Tag: In Conversation

In Conversation: Hector Couto & Leon

Last month, Music On resident Leon brought forth his “Don’t Stop” EP, a collaboration with Hector Couto, released on his own DFLOOR imprint. Now, preparing for the DayDream Festival in Barcelona, as well as dates in Birmingham, Zürich, Verbania and Rome, among many others, Leon and Roush‘s Hector Couto go “In Conversation” on their collaboration, mutual respect, creative approach and more. “…it was so easy and fast to develop the tracks sharing the ideas.” HECTOR: Do you remember how this collaboration came about? LEON: I’ve been following your work for years and I had this cool voice from Tea Time ... Read more

In Conversation: Something Happening Somewhere

The SoHaSo triumvirate of Love Over Entropy, Kaap & Sigward shoot the breeze, discussing production techniques, tape recordings, lo-fi cookery, being a Dutch artist abroad and much more… Something is always happening, somewhere… A young music fan has just discovered house music for the first time. A producer is screaming at their DAW because they can’t quite nail their mixdown. You are reading this interview. Something happened earlier, too… Three key friends from Nunos Dos Santos’ perennially on-point label Something Happening, Somewhere collided for a unique three-way discussion on production, careers, Soundcloud, cassettes, awkward moments and many other of life’s ... Read more

[Playlist] Bloody Mary’s 10 Favourite Dame-Music Tracks

French-born, Berlin-based DJ, producer, and Dame-Music label owner Bloody Mary celebrates 7 years of her seminal imprint this year. For the occasion, she has invited the likes of Boo Williams, The Analogue Cops, and Milton Bradley on board for its 35 release, continuing to shape its identity by continuously releasing its distinct blend of techno and house music. The label defines its love for raw & analogue sounds by working closely with friends and artists who share the same musical state of mind. With that Bloody Mary has, not only, presented her 10 absolute favorite tracks off Dame-Music here, but ... Read more

In Conversation: Jimpster & Session Victim

The combined forces of Jimpster and Session Victim are very much intertwined these days with new releases and a history of mutual respect shining through. The former is a dance music veteran who handles the Freerange Records and Delusions of Grandeur imprints (as well as being a globe trotting DJ in his own right), while the latter are musicians with a penchant for soul, shining through on release after release, as well as their energetic live sets. Now, both artists are releasing new material, Jimpster with his seventh studio album – ‘Silent Stars’ (Out Now), and Session Victim with their ... Read more

In Conversation: Timo Mass & James Teej

One of the industry’s most interesting and fruitful creative collaborations must be the duo of Timo Maas and James Teej. Mass – being a long time Techno titan and Teej – the Grammy nominated Canadian artist – have worked to great effect over recent years with a string of collaborations including the huge reworking of Paul McCartney. The latest from Maas & Teej is a very special remix package of none other than Moby. See also: DHA Mix #224 By Timo Maas & James Teej The track being reworked from the electronic music figurehead is his seminal “Play” album – ... Read more