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DJ/Producer Lonya is the mastermind behind a dynamic and unique progressive imprint “Asymmetric” we take a deep dive into the label and the man behind the label. Rondo: Can you give us a bit of background about yourself, origin, years in the industry, what drives you to succeed in the music industry? Lonya: I have been passionate about music since I can remember, this is what I always wanted to do. Later I begun to experiment with sound and play musical instruments and then came djing and music production and with it residencies, planning events in the clubs and everything…

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Out of the industrial dirt, rain and grime of former northern glories, something massive was waking up in Manchester, it’s the late nineteen eighties and the time is now, ”Not everything revolved around the HAC’ [Hacienda]” a lot of seasoned Manc’ [Manchester UK]’ clubbers would say, to any of the ‘rave’ tourists piling into the city from outside the boundaries of Manchester in those early hedonistic days, ”there’s summat else happening and its proper, its mental”, Acid house had arrived. Manchester produced so many pivotal clubbing experiences back then that it’s actually hard to keep up with. The Hac’ [Hacienda]…

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Agent Orange has lived a more colourful life than most in the electronic music world. A veteran of over two decades of service, he’s spent that time honing intricate soundscapes aplenty, playing gigs around the world and has had steady studio output, the likes of which have seen him turn out remixing for Carl Cox and many releases on Toolroom, 1605, Deeperfect, Nervous, Terminal M and much more. A DJ, a live act, a producer and Gotham Grooves label owner, it’s also fair to say that he isn’t a man who takes half measures with his dedication to Techno and…

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Brooklyn native Todd Terry, has been a force in the house music scene for over 3 decades, has sold 10’s of millions of records, played all over the globe but once was a young kid steeped in hip hop attitude. He was a Bboy and an MC who used to rock the bloc parities, then he seen Grandmaster Flash cutting up the records and decided he was gunna produce his own beats from scratch…. a legend was born. I caught up with this imposing dude in Dublin to get it real…. Mike Mannix: Hi Todd you have got a…

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30 years ago history was made in Chicago when Acid House was born, it came straight from the ‘Phuture’ and revolutionised dance music. DJ Pierre a pioneer and a visionary steered the Yamaha TB – 303  into the history books and into the minds of every dance music producer on the planet, with his co-creation (with Spanky) ‘Acid Trax’…. Iconic Underground: Man, is so great to be speaking with you, thank you! Your Acid Tracks EP with Phuture is considered seminal in the history of House music and often referred to as the first Acid House record. What was influencing…

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Ssshhh if you were there you were there, with the biggest crowd ever at a not so secret beach party, with members of the friendliest, soundest, maddest, Orange Army going absolutely ballistic on the sun scorched sand, dancing and thriving their bodies to pulsating beats pumping from the biggest sound system I’ve ever seen on a beach, and it was scorchio up at 35 degrees and nobody gave a fuck cos everyone was already  Hotttt! With a whos who of international DJs kicking out the best euphoric uplifting house from the last 3 decades over 13 hours, it was marked…

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We got to talk to the Balearic innovator ‘Alex Savvides’ recently for iconic underground, on the back of his hugely successful Ibiza themed events in the UK and the Balearics. He started DJing at legendary Acid club ‘Zigis’ in Streatham South London at the young age of 16 as a warm-up DJ for ‘Carl Cox’ and ‘Trevor Fung’ no less. He was soon promoting his own midweek club nights at ‘Zigs’..’Pulse’ and ‘Casablanca’ both midweek Balearic nights running from 1990-1993. In 1995 he hung up his headphones to concentrate on his catering equipment business as he had become disillusioned…

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We are delighted to be involoved as media partner with Solas Electronic Music Festival highlighting and showcasing some of Irelands top Electronic Music Artists & Djs. All in Aid of Pieta House supporting suicide prevention and mental health issues. Showcasing a whole host of Irish Dance Music Collectives, joining forces to make a difference. Also the official launch of the Irish Electronic Music Awards 2017 ****** Special Guests:  LOCO & JAM (Terminal M / Tronic)  Full Funktion (KMS / 1605) Plus loads more…. ****** BYOB event / Strictly over 18s  Adm €35 or limited Early bird at €25 Get early…

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