Tag: Moon Harbour

Pacha Barcelona Welcomes Cocoon, Spectrum, Vagabundos & More For Off Week 2018

From Tuesday, 12 – Sunday, 17 June, 2018, Pacha Barcelona steps into to Off Week 2018 with a full slate of events. With debut brands and long term friends joining the festivity, the two cherries take 6 days to explore the full spectrum of underground electronic music at one of its major annual events. Pacha Barcelona Off Week debuts include UNER‘s multi sensorial Umamii (12 June) concept returning to its home city along with Andhim, Francisco Allendes, Gonçalo, and Solardo, and Joris Voorn‘s Spectrum (13 June) has Kölsch, Patrice Bäumel and B. Traits. Wednesday, 14 June sees Yousef‘s famed Liverpool ... Read more

Premiere: Sabb - Jeopardized (Original Mix)

The hugely anticipated first release to go out on Sabb’s new RADIANT. label, is the first single ‘Jeopardized’ off his upcoming debut LP ‘Radiant’. From calling labels like Moon Harbour, Circus, Saved Records and Noir Music home to fueling the world’s most iconic clubbing spaces Sabb has fast become one of club music’s most respected figures. Right from the outset with lead single ‘Jeopardized’, shakers slither, bass patterns undulate while vocals drift in and out of focus to create an abundance of movement and cascading energy: enough to get crowds moving but also with big artistic depth. With its intoxicating ... Read more

DHA Mix #293 By Andrea Oliva

The result of an organic journey through the depths of electronic music, Andrea Oliva has emerged as an International figure and tastemaker. Since the age of 16, Andrea’s world has been one of music with the Swiss artist quickly gaining a reputation as a top flight party starter. Now, widely known as the ANTS master of moods, which tours Internationally, as well as holding its annual Ibiza residency at Ushuaïa, Andrea Oliva continues to move on the ascent. Recently, Andrea’s productions have landed themselves on the likes of Desolat, Knee Deep in Sound, and Cuttin Headz, each having been, or ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Tanzmann - Sfumato (Kerri Chandler Remix)

Yesterday, Moon Harbour and Matthias Tanzmann released the first batch of remixes of his “Momentum” LP. That package came complete with reinterpretations from Jesse Rose, Josh Wink, Andrea Oliva, and andhim. Now, a second package has been released with all new remixers taking their stabs at re interpreting tracks of the acclaimed album. “Momentum Remixes Part 2” features Emanuel Satie, Acid Pauli, Hot Since 82 and today’s exclusive premiere from Kerri Chandler. Here, the New Jersey don of the deep turns out a masterful version of ‘Sfumato’ that is moody and atmospheric from the off. The kicks are lazy and ... Read more

Premiere: DJ T Feat. Lazarusman – The Pressure (Original Mix)

There are not many artists who can lay claim to a legacy like that of DJ T. During a career spanning three decades he has not only injected every inch of his being into the music industry, but he has also been responsible for setting up some of the most prominent platforms in the business and kickstarting the careers of numerous international stars. Today’s exclusive premiere, ‘The Pressure’, comes off the latest offering from DJ T. Taken from the forthcoming “Werk It” EP (Moon Harbour Recordings), ‘The Pressure’ is a rich house tune with drums that skip and skate along. ... Read more

Interview: Matthias Tanzmann

For the tenth season in a row, Matthias Tanzmann was a resident at DC10 for the world famous CircoLoco in Ibiza, and for the tenth year in a row was untouchable. The long standing Liepzig DJ and producer is so at home at the booth he can lock floors down for hours with seemingly no effort. His own label, Moon Harbour, its now into its 16th year and continues to serve up DJ and dancer bait in a fresh tech house mould. he has also been busy in the studio, because this autumn sees the release of “Momentum”, his latest ... Read more

DHA Mix #233 By Barem

Barem released his first successful track as a free download in 2005 and a year later was already being featured by Minus. His prolific output with Richie Hawtin‘s seminal purveyor of minimal techno, saw him release a series of EPs, occupying lineups like Mutek and Movement, culminating with the release of his 2011 long player, “After The Storm”. After extensive touring with his live show, Barem got back to releasing music around 2014, with work on the likes of Leftroom Limited, Mindshake, SCI+TEC and Moon Harbour. See also: Interview: Barem Now, taking his sound to new heights, the Argentinian pioneer ... Read more

