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  Offworld Music
Record label catering to innovative music, artists and producers - from drum&bass to hip hop and electronic.

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THE RAVES ERA

Raves.com celebrates its transition to becoming a more nostalgia-driven website (while our partner site DJfix.com takes over the current music content) with this look at the Era of Raves, Raving and Ravers.

[ click for our Raves Era article here ]  
 
ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

Never underestimate the power and popularity of electronic dance music in America! The 13th year of this huge festival drew over 135,000 attendees to the LA Coliseum, making it one of the largest music festivals in the US.
[ check out EDC photos and more ]  
 
2008 - 2009

We thought we'd catch up with a few of our favorite DJs, artists, and producers, like Darude, D.O.N.S., Simon Patterson, and Super8 & Tab in this super feature, reflecting on 2008 and looking into 2009!
[ 2008 2009 is here ]  
 
PEACEMAN

Sir Ivan is on a mission to spread love, knowledge, and most of all peace through his music. He's become known around the globe for his vibrant dance music and his famous Peaceman cape. Now, for his interview!
[ Peaceman love and interview ]  
 
MAX GRAHAM

He was 15 when he began DJing in Canada, now a world famous phenomena, with remixes, mix CDs, record labels, a coming soon artist album, and yes, an interview with us about it all!
[ take it to the MAX GRAHAM here ]  
 
SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA

Collectively known as the Swedish House Mafia, the trio are that rare breed: friends who act like brothers who work together, play together and genuinely love each other to bits.
[ check out SHF here ]  
 
RICHARD GREY

French house don Richard Grey delivers a knockout selection of peak-time, electro-infused house blended with radio friendly cuts and updated classics on his album, his record label, and live!
[ get to know RICHARD GREY here ]  
 
ROONIE G

Few DJs have the technical skills to do what two-time Club World Award winning DJ Roonie G. does, live. He is referred to as a DJ, a Video-DJ and a DVDJ. In truth, Roonie is an artist.
[ our ROONIE G interview is here! ]  
 
LULA

LULA is as engaging out of the speaker as she is inside of one. With two new singles, this club icon is on her way to top the charts again. Exclusive interview and see the music videos!
[ last night LULA saved my life ]  
 
MARK KNIGHT

Live DVD mixing and incredible music! If you've never experienced that, then check out Mark Knight, his Toolroom label, and his club nights that are popping up around the globe
[ light up the KNIGHT here ]  
 
DAVE SPOON

He's of the hottest DJ/producers around, releasing top quality productions with his trademark grinding bass-lines, and rocking dance floors across the globe with his twisted electro sound.
[ lick this SPOON interview here ]  
 
PAUL OAKENFOLD - VEGAS + PACHA

Paul Oakenfold lands in Las Vegas for his first ever US residency! Its otherworldly over-the-top production brings Planet Perfecto to the US, plus Paul talks to us about where it all began at Pacha Ibiza.
[ Paul Oakenfold interviews click here ]  
 
VIRGIN MOBILE FESTIVAL

The American version of the longstanding British V Fest arrived stateside, tearing things up in Baltimore. Our roving writer and photographer Carl captures the amazing DJs and bands, just for you!
[ Glaude to Dan to Iggy... all here! ]  
 
THRILLSEEKERS

Ever wondered what it would be a world famous DJ and producer, to sell a million records, or party in the private disco in a banker's castle - in Russia? Find out that and more in this interview!
[ get a thrill here ]  
 
ABEL

Abel creates a soundtrack of energized bodies and transcended minds kept going after a full night of dancing. Celebrating the Alegria events and latest release, meet this peak hour DJ.
[ flirt with Abel and Alegria here ]  
 
ABOVE & BEYOND 08

Since the group's debut with the smash release of their trance album "Tri-State" the group's sound has evolved into organic uplifting music that has set a standard for the electronic scene. Our interview!
[ go Above & Beyond ]  
 
