Ryan Elliott (Berghain/Panoramabar) presented by Humdrum & Deeper Sounds HK @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 8 November 2013 [Eng/中文]

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Ryan Elliott (Ostgut Ton)
Ocean Lam | Casey Anderson

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13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong
香港中環擺花街13號

Friday, 8 November 2013
10PM – 6AM

$150 at door

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Ryan Elliott has a long-established reputation as one of the Detroit area’s most adept techno DJs. Releasing his first tracks in 2007 with Ann Arbor, Michigan‘s Ghostly International label, he soon became half the A&R management on its techno offshoot Spectral Sound (alongside its flagship artist Matthew Dear). After over a decade of working at the local Ford Motor Company while increasingly playing to weekend crowds at clubs and festivals around the world — from New York’s Guggenheim Museum to Barcelona’s Sonar —  this “DJ’s DJ” moved his meticulous ear and bottomless record collection to Berlin in 2009 and soon secured a residency at the city’s most renowned club mecca, alternating between techno at Berghain and house at Panoramabar each month.

Influenced by his hometown staples like Axis, Purpose Maker, M-Plant, Underground Resistance, along with international labels like Perlon, Playhouse, and early Kompakt, Ryan Elliott’s sound remains unchanged even after his relocation: bassline-driven techno and house reduced to their essences, thoughtfully calibrated to drive crowds out of their minds. “Berlin and Detroit may not look the same, but they feel the same,” he says. “The connection isn’t just in the music, but also in both cities’ rough edges and honest hearts.”

Ryan Elliott 一位早已成為在美國Detroit 譽為最拿手的Techno DJ之一。於2007年,他同 Ann Arbor 在 Michigan`s Ghostly International label 發行第一首歌,接著很快就成了Spectral Sound 其中一個 A&R management 的成員,而另一位就是 Matthew Dear。由New York’s Guggenheim Museum 至到Barcelona’s Sonar Festival, 每到週末都在世界各地的不同的 Clubs 打碟。

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2009年, 連同他多不勝數的黑膠珍藏搬遷到 Berlin , 極速成為殿堂級的 Berghain & Panorama Bar 駐場DJ 交替著他獨特, 深不見底的 Techno & House!

Ryan 的音樂受著家鄉英雄 Jeff Mills, Robert Hood 和 Mike Banks (Mad Mike) ,Label 如 Perlon, Playhouse 和早期的 Kompakt 影響,即使在他的搬遷後, 聲音保持不變! 仍然係以 Bassline 為主的 Techno 和 House 的幫派.

他說:“Berlin 和 Detroit 可能不會看起來是一樣的,但他們有同樣的感覺,”。“ 連接的不僅僅在音樂, 還有在這兩個城市的粗糙邊緣感覺和誠實的心。”

Ryan Elliott’s October Top 10

Youtube playlist

1 • Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie
Marlboro Light (GW Remix)
[Karlovak]
2 • Deadbeat – I.D. 6

[BLKRTZ]
3 • Borrowed Identity – Painted
Clouds
[Mistress Recordings]
4 • Mr. G – Getting There… Detroit
[Phoenix G]
5 • Unknown Artist – NRG Zone
(Moody Mix)
[R-Zone]
6 • Talismann – Mars Wars
[Talismann Records]
7 • ARC# – Red
[Deep Sound Channel]
8 • Murat Tepeli – Forever (Prosumer‘s Hold Me Touch Me Remix)
[Atjazz Record Company]
9 • Dresvn – Millions of Tress
[Sued Records]
10• Ray Escortienda – Time Waits for No Man
[Echovolt]

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Ryan Elliott
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Photos & MP3s: Dave DK, Glitterbug & Ronni Shendar, Ocean Lam, Casey Anderson, Wendy Wenn @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 6 April 2013

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Dave DK, Glitterbug & Ronni Shendar presented by W2 & Humdrum @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 6 April 2013

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Dave DK
Glitterbug (Live Set) with Ronni Shendar
Wendy Wenn | Ocean Lam | Casey Anderson

@ Bassment
13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong
香港中環擺花街13號

Saturday, 6 April 2013
10PM – 6AM (Live music begins early!)

