Tag: Dave Clarke

DHA Mix #360 By Chloé

Ever since her first EP, “Erosoft” (2002), Chloé has not merely strung together purely functional tracks, she has been crafting narratives made from sound. As much a film enthusiast as an electronic music composer, Chloé’s works has found itself on the likes of BPitch Control, Live at Robert Johnson, Kill the DJ, My Favorite Robot, and Throne of Blood, while also having set a reputation for live sets that thrill by an innate sense of coherence with which she reconciles the eclectic styles presented in her work. Now, the mind behind Lumière Noire, a platform for protégés, Chloé presents her ... Read more

[Playlist] Louisahhh’s Poetics Of Relation

Take off Dave Clarke‘s recent studio album, “Is Vic There?” (IVT?) features the project’s first collaboration, the simmering vocals of Louisahhh. Having quickly risen as one of the most dyamic woman artists within the Techno scene thanks to her voice, unique style, and explosive DJ sets, Louisaaah has collaborated with Maelstrom releasing three EPs while creating her RAAR imprint with a steady stream of releases. Louisahhh’s prolific activities also include a BBC1 residence, solo output, and a steady hand in virtually every facet of her own output. Now, with the remix package “IVT?” available and featuring diverse interpretations from France’s ... Read more

Interview: Dave Clarke

After fourteen years, Dave Clarke is set to release his third full length album, “The Desecration of Desire”. Available on 27 October, the years-in-the-making project distills Clarke’s life long love of Punk, New Wave, Noise and Industrial into something truly original and wholly spellbinding; 10 tracks that go way beyond the dancefloor. Originally teased via its first single ‘Charcoal Eyes (Glass Tears)’ featuring Mark Lanegan , “The Desecration of Desire” follows 1995’s collection of singles “Archive One” and 2003’s “Devil’s Advocate,” and features collaborations with LOUISAHHH, Mark Lanegan, Mt. Sims, Anika, Gazelle Twin and Keith Tenniswood. For some three decades, ... Read more

Premiere: Dave Clarke – Way Of Life (Octave One Remix)

Octave One has been a staple of DJ playlists the world over for some two decades now with solid, groove based tracks and an ever popular live set. Here, the brothers from Detroit remix the Baron of Techno Dave Clarke‘s ‘Way Of Life,’ which is forthcoming on Record Store Day as a special remix cut off “Devil’s Advocate,” Dave Clarke’s LP dropping later this year. Here, the Detroit duo show off their knack for cooking up brain frying synth modulations that burrow deep. The buoyant drums carry you along in energetic style and some wild acid lines add more texture ... Read more

Awakenings Taps Paul Kalkbrenner, Maceo Plex, The Black Madonna For 20th Anniversary Festival

With over 110 artists spread over 8 stages, Awakenings Festival once again becomes the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. Over the 24-25 June weekend, recreational area Spaarnwoude Houtrak will be dedicated to Techno in all its diversity. Amongst the massive lineup announced for this 20th anniversary edition will be a new live show from Paul Kalkbrenner, the reunited Wihgnomy Brothers, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalabos, Maceo Plex, Chris Liebing, Joseph Capriati, Dave Clarke, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Floorplan, Weval, The Black Madonna, Black Coffee, Len Faki and KiNK, as well as Sunday stage hosts Joris Voorn and Adam ... Read more

Awakenings Presents Their Most Selective Line-up for It’s 20th Birthday Celebration

March, 2017 will mark 20 years since now the historical techno music festival of the Netherland’s, Awakenings, organised it’s first with their edition in 1997. To commemorate the occasion, 5 nights and 1 day in the coming April the Gashouder will again breathe in the techno spirit. As the festival will be throwing up 20 Years Anniversary with the most selective line-up of their closest most admired musicians, needing no further introduction. What became now the largest and best-known techno festival in the world started off at the good ol’ Gashouder in 1997 with barely seven Djs on the lineup: Godard, Angelo, Nick Rapaccioli, Billy Nasty, ... Read more

