Tag: Cocoon Recordings

DHA Mix #234 By wAFF

UK based DJ and producer wAFF provides us with yet another undeniably brilliant mix, exemplifying his musical talents way beyond his years. Only in his mid twenties wAFF exudes musical talent that many spend years trying to achieve. With a diverse and dynamic DJ’ing career under his belt, it is this combined with his unique and superior affinity with music production software that places him at the forefront on the house and techno hierarchy. Being blessed with a compelling history within the creative industry, it is maybe his experience in dance and acting that means self expression comes so naturally ... Read more

Premiere: Here Is Why – Tonight (Adam Port 12″ Autobahn Edit)

Premiering on DHA is the B-side edit by Adam Port, the German DJ/Producer always locking in his melodic approach and spacey soundscapes. Adam Port’s method of tracing down various genres and generations of music is the essential reason why Port’s presence is so unique. He’s explored and studied a plethora of genres, everything from the D.C.-Hardcore scene to Hip-Hop Turntablism to Techno electronics. He’s gone on releasing for notable labels such as Keinemusik, Kompakt, Liebe Detail, Pets Recordings, Cocoon Recordings, Cabin Fever, and Play It Down. See also: Mix #199 By Adam Port His premiering edit originates from bilateral relations between Berlin and Leipzig. “Tonight” was originally ... Read more

Mix #199 By Adam Port

Equipping himself with records and turntables, German DJ/Producer Adam Port provides a versatile yet melodically directional mix for us today here on DHA. His method of tracing down various genres and generations of music is the essential reason why Port’s presence is so unique. He began his exploration through the tumultuous halls of the New York-, Boston-, D.C.-Hardcore scene, afterwards moving into a Hip-Hop Turntablism infused vibe (thereby discovering the subtleties of vinyl), and eventually into the broader field of electronics- Techno. There’s no scene-dictated tunnel view to his activities, there is only a pointed emphasis on style, groove, and sophistication. He’s gone ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With André Galluzzi

Few can say they have seen Berlin grow into the techno mecca it is today from behind the decks, but André Galluzzi is one of those who can, having held or currently holding residencies at the famed Tresor, Berghain, and even its predecessor Ostgut. Galluzzi’s first opportunity in DJing at a club was in his hometown of Frankfurt. While working behind the bar, one of the DJs fell ill and a slot opened up for the night. Galluzzi grabbed the bull by its horns and made it an experience that would change his life. Soon after, working for record distributor Neutron, Galluzzi ... Read more

DGTL Life And Death ADE Podcast #001 By Mind Against

This native Italian, but Berlin based duo needs no introduction. Mind Against started in 2011 and barely 3 years on they are the crown jewel of the Life and Death label. Life and Death, the core label of Mind Against has a peculiar concept. For those not yet familiar: the music sounds overwhelmingly ominous with a psychedelic sensibility to it. It’s a concept that maybe seems less peculiar after exploring the musical backgrounds of its founders Manfredi Romano (aka DJ Tennis) and Greg Oreck, one half of New York house duo Thugfucker and partner Matteo Milleri from Tale of Us. ... Read more