$180 at door

W2 and Humdrum Hong Kong join forces for our third party in a row to feature outstanding Berlin DJs and performers: First is recent Kompakt signee Dave DK, who has enjoyed longtime DJ residencies at Berlin’s legendary clubs like Tresor and Panorama Bar, as well as Glitterbug, a true electronic artist creating melodic, cinematic live techno with a pile of analogue synthesizers alongside his VJ Ronni Shendar for a complete audio-visual experience! Expect experimental, melodic techno and deep house, rounded out with support from three of Hong Kong’s most “outside-the-box” DJs: Wendy Wenn, Ocean Lam, and Casey Anderson.

davedkDJ & producer Dave DK has been making waves in the world’s electronic music capital for more than a decade. First trying his hand at DJing in 1995 at the tender age of 17, by 1999 the Berliner had earned residency at the Tresor/Globus Club, and later at the legendary Panorama Bar. He takes an open-minded approach to DJing and production, resenting musical limits and avoiding being stuck in one style. “I have a passion for the wide range between house and techno as well as pop music and dancefloor stuff of the early 90’s“, says Dave. With 15 years of producing all kinds of house and techno tracks, his diverse releases have found homes on labels like Mood Music, Television Records, Cadeaux, Playhouse, and most recently, Kompakt. Though he’s elegantly juggling a variety of electronic music to create his own style, his tracks often combine tragic melodies with kickin’ grooves that transform your body into a twisting stampede of electricity, with trademark swing and funk.

Glitterbug is a composer, producer, DJ, artist and curator, standing tall in all musical genres he puts his fingers on. Be it deep techno, remixing, ambient works, writing music for films or audio-visual installations, his musical language always resonates with a score-like, visual approach. Though he considers himself a bit of an outsider to the club world, his musical development can be traced back to the late ‘80s illegal acid parties and Cologne’s experimental techno scene of the 90s, as well as a deep love for House, the sound of early Chicago and the late Detroit. His wide range of sounds and flexible improvisation means he is at home whether performing in a gallery or during his recent club show in Tel Aviv opening for Frankie Knuckles. Glitterbug is always found performing next to his longtime VJ, Ronni Shendar, as they silently communicate and each play off the others’ sounds or images. Ronni Shendar is an Israeli visual artist whose works have been presented in exhibitions and festivals internationally (among them the Festival de Cannes and Jewish Museum Frankfurt) and who recently toured with Gold Panda. Together they create very special music somewhere in the epicenter of club music, film soundtracks and live improvisation.

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Supported by W2 founder Wendy Wenn, plus Casey Anderson and Ocean Lam of Humdrum Hong Kong.



Dirt Crew Interview: Break 3000 [English / 廣東話]

Tell us a bit about yourself and Dirt Crew.

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Break 3000 (Peter Gijselaers)

I started DJing in a small bar in my hometown Maastricht around 1991-1992. I also produced my first music together with a friend around that time. My first record is from 1992 as “Amazone”. After that I started doing music as “Break 3000” – mostly trip hop, electro and drum n bass (that’s where the name came from).
So the first Break 3000 things were released in 1999-2000. After doing a lot of electro it slowly changed into more old school house. In 2003 I started Dirt Crew together with James Flavour from Berlin. Since than I have been building up the label, nowadays I only concentrate on the label and my artist.

Your record label is almost ten years old now. How is everything going for Dirt Crew Recordings?

It’s going really well! We always kept true to our own sound and now that’s paying off with the current return of good deep house, we manage to get over the very boring minimal and loopy tech house years pretty well and I am happy that people are more into the true house sound again. So with new artists like Detroit Swindle, Urulu & Steve Huerta, Ben La Desh and soon Waze & Odyssey we will have a killer year in 2013. Furthermore I am planning the first real Tigerskin album and the debut album by Detroit Swindle.

Have you been to Hong Kong or Asia before? Did your Dirt Crew partner, James Flavour, mention anything about DJing in Hong Kong last year?

I have never been to Hong Kong and I’m really looking forward to visit! I have been playing in Asia before, last time I was in Shanghai which was a great experience too! I have also been to Japan twice on tour. It is great to discover a new side of Asia and especially Hong Kong! James Flavour also had a great time, so I am excited!

You vs. James Flavour, who would win in a pillow fight?

Me of course… haha…

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Wild Renate, Berlin

Do you notice any new developments with the music and DJs in Berlin?

Like I said, finally some people are returning to the true house sound. We had some really difficult years in Berlin with only shitty minimal stuff going on, but now you have great clubs that play great music. My favorite club is Wilde Renate, that place is just the perfect club!

What was the first record you bought? 

I am not sure what was the first one, but I think it was “The House of God” by D.H.S., or “Total Confusion” by A Homeboy, A Hippie and A Funky Dread, back in 1990. That’s for the dance music. As far as my very first record, that was in the 80’s and must have been something by Duran Duran or Beastie Boys… or Madonna?? haha…

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How about the most recent record you bought?

