The mighty Toolroom Records are proud to present the launch of their very own dedicated TV channel – Toolroom TV! Aimed at being the indispensible clubbers' digest, Toolroom TV is the number one channel showcasing exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Presented by and including footage from some of the industry's biggest artists, Toolroom TV is not to be missed!
Including a backing soundtrack of unheard Toolroom cuts & classic house anthems Toolroom TV is the new number one portal to keep up-to-date with all things happening in your dance music scene.
Globetrotting to the 6th year of the BPM Festival in sunny Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Toolroom TV ep. 6 offers an exclusive backstage pass to all the hottest stars of the party. Carl Cox, Mark Knight, Nic Fanciulli, The Martinez Brothers, Matador, Nicole Moudaber, Sander Kleinenberg, Danny Daze, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Luca Bacchetti & Lauren Lane all reveal their thoughts to Toolroom TV, making this episode the ultimate guide to find out what the BPM festival is really all about. Keep it locked for more BPM action coming in episode 7!
From the sun-kissed shores of Playa del Carmen to the winter-kissed streets of historical Berlin, Toolroom TV's next stop uncovers a city steeped in musical heritage. Giving a personal guided tour of this techno sub-hub is both Ralf Kollmann and Anja Schneider, who first unlock the door to the HQ of famed Berlin-based label Mobilee Records. Unveiling the secrets of how they built the respected Mobilee brand from scratch, as well as what it takes to be an artist rising through the imprint's ranks, this is must-watch TV for any aspiring musician or producer. Plus Ralf & Anja also take a trip to the most top-secret and exclusive underground space in Berlin - but you'll have to watch very closely to see where it is.
Finally, concluding the episode, Chopstick & Johnjon catch up with Toolroom TV at their Berlin-based Suol Records HQ. Fresh off the back of their smash hit remix of Digitalism's 'Zdarlight' on Toolroom, the pair tell of how the rework was a tough one to perfect and explain how the resulting (third!) effort came together. Touching again on why Berlin has cemented itself as a city central to the rise of electronic music, Chopstick & Johnjohn offer a fitting conclusion to another worldwide episode of Toolroom TV.
Set to another sterling soundtrack of top Toolroom tracks and exclusive never before heard gems from Mobilee Records and Suol Records, episode 6 is not to be missed. Toolroom TV continues to deliver as your one-stop channel uncovering the hottest artists and parties in the world of electronic music.
Part 5 kicks off accompanying Mark Knight on the road of his mammoth TK6 trip. Manchester's first, and on route Mark picks his biggest track of 2012 for DJ Mag; can you guess what it is? An explosive Thursday night at Sound Control follows, and then it's to Belfast for the penultimate tour gig. Reflecting on the TK6 reactions to Toolroom favourite 'Alright', Mark hints that bigger things could be afoot for the record – stay tuned to find out what! Dublin and Amsterdam follow and sign off the 6th Birthday with style; you won't get any closer to being on tour than in this episode!
Back at Ministry Of Sound and Toolroom TV talks with Crazy P who reveal big plans, as well as disclosing how their unique setup has developed over the years. Next up Holland's Dannic delves deep into the successes of the Dutch scene, tells how he tailors his DJ sets, and exclusively reveals his next big Toolroom release 'Clobber'. Finally new superstar Nicky Romero explains the idea behind his record label Protocol Recordings, reflects on how lucky he is to be part of EDM culture, and offers invaluable advice for anyone trying to make it in the industry – inspiring stuff.
Firmly focusing on the Dutch domination of the EDM scene, Hardwell presents Toolroom TV to explore the infamous city before the carnage of the country’s annual dance event descends upon it for 3 days. Touring his favorite Holland hangouts - from the Blue restaurant atop the Kalvertoren shopping centre, to the Patta sneaker store & Club Home (the birthplace of the first Revealed Recordings party) - Hardwell showcases why ADE is such an important event in the EDM calendar. Newcastle is next up on the trailblazing Toolroom TV agenda, as Mark Knight takes the camera on the road with him to capture Toolroom Knights’ 6th Birthday tour first hand. You’ll get to experience the lifestyle the house music head honcho leads as the tour tears up Tyne & Wear, Ministry of Sound in London and Castle Clvb, Edinburgh – and that’s only half of it (stay tuned to episode 5 for part 2)!
