session #094 – Mawkus (Nepetalakton series)

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session #094 – Mawkus (Nepetalakton series)
Heavy record collector from Darker Than Wax and Host of two weekly shows on The Lot Radioand Red Bull Arts New York; Marcus Aurelius Rosario a.k.a Mawkus takes up everything at a time and joins the electrocaïne session for the special jazz series Nepetalakton; in context of MAMAJAZ, the sole annual jazz festival of Mauritius. Mawkus lays out an energetic set crafted with spellbinding music and captivating voice samples, steered through his sheer DJing experience and dedication to jazz, narrating an hour-long story full of compelling rhythms and drum patterns. Further to this session, Mawkus gives a helping hand to the NYC-based non-profit Building Beats, teaching youth from all over the city’s five boroughs on how to DJ and make beats. Download:
March 13, 2019
session #093 – Mo Kolours
‘Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, charm and gaiety to life and everything.’ – Mo Kolours. Half-Mauritian, half-British, the music producer, percussionist and vocalist returned to the land of his father to grace us with an exclusive set that highlights his unique mastery of rhythms. Part hip-hop, part funk, part dub, part electronic, this session will take you around the world while you will still be dreaming of chilling in paradise. Member of the 22a collective Mo Kolours released his third LP Inner Symbols, on 22 June via Five Easy Pieces. Live Video + Download:
July 9, 2018
session #092 – Jazzcat (Nepetalakton series)
Master mix by Massimiliano Conti aka Jazzcat; passionate music explorer and DJ, perfect match for the curious ode to jazz: the Nepetalakton Series. The Italian wizard has over 500 mixcloud releases under his belt and featured in countless festivals; now delivers a sumptuous selection from his crates. Are your eardrums and pineal glands ready for the glide? Just download, hit play and work that smile wide. Download + Interview:
July 3, 2018
session #091 – Blood Wine Or Honey
Experience the Hong Kong based trio, adept with brews especially with fusions of tribal rhythms, electro-psychedelia and afro-beat to create signature sounds. Influenced by the city’s mountains, skyscrapers and sea, the band’s sound gained global acclaim. While their hotly anticipated debut album ‘Fear and Celebration’ comes out in only a month, Blood Wine Or Honey delivers us a one of a kind eclectic session setting the rhythm to kick off your weekend shenanigans! Download + Subscribe
May 12, 2018
session #090 – Lexis (Nepetalakton series)
Introducing our collaboration with MAMA JAZ, the Nepetalakton series, an ode to jazz and its influence on other sounds. Artists and friends around the world have been excited to bring their own touch to this series which we are launching on this year’s International Jazz Day with a pillar of the Montreal music scene. Active for over 15 years, versatile DJ, influential tastemaker and respected record digger, Lexis. In 2007, he founded Music Is My Sanctuary, one of most respected independent music websites in the world, in 2007. He crafted a fresh jazz influenced house selection which brilliantly kickstarts Nepetalakton. In our sense, a series which is meant to stimulate jazz cats as we reach for their pineal glands through their ears. Jump on board and enjoy the ride cymbals!
April 30, 2018
session #089 – JonnyVicious
Hailing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, JonnyVicious is one of the most sought-after selectors in the SEA region at the moment, who has been gracing international parties with his highly eclectic mixes and persona. Strolling through most of KL’s underground venues on a monthly basis, Jonny also has strong ties to the Singaporean scene, where he recently played at the packed out Kilo Lounge. We were very excited to welcome him on the rota for the electrocaine sessions, and oh boy did he deliver: 60 minutes of weird eclectic beats in one of the most outstanding mixes in the season.
March 7, 2018
session #088 – K15
Hailing from Tottenham, Kieron Ifill or K15, as you know him, has solidly shaped a journey full of impressive releases for over a decade with features on the likes of Wild Oats, WotNot Music and the latest this year on Eglo records. Whether as dj or producer his colorful music sends positive vibes and knows no genre boundaries. Like warm rays of sunshine beaming thru, this session, as eclectic as it gets, sets you into the right mood and takes you on an expansive musical voyage. Enjoy the ride.
February 2, 2018
session #087 – iyer
In the scope of fusion music, there is the art of merging genres and then there is iyer. Head of Phyla Digital records, our latest anniversary session emerges from the San Francisco based artist, whose sonic library ranges and fuses from oriental textures to the uptempo morals of electronic. iyer also shares with us about what contributed to cultivate his passion for sounds and about his label, which impacted perspectives on music across countries. Tune in!