As I don’t buy vinyl anymore, I just can tell you what is my favorite record right now. That’s the latest Roberto Rodriguez on Freerange Records. [listen below]

You’re in the middle of a long DJ set when suddenly you need to go to the toilet. What long song will you play to keep everyone dancing until you come back?

Mike Dunn – “Phreaky MF”. That’s 10 minutes and will keep people busy for sure! 😉

 

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Peter請告訴我們一些關於你 Break3000 和 Dirt Crew

我開始在一間小酒吧 DJing 約1991-1992年我想是在我的家鄉 Maastricht/Netherland. 在那個時候已和朋友開始製作音樂。第一張唱片Amazone 在1992年推出,自始後就以 Break3000 推出我的音樂。早期 Break3000 的作品在 1999-2000推出. 由 Electro 慢慢演變成 old school house. 在2003和 James Flavour (Berlin) 組成Dirt Crew. 我現在非常專注在發展我的 label和其下的artist.

你的品牌已經十歲,可以說說過去和未來的 Dirt Crew Recordings?

一路以來都好好, 很高興能夠見到聽歌的人從只有 looping tech house 聽的日子變成很了解和喜歡 true house sound. Dirt Crew 和 Detroit Swindle, Ben Da Desh 等等新的Artist 將會在2013創下更好的成績!

你去過香港嗎?你的 Dirt Crew 拍擋 James Flavour 提過去年在港打過碟的經歷嗎?

我從來沒有到過香港, 這次也是很期待! James 也很享受在香港的時間和經歷

你和 James 枕頭大戰,誰贏?

當然係我 Haha

你有沒有注意到任何在 Berlin 的音樂和 DJ 的新的發展?

就像我說的終於有些人從 minimal 回到真正的 house sound. 有幾年不是那麼好, 但現在有很好的 clubs 播好聽的音樂
我最喜歡的是 Wilde Renate, 它是一間完美的 club.

您買的第一隻唱片是什麼?

不太記得清楚, 應該是 D.H.S. – “The House of God” or A Homeboy or A Hippie and A Funky Dread – “Total Confusion” 1990.
但記得在80年代第一隻非跳舞音樂一定是和 Duran Duran or Beastie boys… or Madonna 有關 ?? haha..
我現在最喜歡的唱片是近期 Roberto Rodriguez – “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching” (Freerange Records).

當你玩緊長 set 但突然需要去洗手間, 你會打隻咩歌 keep 住個 crowd 跳舞直至你回來? 

Mike Dunn – “Phreaky MF” – 10 mins, 確保會繼續跳舞!

Dirt Crew presented by Humdrum x Midnight & Co. @ Midnight & Co. – 16 March 2013 – [FREE DIRT CREW MP3 WITHIN]

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Dirt Crew (Break 3000 / Berlin)
presented by Humdrum Hong Kong
and Midnight & Co.

Dirt Crew | Ocean Lam | Casey Anderson

@ Midnight & Co.
79 Wyndham Street
Central, Hong Kong
[off Pottinger Street steps]
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中環蘇豪雲咸街79號地下
[砵典乍街]

$150 at door (includes 1 drink)
free entry before 12:00 midnight

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In the 9 years since the Dirt Crew’s inception they have mastered the art of mixing old school house, new school deep house and minimal funky techno… and then some! Along the way they’ve succeeded in unleashing a flurry of floor stompers that have got people preaching the good news in every town they touch down in.

The “Crew” are well known for an eclectic taste in vinyl material that can only come from true and honest propensity to party. They’ll often throw down sadly forgotten 80’s acid cuts and chuck some old-skool breakbeats on top, just for good measure. They seamlessly weave these elements into their signature sexy, dance floor friendly, beats with an electro-esque pulse that’s sure to keep the heat rising. They keep Deep House alive… no compromises made!

Dirt Crew’s Remix of “Take Me To The Rhythm” by Soul Minority
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Humdrum and Midnight & Co. are proud to welcome Peter Gyselaers (the Dutch half of Berlin’s Dirt Crew) to Hong Kong’s glowing club scene.

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Peter Gijselaers started his music career as bass player in the indie/dance outfit ‘Swains‘ in 1989, then soon got involved in house and techno production for the Belgian ‘KK’ label. Between ’90 and ’94 he released several records as ‘Amazone‘ on ‘Nova Zembla Records ‘. His DJ career started in ’90 when he began spinning after shows of the ‘Swains’ , in this period he already played in lots of clubs across Europe.

