Codes

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From spacey to bassy Codes brings his own twist to the underground side of House. His lengthy catalog mixed with an appreciation for turntablism and a focus on pushing club music boundaries keep this producer busy in and out of the studio. Codes’ Bumps EP has received massive support from Spotify (Fresh Finds, Fresh Electronic, Hot House,… Read more »

Art Department

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Art Department, the infamous electronic music act, has seen almost unparalleled success within the world of dance music in recent years. Canadian Jonny White, acting Head of No.19 Music, is now the lone force behind the influential project that began as a collaborative effort with long time friend Kenny Glasgow in 2009. The prolific producer’s… Read more »

Yousef

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Yousef proudly steps into 2017. With previous releases on Desolat, Bptich Control, Cocoon, Defected and Ceceile, and new Yousef music signed and ready to be released this year on Crosstown Rebels, Knee Deep in Sound, Hot Creations, This & That as well as his own Circus Recordings. 2016 saw Yousef tackle remixes for The Glitz,… Read more »

Audiofly

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With 13 years behind them as a creative partnership Anthony Middleton and Luca Saporito AKA Audiofly have accumulated unparalleled experience through their endeavours and continue to put everything into maintaining their careers at the highest level. After a chance meeting in 2002, the two men have established a creative empire, which includes two record labels,… Read more »

Mahony

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Developing his taste in music with hip-hop and underground Romanian rap, Mahony started enjoying electronic music by high school. The “IT PLACE” in Bucharest was Kristal Club, and he went there to enjoy his favorite artists and get a glimpse of the scene. Playing for friends and small parties was just the beginning for Mahony,… Read more »

Bontan

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In a short space of time, North West UK-based Bontan has notched up an impressive set of achievements that’d leave most old school acts green with envy. With headline supporters including Pete Tong, Annie Mac and Carl Cox his music is talking loud and helping him to develop a reputation that’ll be the foundation for… Read more »

Andre Hommen

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André Hommen’s life script has always had house music at it’s center. For over seven years now, he has played an important part within the creative and administrative team behind Dennis Ferrer’s New York City based Objektivity imprint and has had the opportunity to develop projects by artists including Ferrer, Ane Brun, Telepopmusik, The Martinez… Read more »

Kideko

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Brighton-hailing producer Kideko unleashed a huge club banger in the shape of Crank It (MoS) last year which became a get out of jail card for DJ’s for the whole of the summer and beyond. He has gathered critical acclaim and big support for his productions from Oliver Heldens, The Magician, Blonde, Fatboy Slim, Gorgon City, Danny… Read more »

Max Chapman

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Bursting onto the underground house scene in 2011, Max Chapman was just 23 years old when he released his first record. Since then the Essex based DJ and producer has taken on a journey of energy, creativity and unconditional passion and even bagged himself an overall number one on Beatport. It’s this passion that has… Read more »

Dennis Ferrer

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Dennis Ferrer has been on the forefront of electronic dance music for well over 15 years now, transitioning between styles and influences and keeping it interesting for club-goers and “heads” alike. Making techno & ambient in the 90’s, melodic house in the early 2000’s and reinventing himself again over the past few years, Ferrer has… Read more »

Davide Squillace

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Davide Squillace is certainly not one to rest on his laurels: the Italian DJ/Producer could lay claim to being one of the busiest artists in electronic music. Each year that passes sees Davide increasingly adding to his ever-expanding repertoire and range of creative projects – “For me, the best year will come from how I… Read more »

Matador

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As DJ Awards’ 2016 Electronic Live Performer, Matador is a revolutionary live artist with a shining reputation for versatility, whilst never compromising on quality. Accolades have been showered on the Dublin-born producer, from proud ambassador of the NEVE 5088 Console, and Richie Hawtin’s PLAYDifferently MODEL1 mixer, his tenure as an ENTER resident at their worldwide… Read more »

Option4

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Option4 is a house music warrior. With releases on Ninja Tune, Nurvous, Club Sweat and more besides, his music packs a significantly bigger punch than your average house cut, incorporating tribal rhythms, intricate melodies and fierce low-end to produce a style that is never short of mesmerizing. Recently named by US legend MK as one… Read more »

Josh Butler

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From the North of England to dance floors across the globe, Josh Butler has made serious headway with his high calibre house sound. The talented northerner has become one of house music’s most revered talents over the last couple of years, boasting a plethora of acclaimed releases on prestigious labels (Noir, Cajual, Avotre, MTA, MadTech);… Read more »

