Tag: Hivern Discs

DHA Mix #409 By Alejandro Mosso (LIVE)

Alejandro Mosso is an Argentinian musician and live performer with more than 15 years of production and performance under his belt. With roots in IDM and experimental music, and an insatiable hunger for music research and audio experimentation, Alejandro has developed a distinctive sound palette: a balance between electronic and acoustic sounds, markedly informed by a detailed and precise sound design. 2006 marked the beginning of his international career with his first european tour. Since then, Alejandro has performed his Live Set across South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Apart from touring extensively, Alejandro has produced a lengthy ... Read more

Premiere: Back For Good - Gymnastics (Betonkust Remix) [Turn it Down Music]

The third release from burgeoning Berlin-based label Turn it Down comes from label head Matthias Speck aka Back for Good. Also known as the man behind the Mancha label, Speck’s sound revolves around an uncompromising take on raw, unpolished electronic cuts, the likes of which have been tailor-made with the dancefloor’s most fervent moments in mind. Next up is the remix, which comes courtesy of Betonkust. Although his effort is a far cry from the original, it too is never lacking in heart. Full of shiny, glistening, almost camp vibes, it’s the sort of smile-inducing record that could just as ... Read more

DHA Mix #393 By Pional

At one time Spain’s best kept electronic underground secret, DJ, Composer and Producer, Pional prodigious talents trace the line between Moodymann, Matias Aguayo, Caribou, and Grizzly Bear. His releases have seen the light of day via imprints like Hivern Discs, Permanent Vacation, Young Turks, and more, while firmly becoming an electronic mainstay and top-billed DJ in his own right. Boasting celebrated fans in the likes of (frequent collaborator) John Talabot, James Holden, Tin Sweeney, Jame Murphy, and The xx over the years, the young Spaniard’s patented sound sprawls across the washed house and disco spectrum. Now, with September tour dates ... Read more

DHA Mix #388 By Khidja

One of the freshest acts to come out of the always talented electronic hotbed of Romania, Hivern Disc’s staple Khidja create music filled with nuance and charm. The duo’s style comes as a fusion of genres where latin meets prog and funk meets jazz, continuously changing and transforming – jumping from era to era and genre to genre. Getting the seal of approval from heavy hitters like Optimo and Jon Talabot, the Khidja experience is one of beauty that also never forgets the fun. Hear what this style and approach is all about as Khdija sets the week off right ... Read more

ELSE Goes Into The August Open Air With Keinemusik, Hivern Discs & More

Berlin’s Open Air hotspot, ELSE, has steadily moved along through the sweltering summer of 2018 with some three months of quality artists, events and atmosphere. Already featured on the banks of the Spree have been showcases from the likes of Kompakt, Voyage Direct, and Live at Robert Johnson, which have featured diverse lineups of artists including Michael Mayer, Roman Flügel, Chinsaki, Ivan Smagghe, Fantastic Twins, Lauer, Reinhard Voigt & More. Now, as the summer is at its peak, August sees four more top level showcases. Kicking the month off on 5 August, the beloved Keinemusik crew will return to ELSE, ... Read more

Premiere: Pional - XME (A Quiet Ceremony Mix)

At the end of the month, panish producer extraordinaire Pional joins the Phonica Records family with his “XME / One Night Stand’ 12”. Producing for over a decade, the Madrid based musician has enjoyed a string of well received solo releases via Hivern Discs, Permanent Vacation, Young Turks and Counter, while remixing the likes of The xx, Chairlift, The Rapture, Prins Thomas and John Talabot. Here, his “A Quiet Ceremony” interpretation of ‘XME’ is a slower and more foreboding version of the original, taking its melody into a darker direction. “XME / One Night Stand” is available 29 June on ... Read more

DHA Mix #359 By Margot

Margot, the Italian duo formed in 2005 by Giaga Robot and Pepe, began as both were resident DJs in notorious clubs like Cocorico, Peter Pan and the Classic Club. After joining forces they founded Margot Records, where they also released their own music. Soon, James Holden released the famous “France 2 EP” on his label Border Community, and the rest is history. Starting with the groundbreaking remix of Daphni’s ‘Ahora’, more releases followed on the likes of Kill The DJ Records, Les Disques De La Mort, Internasjonal, Hivern Discs, Life & Death, and more. With tons in store for Margot ... Read more

