Tag: kevin saunderson

Mix #212 By Nathan Surreal

Constantly balancing on the edge of reality is Nathan Surreal, who presents a mix showcasing the density of his mixing architecture – provocative illusions, deviating rhythms, hypnotic structures, dense textures, and deep grooves. With a sound that’s influenced by Chicago house and Detroit techno, Nathan merits an obvious African touch to his work. The founder of KMS Records, the legendary Kevin Saunderson, noticed Nathan in 2014, when he released his ‘Binary Omania‘ EP on his Detroit-based label. Nathan also released on DJ 3000‘s Motech Records and on Coincidence Recordings, with remix duty by Eduardo De La Calle. Coming up is a vinyl EP release ... Read more

Detroit Scene Supporting Flint With Water Crisis Fundraiser

Detroit’s House and Techno community is joining forces to support the neighbouring, water crisis-struck city of Flint, Michigan, in the form of a grand fundraiser dubbed “Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)”. The fundraiser bills what seems like the entire Detroit electronic music community, including Moodymann, DJ Minx, Patrice Scott, 2AM/FM, Marissa Guzman, Stacey Hale, Rick Wilhite and many others. Surprisingly, techno don Kevin Saunderson has been booked to operate the bar instead of the DJ booth for the occasion. 100 % of the proceeds of “Something in the Water (Does Not Compute)” will directly benefit Flint by providing ... Read more

Legends of House Podcast By Orlando Voorn

In cooperation with the brand new Dutch HJCKD Artist Management, we continue our Masters Of House podcast series with none other than Dutch legend Orlando Voorn. Following Master Classes in House music from the likes of Paul Johnson, K’Alexi Shelby, and Mr. V, Orlando Voorn comes as a most welcome addition to the series. Largely considered the preeminent bond between the sounds of Detroit and Amsterdam, Voorn is considered one of the most original and ingenious producers, DJs , and remixers to ever come out of the Netherlands. Legends of House: Paul Johnson, K’Alexi Shelby, Mr. V Drawing his musical ... Read more

Interview: Stacey Pullen

An innovator from the second wave of Detroit techno, Stacey Pullen grew up under the mentorship of Detroit’s legendary three: Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Kevin Saunderson. A skillful producer who values quality over quantity, Pullen made his name via collaborations with Chez Damier and Kevin Saunderson before setting about crafting his own style that bridged the gap between house and techno and led to 2001’s artist album ‘Todayisthetomorrowyouwerepromisedyesterday’. As a DJ, he has spent more than two decades playing everywhere from intimate sweatboxes to the biggest festivals, and was an early guest in the hallowed DJ-KiCKS and fabric. Stacey ... Read more

GrooveFest Announces Brands and Stunning Party Locations

GrooveFest is the ultimate party in paradise, and is now only just around the corner. Today they announce their brand new arenas and stage hosts including the Marina and Colosseum. Taking place in the idyllic, once in a lifetime holiday location of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic between September 6th and 13th, the magical gathering is about sipping cocktails, trying local cuisines, trying your hand at water skiing and scuba diving, surfing and swimming, sight seeing and of course, dancing under the stars, on beach, in pools and on boats. What’s more, once you get to Groove Fest all ... Read more

Incredible Performances Of Dance Classics During Radio 1’s ‘Ibiza Prom’

As Pete Tong would be taking charge of the legendary BBC Radio 1 Prom night in the Royal Albert Hall, he employed the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley, to play a selection of some of the biggest Ibiza dance classics, like Inner City’s Good Life, Frankie Knuckles’ Your Love and Fatboy Slim’s Right Here, Right Now. It’s an incredible performance where the biggest tunes in dance music are giving another dimension by the orchestra, with strings, live pianos and drumming giving the masterpieces a more generic touch. Check out the full performance of Radio 1’s Ibiza Prom below. You ... Read more