A selection of engaging interviews with deep thinkers and influencers from the global electronic music community.
Over the past few years, British Drum & Bass producers Hybrid Minds have broken out as one of the most significant acts within the scene. Defining a new era of liquid Drum & Bass, they flow between beautiful vocal melodies and the more high energy productions, creating the innovative and unique sound they’ve become known
“I was sleeping in my Dr Martens, with a huge jacket and two sweaters on it was so cold,” begins VTSS. “We’d have to go down to the basement with a head torch to get some wood to put in the burner. Everything smelled like the liquid smoke you put on barbecues, all my clothes, all
There was a time in the mid 90s when you couldn’t set foot inside a nightclub without hearing Stretch & Vern’s I’m Alive, such was the crossover success of Jules ‘Vern’ Peake and Stuart ‘Stretch’ Silvester’s dancefloor smash.
The duo followed that up with the stomping Get Up! Go Insane! in 1997, a pivotal record
Mathame are an Italian techno pair who bring real depth of emotion to their grooves. As such it makes perfect sense they come on labels like Tale Of Us’s Afterlife, where they return with a new one in the form of ‘For Every Forever’. This brotherly duo grew up with parents who ran their own
Manual Music Label owner Paul Hazendonk drops in with some essential tips on how to submit your demo properly.
So you’ve been working hard in the studio, haven’t seen daylight for ages and your vitamin C levels are running dangerously low, but the result is worth it: you have made your best work up to
With a tour schedule that can go toe-to-toe with nearly anyone’s in the industry and a nuanced, yet gritty sound that’s all her own, it’s safe to say that Ann Clue is one of the unsung heroes of the thriving European techno scene. The German musician came up through the same minimal techno ranks as
We are here to present the right music and new artists to our readers and one of the names you need to check is Dan Lofflex.
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Boris Brejcha may just be the biggest DJ you’ve never heard of. While the German-based musician has been a mainstay of the European club scene for years, he hasn’t managed to permeate most American soundwaves until just recently, having just wrapped up his first stateside tour in 2019. Thankfully, with his recent album Space Diver,
“Let’s talk real shit!” Beste Aydin laughed as we sat down with a freshly-brewed coffee and tea. It was a grey Thursday in Berlin, but inside her apartment the energy was warm and welcoming when we settled in to philosophise about the future of techno.
Beste, or Nene H as she’s known behind the decks, had just finished
Brazilian producer and DJ Wehbba released his new album Straight Lines and Sharp Corners earlier this month on Drumcode. The album is still quite firmly techno, but uses a combination of synthetic and organic sounds collected on his field recording expeditions to expand beyond the thunderous mainstage techno sound we often hear from Drumcode. The
When Berlin-born Sacha Robotti relocated to Los Angeles at the end of 2015, he didn’t plan on his uncontrollable insomnia becoming a career advantage. Yet before long it took on a life of its own as one of the most odd and effective weapons in his on-stage arsenal. Packing heat in greater supply over the
For Vietnam’s Hoang Touliver, now a sought-after DJ and music producer, his journey to where he is today has been an epic struggle that started from ground “minus zero”: a country that did not understand the genre with no music-market viability, no monetization, no fans.
Through this struggle, Touliver has channeled his passion of making