Ask any well-known DJ, artist or producer the secret of their success and chances are that hard work will be pretty high up their list of essentials. Anyone who knows Anna Wall will know that this is one of the many characteristics that defines her, and now, after years of working her way up the underground ranks, it looks as if years of graft are starting to pay dividends.
Since first getting to grips with decks at the age of 19, Anna has developed a reputation and keen following in her native London and university town of Newcastle. Playing classic and contemporary house and US garage and with a strong affinity with the roots of both, Anna’s broad knowledge of the history of dance music sets her apart from the hundreds of unimaginative, chart-championing DJs that plague the scene.
Anna’s international break came in 2011 when she was recruited as resident DJ for Croatia’s Yacht Week, playing alongside CR2′s Dan Castro for an epic 7 days 7 nights. Since then, she has been booked alongside some of the world’s most respected DJ talents, with the last few years seeing Anna DJ in the impressive company of MK, Robert Owens, Norman Jay, Inland Knights, Soul Clap, Adam Shelton and Jordan Peak.
Anna finest moment to date came back in March, when she played for Mixmag’s DJ Lab live stream at their penthouse in Miami alongside techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson and Miami’s own Treasure Fingers; an incredible achievement in its own right and one about which she is extremely proud.
She spent her season this summer in Ibiza, playing clubs such as the world famous Space Ibiza for Future Disco alongside Carl Cox’s The Revolution Unites every Tuesday, plus trips back to her Hometown to play Warehouse LDN, and Watergate in Berlin to name a few. Watch this space…
rhythmatic Podcast 18 comes from Doubtingthomas
For our next podcast we bring you another exciting mix recorded live at Les Diamantaires DETENDU Présentent rhythmatic event in Nice 27 July, part of our rhythmatic 5 year Anniversary tour,
The sound of DoubtingThomas is very authentic, there’s a pure honesty to it, nothing is more evident than in his Live performances, fusing tech house with deep, minimal, jazz and broken beats.
Calling London home, this curator of subtle sound grooves and jacking rhythms, he’s so far released on Soul Jazz Records, LessIzm:r, Mean and Safari Electronique.
Rhythmatic Podcast 17 comes from OdD Music
Vinyl Session only by OdD
Both Damian and Danny have been Born into music as there fathers where Reggae musicians and this has been their main inspiration plus the fact that they both share a passion for raw drums and nasty undertones makes their personalities perfect for this musical duo.
As one of them has been playing drums and producing music for over 10 years the other has been a Dj and an avid music collector equally and by combining there skills and knowledge gives OdD that distinctive sound and style like no others, These guys are ones to watch out for this year.
” OdD ” is an adjective denoting the quality of being unpaired, occasional, strange or unusual, or a person who is viewed as eccentric. It may also refer to: Only drums & Decks !
Rhythmatic Podcast 16 comes from Roman Flügel
Ahead of his debut appearance at Rhythmatic on the 29 June @ Red Gallery, Roman Flügel, deliveries this exciting mix exclusively for Rhythmatic. Roman Flügel will appear alongside Bruno Pronsato Live at Rhythmatic on the 29 June
Roman Flügel has been a musical chameleon on the scene since the early 1990’s, celebrated as one of Germanys most talented electronic artists. Co-founder of the Klang/Playhouse labels, his collaboration with Jorn Elling Wuttke has meant producing music for Techno giant Sven Vath and remixing for the likes of Daft Punk, The Human League and Primal Scream to name but a few. Taking us on a journey through 20 years of rave, quirky techno and electronica, we can’t wait to see what he unleashes for us.
Our 15 Podcast comes from Andreas Bergmann
Andreas is mixing for 15 years now, and for the the last five years he played under his alias Andreas Bergmann. Andreas has an Interresting career so far. He played on the biggest festivals and clubs in Holland and has played in several countrys like Italy, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Turkey.
Leeuwarden (Holland) is his homebase for the music. Together with some close friends Andreas started a party organization in 2004 named ‘Arthouse’. This organization concentrates on deephouse, techhouse and techno. Or as we say it: ‘Cutting Edge House Music’. The monthly Nights at Doozo (Leeuwarden) are not only popular for the music but even more for the ambience arthouse creates. That’s why DJ’s like Lauhaus, Nuno dos Santos, Michel de Hey and Remy love to come and spin the wheels.
To bring his productions skills to the next level, Andreas locked himself up in the studio for some time. This resulted in a more techy, yet deep sound. In 2007 he joined the label Klopfgeist (www.klopfgeist.com). He released a number of tracks like: ‘I Want To Buy A Dog (including a Lauhaus Remix), ‘Slippery When Wet’ and ‘I Will Only Say This Once’. The last EP he released on Klopfgeist was ‘The Big Hangover’ and was a big hit! Support by ‘Richie Hawtin’, ‘Mihalis Safras’, ‘Behrouz’, ‘Troy Pierce’ and many more, but there is much more to be released on Klopfgeist in 2011. So keep your ears and eyes open, Andreas Bergmann is one to watch!
Our 14 Podcast comes from Sepp
Sepp aka Teo, borned and raised on the Romanian Black Sea Coast, had his first contact with the electronic music in 2005, when he listened for the first time various artists from the Cocoon rooster. From that moment he became passionate about techno sounds.
Since 2007 he was topping the bill at the biggest events in the city ’till 2008, when he became the resident of the LaMania club. After 3 years of residence, he decided it was time for production. Artists like Cezar, Cristi Cons, Valentino Kanziani used Sepp’s unreleased work in their sets.
He shared the dj stand with Cezar, Priku, Kozo, Dan Andrei, Cristi Cons, Paul Agripa, Noidoi, Bill Patrick, Livio & Roby, Nima Gorji, Thomas Melchior and a few others.
