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Kappa FuturFestival Completes 2018 Lineup With DJ Tennis, Peggy Gou, Robert Hood & More

The third and final wave of names for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival adds DJ Tennis, Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit), Eats Everything, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Sam Paganini, The Martinez Brothers, Adriatique, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou, Ralf, Robert Hood, Seth Troxler, and Stacey Pullen. Across Parco Dora Torino from 7 – 8 July, these names will join the already announced Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, Kink, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rodhad and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola on the ... Read more

Interview: Pleasurekraft

With firm reputation for standout productions since (the now iconic) “Tarantula”, the evolution of the Pleasurekraft sound has since moved towards a tougher, atmospheric blend of melodic techno. Built on big room drums, soaring breaks, and smart, unpredictable vocals, this self-dubbed “cosmic techno” has found support from a range of scene heavyweights, including Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Nicole Moudaber & many more. Now, after years of hits, Pleasurekraft have recently released their debut album “Friends, Lovers, & Other Constellations,” a project with the unmistakeable Pleasurekraft fingerprint throughout its 11 tracks. An album that merits continuous listens to reveal its depth, ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Adds Amelie Lens, Larry Heard, Rødhåd & More For 2018

Taking place from 7 – 8 July, the second wave of headlining acts for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival have now been revealed. Following the already announced Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola, now Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, KiNK, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rødhåd and Motor City Drum Ensemble have all been added…with the festival also revealing its expansion with an extra stage. Full details on this fourth stage are coming, which would bring a total capacity to over 50,000! 7 – 8 July | Kappa FuturFestival 2018 | Tickets | Torino, Italy

Kappa FuturFestival Announces Derrick May, Marco Carola & Solomun Amongst First Phase Acts

Back and bigger than ever, Kappa FuturFestival returns to Torino across two days, 7 – 8 July 2018. In the first wave lineup announcement, Kappa Futur’s Saturday sees Adam Beyer and fellow heavyweights Joseph Capriati and Solomun. Sunday, meanwhile, finds Detroit pioneer Derrick May, Cocoon’s Ilario Alicante, minimal master Luciano and Music On man Marco Carola all joining in the expanded event. Check out the aftermovie from last year’s edition below and find tickets at the link. More artist announcement coming soon! 7 – 8 July | Kappa FuturFestival 2018 | Tickets | Torino, Italy

Drumcode Announces Full Roster Across 4 Stages For First Ever Festival

Adam Beyer and Awakenings have curated the first edition of Drumcode Festival, to be held at the NDSM Docklands, Saturday 18 August 2018. Drumcode Festival will welcome over 25 of the modern Techno scene’s biggest acts, including Joseph Capriati, Amelie Lens, Pan-Pot, Nicole Moudaber, Ida Engberg and, of course, Adam Beyer. Drumcode favourites like Bart Skils, Ilario Alicante, Dense & Pika, Enrico Sangiuliano and Layton Giordani, will also be representing all things Drumcode. The festival’s 4 stages eachrepresent a different element of the Drumcode sound, including sister label Truesoul, focusing on the housier side of things. 18 August | Adam ... Read more

Awakenings Drops 100+ Names For 2018 Festival

Awakenings Festival has just dropped their 2018 line-up, which sees the iconic festival descend upon Spaarnwoude once again from 30 June – 1 July. Over one hundred artists will perform over two days of Techno with some 80.000 visitors are expected. On the 2018 bill, key acts this year include Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, and Sven Väth. Awakenings also will showcase the new generation of Techno heavyweights like Job Jobse, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte and Dax J for their respective festival debuts. Also on hand, and for the first time ever, Richie Hawtin will bring his special ... Read more

Caprices Festival Celebrates 15 Years With Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Ricardo Villalobos & More

In 2018, Caprices Festival will celebrate its 15th edition whilst in-house party MDRNTY celebrates its 10th year transforming the beautiful Swiss French resort of Crans-Montana in the Valais mountains into another temple of electronic music. From April 12th – 15th 2018, Caprices will focus on brand new stages and production with a huge lineup mixing up original Caprices artists and returning guests, with new names and young talent. On the lineup, the first names include Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Paul Kalkbrenner, Ricardo Villalobos, Henrik Schwarz, Adam Beyer, Luciano, Sonja Moonear, Dubfire, Paul Ritch, Patrice Baumel, Cobblestone Jazz (live), Archie Hamilton, ... Read more

Adam Beyer & Awakenings Team Up To Bring First Ever Drumcode Festival To Amsterdam

