Tag: Culprit

Premiere: Shall Ocin – Bounty Hunter (Original Mix)

After the standout success of their debut release from Maetrik in September, Clash Lion – the label from Shall Ocin, TERR and Daniel Watts – follows up with its second release. Coming from Shall himself, known for his heavy use of modular synths, analog rhythmboxes and custom made effects – heard on labels like Ellum, Hotflush, Bpitch Control, Last Night on Earth, Hot Creations, Systematic, Get Physical, Culprit, Leftroom and Herzblut

[Playlist] MANIK’s Musical Autobiography

Bi-coastal US artist MANIK has literally been with us since the beginning. As the only artist to feature on two DHA family exclusive mixes, along numerous musical features, MANIK originally fired onto the electronic music scene in 2011 with releases on Ovum, Poker Flat, BPitch Control and Culprit. Inspired by the early 90s production techniques and the deeper acidic vibes, MANIK now debuts on Kim Ann Foxman‘s Firehouse imprint with a four track EP entitled “Mortal Frequencies”. Throughout its four tracks, “Mortal Frequencies” continues to reinforce MANIK as an underground hero with a sound all his own. To make sense ... Read more

Premiere: Upercent – Caos (Original Mix)

Thoughtful and emotional, Upercent’s sound is organic and analog, they balance each other. Thanks to his creativity, perfectionism and constant innovation he can tell stories throughout his music and this will certainly allow him to be an electronic music reference worldwide. Although his musical launch was in 2013, his evolution is unstoppable. Up until today he has done editing for important labels such Diynamic, Culprit, Upon You, This And That, Moda Black, AMAM and Sincopat. Here, Upercent brings ‘Caos’ off Diynamic’s latest “Four to the Floor” edition! “Four to the Floor” is available 1 September on Diynamic Soundcloud Artist Page ... Read more

5 Must See Events At The BPM Festival 10th Anniversary

Only a few days away from The BPM festival’s monumental 10th anniversary edition, bringing in 2017 with over 460 artists and 80 showcases between 6-15 January. Of course we’ll be there, but with so many events we’ve already put together the 5 we are most looking forward to. Which events will you be at at The BPM festival 2017? Deeperfect | Tickets | Wah Wah Beach Bar The Italian imprint ran by el maestro Stefano Noferini will be a highlight of BPM with the likes of Spanish talented Uner along side Pirupa, Miguel Batista and more…Be there or be square! ... Read more

Premiere: Clarian – Derail The Reptile Revolution (Original Mix)

Culprit is on to release a new EP from Clarian, a collection of hypnotic synth melodies intertwining with rough electro baselines. Today we are very proud to premiere our favourite pick from the upcoming release – Clarian’s ‘Derail The Reptile Revolution’, a spacey compilation of catchy breakbeats and acidic undertones. Posing as a patient at a human testing facility on the North Coast, Clarian is an artist that explores all dimensions and visions within the world of music. His sound exudes deep contexts, inducing those listening to his music into a state of almost lucid dreaming. For a while Clarian has been sought as the rising ... Read more

DHA Mix #229 By MANIK

As one of the few artists to now be featured twice on our podcast series, we happily welcome back MANIK. The diverse sound of MANIK is somewhere between classic house, groovy techno, acid, and a bit of funk & disco, originaly bursting onto the scene back in 2011 with releases on Ovum, Poker Flat, Hot Creations and LA based Culprit, while now having played at the likes of Panorama Bar Berlin, Womb Tokyo, Fabric London, Smartbar Chicago, and more than 100 more cities worldwide. Now, having recently relocated from New York to Los Angeles, the sounds of MANIK can be ... Read more

Mix #160 By Matt Tolfrey

Matt Tolfrey might be one of the last great British DJs or, at least, this is what Seth Troxler has to say about the London based DJ, producer and label owner. Matt Tolfrey’s career really kicked off in 2002 when he held his residency at Nottingham’s The Bomb. There he was able to showcase his varied selection, open mind and the ability to read and lead a crowd. These skills made it possible for the allrounder to keep UK house and techno very much on the map, helping him link with both veterans and the younger generation. Tolfrey’s Leftroom imprint, founded in 2005, has seen releases from ... Read more

Full Premiere: Dino Lenny – Living In A Song (Shall Ocin Remix)

