Tag: dj pierre

DJ Pierre Launches Only “Underground” Atlanta Nightclub

House veteran DJ Pierre is getting into the club ownership game, launching WildPitch in Atlanta, Georgia. Announced via a slew of Instagram content, some of which you can see below, Pierre describes the venue as the “the only true underground venue for house and techno in Atlanta,” going on to say that, “egos are left at the door and positive vibes reign”. For those wondering, the venue already features many trademarks of DJ Pierre’s career, including its name, which was the name of the movement Pierre created whilst moving to the East Coast. Also, his Afro Acid concept will play ... Read more

Amsterdam Dance Event Expands Global Audience With 2016 Mumbai Session

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the premiere annual destination for the electronic music industry, expands its international reach by traveling to Mumbai, India in 2016. The week long Amsterdam-based industry event had already branched out into the Caribbean with a successful Aruba events, and now looks to travel to one of the world’s biggest (and still emerging) markets for electronic music. From April 7-10, 2016, visitors, fans and industry will be privy to interactive Q&A’s with top DJ’s, exclusive industry discussions, networking sessions and strategy meetings, master classes and much more as part of ADE’s “on-going commitment to connect dance culture worldwide”. ... Read more

Interview: Roy Davis Jr.

Roy Davis Jr. is, in no uncertain terms, a legendary DJ and Producer who has helped define this thing we know as House music. With a (self titled) “soul-electronic” sound, bringing together the sounds of garage, disco, r&b, house, hip hop and soul, Roy has graced everything from underground imprints to major league labels since the 1990′s, including everything from Defected, King Street Sounds, XL Recordings to Universal, Sony and Warner Brothers. Initially turned on to dance music by DJ Pierre, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Marshall Jefferson, and Lil’ Louis, Roy Davis Jr. started spinning himself at the age of 12, ... Read more

GrooveFest Announces Brands and Stunning Party Locations

GrooveFest is the ultimate party in paradise, and is now only just around the corner. Today they announce their brand new arenas and stage hosts including the Marina and Colosseum. Taking place in the idyllic, once in a lifetime holiday location of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic between September 6th and 13th, the magical gathering is about sipping cocktails, trying local cuisines, trying your hand at water skiing and scuba diving, surfing and swimming, sight seeing and of course, dancing under the stars, on beach, in pools and on boats. What’s more, once you get to Groove Fest all ... Read more

Full Premiere: Mario Cruz – Little Thing (Doorly Sunrise Reprise)

Producer, DJ, Radio Presenter, Promoter… musical polymath, Doorly seems to have already ticked off a lot of the things on any DJ’s Bucket List.  DJing in Time Square, touring regularly alongside his early inspiration Fatboy Slim, Producing and DJing Live for Usher & Nicki Minaj, and sharing the stage with the Prodigy (Twice!). A UK export, relocating to Los Angeles in 2012, Doorly has since launched an array of his own huge parties; ranging from sunshine House & Disco rooftop gatherings at SXSW, 2000 capacity ‘secret’ warehouse parties in Downtown LA, and late night Mansion Afterparty takeovers with Disclosure under his ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Marshall Jefferson

“At the time everybody all just assumed that the term House must have come from the Warehouse club. But the people that went to the Warehouse really called the music that was played there ‘Rice & Beans music’ “ Interview: Milan van Ooijen Write-up:  Sören Schmidt There are a few people who fit the title ‘Godfather of House’. But Marshall Jefferson can carry it with pride. That’s not only because he was there when it all started off but mostly because he defined House music as we know it today. Jefferson was originally a record producer in the Universal Recording ... Read more