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Klassified Brings Its Music Festival & More To French Riviera With Audiofly, Blond:ish, Damian Lazarus

This 21 & 22 July sees Klassified return with their annual music festival, Klassified Music Festival & More, to the sprawling, natural outdoor amphitheatre at l’Oppidum du col d’Eze.. Just 10 minutes from Nice and 8km from Monaco, some 3,000 electronic music lovers from around the world will be greeted by panoramic views of the Azure Mountains and Mediterranean Sea. More than a music festival, the event will couple its selection of musical acts with a full program of activities including yoga, live painting, slow food, organic delicacies, Reiki, shops for accessories and natural products, and a full workshop timetable ... Read more

Oasis Festival Announces Damian Lazarus, DJ Boring & Stephan Bodzin Amongst New Names For 2018

Four years in, Oasis Festival was the first event of its kind in Morocco. This year, the atmospheric desert oasis will welcome the likes of Actress b2b Mount Kimbie, Avalon Emerson, Derrick Carter b2b The Black Madonna, Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Tim Sweeney and William Djoko, from the already announced names. Now, more names have been announced for the 14 – 16 September festival, as it returns to its original stomping grounds in the stunning Fellah Hotel. Of these names, Damian Lazarus, DJ Boring b2b Demuja, DJ Slyngshot, George Fitzgerald (live), Polyswitch, Rob Da Bank and Stephan Bodzin ... Read more

Premiere: Tunnelvisions - Mbosa's Light (Original Mix)

2017 was the year where Tunnelvisions were introduced to the world via tracks like ‘Tanami’ and ‘Guava’. Since, artists like Adam Port, Tim Sweeney and Damian Lazarus have championed their music regularly, while the recently released Night Mix and Aera‘s remix for ‘Guava’ are still topping the charts. Now, Tunnelvisions are readying a new series of 4 EP’s to be released throughout 2018 and “Ritual I” is the first. Here, ‘Mbosa’s Light’, the first of its two tracks, has atypical vocal, percussion and melodies that is signature to their sound. “Ritual I” is available 13 April on Atomnation PRE ORDER

WooMoon Favorite Be Svendsen Preps Artist Album With Release Of 2017 Ibiza Anthem

Be Svendsen preps up his 2018 debut artist album with a 1 December release of 2017 Ibiza anthem ‘Andromeda’ via Music For Dreams. A favorite of the White Isle’s WooMoon events, this family member’s track invites the listener on an evocative journey that is far from your run of the mill club track. It dives into an analogue realm of nostalgia, with an almost rock-feel drum beat and classic analogue synth melody-line leading to a vibraphone breakdown and a drop that turns everyone on the floor into a hero. Already, ‘Andromeda’ has found support from the likes of by Pete ... 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 #319 By Blond:ish

Blond:ish, the duo of Anstascia and Vivie Ann are inspired travelers, sharing their passion for music and spiritual encounters one listener at a time. Since 2008, they have delivered a slew of studio work while maintaining a constant travel schedule both as professional artists and for personal connections. From their Kompakt artist album to remixes of Depeche Mode, Blond:ish has continued to push through 2017 with remixes for Sabo, Modular Project, as well a slew of original productions. The year also saw the launch of ABRACADABRA, their own event series and label which has left its mark in Tulum and ... 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

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... 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

Eclipse Festival: A Moment Of Totality

Two weeks ago I was on my way out the door of my Studio Apartment in the heart of Los Angeles struggling with my two large suitcases and my carryon. Somehow, I had managed to cram all of my festival gear into a package suitable to check on a plane. I put my burgundy festival hat on my head and I embarked on my journey to Oregon for the internationally organized Eclipse Gathering. It was a longer journey than I had expected, in all honesty the most magical venues are always the hardest to reach. I flew into Portland, Oregon ... Read more

Premiere: Hraach - Hidden Dimension (Kora Remix)

After contributing a remix for Satori‘s track ‘Bad Looking Trouble’ on Underyourskin Records last year, Armenian breed producer Hraach releases his first EP, ‘Hidden Dimension’ on the label. The four tracker comes along with two original versions, the title track and ‘Nemesis’, and two remixes by Tara Brooks and Kora. ‘Hidden Dimension’ starts off with a luscious baseline and a single synth-loop that in the course of the track switches it’s tonality and is enriched with guitar sounds that remain in the background to support the the lead synth. Due to the combination of the aforementioned elements the track is ... 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

What Can We Expect From Sónar 2017?

With the summer heat approaching and after festival season already began, we are moving closer to some of the biggest global festivals. This year we are taking a closer look at Sónar as they will deliver wide range of artists, conferences, stages and much more. Held in beautiful Barcelona, Sonar will definitely write many people’s stories for summer 2017. Festival is not focusing only on well known genres, therefore they recently announced the opening of a new stage – Sónar XS, which will give an opportunity to young names and underground/extreme sounds. Sónar XS and other stages will be a ... Read more

Party Report: Acid Sundays w/ Acid Pauli – Art Basel Miami

The people from III Points stroke very hard during Art Basel this year by delivering nine high quality shows in partnership with Plot, Miami Link and Resident Advisor. The U.K. based website was hosting its first ever showcase in Miami. Most events were being held in a new venue called Magic City Studios in Little Haiti, 10 min away from the Art District of Miami. The spectacular line up included the likes of Solomun, Tale of Us, Damian Lazarus, Maceo Plex and Acid Pauli for the closing event on Sunday. We attended the latter at Bardot, since they changed of ... Read more

DHA Mix #246 By Fur Coat

Despite the name, the saying fur coat and no knickers definitely doesn’t apply to this duo, as they tick all the boxes in terms of self expression and also their ability to provide music that is weighty, influential and also a pleasure to dance to. Today Venezuela’s techno team, Sergio Muñoz and Israel Sunshine, aka Fur Coat, deliver us with a mixtape in leu of their new EP ‘Numbers‘. An unlikely meeting just by chance is what brought the two together, bonding over their passion and affinity for similar music back in 2004. Over 10 years on, their history has seen ... Read more