Chambray

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Chambray is the alias of André Rost – the first Berlin based producer who signed to Jimmy Edgar’s Ultramajic imprint. The 31-year-old has gone on to deliver some massive dance floor heaters full of punchy house tracks such as “Anew” and “Rub”. As an artist and producer Chambray experimenting a lot with new sounds, song… Read more »

James Zabiela

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James Zabiela is a rare breed of artist. Over the last 12 years he has become something of a heritage act despite still being 2 decades younger than his peers currently sharing that title; this, in part, is owing to his unrivalled technical abilities in his live performance which have cemented him into the hearts of electronic… Read more »

Huxley

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It is fair to say that, in 2016, Huxley has fully arrived. Still young but with experiences in the booth and studio well beyond his years, he has a fine array of tools at his disposal. Over the last seven plus years, the friendly character has excelled at many different styles, often ahead of the… Read more »

Black Asteroid

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obsessed with sound and graphic design, bryan black aka black asteroid started his music career as a sound designer and keyboard tech for PRINCE at PAISLEY PARK STUDIOS. While at Paisley Park, bryan learned how to manipulate computers and instruments in ways that could only be learned under the watchful eye of Prince. while working… Read more »

Jacky

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In a time where the meaning of ‘house music’ is constantly evolving, a new generation of artists and DJs alike are being created. One who has taken this change of direction in his stride and ran with it with style is Jacky. Jacky’s love for music began many years ago as a child when he… Read more »

Mark Fanciulli

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You might be surprised to learn that Mark Fanciulli only put out his first record in 2011. Such was the reaction to “The Tide,” though, that it was immediately apparent dance music had a new star. Since that debut on Joris Voorn’s influential Rejected label, Mark has gone on to become a taste making talent… Read more »

Chaim

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Chaim is an Israeli musician, whose organic and forward-thinking music rouses listeners around the globe. His productions have found homes on some of the industry’s most notable labels, including BPitch Control, Rumors, Supplement Facts, Saved Records, Cocoon, and many more. With a knack for turning out hits like “Love Rehab” [BPitch Control] and the Ibiza… Read more »

Nick Curly

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As he approaches his tenth year in music, Nick Curly can look back on a decade where he has been a permanent fixture at highest level of the game as DJ, producer and label owner. Over these intervening years, Nick has managed to refine a signature groove-based sound, moving through deep and tech-house to techno… Read more »

Waze & Odyssey

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Waze & Odyssey a.k.a Serge Santiago and Firas Waez, released their first track ‘Ah Baby (Here We Go Again)’ in early 2012 and have since been continuously supported by the biggest club and radio DJs including Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard making them a stand-out of the house music scene. With releases on… Read more »

Crew Love

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Crew Love is True Love. Representing all that is true: Wolf + Lamb, Soul Clap & DS and the crew. Exclusively for Europe, Middle East, & Africa representation. 

Amelie Lens

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There is no need for a romantic tale of musical heritage to be told here. Presumably most promising artists have deeply rooted feelings for what they do anyway. Let us only speak of the known facts. The personal vita.Amelie Lens is a very discerning Belgian, she has an obsession for telling stories through radical cones of sound. She exhausts… Read more »

Gaiser

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After a lifetime of making music, Jon Gaiser is always leading from the front of his own world. With his signature sound, he has created a shift in the direction of underground electronic music, starting a movement of atmospheric bass-line driven techno that is entirely unique and unmistakable. It has come almost exclusively on Richie… Read more »

Kenny Glasgow

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Kenny Glasgow is a North American electronic music pioneer; a role he’s held for over two decades. The Canadian has returned to his solo roots after spending 5 years as half of the acclaimed duo Art Department, functioning as a musical engineer, composer of both music and lyrics, and vocalist. Before he started touring the… Read more »

Fritz Kalkbrenner

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With his new, forth solo-album “Grand Depart”, Fritz Kalkbrenner travels further in the direction he took two years ago with his previous, successful album “Ways Over Water”. The singer, producer and composer from East-Berlin outdoes himself with masterful arrangements and weighty-analog soundscapes, creating precise sound-design to lose yourself into. Over time Fritz Kalkbrenner’s sound has… Read more »

Sidney Charles

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It might have come as a surprise to some that Hamburg’s Sidney Charles topped Resident Advisor’s Top 100 Most Charted Artists of 2013, but it’s an accolade that speaks volumes about both his approach to music and his prolific, consistent output. Born Sidney Charles Hurricane Vieljans (yes, really), his journey towards the world of house… Read more »

Santé

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Berlin’s Santé emerged as part of a wave of new producers with a different cut to their electronic jib around the time that deep house was losing its way somewhat. His productions ooze character, charisma, soul, colour, humour and above all a sense of humanity. • After teaching himself to play the guitar in his… Read more »

