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    • Nordic-By-Nature
      By Nordic-By-Nature
      LSDREAM Unveils Debut Album ‘Voyager’ On Liquid Stranger’s Wakaan
      “He makes a huge impact no matter what” — YOUREDM
       “Can’t wait to see what comes from this new project” — RUN THE TRAP
      LSDREAM is a concept born within the deepest realms of the experimental mind. A long time in the making, the LSDREAM project is the sonic brainchild of internationally commended music producer, Brillz. Stepping into an entirely new venture, the producer has delved far within his artistic conscious to implement a creative drive and inspiration that has been under cover for far too long. Now, it’s time for LSDREAM to take centre stage as he reveals his debut album Voyager, on Liquid Stranger’s WAKAAN imprint. 
      Enigmatic and mesmerising, the LSDREAM experience is truly a spiritual one. His creations hover on the murkiest edges of the electronic spectrum, yet maintain a genre fluidity that spills over in to the realms of trap, dubstep, glitch and far beyond. Pairing his music with an immersive visual experience, LSDREAM invites bass fans to dip in to territories entirely uncharted by the Brillz project alone. A new vision curated by the heart and soul.
      LSDREAM showcases his multidimensional talent with Voyager. Tracks like Oblivian, Godspeed, As Above So Below and Psychadelix bend the very fabric of the bass music landscape, as Ten of Pentacles, Awake and Activate shapeshift and hop between genres as the LP refuses to be categorised. Darkly emotive and majestically crafted, Voyager shares an insight in to the mind of a producer who isn’t afraid to flip the boundaries of the norm on their head. 

      LSDREAM’s Voyager is OUT NOW via WAKAAN
      BUY/DOWNLOAD:
      Here
      SOUNDCLOUD:
      Here
      SPOTIFY: Here
      SOCIAL MEDIA Here  
    • Nordic-By-Nature
      By Nordic-By-Nature
      PRESENTED BY SYMBIOTIC 
      The much loved, chart-topping trio return to Melbourne and Sydney for two massive headlining shows over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend!
      Jono, Tony and Paavo, the globe-trotting dance music phenomenon known as ‘Above & Beyond,’today announced that their ‘Common Ground’album tour will visit Australian shores, in conjunction with promoter, Symbiotic. 
      Melbourne’s Hisense Arena is first up on Friday 8th June, while Sydney (where the boys chose to host their 150th episode of ‘Group Therapy Radio’) gets Common Ground on Saturday 9th June at the Exhibition Halls at Sydney Showground.
      With previous Above & Beyond dates at ‘Allphones Arena’ and the ‘Sydney Opera House’ selling out in minutes, fans should register for pre-sale access now, to avoid disappointment at: aboveandbeyond.nu/australia. 
      ‘Common Ground,’ the fourth studio album from Above & Beyond, was released January 26th on the band’s own ‘Anjunabeats’ imprint and debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.  The album includes the 2017 festival anthems: 'My Own Hymn,' 'Northern Soul,' 'Alright Now,' 'Tightrope' and new songs with longtime collaborators Justine Suissa (‘Naked’ and ‘Cold Feet’), Zoë Johnston (‘Sahara Love’ and ‘Always’) and Richard Bedford (‘Happiness Amplified’ and ‘Bittersweet & Blue’). 
      The latest single from the album is: ‘Cold Feet,’ featuring the un-mistakable vocals of dance music icon Justine Suissa, a longtime collaborator and member of the band’s cult ‘OceanLab’ project.
        ABOVE & BEYOND ‘COMMON GROUND’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES:
      Friday 8th June – Hisense Arena, Melbourne
      Saturday 9th June – Exhibition Halls, Sydney Showground
      For those who register, pre-sale tickets go on sale: Wednesday 4th April at 10am AEST 
      General on-sale opens: Thursday 5th April at 10am AEST 
      For more info, go to:
      www.symbiotic.net.au
      www.facebook.com/symbioticpresents
      www.instagram.com/symbioticpresents
      http://www.aboveandbeyond.nu
      https://www.facebook.com/aboveandbeyond
      https://twitter.com/aboveandbeyond
      https://www.instagram.com/aboveandbeyond
       
    • GALLEON
      By GALLEON
      In the lead up to their Australian tour and the release of their new album, Cut The Strings, Ozclubbers' @GALLEON chats with Booka Shade about their music, the album, and just life in general!