January 16, 2018
session #086 – Basic Soul Unit
Propelling his audience to alternate levels of mood and space; Basic Soul Unit lays the essentials of selection through textured versatility of choice, blending people and music on our latest anniversary session. Based in Toronto, the Hong-Kong born dj and producer made himself heard through releases on labels such as Iwanai Music, Ostgut Ton, Crème Organization; taking as early as from ‘03, and went on a full streak of productions over the following decade. Being ever-evolving, he launches his own label Lab.our some years back along with co-founder Jason Ulrich; with productions dedicated to deeper electronic and with what their minds and creative rosters hail.
December 12, 2017
session #085 – Gr◯un土
Our following podcast comes to us by the methods of GROUND a.k.a GrOun土, delivering a sleek one and a half hour of music coming of his own creative repertoire of productions. Based in Osaka, Japan, Ground is an artist that started his way by mixing records since his teenage days and got into production later on. He credits his eclectic, slow-house music to fellow artists who wholly inspired him; leading to massive amount of releases including on labels such as Bokeh Versions and Multi-Culti, to name a few. Tune in to this session, made up of the artist’s dear held tunes, curated at the other end of the globe for your aural orb.
December 6, 2017
session #084 – CLSR
Having a music affair with electrocaïne since long and behind some of our notable releases, the podcast anniversary series features CLSR, one who’s always bringing you steps closer to the world he creates with his music. CLSR is the alter-ego of Franck Valat, producer and DJ taking back from the late 90’s, known for his insanely-extensive amount of music he has been releasing. On this session, he talks to us on his relation to the hip hop genre; about how he produced with the help of tapes and to those who influenced him; and also about his take on the mix and how he fetched some gems for you to aurally dwell on.
November 20, 2017
session #083 – Alma Negra
From Basel (SUI), with varied and cross cultural backgrounds from around the world; the four djs and producers, walking in-arms and releasing through labels such as Sofrito, Basic Fingers, Dimension recordings and also featured on Boiler Room debuts, the collective Alma Negra drops on our anniversary podcast with a unique curation influenced from many; including our island’s touch. We’ve had an insight on their latest releases and the surroundings of the collective; dive in.
October 9, 2017
session #082 – Rivet
Tracklist Bjarki – EL (трип) Porya Hatami & Arovane – onva (Time Released Sound) Bastian Void – Drift (birdFriend) Abul Mogard – Despite Faith (VCO Records) New Rome – Nowhere (Room40) Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson & Skúli Sverrisson – Náð (Mengi) Scott Monteith – Ghazal 4 (Field) Terje Isungset – Global Warming/Global Warning (All Ice) 2814 – Before The Rain (Dream Catalogue) New Rome – Cat (Room40) Jon Hassell – Blue Nile (ArsNova) Abul Mogard – All This Has Passed Forever (Ecstatic) Dead Light – Sleeper (Village Green) Saåad – Opaque Mirror (In Paradisum) Steve Jansen – Sadness (Headcount) John Surman – Holding Pattern 1 (ECM) GNOD & Anthony Child – Part Two (Tesla Tapes) Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen – Krummi (ECM) B/B/S/ – Navel Oil (Miasmah) Monadh – Ammophila (Further) Jonathan Fitoussi – Aquarius (Further) Loscil – Deceiver (Kranky) Steve Jansen – Memory Of An Imagined Place (Headcount) Llarks – Through The Sun (Lamour) David Sylvian – Where The Railroad Meets The Sea (Vi
September 11, 2017
session #081 – José Manuel
Founder of Black Pepper and Frisky Disco records, berlin-based dj and producer José Manuel turns up with a thrilling set of free-spirited electronic music, for more than an hour of both a high-toned and low-thrummed listening experience. Over the years, José Manuel has been putting out to the world countless music productions that’ll range from a heat’s percussive atmosphere to those which can accompany you on a spiritual walk. Hear sounds from afar, on our fresh podcast and dive into what the wizard brought upon.
August 9, 2017
session #080 – Fatoosan
Deeming the tone on our 10years anniversary podcast series – Brussels-based artist, Fatoosan, conveys her knowledge and connection to hip hop through an hour-long mix; effortlessly merging rare genres along the lines. Hailing member of Belgium’s trendsetting Supafly Collective, you’re advised to an unconform selection, influenced by a musically enriched lifetime experience and lots of record-spinning throughout various lands; including ours.
July 3, 2017
session #079 – Jeanne
Music that makes you daydream seems to be the very music that actually renews the self. Tone down and modulate to this very special set of tunes that extends to lengths you’ll ephemerally reach on this one-hour gem put together by one of our esteemed trendsetters. The london-based artist, also our recent guest at the “Island Selectors” event in Mauritius and Phonica Records’ wizard, Jeanne; brings along much love and engages on an exclusive mix calibrated just for your spaced-out experience.
