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Caprices Festival Brings Ricardo Villalobos, Sven Väth, Ben Klock, More To Swiss Mountains

Celebrating its 14th edition, Switzerland’s Caprices Festival will again be the 2017 destination for exceptional clubbing experiences across an almost continuous celebration. All located in the majestic beauty of Crans-Montana, 20 DJs will do the thing in breathtaking Alpine locations, including the likes of Marco Carola, Sven Väth, Ben Klock, The Martinez Brothers, Seth Troxler, Ricardo Villalobos, Jamie Jones, Talaboman (John Talabot & Axel Boman), and Apollonia. Going down 6-9 April, Caprice Festival will announce more names soon across their multiple stages (The Moon, MDRNTY, and the new Cry d’Er – Club d’Altitude). 6-9 April | Caprices Festival 2017 | ... Read more

Premiere: Tiefschwarz & Ruede Hagelstein- Jetlag (Original Mix)

Tiefschwarz & Ruede Hagelstein premiere their new track Jetlag. A track that boasts a hectic distortion with an industrial feel on Re.You’s concept YOUNION. Today Re.You returns with the second YOUNION  document and features two of his old friends who are partially responsible for some of his success today. Brother’s from Stuttgart, Tiefschwarz provided him with his debut EP back in 2010. The Stuttgart duo team up with old friend and Berlin veteren Ruede. Between them they have released on labels such as Watergate, Noir and Souvenir Music. The YOUNION compilation features a very unique stance. This could be because contrary to most ... Read more

[Interview] Raving Iran And The Politics Of Censorship

In the midst of the 2016 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), where some 500 films find their way to eyes and sales across Europe, Susanne Regina Meures “Raving Iran” is enjoying a particulalry fond response. Currently ranked as one of the festival’s audience favorites, “Raving Iran” tells the story of Anoosh and Arash, two Tehran-based DJ’s at the center of the cities underground techno scene. Tired of hiding, the DJ duo organizes one last desert rave, but it does not come without the possibility of dangerous consequences. What happens next is a story of perseverance, creativity, and the kind of ... Read more

Report: Movement Torino 2016

Movement is one of the hottest dates on the calendar for techno lovers in Europe. That date is October 31st and is the culmination of a week of events that boil over with one massive festival in the the vast Lingotto Fiere exhibition and conference complex. In all, 20,000 people attend from all over Europe and they are treated to top notch light, sound and heavyweight DJs.  See also: Movement Torino Podcast By Le Loup This main aircraft like hangar is split up into different arenas meaning that you can dip your toe into many different styles as often or infrequently ... Read more

DHA Mix #237 By Mathias Schober

Having caught the vinyl virus at a quite early age Mathias Schober a.k.a SHOW-B is one of these types which have been growing up in record stores . Listening to his releases over the the past few years (coming on the likes of SoHaSo, his own, Lossless Recordings, and more) it becomes evident that Mathias’ vision of contemporary House music will stand the test of time. He’s able to fuse classic elements, crisp kick drums and motor city references with a warm, contemporary twist for musical afficionados and DJ’s alike. With consistent support from the likes of Dixon, Ame, Sven ... Read more

Premiere: OFF feat. Sven Väth – Electrica Salsa (Henrik Schwarz Dub)

Oh boi. The impeccable Henrik Schwarz redubs Sven Väth’s classic ‘Electrica Salsa’ – a truly remarkable feat. The track was first released back in 1986, when Sven (at the age of 21) was a member of Frankfurt project OFF, alongside Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti. ‘Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba)’ changed the face of electronic music in European pop culture, achieving top three success in France, Austria and Germany at a time when dance music was still regarded as an underground movement from Detroit and Chicago. Fast forward 30 years later, Sven enlisted Henrik Schwarz and Roman Flügel to provide remixes of the track. ... Read more

Was Sven Vath Watching Football While DJing At Awakenings?

