This month siblings Shermanology — Andy Sherman and Dorothy Sherman — made their stunning debut on Hot Creations by way of their Bon Bini EP. Hailing from the Dutch-Caribbean island of Curaçao and based in Amsterdam, the title of their three-track release means welcome in Papiamentu. (Fun fact: their father is singer extraordinaire Tony Sherman.)
The Shermans have been building their infectious house signature since 2009. To date, they have released on Rawthentic, Armada and Dirtybird, along the way collaborating with The Martinez Brothers.
With their latest release now in the books, we checked in with the Shermans to find out what they’re listening to. Continue Reading →
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 Swiss DJ and producer and Polaris festival curator Mirko Loko.
Earlier this month, Loko’s phenomenal Detroit Love Vol. 4 was released via Carl Craig’s Planet E. The compilation features previously unreleased collaborations with Derrick May, Ursula Rucker and a special edit of his collab with Stacey Pullen, “Tronic Illusion.”
We recently caught up with Loko to discuss his last gig at Le Bourg in Lausanne, Switzerland, on February 29, before the world went completely sideways.
Parisian-born DJ/producer Salomé Le Chat has been honing her mixing skills for years. Based in NYC, her carefully programmed and diverse DJ sets encompassing house, techno and disco have allowed her to share bills with big-name artists including Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Damian Lazarus and Black Coffee.
A quadruple threat — she’s also a singer and songwriter — in August Salomé unleashed her stunning “One + One” debut on Rebellion.
“Cruising On The Playa” (Original Mix) is a funky release founded on deep pads, crisp beats, a crafty female vocal sample and frisky synth lines. F-U-N! The release includes a remix by S.A.M, who is one-third of Mandar.
We checked in with the rising star to find out her five tracks of the moment. Continue Reading →
Next up in our Last 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 GHEIST.
We caught up with the Berlin-based Watergate residents — who just dropped their new single “Run” via their Radau label — and spoke with them about their last gig and what they’ve been up to during lockdown. Continue Reading →