May 21, 2017
session #078 – Funky Notes
Taking shape from vinyl archives and hailing as one of the swiftest beatmakers from Switzerland, Funky Notes brings along his record crate to our 10yrs anniversary podcast and; be assured that the groovement you’ll be put onto this one-hour gem, is not just a series of coincidences but an intended endeavour by one of our favourite producers. Funky Notes also gave a thought to top this listening experience with an exclusive giveaway; a track sampled from one of the most soulful Clyde Wilson, a track which was carefully built and which Funky chose to share with the electrocaïne audience. Tune in and give the first-ear to this set; with latest never-heard works strictly sketched out on an Akai MPC 2000XL and of raw-gear samples used by Funky Notes. Also, don’t forget to grab the bonus giveaway ‘IDONTCARE’ to add up to your collection.
May 8, 2017
session #077 – Cream Cracker
What could beat fresh waves, by a ‘non conform-to-norms’ podcast with Mauritian groovecrafter and DJ, Cream Cracker; whose influence ranges from Detroit’s heavy bass to light djembes from Africa. This podcast is in short, all that one need to a non-stop bounce, brace up! Discover more about him through our lil’ chat below.
April 10, 2017
session #076 – RAH
Kickin’ again after many festivities, our 10th anniversary podcast series follows its course with the unique Farah Azizan better known as RAH. It’s all about a set ranging from jazz aspects to some rare sounds of the world and more. Being a core member of the Darker Than Wax collective, RAH’s got the right wavelengths from around the world to tune you up for an exclusive listening experience. More than an electronic maneuver, it’s an eclectic gem! Discover more about her path in our short interview below.
March 17, 2017
session #075 – Jason Rault
Mauritius-based DJ and producer, Jason Rault, features on our anniversary podcast and he’s down with some serious grips. With this house & techno oriented podcast, he sets the pace to get you movin’ n groovin’ your day off with some new old gems… so better take off your slippers and let the tunes flow your way.
December 22, 2016
session #074 – Marco Weibel
Hailing from Singapore and currently New York Based, DJ / Selector Marco Weibel brewed up a prodigious set of tunes, with a kind of miscellany that’ll kick in and set you on a dawn-till-dusk odyssey. Marco, one of the core member of label / movement Darker Than Wax, shows up on our 10th anniversary podcast series with this one-hour gem, for the finest and unconditioned ears to yield into.
November 14, 2016
session #073 – Eddie Niguel
DJ/producer and label founder, Eddie Niguel, rolls up his sleeve and turns up on our 10th anniversary podcast series, with only things to groove on. Enjoy this deep-house oriented set by one of Singapore’s finest and behold of this composed artistry matched with an incredibly rhythmic intuition that can’t be learnt, but can be felt… and feel it you will. Don’t miss out the free 10-days download, directly from Integrity Records‘ vault and add it up to your collection.
November 7, 2016
session #072 – CEE
What begins as a meandering airy rhythm, consistently builds into a climactic world of vibrant and searing bass. Al Haca’s homeslice & half of Bass Sekolah, Dj and producer, Cee, drops on our 10yrs anniversary podcast series with a carefully handpicked set of tunes, for you to indulge into and curate your aural experience. Thinking that it couldn’t get any better? Then give a listen to the giveaway track ‘Lain lain’ and add it up to your crate.
October 28, 2016
session #071 – j o a c h i m
Celebrating our 10yrs crusade, a tasty bag of tunes and a story of sumptuous instrumentations is brought to you by our new member/beatmaker, j o a c h i m. Hear the france-based dj and producer while he narrates what he’s all about on this space-oriented podcast and to the massively thump giveaway track Yaralarim with Capt. Murphy on the flip.
October 21, 2016
session #070 – Mori Ra
10 years ago, we started electrocaïne and it’s been a helluva ride. 2016 has been kicking it so far and we continue the rah-tivities in full force with podcast #070 from none other than cosmic power, Mori Ra of Japan. Surf into a dreamy synth-pop which meets psychedelic disco and 80s music wave from his galaxy of yet undiscovered gems. Perfect for summer and to kick off our anniversary series of podcasts flowing your way. Definitely showing why he is one to watch this year. Bonus Giveaway: Liquid Pegasus – Tendency’s (Mori Ra Purmooon remix) to add to your crate.
July 8, 2016
session #069 – Sacha Mambo
Sacha Mambo aka MZKBX, label boss at Macadam Mambo, delivers the perfect day and night soundtrack for this southern summer solstice. Expect an ideal combination of space disco, sunshine music, topped with twisted proto rarities and some balearic heaters. Don’t’ miss out on the mind altering Vendetta’s Dub edit, courtesy of the man himself, that will take you into beat down territory. Let the journey begin!
