Tag: Solomun

Movement Torino Returns With New 2018 Dates; Announces Jon Hopkins, Nina Kraviz, Solomun & More

Movement Torino is back once again, and with brand new dates for 2018, 12 & 13 October. The sister festival to Movement Detroit will play host to Jon Hopkins, Nina Kraviz, The Martinez Brothers, and Joseph Capriati. They’ll join the likes of Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, Derrick May, Levon Vincent, Solomun, Underground Resistance, DJ Bone, Cosmo (live), KiNK (live), Francesco Tristano (live) with more to be announced. Once again the venue is Lingotto, which will be divided into different ranging arenas, Each transformed with stunning production and sound. Early bird tickets are available now and find all the information ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Completes 2018 Lineup With DJ Tennis, Peggy Gou, Robert Hood & More

The third and final wave of names for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival adds DJ Tennis, Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit), Eats Everything, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Sam Paganini, The Martinez Brothers, Adriatique, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou, Ralf, Robert Hood, Seth Troxler, and Stacey Pullen. Across Parco Dora Torino from 7 – 8 July, these names will join the already announced Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, Kink, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rodhad and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola on the ... Read more

Festival Report: Kappa Futur

Kappa Futur is an absolute must for any techno fans, and it has been that way since day one. The 2015 edition took place on the 11th and 12th of July to a packed out crowd of people from all over Europe, but with an emphasis on Italians. Being a two day festival that offers 12 hours of music on both Saturday and Sunday, it is a true marathon that requires a bit of restraint on the clobbers behalf. Not everyone in our party manages this and as such miss out on some serious goodness on day two, but for ... Read more

Interview: PillowTalk

PillowTalk is a three ­piece live band hailing from San Francisco, manipulating pop melodies, classic R&B, soul and boogie into the loose rhythms of house music. The trio consists of Sammy D on vocals, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Williams’ dexterous guitar and keys and Mikey Tello on the synth. PillowTalk is not only known for being stand out performers but also for being musical chameleons. They bring the soundtrack for long nights, lazy days and the hazy space between sleeping and waking. Their records go from sunsplashed jams to peak peak time tunes and low lit moments of intimacy.  See also: Full Premiere: HVOB – Azrael (PillowTalk Remix) With ... Read more

How Kappa FuturFestival Became Italy’s Premiere Dance Event

Over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of July in Torino’s Parco Dora, a post-industrial landscape with cisterns that serve as fountains, a giant steel bridge, hangars and steel constructions, as well as a river and water gardens running through the scenery, Kappa FuturFestival will host some of the biggest names the scene has to offer at the moment. Expect a back to back set by Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock, Diynamic label boss Solomun, Pan-Pot, Tuskegee compadres Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers, Sven Väth, Hot Creations label head Jamie Jones, German Kompakt contributor Kölsch, Italian techno innovator Joseph Capriati, Ten Walls and many more. Since launching in 2012, Kappa Futur has firmly established itself on the global ... Read more

Full Premiere: BAAL – Lumen (Original Mix)

“Baal” refers to the spiritual background of Munich artists Matthias Schull and Matthias Dräxler. Directly translated from the Hebrew, BAAL means “Lord,” expressing both Christian and pagan deities. It will remain up to audiences which “Lord” is followed  in BAAL’s music. One of the most promising new acts coming out of Germany, the fresh taste of deep house and techno on their first EP “Metamorph” earned the duo support by DJs like Solomun, DJ Hell and Tale of Us. This signature sound, as well as their new live show got them the “Munich Act Of The Year” award of the Sueddeutsche Zeitung in 2014 and an invitation to ... Read more

Diynamic Festival Amsterdam Is Now Sold Out

Only a few days left until the third edition of Diynamic Festival Amsterdam and the event is now completely sold out! On 29 May, the Diynamic family will once again descend on Amsterdam for the third edition of the beloved festival.  The event sees Solomun, Adriatique, H.O.S.H., Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Stimming, Karmon, NTFO, Thyladomid, Magdalena, DJ Phono and Ost & Kjex play over the course of 12 hours on two floors in the picturesque forest of Amsterdam. Both preceding festivals had sold out and proved an exceptional success. To the label and its artists, Diynamic Festival Amsterdam is an affair of the heart; a special ... Read more

Full Premiere: SevenDoors – Forget You (Original Mix)