Jay Lumen

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Jay Lumen… Music is part of his life since his childhood years. He learned music in conservatory for eight years, which provided a good basis to his ambition of making music. This ambition appeared very early, during the schooldays, when he started to turn compositions of classic authors to his own style, rather than playing… Read more »

Wolf + Lamb

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Some wild extremes make up the whole that is Wolf + Lamb. Extrovert and introvert, vegetarian and carnivore, cancer survivor and social saboteur – you’d expect no partnership like this could last for long. But for over a decade, these differences have only sparked the seismic energies that Zev and Gadi bring to dance music…. Read more »

Weiss

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What makes Weiss stand out as a DJ/producer? It’s the fact he embodies the spirit and simplicity of that original House sound. With a love of old school jackin’, Chicago House – combined with a modern approach to his productions and sets – as an artist he has a unique and individual style that’s won… Read more »

Egbert

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Egbert van der Gugten is making music since he was 8 years old, and nowadays have grown into one of the most promising talents within the field of electronic dance music. He is now in the roster of the worlds biggest technolabel “Cocoon”, the dutch label “GEM” and close to be releasing his first album…. Read more »

Nic Fanciulli

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Nic Fanciulli is a DJ, producer and label owner who has remained one of the UK’s finest exports in electronic music throughout the last decade. One of the last DJs to break through to international acclaim on the strength of his DJ’ing alone, Nic has since gone on to establish his own imprint, Saved Records,… Read more »

Secondcity

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Born in the UK, but raised in Chicago, Secondcity has a unique pan-Atlantic outlook on House and Techno music that takes influence from his exposure to both of these musical hotspots. As such, in the space of some 24 months, Rowan has accelerated into the collective consciousness of house heads around the world. His inaugural… Read more »

Luna City Express

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Within more than a decade now the collaborational production force named Luna City Express, derived and developed from the influences and musical upbringings of Norman Weber and Marco Resmann has turned into a consistent land- and trademark in the electronic music scene in terms of releases, remixes and remarkable DJ sets all over the place…. Read more »

Anthony Attalla

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As 2016 takes shape, Anthony Attalla has firmly established himself as a rising star in the electronic music community.  His personal growth in the studio as a producer and on stage as a performer has the industries biggest taste makers, as well as its biggest publications, proclaiming that Anthony is set to break out in… Read more »

dOP

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was created by Clement Aichelbaum, Damien Vandesande and Jonathan Illel. All three were born in 1980 and know each other for over 20 years now. The first music project they did together was a rock ́n ́roll cover band for the “France MusicDay” in 1994. Afterwards the guys made many experiences in different music styles… Read more »

Kolsch

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For Danish Native Rune Reilly Kölsch, Kompakt is the “perfect label” to call “home.” The much-­‐ revered Cologne-­‐based imprint released Kölsch’s seminal LP ‘1977’ in 2013, continuing a tradition of providing ground breaking and genre-­‐defining cuts. Kölsch’s work proved to rewrite the rulebook on techno production, setting it on a melodic, emotion-­‐induced course. Kölsch returns… Read more »

Noir

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“I was 8 years old,” remembers René ‘Noir’ Kristensen, “looking at a poster of Duran Duran outside the Eiffel Tower, and telling my mother that when I was older, I wanted to be a musician, traveling the world like they did.” In the three decades since that day, the softly spoken Dane has achieved all… Read more »

Oliver Koletzki

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‘I am O.K.’ reads the name of the new album of the Berlin-based producer, DJ and label owner Oliver Koletzki. The title’s ambiguity is, of course, deliberate: there’s a deeper meaning hidden behind the humorous facade that is Chrisse Kunst’s hand-drawn cover, which depicts an unadorned thirteen-year-old Oliver sporting nerd glasses and a striped jumper:… Read more »

Samanta

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SAMANTA got interested in electronic music at the age of 12. Already when she got 17 she started to play her first deejay gigs and confidently searched for her own individual musical path. Within only one year she learned all technical skills and began to play at private parties, which helped her to define her… Read more »

Renato Ratier

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With refined technique and dancefloor perception, since 1996, Renato Ratier grants a fun time and quality music to ever more demanding audiences, being always present at big events such around the world, achieving important national and international awards. He is the man behind D.EDGE as founder, owner, and resident dj of the legendary brazilian club.By… Read more »

