Tag: Heist Recordings

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Detroit Swindle

Enthusiastic record diggers and synth hunters, as well as world class DJ’s, Amsterdam’s Detroit Swindle’s ability to connect musical styles has found them at the top of their game. True dance music renaissance men, the duo have released on the likes of Freerange, Future Classics, Dirt Crew, Tsuba, Classic Music Company, Kaoz Theory, while, of course, running their own Heist Recordings. On ADE’s Saturday, 22 October, the guys bring Heist Recordings to Amsterdam’s newest night spot,Claire. Alongside Soundmachine, the night sees Mathew Herbert, Nebraska (live), Frits Wentik, Honey Soundsystem, and Beesmunt Soundsystem all welcoming the weekend’s festivities in style. Anticipating ... Read more

Premiere: Nebraska – Khan’s Bargain (Original Mix)

With releases on Rush Hour, Mister Saturday Night and Delusions of Grandeur, Nebraska delivers his ‘Soften the wireless EP’ for local Amsterdam-based label Heist. Navigating between disco and house, UK artist Ali Gibbs aka Nebraska delivers 4 originals and a remix by Tom Noble, with one of the originals as a bonus track on the digital release. Maintaining his status purely as an underground artist – he has for the most part kept a low profile with only a few 12″ releases every so often. In 2009, he made his debut via Rush Hour with Terrestrial Variations, an EP whose initial release was cancelled when its ... Read more

Mix #187 By Detroit Swindle

We’re happy to have one of our favourite Amsterdam acts back for another mix: Detroit Swindle. Detroit Swindle was formed in 2011 by Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets. The duo started 0ut for dubious reasons, namely when Lars – who was programming a few nightclubs in Amsterdam – had to fire Maarten for playing too much underground music. They started talking and found out they had a mutual love for Motown, hip-hop and early house music. Not long after, they started making music together and the rest as they say, is history. See also: Beyond The Beats With Detroit Swindle Detroit Swindle ... Read more

Straf Werk Podcast #004 by Detroit Swindle

We present you the fourth podcast in collaboration with Straf_Werk Festival on the 11th of August. This time the talented duo Detroit Swindle took over the decks. Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets, 2 guys that, without actually growing up together, have had practically an identical musical upbringing. These 2 guys form the very successful duo Detroit Swindle. A vibrant mix of soul, funk, hiphop and jazz inspired them from an early age on and you can hear they put their swindling soul in every inch of their records. They’ve had support from the likes of Laurent Garnier, Deetron, DJ Sneak, Justin Martin, ... Read more