[wp_ad_camp_2] Travis Baron is one of the most familiar faces in the Seattle techno scene. He is a DJ, promoter and recently launched his label KR Recordings together with partner in beats James Grindle. Hammarica.com caught up with him to talk about all things techno. [wp_ad_camp_1] You have been a techno DJ for over a decade. What is your strongest attraction to the genre as opposed to other EDM styles?
[wp_ad_camp_2] Preparing to orbit the Earth at the speed of sound, ‘Versus The World’ embarks on its journey with a salvo of Durand’s solo material. Personifying Richard’s characteristic tech-ish appeal, ‘Chopstick’ and ‘Sequence’ deliver adrenaline shot beats and hard-fired percussion loops, packing them against those tense, stormy Durand riffs. On ‘Stand Again’ Leah’s vocal cadence generates the uplift, while Richard’s production travels the track into distorted atomic big-room-boom territory. Packing
[wp_ad_camp_2] Freaknight Festival is Seattle’s annual Halloween event produced by USC Events. Freaknight is the largest and longest running electronic music festival in the Northwest and has grown into a massive 8 hour event that attracts top national and international DJs and thousands of revelers. This year’s edition was sold out in advance, and that’s no wonder considering the line-up and giant production. Mainstage we could find Armin Van Buuren who
[wp_ad_camp_2] With her distinctly eclectic taste in music ranging from energetic dance grooves with plenty of vocals, to a deeper, more progressive sound, she moves bodies and rocks dance floors wherever she goes [wp_ad_camp_1] Born in Germany as Kristin Schrot, Miss Nine at the age of 16 was on track to become, not a famous DJ or producer, but a fashion model. Having secured a contract with the Industry renowned
[wp_ad_camp_2] He has been around for a while, and was initially discovered by Armin Van Buuren. Nowadays he releases banger after banger on labels such as Diffused Music, Pinkstar and Spinnin Records. Please welcome Andrew Bennett as featurted artist in Hammarica.com’s series of daily DJ interviews! [wp_ad_camp_1] Your big break came in 2004 when a chance encounter with Armin Van Buuren & Markus Schulz led to the release of your
[wp_ad_camp_2] Constantly touring and making widely popular techno tracks, it was high time to invite Cocoon Recordings artists Pig & Dan for Hammarica.com’s series of daily DJ interviews! You have a lot of success in the Beatport charts. Other than making good music, what do you think is the secret behind that? [wp_ad_camp_1] There’s no secret, we have have no idea if a track is going to do well. In
[wp_ad_camp_2] This past year has seen Fei-Fei releasing stadium sized industrial dubstep tracks while earning props from Benga to Bassnectar and adding to an already rabid fan following along the way. Mixmag UK recently featured Fei-Fei as an artist to “keep an eye on”, dubbing her signature aggressive sound as “high octane dubstep” which subsequently set the stage for the bass vixen as she rocked London’s super club Proud2 as
[wp_ad_camp_2] [justified_image_grid caption=off margin=10px orderby=title_desc limit=6 max_rows=2] By the time Friday, October 5th finally came around I was basically itching to get to Euguene, OR to help put on a show with a production crew I work with out of Southern Oregon called Cloud9 Collective. The last event I helped with was WaterWorld (Selma, OR) and it was a blast!! It had been so long since I’d seen my second family I