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DHA FM Mix #428 By DJ Normal 4

DJ Normal 4, founding member and co-creator of ‘Aiwo rec.‘ was raised close to Düsseldorf in the Ruhr Area. A former strong and lively industrial conglomerate city, now a bygone and dead epicenter of German heavy Industry. Full of dusty factory skeletons and abandoned industrial complexes. Rave fantasies and being surrounded by this reality of geometric shadows, harsh skylines and lost dreams gave birth to his sound. One foot in the fields of the glorious summer of ‘92′ and one in the ‘no future 4 ever‘ sounds emanating from Düsseldorf via Amsterdam to London, Lyon to The Hague today. With ... Read more

Premiere: Johannes Albert – Hooligan [Frank Music]

Lichtenberg, the name of a district in East Berlin and Johannes Albert’s second LP, hints of EBM & New Wave crossing state-of-the-art house rhythms. Seeing the producer heading down a whole different path, Albert’s ten-piece music on ‘Lichtenberg’ surely has made the transition to more misty material. Sing-along synthesizer melodies however still play an important role.  The album embodies genre fluid styles that depict the motions of the Kiez. Ambient structures over New Wave rhythms via EBM to current rave revivals blend a sense of multidisciplinary art into one medium. After the welcoming vibes of  ‘Phony Emotions’, we wander into ... Read more

Premiere: Younger Than Me – Life On Party [90’s Wax]

Revitalising 90’s rave classics with a new spin, the second outing of 90’s Wax is on its way. One year on from the first release, Younger Than Me finally revealed they’re behind the 90’s Wax project. With 90’s Wax Younger Than Me is looking to bring back some smiles and good vibes onto the dance floor. “90’s Wax Two” is available soon on 90’s Wax, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-younger-than-me-life-on-party” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: TYU – Meneo [Calypso Records]

The art of editing is taken very seriously here at Calypso and has lead to them introducing their new series of edits “Correcciones Calypso”. The first track on the new compilation was a born hit to begin with. Its edit by TYU from Mexico is welcomed on the label under the title of “Meneo“, already guilty of setting fire to many dancefloors around the globe. “Correcciones Calypso” is available 25 March on Calypso Records, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-tyu-meneo” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

DHA FM Mix #422 By Perdu

Perdu knew early on that he wanted to work his magic behind the decks. While he’s still at a tender and fresh age, his portfolio is already quite impressive. Starting out at small parties playing extended sets, he was quickly picked up by big events such as Soenda Festival, Percolate London and Atlas Festival. With a wide range of music from all over the globe, he has a knack for finding the sweet spot in every set. His very first EP “Mystical Choices” was released on the well known New York label “Let’s Play House“. After experimenting with new gear ... Read more

Free Download: SSB – Big (Facets Edit) [DHA Free Edit Series]

Some of the most profound gems in a DJ set are often not originals, but personal edits by artists to elevate their sets. Facets runs Samo Records and Samo Nights, an NYC-based label and party celebrating dark and unconventional sounds. So far releasing music from Tunnel Signs, Russian Chandeliers, Pixelife, and involving remixers such as Willie Burns, Antoni Maiovvi, Zombies in Miami, MR TC, and more. The bookings for his club night have included underground acts like Black Merlin, Antoni Maiovvi, Manfredas, Hugo Capablanca, Joakim, Sharif Laffrey and Heap, to name a few. Facets has also been billed with some of ... Read more

Premiere: Theo Kottis – If I Were [Beautiful Strangers]

One month into 2019 and Theo Kottis is already showingthis year who’s boss. Wasting no time, his latest releaseshows a more mature, measured side to his producing -showcasing 4 styles he’s becoming renowned for. Enjoy a journey through warm, disco, breakbeat & acid tunes. ‘If I Were’ kicks things off as a lovely deep house number, with icy hats carrying you throughout over synth lines that lay the foundation for a soulful vocal led break. “Beautiful Strangers 006” is available 1 March on vinyl and 15 March digitally on Beautiful Strangers, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-theo-kottis-if-i-were” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #421 By Lauer

Raised on a strict diet of hip hop & punk rock, Lauer finally succumbed to the pleasures of electronic music in the 90’s and over time has become a staple of electronic music scene. On the back of his second album Power on Gerd Janson’s Running Back, and a recent premiere on DHA FM as well, we’re very excited to have the veteran party maker chime one in for our mix series. Feel the true Lauer Power with DHA FM Mix #421 Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/lauer-dha-fm-mix-421″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Niv Ast – Quebec, Makolet [Snap, Crackle & Pop]

