Denney: ‘My dad encouraged me to follow a path in music and to never get a real job’ The Night Bazaar caught up with Denney to discuss the rise of the DJ from Middlesbrough in Teesside and the release of his Nubreed#12 mix album on Global Underground

DENNEY is living out his musical dream and is the latest artist to be given the honour of mixing Global Underground’s Nubreed series, following in the footsteps of Steve Lawler, Lee Burridge and Sander Klienenberg. Denney’s path was always headed in a musical direction from an early age growing up in Teesside. He was a DMC finalist as a teenager and Mixmag’s youngest ever ‘Future Hero’. He has since go on to grace the turntables for BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix, released a slew of music on taste-maker labels such as Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels, Saved and Jackathon. With...

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Floex & Tom Hodge: ‘The concept is entirely borne out of our collaboration’ The Prague and London based musicians on the making of their album 'A Portrait Of John Doe'

MERCURY KX are releasing Floex & Tom Hodge’s collaborative album ‘A Portrait Of John Doe’. Out now, the album sees Floex (aka Tomas Dvorak, the Czech clarinetist, composer, producer and multimedia artist from Prague), and London-based Hodge (the British composer, pianist, and clarinetist, who recently scored McMafia) bring together classical and radical “avant-garde” electronic music. The pair, who’ve previously worked with Max Cooper (Remnants), began work on the album after meeting at the Berlin festival in 2014, the project has taken three years to complete and saw the pair work together with the Prague Radio Symphonic Orchestra (PRSO) to...

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Theo Kottis: ‘My main strength as a DJ is to be versatile’ Global Underground's Nubreed star on mixing the new compilation, his new artist album and his residencies at Sub Club in Glasgow and Fly Club in Edinburgh

THEO Kottis is one of the UKs most promising next generation artists and DJs. He first gained recognition as resident of Edinburgh’s Fly Club and Glasgow’s Sub Club and has impressed the likes of Joris Voorn and Kerri Chandler with a myriad of cool tracks signed to taste-maker  labels such as Get Physical, Moda Black and Sasha’s Last Night on Earth. It’s no wonder then that the revered Global Underground have asked him to step up to helm the latest edition to their Nubreed mix series. We caught up with Theo to find out more. Hey Theo! Welcome to...

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Oliver Schories: “Germany is not Berlin, and Berlin is not Germany in terms of clubbing” We caught up with Global Underground's Nubreed star to find out more about the new album, his career and his movements at ADE

Global Underground’s album series ‘Nubreed’ – which focuses on electronic music’s new stars – will reach its tenth release milestone with ‘Nubreed #10: Oliver Schories’. Released on Friday 27th October 2017 as a double CD, and in digital and streaming formats, ‘Nubreed #10: Oliver Schories’ will see the German DJ and producer join alumni of the benchmark album series including Steve Lawler, Sander Kleinenberg, Lee Burridge, Satoshi Tomiie, and, most recently, Habischman. Over a number of years, Bremen-born Oliver Schories has continuously impressed Global Underground, and his ever-growing legion of fans. He first connected with GU when the label...

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The renaissance of Roger Sanchez continues The House pioneer on staying true to his sound, changing trends, technology and commercial expectation

ROGER Sanchez’s illustrious career continues to delight, spurred on by the current resurgence of house music in Ibiza, Croatia, the US and UK and in the wake of the EDM-inspired commercialisation of dance music. Like many of the pioneers of the scene, he has stuck to his guns and adopted a long game perspective of what he’s playing and producing, preferring to focus on the music that’s true to him. His default setting for proper house music with Latin rhythms is complemented by the darker, tech-ish sounds of his underground project, S-Man. He explains here how staying true to your sound...

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Black Coffee: “The whole thing is an amazing adventure which brings me so much joy” The Soulistic Music architect chats about Afropolitan House as demand for his music continues to soar

AFTER courting the imagination of millions of people across the planet with his ‘Afropolitan’ house sound, the Soulistic Music architect Black Coffee has touched down in almost every continent as demand to hear him play internationally continues to soar. His outstanding headline residency for Circoloco at Ibiza’s DC10 and Mixmag front cover in August last year received an overwhelming response and his We Dance Again video challenge has received 5000 entrants. We spoke with international DJ and South African national hero, Black Coffee aka Nathi (pronounced: Natty) Maphumulo while he was on the road heading to Pretoria, near Johannesburg in South...

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