Parisian DJ and producer Dyed Soundorom has a type of street cred and underground house appeal that would make most other DJs envious. He spoke to Symbiosis prior to his first tour of Australia.
This Friday sees the uniting of two of Melbourne’s newer parties, Espionage and Racket, at Monsta. Both, in their own way, seem to have seized upon a critical moment; Espionage have found success with the many forms of bass heavy music and Racket have explored Melbourne’s wonderful experimental tradition with their monthly Thursday nights at Miss Libertine. But both crews are about much more than that. At their heart is a quest to keep moving things forward and a thirst to find new sounds.
It’s a search that Jim Moynihan, who is performing under his Spoonbill pseudonym at Monsta, understands. The Melbourne-based member of the Omelette Records collective (and main curator of their releases right now) has been releasing as Spoonbill since 2005.
There are some names in dance music that are synonymous with great tunes. In Drum and Bass the production partnership of Drumsound & Bassline Smith – Andrew Wright, Simon Smith and Benjamin Wiggett – are one act who have been around since the late nineties. In 2004 their track Odyssey featured in Mixmag’s top 10 [...]