9 artists on Silent Servant’s musical legacy and the productions that captured their hearts

Friends, musicians and collaborators pay tribute to the fearless producer, DJ and designer. Featuring Primal Scream’s Simone Marie Butler, RS Tangent, Helena Hauff, Russell E.L. Butler and more

News / 06.10.21

Helena Hauff, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Skee Mask contribute to new ambient compilation, @0

Ninja Tune founders Coldcut are behind the 29-track compilation, which is slated for release next month

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News / 25.01.21

Helena Hauff stars in Lemaire’s AW21 menswear show

It also features Kali Malone, Jaakko Eino Kalevi and Vanishing Twin’s Elliott Arndt

News / 14.08.20

SOPHIE and Helena Hauff announced for Lunchmeat Festival

Two huge new additions to the Czech festival’s line-up. SOPHIE and Helena Hauff have joined…

Helena Hauff
News / 31.07.20

Helena Hauff, DJ Stingray, Ben UFO and more announced for NACHTIVILLE 2021

The festival is set to take place at a holiday park on the German coast….

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News / 08.04.20

Helena Hauff has curated the next edition of Tresor’s Kern mix series

Helena Hauff takes control for Kern Vol. 5. Helena Hauff is the latest DJ to…

News / 05.03.20

Helena Hauff, Alienata and more to play Krake Festival 10th anniversary party

Krake Festival turns 10 this year and they’re throwing a series of world-class parties to celebrate

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News / 13.02.20

Helena Hauff, Jeff Mills, Ben UFO and Daniel Avery to play ION Albania 2020

ION welcomes a host of huge names to Dhërmi for its inaugural event

News / 04.02.20

Four Tet, Ricardo Villalobos, Helena Hauff announced for Houghton 2020

The line-up for 2020’s Houghton Festival has been announced

News / 31.01.20

Goldie to perform rare techno set at Wigflex City 2020

Wigflex City festival gets ready for its second edition this May Bank Holiday, with Goldie joining the programme for a special performance

News / 30.01.20

DJ Harvey, Kano, Little Simz and Helena Hauff announced for Love Saves The Day 2020

Love Saves The Day unveil a packed line-up for 2020

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News / 17.01.20

Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson, Richie Hawtin and more to play Terminal V

Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte and Green Velvet are also billed to play Terminal V in April

Sophie © Renata Raksha
Events / 29.11.19

SOPHIE, Helena Hauff and Avalon Emerson announced for RE-TEXTURED Festival

The multi-venue London event returns for its second edition on 2-5 April 2020

Events / 24.10.19

Helena Hauff, Venetian Snares and Squarepusher to play Bang Face Weekender 2020

Bang Face weekender enlist a heavy-hitting line-up for 2020 edition

Helena Hauff © Vitali Gelwich
News / 01.08.19

Helena Hauff to release new Living With Ants EP on Return to Disorder

The former Crack Magazine cover star has a new release on the way

SOPHIE, B&&B 2018 © Kasia Zacharko
News / 27.06.19

SOPHIE, Helena Hauff and more announced for ADE 2019

SOPHIE, Helena Hauff, and Bonobo are among the first acts announced for ADE 2019 which returns on 16-20 October


Drexciyan electro, EBM and simmering acid from the Unsound resident

Events / 20.02.19

Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson and Jeff Mills tapped for Listen! 2019

The Belgian festival comes to multiple venues in Brussels on 17-21 April

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Events / 31.01.19

Helena Hauff, Jayda G and Peggy Gou announced for Dimensions 2019

The Croatian festival will return to Fort Punta Christo from 28 August to 1 September

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Events / 30.01.19

Christine & the Queens, Helena Hauff and Little Simz gear up for Parklife 2019

The Manchester festival returns to Heaton Park on 8-9 June

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Events / 30.01.19

IDLES, Helena Hauff and Jorja Smith announced for Lowlands 2019

The festival will take place in the Dutch village of Biddinghuizen on 16-18 August

