Born in Moscow, raised in Tel Aviv and currently based in Berlin, Mary Ocher has become over the last five years a rather prominent character in the European queer music world thanks to her quirky voice, unsettling lyrics and slightly out-of-this-world live performances.
After the release of her war-themed concept album and a 7″ on Haute Areal in 2011, Ocher started work on Eden, produced… READ MORE
Living between LA and Berlin and extensive worldwide touring isn’t enough for DJ, producer and vocalist Anna Cavazos who is back with some outstanding collaborations on three new releases.
Paydirt sees the NYC musician alongside the San Francisco based producer Sam Haas. Part of a three track EP of the same name released on the Danish house label What Happens and featured on Defected’s Defected… READ MORE
Iconic house vocalist Billie Ray Martin released her first soul album, The Soul Tapes, this May 2016. Having previously worked with a range of genres including house, disco and pop, Billie Ray’s new album is the culmination of a decade-long creative urge to return to soul. Written with and inspired by producer Jon Tiven, The Soul Tapes consist of original tracks and two covers. Released… READ MORE
“Singer-songwriter Simonne Jones‘ debut EP, Gravity, will be available in full on May 27th. From her two first electro-punkish tracks with mentor Peaches, or her love for classical music, to her interest in technology combined with how close she feels to nature, this release reflects how diverse Simonne’s personal and musical influences are.”
Reblogged from Fourculture Magazine, more press on Red Bull EN & DE… READ MORE
Disco cabaret darling Alexander Geist crossed borders to work with Ming Wong and Bendik Giske and form the three corners of the artistic triangle responsible for the new release That Girl. The song and the video are the result of a live performance and collab at Art Basel in Hong Kong commissioned by Art Review and UBS.
The release was featured by Art Agenda, Accidental… READ MORE
Celebrate spring’s comeback with some catchy house music vibes served by producer/DJ/vocalist Eric D. Clark on the occasion of his club opening! Elsewhere is the theme song D. Clark just wrote for his eponym brand new club opening on the 25th in Sacramento Downtown, California before extending to events in Los Angeles and NYC – expect underground electronic music of all kinds and international acts,… READ MORE
Berlin-based DJ duo and couple Brax Moody (Munich) and Vamparela (Thessaloniki) have been playing music together since 2007, either as a DJ duo, in bands, or as remixers and producers. Merging the rhythm and dynamism of Munich’s hip-hop clubs with the grime and attitude of Thessaloniki’s back-alley indie bars gives an idea of how to categorize Local Suicide: a straight-up soulful fusion of new wave,… READ MORE
After dropping a notable dj set for Robert Henke’s performance at the Volksbühne in Berlin, the DJ and sound artist Mieko Suzuki is back with a new track featuring Ina Viola called Place to be and released on the 27th of November on R.O.T Records.
Place to be is the result of the collaboration between the two artists on the occasion of the R.O.T Records… READ MORE
After throwing a massive set at this year’s ADE Festival in Amsterdam, acid-house pioneer DJ Pierre catches up with cult synth-manufacturer Roland to talk about how he created the acid sound with a TB-303, and how AIRA and the new Roland Boutique synths have captured his heart. Watch the full interview here:
In addition, DJ Pierre and Supernova invite you to remix their latest release,… READ MORE
From Disco to Disco, from piano to electro & more: Eric D. Clark started his DJ career 30 years ago. From Sunday church performances in California at the age of 10 as a classical & gospel piano prodigy to disco and electronica keyboard mastering, Eric trained his ears and hands until 1981 when he finally claimed his place behind turntables and took up residencies in… READ MORE
DJ Pierre had a big year with a release on Get Physical remixed by Villalobos and DJ T, a swing by Berghain with Spanky for a live set as Phuture, a couple of Boiler Room sessions and non-stop touring; and he is getting 2015 started with this little lesson in acid – already approved by Acid Culture and I Heart Acid.
Remember, drop acid not… READ MORE
Hyenaz is the project of Mad Kate from Bonaparte and Tusk, who have both heavily been involved in the visual arts, alternative music and queer scenes in Berlin for the past 10 years.
