Batch

Batch

World Traveler
Chris Batchelder, affectionately known by most as Batch, has followed electronic music around the world, from intimate sets in New York and London to the front of crowds of Ultra and Tomorrowland. Born in Italy, educated at boarding schools in New England, and now a senior at UNC, Batch takes a multifaceted approach to contributing to the worlds of progressive house, trance, and techno.

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Event Preview: Eric Prydz at Vulcan Gas Company Austin (02.14.15)

Eric Prydz has started 2015 off strong. Very strong. Between he and Jeremy Olander's BBC Essential Mix to kick off the year, the official release of his incredible Tether remix...

Talking with Walker & Royce: DJing in Dorms and Libraries (Part 1)

Sam Walker and Gavin Royce have a lot to say. And what they say is poignant. I spoke with the Brooklyn-based duo in New York, reminiscing on house music and starting out as DJs...

Talking with Kristin Rose: Success, Standing Out, and Techno

I had the opportunity to go deep with Kristin Rose after her opening set for Eric Prydz at Royale Boston, discussing what it takes to make it in the electronic music industry and...

Talking With Fehrplay [Part 1]: Software, Inspirations, and Roots in Manchester

Fehrplay is in a league of his own when it comes to producing progressive house. His music is spiritual in ways that make you dance, and ethereal in ways that make you appreciate...

Calise & Carigz Talk DJing at Whisky Saigon

I had the pleasure of talking to progressive trance duo Calise & Carigz at Whisky Saigon in Boston this weekend, following the release of their newest single, "Infinity." Mike...

Event Preview: Borgeous at Whisky Saigon [12.27]

This one may have slipped under the radar for many of you, but if you're in Boston tonight then this is the show to be at: Borgeous at Whisky Saigon. If you haven't seen him play...

Eric Prydz Shows Mighty Love for Boston

I once said that Eric Prydz is the greatest living electronic music producer. I stand by that. After seeing him across the world this year, from Ultra to Tomorrowland and now to...

The Bloody Beetroots: Where Are They Now?

The Bloody Beetroots stand on a unique intersection of rock and electronic music. Perhaps not rock in the technical sense—dance-punk is a better way to describe their non-EDM...

Eric Prydz Set To Takeover Royale Boston (11.28.14)

I believe that Eric Prydz is the greatest living electronic music producer. In subtle ways, his elusiveness adds to his greatness. We appreciate the beauty of the Northern Lights...

Yellow Claw Tells Us About Branding and Safe Sex in TomorrowWorld Interview

I had the opportunity to sit down with Jim, Bizzey, and Nizzle of Yellow Claw at TomorrowWorld this year for a late night discussion on the most important topics in the world of...

Riding Horses With Garmiani: An Exclusive TomorrowWorld Interview

Garmiani and I rode our horses into battle at TomorrowWorld this year, discussing everything from the dynamics of starting a label to the dedication needed to stand out as a...

Relive ABGT 100 at Madison Square Garden

Above & Beyond Group Therapy 100 was a milestone for electronic music. The gravity of this show manifests in the quality of the production, music, and social media response...

Sandro Silva: Exclusive TomorrowWorld 2014 Interview

I had the pleasure of discussing production and touring with Sandro Silva at TomorrowWorld this year, this time in a video interview at the legendary artist mansion. Topping the...

Cash Cash Reminisce & Look Ahead in Exclusive TomorrowWorld Interview

We had some fun with Cash Cash backstage at TomorrowWorld this year, reminiscing on what it was like to be young and (relatively) free of responsibility. The guys gave use some...

Dillon Francis & Martin Garrix – Set Me Free

When I woke up this morning to a Dillon Francis and Martin Garrix collaboration front and center on my feed I was very, very intrigued. After giving Set Me Free a few listens, I'm...
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