This is the selection I made for October. A bit jazzy and soulful in the beginning to couple of techno tracks at the end. The mix was aired on brand new Irish The Best Sets Radio and on Rondo Mixcloud platform. Enjoy!
Tomislav Suflaj aka Sessiondigger, Croatia
”Music is my all time passion, regardless of the form, style or genre. Electronic music is an important part of my musical heritage. I have started with DJ gigs back in the eighties, as a Club and Radio DJ. Have been holding residency for a few years in some Croatian and Slovenian clubs.
Today I am a non-professional DJ, collector, music lover, guitar player, hifi diy-er, sailor and father of these two girls you were turning your head a few days ago, down the alley. sessiondigger is writing a blog on electronic music.
I do DJ gigs from time to time. As much as I love vinyls, these days I am dealing mostly with digital releases and using Traktor.
Early 2000’s, supported by exceptional team of enthusiastic young people I did editorial for the first Croatian printed magazine dedicated to electronic music, named “techno.hr”.
There is either a good music or the music I am not comfortable with.”
DHD proudly presents DUBOKO Deep, alias DJ Satz, from Zagreb, Croatia. This Underground Croatian DJ has a musical sensibility that immediately caught our attention. We spend hours per day streaming tons of mixes and tracks, and it is hard to find a genuinely emotional mix in this dense tropical forest. In such a context, stumbling upon unexposed quality mixes is a bliss that only happens every once in a while.
DUBOKO ‘s selections are carefully made with a sparkle of emotion and sweetness sprinkled all over, making the sets flow naturally to your pleased ears, with this special touch of feeling that makes the meaningful difference between “yet another ambient mix” and a mix that catches your attention and keeps you really listening to each bit of it.
DUBOKO is very prolific and unstoppable, with a rooted and large musical culture. He has plenty of mixes in stock yet to be delivered.
Starting out as a Bass player in the mid 90’s Beta-D played with a number of bands as a session player in his hometown Dublin and also toured in Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East. Always having an interest in electronic music he got his first copy of Reason in 2001 and started experimenting. ‘It was probably due to the fact that I bought The Chemical Brothers – Surrender in 1999 and listened to it on repeat while on tour that year’ that his path to Producing and then DJ’ing was sown. One of the last bands he played live with was the Beat Vultures. “I was playing Bass and running all the sequences from a Powerbook. We had great fun and had a year long Residency with plenty of other gigs in the centre of Dublin but I guess it felt too restrictive for me at the time. I still get asked if I’ve plans to do something similar”
These days Beta-D regularly DJ’s in Dublin with resident gigs every weekend under his own name. He also hosts his ‘Resonate Radio Show’ every Friday on Phever.ie which very recently hit number 5 in Phever’s top 10 most listened to shows of the year. Preferred genre’s are Deep House, Afro House, Tech House, Chill and more.
Bookings and info: firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the Deep House Dublin Living Room Sessions, we bring you young and talented:
Dylan Hughes (Melodic, Dublin)
”I was always really into electronic music from a very young age as my dad always listened to it. I grew up listening the likes of Sasha and Digweed, Ritchie hawtin, Steve Bug etc… My music today is very influenced from the progressive moody, melodic sounds I’ve always been into.. I like to try and make my sets a journey as much as possible as I think that track selection is more important then being the most technically gifted DJ. I’ve supported the likes of Weiss, Patrice Baumel and the Drifter”
Every once and a while I come back to the place where it all began; my homeland of Bosnia & Herzegovina.
This time I bring you a real rising talent from the capital of Sarajevo: DJ/Producer Edib D
DJing for the last 12+ years and playing Deep/Tech/Progressive House & Techno. Resident of Silver & Smoke, one of the best underground club in Bosnia, where he hosts two club nights Moovin’ & Groovin’ and Extravaganza Nights. By the end of 2017, he will have his first two tracks released by Hydrogen Inc and ANTE Records.
Having DJed alongside international stars such as Patrice Baumel, Traumer, Cid Inc, YokoO, Petar Dundov, Quivver, Eelke Kleijn, Dubfire, Carlo Lio, Third Son, Javier Portilla, and with many local and regional DJ’s this will be one you will enjoy
We were supposed to have Collie Mckenna & Ryan Hayden (Illicit Showcase) as part of our DHD Livingroom Sessions but because of the Ophelia hurricane in Ireland that day, Ryan couldn’t make it so Collie had his own showcase and we are sure that the rest of the Ilicit boys are proud.
