When you release tracks on Cadenza, Visionquest, Cocoon and Diynamic, you must have something special going on. Spanish DJ/producer Uner is one such person, and although he's kinda flown 'Uner the radar' up until now (groan), his debut album 'Tune432' will see him shoot into the stratosphere — metaphorically speaking.
'Tune432' sounds more like the name of a track than an album, DJ Mag says to Uner.
Claptone is dance music’s golden beaked conundrum. Flying off the German Club Charts in 2012 with 'Cream', a hypnotic deep house debut, and directly into our aural G-spot, where the enigmatic artist remains permeating. Once inside, there’s no getting the bird-esque beatsmith with mystique out of your brain – not that we’d want Claptone to fly away.
Jesse Rose spent 2013 releasing one new tune on the 12th of every month to drum up hype for his forthcoming 'The Whole Twelve Inches' LP.
With a rapidly growing discography on a host of hip labels like Gruuv, Nurvous, Connaisseur and OFF Recordings, Nolan’s plush house vibes have been percolating in the sets of the best DJs for a few years now. What might come as a surprise is that they’re the work of established DJ/producer Timo Garcia. Now ahead of a new release featuring Hollywood star Idris Elba,
It takes focus and dedication to tick the full range of boxes – DJ, producer, label boss – but Jon Rundell's rise through the techno ranks has shown that it's not just his tough, tribalistic sound that has plenty of gas in the tank.
Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May were high school pals with Juan Atkins in Belleville, just outside of Detroit. It was Juan who started making other-worldly proto-techno music first in the early ‘80s, mainly under the names Cybotron and, later, Model 500. He taught Derrick May to mix, and the two of them would put on Deep Space parties and produce mixes for the radio show of influential spinner The Electrifying Mojo on WGPR.
First ever tune you bought?
“Michael Jackson 'Thriller'.”
First two tunes you tried to mix?
“'Probably something by Future Funk and Daft Punk.'”
Off the back of a massive year for Bodhi, the Welsh duo kicked off 2014 with a remix of Brit-nominees London Grammar.
Feeding warm supple sub-bass grooves under the ghostly vocals of the original, the result is spine-tingling house designed with one objective in mind: to send a rush of serotonin fizzing through our synapses.
How have you developed as an artist during your production and DJing career?
TCTS, aka Sam O'Neill, is the latest signing to Greco-Roman, the label that first brought us Disclosure and TEED as well as those Hot Chip cats. TCTS is the initials of the band Sam used to play in when he was a teenager, and he started DJing out using that name. “I intended to change it at some point, and it just kind of stuck,” TCTS tells DJ Mag.