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Moodboard: Will Saul

 

The producer and DJ behind Simple Records and Aus Music, whose sound is self-styled “deep dubdiscohousetechno with flashes of soul”, pulls together an amazingly eclectic moodboard on the eve of the launch of his DJ Kicks compiliation. Read, learn, love. 

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Interview: Redinho

 It’s an exciting time for DJ, producer, songwriter and talkbox aficionado Redinho. After three years in the oven, his eponymous debut album is ready…and we all know that slow cooking is the key to a flavorsome entrée. We catch up with him to chat 80s funk, childhood soul heroes, the

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Boiling Point: Boiler Room at 1

Back in our PRINT X DIGITAL issue, Notion 054, RUTH SAXELBY painted a portrait of then-underground sensation Boiler Room. Photos by Mikael Gregorsky

It gets hot in the Boiler Room. A heat that drips down the necks of the people present at the weekly Tuesday event at Corsica Studios in …

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New Track: Deejay Deer ‘Unnatural’

I grew up on my dad’s old funk and blues records; on soul artists whose confessional, intensely personal storytelling made me feel as if I knew Rickie Lee Jones better than my sister, and like John Lee Hooker was just the guy I bought milk from every morning at my …

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NEWS: Porter Robinson Album Announcement

It seems that album announcements are getting bigger and bigger, and Porter Robinson is no exception. Well to make a splash, the 21 year-old DJ has posted a ten-hour album announcement video ‘pon the internet for his debut album, Worlds, due later in 2014. The video is a visual attack …

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Interview: Alexx Rubio

Alongside compatriot Louie Fresco, Alexx Rubio is the brains behind one of Mexico’s most in-demand and consistent electronic music labels, MEXA. A vehicle for everything; from clued-up house to upfront techno, the excellently diverse label has already earned plaudits aplenty since their conception back in early 2012—and it’s a story

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Interview: Deadly Vanity

The Bohemian Yacht Club boat cruises have fast earned a reputation in Miami and Toronto not just for their debauchery-filled ways, but also for the sheer quality of music on offer. Having just kicked off the label to some fanfare, the first such individuals to perk up on the new

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BOTW Interview: Alex Barck

When legendary Jazzanova founder and Sonar Kollektiv A&R manager Alex Barck made the transcontinental shift from Berlin’s daily tumult for a year-long stay in the more tranquil environs of La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, he couldn’t have imagined the impact that the peaceful, tropical paradise would have on

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Philips x Armin van Buuren = DJ Heaven

Berlin is the undisputed home of forward-thinking dance music. It’s also the home of world-class tech conference IFA, and it was the mashup of these two seemingly disparate worlds that brought me to the German capital just the other week.

Congregating in the Messe Berlin conference centre for IFA (imagine …

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Lineup for Oxjam Brixton Takeover launch party announced

Oxjam, the charity music festival that raises money for Oxfam, have announced the DJ lineup for their Brixton Takeover launch party including Elly Jackson (La Roux), Maxi Jazz (Faithless) and Patrick Carpenter (DJ Food, The Cinematic Orchestra).

Image courtesy of Time Out.

Since being established in 2006, over 4000 Oxjam …

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