Tag: brooklyn

DHA Mix #376 By Brian Cid

Brooklyn-based DJ & Producer Brian Cid has taken the underground electronic music scene by storm as of late. With a style that touches Deep House, Techno, Progressive House and more, his catalogue of tracks has given Brian the opportunity to grace the booth at some of the best clubs, parties, & events across the globe (The BPM Festival, Output, Coda, Stereobar), while releasing on the likes of Lost & Found, Knee Deep In Sound, Manjumasi, Get Physical, microCastle, Cityfox & more. Still, never one content with such accomplishments, Brian has also recently launched his new project, Endangered: a deep journey ... Read more

Premiere: Wild Dark - I'll Wait (Original Mix)

With two decades of experience behind them, Wild Dark takes on contemporary song-writing and gives it a unique, thoughtful, modern-take using a wide spectrum of electronic music. The duo, comprised of brothers Corey & Ryan Negrin, stray from cold digital samples in favour of a warmer approach, allowing them to merge House, Techno and natural vocal work into a soulful yet charming process. Now, the brothers debut on trueColors with “Then After” EP, which features collaborations with Alex Who?, as well as a Superlounge remix. Here, ‘I’ll Wait’ brings our bohemian flavour to shine, a track that’s comfortable being played ... Read more

New York’s Bespoke Musik Returns To Amsterdam For 2nd ADE Showcase

New York City based music and event collective Bespoke Musik returns to Amsterdam Dance Event for the second year. Over the past four years, Bespoke Musik has carved out their place in the highly competitive New York City market by focusing on intelligent electronic music of all genre, producing well-respected events, an internationally recognized radio show series, and a sheer dedication to their craft. This event alone will mark the crew 16th party of 2016, having hosted names like Francesca Lombardo, Bedouin, Oliver Schiores, Jimpster, and plenty more. For ADE 2016, Bespoke Musik will bring along Animal Trainer, Holger Hecler, ... Read more

Preview: Elements Music & Arts Festival

With a myriad transformational festivals emerging these days promising to provide a spiritual awakening or to change your outlook on life, one such festival promises none of that but still purveys the ethos of Burning Man and the whole bohemian lifestyle that is so trendy these days. Organized by the infamous BangOn!NYC crew and entering into it’s 3rd year, Elements Music & Arts Festival in Brooklyn, New York takes place at an industrial location in Red Hook and celebrates what the earth is made of – a fast paced, ever growing, ever changing, evolving environment that is full of thrills and surprises. ... Read more

Interview: Kim Ann Foxman

The career of Kim Ann Foxman has gone full circle after shes stepped away from New York’s neo-disco collective Hercules and Love Affair to return to her fundamental passions: rocking clubs as a DJ and producing raw electronic music. Channeling this focus Kim has also opened her record label – Firehouse – in collaboration with London based music and art label The Vinyl Factory. Since then, Kim has remixed the likes of The xx and Maya Jane Coles, while releasing on the likes of Young Turks, Heidi Pres. Jackathon Jams, Needwant and, of course, Firehouse. This weekend, Kim Ann Foxman ... Read more

All Day I Dream Returns To Berlin For Summer Session Series

Following last summer’s debut in the techno capital of the world, Lee Burridge & Matthew Dekay’s All Day I Dream returns. Playing alongside Lee and Matthew will be the sublime Oona Dahl, Berlin’s Daniel George, and the Russian duo of Gorje Hewek & Izhevski, each bringing their unique take on the hypnotically seductive sound All Day I Dream provides revellers from around the world. See also: Interview: Lee Burridge Since 2011 Add Day I Dream, as well as its eponymous label, has focused on a complete vision of musical presentation; emotive strings and atmospheric soundscapes engaging and soothing listeners. What ... Read more

Discwoman Seeks To Change The (Male-Dominated) Conversation

It is of no real surprise that the current state of dance music is a male dominated industry. Take a look at any festival lineup and you will see the vast majority of bookings are (white) men. In fact, some 82% of festival lineups are made of male artists, including a whopping 96.5% of Las Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival (considered to be the preeminent US festival destination). Looking to balance the field, a Brooklyn, New York collective of female DJ’s, Discwoman, have brought female-identified talent to lineups throughout North America, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Montreal, and Puerto Rico. Founded by ... Read more

Review: Alexi Delano & Shaun Reeves – The Breeze EP

Shaun Reeves, one of the key figures of the Visionquest tribe, has teamed up with minimal veteran Alexi Delano for a tour-de-force in the form of ‘The Breeze EP’. It consists of two deeply mystifying cuts and a remix by Thomas Merlchior. Alexi Delano was born in Chile, raised in Sweden and then lived in New York for some time. This has granted him a musical style that combines the compressed elements of the Scandinavian style with the ingenuity of the Brooklyn sound. Being in the game for more than two decades now, Delano has a firm grasp on his ... Read more