Category Archives: Interviews

The HARD DATA issue 12! Celebrates 2 years Rocking Ink!

The HARD DATA wants to thank all of our readers, subscribers, contributors, collaborators and conspirators for making it 2 years in print! This issue features Rob GEE, Tim Shopp, and Chris “Devo” laying down knowledge regarding how to throw a rave. Plus! Deadly Buda Rave Comix and Gabberfest Set Time Guide! Available in the Los … Continue reading The HARD DATA issue 12! Celebrates 2 years Rocking Ink!

Da Tweekaz prepare you for Denver’s OVERLOAD Festival

June is going to be a crazy month for Hard Music in the United States. Among the craziness comes the first edition of Overload Festival, Colorado’s biggest Hardstyle party to date. The lineup consists of a wide variety of acts – Code Black, Da Tweekaz, LNY TNZ, Gammer & Noisecontrollers will be taking over Denver … Continue reading Da Tweekaz prepare you for Denver’s OVERLOAD Festival

Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids

Psytrance and hardcore techno are 2 distinct electronic music tribes. Psytrance is typically characterized by psychedelia brought by morphing sounds that make your mind float above the clouds, while the main element in hardcore is an energetic, grounding and distorted kick drum which vibrates through the whole body at a fast pace. The peaceful neo-hippies … Continue reading Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids

Artist Interview – Wildstylez

DJ Wildstylez has been at the forefront of hardstyle for over a decade.  We had a chance to catch up with him before his performance this weekend at Basscon Wasteland! Joram, thank you so much for taking the time to interview with me! Tell us, when and how did you first become interested in music? Music has … Continue reading Artist Interview – Wildstylez

Artist Interview – Mekanikal

Mekanikal is one of the fastest rising talents in the North American Hard Dance scene. He began producing music when he was 14 and gravitated towards hardstyle after watching Coone’s video series of the making of his album “The Challenge.” After spending time developing his sound, Mekanikal got his first major break in 2013 with his … Continue reading Artist Interview – Mekanikal