Archive | Dubfire

Deep Dish are back again! Dubfire & Sharam announce one-off reunion at Hot Since 82’s Labyrinth

Anyone remotely interested in dance music has probably heard of Deep Dish at some point. Though the duo — made of Dubfire and Sharam — went their separate ways in 2006 and have since evolved drastically in style, they were easily one of THE most iconic duos in dance music history, and largely credited for […]

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Inside Iceland’s Secret Solstice: five moments that ruled the festival

Photo courtesy of Tobias Stoffels // @neon-event Long admired for its picturesque landscapes, Iceland has grown to be a top destination among globetrotters and festivalgoers alike. Beyond landmarks like Blue Lagoon and tours of The Golden Circle, the country’s music culture is deeply embedded across countless genres and generations. The remote island of only 330,000 […]

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DA presents: 10 sets you can’t miss at Movement 2018

Words by Bella Bagshaw and Grace Fleisher Despite a visibly shifting techno scene stateside, 2018 marks one of the most banner years for  Detroit, and America’s finest house & techno institution — Movement. With a booking that arguably serves as a controversial departure from the city’s roots, Movement’s 2018 programming captures the experimental essence of the times, a time […]

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Electric Zoo announces ferocious phase two line-up additions: Alesso, Tiësto, Chris Lorenzo, Destructo, and more

Made Event‘s titanic New York-based festival, Electric Zoo, is celebrating its tenth birthday this Labor Day Weekend, August 31st–September 2nd. To mark the momentous double-digit occasion, the wildlife-themed event has added two more headlining artists in Alesso and Tiësto to join the star-studded cast of talent that already tops the 2018 bill: Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self. Other notable acts […]

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International Music Summit announces star-studded Dalt Villa 2018 closing lineup

The International Music Summit (IMS) announced its annual closing lineup set for the Dalt Villa on May 25 in Ibiza’s Old Town. Entering its 11th year, IMS Ibiza is a three-day educational platform for the electronic music industry held annually in the dance music capital of the world. Dalt Villa will boast both legendary and emerging artists in […]

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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deadmau5 unleashes complete track collection from BBC Radio 1 residency on Spotify

Deadmau5‘s struck an underground gold mine, and luckily, he’s happy to share the wealth.After an exciting string of announcements amidst the mau5’s final BBC Radio 1 residency show, the big cheese has thrilled fans with a more immediate gift. Fans of deadmau5’s radio show can relish in a complete collection of the music the artist […]

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Dubfire to release documentary ‘Above Ground Level’ in mid-November

Dubfire is making his debut in documentary. The Iranian artist has released a trailer for “Above Ground Level,” a documentary that will chronicle his life, starting from his childhood in Iran, embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian Revolution, to his ascendance to dance music deity status. Due out on November 21, the short film […]

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Kevin Saunderson & KiNK – Idyllic

Kevin Saunderson & KiNK have created a groover of a track in “Idyllic.” They embody the true essence of techno, a genre which Saunderson helped pioneer, in their record by way of scintillating keyboard stabs and rhythmic layers of percussion. Completed with soulful elements that heighten its danceability, the track becomes yet another timeless gem for […]

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Kevin Saunderson & KiNK – Idyllic

Kevin Saunderson & KiNK have created a groover of a track in “Idyllic.” They embody the true essence of techno, a genre which Saunderson helped pioneer, in their record by way of scintillating keyboard stabs and rhythmic layers of percussion. Completed with soulful elements that heighten its danceability, the track becomes yet another timeless gem for […]

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Dubfire – Bottom Dweller

Kevin Saunderson, a veritable forefather of the techno genre, is celebrating three decades of his label KMS Records and his career in general. The Detroit native assembled his colleagues Dubfire, Marc Houle , and KiNK to lend their talents to the special edition celebration EP, creating a well-rounded list of pieces that define the genre they were […]

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Dubfire – Bottom Dweller

Kevin Saunderson, a veritable forefather of the techno genre, is celebrating three decades of his label KMS Records and his career in general. The Detroit native assembled his colleagues Dubfire, Marc Houle , and KiNK to lend their talents to the special edition celebration EP, creating a well-rounded list of pieces that define the genre they were […]

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After witnessing Barcelona terror attacks, Dubfire gives performance fee to victims

On Thursday, Aug. 17, Spain saw its deadliest attack since the Madrid bombings in 2004. A van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona, leaving 13 dead and injuring more than 120.Witness to these attacks was Iranian-American producer Dubfire, who was riding his bike near Ramblas and saw the horrific collision.Though shaken from what he witnessed, the producer […]

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After witnessing Barcelona terror attacks, Dubfire gives performance fee to victims

On Thursday, Aug. 17, Spain saw its deadliest attack since the Madrid bombings in 2004. A van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona, leaving 13 dead and injuring more than 120.Witness to these attacks was Iranian-American producer Dubfire, who was riding his bike near Ramblas and saw the horrific collision.Though shaken from what he witnessed, the producer […]

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Check out these sets from Zurich’s Street Parade – Nicole Moudaber, Jamie Jones, and more

Upwards of a million people gather in Zurich’s center each August for the Street Parade — one of the last surviving Love Parade-esque events in the dance sphere. The free event brings a multitude of floats, which lead into an open area equipped with multiple stages that bring world class talent to revelers free of […]

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Dissecting the gastronomy of techno cuisine and artistic evolution with Dubfire [Interview]

Beneath the linear framework of time, life often operates on a more complex scale where one’s evolution is driven by cycles of self discovery and reinvention. This pattern is unquestionably the case with Dubfire, or Ali Shirazinia, who is amidst a transition into his next artistic manifestation. Ali has had nothing short of a storied development over his […]

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Dubfire – Dust Devil (Original Mix)

Dance music mainstay Dubfire has developed a career that’s worth celebrating. In preparation for the release of his retrospective album, the Iranian-American DJ and producer has unveiled the first cut from this upcoming project.Dubfire has been playing this track, now dubbed “Dust Devil,” out in his live sets since 2014. On top of a straightforward beat, this production builds […]

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Dubfire protégé, Johnny Trika releases first-ever EP, ‘Fast Life’

Supported by some of the most prominent names in techno like Richie Hawtin and Dubfire, 23-year-old Johnny Trika has emerged with a short, but sweet EP which shows off his dexterous approach to the genre.After attending a Dubfire show and handing him a USB of original productions, Trika worked alongside the pioneering artist to structure his […]

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Ultra updates RESISTANCE Ibiza lineup with Dubfire, Eats Everything and more

Ultra is gearing up for an absolutely massive summer at the world’s largest nightclub.The brand has released the first round of artists to perform at this summer’s weekly RESISTANCE Ibiza event. In March, legendary Sasha & John Digweed were confirmed as exclusive 7-week residents, but now they’re being joined by some additional huge names.The additions include Dubfire, Eats […]

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