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For electronic music enthusiasts, especially the techno-inclined, R&S Records is one of those “it” labels. Founded in Ghent, Belgium in 1984 by couple Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes, R&S boasts releases from titans in the scene such as Aphex Twin, Derrick May, Joey Beltram, James Blake, and many more. Vandepapeliere shut the label shut down in 2000, but it re-launched 2008. Earlier this year, I noticed that a lot of

Phase Fatale
It’s been a busy month for Phase Fatale. He’s logged a hard hitting mix for Resident Advisor’s Podcast Series, played at Berghain, and has had his excellent album Redeemer land on Hospital Productions. Phase Fatale ends the month at a to be announced location in DC for SEQUENCE.666, the second annual party from Sequence and Select DC. He’ll be joined by DC acts Arthur Kimskii, Lyceum, and Juana. To get

This Thursday, October 5th, your favorite neighborhood bar is hosting your favorite DJ’s favorite DJ. That’s right, Ben UFO, one of the founders of the renowned Hessle Audio record label, is stopping in Washington, DC again for an intimate night at Ten Tigers Parlour. The show is presented by our good friends at U Street Music Hall, which will be the first time the club is presenting an artist at

Peggy Gou
With a busy DJ scehdule (including stops at HYTE, Hï Ibiza, and Dekmantel this summer) and head turning 12″‘s for Rekids and Technicolour, Berlin-based producer Peggy Gou has been having a hell of a year. Her hot streak continues with a remix of Shy Luv‘s “Time” for Black Butter Records. Gou takes the 80s boogie-informed feel good vocals and flute melodies of the original mix and adds a foot-stomping lo-fi

Fresh off an American tour supporting Eric Prydz, British DJ and producer Cristoph links up with Fairfax, Virginia native Jeremy Olander for their new “Last Dance” EP. The two-track EP features two distinct progressive house records, and demonstrates a solid hybrid of the two artists’ unique styles, with Cristoph bringing a dark yet soulful vibe while Jeremy Olander’s rhythms drive them forward. The first track, “Last Dance,” is reminiscent of stepping