Stop Making Sense – boat parties

With less than two weeks to go, it’s time to book your boat party tickets for Stop Making Sense. The Tisno festival have also announced that Ukranian DJ and producer Vakula has been added to the lineup, bringing his distinctive …


Top 50 remixes / edits of 2013

As regular readers will be more than aware, here at Pelski we love a remix or two. We are particularly partial to a good ol’ disco edit. So expect plenty of colourful funk cuts and summery remixes in our belated …


Top 100 original tracks of 2013

Our favourite time of the year – a time when we can sit back and arbitrarily handpick the ‘best’ tracks of the last 12 months. Even the staunchest of snobs (that’d be us) could not deny that 2013 was a …


Medlar interview

Tipping its hat to Detroit and Chicago classics, Medlar’s brand of tastefully jazz-infused house music has pricked the ears of critics and discerning listeners alike. Last month he released his debut album Sleep, an absorbing late-night journey permeated by …

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Pelski’s ‘ten tracks’ for Dance Till You’re Dead

One of our favourite blogs, the long-running, Texas-based Dance Till You’re Dead, asked me to contribute the second installment of their new ‘ten tracks’ feature (the first in the series came from Huntleys & Palmers bossman Andrew Thomson).

I’ve …


Stop Making Sense 2013

Taking its name from Talking Heads’ live 1984 album (or indeed the subsequent film), Stop Making Sense is a clued-up, sun-drenched festival on the Tisno coast. Nestled in a secluded bay and now in its fourth year, the underground …

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Eddie C interview

Fresh from his excellent second album Country City Country (read our review here), we caught up with Eddie C for a quick chin-wag about the Canadian’s early crate-digging habits, his modest recording equipment and Berlin’s multifarious music scene.



Session Victim interview

Hauke Freer and Matthias Reiling met in 1997, but it wasn’t until ten years later that they formed Session Victim – a name that has come to be associated with a consistently solid output of rugged, organic house music.

2012 …

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HNNY interview

Stockholm’s HNNY announced himself towards the end of 2011 with a divisive white label: a house edit of Mariah Carey’s 1984 power ballad ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’. With its menacing bass notes and jagged synth stabs, HNNY’s …

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Round Table Knights interview

We’ll be presenting Switzerland’s Round Table Knights as our headliners on Saturday. Although RTK have been producing for quite a while now, 2010 really has been their year, having released the ingenious Caribbean-flavoured monster ‘Calypso’, revolving around a steel drum

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