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Mijk van Dijk live in Jena @ Kassablanca

Mijk van Dijk live in Jena @ Kassablanca

It's time to play live again. I'm feeling it! Since my last live show at Nature One 2015 I have only been playing DJ gigs and some ambient electronic live jams with my Liquid Sky Berlin family. So I was very delighted when Kassablanca club  asked me to play a live...

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Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party September 2016

Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party September 2016

What a fine  15th Walfisch Revival Party that was on September 23rd 2016 at KitKat Club Berlin. Steffi, Jay & Felix for the first time ever opened both floors, since it was the 5th birthday of this wonderful Old School Techno event series. Duck, Der Würfler,...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix September 2016

Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix September 2016

This month's DJ mix is my full set from Sisyphos Berlin, last weekend on Scheune-Floor, September 24th 2016 I opened up the floor, building from an ambient electronic classic by Thomas P. Heckmann and then played a couple of hypnotic and deep tunes before reaching...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #41 – August 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #41 – August 2016

Here is finally the August episode of my radio show music 4 the microglobe. This is episode 41, syndicated to BLN.fm with German presentation and cuebase.fm and XLTRAX in English presentation. This time featuring new tracks and remixes by The Glitz, Rick Wade, Todd...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #40 – July 2016

Happy to present the July episode of my radio show music 4 the microglobe- This is already episode 40 and will be syndicated to BLN.fm with German presentation and cuebase.fm and XLTRAX in English presentation. I needed to pick some soothing music first, due to all...

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DJ Hardware vs DJ Software

DJ Hardware vs DJ Software

I wrote an article for Bonedo about a phenomena that has been happening since years and that I also perceive in my own way of DJing: after years of laptops in the DJ booths, more and more DJs rediscover the joy of using the hardware players, that are supplied by the...

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Kisuna & the new Technics SL-1200 GAE

Kisuna & the new Technics SL-1200 GAE

Last week on June 15th I played a special vinyl DJ set for the presentation of the brandnew and very limited Technics SL-1200 GAE turntable at Kisuna Arts & Records Pop Up Shop in Berlin-Mitte,  actually also using it in my set. For those of you who could not come...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #39 – June 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #39 – June 2016

Football fever and terror threats, should we cheer or should we cry? Mijk van Dijk gives you music 4 the micro globe, music for all people, regardless of nation, race, religion or sexual orientation. Deep, profound, sentimental and powerful and as usual "in the mix"....

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Kisuna Arts & Records Pop Up Shop

Kisuna Arts & Records Pop Up Shop

My friend Peter C. Krell is hosting a vinyl records pop up shop at Kisuna Arts & Records Pop Up Shop in Berlin-Mitte this week. This is about the art of crate-digging, but also introducing the brand-new Technics SL-1200 GAE turntable, which has such a high price...

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Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

DJ Tomoya aka Reqterdrumer from Fukuoka runs Blue Arts Music, a label for Japanese techno. I already participated in 2015 with my remix for Tomoya's track Torrent Of People. Now Blue Arts Music is releasing exclusive remixes of Version Of Reality by Hiroshi Watanabe...

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Mijk van Dijk writes again!

Mijk van Dijk writes again!

Some of you might know that I originally moved to Berlin in the 80s to study at the Freie Universität Berlin to become a journalist. I wrote for music magazines like Network Press, !Hype, Cut and Frontpage, met and interviewed artists like De La Soul, Digital...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #38 – May 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #38 – May 2016

Music 4 The Microglobe is back with presentation  in German language on BLN.fm after a 3-months-break due to BLN.fm moving their studios. Mijk's show will be aired as usual on every third Thursday of the month at 18:00h CET. This time Mijk presents new tracks and...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #37 – April 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #37 – April 2016

Thunder & sunshine,  night & day, music 4 the microglobe in April is as diverse as the April weather. With my favourite Techno tunes of the last month including tracks and remixes by Tominori Hosoya, Ejeca, Hot Lipps Inc., dubspeeka, Rob...

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Rummy Sharma & Mijk van Dijk – Mankind United EP

Rummy Sharma & Mijk van Dijk – Mankind United EP

I’m excited to announce my next release on BluFin Records from Cologne: the Mankind United EP, once again with my man from New Delhi Rummy Sharma and again conceived in both of our studios. This is BluFin catalogue number 200. While the flip side Catpower is inspired...