Hyenaz bring together electronic music, dance and performance art in a challenging theatrical live show that has already seen them tour the US, Mexico and Europe in 2014. The band has recently… READ MORE
Everyone knows Roland Clark for his huge hit I get Deep as well as his collaborations with Fat Boy Slim, Robin S and Roger Sanchez. In 2014, the US East-coast based DJ has collaborated with Louie Vega, Bob Sinclar and rising star of the Polish techno scene Deas and his album Afromation was ranked 12th best album of 2014 by Traxsource.
His new release is… READ MORE
Have a very whacked Xmas and jingle all your bells! Xmas carol purists, please walk the other way, this podcast by Mary Ocher and Magritte Jaco (Plateau Repas) is most unconventional, most fun and most global (did we count 5 languages?).
And as an early Xmas present, Andreas Krach‘ Krachy Xmas is free to download on Soundcloud!
Ded Moroz & Snegurochka – Our Russian Christmas… READ MORE
After making a massive comeback to the front of the scene this year, 2015 is set to be the year of DJ Pierre. A pioneer of the squelchy sounds of acid-house through his work with Phuture (for the people who missed out on their incredible Berghain performance, their live Boiler Room set serves as a great introduction to their music), DJ Pierre made a name… READ MORE
A collaborator of Cocorosie, Bunny Rabbit, LCMDF, Creep, Zebra Katz and the jazz trio Grand Pianoramax, American poet and rapper Black Cracker has slowly sealed his name in the adventurous future hop scene paving the way for a generation of young artists such as Cakes Da Killa.
His newest genre challenging album PosTer Boy was released alongside four videos and remixes by Acid Washed (Record… READ MORE
Portuñol duo Moon&Mann started out with disco some years ago and their love of vinyl and partying led them to develop the Geradehaus sound. Geradehaus is more than just an event series, it is a label in the making and a home for sounds diverse but which all share a same set of qualities: solidity, old-school flair and an appetite for showing off freshness.
October’s… READ MORE
Berlin’s Music Week starts in a couple of days… and its highlight, the Berlin Festival: a city festival that has been mixing hip-hop, pop, rock, techno and other bouncy what-not for nine years already.
Big news this year, the festival moved from Tempelhof to Arena/White Trash/Badeschiff area, meaning lots of space to roam, lots of green, near-by nightlife & eateries, and a possibility to take… READ MORE
Geradehaus were a promoter outfit and a record label based in Berlin. They launched a series of successful events, starting with their bi-monthly residency at Prince Charles. These parties proved very popular thanks to the great deal of attention paid to their arty collectible visuals and always carefully curated line-ups that featured the likes of Ata, Jovonn, Fort Romeau, Lauer or Tornado Wallace.
Geradehaus were… READ MORE
Electrosexual‘s debut album Art Support Machine has hit the shelves.
The album has received strong support from Laurent Garnier “Loving this, will play everywhere”, The Hacker “Fantastic”, David Carretta, Club Cheval, Alexander Robotnick, Hard Ton (Gigolo) and Acid Washed and the videos of Tempelhof and Crystal Flesh premiered on Local Suicide and Kaltblut.
The Art Support Machine launch party was held at Eschschloraque, Mitte’s last… READ MORE
Live and DJ bookings of Mitte cocktail bar Tausend were in the delicate but firm hands of Your Mom’s for 18 months. The bar, bearing no sign, bell or light at its entrance, was most known for its unique interior, mainly consisting of the massive doughnut-shaped fixture broadcasting white light through the space, which some call the “Eye”. Your Mom’s booked various international and local… READ MORE
Take it slow, chillax, let the sun shine in and the disco and New Wave move your feet to the cool beach-beats. Summer-is-almost-here podcast by Franz Underwear (Slow Motion) for Your Mom’s and House/Disco event series Go Bang! promoted by himself and Local Suicide.
In May, Slow Motion Records will release the second soundtrack series of Marco Spavent and a preview EP from Motorcycle Boy… READ MORE
A marathonian jukebox girl from Paris via Montreal, La Fraicheur has been brewing her own blend of electro-synthetic-deep-house-techno-tropical beats for over a decade. Swinging her shaker around, she smoothes the audio-goodies down for the world-wide audiences to shake their bodies and melt to.
