Interview: Reeko

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With a DJ career spanning nearly two decades, Polegroup associate Reeko (Juan Rico, 1981) has grown out to become one of today's international tastemakers in the field of raw and uncompromising techno. The Spanish DJ has released tracks on seminal labels such as his own Mental Disorder, Emergence Records, Modularz plus of course Oscar Mulero's Polegroup, while his skills as a … [Read more...]

Interview: Rob Hes

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Among the latest tastemakers in the field of uncompromising techno is Dutch DJ/producer Rob Hes, who has released some serious dancefloor bombs on labels such as Bedrock, Sci+Tec, Tronic and Herzblut over the past few years. We recently sat down with Rob to talk his life as an artist to date. With over a decade of studio experience, Rob's passion for raw electronics has … [Read more...]

Interview: Dave Seaman

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With recent releases on Selador, Noir, Suara, Hive Audio, Tulipa and Sullivan Room, Dave Seaman, one of true the legends of electronic house music, is on a creative roll in 2015. We recently sat down with Dave to talk his Selador imprint, his connection to Berlin's Watergate, and much more... A globally respected DJ for over 25 years, Dave’s played in over 80 countries … [Read more...]

Interview: Rob Made

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The word on the street right now is Sleazy and Rob Made's Sleazy Deep label is bringing some of the World's freshest artists to the forefront of the deep house, indie dance/nu disco scene including: Finnebassen, Amine Edge & DANCE, Pete Oak, JOBE, Tough Love, Vanilla Ace, Sirus Hood, Tapesh & of course Rob himself. London born Robin Tabor has played every club … [Read more...]

Interview: Andrea Frisina

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Andrea Frisina is the brains behind the Gate Null label, a vehemently underground-inclined techno label that comes at us from Italy. The label has tasted success aplenty in recent times, but their latest release – an original by Frisina with an equally splendid remix by Joey Beltram – could well be the one that elevates them to higher places still. We checked in with Andrea … [Read more...]

Interview: Leftwing & Kody

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Given the impact they have had, it’s hard to believe Leftwing & Kody only launched in 2012. The duo’s first EP brought them immediate recognition from their industry peers and the rest they say is history. With an infectious sound that draws on swinging hi hats, low slung synths and masterly crafted basslines, and by joining the dots between the past and the present in … [Read more...]

Interview: Florian Kruse

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We recently spoke to one-half of Florian Kruse, one half of the wavemaking Kruse & Nuernberg duo. Here's what he has to say on growing up in Northern Germany, the duo's recent release on Dutch label Subjekt and studio activities. Florian Kruse is one half of Kruse & Nuernberg, the German house-loving duo who’ve been putting their stamp on the genre with some … [Read more...]

Interview: Popof

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Hot Creations is about to release his new album 'Love Somebody', which provided a great opportunity for us to sit down with the revered producer to talk the Paris scene, his studio, and current projects. French techno DJ/producer and prolific remixer Popof is one of France's most versatile and productive electronic music artists. Starting out as a member of the free-party … [Read more...]

Interview: No Regular Play

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Equally at home in the rehearsal rooms of Julliard as in the main room of fabric, Greg Paulus and Nick DeBruyn can attest to such acclaimed affiliations as Wolf + Lamb, Supplement Facts and No. 19 Music. Drawing influence across the board from J Dilla to John Coltrane, we spent some time catching up with them. Written by: James Hopkins Hi guys, how are … [Read more...]