Tag: off-week

Interview: Ellen Allien

What could possibly be said about Ellen Allien that hasn’t already been…a first generation female DJ, Internationally touring artist, label owner, and role model, Ellen has done and been nearly everywhere for her two decades+ in the scene. Last weekend, we met up on site in North Carolina as she followed up Helena Hauff at Moogfest’s opening night. With new remixes of Mount Kimbie‘s T.A.M.E.D. available now, a huge North American tour (with stops at Movement Detroit, Electric Island Toronto, and more), a We Are Not Alone Off Week party on 15 June, there’s tons to talk about over a ... Read more

DHA Off Week 2017 Guide: 10 Must See Events

Not sure what happened to time, but OFF Week 2017 goes down this week in Barcelona. With so may events to choose from, and new lengthy destination event series, conference, and hybrid events popping up around the world, we thought we’d sift through the crowd and see what OFF Week events we’re most looking forward to. Obviously, there is so much more to choose from in the awesome city that is Barcelona, and many of the names may be go to, but hey…they’re “go to” for a reason. Sorry that so many events are sold out, but I’m sure there ... Read more

[Playlist] Indigo Raw’s Off Week Takeover

With only a couple more days to go, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw are set to take over Off Week with its weeklong schedule of events. Amongst the 5 events taking place at the majestic El Monasterio/Poble Espanyol will be the likes of Carl Craig‘s Motor City love letter Detroit Love, as well as Ricardo Villalobos‘ FRRC, DJ Koze‘ Pampa Records showcase and more. Here, Indigo Raw’s Artistic Director Nerone provides 10 of his, and the company’s, favorite tracks from this years featured artists. I’m sure there are a lot of favorites of yours amongst here. Make sure you grab the few ... Read more

FACT Brings Nine Events To Barcelona’s Off Week

Once again, the guys from FACT worldwide will take over Barcelona’s Off Week with events at FACT Club, OW Club, La Terrrazza and FACT Diagonal. Known for their colourful and atmospheric events in London, Ibiza, and International destinations, FACT famous parties bringing the biggest and best labels and artists to town. This year, the festivities kick off Wednesday, June 14th and run every day until Saturday 17th, hosting parties in collaboration with Hotflush Recordings, Blakksheep, All Day I Dream, Warung, Watergate, Flash, My Favorite Robot, Drumcode, Second State and Figure Nacht . LINE UP: June 14: FACT OFF WEEK · ... Read more

Indigo Raw Brings Five Off Week Events To Medieval Era El Monastario For Fifth Year

With over 10 years of experience on audio/visual immersive events, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw launches its 2017 Off Week lineup. Combining a forward thinking collection of artists in one of Barcelona’s most aesthetic and unique venues, Indigo Raw sets 14-18 June on fire with the likes of Maya Jane Coles & Friends, Detroit Love, People Like Us, Pampa Records, and FRRC. Always a highlight of Off Week, 2017 see’s the likes of Ben Klock, Ellen Allien, Moodyman, Henrik Schwarz, Archie Hamilton, Guti, DJ Kose, Axel Boman, Ricardo Villalobos, Sonja Moonear and more to the historic combination of El Monasterio. Now in ... Read more

Sonus Festival Podcast + Interview By Nick Curly

Nick Curly continues to set his own tech house and techno agenda over the past decade, solidifying himself as a permanent fixture of the highest level as DJ, producer and label owner. With a signature groove-based sound, moving through deep and tech-house to techno and back again, Nick’s reputation now stands as a guaranteed stamp of quality for DJs and dance-floor devotees worldwide. As a Producer, he has released recently on the likes of Drumcode, Mobilee, and Second State, while his own 8bit imprint continues to be the backbone of a prolific production schedule (including his forthcoming “Amnezia” EP). As ... Read more

FACT Announce Globe Trotting 2017 Plans

FACT is kicking off 2017 in real style. In the first two months of the year they will be hosting huge events at BPM Festival in Mexico, Faust in Paris, at Pacha in Barcelona and at Warung beach club in Brazil always with both long serving residents Herr and Andre Buljat setting the pace, with guests like Ilario Alicante, Ryan Crosson, Steve Bug, Fur Coat, John Digweed, Lee Burridge and more all playing. Well known for its worldwide events in the best clubs and festivals of the globe in London, Amsterdam, Ibiza, Berlin, Zurich or Beirut and more plus they also have ... Read more

Loveland Ventures Off Dutch Soil With Pair Of Off Week Events

Loveland, one Holland’s most well known promoters with more than 20 years in the game, lands for the first time in Spanish territory presenting Loveland Barcelona, taking place in the beautiful (and industrial) Port Forum Barcelona for Off Week, 17th and 18th June. On Friday 17th, Loveland Barcelona kicks off bringing out Drumcode with its label head Adam Beyer, who will be joined by artists strictly connected to the brand’s sonic aesthetics as Dense & Pika, Enrico Sangiuliano, Luigi Madonna, Marco Faraone, Pan-Pot, Paul Ritch live, Sam Paganini, Bart Skils, Nick Curly among others in both Loveland Barcelona stages. Saturday ... 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

FACT Music Pool Series Podcast #001 By Rebolledo

Born and raised in Xalapa, Mexico, Rebolledo started DJing in 2002 and quickly became resident at the legendary ‘Santanera’ club in Playa Del Carmen. From there, Rebolledo developed his very own style of DJing, mixing old, new and oddball dance tunes, driven by the persistent groove of disco. With releases on the likes of Hippie Dance and Kompakt, to name only two, Rebolledo inaugurated the latter label’s history with the pirate-disco anthem, ‘Pitaya Frenesi‘, and was also the first to release an album on Cómeme, ‘Supervato‘.  Additionally, Rebolledo is half of the hitmaking duo Pachanga Boys (alongside Superpitcher). On 17 ... 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

Ben Pearce Hosting DJ Football Charity Event During Sonar

Next to being a formidable producer, DJ and, from what we’ve heard, somewhat of a master in the kitchen, Ben Pearce also seems to have his heart in the right place. During all the music, festivities and hedonism in Barcelona commencing this week, the Brit is organizing a football charity event for which he has invited some artists and friends over to come and play some football to round up funds for a children’s cause. Although the event, taking place tomorrow afternoon, isn’t officially linked to Sonar, you can expect artists on the field that are playing on one of ... Read more