Category: ADE

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ADE Sets 2018 Dates For 23rd Edition

The 2018 Amsterdam Dance Event will take place from the 17 – 21, October, 2018 with some 400,000 national and international visitors expected for its 23rd edition. Amsterdam Dance Event continues to grow each year, with 2017’s edition featuring over 2,500 artists and 550 speakers at 160 venues. The event attracted visitors from over 90 countries over five days featuring every conceivable aspect of electronic music culture. For 2018, there will be a range of activities focused on South Korea, while its organisers remain committed to growing its diverse activities through cultural institutions, and by adding new pavilions focused on ... Read more

Wolf Story’s Miami To Amsterdam ADE 2017 Experiences

Back to Holland after my (Emeric Dally) first in trip some 20 years and there is no better way than ADE to reconnect with Amsterdam than the Amsterdam Dance Event. When looking at the map given to us by the ADE shop at Amsterdam Central, I find that more than 100 venues are hosting the conference this year. Incredible! More than a great organization, ADE is a culture, a spirit, and a state of mind. When we go from one event to another, I realize what ADE is about, discovering new talents, have a chance to meet some pioneers and ... Read more

Party Report: Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum Present: Underworld

Perhaps the ultimate live electronic music act, Underworld’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) performance during the conference’s Friday early evening was also one of its toughest tickets. As last year with Maceo Plex, Audio Obscura‘s registration only event occupied two hours on a cold early evening underneath Amsterdam’s iconic Rijksmuseum, taking place through the entirety of its bike passage. Packs of ADE revellers, the lucky 2000 or so, packed in from before the first key was hit, with several more waiting at the outer gates, perhaps able to find a solitary spot amongst the crowd inside. I arrived right as the ... Read more

Final Tickets Remaining For HYTE’s ADE Closing Sunday

Last year, the Sunday evening event was one of the best nights for HYTE at ADE. This year’s HYTE ADE Sunday will have Loco Dice and Kenny Dope, Guti live, Ibiza stars Andrea Oliva and wAFF back 2 back, Rekids’ Peggy Gou, local man William Djoko, the acclaimed Samuel Deep x Julian Alexander, plus Locklead x Anil Aras. Hosted by SlapFunk Records, there will be an all encompassing atmosphere through the venue as HYTE undeniable knows how to pay attention to detail with a keen eye for production. Tickets are still available for this one, but not for long as ... Read more

Moxie & Guests Go On Loop For Second Time At ADE 2017

With precious few moments left to set your last minute Amsterdam Dance Event plans, might we suggest the second annual On Loop as presented by Moxie. With a lineup consisting of only heavy hitters, and with select few tickets left after its first two rounds sold out, Moxie and On Loop collaborate with Donker Collective and KUMA to bring guests Leon Vynehall, Matthew Herbert, Shanti Celeste, and Chaos in the CBD to Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory on Thursday, 19 October. On Loop is a Moxie’s clubbing concept, where high-quality soundsystems and a comfortable party atmosphere make up the forefront. Their showcases can ... Read more

10 Absolutely Essential ADE 2017 Events

ADE 2017 is nearly upon us and with 5 days of non stop events you’ll begin to realize you can’t be everywhere at once. Usually we go through each day but this year we figured to gather one list of 10 events that highlight the diversity and mission of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Sure, there are all your favorite showcases guaranteed to go on throughout the week, but these 10 events are truly special in their own distinct way. So, which ADE events are you most looking forward to? Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum present: Underworld After last year’s world class ... Read more

Behrouz Reminds ADE Do Not Sit At Amsterdam Dance Event With Atish, Maga & NU

Something of a one year anniversary for The Gardens of Babylon, the 2017 Amsterdam Dance Event see’s the local, spiritually guided house music concept going back to one of last year’s most memorable event showcases. Welcoming back Miami’s intimate and sophisticated nightclub experience Do Not Sit on the Furniture, and it’s main man Behrouz, The Gardens of Babylon follow up 2016’s A’dam Toren event with 2017’s mysterious “secret location” to be revealed shortly. Joining Behrouz for the evening will be three of the brands most important ambassadors, consisting of the traveling musical nomad NU, San Francisco’s Atish, who will make ... Read more

AMUS3 Kicks Off ADE With Kobosil & Vatican Shadow At Undercurrent

ADE is a time to let go of your daily life, to let go of everything around you as selectors from all over the globe bringing the true sound of Techno to Amsterdam. On Wednesday, 18 October, the kick off to the madness will set the tone as Munich’s AMUS3 brings a handful of techno’s finest to the waterfront venue Undercurrent. Live. Dance. Become part of something truly unique, with electric live performances from Johannes Heil and Vatican Shadow, alongside DJ sets from Bas Mooy, Kobosil, Markus Suckut, Phase Fatale, and Simo Lorenz. For this very special event, a feeling ... Read more

