Tag: recondite

Premiere: Jimi Jules - Abandoned Soul (Recondite Remix)

Following the exclusive heavy mix compilation Jimi Jules brought to Watergate Records recently, he now delivers on those exclusives via two EPs. Created by Jimi himself, the man himself, the first EP – “Midnight Juggernaut” – shows his studio prowess on full display with three stellar originals including today’s exclusive, a remix from the mighty Recondite. “Midnight Juggernaut” EP is available 25 June on Watergate Records

Neopop, Portugals’ Ultimate Bucket List Event, Unveils Extra Day & Full Lineup For 2018

Held on the idyllic coastal town of Viana Do Castelo, Neopop, Portugal’s most respected electronic music festival will ring an extra dat to its 2018 edition. Having now also announced its full lineup, 8 – 11 August with see a Techno royalty packed lineup with the best acts from the underground, both DJ and Live just a mere meters from the Atlantic Ocean. Spread across four days, the bucket list festival open on Wednesday August 8th with live sets by legendary French artists St Germain, Portuguese local Mr Herbert Quain, alongside DJ sets by Ivan Smagghe and Rui Vargas with ... Read more

Club Resident Jimi Jules Mixes Exclusive Heavy Watergate 24 Compilation

One of the scene’s brightest stars and a mainstay of its eponymous club, Jimi Jules mixes Watergate 24. Available 11 June, the Innervisions and Cocoon featuring DJ expertly exhibits, not only, his dynamic musical range and production skills, but also the ability to create incredibly complex blends that disguise any hint of one tracks end and another’s beginning. As a selector and producer, both skills are on full display over the mix’s twenty-one tracks, thirteen of which are Jules’ own, whether they be originals, remixes, or special edits made especially for this compilation. Check out the full tracklist below, and ... Read more

Interview: Hunter/Game

No strangers to DHA, the Milan based duo of Hunter/Game have provided Afterlife’s “Realm of Consciousness II” compilation with a stunning selection. Aside from Afterlife, Hunter/Game have released on the likes of Innervisions, Rumours, Last Night on Earth, My Favourite Robot, Hot Creations, Kompakt and Dynamic, as well as having their own Just This imprint. On “Realm of Consciousness II”, Hunter/Game join the likes of Mathew Jonson, Recondite, Aether, and many more. Check out their track off the compilation “Illusion” below. “We just throw out every single positive vibe we have… for sure a recipe of a good night.” This ... Read more

Premiere: Mathew Jonson - The Prophet (Original Mix)

In perhaps the most comprehensive display of their sound yet, Tale of Us bring 12 of their most successfully tried tracks of the past few months with their “Realm of Consciousness Pt. II” compilation. Amongst the names on the compilation are the likes of Recondite, Hunter/Game, and Aether, but today we focus on the revered hardware master that is Mathew Jonson. Mathew is one of the most distinctive voices in modern electronic music. The classically trained musician with a keen understanding for the needs of the dance floor and the universal laws of house and techno, has thrown out the ... Read more

10 Artists Not To Miss At Movement Detroit

From its birth 17 years ago, “Movement” is now a well renowned Festival plus how better can it get as it is taking place in the birthplace of techno, Detroit. Of course the heavy weight techno DJs like Carl Cox and Adam Beyer are on the bill along side Kerri Chandler, Josh Wink, Nicole Moudaber, Barclay Crenshaw… A total of some 65 acts are being featured over 3 days, May 27-29. The Detroit electronic music scene is something that any soul on earth should experience. We decided to give the spotlight to a selection of live acts and some specific ... Read more

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

Party Report: Minimal Effort NYE

2016 is finally over, and for us techno and house music fans in LA what better way to ring in 2017 than in a dark club, surrounded by music lovers, dancing to a lineup curated by the crew at Minimal Effort. Once again this lineup represented a collection of the best house and techno artists available featuring MainStage acts like: Francesca Lombardo, Stephan Bodzin, Henry Saiz (live), and Recondite (live). Plus two stages curated by local parties: the upstairs stage was run by Space Yacht, a weekly party featuring the bouncy g-house sounds typical to Los Angeles, including Londonbridge and ... Read more

