How the pandemic has pushed producers’ (Scuba, Josh Butler, Avision, Robert Babicz, and Fabio Florido) creative boundaries

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Every year has a couple of defining moments, but nobody could have ever predicted the magnitude of surprises that 2020 had in store. This year has produced countless paradigm-shifting developments, and the past nine months has brought the lives of people around the world to a grinding halt. From waves of swelling social change and […]

How the pandemic has pushed producers’ (Scuba, Josh Butler, Avision, Robert Babicz, and Fabio Florido) creative boundaries

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Every year has a couple of defining moments, but nobody could have ever predicted the magnitude of surprises that 2020 had in store. This year has produced countless paradigm-shifting developments, and the past nine months has brought the lives of people around the world to a grinding halt. From waves of swelling social change and […]

Simina Grigoriu shares DJ insights: “Experimentation is key. Try EVERYTHING.”

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Born in Romania, raised in Canada, now living in Berlin, Simina Grigoriu describes herself as a “DJ and producer, a mom and a wife, a two-time immigrant and a citizen of the world.” She’s gradually perfected her sound over the course of her decade-long career in music. She produces techno with diamond-hard, dance floor grooves, […]

Simina Grigoriu shares DJ insights: “Experimentation is key. Try EVERYTHING.”

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Born in Romania, raised in Canada, now living in Berlin, Simina Grigoriu describes herself as a “DJ and producer, a mom and a wife, a two-time immigrant and a citizen of the world.” She’s gradually perfected her sound over the course of her decade-long career in music. She produces techno with diamond-hard, dance floor grooves, […]

Interview: Ellen Allien shares, “a great DJ mixes the people into a dream.”

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In her long career, Ellen Allien has seen many changes in the industry, from the transition from vinyl to digital and eventual triumph of the MP3, to the various genres, fashions and fads that have come and gone in dance music. Through it all, she’s remained committed to her own particular, underground vision of techno. […]

Interview: Ellen Allien shares, “a great DJ mixes the people into a dream.”

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In her long career, Ellen Allien has seen many changes in the industry, from the transition from vinyl to digital and eventual triumph of the MP3, to the various genres, fashions and fads that have come and gone in dance music. Through it all, she’s remained committed to her own particular, underground vision of techno. […]

Interview: Detroit Swindle – “Played at the right moment, these tracks can really create magic.”

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The music of Detroit Swindle is largely house, but takes in a wide range of influences. Compare, for example, their recent laid-back, electro-soul remix of Hablot Brown’s ‘GO’ to their burgeoning collection of soul-infused 4/4 underground jams on their Heist catalogue. Their 2018 album ‘High Life’ featured a strong mix of jazz flavoured cuts, melodic […]

Interview: Detroit Swindle – “Played at the right moment, these tracks can really create magic.”

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The music of Detroit Swindle is largely house, but takes in a wide range of influences. Compare, for example, their recent laid-back, electro-soul remix of Hablot Brown’s ‘GO’ to their burgeoning collection of soul-infused 4/4 underground jams on their Heist catalogue. Their 2018 album ‘High Life’ featured a strong mix of jazz flavoured cuts, melodic […]

Staying creative as a DJ during COVID: Tips from artists around the globe

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We spoke with 4 prolific DJs/producers based around the world to hear how they’re staying creative, coping with the pandemic, creating music, and engaging with their audiences. COVID has put a damper on the careers of DJs and producers as touring has paused and regular club gigs have disappeared as venues suffer. But despite the […]

Staying creative as a DJ during COVID: Tips from artists around the globe

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We spoke with 4 prolific DJs/producers based around the world to hear how they’re staying creative, coping with the pandemic, creating music, and engaging with their audiences. COVID has put a damper on the careers of DJs and producers as touring has paused and regular club gigs have disappeared as venues suffer. But despite the […]