In summer of this year Anja Schneider left her home at mobilee, the label she had co-founded 12 years ago, in order to expand her creative horizons and launch a new project called Sous Music. SoMe is the first release on the new label, and sees the producer and DJ draw inspiration from the wide […]
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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.
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“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 […]
We travel to Sweden for the 79th episode of Global Vibe Radio, featuring the techno sounds of SAND boss and Parabel Music recording artist Nima Khak. Enjoy the one-hour studio recording below and read on for our exclusive interview with Nima.
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, […]
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 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’, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]