A trip into the bumping, cosmic sound of Berlin house and disco label, Toy Tonics
Berlin house and disco label Toy Tonics is pushing a bumping, cosmic sound fuelled by collaboration and live instrumentation. Founder Mathias Modica, aka Kapote and Munk, records a mix from its catalogue, and speaks to Ben Hindle about how versatility and authenticity are more important than ever
The gig took place in July this year
Goldman Sachs SEO David Solomon played the opening set
It's the label's first ever festival on the White Isle
One month down, 11 to go, with Honey Dijon's Full Fantasy, Hit & Run, and Timedance
One down, 11 to go, with Honey Dijon's Full Fantasy, Hit & Run at Mayfield, 5 Years of Timedance
EDM from E ‘D’ M
With Miller Genuine Draft...
Music for Freaks celebrates its 20th anniversary with a third instalment in the label's 'Let's Do It Again' series. Hear the menacing minimal bass and warped vocal work on Ricardo Villalobos' discordant edit of 'He's Angry' now
Larry Heard, The Black Madonna HAAi, Kode9, Josh Wink and many more will play across three stages...
Defected is one of the great success stories of British dance music...
For 20 years, Simon Dunmore's Defected has been dedicated to the finest in house music, from its label and numerous associated imprints, to its events and festivals. Still, it hasn’t all been plain sailing — Defected has traversed choppy waters to become the super-brand it is today. DJ Mag talks to Dunmore about his house history, adaptability and his approach to business...