Suol is a Berlin-based independent record label founded by Chopstick & Johnjon aka Chi-Thien Nguyen and John Muder, a production and DJ duo who first teamed up in 2002. The label specializes in organic, deep and fruity house music, nurturing and supporting artists such as Fritz Kalkbrenner, Till von Sein, Trickski, Fritz Zander, Sven von Thülen and Daniel Bortz. This mix, put together for the EB Radio Sessions on FluxFM, features Chopstick & Johnjon delving into the Suol catalogue for an exclusive showcase.
Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings is set to release a new compilation next month. The label, which is home to José James, Soil & Pimp Sessions and Ben Westbeech, as well as the infamous Bubblers compilations, has lovingly crafted a new selection of club friendly cuts. Those of you who have heard the Brownswood Bubblers compilations – more
The historic event returns to the city after a 23 year hiatus, bringing a zero nostalgia line-up of adventurous sounds. In this three-part interview, EB editor-in-chief Max Dax quizzed the organizers about the legacy, the changes and more. – more
For this issue on diversity, I speak to Jamie Catto. Founding member of dance supergroup Faithless, Jamie is the creative catalyst, producer, director, multi-talented, lateral thinking, creative wizard (with partner Duncan Bridgeman) behind album, film and TV project 1 Giant Leap (as I draw breath here!), oh, and not to mention two Grammy Award nominations, plus The Observer – more
It seems the gaming industry is hellbent on revitalizing old classics, and now it’s Bionic Commando‘s turn. In order to celebrate the reemergence of this 1987 eight-bit hit, some underground heavyweights have taken it upon themselves to give the game a decent music makeover. Dubstep warrior Rusko, Institubes main man Surkin (a massive fan of – more