BONNAROO 2008

Hippy philosophy and jam-band dedication took on a whole new festival direction as the Gods of Metal Metallica joined the ever politically-correct Pearl Jam at this year's edition of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
[ Peace, love, and... metal? Click here! ]  
 
TRENTEMOELLER

Jump on the express ride with us and Trentemoeller to Ibiza, where he'll be working on his upcoming album, and playing Pacha dropping some punk disco or electro with his rock'n'roll attitude
[ hop on board with Trentemoller ]  
 
GET PHYSICAL

Tour report! Carl gets the lowdown as the pioneering Berlin-based record label Get Physical stormed into "The City of Brotherly Love" to treat everyone to a little bit of that next generation sound.
[ get physical in Philly here ]  
 
IMS IBIZA REPORT

With Pete Tong at the helm, the 1st IMS made it’s intentions clear: back to business! In its exclusive invite-only intimate panels and speeches, the future of dance music was discussed and debated.
[ what happened at IMS in Ibiza? ]  
 
ELITE

Rising over Eastern Europe, the sun that is "DJane" Elite has been illuminating the Czech Republic for the past 5 years. Download two of her DJ mix MP3s for free listening while you read our interview!
[ go east with DJane Elite ]  
 
MORGAN PAGE

We like guys that put up with being made fun of for liking Techno... and go on to make some incredible Electronic music of their own. From rural Vermont to your speakers...
[ paging Morgan... click here ]  
 
WILLITS + SAKAMOTO

Willits + Sakamoto have really managed to capture the flavor of senses-surrounding ambiance while still maintaining a kind of primordial musical quality. World class classical piano say hello to guitar and laptop!
[ read our Willits interview here ]  
 
AM ONLY

AM Only held one of the most epic & talked about events ever at their annual event that showcases the very best of their artists, their newest productions, their live acts, and their performance innovations.
[ review of the AM ONLY party here ]  
 
LIL DEVIOUS

You know when you read or hear "they need no introduction" well Lil Devious take that to the next level, with just their music leading the way! We did grab this interview and bio for you though, just in case...
[ get a Lil Devious ]  
 
SOLARSTONE

Solarstone may come 'from the middle of nowhere' but his talent has placed him squarely somewhere significant on the musical map. As his debut artist album is released, we talk to him about... well click to find out!
[ orbit with Solarstone here ]  
 
MIAMI CONFERENCE PREVIEW 08

March Miami madness is just around the corner! Stay sane and follow our guide to the Made Event parties during this year's conference - your essential selection to do this year right, with round the clock music and fun!
[ wmc party picks here ]  
 
STATIC REVENGER

Static Revenger is our kind of super hero. He battles boredom and bad music with a sweep of his sonic cape... and his latest sequel, a collection of downtempo love songs called "Love Song Surprise."
[ more powerful than an interview ]  
 
JUSTICE

A religious club experience where Metallica meets The Chemical Brothers in a head-on collision of tweaked-out funky techno and inspirational, uplifting House music. That would be Justice, and their sold-out show at Terminal5 in NYC.
[ we were there... ]  
 
GARETH EMERY

The future is here! Yes he's an insanely good and prolific DJ and producer, but what we really love about Gareth is his podcasts. Though we would have really liked to have caught him at that desert island rave...
[ our Gareth interview is here ]  
 
SULTAN

Serve us up a Mashup Burger please! Go heavy on the nasty techno, sprinkle on some classic vocals, and that's the musical meal we're digesting after talking to this Montreal DJ, "chef" Sultan.
[ serve it up hot with Sultan ]  
 
DJ DAN CHARITY AUCTION

Bid now on ebay!! DJ Dan donated 5,000+ 12” vinyl gems from his record collection to humanitarian organization NextAid to auction off for charity. Find out more here.
[ DJ Dan auction is here ]  
 
LEE BURRIDGE

Lee Burridge’s parties and music breed a special, dedicated following with parties scattered throughout the year and around the world. Celebrating his fun-filled spirit is his latest mix Balance 012, and our interview!
[ get balanced with Lee here ]  
 
