Tag: Mano Le Tough

Premiere: Benjamin Fröhlich – Tivoli [Permanent Vacation]

Benjamin Fröhlich has struck many chords in the arena of electronic music: as a party organizer and record shop owner in his early days, and now as a label owner, DJ and producer.   He is the co-founder of Permanent Vacation together with Tom Bioly, which has been up and running since the tropical summer of 2006. Emerging from the vibrant Cosmic Disco and Balearic scene, Permanent Vacation has been going strong over the past decade with genre-defining hits, albums and compilations. Fröhlich and Bioly have worked together with the household names of the international electronic dance scene. They have scouted ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #427 By Tijana T

For close to 15 years, Tijana T has been a key part of Serbia’s music scene. Now a full-time DJ, Tijana T is overtaking on the inside fast lane to global stardom. Her mastery of an acid-dominant techno style with elements of breakbeat, house, electro, and synth-rock has turned ears all across the globe. This lethal dancefloor style has propelled her to become one of the busiest and most durable DJs on the tour circuit. Over 150 shows in over 60 countries in six continents since the start of 2017 tells its own story. Spinning coldwave at dawn in Antarctica? ... Read more

[Interview] Erol Alkan

Erol Alkan has lived many different guises so far; DJ, remixer, label founder, club promoter, radio host, and each with great success. Keen to keep moving forward, what, one might wonder, allows Alkan to remain such a vital figure in contemporary music, both in the DJ booth, in the studio and beyond. “We each have to find our own way inside of the demands we place upon ourselves, so I can’t really advise much apart from to trust your instinct (again), and if you feel you can’t give enough of yourself to something, then reassess.” Great to speak to you ... Read more

The World’s Most Beautiful Festival Locations: Fort Festival’s Tossa De Mar

On the strength of its lineup alone, 2018’s Fort Festival has found itself as one of our top autumn destination events in the world. Featuring the likes of Maceo Plex, Mano le Tough, Jeff Mills, Audiofly, Jan Blomqvist, Satori, and more spread across its three days, the Costa Brava, Spain held festival is one that brings a diverse sound range to an intimate minded setting. Beyond the lineup, however, there is another aspect of the event that makes it stand out from the crowd, its idyllic location. Here we wanted to showcase Tossa de Mar. As part of the Fort ... Read more

Set Between The Catalan Sea & Mountains, Fort Festival Welcomes Maceo Plex, Mano Le Tough, Jeff Mills Amongst Second Edition Lineup

Set inside a medieval fort in the beautiful Spanish coastal town of Tossa De Mar, Fort Festival brings its second edition in October 2018. With full views of the Mediterranean, this space that dates back to the middle ages was declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument back in 1931 and is the only example of medieval fortifications this well preserved on the Catalan coast between Barcelona and the French border. At Fort Festival, a handful of innovative electronic artists, attendees are guaranteed a unique sensory experience that combines audiovisual presentations and avant garde music. The year, Fort Festival has ... Read more

Fango Returns With Full Length Sophomore Album ‘GEA’

After a steady stream of successful underground dance-floor stables via his Viscera EP series and last year climbing charts with his remixes, Fango returns with his second album titled “GEA”. “GEA” is a 10-track trip of eclectic electronica panning across various moods and tempos. Flexing his matured production credits, Fango fuses rock, disco and psychedelic influences, meticulously put together on his machines resulting in a spectrum of sounds to satisfy most palettes. With early fans of the release including Hunee, Mano Le Tough and Axel Boman to name a few, GEA is out now on Fango’s home label, Degustibus Music. ... Read more

DGTL AMS 2018: 10 Can’t Miss Performances

This weekend, DGTL returns to its home base of Amsterdam with its annual Easter spanning festival. This, its sixth Amsterdam based edition after expansions to locations like Barcelona, Sao Paulo, and Tel Aviv, continues the festival’s tradition of combining art, performance, and environmental sustainability, all while featuring one of the more balanced lineups around. Combining international and local talent, a full spectrum of sounds, and a socially conscious approach to representation and environment, there’s much to look forward to. See also: DHA Mix #353 By HAAi This year’s lineup holds no shortage of headline names, featuring the likes of Hot ... Read more

Premiere: Hundreds - Un-Unify (Mano le Tough Remix)

Mano Le Tough, the world acclaimed Berlin-based DJ and Producer, now exclusively premieres his remix for ‘Un-Unify’ by German duo Hundreds. ‘Un-Unify,’ a word created by the band consisting of Eva and Philipp Milner, embodying a call for freedom in musical form. The band itself is reminiscent of Massive Attack, Dido or Radiohead with Eva’s haunting vocal soars over Philipp’s beautifully downtempo piano chords. Here, Mano Le Tough’s remix reimagines the memorable pop single into a deconstructed loop of vibrations. Le Tough brings his eclecticism through the track’s reverberating shuffle and minimal waves of sound. “Un-Unify (Mano le Tough) Remix” ... Read more

