Tag: laurent garnier

DHA Mix #248 + Interview By Vincenzo

Technological enthusiast, Vincenzo, delivers us a space-age mix today. Having experienced a generation of of change and development in terms of musical progression, the producer showcases a contemporary take whilst maintaining original roots. Today’s mix exudes care-free grooves combined with 80’s synths and a Hacienda feel. Vincenzo starts our weekend early with a soulful kickstart to his mix that soon escalates towards more up-beat tempos complemented by the perfect hi-hat kick and a tech-acid twist – ” I’m always curious and passionate about new music. But I’m also enthusiastic about rediscovering old material from my past”. Hamburg born, Vincenzo developed a taste for music ... Read more

DHA Mix #239 By Wehbba

Brazil born, Barcelona based DJ, Wehbba, kicks us into November with an adrenaline pumping mix. Rodolfo Wehba‘s roots are nestled in Brazil’s Sao Paulo. The producer had his first release on the German imprint Killa Beat back in 2006 with the track ‘Flappin My Pie Hole’. He has since worked hard to refine his sound and improve his techniques, leading him to make the move across the globe to Barcelona. Brimming with creatives and young talent, the move allowed Wehbba to indulge in success, leaving him with his own studio, wife and French Bulldog. His progression over the years has ... Read more

Laurent Garnier Amongst First Performers For Le Bataclan Re-Opening

The first shows to take place at Parisian club Le Bataclan following last years devastating terrorist attacks have been announced. On 16 November will kick off two dates with Pete Doherty, followed by Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour on the 18th and 19th. On 24 November, Laurent Garnier will headline an event hosted by A.K.A, the organization in charge of Nuits Sonores and Alias Production. Garnier will join a back to back set from Voiron & Gordon, as well as a live performance from Arnaud Rebotini. Last year’s terrorist attacks during an Eagles of Death Metal show led to the deaths ... Read more

Interview: Dubfire

From global success in the commercial domain, to equal accomplishments within the underground scene, Dubfire (aka Ali Shirazinia) is an artist whose drive, talent and intuition have placed him in the top tier of electronic music artists in the world. He maintains this position within the industry with an unrelenting work ethic and a determination to innovate, evolve, and entertain. Whether it’s his involvement with Deep Dish, his solo performances at an extensive list of the world’s most influential clubs and festivals, his dubfire:live HYBRID show, running his label SCI+TEC, or simply his exploration of audio and visual technology, Dubfire ... Read more

The Social Festival Podcast By Sailor & I

For his upcoming performance at Social Festival – Sailor & I provides an exclusive podcast of sorts to showcase his eclectic style across the electronica spectrum. Based in Stockholm, Alexander Sjodin aka Sailor & I has moved full speed ahead ever since his breakthrough single “Tough Love”. Three years since the low-key SoundCloud leak, Sjodin landed a spot on labels such as Life and Death and Black Butter Records. He’s a producer originating from a hefty background of jazz, rock, classical, and punk – picking up most of his skill via his family’s piano or picking up a guitar. In terms of performances, you can catch him ... Read more

Interview: Jackmaster

An artist is a stunt without his philosophy. Meanwhile, how many dance music artists even have a philosophy? Can there be a substantial philosophy behind DJing? As can this craft even be called art? Furthermore, how many of the times we go to parties and gigs, do we go for the DJ, who’s philosophy, personality and approach to music we are aware of? Furthermore, admire. This interview reveals one of Jack Revill, AKA Jackmaster. Today Jackmaster’s over ten years spanning career has led to his latest (and one of very few) release on K7’s prestigious DJ-Kicks series (out on July 8). Drawing ... Read more

Premiere: Silk 86 vs Blamma! Blamma! – Never Think (Original Mix)

London-centric beatmakers Silk 86 and Blamma! Blamma! go back to back on a project via Emotive Records – launching off the label’s first edition. Composed of Finn Casey and Thomas L, Silk 86 kick off this new joint venture with a limited edition vinyl press. Having cut their teeth over the last decade DJing, promoting and being intoxicated in the metamorphic underground scene of East London, these Londoners remain resolute in disregarding genres in favour of incorporating their eclectic musical backgrounds. Blamma! Blamma! have a history of making deep, disco-fied tracks and remixes with releases on labels including Eskimo, Deleted, Kitsune and The Walls Have Ears. In a neat twist, ... Read more

Interview: Petar Dundov

Petar Dundov makes intelligent electronic music that breaks boundaries, moves feet and twists minds. With little doubt, petar is one of the most inspiring, original and daring producers in electronica, having gained fans in the forms of Sven Väth, Francois K, Laurent Garnier, Adam Beyer, Josh Wink, Guy J, Glimpse, Hernan Cattaneo, Brendan Moeller, and Danny Tenaglia. Born in Zagreb, Croatia in the early ‘70s, Petar’s career in dance music stretches back some 20 years. Over those years he’s graced many of the world’s best-loved techno institutions, including I Love Techno, EXIT, Awakenings and Wire, and cutting-edge clubs like Berghain, ... Read more

