Tag: Rejected

DHA Mix #293 By Andrea Oliva

The result of an organic journey through the depths of electronic music, Andrea Oliva has emerged as an International figure and tastemaker. Since the age of 16, Andrea’s world has been one of music with the Swiss artist quickly gaining a reputation as a top flight party starter. Now, widely known as the ANTS master of moods, which tours Internationally, as well as holding its annual Ibiza residency at Ushuaïa, Andrea Oliva continues to move on the ascent. Recently, Andrea’s productions have landed themselves on the likes of Desolat, Knee Deep in Sound, and Cuttin Headz, each having been, or ... Read more

Joris Voorn Makes Debut As Video Director

Joris Voorn, Dutch Producer extraordinaire, has added film Director to his prolific arsenal of creative output. With an under_score house remix of Roni Size D&B classic ‘Brown Paper Bag,’ (entitled, simply, ‘Brown Paper’), the release is forthcoming on the Dutchman’s Rejected imprint. In my interview with Joris from a few months ago, he explained that the visual arts have always been something he has been drawn to and, though we mostly spoke about film scoring, it was quite evident that this was an avenue Joris’ was quite keen on going down. In the video, you can see a very “indie” appraoch ... Read more

5 Essentials: Joris Voorn

Joris Voorn is undoubtedly one of house and techno’s (not to mention, The Netherlands’) finest musical ambassadors. With two decades in the game, the prolific DJ, Producer, and curator has indelibly left his mark on the world of dance music. See also: Interview: Joris Voorn With that, the man himself celebrates his 39th birthday today and we thought it would be a welcome gift to all his fans out there to highlight five of his most important tracks. With so many releases to his name, this was no easy feat so surely we may have forgotten something. Dosem – Beach ... Read more

Interview: Joris Voorn

One name that has for some time shone brightly as an ever-progressing talent amongst the pantheon of techno’s leading lights is the Dutch master Joris Voorn, a national treasure in his native Holland for some two two decades. Joris Voorn’s lifetime membership with the masters is still under growing application, the consistent calibre of his finely detailed production certainly places him in a position of undoubted consideration. He has an ever-increasing discography reaching from atmospheric interludes to broken beats, much of which appears on his own labels Rejected and Green – the latter releasing his critically acclaimed artist album ‘Nobody ... Read more

Native Instruments Introduces ‘Stems’ Audio Format Allowing Greater Manipulation Capabilities

Native Instruments, creators and proprietors of Traktor DJ Software, have announced a new open audio format entitled ‘STEMS’ rolling out in the upcoming months. Introduced in Miami at last week’s Winter Music Conference, Stems primary goal is to make more aspects of music available for manipulation, whether in the studio or in the booth, by DJs, Remixers, and Producers alike. For example, four “Stems” (bass, drums, melody, vocals) exist within each file, which can now be accessed and modified as individual elements.  Each stem file, which ends with stem.mp4, contains a single stereo mix and all 4 parts. Though larger than an MP3 ... Read more