Global Vibe Radio 083 feat. Kaelan

Nico Campanella was born in Putignano (Italy), first getting in touch with music when, at the age of 11 he began studying the piano and, shorty after, became involved with various local bands.

His love and deep passion for everything concerning music later expanded to electronic sounds, becoming influenced by artists such as Basic Channel, Robert Hood, Substance et Vainqueur, Derrick May, Jeff Mills and many others.

In the last few years his necessity to propose a multifaceted vision of electronic music made it necessary to create new projects, including that of “Kaelan”, which has since becomehis main alias for techno. Under his side project “2030” he proposes electro-inspired music, while “Ixm” is his pseudo for dub techno sounds.

Kaelan is the owner of Subosc and co-owner of the Ranges imprint. The former aims to propose modern and classy techno music, while the latter is a tribute to reminiscent dub techno sounds. Currently, Kaelan is working on projects with some of the most known techno european labels, such as Construct Re-form, CLFT, Monnom Black.

Listen to the mix below and download it for FREE here.

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Premiere: Listen to James Demon’s Dark Title-Track from Forthcoming “Alessa” EP on Occultists

Occultists returns with a brand new release of arcane inspired techno, this time label founder James Demon presents his first full length EP titled Alessa. The demon of light provides four-tracks that take the listener though a piece of his world, while playing with different polarities that stand true to the labels philosophy of finding the light within the darkness.

The dance floor friendly EP whisks the listener off into a world that is dark but still pleasant and tries to suck you into a techno version of a horror movie soundtrack. Pairing pulsating kicks and otherworldly percussion with eerie pads and taking samples from different films to set the mood of each particular track, it’s clear that James Demon has a specific vision that he has translated into club music. Welcome to the gothic world of Occultists where you are sure to find the light at the end of the dark tunnel.

As a child this demon in the rising was drawn to a bevy of musical outlets. James Demon learned how to sing and to play the cello before even reaching high school. It was obvious that the universe had granted this boy with the gift of creativity. Little did he know that one day the music would become his entire world.

Literally growing up in the rave scene in the late 90s, James was exposed to a diverse range of music from techno to happy hardcore. Shortly after embarking on his musical voyage through the soundscapes of electronic music he began to buy his first techno records. Heavily influenced by female artists from Germany he began to spend every penny he had on vinyl. Once he graduated high school he finally got his first pair of turntables and so his journey continued.

Spending the next few years jumping from different styles James eventually fell back into his first love for techno. He decided to put all of his focus into finding his own sound and creating a brand for himself. Drawn towards the more obscure, sexy, gothic and witchy soundscapes, this techno loving being had finally found his niche. He was re-born with a mission at hand to solidify a harmony between polarities like masculine, feminine, the light and the darkness.

His love affair with music and the occult began to blossom into one entity. After studying music business in college, James was ready to commence on his next musical adventure. He decided it was time to bring his love for the esoteric and techno together in the form of a record label called Occultists. The label will feature artists who will emerge from the shadows bringing us to a higher state of being through music and esoteric knowledge.

Track Listing:
1. Weisse Hexe
2. Stay Up Late
3. Alessa
4. Pentagram

Alessa EP by James Demon is out on Occultists Oct 27th and available for pre-order via Beatport

Connect with James Demon: FacebookSoundCloud | Instagram


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Premiere: Listen to Ariel Black’s “Fragile Android” on The Umbrella New Double A-Side “Electric Official”

Our world is an electric one, digital signals dictate our emotional impulses. Electronic music is now all music.

Can you feel the electricity?

Electric Official, the brand-new double A-Side from The Umbrella, is a celebration of this transition. Featuring two tracks composed of the most euphoric of bleeps and contagious of bloops.

Beginning with Ariel Black‘s breakbeat stomper, “Fragile Android”, the release is optimized to forgo any boot time, or login, and instead starts smashing buttons right from initiation. We are happy to be premiering this one exclusively for you today.

The process concludes with Man 2.0’s “Crack Talking”, the hypnotic and relentless anthem, conjuring the familiarity of a hacked Game Boy harboring a fatal virus, and the infectious vocal chanting of a artificially intelligent demented being.

The result is a short and sweet, and will cause your system to terminally overheat. You can find the release for purchase on Traxsource.

Track Listing:

A1 – Ariel Black – Fragile Android
A2 – Man2.0 – Crack Talking

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Premiere: Listen to Osclighter’s “Accepting Of Intuition” on Point of Bloom

Born in São Paulo Brazil, Osclighter is a techno producer known for his deep, emotive and experimental soundscapes. Today we are premiering “Accepting Of Intuition” from his Transforming & Repairing EP out on Point of Bloom.

Influenced by Hardcore, he cemented himself with playing the bass and then discovering electronic music in the early 2000s. A modular synth lover, he  consumes a lot of this inexhaustible sound, a creative source of influence in search of depth and sonic textures without ever posing himself any boundaries. 

