Tag: connaisseur recordings

Meet The Charity Helping Us Bring Together The Underground Electronic Community For Refugee Aid

Since its launch on 4 December, the second annual The Cup of Hope mix, presented by Schirmchendrink and Volunteers fo Humanity, and featuring music from San Francisco’s Atish (who follows last year’s edition brought by YokoO), has brought the underground electronic music community together, pulling upwards of 2,000 Euro towards supplies and clothes for Europe’s on going refugee crisis. With the campaign in its third week and the Holidays upon us, we thought it a good idea to go more in depth with the charity involved by speaking at length with its founder Marit Neukomm when we were in Switzerland ... Read more

A Look Inside La Rêve

Over the past 4 years, Amsterdam’s La Rêve has had many highlights. There have been illegal warehouses, festivals, ADE showcases with the likes of Parquet Recordings, Einmusika, Atomnation, Connaisseur Recordings, RISE and Suara Music, and many more intimate gatherings of the city’s electronic underground community. This Saturday, 18 November will celebrate its 4th year in De Marktkantine with a line-up with melodic live acts from home and abroad. With the night featuring Solee, Dialoque, Paji, Kjeld Langeveld, Hubert Kirchner, and Cliff de Zoete close at hand, La Rêve’s trio of founders speaks on its past 4 years. “…it is important ... Read more

Premiere: Human Machine – The Mule (Original Mix)

Premiering on DHA is Human Machine, a musical project composed of four Sicilian DJs and friends: Musumeci, Sisio, Simeone and Pavi. Mixing their 4 different musical roots and skills into one new identity, the Sicilian combo have a simple rule: make danceable music. After their debut 12″ ‘Black Mechanism‘ on Engrave Ltd put them on the map, Human Machine made an appearance on Connaisseur Recordings with the strong 146 EP still hot in Ibiza and in the most influential DJs’ sets. This time around Human Machine’s latest EP will be released by the Berlin-based label Exit Strategy, already receiving full support by Ame, Dixon, Solomun and Adriatique. Available 22 ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Ataxia

Relocating from Detroit to New York, Ataxia is a producer & DJ duo composed of Ted Krisko and Eric Ricker. We present their mix in collaboration with the Boom Room. Ataxia, better known as a medical term for a loss of muscle coordination, is how the duo defines the nature of their music. Recently released was their well-received Visa V on Connaisseur Recordings. In early 2016, the group will return to Leftroom Records, where their international release career began. Alongside their activities in the studio, Ataxia perform at some of North America’s best clubs, such as Standard Rooftop in Downtown LA, ... Read more

Premiere: Lehar – Number One Hero (Original Mix)

2DIY4 has added yet another talented new artist to their ranks in the form of Lehar. While Lehar’s original cut, Number One Hero, is premiering here on DHA, the Diynamic sister-label enlisted two on point remixes from Musumeci and Peter Pardeike to complete a tidy package. Venetian artist Lehar makes music that is romantic and carefully composed. He has a sublime sense of mood and groove, and has thus far released twice on Offenbach imprint Connaisseur Recordings. Here he serves up more slick bass and intriguing melodies, continuing to turn heads at the discotechs. “Number One Hero” is available 11 ... Read more

Premiere: The Element & Musumeci – Pneuma (Original Mix)

Today, we exclusively premiere The Element & Musumeci’s “Pneuma”, from their forthcoming EP of the same name, an alluring affair that’s rounded off by Lehar and Olderic on remix duties. Musumeci is a musical project by Mauro Di Martino, sicilian dj and producer since late 80s. ‘The Gemini Project’ album on his own label Engrave Ltd has put Musumeci on the map thanks to the massive support by djs like Dixon, Ame, Mano Le Tough and Solomun just to name a few. His music appears also on Aeon, Bedrock, Connaisseur, Compost Black Label, Diynamic Music, My Favorite Robot and OFF Recordings. ... Read more

Mix #150 By Lehar

With our exclusive 150th mix, we’re featuring Italian talent Lehar. If you have been following us, you will have heard of him many times before as his tracks have been featured prominently in all things deep house. Besides being a great DJ he’s also known for being a skilled producer and has proven so numerous times.   Lehar aka Lorenzo Esposito is part of Connaisseur Recordings’  more recent signings and has proven to be an outstanding producer and remixer. Not only with his ‘Sargas EP’, the debut release on the German label but also with impressive remixes. His remix for Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s ‘Tristesse’, which the duo played during their set at ... Read more

Full Premiere: Of Norway feat. Linnea Dale – Spirit Lights (Lehar Remix)

May 2014 Connaisseur Recordings released Of Norway’s debut album “Accretion“, a musical journey which showcased the Norwegian duo’s creativity and ability to create music on the border between songwriting and club music. A remix EP has now come out for the superior track “Spirit Lights”. Italy’s up and coming Lehar created for the flip side such a mystical and alluring interpretation of the original, that it quickly ended up as a regular in the sets of Mano Le Tough and Adriatique, just to name a few. Diynamic’s dream-team Adriatique is responsible for the first remix. As was to be expected, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Few Nolder – IF (Original Mix)

Linas Strockis aka Few Nolder first emerged back in 2006 when Lithuanian label Partyzanai released his debut ‘Patterns EP’ a melting pot of black techno magic. This led to his next release ‘No Mo’ getting picked up by Mike Paradinas’ highly regarded Planet Mu and a debut self­titled album was soon to follow in 2009 to critical acclaim. His upcoming IF EP on Connaisseur Recordings has been bubbling under the surface for a while now. Check out the exclusive premiere of the title track here. Among many exciting artistic projects, Few Nolder has been involved in the XYZ Opera performance ... Read more