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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 […]



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 […]


AOW is a collaborative project between Dan Ghenacia and Tolga Fidan. Both have moved to Lisbon in recent years and have been venturing into other projects outside of music (such as the Alpha Wave Experience). Following on the theme of stepping out of their comfort […]

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 […]



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 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 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 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


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 […]



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 […]



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 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 […]



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, […]


For a long time Ezéchiel Pailhès remained a prophet in his country and worked on creating what became his first solo album, waiting for the right moment when he could no longer contain all it’s melodies. A voyage in a free world, where creation knows […]



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 […]



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


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, […]



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 […]


Gerry Read began releasing house in 2010 using fruity loops, a drum kit and samples. His early releases would unknowingly coin phrases such as ‘Outsider’ or ‘Lo-fi house.  He grew up in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and played football for Ipswich as a youth before […]


After studies in electroacoustics, Latin and classical percussion, Guillaume Coutu Dumont established himself as fixture of Montréal’s leftfield microhouse and techno scene—with Artificiel’s Julien Roy as EGG and in Chic Miniature with Ernesto Ferreyra, in the early days. A move to Paris first then Berlin […]



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 […]



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 […]


After releasing their debut LP Kick Drunk Love for Marcel Vogel’s aptly-titled Intimate Friends label to salivating souls a leap-year ago, we find the elusive KAMM returning to the musical fore with a sonically staggering follow-up album Cookie Policies on Circus Company imprint. While their […]


Berlin-based polymath Kenneth Scott has been at the vanguard of personalized electronic dance music for over a decade. Whether showing synth-programming prowess as a vital force in group outfits such as KAMM and the dynamic-duo Moniker, or rolling solo with a variety of fresh releases […]

Mike Shannon


It’s been 10 years since John Shananigans 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 […]



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 […]

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 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 […]



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 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 is one of the least predictable and most experimental dance music producers of the late 2000s and 2010s, composing reflective downtempo numbers indebted to jazz and modern classical as well as minimal techno. After establishing his name throughout the techno scene for his early […]



 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


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 […]


Portable is Alan Abrahams, a South African born artist and producer who is also a celebrated live act. Portable grew out of the ruins of the post-apartheid era of South Africa, being part of the generation that was to bring about the freedom of Nelson […]

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 […]


Yuval Havkin, also known as Rejoicer, is one of the foremost exponents of downtempo music, inspired by the fusion of jazz and hip-hop. His new album thus draws on his early influences while exploring the world of calm, melodic electronic music that borders on ambient. […]

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 […]



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 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, […]


Since the late ’90s, Sety has been a fierce and tireless activist within Paris’ electronic underground scene, determined to carve out a space for unconventional, experimental dance music. In 1999 he co-founded the Circus Company label, along with fellow artists Kean and Freak, of Nôze; […]



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 […]


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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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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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 […]



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 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 […]