Tag: DHA Mix

DHA Mix #413 By Asquith

Back in 2013, Londoner Jimmy Asquith quietly minted the now-ubiquitous record label Lobster Theremin with an impressive debut release from a promising new producer: fellow Londoner Jay Donaldson – now known world over as Palms Trax. Since then, the label boss has found himself thrust to the epicentre of the global dance music scene, operating a vast network of sub- and sister-labels, and looking after a staggering roster of artists that includes Palms Trax, Ross From Friends, DJ Seinfeld, Imre Kiss, Ozel AB and dozens of others. Over the years, the Lobster Theremin empire has expanded rapidly to incorporate a ... Read more

DHA Mix #406 By Reza Athar

As a DJ, Reza believes in moods and atmospheres rather than genres – mind & body dancing is the biggest precedence in his musical philosophy and sets. This vision and musical approach earned him a residency at the Horizon parties at Canvas in Amsterdam. From there he made his personal mark on the Dutch capital with a set during the closing days of Trouw and to the rest of the Netherlands with a standout performance at PITCH Festival. After a year of self-reflection, Reza Athar is now back with a vengeance by providing the latest instalment in our mix series. Soundcloud Artist ... Read more

Epizode Festival Podcast By Tyoma

Known for his previous crea1ve endeavors as R-Tem and as part of Kooqla, Tyoma is the new incarnation of Artem Kharchenko. Preferring sets constructed from vinyl, each becomes a new musical journey of unlimited variety, easily mixing atmospheric Ambient and old school D’n’B, with his favorites of Techno and House. These sets have been heard at the likes of Barcelona’s Macarena, Berlin’s Ipse and Sysiphos, opening for Moderat in Moscow, or at Vietnam’s EPIZODE Festival, where he returns for a special live set 28 December, 2018 – 8 January, 2019. Here, instrumental in ushering in a new era of Russian ... Read more

DHA Mix #405 By Damon Jee

French DJ/Producer Damon Jee started his career in the early 1990’s. During his DJ residency in Spain between 2001 and 2009, he started up collaborations with the likes of John Acquaviva and Olivier Giacomotto. Then his productions have been released on labels as diverse and versatile as Tora Tora, Definitive Recordings, Clouded Vision, Days of Being Wild, Nein, Rotten City, Roam, and have been playlisted by Ivan Smagghe, Chloe, Daniel Avery, Erol Alkan, Ewan Pearson, Optimo, Solumun, Jennifer Cardini, Rebolledo, Dixon and many more. Over the last 10 years, Damon Jee always remains true to himself and has become a ... Read more

DHA Mix #404 By Pin Up Club

Dynamic Amsterdam-based Producers Pin Up Club seduce crowds with enchanting beats and filthy basslines. Whether through DJ sets or synth-laden live performances, the duo’s trippy, left-field sound with EBM and Dark Disco influences spellbind those in its midsts. Originally a one-man operation of Josef van Galen, Pin Up Club truly hit their stride when evolving into a duo with the addition of born-musician Jelle Imbos in 2015. Since they have released the well-received “Friends Of The Vortex” and “The Forever Machine” EPs on Bordello A Parigi, while bringing performances everywhere from DGTL to Berlin’s Salon Zur Wilden Renate. Now, with ... Read more

Degustibus Music Gems Selected By Rubini

Founded in 2011, Degustibus Music is a low key collective with a quality over quantity approach reinforced by a distinct visual style. The collective is comprised of a quartet of mysterious musical figures, Fango, Batongo, Ditongo, and Rubini. The label’s ethos draws from the Latin, “De gustibus non est disputandum”, or “In matters of taste, there can be no disputes”. With a sole focus on its individual artists, each with the own unique vision and approach to sound, Degustibus Music is one of the few labels out there able to create a complete landscape of sound resulting in heavily support ... Read more

DHA Mix #403 By The Golden Filter

The Golden Filter, originally from NYC, are a London based Art-Disco duo consisting of Penelope Trappes and Stephen Hindman. TItaloeleased the italo disco inspired track “Solid Gold” in 2008, and have since steadily released singles, EPs and albums on labels like Vinyl Factory, Brille, Kitsune, and are currently releasing on Optimo Music with darker techno tracks and minimal wave, and odd analog pop music. Since relocating to London, The Golden Filter have been making music, writing film soundtracks, playing live and DJing throughout clubs and festivals all over Europe and beyond. Here, ahead of the 23 November launch of their ... Read more

DHA Mix #402 By Fedele

As one of the three minds behind the acclaimed Italian outfit Agents of Time, Fedele is part of an emerging wave of artists eager to explore new territories of electronic music. Driven by a devotion to the underground and a yearning for forward-thinking sounds, his DJ sets are comprised as a stream of compelling, emotive beats and textures irrespective of preconceived mainstream inclinations. With a diverse background of classical instrumentation, as well as Hip Hop, R’n’B, Soul, and Nu-Disco, it was his penchant for free-spirited House and Techno’s unpredictable soundscapes that led to enthusiastic releases on the likes of Undulate ... Read more

