Articles tagged “Selection Section”

Selection Section: Smartbar Resident, Savile

Chicago Smartbar resident DJ and Michigan native, Savile (aka Gianpaolo Dieli) creates music with deeper intentions than making you move. He wants you to think. The hard electronic and metallic beats of midwestern techno are not about hypnosis, they’re about creation, connection and conglomeration. With production titles like ‘Effort Won’t Betray You’, and ‘The Only Rule […]

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Selection Section: Bloody Mary’s Most Formative Records

DJ Bloody Mary

Life has been busy for the French-born, Berlin-based DJ, producer and label owner, Bloody Mary, ever since she first discovered electronic music at a rave as a teenager. She left that party with a new passion which led to the start of her record collection, getting her first turntables and catching an incurable crate digging bug. […]

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Selection Section: SOJA’s Favorite Reggae Songs

Two decades ago, they were just a group of high schoolers in Washington D.C., hanging out in a basement, getting into roots reggae music and teaching each other how to play music. Today, SOJA (Soldiers Of Jah Army) are the larger than life reggae band who have amassed over 7 million followers online, been nominated […]

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Selection Section: MANIK Pulls Some Heaters From His Record Collection

It’s been 6 years since New York’s MANIK burst onto the electronic music scene in 2011. Since then, he’s had releases on Ovum, Poker Flat, Culprit, BPitch Control, Kim Ann Foxman‘s Firehouse, Huxley‘s label No Idea’s Original, and Fresh Meat Chicago. His growing international profile has seen him bring his unique brand of house, techno, […]

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Selection Section: 9 Key Records From Steven Wilson’s Collection

Steven Wilson is probably best known as founding member and mastermind of UK outfit, Porcupine Tree. Porcupine Tree started out as a pseudonym for Wilson’s solo output before morphing into a Grammy Award nominated progressive rock heavy-weight. Alongside his musician and production duties in Porcupine Tree, Storm Corrosion, No-Man (to name a few), he’s maintained […]

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Selection Section: Simon Doom Picks Milestone Records

Simon Doom

Selection Section flips through the treasured collections of some of our favorite bands, musicians, DJs and producers. This week we’re joined by  Simon Doom.  Simon O’Connor released his debut album, “Babyman” under the moniker Simon Doom this year, and the reviews have been raving. praised lead single “I Feel Unloved”, saying: “Ugh. This song is so good, […]

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Selection Section: Fort Romeau’s Favorite Futuristic ’90s Records

Fort Romeau press photo

The Selection Section flips through some of the favorite releases of up and coming artists, DJs and musicians. This week we’re joined by UK based House artist, Fort Romeau. Fort Romeau, a.k.a Michael Greene, has been an avid vinyl collector since the tender age of 8, joining his father on digging expeditions every weekend at record fairs […]

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Selection Section: Benjamin Booker’s Gospel & Blues Record Collection Highlights

The Selection Section calls on some of our favorite DJs, bands and artists to share some of their most loved releases with us. To celebrate Benjamin Booker‘s brand new album, Witness out today, he pulls his favorite gospel and blues albums from his collection to share with us. New Orleans-based guitarist and songwriter, Benjamin Booker has […]

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Selection Section: Nick Hakim’s Favorite Records

Profile photo of modern soul singer, Nick Hakim sitting in front of a lake

The Selection Section calls on some of our favorite DJs, bands and artists to share some of their most loved releases with us. On the eve of the release of his album ‘Green Twins‘ on ATO Records, Nick Hakim tells us about his top 10 favorite records! Hakim hails a from musical household in Washington D.C. […]

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Selection Section: Royal Thunder’s Top 10 Most Inspiring Records

Royal Thunder full band in bed

For our Selection Section, we call on some of our favorite DJs, bands and artists to share some of their most loved releases with us. This time we’re joined by Atlanta-based four piece rock outfit, Royal Thunder who share their most inspiring records. Royal Thunder quickly got the attention of Relapse Records, who signed the band after hearing their […]

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