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Label Launch – Samo Records

A new label out of New York is exploring the darker, moodier side of electronic music.Just-launched Samo Records will take you anywhere from electro to EBM to cold-wave territory and all points in between. Founder Boris Knezevic (who DJs under the Facets moniker) wants to showcase the wealth of talent coming out of NYC, showcasing the best local up-and-coming and established artists on every release. … Continue reading Label Launch – Samo Records

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Free parties at Good Room – August 11 to 13

Good Room presents… Thursday, August 11 GlitterballNYC presents Samo Records Label Launch Party The Horrorist Pixelife Facets Free – All Night Just-launched Samo Records will explore the darker, moodier side of electronic music, anywhere from electro to EBM to cold-wave territory and all points in between. As a label born in New York, Samo will feature the best local up-and-coming and established talent on every release … Continue reading Free parties at Good Room – August 11 to 13

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Good Room Podcast 061 – Pixelife

Navigating between darker but melodic shades of house and techno, multimedia artist and musician Sean Dack aka Pixelife has been DJing in NYC’s underground for over 15 years. With releases on seminal labels such as Throne of Blood, Tusk Wax, Let Play House and an upcoming EP on Samo Records, Pixelife still pushing his unique sound onto dance floors around the globe. Inspired by digital … Continue reading Good Room Podcast 061 – Pixelife

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Good Room Podcast 060 – John Barera & Will Martin

Brooklyn based DJs and producers John Barera & Will Martin are known for their sculptural, storytelling House with a subtle Detroit Techno influence. Their debut album on Dolly,“Graceless” followed up on the success of their track “Reality”, which found its way into the hands of Berlin’s Steffi, and acted as a central gear in her Panorama 05 Mix. “Graceless” was well received and the two … Continue reading Good Room Podcast 060 – John Barera & Will Martin

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Good Talk with Dinky

Dinky is never one who to rest to her laurels. The Chilean-born, Berlin-based producer had never limited herself to one style – From her early releases on in the `90s Sonic Groove, Traum and Carpark to Sven Vath’s Cocoon imprint and her latest release ‘Casa’ on Crosstown Rebels, her records range from ambient, minimal house and techno to downcast new disco and electronic pop. Dinky’s musical … Continue reading Good Talk with Dinky

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Good Talk with Octo Octa

House, techno and breaks is how Octo Octa describes her genre of music but her productions are so much more than that. The Brooklyn producer’s finely-tuned marriage of exquisite compositional flare, meticulously-sculpted sonics, and primal dance-floor functionality earned her a Red Bull Music Academy residency in Manhattan as well as covet gigs at Berlin’s Panorama Bar, Frankfurt’s Live At Robert Johnson, and Barcelona’s Sonar Festival. Over … Continue reading Good Talk with Octo Octa

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Internet killed the radio star – an interview with Mixcloud’s Nico Perez

Online streaming services have changed the way we listen to music. Websites like Mixcloud, Spotify, Soundcloud and Pandora have all brought new music to our attention, whether that was the goal or not. Musicians, DJs and artists now have a global platform, reaching a wider audience than most radio shows can. Good Room has teamed up with Mixcloud and The New Stand to talk about … Continue reading Internet killed the radio star – an interview with Mixcloud’s Nico Perez

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Good Room Podcast 059 – Kellam Matthews

With love for the contrast between beauty and aggression, Kellam Matthews takes dreamy house tracks and dark acid jams and mashes them together to make some eerie results. After picking up DJing when he was 13, his early influence of Drum & Bass has translated into his current sets, playing slowed down breaks over house music. The Brooklyn-based DJ has been putting together the Friendzone! … Continue reading Good Room Podcast 059 – Kellam Matthews