Ten thousand glitter-covered festivalgoers letting loose to some of the world’s biggest live acts and DJs is not something you would usually see in Dublin on a wet weekend in November. Metropolis is a brand new indoor festival combining a mouthwatering line-up of disco, hip-hop, house and techno acts with art installations and panel discussions across six stages at Dublin’s RDS.
“I hear things in pieces.”
Kerri Chandler is on the phone in his studio, talking about how he processes music after thirty-plus years in the game. “The only stuff I can hear normally is acoustic recordings, because I know how they’re done,” he tells DJ Mag. “I can’t hear a normal song properly without breaking each channel down in my head so I can listen to just one particular instrument. It gets exhausting sometimes.”
Kerri Chandler — the man behind Madhouse and its spin-off Madtech — launched his latest label, Kaoz Theory, back in June, treating us to debut release 'Kerri Chandler presents Kaoz Theory'. It's an impeccable introduction to the label’s intended focus that includes a who's who of house music today — Seth Troxler, Matthias Tanzmann, Rick Wade, DJ W!LD, The Martinez Brothers, Detroit Swindle et al, all add significant contributions to 'KT001'.
Chicago house legend Gene Hunt, has opened up his treasure chest of unheard productions from the early '80s, for a new EP 'Gene Vs Gene EP Pt.1' out next month. Produced in the sophomore years of Hunt's career, the 'Gene Vs Gene EP Pt.1' has dropped on vinyl via Opilec Music, with the digital version available from 18th May.
Southport weekender has just announced their first release of acts and it's a big one. The Southport weekender is now into it's Fifty Second edition! The three day weekender held at Butlins at Minehead.
We’re only four weeks away from our DJ Mag Sessions Weekend at Egg LDN and we have some really exciting news!
We’re giving you the chance to win five tickets and a batch of on-the-house drink tokens for both nights.
OFF recordings' and Faceless Recordings co-boss Barber will be joining us at one of the most anticipated events of the year so far, our very own DJ Mag Sessions Weekend at Egg on 20th/21st February.
Barber will be billed alongside Venezuelan Crosstown Rebels' duo Fur Coat in the Basement on Friday, while New Jersey legend Kerri Chandler is set to headline the Egg Terrace with an extended set and support from Madtech proteges Voyeur.
Our weekender in November headlined by M.A.N.D.Y and DJ W!LD at Egg LDN was an absolute blast. Now we've finally recovered, we've decided to do it all over again in February — and the line-up is ridiculous!
Pulse London is set to host Ibadan Records on 5th December for a huge night that will mark 20 years of music from the underground house label. To make the night even more enticing, DJ Mag has two VIP tickets to giveaway – plus a whole lot more!
Ibadan 20th Anniversary will see label founder Jerome Sydenham take the decks alongside US house legends Dennis Ferrer, Joe Claussell and Kerri Chandler in the 2,000 capacity archways.
Movement Torino Music Festival has revealed the first wave of acts for their 2014 event, including Blawan & Karenn, Ellen Allien (pictured) and Kerri Chandler.