Shall Ocin is definitely an artist on the rise. Over the past handful of years,Shall has been recognised as both an Internationally touring DJ, as well as his production work being embraced by the Ellum family. Argentinian born Nicolas Abalos provided us with one of our earliest mixtapes and granted us an interview prior to this year’s DGTL Festival, making him a prominent friends and favourite of Deep House Amsterdam. Even though his career dates back to the late 90’s, Shall really made impressions when releasing his own productions on labels such as Culprit, Leftroom and Ellum, which is now his main affiliation. See also: Exclusive Interview with ... Read more

Full Premiere: jozif – Rondezvous (Original Mix)

After breaking through with standout releases on labels like Wolf + Lamb, the last few years have seen Londoner jozif cement himself as a unique musical voice in the world of electronic music. Far from just programming beats that make you jack, his music is some of the most beautiful you will hear, with lush string arrangements, emotive pianos and golden synths coming together into soundscapes that will melt your heart as well as warm your soul. The glorious creative love affair between Londoner jozif and LA- based Culprit continues unabated, with the artist’s fourth release for the imprint in ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Shall Ocin

“Ellum is like a family to me and yes, I feel like I have a place where I can express and get the best out of myself.” Argentinian born Nicolas Abalos aka Shall Ocin has a long history with music. In his youth he played the guitar, electric bass and was influenced by classic 80s sounds from rich funk to many other genres. Since 1998 he’s DJing and in 2006 he decided to settle in Valencia, Spain to produce his own music. Since then he’s been releasing on labels like Culprit, Leftroom and of course Ellum, who has now become his main affiliation. This ... Read more

Culprit Podcast #004 By Superlounge

Superlounge, aka Alex Bach and Oliver Fritsche, put together a blistering mix for you, to celebrate their upcoming ‘Ghost Of Time‘ EP release on Culprit. Expect deep, ambient but driving tunes with a pinch of melancholy. The LA-based imprint Culprit, founded by the DJ/producer trio Droog, is known for their careful selection of funky and modernistic underground house music. Culprit has released records for distinguished and celebrated names like Lee Foss, Lee Curtiss, Jamie Jones, MANIK, Kenneth James Gibson, Seth Troxler, Inxec, Matt Tolfrey, Subb-an, Martin Buttrich, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeves, Soul Clap, Tanner Ross, Jozif and many more. Superlounge is next in line. ... Read more

Flashmob LTD: Flashmob and Bambook Join Forces

Flashmob Limited is here – a brand new label, run by the makers of Flashmob with the help of Bambook’s Eiad, located in Milan, Stockholm and Berlin. Flashmob’s Alesandro and Danny bring you a record label with a hands on approach in mind. For this project they’re are supported by Bambook’s Eiad, with whom they worked together behind the scenes for almost five years and contributed to each other’s projects. This means only releasing music from people they contend among their close friends and artists, so they can give each release its actual personality and emotional intimacy rather than just a signature sound that ties all of ... Read more

Thuishaven Wintercircus Invite Super Flu and Edu Imbernon Coming Sunday

As Spring is carefully setting in, Thuishaven Wintercircus is readying for its final two events. Next up is this week’s edition, where they have invited fun-loving globetrotters Super Flu and Edu Imbernon as their main acts that day. Super Flu are Feliks and Mathias, two friends from Halle, Germany with a knack for incredibly appealing sets that immediately puts a smile on your face. The duo has scored numerous hits that delve into the soulful, mellow side of house music, while underpinning the musical history that made dance music possible in the first place. Like “Super Flu Loves Isaac“, the ... Read more

Full Premiere: M A N I K – Nightfall feat. Eli & Fur (Original Mix)

M ​A N I K ​has become one of Culprit LA’s imprint’s signature artists and the one whose growth as a producer closely mirrored the label’s own rise. A New York native, M ​A N I K ​has become even closer to Culprit ​in 2014 – physically, by moving to its home base of Los Angeles. The M A N I K discography boasts music releases on the worlds best underground imprints like Ovum, Poker Flat, and Hot Creations. House, Funk, Deep House, Disco, Acid, Electronica; however, you’d still fail to get to the meaning of MANIK. His upcoming EP ... Read more

BPM Festival 2015 Report – Part 1

Last week the 8th edition of the BPM Festival was held in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Originally conceived as an event for people in the hospitality industry – BPM stood for Bartenders, Promoters, Managers – over the years the festival has grown to a gathering of DJ’s, producers and electronic dance music fans. With ten days filled with 80 events, 350 artists and over 50,000 enthusiastic party people, it has become the official dance music kick off of the year. BPM consists of daytime and nighttime events hosted by record labels and promoters. The parties take place at seven venues, ... Read more