The Hard Data recently asked me to share my current top 10 tracks with hardcore fans in the USA. These are the tracks I can’t wait to play and have been getting the best response on the dance floors. Most of these are available now or will be soon, so “track” them down as soon … Continue reading DJ AniMe Top 10 February 2017
Artist: Filippo Calgani A.K.A. “DJ Mad Dog” Label: Traxtorm Records Started: 2000 Location: Italy, Rome Filippo Calgani, or DJ Mad Dog, started his hardcore music career at the age of 16 in his home town with a group called “Hardcore Terrorists”. In 2000, Filippo decided to start a new project with Traxtorm Records under the … Continue reading 5 AWESOME DJ MAD DOG TRACKS!
The first leg of the Harder Styles Tour 2016 culminated in Trauma Live’s home town, Los Angeles, CA last night, and I continue recovering from it as I type these words, dear reader. After dropping off my bud Nickolai at 5:30 am, I couldn’t help myself and indulged in that classic Angeleno vice: doughnuts. Sure, … Continue reading Field Report: Trauma Live’s Harder Styles Tour 2016: Los Angeles
Like opera in a construction zone, hardcore techno and hardstyle sang through the city of San Francisco last night, to the utter delight of the Bay Areas’s harder styles faithful. Fittingly, in my dutiful jaunt through the fabled city, I came upon a man doing just that, singing opera in a construction zone. I believe … Continue reading Field Report: Trauma in the Golden Bay
The Harder Styles Tour kicked off with a banging kickdrum last night when DJ Vortex opened up the tour his sage-like lessons in hardstyle. The unlikely locale of this seminal outburst was frigid Edmonton, Alberta, best known in these parts as the home of the Oilers and the legendary Wayne Gretsky. I’m still smarting from … Continue reading Field Report: Edmonton: Trauma Live’s Harder Styles Tour 2016 .