Tag: Leftroom

Vujaday Festival Podcast By Francesca Lombardo

With a multi disciplinary background that transcends dancefloors with emotional narratives, Francesca Lombardo has cultivated a sound all her own. It is a sound that has been heard on the likes of Crosstown Rebels, Mobilee, Leftroom, One Records and her own Echoe and Echolette imprints, as well as at events likes IMS Dalt Villa, Burning Man, Tomorrowland, Get Lost and Circoloco. Francesca’s DJ finesse will be on full display this spring as she takes to the inaugural Vujaday Music Festival in Barbados from 4 – 8 April. There, she will join the likes of Art Department, Bedouin, DJ Tennis, Lee ... Read more

Premiere: Shall Ocin – Bounty Hunter (Original Mix)

After the standout success of their debut release from Maetrik in September, Clash Lion – the label from Shall Ocin, TERR and Daniel Watts – follows up with its second release. Coming from Shall himself, known for his heavy use of modular synths, analog rhythmboxes and custom made effects – heard on labels like Ellum, Hotflush, Bpitch Control, Last Night on Earth, Hot Creations, Systematic, Get Physical, Culprit, Leftroom and Herzblut

Mix #219 By Kate Simko

Recorded LIVE from the Le Bal Con at Badaboum, Paris, the ever talented Kate Simko brings a special jackin’ techno mixtape to our DHA Mix Series. Melodic, driving, jacking and funky, Kate Simko’s distinctive sound inspire dance floors across the globe. For over a decade, she has been affirmed her status as a standout artist, originally welcomed into the Spectral Sound family alongside Matthew Dear, Ryan Elliot, Seth Troxler, Lee Curtis and James T Cotton, with additional releases on Get Physical, Hello?Repeat, Leftroom, No.19 and Last Night On Earth. See also: Interview: Kate Simko Obviously, with such a prolific release ... 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

Interview: Laura Jones

Ever since House and Techno starlet Laura Jones track ‘ Love In Me’ danced into our lives in 2011 her tour diary filled literally over night, shining an underground star bright as any of her peers. Laura’s career began by spending every penny on a music collection at an early age after discovering underground music on Ibizan dancefloors. Quickly she was taken under the wings of Circoloco and fabric. Since then, her touring schedule featured events like Detroit’s Electronic Movement Festival, the Warehouse Project, Amsterdam’s Mysteryland and Richie Hawtin’s Enter. to name a few. Despite her relentless touring, Laura Jones’s measure as an artist doesn’t just stop at ... Read more

Mix #160 By Matt Tolfrey

Matt Tolfrey might be one of the last great British DJs or, at least, this is what Seth Troxler has to say about the London based DJ, producer and label owner. Matt Tolfrey’s career really kicked off in 2002 when he held his residency at Nottingham’s The Bomb. There he was able to showcase his varied selection, open mind and the ability to read and lead a crowd. These skills made it possible for the allrounder to keep UK house and techno very much on the map, helping him link with both veterans and the younger generation. Tolfrey’s Leftroom imprint, founded in 2005, has seen releases from ... Read more

Full Premiere: Dino Lenny – Living In A Song (Shall Ocin Remix)

Shall Ocin is definitely an artist on the rise. Over the past handful of years,Shall has been recognised as both an Internationally touring DJ, as well as his production work being embraced by the Ellum family. Argentinian born Nicolas Abalos provided us with one of our earliest mixtapes and granted us an interview prior to this year’s DGTL Festival, making him a prominent friends and favourite of Deep House Amsterdam. Even though his career dates back to the late 90’s, Shall really made impressions when releasing his own productions on labels such as Culprit, Leftroom and Ellum, which is now his main affiliation. See also: Exclusive Interview with ... Read more

Free Download: Stefan Z – Kneedle (Jon Charnis’ Interstellar Edit)

Canadian talent Stefan Z’s phenomenal “Blu EP” kickstarted Amsterdam-based underground imprint @Subjekt-recordings last year. One of the key tracks was Kneedle, getting rave reviews and extensive playtime by respected colleagues like Sasha, Dr. Dru, Karmon, Markus Homm and many more. To add to our Free Edit series we bring you this interstellar edit by USA-based producer Jon Charnis, who has placed some subtle changes to the track, making it just as exciting to listen to as when the original was just released. Sit back, strap in and take off on this interstellar flight. After years of producing music under various ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Shall Ocin

“Ellum is like a family to me and yes, I feel like I have a place where I can express and get the best out of myself.” Argentinian born Nicolas Abalos aka Shall Ocin has a long history with music. In his youth he played the guitar, electric bass and was influenced by classic 80s sounds from rich funk to many other genres. Since 1998 he’s DJing and in 2006 he decided to settle in Valencia, Spain to produce his own music. Since then he’s been releasing on labels like Culprit, Leftroom and of course Ellum, who has now become his main affiliation. This ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In October

Ibiza has closed shop for the season, that means that Summer is officially over now.. Well, that doesn’t mean that there won’t be any sweet releases to look forward to. Because this month is filled to the brim with the hottest records. Here’s our top 10 releases in October! #10 Josh Butler & Bontan ft. Josh Barry – We Found A Place EP | MTA Records | 29-09-2014 | On September 29th 2014 two of house musics rising stars Josh Butler & Bontan collaborate for the very first time to deliver We Found A Place, a solid delivery featuring the ... Read more

Mix #055 by Shall Ocin

Shall Ocin is one of the suprises from last year releasing some massive tracks and remixes on quality labels like Ellum, Leftroom and Culprit LA. Nicolas started discovering music at a very young age playing the guitar and electric bass. In his recent releases you hear his love for distortion, 80’s music and funk. In 1998 he discovered turntables and fell in love. Since then he started playing in clubs in Spain and not long after he got invited to play in clubs in Argentina, Germany and France. Shall Ocin played alongside DJ’s like Maetrik (Also known as Maceo Plex), ... Read more

Mix #054 by Jonny Cade “1 Year Anniversary Special”

When Jonny Cade turned 6 his musicality began by getting a drum kit for his birthday. At the age of 14 his sisters introduced him to the clubbing scene, where he started mixing jungle and break beats. He never had a clue that he would start a career in being a DJ, until he fell head over heals for the 4×4 House beat. Collecting vinyl and playing at under-aged house parties was more than enough at the time.. Now Jonny Cade has become known for his fresh, deep sounding productions and his unique dexterity for rhythm. At 23, he has had ... Read more