Tag: Fabric

Movement Croatia Podcast + Interview By D’Julz

D’Julz has been at the forefront of electronic music since his career began in France back in 1992. His legendary Bass Culture night at Rex Club, Paris has been running for almost two decades, one of the longest running event in the club’s history, also spawning D’Julz’s highly successful eponymous record label. Of course, with such a lengthy and prolific career, D’Julz has also released his production work on a slew of the world’s best imprints (Circus Company, Robsoul, Ovum, Rekids, 20:20 Vision) while bringing his sound to club’s around the world (Fabric, Panorama Bar, Output, Womb, Circoloco). With the ... Read more

Movement Croatia Podcast By Jan Krueger

In light of his upcoming performance at Movement Croatia, Berlin-based producer and DJ Jan Krueger provides an exclusive mix of deep and minimal house tracks. Acting as one half of the legendary label Hello?Repeat alongside Daze Maxim, Jan Krueger has forged a formidable career ever since meeting Daze in the 90s. They started off with some excursions into deep and minimal house tracks – which were eventually released on Mathias Tanzmann’s Moon Harbour Recordings in 2001. Jan has gone from Dusseldorf, to working with the record store Word & Sound in Hamburg, and then to Berlin (where he has resided in the past ... Read more

Premiere: Joyce Muniz – Daydreaming Feat ENEQUIST (Jozif Remix)

Londoner Jozif provides a dreamy remix of the Vienna-based DJ and Brazilian Euro-club connoisseur Joyce Muniz.  After breaking through with standout releases off labels such as Wolf + Lamb, Mobilee, and Ministry of Sound – Jozif continues to build on the success of his sound. He has been enlisted by the cultured likes of Mobilee, Suol and Compost for remixes, and received much love from artists such as Sasha, Giles Peterson, Andrew Weatherall, and Damian Lazarus. It’s his serene, carefully permeated slo-mo ambiance that’s imbued his musical admirers. For proof of his artistic ability in the booth, you only need ask anyone who has seen him play at places like Space Ibiza, Verboten ... Read more

The Weekend In Dance Music Relationship Goals

Over the weekend, two instances of love in times of techno went down, highlighting a life’s worth of companionship with a proper soundtrack to match. First off, on Saturday, the reigning king & queen of techno made it official, tying the knot and partying in style afterwards. Adam Beyer took to his Facebook to announces that he and longtime partner Ida Engberg had just been married and, if that wasn’t enough, were heading straight to Berghain to celebrate. “Yeeeeeeeeees!!!!! Just got married to the woman of my dreams! All is full of love!,” Beyer posted, going on with, “we’re off to Berghain ... Read more

What Dance Does Right: fabric Fundraises For Refugees

In response the the worldwide humanitarian crisis that is Europe’s refugee situation, London club fabric has taken it on themselves to act. With an all too lax response from Europe and the rest of the world, the commendable act comes in the form of £1 donation options going toward a number of organizations looking to help the situation, including HelpRefugees, CalAid, Refugee Action, United Nations Refugee Agency, and Save the Children. The optional £1 donation comes as an option when patrons purchase advance tickets to the famed London techno institution. Organized with the help of Cambridge Calais Refugee Action Group, aside from ... Read more

Interview: Nastia

With little else than the love of dance in her bones, Ukraine’s Nastia has forged her way into being one of electronic music’s all around dance music ambassadors. First getting behind a pair of decks in 2005, Nastia has since toured the world in many cities throughout Europe and further abroad to Japan, North Africa, South America and Mauritius. Aside from touring as a DJ, Nastia’s presence has been felt as a promoter, radio host and, most recently, a resident of Moscow’s famed Arma17. Self-considered more of a true DJ than a producer, Nastia’s skills behind the decks are unquestioned, ... Read more

Interview: Joris Voorn

One name that has for some time shone brightly as an ever-progressing talent amongst the pantheon of techno’s leading lights is the Dutch master Joris Voorn, a national treasure in his native Holland for some two two decades. Joris Voorn’s lifetime membership with the masters is still under growing application, the consistent calibre of his finely detailed production certainly places him in a position of undoubted consideration. He has an ever-increasing discography reaching from atmospheric interludes to broken beats, much of which appears on his own labels Rejected and Green – the latter releasing his critically acclaimed artist album ‘Nobody ... Read more

