Tag: butch

[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... 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

Free Download: C.Vogt & Patrick Jeremic - Fatima Morgana (Original Mix)

With a cinematic style that seamlessly blend classical music, early 2000s progressive and deep house, C.Vogt mixes the old and new, breaking down the challenges of what contemporary dance music can sound like. In a short period of time, he has released a slew of high-profile releases on Visionquest​, All Day I Dream​, Get Physical​, Rebirth​, Get Weird​ and has gone from local to global prospect, while frequently collaborating with Butch and counting Pete Tong​, Lee Burridge​, Kölsch​ and Sasha​ as his supporters. C.Vogt is regarded as one of the most intriguing new German talents on the scene and is ... Read more

Premiere: Solomun - Amanacer (Original Mix)

After exclusively premiering Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis’s ‘Hope,’ off Watergate’s 15 year celebration box set, tomorrow’s release is anticipated by one final premiere. Coming by way of the one & only Solomun, ‘Amancer’ opens the stellar compilation with the epic flair that is the Diynamic man’s trademark. Also included on the 5x vinyl, 2x CD package is music from residents Jimi Jules, Marco Resmann, La Fleur, Tiefschwarz, Floyd Lavine, Lee Jones, Adana Twins, Sebo K, Hyenah and Cinthie, as well as new comers Gorje Hewek & Izhevski and Gumz and those with close ties to the club like Butch, Henrik Schwarz, Ellen Allien, Alex Niggemann, Catz n’ Dogz, Steve Bug, Osunlade, Rodriguez ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis - Hope (Original Mix)

It seems as if 15 years have quickly flown by since Watergate first opened its doors joining Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain districts. Over this time, Watergate has grown to include a booking agency and a record label pushing the sounds of its mainstay artists and some of the most revered acts in the scene. To celebrate, Watergate has put together a very special anniversary release of 25 new, exclusive and formerly unreleased tracks to be released as a 2x CD set, as well as a special collector’s edition box set as a 5x vinyl, 2x CD package including a commemorative ... Read more

Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival in Malta Is Back with J.E.S.u.S, Black Madonna & More

Recently revealed line-up for Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival which will take place in the stunning Mediterranean island of Malta next April looks like a one big happy meeting. And when we say big, we really mean it.  The third edition of Annie Mac’s Lost & Found is on to curate an programme that spans musically from house and techno further to to grime and bass. To represent the former, there’s the notorious J.E.S.u.S (a moniker for Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Seth Troxler and Skream playing together), the explosive Black Madonna, the legend Armand Van Helden, Jamie Jones, Heidi and Annie Mac herself, to Richy Ahmed, Kölsch, Catz ’n Dogz, Butch or Alan Fitzpatrick, joined by few ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Dixon, KiNK, Claude VonStroke & More To 2017 Edition

You know the name! Snowbombing – aka the greatest show on snow – now drops a huge new lineup announcement for its 2017 edition. Already announced were the likes of Cassy, Dusky, Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, and Skream, and now they will be joined by artists from hip hop, grime, house, techno, and more. Who exactly? Well, the complete lineup can be found below BUT of particulalry interest are: Dixon (obviously), KiNK (friend of DHA), Claude VonStroke (America’s #1 DJ), Butch, Ben Pearce, and Citizenn. See also: Snowbombing Returns With 2017 Dates And Canada Launch Also on hand will ... Read more

Raumfeld & DHA Presents: Many Sounds of Raumfeld

During this upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event DHA has teamed up with the high-end speaker brand Raumfeld to host two special events. Situated right in the centre of Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam’s most cultural space – the Museum square, the contemporary design Raumfeld speaker store will turn into a vibrant event with the industry’s finest DJ’s October 20th and 21st. Meanwhile, we can’t hide our excitement for handing the decks to our hand-picked line-up of industry’s top talent and personality. The still very British, now Amsterdam local Ben Westbeech (aka Breach) is joined by another very prolific brit Huxley. Next to that, ... Read more

Festival Report: Oasis Festival 2016

When you think of Morocco, the first things that will spring up are probably the classic and romantic connotations from popular fiction like Casablanca and Lawrence Of Arabia (not set in Morocco but you get where I’m going at). What nobody expects in this Northern-African, is a quality dance music festival in a luxurious surrounding with reigning artists like Dixon, The Black Madonna & Tale of Us. So there, in the middle of the desert, just south of the state’s capital of Marrakech, laid Oasis Festival. The festival’s second edition had a change of location and was moved to “The ... Read more

Preview ‘Off Week’ At Pacha Barcelona

During the off-week of Sonar Barcelona, Pacha will carry the torch hosting a series of parties over the week of June 15-19th. Some of which include acts such as Pan-Pot, Dubfire, Hot Since 82, Joris Voorn, Matador, and Nic Fanciulli. Kicking it off on June 15th is Pan-Pot with special guest Dubfire, who will be celebrating the 5th Second State event for 2016. On the following day, Hot Since 82‘s Knee-Deep In Sound label will take the court along with other guests such as Joris Voorn, Matador, and Cristoph. Another highlight of the week at Pacha is Nic Fanciulli Presents: We Are The Night, where Anja Schneider, D’Julz, and Butch will all make an appearance. You can ... Read more

Mix #173 By Emanuel Satie

For #173 in our mix series we’ve invited Frankfurt’s very own Emanuel Satie. Being born in Frankfurt is not such a bad omen if you want to make electronic music. 26 years later and after a few Motown Records and hip hop influences and a 6-month traineeship at Cocoon it is safe to say that the advantage of the birth city has paid off for Emanuel Satie. Fascinated by artists like Luciano, Sven Väth and Ricardo Villalobos, Emanuel initially starts as a DJ. He moves between house and techno – always ahead, always deep and with groove and soul. The ... Read more

Interview: Butch

Butch. Real name Bülent Gürler. Born in Alzey, raised in Mainz, Germany. Currently residing at Watergate, Berlin. Previously Sankeys Ibiza and Robert Johnson in Offenbach Germany. Voted “Best Producer” in magazines Groove and Raveline two years in a row. Is collaborating with Ricardo Villalobos under the name ButRic. Has released records on Desolat, Cocoon, Rekids, Sei Es Drum, and Moon Harbour. His latest release, “Dope”, included into Seth Troxler’s DJ Kicks episode. But everything actually needed to be known about Bülent, aka Butch, by far does not fall under the facts. First and foremost, he is one of the most ... Read more

Moon Harbour Celebrates 15 Years With Worldwide Tour

Not many labels make it to release number fifteen, let alone year 15, but that’s exactly the milestone the Moon Harbour family is celebrating throughout 2015. Headed up by esteemed DJ, producer, remixer and Circoloco/DC10 Ibiza resident Matthias Tanzmann and manager André Quaas, the Leipzig based label has lasted so long on account of having always moved ahead of the times. Celebrated for its diverse output from tech house to minimal to deeper club sounds, the label’s ever evolving roster of artists is like a who’s who of the contemporary scene. Next to core family members and label acts like ... Read more

Free Your Mind Podcast #003 By Butch

Bülent Gürler aka Butch is known for squeezing the best out of every set, whether an after hour party or club night floor, be it Sankeys Ibiza, Robert Johnson, Time Warp or his continuing residency at Berlin’s Watergate. Butch may well be one of the hardest working men on the scene, always bringing the vibes and personal touch to his unpredictable, existential sets. Butch received his first record player and some second hand vinyl 22-years ago, as a 12 year old. Back then, Butch looked to the masters of the craft at the DMC World Championships, which was the very ... Read more