Truthfully, Armin van Buuren needs no introduction. Still, it’s hard not to venerate the immense cultural impact the Dutch DJ and producer has had globally. Over the course of three decades, van Buuren has established himself as foundational to the evolution and dissemination of trance, not only through his
Tristan De Liège and Jambal make a formidable partnership. The former is an electronic producer from Los Angeles and the latter a rising Jazz quartet from Luxembourg. The resulting product is a beautiful fusion of Downtempo and Jazz sounds, exuding a deep feeling of tranquility and musical prowess. Reminiscent of artists
Last month, Insomnia Dance Festival announced a diverse and, by all accounts, massive lineup for its inaugural event. Set to take place next week at Switzerland’s largest indoor venue, The Hallenstadion, Insomnia will see the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Meduza, and Vini Vici play across three stages. Rooted in
With the electric energy of the dancefloor in her veins, Fatima Hajji lets it all flow on stage and in the studio. The young Spanish DJ, composer, and entrepreneur has risen as a dominant force in the electronic music world. Founder of her label platform SILVER M and hosting events
American singer Klay Cartier is difficult to categorise. His music spans from the warm, romantic notes of R&B to the brash, thrashing grit of rock. Delving into new territory, his latest release, ‘Good For Nothin’’, is precisely a combination of these elements. Listening to the way he hum-sings over the
For many creatives, music is a means to express what they struggle to articulate in other ways. It is true that the medium enables a fluid translation from heart to waveform, that is to say, from raw emotion to audible composition. Perhaps it’s because feelings are often complicated and layered.
Over the past eight years, London duo JADED have distilled influence and inspiration from across the canon of UK electronic music into their own broad palette, producing dance music that feels both classic and cutting edge. Their sound has attracted the attention of major dance music labels like Toolroom,
On his latest EP Bakone, prolific South African producer Da Capo pushes his artistry in a new, exciting direction. A pioneer in the Afrohouse movement, the Limpopo born artist has achieved global recognition for his unique and enthralling rhythms, captivating harmonies, and skill in revitalising songs with his remarkable remixes.
For Florida producer Tommy Leas, AKA PLS&TY, the past is an opportunity to imagine the future. His beginnings in bombastic, ecstatic future bass are rooted in the sounds of classic R&B and hip-hop, grounding his forward thinking sound in a distinct tradition of taste. This approach has seen undeniable success.
With sounds from across Africa’s electronic music scene taking over Europe’s dancefloors, it only makes sense that one of the continent’s biggest exports should take the stage at Barcelona promoter Brunch Electronik’s inaugural three day festival. Celebrating a decade of the brand, South African DJ and producer Shimza joins a