Editorial

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    19 2017 July

    Dekmantel 2017: 5 Artists To Watch

    One of the beauty’s of Amsterdam’s annual Dekmantel festival is the diversity in its annual lineups. Not only does it feature one of the most balanced gender and cultural lineups in the scene, but also...

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    17 2017 July

    Party Report: Innervisions Barcelona

    Innervisions took over one of the best locations in Barcelona for such an intimate events which suited the label and the organization itself just perfectly. It was the first time for me at the Plaza...

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    07 2017 July

    Genius Loci: Exploring Authenticity Beyond the Festival

    I have attended a lot of music festivals in the past six years, especially since I have begun covering them professionally. Every festival is different and has a lot to offer the attendee; however, a...

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Dekmantel 2017: 5 Artists To Watch

July 19, 2017 | Amsterdam

One of the beauty’s of Amsterdam’s annual Dekmantel festival is the diversity in its annual lineups. Not only does it feature one of the most balanced gender and cultural lineups in the scene, but also always focused on discovery, both as brand and as influencer. This year, the festivals 3 days sees many familiar Dekmantel...

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Party Report: Innervisions Barcelona

July 17, 2017 | Amsterdam

Innervisions took over one of the best locations in Barcelona for such an intimate events which suited the label and the organization itself just perfectly. It was the first time for me at the Plaza Mayor de El Poble Espanyol, but I have to say, it’s an amazing art pavilion that was originally built for...

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I have attended a lot of music festivals in the past six years, especially since I have begun covering them professionally. Every festival is different and has a lot to offer the attendee; however, a few festivals always will stand alone. One of these is Burning Man: not so much a music festival as a...

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Not sure what happened to time, but OFF Week 2017 goes down this week in Barcelona. With so may events to choose from, and new lengthy destination event series, conference, and hybrid events popping up around the world, we thought we’d sift through the crowd and see what OFF Week events we’re most looking forward...

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One of my favorite things about Lightning in a Bottle is going for a walk. We walk so often daily it becomes mundane: to our cars, to grab a coffee, across the street. We forget that each walk is a tiny adventure. In the Neverland that is LIB we connect viscerally as we move through...

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Party Report: Lente Kabinet 2017

June 5, 2017 | Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s Lente Kabinet festival is the annual little sister to it’s renowned Dekmantel event. Organized by the same minds, and frequently featuring similar artists (albeit at less than 1/3 of the latter’s multi-day, city-wide offering), Lente Kabinet is something of a precursor to the massive summer events to come (I mean, the English translation has...

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Party Report: Movement Detroit 2017

June 4, 2017 | Amsterdam

As we start the “warm up” festivities on Thursday at T.V. Lounge in Detroit, we are happily surprised how everyone is so welcoming and nice. Motor City, as everyone should know, is the birthplace of techno and even at 9pm, 7pm or whatever time of the night, we get some techno beats in the face...

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DHA Summer Festival Guide: The 15 Best

May 28, 2017 | Amsterdam

With this past weekend’s heat it may not be official yet but summer is here. Well, at least it soon will be. With that, we thought we’d break down a few of the festival events that we are most looking forward to. of course we cant be or know everything that’s going on anywhere in...

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An Underground Clubbing Guide To Toronto

May 23, 2017 | Amsterdam

Toronto’s underground culture has gone through some ups and downs over the past few decades, but it’s persevered and evolved considerably. We have a moderate nightlife scene, however only a few dance floors cater to the underground crowd. Aside from Toronto’s clubbing hey-days of the 90s and early 2000s, our underground clubs today are primarily...

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The sixth edition of the De Zon will be held at Blijburg aan Zee the 4th of June. Throughout the years, Todd Terje, Massimiliano Pagliari, Session Victim, Manamana, Culoe De Song, Marek Hemmann, Sascha Braemer as well as many others and locals DJs played the festival, but the main guest always was that giant yellow...

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Headphones are an essential piece of equipment to a DJ because, without a proper pair, there’s no sensible way to listen to what they’re creating in a recording studio or on a stage, while inhibiting interference from ambient sound or the constant screaming of fans. Good headphones enable a DJ to hear all elements in...

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An Underground Clubbing Guide To Croatia

April 30, 2017 | Amsterdam

When the last summer festival packs its stages and leaves the Adriatic coast, dancefloor activities return from the sunny beaches, old fortresses and party boats into the shades of clubbing. As underground events in Croatia consistently present world class music and host the most skilled international artists, it’s time to shed some light on that...

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The Top 10 DHA Premieres Of 2016

December 26, 2016 | Amsterdam

With over 100 exclusive premieres in 2016 alone, we’re taking a look at the 10 most streamed from our Soundcloud channel. With entries from the likes of Drumcode, Dirtybird, and All Day I Dream, coupled with a slew of the most in demand producers, local and International, these ten tracks represented the best of DHA....

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The Top 10 DHA Mixtapes Of 2016

December 25, 2016 | Amsterdam

Any follower of ours knows that the DHA Soundcloud channel is the backbone of all the things we do. 2016 was the year we broke 250 original (and exclusive) mixes, while also bringing a collection of very special exclusive partner podcasts from some of the world’s biggest brands. Here we highlight the top 10 most...

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Have You Heard Of: The US RAVE Act?

December 6, 2016 | Amsterdam

On top of Capitol Hill in Washington DC, sits a massive pile of legislations still yet to be approved, one of which is the RAVE Act or “Reducing Americans’ Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act,” introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2002. With such a perplex and badass acronym, no other politician than Senator Joe...

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