Tag: Dixon

Oasis Festival Podcast By Sei A

Sei A moved from his native Glasgow to his adopted London just a short while ago, but, since then, he has been immersed in the hybrid house, firm techno and bass-heavy scenes that happily co-exist within the capital. Sei A is not someone to be gobbled up by the hype machine. Instead, his music operates outside the normal lines, with fans and critical acclaim coming in from many different directions, comfortably inhabiting both the delicate and the more deliberate ends of the electronic music spectrum. Oasis Festival Interview: Booka Shade On 16 September, Sei A will make their debut appearance in ... Read more

III Points Miami: 5 Acts To Catch

III Points is coming back to the sunshine state and each year their line up seems more impressive. The 2016 edition features acts like LCD SoundSystem, Thievery Corporation and M83. A line up going for some selective old school hip hop artists, Indie rock and some of the finest dance music artists such as Dixon, Benoit & Sergio, Dusky, Danny Daze, Kink and more….We hand picked five artists you should absolutely not miss during the 3 day festival. Maya Jane Coles [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mayajanecoles/edu-imbernon-fixing-fires-maya-jane-coles-remix-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] The British – Japanese phenomenon needs no introduction. From her incredible sets ... Read more

5 Not-To-Miss Acts At SONUS Croatia 2016

With a handful of days left until the start of the sun-soaked techno marathon on the gorgeous bleached island of Pag, also known as Sonus Festival, I wanted to guide through our most anticipated performances on the festival. As for the criteria, I chose the unseen, original and interesting sets to hear for a prominent festival goer.  Photo by Ruben Berenguer 1.  Recondite (live) followed by Dixon Now this is the sequence to dream for! The two most crowd intuitive techno and house performers out there one after another! The No.1 live act of 2014 followed by the No.1 DJ of 2015, and 2014, ... Read more

Review: Dekmantel 2016

The four day affair that was Dekmantel 2016 began on Thursday, 4 August, with a series of opening shows spanning through the spectrum of medium, presentation, and venue, each conveniently situated on the banks of Amsterdam’s IJ River. It all kicked off at the architectural marvel that is The Eye Film Institute, where a series of panels, talks, and screenings went down over the course of a full day’s schedule. From Rush Hour’s Antal speaking with Young Marco and Serge on the deep digging phenomenon and the reissue labels leading the way, to an engaging talk on inspiration vs practice that featured ... Read more

Premiere: Human Machine – The Mule (Original Mix)

Premiering on DHA is Human Machine, a musical project composed of four Sicilian DJs and friends: Musumeci, Sisio, Simeone and Pavi. Mixing their 4 different musical roots and skills into one new identity, the Sicilian combo have a simple rule: make danceable music. After their debut 12″ ‘Black Mechanism‘ on Engrave Ltd put them on the map, Human Machine made an appearance on Connaisseur Recordings with the strong 146 EP still hot in Ibiza and in the most influential DJs’ sets. This time around Human Machine’s latest EP will be released by the Berlin-based label Exit Strategy, already receiving full support by Ame, Dixon, Solomun and Adriatique. Available 22 ... Read more

Mix #218 By André Hommen

Running the Objektivity label alongside East-coast house legend Dennis Ferrer, André Hommen provides a diving mix that is of utmost outstanding quality – from start to finish. His passion for music formed through his love of radio, where seminal radio-shows opened the doors to a world of music. House music, with its warmth and its groove, is the sound which became his musical home. André  started mixing for himself, but eventually went on performing at underground parties near his home-region. See also: Premiere: André Hommen – Secret Sphere (Original Mix) Coming off his newly released Bassari People EP via Objektivity, André has been dividing his time between touring and studio work ... Read more

Mix #216 By Sebastian Voigt

Raised amongst the friendly creatures of the German Black Forest, Sebastian Voigt is a DJ & producer now based in Berlin. Starting in 2012, Sebastian was named resident of Berlin’s Wilde Renate, the venue which he carved his hedonistic sound of diverse, jacking-house and ravey acid-techno. He’s released on labels such as Visionquest, Fathers & Sons, My Favorite Robot, Renate Schallplatten and others, plus remixes for Akbal Music, Keinemusik and others. As for 2016, his release on the Brazilian imprint In Their Feelings received massive support from the likes of Mano Le Tough, Âme and Dixon. Just before the end of this year, he’ll be working through a handful of remixes and V/A ... Read more

