Club Room: Backstage sees Anja Schneider ditching the turntables in favour of a microphone as the lauded DJ, renowned talent scout and trailblazing label owner of Sous Music gets to grips with the opinions of leading names from the music industry as they discuss the most pressing issues affecting the electronic music right now.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Einmusik
For this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider invites Einmusik to her studio. A key name within the tech-house scene, Einmusik has been at the forefront of the genre since 2003. Described as a tastemaker and having proven his production credentials over and over via seven studio albums plus releases on many important labels including Dynamic Music, Still for Talent, Liebe Detail and his own Einmusika imprint, there can be no doubting Einmusik’s experience as a producer and label owner. Listen in as Anja and Samuel discuss the past, present and the future.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Rebekah
In this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider meets with Rebekah (Elements / Soma Recordings) to catch up with her about how she is using her position as a high profile female techno DJ to bring about attention and positive change to the issue of sexual assault and harassment within the music business via Rebekah’s self-started “For The Music” campaign.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Damian Lazarus
For this episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider invited Damian Lazarus to make a stop off at her studio while he was visiting Berlin so they could sit down and talk. A veteran of the contemporary house and techno scene, Lazarus has earned a reputation for being a pathfinder and a key tastemaker; always at the vanguard of new developments whether he be finding talent, running record labels or putting on events. Listen in as Anja and Damian discuss Damian’s long history in music, his love of exploration and experimentation, what it takes to stay ahead of the curve and what the story is with Damian’s newly released album, “Flourish”.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Chris Liebing
One of techno’s pioneers, Chris Liebing has been an active player in the scene since the mid-90s when he began the Spinclub in Frankfurt. Chris soon graduated to become resident at the legendary Omen club alongside cult hero Sven Vath. A busy working DJ since that point, Chris has been busy touring the world for the last 20 years. Over this time his multiple record label and radio show brands such as CLR and AMFM and his residency for Cocoon Ibiza have been central to the spreading of the techno gossip across the planet. Listen in to Anja’s deep talk with Chris as they discuss everything from how he has been dealing with current global pandemic crisis through to taking us through the highlights of his career history and what he has planned for the future.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Heiko Hoffmann
In this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider is talking to Heiko Hoffmann - one of the most important personalities in the German electronic music business. Heiko was until recently the chief editor of Groove Magazine, a publication he ran for 17 years, before working for Beatport - the worlds biggest retailer of electronic music - where his job is Vice President of Artist and Community Relations. Listen in as Heiko and Anja discuss about Heiko’s early experience as a child of the 1970’s growing up in a divided Berlin, cutting his teeth as a young journalist in the 90s, transforming Groove Magazine into an internationally renowned tastemaker publication, how Beatport are adapting their offering to include live streaming events and developing streaming for DJs via their Beatport Link initiative, and finally the curation, exhibition and publication of Heiko’s No Photos On The Dancefloor book
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage - Floyd Lavine
Floyd Lavine joined Anja Schneider for a deep talk in this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage. Listen as they discuss everything from Floyd’s roots in South Africa, his experience growing up in his Township, and the strong influence his family had in forming his musical tastes, through to the international influence on his sound and how his RISE label and events have grown in Berlin to go on and start establishing roots all over Europe, USA and back in his native Africa.