Kaum ist die Karnevaleszeit vorüber, geht es nach einer kleinen Pause direkt närrisch weiter in der frisch renovierten Frohnatur. Aus dem Land in dem man Karneval nicht einfach nur banal feiert sondern inbrünstig zelebriert ist unser Gast zu Hause. Unendliche grüne Weiten und tiefe Urwälder mit wilden Tieren und heissen Samba-Rhytmen sind Brasiliens bekannteste Merkmale. Aber auch Techno gehört seit einigen Jahren zu einer aufstrebenden Passion der Brasilianer welche ausgiebig gelebt und gefeiert wird.
KiNK will release his debut album Under Destruction on May 5th.Bulgaria's Strahil Velchev has earned a reputation as a champion of hardware and a pioneer of live dance music sets, known for his flamboyant and often zany stage antics. He came to prominence with a steady stream of releases on Boe, Ovum, Rush Hour and plenty more, which channeled Detroit and Chicago influences, including highlights like 2010's Rachel EP and its infamous "Strings Of Life"-referencing track "Existence."
With DGTL's ADE-trilogy behind us, all eyes are set on the future, as everyone is gearing up for DGTL festival 2014. On Easter weekend - 19 & 20 April 2014 - DGTL returns to Amsterdam's NDSM-docklands to present you; a weekend filled with the best underground electronica around today. The old shipyard, located on the waterfront of the city harbour, is the setting for a memorable season opener, with 2 days of festival, 6 stages, supported by no less than 81 artists.
MicroShift is now available and, for a limited time, both new purchases and upgrades are at special pricing. Offer ends 3/4/14. Upgrade from Little MicroShift for only $49 (regularly $89) or purchase MicroShift (which includes Little MicroShift) for only $89 (regularly $129). MicroShift is also the first SoundToys plug-in to not require an iLok USB key. The authorization can be installed to your computer hard drive so no key is needed. The authorization can still be placed on an iLok if you desire, or moved from computer to iLok. If this new system works out, we will look into adding the rest of the line.
Starting off the New Year with one of the most forward-thinking entries in the series to date, Defected presents Nick Curly In The House features two mixes of deep, emotive house and techno and the natural evolution in the thriving relationship between label and artist. The tracklist features cuts from the likes of Schatrax, Matthias Mayer, Dubshape, Gorge, DJ W!ld and Jordan Peak, as well as a couple of album exclusives from Curly himself.
Viva la Electronica continues with the Label Special Series in March. You can expect each week an exclusive set as always from six selected artists of ZOO:TECHNIQUE which is an italian Electronic Label founded in 2009 by Kasbah Zoo and based in Padova, in the North-East of Italy. From 2013 the Label is managed by Kasbah Zoo and OniWax. Tune in and enjoy sets from Kasbah Zoo, M.IN, Hermanez, Inxec and many more.
Beatport has announced plans to auction new release banner positions to the highest bidder. The Beatport Amplify initiative – first mooted at Amsterdam Dance Event and then officially confirmed by Beatport CEO Matt Adell during a Reddit AMA – has the potential to further skew the playing field in favour of labels with bigger budgets.
The german Dj and Producer Frans Zimmer alias Alle Farben announce his upcomming Album on UK based label Synesthesia! The first track SHE MOVES will be the first single taken from the album.If you start feeling the deep base rumble inside you when you're strolling down the alley, you probably heard Alle Farben perform recently. Growing up in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Alle Farben has always been the creative guy. As a youth, he discovered that you can do more with music than just playing it in your cassette player. Even when he moved into his late -teens.
Valentinstag! Der Tag der Liebe ! Zeit euch zu zeigen wie sehr ihr uns ans Herz gewachsen seid und wie viel Herz Blut in unseren Projekten steckt. Nach einem Monat Pause ist die Strassenmusik aus ihrem Winterschlaf erwacht ! Wir dachten wirklich ein wenig Pause würde uns mal gut tun, aber nix da. Ohne euch und ohne Techno hat der Winter nicht viel mehr zu bieten als graue, langweilige und arschkalte Tage.
We travel to one of the most beautiful locations in the entire World: Tuscany, Italy. It is here in the town of Pistoia where we visit the Mindshake artist LORENZO BARTOLETTI to see where he calls home, creates his music and gets his inspiration.MindshakeTV Presents: "MIND YOUR MANORS". Our new special series of episodes will strive to show you the human aspects of the Mindshake experience.