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Pacha Barcelona Welcomes Cocoon, Spectrum, Vagabundos & More For Off Week 2018

From Tuesday, 12 – Sunday, 17 June, 2018, Pacha Barcelona steps into to Off Week 2018 with a full slate of events. With debut brands and long term friends joining the festivity, the two cherries take 6 days to explore the full spectrum of underground electronic music at one of its major annual events. Pacha Barcelona Off Week debuts include UNER‘s multi sensorial Umamii (12 June) concept returning to its home city along with Andhim, Francisco Allendes, Gonçalo, and Solardo, and Joris Voorn‘s Spectrum (13 June) has Kölsch, Patrice Bäumel and B. Traits. Wednesday, 14 June sees Yousef‘s famed Liverpool ... Read more

Fango Returns With Full Length Sophomore Album ‘GEA’

After a steady stream of successful underground dance-floor stables via his Viscera EP series and last year climbing charts with his remixes, Fango returns with his second album titled “GEA”. “GEA” is a 10-track trip of eclectic electronica panning across various moods and tempos. Flexing his matured production credits, Fango fuses rock, disco and psychedelic influences, meticulously put together on his machines resulting in a spectrum of sounds to satisfy most palettes. With early fans of the release including Hunee, Mano Le Tough and Axel Boman to name a few, GEA is out now on Fango’s home label, Degustibus Music. ... Read more

Simao Brings About Latest fryhide EP With Kaleidoscopic 4 Track Package

Simao, fryhide‘s, London-based Portugese delivers his stunning new EP for HOSH‘s imprint. The “Submarine EP” features 4 cuts that continue in the fashion of his signature trademark sound; driving, fluent rhythms paired with emotive and hypnotic themes for a visionary and kaleidoscopic feel. “Submarine” EP is NOW AVAILABLE on fryhide BUY [button background=”#E40045″ color=”#FFFFFF” size=”small” link=”https://soundcloud.com/simao” target=”_new”] Soundcloud [/button] [button background=”#E40045″ color=”#FFFFFF” size=”small” link=”https://www.facebook.com/simao.official” target=”_new”] Artist Page [/button]

Monolink Brings Debut Album Alongside World Tour Including Three Day The Gardens Of Babylon Festival

Last Friday, multi instrumentalist Monolink released his debut album “Amniotic” via Embassy One. Following the success of its first two singles ‘Sirens’ and ‘Swallow’, as well as a chart burning remix of the former from Patrice Baumel, “Amniotic”‘s stripped down productions create ample room for Monolink’s voice to carry the weight of his haunting melodies and allow for lyricism to cut through, creating vivid imagery and pronounced storylines reminiscent of acts like Bob Moses, Gui Boratto, and Bonobo. Read Also: The Gardens of Babylon’s Dialogue With Monolink Following the release, Monolink will embark on a 3-month live tour across the ... Read more

Embrace The “Children Of The Future” As Maga Launches New Philanthropic ATEMPO Concept

On Wednesday, 2 May, ATEMPO (a return to the original speed of a composition, in musical vernacular) welcomes the Mexico City to it’s first ever event, the public spirited CHILDREN OF THE FUTURE. As curated by Maga, in collaboration with Studio Ugli, and going down at TOLEDO ROOFTOP, the city’s most up-and-coming rooftop venue, get your fill of mezcal, good vibes with Maga, Holder (Mayan Warrior), Robbie Akbal (Akbal Music), Marymoon(Modern Music), Dubbelu(Akbal Music), and Nicolai. This eclectic lineup of artists will be performing to raise funds for Fundación Renacimiento, while also celebrating the dance culture and diversity of Mexico ... Read more

Club Resident Jimi Jules Mixes Exclusive Heavy Watergate 24 Compilation

One of the scene’s brightest stars and a mainstay of its eponymous club, Jimi Jules mixes Watergate 24. Available 11 June, the Innervisions and Cocoon featuring DJ expertly exhibits, not only, his dynamic musical range and production skills, but also the ability to create incredibly complex blends that disguise any hint of one tracks end and another’s beginning. As a selector and producer, both skills are on full display over the mix’s twenty-one tracks, thirteen of which are Jules’ own, whether they be originals, remixes, or special edits made especially for this compilation. Check out the full tracklist below, and ... Read more

Floyd Lavine & East Africa’s Best Set For Multi-Date Tour Covering Kenya, Uganda & Rwanda

Travelling across three countries, the globetrotting Madorasindahouse & Mashariki Music will bring Floyd Lavine and a slew of East Africa’s finest ambassadors of electronic music to Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda from 31 May – 2 June. Kicking off at Nairobi’s The Mirage Towers [Waiyaki Way] (31 May), before heading to Kigali’s Mamba Club (1 June) and wrapping up at Kampala’s Cayenne (2 June): Floyd Lavine; the (frequently featured on DHA) South African and favourite on the likes of Innervisions, RISE, Moon Harbour, and Watergate will be joined by several of the continent’s musical gems. Amongst these acts are Nairobi’s SURAJ, ... Read more

