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Interview: Aril Brikha

Stockholm’s (by way of Iran) Aril Brikha has never been one to conform to the musical trends of the day. Brikha demonstrated his musicality early; at seven, given a keyboard; in his early teens developed an interest in electronic music – Depeche Mode, Front 242 and Jean Michel Jarre. By 17, he was using an Atari and composing his own compositions that friends dubbed “Detroit Techno”. Since those days Aril has had an interesting, non conformist career, releasing early on Swedish imprint Dunkla, Plump, and Placktown, followed by Derrick May’s Transmat label, Kompakt, Music Man, Poker Flat, and finally on ... Read more

Diynamic Festival Podcast By Kollektiv Turmstrasse

Comprised of Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann, Hamburg/Berlin duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse are one of those rare acts whose music caters for both body and soul. Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s cinematic take on 4/4 electronica has won praise from all corners of the globe via releases on Diynamic, Connaisseur and their very own Musik Gewinnt Freunde imprint. A busy remix schedule has seen them grace the likes of Cocoon, Get Physical, Soma, Poker Flat, Defected, Systematic and Traum, reworking multifarious acts which include Trentemøller, Hot Chip and Terry Lee Brown Jnr. along the way. See also: Kollektiv Turmstrasse Interview On Friday May 27th, Kollektiv Turmstrasse will make their way to Amsterdamse Bos ... Read more

ADE Interview: Steve Bug

Germany‘s very own taste-maker, trend-setter, mover-shaker-extraordinaire Steve Bug is a multi-faceted artist who refuses to back down from the limelight. A dedicated, energetic and constantly surprising talent, Steve is nothing less than an electronic music ambassador, a much-loved spokesman to the people, and for good reason. Grown up in Germany‘s techno and acid-house heyday, Steve Bug‘s love for a perfect ???steps as a DJ it was clear there was a strong talent waiting to be nurtured. With a bit of encouragement from Superstition‘s ???????Tobias Lampe???????? in 1993 and his music story began. Besides this, his DJ skills and a keen, ... Read more

Prolific Techno Producer Vince Watson To Participate in Netherlands TEDxEde

Reflecting back on a career spanning the best part of two decades many would be content on resting on their laurels, Vince Watson on the other hand is just getting warmed up. The Glaswegian producer announced a self-renovation just over a year ago, claiming to be at the beginning of his career regardless of releasing his first piece of electronic music on Dave Angel’s Rotation imprint back in 1995. See also: Full Premiere: Nadja Lind & Paul Loraine – Velocity (Vince Watson Remix) Any ignorant person would call this nonsense, but with the past couple of years boasting releases on ... Read more