Tag: DHA Mix Series

DHA Mix #340 By Yør Kultura

Crossing borders of different genres & cultural spheres, Yør Kultura delivers the next exclusive DHA mix. With releases on Laut und Luise, Multi Culti and Noema’s ‘The Magic Movement’, the Rotterdam based trio (soon to be with a live show) are swiftly rising in the spotlight. Although relatively new on the block, their talent has been instantly recognized by the likes of Acid Pauli, Adam Port, Trikk and Axel Boman. Having made their debut in 2017 on festivals such as Burning Man, Garbicz Festival, 3000Grad and Into The Woods – one thing’s for sure; they’re here to stay. Sit back, ... Read more

DHA Mix #339 By Black Light Smoke

Drawing from the raw sounds of his native Chicago, while expanding into territories of electro, disco, synthwave, post-punk, and beyond, Black Light Smoke is a multi talented songwriter, composer and producer. His prolific work with New York City’s Scissors & Thread imprint, including the infectious 2010 single ‘Lovework,’ found much favor on dancefloors the world over, while his original compositions of commercial, film & TV (including 2016’s cult hit ‘The Bad Batch’), have earned him industry accolades. Now, the Emmy Award winning composer and electronic musician preps his latest EP, “Loving You”. Ahead of the release, Black Light Smoke drops ... Read more

DHA Mix #338 By Birds Of Mind

Birds of Mind is the collaboration of Parisian based duo DJ/Producers Alex H. & Adrian C. Alex, who studied filmmaking in NYC and grew a passion for music through his international trips, is now based half of the year on Mykonos where he finds inspiration in a “close to nature” environment. Adrian was born in a Venezuelan family of classical music artists. He studied at the conservatory of Paris, where he learned violin and piano, then chose his way in Musique Concrète. Together as Birds of Mind, Alex and Adrian compose electronic music nourished by the exploration of organic sounds ... Read more

DHA Mix #335 By Be Svendsen

2014 was the year that electronic cognoscenti fell for Be Svendsen. Following the success of his live festival performances, the Danish musician has become an attraction on the global festival scene as a proponent of a genre-bending sound; Spaghetti western soundtracks, classic analogue synths and film noir atmospherics all tastefully crafted into an original form. This form has brought him to the likes of Tomorrowland, The BPM Festival, Fusion, BOOM, Get Lost Miami, DGTL, Secret Garden Party, Oregon Eclipse, Burning Man, Rainbow Serpent, Afrika Burn, and many more. In 2017, Be Svendsen’s original music was consistently well received with every ... Read more

DHA Mix #334 By MK

With a career spanning three decades, MK is one of House Music’s most prolific Producers and talented Remixers. His storied background is one of long-term creative development with roots laying in Detroit, yet his musical path can be described as a series of seamless transitions from house to techno and hip-hop to R&B, with a complete turnaround back to house. As one of those responsible for defining the sound of early house through timeless productions, MK has influenced a new generation of producers, with the result that his sound is more relevant today than it ever has been. On New ... Read more

DHA Mix #333 By Marcel Vogel

Marcel Vogel is the Amsterdam based mastermind behind Lumberjacks in Hell. He is an endlessly multitasking DJ, Producer and label owner known for his impeccable taste in Rare Groove, Disco and Soulful House. With a distinctively low slung sound is released regularly on his Lumberjacks imprint plus its sister label Intimate Friends. Earlier in the year Marcel’s gospel influenced split EP with Karizma, “The Deadpool EP” was a chart topper for several months, and his new release is split over two vinyls, and features original music from Marcel himself, plus three separate remixes from BB Boogie, Nebraska and Julien Dyne. ... Read more

DHA Mix #332 By Gilles Wasserman

Gilles Wasserman is one of the co-founders of NYCʼs underground team ‘Fictionʼ, who create intimate events for discerning tastes, combined with top sound and theatrical production. Also co-founder of Fiction Lab, a music platform who connects the NY underground with international talent, Gilles is a staple of NYCʼs underground and a purveyor of infectious energy. As a DJ, his ability to provide journeys, whether it is at a club, loft, rooftop or warehouse, has had him appear alongside the likes of Ripperton, Baikal, Nuno Dos Santos, Job Jobse, Eagles & Butterflies, Matthew Dear, Love Over Entropy, Hyenah, and more. With ... Read more