October 19, 2015
session #068 – dj Khalab
We are proud to present an exclusive electrocaïne podcast edition from Italy’s finest Afro-Futurist Guru, dj Khalab. Fresh from an EP released on the mighty Bristol-based imprint Black Acre, ‘Eunoto’, or the pathway to the transcendent evolution of mankind. Khalab’s inspirations and ethics are firmly rooted in the African continent. A regular collaborator of his other Italian half ‘Clap! Clap!‘, he is certainly one to watch out for. ” The mix is an infusion of exclusives, bootlegs and bangers that inhabit his distinctive artillery “
August 20, 2015
session #067 – Kontext
We are thrilled to kick off 2015 in deep textural dub flavours with our guest architect who is no less than St. Petersburg-based producer Kontext. Clocking in at just over an hour, Stas’ mix is harmoniously assembled to serve the 140 bpm salad. Following countless releases on major stables like Bristol’s Immerse, and his most recent full-length effort on Dublin’s experimental Absys records, Stanislav Sevostyanikhin is also busy serving the D&B artillery under his ‘Dissident’ moniker. On the freebie, Stas digs deep in the vault, unearthing an exclusive live recording, featuring virtuoso jazzman Igor Shilov on the trumpet.
February 17, 2015
session #066 – Green Giant
Cool Swiss beats feature in this perfectly colourful hip-hop and rap mix by the friendly DJ Green Giant, featuring anyone from his Swiss mate Sebb Bash to Chief, Madlib, Shady, Prince and his brother, GR!
December 30, 2014
session #065 – Mop Mop
Spanning across a vast array of musical influences lying somewhere between the worlds of jazz, funk and ethnic fusions, virtuoso Andrea Benini AKA Mop Mop takes us on a spiritual journey full of rhythms and flavours. He has a new album in the making, and a remix album that came out recently on Agogo Records. To celebrate the World Music Day, Mop Mop is gracing us with a free limited give-away of his ‘Sun Ra’ rework. This masterpiece already caught the attention of music heavyweights like Gilles Peterson.
June 21, 2014
session #064 – Chief
Beatmaker, multi-serial collaborator and producer, Chief is not just any head but chieftain in the world of beats, hip hop and electronica, having worked with a crazy list of co-musicians you gotta see. Here, he melds his different influences into one steaming melting pot. And wait, you can also enjoy a .wav download of his track, Games!, that will have you leaning over the edge of your seat.
June 6, 2014
session #063 – Rainer Trüby
Rainer Trüby (Trüby Trio) sends us a Spring is in the air mix and it’s instant love. Bursting with brightness, sunshine, quick cuts and good vibes, this mix from the electronic jazz veteran is a call back to greatness as true as Trüby does.
May 16, 2014
session #062 – Fred P
Out of Flatbush Brooklyn, none other than Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium (Soul People Music) graces this electrocaïne podcast edition, channelling the deep spirit that he is known for in every nuance and transition. Feel it and stay close to the source. Soul people indeed.
April 11, 2014
session #061 – Carlos Nilmmns
From new material by Moodymann to his own ‘I Thought I had You’ from his soon-to-be-released 5th album ‘B.L.U.E’ on Skylax Records (Feb 2014), Scotsman Carlos treats us to a friends-and-favourites set. A musical and upbeat drive offering a peek into the soul of this man of many hats and talents.
February 4, 2014
session #060b – OIL
One of the spearheads of French band Troublemakers, Oil blesses this season with not one but two mixes. Read more to find out about this intriguing subject who in his ‘Ashes To Machines‘ project with Jeff Sharel visited 39 countries, worked with hundreds of musicians, had kilometres of music recorded and tons of good vibrations. His ‘Black Notes‘ record is a masterpiece of black narrative, combining politics, conversation, field recordings, spaces, places and faces.
