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III Points Miami: 5 Acts To Catch

III Points is coming back to the sunshine state and each year their line up seems more impressive. The 2016 edition features acts like LCD SoundSystem, Thievery Corporation and M83. A line up going for some selective old school hip hop artists, Indie rock and some of the finest dance music artists such as Dixon, Benoit & Sergio, Dusky, Danny Daze, Kink and more….We hand picked five artists you should absolutely not miss during the 3 day festival. Maya Jane Coles [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mayajanecoles/edu-imbernon-fixing-fires-maya-jane-coles-remix-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] The British – Japanese phenomenon needs no introduction. From her incredible sets ... Read more

Interview: Kim Ann Foxman

The career of Kim Ann Foxman has gone full circle after shes stepped away from New York’s neo-disco collective Hercules and Love Affair to return to her fundamental passions: rocking clubs as a DJ and producing raw electronic music. Channeling this focus Kim has also opened her record label – Firehouse – in collaboration with London based music and art label The Vinyl Factory. Since then, Kim has remixed the likes of The xx and Maya Jane Coles, while releasing on the likes of Young Turks, Heidi Pres. Jackathon Jams, Needwant and, of course, Firehouse. This weekend, Kim Ann Foxman ... Read more

Premiere: Joyce Muniz – Daydreaming Feat ENEQUIST (Jozif Remix)

Londoner Jozif provides a dreamy remix of the Vienna-based DJ and Brazilian Euro-club connoisseur Joyce Muniz.  After breaking through with standout releases off labels such as Wolf + Lamb, Mobilee, and Ministry of Sound – Jozif continues to build on the success of his sound. He has been enlisted by the cultured likes of Mobilee, Suol and Compost for remixes, and received much love from artists such as Sasha, Giles Peterson, Andrew Weatherall, and Damian Lazarus. It’s his serene, carefully permeated slo-mo ambiance that’s imbued his musical admirers. For proof of his artistic ability in the booth, you only need ask anyone who has seen him play at places like Space Ibiza, Verboten ... Read more

Summerpark Podcast By Sam Divine

In anticipation to her performance on the Summer Stage at Summerpark, Defected Records veteran Sam Divine provides a special podcast to reinvigorate the title ‘DJ under the sun’. Based in the UK, Sam Divine originally emerged out of the Bristol club circuit with her trainspotter-knowledge of house. She’s since performed at renowned festivals and venues such as We Are FSTVL, Pacha Festival, and a 3-year residency at Ushuaia Ibiza, all the while running her ‘timeless-house’ label D-Vine Sounds. As an artist, she utilizes aesthetics such as 80s Motown samples and shady vocal dubs to create escapist house cuts which allow the 9-5 jobber to safely parachute into a humbled vibe. Kicking off the July festival season is ... Read more

Oasis Festival Announces Second Wave Of 2016 Acts

Oasis festival has just unveiled a huge second wave of acts set to descend on Marrakesch for the events second edition. Welcoming the likes of David August, Dubfire, Helena Hauff, Job Jobse, Leon Vynehall, Lindstrøm, Maya Jane Coles, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas and more, these new acts will join Dixon, Derrick May, Tale Of Us, The Black Madonna, Bicep, Hunee and more for Morocco’s leading electronic music festival. Furthermore, in addition to the lineup, Oasis has taken an exciting step forward and will take place in Marrakech’ luxurious The Source. The private resort is picture-perfect for ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Set For Biggest Event Yet With Huge 2016 Edition

We Are FSTVL – winner of multiple local and international festival wards, including: Best New Festival (UK Festival Awards 2013), Best Medium Sized Festival (UK Festival Awards 2014), and Best International Festival (DJ Awards 2015) – has unveiled its 2016 lineup. Quite frankly, a salivating two days of music from top to bottom, We Are FSTVL will feature over 200 of dance music’s finest artists across 16 bespoke stages, as 50,000 fans converge in London over the 28 – 29 May bank holiday. Leading club brands like Used & Abused, Cocoon, Defected in the House, Lovejuice, Do Not Sleep, Glitterboxx, ... Read more

5 Reasons Not To Miss Winter Social Festival

This weekend on the 6th of February the long awaited second edition of the Winter Social Festival will take place. Winter Social is a spin-off of the Social Fest, the yearly recurring festival organised by Nic Fanciulli. The Social originally launched on the 28th September 2013 and closed the summer in style, bringing a taste of Ibiza to the south east of England with a line-up of the world’s most discerning electronic music talent. The boutique music festival now holds its second winter escape for those unwilling to wait for the warmer months to get those festival kicks. Showcasing some of the ... Read more

Winter Social Podcast By Yousef

For our next instalment in the special podcast series for the Winter Social festival in Kent we’re bringing Yousef, who is one of the highly anticipated artists on the UK-flavoured star studded line up. See also: Winter Social Podcast By B. Traits Yousef is a force within electronic music, and has come to represent the ethos of the modern DJ. Absorbing a litany of roles, a seasoned authentic and peerless dj, a label owner, a producer & remixer, an event organiser and a mentor. Yousef brings together the seductive groove and swing of authentic house readily with the energy of techno. ... Read more

Winter Social Rounds Out Huge Lineup With Special Guest Steve Lawler

As if a lineup featuring the likes of Joris Voorn, Maya Jane Coles, Nina Kraviz, Art Department (should I go on…) and more wasn’t enough, the Winter Social Festival has now announced their very special guest for the 6 February event… …and that guest is none other than the main ViVA man himself, Steve Lawler. Gracing the Winter Social decks for the first time ever, the master of percussion is no stranger the the festival stage, big and small, the entire world over, and having just released a feature documentary on his life and career, entitled ‘The Art of the ... Read more

ADE Essentials 2015: Thursday (Oct 15)

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

Valhalla Festival 2015 Line Up Announced

The circus returns for its fourth edition. Valhalla, the yearly mid december grand scale dance music take over of the RAI Amsterdam, has come out with its full line-up. After three sold-out editions, Valhalla is promising to treat its diverse audience to fine artists in each his scene. On the front of house, deep house and techno, there’s more than enough to stick your teeth into this year. The biggest headliners this year are Joris Voorn, Seth Troxler, andhim, Carl Craig, Oliver Koletzki, Maya Jane Coles and Adana Twins.    Spread out across six stages, popular deep house fans can also enjoy the ... Read more

Festival Report: Mysteryland

I walked into the massive Floriadeterrein for my first Mysteryland experience around 3pm on Saturday, August 29 (I wasn’t in attendance on Sunday, although it should be worth noting 2015 was the first year the event went “weekender”) and, for better or worse, was immediately struck by its immense scale and production. Over my year living in Holland, most of my festival experiences have come by way of NDSM or boutique-style festivals in the form of Buiten Westen, Open Air, and Dekmantel. Mysteryland was different, not only for its scale, but for its musical diversity (everything from House and Techno to Hard Style, ... Read more

A Crash Course On DJ Poses

Every DJ tries to have their own moves and mannerisms behind the decks. Some big stars have used the same typical pose in front of millions of people for a long period of time, making them common knowledge.  When I say Armin van Buuren, you will most likely recall his “T” stance, with arms raised sideways at shoulder length, bumping away to some trance build-up. There’s a whole range of well-known DJ stances, actions and manoeuvres. You can see some of the most popular DJ poses below. The Txter The kind of body language preferred by moody grime DJs trying to look ... Read more