-kasparov-elisabeta-carrot-green-acid-dub-remix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

DHA Mix #411 By Bufi

Bufi is the solo project of Mateo Gonzalez Bufi, a producer hailing from Mexico, French descendant and born in the mid 80’s. Having surfed between many musical genres, his music is the result of a wide spectrum of influences, ranging from early chicago acid house or detroit techno, to scandinavian nu-disco, to 80’s post-punk/dark wave and 70’s krautrock. His music has been supported by nu-disco / techno personalities such as Munk, Moullinex, Justin Ro-bertson, Alexander Robotnick, Emperor Machine, Aeroplane and Tensnake. He’s been released on Kitsuné, Record Makers, Discotexas, Electrique Music, La Belle and ISM. On the back of the premiere ... Read more

Premiere: J. Mono – cms6 [Dalmata Daniel]

J. Mono is back with his first full length release on Dalmata Daniel, starting the labels album series with DDA01 – Redate. Hungary’s beloved introverted synthjammer mastermind brings us a collection of tracks all recorded between 2014 – 2016 through livejams. J. Mono‘s real name is Loránt Keresztes and he hails from Hungary’s countryside. He started to produce music in the early 2000’s on a small collection of gear, ever expanding his collection over the years. In 2008, J. Mono was one of the founding members of Hungary’s now legendary Wedding Acid Group or simply WAG. The album covers styles like acid, IDM an electro, ... Read more