December 17, 2013
session #060a – OIL
One of the spearheads of French band Troublemakers, Oil blesses this season with not one but two mixes. Read more to find out about this intriguing subject who in his ‘Ashes To Machines‘ project with Jeff Sharel visited 39 countries, worked with hundreds of musicians, had kilometres of music recorded and tons of good vibrations. His ‘Black Notes‘ record is a masterpiece of black narrative, combining politics, conversation, field recordings, spaces, places and faces. Download + Interview:
December 17, 2013
session #059 – Fingalick
Introducing Fingalick, a prolific son of Lithuania with a bumpin bassy mix filled with #altrnb flava. Aligned with the likes of How to Dress Well, Zodiac and Miguel, tune into Fingalick for more finger-lickin goodies including a bonus free track giveaway for exclusively electrocaine listeners: Houdini. Download + Interview
August 12, 2013
session #058 – Moomin
A deeply satisfying house mix from Berlin-based Moomin aka Sebastian Genz, who broke through as an underground sensation ever since he released his critically acclaimed debut LP, ‘The Story About You’ on Smallville Records in 2010. Building up with panache using tracks from the likes of Iron Curtis’ ‘Horses’ (Move D remix) to Kenlou’s ‘The Bounce’ and Kerri Chandler’s dub version of Atmosphere’, this mix is delivered with impeccable style and quality. Download + Interview
June 13, 2013
session #057 – Mutecell
Kevin O’Keeffe from electrocaïne podcast #007 is back to grace the decks as his other project name, Mutecell. With an evolved Techno sound, he returns to us with an elegant yet hard-hitting mix straight from the heart of Berlin. Download + Full Interview
April 10, 2013
session #056 – Funk Bast*rd
February is J Dilla month and we have none other than sunny Singaporean eclectic selector and Darker Than Wax label owner Funk Bast*rd to guest for this special tribute edition hip-hop podcast exclusively threaded together using Dilla beats and originals. “J Dilla’s still alive as long as his music is.” – Immortal Technique Download + Full interview:
February 26, 2013
session #055 – MonkeyRobot
MonkeyRobot is producer-duo made of Brussels based beatmakers Eric P and LuiGi (Eric Paquet & Louis Van De Leest). After more than 10 years of activity as hip-hop producers under the moniker of the Infinitskills-crew they changed their name and visual identity into MKRBT/MonkeyRobot early 2010. Exploring the boundaries of soulful music between 90 and 120 BPM became their acclaimed trademark. Download + Full Interview:
December 24, 2012
session #054 – Diesler
Dip into Diesler aka Jonathan Radford. He serves up a “slice of the most charismatic spectrum of modern soul” or in our words, a funkadelic excursion from start to finish featuring labels like Jazzman, Freestyle and Record Kicks. His album “Life in The Slow Lane” as the duo Double Yellow drops 12 Nov 2012. Download + Full Interview
November 13, 2012
session #053 – Stephen Day
Newly added to the glittering stable of electrocaïne artists is DJ and Producer Stephen Day, a versatile veteran if there ever was one. Here, he presents a sexy and groovy house mix combining the sultry with a deeper edge. Download + Full Interview:
October 15, 2012
session #052 – Anonym
A booty, jackin mix with moments of reprieve from the one and only anonymous Anonym. Hailing from the legendary Motor City aka Detroit, the true essence of his home town can be heard and felt in his music.  No tracklist, but the trainspotters in the house can start the ball rolling. Download + Full Interview:
September 24, 2012
session #051 – Secret Cinema (NL)
Secret Cinema is back for the second time on the electrocaine’s podcast. Take a listen to one of techno’s best kept secrets. We also invite you personally to come check him out at the control of Zouk’s Velvet Underground – Dance on 17 August 2012 featuring our very own VJ, Avneesh, who will be piloting the visual experience for the night. Drop us a mail if you need more info about the night: Download + Full Interview:
August 12, 2012
session #050 – René Breitbarth (DE)
The 50th electrocaine podcast is none other than Deep Data boss Rene Breitbarth, who along with a brightly slow burning mix has graciously given his well-grooved ‘Floatation’ track (DD27) track as free download for 2 weeks as part of the celebrations. Enjoy electrocaïne. Free download of  ‘Floatation’ track (DD27) by Rene Breitbarth has terminated. Visit the link above to buy the track. Download + Full Interview:
June 16, 2012
session #049 – Ruckus Roboticus (US)
Do the robot dance with this electric, funk-fuelled mix by Ruckus Roboticus also featuring some of his own jams. Hit play, jack up and join the party. Download + Full Interview:
May 12, 2012
session #048 – Doctor FLAKE (FR)
An introspective yet bouncy, sunrise-to-sunset mix from the one known incognito as Doctor Flake, who while having given support, holds down his own next to DJ Krush, DJ Shadow, Wax Tailor et al with his poetic, prime cuts. More, please.  Download + Full Interview
April 25, 2012
session #047 – Artihc
Like an electric current, get jacked into this glistening techno mix from longstanding electrocaïne resident, Artihc. An exercise in patience to the point of sweet agony. Download + Full Interview:
February 22, 2012
session #046 – SLAM (UK)
