Tag: Black Coffee

DHA FM Mix #447 by Philou Louzolo

Philou Louzolo is a DJ and producer hailing for his audience to perceive traditional African music within the realm of a more obscure, sci-fi and techno indwelled electronic music experience, fast-forwarding its ancestral prospects into the future.  Philou’s coming of age is defined by the forces of musical and cultural diversity, living in worlds seemingly estranged from one another. As an adopted black kid, Philou grew up with the loving care of his adoptive Dutch grandparents. His grandfather taught him to listen to jazz and classical music from a very young age, provoking a surge of curiosity about his own ... Read more

Hï Ibiza Podcast By Da Capo

A self-taught Producer & DJ, South Africa’s Da Capo’s blazing sounds have earned him a spot as one of his countries best. Making waves with his creative, spirit moving music, as well as a patented sound touch, on remixes, Da Capo has released several EPs, as well as many remixes, which have been aired on some of South Africa’s, and the world’s, foremost radio and streaming platforms. Over the course of this past summer, Da Capo was a frequent guest at Black Coffee‘s Hï Ibiza residency which now sees its final two dates of the 2018 season. On 29 September, ... Read more

HÏ Ibiza Podcast + Interview By Andhim

With their patented “Super House” sound, Germany’s Andhim have built their own genre from soul and passion. Party proven and organic with emphasis in the finer details, it is a style that has found a home with labels like Monaberry, Terminal M, and Sunset Handjob. When performing live, their full commitment to DJing is palpable – energetic, creative and always entertaining. This approach will be on full display as Andhim joins Black Coffee at his Hï Ibiza residency 8 September, where the guys take to the stage alongside HOUSEKEEEPING and Da Capo in the Club, while Nastia and Mandar join ... Read more

With Limited Tickets Left, Loveland Puts Final Prep On First Two Day Amsterdam Festival Event

This weekend, Loveland Festival returns to Amsterdam’s Sloterpark for its 14th event. With the addition of a Sunday bill, the festival’s newly launched second day is only for those who also attend the first day. This first day of Loveland traditionally features six stages in its patented open-air setting with each stage representing different sounds from across the electronic spectrum. Day Two will cut down this number, creating an even more harmonious vibe as the festival goes deeper into the tunes and is accompanied by this loyal crowd to fully connect artists and audience on all levels. Hurry though, as ... Read more

[Report] Back To Africa With Fairground Festival, Black Coffee & Âme

Going to Africa for a dance music festival is quite a big experience, an ultimate experience. We had the chance to attend the 3rd edition of Fairground Festival in Tunisia last weekend. We fly from Paris to Tunis for a 3 hour flight, Imene is at the airport to greet us with a big smile. From there we go on a ride to Sousse, 2 hours away from Tunis by car. We check in in our fancy hotel and after enjoying the pool most of the day the next day, Friday, we can finally take the road to the Eco ... Read more

Hï Ibiza & Black Coffee Presents: Themba

Having burst onto the global scene this year with high profile release and appearances, Themba is the latest musical export carrying the flag of House Music from South Africa. With a sound forged into his African roots, Themba utilizes local singers, songwriters and percussionists to create his own unique & distinct take on House & Techno. A take that has already been heard via Knee Deep in Sound, and will also feature on Yoshitoshi, as well as through upcoming remixes for Nick Curly and Black Coffee. In fact, it is Themba’s relationship with Black Coffee that has perhaps been his ... Read more

Kiesgrube Welcomes Black Coffee

In the middle of summer, it usually can’t get much hotter, but then an artist like Black Coffee shows up and changes everything. On 8 July, Black Coffee will stop by the 2018 Kiesgrube season and join in on its ‘Wild at Heart’ ethos of the year. On the day, the South African super-DJ will inspire with his intense sound. Alongside Black Coffee will be 8-bit label boss Nick Curly and his his energetic house-sets, as well as Butch, a true master in setting emotional highlights, and Caleb Calloway. Make sure you get the few remaining tickets and find all ... Read more

Fairground Festival Welcomes Âme, Black Coffee, Nastia & More To Tunisia

Tunisia’s Fairground Festival returns to its art and music headquarters, The Eco Village, for the third year this 13 – 14 July. Known for its curious, snappy, and alternative destination, the Sousse based event gains its reputation through mixing attractions, service, and music, becoming a primary destination for underground electronic music in North Africa. Last year, we were there, and so were the likes of Adriatique and Mano le Tough. This year, the festival grows and diversifies bringing a few of the industry’s best names to Sousse. Amongst those names will be headliners like Ame, Black Coffee, Nastia, Satori & ... Read more

