Tag: Kolsch

Kappa FuturFestival 2018: 5 Best Sets

KappaFutur keeps getting better year on year. The festival takes place in Parco Dura in Turin, Italy, the European Motor City that has a nice industrial feel, perfectly harking back to the roots of techno. This year it took place from July 7th to 8th and all three stages were bumping from start to finish. Names like Timo Maas, The Martinez Brothers, Kölsch, Apparat, Solomun, Adam Beyer, Marco Faraone, Stacey Pullen, Luciano, Fatboy Slim and Jamie Jones & Seth Troxler played, so here we look back at five if the best sets you can relive thanks to BE-AT.TV. Luciano The ... Read more

[Interview] Staying Cool With Tiga & The Crusade Against Boring Records

After contributing material and production to Tiga’s 2016 “No Fantasy Required” LP, an organic collaboration formed between the the Turbo Recordings and fellow Montrealer Clarian, the two have come together for one of a slew of projects that have set the former’s eventful spring and summer season. The result of that collaboration, an amazing Acid Techno package, “Stay Cool/You’re So Special”, which this Friday, 13 July, sees the release of its diverse remix package, featuring interpretations from a trio of Turbo artists – Absolute., Beton, and Dimitri Veimar – alongside Eats Everything and, today’s exclusive premiere, Gerd Janson, who also ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Completes 2018 Lineup With DJ Tennis, Peggy Gou, Robert Hood & More

The third and final wave of names for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival adds DJ Tennis, Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit), Eats Everything, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Sam Paganini, The Martinez Brothers, Adriatique, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou, Ralf, Robert Hood, Seth Troxler, and Stacey Pullen. Across Parco Dora Torino from 7 – 8 July, these names will join the already announced Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, Kink, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rodhad and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola on the ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Adds Amelie Lens, Larry Heard, Rødhåd & More For 2018

Taking place from 7 – 8 July, the second wave of headlining acts for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival have now been revealed. Following the already announced Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola, now Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, KiNK, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rødhåd and Motor City Drum Ensemble have all been added…with the festival also revealing its expansion with an extra stage. Full details on this fourth stage are coming, which would bring a total capacity to over 50,000! 7 – 8 July | Kappa FuturFestival 2018 | Tickets | Torino, Italy

Legends Of House Podcast By Erick Morillo

There really is very little that Erick Morillo hasn’t turned his hand to. Erick has been a platinum-selling artist, topped the charts worldwide, has been responsible for an array of dancefloor tracks under pseudonyms like Ministers De La Funk, The Dronez and Li’l Mo Ying Yang, remixed everyone from Whitney Houston to Basement Jaxx and continues to run the legendary Subliminal Records empire. Along the way there have been ups, downs, and parties across the globe, and in 2017, Erick celebrated the milestone 20th anniversary of Subliminal with its digital relaunch. With perhaps his most prolific year to date coming ... Read more

Awakenings Brings Four Easter Weekend 2018 Shows To Amsterdam

From Thursday March 29 through to Sunday April 1, 2018, Awakenings once again celebrates Easter with four editions, including the special daytime show on Easter Sunday. As always, the Amsterdam venue will be the titanic Gashouder, which has been seminal over the last 20 years in establishing Awakenings as the largest and best-known Techno festival in the world. For this iquartet of shows, March 29 sees an Adam Beyer & Joseph Capriati Special, with Luigi Madonna and Roberto Capeano also on hand. Ben Klock & Marcel Dettmann will feature on Friday, along with Chris Liebling, Rodhad and Kobosil. Joris Voorn, ... Read more

DHA Mix #311 By Paris Green

Amsterdam duo, Paris Green made big impressions in their debut release on Crosstown Rebels sister label Rebellion with Poker Flat boss Steve Bug in for remix duty. The deep and brooding single You Got To Try , discovered by Kölsch in his BBC Radio 1 Residency, was created during a jamming session with cohort David Stolk on vocals, singing about loosing sight of dreams due to other people’s expectations. “Day in, day out we are confronted with the expectations of others while we dream of our own future. Negative incentives haunt us upon into our dreams at night.You can let ... Read more

Relive Kappa FuturFestival With Exclusive Short Film From DJSounds

Kappa FuturFestival is Italy’s biggest house and techno festival, and a new film by DJsounds shows why. In it, the global video web channel DJsounds.com — which is now 10 years old — captures how the scale event has grown over the years. Touching on its origins, performances, and features interviews with Carl Cox, Fatboy Slim, Kölsch and Joseph Capriati, while Festival director Maurizio Vitali appears throughout. Check out the full video below! DJSounds.com Kappa FuturFestival

Premiere: Lee Burridge & Lost Desert - Hindamu (Original Mix)

