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Progressing In The Music Industry With Nick Halkes, Co-Founder Of XL Recordings (Pt.2)

Following on from the first video a few weeks back, Point Blank Music School return to the guest music industry masterclass given by Nick Halkes at Point Blank Music School.  Nick is currently the manager of Liam Howlett (The Prodigy), Stanton Warriors, DnB dons Bad Company UK, Ministry of Sound-signed One Bit and more. He is also a member of the Reach Up crew who are bringing their disco/boogie soundtrack to Blue Dot, Bestival and Festival Number 6 this summer. Furthermore, since the first part of this video was shared, his ‘Trailblazers’ podcast with Eddie Temple Morris has launched, which aims to explore ... Read more

Free Download: C.Vogt & Patrick Jeremic - Fatima Morgana (Original Mix)

With a cinematic style that seamlessly blend classical music, early 2000s progressive and deep house, C.Vogt mixes the old and new, breaking down the challenges of what contemporary dance music can sound like. In a short period of time, he has released a slew of high-profile releases on Visionquest​, All Day I Dream​, Get Physical​, Rebirth​, Get Weird​ and has gone from local to global prospect, while frequently collaborating with Butch and counting Pete Tong​, Lee Burridge​, Kölsch​ and Sasha​ as his supporters. C.Vogt is regarded as one of the most intriguing new German talents on the scene and is ... Read more

WooMoon Favorite Be Svendsen Preps Artist Album With Release Of 2017 Ibiza Anthem

Be Svendsen preps up his 2018 debut artist album with a 1 December release of 2017 Ibiza anthem ‘Andromeda’ via Music For Dreams. A favorite of the White Isle’s WooMoon events, this family member’s track invites the listener on an evocative journey that is far from your run of the mill club track. It dives into an analogue realm of nostalgia, with an almost rock-feel drum beat and classic analogue synth melody-line leading to a vibraphone breakdown and a drop that turns everyone on the floor into a hero. Already, ‘Andromeda’ has found support from the likes of by Pete ... Read more

DHA Mix #311 By Paris Green

Amsterdam duo, Paris Green made big impressions in their debut release on Crosstown Rebels sister label Rebellion with Poker Flat boss Steve Bug in for remix duty. The deep and brooding single You Got To Try , discovered by Kölsch in his BBC Radio 1 Residency, was created during a jamming session with cohort David Stolk on vocals, singing about loosing sight of dreams due to other people’s expectations. “Day in, day out we are confronted with the expectations of others while we dream of our own future. Negative incentives haunt us upon into our dreams at night.You can let ... 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

DHA Mix #299 By Fideles

Emerging in 2010, Italy’s Fideles have already released a substantial body of music to date, across a number of leading labels including Ovum and Stil vor Talent. The duo’s rounded production, combining a mix of melodic and interesting layers, has turned the heads of DJs and music fans alike, as evidenced by their recent EPs and mixes. As 2017 has proven to be fruitful year with releases in Innervisions, Exit Strategy, and Last Night on Earth, as well as forthcoming releases on Bedrock and Stil vor Talent, Fideles are fast becoming a rounded and familiar electronic music act. If you’re ... Read more

DHA Mix #281 By John Monkman

Releasing on many of the world’s cutting edge labels, it was John Monkman’s 2015 collaboration with Pete Tong that shot him firmly into international tastemaker conversations. Having released on the likes of Kompakt, Crosstown Rebels, and Get Physical, with several new projects in the pipeline, John Monkman is also a staple name atop the Beatport charts and the world’s top electronic music media (like DHA for instance, which previously premiered Coyu‘s remix of John & Pete’s ‘The Bumps’. Now, with recent releases available via Rebellion (Epoch) and Noir Music (Trusting Source), John Monkman brings his one of a kind electronic ... Read more

Premiere: Tom Flynn – Nitez (Original Mix)

From collecting music since the age of 12, to the subliminal influences of his parents’ record collection, Tom Flynn’s passion for electronic music can be traced back to an early age. Having been awarded ‘Best Break Through Producer’ and ‘Essential New Tune’ accolades by Pete Tong, Tom’s Into Orbit imprint currently serves as a place where he can release forward thinking electronica textures alongside club ready slices of House and Techno. Tom’s ability to seamlessly cross genres – while also helming the crate digging weekly radio show Night at the Black – is how he has earned the respect of ... Read more

