Label Release : A.S.H – ‘Vortex’ EP (We Are The Brave)

We Are The Brave, a label now renowned for churning out mega club hits from the moment Alan released his ‘We Do What We Want’ back in 2016. What a ride it’s been since, as if Gary Beck, Darius Syrossian, Sasha and a Trevino remix weren’t enough, they have already proved that 2018 is perhaps Read more about Label Release : A.S.H – ‘Vortex’ EP (We Are The Brave)[…]

Exclusive Interview: Billy Cocks (Hotbed)

We speak to Abode Hotbed resident Billy Cocks about his journey into DJ’ing, his love for different genres of music and the upcoming season in Ibiza. How did you get into DJ’ing? My little sister taught me, she was just getting about the scene and I just used to watch her and think that is Read more about Exclusive Interview: Billy Cocks (Hotbed)[…]

Exclusive Interview: Alex Ranerro

We speak to Solvd magazine co-owner and House DJ/Producer Alex Ranerro about his creative process, his latest Solvd event and how he got his start in the music scene. How did you get into DJ’ing/Music production? I discovered music production in high school when a friend of mine gave me a copy of Reason, FL Read more about Exclusive Interview: Alex Ranerro[…]

Exclusive Interview: Mark Sixma

Ahead of his show at Avalon Hollywood tomorrow evening, Mark Sixma sat down with us to talk about all things musical, his favourite places to play in the world and what 2018 has in store for him. Are you looking forward to the gig? What do enjoy most about playing in America? I can’t wait!! Read more about Exclusive Interview: Mark Sixma[…]

We speak to the man who made our summer with his stellar track “Jupiter”; Julian Wassermann about his upcoming music, how he got into music production and where he sees his music going next.

Exclusive Interview: Julian Wassermann

We speak to the man who made our summer with his stellar track “Jupiter”; Julian Wassermann about his upcoming music, how he got into music production and where he sees his music going next.    Firstly we just want to say thank you for ‘Jupiter’! It was the soundtrack to our summer and is still Read more about Exclusive Interview: Julian Wassermann[…]

Ableton Live 10 for Trance and Techno producers Part I: New Devices

Finally, Ableton Live 10 has been announced, and is out on beta. There have been a plethora of articles and lists made to spell out the new features and updates to the DAW, but few have focused on what the update offers for making specific genres. Producers of Techno and/or Trance will find that Ableton Read more about Ableton Live 10 for Trance and Techno producers Part I: New Devices[…]

Alan Fitzpatrick hails Marcus Intalex aka Trevino’s emotional remix of his latest release ‘Magentic Dog’ on new label We Are The Brave

  Marcus Intalex aka Trevino delivers raw, emotional and quite frankly outstanding Techno after his sudden death earlier this year. Alan Fitzpatrick’s We Are The Brave label has been busy laying down foundations for the past twelve months. The run-away commercial success of their debut single “We Do What We Want” was just the start, Read more about Alan Fitzpatrick hails Marcus Intalex aka Trevino’s emotional remix of his latest release ‘Magentic Dog’ on new label We Are The Brave[…]

Exclusive Interview: Jase Thirlwall

  We speak to one of Scotland’s fastest rising Trance talents, Jase Thirwall, on how he makes his music, what Trance means to him and where his music will take him next. How did you get into DJing/Music production? I guess I always had a passion for music, especially dance music, from a really early Read more about Exclusive Interview: Jase Thirlwall[…]

Exclusive Interview: Layton Giordani

  We speak to the new face of Drumcode, Layton Giordani on his early influences in music, his relationship with Adam Beyer and a very special collaboration he has in the pipeline with a legend of the scene. What were your early influences in music? I listen a lot to DJ’s like Victor Calderone, Danny Read more about Exclusive Interview: Layton Giordani[…]

Exclusive Interview: Allan Morrow

We speak to up and coming Trance DJ/producer Allan Morrow on his love of Trance, playing over in the states and his tips for aspiring producers wanting to up their game in the studio. How did you initially get involved in electronic music and then specifically trance? I actually first started listening to electronic music Read more about Exclusive Interview: Allan Morrow[…]

House Makes Glasgow

In this article we look at the booming house music scene in Glasgow. The house music scene in Glasgow over the years has flourished into one of the most vibrant and creative hubs in the whole of the UK. Artists and Djs taking their craft worldwide and promoters booking some of the biggest names in Read more about House Makes Glasgow[…]

Stephen Kirkwood-The Hook Interview

Our founder and World touring DJ and Producer Stephen Kirkwood gives an in depth interview of what’s been happening over the past year in his busy lifestyle. In his latest Interview, we get a detailed look at the life of a musician and businessman. check out the spread below!

Tips for writing an Interesting melody

Major? Minor? whats the best for writing a really good melody? here at SKapade, we give you some of our top tips for getting people’s hands in the air. Putting together a main melody for your track can be one of the hardest parts of songwriting. While sometimes it comes naturally, other times, you’ll end Read more about Tips for writing an Interesting melody[…]

Why you should be going to see Eric Prydz’s new show in Las Vegas, with our man Iain.