Global Gathering is next up, as regular Toolroom TV presenter Pete Griffiths gets up close and personal with Stefano Noferini on the release of his latest Toolroom Knights compilation, limbers up on the tour bus with Friendly Fires, and gets under the hood of Hospital Records hot talent S.P.Y, talking about his Total Science Toolroom collaboration and more. Finally, concluding a Dutch-themed edition, Toolroom TV gets back to Amsterdam to attend the premier of brand new DJ documentary ‘Dutch Influence’. Director Hatim el Khatib gives the lowdown on the aim of the movie, and an insight as to why he was inspired to get behind the camera to detail the Dutch’s rise to fame in the world of electronic music. Keep it locked to find out!
Episode 3 heads to the International Music Summit where Wally Lopez gives the lowdown on being part of the Toolroom family, the evolution of Ibizan clubbing and the benefits of daytime vs nightlife, plus the legendary Paul Oakenfold offers invaluable advice about the spiritual ethos of the island. Next up at the World Heritage Site, Dalt Vila, global superstar David Guetta tells all about underground sounds project Jackback Records, big room tunes vs dark beats at F*ck Me I’m Famous Pacha, his residency at Ushuaia, and meets Nile Rodgers for the first time on camera! (Not heard of Nile Rodgers? Keep it locked for your dose of music history!) A brief break from Ibiza to Ministry Of Sound London and it’s behind the scenes at movie premiere ‘Ecstasy’ as Toolroom TV catches up with director Rob Heydon, lead role Adam Sinclair and even Felix of Basement Jaxx fame.
Getting back in the Balearic action, Mark Knight gives the lowdown on his latest album - a snapshot of Ibiza vibes at the legendary Space every Wednesday for Toolroom Knights. Hear what’s it’s all about HERE. Finally Carl Cox gives an in-depth insight to Ibiza and the Space Opening Fiesta, and as if all that wasn’t enough Toolroom TV also gets behind the scenes at Toolroom Knights’ opening party at Space; Jack Savidge from Friendly Fires talks apples and oranges, Grandmaster Flash lets in on reading a crowd, Miguel Cambpell’s offers past and present influences, and Mark Knight praises the Ibiza party ethos of open-minds and eclectic music. Phew!
Getting global, episode 2 jetsets from Miami to London and back again, taking in poolside parties, rooftop raves, clubbing culture, the WMC, and everything else in-between! There's chatter with DJ Sneak & Heidi at the infamous DJ Mag pool party at the Shelborne Hotel, along with an exclusive and revealing interview with rising Russian star Nina Kraviz – not to be missed! Plus Alex Kenji gives the lowdown on everything Miami; Funkagenda talks collaborations, bribes, and branching out; Sander Van Doorn drops a hint of big single news; and the man himself - Mark Knight - reveals album info, word on a huge project with Skunk Anansie's Skin, and also tells why Toolroom Knights' new Wednesday residency at Space Ibiza is not to be ignored! As if that wasn't enough there's also Eddie Halliwell getting under the hood of Manchester's clubbing heritage, and Fedde Le Grand talks taking over Ministry Of Sound London, telling his thoughts on the EDM boom, new talent, 'So Much Love' and much much more!
Set to a sensational soundtrack, Toolroom TV episode 2 is vital viewing for anyone interested in any aspect of dance. Get in the knowwith what's happening worldwide as Toolroom once again bring unparalleled behind-the-scenes action to your small screen.
Documenting all things Toolroom and bringing to the small screen the international world of house music, Toolroom TV is your access-all-areas pass; see behind the scenes of the almighty Toolroom Knights parties at Brixton Academy, Space Ibiza, & worlds's leading electronic music conference - the Amsterdam Dance Event.
Including upfront film from label head-honcho Mark Knight, there are also exclusive interviews from global superstars such as D.Ramirez, Funkagenda, Michael Woods & UMEK; plus footage of Mark Knight performing live with Dino on smash anthem 'Beautiful World', and vocalist Skin on forthcoming track 'Nothing Matters' at the Brixton Academy!
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