Tag: Axel Boman

DHA FM Mix #452 by Telfort

Rarely, but occasionally, a producer arrives on the scene with little prior hype, yet such stylistic flair that they demand immediate updates to the house music blueprint. Telfort’s first three, self-released EPs did just that. Announcing the Edinburgh-based artist as a skilled producer, capable of crafting delicate yet propulsive house grooves smothered in a deep and galvanised patina that’s totally his own but invigorating for everyone. So well received was that first triptych that he quickly garnered fans across the spectrum: Lionoil Industries swiftly drafting him in for an EP, while Piccadilly Records awarded “Lickety Split” one of their coveted, ’12″s ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #451 by Toshiya Kawasaki

This year Toshiya Kawasaki celebrated 15 years of his Mule Musiq, the legendary Japanese label, which is one of the most quality consistent labels around.   With a back catalog consisting of Axel Boman, DJ Sprinkles, MCDE, Oskar Offerman, Konstantin Sibold, Roman Flugel, Henrik Schwarz, Superpitcher and many others, the label is one of the most respected in the scene. This Saturday, December 7th, will be the final celebration party for the 15-year anniversary at Contact Tokyo together with DJ Koze. If you are around, then be sure to not miss this. We’re happy to have Toshiya Kawasaki contributing to our series ... Read more

SXM Festival Returns To The Caribbean Island Of Sint Maarten

Yesterday, SXM Festival, underground electronic music’s Caribbean getaway, has announced the phase one lineup for its March 13-17 return to the island of Sint Maarten. Set within the iconic beaches, nightclubs and spectacular villas of the island, SXM Festival will once again offer global party-goers a week of world-class house and techno programming in an exotic setting. The 2019 event will welcome headliners like Marco Carola, Apollonia, Guy Gerber, Dubfire, and groove-driven house icon Axel Boman. The event’s return comes at a pivotal moment for the island of Sint Maarten which was left in need following a series of 2017 hurricanes. SXM Festival ... Read more

Fango Returns With Full Length Sophomore Album ‘GEA’

After a steady stream of successful underground dance-floor stables via his Viscera EP series and last year climbing charts with his remixes, Fango returns with his second album titled “GEA”. “GEA” is a 10-track trip of eclectic electronica panning across various moods and tempos. Flexing his matured production credits, Fango fuses rock, disco and psychedelic influences, meticulously put together on his machines resulting in a spectrum of sounds to satisfy most palettes. With early fans of the release including Hunee, Mano Le Tough and Axel Boman to name a few, GEA is out now on Fango’s home label, Degustibus Music. ... Read more

DHA Mix #340 By Yør Kultura

Crossing borders of different genres & cultural spheres, Yør Kultura delivers the next exclusive DHA mix. With releases on Laut und Luise, Multi Culti and Noema’s ‘The Magic Movement’, the Rotterdam based trio (soon to be with a live show) are swiftly rising in the spotlight. Although relatively new on the block, their talent has been instantly recognized by the likes of Acid Pauli, Adam Port, Trikk and Axel Boman. Having made their debut in 2017 on festivals such as Burning Man, Garbicz Festival, 3000Grad and Into The Woods – one thing’s for sure; they’re here to stay. Sit back, ... Read more

Party Report: Snowbombing 2017

The Alpine adventure that is Snowbombing is one of those free for all events featuring a little something for virtually every taste. Not just musical tastes, mind you, but tastes in adventuring, food, partying, locale, and personality all make up the week long experience in Mayrhofen, Austria. Once again, DHA was on site as an official media partner, although this year we had no stages, which meant we were free to roam the grounds for the virtual entirety of the event. Arriving on Monday evening (this writer’s birthday….I won’t tell you hold I am, but let’s say it’s somewhere between ... Read more

The Ark Cruise Festival Completes Inaugural Lineup With 2MANYDJs, Chris Liebing, Sven Väth & More

The immense ship Freedom Of The Seas that hosts The Ark Cruise Festival is set to create a perfect playground for all desires. With a slew of activities, restaurants, and secrets, the inaugural seaward event has also completed its lineup. With over 90 acts in attendance, the likes of 2MANYDJs, Sven Väth, Axel Boman, B.Traits, Chris Liebing, Cassius, Felix Da Housecat, Richy Ahmed, Henrik Schwarz, and Matador have all been announced. They will join previously announced names like Robag Wruhme (who, alongside Axel Boman will be playing a very special sunrise session), Dennis Ferrer, KiNK, Stephan Bodzin, and more. So, ... Read more

Maceo Plex, Âme, and Rødhåd Joins The Fifth Edition of DGTL in 2017

I know we are all excited for the fifth edition of DGTL – the prominent industrial dockyard Festival coming this April – and the line-up just got a notch sweeter! Isn’t there a better way to celebrate Jesus dying for our sins than to sin again to gluttonously ingest an ear-ringing volume of exquisite techno at one of Amsterdam’s best festival? See also: DGTL Announces Its First Names for the 2017 Edition This year’s DGTL is building a spectacular line-up with great additions to the initial line-up. Maceo Plex and Âme will be joining the big leads, whom DGTL named on the ... Read more

DHA Mix #245 By Abstraxion

French producer and event enthusiast Abstraxion delivers a melodically smooth yet enticing mix to make Monday morning much more bearable.  The French producer, otherwise known as Harold Boué is based in Marseille. It is here that he constructed his very own music studio that is brimming with old analogic instruments that allow him to experiment with the concoction of sounds he uses in his productions today. Having a key focus on raw and original sound, the producer is not shy when it comes to using a variation in synths and polyrhythms all of which capture and aspect of spontaneity.  Abstraxion has many ... Read more

Maceo Plex Hosts a New Years’ Day Party in London

On the banks of the River Thames, in the capital of Brexit (unwillingly), today’s underground dance music hero comes to rescue the city’s nightlife with a helluva New Year’s Day party.  2016 is definitely Maceo’s year. This year the main man of Ellum has had several successful projects, including his performance at the ADE under the Rijksmuseum passage, or breaking the world record with 10 sets in 24 hours. But the most consistent one of all was his Mosaic party series in Ibiza, that brought a fresh take to the island’s dance scene, thus no suprirse that in the face of London’s nightlife facing turbulent future, ... Read more

DGTL Stages Part 3: Red Bull

Easter weekend is coming closer, and that means that DGTL is as well. Be there when some of the most acknowledged organizations in the industry will send their finest underground electronica soldiers into the battlefields at the NDSM Docklands. Armed with some of the most contagious weapons of mass eruption, the artists are equipped to come, see and conquer – not only your oozy auditory canals, but also that hidden place in your brain where you store the most exceptional memories. Located on the waterfront of the city harbour, DGTL Festival has chosen the perfect site to kick off the Dutch ... Read more

Exclusive Interview + Podcast Studio Barnhus

STUDIO BARNHUS INTERVIEW (Axel Boman, Kornel Kovacs & Petter Nordkvist) Studio Barnhus, a collaboration between 3 very talented individuals making music with their own distinctive style. This was expressed in both a label as a dj trio, and no not in a sexual way, just three dj’s playing together… with music. We had the honor to interview them and what was interesting was their short answers to our questions. They later explained: ‘Some things are more beautiful if they are left unexplained.’ And maybe they are right, leaving something open for the imagination. – How did you guys meet and ... Read more