Friday 24 April 2015

Ilario Alicante @ Cocoon at Link Festival

Since his very first gig at Time Warp at the tender age of 17, Italian DJ and Producer Ilario Alicante has been grabbing the attention of clubgoers everywhere. Following this debut with the successful release Vacaciones en Chile (2008) for Tenax Recordings, Ilario has gone on to cement his success with a number of highly acclaimed productions for Cocoon Recordings, Cécille Records, and SCI + TEC Digital Audio. With the creation of his own label, Deep Moves, and a solid reputation in Ibiza as a “must-see”, Ilario continues to prove that he will be heating up dancefloors for many years to come.

Contributing much of his success to his own love for the dancefloor, Ilario’s set for Cocoon at Link Festival does not disappoint. Offering a stripped-down and more minimalist sound, Ilario demonstrates that less really can be more. With very few vocals the focus falls on Ilario’s technical ability, the result being a layered and complex sonic experience that makes you want to move. Not one to be missed.

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Thursday 23 April 2015

DJ Mix #369: Supernova

Supernova are Emiliano Nencioni and Giacomo Godi. Known for their distinctive DJ style their current set-up comprises live instruments, decks and Ableton to create an ever-evolving musical experience. Supernova have played at some of the most established venues and festivals on the planet, including ElRow (Barcelona), Monegros Desert Festival, Space (Ibiza), Ministry Of Sound (London), Cavo Paradiso (Mykonos), Kazantip Festival (Ukraine), Cielo ( NYC), Tenax and Magazzini Generali (Italy), Space (Miami) and many many more.

Their first major project of 2013 also comes from the Defected stable as they mix one third of the long-running and acclaimed Miami compilation series, along with fellow Italians Flashmob and Pirupa. This will be preceded by another EP on the label entitled The World is Crazy, a two-track EP which flirts with darker, deeper sounds while retaining their trademark dancefloor grooves and hooks.

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Monday 20 April 2015

DJ Mix #368 - SEFF

In such a short amount of time SEFF has already achieved so much in his musical career, with signings to some of the most respected and sought-after underground labels in the industry he has made a huge impact in the Underground House and Techno scene with his distinct crossover style of raw, underground Deep/Tech House and Techno music with tonnes of attitude, swing, swagger and packed full of energy in both his productions and skilfully constructed DJ sets.

Since being Signed to Steve Lawler’s VIVa MUSiC at the back end of 2012, he has gone on to release on many other hugely respected labels as well which has also led him to working with an array of the very top artists and legends of the scene and even remixing solely for no other than Dave Seaman on Great Stuff Recordings and also being signed to Dave’s own label ‘Selador’ with an array of releases.

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Thursday 26 March 2015

Olivier Weiter Interview

Performing before energized crowds is a DJ with a unique aura about him – a trademark of savvy house music aesthetics, melodic techno beats, and uncanny ability to hypnotize the senses from every stage. 1) What would you say is the feeling that you want to give off to the ...

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Tuesday 24 March 2015

Liveset #366 - Worakls (Live)

Born in 1989, Worakls, who is in reality Kevin Rodrigues, is a French DJ coming from Paris. He began to play music at 3 years old on piano, he had some bands in different music styles (rock, hard rock, bossa nova) during his teenage years. He began to produce electronic music when he was 18 years old.

His encounter with Eric Prydz lead him to be a DJ. "This is him, or else his music, who make me understand that electronic music can be a very elaborate style and overall more than a punchbag". He stopped his studies completely, and worked relentlessly on music, that could amount to more than 15 hours per day. He began to gain recognition with his first EP "Unity", and he was referred to by Umek as one of the best newcomers in 2009 of the minimalist techno scene.

He launched the label "Hungry Music" with his mates N’to & Joachim Pator in February 2014 so the story is just starting...

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