Quenum: 5 Records That Never Leave My Bag

Having released a slew of seminal records and repped some of the best and most world-renowned labels in the game, it’s safe to say that Philippe Quenum is a man who knows a thing or two about electronic music.

A prolific producer, his music has graced labels as diverse as Cocoon, Serialism and perhaps most memorably, Cadenza, where he released the famous “Orange Mistake” alongside Luciano way back when.

Nowadays, Quenum is best-known as being one half of Azimute alongside his good friend Cesare vs Disorder and is just as renowned for his technical ability behind the decks as he is his undoubted studio nous. A DJ for over 2 decades now, we decided to check in with him to ask him about the 5 records that have left his bag.

As you might imagine, they’re a pretty darn classic sounding bunch too!

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Premiere: Montel aka MNTL Launches Miles From Mars Techno Label

Miles From Mars is a new label concept by Montel aka MNTL, and the debut release comes from the label boss himself.

He also heads up Misfit Music that focuses more on peak time tracks that have explosive energy, and although Miles From Mars is still dance floor focused, its sound is more atmospheric, fusing tough percussion with deeper sounds.

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Premiere: Los Angeles’ Stephen Disario Lands on Black Square Recordings With Three-Track “Radar” EP

The latest outing on Gene Karz’s Black Square Recordings comes from LA-based Stephen Disario with a three-track EP titled Radar, from which we are premiering this percussion-driven peak-time techno track.

You can catch Stephen open up for Rebekah in Los Angeles on December 1st alongside Brandon Heinz. Event info and tickets can be found on Resident Advisor HERE.

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Win 2 Tickets to Octopus Recordings Warehouse Series: Art Basel Miami ’18 with Sian & Drumcell

On December 6th Octopus Recordings brings their newly-launched Warehouse Series sub-label sound to Miami for Art Basel, featuring label favorites Sian, Michelle Sparks and Juheun (Live), as well as special guest Drumcell.

Octopus Warehouse Series is a series of raw, harder-edged, stripped & boosted tracks, that define the sound of the Octopus Warehouse parties.

The event will take place at SQL Miami from 10pm to 5am, with tickets available on Resident Advisor.

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Global Vibe Radio 134 Feat. Lego

This week’s Global Vibe Radio guest is Stockholm-based Lego, the talented Parabel DJ with a penchant for deep and hypnotic techno sets.

Andrey Pushkarev Picks The Top 5 Records From His 7,000 Plus Vinyl Collection

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Andrey Pushkarev has made a name for himself as a DJ thanks to his extensive 7,000-plus record collection and the uncanny ability to pick the right track for the right moment during his well-structured architectural performances. We asked him to peruse through his entire selection, a portion of which you can see above, to pick his favorite 5 records to share with his fans:

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Jamaica Readies To Host Its Very First House Music festival

With more festival holidays springing up every year, the choice of where to get our freak on in the sunshine is becoming a difficult one! But the guys behind Jamaica Frenzy have hands down selected the crème de la crème of venues as they look to bring some of the biggest names in dance music to the Caribbean setting of Negril, Jamaica for its very first House Music festival.

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Premiere: Lanthan.audio’s 13th Outing Features Four Cerebral Techno Tracks From Label Boss Christian Gerlach

Lanthan.audio’s 13th outing is titled Styx and comes courtesy of the label boss himself, Christian Gerlach.

This four-tracker is quintessential work and fully aligns with the cerebral, deep and hypnotic soundscapes the German label is well-known for amongst listeners and peers.

Styx will be released on November 5th via the label’s Bandcamp page, but you can enjoy the exclusive premiere of “Cygni” from the EP below.

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4 Important Reasons Foreign Artists Should Plan a U.S. Tour At Least 6 Months in Advance

Although Europe has a strong scene for electronic music and the same with South America and elsewhere, we can’t ignore the fact that the techno and house scenes in the U.S. have been growing exponentially. Places like North Carolina, Georgia, New Orleans, and even Tennessee now have Techno parties. Many might even be surprised that Dustin Zahn is from Minnesota. Maceo Plex from Dallas and that Dubfire is from Washington DC.

There are 350 million people in the United States alone and with many of them not from the U.S. originally, this is undoubtedly an international country. Cities like New York City, Los Angeles and Detroit are visited by countless tens of thousands each year for music tourism.

If you are an artist looking to play in the States, you should start planning at least 6 months in advance. This is especially so if you plan to play venues such as Output in Brooklyn or Halcyon in San Francisco or Spybar in Chicago which have lineups booked months in advance.

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10 Tropical Winter Music Escapes

Looking to escape the winter cold and venture to sunny destinations with plenty of quality electronic music?

We have compiled a list of 10 fantastic tropical winter music escapes, offering everything from techno to trance, and deep house to ambient.

Included are festivals and events in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, The Caribbean and more

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