Tag: Watergate

Labyrinth Open Croatia Podcast By Fur Coat

Hailing originally from Venezuela, Fur Coat‘s story has been one of passion for techno and electronic music. Their music has garnered respect from some of the biggest names in techno from Sasha to Slam, Tale of Us and Nicole Moudaber, while having kept up the relentless workflow with releases on the likes of Watergate, Crosstown Rebels, Hot Creations, Bpitch Control, and more while touring literally everywhere around the world. One of these places will be the 2018 edition of Labyrinth Open Croatia, which will see Fur Coat join our own DHA stage alongside the likes of Jeremy Olander, Super Flu, ... Read more

Club Resident Jimi Jules Mixes Exclusive Heavy Watergate 24 Compilation

One of the scene’s brightest stars and a mainstay of its eponymous club, Jimi Jules mixes Watergate 24. Available 11 June, the Innervisions and Cocoon featuring DJ expertly exhibits, not only, his dynamic musical range and production skills, but also the ability to create incredibly complex blends that disguise any hint of one tracks end and another’s beginning. As a selector and producer, both skills are on full display over the mix’s twenty-one tracks, thirteen of which are Jules’ own, whether they be originals, remixes, or special edits made especially for this compilation. Check out the full tracklist below, and ... Read more

Snowbombing Podcast By La Fleur

La Fleur‘s sound is simultaneously House and Techno, classic and futuristic alike. The (now) Berlin based Swedish artist, label manager for Power Plant Records, and Watergate resident, has been actively performing and producing for over a decade, originally finding roots with residencies at Sunday Secrets at Berns in Stockholm and the infamous Grodan Cocktail Club. Since, her presence as an International scene tastemaker has gone strength to strength with last year perhaps being her most prolific to date. In 2017, La Fleur locked in residency at Hot Since 82‘s Pacha Ibiza event – Labyrinth, while also performing on the White ... Read more

DHA Mix #344 By Yotam Avni

Yotam Avni is widely tipped to be one of the most prominent figures too emerge onto the scene in some time. Fast-transitioned from Tel-Aviv’s best-kept secret to one of the scene’s leading lights, this multi talented Producer, Remixer and DJ’s back catalogue offers a wide range of output, from Abstract Electronica through to Soulful House and Detroit Techno. A full on figure in his local scene, acting as organizer for much respect Tel Aviv night AVADON, Yotam has also found a place on the likes of Innervisions, Hotflush Recordings, Ovum, Stroboscopic Artefacts, Watergate, and more. As Yotam Avni’s schedule gets ... Read more

Premiere: Solomun - Amanacer (Original Mix)

After exclusively premiering Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis’s ‘Hope,’ off Watergate’s 15 year celebration box set, tomorrow’s release is anticipated by one final premiere. Coming by way of the one & only Solomun, ‘Amancer’ opens the stellar compilation with the epic flair that is the Diynamic man’s trademark. Also included on the 5x vinyl, 2x CD package is music from residents Jimi Jules, Marco Resmann, La Fleur, Tiefschwarz, Floyd Lavine, Lee Jones, Adana Twins, Sebo K, Hyenah and Cinthie, as well as new comers Gorje Hewek & Izhevski and Gumz and those with close ties to the club like Butch, Henrik Schwarz, Ellen Allien, Alex Niggemann, Catz n’ Dogz, Steve Bug, Osunlade, Rodriguez ... Read more

Premiere: Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis - Hope (Original Mix)

It seems as if 15 years have quickly flown by since Watergate first opened its doors joining Berlin’s Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain districts. Over this time, Watergate has grown to include a booking agency and a record label pushing the sounds of its mainstay artists and some of the most revered acts in the scene. To celebrate, Watergate has put together a very special anniversary release of 25 new, exclusive and formerly unreleased tracks to be released as a 2x CD set, as well as a special collector’s edition box set as a 5x vinyl, 2x CD package including a commemorative ... 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