[Playlist + Interview] Celeste Siam: Bringing A Taste Of Bangkok To ADE

Celeste Siam is one of Asia’s hottest musical exports and a name synonymous with the continents clubbing infrastructure. Having made an impact on her own region early in her career, she made the move Ibiza in 2007 where she played alongside Carl Cox, secured a Pukka Up residency, and made appearances at both Pacha and Amnesia. Not to be outdone, in Celeste’s spare time, she promotes her own “The Ibiza Reunion” events around Asia, while also being a tireless crusader against animal cruelty and represents the “International Human Rights Commission” as their Ambassador for Peace and Humanity. With all this, Asia’s ... Read more

Movement Croatia Podcast By Jan Krueger

In light of his upcoming performance at Movement Croatia, Berlin-based producer and DJ Jan Krueger provides an exclusive mix of deep and minimal house tracks. Acting as one half of the legendary label Hello?Repeat alongside Daze Maxim, Jan Krueger has forged a formidable career ever since meeting Daze in the 90s. They started off with some excursions into deep and minimal house tracks – which were eventually released on Mathias Tanzmann’s Moon Harbour Recordings in 2001. Jan has gone from Dusseldorf, to working with the record store Word & Sound in Hamburg, and then to Berlin (where he has resided in the past ... Read more

Awakenings Festival Announce Superstar Heavy Lineup For 16th Edition Lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced the dates for its 2016 edition on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of June, going down at Netherlands’ Spaarnwoude Houtrak for the 16th time. There will be 8 different stages, including 2 spacious open air stages, representing the broad variety of techno music – from traditional techno to fusion styles and back. As they do each and every year, the newest and hottest techno kids on the block will perform next to scene legends, resulting in almost 100 different artists and live acts performing over the course of two days. The second festival day, longtime collaborators ... Read more

ADE presents mini-documentary: ‘RESONATE’

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has launched a unique short documentary that reflects on today’s global electronic music movement together with some influential artists and leading industry professionals. Based on five themes, the documentary takes the audience on a short journey exploring the creation, innovation, collaboration, consumption and celebration of electronic music with the ADE as a backdrop. What inspires and drives artists, producers and audience? Where does this joint passion come from? What innovations and collaborations do they see in gear, software, show elements, visuals and sound techniques? How has the consumption of music in general changed over the ... Read more

2015 Extrema Outdoor Holiday And Camping Tickets Have Sold Out

Don’t say you weren’t warned!  Even though camping capacity for Extrema Outdoor 2015 has been doubled, it is now totally sold out, in addition to the holiday tickets. No need to worry though, you can still attend Extrema Outdoor Belgium as Weekend and Day Tickets are still available! But, as you know, these tickets will be gone before you know it. With both house and techno on the bill, Extrema Outdoor’s 2015 edition represents a mouth-watering lineup of the crème de la crème of dance. On the housier side of things will be the likes of Jamie Jones, Tale of Us, Andrea Oliva, Nic Fanciulli, ... Read more

Extrema Outdoor Releases Massive Line-up For Festival’s 5th Edition

For one late May weekend, Eastern Belgium’s Kelchterhoef Park will be the International dance music capital as Extrema Outdoor celebrates their fifth anniversary with another massive lineup of the finest house and techno artists the scene has to offer. With areas curated by some of the most prevalent clubbing brands, labels and institutions in the world, the outdoor camping weekender has quickly solidified its place amongst the upper echelons of the competitive festival market. With both house and techno on the bill, Extrema Outdoor’s 2015 edition represents a mouth-watering lineup of the crème de la crème of dance. On the ... Read more

Extrema Outdoor Line-Up Announced

Extrema Outdoor Belgium will celebrate its fifth anniversary on the 22nd through the 24th of May this year, bringing along a mix of international headliners and more obscure yet promising artists. A lot of these artists will make their Belgian debut, so it will be a festive three days where many visitors will see their favourite acts in their home country for the first time when the doors of the De Plas in Houthalen-Helchteren. On a total of three stages, you will see the following acts ranging from house, techno, and everything in between. Most notable headliners are Tale Of ... Read more