RA.317 Benoit and Sergio [direct download]
Benoit & Sergio are an electronic house and pop duo from Washington DC who have a knack for crafting earworms. Who else in recent memory had you idly humming a song about an apathetic ketamine addict? Or wailing cat-like to a track concerning principles? "Walk and Talk" and "Principles" made it to number #18 and #12 respectively in our 2011 singles poll, proof (if it were needed) that the dance floor will always cherish a chance to sing-along. CONTINUE READING
Do you remember when Kanye wore a woman’s blouse during his Coachella performance last year? Some called it the best pop-fashion moment of the century. Well, the guy that dressed Kanye for Coachella and keeps him fresh on a daily basis (leather kilt with black Jordan’s anyone?) is Virgil Abloh, Chicago native stylist/designer.
Virgil has just teamed up with Chicago boutique RSVP Gallery for an exclusive line of t-shirts that won’t hurt your pocket as much as a Givinchy T, but will still CONTINUE READING
Dim Mak has put together two of the dopest producers to date for this Sunday's event at Drais, Hollywood. Belgium born producer Vito De Luca, aka Aeroplane is one of the most influential and respected song writers in his genre. He is recognized around the world for his nontraditional approach with bpms, and his ability to start a funky dance party in any setting. “I’m at my best at 105bpm,” he says. “That’s the speed where I make the best music. You can do more, there’s more groove, CONTINUE READING
Brothers from another mother, Visionquest are linked by more than their matching tattoos and musical talent. They’re on a mission to throw the best parties in the world, from Fabric to DC10, Miami to Berlin. Are you ready to join the Quest?
Words: Seb Wheeler
Photos: Derrick Santini, David Salas
A visionquest is an ancient Native American ritual whereby children on the verge of adulthood undertake a journey through the wilderness in search of a spiritual epiphany. It’s a tradition CONTINUE READING
After recent remix's of Lianne La Havas and Bo Saris amongst others we are very happy to announce Maya Jane Coles has added her touch to Florence Welch’s new single "Spectrum", set to be released July 8th.
Life has been changing quite dramtically for a British-Japanese, producer/dj by the name of Maya Jane Coles...
As well as her original productions, Maya's remixing abilities have not gone unnoticed. Remixing for labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Leftroom, Defected and Real Tone within CONTINUE READING
The UK producer Huxley has finally found a sound he can call his own, and he couldn't be happier.
"I was making music before, pottering along on a certain level, but I wasn't really happy with it. I was thinking, 'Fuck this, it's never gunna happen now, I've been doing it for so long.' At that point, living at home with no money, I even started sending out my CV to get a 'proper job.' I was lucky: Nobody wanted me. So I just carried on making music."
Not long after these moments of self-doubt, CONTINUE READING
As it stands, techno maven Richie Hawtin will be making just one appearance for his German offsider Sven Vath at Cocoon Ibiza this season. Now we know why, with Hawtin announcing ENTER., his new residency on Thursdays at Space. In revealing his plans, the DJ made a point of acknowledging his former digs: “After an incredible and life-defining relationship with Sven and the Cocoon family on the island, I felt the time was right to develop my own vision on what an Ibiza experience might be.”
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