FACT Brings Nine Events To Barcelona’s Off Week

Once again, the guys from FACT worldwide will take over Barcelona’s Off Week with events at FACT Club, OW Club, La Terrrazza and FACT Diagonal. Known for their colourful and atmospheric events in London, Ibiza, and International destinations, FACT famous parties bringing the biggest and best labels and artists to town. This year, the festivities kick off Wednesday, June 14th and run every day until Saturday 17th, hosting parties in collaboration with Hotflush Recordings, Blakksheep, All Day I Dream, Warung, Watergate, Flash, My Favorite Robot, Drumcode, Second State and Figure Nacht . LINE UP: June 14: FACT OFF WEEK · ... Read more

Hell Dunkel Festival Takes To The Slopes With Winter Weekender

An event that’s always on our calendar, Hell Dunkel Festival brings its 2017 winter edition with three days of music, parties, and skiing from 10-12 March. Going down on the slopes of Willingen, Hell Dunkel Winter Festival is a full weekend affair with three areas hosted by Watergate (As the first stop of the famed Berlin club’s “15 Years of Watergate” Tour), Kunstgeschwister, and Jackmode, bringing Claptone (Special Guest), Tiefschwarz, Thyladomid, Marco Resman, Andre Hommen, Iriz Menza, Paradox of Choice, La Fleur, Hyenah, Rancido, Mick Benjamins, and Abe Kanon. The weekend is broken down into three parts, where on Friday ... Read more

DHA Mix #263 By Hyenah

Recently voted Traxsource #1 Afro House DJ, the mysterious Hyenah brings his diversely focused dance to DHA. The host of RISE, the only Afro House night in a major European club – Berlin’s Watergate – Hyenah’s prolific nature has seen his music land on the likes of Objektivity, AEON, Systematic, Poker Flat, and more; other than that, just let the mystery be… Last seen on this platform with the huge “The Idea (feat. Lazarusman)”, which was a top premiere for us in 2016, Hyenah describes this mix as: I created this mix with a mood in my mind. I wanted ... Read more

Premiere: Raxon – Sin Control (Original Mix)

No stranger to DHA, Barcelona’s Raxon now joins the Ellum Audio ranks with a stellar new 2 tracker entitled “Majoris”. The Egyptian born, Dubai bred (Audio Tonic resident) artist has released on the likes of NM2 and Tronic, as well as forthcoming on Diynamic. From Creamfields to Watergate to ADE, Raxon has played all over the world making him one of the Middle East’s most prominent talents. Today, Raxon premieres his dark and brooding ‘Sin Control’. With a paranoid lead synth pinning you down as spaceship sounds and whirring machines gurgle all around you, this is one to get heads ... Read more

Premiere: Giorgia Angiuli – Pureness (Original Mix)

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli’s deep interest into electronic music has put her at the heart of Italy’s underground scene. With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents, landing her music on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown rebels, Souvenir, Wow rec., Einmusika, Parquet and more. See also: DHA Interview + Mix #242 By Giorgia Angiuli Currently, Giorgia’s solo project moves between pop, techno and house, using her voice to create a dreamy dimension intensified by toy instruments. During her sets she combines keyboards, a ... 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

Premiere: SBTH – Ribolla (Original Mix)

Mathias Schober and Thomas Herb are strong believers that in order to move forward and to gain presence in the future the past is at the forefront of this transition. Today we premiere a mellow sense of after-hours euphoria with their track Ribolla from their alias SBTH. Lossless is back with its eleventh release this November with the EP ‘Ribolla‘. The duo have come together to curate a melodic distinction in dance music today. With the title track ‘Ribolla’ focusing on the sentimental history of house music whilst evoking an innovative futuristic feel, “sprinkled with just the right touch of ... Read more

Premiere: Jimi Jules – It’s Me, Music Feat. Anouk & Jesaya (Original Mix)

Zurich based DJ Jimi Jules exemplifies his Caribbean roots with soulful undertones in his new release “It’s Me, Music”. Having been raised upon a musical background, Jimi Jules has an exciting album release ahead of him. Furthering his youth involvement with his magnificent ability to play both the trumpet and a bass tuba, Jules decided to cut out any logistical problems and turn his focus to electronic music. It has come as no surprise that Jimi’s musical efforts have been recognised and accredited all over Europe. Jules successfully managed to top Beatport for over two weeks with his beloved acquaintance ... Read more