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A mixtape from an Amsterdam based DJ every Monday to kick-start your new week. Archive here.
Kid Culture is one of the more exciting prospects to emerge from Amsterdam’s fertile scene at the moment. Heroes like Luciano, Ricardo Villalobos, Laurent Garnier, Solomun and Carl Graig are just a few of the DJs spinning his records, and 2011 gigs at Awakenings, Extrema Outdoor, Solar, Tresor, Sonar are more proof of his rising stock. His sound is hard to put a tag on, but damn funky.
This selection was made with Detroit in mind. In the early days people like Derrick May, Carl Craig, Aril Brikha, UR, Kenny Larkin inspired me big time. They learned me how to appreciate the soul in electronic music. Enjoy the ride.
A vibrant mix of soul, funk, hiphop and jazz inspired Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets from an early age on and you can hear they put their swindling soul in every inch of their records. They’ve had support from the likes of Laurent Garnier, Deetron, DJ Sneak and many others, their releases have received solid reviews all over (DJ mag 9+, RA 4/5) and they’ve already played mayor venues such as Panorama Bar, Tresor and Zoo Project. Detroit Swindle have rapidly earned a solid spot in the international nightlife. (..more)
Du Chatinier is an upcoming Amsterdam based DJ/Producer. His major influence are the early years of house music, with heroes such as Sneak and Phil Weeks. The best way to describe his sound is Raw & Funky House. This young and talented producer has put his main focus on producing for the last several months and you’ll probably hear this soon enough. (..more)
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