Tag: 5 classic sets

5 Classic Sets: Agoria

Frenchman Agoria is one for the modern era’s most acclaimed techno producers. He brings a real sense of class and musicality to his absorbing tracks and takes real cues from the famous Detroit soul. Infine—for whom he A&Red until 2011 — Innervisions, Hotflush and Kompakt have all put out his music and that includes various EPs and some seminal LPs. He plays Moga Festival with Habibi Funk, Guy Gerber, Sepp, Gescu, Bas Ibellini and more. It takes place in the stunning Moroccan city of Essaouria, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and also the filming location of “The Red City” from ... Read more

5 Classic Sets: Stephan Bodzin

On Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd techno legend Stephan Bodzin comes to London for back-to-back shows at Electric Brixton in London. They will see the live specialist serve up two of his spectacular shows, with improvised grooves and on-the-fly synths all adding to the immersive, mesmeric soundtrack. He’ll also debut a brand new V/A show to include a 10ft-high 78-panel LED wraparound screen, floor-to-ceiling lasers and more. Bodzin, of course, has had a storied career that takes in running and releasing on his own label Herzblut as well as Systematic Recordings and many more. His brand of colourful, ... Read more

5 Classic Sets: Derrick May

Derrick May is a figure that looms large over the techno world. From his early days pioneering a high tech and soulful sound to his masterful sets around the world in 2018, he is a vital presence. He plays Movement Torino on October 12th and 13th with the likes of Ellen Allien, Lone (live), Nina Kraviz, The Martinez Brothers and Joseph Capriati. It all takes place in a huge conference centre and brings together 15000 techno lovers for one of the most essential gatherings in the annual dance calendar. Before that date, we round up five classic sets to really ... Read more

5 Classic Sets: Omar S

There are few more widely respected producers than Omar-S. The Detroit native has a real sense of attitude that always carries over in his tracks, whether they are raw and head wrecking techno cuts or camp, hands in the air party house tunes. They almost exclusively come via his own FXHE label and as a DJ he runs a similarly wide gamut, from darker grooves to more fun, funky and r&b-flecked sounds. He plays emotive music in a loose, instinctive way and never fails to fill the floor. He is sure to do so again between September 28th and 30th ... Read more