For their sixth release London based record label and club night; Snap, Crackle & Pop return with another slice of the post-punk and kraut influenced electro/techno sounds that are coming to define the label. The latest release comes from Niv Ast and serves as a follow up to his appearance on last summer’s Relish compilation. The EP leads with an ice-cold slab of post-punk swagger in the form of “Quebec / Makolet”. “Disco Monroe” is available 18 February on Snap, Crackle & Pop, VINYL PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-niv-ast-quebec-makolet” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Pépe – Light (High As You Can) [Loose Fit]

With a love for crystalline melodies, gentle pads, and elegant drum programming, Valencian producer Pépe has been handsomely traversing the realms of house, electro, and breakbeat for the last two years. After noticed releases on Lobster Theremin, Deep Sea Frequency and Renascence, Pépe lands on Loose Fit, a young and exciting imprint with affiliations to Manchester and Tokyo and a current homebase of Berlin. On his Loose Fit debut, Pépe shoots for scintillating rave euphoria across two striking originals. “Light (High As You Can)” is pure featherweight breaks with gleaming synths and a simple but polished vocal sample that glides through ... Read more

Premiere: Lou Karsh – Reacher [R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings]

R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings is back with their yearly 24.12 record. The latest release features Lou Karsh, newcomer Tim Schlockermann, Reptant (the lizard wizard) and a very special reissue of the CRC track ‘Influence Device 001’ which originally appeared on Zyntax Motorcity 02. “RM241218” is available now as a VINYL ONLY* on R.A.N.D. Muzik Recordings, VINYL ONLY ORDER AVAILABLE NOW.*Please do not buy the digital release, since these are only snippets. Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-lou-karsh-reacher” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

DHA FM Mix #420 By Manfredas

Manfredas. The name packs a hefty punch. After years spent amassing knowledge as a radio DJ, he took his talents to the club, where he’s been convincing the unconvinced ever since.  Manfredas has a serious gift for throwing his every physical move hammering home the strength of his musical convictions. From the unique way he palms the jog wheel, to the ardent torque of his dancing, music feels a little more impactful in his midst. Manfredas’ ascent has been aided by musical cult leaders enthusiastically co-signing on his taste and talent.  As one of the key residents and programmers at Opium Club in ... Read more

Free Download: Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend (Mehdi Deyes & Hedi Ouali Remix)

Music industry veterans and good friends Mehdi & Hedi teamed up to produce an epic rework of Prince’s classic ‘If I Was Your Girlfriend’. Raised by a Jazz singer, Mehdi Deyes developed a passion for music at an early age. Ever since 1989, Mehdi has been a frequent visitor of all kinds of electronic dance events all over the world. Especially his trips to Belgium have been of great influence on his sound. Tunisian Dutch, Hedi Ouali started producing music back in 1996 under his handle “Cahe” with support from Sander Kleinenberg. Through Mehdi Deyes’ project Ibiza Residencies, a coffee table book with ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #419 By Lokier

Lokier (full name: Yoan Rodriguez Lokier) is a Mexican born, Berlin based DJ and producer. Taking inspiration from the indie / post-punk scene with her 1st EP’s & remixes releasing as early as 2014 on labels like Les Disques De La Mort or Throne Of Blood, her sound has been naturally evolving to more dark, industrial and electro territory since moving to the German capital. Her dj sets have also taken the same path, adding raw sounds & acid-tinged synths to the equation, making them more complex & raw. Alongside French DJ, producer & longtime friend Morgan Hammer (Optimo Trax), ... Read more

Premiere: Liluzu – I Think That… [Kalahari Oyster Cult]

As Liluzu, Lachlan McGeehan debuts on Kalahari Oyster Cult with What’s Your Star Sign. Part of Australia’s growing pool of musical talent, McGeehan combines a wide spread of influences and styles to arrive at his own unique sonic personality. “I Think That…” opens the 12”. Classic breakbeat percussion is countered by chanting samples and silken chords as western grooves collide with the exoticism of the east. “What’s Your Star Sign? EP” is available 15 February on Kalahari Oyster Cult, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-liluzu-i-think-that” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]