YOUSEF UNDERWATER

Say Yousef and if you've ever heard him play or his music, adjectives that are likely to pop up? Slick, jackin, sleazy, aggressive, and relentless! He is a DJ and producer that knows how to put life and energy into house music.
[ go Underwater with Yousef ]  
 
X-PRESS 2

Orange, red and several shades of purple. Warm and delicious like pie. If that doesn't make you want to take a bite of their latest album, then you might want to find out what else they had to say in another of our exclusive interviews!
[ Rock on with Rocky here ]  
 
JUSTIN MARTIN

You gotta love success stories that start with a handoff of a demo by a family member, and the recognition of Justin's supreme production (and DJ) talent, and somehow I'm sure his fantastic sense of humor got in the mix!
[ laughin with Justin here ]  
 
ROGER SANCHEZ & LAIDBACK LUKE

This incomparable duo deliver a pitch-perfect knockout punch on the latest "Afterdark" with an even darker, dirtier, more deranged mix of underground house. Roger and Luke reveal the details here!
[ Roger and Luke interview click here ]  
 
UNDERWORLD LIVE NYC

Carl reports on the mesmerizing Underworld live show on New York City's outdoor concert stage in Central Park, with a full set list and some amazing photos. Evoking the spirit of Raves gone by!
[ Underword live in NYC ]  
 
KASKADE

Kaskade's groove is one we've been following for many years... and now many, many releases later, he's touring for his latest (and greatest) mix CD, and talking to us about it and what's been going on with him since we last spoke!
[ Bring the night in with Kasade ]  
 
MOCEAN WORKER

Masterfully merging classic jazz club stylings with today's electronic dance festiveness, Mocean Worker creates music that is irresistible and a whole helluva lot of fun. Find out why, how, and more in our exclusive interview!
[ go MOWO here ]  
 
D:FUSE & HIRATZKA

With their first album as a duo on their own all-digital label, these longtime DJs and producers move dance floors with songs and vocalists that are both traditional and totally new. Find out how & why here!
[ D:Fuse & Hiratzka interview here ]  
 
TOMMY LEE & DJ AERO

(Yes, THAT Tommy Lee!) Breaking the mold and turning heads are Electro Mayhem: DJ Aero'S muscular, hard-hitting electronica is the perfect match for hard rock icon Tommy Lee.
[ VJ on with Tommy Lee & DJ Areo here ]  
 
PAUL VAN DYK IN CENTRAL PARK

Paul van Dyk returned to New York City this past week for two incredible sold-out shows, marking the 5th year that 10,000+ fans have descended on Central Park to frolic to his beats.
[ Carl's PvD report is here ]  
 
TECHNO SQUIRRELS

We couldn't pass on running an interview with this pair of techno wizards the week of their new album release, because along with their fantastic name and music, we were offered it from one of the Techno Squirrels herself!
[ our TS interview is here ]  
 
US3

So who are Us3? Who is on their latest jazz, R&B and rap fused album? How would they describe their music to someone who's been frozen for the past 50 years? We talk to Us3's Geoff to find out!
[ Us3 interview is here ]  
 
IBIZA DIARY V2

With her 2nd update from the magical party island in Spain, Angelique reports back with photos and details on the opening parties, Space, and the unique trend of police-busting Secret Silent parties!
[ feel like you're in Ibiza here ]  
 
BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL

For the sixth straight year, over 80,000 attendees converged on Manchester, Tennessee for four straight days of music, art, and camping all for what Rolling Stone calls "the greatest music festival in the United States."
[ do you Roo? ]  
 
DEVIATIONS

Get ready for a fusion of chilled out electronica and organic violin playing, with the talents of renowned producer Dave Williams and international violin virtuoso Oliver Lewis. Find out more in our exclusive interview!
[ classical electronica is here ]  
 
SPOOKY

Despite the pegan counter-culture and overflowing toilets, Spooky's latest album Open is awash with lush ethereal grooves. We talk to Duncan and Charlie, the masterminds that are Spooky, in another exclusive DJfix interview.
[ it's SPOOKY in here ]  
 
