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ADE Report: Diynamic Showcase

Every October, the large and ever-growing dance music scene gathers as one in the hustle and bustle of the cultural city of Amsterdam for the world renowned Amsterdam Dance Event Conference. This year being the 20th year since its introduction in 1995, the numbers entering the city for the weeklong event were touching record high scores of 350,000. With over 2000 DJs on show and 300 events all within a whisker away, it is safe to say that it’s an event of huge magnitude on the electronic music calendar. One such event that was of particular importance to me this ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tuff City Kids – Murphy’s Lawyer (Original Mix)

Todays premiere comes from German duo Tuff City Kids, which consists of Phillip Lauer and Gerd Janson. Their track ‘Murphy’s Lawyer’ is part of Berlin based imprint Suol’s annual “Summer Daze” compilation series, which we have the honour of exclusively premiering today. For the third time, the Berlin based imprint is collecting shimmering melodies, lucent pads and sunlight grooves primed for the changing of seasons, and all curated by Suol heads Chopstick & Johnjon. “Summer Daze” is a compilation of 17 exclusive and unreleased tracks from many members of the label’s family, such as Larse, Jimpster, PBR Streetgang, Smash TV, Tender Games, Fritz Kalkbrenner, ... Read more

Mix #078 by Smash TV

Ever heard of Smash TV? You should have, because these guys have been around for quite a while now. Smash TV is now a two-man project, but it wasn’t always like this. Founder Holger Zilske started out in the 90’s producing for bpitchcontrol, creating the albums Electrified and Bits for Breakfast, singles like Yellow Asteroids, Air/Earth and Locomotive Breath plus co-writing and co-production for Ellen Allien including the albums Stadtkind, Berlinette and Thrills. Playhouse, Diynamic and Leena have been recent stations on Holgers path, always displaying a distinct blend of complex arrangements, gargantuan bass lines and sweat-fueled percussion. In 2001 the other half of ... Read more