Tag: DJ tennis

DJ Tennis Announces New DJ-Kicks Multi Disc Mix

Life and Death label founder DJ Tennis has been tapped for the latest edition of DJ-Kicks. This edition of the long running series is due out on 14 July and comes in the form of a very special 2xCD or 3x vinyl, featuring four exclusive tracks – a brand new DJ Tennis original featuring Fink and called ‘Certain Angles,’ plus new Tennis versions of tunes by Pole and Frank Bretschneider, and an unreleased track, ‘Paratrooper,’ from acclaimed duo Red Axes. On the release, Disc 1 is an eclectic slow burner that mixes paino, synths, broken beats and textured sounds with ... Read more

Straf_Werk Broadens Musical Spectrum With Summer Festival Stage & Timeslot Breakdown

Straf_Werk’s annual summer festival has just announced their stage breakdowns for the 19 August. The crews fifth festival event, the focus is on a broader sound, as well as a more prominent showcase of local Dutch acts. Of course, that’s not to say that the big names aren’t there either. As we announced earlier, the likes of Âme, Maya Jane Coles, Adriatique, DJ Tennis, Jennifer Cardini, Todd Terje and many more will all be in attendance. Check out the video below to see the complete breakdown of stages, which includes the Dutch debut of Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep in ... Read more

Only Weekend & Day Tickets Remain For 2017’s Extrema Outdoor Belgium

With only 10 days left, Extrema Outdoor Belgium (XOBE17) has sold out their camping and holiday tickets. What does that mean? Well, it’s pretty obvious…only weekend and day tickets remain, which are also sure to go fast. Make sure you jump on this for your chance to experience one of Western Europe’s biggest events, with a lineup featuring (amongst others) Ben Klock, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Gerd Janson, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, and many more. Get the last tickets HERE and make sure you grab the XOBE17 scheduling apps HERE 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Houthalen ... Read more

Red Axes Defy Expectation With Genre Bending Second Album “The Beach Goths”

Tel-Aviv has burst onto the world stage as a center for forward thinkign electronic music as of late, due in no small part to Red Axes. After their 2014 debut “Ballad of the Ice,” the duo return with their sophomore follow up album “The Beach Goths,” due for release via their own Garzen Records. Inspired from unique moments and significant experiences over the past year, Red Axes channeled their world traveling experiences into deep mental inspiration for the 12 track long player. The album is a diverse affair, equally at home banging out post punk as it is chruning the ... Read more

Premiere: Suuns – UN-NO (Marvin & Guy ‘Blue Eyes’ Remix)

Back in 2011, under the shadow of a palm tree, the Marvin & Guy project was born. Since then, the duo has released on Internationally known labels including Japan’s Let’s Get Lost, New York’s On The Prowl, as well as Endless Flight, Young Adults, Hivern Discs, and more. Boasting support from the likes of John Talabot, Pachanga Boys, Ivan Smagghe, Roman Flügel, DJ Tennis and Jennifer Cardini, Marvin & Guy’s raw, emotive and song-like electronic music is fast becoming a staple of heavyweight sets all over. Now, the duo take part on a very special project coming courtesy of Montreal ... Read more

Rebolledo’s Where To Keep Your Keys While Miami Partying Playlist

What began as a remote two-day event during last year’s Art Basel, is back for the second time to a scenic, lush, secluded area of the pristine Virginia Key Beach, Miami. On Sunday, April 16, Where Are My Keys: Spring Edition will bring music lovers will be able to descend on a relatively unexplored section of Miami’s vast natural landscape, and all set to the soundtrack of some of the world’s most innovative DJs. Amongst those performing will be the mastermind behind Life and Death – DJ Tennis, as well as the psychedelic-electronic music of Red Axes, rounded out by ... Read more

Premiere: Simple Symmetry – Plane Goes East (DJ Tennis Remix)

DJ Tennis really needs no introduction at this point. Aside from being one of the world’s best DJs, as well as the founder of the seminal Life And Death imprint, one of the scene’s most revered labels, the Italian is also a gifted producer and remixer. This week, DJ Tennis brings his own interpretations of two new tracks from Russian duo Simple Symmetry, of which we exclusively premiere his rework of ‘Plane Goes East’ here today. Coming off Moscoman‘s Disco Halal label, DJ Tennis reworking of ‘Plane Goes East’ is a disco winner, that just bangs with percussive bravado. The ... Read more

STRAF_WERK Brings Âme, Maya Jane Coles, Hot Since 82 For Biggest Festival Event Yet

