Animé and the harder styles of dance music have gone hand in hand together since day 1 of the rave scene. Back in the early days you would see plenty of rave flyers inspired by Ghost in the Shell, Robotech, and especially Akira. Akira, in particular, would often be sampled in early rave records. Animé … Continue reading The HARD DATA @ Animé Los Angeles
Marco Collini has shown an utmost amount of dedication and passion for Hardcore in the Italian scene. He had to jump through a lot of hoops and took a lot of risks in order to become one of the most prominent upcoming Hardcore artists to date.
Tim, it’s been a long time coming, but looks like the people are finally gonna get a taste of your violence! You’re playing at the Brooklyn, NY stop of Trauma’s Harder Styles Tour on February 27, 2016. Tell me what this show means to you: A long time indeed! I must say it feels so … Continue reading Tim Shopp: Interview from Trauma: Harder Styles Tour 2016
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Scott Brown is the owner/operator of Evolution Records, the UK’s longest running Hardcore label (founded in Glasgow, Scotland in 1994). It was his “bouncy” techno sound that helped catapult many other artists onto the scene. His visit to the US will be an important and valuable lesson in the origins of the harder styles so … Continue reading Scott Brown: Interview from Trauma: Harder Styles Tour 2016