Tag: stefan z

Free Download: Kris Davis – Polaroid (Stefan Z’s Arp’d Up Remix)

Stefan Z is one of those artists who has been surrounded by music his entire life. Canadian producer and Rhombus imprint co-owner has now firmly established himself in the underground house and techno scene since his relocation to Berlin. His debut EP on MFR ‘No Words’ garnered big support from all the major players such as Mano Le Tough, Solomun and Sasha to name a select few while the labels releases continue to be supported by staples in the underground community. Here, Stefan Z remixes Kris Davis ‘Polaroid,’ providing it out as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Download Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud ... Read more

Premiere: Stefan Z – Muddy Water (Original Mix)

After a one and a half year hiatus from the label, Rhombus co-owner Stefan Z returns with a diverse four track EP of original works. Crafted in three different countries but ultimately engineered and finalized in Berlin, this EP is a concrete example of Stefan’s sound and current taste in club music. From the minimal melodies of “Call it Anything” to the relentless grooves of “Let it Go”, this EP showcases the gritty moods of house and techno Stefan is known for. Our premiere pick is Muddy Water, a track that dazzled us immediately. Being submitted to the rave scene in ... Read more

Free Download: Stefan Z – Kneedle (Jon Charnis’ Interstellar Edit)

Canadian talent Stefan Z’s phenomenal “Blu EP” kickstarted Amsterdam-based underground imprint @Subjekt-recordings last year. One of the key tracks was Kneedle, getting rave reviews and extensive playtime by respected colleagues like Sasha, Dr. Dru, Karmon, Markus Homm and many more. To add to our Free Edit series we bring you this interstellar edit by USA-based producer Jon Charnis, who has placed some subtle changes to the track, making it just as exciting to listen to as when the original was just released. Sit back, strap in and take off on this interstellar flight. After years of producing music under various ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Stefan Z In The Mix

Canadian producer, DJ, promoter and Rhombus label head has a strong musical background. Playing everything from trumpet, piano to the drums and  listening to his father’s Vangelis records definitely helped him shape his sound, ranging from house to techno and beyond. For the collaboration between DHA and The Boom Room he sat down and put together his first studio mix since summer 2014. Stefan already mastered many tools a good producer needs when growing up. After being exposed to electronic music in junior high and attending his first rave near Vancouver he was hooked. This was in the year 2000. Since his first release on Berlin label Resopal Shallware ... Read more

Subjekt Podcast #006 By Jonas Saalbach

With his first release on Einmusika Recordings this Berlin resident has embarked on a journey to new influences and old passions. Jonas Saalbach is also getting known for his refreshing live sets, through which he portrays his dark and deep musical preference.  For the Amsterdam-based Subjekt Recordings, the upcoming artist has created a cool mix full of melodic twists and turns and edgy bass lines. In its one-year history, Subjekt recordings had made an impact by delivering future-minded releases that tingle the mind through their hypnotic, often moody grooves. Such typical atmospheres have so far been proclaimed on the label ... Read more

Top 10 Upcoming Releases In July/August

What musical goodies can be expected in the next few weeks? Well, a lot. We’ve had to make some tough choices in this selection but eventually we ended up with these favourites, coming from the hands of artists like Solomun, Seb Wildblood, Stefan Z, Gui Boratto and M.in. Here’s our top 10 upcoming releases in July/August. #10. M.in – To The M.ax LP | Zoo:Technique | 28-07-2014 | When global house player M.in takes things to the max, fans of his energetic trademark style know what time it is: the lowest bass lines, quirky synth sounds, jackin’ rhythms and heavy ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Stefan Z

 “I think every good musician makes a constant effort to better themselves and their craft. Creativity comes and goes but the only way you can be sure to capture it when it comes is to show up and put in the effort” Stefan Z (mix) has been surrounded by music his entire life. A strange combination of listening to his father’s Vangelis tapes as a young child in Toronto and playing piano as well as the trumpet in the jazz band throughout his high school life have both contributed to his current output of music. Being submitted to the rave ... Read more

Subkjekt Podcast #002 by Stefan Z

Stefan Z has been surrounded by music his entire life. A strange combination of listening to his father’s Vangelis tapes as a young child in Toronto and playing piano as well as the trumpet in the jazz band throughout his high school life have both contributed to his current output of music. Being submitted to the rave scene in 2000 opened his eyes to a foreign form of music, which immediately grabbed all his attention. DJ’ing was the next logical step not long after and has since seen many different genres of music pass through his record box. Releasing his ... Read more