Tag: Mano Le Tough

Kappa Futur Festival Adds The Black Madonna, Dixon, Masters At Work

Another amazing wave of artists have been announced for the two day Turin extravaganza that is Kappa Futur Festival 2017. Already announced were the likes of Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us, Joseph Capriati, Sasha & John Digweed, and now the festival adds a slew of International superstars to the bill. Included in the updated lineup are a handful of House legends, coming in the forms of Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Clausell, Danny Krivit), Masters At Work, Boo Williams, and Glenn Underground. Elsewhere, The Black Madonna, Ame, Dixon, Jackmaster, Kolsch, and Mano le Tough will all feature ... Read more

Premiere: Masaya – Borderline (Neil Flynn’s Reduction Edition)

Neil Flynn’s musical accolades extends from renowned productions to club residencies and frequent bookings at parties and festivals throughout Europe and beyond. The Irish-born Berlin émigré has shared a DJ booth with the likes of Dixon, Mano le Tough,, Ame, and Baikal, and has released on the likes of Lossless and Needwant. Here, Neil’s Reduction Edition of Masaya‘s ‘Borderline’ is a masterclass in minimalism, keeping the listener gripped as vocals evolve into synth lines and back into vocals again, all against a pared down techno backdrop. Selected from Masaya’s recently released ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ LP, this refined track also ... Read more

Free Download: Kris Davis – Polaroid (Stefan Z’s Arp’d Up Remix)

Stefan Z is one of those artists who has been surrounded by music his entire life. Canadian producer and Rhombus imprint co-owner has now firmly established himself in the underground house and techno scene since his relocation to Berlin. His debut EP on MFR ‘No Words’ garnered big support from all the major players such as Mano Le Tough, Solomun and Sasha to name a select few while the labels releases continue to be supported by staples in the underground community. Here, Stefan Z remixes Kris Davis ‘Polaroid,’ providing it out as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Download Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud ... Read more

Sonus Stacks 2017 Lineup With Sven Vath, Solomun, Maceo Plex & Tons More

Between 20 – 24 August, Croatia’s Pag Island is once again ground zero for the international dance music elite. Coming in the form of Sonus’ 2017 edition, this marks the events fifth year celebration. Not to dissapoint, Sonus has gone out of its way to put together a line up that is as diverse as it is inviting. Already announced were the likes of Adam Beyer, Pan-Pot, Joseph Capriati, Rødhåd, The Martinez Brothers, Seth Troxler and more, with today seeing another huge addition. Adriatique, Andrea Ljekaj, Andrologic, Dan Andrei, Dejan Milicevic, Felver, Homeboy, Janina, Josip Milkovic, Julia Govor, K.O.D (Cabanne ... Read more

N.A.M.E. Festival Podcast By The Drifter

Together with his two close friends, Mano Le Tough and Baikal, The Drifter handles the renowned Maeve label. The label has quickly become one of the most exciting imprints around, not only releasing music from its founding members but also enlisting the skills of friends Matthew Dekay, Ripperton and Dixon to contribute to its success. As a DJ, The Drifter play across Europe and beyond in the some of the world’s best clubs with his tracks becoming an ever more present feature in DJ sets from the likes of Ame and Tale of Us. Between 7-9 October, The Drifter will ... Read more

Festival Report: Dekmantel

Friday & Saturday by Steve Rickinson Sunday by Soren Schmidt Over the past weekend, it was time once again for one of the continent’s finest underground House and Techno festivals, Dekmantel. In its third year, the intimate festival held at the beautiful Amsterdamse Bos, did not disappoint with an absolutely stacked lineup of some of our favourite artists from across the globe. At first glance, the lineup featuring the likes of Four Tet, Jeff Mills, Dixon, Ricardo Villalobos & Zip, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Tale of Us, and the rest of the who’s who of underground beats, was salivating, rightfully selling out its ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces First 60+ Names

To those of you who just couldn’t take the waiting any longer: the first 60 (of the 150 names in total) for Dekmantel Festival 2015 have just been announced. And yes, it’s a pretty big deal again. Jeff Mills, Ricardo Villalobos, Four Tet, Carl Craig are the biggest heavyweights on the ticket for now – but that’s not even mentioning Dixon, Tale Of Us, Joy Orbison, MCDE, Mano Le Tough, John Talabot and many others in the house corner. Of course the cream of international techno is well-represented again, as Dekmantel favourites like Robert Hood, Marcel Dettmann, Ben Klock and ... Read more

2014 Resident Advisor DJ Poll Results

As you could probably tell by some blatantly touting DJ posts last week, it was that time again: the yearly RA poll for best DJ. Every year the poll tries to give a fair and balanced impression of the state of the underground dance music scene. Weighed in are both the votes of RA users and those of a panel by RA itself. Just like last year, we’re sure that there will be plenty of discussion going on about the positions of relative newcomers in regard to the (often lower) spots held by some of the legends in the esteemed ranking. But hey, it’s a ... Read more

Hell / Dunkel Festival Gears Up For Sixth Edition At Kiesgrube Neuss

Saturday 6th of September Hell / Dunkel Festival will kick off at Kiesgrube in Neuss, Germany.The organization behind the festival is currently working hard to realize their big plans for this sixth edition of the celebrated yearly open air event. The event is organized by ‘Kunstgeschwister’, aka Timo and Mike Kucksdorf, the two brothers who co-founded the agency back in 2007. After gaining enough expertise in the club scene, they tried their hands at setting up a festival in 2009, which would be baptised Hell / Dunkel Festival (Light / Dark). But Kunstgeschwister is also known for promoting concerts, open ... Read more

Hell & Dunkel Podcast #002 By Mick Benjamins

On September 6th , the fourth edition of the Hell & Dunkel Open Air will take place in Neuss, Germany. In order to get warmed up and end the summer in a true festival manner, we have the pleasure of presenting a special podcast by Dutch native & Berlin resident Mick Benjamins. He has perfected the fusion of emerging tracks with skillful breaks and brand new underground sounds. His sets are particularly impressive with driving deep house basics that he refines with vibrant techno elements. Thanks to this ability, he became well-tried at open air events such as PollerWiesen and ... Read more

DGTL Stages Part 1: Kompakt & Innervisions

Only sixty-something more days to go until DGTL Festival 2014 will take place in Amsterdam during the Easter weekend. Be there when some of the most acknowledged organizations in the industry will send their finest underground electronica soldiers into the battlefields at the NDSM Docklands. Armed with some of the most contagious weapons of mass eruption, the artists are equipped to come, see and conquer – not only your oozy auditory canals, but also that hidden place in your brain where you store the most exceptional memories. Located on the waterfront of the city harbour, DGTL Festival has chosen the perfect ... Read more

Time Warp Podcast #001 By Marcus Worgull

Let’s introduce you to another stellar, futuristic mix, this time from Innervision’s Marcus Worgull. In a short timespan Marcus has risen through the DJ ranks, not only in his home country, but internationally as well. On December 7th he will be rocking the house at Time Warp, one of the biggest events in Holland outside the festival season. One to look out for! But let’s start at the beginning: Marcus Worgull’s parents didn’t have a record collection full of miraculous funk, soul and jazz records, nor did they inspire him to take a musical path from a young age. His passionate ... Read more