DVS1: Back to the Old School

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Playing Tough Techno & Throwing Devoutly Underground Events, Minnesota’s DVS1 Maintains a Quaint, Yet Effective DIY Ethic Brooklyn, N.Y. – As I step out of the taxi between the Wythe Hotel and Output—New York’s hottest late-night destination—I notice that the freezing rain hasn’t let up a ...

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#MixMonday: Green Velvet Live at Kool Beach Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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For the first #MixMonday of 2014 we head South of the Border to Kool Beach Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Kicking off the BPM Festival last Friday night was the Kraftek label showcase presented by Pleasurekraft. Alongside the duo, the evening featured sets from Technasia, Format: B, and the ...

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#MixMonday: Dave Clarke B2B Joseph Capriati Live at Awakenings Eindhoven

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This week’s #MixMonday highlights a back-to-back with two of techno’s best. Playing the 5:30 to 6:30AM slot at Awakenings Eindhoven 2013 last January, Dave Clarke and Joseph Capriati sandwich their own sets with 90 minutes of bomb trading. Capriati leads things off with his remix of Cari ...

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#MixMonday: Rebekah Live at Bloody Sound, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Suppose you were responsible for drafting a roster of elite female techno DJs to compete against the electronic music world. To start, you might want a face (or hair) of the franchise like Nicole Moudaber, or a DJ rooted in Detroit—Magda? From here you might approach with the grace of ...

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Awakenings Drumcode Aftermovie

One of the busiest venues during this past October’s Amsterdam Dance Event was, as usual, the legendary Gashouder. Host to a full slate of Awakenings-sponsored events, fans were treated to four straight nights of techno presented by Luciano’s Cadenza & Carl Craig’s Planet ...

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#MixMonday: Paul Ritch Live at Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain

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Getting tired of the cold winter? #MixMonday is here to help! We’re heating things up this week with open-air techno imported straight from Barcelona, Spain circa summer 2013. French DJ/producer Paul Ritch graced the decks on this glorious Sunday afternoon in June at Poble Espanyol, an ...

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Marco Bailey Chronicles Career in Documentary

With almost 20-years in techno music, Marco Bailey is no stranger to the dance scene. However, not many know much about the Belgian DJ/producer. To give fans insight into his life, Marco Bailey has released a new documentary on YouTube chronicling his long career from the early 90s rave scene ...

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ADE Update: Techno & Trance Titans, Plus Some Old Pals

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Global: “Armin Only: Intense” tour detailed.Amsterdam – Yesterday, we hit the conference portion of Amsterdam Dance Event at the Felix Meritis Centre. Then, last night we made the club rounds and hit two very different, but no less important events. Early in the day, we did the ADE ...

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Gesaffelstein Brings Guns, Sex, & Gold for “Hate or Glory” Video

To coincide with the release of his I Heart Techno 2013 mix compilation and debut album Aleph on October 28th, Gesaffelstein has released a video for new track “Hate or Glory.” Full of the same cinematic flair seen in the video for his single “Pursuit” this summer, the new clip ditches the ...

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Paul Kalkbrenner Announces Debut ‘Guten Tag’ North American Tour

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Paul Kalkbrenner has announced the Guten Tag tour, his first-ever solo North American tour that will see the German techno artist playing six live shows in December. The tour will kick off at New York’s Webster Hall and will include stops at Chicago’s Metro and Los Angeles’ The Henry Fonda. The ...

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Luciano/Carl Craig: Live from 'Somewhere in BKN…'

By: Natalie Raben Brooklyn, N.Y. – Ushuaia in Ibiza ain’t got nothing on the Brooklyn waterfront. This past Saturday, Luciano relocated his famed Ibiza sound to the second installment of Verboten’s StageONE series: “Somewhere in BKN…,” which essentially was a warehouse party in the bright ...

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A-Trak Releases Clone-Filled Video for "Jumbo"

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A-Trak seems quite busy with his solo career, duties as Fools Gold Records head, and work ...

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Dave Clarke on Techno & Integrity

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Dave Clarke, the legendary “Baron of Techno,” is back. One of the most uncompromising and electrifying DJs of his generation, Clarke returns this month with a thunderous new Fabric 60 mix CD and—like it or not— he’s back in the international spotlight all over again. Famously describing himself ...

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Can Detroit Techno Save the Auto Industry?

In the past few weeks, Ford, Honda, and Volkswagen have forecast significant growth for 2010. Several others, including Toyota, Nissan, and the car company we own, GM, expect to offer upbeat outlooks and improved earnings. Agoria, aka Sebastien Devaud, owner of the French-based InFine label, ...

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