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DHA FM Mix #426 By Sapphire Slows

Tokyo Netscape nightingale Sapphire Slows is a producer, DJ, and performer who is known for her own style inspired by left-field electronic, ghostly ambient, smoky dub, and extraordinary 80′s  pop sounds. She started producing and recording music in her bedroom in Spring 2011, mainly with vintage Casio keys and Ableton, after which this new young Tokyo gem-gleaner was discovered by LA-based underground label Not Not Fun & Tokyo-based Big Love. Her first proper full-length album ‘Allegoria’ released in 2013 was chosen as best album of the year by Crack Magazine (UK), Mike Paradinas (Planet Mu/UK), Japan Times (JP), and so on. ... Read more

DHA Mix #384 By Alison Swing

Alison Swing is an LA born and raised DJ whose love of records is outweighed only by the thrill of playing them to sweaty crowds. A student of rhythm, Swing has dedicated herself to exploring sounds that can make a body move, a skill she’s put to use spinning across the US, Mexico and Europe. She is the co-founder and resident DJ of Dig Deeper in Los Angeles, the party series in-the-know locals flock to. After a recent relocation to Berlin things haven’t shown any signs of slowing down. She is now the most recent resident of Wilde Renate, has ... Read more

Watch: New Documentary Gives In-Depth Look At Amsterdam Scene

s During last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, Bristol-Based magazine Crack visited the Dutch capital to shoot an immersive documentary that taps right into the heart of the city’s dance music scene. “Destination: Amsterdam” shifts between footage of the city centre, clubs in the midst of ADE mayhem, and interesting talks with scene leaders like night mayor Mirik Milan, DJs Seth Troxler, Tom Trago and San Proper, and promoters such as Dekmantel’s Thomas Martojo. All in all, the twenty-minute mini doc paints a balanced picture of why this city’s nightlife culture has now become a driving force in the international dance music industry. Source: ... Read more