Tag: pets recordings

[Interview] Sofia, Kirilic & The Ever-Evolving DIY Of KiNK

One of the scene’s most in demand figures, KiNK‘s ability to reshape sound has made him a singular entity in its highly competitive environment. Frequently in the “favorite live act” conversation, KiNK’s musical output and performance prowess spans the spectrum of what is possible in the underground electronic music industry. Continuing to operate from his home base of Sofia, Bulgaria, KiNK’s decade+ in the limelight, and 2+ decades in the scene, has seen him reach the pinnacle of renown through releases on the likes of Rush Hour, Running Back, Pets Recordings, Bedrock Records, Freerange, Clone, DGTL, and more, while his ... Read more

Premiere: Catz 'n Dogz - Rave History (Pional Remix)

Rounding out last year spanning decades of genre influence, Catz ‘n Dogz ‘Rave History’ was one of the duo’s most evocative, classically-informed and ferociously euphoric pieces of work to date. Now, the duo’s Pets Recordings boot down the doors of 2018 with a five track remix package. Here, Counter Records’ Pional breaks down ‘Rave History’ and rebuilds it into a slinkier, house affair, repurposing every spine-tingle and skin-ripple Greg and Voitek coded into the original. “RMXD” is available 30 March on PETS Recordings

DHA Mix #321 By Jonathan Kaspar

Jonathan Kaspar is a Cologne based Producer and DJ who has released on the likes of Objektivity, Pets Recordings and Kompakt´s KX while also throwing nights in his hometown’s famed Gewölbe club. His melodic and groovy sets work as warm ups as well as headline slots taking dancers on a beautiful cosmic musical journey, as exemplified by his massive Ibiza 2017 anthem, ‘Khaya’. Recently, we saw another top rework on the aforementioned Objektivity, coming as a remix for David Mayer (keinmusik, Connected, RISE). That track, ‘Sirocco,’, was recently premiered over at DHL and you may have also heard heard it on Rampa‘s well received ... Read more

PIV Presents Podcast By Senzala

Having met back in 2011 after working as individual producers, London’z Senzala comes straight from the dancefloor to join the PIV Records family. The duo are vinyl enthusiasts who’s own work clearly demonstrates a raw and edgy sound formed through years of digging wax and hours spent raving. This year, Senzala has really stepped into their own having released on Richy Ahmed‘s FOUR THIRTY TWO, prepping upcoming work on Pets Recordings, and being named on of Pete Tong‘s ‘New Names for 2017’. PIV Records, together with Strictly Rhythm, will be hosting a stage on board The Ark Cruise where the ... Read more

DHA Mix #259 By Breach

Breach aka Ben Westbeech has seen the steady growth of his label ‘Naked Naked,’ with a prolific set of releases, both his own, as well as from the likes of Midland, Dark Sky, and Dusky. However, beyond releasing on ‘Naked Naked,’ Breach has been featured on Ramp/PTN, Pets Recordings, Dirtybird, and Aus which have set his production and DJ career into ascension. Universally acclaimed within the world of dance music, Breach can count the likes of Maya Jane Coles, Marcel Dettmann, George Fitzgerald, Gilles Peterson, and (of course) DHA as fans. In fact, Breach stopped by our ADE DHA x ... Read more

Premiere: Till von Sein – Forever (Original Mix)

Berlin’s Till von Sein, a key player within the Suol family, is back on the label with a new 4-tracker entitled “Forever”. The EP joins Von Sein’s fruitful back catalogue of successful releases on other well-respected and established imprints such as Dirt Crew and Pets Recordings, as well as significant collaborations with the likes of Tigerskin, Catz ‘N Dogz and Suol co-head Chopstick. See also: DHA Mix #151 By Till von Sein On “Forever,” von Sein describes it as a complete listening experience: “I’ve been working on this EP since summer and to me it has a solid throwback vibe, ... Read more

Premiere: Thorsteinssøn – Model499 (Original Mix)

80’s acid feels and a wobbly bassline. Thorsteinssøn premieres his new track ‘Model999’. Better known as one half of 76-79 with Tommy Vicari Jnr and bossman at Comfortable Records, the Denmark  bread Gunnar Thor Viggosson is also knows as Thorsteinssøn. For a country that boasts simplicity and minimalism, the sounds that Thorsteinssøn producers depict a form of rebellion and connote exactly the opposite. Whilst living in Holland’s very own creative hub that is Amsterdam, the producer conjured up a a masterplan from being inspired whilst working for Solar Industry Radio. His time here had him working on a project that operated backwards, ... Read more

Pets Recordings Returns To Amsterdam For Third ADE Showcase

For the third straight year, Catz & Dogz’ label Pets Recordings is heading back for a showcase event at ADE. The last two years have sold out in advance and this event promises to be another show stopper as it brings the likes of Move D, Gerd, and Larry de Kat to the intimate Chicago Social Club. The one and only house aficionado Move D, a regular at places like Freerotation and Fabric, releases his seductive sounds on labels like Smallville, Off Minor and Underground Quality. 4Lux label boss Gerd is an encyclopaedic DJ and producer with many sounds to ... Read more