Now, Sepp’s attention is turned toward some unfinished projects which will be released through this year.
Our Podcast 13 comes from Santé
Hardly one clubber didn’t feel or hear at least one track live on the dancefloor by Santé over the last few weeks thanks to a heavy rotation of many different DJs. The current Maxis by Souvenir and Rekids have hit House and Techno floors alike in a time where only good electric dance music is mentioned.Peaktime Entertainment par excellence. Prior to looking ahead a brief flashback to Swabia, to Ulm to be precise. Because that’s where Santé originates and even though they now live in berlin, funnily his Rekids maxi-single has been signed right away in the local Club Chateu Knarz by Matt Edwards aka Radio Slave when the track was played last in His live set. Good timing is everything.
Philipp is bringing the Santé sound as a liveact or dj direct to the clubs. Successful ive gigs in clubs like the Weekend, Watergate,Violet Berlin, Robert Johnson, Alte Börse Zürich, Winter Music Conference Miami, Electronic Music Festival Brüssel or Rocker 33,Fabric London, Sonar Barcelona, 10 Days Off lie behind him. A votre Santé on the dancefloors around the world
Our podcast 12 comes from Dutch DJ Lilith.
There is an underlying order in this universe, which expresses itself in the form of numerical relations. This universal order is the basis of my music. I do this because I believe that when your music is based on this order, you can touch people in the most profound way.” – Lilith, July 2011 Rising Dutch house and techno talent Lilith is showing herself to be as independent and as strong a force as her mythological namesake in today’s tough musical climate. Born Caroline Arends, the Amsterdam resident takes her sobriquet from the woman who, in Jewish mythology, was said to be Adam’s wife (move over Eve). She left her husband as she felt too constrained and subservient to him – and it’s that same desire to be individual and different that drives this emerging start. First embracing the art and science of DJing in 2004, Lilith spent 7 years as one half of Naald & Draad, developing a weighty, bullshit-free groovy tech house sound that won her and her partner-in-crime great acclaim across her native country and continent.
2010 was to be both the year they released their first record – the cheeky From Blossom Till Dawn on Daniel Sanchez’s acclaimed Bla Bla Records – and the year they parted company. In the summer of 2010, Lilith was born as a solo DJ and producer. One with big ambitions. Following on from playing at the best festivals her homeland NL has to offer (Mystery Land, Dance Valley, Welcome To The Future, Rockit Open Air) as well as world’s most respected club mainstays like Watergate, Chalet Berlin, Stereo Montreal, Melkweg, Black Box Italy, Catwalk, Art of Dark London and more, she has held down a 2 year residency at Amsterdam’s legendary bastion of all things underground, Studio 80 (2010 – 2012). She also plays a part in organizing the bi-monthly Warehouse parties at Rotterdam’s Pakhuis, spreading the good word of house and techno across both of the country’s major cities. Throughout the years, she’s played alongside heroes of the scene, from Jeff Mills to Guy Gerber, Karotte to Tobi Neumann, Ripperton to Gregor Tresher, Kerri Chandler to Dennis Ferrer and many more.
Lilith debuted her live act in July 2011 on the main stage at Have Nice Day festival to great acclaim. Her first release as Lilith – Angel’s Love on Monique Musique – has proved to be an even bigger success than she could have hoped for.. It pointed a finger to a very bright career in the studio, while her strengths and popularity as a DJ continue to blossom thanks to her harmonically-tailored mixing skills and exquisite track selection. In 2012 Lilith released a much anticipated and well-received “Master Codes EP” on Memoria Recordings, followed by a remix of Mike Montano’s ‘Copy vibe & Paste love’ on Pins & Needles. Receiving ongoing support from the likes of Carlo Lio Gel Abril, Hernan Cattaneo, Andrew Grant, Andrea Oliva, Dennis Ferrer, Jerome Sydenham, Robert Dietz and more, Lilith divides her time between being locked up in the studio, working on her upcoming releases & gigging around the world. Her most recent release on EDEC, Mercurius Retrograde (January 2013), her upcoming mini album on Art of Dark ‘Lagrimas del Sol’, a collaboration with David Gtronic, as wel as her EP on Moscow Records and the much anticipated EP release on Objektivity are but a few projects a ‘busy bee’ Lilith has in store for us in 2013. Fully immersed in creating and promoting the music she loves so passionately, this beautiful soul is here to stay.
Our podcast 11 comes from Dutch DJ Ferro.
Ferro, is spreading underground music to all people in Amsterdam with his mixes since he was 17 years old. Ferro’s sound is influenced by classical music, jazz and science fiction.
His name is familiar across Amsterdam’s club circuit. and he’s played alongside big DJ’s like Onur Ozer, Rhadoo & Zip to mention a few. At the moment the releases are popping up and his house and techno sounds like if it was pulled through an old analog, vintage tube amp. This isn’t very surprising, because he’s graduated as an Audio Engineer.
Labels including Carnivale, Moral Fiber and Tzinah have welcomed the organic music to explore a now signature sound, that’s awash in the beats that made many of us fall for house in the first place.
Stathis Lazarides B2B Alex Celler
Our podcast 10 comes from Rhythmatic resident Stathis Lazarides and Air London’s Alex Celler, recorded live at Cavo Paradiso on the 28th July. These two acts have been an important asset to Rhythmatic since our project started 5 years ago, and we are so happy to finally to be given this great mix.
Stathis and Alex met in 2009. Their relationship developed quickly due to the common ground, philosophy and ideals that they share when it comes to quality underground house music. Together in 2010 they formed Steller, and released an EP on Kabale und Liebe and Lauhaus’ Soweso label. During the numerous times they have played together for Rhythmatic, their performances have captivated the crowd’s imagination. And this mix is not different.