Tag: Shir Khan

Premiere: Ed Ed Feat. Lunapark - 1982 (Original Mix)

Lunapark is a trio from Wuppertal, Germany formed in 1981 when the boys were dissatisfied with their surrounding musical environment. Utilizing a simple set up of guitar, bass, drums, drum-computer, Korg MS-10 and Korg MS-20, their songs bridge the Belgian-type industrial and cold sounds with NDW quirkiness blending post-punk and new wave music with electronic influences. All songs are sung in German with monotone vocals and epitomized the urban Zeitgeist of the Cold War. Their song ‘Worte’ was originally included on the album “Gefangene Vögel” with Berlin producer Ed Ed now transforming it into a modern club weapon now entitled ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Shir Khan

Label founder, internationally renowed DJ and producer, world-traveler and someone very good at spotting hot talent all roled into one. Berlin resident Shir Khan might be one the city’s hottest names. He is head honcho at one of dance music’s most consistent genre-redefining labels: Exploited. Shir Khan proves he’s as charming as he is deadly. Never expect the usual with this character. Instead he stands for dance music hybridism in all its glorious, baffling and technicolour forms, making square pegs fit into round holes. We had a chat with this jack-of-all-trades and discussed his label, how it all started, Claptone’s inhuman touring ... Read more

Exploited Back in Amsterdam for Label Night

The Exploited family is back in Amsterdam for a love affair. After the successful ADE showcase last October, it’s now time for another takeover which will take place on Valentine’s Day! Last October, Exploited took over de Balie Amsterdam during Amsterdam Dance Event, for one epic night of fantastic music, letting the crowd get completely out of control to both classics and upcoming material by the likes of Claptone, Adana Twins, Doctor Dru, Joyce Muniz and all the other members of the Berlin imprint. There was magic hanging in the air that October night, both the public and the artists could feel it. ... Read more

Exploited Podcast #001 by Claptone

Cloaked under a bright gold bird-like mask, Claptone travels the world playing shows while picking up new fans at each stop along the way. His productions have become the talk of the town with praise being tossed around by everyone from Pete Tong and DJ Sneak to A-Trak. Hit output for the esteemed Exploited imprint in 2012, kicking off with the infection “Cream”, started the revolution gaining top ten honors on the Beatport chart. Since that release Claptone has gone from strength to strength. “Wrong”, “Night On Fire”, “Good To You” and “No Eyes” being prime examples. “No Eyes”, which ... Read more