Tag: Kerri Chandler

Interview: Kerri Chandler

Ever since his teens, New Jersey native Kerri Chandler has been making and playing music with a unique sense of soul, jazz and undeniable sense of DEEP. From releaseing on majors like Atlantic, King Street Sounds and Nervous via his own Madhouse label, his work is never short of a genre-defining classic. Kerri’s dynamic, keyboard-infused DJ sets are consistently showcased at the world’s best clubs and festivals, as well as being a frequent visitor, and fan of, many Amsterdam based organizations. On 20 October, Kerri Chandler dropped his edition to the famed DJ-KICKS mix series, structuring it as a musical ... Read more

Premiere: Kerri Chandler - Checkmate (Steve Rachmad Remix)

For the first time since 2014, Watergate Records welcomes back the legendary Kerri Chandler. His new track, ‘Checkmate’ is the epitome of a Kerri Chandler classic and has all the makings of a timeless future classic as well. With bold, soulful keys and massive analog drums it elevates any dance floor’s intensity to meteoric levels. To give an extra perspective to the single, Steve Rachmad lends his interpretation to the original delivering an incredibly soulful Techno revision. “Checkmate” is available 9 October on Watergate Records

Modeselektor, Kerri Chandler, Rødhad & More Finalize Movement Torino 2017 Lineup

Movement Torino has finalised plans for its 12th edition in October 2017 by bringing, for the first time, two huge events at Lingotto, with a series of events and workshops in the days before and after. Added to a lineup of names featuring Jeff Mills, Apollonia, Len Faki, Derrick May, Octave One and a world exclusive six-deck show from Ben Sims and DVS1 are now Denis Sulta, Kerri Chandler, Emmanuel Top, Modeselektor (DJ Set), Robert Hood, SBTRKT (DJ Set), Tycho (live), Rødhad, Raffaele Attanasio, San Proper and Marcel Fengler. In the lead up to the main festival event, there will ... Read more

Secret Solstice Launches Early Birds For 2018 Festival; Premieres Official 2017 After Movie

Secret Solstice, the music festival held during 96 hours of continuous sunlight, has just launched their super early-bird ticket options for their June 21-24, 2018 festival edition. After a hugely successful 2017 event, which drew a crowd of 18,000 and saw the likes of the The Prodigy, Seth Troxler, Kerri Chandler and Dubfire headline, 2018’s is set to be its biggest yet. In combining a high caliber of talent alongside incredible Icelandic landscape based side events, Secret Solstice has created a truly unique festival experience in one of the the world’s most beautiful areas. Super early-bird tickets, Camping, and VIP ... Read more

This Weekend, Lyon Prepares For the Evasion, With Intimate Festival Experience

Offering a complete and immersive experience beyond a simple music program, the second edition of France’s Evasion Festival is now imminent. Set against an idyllic setting of turquoise water and white sands on the banks of the Eaux Bleues lake, less than twenty minutes from Lyon, Evasion features three stages that span the spectrum of dance music – House to Disco, Techno to Trance, with a bit of Experimental thrown in for good measure. Expect names like Kerri Chandler, Derrick May, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, wAFF, Chez Damier, DJ Deep, and many more to turn out the tunes, while activities like 15m ... Read more

Party Report: Secret Solstice

Iceland’s Secret Solstice is often called by numerous outlets the world’s most unique festival experience due in large part to the country’s perma sunlight over the course of the summer months. Naturally, I can’t recall if such a claim is warranted or not with so many destination style festivals around the world but, subjectively, the unique location and atmosphere of Secret Solstice does, in fact, live up its claim in my view. As you may know, Iceland sits directly underneath the Arctic Circle, which translates to periods of perma daylight or perma night. Think about it like this…at night, when ... Read more

BE-AT.TV To Stream From Hel During Iceland’s Secret Solstice

With Iceland’s Secret Solstice imminent, the festival has announced that Be.at.tv will be on site, broadcasting live from its dance music nighttime venue, HEL. From 15-18 June, the likes of Kerri Chandler, Seth Troxler, Dubfire, Exos, Tania Vulcano, Dusky and more will broadcast live from the venue, as well as featured brand takeovers from Circoloco and Sci+Tec. Overall, the streams will also highlight the inque experience that is Secret Solstice with select additional performances coming from inside a glacier, a lava tunnel and a midnight sun boat party with Anderson .Paak + more. Check out the names who will be ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Tanzmann - Sfumato (Kerri Chandler Remix)

