Tag: compilation

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

[Interview] John Digweed Reflects On 20 Years Of Bedrock

One of the planet’s most popular DJs, John Digweed‘s music never falls out of favour with clubbers the world over. The summer of 2018 marks several milestones in John Digweed’s musical journey, specifically with two projects released that celebrate and encapsulate the complete nature of his legacy. Firstly, released today, 22 June, “Bedrock XX” celebrates 20 years of John’s iconic imprint in the form of a 5x Vinyl/4x CD Deluxe box. Then, on 27 July, John releases the 10th instalment in his “Live in” series, this one coming straight from the Contact dancefloor with “Live in Tokyo”. With one on ... Read more

DHL Mix #213 By Ben Hoo

Originally from London, now residing in Ibiza, Ben Hoo is a producer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist with a rich musical ability and diversity. Releasing through labels such as Get Physical, it’s sub-label Kindisch, and Ovum, Hoo’s body of work effortlessly transcends the boundaries of raw, unsettling techno to warm deep house and hypnotic electronica, inciuding a remix CV featuring names like Moby, Tiga, Booka Shade, M.A.N.D.Y, Fever Ray and Tricky. As a DJ, he has traveled the world, from intimate basements in East London, Berlin and Barcelona through to beach parties in Asia, Ibiza and Miami. Ben’s tastes and curation skills ... Read more

Chus & Ceballos Prep MMW 2017 With Annual Miami Compilation

Stereo Productions label bosses Chus & Ceballos are set to follow up their BPM sampler with another Miami 2017. The 20 track compilation shows off all of Stereo Productions roster, with lots of artists old and new. Things kick off with one of the most charted artists in the world – Dennis Cruz, then the likes of Rafa Barrios, David Herrero, Supernova, Oscar L and Sean Collier all come correct. DJ Dep is on fire with his ‘Lets Go Dancing’, tracks like ‘Back to Basics’ are raw and groove driven from UnoMas and Dave Sol and the bosses also appear ... Read more

Holland’s Franky Rizardo To Mix New Defected ‘In The House’ Compilation

Franky Rizardo’s stunning contribution to Defected’s ‘In The House’ mix series might very well cement his position alongside some of the world’s greatest DJs. With a weekly national radio show in his homeland of The Netherlands, and a touring schedule taking him across Europe, the Americas, Australasia and beyond, Rizardo’s reputation has snowballed with every release, culminating in his recent smash ‘Same Man’, which has topped Beatport’s tech house chart for several weeks. Rizardo’s ‘In the House’ edition is built upon these production foundations, including the aforementioned ‘Same Man’, as well as ‘Keep Cool’, his rework of Roger Sanchez’ ‘Morning ... Read more

Chus & Ceballos Compile 2017 Playa Del Carmen Compilation

Leading Spanish producers and DJs and Stereo Productions label bosses Chus & Ceballos put together their latest and most in demand compilation. Entitled Playa del Carmen 2017, it is jam packed with 21 new, exclusive and unmixed tracks from only the finest artists and once again shows they really have their finger on the pulse.  Named after the small town where the festival is nestled, ‘Playa Del Carmen 2017’ offers a sneak peek into the some of the sounds at the ten day festival. With a wealth of highly established artists and rising newcomers alike, the release delivers a perfect playlist and takes you into ... Read more

Hot Since 82 Launches New “8 Track” Compilation Series

International dance music superstar Hot Since 82 is set to launch a new album series “8-track, with the aim to nurture talent on his Knee Deep in Sound imprint. The inaugural edition of, what is titles, “8-Track” will bear Cristoph’s name and showcase his strength as a producer. No stranger to the international club circuit or the record crates of his peers, Cristoph is a producer and DJ fixated on integrity, with influence equal part Chicago and Detroit. On “8 Track” and Christoph, Hot Since 82 says: “In a world of club singles and EPs, many artists don’t have the ... Read more

Defected Lines Up Sonny Fodera For Next ‘In The House’ Edition

Having made Sonny Fodera a key part of their family in recent times, Defected honours one of house music’s brightest current stars by asking him to curate the latest edition of “In The House”. As anyone who has been to one of his shows anywhere in the world will attest, Sonny Fodera is a dance music superstar. In the last year he played Amnesia no fewer than six times, headlined club and festivals on most major continents, released his music on Defected as well as Visionquest and Dirtybird. As well as his solo works, Sonny has put out massive hits ... Read more