Tag: Crosstown Rebels

Interview: Satori

The first EP released after his full length Crosstown Rebels album “Maktub”, Satori has brought “Yam” to DGTL Records. As the fourth release on the Amsterdam-based electronic brand’s recently launched imprint, “Yam” sees the talented live performer deliver a more dancefloor orientated offering with two originals and a special Satori remix included. As part of the DGTL family for years, Satori’s connection with it becomes even more pronounced, diverse, and influential, with another opprtunity to showcase the sound of electronic world music Here, we caught up with Satori as he travels the world on his own and as part of ... Read more

Labyrinth Open Croatia Podcast By Fur Coat

Hailing originally from Venezuela, Fur Coat‘s story has been one of passion for techno and electronic music. Their music has garnered respect from some of the biggest names in techno from Sasha to Slam, Tale of Us and Nicole Moudaber, while having kept up the relentless workflow with releases on the likes of Watergate, Crosstown Rebels, Hot Creations, Bpitch Control, and more while touring literally everywhere around the world. One of these places will be the 2018 edition of Labyrinth Open Croatia, which will see Fur Coat join our own DHA stage alongside the likes of Jeremy Olander, Super Flu, ... Read more

Vujaday Festival Podcast By Francesca Lombardo

With a multi disciplinary background that transcends dancefloors with emotional narratives, Francesca Lombardo has cultivated a sound all her own. It is a sound that has been heard on the likes of Crosstown Rebels, Mobilee, Leftroom, One Records and her own Echoe and Echolette imprints, as well as at events likes IMS Dalt Villa, Burning Man, Tomorrowland, Get Lost and Circoloco. Francesca’s DJ finesse will be on full display this spring as she takes to the inaugural Vujaday Music Festival in Barbados from 4 – 8 April. There, she will join the likes of Art Department, Bedouin, DJ Tennis, Lee ... Read more

DHA Mix #335 By Be Svendsen

2014 was the year that electronic cognoscenti fell for Be Svendsen. Following the success of his live festival performances, the Danish musician has become an attraction on the global festival scene as a proponent of a genre-bending sound; Spaghetti western soundtracks, classic analogue synths and film noir atmospherics all tastefully crafted into an original form. This form has brought him to the likes of Tomorrowland, The BPM Festival, Fusion, BOOM, Get Lost Miami, DGTL, Secret Garden Party, Oregon Eclipse, Burning Man, Rainbow Serpent, Afrika Burn, and many more. In 2017, Be Svendsen’s original music was consistently well received with every ... Read more

DHA Mix #325 By SIS

With many shades of experience, SIS is the exact opposite of the cardboard cut-out, squeaky clean radio DJ. Driven by raw musicality and flickers of his colourful past, global ancestry, and intense personality, SIS quickly honed a unique house music style. A style that has been heard on the likes of Cecille, Sei es Drum, Cocoon, Bouq, Crosstown Rebels, Get Physical, and his own Cocolino imprint. An underground hero, SIS has graced the decks of Amnesia, Fabric, Robert Johnson, and more. Currently, his latest release, the collaborative EP “The Get Down” with Benjamin Frnkln on Mobilee Records. With state of ... Read more

Premiere: Satori - Shotgun (Original Mix)

Through a nominal handful of remixes and releases, Satori has become highly sought after, collaborating with South African charity Bridges for Music and performing at Boiler Room’s biggest show of 2016 at ADE. As you can see, music flows through the veins of Satori. No ordinary artist, he creates deeply spiritual music through a range of instruments and production techniques. Now, Satori releases “MAKTUB,” his debut album on Damian Lazarus‘ illustrious Crosstown Rebels pulls the listener into an exotic world, blurring the lines between electronic and meditative music. Here, we exclusively premiere “Shotgun,” one the album’s driving forces. Make sure ... Read more

DHA Mix #316 By KMLN

Behind KMLN (pronounced Kameleon) is Shawna Hofmann and Christopher Tooker, two wanderers with a history for cross- pollinating the sounds of yesterday with the sounds of tomorrow The duo’s music, which features live instrumentation that blends elements of deep tribal house and minimal techno, has received support from prominent artists such as Solomun, Acid Pauli, Damian Lazarus, Mira, Nico Stojan, Bedouin, DOP, Nicola Cruz and more, while appearing on imprints like Sol Selectas, Touch of Class, Crosstown Rebels and Endless. See also: DHA Mix #315 By Sabo Whether at the peak of the night or bringing bodies back to earth ... Read more