La Fraîcheur shares her yearning for spring in her energetic and juicy mixtape. A mixtape that features artists from the label she… READ MORE
American poet, light/video artist and hip-hop producer, Black Cracker, is about to release his new album Poster Boy, on the new Berlin-based label Gully Havoc. The album consists of 13 new songs and 4 videos alongside 8 remixes by Acid Washed (Records Makers), Tokyo Hands, M.E.S.H, Brendon Kent, Ashworth, Wildkatz, Akia and Maurau and has already received media support from INTRO, Adidas, Der Taggespiegel, Nothing… READ MORE
With It All Makes Sense, the first album of Fantôme (released on February 14th), Hanin Elias takes us with her on an atmospheric pop-rock voyage.
The new project from Hanin Elias and Marcel Zürcher from Die Krupps, takes form as a full-fledged five piece rock band and their debut album is a combination of lively pop-rock rythms and sensual vocals that will stick in your… READ MORE
A winter podcast by Hanin Elias releasing the first album, It All Makes Sense, of her new rock band Fantôme, and Electrosexual releasing his single Tempelhof on March 7th from the album Art Support Machine that will be hitting the shelves in the spring of this year. Don’t miss Fantôme’s first live show at White Trash on the 31st of january and Electrosexual’s release tour… READ MORE
What Mandel Turner has to say to you from NYC and Paris to welcome 2014? MOTHER KNOWS BEST!
Say it with house, tech-house, classic house and everything else, it’s all in the mix. Mandel’s collection has extended to all genres of soulful electronic music over the years; a collection of music by many others from the new and old-school, by himself as producer, but also… READ MORE
UhOh release their new single Wish Upon a Star as a hand-numbered and limited 7″ on coloured vinyl, a fairytale christmas song that was born on December 25th! Double A-single with Wish Upon a Star, Ride On and the Ride On remix by Moormann, plus booklet, video by Diana Naecke and download codes for digital version.
Order the EP HERE, catch UhOh live on January… READ MORE
After the trilogy Discolition, Demolition and Devolution, Electrosexual comes back with the first track of his next album Art Support Machine planned for release in March 2014. The single is called Lay My Eye, it has a synthesized and sensual energy with an ominous feel, foreboding a sense of impending danger. Great listen for Depeche Mode’s fans, great video by Los Angeles based Christine Rho … READ MORE
Winter is here, and so Andreas Krach, aka Krach der Roboter, has prepared us a Xmas podcast to enjoy while decorating a tree, wrapping presents or writing greeting cards.
The podcast features his own Xmas track Krachy Christmas – downloadable on our Soundcloud too as an early present with an illustration by our own Charlotte Osinga, and Dualesque‘s new track Uncomplicated‘s Xmas children choir and… READ MORE
On December 5th Alexander Geist - who just joined the YMA’s family – will celebrate the release of his new single A Woman’s Right To Choose with a live show at Monarch Berlin. The track is produced by Joey Hansom (Expatriarch), and will be released on New Pangea as an illustrated fold-out poster and a download. The music video was made in collaboration with Imogen… READ MORE
Plateau Repas will release exclusive remastered tracks on Bandcamp on September 30th. Not for the faint of heart, eurodance d’auteur perfect for a “sweat or die” session, explosive mix of house, electro, pop and hip-hop, second degree fun party music – either you got the colours and the muscle to follow or you don’t, but don’t say we didn’t warn you.
A warmup while you… READ MORE
The 90’s digital hardcore icon Hanin Elias is out and about this autumn; your first chance to catch her behind the decks is on September 1st, at the fashion festival Berlin Dress. The festival is a glimmering showcase of the Berlin fashion culture, with a twist of short films, vogueing and fashion-art happenings, not to mention the line-up brought by Your Mom’s.
The show continues… READ MORE
After three successful years in Berlin’s house and disco scene, Moon&Mann are moving forward. Together with JMII and Baughman they launched the Geradehaus event series at Prince Charles with an instalment every other month, on the second Friday from midnight till morning, with a sophisticated selection of disco, italo, garage and analogue house music. Each party will satisfy your demanding ears and feet with tunes… READ MORE
Your Mom’s always busy for Berlin’s Fashion Week; this season, we’ll be hopping from Bread & Butter to Bright trade shows and their after parties, Capsule to see Tata Christiane‘s designs, the Patrick Mohr and Muschi Xberg shows; and of course organising events.
