FloFilz | Beat Set

Jazz is the teacher, hiphop is the preacher

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Florian M. – dieser junge Mann versteckt sich hinter dem Künstlernamen FloFilz. Seit etwa 2012 beglückt uns der Beatbastler aus dem Ruhrpott nun mit feinster Ware aus dem Hause der Instrumentalmusik. Auch er gehört zu der Gemeinschaft von Produzenten, die die Jazz-Vibes wieder für sich und ihre Musik entdeckt haben. (more…)


HulkHodn | DJ

Der unglaubliche Hodini
L1001387_300Mit den Plattentellern ist der Kölner DJ und Produzent HulkHodn schon längst vertraut. So zählt er in den Veedeln zu den wohl talentiertesten und umtriebigsten musikalischen Hauptakteuren.

Zurecht, denn bei ihm war und ist stets einiges los. Fortlaufend erscheinen neue Veröffentlichungen, an denen mitwirkt: (more…)


HADE | DJ

Cologne’s healthiest man
Hade_©H. ArnoldHailing from the pastoral landscapes of the linke Niederrhein, HADE has become a fixture of Cologne’s rejuvenated nightlife. Besides releasing an album and an EP as HADE + DWFL on CGN’s Melting Pot Music, the classically trained synth-wizard played clubs across Europe – alongside the likes of Oneman, Max Graef, Damiano von Erckert, Tito Wun, Mykki Blanco, Mobb Deep and many more, and festival stages from Melt & Splash to Dockville.
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Twit One aka Tito Wun | DJ

Einermussesjamachen
web_Twit+One_The+Sit-In+(Press+Fav)+by+Robert+WinterTwit One bewegt sich im Untergrund, und dort gefällt’s ihm auch am besten. Hier bewegt er sich seit vielen Jahren, und immer wieder finden akustische Signale ihren Weg an die Oberfläche. So auch regelmäßig in Form bärenstarker ‚Radio Love Love‘ Episoden (inzwischen über 190!), die er zusammen mit Hulk Hodn und MemyselfandI hostet, und bei dem die drei ihre (more…)


Tufu | Rap

Beats auf Papas gutem Sonntagslösungsmittel

Tufu&Kevoe_Münster_200“Zynismus ist der letzte Akt der Verzweiflung. Für manche sicher ein notwendiger Schutz, aber ich nehme das bei anderen Leuten als Zeichen von Schwäche wahr.”

 

Tufu ist nicht der Menschenfeind, den manche in ihm sehen wollen. Genauso wenig wie der Deutschrap-sozialisierte Hänger mit Hang zu esoterischen Beleidigungen. (more…)


Danny Akalepse | DJ

Brooklyn’s Soul ambassadeur

_MG_6638_200To get a sense of who Danny Akalepse is, you have to check his track record. Playing records since 1993 he came up as a Battle-/Party-DJ in Hip Hop’s Golden Era where it truly was your skill set that your reputation was based on. With more than two decades of djing under his belt, he has become highly respected in Soul, Funk, and Hip Hop circles the world over. (more…)


Okon & The Movement | live

Rooted in improvisation, freed in beats

DSC_0178_220 This 6-piece collective, hailing from Antwerp, saw the light of day when their paths crossed fortuitously. The vast array of influences that each individual brings to the table, results in a tasteful palette of possibilities and inspiration.

 

Relying on everyone’s voice and colours, rough ideas are being molded into songs: deeply rooted in improvisation, grafted onto Soul and freed in beats.

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Luk&Fil | Rap

Battle-Rap-not-Battle-Rap
Foto Luk&Fil (by Daniel-Hoffmann) 2_200Beginnen wir mit dem allzu Offensichtlichen: Luk&Fil sind funky. Nein, ernsthaft: Phon-key.

