Ukrainian DJ and label owner Nastia has been a blazing force coming out of Eastern Europe. Not only has she rocked multiple clubs around the region and now the world, but her radio show on Kiss FM Ukraine is one of the most popular in the electronic scene. Nastia has played some of the hottest parties and festivals from Cocoon to Awakenings. She now makes her debut on BBC Radio 1’s legendary Essential Mix. Combining everything from techno to drum and bass, you can check out the mix here.
Already a fixture in the house and techno world with her Mobilee imprint, Berlin DJ, producer and label owner Anja Schneider will release her forthcoming ‘Twisty’ EP on Knee Deep In Sound. Comprised of the two original tracks ‘Twisty’ and ‘Free Fall’, the package also includes remixes courtesy of William Djoko and Alex Arnout. Pulsating with deep, nightly 4×4 grooves, Schneider’s hedi-tailored soundtrack to the nocturnal plays with a unsparing edge, whilst Djoko’s and Arnout’s reworks add a vibrant compliment to the recordings.
Massachusetts band Boy Harsher are set to release their debut EP ‘Country Girl’ on October 13. They have also shared a video for their hedi single ‘Motion’. What you have are clips of a girl strolling aimlessly throughout the night. At some point, the girl grabs a microphone to continue performing the song. Now sure, much of the video is her just walking with not much action, but for some strange reason, the setting works perfectly for Boy Harsher’s nocturnal sound. Have a look.
Robert Hood is a techno legend, having released some of the biggest records in the genre. Forming the group Floorplan with his daughter Lyric, the Detroit-based team have connected with Radio Slave for a reworking of their song ‘Feel The Same’. Landing July 28 on Rekids, Floorplan have put together two versions of the cut, each pumping with a classic Detroit signature. Whilst the first remix rumbles with a nostalgia of jacking Motor City grooves from the 90s, the pair ventures into the future Read more […]
Italy’s Giorgia Angiuli has previously dropped records on some of the most respected labels in techno ranging from Crosstown Rebels to KMS. The Florence-based producer will release her new EP ‘You Are My Religion’ on July 21st via Kindisch. Comprised of three songs in total, Angiuli glides between deep, heavy bass drivers and haunting yet melodic melodies, creating a balance of dance floor friendly grooves and an entrancing listening experience. You can stream the EP down at the bottom.
Venezuelan producer has announced the release of his new album ‘New Cult Fear’, forthcoming July 14th via Boys Noize. A roller coaster ride of acid house, experimental electro, industrial and everything in between. The 12-song record finds the now Barcelona-based artist bridging the sounds of now with the no-holds barred spirit of the late 70s post-punk period, continuing on to breakbeat and rave. The LP follows Cardopusher’s ‘Manipulator’, released back in 2015. Below is a stream of his cut ‘Mind Eraser’, which is also taken from the upcoming LP.
Definitely not one to have been slacking for the past few years, Berlin producer and DJ Carolian Luf has been blazing through the house and techno scene, releasing tracks on labels such as Nein Records and WHATIPLAY. Now connecting with the Gruuv label, Luf is set to drop her new ‘Blasfamous’ EP on June 30th. Comprised of two original cuts, tech-fused rhythms along with upbeat funk-styled house decorate the project with Tuff City Kids providing a hedonistic and synth shaking remix of the tune ‘Goddam’. You can expect to hear tracks from the upcoming recording doing a number of rounds in the raves this summer.
From the days of playing in a military band in Abkhazia to rocking dance floors in Moscow, Russian producer and DJ Julia Govor has had quite the interesting musical run. Having released seminal records on imprints such as Cocoon and Get Phsyical, Govor makes her return with her EP ‘United’, landing June 16 via Rhythm Cult. Comprised of three songs in total, the EP is a late night serving of hedi techno grooves, properly cut for the raves. Balancing hard kicks with at times quite surreal synths and even dots of acid-influences, Julia Govor is taking no prisoners with this dark, deep offering.
Sail Beats will see promoters and DJ’s from across the world come together for a unique music week experience. Think parties on secluded beaches, yoga in hidden coves, relaxation at unique bars and club nights across the Greek Islands.
Launching from the shores of Santorini on the 2nd September, this week is much more than a holiday, it’s an experience reaching the depths of the lands culture, pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
Stockholm producer foreverandever<3 takes listeners on a spacey voyage of house and electronic pop with his latest recording 'So Guud'. Teaming up with Summer Heart, the song is sprinkled with cosmic synths and breezy melodies all wrapped tight by trippy production that is surely engaging and pleasurable.