DHA Mix #401 By Pedro Martins

The founder of Karakter Records, Amsterdam resident Pedro Martins is a connoisseur, crate digger of the hypnotic, rhythmic and the intense alternative music. Pedro’s knack for quality and selection has landed him gigs in most of The Netherlands most famed booths including Amsterdam’s De Marktkantine, Radion, Chicago Social Club, Ruigoord, Magneet Festival, Georgies Festival, and Red Light Radio, Den Haag’s Het Magazijn, and Utrecht’s Poema. Internationally, Pedro has appeared at the likes of Sisyphos, Burg Schnabel and Birgit & Bier in Berlin, while also traveling to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Porto, Lisboa, Rio de Janeiro, London, Leeds, and Frankfurt amongst others. ... Read more

DHA Mix #399 By Jennifer Cardini

Over the course of a career spanning some 15 years, which started at Rex Club Paris, Jennifer Cardini has fused Techno, Electro, and Disco at the worlds most prestigious clubs, festivals, as well via her own renowned imprints. The mind behind Correspondant, one of the most consistent imprint on the left side of Techno, and its more indie-minded sister, Dischi Autunno, Jennifer Cardini has traveled the world, taking her music to audiences throughout Europe and beyond. Clubs like De School, Panorama Bar, Fabric, LuxFrágil, and Good Room NYC, as well as festivals like Melt, Nuits Sonores, and Burning Man have ... Read more

DHA Mix #398 By Younger Than Me

Younger Than Me‘s style is recognizable in all their productions, which have been released via the likes of Bordello in Paris, Relish Record, Tusk Wax, and more With a 80’s/90’s twist that has inspired the duo of Marcello Carozzi & Francesco Mingrino since the beginning, Younger Than Me link between old rave vibes and the new sound of the Europe Club. They are resident DJs at the monthly Dude Club Milan event, Futura, while spreading the vibe across Europe at clubs like Salon Zur Wilden Renate, BAR Rotterdam, Kablys + Club, Griessmuehle, Thuishaven etc. Here, with new hot stuff coming ... Read more

DHA Mix #396 By Cardopusher

Cardopusher is Venezuelan-born, Barcelona based Dj/Producer and co-founder of the Classicworks record label which he runs along fellow DJ/Producer Nehuen. Inspired at first by labels like Warp, Schematic, Skam, Rephlex and the diverse experimental scene surrounding them in the early 2000s, Cardopusher has been involved across the electronic music spectrum. Keeping active with releases in recent years on labels like BNR, ZONE, I Love Acid, Super Rhythm Trax, Zodiac 44 and his own Classicworks, Cardopusher has been gaining attention from established musicians around the world. On 6 September, ZONE Records and Cardopusher continued their on-going relationship with “Face The Machine”. ... Read more

DHA Mix #394 By Peak & Swift

Melting their musical interests of House, Disco, Deep, and Dubby Techno into a powerhouse sound who’s mission is banish the cold, dark, “minimal” of Berlin and warm the city up, Peak & Swift have moved in and out of the shadows of its most infamous clubs since their inception. Now, having finally found they’re home in the mysterious, Salon – Zur wilden Renate, Peak helms responsibilities as head booker while Swift takes care of the one-of-a-kind flyer art and bookings of his own while simultaneously banging out hot tracks every weekend as residents. Together, Peak & Swift have grown Renate ... Read more

DHA Mix #393 By Pional

At one time Spain’s best kept electronic underground secret, DJ, Composer and Producer, Pional prodigious talents trace the line between Moodymann, Matias Aguayo, Caribou, and Grizzly Bear. His releases have seen the light of day via imprints like Hivern Discs, Permanent Vacation, Young Turks, and more, while firmly becoming an electronic mainstay and top-billed DJ in his own right. Boasting celebrated fans in the likes of (frequent collaborator) John Talabot, James Holden, Tin Sweeney, Jame Murphy, and The xx over the years, the young Spaniard’s patented sound sprawls across the washed house and disco spectrum. Now, with September tour dates ... Read more

DHA Mix #392 By Robag Wruhme

In 2004, German electronic music veteran Robag Wruhme released his debut full-length, “Wuzzelbud ‘KK”, and now releases the double EP “Wuzzelbud FF” via Hart & Tief, a sub-label of DJ Koze and Marcus Fink’s Pampa Records. This new offering cleverly links the early days of Robag’s career with its status quo as a stylistic follow-up, showcasing a sound he considers to have neglected for too long…“straightforward music for the dancefloor…well, for the pinnacle of my sets at least”. With the release available on Friday, Robag has put together this exclusive mix to traverse the diverse soundscapes he has been known ... Read more