Born and raised in Jeju island where beautiful nature lives, Sunji began his music career as a team of an electronica band. Later teamed up with Unjin, who has been successful techno DJ with many respects, they both combined in the studio for their Present EP, scheduled for May 3rd release. Originally from South Korea’s Seoul, Unjin started […]
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About Marco Sgalbazzini
An avid fan of dance music since 2003, Marco launched House of Chi in 2012, a Chicago promotion and event company that hosts weekly techno and house shows at Spybar. Since, he has gone on to launch a digital marketing agency that provides services for a selection of music-related business ventures (including DownBeats ear plugs), and now co-owns 6AM Group in Los Angeles where he heads the content and marketing departments as well as the talent booking for the brand's underground warehouse event series. Recently, Marco has launched Synthetik Minds, a techno-focused event series in LA and Chicago.
Entries by Marco Sgalbazzini
Seven years ago Chicago-born producer Darin Epsilon founded his label Perspectives Digital. Today, the imprint celebrates its 50th release featuring a collaboration between label boss Darin himself and prolific producer Cid Inc from Finland. The two highly respected artists have collaborated on a multitude of universally praised projects, including their ‘Outliers’ release in 2015, which launched […]
It’s looking like another strong year for Canadian-born DJ and producer Sydney Blu who, on top of her non-stop stream of signature Blu parties, also performed at Treehouse Miami during Miami Music Week’s 7th year, while also gearing up for the Toronto edition at CODA nightclub on Friday, April 7. Later this week, on April […]
With previous releases on Prologue including an album on Semantica Records, Manuele Chiaravalloti a.k.a Mod21, brings perfectly executed raw modular techno jams, side stepping syncopations and dark delayed bleep atmospheres to create a weighty hypnotic minimal piece entitled Chapter 1 on his label 21. “A1” is a halftime deep pulsing gem, almost reminiscent of glitch […]
Another weekend has gone by and here we are again having to witness an artist having to provide rebuttals for accusations that they are faking their DJ sets. While it’s not clear if the nature of the accusations are sexist in nature, we cannot deny that we have not seen it all before with Nina […]
Celebrating five years this upcoming season, Toronto’s Electric Island is going all out to celebrate a milestone that has seen the event series grow to one of the most respected techno and house brands in North America.
It’s likely that if you ever tell someone you’re taking a vacation to Detroit, you will be met with a mixture of concern and curiosity. While many don’t think of the Motor City as a leisure destination, Detroit holds a special place in America’s history and more so in the dance music world as the […]
A new Mexican festival is set to debut this year, as RHA Festival drops its inaugural lineup for the event taking place in Punta Mita in the Riviera Nayarit. This new festival experience in the sands of the famed Punta Mita Resort is just two hours from Southern California, making it an accessible festival for […]
Consisting of young Jesse van der Heijden and Oguzhan Guney, ANOTR are the house-meets-tech-house revelations of their time. After hours and hours of hard work and tweaks to reach undisputed perfection, the first eye-opening works of the Amsterdam based sparked the interest of record label Armada Music, subsequently leading to the release of summer anthem […]
Cover photo of Speedy J at the Generator Stage. Photo by Martijn Barzilaij With the entirety of Europe undergoing a period a electronic music festival expansion, Amsterdam remains at the forefront of the movement with literally hundreds of events of all sizes and scope occurring throughout the year. The Dutch capital’s passion for electronic music of […]