Sacha Robotti’s Minimal Effort New Year’s Eve Playlist

Since his January 2016 relocation to Los Angeles, Sacha Robotti has released a slew of material on the likes of Snatch Records, This Ain’t Bristol, Dirtybird Records, Insomniac Records, Lost Records, and a #1 Beatport single on Suara Music. Although Sacha’s sound has evolved from his early Berlin roots, one can always recognize his signature: music that lives somewhere between the dirty bass-heavy “booty” plains of electronic dance music and its’ futuristic shores. It is a sound that can be experienced at the likes of CRSSD Festival, Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Lightning In A Bottle Festival, Electric Daisy ... Read more

Resident Advisor Unveils Top 40 Live Acts Of 2016

After early this week’s Top 100 DJs, Resident Advisor has just dropped their Top 40 Live Acts list and, I must say, there doesn’t seem to be too much change from last year, although the Top 10 has some fluctuation. Below you can see the top 10 with Bulgaria’s KiNK holding onto his top spot, while Recondite maintains his position at #2. Last year’s #3 Âme slipped a spot, while Stephan Bodzin climbed 9. Also, not much with regards to Dutch acts this year. So, what are your thoughts? 10. Vril 9. Floating Points 8. David August 7. Octave One ... Read more

Hell/Dunkel Festival Returns After Two Year Hiatus

Two years since its last edition, Hell/Dunkel Festival returns. Overcoming the powers that be to descend into Düsseldorf’s “Nordstrand” at the Unterbacher See, Hell/Dunkel Festival is once again an all day open air event, bringing many of the region’s finest names to the state capital. Of these names, the likes of Recondite, Daniel Bortz, Konstantin Sibold, Thyladomid, Paradox of Choice, Ade Kanon, and DJ Hell will represent their home country, while International representation comes from the likes of Ireland’s Mano le Tough and Baikal, Belgium’s Iris Menza, the Dutch contingency of Kimou, Mick & Marlon Benjamins, and Roberto Calzetta, while ... Read more

5 Not-To-Miss Acts At SONUS Croatia 2016

With a handful of days left until the start of the sun-soaked techno marathon on the gorgeous bleached island of Pag, also known as Sonus Festival, I wanted to guide through our most anticipated performances on the festival. As for the criteria, I chose the unseen, original and interesting sets to hear for a prominent festival goer.  Photo by Ruben Berenguer 1.  Recondite (live) followed by Dixon Now this is the sequence to dream for! The two most crowd intuitive techno and house performers out there one after another! The No.1 live act of 2014 followed by the No.1 DJ of 2015, and 2014, ... Read more

Hell/Dunkel Festival Podcast By Paradox Of Choice

Paradox Of Choice is a new project from a highly valued Hell/Dunkel Festival and Kunstgeschwister Resident. His first music production, a remix contribution to Pool’s “Your Depression“ received support by Peter Pardeike (Innervisions) and Andre Hommen (Objektivity), but not much else is made public by the elusive producer. Here, Paradox of Choice brings a varied mix of House and Techno, celebrating his debut at Düsseldorf’s Hell/Dunkel Festival 2016 where the likes of Recondite, Mano le Tough, DJ Hell, Daniel Bortz, Baikal, Eagles & Butterflies, (our very own) Kimou, and more will play. Download Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/hell-dunkel-podcast-by-paradox-of-choice” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In June 2016

June was a rather heavy month for releases – with new peak-time releases by artists such as Recondite, Sasse, Marc Romboy, Stephan Bodzin, Tale of Us and many more. All ten releases chosen have a quality that represents the true essence of power – or at least the journey of grasping it. For this edition, we’ll let the music speak for itself. #10. Clavis – Alcine (Freerange Recordings) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/freerangerecords/sets/clavis-alcine-ep-freerange” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9. Sasse – Ani (My Favorite Robot) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/sasse/sasse-ani-original-mix-my-favorite-robot-out-june-24th-preview” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #8. Stimming – Alpe Lusia Remixes (Diynamic) [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/solomun/stimming-alpe-luise-solomuns-ring-the-bell-remix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #7. ... Read more

Preview: Springfestival Graz

It’s finally confirmed – over 120 acts from all over the world will heat up the Styrian capital of Graz. Some of the names announced are James Holden Ellen Allien, Ben Klock, Kenny Larkin, Recondite, Roni Size, DJ Krust, and more. After a successful relaunch in 2015, the festival makes its return with an exciting mix of international stars and local favorites, offering 5 days and 4 nights nonstop electronic music and culture. Taking place from the 25th to 29th of May, the festival’s location is an attraction for clubbers from all over Europe – ranging from a large opening in the Helmut List ... Read more