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Premiere: Solomun - Amanacer (Original Mix)

After exclusively premiering Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis’s ‘Hope,’ off Watergate’s 15 year celebration box set, tomorrow’s release is anticipated by one final premiere. Coming by way of the one & only Solomun, ‘Amancer’ opens the stellar compilation with the epic flair that is the Diynamic man’s trademark. Also included on the 5x vinyl, 2x CD package is music from residents Jimi Jules, Marco Resmann, La Fleur, Tiefschwarz, Floyd Lavine, Lee Jones, Adana Twins, Sebo K, Hyenah and Cinthie, as well as new comers Gorje Hewek & Izhevski and Gumz and those with close ties to the club like Butch, Henrik Schwarz, Ellen Allien, Alex Niggemann, Catz n’ Dogz, Steve Bug, Osunlade, Rodriguez ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis - Hope (Original Mix)

It seems as if 15 years have quickly flown by since Watergate first opened its doors joining Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain districts. Over this time, Watergate has grown to include a booking agency and a record label pushing the sounds of its mainstay artists and some of the most revered acts in the scene. To celebrate, Watergate has put together a very special anniversary release of 25 new, exclusive and formerly unreleased tracks to be released as a 2x CD set, as well as a special collector’s edition box set as a 5x vinyl, 2x CD package including a commemorative ... Read more

DHA Mix #311 By Paris Green

Amsterdam duo, Paris Green made big impressions in their debut release on Crosstown Rebels sister label Rebellion with Poker Flat boss Steve Bug in for remix duty. The deep and brooding single You Got To Try , discovered by Kölsch in his BBC Radio 1 Residency, was created during a jamming session with cohort David Stolk on vocals, singing about loosing sight of dreams due to other people’s expectations. “Day in, day out we are confronted with the expectations of others while we dream of our own future. Negative incentives haunt us upon into our dreams at night.You can let ... Read more

DHA Mix #231 By Martin Landsky

Martin Landsky has now been living and breathing underground house and techno for almost three decades. A key member of Steve Bug’s Poker Flat family, Martin successes various define the slick, sleek and seductive house and tech fusions he has served up on the likesd od Poker Flat, Mobilee and many more. What’s more, as a remixer, Martin’s unique touches have been put on music by everyone from Booka Shade to John Tejada, Miss Kittin to Pan-Pot. See also: Minimal Effort Podcast By Steve Bug In 2016 alone, Martin’s prolific studio output has seen no signs of slowing with EPs ... Read more

DHA Mix #229 By MANIK

As one of the few artists to now be featured twice on our podcast series, we happily welcome back MANIK. The diverse sound of MANIK is somewhere between classic house, groovy techno, acid, and a bit of funk & disco, originaly bursting onto the scene back in 2011 with releases on Ovum, Poker Flat, Hot Creations and LA based Culprit, while now having played at the likes of Panorama Bar Berlin, Womb Tokyo, Fabric London, Smartbar Chicago, and more than 100 more cities worldwide. Now, having recently relocated from New York to Los Angeles, the sounds of MANIK can be ... Read more

Full Premiere: M A N I K – Nightfall feat. Eli & Fur (Original Mix)

M ​A N I K ​has become one of Culprit LA’s imprint’s signature artists and the one whose growth as a producer closely mirrored the label’s own rise. A New York native, M ​A N I K ​has become even closer to Culprit ​in 2014 – physically, by moving to its home base of Los Angeles. The M A N I K discography boasts music releases on the worlds best underground imprints like Ovum, Poker Flat, and Hot Creations. House, Funk, Deep House, Disco, Acid, Electronica; however, you’d still fail to get to the meaning of MANIK. His upcoming EP ... Read more

Full Premiere: Trentemoller – Always Something Better (DJ Tennis & Mind Against Remix)

Poker Flat Recordings has been dealing out underground house music with a unique twist since 1999; from the defining debut “Loverboy” through the Bugnology series, acclaimed albums and worldwide club hits, Steve Bug’s essential imprint has unearthed new talent, developed rising stars and welcomed veterans into the fold. Steve Bug’s reputation as an exceptionally gifted DJ, producer and music connoisseur is about to carry the beloved imprint to its 15th anniversary, which will be celebrated with its finest collection of raw talent yet, starting with this first installment of the anniversary series called 4 Jacks. Following the winning format of ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With H.O.S.H.

Despite Berlin’s ambiguous allure of house and techno, Germany embraces a more transcendent side of electronic music where lower bpm’s and emotions texture its own music persona. Numerous labels and artists portray the everlasting sounds and among those lines, Diynamic has crafted its own autograph on todays dance music. H.O.S.H., real name Holger Behn, is one of Hamburg’s key dance music personas and is considered the showpiece of the label he’s representing. Throughout the years, H.O.S.H. conveyed the city of Hamburg into his own musical playground, a place where he magnets his inspiration by giving house music some flavour to ... Read more

Review: Marco Resmann – Basic Motion

Steve Bugs vision of a new platform to release his music on was born back in 1998 when he first founded Poker Flat Recordings in his hometown of Berlin. Since then, the label has developed in one of house music’s leaders racking more than 150 releases to this date. Among the label’s artists, high caliber names such as Mihai Popoviciu, John Tejada, Alex Niggemann, Matthias Tanzmann, DJ T, and even Trentemöller have released their records onto the label and of course it’s very own Steve Bug. One of their latest releases comes from the Berliner Marco Resmann. Running and pushing ... Read more