Kiesgrube Goes ‘Wild At Heart’ Across Six Unique 2018 Dates

Even after 21 years, Neuss’ Kiesgrube remains Wild at Heart, making it the perfect theme for their 2018 season. Set across 6 spring/summer dates, and kicking off on Sunday, 22 April, the Open Air venue near Dusseldorf will see only first class lineups for its one of a kind party atmosphere. Check out the full details and dates below, but expect the likes of Loco Dice b2b Luciano, Âme, and more kicking things off on 22 April. Throughout the season, which includes dates in May, June, July & September, artists and brands like elrow, 2manydjs, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Black ... Read more

Glitterbox Celebrates Kingsnight With Panama Takeover

Kingsnight will feature one of the world’s most enthusiastically open event, Glitterbox, as the famed London brand descends on Amsterdam’s Panama with three of its most prized selectors in tow. Already a night of celebration throughout The Netherlands,’ 26 April will see Glitterbox’s 21st Century take on Disco with Joey Negro, Simon Dunmore, and Melvo Baptiste sending you through the night. Over the last half year or so, Glitterbox has become a veritable phenomenon having grown exponentially, touring the world, and becoming one of London’s most attended events. A full on party brand, its weekly Glitterbox Radio Show continuously occupies ... Read more

HOSH Delivers First 2018 Release On Own fryhide Imprint

Label head HOSH is back with his first release of 2018 on fryhide. Its title track “On The Radar” is a hypnotic siren that keeps you in the loop with twists and turns from begin to end. The, on the B-side, HOSH shows his deeper and spiritual side with “417”…based on 417 hz, the universal frequency. On this one, each Oscillator is tuned manually to work the bigger picture. “On The Radar” is NOW AVAILABLE on fryhide BUY [button background=”#E40045″ color=”#FFFFFF” size=”small” link=”https://soundcloud.com/hosh” target=”_new”] Soundcloud [/button] [button background=”#E40045″ color=”#FFFFFF” size=”small” link=”https://www.facebook.com/hosh.me” target=”_new”] Artist Page [/button]

elrow Has Hidden Two Golden Tickets Somewhere in Amsterdam

On 8 September, elrow brings its first festival edition to Amsterdam with an all day takeover of NDSM. First, however, this Sunday, 1 April, the world famous party brand will give people the opportunity to get two free golden tickets to the event with a special city wide “easter egg” hunt through Amsterdam. Hidden by festival mascot, the colorful chicken Rowsana, two mega-eggs will be placed somewhere in the city, with elrow calling on party goers to collect the bounty. Check out elrow’s Facebook page for hints posted at 10:00am on Sunday. The Golden Ticket – Two backstage tickets – ... Read more

The Crave Festival Rounds Out Full Weekend Of Diverse Electronic Acts Including Matrixxman & Palms Trax

The third edition of The Crave Festival sees the Den Haag based festival expand with an opening night celebration, two after parties and a closing beachside event. With previously confirmed headlining acts Hessle Audio Trio, Egyptian Lover, DJ Stringray and Aurora Halal, a slew of new names have now been added to complete the 1 – 3 June event. Cult legends Unit Moebius and Rude66 now open the weekend with a live performance at Het Magazijn, while Identified Patient and Stevie Whisper provide an all night b2b set. Then, after joining the festival in Zuiderpark, visitors can choose between Techno ... Read more

Moogfest Adds DJ Stingray, Jon Hopkins & Helena Hauff Amongst Diverse New Lineup Additions

North Carolina’s Moogfest has just announced a comprehensive second phase to their 2018 festival program, including a slew of rare appearances, mind-expanding masterclasses, workshops, and keynotes, and much more. With previous announced (musical) names including Aurora Halal, Ellen Alien, Fatima Al Qadiri, Honey Dijon, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Shanti Celeste, Umfang, and more, Moogfest is now set to announce the likes of Jon Hopkins (performing twice), Mouse on Mars, DJ Stingray, Helena Hauff, Suzanne Ciani, and more across their diverse musical offerings. Of course, this being Moogfest, artists and appearances are not limited to just the world of electronic music with ... Read more

Crossings Debuts New “Reflection” Series With Horde Paris Resident Sander

DJ, Producer, Live Performer and Parisian Ayahuasca event series host, Sander is one artist with a life dedication to music. Through releases like ‘One Year’ and ‘Ale’l Vêfa’, he has become known for his distinct skill of melody writing, and now, with his Crossings debut, intelligently combines them with powerful grooves into a mind-blowing number – ‘Floraison’, released as part of Crossings new V/A “Reflection” series (of which we also exclusively premiered its b-side from Vander – Blue Eyes). Since its inception, Crossings has been striving to promote talents such as Parallells, Joep Mencke, Bondarev and Sam Shure by bringing ... Read more

Acid Pauli Returns To De Marktkantine For Exclusive Full Moon Celebration

The first time The Gardens of Babylon teamed up with De Marktkantine for a night with Acid Pauli was truly something to behold. On 31 March, all will combine forces once again, as The Gardens of Babylon’s Wild as the Moon concept returns to De Marktkantine with this musical genius, but this time Sam Shure, Sven Dhose, and Geju will support across two rooms. As always, Wild as the Moon starts each and every event with a powerful moon meditation, allowing guests to “arrive” together. Led by The Dreaming collective, the full moon meditation sets the tone for the night ... Read more