Tag: Life & Death

DHA Mix #359 By Margot

Margot, the Italian duo formed in 2005 by Giaga Robot and Pepe, began as both were resident DJs in notorious clubs like Cocorico, Peter Pan and the Classic Club. After joining forces they founded Margot Records, where they also released their own music. Soon, James Holden released the famous “France 2 EP” on his label Border Community, and the rest is history. Starting with the groundbreaking remix of Daphni’s ‘Ahora’, more releases followed on the likes of Kill The DJ Records, Les Disques De La Mort, Internasjonal, Hivern Discs, Life & Death, and more. With tons in store for Margot ... Read more

DHA Mix #320 By Marvin & Guy

Cowboys from Paradise, the Marvin & Guy project was born under the shadow of a palm tree while a flamingo listened to tropical music, way back in 2011. Since then, the duo has released on Internationally known labels including Japan’s Let’s Get Lost, New York’s On The Prowl, as well as Endless Flight, Young Adults, Hivern Discs, and, of course, Life & Death. Boasting support from the likes of John Talabot, Pachanga Boys, Ivan Smagghe, Roman Flügel, DJ Tennis and Jennifer Cardini, Marvin & Guy’s raw, emotive and song-like electronic music is fast becoming a staple of heavyweight sets all ... Read more

Rebolledo’s Where To Keep Your Keys While Miami Partying Playlist

What began as a remote two-day event during last year’s Art Basel, is back for the second time to a scenic, lush, secluded area of the pristine Virginia Key Beach, Miami. On Sunday, April 16, Where Are My Keys: Spring Edition will bring music lovers will be able to descend on a relatively unexplored section of Miami’s vast natural landscape, and all set to the soundtrack of some of the world’s most innovative DJs. Amongst those performing will be the mastermind behind Life and Death – DJ Tennis, as well as the psychedelic-electronic music of Red Axes, rounded out by ... Read more

Sasha & Digweed & Carl Cox Amongst First Kappa FuturFestival 2017 Names

Kappa FuturFestival returns to Torino, Italy with its sixth edition over 8-9 July weekend. Keen and cosmopolitan, Kappa FuturFestival has already situated itself within “finest European techno Gatherings” conversation and with the release of their first names, continues this trend. The first wave of names include Carl Cox, Paradise and Hot Creations hero Jamie Jones, as well as another sure to be historic appearance from Sasha & Digweed. Cocoon king Sven Vath plays day two, and will be joined by Italian pair Tale of Us. Keep an eye out for additional names and more details to be released in the ... Read more

Miami’s Art Basel Unveils Unreal Life + Death Showcase

Last year we brought the word about how Art Basel is quickly taking over the crown for Miami dance music’s most discerning fans (a title once upon a time held by the Winter Music Conference). Now, as the lineups for the 2016 edition slowly start trickling in, we thought we’d highlight DJ Tennis Life + Death showcase as, for us, last year’s was a definitive highlight of the weeklong arts and culture celebration, SoBe style. As you can see from the below flyer, the lineup kicks most other lineups ass with a positively mouth watering lineup: Âme, Job Jobse, HVOB, ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Friday, October 21

I’m telling you, the day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Because as soon as the first bunch of events start filling up on the Facebook timelines, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event. A week of the electronic dance music family, old legends, new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music. It’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues all over Amsterdam welcoming over 2000 performers (no, really)! ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Saturday (October 17)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With DJ Tennis

When Manfredi Romano, better known as DJ Tennis, answers the Skype call, he sits in his Miami studio after just getting back from Hawaii. The short break had been a combination of business and pleasure, as he played at the Asylum Afterhours club and discovered the archipelago. The Italian DJ/producer, event organizer and Life & Death label manager looks very relaxed and tells that with his visit he fulfilled a childhood dream. “I dreamed of going to Hawaii since I was a kid, but even then it was better than I could imagine. I thought it was more densely populated ... Read more

Mix #089 by Jon Charnis

For this weeks guest podcast we’ve invited an artist, who not so long ago, started his debut year under a new alias and man, what a year has it been. His first release under his new sobriquet, Jon Charnis, was at the beginning of 2013 when he took part in a Various Artist compilation on Âme & Dixon’s infamous Innervisions. His track “Prophecy”, roamed dancefloors and trembled club walls all over the globe due to the immense support coming from Dixon. After the track’s success on the Berlin based Innervisions, the Israely born (currently established in Los Angeles) entered Beatport’s ... Read more