Mobilee Brings Amsterdam Dance Event Intimate Sunday Afterhours Session

After the recent closing of another successful rooftop season in Barcelona the mobilee crew comes to Amsterdam for an intimate Sunday morning ADE gathering at BRET. On board are four vital members of the label’s roster, and frequenters of our DHA platforms, William Djoko, Kevin Over, SIS and Tapesh , who will sweeten the Sunday morning hours from 7AM until WELL into the day at the beautifully decorated location. Each artist has had a phenomenal year with the label and represent the patented mobilee vibe at its best (just check out William Djoko vibing on the rooftop in August). As Sunday morning ... Read more

Open And Close ADE With Intimate Meditation Sessions From The Gardens Of Babylon & The Dreaming

Bookend the upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event by exploring themes of connection with an intimate sound & meditation experience as The Gardens of Babylon brings The Dreaming to The Conscious Club. Before jumping into the warehouses and nightclubs of ADE, on 18 October, kick things off with the official ADE Opening Meditation taking place at The Conscious Club, a beautiful green space located in the heart of the Jordaan. Then, on 23 October unwind with the official ADE Closing Meditation where you will be able to bid ADE farewell and get your body, mind and spirit restored. See Also: The Gardens ... Read more

10 Tracks We’ll Be Hearing About At ADE 2017

ADE comes back to Amsterdam for the 21st edition. It will take place between Oct 18th – 22nd and features numerous events but also workshops, conferences, interviews and more. The Amsterdam Dance Event is the place to be at for any dance music fans and also for individuals involved in the scene who just want to network and get their names out there. Of course ADE loves to feature up & coming talents so this TOP 10 ADE 2017 Chart has a few of them but also some way way back legendary acts like Inner City from Detroit and Laurent ... Read more

La Rêve Brings The Cats To ADE With Suara Music Showcase

This Amsterdam Dance event, La Rêve and Suara Music come together for a special curated night showcasing the Spanish label’s diverse roster. The well-known Amsterdam based organisation that organises monthly parties named Spotlight and the yearly La Rêve Festival as well as one off productions around the city. Suara Music has been run since 2008 by Coyu, which features a slew of talented, world class Producers and is one of the world’s most played underground imprints. [soundcloud url=”” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] On this night, La Rêve and their resident Reinier Zonneveld, invite B.Traits, D-Nox & Beckers, Johannes Heil ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Boris Werner

Boris Werner is without a doubt one of the most beloved musical figures in the expansive Amsterdam scene. Bringing indestructible grooves to dancefoors all over the globe, from DJ sets at Trouw to Circoloco and beyond, alongside music featured on the likes of Get Physical, Rush Hour, Soweso, Moon Harbour, and Supplement Facts, Boris Werner now has a new release out, “Badabing Badaboum EP,” which as received heavy support from the likes of Seth Troxler and Richy Ahmed. Here, with the release available now and ahead of next week’s Amsterdam Dance Event, Boris Werner gives the inside details as only ... Read more

Jaachi Brings Taiwanese Night Market For Unique ADE Music, Food & Drink Event

Discover what’s big in Taiwan as the Jaachi Night Market brings ADE the unique taste of the Taiwanese DJ scene as Jaachi (aka Night Market in Taiwanese) descends on Europe with a unique Thursday night event. The event, which is hosted by 9Kick and AMSbookings.ASIA will feature 8 of the finest Taiwanese artists alongside deliciously steamed Bao Buns and sparkling white tea. Come early early for traditional Taiwanese food, night market games and music showcases with (live) performances in diverse genres like electronic, house, breaks, rave, dubstep, UK bass, UK grime, future bass, rap, hip-hop, psychedelic and world music. Artists ... Read more

FRISKY Radio Returns To ADE For Third Straight Year With 2 Showcase Events

Returning to Amsterdam Dance Event for the third straight year, and with their biggest collective to date, FRISKY Radio brings two showcases highlighting the platform’s extended family. The revolutionary underground radio service, which caters to fans worldwide via their extensive collection of exclusive music, has recently launched their Android version, as well as expanding their network of consistent collaborators that already includes the likes of Robert Babicz, 16 Bit Lolitas, Dave Seaman, Bespoke Music, Of Norway, Just Her, Justin Massei, and Chus & Ceballos. This year for ADE, FRISKY will showcase themselves in both a wider underground club setting and ... Read more