On Cue is our flagship mix series, celebrating the pivotal DJs and producers whose influence has shaped the world of electronic music, both in their local scenes and beyond. This week, London’s Parris steps up with a mix of psychedelic techno and technicolor club sounds, and chats about collaborations, dodging the pressure of constant self-promotion,
A selection of engaging interviews with deep thinkers and influencers from the global electronic music community.
Carl Cox performs at Ultra Miami.
‘I’ve always tried to keep it as underground as humanly possible,’ Cox tells Billboard.
In today’s festival scene it’s not unusual for an organization to team up with a DJ, label or party brand on an all-day stage takeover, but how many DJs do you know who get to curate their own section
The DISTRIKT crew, famed for their shenanigan filled theme camp on the playa, are headed to Melbourne for a day of phat beats and general tomfoolery.
But who, or what, are they? Often mistaken as the love children of celestial beings and Keith Richards, they’re apparently just normal (albeit ridonculously awesome) burners who work hard
It’s October 2019 and Ross From Friends is coming to the end of his four-date residency at South London stronghold, Phonox — the beating heart of Brixton’s electronic music scene, which has counted the likes of Jasper James and HAAi as some of its notable residents. The penultimate night includes a first for the DJ,
Since his debut in 1999, Armin van Buuren quickly rose through the ranks of underground trance to become one of the biggest DJs in the world. Van Buuren’s explosive creativity and polished production has made him one of the most inspiring musicians of his craft. He is, by all means, a Dj’s DJ.
For Serbia, and the Balkans as whole, Exit is more than just a festival; it’s a social and cultural movement that shows no sign of slowing down even after 20 years. And a crew of local DJs and organisers are at its heart.
Exit’s Programme and Booking Manager began DJing under the name Dee Face
This 1991 interview with Andrew Weatherall illustrates the late producer’s understated musical mastery…
“I have no desire to be in the limelight, I’m a lot happier staying in the backroom, keeping myself to myself.”
In 1991, Melody Maker journalist Push interviewed ‘the most sought-after remixing whiz-kid of the Nineties’ – an individual who would go on to paint an unmatched musical tapestry over the coming three decades: Andrew Weatherall.
Every now and then, a masked figure steps into the spotlight of electronic music and catches people’s attention with a combination of top-notch music, quality marketing, and most importantly of all, consistency, which in turn propels them to the top of the charts. Artists like Daft Punk, Deadmau5, and today’s guest, Boris Brejcha. Although he
The term “electro-acoustic doesn’t limit your imagination the way ‘ambient’ or ‘experimental’ do,” states Stefan Goldmann. Working in between the dancefloor and high art institutions, the techno renaissance man toes the line between revering club music’s history and fearlessly pushing its forms into the future.
Goldmann is equally comfortable DJing and releasing his own productions
Earth Frequency celebrates 15 years as one of Australia’s favourite underground events next weekend. Over time, it’s seen a myriad of changes and organiser, Paul Abad, has become a master of innovation to ensure the event has evolved along with the changing dynamics of both the event industry and his personal beliefs.
We sat down
2020 marks 40 years of Karl Hyde and Rick Smith making music together. The duo started in the early ’80s as their experimental, new wave band Freur and eventually transformed into Underworld, the heady electronic outfit that emerged as one of the ’90s dance world’s most celebrated acts.
Hyde’s stream-of-consciousness lyrics and charismatic live presence, combined with Smith’s amalgamation
In hindsight, it seems as though Tini Gessler’s relocation to Spain was directed by fate. “I’d still be listening to electronic music if I’d stayed in Germany,” Tini explains, “but I’m not sure I would have made a career in DJing. When I look back now I realise just how beneficial the connections I made in