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Events / 09.01.19

Patterns confirms Helena Hauff, HAAi and Young Marco for 2019 programme

The Brighton dance venue has also secured Or:la as its quarterly resident

The Top 50 Albums of 2018

Our annual countdown of the albums which captured the mood of this year

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News / 05.12.18

Helena Hauff, Lena Willikens and Lorenzo Senni to play Le Bon Air 2019

The French festival will stage its fourth edition at Marseille on 24-26 May

Fatima, Dimensions 2018 © Dan Medhurst

We asked DJs at Dimensions to talk about the one track they’ve played all summer

Gunseli Yalcinkaya caught up with Helena Hauff, Batu, Amp Fiddler and more at the Croatian festival

Helena Hauff © Vitali Gelwich

Playlist: Simple Things Festival 2018

From Slowdive and Helena Hauff to Deena Abdelwahed and Black Midi, we’ve created Day and Night playlists to help you prep for this year’s Simple Things festival

Helena Hauff – Qualm

The Hamburg electro producer may not be the first to shun hi-tech production tools, but on ‘Qualm’, she makes her machines bleed better than most

Helena Hauff © Vitali Gelwich
News / 26.07.18

Simple Things Festival announce massive 2018 line-up

The multi-venue Bristol event confirms Helena Hauff, Slowdive, DJ Stingray, Jimothy Lacoste and more for its upcoming edition on 20 October

Bluedot Festival 2018: Galactic sounds chime with cosmic surroundings

From Helena Hauff to orchestras and Blue Planet visuals, the Cheshire event staged an edition that was suitably aligned with its unique location

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News / 24.07.18

Helena Hauff drops two new tracks

Hyper-Intelligent Genetically Enriched Cyborg and It Was All Fields Around Here When I Was A Kid are from her forthcoming album

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News / 19.07.18

Ninja Tune drop new Helena Hauff video and white label vinyl

The “super limited” release is sold out already

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Events / 05.07.18

Helena Hauff, Hunee and Willow complete Houghton Festival’s 2018 line-up

The Norfolk festival will stage its sophomore edition on 9-12 August

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Events / 28.06.18

Helena Hauff, Jeff Mills and Nina Kraviz announced for ADE 2018

Amsterdam Dance Event returns on 17-21 October

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News / 19.06.18

Helena Hauff announces new album Qualm

The follow-up to 2015’s Discreet Desires is set to land this year

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News / 12.06.18

A new Helena Hauff album is on its way

Details are yet to be revealed

In Photos: AVA Festival 2018

From backstage moments with Robert Hood to Helena Hauff digging through the vinyls, check out a gallery of images from the Irish festival’s 2018 instalment

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Events / 31.05.18

Helena Hauff, Lanark Artefax and Actress to play Berlin Atonal 2018

The experimental festival will be held at Kraftwerk Berlin from 22-26 August

Events / 16.05.18

Dimensions Festival reveals programme for 2018 boat parties

Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson, DJ Stingray, Peggy Gou and more will play the Croatian event in August

8 Mixes You Need to Hear This Month

From Midori Takada to Elena Colombi, Helena Hauff and Bristol legends Smith & Mighty, here’s our rundown of the best mixes of the month

Events / 17.04.18

Helena Hauff and Jeff Mills to headline Brussels festival Crossroads

The electronic event will be staged at an underpass for one day in July

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Events / 13.04.18

Helena Hauff and Joy Orbison added to Bluedot Festival’s 2018 line-up

The four-day event will be held at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory on 19-22 July

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Events / 10.04.18

Helena Hauff, Daniel Avery and Rødhåd booked for EXIT Festival 2018

The Serbian festival has announced the line-up for its No Sleep Novi Sad Stage

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Helena Hauff

A 60-minute voyage through extraplanetary electro and muscular acid house from one of the most compelling DJs out there

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Events / 09.04.18

Helena Hauff, Objekt and Avalon Emerson are heading to new Leeds festival Inner City Electronic

The multi-venue event will run on 2-3 June

10 Female Artists on Their Unsung Pioneers

uff to UMFANG, Midori Takada to Cera Khin, we asked 10 artists who to shine a light on their underappreciated heroes