DHA Mix #329 By Tim Engelhardt

One of Cologne’s youngest and brightest electronic music stars on the rise, Tim Engelhardt didn’t gatecrash the scene out of leftfield, but started his path to connoisseurship fairly early on: trying to rewrite the piano pieces he had to practice at the tender age of eight, he showed an independent creative mind from the get-go – a character trait that would prove exremely helpful for a later career as electronic music producer. But it was only when Tim later discovered the releases of Cologne techno luminary Robert Babicz that synthesizers and bass drums moved into focus – a brilliant producer, ... Read more

DHA Mix #328 By The Mole

The Mole is able to pull either inspiration or wax for his house-heavy DJ sets and live presentations from a diverse range of sounds, from Disco to Jazz, Hip Hop to Funk. Low-key and loved by many, the rambling captain of Maybe Tomorrow boasts a steadfast commitment to keeping it groovy…and weird!! With this approach, he is able to boast a colourful list of releases for labels like Perlon, Ostgut Ton, Slices of Life, Haunt, Musique Risquée, New Kanada, Internasjonal and longtime home Wagon Repair. With a career spanning over 20 years, the Modern Deep Left Quartet and Units & ... Read more

DHA Mix #327 By Mahalo

One of the exciting new acts to come out of Los Angeles’ diverse stateside scene is the Hawai’i born Mahalo. We’ve already featured his top level remix of Zhu‘s ‘In The Morning,’ as well as the recent “Liquid House” of ‘The Drip’. Now, Mahalo brings a full length, exclusive mix as the 327th edition of the DHA Mix series, which features tracks from the likes of Huxley, Jesse Rose, Kaz James, Dennis Cruz, Fell Reis, as well as LA peers Durante and Amtrac. Given that Mahalo has already released on the likes of Understated Recordings and Toolroom (amongst others), it’s ... Read more

DHA Mix #326 By BEC

One of the underground’s leading ladies, BEC is a rare talent. In just a few years she’s accomplished more than most do in a lifetime. Berlin-based, BEC has rocked top clubs from London, to Hong Kong, to Barcelona, to name but a few, with her infectious charisma and a vividly distinct sound. Now, her debut EP ‘Relentless’ via Second State is getting rave reviews from some of the trades biggest names. proving that BEC is just getting started. Here, we invite BEC to bring an exclusive mix to DHA, and this is what she has to say about it: I ... Read more

DHA Mix #325 By SIS

With many shades of experience, SIS is the exact opposite of the cardboard cut-out, squeaky clean radio DJ. Driven by raw musicality and flickers of his colourful past, global ancestry, and intense personality, SIS quickly honed a unique house music style. A style that has been heard on the likes of Cecille, Sei es Drum, Cocoon, Bouq, Crosstown Rebels, Get Physical, and his own Cocolino imprint. An underground hero, SIS has graced the decks of Amnesia, Fabric, Robert Johnson, and more. Currently, his latest release, the collaborative EP “The Get Down” with Benjamin Frnkln on Mobilee Records. With state of ... Read more

DHA Mix # 323 By Echonomist

Echonomist continues his 16 year journey of musical creativity, evolving into a world renowned DJ, Producer, and Live Performer. Frequently featured on DHA, the Thessaloniki native’s diverse musical styles place him amongst the most prolific producers whether electronic, dance or abstract. His elaborate live performances cover the whole dance spectrum meeting international acclaim. As a Producer his music has been featured on the likes of Time Has Changed, Resopal, Upon You Records & Dessous Recordings, and as a DJ, Echonomist is one who blends rolling basslines, harmonic synths, and energetic percussions to craft an infectious and atmospheric sound, which are ... Read more

DHA Mix #321 By Jonathan Kaspar

Jonathan Kaspar is a Cologne based Producer and DJ who has released on the likes of Objektivity, Pets Recordings and Kompakt´s KX while also throwing nights in his hometown’s famed Gewölbe club. His melodic and groovy sets work as warm ups as well as headline slots taking dancers on a beautiful cosmic musical journey, as exemplified by his massive Ibiza 2017 anthem, ‘Khaya’. Recently, we saw another top rework on the aforementioned Objektivity, coming as a remix for David Mayer (keinmusik, Connected, RISE). That track, ‘Sirocco,’, was recently premiered over at DHL and you may have also heard heard it on Rampa‘s well received ... 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