Tag: Sammy Dee

Vietnam’s EPIZODE Festival Sets Underground Asian Electronic Music Bar

It’s not every January that you get to start the calendar year on a small, secluded, picturesque island buoyed by an effervescent mixture of beauty, tranquility, culture and mystery. By signing up to take in all the joys that Epizode Festival has to offer, in what was to be its first year being a fixture on the techno festival circuit, the dream was to become a reality for me last week.  Phu Quoc was my destination to partake in all things underground on the techno scene, with an array of established talent that featured such stars as dOP, Tiefschwarz, Edu ... Read more

New Berlin Venue The Off Hosts #SaveFabric Fundraiser

Fabric closed, and as time goes by new stories are to be and are being made in new places everyday. However the dance music community is continuing to pay the respect to its history and is not giving in. The #savefabric campaign, to raise money and awareness for fighting the club’s closure, continues to travel all over Europe (London, Manchester, Ibiza, Oslo, Glasgow) and now comes to the techno capital of the world – Berlin and it’s new venue The Off. The 24th of November The Off – a recently opened warehouse space in Berlin Friedrichshain – will host an array of fabric regulars, headed up by Ricardo Villalobos, who’s minimalist ... Read more

Interview: Mathew Jonson

Mathew Jonson has developed one of the most distinctive voices in electronic dance music, yet there is still no mistaking any one given track for another. Both on stage and in the studio, Jonson’s fealty to analog equipment and real-time play—as opposed to mere playback—serves as a standardbearer for a kind of electronic music that goes way beyond the drag ‘n’ drop world of digital composition. With a keen understanding for the needs of the dancefloor and the universal laws of house and techno, he’s thrown out the rule book time and time again, sneaking tricks learned from electro and ... Read more

Party Tips: May 15 / 17

You’d never think with all the grey weather we’ve been having but summer is on the way! Woo! Despite the crappy weather there are plenty of sunshine vibes on offer in London town this weekend coming, just check out our party guide and you’ll be able to find ‘sunshine indoors’.. oh yes. Thursday Studio Barnhus at Plastic People Thursdays at Plastic People are pretty much an essential visit for any discerning music lovers. Tonight’s special treats will be laid on by Studio Barnhus, who will be in charge all night… which means a wide variety of music of the highest ... Read more