No gimmicks, no clicks, no clichés. This is the mantra of SevenDoors. A passion for music is evident, carefully crafting audio with feeling and emotion. SevenDoors is very much a concept, developed over many years and now ready to be unleashed upon the dance community. With several Beatport charting tracks already under his belt, SevenDoors is highly regarded as a figure to watch in 2015. Massively supported by the likes of Solomun, Adana Twins, Gardens of God, Sasha, Edu Imbernon, Affkt, Laruent Garnier, Reboot, Riva Starr, and Karotte, SevenDoors studio work has found itself on labels like Diynamic, Sexonwax, Alola, Eklektisch, and forthcoming on Exploited and ... Read more

Full Premiere: Kollektiv Turmstrasse – Sorry I’m Late (Original Mix)

There are few artists operating in the house/techno milieu who offer much beyond functionality in their music. Those who bring more than this to the table always stand out from the crowd. Hamburg/Berlin duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse (Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann) are one of those rare acts whose music caters for both body and soul. The duo’s cinematic take on 4/4 electronica has won praise from all quarters via releases on Diynamic, Connaisseur and their own Musik Gewinnt Freunde imprint. Debut album Rebellion der Träumer demonstrated a prowess beyond the realms of the dancefloor, laden with frosty electronic melody, downtempo ... Read more

Full Premiere: Benotmane – Beyond (Karmon Remix)

Karmon came into contact with electronic music in 2003 by experimenting with different styles and setups to mild success, but wasn’t until early 2012 when the artist Karmon was truly born. Since then, Karmon has found a meteoric rise, with original productions, remixes, and gigs spanning the gamut of the dance music elite. Since honing the Karmon sound in ’12, it was a matter of months until top chart productions were coming out of the studio. Starting out with his debut release Turning Point on Sintope digital and then followed by Wowshit on Diynamic. By that summer, Solomun had already been championing Karmon’s tracks and soon  asked him ... Read more

The Diynamic Family Is Returning to Amsterdam

After two successful editions Diynamic Festival goes into the third round. On Friday, May 29th, the Hamburg based label returns to Amsterdam and the Diynamic family will certainly make sure you have the best time you can imagine.  Since establishment in 2006 Diynamic is home for several big factors in the German and international House music scene. Founded by Solomun and Adriano Trolio the label now consists of more than 10 artist and groups. Enough manpower and material to set up your own festival. Showcases all around the globe, Festivals in Amsterdam, Berlin and Brazil, residencies on Ibiza including the infamous Solomun+1 events at Pacha ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival 2015 Line Up Announced

Kappa FuturFestival, the daytime, urban, summer dance music festival, has announced its line up for their 4th edition, bringing along a mix of international and local headliners. For Saturday you can expect a back to back set by Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock. If this wouldn’t be enough they will be joined by Diynamic label boss Solomun, German duo Pan-Pot and Tuskegee compadres Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers. On Sunday Sven Väth will take over the stage in the industrial setting. He will be joined by Hot Creations label head Jamie Jones, German Kompakt contributor Kölsch, Italian techno innovator Joseph Capriati ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Patlac

“I started with techno music from labels like Tresor, Kanzleramt, Müller. I think it was a little rebellious, because a lot of the kids listened to some more pop music and I wanted to be different. Now I think how stupid it actually is, the attitude that my taste is the best, but back then it was cool.” Patrick Müller aka Patlac is a DJ/Producer from Hamburg. Originally from a small village in North Germany, he now resides in the country’s second biggest city, known for its harbour, St. Pauli district and of course quality deep house music. Although he ... Read more

Full Premiere: Pete Oak & Notize – Merula (Martin Roth Remix)

Deep bass, driving pressure, and smooth grooves all captured in this stunning tune from Pete Oak & Notiza. Merula has some sublime FX, a memorable synth hook, and impactful strings. Martin Roth’s remix brings up the intensity even more, making for a perfect b-side on Subjekt Recordings next release. The Frankfurt born, Berlin based DJ & Producer Martin Roth first arrived in the spotlight of global underground dance music when alongside Eric Prydz and Deadmau5 he was named a Beatport Star of 2009 as a result of topping their sales chart no less than 5 times that year, achieving an ... Read more

BPM Festival Report 2015 – Part 2

Written by: Peter Dingemanse & Lex Van Aken Part 2 of our epic BPM festival report continues right from where we left off in the first part.  Peter: Monday at Fusion was Maeve Rave time. Mark Flynn aka The Drifter opened what would become one of the best events of the festival. All DJ’s matched harmoniously with each other and were aware of time, place and corresponding atmosphere when playing. It all started, like a beach party should, with relaxed beats, then Baikal took it up a notch and by the time Tennis handed over to Mano Le Tough the ... Read more