Tag: moda black

Interview: Theo Kottis

Theo Kottis is one of the UK’s most promising next generation artists and DJs. Since first gaining recognition as a resident of Edinburgh’s FLY Club and Glasgow’s Sub Club, he can since count the likes of Joris Voorn and Kerri Chandler as fans. With tracks signed to imprints like Get Physical, Moda Black, and Last Night on Earth, Theo has built up an impeccable discography, enjoying regular features from the likes of Pete Tong, B-Traits, Monki, and Danny Howard on Radio 1. June 2018 proves a big month in the career of Theo Kottis with both his artist album “Beautiful ... Read more

Premiere: Upercent – Caos (Original Mix)

Thoughtful and emotional, Upercent’s sound is organic and analog, they balance each other. Thanks to his creativity, perfectionism and constant innovation he can tell stories throughout his music and this will certainly allow him to be an electronic music reference worldwide. Although his musical launch was in 2013, his evolution is unstoppable. Up until today he has done editing for important labels such Diynamic, Culprit, Upon You, This And That, Moda Black, AMAM and Sincopat. Here, Upercent brings ‘Caos’ off Diynamic’s latest “Four to the Floor” edition! “Four to the Floor” is available 1 September on Diynamic Soundcloud Artist Page ... Read more

DHA Mix #304 By Habischman

Habischman is a name synonymous with a driving, accomplished sound and style that translates fluently between the underground and crossover clubs alike. As he continues to rise in notoriety Habischman has gained widespread support from the industry including Pete Tong, Booka Shade, Nicole Moudaber, Dave Seaman and John Digweed, through releases on the likes of Moda Black, Defected, Global Underground, Get Physical, Viva Music, Noir and more. Now, one of Iran’s top musical exports preps his forthcoming release “Closure” on Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep in Sound. The smooth, relentless club track will surely be a staple of the late ... Read more

AVOTRE Showcases Santé, Sidney Charles & Luuk Van Dijk At De Marktkantine

Saturday, 1 April sees Berlin’s renowned AVOTRE imprint stop by Amsterdam’s De Marktakentine with Santé, Sidney Charles, and Luuk van Dijk in tow. Coming off the heals of AVOTRE’s recent compilation “House Lessons” (mixed by Santé), the label continues to go strength to strength, with a prolific release schedule, artist roster, and ever expanding international brand. Now, its founder, alongside seminal member Sidney Charles return to Amsterdam, a place they have always been well received, for a night of diversely curated imprint. Musically, little needs to be said about the night’s artists but, for those who don’t know, Santé is ... Read more

Premiere: Javier Orduna – Erretica (Marc DePulse Edition)

Javier Orduna premieres his new track on Chapter 24 Records today. The ‘Erretica’ EP features five tracks that all host a motion of sentience whilst maintaining an eary techno feel. Spanish born at the end of the 70’s, Orduna’s first musical experiences are a point of surprise and also a point of interest. In the producers younger years he affiliated himself with the Spanish punk scene and admired the sound of renowned bands such as the Dead Kennedys and Joy Division. In his early 20’s he decided to up-sticks and make the move to the culture hub that is Barcelona. ... Read more

Full Premiere: Groove Armada – You Go To (Original Mix)

Ladies and Gentleman, hold on to whatever you can grab, because Jaymo & Andy George will once again knock you over with the third volume in their Moda Black V/A series. Next to the likes of Ejeca, Sidney Charles, M A N I K, Darius Syrossian or Mia Dora, old-school beat doctors Groove Armada also make an appearance on the cut with their grinding garage-inspired banger “You Go To”. Press play and check out the full tune here. Text: Marcus Barnes Andy Cato and Tom Findlay, aka Groove Armada, don’t need much of an introduction.The men behind Groove Armada (DHL ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Jaymo & Andy George

“Well obviously I get them all but as I’ve got a girlfriend I have to pass them to Andy, cos I’m nice like that. Actually it’s his birthday weekend, so we should probably arrange some strippers, right?” When Jaymo & Andy George met back in 2008, a musical companionship started out that would change the musical landscape. The guys behind the infamous Moda Black imprint have been making waves since the very first release, setting the futuristic and creative vibe that we now know the label for. As well as releasing music from established acts, Jaymo & Andy George have ... Read more

Review: Moda Black (VA) – Futurists 2 X 12″

Jaymo and Andy George established the label Moda Black back in 2012 and quickly rose to the expectations of the dance music industry, exploiting a darker and more obscure formula of electronic music. Among its releases, veritable artists such as: Hot Since 82, Maxxi Soundsystem and Shadow Child fulfilled the Jaymo and Andy’s musical cravings. The label itself doesn’t possess a specific hallmark. In fact it varies from electronica all the way to tech-House while staying true to their vision. Making a name for themselves with impeccably chosen tracks as part of their VA samplers, their latest release spins around a similar ... Read more

Free Download: The Whispers – And The Beat Goes On (Ejeca’s Wonderbeat Edit)

Get ready for a brand new exclusive edit, this time by Belfast DJ/Producer Ejeca. It’s a fresh remake of the disco classic “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers. This dancehall groover sparks instant happiness and gets you right into the Christmas spirit. Don’t let Ejeca’s Northern-Irish origin fool you, because Belfast is becoming a hotbed for deep house and nu-disco. Ejeca combines elements of these styles with the fruits of his Garage upbringing, creating soulful productions with a rough edge, earning him releases on imprints such as Gruuv, Moda Black, NeedWant and 2020Vision. His tracks aim straight for ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Walker & Royce

Brooklyn-based house associates Walker & Royce have put their mark on the electronic landscape the last couple of years, with hot singles and remixes for Crosstown Rebels, LouLou, Nurvous and Off Recordings. Their style is deep, dark and sexy. We’re happy to see these guys visit our town for ADE next week, playing at Unconditional and All Gone Pete Tong. So we wanted to give them a formal welcome before touching down in Amsterdam. That’s why we have a Walker & Royce mixtape AND an interview for you today. We discussed the NYC clubbing scene, their relation to Moda Black ... Read more

ADE Special Podcast by Walker & Royce

Samuel Walker and Gavin Royce, aka Walker & Royce, are no rookies in the electronic music industry. The past ten years they’ve been omnipresent in the background of the NYC dance scene, Samuel as a producer and engineer, while Gavin was planning parties wherever the Big Apple would allow him. They met ten years ago in the club scene in New York, both doing an internship at Studio Distribution. In the beginning their friendship centered around their mutual love for dance music, partying together and enjoying whatever life in the big city might grant two young lads. The years that followed ... Read more

Review: Hauswerks – Nine to Five EP

Ibiza-based Hauswerks has been teaming up with London label Moda Black to bring you a wide array of EP’s, remixes and collabs over the course of this year, making it his personal mission to ensure your 2013 is a groovy one. Drawing on ‘90s rave vibes and warping vocals, he has brewed up quite the sound concoction that is sure to make your feet move without you even noticing it. His freshly released ‘Nine to Five’ EP will do exactly that, and sounds like the right next step in Hauswerks’ mission to groove – mission achieved, if you ask me. ... Read more