Matthias Tanzmann

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Few people are more synonymous with deep and tech house than Matthias Tanzmann. Ever since first emerging from his native Leipzig in the mid-nineties, the German producer, DJ and label boss has helped to define and redefine the genres through his releases on his own label Moon Harbour and his much talked about DJ sets…. Read more »

SCI+TEC

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SCI+TEC is the premiere electronic music label founded by internationally acclaimed recording artist and DJ, Dubfire. The label provides an outlet for Dubfire’s own works as well as the discovery of emerging and established talent. “SCI+TEC was launched to reflect my core sound and the discovery of emerging and established talent. It is a true… Read more »

Super Flu

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Feliks Thielemann & Mathias Schwarz – that´s Super Flu! Welcome to a world where crispy baked bass drums give the keynote, where Momratzn twitch to tweaking hi-hats and speech bubbles wave engaging basses to you!
Do you falter on making a tough decision? Super Flu recommend you garlic bread rolls and 6-minute-boiled eggs!
Is your equipment rubbish?… Read more »

Steve Rachmad

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Mentioning releases, remixes or labels on which Steve Rachmad has shown his craftsmanship, or boasting about clubs and festivals on which he has left his mark, would just make for another list of names, places and brands…. Let’s not go there. Feel free to visit the usual channels such as Discogs, Soundcloud or Beatport, and… Read more »

STERAC

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Since his earliest productions, Amsterdam’s electronic music pioneer Steve Rachmad has created a legion of monikers for his various compositions. We’ve seen tracks from Black Scor- pion, Tons of Tones, Rachmad Project, Scorp, Parallel 9, Ignacio, Dreg, Sterac Electronics and many more come out of his studio… One of the main characters living on Planet… Read more »

Shonky

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In music, one hit record is lucky. Two? That’s talent. And the talent everyone is talking about at the moment is fresh faced Frenchman Shonky. But with over 50,000 tracks in the Beatport database, how does a modern electronic music artist distinguish himself ? For Parisian techno and house producer, DJ and remixer, Shonky the… Read more »

SHADED

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• Member of the SCI + TEC Digital Audio family • Effortlessly weaves elements of techno house, punk and funky sounds to create an amazingly unique sound for his 1-3 hour Live sets • His ‘’Dwell’’ EP was charted at #1 in the Minimal Top 100 on Beatport • Released 2 EP’s for Tiga’s record… Read more »

Reboot

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At an early age, when most kids are discovering video games and girls, German production wizard Frank Heinrich, aka Reboot, was creating tracks on the studio equipment that he purchased with his small savings. This precocious talent was nurtured by illicit nights out sneaking in to Sven Väth’s Omen club in Frankfurt, Germany, where Reboot… Read more »

Paul Ritch

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Paul Ritch’s productions and performances, characterized by his powerful and harmonic techno with a touch of pure emotive soul, represent his true signature sound – the one that has projected him to global recognition. In 2007, Paul Ritch took the techno scene by storm both on stage and as a producer. Ever since, Paul has… Read more »

Oliver Huntemann

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Myths abound in the north when it comes to techno ground zero, and they refuse to go away. Oliver Huntemann is one of a handful of children of the north who, for what seems like an eternity, add an element of credence to the mythology. He does not, of course, live in a snowy forest… Read more »

Miss Kittin

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Grenoble born Caroline Hervé, aka Miss Kittin has over the past years become one of the most inspiring DJs and voices to emerge within the electronic music scene. Alongside long-time production partner The Hacker, tracks such as ‘Frank Sinatra’ and ‘1982’ propelled them into the spotlight, whilst further collaborations with fellow feline Felix Da Housecat’s… Read more »

Melanie Ribbe

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German born, Jamaican raised – Melanie Ribbe was discovered in Montego Bay, Jamaica at the age of 16, winning a national model search competition. A few weeks after graduating from high school, she earned contracts from various modeling agencies around the world & began her journey as an international model from Berlin, Hamburg, Athens, Milan,… Read more »

Marco Bailey

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It all starts with a beat. A virtuoso of any craft starts with a love in their heart and a belief that this is their path. Great talents make their mark on the world by perseverance, struggle and dogged determination- traits few can withstand for very long these days. But sometimes a character of substance… Read more »

Luigi Madonna

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Now in his mid twenties, Italian Luigi Madonna has been appearing on flyers since the age of just 14 when he got an early break playing the Impero II club. What was initially just a hobby soon turned into a full time pursuit for the man and now he spends his weekends playing in North… Read more »

Kenny Dope

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In an age of quick gratification and the instant attention switch, Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez is a name respected for both quality and consistency. Over the last 25 years, the four time Grammy-nominated DJ and producer has been astounding audiences across the world with his fusions of house, hip-hop, Latin, jazz, funk & soul, reggae, alternative… Read more »

