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Exclusive Interview With Matthias Tanzmann

“I try to follow my gut as much as possible. But this is a privilege that you have to earn. On the way there you sometimes have to compromise. At least, when you try to make a living out of your passion. I think that is no different in any other field” Matthias Tanzmann emerged from his native town of Leipzig in the mid-nineties, and became one of the most respected German producers, DJs and label owners in the scene. What helped to define and redefine the genres he was swimming through, were his own releases on his label Moon ... Read more

DSTRCT Podcast #001 By Joey Daniel

On December 12 DSTRCT, a brand new event organization that has recently entered the Amsterdam scene, will kick-off at the legendary Elementenstraat, bringing with them a selection of international and local heavyweights like Art Department, Matthias Tanzmann, Laura Jones, Huxley, Detroit Swindle, Boris Werner among others. Joey Daniel, co-founder and runner of DSTRCT has his roots in Rotterdam, where guys like Speedy J and Michel de Hey inspired him to follow a career in music. While also organising events, he is also regarded as a formidable DJ with a main focus on rugged, in-your-face house music and techno. By the ... Read more

‘DSTRCT’ Kicks Off Warehouse Adventure At Elementenstraat

The legendary Warehouse Elementenstraat has had a relatively short but illustrious history to it. Basically an unused and desolate warehouse, the hall was taken over by rave-instigators Multigroove in ’91, which introduced hardcore and other rough genres to the Amsterdam public. Sadly. After only one and a half years, the authorities shut down the unofficial yet hugely celebrated club. But The Warehouse has made a significant return to Amsterdam’s nightlife after four stunning events that were hosted by HYTE during last month’s ADE. Already re-discovered in 2012 by GZG, a collaboration of techno artists, the venue was bound to make ... Read more