Tag: Alexis Raphael

[Playlist] Alexis Raphael’s Eastern Electric Influences

Once one of London’s new breed of electronic music figures, Alexis Raphael has since carved out a distinct name and sound for himself. By way of releases on the likes of Relief, Of Unsound Mind, Snatch Recordings, and YouAreWe, Alexis continues going from strength to strength, coming a long ay from his pirate radio days of the late 90s/early 00s. This summer, with a sew of dates everywhere from Amsterdam to London to Ibiza, Alexis is also set to take on the main stage at London’s Eastern Electrics. On 5 August, he will be handling Main Stage duties alongside the ... Read more

Interview: Danny Howard

Danny Howard has exploded to the forefront of the dance music world with an encyclopaedic DJ booth presence: Global Gathering, Gatecrasher, Ministry of Sound, Pacha NYC, Creamfields, the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, and a weekly residency at Pacha in Ibiza. Not to be outdone by gigs, Danny also boasts some 1.8 million listeners on his BBC Radio 1 Dance Anthems show, a monthly British Airways podcast, and a monthly column in DJ Mag – Danny Howard is certainly not a man to shy away from responsibility. Yet another of these responsibilities has been head of his own Nothing ... Read more

Premiere: Alexis Raphael – Sexual Chocolate (Original Mix)

Alexis Raphael is part of London’s new breed of international electronic music stars. Since his first release, ‘Spaceship’, signed in 2011 to Jamie Jones and Lee Foss’ Hot Waves imprint, Alexis Raphael has found himself in the international dance music spotlight. At the same time, Creche, the night he started alongside fellow London DJ Cozzy D, became one of the most talked about nights in London, pioneering a new school House revolution with many of the artists that have since joined the international DJ A list. Alexis has had numerous releases and remixes on labels including Jackathon Jams, Moda Black, ... Read more

Party Review: Créche Ibiza Opening

It’s always a bold move when you step away from the limelight and venture to San Antonio to offer a more underground ethos. The team behind Créche, which built a firm foundation in London, have decided to take on the stereotypical EDM and pop culture, working with the brand new club development that is Gatecrasher. The club has taken the reigns from the dwindling sounds that Eden had to offer and revamped the award winning club with a series of main event players plus a hefty sound system. Créche not only brought their leading residents, and owners, Cozzy D and ... Read more

News: Groovefest announce their final line-up

One of the most exciting festivals on the agenda this year is undoubtedly Groovefest. It’s a festival that has such a unique location that there is nothing else like it on the planet at the moment. Groovefest takes place in the Dominican Republic, a part of the world that is renowned for being luxurious, hot and sunny and basically what many of us would call paradise. This week the organisers released details of more amazing DJs who’ve been added to their already star-studded line-up. So, here are the newly-added names to Groovefest’s impressive roster of talent. Our man Skream heads ... Read more

Exclusive Interview: Alexis Raphael

We recently caught up with one of our favourite London-based artists, Alexis Raphael. The north-Londoner gained a name for himself after dropping some stellar tracks on Hot Creations and Lower East, over the last year though he’s been a little bit quiet on the production front – his last release coming via Heidi’s Jackathon Jams label. However, he’s going to be back with some new music soon and has an exciting Ibiza season ahead of him too with his party Creche taking up a residency at Gatecrasher. So we caught up for a chat, and, below, we got him to ... Read more