Joachim Spieth

Joachim Spieth’s Tides LP Showcases the Affin Boss’ Penchant for Ambient Soundscapes

Ambient techno fans can celebrate the turn of the decade knowing that more musical goodness is coming their way courtesy of Joachim Spieth’s Tides.

Spieth’s first production came in the ’90s, making the upcoming release of his second Long Player at the turn of the new decade more significant than ever. He has proven his skills as a music producer through the likes of John Peel, Martin L. Gore, The Orb, Sven Väth, and Juan Atkins among others. Spieth’s musical inventory has grown and been shaped over the two last decades, allowing him to define a specific sound signature for his label Affin, oscillating between techno and ambient soundscapes.

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Delhi City Guide with BLOT!

BLOT! is a live electronic music project based out of Delhi, India. Straddling music and art, party and performance, Gaurav Malaker is the producer and DJ at the helm of the project.

Since its start in 2007 with Thiruda (Avinash), BLOT! has slowly edged away from more minimal sounds into mastery of a warmer and more emotive sound that straddles techno and deeper side of modern house. The producer has delivered an inspiring run of music releases in his career spanning a decade, as well as immersive audiovisual sets and innumerable art installations both in India and abroad

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Global Vibe Radio 193 Feat. Risa Taniguchi

Our last Global Vibe Radio episode of 2019 comes courtesy of Risa Taniguchi, an extremely talented rising artist from Japan.

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6AM Guest Mix: Junior Jack

Responsible for some of the best House records of the early 2000s, including ‘My Feeling’, ‘E Samba’, ‘Dare Me (Stupidisco)’ and ‘Da Hype’, all of which all went Top 40 in the UK, Junior Jack is undeniably one of the most prolific house music mixers of that magical era and the man that brought us the chart-topping disco classic ‘Make Luv’ by his alter ego Room 5.

As a DJ, he dominated dance floors relentlessly across the globe, including his residency at Pacha in Ibiza, where he really came into his own as the master of his own sound for Defected.

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Premiere: Godfather of Chicago Techno DJ Hyperactive Returns to Northern Parallels with “Mixed Emotions” EP

The Godfather of Chicago Techno, DJ Hyperactive, returns to Northern Parallels with a track that chugs and snaps through the darkness. Acid pads reverberate throughout “Mixed Emotions,”  tumbling over a swinging and unrelenting kick. Growing layers of rhythmic accents dodge in and out while the synth grows busier and more frantic.

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Global Vibe Radio 192 Feat. Anfisa Letyago

Siberian-born, Italy-based rising producer talent Anfisa Letyago delivers this week’s Global Vibe Radio mix ahead of her December 27th US debut at The Lost Circus, an event taking place at Avant Gardner in Brooklyn, New York. Info and tickets for the event can be found HERE.

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Living In The Moment with Will Clarke: “All We Have Is Now”

An instantly recognizable DJ with his unique style and a one-of-a-kind beard, Will Clarke has solidified his place in dance music with hits like ‘Booty Percolatin ’, ‘Techno (Not Techno)’ and recent remix of Adam Beyer’s ‘Your Mind’, as well as releasing on a number of prominent labels including Truesoul, Abode, Relief, Drumcode, Sola, among many others.

Having toured across Japan, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and extensively in the US, Will Clarke has captivated audiences across the globe with his effortless performance style and flawless live sets. Refusing to let this infringe on his music-making, he has released tracks on Abode, Relief, Drumcode and Truesoul already this year – the latter a frenetic two-tracker alongside fellow Bristolian Eli Brown and his first – ever melodic EP ‘Nothing Is Forever’.

Closing out the year with two more EPs on We Are The Brave and TrueSoul, Will is gearing up to debut his own record label All We Have Is Now in 2020. In support of the new project, Will Clarke is set to head out on a tour of exclusively open to close sets across North America, starting with a special NYE performance at La Santa in Santa Ana, California (BUY TICKETS HERE).

As the year nears to a close and the launch of his label looms, we sat down with Will to talk about it all, discussing the ideas behind the label, what fans can expect from his open-to-close sets and, of course, his beard.

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6AM Guest Mix: Adwer

This week’s guest on our Guest Mix series is Adwer (formerly Adept) aka Adam Werderits, an artist born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. He took his first steps to follow the pathway of electronic music and sound when he got his Commodore 64 home computer system from his parents during early adolescence.

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great gifts for music lovers

Eight Great Gifts for Music Lovers This Christmas

Are you stumped on what to get your music-loving friend or family member this holiday season? Check out these eight great gifts (plus a bonus ninth!) for music lovers this Christmas. Gift ideas ranging from gadgets and accessories to music players and festival fashion. These gifts will enhance the music listening whether it’s in the comfort of your own home or out on the dancefloor.

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Premiere: Nick Curly Polishes Two Timeless Classics With Remasters and Audiojack, Marco Faraone Remixes

Next up for 8Bit Records, Nick Curly delves into his back catalogue and adds a timely polish to ‘The Voodoo’ and ‘No Takers’ two tracks which were favourites of his in the past few years. Remix support is the new addition to this release, which comes from Audiojack and Marco Faraone, both making their debut on 8Bit.

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