Tag: OFF Recordings

[Playlist] Purple Disco Machine’s Musical Autobiography

Purple Disco Machine has been shaking up Dance Music since 2009 with his highly successful disco house project. Over the near-decade since, this German artist received numerous including ranking #18 in Beatport’s all-time Top 100 artists chart, releasing on labels such as Defected, OFF Recordings, Club Sweat and Spinnin’ Deep plus amassing a mouth-watering remix résumé of like Jamiroquai, Gorillaz, Two Door Cinema Club, New Order, Claptone, Tom Odell, Faithless, Shapeshifters, Hercules & Love Affair and Sigma Ft. Paloma Faith, as well as a recent Essential Mix. With all of this success, the talented artist has also recently released 13-track ... Read more

Oasis Festival Podcast By Charlotte de Witte

One of Belgium’s (and the world’s) most hotly tipped new electronic music talents is Charlotte de Witte. Since her teenage years, de Witte’s dark, techno soundscapes immediately caught the ears of her home country’s most prestigious producers, leading to performances at the likes of Pukklepop, I Love Techno, Dour, and Tomorrowland. These days, her DJing has taken her well outside of Belgium with prominent gigs around the world including US, South Africa, and all across Europe. As a Producer, Charlotte de Witte’s music debuted on Tiga‘s Turbo Recordings before also releasing on Off Recordings, as well as her upcoming release ... Read more

Premiere: Konvex & The Shadow - Eva (Original Mix)

The multi instrumentalist French duo Konvex & The Shadow produce music that journeys between dark and light. With releases on several labels such as Kindisch, Get Physical and OFF Recordings, Kovex & The Shadow decided to launch their own AZZUR imprint in order to define and create their own path in the always complex (and competitive) electronic music industry. Now, the Montpellier duo return to AZZUR with “Eva,” off which we premiere the package’s title track. ‘Eva’ is a melodic track which has been made only few days before the birth of Konvex’ daughter. Composed of sophisticated melodic lines and ... Read more

Premiere: Darius Syrossian – Unicorn Zone (Original Mix)

Darius Syrossian first emerged by working in record shops and the North England circuit for years. From there, Darius has gone on to run a series of well-received releases on labels like Area Remote, OFF Recordings, VIVa Music and Hot Creations, firmly establishing him as one of the hottest production properties around. Fast-forward to 2017 and Darius’ hosts his Do Not Sleep label and party concept throughout the world. With it, Syrossian is able to deftyly display the full gamut of his musical ethos, also prominently featured on his recent “Balance Presents” mix. Off the mix, and finally forthcoming on ... Read more

Balance Series Returns With Darius Syrossian’ Do Not Sleep Mix

Balance Music returns, with an appearance from UK ‘spinner’ Darius Syrossian who creates a double-disc ‘Do Not Sleep’ special. Darius Syrossian first emerged into the electronic scene by working in record shops and working the circuit across his native North England for years. He went on locking in a run of releases on scene-leading labels such as Area Remote, OFF Recordings, VIVa Music and Hot Creations, firmly established him as one of the hottest properties around. Fast-forward to 2016 and he’s a Space Ibiza resident, hosting his Do Not Sleep label and party on Sundays. Originally known for his more masculine approach to his sets, Syrossian deftly displays the full gamut ... Read more

Full Premiere: Andre Crom – Hold On Tonight feat. Bramwell (Jonas Saalbach Remix)

Strip it back – that’s the approach behind Andre Crom and his label OFF Recordings, which nowadays ranges amongst the most popular underground electronic music labels of the world. Now, Andre Crom returns to OFF with a deep and moody piece of house music, ‘Hold On Tight’. Based on a layer of solid drums and a warm bassline, the track evolves with a gliding synth hook and bell theme, topped by a haunting vocal featuring Bramwell. See also: Mix #145 by Andre Crom Today’s exclusive premiere is Jonas Saalbach‘s reworking of ‘Hold On Tonight’, which delivers a spacy interpretation, altering ... Read more

Mix #169 By Silky

Commonly known as the nicest guy in the scene next to being a dexterous producer, London-born producer Silky boasts all the necessary traits that will undoubtedly see him continue on his pathway to a high level of success in the dance music industry. For our 169th installation in the DHA mix series we feature the amiable LA-based Brit who treats us to a fitting contribution. Silky’s depth of knowledge and appreciation for the roots of house music stem from his youth, when he became enthralled with electronic music – at the time, in his local area, it was still virtually a ‘fringe’ ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Purple Disco Machine

