Tag: Roger Sanchez

The Ark Cruise Returns With Two Voyages For 2018

From 31 August to 3 September, over 4,000 passengers got to experience no fewer than 90 DJs, on the sold out party cruise The Ark. Amongst the 90+ artists on hand were the likes of Roger Sanchez, Felix da Housecat, 2MANYDJS and Claptone, along with culinary delights provided by top chefs, and plenty of time for sightseeing on land during stops in Marseille and Ibiza. For 2018, The Ark will further build on this concept with its second edition being bigger than ever. Departure and arrival will remain in Barcelona but this time, there will be also six different departure ... Read more

Interview: Prok & Fitch

Since joining forces ten years ago, Ben Prok and James Fitch, better known as Prok & Fitch, have established themselves as leaders in house music, consistently producing Beatport Top 10s, managing their own flourishing label Floorplay Music, and smashing clubs worldwide with their alluring, unadulterated house sound. Esteemed labels like Relief, Suara and Toolroom have put out their music and it often gets heavy air play on radio by Danny Howard, Annie Mac and Pete Tong. From main room anthems to more stripped back head nodders, the pair are at the beating heart of the contemporary scene. They play Love ... Read more

This ADE, MN2S Bring Trio Of House Legends To Sugarfactory

International music and talent booking agency MN2S bring three absolute legends of house music at the helm to the 2017 ADE crowd. Taking place, as always, in the intimate confines of Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory, driven by the venue’s thumping sound and atmosphere. On the night, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, and A Guy Called Gerald each take to the decks, bringing their own unique approaches to house music with them. Roger Sanchez has been a majorly resurgent force in the scene in recent years, launching a second label, Undr The Radar, to provide more underground sounds alongside the well-established Stealth Records, while ... Read more

Interview: Golf Clap

Hugh Cleal and Bryan Jones, a Detroit duo with an unmatched passion for house music and a seemingly endless supply of studio and club­ focused creativity, make up Golf Clap. Golf Clap have established themselves as in ­demand artists and performers in their own right. Releases on Simma Black, their own Country Club Disco imprint, and Madtech, while performing at the likes of Movement, Electric Forest, Mysteryland, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, Output, and, of course, Detroit’s Grasshopper Undergrouund, have announced Golf Clap as a musical force to be reckoned with. This 23 September, Golf Clap will support the one and ... Read more

Grasshopper Underground Podcast By Roger Sanchez

From humble New York City beginnings to multi-year Ibiza residencies; from digging in dusty crates to headlining festival main-stages around the world, Roger Sanchez has truly blazed his own path in this thing we call House Music. What began in the late 80s in Corona, Queens, attending parties by the Bronx River and other jams as a break-dancer and graffiti artist, Roger Sanchez was introduced to DJing through friends, trying his hand in an organic environment where his creativity behind the decks flourished from a few singles into an ambitious catalogue of over two thousand original productions and remixes. The ... Read more

Interview: Roger Sanchez

From humble New York City beginnings to multi-year Ibiza residencies; from digging in dusty crates to headlining festival main-stages around the world, Roger Sanchez has truly blazed his own path in this thing we call House Music. What began in the late 80s in Corona, Queens, attending parties by the Bronx River and other jams as a break-dancer and graffiti artist, Roger Sanchez was introduced to DJing through friends, trying his hand in an organic environment where his creativity behind the decks flourished from a few singles into an ambitious catalogue of over two thousand original productions and remixes. The ... Read more

Forgotten Genres: Handbag House

Tamagotchis, yo-yos, dreams of becoming a healthy, functioning adult… like a grown-up child clearing out the attic of their parental home in search of abandoned but formerly beloved things, we’re delving into the dusty annals of dance music history to dig out the once-cherished genres that time and iTunes forgot. What: Handbag House / Diva House Where: UK, USA (New York especially) When: Late 80s – mid 90s As the old story goes, in the glorious years before the Great Dance Music Schism, there was but one House music that lovingly embraced and encompassed all. And then came the moment ... Read more

Free Download: Roger Sanchez – Remember Me (Man Without a Clue Remix)

Somehow, against all odds a leafy quiet town in the north west of Holland has spawned an artist who’s passion for real house music, and determination in the studio has made him clearly stand out amongst his peers: Man Without a Clue (MWAC). With releases on Defected, Dopewax, Skream’s Of Unsound Mind label & Suara under his belt, and new projects forthcoming on Tough Love’s Get Twisted Records & Love & Other, the Dutch producer is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with; his clear trademark sound that draws a heavy influence from the old skool, yet manages to ... Read more

V-MODA Debuts Custom 3D Printed Headphone Shields

After news came of Dutch design company MX3D‘s plan to build a steel bridge over an Amsterdam canal exclusively using 3D printing robots, premier headphone manufacturer V-MODA has also jumped into the 3D printing conversation with some heavily customisable headphone shields. Already a favourite of Claude VonStroke and Roger Sanchez, V-MODA has announced it’s plans to let users personalise its XS and Crossfade M-100 headphones with 3D-printed shields from materials such as fiber, stainless steel, sterling silver, solid 14 karat gold and platinum. Though the 3D-printed fiber and stainless steel parts are expected to be sold between $40 – $100, respectively, depending on the style of your headphones, however ... Read more

Pacha Festival Podcast #001 by Mark Farina

Modern day record minstrel, Mark Farina, has thrilled crowds globally, entertaining over 1 million fans per year. As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Farina’s known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats.  Voted as one of the top DJ’s in the world by URB, MUZIK and BPM magazines, Mark Farina’s taste making skills continue to turn the heads of seasoned Dance Music veterans as well as newcomers to the scene. Drawing from his vibrant youth, which included ... Read more