Author Archives: Andy Chandler

About Andy Chandler

Hijacker Records is an independent, artist run record label in London and the founders of UV Festival. The main focus is to bring our love of electronic music to a wider audience whilst promoting and unearthing some amazing artists. The brainchild of EDM London producer Chopper, Manchester’s most brazenly populist indie-dance band Santiago Street Machine, and design guru (and brother of SSM front man) Ed Chandler, Hijacker Records is a creative collaboration between electronic music boffins and friends.

PREVIEW: SW4 Festival – Part 2

We’re back for a second look at this year’s SW4 to investigate what Sunday treats they have to offer over the bank holiday weekend. You won’t be disappointed… Once again, we’ll start with some of the big attractions to be…

INTERVIEW: HIM_SELF_HER

Shortly before their show at Electric Brixton, the crew from UV Festival met up with this year’s headliners Him_Self_Her, to talk Ibiza, Crosstown Rebels, Amaretto and err…East 17! UV: Hi guys, thanks very much for speaking to us ahead of…

PREVIEWS: SW4 Festival – Part 1

Written by Andy Chandler from Hijacker Records, for GigSlutz. SW4 – SATURDAY – PART 1 So you like dance music? How does 80+ of the World’s leading DJs and live electronic acts, across two days in central London sound? Yeah…

ALBUM REVIEW: Asadinho ‘Dendrology’

“Asadinho is the Kendo Nagasaki of deep house” – Bill Brewster Not a bad quote to prick up the ears, and instantly I can see what ole Bill is referring to. For those who are unaware of the cult masked…

Hijacker Records – American beats

Written by Drums Eat Everything for Hijacker Records. It’s the 5th May as I write this and although Cinco de Mayo really isn’t a thing in the UK, I did burritos for lunch, tequila is coming later (won’t end well)…

10 Dance Tracks to look out for in Summer 2014

Written by Shivam Sukha of Turks & Underdog for Hijacker Records 1. SecondCity – I Wanna Feel Sampling Toni Braxton’s, You’re Makin’ Me High – a slamming piano line revolves around a vocal sample so bubblegum that it modulates the…

Hijacker Records: Progressive House Climbers – March

This week we bring you a selection of progressive house tracks that have grabbed our attention. We think these could be stealthy chart climbers… MORTEN – PERFECT DIVE (Ultra Music) We’ll plunge straight in with this progressive beauty from Morten,…

Gigslutz Interview: Dimond Saints

By Drums Eat Everything for Hijacker Records. Deep from the heart of the Dimond District in Oakland, California, West Coast electronic music pioneer An-Ten-Nae and beat master Releece joined forces to form Dimond Saints and make deep, bassy grooves fatter than your best…

Hijacker Reccords: ‘Inspired House’ Preview

For the next 3 months we are breaking away from the London circle, focussing our attention on a series of events in Brighton, hosted by Inspired Presents. Frustratingly, we missed the first event which featured the Circus man himself, Yousef, but…