Tag: David Scuba

In Conversation: David Scuba & Dance Spirit

After releases on labels like Riff Raff, Desert Hearts and Veryverywrongindeed, as well as playing events like BPM Festival, Burning Man and the Winter Music Conference in Miami, US’ David Scuba finds himself in fine form at the present. This month he linked up with countrymen Dance Spirit, known for forward looking minimal techno, as well as being residents for Audiofly‘s Flying Circus events. The duo’s past releases include n groundbreaking Supernature LP ‘The Sun Also Rises, and now, the two forces combine to bring a fantastically futuristic package to Los Angeles’ Superfreq imprint. With the 3 track release now ... Read more

[Playlist] Elon On KiNK & Co.

Collaboration can be a tricky game. Egos can get hurt and musical differences are pretty much par for the course. But when they hit the sweet spot, it can open up whole new avenues, especially to producers who might not have worked in tandem with someone else previously. Elon’s The Nest EP is very much indicative of a release where the producers all emerge with serious credit. The four-track vinyl offering – the 10th release on Elon’s Resolute imprint – sees the NYC-based producer join forces with none other than KiNK, Alexi Delano and Mass Prod. A diverse cast of ... Read more

Label Showcase 25: Motek Music

We hit the quarter century mark of our Label Showcase series with London’s Motek Music. A label proudly stating their avversion to anything ordinary, pretentious, or mainstream, Motek Music has delivered a slew of quality deep house and techno releases over the course of the last 5 years. With artists like David Scuba, Eric Volta, Jay Tripwire, Jonas Saalbach, Kiki, Louie Fresco, Maher Daniel, Silky, Superlounge and more on its back catalogue it’s no wonder the label has become a favorite of everyone from Solomun to Joris Voorn to Danny Tenaglia to Nick Warren. With that, we’ll let the label ... Read more

Premiere + Interview: Dance Spirit + David Scuba – Dust (Original Mix)

Between his gigs in NYC, London, and L.A, David Scuba is a pretty busy DJ. He is behind the respected imprint Superfreq, running it with his partner Mr. C. He is also an accomplished producer with several EPs out on Desert Hearts Records, some of them with his Spaniard buddies Dance Spirit and a few on his own label, working with the likes of Pattern Drama, Silky, and Finley. It is no surprise that the New York native is a workaholic, touring the world on the weekends and managing a team at his corporate job in Los Angeles during the ... Read more