Tag: Kink

KiNK Kicks Off DGTL Records With Two New Tracks

With two months to go to DGTL festival’s sixth edition, KiNK sets the brand’s impending label release with a brand new two tracker. Expanding on the festival tastemakers brand and commitment to sustainability, DGTL Records will see the Bulgarian hardware wizard, and Resident Advisor’s #1 Live Act two years running, inaugurate the label with ‘Neutrino’ and ‘Dynamo’. In fact, as KiNK has worked with DGTL for some time, ‘Neutrino’ was born. from last year’s audiovisual installation ‘Transmission Tower’. The DGTL Records imprint builds on the festival’s musical theme of an evocative cross section of sound and style with cutting edge ... Read more

Snowbombing Podcast By Citizenn

Electronic Music for the Mind, Body and Soul is what the music of Citizenn is all about. Originally landing on the scene via releases on MadTech in 2013, it was within a year and Citizenn had been named DJ Magazine’s Breakthrough DJ. Never one to remain stationary though, Citizenn’s ambitions ultimately stretched beyond immediate success, and his plans to evolve the sound of house have started to reach fruition. His DJ travels take him all over the world, from big festivals such as Hideout in Croatia to the techno legend that is Berghain, and his productions match these destinations for ... Read more

Awakenings Taps Paul Kalkbrenner, Maceo Plex, The Black Madonna For 20th Anniversary Festival

With over 110 artists spread over 8 stages, Awakenings Festival once again becomes the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. Over the 24-25 June weekend, recreational area Spaarnwoude Houtrak will be dedicated to Techno in all its diversity. Amongst the massive lineup announced for this 20th anniversary edition will be a new live show from Paul Kalkbrenner, the reunited Wihgnomy Brothers, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalabos, Maceo Plex, Chris Liebing, Joseph Capriati, Dave Clarke, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Floorplan, Weval, The Black Madonna, Black Coffee, Len Faki and KiNK, as well as Sunday stage hosts Joris Voorn and Adam ... Read more

Oranjebloesem Celebrates Kingsday 2017 With Âme, Bicep, KiNK & More

Once again celebrate Kingsday with Oranjebloesem Festival! For the fourth year, Oranjebloesem will provide the perfect alternative to Amsterdam’s crowded city center events, with a combination of live acts and underground electronic programming across 4 stages. Throwing down at Amsterdam’s city beach Blijburg, the 2017 edition of the festivals live stage will feature the likes of Jungle by Night, Ata Kak, KiNK and Âme. Additional acts on the day include Bicep, Optimo, Extrawelt, Kiasmos and Michael Mayer, and familiar Dutch names like Dekmantel Soundsystem, Tsepo and Beesmunt Soundsystem. Tickets go on sale 9 February. 27 April | Oranjebloesem | Tickets ... Read more

Snowbombing Unveils Final Wave Of Acts For 2017 Edition

After winning in the “Best Small Festival” category at last night’s European Festival Awards, Snowbombing has announced the final names for its 2017 edition. Joining already announced names like Chase & Status, De La Soul, Elrow, Dixon, MK, Grandmaster Flash, Eats Everything, Dusky, KiNK and Cassy will be Drum & Bass heavy’s Andy C and Roni Size. Alongside the two pioneers will also be Axel Boman and Gerd Janson making their Snowbombing debuts, while Midland, Matthias Meyer, Ruede Hagelsetin, and Rafael Da Cruz will also join the festivities. From 3-8 April, Mayrehofen, Austria, nestled away in a picturesque Alpine valley, ... Read more

Resident Advisor Unveils Top 40 Live Acts Of 2016

After early this week’s Top 100 DJs, Resident Advisor has just dropped their Top 40 Live Acts list and, I must say, there doesn’t seem to be too much change from last year, although the Top 10 has some fluctuation. Below you can see the top 10 with Bulgaria’s KiNK holding onto his top spot, while Recondite maintains his position at #2. Last year’s #3 Âme slipped a spot, while Stephan Bodzin climbed 9. Also, not much with regards to Dutch acts this year. So, what are your thoughts? 10. Vril 9. Floating Points 8. David August 7. Octave One ... Read more

Report: Movement Torino 2016

Movement is one of the hottest dates on the calendar for techno lovers in Europe. That date is October 31st and is the culmination of a week of events that boil over with one massive festival in the the vast Lingotto Fiere exhibition and conference complex. In all, 20,000 people attend from all over Europe and they are treated to top notch light, sound and heavyweight DJs.  See also: Movement Torino Podcast By Le Loup This main aircraft like hangar is split up into different arenas meaning that you can dip your toe into many different styles as often or infrequently ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Dixon, KiNK, Claude VonStroke & More To 2017 Edition

