Tag: steve rachmad

Interview: Bastian Bux

Be stripped of all artifice and be judged by the work, this is the (admirable) ethos of Bastian Bux. Work featuring deep textures, powerful harmonies, heavy beats and fat basslines and constructed with soul and sensibility have brought Bastian’s music to the likes of Suara, Selador, Bedrock, MOOD Records and more, with remixes and collaborations with the likes of Habischman, Lee van Dowski, Steve Rachmad, and Fur Coat. As a touring DJ, Bastian has been seen at festival’s like Hideout, Tomorrowland, ADE, Space Ibiza, The Warehouse Project, and various other venues around the world, including in the European, Middle East, ... Read more

HYTE Drops Timetable For 24 Hour Berlin NYE Celebration

For HYTE’s 24 hour rave on New Year’s Eve at Funkhaus in Berlin, two rooms featuring all shades of Techno will be covered. Monoloc, Gregor Tresher, Pan-Pot, Andrea Oliva, Adam Beyer, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Nina Kraviz and Chris Liebing will all play in room one. Meanwhile, the second space will be taken care of by Confidns, Gheist live, Modig, Deniro, Bjarki live, Steve Rachmad, wAFF, Yaya, Ferro, Alex & Digby, Enzo Siragusa and Dewalta. Below, check out the official timetable for this not to be missed event. 31 December | HYTE NYE Berlin 2017 | Tickets ... Read more

Premiere: Kerri Chandler - Checkmate (Steve Rachmad Remix)

For the first time since 2014, Watergate Records welcomes back the legendary Kerri Chandler. His new track, ‘Checkmate’ is the epitome of a Kerri Chandler classic and has all the makings of a timeless future classic as well. With bold, soulful keys and massive analog drums it elevates any dance floor’s intensity to meteoric levels. To give an extra perspective to the single, Steve Rachmad lends his interpretation to the original delivering an incredibly soulful Techno revision. “Checkmate” is available 9 October on Watergate Records

Interview: Steve Rachmad

The constantly reinventing artist Steve Rachmad is the type of DJ and Producer firmly entrenched in the best that Techno and House have to offer. The Dutch dancefloor legend has an unequalled gift for making a connection with every thinkable drum machine and synthesizer possible, resulting in numerous productions and Intertional DJ sets – the result of more than two decades of dedication to his craft. Steve has been responsible for classics such as the essential ’95 release ‘Secret Life of Machines’, and has worked under labels like Klockworks, Delsin, Mote Evolver and more under a slew of aliases, often ... Read more

Welcome To The Future Returns In 2017 With Seth, Loco, Trago & Environmental Sustainability

For the eleventh year, Het Twiske’s mesmerising nature reserve will play host to of the Dutch summer’s most beloved festival events, Welcome to the Future (WTTF). With its leave no trace philosophy, organic food and free water bars, alongside cherished festival values like positivity, togetherness and freedom of expression, WTTF exemplifies a movement rather than a simple one-off. Of course, it is music that plays the biggest role in the WTTF experience, with favorites like Loco Dice, Chris Liebing, Seth Troxler, Dave Clarke, Kölsch, Damian Lazarus, Kerri Chandler and Lil Louis manning one of the 8 stages. Alongside, are the ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Steve Rachmad

Often whirling around grooves of Detroit techno, Steve Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a genre champion within his home of Netherlands and around the world. A man of many aliases, when his birth name is on the bill, the musical journey can be anything from planet Rachmad; a realm best explored by listening to one of his extended Panoramabar sets or in the former renowned Amsterdam club Studio 80. When his STERAC alias shows up, expect techno with dark, deep, edgy atmospheres. For Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016, Steve will be all over the ... Read more

Figure SPC: The Inside Story With Jeroen and Len

In early July, Jeroen Search was enlisted to close the final chapter of Len Faki’s Figure SPC, the long-running techno label with releases catalogued from A-Z. Spanning output over a period of nearly 7 years, Figure SPC has carved a new shape in Techno with its distinct approach to curation and the sheer depth of each artist’s musical input. A common misconception in Techno is the notion that it emanates specifically from club experiences, and that it can be solely understood in the club realm. However, Len Faki and his legion of artists have a much more unique and organic approach to ... Read more

