Tag: Rampa

Labelshowcase: Keinemusik

The dream of each individual. When friends turn into colleagues, and tough lengthened working days, into enjoyable creative working sessions. Entirely keeping with this motto, Keinemusik came to life in 2009. It’s been naming an existing friendship and linked interests of six members – five DJs and one graphic designer and painter. Five releases per year have been released ever since, solely laid down by members of the crew. “If there’s a credo, it would be: you don’t necessarily need to be overly serious to be taken seriously” We were able to get an insight of what it means to ... Read more

DHA Mix #336 By Re.You

It’s been a meteoric rise over the past decade for Re.You. With a prolific release schedule continues, and the live show with Rampa that formed having fallen in with the Keinemusik crew around ’09, Re.You is now all in from his hom base of Berlin. His first single ‘Work’ was a roaring success. before joining the Souvenir family with 2011’s ‘Ghost’. Things really got moving after Re.You scored a massive hit with his edit of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Video Games,’ which then followed with hits on Mobilee, Cocoon, and more. Now, with a new release NOW AVAILABLE, ‘Work It Now,’ ... Read more

Top 10 DHA Mixes Of 2017

Any follower of ours knows that the DHA Soundcloud channel is the backbone of everything we do. 2017 was the year we broke 300 exclusive) mixes, while also bringing a collection of special partner podcasts from some of the world’s biggest Dance Music festivals and brands. Here we highlight the top 10 most streamed mixes of 2017, selected from both our original mixtapes, DHL mix series, Youtube channel, and our special podcast series. Which mixes did you like the best from the year that was? #10. Audiofly – DHA Mix #282 [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/audiofly-dha-mix-282″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9. Fideles ... Read more

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

5 Reasons Why: Buiten Westen

Free spirits of Amsterdam will once again collect under Buiten Westen’s colorful Tree of Life this Saturday, July 15. With a vast location, a heavyweight artist lineup, and a couple surprises in tow, navigating everything Buiten Westen has to offer may be daunting, albeit undeniably adventurous. So, with that, we thought we’d help out a bit and highlight 5 aspects of this colorful festival that most appeal to us. Naturally the music holds most of the attention, but did you know that it is also one of Amsterdam’s most tightly knit festival communities. Here, check out our “5 Reasons Why” ... Read more

DHA Mix #289 By Rampa

Making a name for himself with Keinemusik since 2009, the diy label/like minded DJ crew, Rampa is a name synonymous with quality over quantity. Besides his prominent collaborations with fellow Keinemusik cohorts &ME, Adam Port, Reznik and Monja, Rampa has released his own work on a slew of the world’s best labels like Cocoon, Innervisions, Strictly Rhythm, Kompakt, 2020 Vision, Freerange, Bpitch Control, Diynamic and Crosstown Rebels. Now, with a refocused approach to production and technology, Rampa has upped his time in the studio, as well as working on a tech-based TEILE project – his own company to produce and ... Read more

Pleinvrees Festival Podcast By David Mayer

For his upcoming performance at Pleinvrees Festival, David Mayer crafts an exclusive podcast full of his trademark funked up, heavy pounding beats. As a part of the Keinemusik family from day one, David’s like-mindedness with fellow crew members Rampa, &ME, Adam Port and Reznik has shown in his DJ-sets and productions. Both, when DJing and producing, David consistently presents his own interpretation of catchiness, mixing up Techno and House, adding a bit of deepness, but always keeping an eye on making his audience shake some. Coming in September, David Mayer will be taking his craft to the wildly colorful Pleinvrees Festival – a ... Read more

Video Premiere: Ost & Kjex – Honky Tonk

After the success of Ost & Kjex’s new album “Freedom Wig” on Diynamic, the prominent house label has revisited it with the help of some talented remix artists. Rampa, Christian Löffler, Johannes Brecht and label head Solomun all turn out their own version of the originals and the results are sure to be played and danced to far and wide this summer.  To add to the momentum, Ost & Kjex have just released a video of one of the album’s finest tracks: ‘Honky Tonk’. At first blissful, then brooding, this three minute slice of musical mastery still gives us the ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In September

The month is coming to an end which means it is time for us to present the Top 10 Releases in September to you. These are the records that put a smile on our face this month, from artists such as Tom Trago, Rampa and Shinedoe. #10 Red Axes – Waiting For A Surprise EP | Multi Culti Records | Out Now | Israel’s hottest export follow up excellent EPs on Hivern and I’m A Cliché with a 3-tracker for the global psychedelic cult of Multi Culti. Tel Aviv’s Red Axes are one of the most exciting new acts in dance music, with ... Read more

Full Premiere: Argy & Mama – Without Me (Alan Fitzpatrick Remix)

Once again tracks from the latest Argy & Mama album have been given a reinterpretation by the hands of talented remixers from very different camps. This time Alan Fitzpatrick, Rampa and Mike Starr are stepping up with their contributions. Premiering here is the Fitzpatrick rendition, who has injected a good dose of dark magic to “Without Me“.  Buoyed by the whirlwind success he has achieved since emerging as the hottest name in techno in 2008, Alan Fitzpatrick is currently at the top of his game. On the back of a standout 2014, Fitzpatrick’s underground momentum has seen him garner a wider fanbase ... Read more

Mix #130 By Franck Roger

38-year-old French producer Franck Roger is a favoured crate digger and has a deep connection to the historic roots of house music. The first time he heard ‘Promised Land’ by Joe Smooth he became desperate to find out everything he could about house music. Too young to go out at his age back then, he found solace in visiting record shops in and outside his hometown Paris. A long-lasting relationship with the wax was initiated. Now, he says, he still lives in Paris and still buys up to 15 bits of vinyl a week. But these days, he’s actually the ... Read more

Mix #022 By &ME b2b Adam Port (5 Years of Keinemusik Special)

This week’s mixtape is a very special affair to celebrate another fifth anniversary. Earlier this week you may remember our special premiere from the ‘5 Years Of Needwant’ compilation, and now we have another amazing label hooking up with us to celebrate their fifth anniversary – it’s the infallible Keinemusik. Known for their deep, emotive productions, beautiful artwork on every release and, of course, superlative DJ sets the Keinemusik family are without a doubt one of the collectives we respect the most out there in the big wide world of house music. In fact, just a couple of months ago ... Read more