Q&A and Premiere: AnGy KoRe Releases 13-Track “Clarion” Album on Himmel

This past Monday Italian producer and DJ AnGy KoRe unveiled his latest studio project, a thirteen-track LP released on Himmel entitled Clarion.  

Himmel is AnGy KoRe’s own label, which he is introducing to the world with this special release. The album itself is a collection of powerful tracks characterized by strong grooves, distorted percussions and fat bass, mixed with dynamic synths and catchy vocals, all combining to provide a dark atmosphere that aims to break dance floors worldwide. It’s an album with eclectic ideas, that aims to break the normal standard with influences that bring together old school sounds with more modern characteristics, a kind of alternative techno that wants to smash the conventional rules by touching upon and bringing together different shades of electronic music.

From acid sounds to melodic, from hard techno to groovy, all of these tracks are different from one another, each with their own identity and soul. Yet their uniqueness combine to showcase Angelo del Core’s skills in the studio. After all, the veteran Italian artist has remained at the forefront of the industry thanks to decades of hard work and prolificness both as a producer and DJ, just as Clarion demonstrates now.

The album, which was released on May 8th, is available for purchase on Beatport. We are giving you the exclusive streaming premiere of “I Wanna You” from the LP, as well as an interview with Angelo himself. Enjoy!

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Ø [Phase] and Luke Slater Get Together for EP as RoogUnit

What do you get when you combine two of the best techno artists the UK has to offer? If the two producers in question are Luke Slater and Ø [Phase] then the answer is RoogUnit.

The two artists have combined for a three-track collaborative EP scheduled for release on Mote-Evolver. Titled Mesh, the EP will come out on June 2nd. Ø [Phase] recently remixed Slater’s “Dungeon” and the two have been DJing together during Slater’s Planetary Funk 22 Light Years tour as well as other select dates throughout Europe.

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Q&A and Global Vibe Radio 059 feat. Ascetic Limited Founders Motionen

This week it’s the turn of Los Angeles audio-visual project Motionen to step up to the Global Vibe Radio decks for what is now our 59th episode.

Composed of Matt Salamone and Carlos Matamoros (a.k.a Altrd Being), the duo produce techno, acid, ambient and dub, and DJ both individually and as a duo. They are also the founders of Ascetic Limited, a young imprint that focuses on the driving sounds of acid, ambient, and deep techno. Since its fairly recent inception, the record label has come out with two strong releases, EPs featuring tracks and remixes by the likes of Christian Gerlach, Dorian Gray, HOBI, Deepbass and Motionen themselves.

2017 is looking like a busy year for Motionen. They began the year with a label showcase in Los Angeles featuring Deepbass and Reggie Van Oers and have just announced Mike Parker as the headliner of their next event in LA on June 24th. Musically they have upcoming release on Lanthan.audio and OFF white records out of Italy and are slated to perform at Synthetik Audio, a Movement weekend day party at The Works.

Enjoy the mix and read on for our interview with the duo and full track listing.

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Premiere: Listen to Soulnaturals Ft. Jo Kelsey “I Got Sunshine” (OPOLOPO Remix)

Soulnaturals reveal the next single from their swinging new album ‘Love Says Yes!’, unleashing a sun drenched slice of Summertime Soul, ‘I Got Sunshine (Enough For The World)’, featuring New Zealand based singer songwriter Jo Kelsey. ‘I Got Sunshine..’ is upbeat and soul party perfect, as Jo delivers a feel good vocal backed by an oh-so-funky soundtrack. More dance floor tailored remixes come from one of Scandinavia’s leading Soulful House maestro’s Opolopo, who delivers a classy jazz fuelled House groover, fuelled with infectious Vibes and sublime keys action. Moscow’s Nu Disco don, Valique blazes the cool factor with an easy downtempo foot shuffler and French producer Chicky Boom gets busy with the beats, injecting an urban dance flavour to round off this Soul fuelled feast!