Party Report: Fairground Festival 2017

As you may have seen over the last few months, we’ve been featuring a unique event – Fairground Festival – which went down in Sousse, Tunisia 14-15 July. The festival, which featured a slew of DJs like Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Unders, Just Emma, Hunter/Game, and Woo York, as well as live performances coming from Satori, Stavroz, Viken Arman, Jonas Saalbach, Oceanvs Orientalvs, and Ninze., was heavy on the more eclectic, ethnic, and nomadic side of the dance music spectrum, which marked a stark contrast to its first year, which featured more Techno, Tech-House and Leftfield music (Marcel Dettmann, Guy ... Read more

Mano Le Tough Goes Once More Around The Sun

For those following Mano le Tough on social media over the past year or so, you’ll notice the artist’s consistent documentation of his (extensive) travels around the world. Last month, those travels matched with ours as we both touched down in Sousse, Tunisia for the second annual Fairground Festival, where Mano was headlining its first day. Prior to that event, I managed to sit down with Mano le Tough at our beachside hotel for a chat featured in our exclusive interview! Well, it seems as though the tables were also turned on me as now I am featured in Mano’s ... Read more

Premiere: Red Axes - Sun My Sweet Sun (Fango Goes To Bollywood Remix)

While Red Axes’s ode to the sun is still running strong one and a half years after its release, its now time for the remix package! Including work from German wunderkind Konstantin Sibold and the Axes’ boys themselves, it is one of two from (DHA favorite) Fango as he turns the original into a rough beat version just to drop the melody in the break for maximum dancefloor mayhem. Here, we’re premiering the Solomun and Dixon approved remix of Red Axes’ ‘Sun My Sweet Sun,’ as Fango Goes to Bollywood Remix. This remix also comes on the heels of Fango’s ... Read more

Interview: Mano Le Tough

One of the most celebrated names in House & Techno is Maeve‘s Mano Le Tough. The Dublin born, Switzerland based, artist approaches DJing as seriously as one can, looking at the craft as a legitimate art form. This philosophy allows for a diverse smattering of influences including assorted strains of house, techno, disco, and new wave, coming together to make a sound distinctly individual. A sound which can be heard on releases for the likes of Permanent Vacation, Buzzin’ Fly, Internasjonal, Life and Death, and more esteemed imprints. As a studio force, Mano Le Tough is one of the minds ... Read more

Dockyard Festival Announces First Names, New Location For Annual ADE Edition

Amsterdam’s well established Dockyard Festival has announced the names for their annual Amsterdam Dance Event favorite festival event. As well as moving location’s, from NDSM to Westpoort’s N-1 Park, Dockyard, Dockyard Daytime Festival will be bigger and better than before, with all the usual lights, production and sound, fans have become accustomed to from the series. Stages will be hosted by the likes of Cocoon, Mindshake, Polegroup, and Terminal One, with names like Sven Vath, Mano le Tough, Paco Osuna, Eats Everything, Octave One, and many more on hand. Check the full linep below, ad make sure to get online ... Read more

Premiere: Stevie R & Delfin Feat. Greg Rawson - Jalemba (Mathias Schober's Rhythm Sequence)

Berlin’s Mathias Schober is a man of a thousand disguises, whether realising music under his own name or one of a seemingly endless number of aliases (Show B and SB to name a few). Featured here on DHA many times in the past, Mathias’ music continues to find itself in the boxes of the scene’s most esteemed – Sven Vath, Dixon, Mano le Tough, etc. See also: DHA Mix #237 By Mathias Schober Here, the Lossless boss, delivers the first of two “Jalemba” package remixes with this one being a headlining peak time affair coming in the form of “Rhythm ... Read more

DHA Mix #292 By Benjamin Fröhlich

Originally a party thrower and a record shop owner, Benjamin Fröhlich has since worn many hats in the arena of electronic music. As the co-founder (w. Tom Bioly) of Permanent Vacation imprint, Benjamin has provided a home to genre-busting tracks from John Talabot, Todd Terje, Mano Le Tough, Tuff City Kids and many more. Now in its 10th year, Permanent Vacation remains a go to destination for quality releases. Recently, Benjamin has increased his own production output. With years of experience as a touring DJ and a diverse love for all sorts of music, Benjamin Fröhlich has his sights now ... Read more