We trust that electrocaïne listeners need no introduction to the duo called Slam and the wonderful world of Soma Records. In the oft chance that you do, then this mix recorded live from their Pressure at the Arches night in Glasgow and generous interview should get your history lesson going good and proper.  After such an illustrious history in the music business spanning almost every aspect, what are a couple of your favourite projects? Download + Full Interview:
February 10, 2012
session #045 – Zero dB
From the illustrious Ninja Tune stable comes this exclusive “deep, jazzy voyage” from none other than Zero dB. Neil Combstock and Chris Vogado deliver a classical jazzed out mix composed of truths with funky baselines and a good smattering of hats. Hit play to start your transmission. Download + Full Interview:
January 31, 2012
session #044 – Soul Clap
Soul Clap is Elyte and Cynce who bring to us their sonic adventures around the universe. Before their debut gig this Friday 20 Jan at Zouk‘s Velvet Underground in Singapore, the Berlin duo blesses us with a mini interview and this mix live from Miami’s The Electric Pickle. Listen during odd hours, after hours, sometime out of time and cling onto the vibe for a spaceship ride with a grin. Download + Full Interview:
January 19, 2012
session #043 – Patrick Zigon
Winning fans over one mix at a time, Germany’s Patrick Zigon does it again with a gleaming deep diving mix chartering untravelled waters to emerge with precious sonic pearls and dimes. We can almost proclaim that going deep is going up. Bravo! Download + Full Interview:
January 6, 2012
session #042 – Vincent Corvec (Réunion)
An introspective mix from the island of Réunion. Smooth operator Vincent Corvec flows from classic hip hop to disco and funk in laid-back fashion, where the fish are jumping and the living easy. Slow it down, slide in “The Syllogisme of Foreplay”. Download + Full Interview:
December 7, 2011
session #041 – Avneesh
electrocaïne resident Avneesh gets back to his roots with a witches’ brew of dub, beats, bass, glitch and other off-kilter selections from an underground dimension. Open your minds and get a whiff of this one. Download + Full Interview:
November 22, 2011
session #040 – Matthias Heilbronn
Meet Matthias “Matty” Heilbronn, the man who delivers us a unique journey thru a 2 hours exclusive mix. Based in New York since 1989, Matty was mentored by Francois K. and had Frankie Knuckles as his roommate. He had the privilege to meet and work with Larry Levan and Tom Moulton and became one of New York’s most recommended music editor and programmer. Also, he has worked with producers Danny Tanaglia, Todd Terry, Tommy Musto, C&C Music Factory and Francois K. Download + Full Interview:
October 10, 2011
session #039 – Artihc
Building expertly from start to finish, Artihc takes you on a ride once again on an intergalactic journey of house and techno. Let it rip! Download + Full Interview:
September 30, 2011
session #038 – Secret Cinema (NL)
20 years of dedication to the European electronic music scene, the Dutchman, Jeroen Verheij aka Secret Cinema, drops us an exclusive straight-up techno mix that’s more tuned  for the ears than the feet. Download + Full Interview:
September 20, 2011
session #037 – EJ missy
A straightforward techno mix perfect for that late night jam which would feel equally at home in your room, your car or the dancefloor. Go crazy with it! Download + Full Interview:
September 2, 2011
session #036 – Godwin P (SG)
The architect of Singapore’s nightlife and the godfather of Singapore’s dance music scene, Godwin P,  delivers a winner through a potent mixed bag of tech house, techno and house, intent on keeping the head bobbing and the dance floor moving. Download + Full Interview:
August 24, 2011
session #035 – Avneesh
Avneesh brings his kaleidoscopic beatsmithery to this episode of electrocaine’s podcast, marrying the 4/4 beats with the intricate rhythm of jazz, funk and soul. Something you’ll only hear when he takes over a bar console. Let this float! Download + Full Interview:
August 9, 2011
session #034 – Djuma Soundsystem
Just at the same time as his new single “Maneter” is released on beatport, Djuma Soundsystem, a.k.a. Norwegian dj Mikkas, blessed us with a fresh live dj mix. “Maneter” is made in collaboration with another Norwegian; diskJokke, and will be out on Sander Kleinenbergs “This is” label this week on beatport, and on all the other platforms the 18th of July. It’s already getting major support from big room jocks like Sasha, Nick Warren, Wally Lopez, Hernan Cattaneo, Dave Seaman, Nic Fanciulli, Anthony Pappa, David Guetta, Dave Spoon, Pathaan, Pleasurekraft, Pathaan, Mark Knight and Aeroplane to name a few.Strangely enough, as it’s a rather low key nu discoish track, with latin/tango piano. “Maneter” is track three in the mix. Download + Full Interview:
July 4, 2011
session #033 – firmanchitra
Artihc’s alter ego went digging deep into his collection for his favourite deep house classics, giving  them a good rinse  in this 1hr mix. Put it on repeat. Download + Full Interview:
June 23, 2011
session #032 – Franck Valat
A playful mix of tech and techno coming from Parisian DJ and producer, Franck Valat, whose productions reflect his diverse and colourful musical roots. It teases you, moves with you,  before immersing you into it’s deep minimal grooves. Dance we said. Download + Full Interview:
June 14, 2011
session #031 – EJ missy
Dip into this late-night tale for those afterhours reclining and reflection or to simple ease that hangover. Call it mellow, but it’s all about  control baby!