The always on point duo of Lee Burridge and Lost Desert come together once again following the success of their ‘Absenth Without Thoughts’ from All Day I Dream’s ‘Summer Sampler’. This time they bring their work to Get Weird, which has already received support from the likes of Andre Lodemann, Yotto, Raw District, Audiofly, Matthias Meyer, Jonas Rathsman, Kolsch, Adam Port, Eagles & Butterflies, Hernan Cattaneo & more. See also: All Day I Dream Podcast By Lost Desert Off teh three track salvo, we’re exclusively premiering ‘Hindamu,’ a track that’s known to cause the mouth to contort when mouthing out ... Read more

Kappa Futur Festival Adds The Black Madonna, Dixon, Masters At Work

Another amazing wave of artists have been announced for the two day Turin extravaganza that is Kappa Futur Festival 2017. Already announced were the likes of Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us, Joseph Capriati, Sasha & John Digweed, and now the festival adds a slew of International superstars to the bill. Included in the updated lineup are a handful of House legends, coming in the forms of Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Clausell, Danny Krivit), Masters At Work, Boo Williams, and Glenn Underground. Elsewhere, The Black Madonna, Ame, Dixon, Jackmaster, Kolsch, and Mano le Tough will all feature ... Read more

Premiere: Khen – Mountains Air (Original Mix)

After a long journey honing his craft as DJ and Producer, Tel Aviv’s Khen is now set to release of his three-track ‘Baby Steps’ EP. Over the past year, Khen has racked up accolades in the form of a Beatport number 1 album on Guy J‘s Lost & Found imprint, and played packed shows in Buenos Aires, London, Budapest, Belgrade to name a few. With a growing flow of superstar supporters joining the likes of Pete Tong, Kölsch, Sasha, Nicole Moudaber, Dixon and Guy Gerber already singing his praise, people throughput the world are bound to take notice . See ... Read more

Melt Festival Adds MIA, Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex For 2017

Back in December, Germany’s famed Melt festival dropped a little taste of their 2017 lineup, with names like Die Antwoord, the Kills, Phoenix, Dixon, Marcel Dettman, Âme b2b Rødhåd, and Bonobo all featured. Now, the festival has unveiled its huge second wave of acts…one that needs to be seen (or, in this case, read) to be believed! First up is the ever-thrilling provocateur MIA (!), alongside Solange collaborator Sampha, who will bring his debut LP “Process”. Lil Silva, Kamasi Washington, Dave, and a Soulelection label showcase also highlight the urban side of things. As for dance music, well, across Melt’s ... Read more

Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival in Malta Is Back with J.E.S.u.S, Black Madonna & More

Recently revealed line-up for Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival which will take place in the stunning Mediterranean island of Malta next April looks like a one big happy meeting. And when we say big, we really mean it.  The third edition of Annie Mac’s Lost & Found is on to curate an programme that spans musically from house and techno further to to grime and bass. To represent the former, there’s the notorious J.E.S.u.S (a moniker for Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Seth Troxler and Skream playing together), the explosive Black Madonna, the legend Armand Van Helden, Jamie Jones, Heidi and Annie Mac herself, to Richy Ahmed, Kölsch, Catz ’n Dogz, Butch or Alan Fitzpatrick, joined by few ... Read more

Pete Tong Talks Favorite New Acts In Midst Of North American Tour

In the midst of a multi country North American ‘Its All Gone Pete Tong” debut tour, the BBC Radio 1 host will touch down in Los Angeles for a very special Minimal Effort Halloween event. Joined by the likes of Lauren Lane, Amtrac, Kolsch, Claptone, Felix Da Housecat, and more the 29 October sees a particularly exciting date for Pete as he dishes out on the two artists he is most excited to see play: Satori and Jonas Rathsman. On the former, Pete says: “Satori: live – keen to see more “live” acts breaking through and this guys is getting ... Read more

Mix #206 By Cubicolor

Providing the mix for DHA this week is Cubicolor, the act known for their collaborative efforts with London electronic power label Anjunadeep and curation of gentle, deep, bass-heavy atmospheric jungle vibes. Making his breakthrough in 2014 with his ‘Next Planet EP’, Cubicolor has gone on to be supported by artists such as Pete Tong, B.Traits, Kolsch, Joris Voorn, Lee Burridge, Adriatique and George Fitzgerald.  Their 4th EP for Anjunadeep ‘Down The Wall‘, was recently followed by a remix of the amazing ‘X Machina‘ record from Howling for Monkeytown/Counter Records. Ahead of their debut album in 2016, Cubicolor arrive on Edu Imbernon‘s breakthrough label Fayer, with their ... Read more