Tag: Tensnake

Premiere: Benjamin Fröhlich – Tivoli [Permanent Vacation]

Benjamin Fröhlich has struck many chords in the arena of electronic music: as a party organizer and record shop owner in his early days, and now as a label owner, DJ and producer.   He is the co-founder of Permanent Vacation together with Tom Bioly, which has been up and running since the tropical summer of 2006. Emerging from the vibrant Cosmic Disco and Balearic scene, Permanent Vacation has been going strong over the past decade with genre-defining hits, albums and compilations. Fröhlich and Bioly have worked together with the household names of the international electronic dance scene. They have scouted ... Read more

De Marktkantine Once Again Transforms Into Jungle Paradise, De Zomerkantine For 2018 Summer

Returning for another summer, De Marktkantine once again transforms into the jungle paradise of De Zomerkantine. Throughout the summer, esteemed names like Gui Boratto, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Skream, Joris Voorn, Secret Cinema, Miss Kittin, Prunk and many more will visit after that weekend’s festival concludes. On the season, 23 June sees Gui Boratto, Nick Elisabeth and Spaceandtime, with Benny Rodrigues and Michel De Hey all Night long on the 30th. In July, Tensnake, Skream, Miss Kittin, Extrawelt, Miss Melera, Samuel Deep, Chris Stussy will all be there, while August brings Oxia, Michel de Hey, Prunk, Joris Voorn and Jay Lumen, Secret ... Read more

[Playlist] Red Rack’ em’ 10 Bangers Of The Underground

2017 has been a stellar year for the Berlin based DJ producer Red Rack’em. Since his ‘Self Portrait’ album dropped in Feb, several well received mixes, world travels, remixes for Tensnake, Tinie Tempah & shows for Rinse have followed.  Last year, his ‘Wonky Bassline Disco Banger’ was a top seller at Juno and Phonica, and was played by pretty much everyone including Elton John. Now, Red Rack’em presents two more maximum devastators via his much loved Bergerac imprint in the form of ‘Place For Me (Version)/Exhalt’.  With the two track EP available soon, Red Rack’em brings his playlist of underground bangers that he always keeps close by. ... Read more

Premiere: Claptone – The Music Got Me (Justin Martin Remix)

Forever surrounded by a sense of intrigue, the world soon cottoned on to the elusive yet enchanting musical powers of the otherworldly beast, Claptone. On 23 January the man with the golden mask delivers the final act of his debut LP “Charmer” campaign, coming in the form of an extensive remix package. Part 1 of the package has already found support from the likes of Jamie Jones, Nic Fanciulli, and Tensnake. Today’s exclusive premiere comes by way of DIRTYBIRD‘s Justin Martin as he remixes Claptone’s ‘The Music Got Me’. Here, Justin’s delivers interpretation is a peak-time juggernaut flecked with Claptone’s ... Read more

Gallery: Amsterdam Open Air Day 2

This past Sunday, June 7, we headed to Amsterdam’s Gaasperpark to bask in sun and beats for the second day of Amsterdam Open Air 2015. What was a gorgeous day, as part of a gorgeous weekend, brought the colours out as thousands of electronic music fans packed the 10 diverse stages over the course of 11 hours.  Everything from hard techno to deep house and, even, EDM was represented as some of the Netherland’s best promoters, including Straf_Werk and Format, curated their respective stages. We started off with a casual walk around, yet found ourselves drawn to the aforementioned stages ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Jackmaster

With Jackmaster, what you are guaranteed to get is a master selector’s instinct for creating and riding the energy of a crowd. As his star has risen over the past few years, this has been on perfect display at parties from Glasgow to Berlin to New York, and from superclubs such as Berghain and Fabric to legendary underground warehouse parties. At the heart of Jackmaster’s wide-ranging sensibility is a fundamental honesty: he believes in neither following trends nor the concept of guilty pleasures. His commitment to both honesty and energy encapsulates what can make dance culture life-changingly thrilling: it’s about the clubber ... Read more

High Definition Festival Announces First Phase Line-Up

High Definition is returning to Eridge Park to celebrate it’s 5th birthday with the biggest line-up yet. Having expanded to a two day camping event at the stunning surrounds of Eridge Park in Tunbridge Wells promises the best in live electronic music and some of the finest DJs. The first phase of the line-up is already a bit overwhelming. High definition will again host a huge selection of artists e Among these are the like of Cadenza Records label head Luciano, German-born Tensnake, French trio Apollonia,  Hot Creation member Miguel Campell, British-born, Amsterdam-based Breach, Redlight, Oneman and Art Department, consisting of Canadian techno/house Legend Kenny Glasgow and Canada’s fastest rising star and No.19 ... Read more

Full Premiere: l’Atelier – Again (Original Mix)

Brand new label RFB Colours is bringing L’Atelier on board for their second release. The label’s first release came from the more than capable hands of Jamie Trench, in the form of “Mustard EP”. Now the duo from Amsterdam has the honour for the label’s follow-up, and bring home a 4 track EP with a digi-only bonus. The cut kicks off with Again, which hits that great sample hard and gets the party started on a disco vibe with a house twist. XTC carries on where the A1 left off and solidifies the grooving vibe perfectly. On the flip we ... Read more

On Repeat for Straf_Werk Podcast #011 By Tensnake

After a memorable edition last August, Straf_Werk Festival is back again this year at Sportpark Riekerhaven. Those attending can expect to dance and chill to their heart’s desire and enjoy the range of cookery found at the diverse range of food stands. Topping the line-up among others is German-born Tensnake. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music. Check out his mix to get into the right zone for Saturday. Funk inspirations Born in Hamburg in 1975, Marco Niemerski grew up listening to disco, soul, boogie, funk and the finer cuts of 80s pop, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of Jack in 2013 that the 33-year old producer exploded sky-high, making Breach the new talk of town, city and web, reaching high positions in commercial charts worldwide. Since then everyone seems to want to work with him, and he’s been gigging all over the world trying to keep up with time. For the ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Tensnake

We had a nice sit down with Tensnake upon his gig at Straf_werk Festival on Saturday the 23th of August. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music, will close the main stage amongst other big names like Jamie Jones and KiNK to name a few. Most known for his popular ‘Coma Cat’ release, he also produced his first Album earlier this year with more versatile music, like we haven’t heard from him before. We spoke about the interesting collaborations and how he was as a little kid in school.. “Playing Main Stage means ... Read more

Party Review: Créche Ibiza Opening

It’s always a bold move when you step away from the limelight and venture to San Antonio to offer a more underground ethos. The team behind Créche, which built a firm foundation in London, have decided to take on the stereotypical EDM and pop culture, working with the brand new club development that is Gatecrasher. The club has taken the reigns from the dwindling sounds that Eden had to offer and revamped the award winning club with a series of main event players plus a hefty sound system. Créche not only brought their leading residents, and owners, Cozzy D and ... Read more