      We warmly welcome you both Arno & Walter back to Australia for your run of dates in March. You have frequented our shores regularly in the last 10 years. What is it that keeps bringing you back down under?
      Ever since we first came in 2007, we have found an enthusiastic and loyal fanbase who not only cherishes the classic tracks, but also embraces more recent songs such as LOVE INC .
      We played some of the biggest festivals such as big day out, future fest etc, but also enjoy the headline club shows, like Melbourne last weekend and the ones coming up in Brisbane, Auckland and Adelaide (during fringe festival) .
      As the new album is only coming out in a couple of weeks, we play a lot of unreleased album songs in Australia, and it´s great to see the reaction of the crowd.
      Your previous live shows have never disappointed and always left the listener wanting more. Can you let us in on a few secrets as to what we might experience this time around?
      I guess it´s not really a secret when I say that we simply LOVE performing on a stage. that´s what we are really good at (together with producing music I hope) .
      And on this tour, also because the sound of the album is more ´back to the club´, our setup is very condensed , we have all channels for synthesizers, effects, drums under control on stage, we can react quickly and can interact more spontaneously , which gives the set great energy .
       
      With your last album Galvany Street, you took a different approach to your previous albums, which included the use of more hardware and  featured various collaborations. Does Cut The Strings have any similarities to Galvany Street or have you gone back to a predominantly club approach?
      After our 2013 album EVE we had the feeling that we had said everything in terms of bass lines and riffs. we had the feeling we would only repeat ourselves if we continued in our ´usual´ way, and as artists, we definitely always want to progress, evolve, not repeat.
      Which sounds risky, because we have a career we could perhaps simply continue for years and years.
      But that would be too easy …. :-)
      So on GALVANY STREET, we made an unusual step and produced an album outside of the techno box, no techno 4/4 beats , no ´booka synth riffs´ , a lot of vocals, even pop song writing.
      Most of the vocal tracks are together with Craig Walker, former member of the UK band ARCHIVE. btw he´s got a new project coming up called THEM THERE.
      We also collaborated with Fritz Hilpert from KRAFTWERK on a Dolby atmos mix of the entire album which was released as Blu-ray disc and is part of the Box Set we released.
      We needed this time out to recharge our club batteries and indeed, we found new inspiration for club music !
      And now, with this new enthusiasm for the club, comes CUT THE STRINGS .
      After the galvany street the only guideline we had was that we wanna go back to more clubbier music and that we don‘t wanna work so crazy long on tracks as we did in the past.it should be more spontaneous and open minded.
       
      You have worked with Troels Abrahamsen (vocalist on Kolsch 'All That Matters') on your latest single and title track, Cut The Strings. How did you get to know Troels?
      We actually contacted him years ago, shortly after ´all that matters´, and recorded a first version of what would later become CUT THE STRINGS.
      But then the GALVANY STREET project came in between and we put the song aside for a while, and picked up work in the autumn of last year.
      One of the novelties of the album CUT THE STRINGS is that we worked much more spontaneous and finished the production process quicker.
      On previous albums we easily worked for 2, even 3 years on an album. Again, that´s something we wanted to change in 2018.
       
      With your latest live show, do you individually have specific functions within the show or do you collaborate on all aspects?
      The work spaces are clearly defined since we first started: Walter plays keyboards, vocoder, sequences, Arno plays the drums and whenever we play longer sets, he does a DJ part in the middle of the set.
       
      When writing Cut The Strings, did you find any tried and tested production techniques useful?
      We used some instruments that we didn‘t use for a long time ,  for example an old EMS vocoder which we bought from Ian Stanley a former member of the 80‘s group tears for fears.
      You can hear it on tyrell and of course EMS love.this little box has a very special sound.
       
      How much do you find your methods of producing music evolve with the vast amount of software and plugins available?
      Even if it is so easy nowadays to do a good sound with all the plug inns which are out there ,we‘re always looking for new sounds with a character which can help to improve the trademark sound of Booka Shade.
      Not easy but it‘s worth it.
      It‘s all about challenging yourself and not be stuck in a formula.
       
      How do you both remain resilient and at the top of your game while touring given the long hours and continual amount of work needing to be done to make your performances so memorable?
      We have a pretty good time management, considering we both have families and a lot of obligations aside of music. also, we live a rather healthy lifestyle lately, and it´s incredible how much you can get done in a day and how much more energy you can have even with little sleep.
       
