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DHA Mix #412 By Man Power

Man Power is a production alias for Geoff Kirkwood, a musician and DJ originally from the North East of England who is now nominally based in Mexico. Recognised for his broad tastes and eclectic style which takes in everything from House and Techno to blissed out Balearia, Industrial sounds, Mutant Disco, Post Punk and New Wave, and experimental electronica. This breadth sees Man Power as a regular feature on bills for the worlds most prestigious clubs and festivals such as Panorama Bar Berlin, Fabric London, Glastonbury Festival, Love International Festival, Burning Man, Rex Club Paris, and DGTL Festival. His mercurial ... Read more

Premiere: Uninc & Kolomensky – Pagan Rave [ИДА]

ИДА007 is a vinyl release entitled ‘Pagan Rave EP’ by label’s co-founders Uninc & Kolomensky coming up from the emerging Moscow scene. Pagan Rave opens the EP with a breakbeat groove, flute solos and slavic vocals combined with progressive and acid lines to deliver unexpected mix of pagan folk music and rave rhythms. ИДА — the record label from Moscow, is known for its eclectic approach and music tastes varying from disco to techno, house to rave, afro to breakbeat and so on; this blending of styles sometimes leads to unusual and unpredictable new sounds as a result. Because of this unique ... Read more

Premiere: Karpov Not Kasparov – Elisabeta (Carrot Green “Acid Dub” Remix) [Karakter Records]

Elisabeta. Just hearing her name puts a grin on her face. Originally released on Polychrome Sounds, “Elisabeta, the remixes” features a remaster of the original by Karpov not Kasparov and three truly unique and magnificent remixes. Our premiere remix is by Carrot Green, who gave the original the Brazilian Ritmo-treatment, with extra acid on top for a spicy touch. “Elisabeta, The Remixes” is available mid-January on Karakter Records, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE SOON Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/karpov-not-kasparov-elisabeta-carrot-green-acid-dub-remix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

DHA Mix #411 By Bufi

Bufi is the solo project of Mateo Gonzalez Bufi, a producer hailing from Mexico, French descendant and born in the mid 80’s. Having surfed between many musical genres, his music is the result of a wide spectrum of influences, ranging from early chicago acid house or detroit techno, to scandinavian nu-disco, to 80’s post-punk/dark wave and 70’s krautrock. His music has been supported by nu-disco / techno personalities such as Munk, Moullinex, Justin Ro-bertson, Alexander Robotnick, Emperor Machine, Aeroplane and Tensnake. He’s been released on Kitsuné, Record Makers, Discotexas, Electrique Music, La Belle and ISM. On the back of the premiere ... Read more

Premiere: J. Mono – cms6 [Dalmata Daniel]

J. Mono is back with his first full length release on Dalmata Daniel, starting the labels album series with DDA01 – Redate. Hungary’s beloved introverted synthjammer mastermind brings us a collection of tracks all recorded between 2014 – 2016 through livejams. J. Mono‘s real name is Loránt Keresztes and he hails from Hungary’s countryside. He started to produce music in the early 2000’s on a small collection of gear, ever expanding his collection over the years. In 2008, J. Mono was one of the founding members of Hungary’s now legendary Wedding Acid Group or simply WAG. The album covers styles like acid, IDM an electro, ... Read more

Dekmantel Announces First Round Of Artists For Dekmantel Selectors 2019

Dekmantel Selectors announces its return to the leaf grounds of The Garden Tisno, for their 4th edition, inviting plenty of extraordinary DJs from all corners of the musical, and physical, world. The capacity of the Croatian getaway stays untouched at a mere 2000, and will take place from the 22nd – 26th of August 2019. Selectors is known as the intimate end-of-summer get together thrown by Amsterdam’s Dekmantel; an action-packed marathon where sun, sea and soundsystems make up the foundation for a week’s worth of music. Head-turning DJs joining the cast in 2019 include Italian wizard Donato Dozzy, The Loft disciple ... Read more

Premiere: Marlon Hoffstadt – Child Of The Universe [Midnight Themes]

Dropping into chapters four and five of his Midnight Themes series, Marlon Hoffstadt responds to this summer’s double set of ‘Human Interpretations’ with a two part EP of original material titled ‘Law Of Attraction’. Marlon has steadily chiseled his way back into the scene with a series of acclaimed releases and is now in full swing with his Midnight Themes label and his Savour The Moment parties. For ‘Part One’, the Berlin native delivers four tracks, building bridges between classic sounds and a distinct knack for melodies. It’s uplifting techno for a hopeful future. ‘Child Of The Universe’ is the DHA ... Read more

