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[Playlist] Moon Boots’ First Landing Autobiography

Hailing from Brooklyn, Moon Boots has just dropped his first album – “First Landing” – via Anjunadeep. Cutting his teeth in Chicago to DJs like Derrick Carter and Frankie Knuckles, it was Moon Boots’ early releases via French Express that really put him on the music (and blog) map. Since, his music has been championed by the likes of Annie Mac (UK) and Jason Bentley (LA) while his online mixes have racked up millions of streams. Now, with his ambitious, 10 track debut album out, Moon Boots offers this very eclectic selection of tracks, which were seminal in his musical ... Read more

Mix #204 By Lane 8

Daniel Goldstein, best known by his stage name Lane 8, is an American-born musician, electronic music producer, and DJ based in Leipzig, Germany. The 27-year old producer is providing an exclusive mix for us here on DHA. Influenced by Pete Rock and DJ Premier, it was his touch with pulsing electronica grooves and woozy glitch-pop that put him on the radar of Anjunadeep A&R executive Jody Wisternoff. In 2013, he signed to Anjunadeep, where he released his debut album ‘Rise‘ in the summer of 2015. He’s gone on releasing music on labels such as Anjunadeep, French Express and Suara.  He recently announced the launch of his new event/label This Never ... Read more

Premiere: Isaac Tichauer – Higher Level (Original Mix)

Australian producer Isaac Tichauer drops two infectious house tracks on the burgeoning and mysterious LOFT Records imprint. Back in 2013 Tichauer signed to French Express, home to Jonas Rathsman, Moon Boots and label owner Perseus, where he dropped his lauded ‘Devotion’ LP – a fact made all the more inspiring knowing that the album is a first effort from a producer born completely deaf and now lives with just one working ear. Now residing in London, Tichauer joins the LOFT Records roster alongside the likes of Ejeca, Citizen and Dorsia for the label’s third release. Street Lessons EP is released ... Read more

Mix #148 By Moon Boots

The mysterious New York City-based DJ Moon Boots entered this world in the mid-1980s via Cape Canaveral, Florida. After years of service as the preferred footwear of celebrity astronauts, Moon Boots sprung to life whilst on a (highly) classified experiment aboard the International Space Station. Little is known of what actually transpired, but in short, Moon Boots became a sentient creature, equipped with reason, intuition, and groove. Finding solace in the soothing sounds of underground disco and R&B boogie records, Moon Boots knew it was only of matter of time before he was “hung up” like so many of his ... Read more

Free Download: Jose Gonzalez – This Is How We Walk On The Moon (Isaac Tichauer Remix)

 Our next Free Download features an outerworldly remix by Isaac Tichauer. His reinterpretation of Jose Gonzalez’ “This Is How We Walk On The Moon” is a synth-laden production that has you on the edge of your seat all through the track. You might want to strap yourself in before going on this journey. Bound together with oozing soul and moody bass-lines, Isaac Tichauer’s productions splice together classic and contemporary house concepts. A classically trained pianist and heavily influenced by the Detroit house scene, Isaac orchestrates a deep progressive energy in his music through detailed synth work, melancholy vocals and classic ... Read more

Mix #133 By Jonas Rathsman

Moving on with DHA’s mix series, we have a Swede who needs no introduction. Since being declared a ‘Future Star of 2013’ by BBC Radio 1’s key dance gatekeeper, Pete Tong, Jonas Rathsman has gone on to exceed all expectations with a string of first class releases, remixes and an undoubted ability to work a dancefloor.   Gothenburg, Sweden may not be the first place you think of when talking about musical hotspots of the world. Yet this town is home to Jonas Rathsman (and also DJ NIBC for example). After carefully building up his underground reputation in G-burg, Jonas Rathsman took ... Read more

Mix #106 by Isaac Tichauer

Isaac Tichauer is a Berlin-based DJ/producer whose oozing soul and moody bass-lines splice together classic and contemporary house schemes into a personal sound is now starting to grab more attention in the scene. His first album, ‘Devotion’, gave the world a captivating first glance at Isaac’s production muscle and lengthy infatuation with his sophisticated sound. A compelling first effort for a person born completely deaf and now living with just one working ear. Isaac began his musical career as a classically schooled pianist. But, heavily influenced by the Detroit house scene, changed his course and chose for a career in ... Read more