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Marcel Dettmann Tapped For Latest DJ-Kicks Edition

Marcel Dettmann is set to release the latest edition of esteemed mix series DJ-Kicks, arriving on 14 October. The latest chapter in a career of achievement, Dettmann follows recent submissions by the likes of Moodymann and Jackmaster, with an unreleased production heavy mix meant for the connoisseurs and the casuals. As the Berghain resident states on the mix, “[it is a]lost and found story – I can draw from 25 years of collecting records, digging deep, revisiting, researching,” resulting in 19 tracks spanning a wide array of subgenres; ranging from a new vocal-led Stnuff Trax release, to rapping on Clarence ... Read more

Stream Jackmaster’s DJ-Kicks In Full Now

Prior to its release tomorrow, Jackmaster has provided fans with an early stream of his DJ-Kicks release. The 25 track compilation draws its inspiration from the city’s that have developed Jackmaster’s sound, including Chicago, Detroit and, of course, his native Glasgow. Find more information and stream Jackmaster’s DJ-Kicks – HERE Tracklist: 1. LNRDCROY – Freedom for Antboy II 2. Denis Sulta – My Soul Needs Justice 3. Phil Moffa – Centre Of The World 4. X_1 – Happy Hippie Hifi 5. Eliphino – Isabella Road 6. Massimiliano Pagliara – I Am Running All My Drum Machines At Once and Dancing ... Read more

Premiere: Fango – Rectum (Original Mix)

Obsessed with mixing bass drums, recording percussion, and sampled instruments, Italian producer Fango strives to be a virtuous perfectionist on any production within his reach. Fango’s newest EP has already received strong report, in which it was already spun by Gilles Peterson via his weekly Worldwide show on BBC, supported by French legend Laurent Garnier as well as Dixon, Mano Le Tough and Jackmaster. His approach to creating the EP has been regarded as an “a long insular trip”, where he reflects “down into the depths of his own soul”. See also: Mix #174 By Fango Viscera EP is now available via Degustibus Music. Artist PageSoundcloud [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-fango-rectum-original-mix” ... Read more

Report: DGTL Festival 2016

Looking across the lineup for DGTL festival, it’s tricky to know quite what to expect. If one thing is clear; no expense has been spared. Even half way down the list, you’re looking at names that would normally be headliners in their own right. If you’re looking for a heavy weigh-in of DJs for your hard earned euros, then DGTL festival is the one but that’s assuming you get as excited about Gold Panda as you do about Adriatique.  When you arrive at the site you’re first struck by the sheer size of it. Six prefabricated stages are spread around ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces First Acts For 2016 Edition

Dekmantel, the Dutch promoter known for its yearly Amsterdam festival, club nights, and, since last year, its various international showcases, has released the first names for its highly anticipated 2016 festival edition.  The now internationally visited festival (less than half of last year’s ticket owners were actually Dutch) has set up a line-up of “an eye-catching selection of some of the biggest left-field names in electronic music.” Visitors this year can dance to highlight expect performances from James Holden & Camilo Tirado‘s new show ‘Outdoor Museum Of Fractals’, afrobeat legend Tony Allen (the former drummer of the legendary Fela Kuti) performing with his band, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & ... Read more

Dixon Reaches RA DJ Top 100 #1 Position For Third Time

And the jury’s out. The Resident Advisor Top 100 DJ poll has just been announced. The yearly barometer of underground dance artists, based partly on user voting and editorial selection, has once again put Dixon on the number one spot after winning in 2013 and 2014 as well. Following in his lead are Maceo Plex on #2, Tale of Us on #3., followed respectively by Ben UFO, Jackmaster, Villalobos, Seth Troxler, Ben Klock, Âme and Rødhåd on #10. The biggest Dutch surge comes from Job Jobse, who has risen from the #97 spot to #28. An impressive accomplishment by one of ... Read more

Stream Dutch Underground Hero Fatima Yamaha’s Debut Album Now

One of the unsung heroes of the underground, Dutchman Bas Bron aka Fatima Yamaha will release his debut album, “Imaginary Lines” tomorrow, and its also streaming in full below. Having produced tracks for some 15 years, and championed by the likes of Hudson Mohawke and Jackmaster for some time, Fatima Yamaha’s Moog-heavy basslines have made him one of 2015 festival season’s most in demand acts. Traversing the same lines as his 2004 (and subsequent Dekmantel reissue) ‘What’s a Girl To Do?’, “Imaginary Lines” is a sensual, slow burner of emotion. Officially launched on 27 November in London, you can also ... Read more

Jackmaster Releases Brand New ‘Mastermix’

Jack Revill, aka Glasgow’s Jackmaster, has come out with a brand new edition in his returning Mastermix series, which is a personal round-up of his year in dance music. It features his favourite tracks, upcoming material on his Numbers label and for this edition a top quality dive into the past, resulting in his own words to: “a kind of Tweak-A-Holic 4.5 meets Mastermix 2015“, and an attempt to “mix 3 decades worth of music and technological mastering advances into 2 hours worth of music“. It’s a job well done as far as we’re concerned, and it’s going to leave us with a ... Read more

Mix #178 By Jasper James

Emerging from his Glaswegian roots as a leading tastemaker in the new school of UK DJ, Jasper James (https://www.facebook.com/jasperjames8/) broke away from his peers (check Jackmaster, Eats Everything and Skream) to become more than a one-to-watch. A DJ and producer with talent that goes beyond his young age, he’s crafted his own-brand of house and techno through DJ sets, most notable by his residency in London’s Club Phonox, and releases that are gaining some traction in the international scene (notably his debut EP ‘Sneaky out on Optimo’s Optimo Trax imprint). Though only 25, his musical heritage goes back a long ... Read more

Snowbombing 2016 Announces Jamie Jones, Martinez Brothers, Danny Daze & More

Snowbombing has unveiled the second wave of its 2016 lineup, including Bastille, Craig David’s TS5, Jamie Jones and Mark Ronson (DJ). The stellar selection of acts revealed today will join The Prodigy, Jungle, Netsky, Groove Armada and Marcel Dettmann, Hot Since 82 and many more in the snowy town of Mayrhofen in Austria, from 4th-9th April 2016. It’s been almost five years since revered soul producer and one-man hit machine Mark Ronson made his first appearance at Snowbombing, but finally the multi-talented musician, singer, songwriter and producer makes a welcome return. His Uptown Funk single and Uptown Special album saw ... Read more