Tag: scotland

Interview: Theo Kottis

Theo Kottis is one of the UK’s most promising next generation artists and DJs. Since first gaining recognition as a resident of Edinburgh’s FLY Club and Glasgow’s Sub Club, he can since count the likes of Joris Voorn and Kerri Chandler as fans. With tracks signed to imprints like Get Physical, Moda Black, and Last Night on Earth, Theo has built up an impeccable discography, enjoying regular features from the likes of Pete Tong, B-Traits, Monki, and Danny Howard on Radio 1. June 2018 proves a big month in the career of Theo Kottis with both his artist album “Beautiful ... Read more

Premiere: Lizards – Aloof (Lord Of The Isles Remix)

Scottish native Lord Of The Isles has been turning heads on more discerning dance floors since a string of well received releases on the likes of Adult Contemporary, American Standard, Ene Records, Permanant Vacation, Firecracker and ESP Institute. The Lord of the Isles sound sits somewhere between Planet E and mid tempo soulful house, with squelches and bubbles in all the right places. In all his productions and sets, listeners are taken from Detroit, to Chicago to New York and across the pond to the Balearics. Here, Lord of the Isles deliciously chugging version of Lizard‘s ‘Aloof’ is today’s exclusive ... Read more

Interview: Jackmaster

An artist is a stunt without his philosophy. Meanwhile, how many dance music artists even have a philosophy? Can there be a substantial philosophy behind DJing? As can this craft even be called art? Furthermore, how many of the times we go to parties and gigs, do we go for the DJ, who’s philosophy, personality and approach to music we are aware of? Furthermore, admire. This interview reveals one of Jack Revill, AKA Jackmaster. Today Jackmaster’s over ten years spanning career has led to his latest (and one of very few) release on K7’s prestigious DJ-Kicks series (out on July 8). Drawing ... Read more

Campaign Started To Turn Scottish Fort Into ‘Berghain-At-Sea’

What do you see in the above picture? A not so pretty looking building block that is surrounded by water, right? A regional estate agent even couldn’t give it a more positive spin: “I’m not going to lie to you, it’s an absolute monster.” There are however a couple of daredevils that have started a crowdfunding campaign to turn this abandoned fort in the middle of the sea into an immersed partying mecca. Or as they call it: ‘Berghain-At-Sea’ The ‘Grain Tower Battery’ as the buidling is called, is a Victorian fort which has attached brick walls from the 20th ... Read more