June 4, 2011
session #030 – Yadin (SG)
All the bass belongs to Yadin it seems. Emerging from the Singapore school of self-taught djs, Yadin takes us through a sound journey spanning experimental electronica, squelchy techno and killer house with a raw edge. It’s deep & dubby – already set to become synonymous with his style.   Download + Full interview:
May 24, 2011
session #029 – Avneesh
Aiming to stir a new wave of intrigue especially amongst the discerning listeners, here’s a mix that’s build tastefully and seamlessly throughout the 16 tracks despite the diverse  sound that each of the gems offer. Crank it up and enjoy! Download + Full Interview:
May 18, 2011
session #028 – Joris Delacroix (France)
Hailing from  south of France, Joris’s style is very special to him : house drums with deep and emotive melodies. Also meddling with techno, electro and trip hop, his entire universe can be discovered soon with the birth of his album at the end of  May on WOH Lab.  Do enjoy this 1 hour of deep/house tunes, fresh sounds and some classic ones thrown in for good measure, specially mixed for electrocaine. Download + Full Interview:
May 6, 2011
session #027 – firmanchitra (artihc)
Steering from his brand of no-nonsense techno, firmanchitra (better known as artihc), gets all warm and fuzzy in this seductive mix. Download + Full interview:
April 22, 2011
session #026 – Erik Sahl (Sweden)
Erik naturally jumps from his bedroom's console to the consoles of underground parties which helped launched his dj career. Currently based in Singapore, the last six years had seen him traveling around Asia, immersing himself in the burgeoning dance scene which inevitably played a huge role in the evolution of his music style a mix of deep / techy / progressive mashed-up sound, often tweaked and customized for every club. Whether unleashing bigroom beats or fabricating dj set odysseys thought the deepest corners of techno, deep house and tech, Erik's  music has only one simple rule: let it be funky with delicious basslines. Download + Full Interview:
April 8, 2011
session #025 – EJ missy & Artihc live at SAM
Welcome to the first hour of the AFTERHOURS:GROUNDED! Art Party recorded live at Singapore Art Museum 18/3/2011, with Artihc and EJ Missy on the decks and Avneesh on the visuals. Download + Full Interview:
March 27, 2011
session #024 – OdjBox (uk)
We are pleased to present Producer/DJ Odjbox from Somerset, U.K, who recently collaborated with us for our first compilation  ‘Friends and family Vol.1 “. He joined the Sup Peeps Records family last year, which promises to be a very exciting  new label, with their first release coming soon this year. Some of the tracks heard in this mix, are from our first compilation, and the rest a taste of what to expect from the  Sup peeps. Enjoy this eclectic aural journey! Download + Full Interview:
March 11, 2011
session #023 – Artihc
Our very own techno advocator Artihc  throws in a  heavy peak-time mix rolling with dark techno grooves, demanding only the highest  energy from the dancefloor. Download + Full Interview:
February 24, 2011
session #022 – Jules & Moss
We are pleased to bring you  french artists Jules & Moss who have just signed with Dirtybird and give their debut on Traum with their remix of Applescal. Being real masters with the performance of real drumming which they have included in their DJ sets worldwide, their remix lives of that acoustic quality they have made their own trademark. Celebrating a “breathing” electronic sound, it proves they are unique within the fast paced world of club culture. They’ve just finalized a new Live Act for 2011. Upcoming tracks on Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s label, and on Brise Records. Download + Full Interview:
February 14, 2011
session #021 – Avneesh
Av neesh is back and brimming with funky beats of perfectly placed tracks, packed with bass and live elements. Hear him roar. Download + Full Interview:
January 27, 2011
session #020 – John Osborn (Germany)
Leading the return is a deep, dark and cosy mix by dj/graphic designer/singer/funny & friendly man currently based in Berlin, John Osborn. With an immense passion for music and design, John Osborn’s (who was also the front man of the post punk electro brand, Neon Man) approach to djing is the same as his approach to design and writing lyrics. To quote him, “just keep on trying and enjoy the ride, as the ride is often much better than arriving..”. Word John. This immaculate mix was recorded live through the old yet trusty Rane 2016 mixer, at his residency night, JACKSON at Cookies Club (berlin), while he was warming up for a very good friend Julian Smith aka October. You can’t get any personal than this. Please enjoy. Download + Full Interview:
December 9, 2010
session #019 – RType (UK)
Known for the infamous Discopark franchise and having the knack for uncovering the freshest sounds and dropping them exactly at the right time, Rtype simply delivers. In this new dollop of bliss, is a smorgasboard of  mellow house, chopped up r&b samples, clunky grooving beat, subtle synth melodies, enigmatic vocals, crisp jazzfunk breakbeats and pulsing keys. Download + Full Interview:
September 16, 2010
session #018 – EJ missy
