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DHA Mix #330 By Vinayak^A x NoLatency LIVE

The meeting of two minds to embark on a journey of musical exploration and a love for analog synthesis brought together Vinayak^A and NoLatency (Krishnamurthy Ramesh). Vinayak^A, the project of Vinayak Karthikeyan, one of India’s leading electronic artists having released on the likes of Bedrock, Subtract, and Armada, pushes boundaries with many successful releases and electrifying live performances.​ ​NoLatency is the ambient-experimental project of ​a ​Chennai based, Ableton-certified​ Krishnamurthy Ramesh. This set was recorded LIVE from their recent show at Humming Tree, Bengaluru is a completely live, on-the-fly, electronic performance using a custom setup of 5 Moog Synthesizers, Drum Machines ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Wonderflip – A Magical Circus

From 9 – 12 November, India’s inaugural carnival of wonders – Wonderflip – A Magical Circus brings a selection of Europe and India’s finest DJ’s to a truly exotic location. Held in rustic, rural Khempur, a 45-minute drive away from Udaipur, Wonderflip – A Magical Circus is a combination of the traditional world of the performing circus with the modern facilities of an outstanding festival experience. With two stages, immersive performances, art installations, and an outdoor bazaar, the Wonderflip experience will truly be a journey through the senses, all guided by the likes of dOP, Patrice Baumel, VAAL, Frankey & ... Read more

Wonderflip Festival Podcast + Interview By Ankytrixx

Storming stages with a signature music magic and fabulous stage persona, India’s Ankytrixx stands unmatched in his takeover of the underground electronic dance music of his home country. A specialist of the deeper shades of electronic music, Ankytrixx covers a vast spectrum of underground electronic sounds effortlessly, having caught the attention of the likes of John Digweed, Dave Seaman, Guy J, Henry Saiz, Richie Hawtin, and Dubfire – having lent his support to each over the last decade. A true renaissance man of the scene, Ankytrixx also co-runs the Audiophile Agency, which specializes artists, events and customized concepts in the ... Read more

Interview: Arjun Vagale

Widely celebrated as the pioneer of techno in India, Arjun Vagale steers the course of the country’s expanding underground electronic movement. Currently reigning at the top of the DJ Mag India poll, Arjun’s intense, driven and raw approach to Techno has resulted in him becoming one of the most prolific artists to come out of Asia and, as one of India’s most acclaimed DJs, his cutting-edge productions have seen a massive globe reach. Included in that reach has been recent forays into The Netherlands where Arjun joined the institution that is Awakenings over the summer and, perhaps most groundbreaking, becoming ... Read more

India’s Carnival Of Wonders Wonderflip Unveils Full Lineup

Over four days and three nights, India’s first immersive performing arts and music festival, ‘WONDERFLIP’ will be held in rustic, rural Khempur. From 9 – 12 November, visiting guests will be able to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars at one of its two stage locations (The Big Top, Marquee). Now, WONDERFLIP has announced its full lineup of acts, which include DJs and live performers from around the world as well as ... Read more

[Gallery] Travel Back To The Vintage Raves Of Goa, India

A long time bohemian and count er culture destination, Goa, India’s place within the electronic dance scene is one not to be taken lightly. Very much birthed from hippie aesthetics, Goa, and it’s endless beaches, were the site of a particular kind of party, ultimately birthing the PsyTrance (aka Goa Trance) parties of the 1990s-2000s. Before Ibiza and Burning Man, from the 1970s until now (kind of), Goa’s decades of influence are now captured in a new Facebook Gallery from IsraTrance. See some of the images below and reminisce of the days Goa was not beholden to local government authorities. ... Read more

Sunburn Celebrates 10 Years With Massive Festival Experience

Sunburn, Asia’s biggest electronic music festival, has just announced Early Bird tickets are now on sale for their sure to be historic decade anniversary. Taking place over 4 December days in India (the perfect time to be there, trust me), Sunburn is more much more than just a festival. In fact, it is a global electronic music pioneer, seminal in the development and exposure of the Indian electronic music scene. Located in one of the world’s biggest markets, and featured the world’s biggest Main Stage, Sunburn’s 2016 edition aims to bring revellers from some 50+ International destinations, resulting in an ... Read more

This Is What’s Happening In Dance Music In 2016

By: Milan van Ooijen & Steve Rickinson New year, new beginnings. Although some things tend to stay the same as ever, like your co-worker proudly proclaiming to have gotten a gym membership after that “dreadful eating binge we call Christmas”. Even though we have only just started the new year, there are a couple of developments and stories that we can all be fairly certain of happening in the year 2016 in dance music, by looking at the moments that defined 2015, some of them significant, some that went under the radar. So here you go, your dance music programma for 2016.  Police Crash ... Read more

Amsterdam Dance Event Expands Global Audience With 2016 Mumbai Session

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the premiere annual destination for the electronic music industry, expands its international reach by traveling to Mumbai, India in 2016. The week long Amsterdam-based industry event had already branched out into the Caribbean with a successful Aruba events, and now looks to travel to one of the world’s biggest (and still emerging) markets for electronic music. From April 7-10, 2016, visitors, fans and industry will be privy to interactive Q&A’s with top DJ’s, exclusive industry discussions, networking sessions and strategy meetings, master classes and much more as part of ADE’s “on-going commitment to connect dance culture worldwide”. ... Read more

Indian DJ Shot Dead For Not Playing Request

In India, DJ heckling went to a whole new low as a guest shot the DJ who would not answer his request to play a record. The DJ died on his way to the hospital. During an Indian birthday party in Singhauli village in Bareilly last week, a local DJ was shot after denying a guest his request to play popular Bollywood song ‘Tamanchey Pe Disco’. The victim died while being rushed to hospital. The perpetrator has been arrested and accused with murder. Superintendent of police Brijesh Kumar Srivastava called it “a shocking incident” in his statement. He continued: “We ... Read more