Lane 8

Lane 8

Rather than pander to the purists or create music for DJs alone, Daniel Goldstein aka Lane 8 has always tread his own, distinctive path – perhaps best summed up by his phones-free event and label concept This Never Happened.

The concept is a simple one: remove all phones and cameras from the event, get back to connecting with the music and the people around you. And it is one that has been embraced with passion by Lane 8’s dedicated fanbase and the dance community at large with over. Since debuting the concept with a sold out show at San Francisco’s Mezzanine in 2016, Lane 8 has taken the concept to over 60 shows in four different continues – playing to over 50,000 completely connected fans in the process.

In tandem with the events, Daniel’s output on the TNH label has stood out for its integrity and artistry whether on emotional epics like ‘Little Voices’ or upbeat groovers such as ‘With Me’. Always defined by a melodic touch, TNH is the culmination of a steady, assured rise over recent years.

This musical progression continued this year when Lane 8 released his sophomore album ‘Little By Little’ on the TNH imprint. With it he delivered a record that distilled his unique flair for melodic, heart-warming electronics that are both classy and quirky, traversing reflective electronica, instrumental club epics and leftfield pop moments alike.

“Brightest Lights” is Lane 8’s third LP in his career. The material on the album, released at the beginning of the year, is a wide mixture of lighter variations of electronics, sounding great not only in club and festival spaces, but also while listening at home.

Len Faki

Len Faki

Berlin based DJ, producer and label owner Len Faki is one of the most outstanding and in-demand artists in techno’s present age. He is an internationally requested dj, whose productions and remixes are played by techno’s most prominent names. Being a resident at Berlin’s prime techno club Berghain since its opening in 2004 keeps him open-minded as both, dj and producer. His sound is constantly evolving without ever losing its vibrant, unique energy and the passion and heart he puts into his sets. His gigs are an audio-visual adventure where he is not only playing for the crowd but rather performing for and with them.

Mathame

Mathame

Mathame is a name that defines the audio-process developed by brothers Amedeo and Matteo Giovanelli. It began in 2013, whilst they were living in a forest at the slopes of Mount Etna, where they both worked crafting their unique sound.

They absorbed and studied wide-ranging musical influences: from rock pirate radio to dance music culture, from spiritual chant experiences to hip hop and pop.

Mathame released their first EP on Vaal’s label Bastaard in 2015, followed it up in 2017 with a brilliant EP for Tiefschwarz’s Souvenir and exploded in 2018 with a hit single on Tale Of Us’ label Afterlife, containing the highly-anticipated “Nothing Around Us” and “Fade Into You” tracks, which have become an international success.