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[Interview] The Ritual Of Music With Anané & Louie Vega

Louie Vega’s multiple talents make him recognized worldwide as one of the finest purveyors of House Music in its history, while Anané has had music in her blood from her childhood in Cape Verde to her renowned NULU Movement events in New York City. Now, two of New York City’s most diverse of underground representatives, the couple have translated the camaraderie and vibe of The Big Apple into The Ritual with Anané and Louie Vega over 10 weeks at HEART Ibiza. With their rich and personal history in New York, alongside the years of work creating an open, inclusive and ... Read more

DHA Mix #387 By Louie Vega & Anané

Bringing the ritual of New York City club culture to the White Isle, Louie Vega and Anané’s THE RITUAL Tuesdays brings music and art to HEART IBIZA across the summer. With the concept, The Vegas’ deliver their rich history in NYC and years of work in creating an atmosphere to experience sound, visuals and unique musical guests. It is a familiar get together style event where Anané & Louie Vega’s close friends carry on with their vibes having the NYC Underground Club Culture as their backdrop. Having already invited the likes of Moodymann and Henrik Schwarz, THE RITUAL moves along ... Read more

Chicago Icons Converge For Annual Frankie Knuckles Foundation Support

Sunday, 17 January sees Chicago’s Smartbar and Metro support the city’s prodigal son, Frankie Knuckles, with a building wide fundraiser supported the late house heroe’s foundation. The foundation, who’s aim is to “dedicated to the advancement of Frankie Knuckles’ mission as the global ambassador of house music through media, conservation and public events continuing and supporting the causes he advocated,” celebrates Knuckles’ 18 January birthday with the annual event. Many icons of House including David Morales, Louie Vega, Terry Hunter, Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, and will be behind the decks all night. The event, titled: For Frankie, will also feature live performances by ... Read more

Legends Of House Podcast By Mr. V

After Paul Johnson and K Alexi Shelby, our next installation in the Legends Of House podcast series comes from the hands of New York icon in house music: Mr. V. The creator of such tracks as Jus Dance and sweaty hip-hop anthem Da Bump, his own Sole Channel label and  myriad collaborations with peers from across the field.  Mr V is also known as Victor Font, and experiencing his magical DJ sets, original productions or remixes is like taking a trip back in time to dance music’s golden age. It is with this classic sense of spirit and enthusiasm that New York ... Read more

Interview: PillowTalk

PillowTalk is a three ­piece live band hailing from San Francisco, manipulating pop melodies, classic R&B, soul and boogie into the loose rhythms of house music. The trio consists of Sammy D on vocals, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Williams’ dexterous guitar and keys and Mikey Tello on the synth. PillowTalk is not only known for being stand out performers but also for being musical chameleons. They bring the soundtrack for long nights, lazy days and the hazy space between sleeping and waking. Their records go from sunsplashed jams to peak peak time tunes and low lit moments of intimacy.  See also: Full Premiere: HVOB – Azrael (PillowTalk Remix) With ... Read more

Top 10 Best Paid Underground DJ’s

That Tiësto has been the highest grossing DJ in the world for years now is pretty much common knowledge. And that a youngster like Martin Garrix will probably take his place in ten years you can be sure of as well (depending on whether his mother gives him access to his earnings, of which she controls everything at the moment). But other than the astronomical annual salaries of EDM stars, who are cashing the most in the underground scene? At Fresh Sounds they did the research and collected the declared income of a great number of underground hotshots. Too bad ... Read more