Eats Everything Presents fabric 86

Eats Everything has just announced his mixtape compilation series for fabric, which will be due February 19, 2016. Earlier fabric compilation mixes have come from seminal artists such as John Digweed, Andrew Weatherall, Tony Humphries, Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos, Marco Carola and many more. Since its conception in 2001, the fabric mix series has risen to become one of the most respected in Europe; the release of one of these compilations can prove to be a pivotal moment in an artist’s career. It’s a notable highlight for Eats, who first took on the famous fabric decks in 2011 and has been returning ever since. The ... 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

Legends Of House Podcast By Terry Farley

After quality entries by Paul Johnson, K’Alexi Shelby, Mr. V, and Orlando Voorn, we continue our Legends of House Podcast series with none other than bona fide UK House legend Terry Farley. Having been on the dancefloor since day dot, Terry Farley has produced some of house music’s most enduring cuts under various guises, including Roach Motel and Bocca Juniors, as well as with Pete Heller as Heller and Farley. A bastion of knowledge when it comes to acid and deep house, as well as dance culture, soul boy trends, and more, Terry is also much lauded for having launched ... Read more

Interview: Groove Armada

Millennials grew up with their time-abiding melodies. They combined the styles of house and trip hop with alluring vocals and the element of Andy’s trombone into what became a decade of their reign throughout the charts. They were one of the first, among Faithless, Moby, and Massive Attack, who established a dance music act playing with a live set up, and what is now widely exercised by artists like Bonobo, Caribou and Floating Points. But house music is where it all started for Groove Armada and back to its core they have come once again. Behind the name of this critically and commercially acclaimed dance music act, are two ultimate ... Read more

Mix #167 By Murat Tepeli

Murat Tepeli’s trade is poise. In his sets, he creates a perfect harmony between ecstasy and ass shaking on one hand, and gentle emotion and elegance on the other. In his production, he often pairs melancholy with the necessity to dance, opulence and reduction, loud and quiet. Professionally, Murat Tepeli walks the tightrope of being a DJ in the Club and a surgeon in the operating theatre. He combines these extremes with a playful energy and manages to put the full range of emotions and experiences into his sets. In 2002, Murat Tepeli started his own productions resulting in his ... Read more

Interview: Laura Jones

Ever since House and Techno starlet Laura Jones track ‘ Love In Me’ danced into our lives in 2011 her tour diary filled literally over night, shining an underground star bright as any of her peers. Laura’s career began by spending every penny on a music collection at an early age after discovering underground music on Ibizan dancefloors. Quickly she was taken under the wings of Circoloco and fabric. Since then, her touring schedule featured events like Detroit’s Electronic Movement Festival, the Warehouse Project, Amsterdam’s Mysteryland and Richie Hawtin’s Enter. to name a few. Despite her relentless touring, Laura Jones’s measure as an artist doesn’t just stop at ... Read more

Mix #160 By Matt Tolfrey

Matt Tolfrey might be one of the last great British DJs or, at least, this is what Seth Troxler has to say about the London based DJ, producer and label owner. Matt Tolfrey’s career really kicked off in 2002 when he held his residency at Nottingham’s The Bomb. There he was able to showcase his varied selection, open mind and the ability to read and lead a crowd. These skills made it possible for the allrounder to keep UK house and techno very much on the map, helping him link with both veterans and the younger generation. Tolfrey’s Leftroom imprint, founded in 2005, has seen releases from ... Read more

Interview: Art Department

Art Department’s story has been one of phenomenal success since the act burst onto the scene five years ago.   With a shared musical history in Toronto, the duo of Jonny White & Kenny Glasgow took the world by storm in 2011 with a debut LP on Crosstown Rebels that put them at the centre of underground electronic music. In the intervening years, a seemingly endless worldwide touring schedule, label events, remixes, singles and a follow up album on Jonny White’s No.19 Music have meant that the pair were never out of the spotlight. Now a new chapter begins in ... Read more