Category: News

Premiere: Skatman – Neo [TAU]

It’s been a year since the Adana Twins unveiled the first Spektrum compilation on their highly-regarded TAU label, now they’re back with the second bumper installment. The guys have been hard at work A&Ring brand new music for this mammoth collection featuring 16 very special cuts from an array of artists, friends, and family connected to TAU, all of whom embody the label’s emotive, forward-thinking ethos. Since TAU launched, it has established a strong identity focused on delivering emotion to the dance floor through compelling, often hypnotic, productions that incorporate elements of new wave, house, and techno to present a ... Read more

Premiere: Totoray – Everlasting Movement [Interlight]

Totoray is the new project of Toto Chiavetta and Coloray, who joined forces to create a mixture of two radically different styles. Toto’s futuristic approach to sound design and Coloray’s raw and direct style in vocals and synths results in a mixture of club, pop, and wave music that neither feels at home in the past, present, or future. It’s two different worlds colliding, resulting in something that feels fresh and interchanges the specialties of both artists.  Both tracks were produced in a period of 6 months, with many tracks not making the cut. “It was interesting not to only ... Read more

Why Las Vegas is Becoming Home for Electronic Music Legends

What are the dream music venues you instantly think of? That favourite festival you frequent every year? That underground club that’s off the mainstream radar but which bangs without fail? Chances are that few people ever consider Las Vegas as their ideal venue but believe it or not that’s where the crème de la crème of DJ’ing talent congregates for the majority of the year. Here’s why. Cash With big name DJs commanding close to six figure sums for just one appearance, any venue needs some serious financial clout in order to be able to book them without going bust ... Read more

Premiere: Joannes – Comfort (Norwell Remix) [Patron Records]

Patron Records, the label of De Sluwe Vos, brings us yet another stunner of a release with the Comfort EP by Joannes. The Dutch producer – also known as Malbetrieb and Sad Girl – follows in the footsteps of Lewski, Dexter, ENNIO and De Sluwe Vos himself. The Comfort EP delivers a deep, synth laden, techno soundscaped 4-tracker, with an enticing remix of the title track by Hungary’s producer Norwell. We’re very excited to have the premiere of this remix on DHA.  Patron is the label on which De Sluwe Vos releases artists that he thinks everybody should hear. It ... Read more

In Conversation: Vidis & Domenic Cappello

Lithuanian producer and programmer of the country’s globally renowned Opium Club, Vidis Čepkauskas, this month unveils his second release for Nautilus Rising, the label of seasoned pro’s and Glasgow Sub Club residents Telford & Domenic. The ‘Confusion’ EP, under his ever-popular V alias, sees the Le Temps Perdu Records boss navigate a maze of emotions across three different versions of the title track. Domenic Cappello is regarded as one of the most accomplished in charting cosmic dancefloor journeys. A skill honed over many years, not least the 25 (and counting) as a resident of the Sub Club alongside regular sparring partner ... Read more

Premiere: Premiere: Kino Todo – 9AM [Blue Shadow]

Blue Shadow Records build on the success of their first two releases with a fantastic third, this time from vital new talent Kino Todo, with an edit from acclaimed Israeli duo Red Axes. Tel Aviv based artist Kino Todo is very much an exciting up-and-comer who is making moves fast. He has associations with Red Axes’s Garzen Records – both through his releases and his recordings for their radio show – and this new EP is a great window into his wonderfully weird world. Kino Todo on his collaboration with Tesfit Asgodom: “I met Tesfit in February 2019, he is ... Read more

Interview: Colyn

Colyn may seem to be a mysterious talent who came out of nowhere, but he has put in the hard hours to get where he is today. Despite his young age of 25, he already has 9 years of music production behind his name. We sat down with him to unravel Colyn’s tale. His initial breakthrough came when the popular duo ‘Tale of Us‘ picked up on his sound and started playing out his music regularly. With ‘Amor‘ getting signed to their successful imprint and event concept ‘Afterlife‘, he started to turn heads. The record got heavily supported by other ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #437 by Jason Peters

