Tag: Curses

DHA FM Mix #437 by Jason Peters

Jason Peters (formerly known as JP Soul) is a veteran dj/producer from San Francisco most known for his energetic and creative DJ sets, his prolific streak of unique productions, and his widely acclaimed record label Roam Recordings. Jason got his start djing raves on the East Coast of the US in the early 90s, held a weekly residency for 8 years starting in Buffalo New York and then moving to San Francisco, and has been releasing music since 2001. In addition to releasing music on his own label, he has releases on Nein, Leng, Whiskey Disco, Rotten City, Emerald and ... Read more

Premiere: Occam – The Dark Slide (Secret Factory Remix) [Secret Fusion]

Legendary Hungarian party promoters Secret Factory invite Occam to take care of the second release on their fledgling Secret Fusion label. It comes bolstered with remixes by the label bosses themselves as well as Curses and La Mano. Occam is a life-long drummer who has been in various bands and involved with making plenty of albums. He has played clubs and festivals from the UK to Russia and has been part of BBE artist DJ Bootsie’s live act for more than a decade. From hip hop to techno to ambient to Latin, he can do it all and all with ... Read more

Premiere: LAGASTA Feat. Private Agenda – Love Is A Stranger [Lagasta]

Last Gas Station aka La.Ga.Sta. turns 10 this year, and celebrates its tunefully inspirational road trips through all these years in a very special way. They invited some of their favorite artists and producers, who have been part of LAGASTA ’s family all these years, to choose a best-loved song of theirs and make a cover version of it for a new anniversary compilation. The outcome is an exceptional track compilation that brings the most deserving music to the surface, from George Michael to Siouxsie and the Banshees and from Whitney Houston to Blood Orange. It’s a fusion of different ... Read more

Free Download: Tolga – Leave It All Behind (Curses Edit) [DHA Free Edit Series]

Some of the most profound gems in a DJ set are often not originals, but personal edits by artists to elevate their sets. The New Yorker/Berlin based Curses is known for blending Rock & Roll with the darker side of Disco, incorporating his ghostly vocals and guitar with flashes of EBM, New Wave, Post-punk, and psychedelic synth vibes. DHA FM welcomes Curses for the second instalment of our Edit Series; making some of the best kept DJ-set secrets available as FREE DOWNLOADS. Releasing selectively on labels such as Bordello A Parigi, Throne Of Blood, and Ombra International, Curses also runs a Rinse FM France ... Read more

Premiere: TERR - Dust (Curses Remix) [Clash Lion]

Clash Lion celebrates their one year anniversary with its co-founder TERR’s first appearance on the label. With the “Dust”, TERR brings light to a vocal 4/4 electro track, with remixes from fellow label owner, Daniel Watts, Cardopusher and Curses. Here, the Berlin-based New Yorker, Curses, applies a hefty dose of New – Wave, adding extra bounce to the bass and making the vocal super psychedelic. And, don’t forget that TERR will be joining us at ADE on 20 October at the debut DHA FM event. To be held at La Favela Amsterdam, DHA FM will also feature a Degustibus Music ... Read more

Premiere: Curses - Gold & Silber Feat. Perel (Chinaski ‘Tech Noir’ Remix)
 [Dischi Autunno]

Preceding the release of his debut album, Curses presents ‘Gold & Silber’, a five track EP led by a hypnotic, post-punk leaning roller, as well as four additional remixes from Antoni Maiovvi, Chinaski and Fango. For the title track, Berlin based artist Perel provides cathartic vocals on top of a drowsy rhythmic framework drawing influence from early EBM, synth music and new wave. Here, as one of two reworks, Chinaski provides a trippy dancefloor energy on the ‘Tech Noir’ Remix. “Gold & Silber” is available 14 September on Dischi Autunno  

Premiere: TYU - Girasol (Curses Tuff Stuff Remix)

Tyu, the rising producer currently based in Mérida (MX) is back on Duro. Here, the Berlin based producer Curses comes right after the poetic original with two formidable takes filled with energy; different stamina, equally effective. “Girasol” is available 8 February on Duro PRE ORDER

Premiere: Curses - Another View (Original Mix)

London based club night and newly formed label Snap Crackle & Pop’s third release comes in the form of a dark take on new wave influenced techno from Berlin based New Yorker Curses. Here,‘Another View,‘ which playfully tips its hat to early electro, albeit through a visor of cold wave inspired guitars. ‘Together In The Dark’ delves into even darker territories with ice cold organs reaching for the light through the grinding ambient yet groovy undertones. “Another View” is available 11 September on Snap, Crackle & Pop

DHA Mix #295 By Curses

Blending the line between electronic music and his rock & roll roots is New York City’s Curses. Curses’ DJ sets and Productions are rooted in the deeper side of the spectrum, incorporating ghostly vocals and guitar, sounding something like an illegal galactic warehouse party with flashes of Italo-disco and New Wave. Here, the talented artist who has released on the likes of Throne Of Blood, NEIN, Rotten City, SC&P, and his own Ombra INTL imprint, Curses is a name popping up on underground lineups the world over. Tracklist 1. Love and Rockets – Mirror People (Curses Edit) 2. Veltran & ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Curses

“Europe still reigns. America is learning though. Rapidly.” Curses is the late-night moniker of renowned producer Luca Venezia. Infusing dark House & Techno influences with ambient and cinematic soundscapes, Curses makes music that works in all settings and transcends genres. Residing in his studio for some time, Curses returned to the spotlight in full force during the Summer of 2013 with breakout single ‘So Good’ released on Marble Recordings. Heavily supported on radio, online and in club, helping establish Curses’ reputation both locally as internationally. By spring 2014 Curses was in demand. With a residency at Brooklyn’s Verboten nightclub and ... Read more

Full Premiere: Curses – Heartbeat (Original Mix)

Everything that comes out of the US, electronic music wise, can simply astonish you at first sight and in the case of the newly established Brooklyn dance music record label, Safer At Night, things aren’t different at all. Safer At Night is a record label as much as it is a DJ collective composed of Curses,DKDS  & Total Fitness whom themselves are the proud initiators of this elaborate project. Established earlier this year and with their first SAN001 dropping April 1st and it features Curses himself showcasing how the label aides-mémoires of house, electronica and all gotham like hallmark sounds and numinous ... Read more