Category: ADE

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=”https://soundcloud.com/coyu/suara-podcats-181-reinier-zonneveld-studio-mix” 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

Underworld To Perform At Iconic Rijksmuseum Bike Passage For ADE

Following the immense success of Maceo Plex’ appearance at last year’s event, Audio Obscura and Rijksmuseum once again team up for a very special, one of a kind event on Friday, 20 October (7-11pm). This time, none other than UNDERWORLD will be bringing their legendary live set to one of the country’s most visited and beloved cultural institutions. This is a one-off FREE event, with tickets limited to groups of 2-4 people via registration (The list will close on October 17th at 11.59pm). Naturally, no introduction is needed for Underworld, an act who are as at home headlining the world’s ... Read more

ADE Bridges The Wall Between China’s Underground And The West

This year, the 2017 edition of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) will feature a strong focus on the exploding underground dance scene of China – one of the world’s most promising (and rising) markets. With a full programme – Mai Music Presents: Bridging The Wall – Unveiling China’s Dance Scene – the leading Chinese dance organization will present itself across disciplines for an in-depth look at the current and future climate of the market. Members from the Chinese and Dutch dance scene come together to give fans an intimate look into how the scene has developed in China over the last ... Read more

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... Read more

This ADE, MN2S Bring Trio Of House Legends To Sugarfactory

International music and talent booking agency MN2S bring three absolute legends of house music at the helm to the 2017 ADE crowd. Taking place, as always, in the intimate confines of Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory, driven by the venue’s thumping sound and atmosphere. On the night, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, and A Guy Called Gerald each take to the decks, bringing their own unique approaches to house music with them. Roger Sanchez has been a majorly resurgent force in the scene in recent years, launching a second label, Undr The Radar, to provide more underground sounds alongside the well-established Stealth Records, while ... Read more

John Hopkins, Max Cooper, DJ Harvey Join De Marktkantine ADE 2017 Lineup

De Marktkantine has announced its program of events for this year’s ADE with four parties in all, starting on the 18th October and running until the 22nd. The venue has been a hotbed of exciting cultural activity, music, theatre, food and art for many years. First built in 1936, it was restructured in 1950 as a theatre but in the nineties became a legendary club that played a key role in establishing the city as one of the most exciting scenes Europe. For ADE 2017, De Marktkantine offer up 4 world class line ups, including the likes of Pan-Pot and ... Read more

Paul Kalkbrenner & Awakenings Go ‘Back To The Future’ At ADE

Seven years since his last appearance at the Gashouder, Paul Kalkbrenner comes back with his own personal show on Friday October 20th. Back to the Future will present remixes and mashups of techno classics that he himself grew up with, and it comes in association with Monumental Productions, who are also behind Awakenings. The event will find the Westergasfabriek terrain as part of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), with DJ Pierre & Phuture, Simina Grigoriu and Michel de Hey. 20 October | Awakenings x Paul Kalkbrenner presents Back to the Future | Tickets | Gashouder

Maceo Plex & Audio Obscura Bring Mosaic To ADE 2017

After last year’s huge event underneath the Rijksmuseum, Audio Obscura and Maceo Plex are teaming up once again for ADE 2017. This time bringing along the Mosaic by Maceo concept, Maceo Plex will descend onto Amsterdam’s renowned concert space Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ alongside the likes of Levon Vincent, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Paranoid London (live), Rebolledo and Agents of Time (live). This one will be big so get those tickets below! 20 October | Audio Obscura x Mosaic by Maceo ADE | Tickets | Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