Tag: maeve

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

Premiere: Human Space Machine - Mitochondria (Original Mix)

“Heavy Rotations Vol 1” is Maeve‘s first long player, comprised of label founders and friends. After 2 years of planning, Maeve presents an 11 track compilation, which will be delivered as a triple vinyl in early June. Off it, we exclusively premiere the latest from Human Space Machine, ‘Mitochondria’. “Heavy Rotations Vol 1” is available 8 June on Maeve

Premiere: Kev Sheridan - Wash Over Me (Original Mix)

Maeve welcomes their long time friend Kev Sheridan for his debut release. In development over the past few years, his entire “Alone in Berlin” EP showcases the deep musicality and talent this new artist has. Here, thhe packages A2, ‘Wash Over Me’ comes with a change of pace moving into a broken beat rhythm but still maintaining the emotion of the A side. Haunting pads hang over clean staccato percussion creating an overall euphoric vibe. “Alone in Berlin” is available 13 April on Maeve PRE ORDER

Premiere: Hundreds - Un-Unify (Mano le Tough Remix)

Mano Le Tough, the world acclaimed Berlin-based DJ and Producer, now exclusively premieres his remix for ‘Un-Unify’ by German duo Hundreds. ‘Un-Unify,’ a word created by the band consisting of Eva and Philipp Milner, embodying a call for freedom in musical form. The band itself is reminiscent of Massive Attack, Dido or Radiohead with Eva’s haunting vocal soars over Philipp’s beautifully downtempo piano chords. Here, Mano Le Tough’s remix reimagines the memorable pop single into a deconstructed loop of vibrations. Le Tough brings his eclecticism through the track’s reverberating shuffle and minimal waves of sound. “Un-Unify (Mano le Tough) Remix” ... Read more

N.A.M.E. Festival Podcast By The Drifter

Together with his two close friends, Mano Le Tough and Baikal, The Drifter handles the renowned Maeve label. The label has quickly become one of the most exciting imprints around, not only releasing music from its founding members but also enlisting the skills of friends Matthew Dekay, Ripperton and Dixon to contribute to its success. As a DJ, The Drifter play across Europe and beyond in the some of the world’s best clubs with his tracks becoming an ever more present feature in DJ sets from the likes of Ame and Tale of Us. Between 7-9 October, The Drifter will ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Sunday, 23 October

The day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Since as soon as your Facebook timeline starts to fill up with the first bunch of events, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event is a well awaited week of the biggest club festival in the world, but also all the music world community – the legends, the new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music. Honeslty, it’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues ... Read more

Mix #210 By Baikal

Ascribing his DJ name to the translation of ‘rich lake’, Berlin-based Baikal provides a mix to showcase his multi-layered sound. It’s one best described as electronic music for the heart, mind and feet. Known for the various outstanding remixes he’s done for names such as Ian Pooley of Innervisions or Isolee of Tamed Musiq, his musical mindset is best portrayed on his original release for Maeve (a collaboration between Mano Le Tough and The Drifter).  With enough experience in the studio, behind the decks, and gigs across the hotspots in Europe, USA and the UK – Baikal delivers a philosophy easily heard in his mixes. He recently released ... Read more

Mix #180 By Aera

When you send out the first demo of your life, to only a handful of people, and the demo is immediately signed by one of them, and the name of the label is Innervisions, you know you must have done something right. This is exactly what happened to Aera in 2014.  Aera alias Ralf Schmidt was born in northern Germany in the mid 80’s, in a small, grey town just in between the Baltic and the North Sea. In the early 90’s, when one of the first waves of house and techno swept the suburbs, young Aera was right there ... Read more

Mix #177 By New Jackson

#177 in our mix series sees a remarkable talent and contributor of, among others, Hivern Discs, Permanent Vacation and has been granted remix duties from such names as the XX, Mano Le Tough. Presenting: New Jackson. After rounding off 2014 with the bustling Balearica of ‘Having A Coke With You’ on Permanent Vacation, Dubliner New Jackson took a brief break from album recording to return to hometown label Major Problems with the ‘Metroflex’ 12”. The three-tracker included a remix from US techno auteur Hieroglyphic Being. The 12” was followed by a collaboration with Fort Romeau, ‘Not A Word’, which featured on ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Sunday (October 18)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much more. As ... Read more

De Marktkantine Unveils Impressive ADE Program

Photo by Timo Steenvoorden On the week of its re-opening at last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, the historic venue on the Jan van Galenstraat, De Marktkantine, hosted label showcases from Suol, Pampa Records, Stil vor Talent, and Katermukke. The three-night christening led to De Marktkantine’s full incorporation into Amsterdam’s nightlife once again, after more than a decade of turmoil and change of ownership. See also: Profile: De Marktkantine However this year’s ADE could be marked as the one where De Marktkantine, which also boasts a restaurant, radio station, and day-time cultural events, will be at the centre of attention among 2015’s overload of ADE events (400+) ... Read more

Festival Report: Dekmantel

Friday & Saturday by Steve Rickinson Sunday by Soren Schmidt Over the past weekend, it was time once again for one of the continent’s finest underground House and Techno festivals, Dekmantel. In its third year, the intimate festival held at the beautiful Amsterdamse Bos, did not disappoint with an absolutely stacked lineup of some of our favourite artists from across the globe. At first glance, the lineup featuring the likes of Four Tet, Jeff Mills, Dixon, Ricardo Villalobos & Zip, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Tale of Us, and the rest of the who’s who of underground beats, was salivating, rightfully selling out its ... Read more

15 Off Week Events To Attend

In June, Barcelona will turn into the capital for electronic music lovers once again as the renowned Sonar festival returns to the picturesque Catalan city.  A big part of the Sonar experience revolves around the slew of Off Week parties and label showcases for which artists, imprints, journalists and globetrotting clubbers fly into the Southern Spain for a weekend of celebration, as well as a glimpse into the future of the scene. Sonar is widely known for as a destination uniting established artists with emerging talent, in all areas of musical and audiovisual production. The festival is constantly progressive and on the pulse of the current electronic music landscape. Now, we ... Read more

10 Best WMC/MMW 2015 Events

It’s that time of year again! As Winter turns to Spring and March comes to an end, the wonderful city of Miami will once again be the center of the dance music universe with the annual celebration that is Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week.  Well into its second decade of existence, the WMC/MMW experience is undoubtedly a must attend as the tunes will be as plentiful as the sun and sex. Anticipating the week to come we have highlighted ten events that we think feature some of the best lineups the week has to offer.  Included are a smattering from ... Read more

Mix #105 by Baikal

The name Baikal comes from the words ‘Bai Kyul’, which translates as ‘rich lake’. This corresponds with the music that this Dutch, Berlin-based artist is known for. It can be best described as multi-layered electronic music for the heart, mind and feet. Hopefully all at the same time. Baikal is mainly known for the various outstanding remixes he’s done for guys like Ian Pooley of Innervisions or Isolee for Tamed Musiq. After having made a string of very prolific remixes in the last 1,5 years, Baikal is now in the process of finishing his latest remix for a small English ... Read more