Following their recent trip across the USA supporting the legendary GusGus, Berlin based electronic duo Kiko King & creativemaze release ‘Wolves’ and the accompanying dark and turbulent video. The video is visually stunning and compliements the track very well.
Objekt is TJ Hertz — a Berlin-dwelling producer who's gained notoriety with a series of carefully crafted dancefloor focused 12s for a select group of reputable labels. So far so typical, But Objekt is light years ahead, with a fresh broken techno aesthetic, taste for Detroit electro flavours and a conceptual vision more interesting than most denizens of the German capital.
Here's your chance to win a VIP trip to Berlin — all expenses paid. Native Instruments are giving the chance for one lucky winner to win a VIP trip for two to Berlin in a brand new global DJ competition — Everybody DJ.
Berlin duo Modeselektor are playing at The Troxy (London) this Saturday — and DJ Mag has some tickets to give away.
Consisting of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary, the group has successfully crafted their own brand of experimental techno drawing heavily from the Berlin scene.
“My first DJing gig was when I was still living at my parents’ house in Ulm, Germany. My parents had gone on holiday and as soon as they left I started to set up the living room for my first ever gig. I tried my best to make the room look like a dancefloor and rented a smoke machine and even a strobe. I was trying pretty hard to impress all my friends.
Be sure to remember the name (never-mind trying to spell it), because producer-DJ, KlangKuenstler, is rapidly gaining reputation within his native, Germany. Not only of interest as a young producer, KlangKuenstler captivates his audience with his live-apparatus approach to performances as opposed to simple DJ sets.
Recording and releasing 12 tracks over a year — one each month — might seem like a sure-fire way to hit that creative wall, but house DJ/producer Jesse Rose, known for massive bumpy-grooved cuts like 'You're All Over My Head' and 'Sleepless (Night One)', and labels like Front Room Recordings and Made To Play, managed to do just that. DJ Mag spoke to Jesse about the pressure of releasing to such a tight deadline and how he kept the creative juices flowing…
In these ‘Vegas’ days you could be forgiven for thinking that nightclubs were all created fresh and unique in the grounds of 5 star hotels.
However there are numerous clubs around the planet that started out as something quite different – things that you may not expect.
Here are 5 of our favourites club history tales
The life and soul behind Sao Paulo's internationally revered underground bastion D-Edge, he is not only the defining force of one of the city's finest clubs, but its entire surrounding scene. His refusal to follow suit in a nation dominated by clubs interested more in attracting celebrities than good quality DJs has held him up as one of the bravest men in danceland.
Literally coming from the underground, after spending the late '90s honing his DJ skills at a club in a wine cellar in his native Dusseldorf, Jan Krueger been on the up ever since, first climbing the cellar steps, then the music industry's greasy pole.