As for our own events, Reebok sponsored us to feature Swizz Beatz, Infinite Livez (Ninja Tune/Big Dada) and Black Cracker live, plus… READ MORE
After hosting their own floor in Moog at Off Sonar and being handpicked to bring some disco to NOISEY‘s “You Need to Hear this Podcast Series“; Local Suicide crafted an electro-disco mix pulsing with summer vibes for the July edition of Your Mom’s monthly podcast.
With upcoming gigs at Melt Festival as well as in Munich, Oslo, Heidelberg, Paris, Thessaloniki, Berlin, Greece and a South… READ MORE
Let Your Mom’s team tie on an apron and prepare your event from A to Z or customize and adapt our services to your needs. Your Mom’s can help you hand-pick DJs, non-musical performances, live acts, catering, special drinks, decorations, photographers, flyer designers, et cetera from our artists and from a broader roster as well. We have the skills and the experience to conceptualise different… READ MORE
Yasmin Gate‘s podcast for May is an energetic one mixing techno, house and electro from the artists she likes and has collaborated with, and you can also spot some of her own tracks including the new Spinning Around – don’t miss the interview on FluxFM on the occasion of the release on May 25th. Yasmin evolves on two levels: as a DJ not afraid to… READ MORE
Spring is here and brings its share of novelty, videos and releases.
After War Songs (Haute Areal) Mary Ocher is now releasing her second album Eden in mid-June on Buback, produced by Canadian Rock’n’Roll guru King Khan. While waiting seize the chance to (re)discover the video from Mary’s band Your Government.
And another striking video and track: Noblesse Oblige‘s new single “Runaway” taken from… READ MORE
Eric D. Clark, a career of over 30 years, a wide and eclectic range of music genres and collaborations all over the globe as producer, co-producer, musician, vocalist, performer, composer, remixer… it’s hard to keep track. Here is a mixtape of his own productions, some unreleased, skilfully mixed – the perfect dance remedy against feeling gloomy!
Book Eric D. Clark for DJ sets worldwide HERE.… READ MORE
Hanin Elias invited us for a show on Reboot FM, “Hanin On Air” last Friday.
For one hour we talked about the agency and its family, we featured Elbee Bad, Eric D. Clark, UhOh, Hanin, Aniaetleprogrammeur, Plateau Repas, Electrosexual, Yasmin Gate, Mary Ocher, Anything Maria, without forgetting Moon&Mann, Local Suicide, Krach and Mieko Suzuki.
Listen to it and learn a bit more about Your Mom’s… READ MORE
On the occasion of Eric D. Clark‘s arrival at Your Mom’s, we asked up-and-coming writer Evan Musgrave for a few words about Professor D. Clark.
“With two decades of lighting up Europe’s dance floors wither side of raucous stints in his native USA, Eric D. Clark is truly a Transatlantic phenomenon. Just as his geographical location is often hard to pin down, his part techno,… READ MORE
eLBee BaD is well known for being the Prince of Dance Music, and with March’s podcast “Ya Mama’s Tech Mixxx”, he reminds us of another part of his musical personality: intricate hectic TECHNO. Busy times lie ahead for this DJ who likes to enforce the power of his house music with the real strings of his friends from the POD Orchestra. Techno and house vinyl… READ MORE
Plateau Repas are a French electronica trio, Valentin, Fleur and Magritte Jaco, based in Berlin. They perform live and also DJ pop and electro; you may have already caught them over the past three years in Paris, Hamburg, Stockholm, Brussels… We are very excited these conceptual eurodancers are joining Your Mom’s crew soon. In the meantime, we will go have a crazy boogie at Kater… READ MORE
After the success of the first Geradehaus, our favourite disco/house duo are getting ready for their second event already featured on Finding Berlin and Berlin Poche:
“The second instalment of Geradehaus is arriving on the 8th of February to Berlin’s Prince Charles. Right where disco-erotic acts like Session Victim and Hunee left it that first night full of ecstasy, the Geradehaus team is setting the… READ MORE
Your Mom’s team are getting ready, ironing out the last glitches on the website, facebooking our heart away, choosing artists’ pictures, pumping up energy from friends and family’s encouragements.
Next thing you know, Your Mom’s will be booking live acts (Hanin Helias, Anything Maria, Krach der Roboter, Yasmin Gate, Mary Ocher), DJs (Local Suicide, Elbee Bad, Mieko Suzuki, Andreas Krach, Moon&Mann, Electrosexual) and event services… READ MORE