Hideout Festival Podcast By CamelPhat

We pretty much don’t know anything about CamelPhat – not where they came from, what records they first bought, names, ages…nothing! What we do know is…they are a duo…and they don’t leave the house without masks…and they rarely do interviews. Since their first release in 2010, though, they have counted the likes of Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Danny Howard, Gorgon City, Groove Armada, Huxley, MK, Pete Tong, Riva Starr, Sasha and Tiga as supporters, frequently tinging their sets with the mysterious duo’s emotion-rich, sub-soaked, silky-synth sounds. Now, after traveling the world over, they will descend onto Croatia’s Zrce Beach for ... Read more

Premiere: Khen – Mountains Air (Original Mix)

After a long journey honing his craft as DJ and Producer, Tel Aviv’s Khen is now set to release of his three-track ‘Baby Steps’ EP. Over the past year, Khen has racked up accolades in the form of a Beatport number 1 album on Guy J‘s Lost & Found imprint, and played packed shows in Buenos Aires, London, Budapest, Belgrade to name a few. With a growing flow of superstar supporters joining the likes of Pete Tong, Kölsch, Sasha, Nicole Moudaber, Dixon and Guy Gerber already singing his praise, people throughput the world are bound to take notice . See ... Read more

DHA Mix #253 By The Alexsander

Although new to the scene, his familiarity to the industry should not be doubted nor faulted. Today ‘The Alexsander’  adds to this by delivering a a perplexing mix that accumulates to his mysterious nature. A self proclaimed tech geek, analog professor and vinyl collector, the artist has caused quite the stir and impression in the techno industry. His debut last year ‘Output’ curated with Dutch producer, Sander Van Doorn, was both eulogized and cained by Joseph Capriati and Adam Beyer and charted at an overwhelming number 7 on the DMC Buzz chart. The producer has also gained great support from Pete ... Read more

Pete Tong Talks Favorite New Acts In Midst Of North American Tour

In the midst of a multi country North American ‘Its All Gone Pete Tong” debut tour, the BBC Radio 1 host will touch down in Los Angeles for a very special Minimal Effort Halloween event. Joined by the likes of Lauren Lane, Amtrac, Kolsch, Claptone, Felix Da Housecat, and more the 29 October sees a particularly exciting date for Pete as he dishes out on the two artists he is most excited to see play: Satori and Jonas Rathsman. On the former, Pete says: “Satori: live – keen to see more “live” acts breaking through and this guys is getting ... Read more

III POINTS Goes Soulful With Black Coffee [INTERVIEW]

It’s never an easy task to meet up with a worldwide known DJ at 2AM at a festival in Miami. The meeting point being the media lounge, we wait there for 20 minutes and start to feel like we are never going to see him so we decide to force our way into the back stage, even though we were not supposed to…a great soul get us in and yes! There he is in “the green room” getting prepared for an epic two-hour-set. III Points is a festival taking place in the Arts District of Miami, for their 4th edition ... Read more

Minimal Effort Podcast By Steve Bug

Having grown up in Germany’s techno and acid-house heyday, Steve Bug’s love for a perfect groove is as apparent now as it was back then. His DJ skills and a keen, innovative ear led him not down the typical path of the early nineties trance and harder dance scene, but instead towards a fresher, hybrid sound–merging stripped deep house, tweaked out acid and more minimal forms of techno and electronic music. With annual label compilations, a variety of artist albums, and new concepts like the Forward to the Past series, Steve Bug continues to steadily develop his Poker Flat imprint, ... Read more

Pete Tong To Supervise Music On Netflix Film

Coming 28 August and entitled “XOXO,” is a new dance music centered film featured musical selections from the one and only Pete Tong. You may recall last year when Tong penned a Billboard editorial asking, “Where Is EDM’s Saturday Night Fever?” and now it seems like he is doing his part to find it. Plot details are scare but the film follows six strangers as their worlds collide at an electronic music festival. The film is directed by Christopher Louie, written by Dylan Meyer and stars Graham Phillips, Sarah Hyland, and comedian, Chris D’Elia. See also: Pete Tong Calls For ... Read more