Category: Music

The Element – DHA AM Mix #294

DJ/Producer The Element, born and raised on the Island of Malta, has been playing music since the 90’s. He is known for organizing some great events in Malta, but he really started to turn heads in 2019 with the support on his own music productions. His track ‘Judgement Day’ was heavily supported by Tale Of Us and shortly after, they signed his track ‘Ryder’ to Afterlife on the ‘Unity’ VA release. He already shared the stage with names like Tale of Us, Mathame, Mind Against, Matthew Johnson, Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Green Velvet, Sasha, Dixon, DJ Tennis, and Art Department to ... Read more

Premiere: Felix Kröcher – Light On You Feat. LMNL (Club Mix)

Felix Kröcher rounds up the year with his collaboration, he produced together with LMNL (also known as Simon Batten). The track is a quite emotional piece capturing the current atmosphere in the world, in times of Covid-19. The track is a musical symbol for hope, putting the light on people suffering in these times, especially those who aren’t able to work. FELIX KRÖCHER – LIGHT ON YOU FEAT. LMNL Release Date: 11-12-2020 // Buy FB SC IG [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-london/premiere-felix-krocher-light-on-you-feat-lmnl-club-mix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Sander & Salerno – Timeless (Original Mix) [Crossings]

Sander and Stephane Salerno are back on Crossings with a stellar EP. The title track, Relève-Toi, is a mesmerising piece, with a rich combination of melodies and pads, and a powerful original vocal written and performed by French slam poet Oneiroi. Globally acclaimed producer Michel Cleis delivers a stunning remix. With releases across the underground spectrum, from super smash hit La Mezcla on Cadenza to releases such as Mir A Nero on Pampa Records, his super-distinctive sound needs no introduction. As the remix starts, you immediately recognise the rich complexion of Michel Cleis’ drums, which provide a perfect balance of ... Read more

Premiere + Interview: MOLØ – Luma [Vivrant]

Übertalent MOLØ Unveils 5-track Solo Debut on Jeremy Olander’s Vivrant Imprint The Stockholm-based underground phenom is the latest addition to the Swedish label family consisting of Jeremy Olander, Marino Canal, Khen and Tim Engelhardt Vivrant’s fourth release of the year brings the solo debut of Stockholm-based MOLØ. The 25-year-old has cut her teeth on the local underground scene in Stockholm for the last five years, and after her collaboration project ‘Vanadis’ with Jeremy Olander, this highly touted talent is now ready to unveil her solo debut.  Born in 1994 in the Swedish capital to a father who’s regarded as one ... Read more

Premiere: Squire – Birdie [Mobilee Records]

Squire is pushing all the right buttons just now, as Mobilee welcome him back with ‘Birdie’. This new two-tracker, coming swiftly after his Einmusika hit ‘The Hidden’, stays true to his signature melodic yet beat-driven vibe, lockdown having ironically released a flow of exciting new work as well as livestreams from the Barcelona DJ/producer who is constantly evolving. ‘Birdie’: a pounding, relentlessly building chord riff with lots of percussion gets your body moving and your mind waiting for more, which arrives in style in the form of a lyrical male vocal swooping from melody to reverb-heavy portentous depths in several ... Read more

Premiere: Mark Höffen – Oph [Sinners]

Mark Höffen often stands out for creating personal and sincere tracks, usually loaded with emotions. Through his heightened sensitivity and impressive sound design skills, he releases “OPH”, a resolutely sensible piece, that captures the powerful emotions of a new human encounter through the codes of a modern, electronic sound. Fully composed in just one night, this new chapter of the Sinners French techno label highlights the state of mind of the artist after a deception, a parapraxis of bad timing. Mark Höffen transcribes this mood with an exceptional softness that transpires through the three pieces of this melodic yet pointillist ... Read more

Premiere: Nandu – Changes feat. Apoke [Human By Default]

Bedouin’s exceptional Human By Default label recruits Nandu for their sixth release, bringing yet another excellent set of tracks to the table. Having previously appeared on respected labels such as Innervsions, Stereo MC’s Connected, as well as Berlin staple Watergate Records, Nandu makes his debut on Human By Default with an impeccably crafted collection of the kind of driving, emotive tracks he has become known for over the years. His live set on the Keinemusik radio show, a perfect example of his signature sound, has gone on to become the most played mix of their series so far in 2020. ... Read more

Premiere: Aalson – Serene [Sinners]

Right when summer is slowly coming to an end and the nights are getting longer again, SINNERS unleashes yet another monstrous Aalson two-tracker entitled “Serene”. Aalson has used this year’s lockdown and the time off from touring to focus wholly on his productions. The Frenchman has been honing his craft wisely and is now presenting us with two mesmerising, prime time dancefloor compositions. The title track Serene has is an atmospheric alluring techno tune with swirling pads. It features a thick, rolling groove and energetic acid drenched low frequencies. Glistening chords located atop moody synth layers complete the track. Next ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #293 by Ryan Murgatroyd