…the answer is yes. Full Disclosure: There are rumblings of a photoshop hoax out there but until palpable evidence is presented, it’s real.  Oh, and Germany beat Slovakia 3-0 that day.    Photo Credit: Mr AfterParty

Sven Vath Celebrates 30 Years Of ‘Electrica Salsa’ With New Remix EP

German electronic music staple and label boss Sven Väth is set to re-release his seminal track ‘Electrica Salsa’ with a 4-track remix EP. “I was most happy about the great success we had with ‘Electrica Salsa’ in Ibiza and Italy, where we actually made number one… Ibiza was the greatest source of inspiration. We flew down there every year in the eighties, the Island really had a strong influence on us with its eclectic sounds at the times. The Balearic Sound was a mix of Italo Disco, Wave, Funk and African Percussion. We wanted to become part of it – ... Read more

Interview: Petar Dundov

Petar Dundov makes intelligent electronic music that breaks boundaries, moves feet and twists minds. With little doubt, petar is one of the most inspiring, original and daring producers in electronica, having gained fans in the forms of Sven Väth, Francois K, Laurent Garnier, Adam Beyer, Josh Wink, Guy J, Glimpse, Hernan Cattaneo, Brendan Moeller, and Danny Tenaglia. Born in Zagreb, Croatia in the early ‘70s, Petar’s career in dance music stretches back some 20 years. Over those years he’s graced many of the world’s best-loved techno institutions, including I Love Techno, EXIT, Awakenings and Wire, and cutting-edge clubs like Berghain, ... Read more

Review: World Club Dome Pool Sessions

Most people that look at the ethos of World Club Dome generally don’t tend to take their eye off their star studded cast of EDM headliners. However looking further into the programming of events at The Commerzbank Arena you’ll find an underlying house and techno line up that would leave the Ibiza faithful foaming at the mouth. Last year the festival boasted the likes of Matthias Tanzmann and DJ Koze as well as Jamie Jones and Route 94 whist this year WCD and Big City Beats threw the net out even further and hosted two pool party sessions in their ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Drops Star Studded Season Lineup

Electric Island has put itself on the map by bringing in top international artists to Toronto each summer with 2016 also seeing a two day Electric Island event on Labour Day Weekend, for the very first time. The lineup for this year’s festivities includes Âme, French trio sensation Apollonia, and German super-house duo andhim will make their Electric Island debut. For those into the techno side of things, don’t worry because you are covered too: Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann will provide a special b2b, as well as Bicep and South Africa’s Black Coffee will also join the mix. Of ... 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

World Club Dome Announces Pool Sessions Party With Solomun and Sven Väth

Taking place on the 4th and 5th of June the Frankfurt Stadionbad will be hosting the World Club Dome ‘Pool Session’ festival over the weekend.  The Stadionbad swimming baths, a 200,000-m² complex surrounded by trees and grassy areas, will be sparkling and glowing, while a cluster of international stars which include Sven Väth, Solomun, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Adriatique, Tim Green and Eats Everything launch this brand-new event. On both days of the festival the artists will play ultra-cool underground sounds from stages rearing up out of the Stadionbad pools. Frankfurt is set to meet the qualities of Ibiza, with performers positioned on the ... Read more

Awakenings Festival Announce Superstar Heavy Lineup For 16th Edition Lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced the dates for its 2016 edition on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of June, going down at Netherlands’ Spaarnwoude Houtrak for the 16th time. There will be 8 different stages, including 2 spacious open air stages, representing the broad variety of techno music – from traditional techno to fusion styles and back. As they do each and every year, the newest and hottest techno kids on the block will perform next to scene legends, resulting in almost 100 different artists and live acts performing over the course of two days. The second festival day, longtime collaborators ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Massive 2nd Phase With Sven Väth, Black Coffee, Mind Against & More

Snowbombing adds another avalanche of acts to the already jam-packed bill, including Fatboy Slim, Sven Väth, Skepta, Slaves, Black Coffee, Sam Feldt, Mind Against and more! Fatboy Slim will return to the mountains for a headline set! Brimming with hits like Right Here Right Now and Praise You, it also demonstrated the superstar DJ’s return to form with 2014’s chart-topping Eat Sleep Rave Repeat and his killer remix of Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk. Next up, and swapping the White Isle of Ibiza for the white peaks of the ‘Hof for his debut Snowbombing performance, it’s Sven Väth! One of dance ... Read more