Tag: Visionquest

Free Download: C.Vogt & Patrick Jeremic - Fatima Morgana (Original Mix)

With a cinematic style that seamlessly blend classical music, early 2000s progressive and deep house, C.Vogt mixes the old and new, breaking down the challenges of what contemporary dance music can sound like. In a short period of time, he has released a slew of high-profile releases on Visionquest​, All Day I Dream​, Get Physical​, Rebirth​, Get Weird​ and has gone from local to global prospect, while frequently collaborating with Butch and counting Pete Tong​, Lee Burridge​, Kölsch​ and Sasha​ as his supporters. C.Vogt is regarded as one of the most intriguing new German talents on the scene and is ... Read more

DHA Mix #261 By Lauren Lane

Cutting her teeth in New York’s competitive dance music world has since resulted in a globe trotting career for the talented Lauren Lane. Now, a seasonal resident of Los Angeles and Ibiza with prominent appearances everywhere from Coachella to The BPM Festival, Lauren is definitively situated on the ascent. Over this past summer she made stops at virtually every major Ibiza-based residency like ANTS, Paradise, Elrow, and Rumors, while releasing the well received ‘Diary of a Madwoman’ EP on Eats Everything & Nick Harris‘ Edible label. This adds to her already prolific output on the likes of Saved, where her “Mantra ... Read more

DHA Mix #257 By Julia Govor

Julia Govor’s journey to internationally respected DJ is one unlike any other. What started as a military band performer and cassette DJ in Russia ends up as a globe trotting star in the industrial mecca that is New York City with releases, sets, and remixes scattering the trail along the way. Kicking things off with a several year long string of appearances at Moscow’s Alma17 ultimately led to performances at the likes of Movement in Detroit, Kazantip in Ukraine, WMC in Miami, ADE in Amsterdam and Sonar Off in Barcelona. Fast forward a few years and Julia’s original music has ... Read more

Premiere: Clarian – Derail The Reptile Revolution (Original Mix)

Culprit is on to release a new EP from Clarian, a collection of hypnotic synth melodies intertwining with rough electro baselines. Today we are very proud to premiere our favourite pick from the upcoming release – Clarian’s ‘Derail The Reptile Revolution’, a spacey compilation of catchy breakbeats and acidic undertones. Posing as a patient at a human testing facility on the North Coast, Clarian is an artist that explores all dimensions and visions within the world of music. His sound exudes deep contexts, inducing those listening to his music into a state of almost lucid dreaming. For a while Clarian has been sought as the rising ... Read more

Mix #216 By Sebastian Voigt

Raised amongst the friendly creatures of the German Black Forest, Sebastian Voigt is a DJ & producer now based in Berlin. Starting in 2012, Sebastian was named resident of Berlin’s Wilde Renate, the venue which he carved his hedonistic sound of diverse, jacking-house and ravey acid-techno. He’s released on labels such as Visionquest, Fathers & Sons, My Favorite Robot, Renate Schallplatten and others, plus remixes for Akbal Music, Keinemusik and others. As for 2016, his release on the Brazilian imprint In Their Feelings received massive support from the likes of Mano Le Tough, Âme and Dixon. Just before the end of this year, he’ll be working through a handful of remixes and V/A ... Read more

Mix #214 By Lee Curtiss

Often concerned about ‘the future of house music’, Lee Curtiss provides a mix to ingrain his mastery of sensual synth sounds. Acting as a part of Visionquest with Seth Troxler, Shaun Reeves, and Ryan Crosson, Lee first made his mark as a producer with releases for Spectral, Get Physical, Supplement Facts, and Wolf & Lamb. Through DJ sets that mine the depths of dance music’s history and live PAs that pave the way to its future, Lee has showcased his inimitable sound in the world’s most esteemed clubs such as Circo Loco, DC10, and Fabric London. In addition to residencies in New York, Chicago, Miami, ... Read more

Premiere: Claude VonStroke – Who’s Afraid of Detroit (Marc Houle Remix)

Set as a release for Claude VonStroke’s 10th Anniversary Remix EP, Marc Houle premieres his spaced out remix of the original classic with a crunchy percussive foundation. Raised adjacent to Detroit in Windsor, Ontario, Houle grew within the same fertile music community that spawned his former label boss and mentor Richie Hawtin. Marc Houle is a seminal artist and proponent to the socio-defined minimal sound of the mid-’00s. He went on to transcend it with releases on labels such as Minus and Items & Things.  His obsession with electronic sounds goes all the way back to the noise of ’80s video games and vintage ... Read more