International DJ, producer and remixer Tino Piontek, better known as Purple Disco Machine has been on the rise since the conception of his “Deep Funk” project in 2009. The Dresden-based artist has attained various accomplishments since then and is established worldwide nowadays. Purple Disco Machines breakthrough though was in 2013 with the hit ‘My House’ on OFF Recordings. The track took over Beatport and reached the number one spot on Beatport Deep House charts and reached the third spot overall. But of course the success didn’t end there and besides the track still being in Beatports Deep House Top 100 one year later he became one of ... Read more

Mix #145 by Andre Crom

Andre Com is a well known name in the game since he had his real breakthrough in 2012 after being active as a DJ and producer for many years before. His label OFF Recordings grew into one of the leading underground house labels of today, since he founded it in 2008 after moving to Berlin. Right now he’s recreating his and OFF Recordings style. With OFF Recoding, Andre Crom established a label which has become omnipresent in the Beatport deephouse charts, often having 5 tracks in the top 100 at once. Still he’s trying to change something. Or maybe it’s because of this. ... Read more

DHA Records Podcast #001 By Marlon Hoffstadt

It’s official! Deep House Amsterdam has its very own label. The honours for the debut release have been bestowed on Marlon Hoffstadt. In celebration of this moment he has made a special podcast, filled with tracks signifying his style: deep, funky and lush vocal work. Get ready for this twenty-something German-bred talent. The Berlin-based DJ/Producer started his career ath the age of 17, producing his first EP while studying for his A levels. His debut EP ‘You And A Lovestoned Ghost’ was released by Germany’s Evamore Music. Subsequent releases have featured collaborations with David Keno, HRRSN and Cleov, and have ... Read more

Full Premiere: Mat.Joe – Growing Up (Original Mix)

It’s probably hard to imagine how the non-stop touring duo Mat.Joe balances that busy gig-schedule and their incessantly prolific studio work, but they keep doing it the right way and proof of that is their new work here that comes in the form of five effective dancefloor-oriented house tracks. This latest effort of the twosome is out on the never disappointing OFF Recordings. Matze and Johannes (Mat.Joe) met back in 2006 in their hometown Hannover, where a shared passion for skateboarding, breakdance and hip-hop brought them together. This musical connection created ‘Twomaniacs’, their first collaboration, which focused on hip-hop productions ... Read more

Full Premiere: Leftwing & Kody and Kruse & Nuernberg – Turning

This week, our Full Premiere comes from a collaboration between two DJ/producer duos: Leftwing & Kody and Kruse & Nuernberg, who have contributed to the upcoming nr. 81 release by OFF: 5 Years OFF Recordings (VA). [youtube id=”9DoA3dlHj8I&feature=youtu.be” width=”620″ height=”360″] Leftwing & Kody are a UK duo that are relatively new to the scene, but have been making some pretty impressive strides in the past one and a half year. By pulling their sound from the old school and giving it a modern twist in their  own way, they have created records that have immediately grabbed the attention of the ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Andre Crom

Andre Crom is a DJ whose DJ sets move fluidly from sleazy deep underground tunes to jacking house to slow-burning groovers. As label manager for OFF Recordings he tries to implement this variety in style as well. But above all, Crom and OFF release music to give people on the dance floor a good time, nothing more and nothing less. We had some questions for the Berlin-based DJ/producer like what he expects of this week’s ADE and how Berlin has influenced him musically.  You recently made a mix themed around ADE, which is coming out 15th of October. What can ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Walker & Royce

Brooklyn-based house associates Walker & Royce have put their mark on the electronic landscape the last couple of years, with hot singles and remixes for Crosstown Rebels, LouLou, Nurvous and Off Recordings. Their style is deep, dark and sexy. We’re happy to see these guys visit our town for ADE next week, playing at Unconditional and All Gone Pete Tong. So we wanted to give them a formal welcome before touching down in Amsterdam. That’s why we have a Walker & Royce mixtape AND an interview for you today. We discussed the NYC clubbing scene, their relation to Moda Black ... Read more

Mix #064 By Mat.Joe

This week we have the pleasure of treating you to a mixtape by Mat.Joe. When we first heard this name last summer we thought these guys were from the US, but Mat.Joe actually stands for their actual names Matze and Johannes, two young men who are starting to get noticed in the international house scene. Their success didn’t just happen overnight but took some time. Matze and Johannes met back in 2006 in their hometown Hannover, where a shared passion for skateboarding, breakdance and hip-hop brought them together. This musical connection created Twomaniacs, their first collaboration, which focused on hip-hop ... Read more