A Sit Down With DJ Booka Shade


The German collective Booka Shade consists of two musicians: Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier, started under the guidance of the founder of the iconic label Hearthouse in the 90s and the owner of the iconic Cocoon club, Sven Fat. But since then, Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier have gone far ahead. Writing such masterpieces as Body Language, […]

A Sit Down With DJ Serge Devant


New York resident Serge Devant is turning heads. Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Damian Lazarus and Hot Since 82 have already acknowledged that there’s a new and extremely impressive producer on the scene, and with releases on their labels it’s easy to see why. Serge is a producer rapidly making a mark. This guy is tearing […]

A Sit Down With DJ Satoshi Tomiie


There are few artists who can lay claim to having been picked up by not one but two major forces who have shaped the dance music industry but Japan’s Satoshi Tomiie is one such artist. First it was House God, Frankie Knuckles who invited Satoshi to join the Def Mix production team in New York back in […]

A Sit Down With DJ Derrick May


Of the Belleville Three, the cadre of early Detroit producers who tested the limits of spirit within electronic dance music and changed the integrity of the form forever, Derrick May‘s reputation as an originator remained intact despite more than a decade of recording inactivity. While Juan Atkins is rightly looked at as the godfather of […]

A Sit Down With DJ Alex Metric


After experimenting with the sounds of UK’s big beat scene, London based producer and DJ Alex Metric began crafting his own style, drawing influences from soulful indie rock and french electro sounds. Over the last five years, he’s built up a massive collection of remixes for artists like Phoenix, Gorillaz and Depeche Mode, and original releases (Head Straight, Open Your Eyes, Ammunition […]