Starting up in October of 2015, illicit have been hosting underground partys all over Dublin City, starting of with their weekly partys at Sweeney’s Basement in Dublin until its closure back in June of 2016. Since then, illicit has blossomed into one of the most respected up & coming Irish collectives, hosting international guests such as De Sluwe Vos, Kevin Over, Jacob B & Cal Johnstone but to name a few. With sell out shows at the infamous Dublin venue Button Factory aswell as hosting the Baby Box room at Ministry Of Sound in London for their 1st Birthday, 2016 had been a solid year for the illicit team.
2017 has been just as successful pulling of some massive shows including illicit’s District 8 debut with Aussie disco legend Late Nite Tuff Guy, renowned sets at a number of festivals including MASS, Solas & Fuinneamh from a number of residents, aswell as being fresh from their exploits at Sunderland for their second international appearance as they teamed up with the infamous Haze Records to host the Boom Room of Independent in October of this year.
The illicit residents each hold their own unique sound, possesing versitile mixing skills & track selection, making them a perfect team of DJ’s for whatever your taste may be.
Originally from Poland, Maciej Pietruczuk currently calls Dublin Ireland home where he is an active DJ in the deep progressive music scene. Through many different sub-genres of house music that Maciej plays he’s able to perfectly find the dance floor rhythm at any party. House music for Maciej is not simply music, but its also his lifestyle – his compassionate vision of world around him.
Right from the early days when he fell in love with the deeper sounds, it motivated him to hone his skill in his private home studio and once he perfected his flawless techniques he shared his sounds with dance floors big and small.
To describe Maciej’s live DJ sets is a difficult task, but to put it into a few words: they are extremely lush with sound letting your body burst with energy and filling your mind with the warmest memories. Every set he serves up an explosive mixture of house, techno and progressive rhythms. Even the most fussy and picky clubbers will have their needs fulfilled through Maciej’s skill behind the decks. His ability to connect to the crowd and the positive feedback he receives is a testament to the ever growing respect he garners as a rising DJ.
She is one of many young Dublin talents and she’s gonna be our first guest in our living room. Join us on Monday from 5PM (IST)
Gracey Friel is a talented young Dublin DJ taking the Dublin house scene by storm. Gracey has been playing the decks for the past number of years starting back in 2012. She got into DJing when she was in her late teens and made her debut in a club when she was just 20 years old.
Since then she hasn’t looked back going from strength to strength making a name for herself as one of the best up and coming Irish female DJs representing Dublin and Ireland alike. Her skills as a DJ landed her a residency on the “History of House” show which airs every week on Kickstream TV. Gracey has become a fan favourite on the show which gets 1000s of viewers each week. She has knowledge beyond her years when it comes to tune selection and it is this that ads to the energy and vibes of hers sets. Ranging from Acid House and Chicago House of the 90s right through to the best Tech House and Techno of today. Her sets are a dynamic well thought out journey through House and Techno that is second to none. Her energy and personality behind the decks seeps through to the club and keeps the dance floors full.
She has become a regular in the Dublin house scene playing regular gigs for the like of History of House and Sunday Club. Along the way she has supported some of the biggest legends of the scene like Danny Gould, Tommy Vercetti among others.
Gracey is set to go far in the scene so keep an eye out as she works her way to the top. This is one of Irelands best female DJs today!
I’m very excited to announce the return to Dublin of Canadian artist Kora. The Kindisch and Anjunadeep producer and DJ lands in Dublin as part of an October tour that features appearances in the likes of Paris, Amsterdam, Istanbul and Dubai. Kora will perform in Dublin ahead of a massive ADE blowout alongside the likes of Damian Lazarus, BLOND:ISH and Audiofly at The Gardens of Babylon.
Dublin is gonna be the first city of his world tour titled “Origine’’. This ALL DAY event starts at 2PM and tickets are strictly limited.
Not only that, I have the privilege to host a very special guest, one of my favorite producers at the moment, the man himself, KORA from Montreal as part of #GPS series. This very exclusive mix is gonna be part of his official world tour mix and my show is gonna be the first place where you can hear it and interview with him as well.