Premiere: Here Is Why – Tonight (Adam Port 12″ Autobahn Edit)

Premiering on DHA is the B-side edit by Adam Port, the German DJ/Producer always locking in his melodic approach and spacey soundscapes. Adam Port’s method of tracing down various genres and generations of music is the essential reason why Port’s presence is so unique. He’s explored and studied a plethora of genres, everything from the D.C.-Hardcore scene to Hip-Hop Turntablism to Techno electronics. He’s gone on releasing for notable labels such as Keinemusik, Kompakt, Liebe Detail, Pets Recordings, Cocoon Recordings, Cabin Fever, and Play It Down. See also: Mix #199 By Adam Port His premiering edit originates from bilateral relations between Berlin and Leipzig. “Tonight” was originally ... Read more

Amsterdam’s Cruquiusgilde Warehouse Venue Announces Closure

As many have already heard, Amsterdam’s underground hotspot venue – Cruquiusgilde – is pulling the plug. Treading with a sigh, we’re uncovering the dialogue of feelings behind the venues demise, and dwelling on five great party nights the venue curated. Receiving their 24-hour license just last year, Cruquiusgilde is shutting down due to new noise restrictions imposed by the municipality. The temporary club, which would be officially open until the first quarter of 2017, is unable to operate within the short-term due to financial constraints. Thus the owners have affirmed closing down early is the best option. While this comes as a bit of a surprise, its definitely not the first club to get ... Read more

Premiere: TRIKK – Proto-Rhyt (Black Version)

Trikk is a Portuguese electronic musician based in London. His music has been released by a number of different labels, which include Terrain Ahead, Con+ainer Music, ManMakeMusic, and Pets Recordings. Now the Londoner is set to release a new two-tracker on Berlin imprint Lossless dubbed the Internacional EP. Today we’re premiering the ‘Black Version’ of its main track Proto-Rhyt.  He emerged from the underground scene in Oporto, a city gathering a reputation as an incubator for underground movements and as the ultimate inspirational city for musicians of obscured styles. Trikk was praised as a young talent and regarded by many as the new star to look out for. After ... Read more

Mix #201 By Catz N Dogz

Making a return to DHA are Polish producers and Pets Recordings’ label owners, Catz ‘N Dogz – providing an electrifying mix and will be performing at We Are FTSVL on the 28th May. Since their origination in 2003, Catz ‘N Dogz have been active all around the industry. They’ve played at renowned festivals such as SW4, Park Life, Bestival, Snowbombing, Electric Daisy Carnival, BPM, Movement Festival, and Exit Festival, and released on labels such as Keinemusik, Mothership, and their very own Pets Recordings. Fresh from Pets Recordings are Catz ‘N Dogz’s own remixes of artists such as Disclosure, Roisin Murphy and Rufus off their critically acclaimed Basic Colour Theory album. ... Read more

Mix #199 By Adam Port

Equipping himself with records and turntables, German DJ/Producer Adam Port provides a versatile yet melodically directional mix for us today here on DHA. His method of tracing down various genres and generations of music is the essential reason why Port’s presence is so unique. He began his exploration through the tumultuous halls of the New York-, Boston-, D.C.-Hardcore scene, afterwards moving into a Hip-Hop Turntablism infused vibe (thereby discovering the subtleties of vinyl), and eventually into the broader field of electronics- Techno. There’s no scene-dictated tunnel view to his activities, there is only a pointed emphasis on style, groove, and sophistication. He’s gone ... Read more

Full Premiere: Adam Port & Jennifer Touch – This Time (Adam Port Remix)

Pets Recordings hit their 59th release, handing the reigns to rising star Adam Port who presents a fresh update on ’80s synthtronica, mixed with a smattering of gradual peak-time, bottom-heavy house structure. ‘This Time’ is the product of a new and fruitful relationship between Adam and vocalist Jennifer Touch, who grabbed Port’s attention with her stand out vocals on the Nightstalker EP on Riotvan. The pair connected and began meeting for off the cuff, un-planned sessions at the Keinemusik studio in Stattbad, with Port bringing his knowledge of the dance-floor, Touch her 80’s’esque new wave sound and influences. “It’s a ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Catz ‘N Dogz

Thinking back to the only pet I ever had, ran away due to my lack of attention and care, I’m not in the best position to make any statement about animals. So what have Pets recordings, Catz and Dogz in common? Is it the fact that there are two Polish groovedoctors who love animals? Well, it’s no secret that the duo from the city of Szcecin in Poland named Grzegorz Demianczuk & Wojciech Taranczuk, aka Catz ‘N Dogz, are given lots of love when it comes to their releases. The discography of the two as well as their list of ... Read more