Andrea Ljekaj Recalls Last DJ Set Before COVID-19 Lockdown

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Next up in our Last DJ Set series, where we’re talking to a wide range of artists about their final gig before government-ordered lockdowns and travel bans went into effect in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is Andrea Ljekaj.

We caught up with the Croatia-based DJ/producer and asked him to look back on his final set before clubs and festivals shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Clap! Clap! Recalls Last Live Set Before COVID-19 Lockdown

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Next up in our Last DJ Set series, where we’re talking to a wide range of artists about their final gig before government-ordered lockdowns and travel bans went into effect in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is producer/performer Christiano Crisci (a.k.a. Clap! Clap!).

Read on to find out about his last live set before lockdown, the release of his Liquid Portraits album and what he’s been up to in quarantine. Continue Reading

Moonbootica’s Oliver Kowalski Recalls Last DJ Gig Before COVID-19 Lockdown

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Next up in our Last DJ Set series, where we’re talking to a wide range of artists about their final gig before government-ordered lockdowns and travel bans went into effect in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is Moonbootica.

Comprised of Oliver Kowalski (KoweSix) and Tobias Schmidt (Tobitob), the Hamburg-based duo has been decimating dance floors all over the world and pumping out brilliant productions and remixes for more than 20 years. All the while, they’ve been running Moonbootique, a label for the pair’s releases as well as tracks from up-and-coming talent.

We caught up with Oliver to find out the details of his last DJ set before lockdown. He also shared details about Moonbootica’s latest releases and how he’s been keeping busy during the pandemic. Continue Reading

André Hommen 5 Tracks Of The Moment

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In almost every artist interview, the question of the next release will arise. In the case of André Hommen, who released the nine-track debut, More Than This, earlier this month on his These Eyes label, there won’t be any new music.

After building his production career by releasing on Dennis Ferrer’s Objektivity as well as Poker Flat and Systematic, Hommen has decided to transition away from DJing and producing. This means his debut album doubles as his swan song.

At least Hommen is going out on a high note. More Than This is a journey into the lush depths of soul-soothing melodic deep house and electronica. The tracks have been patiently and purposefully created. The result is an album of cinematic, highly authentic gems.

We connected with the Germany-based Hommen — whose label will continue on as normal — and asked him to tell us about his five tracks of the moment.

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