Secret Solstice Announces First Ever Volcano Music Performance

Set for the 18th of June 2016 during the summer solstice weekend in Reykjavik, when the main event is held, Secret Solstice is raising the temperature from chilled to fiery hot. Secret Solstice festival received global attention last year when they announced the world’s first party inside a glacier, but this year’s Secret Solstice presents Inside the Volcano is breaking new ground in terms of festival locations. Announcing artists such as Radiohead, Deftones, Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler, Visionquest, Of Monsters And Men, Die Antwoord, and many more as a part of their 2016 lineup, only 20 tickets will be available ... Read more

Interview: Laura Jones

Ever since House and Techno starlet Laura Jones track ‘ Love In Me’ danced into our lives in 2011 her tour diary filled literally over night, shining an underground star bright as any of her peers. Laura’s career began by spending every penny on a music collection at an early age after discovering underground music on Ibizan dancefloors. Quickly she was taken under the wings of Circoloco and fabric. Since then, her touring schedule featured events like Detroit’s Electronic Movement Festival, the Warehouse Project, Amsterdam’s Mysteryland and Richie Hawtin’s Enter. to name a few. Despite her relentless touring, Laura Jones’s measure as an artist doesn’t just stop at ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Seth Troxler

What can be said about Seth Troxler that hasn’t already. World class as a DJ and as a personality, Seth’s commitment to the music and culture of electronic music runs deep, from the back alleys of Detroit to the warehouses of Berlin, and now the allure of London. Having ignited the world of house and techno over the past decade, Seth’s constant barrage of sultry vocal jams has landed him, in consecutive years, voted number three, two and one in the Resident Advisor Top 100 DJ Poll, as well as landing much-vaunted residencies at DC10, Trouw and Output. Internationally, there isn’t a ... Read more

Mix #149 By Gene Farris

A global ambassador of Chicago’s classic house music sound, Gene Farris has spiritedly contributed to the evolving house and techno culture of this century. He began playing Acid House, Disco and the classic Chicago style of his peers at a young age, developing a unique sound that lead him to performances at Chicago’s legendary underground warehouse parties of the 90s, and a residency at the Power House. These formative experiences solidified his artistry, launching him into a four-year residency in Amsterdam and an eight-year residency at Chicago’s infamous Boom Boom Room. A self-taught engineer and producer, his work with Cajual, ... Read more

Full Premiere: Sonny Fodera & Gene Farris – We Work It (Lee Curtiss Remix)

Visionquest is coming closer towards its 50th release. For its 49th release they turned to a new pairing of Sonny Fodera & Gene Farris for their debut EP on the label, with Lee Curtiss and Freaks on remix duty.  We have the Lee Curtiss rework for you below. Australian Sonny Fodera had huge hits both solo and with Green Velvet aka Cajmere, appearing on Cajual, Defected, Suara and many more top labels. For his debut EP on Visionquest he teamed up with Chicago house legend Gene Farris, who has been active since the nineties, runs his own Farris Wheel label and has released ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Shaun Reeves

“The success and being able to share with so many people is great, but at the core of the whole thing it’s simply about friendship and passing on that vibe and influence that we all share, no matter how big the circus around it has gotten or will ever become.” Shaun Reeves is an internationally-acclaimed DJ, producer and label owner who was brought up on a diet of house and techno in his native Detroit, refined his craft in Berlin and now resides in Ibiza, where he continues to evolve and develop as an artist. A founding member of the ... Read more

Mix #131 By Clarian

Born into the mid 80s, Clarian grew up in Montreal and began recording and composing as a teenager when suburban kids were falling asleep to bands like Radiohead. Influenced by the 80’s film, New Wave, and the sublime of the late 90’s indie, he shaped his production style and has been released on various esteemed  labels, from Visionquest and Supplement Facts to Life And Death. Clarian first appeared on the dance music map with the release of Footprintz’ Utopia EP (2011), which brought him endless critical acclaim, and culminated in appearances on year-end music mag charts such as DJ Mag. ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Butch

“My source of inspiration? Love, light and life just interested me so much that I dared to knock at the door of the cosmos” His musical influences came from his brother, when he used to record techno mixes from the radio as he was out partying all night long. He absorbed every influence that entered his ear. If there would be one word how to describe Butch, it would indeed be ‘diverse’. ‘Techno heads love him, house heads love him, as well as the deep and dirty and the light & bright. Few artists flow through genres and emotional landscapes ... Read more