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andrey pushkarev

ANDREY PUSHKAREV

Andrey Pushkarev continues to move floors with a combination of profound musical knowledge, unique professionalism, and a meticulously gathered vinyl collection. His exquisite taste, sharp skills at the decks, and uncompromising nature have won him a great deal of respect and admiration as a committed promoter of quality […]

antislash

ANTISLASH

Pierre Deniel, Baptiste Veilhan and Raphaël Amiard meet during their high school years. Their passion for music will soon linked them and, after 3 years of research on computer music, they found the band Antislash. Activists on the Paris minimal scene since their beginnings in […]

aquarius heaven

AQUARIUS HEAVEN

Aquarius Heaven might be new to the electronic music world, but he is no newcomer to the music scene as such: Aquarius Heaven, born Brian Brewster, is an ex reggae dancehall and hip hop singer. It was pure chance that Brian became involved with the […]

ark

ARK

Seen as the pioneer of the new experimental / minimal house style in France over ten years ago with releases on Brif, Ark has gone on to collaborate with and inspire a multitude of today’s established and rising stars across Europe… and the world ! From his origins as guitarist in a number of 80’s funk bands, most notably Trankilou, where he hooked up with the legend […]

borrowed identity

BORROWED IDENTITY

Borrowed Identity is widely recognised as a chameleon within the electronic music scene. He can tastefully and strategically mix various forms of house, techno and disco depending on his reaction to the environment and the crowd, expanding his skills towards a more freestyle manner if […]

Carlos Nilmmns

CARLOS NILMMNS

Carlos Nilmmns music manages to execute elements of his own personal life experiences. With 6 albums and around 50 releases (also as Solab) you could say most of these productions try to be unique with each telling a different story or concept. The styles of […]

dani siciliano

DANI SICILIANO

Dani Siciliano is an American singer, songwriter, producer and DJ. Her musical and vocal style draws from elements of jazz, disco and classic RnB. It is this dynamic style that has put her in a place of weedgames her own within the world of electronic music and […]

dave aju

DAVE AJU

Bay Area native Marc Barrite created the DJ/Production alias Dave Aju as a vehicle for his fresh and distinctive take on electronic dance music. Though raised on a steady diet of Jazz and Soul music along with several years of paying dues in various Hip-Hop […]

deetron

DEETRON

Swiss-born deetron aka sam geiser unveils his debut album ‘twisted’ on belgium’s esteemed music man imprint. as proven by his constantly expanding catalogue of productions, deetron is capable of creating tracks that sit happily within the context of a dj set (something he understands very […]

koze

DJ KOZE

Profession: DJ, Musician (International PONY, Adolf Noise). Remixer for many, including Chicks On Speed, Matthew Dear, Rah Band, Battles, Matias Aguayo,  Lawrence and many others. So let’s go back to where it all began. It’s the mid 1990’s and DJ Koze was slowly working his […]

dop

dOP

dOP have been on a journey that has travelled from sweat-drenched saloons to the most prestigious of establishments since they first hit the road back in 2007. From their roots in the Parisian hip hop scene, the world of unconventional house and techno beckoned in […]

djulz

D’JULZ

D’julz started his career in 1992. He quickly got a personal style that turned him into one of the leading French dj’s. His music is at the crossing of House and Deep Techno with strong acid and funk influences. After one year playing in Paris, […]

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EZECHIEL PAILHES

For a long time before the success of Nôze led him to discover the rest of the world, Ezechiel Pailhès remained a prophet in his country. For a long time as well, he worked on creating what became his first solo album, waiting for the […]

feathered-sun

FEATHERED SUN

Feathered sun is a collective of collaborative spirit, trying to celebrate moments in time through their music. NU, jO.K.e, Raz Ohara, Chris Schwarzwaelder, Iannis Ritter and Acid Pauli are all friends who have known each for years. They hang out, with or without kids; and […]

flabbergast

FLABBERGAST

As the word itself, it feels like the project Flabbergast was born in a previous century but only recently started to gain attention in the under(beer)belly of the electronic music scene. Most probably because Vincent Lemieux and Guillaume Coutu Dumont released their first 12” under […]

franck roger

FRANCK ROGER

With a career stretching back to the late 90s, Franck Roger is an artist whose dedication to his craft has established him as one of the leading lights in Paris. As both a DJ and Producer he has proven himself to be a remarkable talent, […]

freaks

FREAKS

Luke Solomon and Justin Harris “literally tripped over [each] other” first at a warehouse party in the 90s, and finding mutual means and worldviews – a rebellious streak, a desire to make music that shared their gandalf weed pipe DIY ethos, and a love for instruments within […]

homewreckers

HOMEWRECKERS

The Homewreckers are named after a track by Southern Soul legend Sam Dees. Since a few years now, the production collective from Germany is moving and breaking new ground between Detroit techno, abstract funk, rhythm´n blues and melancholic disco music. They first came together in 1995 […]

jaw

JAW

There’s no escaping the draw of JAW once he has you in his sights. Across the world he has seduced the hearts and minds of dancefloor dwellers, holding them captive with his voice as he douses them in vodka. As the vocalist for madcap house […]