Osclighter launched his own record label, Point of Bloom, to represent exactly what his particular understanding of music production is like. His work as a producer, DJ and label head has taken him to clubs around the world, including Tresor, Moog, Florida 135, Fabrik, Under Club, Baum, Radio Berlin, Clash Club, Poema Club, with his productions showcased on esteemed imprints the likes of Labrynth, Plastic Records, Did Records, and Naked Lunch.

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Global Vibe Radio 082 feat. Astronomy Domine Live

Astronomy Domine, a young DJ/producer based in Turin who has been producing music since 2006, steps up for the 82nd episode of 6AM’s Global Vibe Radio mix serie
The Italian artist has published releases on his own label OVUNQVE, as well as Illegal Alien Records, Shaded Explorations, FUNK YOU and more. He collaborated, published and worked with artists the likes Svreca, Electric Indigo, Korridor, Synthek, BLNDR, Refracted, Fjader, Emanuele Pertoldi (Shaded Explorer),, Roberto Clementi, Hydrangea and many more.

His well-respected productions have resulted in a healthy touring life as a DJ, having played many clubs and festival in Italy and around Europe. Some of the more illustrious events he has graced the decks of include TRESOR Berlin in 2015 and 2016, Acquario, Varvara Festival in Turin, Colonne di San Lorenzo Open Air in Milano, Doctor Sax in Turin, Desert Waves Festival and more.

Enjoy the set, recorded live, below and download it for free here.

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Premiere: Listen to YYYY’s Industrial Techno Remix of Michal Jablonski “Chimaera” From Forthcoming EP on Secret Keywords

Secret Keywords is a vinyl and digital Techno label based in Berlin, founded by Gianmarco Silvetti and Natascia Parisella.

Exploring new sounds is a focus for the project, where new experimental shades of Techno lead the project’s A&R endeavors. The debut vinyl only release sees the return of Michal Jablonski following a previous contribution on the “Secret Wander 001” compilation. This is a three-track solo EP entitled Chimaera, and comes complete with remixes by French producer AWB and Argentinian duo YYYY, which we are premiering exclusively for you today.


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Listen to Nina Kraviz’s Return to the BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

The Russian producer’s second Essential Mix features plenty of new techno, electro and acid selections from her трип (Trip) label alongside tracks from the likes of Blawan, Speedy J, Aphex Twin, Joey Beltram, Overmind, user48736353001 and Hieroglyphic Being.

Enjoy Nina Kraviz’s new Essential Mix via two streaming options below or via the BBC Radio 1 iPlayer here:

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Premiere: Listen to Black Girl / White Girl’s “Technobodi” on UK’s Twisted Fusion

Black Girl / White Girl leads us into the fall with this explosive tech house track, a hard-hitting debut on UK’s Twisted Fusion label.

Released October 13th ahead of Amsterdam Dance Event, and available for pre-order on Beatport, “Technobodi” exudes heavy peak time tech vibes throughout, sure to delight dance floors and become a proper future club anthem through the fall.

It’s been a busy year for Black Girl / White Girl. Since their first release of the year in January on Roush, the pair have gone on to release on Max Chapman’s Resonance Records and Lapsus as well as seeing their track “Acidulous” receive support from Hector Couto, Marco Carola and Yousef to name a few.

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Life and Death Announces “Displaced Soundtracks” Ahead of ADE Showcase

Record label Life and Death is celebrating its 7th anniversary this year with the release of its third and most adventurous compilation release to date: Displaced Soundtracks.

Set to be the first installment in a new series, this compilation sees label founder DJ Tennis give free rein to some of his most trusted contemporaries. This has made possible for many of today’s most respected dance music producers the chance display their hidden talents as composers. Gathering music from a long-aborted film, the collection stands as another bastion of Life and Death’s perpetual evolution.

Displaced Soundtracks features Duncan Gray‘s embracing dissonance, Black Merlin, Appleblim and Artefakt going interstellar and Fango channeling post-punk squat music. Hades Rocket also showcases the expertly-sequenced synth work that has graced Simian Mobile Disco’s illustrious career, while Redshape revisits all the right sides of 80’s Wave and Library music. Danny Daze and synth-savant KINK embrace non-standard tempi with great success, while Axel Boman delivers sitar-laced gospel-house without a bass drum. Elsewhere, your favorite producer’s favorite producer, Stimming, teams up with pianist Lambert and magic happens as a result.

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Premiere: Listen to Titonton Duvante’s Remix of Minimono’s “The Other Day” on Veniceberg

The 4th Veniceberg Records installment comes from the Italian duo Minimono. Two minimal unreleased cuts from 2008 paired to very special remixes from heavyweights Titonton Duvante and Mike Shannon. A must have, of which we are premiering one of the remixes for you exclusively below.

All tracks written and produced by Ennio Colaci and Fabio Corcos in Florence (IT) 2008, remixed by Titonton Duvante and Mike Shannon.

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