Kiesgrube Goes ‘Wild At Heart’ Across Six Unique 2018 Dates

Even after 21 years, Neuss’ Kiesgrube remains Wild at Heart, making it the perfect theme for their 2018 season. Set across 6 spring/summer dates, and kicking off on Sunday, 22 April, the Open Air venue near Dusseldorf will see only first class lineups for its one of a kind party atmosphere. Check out the full details and dates below, but expect the likes of Loco Dice b2b Luciano, Âme, and more kicking things off on 22 April. Throughout the season, which includes dates in May, June, July & September, artists and brands like elrow, 2manydjs, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Black ... Read more

DHA Mix #356 By Laolu

Laolu is a Geneva-based versatile and dynamic DJ/producer who’s rapidly establishing himself as one of the rising new forces of the electronic scene. With a background that includes releases on the likes of Innervisions, Freude Am Tanzen, Get Physical, Defected, Compost Records, successful collaborations with Mr Raoul K and support from the likes of Dixon and Black Coffee, Laolu stands out with his signature sophisticated, efficient and unmistakably distinct sound. This ruff techno, heart warming house style that is both sophisticated and raw at once is on full display here as Laolu brings the 256th edition in our mix series. ... Read more

WooMoon Favorite Be Svendsen Preps Artist Album With Release Of 2017 Ibiza Anthem

Be Svendsen preps up his 2018 debut artist album with a 1 December release of 2017 Ibiza anthem ‘Andromeda’ via Music For Dreams. A favorite of the White Isle’s WooMoon events, this family member’s track invites the listener on an evocative journey that is far from your run of the mill club track. It dives into an analogue realm of nostalgia, with an almost rock-feel drum beat and classic analogue synth melody-line leading to a vibraphone breakdown and a drop that turns everyone on the floor into a hero. Already, ‘Andromeda’ has found support from the likes of by Pete ... Read more

Interview: Culoe de Song

The young, gifted, world traveling twenty something from South Africa Culoe de Song is something of a wonder in the world of electronic music. Originally brought on via Black Coffee‘s Soulistic Music imprint, Culoe de Song has since developed an enviable back catalogue of studio work, as well as having graced the stage of some of the world’s finest club, festivals, and events. His Afro-tinged take on electronic music has been heard on labels like Innervisions, Kompakt, Mule Musiq, as well as on Soulistic and his own De Song Music. On 10 November London’s The Steelyard will see &ME and ... Read more

Party Report: Ultra Music Festival 2017

Doing 3 days at Ultra when you’re 38 years old is like running the New York Marathon for the first time with no shoes on. “You sound like you were ran over by a train” my friend tells me on Monday as we’re talking on the phone…”Yes but it was worth it” I respond. Who would have thought I would finally break the curse and see Adam Beyer perform, he’s been literally a hero of mine since I bought his records back in the 90’s and for some reason, I could never manage to see him play. Though, I wish ... Read more

5 Must See Acts Of Ultra Music Festival 2017

UMF is bringing back the Resistance stage for 3 days and all our favorite artists will be grooving in Miami. From the Carl Cox Mega structure to the gigantic Arcadia Spider those 3 days will be another epic experience you don’t want to miss! Here is a take at 5 artists performing at Ultra Music Festival 2017 on March 24, 25, 26. ADAM BEYER The Drum Code legendary DJ is just as powerful as ever. His DJ sets are always highly anticipated and we can’t wait to witness history when he will take on the decks on Saturday night. SASHA ... Read more

SXM Festival x DHA Present Âme, Black Coffee, Blond:ish & More

With less than a month until the 2nd edition of St. Marten’s SXM festival, we’re proud to announce our own hosted stage on its second day. Held at the festival’s primary day time venue, Happy Bay, The Deep House Amsterdam (DHA) goes down Thursday, 16 March from 12-12 across two areas. The Main Stage will feature performances from Black Coffee, Âme (live), Bedouin, Chaim, Jon Charnis, and a b2b set between our very own Kimou and Aeden. The day’s second, Ocean Stage will be headed up by Kompakt‘s Blond:ish, alongside Greb Pidcock, Ravel Brothers, Tara Brooks, and Zach Walker. Happy ... Read more