South African DJ/Producer Ryan Murgatroyd has been around for a while now and has seen multiple successes throughout his career. With an ‘Essential New Tune’ already awarded in 2004 and releases with Defected and Toolroom, he is no stranger in the music scene. All things considered, it’s been a pretty incredible twelve months for Ryan Murgatroyd and his Swoon Recordings imprint. Established in June 2019 as an outlet to champion burgeoning South African talent and push the boundaries of traditional club music with its deep and soulful sonic leanings, Swoon has since forged itself a reputation as one of the ... Read more

Premiere: Jordan Gill – Footsteps [ICONYC]

ICONYC is delighted to announce the latest installment of their ICONYC Essentials compilation series including Jordan Gill’s ‘Footsteps’. The 4th edition kicks off with 24 exclusive progressive house, melodic house & techno, and deep house tracks from some of the world’s most exciting new and established artists. Themed around the different hours of the night, selected and mixed to perfection. Today we premiere the melancholic ‘Footsteps’ by Jordan Gill. He previously released on labels such as Dear Deer, Trippy Code, and Capital Heaven thus far with two of them hitting the Top 10 Progressive House Releases Chart on Beatport. Jordan’s ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #292 by MULYA

Progressive mastermind MULYA already had a serious basis for compositions as a child, with a father as an opera conductor. Piano and solfeggio lessons formed MULYA’s life until his early adulthood. Blown by the wind of the progressive house movement MULYA dug deep into harmonies and melodies around the late 2000s. With his flow of rolling synth lines and complex productions, he released his first EP ”Marvin” on MoBlack Records. The tune was picked up by a wide range of A-list artists from different genres and created a nice wave through the summer of 2017. The promising start was followed ... Read more

Premiere: The Advocate – Obscurity [Timeless Moment]

The Advocate debuts on Timeless Moment with his two tracks ‘Cosmic Night’ and ‘Obscurity’ including a remix by Tone Depth. Hailing from Ukraine, The Advocate brings two powerful tracks that mix elements of Techno, Trance, and Progressive in perfect fashion. ‘Cosmic Night’ and ‘Obscurity’ shine through its dark atmospheres, groovy rolling basslines, shiny plucks, beautiful melodic arps, and the amazing percussion work. Both tracks have made into the live sets of the likes of Tale of Us and Undercatt during the last summer season, making strong and sound impacts on dance floors worldwide. On the remix duty for ‘Cosmic Night,’ ... Read more

DHA AM Mix #291 by VNTM

VNTM is a techno live act hailing from the suburbs of Amsterdam. The sound of VNTM is a blend between modern-day techno and contemporary progressive melodies. By the use of haunting chords, mysterious strings, and dark basses VNTM tries to take the listeners on a journey through his mind and aims to visualize a unique storyline during every performance. Dark, yet uplifting, mysterious, and elusive are all terms that come to mind when exploring the sound of the young dutchman. He entered the scene with quality releases ‘Messages’, ‘Analog’, and ‘Time Traveler’. His production ‘Pinnacle’ was released on Oliver Koletzki’s ... Read more

Premiere: Ali Farahani – Light On The Road [Gardens of Babylon]

The Gardens of Babylon is set to release the second VA compilation ‘The Monastery’ in celebration of its eponymous yearly festival experience on 17 July 2021. For this edition, the Amsterdam-based, yet globe-trotting spiritual clubbing experience welcomes contributions from Amine K, Gorje Hewek, Maga, Madmotormiquel, Noraj Cue & unders, Parallells, VANDER, and more across its 17 tracks. After the 2019 launch of The Gardens of Babylon’s record label, we find ourselves in a very different world. Last year’s compilation was a musical snapshot of a physical festival experience with contributions coming from those who were there. This year, the compilation ... Read more

Premiere: Ryan Murgatroyd ft. Sobantwana – Wooma [Swoon Recordings]

Ryan Murgatroyd celebrates Swoon Recordings’ first birthday with stunning new EP ‘Wooma’.   All things considered, it’s been a pretty incredible twelve months for Ryan Murgatroyd and the Swoon Recordings crew. Established in June 2019 as an outlet to champion South African talent and push the boundaries of traditional club music with its deep and soulful sonic leanings, Swoon has since forged itself a remarkable reputation as one of the most exciting, forward-thinking labels on the electronic music circuit. With a truly impressive catalogue of critically-acclaimed, internationally-lauded releases from some of South Africa’s brightest talents clocked in just one year, ... Read more