‘I am very excited with this new Soulnaturals single package, Jo Kelsey is a pleasure to work with in the studio and a one take monster! I approached a selection of soulful DJs who I admire, and I love sending out the track parts and not knowing whats going to come back. This package was a sweet surprise, classy echoes of Stevie and Roy Ayers coming from Opolopo, Valique’s take instantly makes we want to go clubbing, and pulsating rhythms from Chicky Boom. This has inspired me to look into remixing the whole Soulnaturals album – stay tuned folks!’Tony Cannam / Soulnaturals

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Q&A and Premiere: MARTELLI Releases “Put The Mask Down” EP on Pool House Black

MARTELLI is one of the leading tech/house artists from Slovenia, with more then 20 years of experience in the music scene. He is a DJ, producer, label owner of Main Main Music and event organizer, an artist that considers his work as a mission and puts all his love into everything he does.

The unique rhythm and recognition has brought him up to many major clubs. In 2013 he made a big and courageous step in his life and moved to the central European metropolis Berlin, where he happily lives and dedicate all his energy and love to music production and performances in the clubs.

Now based in Berlin, MARELLi is behind the fourth release coming out of Chicago imprint Pool House Black. We are premiering his two-track Put The Mask Down EP and took the chance to chat with him about his Slovenian roots, move to Berlin and, of course, the release itself.

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Premiere: Listen to “Deep Gravity” from Anders Ponsaing’s Forthcoming EP on Favouritizm

After notching up a 1.7 million Youtube plays on his stunning ‘Don’t Tell Me No’ remix for Eva Scolaro and Steen T’, Favouritizm are thrilled to snap up talented Ibiza resident Anders Ponsaing for his debut EP on the label, Deep Gravity.

With the ability to craft charming, sophisticated sunset grooves through to high octane Tech House bangers for the peak hours, Deep Gravity sees Anders deliver a potent double tracker. The title track comes with an addictive hook that growls over balearic key stabs and melodic synth washes and punchy beats, whilst “Black Soda” comes with a twist of melancholy, where bold synth stabs and dulcet arpeggios unite over a deep, percussive groove.

“I’m excited to enter the Ibiza season with this release! I have tested it many times and it works and sounds so good!” –Anders Ponsaing

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Listen to 6AM’s May 2017 Techno Playlist

May promises to be a memorable and exciting month for techno, but then again which month isn’t?

For your listening pleasure we have prepared a Spotify playlist of techno artists scheduled to perform at some of the world’s best techno nightclubs and festivals throughout this month,  which we hope you enjoy below:

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Global Vibe Radio Episode 058 feat. MRJ

This week’s episode of Global Vibe Radio is a guest mix by Michał Radziwanowski aka MRJ. This young Polish producer has released on esteemed labels the likes of Simma Black, Country Club Disco, White Widow Recordings and Audiophile records, incorporating such genres as UK influenced underground house music and future bass with garage elements.

Stream the mix below and download it for free here:

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Listen: Chicago Duo Aathee Release “Road to Movement Detroit” Mix

It’s finally May, and for techno and house fans in North America the arrival of the fifth month of the calendar year heralds the nearing of Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit.

The three-day festival takes over Detroit’s downtown Hart Plaza with arguably the strongest techno and house lineup of the entire continent. But more than that, the entire city comes alive with a series of day and nighttime parties that literally take over every usable venue and bar in the Midwestern city.

Aathee is a studio collaboration and label founded by Happyghost and Hopscotch, two producers and DJs out of Chicago. Together, they have put together a 45-minute mix that is a perfect listen for the yearly pilgrimage to the birthplace of techno. Aptly named “Road to Movement Detroit,” the mix features all original unreleased sounds written and composed by Aathee and Friends at Mecca Studios Chicago.

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Yoshitoshi Boss Sharam Shares 10 Los Angeles Inspired Tracks

On May 6th Yoshitoshi founder and label-head Sharam is heading to Los Angeles’ Avalon Nightclub, where he is scheduled to play with special guest Oliver Dollar.

Today, the veteran producer and DJ shared with us ten tracks inspired by the city of Los Angeles, which you can listen to in the playlist below. When introducing the selection, Sharam stated: “This playlist showcases some of the highlights from Yoshitoshi’s recent catalogue as well some other huge tunes that have been featured in my recent sets.  Please enjoy and I hope to see all my LA fans at the Avalon May 6th for my show with Oliver Dollar!”

Tickets are available via Seetickets and don’t forget that we are also running a ticket giveaway for the upcoming show, which you can enter here.


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