Michael Woods: ‘It’s almost like going on a date – if there’s no connection then it’s almost certainly going to be a disaster’
If you ask most fans of EDM who their favourite remix was by, one name will stand out – Michael Woods.
For many Pete Tong is an idol. Instantly recognisable. Whether you’re seven, forty seven or seventy seven – if you’ve dabbled in the sounds of electronic dance music you’re guaranteed to have heard his name.
Infinity Ink are Luca C and Ali Love, a duo who have been friends for over a decade. Having both come from musical backgrounds, working as session musicians, performing in bands and so forth individually – as well as writing songs together for a while, they started making electronic music a couple of years ago and have excelled. Their latest track, Infinity, is a ridiculously catchy and simple affair, perfect for the dancefloor and one of my favourite tracks so far this year. I recently spent an afternoon with them, discussing their careers both past and present…
An exclusive mix from Jamie Jones and Lee Foss recorded live at the RBMA curated stage at this year’s Movement Festival in Detroit
The world of EDM – or electronic dance music to the uninitiated or un-American – is at war. In the last few months several spats have erupted between wildly popular mainstream electronic artists and their apparently slightly bitter underground counterparts.
Droog have been pushing the underground sound in LA for quite some time – with legendary parties at the amazing Standard Hotel rooftop, along with consistently strong releases on their much-respected label Culprit. A quarter of the way into 2012, they’re playing gigs all over the globe and have a stack of new releases lined up for the label. I spoke to one of Droog’s members, Andrei Osyka, ahead of his appearance at Data Transmission’s Easter Party in Manchester this week.
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