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Vujaday Music Festival Podcast By Nick Monaco

Nick Monaco is a transformative artist who forever intrigues. A creative explorer, Nick is an artist who playfully pursues integrity and makes music seeking a deeper connection. With dirtybird roots, Nick Monaco has taken his sound from the Bay Area around the world and back again while contributing to the Crew Love collective with releases on Soul Clap Records and Wolf + Lamb respectively. Nick’s DJ finesse will be on full display this spring as he takes to the inaugural Vujaday Music Festival in Barbados from 4 – 8 April. There, she will join the likes of Art Department, Bedouin, DJ Tennis, Lee ... Read more

Vujaday Music Festival Announces Atish, Cassy, Nathan Bararto & More In Phase 2

The clock is ticking closer to the first wide scale festival hosted in the Caribbean paradise of Barbados, Vujaday Music Festival, going on 4 – 8 April 2018. The weeklong event had already announced the likes of Art Department, Lee Burridge, DJ Tennis, Green Velvet, Justin Martin, Wolf + Lamb, Soul Clap, Nick Monaco, Bedouin, Peggy Gou, Francesca Lombardo, and more, and have now just dropped the second phase on their inaugural lineup. Joining the above artists will now also be San Francisco’s Atish, Panoramabar favorite Cassy, Toolroom’s Mark Knight, No. 19 Music’s Nitin, Brazil’s Gaby Endo, Toronto ambassador Nathan ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Vujaday Music Festival

4 – 8 April, 2018 will see the Caribbean island of Barbados graced with a new week-long destination music and art celebration, Vujaday Music Festival. An event of this scale has yet to take place in Barbados and is meant to create unforgettable experiences for locals and travellers alike, giving the former a chance to experience DJs from around the world, while those new to the island will receive a much wider experience than on a typical visit. The entire thing is founded by those who have also owned and operated world renowned Toronto clubs like Footwork Nightclub, Coda, The ... Read more

Barbados’ Festival Vujaday Announces Phase One With Art Department, Bedouin, Lee Burridge & More

4 – 8 April, 2018 will see the Caribbean island of Barbados will be graced with a new week long destination music festival. Such an event of this scale has yet to take place in Barbados, and is meant to create an unforgettable experience for locals and travellers alike, giving the former a chance to experience DJs from around the world, while those new to the island will receive a much wider experience than they would normally get on a typical visit. The festival’s five primary events will run from Wednesday through Sunday during Vujaday with the largest event on ... Read more

Secret Solstice Brings Seth Troxler, The Black Madonna, Thugfucker To Iceland Festival

Set against the backdrop of never ending daylight Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival adds to its stacked lineup for 2017, which already featured the likes of The Prodigy, Dubfire, Kerri Chandler, and Soul Clap. Amongst the extremely diverse array of news acts that include everything from hip hop’s best (Rick Ross, Big Sean, Anderson.Paak, Young M.A, Roots Manuva, Rincess Nokia) to Disco Queens (Chaka Khan) to an Icelandic contingent (The Vintage Caravan, Gísli Pálmi, Ragga Gröndal, Vaginaboys, Valby Bræður). For the dance music faithful, of course there’s much to be excited about as well as Secret Solstice announce a slew of ... Read more

Raumfeld & DHA Presents: Many Sounds of Raumfeld

During this upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event DHA has teamed up with the high-end speaker brand Raumfeld to host two special events. Situated right in the centre of Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam’s most cultural space – the Museum square, the contemporary design Raumfeld speaker store will turn into a vibrant event with the industry’s finest DJ’s October 20th and 21st. Meanwhile, we can’t hide our excitement for handing the decks to our hand-picked line-up of industry’s top talent and personality. The still very British, now Amsterdam local Ben Westbeech (aka Breach) is joined by another very prolific brit Huxley. Next to that, ... Read more

Interview: PillowTalk

PillowTalk is a three ­piece live band hailing from San Francisco, manipulating pop melodies, classic R&B, soul and boogie into the loose rhythms of house music. The trio consists of Sammy D on vocals, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Williams’ dexterous guitar and keys and Mikey Tello on the synth. PillowTalk is not only known for being stand out performers but also for being musical chameleons. They bring the soundtrack for long nights, lazy days and the hazy space between sleeping and waking. Their records go from sunsplashed jams to peak peak time tunes and low lit moments of intimacy.  See also: Full Premiere: HVOB – Azrael (PillowTalk Remix) With ... Read more

Full Premiere: Nick Monaco – She’s Got That Fire (Wolf + Lamb Heating Up Mix)

Inside this classically handsome, talented, and gregarious Nick Monaco exists a shy, awkward soul. But this introverted interior is the catalyst behind the upward trajectory of his career, which currently includes an impressive back catalogue of inventive, genre defying club jams, a hectic tour schedule as a member of Crew Love, an accomplished debut album Mating Call and a captivating live show, which truly lays bare his vulnerable inner self with every performance.  Highlights from Nick Monaco’s debut album return revamped and even funkier on two EPs of Mating Call Remixes. On part 1 Soul Clap, Miami Mr Nice Guy Jesse Perez, Milan’s own Lele Sachi, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview: Nick Monaco

Nick Monaco is one of the younger members of the always awesome Crew Love outfit. He’s a singer/producer/DJ and all-round nice guy who makes music from the heart, which we definitely fully appreciate here at Deep House London. Having met Nick on a number of occasions over the past year, we thought it was about time we grabbed him for a chat, and with his album ‘Mating Call’ due to drop soon, plus plenty of other stuff to speak about, we had a really nice conversation. Check it out below… So, when we were at Sonar together you told me ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Nick Monaco

“Seriously, Amsterdam is overflowing with beautiful women. Must be something in the Haring..” Nick Monaco is here to take you back…. and move you forth. Raised in the California Bay area, Nick proved he was made for music from a young age. Rocking house parties is how Nick spent most weekends in his not so distant adolescence. Thank G-O-D for out of town parents! While his peers fussed over iPod playlists, Monaco busted in with crates of wax and brought down the spot, learning to win the crowds in true school style. Next to becoming more and more handy behind the ... Read more

Party Tips: Feb 12 / 16

Another week with another weekend full of sweet parties. Which ones to choose? We’ll make it easy for you with our selection of party tips. Wednesday Dolly Surround @ Disco Dolly w/ Elias Mazian & KERK! Wednesday nights will never be the same when Dolly Surround is in town. Be prepared for a night filled with dancing, fun and musical discoveries from many corners like (deep) house, disco, funk and pretty much everything in between. JUST BOOGIE! Elias Mazian | KERK! | Max Abysmal | Lola | Jules de la Courgette | February 12 | Dolly Surround | Disco Dolly |  Thursday WKND w/ ... Read more

Review: Nick Monaco – The Stalker EP

Soul Clap Records has another winner on their hands with Nick Monaco’s ‘The Stalker EP’. A soulful, funky drop that makes you want to do very naught things. Many surprising twists throughout the release, with support remixes by different members of the Soulclap family. 90’s kid Nick Monaco grew up at the American West Coast, with the San Francisco Bay Area’s sun-ridden beaches and vibrant atmosphere as the playground for his musical development. He found his love for DJing at those house parties we all know and love so much, making him a generic crowd pleaser. Apart from a natural ... Read more