From ’99 on his music production took priority and he released his first 12” on his own label ‘Casanova‘. In 2001 the launch of the ‘Meuse muzique’ label saw him as producer take another direction , with his electro/techno tracks he got recognition by DJ’s like The Hacker, Mick Wills, Dr. Lektroluv and Tiga who included the track ‘Sacrifice‘ on his ‘DJ Kicks‘ compilation out on ‘!K7‘.

In 2005 his release on MBF called ‘Flash’ stormed the charts across Europe within two weeks after its release. In the years since, Peter and James Flavour have been releasing music together as Dirt Crew on top record labels like Gomma, 2020 Vision, Freerange, Breastfed, Soma, and Crosstown Rebels. Since the 2004 launch of their label Dirt Crew Recordings, they’ve hosted an impressive discography with artists like Tigerskin, Adultnapper, Ben La Desh, Till Von Sein, Mano Le Tough and Detroit Swindle.

It’s clear then that the Dirt Crew are tastemakers and world class DJs not to be missed! Be ready this March 16th for Break 3000’s journey into deep dirty house at Midnight & Co.!

Supported by Humdrum Hong Kong resident DJs Casey Anderson & Ocean Lam.

Live Video & MP3s: Paulo (Airdrop / Tresor-Berlin), Casey Anderson, Ocean Lam @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 1 March 2013

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Paulo (Airdrop / Tresor-Berlin) presented by Humdrum @ Bassment, Hong Kong – 1 March 2013

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Paulo (Airdrop / Tresor-Berlin)
presented by Humdrum Hong Kong

Paulo | Casey Anderson | Ocean Lam

@ Bassment
13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong

香港中環擺花街13號
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The next installment of Humdrum Hong Kong‘s free late-night party of cutting edge deep house and techno at Bassment features Berlin‘s Paulo, co-founder of Airdrop Records and A&R Manager of the legendary Tresor-Berlin label.

In the miraculous world of Airdrop Records co-founder Paulo, where DJing, restless label work and partying all morph into one, everything is much more than what it seems. Only here, bad road accidents result in amazing music output and other even more wondrous creations that make this planet a better place to live on.

Growing up in France, Paulo was way too young to get into clubs when he was starting to feel the electronic pulses of a restless generation ready to change the course of things. After having had the pleasure to select and compile jazz and blues records with his late father, he got infected with the electronic virus a couple years later when his older brother returned from the States with anything from early Tribal America records to Gemini’s 1997In Neutral” EP.

Crossing the ocean at the age of 18, he bumped into the crazy ass duo Soul Clap and his friend Henry within the first weeks of being there. Before anybody knew what was going on, they were all throwing parties together every Tuesday which were aptly named Airdrop as they were dropping serious electronic sounds onto some clueless students, lifting them into higher spheres of (un-)consciousness.

But while Paulo’s head floats in the air and his body rotates behind the turntables, his feet are steadily rooted in reality, enabling his expert musical knowledge to unfold beyond the short-lived nocturnal moments. His experience as a label-head got some prestigious labels to employ him, getting Paulo to manage the logistics of the !K7 Label Group and currently give a new artistic direction to Tresor Records, two of Berlin’s seminal labels.

FREE ENTRY for some underground sounds from Berlin this Friday, March 1. Get ready for an awesome night!

Supported by Humdrum Hong Kong resident DJs Casey Anderson & Ocean Lam.

extraSMALL: Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts (Live Set) with Wendy Wenn & Casey Anderson – 23 November 2012 @ Bassment, Hong Kong

extraSMALL: Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts (Live Set)
with Wendy Wenn & Casey Anderson

Friday 23 November 2012 – 11pm

Bassment
13 Lyndhurst Terrace
Central, Hong Kong
中環擺花街13號

Door: $150 HKD
Discounted Advanced Tickets

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Small & Tall‘s new spin off party extraSMALL launches on Friday 23rd November. We are returning to our original ethos of ‘big sounds in small spaces’ it is going to be an occasional series of pop-up parties where we can showcase a more niche, experimental dance music sound.

The opening night of extraSMALL will take place at our spiritual home Bassment, where the small&TALL journey began.

First up is a live set from Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts. An artist who is hard to pigeonhole, Guillaume Coutu-Dumont’s distinctive sound fuses the sultry allure of jazz, the unquestioned groove of house, and the propulsion of techno to deliver something entirely new, deep and danceable. He will be taking us on a musical journey with a marathon live set.

Joining Guillaume will be small&TALL’s smallest resident, Wendy Wenn, and special guest Casey Anderson from Humdrum Hong Kong. Expect the unexpected!”