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Out Now: Erol Alkan 'Spectrum'/'Silver Echoes'

"The full length versions of both 'Spectrum' and 'Silver Echoes' are out today. These tracks were designed with my own Dj sets in mind, but I hope they bring something special to dance floors beyond my control. To be played in full, and loud! Thanks for listening." - Erol AlkanErol Alkan returns to Phantasy with 'Spectrum' and 'Silver Echoes', two pure dance floor cuts which perfectly embody Alkan's charismatic, psychedelia tinged and singular approach to DJing and production. A perfect summation of both past and contemporary influences, as well as a lifelong open-minded stance, 'Spectrum' and 'Silver Echoes', each capture a side of Alkan's always-evolving energy and technique,...

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#PHANTASYMIX 16: Charlotte Bendiks

Slowly, surely and charismatically, Charlotte Bendiks has become one of dance music’s most exciting and offbeat new figures. The Norwegian DJ and producer has already released on Comeme and Hivern Discs, and garnered a reputation for her unpredictable sets that explore the more unexpected ends of house and electronic music in general. As such, she makes the perfect candidate for the latest edition of the #PHANTASYMIX. Bendiks is also a keen conversationalist, as demonstrated in this transcribed semi-regular catch up with our own John Thorp, in which Charlotte lets us in on the somewhat depressing secrets of Norwegian drinking culture,...

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Erol Alkan Announces Brand New Music

Erol Alkan returns to Phantasy with 'Spectrum' and 'Silver Echoes', his first original solo material in five years; two pure dancefloor cuts which perfectly embody Alkan's charismatic, psychedelia tinged and singular approach to DJing and production.Stream 'Silver Echoes (Shorter)' and pre-order the 12" vinyl here"Dear friends, it feels so good to be able to write that new music is finally out there. You can stream 'Silver Echoes (Shorter)' from today, ahead of full release on Friday 9th November.  It's a double A side single coupled with 'Spectrum', which I've been playing throughout the summer. The sleeve is also double sided, with the 'Silver' side right above this...

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The Forum: Auntie Flo

Since founding the influential Highlife parties in Glasgow a decade ago, Auntie Flo has existed on the boundary between experimental, international music and the UK dance scene. Also closely associated with the label Huntleys & Palmers, Auntie Flo, real name Brian D’Souza has shifted to Giles Peterson’s Brownswood imprint for his latest, most ambitious album, ‘Radio Highlife’. The result of seven years travelling across the world and collaborating with a broad range of artists, ‘Radio Highlife’ is a diary of sound that tastefully flirts with pop and dance arrangements, establishing D’Souza’s nous as an excellent, open-minded collaborator. Guests on the...

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