Kraftwerk 3D
Events / 07.02.18

Kraftwerk, Moodymann and Helena Hauff are heading to Dimensions 2018

The Croatian festival is returning to Fort Punta Christo on 29 August to 2 September

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Events / 30.01.18

Helena Hauff, Lena Willikens and Batu to play Manchester’s Project 13

The northern imprint has revealed the line-ups for its upcoming nights, taking place from February to March

December by © Camille Blake
News / 29.01.18

Listen to a twisted new EP from Helena Hauff’s Return to Disorder label

December’s 64 Ways to Rob a Friend is available to stream now via Crack Magazine

Events / 24.01.18

DJ Harvey, Helena Hauff, Ben UFO and Four Tet announced for Lost Village

The four-day event will return to the Lincolnshire countryside on 23-26 August

News / 23.01.18

Tangerine Dream, Thundercat, John Maus, Helena Hauff and more announced for Dekmantel Festival 2018

Dekmantel Festival have shared a cryptic video unveiling the line-up for this year’s edition. After…

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News / 21.12.17

Helena Hauff and The Black Madonna added to Hope Works’ 2018 programme

The Sheffield warehouse venue has announced the artists covering their events from January through to March

Class of 2017

Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson, Kali Uchis, Myyki Blanco and more talk heroes, villains and best memes of the year

In Photos: In:Motion x Crack Magazine

Alastair Brookes was on hand to capture the action – both in front and behind the decks – at one of the most anticipated club nights of the year

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News / 29.11.17

LCD Soundsystem, Helena Hauff and Gorillaz announced for Sónar 2018

The festival has announced its first wave of acts

The 50 Most Exciting DJs in the World (Right Now)

Celebrating 50 DJs who are creating euphoric atmospheres on dancefloors in 2017.

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News / 17.10.17

Helena Hauff debuts new track Nothing Is What I Know on Radio 1

The track is from her forthcoming EP Have You Been There, Have You Seen It

News / 02.10.17

Helena Hauff announces new EP, drops video Gift

Have You Been There, Have You Seen It is due to be released this year via Ninja Tune

News / 21.09.17

Ben UFO and Helena Hauff to play Crack Magazine party at Motion

Crack Magazine return to Motion on 9 December with a line-up featuring some of the most exciting DJs on the planet

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Events / 15.09.17

Helena Hauff, Lorenzo Senni and more announced for Club To Club

The Italian festival has revealed further additions to the line-up

How Dekmantel turned an Amsterdam favourite into a Croatian paradise

The Selectors concept first came to life as a stage at Dekmantel proper. Put in…

Helena Hauff
Events / 15.08.17

Helena Hauff, Daniel Avery and more announced for Sundays at Phonox

The club night has announced its schedule of selectors

Five Mixes You Need to Hear This week

Five mixes that will frankly make you a better person

News / 08.08.17

Watch an exclusive 360° video from Helena Hauff-signed band Blood Sport

The Sheffield electronic provocateurs return with the queasy Harsh Realm on Helena Hauff’s Return to Disorder label

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News / 13.07.17

Listen to a psych mix by Helena Hauff

Illum Sphere played the special mix on his NTS Radio show on Tuesday (11 July)

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Photographer Vitali Gelwich is bringing high fashion imagery to underground sounds

We find out what sparks the imagination of the up-and-coming photographer behind our Helena Hauff cover – and exclusively reveal unseen images from the shoot

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Helena Hauff: Death Disco

On a bleak day in Hamburg, Emma Robertson meets the DJ who ascended from the underground by embodying dance music’s punk spirit.

