Khaled Alesmael

”The sound of music is stronger than the sound of war” Syria his the deadliest country for journalists and many more are silenced, forced to take a side or to flee. Khaled Alesmael found a way of telling the story of a rich cultural heritage in a country ravaged by war. As the wave of[…]


Isaac Tichauer & Jonas Rathsman [French Express]

Label buddies and brothers in arms Jonas Rathsman and Isaac Tichauer are on the rise. They are conquering the west in the name of American label French Express with their blend of contemporary melancholic deep house and classic soul and funk elements. I had a chat with both of them just before their back-to-back set[…]


Johanna Knutsson [Zodiac 44, Klasse Recordings, Crime City Disco]

Berlin-based house and techno producer and former hair dresser Johanna Knutsson changed career after a Diplo concert. Now, seven years after she first started DJing, she has played in the biggest clubs in Berlin, she has a residency at the Stockholm club 235:1 and recently founded her own label together with Luca Lozano. HMWL met her before[…]