Tag: droog

Party Report: Secret Solstice

Iceland’s Secret Solstice is often called by numerous outlets the world’s most unique festival experience due in large part to the country’s perma sunlight over the course of the summer months. Naturally, I can’t recall if such a claim is warranted or not with so many destination style festivals around the world but, subjectively, the unique location and atmosphere of Secret Solstice does, in fact, live up its claim in my view. As you may know, Iceland sits directly underneath the Arctic Circle, which translates to periods of perma daylight or perma night. Think about it like this…at night, when ... Read more

Iceland’s Secret Solstice Reveals Phase One Of 2016 Lineup

From June 17 – 19, 2016, the inimitable Secret Solstice Festival makes a return to Iceland’s metropolitan capital, Reykjavík, for its third annual edition. For three days, and 72 hours of consecutive daylight, some of music’s finest talents will take over the world’s most northerly capital city, for what critics have dubbed “the most unique festival on Earth”. Using Iceland’s incredible landscapes, volcanic springs and jaw-dropping glaciers as fitting backdrops to some of the world’s best music, the breathtaking natural scenery of this Scandinavian island is an obvious sell for any adventurous festivalgoer seeking a party destination like no other. ... Read more

Groovefest Podcast #001 By Lee Foss

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 of Groovefest 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 Groovefest all food, drink and entrances are included, so once you’re there it won’t cost you a thing, and you can entertain yourself from the moment the sun comes up until ... Read more

Full Premiere: Edu Imbernon & Droog – Spectral (Original Mix)

One of Culprit’s brightest young stars, Valencia’s Edu Imbernon, meets label founders Droog on ‘Spectral’.  ‘Spectral’ EP is the debut of Culprit originators Droog after they founded the Los Angeles based label six years ago. To prove themselves as producers, the LA collective have made a point of earning their stripes away from the label of their creation and the path has taken them to Crosstown Rebels, Supernature, Get Physical and Last Night on Earth, among others. Now, they have come home and they bring along Edu Imbernon, known for big releases on Suara, Culprit, his own two labels Fayer and Eklektisch ... Read more

Culprit Podcast #004 By Superlounge

Superlounge, aka Alex Bach and Oliver Fritsche, put together a blistering mix for you, to celebrate their upcoming ‘Ghost Of Time‘ EP release on Culprit. Expect deep, ambient but driving tunes with a pinch of melancholy. The LA-based imprint Culprit, founded by the DJ/producer trio Droog, is known for their careful selection of funky and modernistic underground house music. Culprit has released records for distinguished and celebrated names like Lee Foss, Lee Curtiss, Jamie Jones, MANIK, Kenneth James Gibson, Seth Troxler, Inxec, Matt Tolfrey, Subb-an, Martin Buttrich, Ryan Crosson, Shaun Reeves, Soul Clap, Tanner Ross, Jozif and many more. Superlounge is next in line. ... Read more

Free Download: Inxec & Droog – Low Fever (Original Mix)

Following up in the Free Download series is a fine, low-slung co-production between LA’s Droog and Nottingham-born Inxec: Low Fever. Listen and download the track for free below. In 2006 Inxec began a love affair with Jay Haze’s imprint, Contexterrior, where he released five futuregasmic releases for the forward-thinking label. And Inxec remixes on labels such as Tuning Spork, Stock 5, Barraca and Esperanza were featuring in the playlists of the globe’s finest. He had now been acquainted with the world stage – he loved it. The feeling was mutual.  This provided added kudos for the Inxec/Tolfrey powerhouse. Releases on ... Read more

Culprit Podcast #003 By Aidan Lavelle & Robbie Akbal

To celebrate their sterling upcoming ‘Stars EP’ release on Culprit (full premiere here), Aidan Lavelle and Robbie Akbal have cooked up an intense mix for you to treat your ears to. Be swept away on a high dose of deep, funk-driven grooves and a futuristic vibe. The LA-based imprint Culprit, founded by the DJ/producer trio Droog, is known for their careful selection of funky and modernistic underground house music. @Culpritla has released records for distinguished and celebrated names like Lee Foss, Lee Curtiss, Jamie Jones, MANIK, Kenneth James Gibson, Seth Troxler, Inxec, Matt Tolfrey, Subb-an, Martin Buttrich, Ryan Crosson, Shaun ... Read more

The Union Podcast #001 by Droog

DROOG is the DJ collective of Andrei Osyka, Brett Griffin and Justin Sloe. From their start 6 years ago, DROOG has steadily built a reputation as one of the leading purveyors of forward thinking dance music, in Los Angeles and beyond. This Saturday, the gruesome threesome will touch down in Amsterdam for a set @ The Union Festival during our national holiday ‘Kingsday’. In 2009 the trio made a leap into a new territory by launching an LA-based record label, Culprit, which has built steady momentum with successful releases from Matt Tolfrey & Inxec, Hot Natured, Lee Foss, SECT (Soul ... Read more

New City Festival ‘The Union’ Kicks Off On Kingsday

On The Netherlands’ national holiday ‘Kingsday’, Amsterdam is the place to be for a lot of Dutchies. The boatparade through the canals in the city centre, various small-scale and larger, commercial events in the heart of the city make it a lively happening, which is visited yearly by hords of intoxicated day trippers from all across the country. For those living here that want to avoid  this madness there have been some cool alternatives over the last years. This year, however, you don’t need to travel to the edge of the city to escape the masses, because 18-hour long ‘The ... Read more