Sunfall poster 2017
News / 01.03.17

Sunfall announce additions Amp Fiddler, Konstantin and Yussef Kamaal

Sunfall returns to London this summer boasting a lineup of Ben UFO, Antal, Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers and The Black Madonna

Seismic Sounds from Helena Hauff, Ben Klock and more at Sonar Reykjavik 2017

Hold on to your foundations, Helena Hauff, Vatican Shadow and Ben Klock, Sonar Reykjavik bring some monolithic sounds to Iceland’s capital

News / 14.02.17

Stormzy, Talaboman and Helena Hauff announced for Nuits Sonores Night programme

Einstürzende Neubauten, AJ Tracey and Floating Points also feature on the Lyon festival’s eclectic evening lineup

Mixes Of The Year 2016

Listen to the 20 best mixes of 2016, according to Crack Magazine

News / 06.12.16

Helena Hauff and Jessy Lanza have been given Radio 1 residencies

Hamburg-based producer and DJ Helena Hauff and Hyperdub’s Jessy Lanza will join Radio 1’s new…

Events / 22.08.16

Jeff Mills and more added to Oasis Festival 2016

The techno godhead will join MCDE, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas, Helena Hauff and more in Morocco…

Melt! Festival remains a pulse-galloping pacesetter

Ascending one of Ferropolis’s decommissioned excavators, you begin to survey the expanse of Melt! Festival….

Events / 29.06.16

Mathew Jonson, Steffi & more join the line-up for Oasis Festival

The Moroccan festival have announced a second wave of artists joining their already sold line-up…

Events / 23.03.16

Festival Forte finalise 2016 lineup

Apparat, Helena Hauff, Ben Klock, Daniel Miller, and Ben Frost will all appear at the…

Events / 17.03.16

Phonox unveil Phase 4 announcement

Bicep, Seven Davis Jr, Axel Boman, Helena Hauff, Pearson Sound, Margaret Dygas, DJ Deeon and…

Events / 16.03.16

Oasis Festival unveils second wave of acts for 2016

Helena Hauff, Job Jobse, Leon Vynehall, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas and more have joined the…

Events / 11.02.16

36 new artists and ‘artists by day’ revealed for Sonar 2016

Ben UFO, Helena Hauff, Yung Lean, and Lady Leshurr have joined the line-up Thirty-six more…

News / 02.02.16

Hamburg’s Golden Pudel to be auctioned in April

The Hamburger Morgenpost reports that the infamous St Pauli club will be auctioned off in…

Events / 10.12.15

Bloc Announce Crack Stage for 2016 event

Helena Hauff, Objekt, Powell and many more announced for Crack’s stage We’re very pleased to announce…

13 DJs to catch at Simple Things

We’ve searched out twelve mixes to get you in the mood for this weekend

Helena Hauff – Discreet Desires

Helena Hauff, in her first full-length release, has just produced an album of throbbing, three-dimensional…

August 2015 Playlist

G-funk is in the air. Dre just casually dropped his first album in 16 years,…

News / 23.06.15

Helena Hauff to release debut album

The Hamburg techno producer will release her debut album on Ninja Tune and Actress’ Werkdiscs…

Events / 16.06.15

Simple Things Festival Announce First Wave of Acts

Simple Things Festival have just shared the first wave of line-up announcements for their 2015 event….

News / 11.02.15

Carl Craig talks all things Detroit with Bloc.

Bloc. have revealed another video in the lead up to their March weekender. Having already…

News / 06.02.15

Watch Bloc’s Jungle is Massive mini-documentary

Bloc. have revealed a short jungle documentary. Titled Jungle Is Massive, it features genre heroes…

News / 02.02.15

Dekmantel reveals initial line-up

Dekmantel has revealed the first wave of acts booked to play the 2015 event. The…

News / 28.01.15

Sonar adds Duran Duran, FKA twigs, Arca and more

Sonar has added more acts to its 2015 line-up. Among the new names are polarising…

News / 07.01.15

Jon Hopkins announced for Bloc

More line up announcements for the Butlins festival Bloc festival has revealed that Jon Hopkins…

Divided Love with Daniel Avery, Factory Floor and Dopplereffekt

And the wheel turns full circle. Daniel Avery coaxes a noisy entourage into his nest…

Fiery eclecticism opens doors for Hamburg’s Helena Hauff

Switching it up with the Golden Pudel resident


Various Venues, Berlin | 24 January – 2 February Berlin’s CTM festival pitches itself as…