DHA Mix #313 + Interview By Denney

Denney hails from England’s Northeast, rising to underground fame with acclaimed releases on the likes of Hot Creations, VIVa Music, Crosstown Rebels, and many more. Hailed for his ubiquitous tune ‘Low Frequency’, an acid tinged house music bomb, Denney’s talents as a versatile and energetic DJ have seen him play all over the world: Europe and Australia to America, playing in the world’s most reputed clubs like London’s fabric and DC10 in Ibiza. This past July, Denney samples Mekon’s notorious ‘What’s Going On?’ original (2000) for a summer reimagining, certain to cause damage across dance floors everywhere. Wit that track ... Read more

DHA Mix #311 By Paris Green

Amsterdam duo, Paris Green made big impressions in their debut release on Crosstown Rebels sister label Rebellion with Poker Flat boss Steve Bug in for remix duty. The deep and brooding single You Got To Try , discovered by Kölsch in his BBC Radio 1 Residency, was created during a jamming session with cohort David Stolk on vocals, singing about loosing sight of dreams due to other people’s expectations. “Day in, day out we are confronted with the expectations of others while we dream of our own future. Negative incentives haunt us upon into our dreams at night.You can let ... Read more

Satori Announces Debut Album MAKTUB On Crosstown Rebels

Satori is an artist who combines endless blends of seductive trance and mind-altering earthy tones that linger in the subconscious long after they are heard. His style is not defined by any-one genre. Rather, Satori aims to satisfy any meditative music-lover by provoking a spiritual journey to new dimensions of his musical world, where movement, dreaming and creativity are endless, blurring lines between electronic and meditative music. Now, the man behind the instruments – piano, kora, kalimba, and guitar – preps his debut album “MAKTUB” to be released via Damian Lazarus‘ Crosstown Rebels imprint in October. Last year’s Boiler Room ... Read more

Interview: Raw District

The fledgling house project Raw District comes as a collaboration between Belgian duo Vernon Bara and Massimo DaCosta. Originally introduced to dance music as production duo Vernon&DaCosta, the new Raw District project focuses on the deeper and darker side of house music. So far, the music of raw District has already been featured on esteemed labels like Crosstown Rebels, Souvenir Music, Defected, and Innervisions (not to mention an exclusive DHA mix) as their prolific DJ tour schedule takes them to virtually all points of the globe including a residency at Belgium’s Labyrinth Club. This summer, that busy schedule includes a ... Read more

Interview: Giorgia Angiuli

With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia Angiuli’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents. Her music has landed on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown Rebels, Souvenir, Wow rec., Einmusika, Parquet and more, while seeing her play gigs at Berghain, Watergate, Harry Klein, Fusion Festival, Hive, Thuishaven, The Egg, as well as her 4+ year TENAX residency. Today, we’re talking with the talented multi instrumentalist at the heart of Italy’s underground anticipating her upcoming set at Belgium’s Paradise City Festival. Giorgia also has releases out now on CLICK Records, as ... Read more

DHA Mix #281 By John Monkman

Releasing on many of the world’s cutting edge labels, it was John Monkman’s 2015 collaboration with Pete Tong that shot him firmly into international tastemaker conversations. Having released on the likes of Kompakt, Crosstown Rebels, and Get Physical, with several new projects in the pipeline, John Monkman is also a staple name atop the Beatport charts and the world’s top electronic music media (like DHA for instance, which previously premiered Coyu‘s remix of John & Pete’s ‘The Bumps’. Now, with recent releases available via Rebellion (Epoch) and Noir Music (Trusting Source), John Monkman brings his one of a kind electronic ... Read more

DHA Mix #274 By Raw District

Under the name Vernon&DaCosta, Vernon Bara and Massimo DaCosta had released on the likes of OM Records, AMA Rec, Robsoul, Aroma, OFF, Icon, Doubledown and many more. Since 2013, the Belgian duo has shifted focus to becoming Raw District in order to focus on the deeper and darker side of house music, and with releases on Crosstown Rebels, Souvenir Music, Defected, and soon on Innervisions, the duo has undoubtedly secured themselves as in-demand and talented producers. Aside from their studio prowess, Raw District are known for their reputation as reputable DJs, especially following their appearances at the likes of Extrema ... Read more

Premiere: Giorgia Angiuli – Pureness (Original Mix)

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli’s deep interest into electronic music has put her at the heart of Italy’s underground scene. With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents, landing her music on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown rebels, Souvenir, Wow rec., Einmusika, Parquet and more. See also: DHA Interview + Mix #242 By Giorgia Angiuli Currently, Giorgia’s solo project moves between pop, techno and house, using her voice to create a dreamy dimension intensified by toy instruments. During her sets she combines keyboards, a ... Read more