DHA Mix #374 By Desert Sound Colony

Occupying a space somewhere between ‘60s Psychedelia and the pulsating sounds of future-clubs, Desert Sound Colony is both infectious and ethereal, shrouding the listener in a gentle, rhythmical canopy. Debuting on Scissors & Thread and since releasing on the likes of Holding Hands and Fayer, recently his “Lose My Rhythm” landed as the 5th release on London’s Snap, Crackle & Pop. “Lose My Rhythm” is NOW AVAILABLE on Snap, Crackle & Pop BUY

DHA Mix #373 + Interview By Trikk

One of Portugal’s finest, Trikk was praised and embraced by many as a new star on the horizon. After releasing on labels such as Innervisions, Lossless and Optimo Music nothing was left to prove as he continued to explore (mainly) House aesthetics within complex, wisely composed productions. A true member of today’s underground, Trikk will join Pantha du Prince and Frankey & Sandrino in London on 30 June as Labyrinth and Melodic Diggers take to Village Underground. Ahead of the event, and with his well received Innervisions’s release, “Vilara”, available now, Trikk graces us with an exclusive mix alongside a ... Read more

Interview: Joe Claussell

Born in Brooklyn, New York to a Puerto Rican family holding deep musical roots, Joaquin “Joe” Claussell’s life has always revolved around the connective power of music. His earliest forays into DJing came by way of classic New York nightlife institutions like Discotheques the Infernos, CBGBs, the alternative Mud Club, the more mainstream Underground, and the legendary Paradise Garage, while also acting as DJ, music selector, and event organizer for legendary East Village record shop, Dance Tracks. By the mid-90’s Claussell had launched his seminal imprint Spiritual Life Music, as well as joining Francois K and Danny Krivit as part ... Read more

DHA Mix #353 By HAAi

We first met HAAi during the tale end of 2017, just post set at Morocco’s Oasis Festival. During our moment in the North African sunshine (a first for both) we discussed much about her acclaimed Phonox (London) residency, background in shoegaze and psyche bands, as well as her branching into full on label head with her Coconut Beats imprint and event series. Now, undeniably, one of the scene’s brightest new stars, HAAi has found her sets in demand everywhere from Sunfall Festival to Glastonbury, Boiler Room to Watergate, and everywhere in between. On Sunday, 1 April 2018, HAAi joins RA’s ... Read more

DHA Mix #350 By Hammer

Hammer provides Feel My Bicep’s first release of 2018 with his first solo outing on the label, and comes as the first release after the massive success of Bicep’s debut album. “C-Space” EP is a glistening release that has already soared through a myriad clubs into the wantlists of many-a- Discog user. After a standout 2017, and strong testings on dancefloor like Panorama Bar and Sub Club, Hammer kicks off his sure to be epic 2018 with this release, and a special ALL NIGHT LONG release party at London’s Hangar this Saturday. With all this happening, we’e surprised Hammer managed ... Read more

Watch Point Blank Music School’s Comprehensive Guide To Setting Up Your DJ Equipment

So you’ve bought your first set of decks, or maybe you’ve finally upgraded your equipment or even just added some CDJs for the first time… happy days! Of course, now you have to set them all up, and despite Pioneer’s continued commitment to making their tools as easy to use as possible, to get the most of out of your new toys you need to set them up properly. Luckily Point Blank’s lead DJ instructor Ben Bristow is on hand to show you both the basics and a few tricks to fully optimize your set-up. NB: Though he is using ... Read more

DHA Mix #334 By MK

With a career spanning three decades, MK is one of House Music’s most prolific Producers and talented Remixers. His storied background is one of long-term creative development with roots laying in Detroit, yet his musical path can be described as a series of seamless transitions from house to techno and hip-hop to R&B, with a complete turnaround back to house. As one of those responsible for defining the sound of early house through timeless productions, MK has influenced a new generation of producers, with the result that his sound is more relevant today than it ever has been. On New ... Read more

Premiere: Uncanny Valley - Popcorn (Original Mix)

Inspired by the early industrial pioneers, dead crooners and the unrelenting speed of change, Uncanny Valley combine homemade metallic resonators, pound-shop contact mics and sellotape synthesisers, with human error for unusual effect. Here, debuting on Snap Crackle & Pop, the London quartet bring three original songs, of which we premiere ‘Popcorn,’ between post-punk gloom and DIY techno. “Chain Store” is available 15 December on Snap, Crackle & Pop PRE ORDER