South Africa and its sound have been gaining more and more recognition in the House music scene with more and more artists leaving an impact and putting out music that finds its way to dancefloors around the globe. One of these artists is Durban-native Enoo Napa who has built up quite a reputation for himself.
Lehar recently finished his ‘All through the night‘ tour that led him to cites around Europe before heading back to his studio in the woods near Venice to turn his inspirations into music.
Creating music with a partner who lives in a different city, labels as second families, and the best places in Berlin, these are just a few of the topics we discuss with Mathias Schober, co-owner of the label, Lossless.
It‘s 2:30pm when Patlac opens the entrance door to a studio complex in Hamburg to welcome us for the interview. With a smile on his face he offers some coffee before sitting down in his fully equipped studio. The artist, who has been a scene‘s constant for nearly a decade now, is seating himself next to his computer as we start chatting.
Co-owner of AZZUR, and label manager for OFF Recordings, Melokolektiv has an impressive resume. With records released on Crosstown Rebels, Get Physical and Kindish, the DJ and producer is destined to take 2017 by storm.
MYNY, deriving from the word ‘mini’, started his career as a HipHop-DJ and producer in the 90s before turning his back on the genre – at least when it came to DJ’ing and later on to his own productions. Still his musical past has always played a role in his life, as his latest productions come in with a lush baselines, usually a trademark in HipHop music, but MYNY using it to create his own House music sound.
Benjamin Fröhlich is not new to the electronic music scene even though his first EP, ‘Rude Movements‘, was just released last year. But as co-founder of Munich based record label, Permanent Vacation, launched in 2006 with Tom Bioly, and owner of former record store, ‘Play Records’, the Bavarian has spent more than a decade spreading his passion for Disco influenced electronic music.
Contributing ‘Silver Cage‘ for Engrave Ltd‘s first various artist release called ‘Engrave Ltd Vol. 1‘, Ekz makes his production debut at the same time. The nature loving Sicilian usually operating for Twelve Notes, an Italian booking agency, and representing highly respected artists from the agency‘s rooster, prefers not to be in the spotlight as he merely wants music to take over this part.