After spending a week in Las Vegas taking in the sights, it was only right to leave the best spectacle for last, Eric Prydz at Marquee Nightclub. Since we arrived on the final day of EDC there were plenty of club nights to go around the following week. Vegas was still buzzing from the festival Read more about Why you should be going to see Eric Prydz’s new show in Las Vegas, with our man Iain.[…]

Dj Obi Breaks the world record for the World’s Longest Dj Set

‘I woke up hallucinating after 4 or 5 days and had lost full control of my body…’ What’s the longest set you’ve ever seen? An open to close maybe? An extended 6/8 hour set? Even these can be difficult to keep dancing through at times. But Nigerian born, DJ Obi, has recently broken the world Read more about Dj Obi Breaks the world record for the World’s Longest Dj Set[…]

Exclusive Interview: Will Atkinson

Following on from his debut Radio 1 show, we had a chat with a good friend of the studio and the man of the moment, Will Atkinson.   An artist who needs no introduction, Will’s been absolutely smashing it recently and has earned his place as one of the top dogs in dance music. The Read more about Exclusive Interview: Will Atkinson[…]

If you had never heard dance music before…

Kerri Chandler is embarking on an project and we’re excited to see the results…. Kerri seems to be all over social media at the moment with his remix of Paul Mcartney’s classic, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five causing a stir online and even Mcartney himself taking the time to share it. He’s also embarking on Read more about If you had never heard dance music before…[…]

Exclusive Interview: James Slaven

We speak to James Slaven about his recent gigs in Croatia and the massive release of ‘After Conor’ on Yousef’s Carioca Records. Scotland’s own James Slaven has carved out a name for himself in the melodic house and techno scene through his distinctive, original productions and his regular extended sets. Fresh off a couple of Read more about Exclusive Interview: James Slaven[…]

Exclusive Interview: Mutual Attraction

We recently got the chance to speak to a rising talent in house music; Mutual Attraction. Check out what he had to say here! At SKapade, we’re all about supporting up & coming artists along with those who are already established. Recently, our operations manager Steven Galloni has been captivated with a track called ‘Lost Read more about Exclusive Interview: Mutual Attraction[…]

The SKapade Show: EP002: James Slaven

Recently we spoke with rising star in House music, James Slaven. After having a major release on Yousef’s Carioca records and upcoming releases on the likes of Yoshitoshi, it would only be right to sit him down to get the full story. Check out the full podcast below!   You can follow James Slaven on Read more about The SKapade Show: EP002: James Slaven[…]

Exclusive Interview: Daniela La Luz

We speak to Daniela La Luz about her influences, creative process and more! Daniela is known for her distinctive and ever developing sound which has caught the interest of DJs and listeners worldwide. Recently we had the chance to ask her a few questions about how it comes to life. Check out the interview below! Read more about Exclusive Interview: Daniela La Luz[…]

Exclusive Interview: 2nd Phase

Taking the trance & techno scene by storm, our in house duo 2nd Phase are absolutely smashing it at the moment. Take a look at their interview with us here! 2nd Phase is a name that’s been rising up the ranks over the last few years with their momentum growing at a rapid pace. Not Read more about Exclusive Interview: 2nd Phase[…]

Exclusive Interview: Nico Mendez

We have a chat with one of our in-house artists and a regular on some of the biggest house labels in the world, Nico Mendez! Nico has been honing his sound and developing a style for himself which is instantly recognisable. With releases on labels such as Wired, Underground Source Records and Blacksoul Music, he’s Read more about Exclusive Interview: Nico Mendez[…]

Exclusive Interview: David Rust

We speak to the local DJ and producer about his time in the club scene and more! David has not only developed a solid reputation as one of the most technically gifted DJ’s in the current trance scene, his productions have also been doing damage on the dance charts. It’s great to see a local Read more about Exclusive Interview: David Rust[…]

Exclusive Interview: Spektre

We interview two of the most forward thinking producers in Techno, Spektre. Recently, our resident and CEO Stephen Kirkwood spent some time in the studio with Richard Wakley and Paul Maddox of Spektre and was blown away by their expertise and technical ability. The guys were really welcoming and were good enough to answer a Read more about Exclusive Interview: Spektre[…]

Exclusive Interview: Greco

Fresh off hosting his first label party at ADE in Amsterdam and a recent American tour, we get an insight into the life and music of rising house star, Greco.   New York born Greco has been building a reuptation in house music for years through his unique sound and exciting productions. With releases on Read more about Exclusive Interview: Greco[…]