Dominating this mix are lush percussion, horns, seductive sax, nagging vocals and  keyboard hooks that allow all those quiet contemplation over cocktails while slowly taking aim at your hips and feet.  Happy days are here again. Don’t sleep on it. Download + Full Interview:
September 2, 2010
session #017 – Subvert
Hot on the heels of electrocaine’s last 2 mixes (both are sweet lil gems) comes another doozy, this time care of one of Singapore’s very own doyen of drum and bass, Zul/Subvert. With a wealth of sounds across genres, this mix shines like a beacon through its solarized ambience and inspired segues. Respect. Download + Full Interview:
August 17, 2010
session #016 – Artihc
Those who caught artihc at the last LOOP at Home Club, you might not be able to see him in this mix. Yes,  he might have mellowed a little but with size nine basslines nevertheless, and plenty of fresh material,  this is where house meets techno in a friendly game of tug of war, except that nobody wins but everybody feels super. Please, enjoy! Download + Full Interview:
August 4, 2010
session #015 – ATC00 (SG)
If you love taking time with your techno, this mix will give you that much-needed heat. Plenty of killer and obscure tracks spanning more than a decade, ranging from downtempo, deep house, dubstep, glitch, techno, minimal and dub techno. Don't you care where you going with this cos it's the journey you should be digging. put it on repeat. Download + Full Interview:
July 23, 2010
session #014 – Avneesh
Say hello to the recently crowned JUICE DJ QUEST champion 2010, Avneesh, who returns to the podcast with another late-night session filled with jazz-infused techno and house, dripped with percussive and funky beats. Imagine a beautiful place with music hedonists dancing like no one’s watching, and you’re half-way there! Download + Full Interview:
July 5, 2010
session #013 – EJ Missy
Taking a break from the beautiful simplicity of minimal and the complex dynamics of techno,  EJ returns to her very first love – the soulful vocals and concentrated melodies of deep house. shake a leg, swoon or space-out. Download + Full Interview:
June 17, 2010
session #012 – Avneesh, Artihc, EJmissy
Bleeps & Glitch Promo Mix Download + Full Interview:
June 3, 2010
session #011 – Artihc
breezy breezy breezy !! there's nothing we love more than a mix done on a fly and still full of all the good elements that make us smile. is he in love? steering from his usual dark beats, artihc spreads so much warmth with his latest serving of jacking techno house you can take this to bed and ditch that comforter for once. Download + Full Interview:
May 20, 2010
session #010 – Hebbo
If this don't get your ass moving, we don't know what will. your next 60 mins aural journey is courtesy of our second guest/friend and fellow soundaholic from across the causeway, mr aizul aka Hebbo (minimalaysia/love international) . delivering a bouncy blend of house and techno that is so dancefloor-friendly, you'll feel the guilt if you dont move those hips. or bop your head if you will. Hebbo definitely know what makes a party groove while making sure commercialism dont even have a space in between. line up the shots and let this massive set soak in on any night of the week. Download + Full Interview:
May 3, 2010
session #009 – Avneesh
A naughty yet steady mid-tempo stomper, with chunky basslines that will hook you for the full hour. The beauty of the different styles (the not so dance-music proper of “Fourtet’s Plastic People “) and eras ( “Jingo”brought us back to 1979!) comes together and provide some respite from the usual 4/4 form of a house/techno mix. Download + Full Interview:
April 20, 2010
session #008 – EJ missy
Presenting a different spectrum of her customary club sound, ej tiptoes towards a  deep & dubby downbeat techno mix via thrumming swollen basslines and light repetitive melodies. yes, it will still rattle your bass bins. Download + Full Interview:
April 5, 2010
session #007 – Kevin O’keeffe
A funky one with a hypnotic wave to every tune.
March 22, 2010
session #006 – Artihc
Artihc revisits  and re-present old gems through his unrivaled brand of energy . Dance you must.
March 8, 2010
session #005 – Avneesh
A lil deeper this month with driving basslines nevertheless to keep you  in the groove.
February 7, 2010
session #004 – Artihc
Artihc returns to unleash an hour of powerful chunky techno with a distinctive melodic slant. Download + Full Interview:
January 30, 2010
session #003 – Avneesh
An amalgamation of house and techno which compliments each other throughout the mix. Fasten your seatbelts. Download + Full Interview:
January 21, 2010
session #002 – EJ Missy
Dropping a few notches from my usual regime. this is the latest excursion into the deep, dark and funky-lazed luxury of everything that is good to my ears. a perfect warm-up for probably just about anything. enjoy!
January 19, 2010
session #001 – Avneesh
Imagine yourself in one of the wonderful beaches in the tropical island of Mauritius. Take a deep breath, feel the sand waving in-between your toes and get elevated with the last sunbeams by a sensual touch of soulful and funk with a tinge of house. Download + Full Interview:
January 19, 2010
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