Features

Defected launches new house music-inspired clothing collection

[separator type=”thin”] Defected has launched a new range of house music-inspired sweats and shirts just in time for Christmas, stocking a fresh batch of exclusive Strictly Rhythm, Masters at Work and For the Love of House gear. The new collection features exclusive lines from Defected and branded…

Prime Mover: The art of Antigone

[separator type=”thin”] Antigone (real name Jeanson Antonin) is one of the brightest young stars to emerge from the bustling Parisian scene these last years, rising through the ranks of Concrete to become a force to be reckoned with and dropping a string of powerful techno…

4 X 4: Personal picks by Andre Kronert

[separator type=”thin”] Odd Even head honcho Andre Kronert is one of the strongest DJ/producers out there right now, carefully balancing his love for warm analogue sounds with a passion for relentless and dark techno in clubs all over the world. For House Cult he breaks…

Introducing Initial Berlin

[separator type=”thin”] Initial Berlin is a new label hailing from the cultural capital of the world, aiming to ‘defend open-minded techno, faithful to itself and its origins’. Its first release is a split EP that features fierce contributions by UVB, Setaoc Mass, Patrik Skoog and…

Focus Forward: an interview with Marcel Fengler

[separator type=”thin”] Widely regarded as a stalwart of the Ostgut Ton stable, Marcel Fengler has released a string of brooding 4/4 techno 12″es for the Berghain-affiliated label over the past eight years, as well as for Luke Slater’s Mote Evolver and his own IMF imprint. Two…

House Cult Staff Picks 2014 # 2: Michel Mees

[separator type=”thin”] Photographer and regular House Cult contributor Michel Mees has been scavenging dancefloors and festivals looking for photogenic moments and making portraits of the electronic scene’s frontrunners since the nineties, while also working in other disciplines. These are some of his favorite albums of…

House Cult Staff Picks 2014 # 1: Yotam Avni

[separator type=”thin”] It’s been a good year for regular House Cult contributor Yotam Avni. ‘In 2014 I started out a new weekly residency at Bootleg Club in Tel-Aviv where I had the joy and privilege to host DJ’s like Dave Clarke, Len Faki, DJ Deep…

The Secret Chamber Of Dreams; Remy Unger

[separator type=”thin”] The Secret Chamber Of Dreams is a new series on housecult.com wherein photographer Michel Mees captures artists in the environment they spend most of their time between the heavy and demanding weekends. A place where they create new tracks, stock their huge piles of vinyl, relax…