      Looking into your back catalogue, you both have an extensive history as producers under various aliases and in several groups stretching back to the better part of 30 years. Would you ever consider reviving any of the older projects you both worked on together (for example Superstring)?
      Ha ha, you´re digging deep …… well not everything was gold , but having said that, most of the rights from the 90´s should have long fallen back to us, so you never know…. go listen to old demos and releases every now and then and then look for sounds and sequences on old hard drives. you can imagine, there are dozens of old computers and hard drives ...
       
      In the last few years you have set up Blaufield Music. Tell us a little about your label and its functions.
      We had founded the label Get Physical together with our friends M.A.N.D.Y. , DJ T. and Peter Hayo in the early 2000´s and left in 2008, so we needed a new outlet for our music. and every now and then we release songs from friends of ours, for example fellow berliner CHI THANH, who has produced a magnificent remix for Body Language btw).
      Could be that after the summer we´ll release a project of friends of ours from Melbourne.
       
      Within the music industry, you as individuals and collectively as Booka Shade are known for having a great reputation and being highly professional while always remaining humble. Are these qualities you would recommend any DJ, producer or musician should withhold in order to maintain longevity in the scene?
      Absolutely. most people who have been successful over a longer period of time (not just two summers) are very professional, work hard and stay grounded.
       
      Who would you say has inspired you the most musically over the last 30 years?
      Depeche mode, The Cure, New Order, Sven Vath
       
      Do you have any tips as to who is about to blow up in the next couple of years?
      ARTBAT from Ukraine are having a good run atm, look out for them.
       
      Finally, feel free to tell us a fun fact that we wouldn't know about Booka Shade.
      We love gardening in our free time.
       
       
       

       
      Album Pre-order:  https://sweatitout.lnk.to/CutTheStrings
       
      Booka Shade – Australian Tour Dates
      Friday 9th March: Pitch Music & Arts Festival, Mafeking Victoria
      Saturday 10th March: Days Like This, Victoria Park, Sydney
      Sunday 11th March: Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
      Friday 16th March: The Met, Brisbane
      Saturday 17th March: Powerstation, Auckland NZ
      Sunday 18th March: Royal Croquet Club, Adelaide Fringe Festival    
    • BrendanClay
      By BrendanClay
      Purchase Tickets
      Music Genre: Deep,Disco,Funk,House Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/189660574960533/ We're very pleased to announce that we're back in action with our first Attic event for 2018.  We're once again ticking another one of our favourite artists and selectors off our wish list—this time, it's Laurence Guy; his first Australian tour and only Sydney show!
      As per, we'll be jumping back into our favourite home away from home, The Civic Underground, and once again, we'll ask you to draw a very big circle around Saturday, 10 March.
      Line-up, as follows:
      Laurence Guy
      (Church, Mule Musiq, UK)
      https://www.facebook.com/laurenceguymusic
      https://www.soundcloud.com/laurenceguymusic
      Andrew Fazzolari
      https://www.facebook.com/AndrewFazzolari/
      https://www.soundcloud.com/andrewfazzolari
      Brendan Clay
      https://www.facebook.com/BrendanClayDJ/
      https://www.soundcloud.com/themshift
      Sondrio
      https://www.facebook.com/sondriomusic/
      https://www.soundcloud.com/sondrio

      About Laurence Guy:
      Laurence Guy has been making and playing music for a long time, however; it seems that now, he's really hit his stride.
      Over the last couple of years, he has proven his worth with a string of hyped releases on Church, Rose Records and Cin Cin, to name just a few.
      2017 saw the release of his debut album on home stable, Church, featuring appearances from Steve Spacek, Ishmael and Contours.  It saw Laurence explore rewarding musical diversions, while retaining the melodic tendencies that drew people to his music originally: a mixture of house, ambient, jazz and lo-fi electronica—it’s garnered praise from all over.
      As a DJ, he's gone from strength to strength, taking his all-encompassing style and rampant musical enthusiasm around the globe, making his Boiler Room debut in 2016 and appearing on revered radio stations such as Rinse and Worldwide FM.
      ---
      About Attic:
      'Attic' is the brainchild of Sydney jocks, Brendan Clay and Andrew Fazzolari; devised as a medium to promote their love for low, slow grooves, thick basslines and loose percussion.
      Attic is tailored to those searching for an avenue for deep, soulful, disco-infused and melodically-centric house music.
      Fundamentally, its focus is the promotion of quality, hand-picked local talent; while regularly welcoming selectors from around the globe, mirroring its ethos and vision.
      Since its inception, Attic has hosted three standalone events—featuring renowned house and disco artists, Fouk, Nachtbraker and Folamour—as well as appearing all around Sydney for invitational takeovers, radio appearances, and exclusive showcase sets.
      2017 was a positively memorable first full year of Attic action; the boys' enthusiasm and insatiable appetite for quality house music continue in full swing...
      deep • low-slung • disco
      ---
      The Civic Underground is located within The Civic Hotel, 388 Pitt Street, Sydney—on the corner of Pitt and Goulburn Street.
    • AdamMadd
      By AdamMadd
      TITLE: NEED ME (FEAT SAMMI CONSTANTINE) 
      ARTIST: MASHD N KUTCHER
      LABEL: CASABLANCA RECORDS AUSTRALIA
       
