Tag: Desolat

DHA Mix #293 By Andrea Oliva

The result of an organic journey through the depths of electronic music, Andrea Oliva has emerged as an International figure and tastemaker. Since the age of 16, Andrea’s world has been one of music with the Swiss artist quickly gaining a reputation as a top flight party starter. Now, widely known as the ANTS master of moods, which tours Internationally, as well as holding its annual Ibiza residency at Ushuaïa, Andrea Oliva continues to move on the ascent. Recently, Andrea’s productions have landed themselves on the likes of Desolat, Knee Deep in Sound, and Cuttin Headz, each having been, or ... Read more

Premiere: Yaya - Unconditional Love (Original Mix)

Yaya returns to his own label Tamango Records with another wicked release. A prolific studio wizard and DJ, Yaya’s work has been featured on the likes of Desolat, Cadenza, Be As One, Kina Music, Kiara Knock Knock series, Souvenir Plus, Etruria Beat, Maison d’être, Earlydub, Draft, Hoenregler, Hummingbird Label, Oblack Records, and more. On today’s exclusive premiere ‘Unconditional Love,’ taken off its eponymous EP, Yaya’s typical trademark groove shines through with some extra great tribal-drum contaminations combined with a great Caribbean-oriented female chant, giving life to a proper dancefloor burner. “Unconditional Love” is available 20 May on Tamango Records

Premiere: Pablo Bolivar – Dahnser (Original Mix)

Pablo Bolivar has over a decade of experience in the world of electronic music, to which he has achieved a worldwide renown. As a producer, his work has been seen on the likes of Desolat, Mood Music, Galaktika, and his own Seven Villas. As a remixer he has been also persistent, creating important reworks for artists as Gui Boratto, Mario Basanov, When Saints Go Machine, Gorge, Parov Stelar or Juana Molina, to name some. Here, with ‘Dahnser,’ coming off his forthcoming ENDLESS “Hideaway” EP, you can easily understand why Pablo is one of the most acclaimed producers of the Spanish ... Read more

Project Sugar NYE Rings In 2017 With Guti & Mees Dierdorp

Amsterdam’s Project Sugar brings their biggest event to date to celebrate the incoming New Year. With Guti, Mees Dierdorp, and residents, Cesan Buček, Thara Bergen en Stefan Kuipers, Project Sugar are themselves wrapping up a stellar year; one that has seen several Flashmob label nights, as well as Ellen Alien‘s massive ADE celebration, DJ W!LD, Luna City Express, and more. On this night, Sugarfactory will go above and beyond with extra space, decoration and flare. Musically, Argentina’s Guti will bring his always in demand live set, one which has made him a Desolat staple, while Germany’s Mees Dierdorp brings the ... Read more

Interview + Exclusive Track Stream: Livio & Roby

Celebrating 10 years at the forefront of Romania’s robust techno scene, Livio & Roby have recently unveiled a mysterious new album project. Connecting with audiences via via highly influential outlets such as Desolat, Vakant, Cecille, VIVa, Saved and Fumakilla, Livio & Roby’s dynamic DJ sets, innovative live performances, album projects, and constant flow of cutting edge productions remain one of their nation’s leading lights in the field. For those who may not be familiar, Romania’s spirit is evident in all aspects of the duo’s music; from tribal rhythms to penetrate the psyche, to organic instrumentation meant for the spirit, ultimately ... Read more

What Dance Did Right: Loco Dice Teams With South African Youth Center

Citing youth centers in his native Düsseldorf as a major source of influence in his youth, Desolat’s Loco Dice has now teamed up with nonprofit Bridges for Music. The aim of Bridges for Music is to raise funds for South Africa’s Kliptown Youth Center, which acts as a safe haven for disadvantaged youth by partnering with key industry figures (Richie Hawtin, Luciano, and Black Coffee are all ambassadors of the charity). Last year Loco Dice toured South Africa promoting music for children, organizing workshops, and performing for donations to the charity. On Bridges for Music, Loco Dice says: “I feel my ... Read more

Eagles & Butterflies ft J.U.D.G.E. – Love (Eagles & Butterflies Club Remix)

LA and Ibiza based dream weaver Eagles & Butterflies, who dropped ”Love” earlier this year to much acclaim, is now returning with a remix package. With releases on Noir Music but also Get Physical, Innervisions, Bedrock and his own Spread Your Wings, it’s no surprise that he’s named the breakout act on many people’s lips Now he’s back with a hand picked collection of emotive underground remixes to dazzle as summer draws to a close. Raumakustik and Bontan deliver some rock-solid club mixes while Hayze made a beautiful and more chilled deephouse version of the song putting J.U.D.G.E. At the center of attention. ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Guti

“I’m in love with this city. I’ve always been. Even if a big part of my life is still in Germany I’ve decided that Barcelona is the city where I want to make music” Guti isn’t your run-of-the-mill electronic artist. Rather, it’s the Argentinian’s deep-rooted love of jazz and rock that form the foundations of his musical craft. Although today he’s best known for his work alongside Desolat, Defected and his own Rompecorazones imprint, there was a time when he was revered as the keyboard player in Jóvenes Pordioseros, a Buenos Aires-born band that enjoyed huge commercial success both home ... Read more

Loco Dice Is Heading To South Africa For A Fundraiser Tour

Loco Dice is heading down to South Africa for a tour – and not just any tour, this one is for a good cause. Loco will be doing gigs as well as workshops for a group called Bridges for Music, which is an organisation that aims to have a positive impact on underprivileged communities in the developing nations and raise awareness, all through music.  February will mark the first fundraiser of the year by Bridges for Music, which became known last year from their charity campaign with Resident Advisor where people rode their bikes from London to the Amsterdam Dance Event. ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Premiesku

Romanian duo Livio & Roby, together with their pal George G, sometimes like to play with words, make anagrams or combine formulas. As a result of this game, they derived a name „Premiesku“ for their mutual project, suggesting „premiere“ which resonates as a Romanian name. That is what their collaboration is about – a unique new experience, which is already gaining accolades from many party heads, acclaimed music professionals and opinion leaders. The name reflects the music: crossing of their diverse vibrant inspirations and moods breeds a new concept of genuine, recognizable sound. As a virtuoso audio engineers, they intelligently ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Shlomi Aber

“Not that much has changed. Music is always music, no borders or restrictions. What has changed is that in modern days talent isn’t everything. You need to be a self-promoter, a character, social media player and much more.” Shlomi Aber has the kind of impact that usually elevates you off the dance floor, making you explore space and time and when he is done with you, brings you back down to earth with a blown mind and blurred perception of “What just happened?!”. A comment taken from  a Radio 1 interview sums up why he’s hitting such a broad mark over ... Read more