DHA Mix #320 By Marvin & Guy

Cowboys from Paradise, the Marvin & Guy project was born under the shadow of a palm tree while a flamingo listened to tropical music, way back in 2011. Since then, the duo has released on Internationally known labels including Japan’s Let’s Get Lost, New York’s On The Prowl, as well as Endless Flight, Young Adults, Hivern Discs, and, of course, Life & Death. Boasting support from the likes of John Talabot, Pachanga Boys, Ivan Smagghe, Roman Flügel, DJ Tennis and Jennifer Cardini, Marvin & Guy’s raw, emotive and song-like electronic music is fast becoming a staple of heavyweight sets all ... Read more

Premiere: Roosevelt - Heart (Cleveland Remix)

Released last year via Greco-Roman/City Slang, Roosevelt‘s debut album immediately set him fully developed recording artist with an instinctive synthesis of different soundscapes. Now, 6 months later, Roosevelt enlists several of his personal heroes to reimagine his eclectic album, strictly for the dance floor. Amongst the See also: KEYWORD

Premiere: Suuns – UN-NO (Marvin & Guy ‘Blue Eyes’ Remix)

Back in 2011, under the shadow of a palm tree, the Marvin & Guy project was born. Since then, the duo has released on Internationally known labels including Japan’s Let’s Get Lost, New York’s On The Prowl, as well as Endless Flight, Young Adults, Hivern Discs, and more. Boasting support from the likes of John Talabot, Pachanga Boys, Ivan Smagghe, Roman Flügel, DJ Tennis and Jennifer Cardini, Marvin & Guy’s raw, emotive and song-like electronic music is fast becoming a staple of heavyweight sets all over. Now, the duo take part on a very special project coming courtesy of Montreal ... Read more

Premiere: Man Power – Stunt Cock (Original Mix)

Most of us have experienced the clammy steam procreating at a sausage fest throughout our lives, but not many have been to Man Power’s Planet Cock. Introducing: Man Power, the German-based artist who presents his upcoming EP – ‘Planet Cock’ exclusively on DHA. Man Power aka Geoff Kirkwood‘s music draws inspiration from willfully smart-arsed influences that range from early 20th century modernism to late 20th century New Wave.  He’s displayed his phallic physique at internationally renowned clubs and events such as Glastonbury Festival, Air Tokyo, fabric London, while shuttling to cities such as New York, Mexico City, and Tel Aviv. He carved his 2015 debut album ... Read more

Mix #177 By New Jackson

#177 in our mix series sees a remarkable talent and contributor of, among others, Hivern Discs, Permanent Vacation and has been granted remix duties from such names as the XX, Mano Le Tough. Presenting: New Jackson. After rounding off 2014 with the bustling Balearica of ‘Having A Coke With You’ on Permanent Vacation, Dubliner New Jackson took a brief break from album recording to return to hometown label Major Problems with the ‘Metroflex’ 12”. The three-tracker included a remix from US techno auteur Hieroglyphic Being. The 12” was followed by a collaboration with Fort Romeau, ‘Not A Word’, which featured on ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Saturday (October 17)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

De Marktkantine Unveils Impressive ADE Program

Photo by Timo Steenvoorden On the week of its re-opening at last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, the historic venue on the Jan van Galenstraat, De Marktkantine, hosted label showcases from Suol, Pampa Records, Stil vor Talent, and Katermukke. The three-night christening led to De Marktkantine’s full incorporation into Amsterdam’s nightlife once again, after more than a decade of turmoil and change of ownership. See also: Profile: De Marktkantine However this year’s ADE could be marked as the one where De Marktkantine, which also boasts a restaurant, radio station, and day-time cultural events, will be at the centre of attention among 2015’s overload of ADE events (400+) ... Read more

15 Off Week Events To Attend

In June, Barcelona will turn into the capital for electronic music lovers once again as the renowned Sonar festival returns to the picturesque Catalan city.  A big part of the Sonar experience revolves around the slew of Off Week parties and label showcases for which artists, imprints, journalists and globetrotting clubbers fly into the Southern Spain for a weekend of celebration, as well as a glimpse into the future of the scene. Sonar is widely known for as a destination uniting established artists with emerging talent, in all areas of musical and audiovisual production. The festival is constantly progressive and on the pulse of the current electronic music landscape. Now, we ... Read more