Archive | Kölsch

Kölsch revives his IPSO label with an invigorating new Tiga collaboration, ‘HAL’

Quite some time ago, the Danish dance auteur Kölsch unveiled his own IPSO label under the storied Kompakt Records. The label’s inception began with Michael Mayer’s double-sided “Dogma” release in 2016, although unfortunately, it saw no further avail — until now. Kölsch has revived the collaborative project, of which his residency in Cologne took the same name, […]

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Kompakt details ‘Total 18’ compilation

The storied Cologne-based label Kompakt has announced its annual compilation, Total 18, will be released on Aug. 24. Compiled by Michael Mayer, Total 18 will be available as an eight-track double-LP or a 25-track double CD/digital package and features a mix of released and unreleased productions from the likes of John Tejada, Gui Boratto, Kölsch, and more. […]

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Beyond the headliners: DA presents the top 10 must-see acts of Coachella 2018

America’s cornerstone music festival is fast approaching its Empire Polo Club descent. As Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival enters its 19th annual celebration, the festival reflects on music’s past, relishes in its present, and amplifies its future. It’s an exuberant apex promising the land of milk and honey for its frenzied fashion frolickers […]

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Kölsch curates captivating Orbit playlist ahead of Coachella debut

Known for his emotional compositions, the Danish producer Rune Reilly Kölsch is redefining what it means to take total and complete control over one’s body of work and live sets as an electronic music producer. With a poised level of reinvention and ease of reading his audience, Kölsch continues to rewrite the rulebook of modern […]

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Miami Music Week & Beyond: How Kölsch continues his global domination [Interview]

Kölsch didn’t prepare anything for his nine-hour residency sets at the Gewölbe Club in Cologne, Germany. “But that’s the beauty of it,” he reveals. Known for his rousing, deeply emotive tracks, the Danish producer believes in both the freedom of music, and of his surroundings dictating his sounds. The aforementioned can certainly be said for the […]

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Kölsch shares first original of 2018, ‘Left Eye Left’

Danish-born Rune Reilly Kölsch is irrefutably unparalleled in the emotive dance realm. Now, the producer’s just dropped off his long-anticipated ID,  “Left Eye Left” — his first production of 2018. “‘Left Eye Left’ was originally intended as a part of my 1989 album, ” the producer explains. “But in myriad of demos I had for the album […]

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Creamfields announces unmissable 2018 lineup

Creamfields announced their 2018 lineup and it’s looking to be behemoth year for the Cheshire-based extravaganza. Rich in both depth and considerable breadth, the festival will bring together 300 artists across 30 stages from August 23–26. Techno don Carl Cox will be making his return to the festival for the first time in over a decade, where […]

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Kölsch exudes sheer cerebral bliss on WhoMadeWho ‘Dynasty’ rework

Copenhagen’s enticing, experimental pop trio, WhoMadeWho, is fresh off the release of their latest studio album, Through the Walls. As much as their new LP plunges into experimental pop, it’s also an equally beguiling take on acid house. It’s brimming with stylistic changes, and as it twists and turns in wondrous lyrical opacity, it becomes clear that Through the Walls is a deeply […]

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Kölsch announces first US residency at Miami’s Heart Nightclub

Kölsch announced that he has landed his first full US residency, which will begin March 17 at Heart Nightclub in Miami. This news comes fresh off of the heels of his January announcement that he will be playing the Tomorrowland main stage in the summer of 2018, proving that this year is off to a very hot start for the […]

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Awakenings announces monstrous two-day 2018 lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced its glorious 2018 lineup, which will descend upon the grounds of Spaarnwoude on June 30 and July 1.Over 100 artists will perform over the two days with some of techno’s heaviest acts fronting the bill. Artists like Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth, and more, are some of the […]

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WATCH: Kölsch performs a grandiose sunset set atop the Eiffel Tower

DJ Snake just might have started a trend amongst DJs, as Danish house and techno producer Kölsch is the latest electronic artist to perform atop a Parisian landmark. Rather than performing on the Arc de Triomphe, as DJ Snake did early in September, Kölsch took his music to new heights with a set on the Eiffel […]

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Kölsch set to perform on the Eiffel Tower

Fresh off the final installment in his autobiographical album series — the emotive 1989 — revered Danish producer Kölsch is set to make history with a performance on Paris’ Eiffel Tower on Monday, October 16.Rune Reilly Kölsch is coming off a prolific festival season, with an Ibiza residency winding down just this week at Hï, the release of his critically-acclaimed full length, […]

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Listen to Kölsch’s emotive ,autobiographical new album ‘1989′

Danish native and highly-revered producer Rune Reilly, better known as Kölsch, delivered the final installment in his autobiographical album trilogy for Kompact Records, 1989.In the record, Reilly’s finely tuned techno craftsmanship is met with a newfound emotive elevation of his artistic output into a deeply impassioned epic. Kölsch began the Kompact series with early childhood memories and […]

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