Interviews

Guest Reviewer: Pleasurekraft

Reported by Sam TID on September 19, 2012

Since their debut release Tarantula took the world's breath away in 2010, Kalle Ronngardh and Kaveh Soroush aka Pleasurefraft have become one of the biggest names in high tech house music.

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Still Going- Some EDM is Actually Quite Good (interview)

Reported by JontySkrufff on September 14, 2012

Specialising in producing seriously powerful deliciously dirty disco, New York erstwhile DFA duo Still Going sound a million miles away from the pop-dance EDM championed by superstar DJs such as Steve Aoki, Avicii and Guetta though Still Going's Liv Spencer insists it's not so.

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Guest Reviewer: Steve Aoki

Reported by Sam TID on September 12, 2012

Steve Aoki is undoubtedly one of the world's most exciting electronic music stars. Since bursting onto the global stage his brand of punk goes raving has created more excitement than most. Now firmly seated at the top table of EDM royalty we are very proud to present his thoughts and recommendations here!

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Guest Reviewer: D.O.D

Reported by Sam TID on September 10, 2012

D.O.D is currently one of the hottest acts in the dance scene and with a unique and diverse DJ style that could be describe as in your face and the ability to appeal to fans in the house, electro and techno scene this young man is on route to becoming an international sensation.

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John Foxx- It Feels Like a Time- Bomb is Ticking (interview)

Reported by JontySkrufff on September 6, 2012

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Guest Reviewer: Sidney Samson

Reported by Nick Trackitdo on August 29, 2012

To celebrate the end of the incredible DJ Mag Top 100 Poll voting, we are proud to welcome the superstar Sidney Samson to be our Guest Reviewer. Wise words too, so check this out...

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Guest Reviewer: Technikal

Reported by Joshua [Trackitdown] on August 24, 2012

Hard dance and hardcore fans will know just how important Alf Bamford aka Technikal's productions have been to the scene over the last 5-10 years. Every week there's a new anthem that not only brings much needed euphoria to the mix, but bring new production techniques and influences which have in turn inspired a new generation of music makers.

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Guest Reviewer: BCee

Reported by Sam TID on August 23, 2012

Bcee is a man on a mission! Seemingly he effortlessly produces DNB bombs, DJs all over the world and runs the mighty Spearhead label. But as you'll read below, that's not all he has to juggle...

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Guest Reviewer: Haezer

Reported by Sam TID on August 22, 2012

Haezer from South Africa and has established himself as a leader in the bass heavy electro scene and has gained wide spread popularity in the dance scene worldwide. Haezer has just released his brand new EP, titled 'The Wrong Kid Died'.

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Guest Reviewer: Far Too Loud

Reported by Joshua [Trackitdown] on August 22, 2012

UK based big gun Far Too Loud has taken over the world this summer with his incredible Firestorm EP which has had everyone supporting from; Sub Focus, Diplo, Porter Robinson, Pendulum to Dillon Francis and beyond! We caught up with the Brighton based DJ producer to chat beats and what it takes to be big in the game;

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Guest Reviewer: Psycatron

Reported by Sam TID on August 21, 2012

Berlin:Detroit - a musical alliance that resonates deeply with electronic music lovers around the world and has done for the past two decades. Add Belfast to this equation and you have Irish duo Psycatron who have dropped releases on both sides of the Atlantic through Carl Craig's Planet E Communications from Detroit, as well as Berlins' Tresor imprint, while also finding time for the odd excursion on the likes of Scuba's Hotflush Recordings, R&S Records, Cocoon and their own upcoming Inflyte Records.

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Stefan Goldmann- (Pitch) Bending the Rules to Survive & Thrive (interview)

Reported by Joshua [Trackitdown] on August 17, 2012

"The propaganda that the future will have us all giving away music for free in order to make a living on gigs has been proven wrong by reality. Because basically everybody does exactly this and still doesn't get booked all over (or not often enough, as with most "mid career" artists." LittleWhiteEarbuds.com: click here for a fascinating read- http://bit.ly/fREg32

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Guest Reviewer: TC

Reported by Joshua [Trackitdown] on August 16, 2012

A bonafide Bristol big bass legend, TC needs no introduction! He's headlining the incredible One Nation & Innovation event in a couple of weeks time so we were very lucky to take 5 and see what he had in store...

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Guest Reviewer: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Reported by Nick Trackitdo on August 16, 2012

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have risen sharply to the very top of their game, amassing a global fan base and gaining huge respect from their industry peers in the process.

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Guest Reviewer: Beltek

Reported by Joshua [Trackitdown] on August 9, 2012

Beltek from Slovenia is a name that is on everyone's lips right now, having made his mark in 2007 with the track 'Copacabana'. Pete Tong crowned him new producer of the year in a Radio 1 competition and since then he hasn't looked back! Fusing elements of Progressive, House & Tech together for his productions & DJ Sets he has gained not only the respect of his peers but a very healthy Global fan base along the way. We caught up with Martin 'Beltek' Bijelić for a quick chat and to find out what's coming up on the horizon for him.

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Guest Reviewer: Infected Mushroom

Reported by Nick Trackitdo on August 7, 2012

Mega-legends Infected Mushroom are best known as the sonic innovators of the Psychedelic Trance genre. The Israel-bred, L.A. based duo Amit "Duvdev" Duvdevani and Erez Eisen have created their "music kingdom" as one of the most powerful in the EDM scene. We caught up with them for a quick chat recently and here is what they had to say ...

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Nathan Fake- Creativity is Magical in a Scientific Way (interview)

Reported by JontySkrufff on August 1, 2012

"I guess it's not post-dubstep UK bass music or whatever the f**k they're calling it but I think Iceni sounds pretty futuristic."

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Secret Island Nation 2012; Back To Nature (interview)

Reported by JontySkrufff on August 1, 2012

With many of the 500 or so predominantly Berliners and Swedes attending next week's Secret Island Nation (SIN) Festival in Sweden now regulars, next weekend's annual event sold out in record time, though chatting to Skrufff this week, SIN founder Bjorn stressed he's far from resting on his laurels.

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Acid Pauli Gets GEMA’s Game (interview)

Reported by JontySkrufff on August 1, 2012

German experimental tech/ Bar 25 club icon Acid Pauli chatted to Skrufff this week about the gigantic fee increases German rights agency GEMA plans to impose on clubs and revealed he understands their motives.

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Guest Reviewer: Hostage

Reported by Sam TID on July 31, 2012

Hostage is the undisputed Scottish heavyweight of bass heavy rave bangers! He's been in the scene for over a decade now and his gritty beats know no boundaries as they cover a huge spectrum of musical styles that continually cause destruction on the dancefloor.

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