Tag: kevin knapp

Summerpark Podcast By Sam Divine

In anticipation to her performance on the Summer Stage at Summerpark, Defected Records veteran Sam Divine provides a special podcast to reinvigorate the title ‘DJ under the sun’. Based in the UK, Sam Divine originally emerged out of the Bristol club circuit with her trainspotter-knowledge of house. She’s since performed at renowned festivals and venues such as We Are FSTVL, Pacha Festival, and a 3-year residency at Ushuaia Ibiza, all the while running her ‘timeless-house’ label D-Vine Sounds. As an artist, she utilizes aesthetics such as 80s Motown samples and shady vocal dubs to create escapist house cuts which allow the 9-5 jobber to safely parachute into a humbled vibe. Kicking off the July festival season is ... Read more

Interview: Audiojack

Audiojack have turned a chance encounter into one of the UK’s most prominent underground house ambassadors. Debuting on Matt Tolfrey’s Leftroom in 2006 before being snapped up by their long time home (and birthplace of their 2009 album ‘Radio’), 20:20 Vision, Audiojack have since gone on to releases and remixes for the likes of Get Physical, Bpitch and Diynamic. Completing the Audiojack picture is Gruuv, a label set up in 2010 which has quickly become a must-check imprint, especially for new talent. Also attracting material from Uner, Deepgroove and Tiger Stripes. Going forward, the duo team up with Kevin Knapp to ... Read more

India’s First Open Air Festival To Take Place This Weekend

There is a scene on the rise in a country where you might not expect it at first. We’re not talking about upcoming hotspots in Middle and South-America, nor are we talking about Johannesburg or the Balkans. India is the place we’re referring to, and to its most populous metropolitan area in particular: Mumbai. A team of nightlife veterans there, who’ve garnered experience and know-how from looking at the underground scene in the West, are celebrating their 1 year anniversary of event hosting with a bold new adventure, India’s very first open air, mainly focused on house and deep house. ... Read more