      WATCH VIDEO: http://bit.ly/2CuWHIi


      ‘Mashd N Kutcher’ have kicked off the year with the release of their brand new single ‘Need Me’ (feat. Sammi Constantine).  With its infectious chorus and summer laden beat, ‘Need Me’ pays homage to The Cardigans’ international hit ‘Lovefool,’ a “song that stuck with us as kids growing up,” says the duo.  The NEW video has just dropped & meshes Art, Dance & Music.
       
      The boys play ‘Road to Ultra’ this Saturday in Melbourne – the First time the Mega brand ‘Ultra Music Festival’ hits Australia!!
      ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
       

       
      #1 LIVE Electronic DJ Duo in Australia Writing & Performing Pop / Electronic / Dance Records for 6 years 2x Gold Certified Records in 18 Months: ‘Do It Now’ & ‘My Sunshine’ ‘Do It Now’ Top 10 Track on iTunes, #1 Shazam Chart, reached over 3 million+ streams and added to every major commercial radio station across the country ‘My Sunshine’ Top 5 on iTunes - #1 Most Played track on Australian Radio and reached #5 on iTunes In 2017 the duo completed a 5-month World Tour including: Asia, North America, Europe and Australia Mashd N Kutcher on Socials: 250 million video views in all, 1.2 million followers Facebook, 65,000 Instagrammers, 100,000 viewers on Snapchat and over 350,000 YouTube subscribers Mashd N Kutcher join AFROJACK, AXWELL /\ INGROSSO, KSHMR and more at ROAD TO ULTRA AUSTRALIA next month  
      In Brief:
      The fresh pop track ‘Need Me’ is destined to be one of the early hits of 2018, which is not unfamiliar for the Brisbane grown classically trained pianist and drummer aka ‘Mashd N Kutcher.’ While their live-shows keep the dance floors jam-packed, their two Gold Records: ‘Do It Now’ and ‘My Sunshine’ have achieved chart-topping radio activity and video streams. ‘My Sunshine’ was a #1 Most Played track on Australian Radio and reached #5 on iTunes while ‘Do It Now’ has now reached over 3 million streams to date and was added to every major commercial radio station across the country.
       
      Mashd N Kutcher have progressed from local DJs, to one of the most prominent electronic acts to grace the music scene in recent years.  2017 saw the pair complete a 5-month World Tour taking them across Asia, North America, Europe and Australia.  With an ever-growing list of successes including being voted Australia’s #1 DJ duo (inthemix 2015), producing multiple Gold selling records, achieving viral video success for their infamous ‘mashups,’ making waves across the globe with their exhilarating live-electronic performances, MNK have one of Australia’s biggest social reaches online in music.  With a growing 250 million video views in all, 1.2 million followers on Facebook, 65,000 Instagrammers, a whopping 100,000 viewers on Snapchat and over 350,000 YouTube subscribers, there is no slowing down for these two.
       
      Mashd N Kutcher join AFROJACK, AXWELL /\ INGROSSO, KSHMR and more at ROAD TO ULTRA AUSTRALIA next month.
       
      MASHD N KUTCHER LIVE SHOWS:
       
      FRI 23rd FEB – PlayGround, WAGGA WAGGA
      SAT 24th FEB – ROAD TO ULTRA AUSTRALIA – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, MELBOURNE
      TUE 27th FEB – Club Co Crown, MELBOURNE
      SAT 10th MAR – Platinum, BROADBEACH
      SAT 17th MAR – Cartel Nightclub, MACKAY
      SAT 24th MAR – Flinders HQ, TOWNSVILLE
      THU 29th MAR – Carmen’s Nightclub, MIRANDA
      SAT 31st MAR – Gilligan’s Nightclub, CAIRNS
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