The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week
Slushii, Marcel Dettmann, Bonobo and fabric make our list of the week's best things.
Photography by Thomas Keelan.
Every week, we round up a list of our favorite videos, stories, mixes and other dance music-related news for the week from our own site and other places across the internet. Here's our list. We think you'll enjoy it. And don't forget to check out our Seven Most Played tracks, which features RGL, Baba Stiltz, Harrison BDP, and more.
1. Marcel Dettmann's techno tour of Berlin
Our friends at THUMP Germany spent time traveling around Berlin with label boss, producer, and DJ Marcel Dettmann as he introduced his top spots.
2. Yolanda "Yo Yo" Baker
Based in Louisville, Baker is affectionately known as the last of the disco queens and recognized as the United States' last disco ball maker. Last month, the Courier Journal featured Baker, and FACT uncovered the story.
3. Meet SlushiiEzra Marcus
spent time with the rising EDM producer Julian Scanlan aka Slushii in our spotlight of the week.
4. Emika - "Grief (Prelude)"
The producer will release her first orchestral album, Melanfonie, later this month. Above, the video for "Grief (Prelude)," a gorgeous track from the project featuring soprano Michaela Srumova.
5. The song sampled 77 times
You're probably familiar with this song, even if you've never heard it in full in your entire life.
6. Natasha Kmeto - "Pour Down"
This new video for Kmeto's single "Pour Down" was recorded entirely on an iPhone 6 with no filters. Very cool.
7. The return of fabric
Our reporter visited the famed nightclub on the night of its reopening to see if it still holds up to its former glory.
8. 10 house, techno and club producers to look for in 2017
FACT compiled an eclectic list of producers–including foozool, Powder, and Dominowe–to check for in the new year.
9. Bonobo abroad
News editor Anna Codrea-Rado interviewed the producer on the heels of his latest album, Migration, about the bittersweet emotions of life spent abroad.
10. Sanctified Sounds mix
Resident Advisor compiled this gorgeous mix of gospel house tunes, featuring classics from Floorplan and Kerri Chandler.