SANDRA COLLINS + VELLO

"We treat video as an instrument." Thanks to that philosophy, along with Sandra Collins brave pioneering spirit and DJ Skills, and Vello Virkhaus' VJ video wizardry, a new collaboration, called Interference, is now on tour.
[ Collins + Vello interview here ]  
 
IBIZA DIARY

The Incredible Adventures of Angelique in Ibiza... Angelfreq's Ibiza Odessy... DJ Angelique's Ibiza Diary... they all describe these words from Angelique, the first installment from the magical musical isle.
[ the adventure begin here ]  
 
LUKE FAIR

This producer and passionately experimental DJ from Toronto creates a signature style for himself by re-editing versions of songs both live and on his CDs. Find our more in this interview.
[ edited Luke Fair here ]  
 
NAW

Atmospheric and evocative pieces that mingle space music's ambient melodies and low-key but addictive beats. It's like catching a radio pulse into outer space. Find out how in our interview.
[ ground control to NAW ]  
 
K-SWING

Progressive Rock Beats. Doesn't that sounds delicious? Discover more tasty morsels of information about this Jersey Girl NYC DJ who's debut release is out now in our interview!
[ K-Swing with us here ]  
 
TRUMMERFLORA COLLECTIVE

Musical legos. I now know what "modular notation and open instrumentation" means. That's only the beginning of what you'll learn from and about this experimental group of musicians in this interview too!
[ musical legos click here ]  
 
NOEL SANGER HYBRIDIZED

Talented, successful and prolific in his releases and touring for decades, with a clear LOVE of the music, that would be Noel Sanger! Listen to his internet radio mixes and catch our interview here.
[ hug a tree and NOEL here ]  
 
TAYO

Tayo breaks beats and barriers, proving that he cannot be branded by one musical genre - not in his radio shows on Kiss100 and BBC, not on his new fabriclive 32 mix CD, and not in this interview!

[ Tayo is talking here ]  
 
4HERO

What was behind their latest album, and do they have girlfriends? We wanted to know the answers to our typical mix of silly and serious questions, and we were lucky enough to have Marc's answer them in another exclusive interview!
[ make them your heroes here ]  
 
MIKE GILLENWATER

We want to have two Vespas in our garage studio, to have loads of underground records out, and be releasing our artist album. We want to be Mike Gillenwater!
[ our GILLENWATER interview is here ]  
 
BLUE STONE

Funny thing about email interviews - we often don't know who'll be answering them! This time we had the honor of 'speaking' with Rob & Bill (the producers behind Blue Stone) and their vocalist Sheyenne, and here's what we found out.
[ soar with BLUE STONE ]  
 
KERRI CHANDLER

Are you familiar with Jersey House? As in New Jersey baybe, and all you really need to know is the name... Kerri ‘Kaoz’ Chandler, the reigning master of Jersey house.
[ soulful groove of KERRI CHANDLER here ]  
 
JOHN DIGWEED

Slip into your jim jams, and join us for a little unedited e-chat (beer and porn not included) with none other than the legendary Mr. John Digweed!! Yes
he's got a new CD out that you want too!

[ Digweed in his jammies ]  
 
NICK WARREN PARIS

Paris when it sizzles... Paris in the rain. Paris in the springtime... and Paris with Nick Warren! Join us as we make a virtual visit to the city of LOVE for a cyber cafe chat with Nick Warren.
[ go global with NICK WARREN ]  
 
LUKE SLATER

The massive British underground brings Luke Slater spinning the latest Fabric CD release, his own digital and vinyl online label, and what he thinks of "techno" and may the CD format rest in peace!
[ e-mote and evolve with Luke Slater ]  
 
ROB DA BANK

With the release of his and Chris Coco\'s double mix CD that will have even the most jaded ears clapping their hands and singing thanks! Or at least that\'s how we heard it, and then we bowed down and Rob graced us with this interview.
[ here comes DA BANK ]  
 