The Amsterdam staple that is STRAF_WERK have just unveiled the lineup for this summer’s festival event with its biggest yet lineup. Taking place on 19 August STRAF_WERK Festival makes its re-entry at the robust and free spirited Blijburg Aan Zee bringing with them some of dance music’s most prominent names and brands in the process. International talent and local favorites play against a backdrop of sun and sea across 6 stages representing the spectrum that dance music has to offer. Occupying those stages will be one of the most influential artists of the century – Âme. Jining the Innervisions superstar ... Read more

Maceo Plex Hosts a New Years’ Day Party in London

On the banks of the River Thames, in the capital of Brexit (unwillingly), today’s underground dance music hero comes to rescue the city’s nightlife with a helluva New Year’s Day party.  2016 is definitely Maceo’s year. This year the main man of Ellum has had several successful projects, including his performance at the ADE under the Rijksmuseum passage, or breaking the world record with 10 sets in 24 hours. But the most consistent one of all was his Mosaic party series in Ibiza, that brought a fresh take to the island’s dance scene, thus no suprirse that in the face of London’s nightlife facing turbulent future, ... Read more

Miami’s Art Basel Unveils Unreal Life + Death Showcase

Last year we brought the word about how Art Basel is quickly taking over the crown for Miami dance music’s most discerning fans (a title once upon a time held by the Winter Music Conference). Now, as the lineups for the 2016 edition slowly start trickling in, we thought we’d highlight DJ Tennis Life + Death showcase as, for us, last year’s was a definitive highlight of the weeklong arts and culture celebration, SoBe style. As you can see from the below flyer, the lineup kicks most other lineups ass with a positively mouth watering lineup: Âme, Job Jobse, HVOB, ... Read more

Report: MDRNTY @ Gstaad 2016

A drive up the Swiss mountains, through the curvy roads between the vineyards, watching happy cows feeding on the lush grass, breathing crispy autumn air makes you wonder how the calmness of nature will go along with the hectic techno beats. However, the MDRNTY festival, this time held in the Swiss mountain village of Gstaad is successfully testing it for the second time. The excitement builds as clubbers board the cable-cars and the vibration of bass is felt stronger with each meter gained towards the 1550 m high destination. Modernity Events team stays true to their Swiss manner in choosing spectacular ... Read more

Top 10 Release of September 2016

September was another huge month for releases – with new ones, EP and LP style, by artists such as Marc Romboy, DJ Tennis, System of Survival and many more. All ten of these releases have proven to be veritable nightclub and festival bangers from some of the industry’s best. For this edition, we’ll let the music speak for itself. Sofie Winterson | KIDS (Fatima Yamaha Remix) | Magnetron Music [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/magnetronmusic/sofie-winterson-kids-fatima-yamaha-remix-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] Marc Romboy | Oblique Tendencies | Last Night On Earth [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/trndmusik/marc-romboy-the-voyager” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] Dennis Ferrer | Maniac 3000 | Objektivity ... Read more

MDMA Is A Step Closer To Legal Medicinal Use In USA

Over the past several months, the use of MDMA as a treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has circulated through the medical community. Now, despite the controversial nature of such a proposal, MDMA may be on its way to gain Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its medicinal qualities. For those who may not now, MDMA is the active ingredient in ecstasy and, in its purest form, has a history of psychoanalytic use. So far, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has been conducting studies using MDMA, specific to PTSD treatment, and are about to conclude the ... Read more

Draaimolen Festival Headlines Maceo Plex, Tale Of Us, David August & More

Tilburg’s Draaimolen Festival is up for its second edition on the last Saturday of the summer. Last year’s sold-out debut already saw the likes of Jeff Mills, Joris Voorn, Noir, Recondite and Ben Sims coming through, but now the organization promised its fanbase to set up a festival with an eye on established international artists from the house scene as well. They have succeeded in doing so, with a line-up containing almost exclusively the most sought-after headliners, Maceo Plex, Tale Of Us, KiNK, Pachanga Boys, David August and DJ Tennis. The team behind Draaimolen – which is known for a ... Read more

Win Two Tickets To Oasis Festival

September 11 – 13 will see the debut of Oasis Festival. The promising new event will take place at the majestic Fellah hotel, on the outskirts of Marrakesh. Aside from being served to some of the finest names in electronic music right now – like Harvey, Agoria, Âme, Danny Daze, Derrick Carter, DJ Tennis, Ellen Allien, Gerd Janson, Guy Gerber B2B Matthew Dear, MANIK and Pachanga Boys, to name but a few – guests will be able to enjoy their festival experience in a setting and surrounding as divine as they come. Now you can win two tickets by entering ... Read more