10 Best (Late) 2016 Summer Festivals

Summer is inching towards the halfway mark, with only a few weeks in the mix – it’s time to turn our begoggled eyes to late summer festival season. Its June. Thus far, you’ve probably had an alright summer – but the opportunities to be extraordinarily sinful whilst having copious amounts of ultraviolet rays absolutely burn your body are beginning to wane.  Most of the rave heads have probably made it a few festivals already,  but some of us working-life people are still looking to escape our tragic albinism. That’s why we set out what we think are the ten best festivals during the second half of summer ... Read more

Preview: All We Want Festival 2016

To those who have never raved at AWW, we’d like to provide you our insight on the festival’s experience. Upon arrival, you’ll enter a small, cosy town blazoned with relaxing vibes and 1969 Woodstock nostalgia. The spacious park allows ravers to chill, dance, and enlighten their inner-social-butterfly, while the beautiful surroundings invite everyone to soak up a holiday feeling. As for the stages – each one has its own comfort and aesthetic. At one moment you may feel like a modern-day raver version of St. Francis of Assisi, partying alongside a 12th century monastery, while another moment you’ll be shuffling the sand between your toes inside of what seems to be Wilbur’s Barn. At night, sand footsie in the barn is still ... Read more

Premiere: Fango – Rectum (Original Mix)

Obsessed with mixing bass drums, recording percussion, and sampled instruments, Italian producer Fango strives to be a virtuous perfectionist on any production within his reach. Fango’s newest EP has already received strong report, in which it was already spun by Gilles Peterson via his weekly Worldwide show on BBC, supported by French legend Laurent Garnier as well as Dixon, Mano Le Tough and Jackmaster. His approach to creating the EP has been regarded as an “a long insular trip”, where he reflects “down into the depths of his own soul”. See also: Mix #174 By Fango Viscera EP is now available via Degustibus Music. Artist PageSoundcloud [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-fango-rectum-original-mix” ... Read more

Innervisions Announces Tuscan Castle As First 2016 Lost In A Moment Venue

A Tuscan castle will play host to the second Italian ‘Lost in a Moment’ edition. Thrown by the beloved Innervisions crew, Lost in a Moment is known for bringing the Berlin labels corse artists to picturesque venues around the world. This time, Castle Calcione will play host on 24 July. The castle, which covers some 2400 acres in Italy’s Umbria region, will be the first 2016 date for Lost in a Moment. Lineups haven’t yet been released but it’s safe to say that mainstays Dixon and Âme will be there, joined by a friend or two.  

Preview: Dekmantel 2016

One of Amsterdam’s top destinations for left-field side of the dance music spectrum, Dekmantel, is readying their 2016 edition with another 3 days full of electronic culture. Held during the day in the sprawling nature of Amsterdam Bos, Dekmantel’s brand is as synonymous with the Dutch capital as it is for quality curation. With International dates, a renowned label, and some of the most committed followers in the game, the 4 – 7 August event will surely see its name uttered on the lips of artists and fans alike for the coming months. See also: Festival Report: Dekmantel 2015 This ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Drops Star Studded Season Lineup

Electric Island has put itself on the map by bringing in top international artists to Toronto each summer with 2016 also seeing a two day Electric Island event on Labour Day Weekend, for the very first time. The lineup for this year’s festivities includes Âme, French trio sensation Apollonia, and German super-house duo andhim will make their Electric Island debut. For those into the techno side of things, don’t worry because you are covered too: Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann will provide a special b2b, as well as Bicep and South Africa’s Black Coffee will also join the mix. Of ... Read more

Further Future: A Millennial Utopia

Last weekend just deep enough with the native lands of the Paiute Tribe in the desert of Nevada a cultural shift took place which has redefined what a “festival” has the potential to be: the event was Further Future.The festival, put on by the organizers of Robot Heart, is unlike any other festival on the scene. The founders have curated a truly unique space for the imagineers of the world to come together and converse. It goes beyond the party. The energy encourages growth and conversation. Upon entering the festival you can tell it is just different: it’s about the ... Read more

Oasis Festival Announces Second Wave Of 2016 Acts

Oasis festival has just unveiled a huge second wave of acts set to descend on Marrakesch for the events second edition. Welcoming the likes of David August, Dubfire, Helena Hauff, Job Jobse, Leon Vynehall, Lindstrøm, Maya Jane Coles, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas and more, these new acts will join Dixon, Derrick May, Tale Of Us, The Black Madonna, Bicep, Hunee and more for Morocco’s leading electronic music festival. Furthermore, in addition to the lineup, Oasis has taken an exciting step forward and will take place in Marrakech’ luxurious The Source. The private resort is picture-perfect for ... Read more