Jason Peters (formerly known as JP Soul) is a veteran dj/producer from San Francisco most known for his energetic and creative DJ sets, his prolific streak of unique productions, and his widely acclaimed record label Roam Recordings. Jason got his start djing raves on the East Coast of the US in the early 90s, held a weekly residency for 8 years starting in Buffalo New York and then moving to San Francisco, and has been releasing music since 2001. In addition to releasing music on his own label, he has releases on Nein, Leng, Whiskey Disco, Rotten City, Emerald and ... Read more

Exit Festival in Serbia Coming up In One Month

This coming July 4-7, Exit Festival is back in Novi Sad, Serbia. Once again, they are still featuring all the best dance music talents one would dream of. Hosted at the Petrovaradin Fortress, here is what our schedule looks like: Day 1: Carl Cox, Maceo Plex, Charlotte De Witte, Monika Kruse. Day 2: Boris Brejcha, Peggy Gou, Giorgia Angiuli. Day 3: Solomun +1 ft. Tale Of Us, Adriatique. Day 4: Jeff Mills, Amelie Lens, Lee Burridge, Sebastien Leger Of course, they have many more acts but those are the ones really standing out for us. Find below some selected artists ... Read more

Exit Festival Features Two Stages With Cutting Edge Talents This Summer

Exit Festival started as a student social movement in the year 2000 fighting for political change and freedom, and it continues to spread positive vibes, promoting change and positive education, supporting many community and humanitarian missions, while throwing a really good party. Exit Festival has now become a landmark in the staple of electronic music and returns for it’s 19th consecutive year to the Petrovaradin Fortress, located in Novi Sad, Serbia. The fortress, an 18th-century citadel on a cliff overlooking the River Danube, is nicknamed ‘the Gibraltar of the Danube’. Exit’s 2019 edition will showcase no less than 40 stages across 4 ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #427 By Tijana T

For close to 15 years, Tijana T has been a key part of Serbia’s music scene. Now a full-time DJ, Tijana T is overtaking on the inside fast lane to global stardom. Her mastery of an acid-dominant techno style with elements of breakbeat, house, electro, and synth-rock has turned ears all across the globe. This lethal dancefloor style has propelled her to become one of the busiest and most durable DJs on the tour circuit. Over 150 shows in over 60 countries in six continents since the start of 2017 tells its own story. Spinning coldwave at dawn in Antarctica? ... Read more

Must-Attend Festivals And Events In Barcelona This Year

Photo by Pexels / The Pixabay License Located along the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain (Madrid is the first). The city is renowned worldwide for its incredible art and architecture. But it’s also known for its beaches, sunny weather, restaurants, parks, museums, and football team — to name a few. Thus, it’s no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer, no matter your interests — it’s a hot destination for international tourists, clubbers, and poker players alike. And it also has a killer selection of music festivals. Here ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #421 By Lauer

Raised on a strict diet of hip hop & punk rock, Lauer finally succumbed to the pleasures of electronic music in the 90’s and over time has become a staple of electronic music scene. On the back of his second album Power on Gerd Janson’s Running Back, and a recent premiere on DHA FM as well, we’re very excited to have the veteran party maker chime one in for our mix series. Feel the true Lauer Power with DHA FM Mix #421 Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/lauer-dha-fm-mix-421″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Liluzu – I Think That… [Kalahari Oyster Cult]

As Liluzu, Lachlan McGeehan debuts on Kalahari Oyster Cult with What’s Your Star Sign. Part of Australia’s growing pool of musical talent, McGeehan combines a wide spread of influences and styles to arrive at his own unique sonic personality. “I Think That…” opens the 12”. Classic breakbeat percussion is countered by chanting samples and silken chords as western grooves collide with the exoticism of the east. “What’s Your Star Sign? EP” is available 15 February on Kalahari Oyster Cult, PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE Artist Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-liluzu-i-think-that” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ width=”100%” height=”166″]

Premiere: Mr. TC – Depth Gauge (Lokier Remix) [Hard Fist Records]

The Hard Fist label notches up release number five from a fresh new family member in the form of Mr TC, with remixes from Lokier and Khidja. At the forefront of the Glaswegian music scene, Mr TC moves through genres from new wave to post punk, industrial, disco and tropical oddities. He plays mesmeric live shows with synths, drum machines and guitars. This EP— which is an allusion to the origins of trippy dance music—is his first solo effort since 2016 and takes you to the void of space, seeking freedom from moral prohibitions and standards, refuge from sexual and ... Read more