Author: Wessel Hoekstra

Premiere: Pin Up Club – Sanguine (Fort Romeau’s Translucent Mix)[DGTL Records]

As a proud project of DGTL Records, the ‘Various Artists’ series originated with the idea of merging local talents with friends of the DGTL family. Continuing along these lines, the latest EP is a stellar extension of its 2020 predecessor. ‘Various Artists – Volume Two Remixes’ features 4 unique remixes by electronic music heavyweights. Expect a contemporary reimagining of familiar tracks by frontrunners Sandunes, Lauer, Fort Romeau and Tom Trago. Both Lauer and Fort Romeau have featured on previous releases, marking their return to the label. Staying true to her skillful play on emotive soundscapes, Mumbai-based Sandunes sets the tone. After making her DGTL debut ... Read more

Premiere: Collé – Silk Flower Feat. Sascha Naomi [Point In Time]

Although Collé may seem like a newcomer, his experience certainly isn’t. With years of production he developed a unique sound, with a lot of emotion and depth. It feels like a new way of expressing himself through his music. With years of production of many different music styles, his involvement and interest in people and cultures ensured that he developed a unique sound, with a lot of emotion and depth. It feels like a new way of expressing himself through his music. In 2018 he took the scene by storm with his track Owami, one of that year’s anthems. Solomun, ... Read more

Premiere: Frankey & Sandrino – Hope 43 [Sum Over Histories]

Frankey & Sandrino’s latest ‘&Hope EP’ is the 15th release on their Sum Over Histories imprint and a deep exploration of the pair’s sound and synergy. ‘&Hope EP’, the 4 track EP from Frankey & Sandrino, is a celebration of the duo’s partnership and a journey into their musical symbiosis. After making music together for close to a decade, the pair feel more connected than ever and grateful to be able to express themselves creatively with no compromises. The EP is a step away from their signature eclectic electronic dance music productions and a clear boundary-pusher, with a plethora of ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #463 by Nicky Elisabeth

The Dutch born and Belgium raised DJ/Producer Nicky Elisabeth delivers a stunning mix to celebrate her release ‘Celeste’ on Kompakt. Her love for music started with singing when she was sixteen and developed into a passion for DJing by eighteen. Residing in Amsterdam, Nicky had the epicenter of electronic music at her doorstep and is fully immersed into the techno scene. It wasn’t long before she began producing records and developed her own unique sound. Nicky has a residency at Amsterdam’s club De Marktkantine and has played at leading festivals such as DGTL and STRAF_WERK. Anyone who has experienced one ... Read more

Premiere: Yubik – Riot Romance [microcastle]

Yubik effortlessly dodges any single genre with his new EP ‘Riot Romance’ on microcastle. The 4-tracks are opting for a crushingly catchy collection steeped in colourful musicality and thought-provoking atmospherics Rising out of Germany’s electronic underground and making his microcastle debut is Yubik. Based in Munich and conceptualized in 2018, the Yubik project has achieved measurable success in relatively short order. Initial releases courtesy of MoBlack and Stil Vor Talent set the course for well received projects via Atlant, Oddity and Radikon. Seemingly in constant evolution, the German artist’s ingenious scope has continued to grow and mature as 2021 reaches ... Read more

Premiere: Nicky Elisabeth – Celeste EP [Kompakt]

Nicky Elisabeth signs her first EP ‘Celeste’ with Kompakt after being part of the family for a while now. KOMPAKT fans should have been familiar with the name Nicky Elisabeth for some time now. At the beginning of 2019, Nicky joined the KOMPAKT family and from then on was spotted more and more often not only at KOMPAKT events, but also in the line-ups of renowned festivals (DGTL, Strafwerk, amongst others) and clubs. And who doesn’t remember the legendary “Kompakt Pop Up Party” in October 2019 during the Amsterdam Dance Event, streamed live from Nicky’s living room, where together with ... Read more