DJ INANNA

From her raver roots... Inanna is now burning up the DJ circuit on the "Tongue And Cheek" tour with another amazing DJ, Tatiana, releasing an EP, has free MP3 mixes you can download at the end of our interview!
[ warm up with Inanna here ]  
 
BAD BOY BILL

Sexy, raw and powerful = his music. Down-to-earth, humble = talking to Bad Boy Bill by email for this exclusive interview, as we find out about the his latest release, "Behind The Decks LIVE" CD + DVD.
[ talkin' to Bad Boy Bill here ]  
 
HYBRID

"Well i choose noise but you could always Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a Hybrid album. Choose a career. Choose a family, choose a fucking big telivision, choose washing machines, cars, compact disk players," says Chris from Hybrid.

[ choose our Hybrid interview ]  
 
THE SCUMFROG

Do not be fooled by the baby pink bra he is wearing on the cover of his latest mix CD Mega Scum! 01, nor the blonde wig, nor the fact that you can see his... ahem. The Scumfrog has a plan for world domination!
[ down and dirty with The Scumfrog here ]  
 
DJ DAN

I could start a trend if sold touristy t-shirts that had the letter "I" then a big read heart and then "DJ Dan" - because everyone loves DJ Dan! Or they will after they listen to his new CD and read our interview...
[ lift off with DJ Dan ]  
 
DELERIUM

If you adore shimmering soundscapes adorned with sweet female vocals, then you'll love Nuages Du Monde the new album from Delerium. Producers Bill Leeb and Rhys Fulber are the genius minds behind the music...
[ interview with Delerium ]  
 
DJ ANASTASIA

From Kiev with love! Talented, ambitious, young, and beautiful, Anastasia is having fun while climbing the music world ladder in sexy stilettos with a big smile.
[ click for DJ Anastasia ]  
 
DESYN MASIELLO

Desyn tells about his three labels, the healing power of rhythm from Peru, bad questions from the press, where to get the best music, and an ill-fated gig in Taiwan. Oh, and of course, his latest CD, Balance 008.
[ get in balance with DESYN here ]  
 
STEVE LAWLER

As the closing parties in Ibiza announce the arrival of September and the end of Summer, Nikki talks to longtime Ibiza DJ Steve Lawler about his club nights, world tour, new triple CD compilation, and new record label.
[ Viva Steve Lawler click click ]  
 
FERRY CORSTEN

His a new album who's name LEF actually means 'having guts' in his native Dutch, while in English the initials are an acronym that stands for "Loud. Electronic. Ferocious." We. Agree!
[ go to our Ferry interview on djfix.com ]  
 
KRAAK EN SMAAK

Not a controlled substances, but just as addictive, their funked up breaks and future jazz rhythms, infused with organic live-sounding instruments, are awash with soul jumping grooves and vocals. One listen and you'll be wanting more...
[ Kraak en Smaak here ]  
 
DIESELBOY

One of the founding fathers of American drum and bass, Dieselboy is still one of America's favorite DJs. With his label releasing the anthology The Human Resource, timing was perfect for an interview!
[ fuel up with Dieselboy here ]  
 
IIO

So much has happened since Rapture! Iio have just released their new album, Poetica, with its lead single "Kiss You" along with 12 other brand new tracks.
What have they been up for the last five years? Find out in our interview!
[ tastes so sweet with Iio ]  
 
ARMIN VAN BUUREN

Armin Van Buuren returns with his third A State of Trance. And what a lovely state it is. You might like to visit and you might even like to stay....
[ fall into an Armin trance here ]  
 
OAKENFOLD

Want to know what Oakey had to say about his new artist album, A Lively Mind? How about download his new single with Brittany Murphy? Then you have found the place - another exclusive DJfix interview!
[ get lively with Oakey ]  
 
OUR ARCHIVES...

Hundreds of our past interview features can be found in our archives! Don't miss the links at the bottom of the first archives page to page 2, etc, and the separate link to the "oldest" ones too!
[ click here for the archives ]  
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