Luciano: “Electronic music is part of our culture and is everywhere” The Swiss Chilean maestro discusses his roots, early career, Cadenza label and juggling family life with his touring commitments in this interview originally published on November 24, 2015

LUCIANO is one of the most influential and ground breaking DJs in the world.  Switzerland born and Chilean raised he has been at the forefront of Techno and House for 2 decades. A forward thinking innovator, he continues to bring his own eclectic and truly unique blend of electronic music and passionate Latin grooves to crowds all over the planet, taking the stage at all the most renowned clubs from Ibiza to Berlin, Peru to Tokyo, via London, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo and everywhere in between. We caught up with him late last year ahead of his show at Electric Brixton to find out...

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Steve Lawler: “Today, electronic music dominates the world” The original King of Space discussed the documentary of his career 'The Art Of The DJ' in this revealing interview originally published on September 3, 2014

THERE is an air of nostalgia in dance music at the moment. A great example of this trend is documentary ‘The Art Of The DJ’ which documents the career of one of the UKs best loved and most creative DJs from the last 20 years, Steve Lawler. The film candidly details the rise of dance music through Steve’s career, from his own early experiences at the first raves, his problems with drugs along the way and his rise through the ranks from Cream to Home to Space Ibiza and beyond. Directed by British filmmaker Piers Sanderson, the film also...

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Octave One: “Detroit forced us to develop our own sound and style” Motor City electronic pioneers, Octave One discuss their fifth studio album 'Burn It down'. Interview originally published on May 24, 2015

DETROIT is synonymous with electronic music and cited by many as the birthplace of techno. Detroit techno pioneers such as Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Juan Atkins, Jeff Mills and Carl Craig among others continue to fly the flag to this day and underline why the American city is so important as a reference point in the history and the future of the music. Another techno act from the hallowed Detroit hall of fame are Octave One. Octave One are Lenny Burden and Lawrence Burden (with revolving members of Lynell Burden, Lorne Burden, and Lance Burden) and are known for their...

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Kölsch: “It’s been a very long and rocky climb” The Danish super producer discusses his incredible back catalogue and what the future holds. Interview originally published on March 30, 2016

HIS name may be fairly new to some but Kölsch has been producing under various guises for many years.  It’s his Kölsch moniker that has really turned heads for Rune Reilly Kölsch these past few years and with two incredible artist albums behind him and a slew of superb productions and remixes coming thick and fast, the most exciting years are certainly ahead. We caught up with Kölsch to find out more about his career and what the future holds. You’ve been making music for a long time under a variety of guises but your profile under your Kölsch...

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Groove Armada: “We turned it up, turned the lights off and thought of nightclubs” Andy Cato discussed the band's Little Black Book album and the changing face of dance music in this classic interview first published on June 1, 2015

GROOVE Armada have provided some of dance music’s most memorable moments since the early 90’s, music that defined a generation from ‘I See You Baby’ to the Grammy nominated ‘Superstylin’. Andy Cato and Tom Findlay are firmly installed in electronic music’s hall of fame. In 2010 they ended the era of performing with a live band on big stages and releasing their music on major labels and returned to their roots and the music that inspired them in the first place, putting out some great music on a variety labels such as Hypercolour and Hot Creations in the process. The culmination...

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Brandon Block on moving forward, helping others and the real reasons he went into the Celebrity Big Brother house The legendary DJ opens up about his work helping people suffering from mental illness, addiction and homelessness

THERE’S a lot more to Brandon Block than the hedonism of the 90’s, being a true Ibiza pioneer, one of the best known DJs of his generation, his Brits stage invasion and his famous run in with Ronnie Wood or indeed most recently his appearance on Celebrity Big Brother. We caught up with him this week to find out about not just his Celebrity Big Brother experience, why he decided to go into the house in the first place and his reasons for leaving early but also the important work he does helping people with mental health issues, addiction and homelessness. Plus...

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Demi – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 5

It is with great pleasure we welcome Demi to The Night Bazaar for Session 5. The multi talented DJ and Producer has come a long way since disbanding from the hugely successful SOS in 2013. Today he can be found working under a variety of newly formed aliases which have seen numerous releases last year and which are gaining momentum in 2017. We will be finding out more from the man himself when we launch our new website in the coming weeks so watch this space. The session he has given us here was mixed entirely on vinyl and...

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Mark Gwinnett – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 1 Sunday 28th May 2017

We are pleased to present the first in our series of brand new mixcloud shows, The Night Bazaar Sessions. For this first instalment we welcome Cubism boss, the man behind The Night Bazaar and a huge amount of dance music media in the national press, Mark Gwinnett. Typically the mix is peppered with music from Saytek and Mark’s Cubism label including a first play of Mark’s Lunacy Sound Division track ‘Stranger Strings’ which is one half of the 100th EP forthcoming on the label and also Saytek’s ‘Know What I’m Saying’ which features on his ‘Live Sessions’ EP which...

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GAIST – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 2

Having carefully honed their craft with a precision that few can manage in the studio, GAIST have meticulously prepared an EP that caught the attention of some of the industry’s biggest tastemakers over 12 months ago. GAIST finally unleashed their Mind EP on Pig & Dan’s iconic ELEVATE imprint on March 17th. With ‘Blakk’ getting its first play in Richie Hawtin’s live Essential mix for BBC Radio 1 in January 2016, the duo’s sound immediately caught the eye of techno stalwarts Pig & Dan who snapped up the track alongside ‘Mind’ and ‘Rumble’ for a new EP on ELEVATE....

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Clara Da Costa – The Night Bazaar Sessions – Volume 3

As the summer season fast approaches we welcome Ibiza’s first lady Clara Da Costa to The Night Bazaar Sessions with a very special exclusive mix. Clara is part of the electronic fabric of Ibiza celebrating 25 years DJing on the island last year. As the summer season kicks off she will be playing the opening party of Es Paradis on May 13th, the club where she started her professional DJ career in Ibiza. She will also be playing for Carl Cox at Privilege for his new night Pure and a weekly residency for Dance 88/89 at Sankeys Ibiza. Her...

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