Lille’s N.A.M.E. Festival Drops 12th Edition Lineup

This October, N.A.M.E. Festival returns to Lille for it’s 12th edition, bringing with it a sufficiently mouth watering lineup of dance music masters. Across three days in October, the Nord.Art.Musique.Electronique festival sees the likes of Âme, Ben Klock, Stephan Bodzin, Ellen Allien, Laurent Garnier and many more at one of three venues in the Northern French metropolis. As mentioned, the three locations center around the day festival of downtown Lille’s La Gare Saint Sauveur, while La Condition Publique will host Sunday’s closing party (and will also be the host of the annual Ableton masterclass, as well as various talks and ... Read more

Balance Series Returns With Darius Syrossian’ Do Not Sleep Mix

Balance Music returns, with an appearance from UK ‘spinner’ Darius Syrossian who creates a double-disc ‘Do Not Sleep’ special. Darius Syrossian first emerged into the electronic scene by working in record shops and working the circuit across his native North England for years. He went on locking in a run of releases on scene-leading labels such as Area Remote, OFF Recordings, VIVa Music and Hot Creations, firmly established him as one of the hottest properties around. Fast-forward to 2016 and he’s a Space Ibiza resident, hosting his Do Not Sleep label and party on Sundays. Originally known for his more masculine approach to his sets, Syrossian deftly displays the full gamut ... Read more

Premiere: Fango – Rectum (Original Mix)

Obsessed with mixing bass drums, recording percussion, and sampled instruments, Italian producer Fango strives to be a virtuous perfectionist on any production within his reach. Fango’s newest EP has already received strong report, in which it was already spun by Gilles Peterson via his weekly Worldwide show on BBC, supported by French legend Laurent Garnier as well as Dixon, Mano Le Tough and Jackmaster. His approach to creating the EP has been regarded as an “a long insular trip”, where he reflects “down into the depths of his own soul”. See also: Mix #174 By Fango Viscera EP is now available via Degustibus Music. Artist PageSoundcloud [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-fango-rectum-original-mix” ... Read more

De Marktkantine Announces Headliner-Filled Spring Program

De Marktkantine, the familiar club at Amsterdam’s Jan van Galenstraat, has been open for one and a half years now. The collective of promoters and dance scene veterans behind the club set a common goal to turn it into a prominent nightlife venues, in-tune with the latest developments in underground dance, while not shying away from the odd surprise in its program either. While some promising nights at the club were met with disappointing ticket sales, other events saw the venue reach its full potential, like the pandemonium witnessed during Ame B2B Job Jobse, the Innervisions label night with Dixon or the sweet chaos created by the eclectic Mr. ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Atapy

Atapy took over The Boom Room and laid down a driving, hypnotising mix that had us on the edge of our seats.  Since just five years ago, his career has been firmly on the rise with the likes of M.A.N.D.Y., H.O.S.H., Ritchie Hawtin, Dubfire, Tom Budden, Djuma Soundsystem or the french legend, Laurent Garnier, himself. The year of the rise for Arpi Takacs (aka Atapy) was 2011, starting with his previous key releases on his own Cimelde label and Get Physical, alongside his collaborations with (among others): Noir, Louisahhh!!! or Cari Golden, reworking The XX and the legendary Knight Rider theme (personally ... Read more

Laurent Garnier To Co-Write Film Version Of ‘Electroshoc’

Coming off the somewhat distressing news of big studio Warner Brothers announcement of Zac Efron led EDM film, We Are Your Friends, news of a feature film based on DJ, producer and label owner Laurent Garnier’s 2003 ELECTROCHOC book has emerged to instil some order in the dance music underground. “As a DJ and someone who loves to dance, I have experienced moments of pure joy when I felt that I’d be happy to die there, in that moment.” Details are currently scarce, except that the film is to be co-written by Garnier and filming is set for late 2015. Additionally, ELECTROCHOC, the book, will soon be ... Read more

Urban Creativity & Cultural Sustainability At New Antwerp Club Ampere

Yesterday, the train tracks leading to Antwerp’s Central Station, included the announcement of a new creative event space in the heart of the city, Ampere.  With sustainability, culture, and mutual respect as the pillars of its philosophy, the multi format space will purvey responsible and educational entertainment to the city, region, and continent with welcome.  Opening in mid-May with (13 May), a student and youth event, where organizations are invited to learn about Ampere and on 15 May with French techno legend Laurent Garnier. “Our examples are trendy clubs like Trouw in Amsterdam or the Panorama Bar Berghain in Berlin. We do not just offer the wide ... Read more