Joseph Capriati

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Now recognized as one of the principal profiles in techno, Joseph Capriati has established a reputation as a universally popular and in-demand talent. A naturally charismatic DJ with a back catalogue of standout productions, Joseph is an instinctive performer with a genuine enthusiasm for entertaining. Widely regarded as one-to-watch since making his production debut in… Read more »

Jeremy Olander

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Since bursting onto the scene in 2011, DJ, producer and Vivrant label owner Jeremy Olander has been described as the saviour of the true progressive style once made famous by Sasha and John Digweed. His deep, infectious and atmospheric productions have resurrected the genre, receiving the stamp of approval from the forefathers mentioned above, as… Read more »

Hot Since 82

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Born and raised on Athersley South council estate in Barnsley, Daley was pretty much schooled for DJ success from birth. Growing up with four brothers and sisters meant an eclectic barrage of different genres in every room of the house. His dad also helped prepare Daley for house music stardom (or at least a high… Read more »

HOBO

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• Released on labels including Minus, Tronic, Hot Creations, Mobilee and Diynamic. • He has developed his own raw form of techno. Sometimes dark and abstract, and others more simple, heavy and groove based. • Best known for his work on Richard Hawtin’s label Minus – especially his huge hitting track ’Incise’’ which featured on… Read more »

Dubfire

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From global success in the commercial domain, to equal accomplishments within the underground scene, Dubfire (aka Ali Shirazinia) is an artist whose drive, talent and intuition have placed him in the top tier of electronic music artists in the world. He maintains this position within the industry with an unrelenting work ethic and a determination… Read more »

Dyed Soundorom

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Dyed Soundorom had an unusual entrée into dance music. The owner of infamous Paris nightspot Les Bain Douches spotted something in the hyper, perma-smiling party kid and approached him with a request: “he wanted me to put on a party with an underground sound,” says Dyed with a grin. And that is what he has… Read more »

Denney

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It’s true that hard work and dedication are the key to success, which young North-Eastern star Denney realised in 2012 when his first smash hit ‘Ultraviolet’ was signed by the infamous Hot Creations camp, leading to huge international success. He was fast named ‘Future Hero’ in Mixmag and the track held a strong position at… Read more »

Deep Dish

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Indisputably, it was “Junk Science”‘ that brought Washington D.C.’s Deep Dish into the glare of the world’s spotlight. The ground breaking 1998 album saw music critics in virtual meltdown while they struggled for superlatives. Helped along by the success of shimmeringly sublime singles like” The Future Of The Future (Stay Gold)”‘ (vocals courtesy of the… Read more »

Dan Ghenacia

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Dan Ghenacia is the undisputed kingpin of the Paris underground scene and one of France’s hottest DJ exports, having founded and ran for seven years Freak N’Chic and now one of the three creative minds behind new label and b2b2b DJ outfit Apollonia. Dan’s love affair with music ignited whilst spending a year in California… Read more »

Carlo Lio

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Originally known for leading the pack of prodigiously talented Toronto producers, Carlo has utilized his trademark cosmic house and techno sound to cement his status among today’s prodigiously talented world-renowned producers. For proof, look no further than his remix of the ‘Diablo’ track on Cocoon Recordings. One of the greatest rewards an artist can receive… Read more »

CamelPhat

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We don’t know where CamelPhat hail from. We don’t know the first records they bought. We don’t know what they had for breakfast. We don’t know their names, their ages, their favourite colour or their shoe size. We don’t know if they can completely close their nostrils. These are the facts we do know: They… Read more »

Behrouz

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San Francisco-based producer and long time dance music veteran, Behrouz Nazari is difficult to label as he reflects the music he creates and spins. “My sound is impossible to categorize, but if I were to give it my best shot, I would describe it as a myriad of different subgenres of music I have experimented… Read more »

Apollonia

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A collaboration between three of Paris underground’s hottest exports, 2012 saw the launch of Apollonia, the imprint and DJ outfit from Shonky, Dan Ghenacia and Dyed Soundorom. Presenting a back2back2back spectaculaire, Apollonia DJ together for extended sets of five hours or more, following a strict one-record-each concept for the full duration of the show. Bringing… Read more »

Dubfire:Live Hybrid

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From global success in the commercial domain to equal accomplishments within the underground scene, Dubfire (aka Ali Shirazinia) is an artist whose drive, talent and intuition have placed him within the top tier of electronic music artists in the world. He maintains this position within the industry with an unrelenting work ethic and a focused… Read more »