Exclusive Interview: Matteo Rosolare & JoJo Angel

We speak to head honchos of Daylight Robbery Records, Matteo Rosolare & JoJo Angel, on all things house and how every cloud has a silver lining.   Daylight Robbery Records have been absolutely smashing it over the past few years with some huge names on their roster including Jey Kurmis, James Silk and Matt Fear Read more about Exclusive Interview: Matteo Rosolare & JoJo Angel[…]

Exclusive Interview: Aurora Garritani

We speak with Aurora Garritani, who works in booking and logistics for Beatside Bookings.   After our event with Luigi Madonna, we made a point of staying in touch with the guys at Beatside Bookings because they were such a pleasure to work with. Since we’re all about bringing something different to the scene, we Read more about Exclusive Interview: Aurora Garritani[…]

Exclusive Interview: Awanto 3

We speak with Awanto 3 about his studio setup, his latest releases and his plans for 2017! Awanto 3 is an alias of Steven de Peven who has been taking the house scene by storm for over 20 years now. With eclectic sets and experimental, forward thinking releases, we felt it was only right to Read more about Exclusive Interview: Awanto 3[…]

Exclusive Interview: Will Rees

We get the chance to speak with a man who has been doing damage on the trance scene with his high energy tracks and live sets, Will Rees!   Who are some of your biggest influences musically?   I used to listen to the CD’s my brother bought back in 1998-2001, so DJs like Judge Read more about Exclusive Interview: Will Rees[…]

SKapade Studios: Dance Music Production Services Scotland and the Underground Scene

We share our thoughts on dance music production in Scotland and how it’s changed over the years.   The Scottish dance music scene has always been a thriving and passionate one. As a nation, we’ve had our fair share of worldwide success and the list of Scottish artists who have established themselves amongst the all Read more about SKapade Studios: Dance Music Production Services Scotland and the Underground Scene[…]

Exclusive Interview: Nikolas Syrimis (Swerve Digital/Fxtion Records)

We speak to up and coming House label owner and DJ/Producer Nikolas Syrimis about receving support off the biggest DJs in the world and what’s in store for 2017.   How did you get involved in DJ’ing/producing and the electronic music scene?   It probably started when I was around 10 years old when I Read more about Exclusive Interview: Nikolas Syrimis (Swerve Digital/Fxtion Records)[…]

DJ Lessons Glasgow & Dumbarton

We offer a wide range of services here at SKapade Studios and our aim is to provide clients with a unique experience where they can take in knowledge from professionals in the dance music scene. One of the many services that we offer is DJ lessons from members of team. Whether DJing is something you Read more about DJ Lessons Glasgow & Dumbarton[…]

Music Production in Glasgow and Dumbarton

One of the most sought after services offered at SKapade Studios is professional music production tuition. This can be tailored to suit those who are interested in getting started and learning more as well along with well experienced producers.   Our engineers are seasoned professionals who have had tracks signed to some of the most Read more about Music Production in Glasgow and Dumbarton[…]

Exclusive Interview: Teo Mandrelli

Teo Mandrelli has been absolutely storming the house scene recently with huge live sets and releases on some of the biggest labels on the planet. Check out our conversation with him here!   Born on the Adriatic Coast of Italy, Teo Mandrelli has been involved in music from the day he was born and has Read more about Exclusive Interview: Teo Mandrelli[…]

Exclusive Interview: Paul Mccabe

We take the opportunity to speak with one a regular ‘one to watch’ from SKapade who we’ve loved watching progress. Check out our chat with Paul Mccabe here!   Paul has been smashing it recently cooking up some great tracks and turning heads in the house and tech house scene. It’s been brilliant to see Read more about Exclusive Interview: Paul Mccabe[…]

Exclusive Interview: Sied Van Riel

We speak to Trance Heavyweight Sied Van Riel about his beginnings in the industry and what he plans to do next.   Let’s start off with what you’re listening to, who are some of your favourite artists at the moment?   At the moment I am mainly focussed on compiling my Rielism 4 compilation which Read more about Exclusive Interview: Sied Van Riel[…]

Exclusive Interview: Bearcubs

Bearcubs breaks down his creative process and recaps on how he got involved in electronic music. Read the full interview here!   We chat with Bearcubs, who has been taking the electronic scene by storm with a unique blend of mind bending sounds than take influence from trip hop, soul, house and progressive. With a Read more about Exclusive Interview: Bearcubs[…]

Exclusive Interview: Audiomatiques

We speak with Audiomatiques about his influences, studio setup, favourite places to play and more!!   Audiomatiques has been turning heads in the techno scene for a number of years now through his energetic, unique live sets and has developed a reputation for releasing his own distinct take on techno music. We’re big fans of Read more about Exclusive Interview: Audiomatiques[…]

Exclusive Interview: Black Girl/White Girl

We speak to rising Tech House duo Black Girl/White Girl on their latest releases, how they started off in the scene and what 2017 has in store for them. How did you both get into DJing/Music Production? T: For me, music had always been a main thing in my life. I studied musicology and from Read more about Exclusive Interview: Black Girl/White Girl[…]