You know the name! Snowbombing – aka the greatest show on snow – now drops a huge new lineup announcement for its 2017 edition. Already announced were the likes of Cassy, Dusky, Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, and Skream, and now they will be joined by artists from hip hop, grime, house, techno, and more. Who exactly? Well, the complete lineup can be found below BUT of particulalry interest are: Dixon (obviously), KiNK (friend of DHA), Claude VonStroke (America’s #1 DJ), Butch, Ben Pearce, and Citizenn. See also: Snowbombing Returns With 2017 Dates And Canada Launch Also on hand will ... Read more

Interview: Shadow Child

A name that has revelled in the limelight since his involvement with record label Dirtybird, Shadow Child is no stranger to the fast evolving house music industry. Boasting impeccable production skills his first dominant release ‘String Thing’, fell into the hands of Eats Everything and Claude Von Stroke, back in 2012. For Shadow Child his production simply began as a side project, but he quickly adapted a distinctive sound, full of cluttering bass and big drops. The uniqueness of his creative sound has landed Shadow Child some huge collaborative productions, alongside Ben Pearce, Huxley and Bodhi. He continues his involvement ... Read more

Movement Torino Podcast By Le Loup

Parisian legend Le Loup provides us with a unique podcast ahead of Movement Torino Festival this October. Blessing the likes of Boiler Room back in 2014 with a stellar performance, and gracing the stages of prestigious establishments such as Club Der Visionaere Berlin, DC10 Ibiza & Concrete Paris, Le Loup leaves no melody unturned. The DJ has been in prime demand since he was snapped up by Wolf + Lamb before he even reached adulthood. Providing the perfect melodic experience, Loup incorporates the perfect balance between his Detroit techno, funk and hip-hop influences in order to deliver a housey ear ... Read more

III Points Miami: 5 Acts To Catch

III Points is coming back to the sunshine state and each year their line up seems more impressive. The 2016 edition features acts like LCD SoundSystem, Thievery Corporation and M83. A line up going for some selective old school hip hop artists, Indie rock and some of the finest dance music artists such as Dixon, Benoit & Sergio, Dusky, Danny Daze, Kink and more….We hand picked five artists you should absolutely not miss during the 3 day festival. Maya Jane Coles [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mayajanecoles/edu-imbernon-fixing-fires-maya-jane-coles-remix-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] The British – Japanese phenomenon needs no introduction. From her incredible sets ... Read more

Interview: Jimpster

Better known by his artist alias, Jimpster, Jamie Odell is a tastemaker, producer, and label-boss for esteemed labels Freerange and Delusions of Grandeur. Ever since hearing ‘Strings of Life’ in 1988, he has continued to push impressive acts such as Detroit Swindle, Tornado Wallace and Session Victim into the spotlight, becoming a custodian to the authentic house sound.  Acting as one of the key founders of the prolific label Freerange Records along with Tom Roberts, the label will celebrate 20 years of nuanced dance floor sensibility and genuine emotional impact. They are marking the occasion with the summer release of a carefully curated and lovingly assembled 20 track, five vinyl box set. Featured ... Read more

Oranjebloesem Kingsday To Be First Festival Held At New Blijburg

One of the most prominenet yearly Kingsday events, Oranjebloesem, has just released first details of their upcoming edition. Oranjebloesem, a collective of Amsterdam promoters NGHTDVSN and Next Monday’s Hangover, will set the bar again for the range of Kingsday parties happening in and around Amsterdam on the 27th of April. On the brand new location of Blijburg aan Zee, the perfect escape from the madness of the inner city that day, Oranjebloesem will present artists such as Seth Troxler, KiNK and Joris Voorn. See also: Interview: Seth Troxler | KiNK Aside from the above mentioned headliners, other acts will include Gerd ... Read more

Interview: Tensnake

Tensnake made his name with the huge 2010 dancefloor smash hit ‘Coma Cat’, and since then has been in ever increasing demand. When Tensnake first appeared on the scene, his early releases were seen as a welcome antidote to the omnipresent minimal house scene of the time. Effortlessly managing the elusive feat of marrying classic disco and house influences to a contemporary sound, Tensnake is in that very rare position where his music appeals equally to the biggest dancefloors, from Ibiza and Miami, to real chin-stroking aficionados. Considered a “producer’s producer”, Tensnake’s music effortlessly transcends genres, showing a musical intellect ... Read more

RA Top Live Acts Doubles With 40 Of The World’s Best Artists

RA’s version of the year’s best list continued today with the announcement of the top live acts of 2015, and coming in the top spot is non other than our good friend KiNK. After three consecutive top 5 finishes, the enthusiastic Bulgarian performer managed to use 2015 to greatly expand his craft, while never conforming to any given standard. Rounding out the top 5 are: Recondite, who enjoyed the top spot in 2014, followed by Âme, David August, and techno outfit Karenn. Expanding from 20 to 40 featured artists in 2015, RA manages to open up the spectrum of musical ... Read more