Tag: Soul Clap

Claude VonStroke Named “America’s Best DJ”

With all the drama surrounding DJ Mag’s list and the legitimate excitement of RA, it’s often easy to forget that DJ Times and Pioneer also have their annual “Best DJ” list in the form of “America’s Best DJ”. Whatever you may think of rankings and lists, they at least hold a marketing relevance, allowing the “voted xxx best DJ in xxx” tags so often seen. Based on fan votes, this years list, once again, ranks the favorite DJs in the infamously EDM loving US market. See also: Dirtybird Campout Drops Second Phase And We’re Officially Excited So, in 2016, coming ... Read more

Premiere: David Marston & Dan Izco – Giving Up On You feat. Brigitte Zozula (Original Mix)

Premiering next on DHA is Jamaica’s fresh blood David Marston and collaborators Dan Izco and Brigitte Zozula. Keeping the groove much akin to the vibes of his homeland, David has laid out a four track EP on Soul Clap Records. Clocking in as Marston’s second release on Soul Clap Records, the EP is named in honor of an endearing custom of friendly exchange, delivering a smooth selection of sounds brought together by he, several of his close friends and New York based vocalist Brigitte Zozula. “Giving Up On You’ is an elegant and stirring song produced with Dan Izco,’ explains Marston, ‘We enlisted Brigitte Zozula ... Read more

Coachella Drops House Heavy 2016 Lineup

Dropping a few days before anticipated, and with rumours swirling over the last few days, Coachella has officially unveiled its full lineup for the multi-week California festival. Of course, the lineup is stacked with heavy hitters across genres, as well as much anticipated reunions, but it is the prominence of house music and, specifically, some of our favorite artists, which have us excited. Firstly, the big news are the reunions. Yes, Guns N’ Roses will be there, original lineup in tow, but it is the return of LCD Soundsystem that peaks our fancy. Furthermore, live acts like Underworld, M83, Disclosure, ... Read more

Huge drug-seize at Australia’s Strawberry Fields Festival: 120 arrested

While fans and participants are thanking for a “magical” festival, Australian media report the seize of what is claimed to be a huge drug haul during Stawberry Fields festival last weekend. Police have expressed concern, as over 64 percent of the cars were transporting drugs to one of the country’s most famous local festivals, headlined by Apparat, Max Cooper, Peter Van Hoesen this year. Strawberry Fields is known as a festival bridging between a techno/house festival and a hippie rave. As the official page of the event describes, Strawberry Fields is an annual celebration of art, sound and creative expression held for three days each November, a few ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Navid Izadi

For our latest instalment in The Boom Room mix series we’re happy to feature a guy that has music in his DNA. Not only is he a DJ and a producer who knows his way around a lot of different instruments, but also a formidable singer and rapper. His name is Navid Izadi and one of his greatest traits is the fact that he posseses wisdom and natural flair far beyond his years. The funk is embedded deeply in the soul of this born performer; he commands the stage with charisma, contagious energy and overwhelming presence, channelling the spirits of his idols while presenting a ... Read more