Tag: wmc

Interview: M.A.N.D.Y.

In the Midst of ADE our editor Steve Rickinson met up with the guys of M.A.N.D.Y., Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer to discuss their very first album release in 15 years – “Double Fantasy”. The two decades spanning career of two childhood friends bought for the love of music, lead them to a place of recognition and influence just as much their sensuous sets as their involment in the Get Physical label. Thus it is no suprprise, when it takes 15 years for the fist album to ripe for artists of this caliber, that it is PROPER good. Reminiscent of a film score, the album contains 12 tracks highlighting M.A.N.D.Y.’s diverse style ranging from house ... Read more

The 10 Best WMC/MMW Events 2016

As thousands of fans are about to gather in Miami for the MMW, WMC & Ultra, we hand picked the shows which should be on your to go list. March is the busiest time of the year for the sunshine state and hundreds of events are taking place, however some of them do clearly stand out for us, the 10 best gigs with very special artists in very special venues, Miami people get ready to dance until dawn! See also: How To Understand Miami Music Marathon’s Event Groups 15 March | Mind Against & DJ Tennis | Electrik Pickle Plot ... Read more

How To Understand Miami Music Marathon’s Event Groups

Miami madness is about to start and many people still can’t figure out the difference between acronyms: WMC, UMF and MMW. The differences are vast but all three are a lot of fun. Winter Music Conference The Winter Music Conference (WMC) is running for its 31st year. It is hard to believe that it all started in Miami’s sister city Fort Lauderdale with a handful of dance music fans in the 80’s at the Marriott Hotel. Dance Industry promoters, record label owners and DJs met in 1986 without knowing it would become the biggest gathering for electronic music fans around ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Ataxia

Relocating from Detroit to New York, Ataxia is a producer & DJ duo composed of Ted Krisko and Eric Ricker. We present their mix in collaboration with the Boom Room. Ataxia, better known as a medical term for a loss of muscle coordination, is how the duo defines the nature of their music. Recently released was their well-received Visa V on Connaisseur Recordings. In early 2016, the group will return to Leftroom Records, where their international release career began. Alongside their activities in the studio, Ataxia perform at some of North America’s best clubs, such as Standard Rooftop in Downtown LA, ... Read more

SXMusic Festival Completes Lineup; Announces Brand Partners

The third wave of acts and brand partners have been unveiled for SXMusic Festival, taking place in the Caribbean paradise island of St. Martin in March 2016. Rebolledo, DJ W!ld, The Mekanism, Gab Rhome, Gardens Of God, Oceanvs, Orientalis, Mia Lucci, Chaim, Demi, Greg Piddock, Jade, Vanjee, Sleepy & Boo are now set to join the fun in the sun, joining artists from key labels and collectives like Diynamic, Life And Death and Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream. Jamie Jones, the king of modern house music, will also be in session with his famous Paradise brand—and all the associated ... Read more

ADE Interview: Steve Bug

Germany‘s very own taste-maker, trend-setter, mover-shaker-extraordinaire Steve Bug is a multi-faceted artist who refuses to back down from the limelight. A dedicated, energetic and constantly surprising talent, Steve is nothing less than an electronic music ambassador, a much-loved spokesman to the people, and for good reason. Grown up in Germany‘s techno and acid-house heyday, Steve Bug‘s love for a perfect ???steps as a DJ it was clear there was a strong talent waiting to be nurtured. With a bit of encouragement from Superstition‘s ???????Tobias Lampe???????? in 1993 and his music story began. Besides this, his DJ skills and a keen, ... Read more

Native Instruments Introduces ‘Stems’ Audio Format Allowing Greater Manipulation Capabilities

Native Instruments, creators and proprietors of Traktor DJ Software, have announced a new open audio format entitled ‘STEMS’ rolling out in the upcoming months. Introduced in Miami at last week’s Winter Music Conference, Stems primary goal is to make more aspects of music available for manipulation, whether in the studio or in the booth, by DJs, Remixers, and Producers alike. For example, four “Stems” (bass, drums, melody, vocals) exist within each file, which can now be accessed and modified as individual elements.  Each stem file, which ends with stem.mp4, contains a single stereo mix and all 4 parts. Though larger than an MP3 ... Read more

10 Best WMC/MMW 2015 Events

It’s that time of year again! As Winter turns to Spring and March comes to an end, the wonderful city of Miami will once again be the center of the dance music universe with the annual celebration that is Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week.  Well into its second decade of existence, the WMC/MMW experience is undoubtedly a must attend as the tunes will be as plentiful as the sun and sex. Anticipating the week to come we have highlighted ten events that we think feature some of the best lineups the week has to offer.  Included are a smattering from ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With DJ W!LD

“Most of the time I produce when I’m in love. I need to have a muse, a woman in my life who inspires me. Because without I am just not creative” On the second day of ADE I sat down with Parisian DJ/producer and creator of some of the more rugged house music you’ll find today: DJ W!LD. The man whose music is described as “deep, dark, acid, a little bit w!ld and always sexy” has been in the game longer than I initially thought. It already started in late 80’s Dijon, where a young W!LD – real name Guillaume ... Read more