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Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party March 2016

Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party March 2016

Yesterday's Walfisch Revival Party once again meant a back reflection to the Old School. I brought almost only records that I didn't play in my sets from 2015 and 2014 to further complete my narrative of Old School tracks rather than playing the same set again in a...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #36 – March 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #36 – March 2016

music 4 the microglobe is back with another episode of dark and moody music in times of unrest and tension. Also introducing my first release in 2016, a mix for Superstrobe’s The Future on BluFin Records. Is the future gonna be bright? Or dark? Or futile? We cannot...

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Telepathic Bubblebath Radio

Telepathic Bubblebath Radio

As a member of the Liquid Sky Berlin artist collective it's my pleasure to present the fantastic new website of Telepathic Bubblebath radio. Telepathic Bubblebath is a modern platform for futuristic radio-culture, experimental music and abstract sound-designs -...

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Microglobe & Machinedrum – High On Hope

Microglobe & Machinedrum – High On Hope

Now this is not me jamming with an Elektron Machinedrum, nor a direct collaboration with the NinjaTune recording artist Machinedrum. But at least, we are indeed both involved. The full story goes like this: I received a message recently from Teklife57 Records. They...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Blümerant, Berlin, 2016-02-26

Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Blümerant, Berlin, 2016-02-26

My set at Blümerant on February 26th 2016 is now on Mixcloud. Introducing my forthcoming release "Mankind United" with DJ Rummy Sharma on BluFin Records and some of my latest and yet unreleased Techno productions. Big thanks to MAZE Club in Berlin (Sue + Mark),...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts February 2016

Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts February 2016

1. Armitage - Reproduce - Dystopioan 2. Tiga - Planet E (Dense & Pika Remix) - Counter 3. Vince Watson - Illusion (Wink Re-Think) - Ovum 4. D-Saw - Track 10:30 (Dubspeeka Remix) - Senso Sounds 5. Distant Echoes - A Last Shimmer - Dystopian 6. D’Julz - Acid Tricks...

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How Deep Is Your Love?

How Deep Is Your Love?

Isn't the web great? I just found this video shot of Loveparade 2004 in Budapest/ Hungary with my track "How Deep Is Your Love?" from my Paperwall EP on Superstition in 2001. Nicely done and lots of fun to watch.

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Billie Ray Martin crowdfunding on PledgeMusic

Billie Ray Martin crowdfunding on PledgeMusic

Dear Friends, Billie Ray Martin, the undisputed Soul Diva of House Music (whom yours truly already had the honour and pleasure to remix) will be releasing a classic Soul Album and you can support her crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMusic. The choice should be easy:...

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Swirl – Deep Within My Soul

Swirl – Deep Within My Soul

Deep Within My Soul is a rare Mijk van Dijk track from 1993. It has only been released on the Berlin Visions 1 Compilation by D'Vision Records under my alias Swirl along with other exclusive tracks by Neutron 9000, Chris Zippel aka Zip and projects from the...

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Maschine brennt

Maschine brennt

Mad Max invited me for an interview for his show Maschine brennt on my home radio station BLN.fm (that's where you can listen to my monthly radio show music 4 the microglobe with German presentation every 3rd Thursday of the month, folks...). He asked me to bring some...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts January 2016

Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts January 2016

1. Charlotte de Witte - Weltschmerz - Turbo 2. Claus Casper & Jean Philips - Pandora - Definition Music 3. Maxime Dangles - Perspektiv - Break New Soil 4. Uakoz & Alex Lentini - Don't Leave (Dubspeeka Broken Speaker Remix) - Terminal M 5. Curses - Infinity...

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Music 4 The Micro­globe #34 – January 2016

Music 4 The Micro­globe #34 – January 2016

  Somehow 2016 feels vicious so far: public icons die at the age of 69, war and terror everywhere, the gaps are widening between the rich and the poor, North and South, East and West and nobody knows a way out of this misery, but everyone is busy posting, who’s...

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Octan – my band at High School

Octan – my band at High School

Throwback Tuesday! Claus Thoden, the drummer of my first high school band is celebrating his birthday today and when I posted an old band photo from 1981, I thought I should share that with you too. As you can see, we were a 3-piece band with me playing the bass. And...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts December 2015

Mijk van Dijk DJ Charts December 2015

1. Autotune - Alemaloca - Dantze 2. Radio Slave - Don't Stop No Sleep (Tale Of Us Remix) - Nonplus 3. Slam - Make You Move - Soma 4. Heckmann - Reality Lost - AFUltd. 5. Johannes Heil - Scene 3 - EXILE 6. Mars Bill - Desert Rose - Break New Soil 7. Tim Engelhardt -...

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