Yesterday, Moon Harbour and Matthias Tanzmann released the first batch of remixes of his “Momentum” LP. That package came complete with reinterpretations from Jesse Rose, Josh Wink, Andrea Oliva, and andhim. Now, a second package has been released with all new remixers taking their stabs at re interpreting tracks of the acclaimed album. “Momentum Remixes Part 2” features Emanuel Satie, Acid Pauli, Hot Since 82 and today’s exclusive premiere from Kerri Chandler. Here, the New Jersey don of the deep turns out a masterful version of ‘Sfumato’ that is moody and atmospheric from the off. The kicks are lazy and ... Read more

If You Don’t Know Replay, You Should Because Its Madrid’s Favorite Foreigner’s Party

Madrid is a city of many charms. You may have heard about its amazing weather, its astonishing architecture made over centuries, its museums, its extraordinary and delicious gastronomy, even its nightlife but maybe you don’t know much about its electronic scene which is in fact excellent. But don’t worry there’s a solution. Start planning out your trip because on Sunday 14th May you will have the opportunity to discover it at Replay. Replay is the most important monthly party in the Spanish capital, proof being that this year it is celebrating its 5th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone the brand ... Read more

Caprices Festival Announces Craig Richards, Sonja Moonear, Cassy, & More For 2017

More than 30 of today’s prominent artists will be gather for the 14the edition of Caprices Festival, to be held 6-9 April in Crans Montana, Switzerland. The new Crans-Montana venue Cry d’Er-Club d’Altitude will play host to a Caprices event for the first time. This restaurant, meeting and clubbing venue located on top of the ski runs, fuses tradition with modernity and offers a breath-taking panoramic view. The venue will play host to the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Sonja Moonear, Franky Greiner, and Dorian Paic. Additional acts slated to play Caprices’ infamous MOON venue will be Ben Kock, Marcel Dettmann, ... Read more

DHA Mix #240 By Christian Nielsen

Deviating from producing to feed the masses, Danish DJ & producer Christian Nielsen delivers us a sound-defying mix. Christian Nielsen has emerged onto the scene quickly and proficiently. Catching attention from labels such as Noir, 8bit and Play It Down, his success due to his poignant and distinctive sound was inevitable. His working efforts are hidden in an office by day, and bloom in the evenings where he perfects and showcases his sound. His music has evolved out of close study of musical inspirations such as Kerri Chandler, Mr. V, Moodymann and the late works of Frankie Knuckles. His more recent ... Read more

Interview: Black Coffee

Black Coffee was born in Durban in KwaZulu Natal and grew up in the Eastern Cape in Mthatha, before moving back to Durban to study music at Natal Tech where he majored in Jazz. Then, chosen as one of two South African participants in the Red Bull Music Academy in 2003 jump-starting him into the South African DJ scene. Two years later, in 2005, saw the release of his powerful debut album ‘Black Coffee’ and the formation of Soulistic Music, Black Coffee’s wholly owned 360° corporate structure, his team’s home base and the jump-off point for himself, and many others. ... Read more

Secret Solstice Announces First Ever Volcano Music Performance

Set for the 18th of June 2016 during the summer solstice weekend in Reykjavik, when the main event is held, Secret Solstice is raising the temperature from chilled to fiery hot. Secret Solstice festival received global attention last year when they announced the world’s first party inside a glacier, but this year’s Secret Solstice presents Inside the Volcano is breaking new ground in terms of festival locations. Announcing artists such as Radiohead, Deftones, Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler, Visionquest, Of Monsters And Men, Die Antwoord, and many more as a part of their 2016 lineup, only 20 tickets will be available ... Read more

Snowbombing Podcast By Groove Armada

Millennials grew up with their time-abiding melodies. They combined the styles of house and trip hop with alluring vocals and the element of Andy’s trombone into what became a decade of their reign throughout the charts. They were one of the first, among Faithless, Moby, and Massive Attack, who established a dance music act playing with a live set up, and what is now widely exercised by a variety of big contemporary electronic music artists. See also: Interview: Groove Armada Groove Armada are set to make their return to the Winter snow spectacle in the Austrian Alps: Snowbombing. From the 4th ... Read more

Go Retro With A Selection Of Rare Early House And Disco Sets

While we are all taking our moments these days to reminisce 2015, we thought we’d expand on that thought a little and take you on a musical trip down memory lane. So we’ve selected some of our most favourite retro sets by the pioneers of the days of Proto-House, late Disco and Italo. Step back into the days of The Warehouse, Music Box, The Hacienda and Paradise Garage, under the curation of artists such as Nicky Siano, Larry Levan, Masters At Work, Ron Hardy, Derrick May and Lil’ Louis.  Nicky Siano – @ The Gallery (1976) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/wax-poetics/nicky-siano-live-at-the-gallery-october-1976″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] Junior Vasquez ... Read more