Interview: Barem

Barem released his first successful track as a free download in 2005 and a year later was already being featured by Minus. His prolific output with Richie Hawtin‘s seminal purveyor of minimal techno, saw Barem release a series of EPs, finding himself on the lineups of festivals likes Mutek and Movement, culminating with the release of his 2011 long player, “After The Storm”. After extensive touring with his live show, Barem got back to releasing music around 2014, with work on the likes of Leftroom Limited, Mindshake, SCI+TEC and Moon Harbour. Now, Barem has launched a new label, FUN Records, ... Read more

DHA Mix #220 By Jey Kurmis

Having honed his production skills over the past seven years, Jey Kurmis career has steadily been on the rise since his debutrelease on Phobic Records. Jey Kurmis name kicked into overdrive after the ‘Lil’ Nic French EP’ dropped on Hot Creations last year. Since that day, Jey has had tracks featured on Defected, Resonance, ViVA, Wow!,, and Moon Harbour, while also supplying a steady stream of remixes. At this point in 2016, Jey can be found once again on Hot Creations, where he has cemented himself as a firm favorite, with the “Not Too Flabbeh” EP that features an additional ... Read more

Interview: Reboot

Over the last 10+ years, Reboot has proved he is an artist who always evolves and adapts to new ideas with each release. Reboot has put out numerous EPs and LPs on labels like Cadenza and Cocoon, Moon Harbour and Defected. From intricate minimal to solid, club ready techno & house music via an immersive live show at the vanguard of the scene, the Frankfurter has also had his own Ibiza party and played just about every major club and festival in the world. He has had a number of underground and Beatport hits in recent times with efforts like ... Read more

Mix #213 By Reboot

Anticipating the third full length album from Germany’s Reboot, the man himself gives us an exclusive mixtape for the 213th edition of our series. Entitled “aLIVE,” and available via Get Physical Recordings, the 12 track affair is his first on the label and is another fantastic statement of his inventive electronic talents. “aLIVE” takes inspiration from “the beauty of all aspects of life” and “the magical connection between everything in existence” according to the artist. It was written over the course of two years and inspired by a multitude of ideas and sketches. The final work was then finished in ... Read more

Moon Harbour Celebrates 15 Years With Worldwide Tour

Not many labels make it to release number fifteen, let alone year 15, but that’s exactly the milestone the Moon Harbour family is celebrating throughout 2015. Headed up by esteemed DJ, producer, remixer and Circoloco/DC10 Ibiza resident Matthias Tanzmann and manager André Quaas, the Leipzig based label has lasted so long on account of having always moved ahead of the times. Celebrated for its diverse output from tech house to minimal to deeper club sounds, the label’s ever evolving roster of artists is like a who’s who of the contemporary scene. Next to core family members and label acts like ... Read more

Hundreds Of Top Labels Sign On To Native Instruments’ Stems

Native Instruments latest audio format, Stems, has announced hundreds of the industries top labels have signed on to the open source software. See also: Native Instruments Introduces ‘Stems’ Audio Format Allowing Greater Manipulation Capabilities The idea behind Stems is so that DJs can mix between and combine elements of different elements of tracks in ways they could not before using traditional mixers and EQs. Dividing tracks into four “stems,” bass, drums, synth, and vocals, compatible hardware allows for a new mixing interface featuring each element’s colour coded waveform. The format, which is packaged inside standard MPEG-4 files, also can play as ... Read more

Interview + Off Week Playlist: Matthias Tanzmann

Ever since first emerging from his native Leipzig in the mid-nineties, German producer, DJ and label boss Matthias Tanzmann has helped to define and redefine electronic music through releases on his own label Moon Harbour and his much talked about DJ sets (most notably, DC10’s Circo Loco). When working solo Tanzmann very much has his own sonic identity, as evidenced by standout EPs such as Bulldozer, Chano and Tilt and his debut album from 2008, Restless. As a remixer he has been in constant demand over the years, turning his hand to acts as diverse as Booka Shade, Moby and Josh Wink. The breadth, depth and ... Read more

15 Off Week Events To Attend

In June, Barcelona will turn into the capital for electronic music lovers once again as the renowned Sonar festival returns to the picturesque Catalan city.  A big part of the Sonar experience revolves around the slew of Off Week parties and label showcases for which artists, imprints, journalists and globetrotting clubbers fly into the Southern Spain for a weekend of celebration, as well as a glimpse into the future of the scene. Sonar is widely known for as a destination uniting established artists with emerging talent, in all areas of musical and audiovisual production. The festival is constantly progressive and on the pulse of the current electronic music landscape. Now, we ... Read more