the co-label head of Hippie Dance, one part of the Pachanga Boys and known as the ambassador of the golden rave days
TOP50 of 2020
As 2020 comes to an end the Torture the Artist team sat down together to compile the end of the year chart that represents, of course, a personal preferences and what the site and its members musically stand for.
EXCLUSIVE Motel77 ‘Three On The Floor (Sascha Funke Remix)’ [Duro]
Berliner Sascha Funke is back from a temporary vacation and his Genex EPs on Permanent Vacation to release a remix for Motel77's track Three On The Floor on Mexican label Duro.
TALK TO THE ARTIST Episode 002 – Sandrino (Frankey & Sandrino/ Sum Over Histories)
For Talk To The Artist's episode #002 powered by Paradise Distribution Aera invited Sandrino, whose star began to rise in mid-2015.
INTERVIEW & EXCLUSIVE Shari Vari ‘Now (Fantastic Twins Remix)’ [Malka Tuti]
She chose music over a PhD – a truly reasonable decision if you're familiar with Julienne's discography and some of her releases on labels such as Kompakt, Optimo or Hippie Dance.
ART:CAST SPECIAL by Upercent
It's not your ordinary mix, it's a confession to the unordinary site of music, it's Upercent's dedication to the art:cast series.
ART:CAST SPECIAL & INTERVIEW Nicky Elisabeth
Amsterdam, one of electronic music’s most bustling hubs has plenty of gems, iconic and hidden - special cafes, an infamous, world-renowned red light district, a vibrant art scene and handful of underground clubs with some of the techno world’s most celebrated sound systems.
ART:CAST #78 & INTERVIEW Sascha Funke
Sascha Funke, his genre-bending productions spanning intercontinental labels, from Kompakt to BPitch, Multi-Culti to Endless Flight, and his unpredictable, emotive and body binding sets, have withstood the impulsive currents of a volatile music scene across decades.
EXCLUSIVE Ivory & Auggië ‘Basic Rhythm’ [MoBlack Records]
Milan creatives and VOLT-residents Daniel Tagliaferri and Simone Gianoncelli rather known under their artist monikers Ivory and Auggië teamed up for MoBlack Records' next strike of the year.
fivefourtwentytwentyone – PART IV: tenninetyonefourtwentytwenty
The fourth part of Torture the Artist's 5th anniversary compilation 'fivefourtwentytwentyone' comes with tracks/ edits from Enzo Elia, Ivory, OoU and Marc Wolf and are summed up under the code 'tenninteyonefourtwentytwenty', meaning 10 days in 2020.