Tag: Audion

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

Sacha Robotti’s Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve Playlist

Since his January 2016 relocation to Los Angeles, Sacha Robotti has released a slew of material on the likes of Snatch Records, This Ain’t Bristol, Dirtybird Records, Insomniac Records, Lost Records, and a #1 Beatport single on Suara Music. Although Sacha’s sound has evolved from his early Berlin roots, one can always recognize his signature: music that lives somewhere between the dirty bass-heavy “booty” plains of electronic dance music and its’ futuristic shores. It is a sound that can be experienced at the likes of CRSSD Festival, Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Lightning In A Bottle Festival, Electric Daisy ... Read more

DHA Mix #251 By ANNA

From Brazil to Barcelona, ANNA has been one to watch for a while. Today she deliver’s us a stonker of a mix, perfectly envisaged as a 3 o’clock slot. After winning Ibiza’s DJ breakthrough award, it’s quite obvious that ANNA is becoming one of the world’s most sort after dance music artists. Gaining inspiration as she’s trotted around the globe she’s nailed releases on labels such as Diynamic, Kraftek & Knee Deep in Sound. Curious as to what goes into her efforts, she let us in on what went in to today’s mix: “I’ve included tracks that caught my attention ... Read more

DJ-Kicks Starts Off 2017 With Matthew Dear

After a year that saw contributions from Marcel Dettmann and Jackmaster (to name a few), DJ-Kicks kicks off 2017 with Matthew Dear. The DJ, Producer, and instrumentalist has a wide reaching discography, everything from the face melting techno of Jabberjaw, to the intricate minimal of Audion. His pensive but playful music is an intoxicating distillation of many different influences, often with his own stylised vocals at the centre. Now, some 15 years, 5 albums, and 20 EPs into his career, Matthew once again proves a master of subversion. Check out the full tracklist below, which includes three brand new and ... Read more

Minimal Effort Podcast By Steve Bug

Having grown up in Germany’s techno and acid-house heyday, Steve Bug’s love for a perfect groove is as apparent now as it was back then. His DJ skills and a keen, innovative ear led him not down the typical path of the early nineties trance and harder dance scene, but instead towards a fresher, hybrid sound–merging stripped deep house, tweaked out acid and more minimal forms of techno and electronic music. With annual label compilations, a variety of artist albums, and new concepts like the Forward to the Past series, Steve Bug continues to steadily develop his Poker Flat imprint, ... Read more