Sterac Electronics Podcast by Steve Rachmad

Flying under his STERAC Electronics alias, Amsterdam legend Steve Rachmad provides an exclusive mix of stellar 80’s disco tunes. Hardly needing introduction, Steve has been responsible for classics such as the essential ’95 release ‘Secret Life of Machines’, and has worked under labels like Klockworks, Delsin, Mote Evolver and more under a slew of aliases. Often whirling around the grooves of Detroit techno, Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a champion of the genre within the Netherlands. Though his DJ sets are constantly evolving, he remains inspired by high quality disco, dub and electro from the early days. When his birth name is on the bill, it ... Read more

Movement Croatia Announces First Names For Debut Edition

The world famous Movement festival has set up up a third festival, to accompany the Detroit and Turin editions, with Movement Croatia. From July 28th to August 1st at The Garden, Tisno, crystal clear blue seas, cloudless skies and baking sun abound. At Movement Croatia there is sure to be dancing under the sun and stars at the Main Stage and the water-side Beach Stage, as well as being able to watch the sun come up at dawn in the fully open air Barbarella’s Discotheque (where Nina Kraviz, Dave Clarke, and many more will appear). As well as that of ... Read more

NGHTDVSN Brings Producer Extraordinaire Stephan Bodzin To De Marktkantine This Friday

This weekend, on Friday March 4th, De Marktkantine invites NGHTDVSN with German techno goliath Stephan Bodzin alongside other new NGHTDVSN faces. With Stephan Bodzin as the front-runner, Dutch techno champion Steve Rachmad will make his debut for NGHTDVSN and will be responsible for the closing set whilst German Christian Löffler will showcase his emotionally driven electronica during a peak-time live performance. Future hero Sigward, the stalwart of SoHaSo, will open the night. See also: Full Premiere: Stephan Bodzin – Zulu (Original Mix) In the second room, emerging Amsterdam-based duo Pin Up Club will set the tone with a bag of wonderful dark disco tunes. This ... Read more

Mix #165 By Wouter De Moor

#165 in our mix series comes from home soil: Wouter de Moor. This friendly influential in the Dutch scene is described by many as the ideal son in law, but more so as a person of unlimited energy, drive and enthusiasm for dance music in all its forms. You won’t find De Moor on every possible (after) party, nor will you see him posting one Facebook status after another, talking about “amazing vibes” or “bomb tracks”. His approach is a more sophisticated one, mainly through the music that he puts all his effort in. Most of his days are spent in a small ... Read more

Getting Ready For Free Your Mind Festival

Tomorrow, June 6th, the Arnhem-based Free Your Mind Festival is celebrating its 12th edition – FYM is one of the longest-running dance festivals of the Netherlands – with quite the selection of artists, like Seth Troxler, Guy Gerber, Art Department, Hot Since 82 and Jamie Jones. See also: Seth Troxler Interview The organization that has stood for “freedom and creativity” along the years is readying up to proudly return to the festival scene with this nearly sold-out edition. At the bank of the Rhine river and with the Eusebius Church and the historical John Frost Bridge as the backdrop, the ... Read more

Free Your Mind Festival Podcast #001 By Franky Rizardo

On the 6th of June, Arnhem-based Free Your Mind Festival is celebrating its 12th edition, placing them among some of the longest-running dance festivals of the Netherlands. The first names that were confirmed include some serious headliners, including Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Art Department, Route94 and Butch. One of the native acts to appear is Franky Rizardo, a name that might already sound familiar to you, but who, in the last few years, has made a drastic change of sound in his DJ career. See also: Route 94 Mix Having established himself as one of the biggest draws in Holland’s ... Read more

Welcome To The Future Line-Up Announced

Today the line-up for the yearly Welcome To The Future Festival has been announced. This year will see the ninth edition of the yearly festival, and the artists involved are far from disappointing. Ranging from the top of the heap in house, techno, and everything in between, we see an impressive list of names. Here are the seven stages and the 40+ DJs (in alphabetical order). [one_half last=”no”] MAIN Art Department Boris Werner Hot Since 82 The Martinez Brothers Pan-Pot Seth Troxler TECHNO Cari Lekebusch & Zoe Xenia Chris Liebing Len Faki Maarten Mittendorff & Jasper Wolff Paco Osuna Paul ... Read more

Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones and Butch Among First Acts Confirmed For Free Your Mind Festival

On the 6th of June, Arnhem-based Free Your Mind Festival is celebrating its 12th edition, placing them among some of the longest-running dance festivals of the Netherlands. The first names that were confirmed include some serious headliners, including Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Art Department and Butch. The organization has stood for “freedom and creativity” along the years, and these aspects are well-represented throughout the festival they say. More info on what exactly this will entail will be revealed in the run-up to the event. The location of Free Your Mind is one of its unique features: at the bank of ... Read more