These TOP CLASS reinterpretations of Konvex & The Shadow’s “Shining Like Haloes” (including Stimming) will be one of the highlights of the year for sure. The Drifter productions and DJ sets lean towards the hypnotic, melodic and emotive side of electronic music. Which has been picked up in the remix as well by striping back the original track and infusing some dancefloor elements with class.
Consistently reinforcing its home city of Munich’s musical heritage since 2006, Permanent Vacation’s beach chair electronica, feather-light house ballads and hit albums have been seminal in the resurgent love for Disco and all its variations. From there self-titled first release to output from the likes of New Jackson, DMX Krew, Lauer, Red Axes, Róisín Murphy, Elena Colombi, Jennifer Cardini, Chloé, The Drifter, Lake People, Lord of the Isles, John Talabot, and more, Permanent Vacation is undoubtedly a major scene player, and with their “Selected Label Works 6” now available, and recent release from the likes of Pional, Tuff City Kids, ... Read more
A picturesque festival with a focus on social responsibility, Castello Festival nestles itself into the Polish Forest for the first time for a 3 day festival over 1 -4 June, 2018. Limited in capacity to 800 people, a beautifully aged villa will be transformed into garden of electronic delight, welcoming the likes of Frankey & Sandrino, Konstantin Sibold, Mattheis, Nuno Dos Santos, Perel, The Drifter and a slew of artists, spaced out troubadours and eclectic eccentrics. 90 minutes (by bus) from Berlin, Castello Festival will also focus its efforts on a total respect for nature, patron, and space by respecting ... Read more
Permanent Vacation, the label of Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich, celebrates 10 years in 2017. Having taken care of its home city of Munich’s precious musical heritage, Permanent Vacation is partly responsible for the new found love of Disco music and its variations such as Balearic, Cosmic, Krautrock and Protohouse. From there self titled first release on through classics like Tensnake’s ‘Coma Cat, Azzari & III’s ‘Reckless For Your Love,’ Todd Terje’s ‘Remaster of the Universe,’ to output from the likes of New Jackson, Dmx Krew, Lauer, Red Axes, Róisín Murphy, The Drifter, Lake People, Lord of the Isles, John ... Read more
Together with his two close friends, Mano Le Tough and Baikal, The Drifter handles the renowned Maeve label. The label has quickly become one of the most exciting imprints around, not only releasing music from its founding members but also enlisting the skills of friends Matthew Dekay, Ripperton and Dixon to contribute to its success. As a DJ, The Drifter play across Europe and beyond in the some of the world’s best clubs with his tracks becoming an ever more present feature in DJ sets from the likes of Ame and Tale of Us. Between 7-9 October, The Drifter will ... Read more
Ascribing his DJ name to the translation of ‘rich lake’, Berlin-based Baikal provides a mix to showcase his multi-layered sound. It’s one best described as electronic music for the heart, mind and feet. Known for the various outstanding remixes he’s done for names such as Ian Pooley of Innervisions or Isolee of Tamed Musiq, his musical mindset is best portrayed on his original release for Maeve (a collaboration between Mano Le Tough and The Drifter). With enough experience in the studio, behind the decks, and gigs across the hotspots in Europe, USA and the UK – Baikal delivers a philosophy easily heard in his mixes. He recently released ... Read more
Swedish production duo Bambook are hitting a rich vein of creative form with their second release for Culprit: ‘The Storm’, including remix work from The Drifter. Since their debut for the label last summer – ‘Hearts & Roads’ – Bambook have been on a streak of releases and remixes for notable imprints like Kindisch, Noir, Fayer and Jeudi. Clearly inspired, the duo of Eiad Sayegh and Hannes Netzell has managed to balance the volume of their musical output with tight quality control. Bambook’s affinity for the Los Angeles-based Culprit has again culminated in an appealing set of tracks on ‘The Storm’. Their penchant ... Read more