Entries by Marco Sgalbazzini

Digging Deeper with John Norman

“Firmly rooted in Detroit sound, but holds the mark of the Canadian landscape,” according to Faze Magazine, Toronto’s John Norman has just released his highly-anticipated debut on Todd Terry’s Terminator Records. “Withdrawal” showcases  his blend of driving-hypnotic techno to excellent result. 6AM had the chance to chat with John ahead of the single release, which comes out tomorrow […]

Claude VonStroke Discusses the Dirtybird Campout on the Rave Curious Podcast

The annual Dirtybird Campout has become a major event on the West Coast festival circuit, thanks to a programming that sees it present every shade of the label’s beloved sound — from house and techno to bass and hip-hop — and combining it with adult updates on good old-fashioned summer camp activities (sexy musical chairs, […]

ADE 2017 Will Feature Four Events With Focus on Asia

That Asia is the next big market for the electronic music world doesn’t surprise most people, certainly not us at 6AM who have been involved with the region since our beginnings. This is reflected by the attention the region is getting during this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), set to take place October 18-22nd throughout […]

Marco Faraone: The 5 Hottest Records in My Bag

Marco Faraone is a prolific and versatile producer whose incendiary live sets have earned him the attention of all the right people. Hailing from Tuscany, Italy, Faraone has developed a worldwide reputation as an extremely skilled producer, with releases ranging from the warm analogue house grooves of his most recent Moon Harbour EP ‘Next Level’, […]

Q&A: Tim Engelhardt Talks America, Studio and Live Setup while on Debut United States Tour

One of Cologne’s youngest and brightest electronic music stars on the rise, Tim Engelhardt didn’t crash the scene out of nowhere, but started his path as a young kid, first trying to rewrite the piano pieces he had to practice at the tender age of eight, already showcasing the creative and musical mind that would […]

Abstrakt and Jeremy Underground Find Peace Following “Saunagate” Debacle

Yesterday we reported on the “hot” subject (pun intended) that had the internet in a bit of a frenzy: Jeremy Underground’s performance for Abstrakt in Edinburgh, Scotland, had been canceled following an agent-promoter fall-out over seemingly ridiculous hotel requirements. The entire thing got out of control quick, first with the agent physically threatening the promoter […]

Saunagate: Abstrakt Cancels Jeremy Underground Gig Amidst Allegations of Ridiculous Hospitality Demands

Unreasonable artist demands have been a subject of talk for years now, with hospitality riders and artists’ diva personalities a constant subject of ridicule. As a “small promoter” I have dealt with my fair share of hospitality riders and artist demands, sometimes dealing with “difficult” agents to meet seemingly senseless demands only to find out […]

Fehrplay: The 5 Hottest Records in My Bag

Never one to talk down his Norwegian roots, the life and times of Jonas Fehr have not been limited to one global locality. Known world-over as Fehrplay, the producer and DJ has been influenced by his years spent studying in the dance music mecca that is Manchester, England, as well as his years spent globe-trotting […]