Miss Melera 5 Tracks of the Moment

Miss Melera

Amsterdam-based tech-house DJ/producer Miss Melera brings her deep, techy vibes to Full Spectrum on Saturday, February 23, an event presented by Caravan Gitane and House of Yes at 99 Scott in Brooklyn, NY.

Topping the bill is Max Cooper, whose immersive live show supports his acclaimed One Hundred Billion Sparks album. His follow-up release is One Hundred Billion Sparks Remixed on March 21, featuring contributions from Roly Porter, Barker, Synkro, Parra For Cuva, Robag Wruhme, DJ Tennis & Barratt, Wilderthorn, Indian Wells, Llyr, Dave DK, Etapp Kyle, Acid Pauli and Poppy Ackroyd.

We connected with the globetrotting Miss Melera, who helms the Colourizon radio show/events series, ahead of her much-anticipated DJ set, and asked her to wax poetic about her favorite dance floor jams. Continue Reading

Oliver Nelson & Tobtok 5 Tracks of the Moment

Oliver Nelson & Tobtok

After a spate of individual productions and co-remixes for Albin Lee Meldau, Lemaitre, and Frank Walker, rising Swedish production duo Oliver Nelson & Tobtok (a.k.a Tobias Karlsson) continue to their winning ways via their updated rendition of Stix & Stoned’s “Outrageous” (Perfect Havoc).

Produced by Judge Jules and John Kelly and originally released in 1996, the pair transform the vintage dance floor nugget with funky-ass contemporary vibes.

Amid the buzz of their current collab, we caught up with the duo and asked them to share their favorite tracks of the moment. Continue Reading

Almad 5 Tracks of the Moment

Almad

Alex Mantidakis (a.k.a. Almad) is a DJ/producer on the rise. This month the Green-born, Ibiza/Stockholm-based house artist dropped the Amcha EP, an enlightened three-track affair influenced by his interest in healing sounds, on his PlayHouse Time Records.

On a canvas of crisp percussion, funky basslines and lilting synth-driven melodies, Mantidakis leverages uplifting vibes and his experience decimating dance floors at Ushuaïa, Km5, Chiringay, Es Vive, Hard Rock Hotel, and Pacha’s El Hotel to transport us into another dimension.

We caught up with the man himself and asked him about tracks that are currently rocking his world. Continue Reading

Groove Squared 5 Tracks of the Moment

Groove-Squared

Paco Terio (a.k.a. Groove Squared, a.k.a. Diggler Smith) is a talented Italian DJ/ producer whose energetic deep-house signature exudes emotion at the intersection of euphoria and melancholy. His experience performing live is the secret sauce to his productions.

With releases on Trapez, Engrave and Gravity Groove, Terio has linked up with Italian label/DJ crew/radio show Soundzrise to release his Use-less EP feat. TDR. On the remix tip, he tapped few pisans SIS and Lollino for their respective remix touch.

Ahead of the EP’s release on January 22, we caught up with Terio and asked him to enlighten us on five of his favorite tracks of the moment. Continue Reading