Adam Beyer & Awakenings will be making Techno (and Amsterdam) history next summer, teaming up to bring the inaugural Drumcode Festival to NDSM. Regular fixture at Awakenings, this is the first time the world’s best-selling techno imprint will host its own dedicated festival. In fact, Beyer has played more Awakenings events than any other artist, going back to the late 90s with over 75 shows, including two sets each at Awakenings 20th anniversary and Awakenings Festival in 2017. Pre Register Below! 18 August | Adam Beyer & Awakenings present Drumcode Festival 2018 | Tickets | NDSM

HYTE Drops Timetable For 24 Hour Berlin NYE Celebration

For HYTE’s 24 hour rave on New Year’s Eve at Funkhaus in Berlin, two rooms featuring all shades of Techno will be covered. Monoloc, Gregor Tresher, Pan-Pot, Andrea Oliva, Adam Beyer, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Nina Kraviz and Chris Liebing will all play in room one. Meanwhile, the second space will be taken care of by Confidns, Gheist live, Modig, Deniro, Bjarki live, Steve Rachmad, wAFF, Yaya, Ferro, Alex & Digby, Enzo Siragusa and Dewalta. Below, check out the official timetable for this not to be missed event. 31 December | HYTE NYE Berlin 2017 | Tickets ... Read more

Interview: Arjun Vagale

Widely celebrated as the pioneer of techno in India, Arjun Vagale steers the course of the country’s expanding underground electronic movement. Currently reigning at the top of the DJ Mag India poll, Arjun’s intense, driven and raw approach to Techno has resulted in him becoming one of the most prolific artists to come out of Asia and, as one of India’s most acclaimed DJs, his cutting-edge productions have seen a massive globe reach. Included in that reach has been recent forays into The Netherlands where Arjun joined the institution that is Awakenings over the summer and, perhaps most groundbreaking, becoming ... Read more

Loveland Festival Readies 2017 Edition; Releases Timetable

Once again returning to Sloterpark this Saturday, 12 August, Loveland Festival brings another full day of the very best music the scene has to offer. For twelve hours, 11:00 – 23:00, Loveland’s 6 areas (including a very special Circoloco hosted stage) have the likes of Adam Beyer, Pan Pot, Take of Us, Stephan Bodzin, Solomun, The Martinez Brothers, Joris Voorn, Sasha, and many more heavyweight names from the underground. Of course, Amsterdam is also well represented with favorite DJs like Tsepo, Boris Werner b2b William Djoko, Ferro, and more all representing Check out the full timetable of artists below and ... Read more

Secret Cinema Kicks Off New Wave Of Experimentation With “SÉANCE”

After rebuilding his home studio with a carefully selected combination of old and new gear, Amsterdam’s Secret Cinema ushers in a new creative era in his prolific career. Announcing “Séance,” cuts of the EP have been highlights of, not only, Secret Cinema’s sets for months, but also coming from Drumcode‘s Adam Beyer who caught on to its title track when Secret Cinema dropped him an early demo. “Séance” is a two-year-in-the-making project, which comes in the form of ‘Séance’ (Original & Dub mix), as well as ‘Ex Drummer’. It follows up on a string of chart topping releases on Gem Records ... Read more

Party Report: Movement Detroit 2017

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 and we love it. The venue is nothing fancy, the speakers look like they’re custom made, it looks more like a bar than a club but it has such a real feel to it, we enjoy the place very much. T.V Lounge is the Staple ... Read more

Sonus Completes 2017 Bill With Agoria, Âme, Floorplan & Full Boat Party Schedule

Sonus Festival’s fifth birthday is on the horizon and with that the event’s lineup has been finalized and boat parties announced. Joining the likes of Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos, Jackmaster, and Joseph Capriati will now be Agoria, Âme, Dense & Pika, Floorplan (aka Robert Hood and Lyric Hood live), Guti (live), Ian F., Ivan Komlinovic (live), Magda, Mimi, Raresh, Steffen Deux, and Valentino Kanzyani, none of which really need an introduction. Additionaly, Sonus has also laid out the prelimiay details on their Adriatic Sea boat party selections, which include hosts Keep On Dancing, XLR8R, tINI & the gang, Jesus Loves ... Read more

Party Report: Ultra Music Festival 2017

Doing 3 days at Ultra when you’re 38 years old is like running the New York Marathon for the first time with no shoes on. “You sound like you were ran over by a train” my friend tells me on Monday as we’re talking on the phone…”Yes but it was worth it” I respond. Who would have thought I would finally break the curse and see Adam Beyer perform, he’s been literally a hero of mine since I bought his records back in the 90’s and for some reason, I could never manage to see him play. Though, I wish ... Read more