Luk&Fil sind Loki und Knowsum. Geboren und aufgewachsen in den mean streets von Mainz, sind die beiden gewissermaßen Seelenverwandte seit der ersten Klasse. Zusammen funktionieren sie Zen-artig, telekinetisch und beinahe ohne Worte. (more…)


Ecke Prenz | DJ Team

Der Soundtrack zum Cornern
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Hier wird gediegen „gecornert“: Ecke Prenz – Das sind die DJs V.Raeter und Breaque, das ist eine Mischung aus Malzbier, Mutterwitz und gutem Essen, aus HipHopSoulDubLounge und Futurebeats… Als Spoken View DJ-Team haben sie zusammen mit Künstlern wie Damion Davis, Hiob & Morlockk Dilemma, sowie Audio88 & Yassin bereits annähernd (more…)


Majestic Mood | DJ

Jack of All Trades
MM2The music we are exposed to at a young age often sets us off into a certain direction. This is also the case with Majestic Mood who grew up on his mothers taste of music, spanning from Funk to Soul; Disco to Bossa Nova. His love for Hip Hop, electronic music and everything dance floor filling stems from his early experience as a listener. Soon progressing into all kinds of musical genres, (more…)


Blabbermouf | Live

Pure Boombap Madness

Blabba_200_2The dutch rapper BlabberMouf stepped into the arena of rap in 2003. At that time he wrote his first rhmyes and was mostly hanging out in the park, cyphering with his crew Het VerZet. He steadily perfected his style of rapping and was soon building his name as an energetic live MC. In 2008 DJ & producer Propo’88 was introduced to Het VerZet by MC Astronout. (more…)


Portformat | Live

Digital Beatsmith Travelling Through Space

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Today and tomorrow were never closer to each other. Portformat is one step ahead with his sound and at the same time deeply seated in todays beat-culture. Perhaps it comes from him using synths straight outta Star Wars and mixing them with earthy bass-lines of the funky days of the 70s. Perhaps it comes from the drums saluting J.Dilla, while the melodies get extra-high, leering at Los Angeles. (more…)


Dramadigs | Rap

Selbstironischer Hanseaten-Rap + eine Prise Jazz

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»Großes Drama, kleines Tennis«: Die Dramadigs sind die Meister des Understatements. Dabei spielen die beiden Bremer Konfus und Tsnd Mrk inzwischen auf dem Center-Court des deutschen Rap-Spiels.

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LeFtO | DJ

Sweeping Through Eclectic Styles

Lefto picked up his name back in the days when he was deep into tagging. The word is a mangled version of French for ‘early riser’ – ‘lève tôt’. And while he switched the pen for the stylus at some point, he has kept well ahead of the curve throughout. (more…)


Aphroe | Live

German Hip Hop Legend

Als die “Juice” 2010, die 20 besten deutschen MCs kürten, belegte Aphroe Platz 11. “Aphroe war der leuchtende Stern der Ruhrpott AG. Er zeigte wie intelligent, komplex, poetisch, bildhaft und manchmal auch verschroben deutschsprachiger Rap sein kann. Seine Metaphern zu dechiffrieren, (more…)


Miles Bonny | Live

Lumberjack Soul

Miles Bonny loves you. His music evokes feelings of honesty and musicality, and he wouldn’t want it any other way. The son of Francis Bonny, a professional trumpet player, Miles has been exposed to Jazz, Latin, and Classical music all of his life. Growing up with trumpets around him, he played his first note at age 2. (more…)


BRZZVLL | Band

Keep On Tripping

BRZZVLL (pronounced Brazzaville) are a seven piece fusion band from Antwerp, Belgium. They play psychedelic jazz and funk with a modern twist. Belgium has quiet a tradition for jazz and funk infused leftfield grooves. From Marc Moulin’s ingenious Placebo to library funksters Les Chakakas / El Chicles to the much sampled JJ Band (more…)


Hi-Hat Club

Dedicated to the art of beatmaking

„The Hi-Hat Club“ is the brainchild of Cologne based label Melting Pot Music and photographer Robert Winter, who joined forces in order to shine a light on the art of beat-producing and it’s most promising protagonists. „The Hi-Hat Club“ producer series started off with LP’s by Testiculo Y Uno (Twit One & Hodn), Suff Daddy, Dexter, Brenk & Fid Mella ans FS Green & Full Crate. The concept of combining (more…)


Trishes

Hip Hop
DJ

A musician, vinyl junkie, radio personality (FM4 Tribe Vibes) and writer (The Message, Wax Poetics, Datum…) out of Vienna/Austria, Trishes originally got into DJing through his love for HipHop & soulful music of all ages. Having been digging for records wherever he went for years, playing them out was just the logical next step.

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