Mike Shannon

JOHN SHANANIGAN

It’s been 10 years since John Shananigan aka Mike Shannon started making a name for himself on the international techno scene as a DJ, producer and label owner. Now, having relocated to Berlin from Valencia via Montreal in 2007 he’s about to crown his first […]

fdc

LES FILS DU CALVAIRE

Sometimes the boundaries of the dancefloor are not enough to contain true musical spirit. So it is for the trio of artists that make up French house swashbucklers dOP. Compared to many of their contemporaries in electronic music, childhood friends Clement, Damien and Jonathan are […]

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MARC SCHNEIDER & AERA

Like many House Music artists of his generation, Hamburg’s groundbreaking DJ and producer Marc Schneider came to electronic music under the influence of the Hip-Hop scene of the late 80’s & early 90’s, looking up to artists like Public Enemy, Schooly D and Boogie Down […]

Metaboman

METABOMAN

Metaboman is Wendelin Weissbach. He is a hip-hop jungle kid who is going a straight way. In the middle of the 90`s he and his friends DJ Légères & drummer Friedemann Ziepert founded a live rap band called Feindrehstar. Over the time they have explored […]

mossa

MOSSA

Informed by a decade of classical training and electronic-music culture, Montrealer Mossa has produced two albums and over a dozen singles worth of quirky, propulsive sample-heavy house that draws influence from jazz, funk, latin, electro and beyond. Mossa has ventures into producing , combining his […]

mymy

MY MY

MyMy is a small group of producers and DJ’s who formed in 2003 during the rebirth of Berlin as an electronic music Mecca. Although they consider Playhouse to be their home label, they have also released on Circus Company, Aus and Ostgut Ton.Lee Jones, from […]

nicolas jaar

NICOLAS JAAR

Nicolas Jaar was born in NY but quickly relocated to Santiago de Chile in the 90’s, only to come back to his birth place as a teenager. Haunted by Mulatu Astatke and Erik Satie, Nico started to make organic electronic music in 2004 at the […]

noze

NÔZE

 Between the mechanical throb of the nightclub and the laconic wooze of the bar exists a strange, smokefilledspace where you will find Nico and Ezechiel, better known as Nôze. From their distinct backgrounds in DJing and classical training respectively, their meeting led them to fuse […]

oleg poliakov

OLEG POLIAKOV

Stepping out from behind his assumed identities, Fred Aubourg is an artist ready to embrace what he has achieved so far even as he looks to where he might be heading. You may have already experienced his micro house and electro experiments as Skat, or […]

patrick russel

PATRICK RUSSEL

Patrick Russell is a true veteran of the US underground, perhaps one of the last unsung heroes of a now lost era in the Midwest. A genuine sonic storyteller, he magically transforms the diaspora of acid, IDM, and pure jack energy into a deep, fluent […]

ryan crosson

RYAN CROSSON

Ryan Crosson makes house and techno inspired by the historical precedent set in his native city of Detroit and his adopted hometown of Berlin. His musical output is shaped by pioneering artists like Richie Hawtin, Kevin Saunderson and Moodymann in the US, in addition to […]

samim

SAMIM

Born into a Swiss-Iranian Family, Samim was exposed to a wide range of musical influences throughout his life. Soon after discovering his passion for electronic music through Hip hop and Industrial music, he started to develop and enhance his renowned Syncopated Patterns and Hypnotic Rhythms. […]

seth troxler

SETH TROXLER

Seth Troxler is as widely regarded for his encyclopaedic knowledge of early Chicago house and minimal techno through to obscure indierock and ambient psychedelia, as he is as a cultural commentator, art curator, restaurateur and entrepreneur. Descended from a family of cowboys and Baptist preachers, […]

seuil

SEUIL

As house or techno fads pass through, you can rely on a sect of underground purists to keep the constant flow of quality, resisting the fluctuating electronic trends and persisting with what they believe in. One of those purists is Seuil, the genuine article, a lover of German […]

SOULPHICTION

It was 1991 when Michel Baumann aka Soulphiction got interested into four-to-the-floor Dance music after being a straight up HipHop DJ from the mid 80s. Since that time, he has grown a huge international reputation as a unique but also versatile producer, DJ and live […]

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THE MOLE

Seventies Hungarian funk, Youtube outsider artists, the dustiest of old Bollywood relics—all is fair game when it comes time for The Mole to pull either inspiration or wax for his house-heavy DJ sets and live shows. Decades in, the Vancouver native still gets the jitters […]

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TODD SINES

Inspired by early electro-pop and hip-hop head shops omaha like Art of Noise, Herbie Hancock & Whodini, Todd Sines began creating music in the late 80’s, ranging from post-punk and industrial to techno and house. He swapped his bass for an analogue synth in 1991, and thus […]

wareika

WAREIKA

Formed in 2007 by Jakob Seidensticker, Florian Schirmacher and Henrik Raabe, Wareika was accidentally gathered on stage for the first time at Hamburg’s mythical Mojo Club. Since then, the german trio has built a very singular sound signature after a decade of playing together. Revealing […]

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WILLIE GRAFF & TUCCILLO

Willie Graff & Tuccillo could be considered two of the most dedicated activists of our times within the world of house music. Willie Graff is one of the youngest and most prestigious DJs in the avant-garde of dance music, patiently reaping success wherever his talents […]