Tag: ADE

Degustibus Music Gems Selected By Rubini

Founded in 2011, Degustibus Music is a low key collective with a quality over quantity approach reinforced by a distinct visual style. The collective is comprised of a quartet of mysterious musical figures, Fango, Batongo, Ditongo, and Rubini. The label’s ethos draws from the Latin, “De gustibus non est disputandum”, or “In matters of taste, there can be no disputes”. With a sole focus on its individual artists, each with the own unique vision and approach to sound, Degustibus Music is one of the few labels out there able to create a complete landscape of sound resulting in heavily support ... Read more

DHA Mix #402 By Fedele

As one of the three minds behind the acclaimed Italian outfit Agents of Time, Fedele is part of an emerging wave of artists eager to explore new territories of electronic music. Driven by a devotion to the underground and a yearning for forward-thinking sounds, his DJ sets are comprised as a stream of compelling, emotive beats and textures irrespective of preconceived mainstream inclinations. With a diverse background of classical instrumentation, as well as Hip Hop, R’n’B, Soul, and Nu-Disco, it was his penchant for free-spirited House and Techno’s unpredictable soundscapes that led to enthusiastic releases on the likes of Undulate ... Read more

DHA FM Debuts This ADE With Our New Event Series

It’s a new era for us as we debut a new series of events under the name DHA FM. Kicking off this ADE, DHA FM will bring our first event to Amsterdam’s new retro-restaurant/club space, La Favela Amsterdam. La Favela is an intimate space, inspired by a 60s era Rio de Janeiro where people from all backgrounds come together to celebrate freedom, love, laughter, dance, music, soul food, wine and every other pleasure under the sun. Filled with history telling items that create an ambiance of color, La Favela is a colorful experience that brings together diners and late night ... Read more

[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

Amsterdam ADE Insiders: Pin Up Club

Amsterdam’s Pin Up Club seduce crowds with their exhilarating live performances and DJ sets filled with enchanting beats and filthy basslines, a result of EBM and dark disco influences. The duo have hit their stride with EPs on Bordello A Parigi, and appearances everywhere from DGTL to Salon Zur Wilden Renate and in the coming months will also release new material via Mireia Records and BAR Records, respectively. Keep an eye out for those packages as they will also feature the likes of Lauer, RSS Disco, and Zombies in Miami. Keeping crowds under their spell until long after breakfast, Pin Up ... Read more

[Interview] Orbital: “Donald Trump & Kim Jong Un Aren’t The Only Monsters Around”

Throughout their long-standing and renowned career, the twin brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll who make up Orbital have headlined the biggest stages in the world, while establishing themselves as bonafide electronic music pioneers. The brother’s extensive back catalog ranges from Punk anthems like ‘Satan’, to Techno classics like ‘Chime’, ‘The Saint’, and ‘The Box’, as well as the seminal Rave anthem ‘Halcyon+on+on’, which have featured across classic albums and soundtracks from the early 1990s up until today. Now, after a six-year hiatus, Orbital is back with their new album, “Monsters Exist”. On shelves, and via streaming platforms, “Monsters Exist” is ... Read more

The 10 Unmissable Autumn 2018 Festivals

Who says festival season (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least) has to end with the end of summer? From October through December, there is a slew of festival and conference style events taking place across the European continent and beyond. From Mexico City to Kraków, coastal castles to industrial warehouses, these are 10 events we’re most looking forward to in the coming autumn months. What events are you most looking forward to? Amsterdam Dance Event Amsterdam’s (and the entire industry’s) ultimate gathering is back for another week of networking and parties. With something for every taste not much needs to ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... Read more

HYTE Announces First Wave Of ADE 2018 Artists With Mediahaven Takeover

HYTE is heading back to Amsterdam Dance Event for one night on Friday, October 19, 2018. The event will feature HYTE’s finest talents playing on three stages and includes Loco Dice, Chris Liebing, Guti live, wAFF, Andrea Oliva, Adam Shelton b2b Subb-an, Benny Rodrigues, Samuel Deep and Mandana. More headliners and hot up-and-coming artists will be announced as HYTE moves into a new venue for ADE, Mediahaven. This means next level production and immersive party atmospheres that will keep everyone dancing from 22:00 until well past dawn. 19 October | HYTE ADE x Loveland | Tickets | Mediahaven

Dockyard & Mystic Garden Team Up For ADE 2018 Two In One Festival Experience

At ADE 2018, Dockyard Festival and Mystic Garden Festival will join forces for a 12 hour 2-in-1 festival on 20 October. The two contrasting concepts will be a collision of The Mystic Garden’s glittering fairyland and Dockyard’s brazen, industrial world. After entering, audiences will be given the choice of two gates behind which you can experience all of the musical and theatrical thrills of both concepts. The line up features some very special guests at the event that will be announced soon, plus Sven Vath, Len Faki, Paco Osuna, Apollonia, Ben Sims, BLAWAN, Robert Hood, Dax J, Secret Cinema, Egbert ... Read more

Amsterdam Dance Event Announces First Names For 2018

Amsterdam Dance Event will run 17 – 21 October, 2018 has announced its first selection of artists for the this year’s edition. Amongst these names include Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin who will all appear at the world’s leading festival and conference program. Read the complete list below. ADE

Afterlife Announces First 24 Hour Edition For ADE 2018

Afterlife will return to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) in 2018 and present its first ever 24-hour party! From 2pm on Saturday, 20 October through the next afternoon, Tale Of Us will curate two rooms encompassing everything the Afterlife brand is about, all set within the cavernous halls of the raw and striking Elementenstraat Warehouse. Expect a spectacle when adorned with the signature Afterlife production and featuring the likes of Adriatique, Mind Against, Vaal, Kobosil, and many more. 20 October | Afterlife ADE 2018 | Tickets | Warehouse Elementenstraat

Interview: Elena Colombi

Born in Italy, Elena Colombi has since relocated to London, setting up a successful series of events since 2008 that have made her a staple name of its underground. Now a respected DJ and radio host on NTS, Elena’s musical style taps into a wide array of influences, from Industrial rhythms, pulsing techno, ambient atmospheres, synthesised sounds, freaky disco, balearic love affairs, proto-house, anything goes in her dynamic sets. Throughout last year Elena has made significant moves in her DJ career, making her Japanese debut at AOYAMA Zero, playing at Amsterdam’s De School, as well as playing Säule and Panoramabar ... Read more

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

Interview: Bastian Bux

Be stripped of all artifice and be judged by the work, this is the (admirable) ethos of Bastian Bux. Work featuring deep textures, powerful harmonies, heavy beats and fat basslines and constructed with soul and sensibility have brought Bastian’s music to the likes of Suara, Selador, Bedrock, MOOD Records and more, with remixes and collaborations with the likes of Habischman, Lee van Dowski, Steve Rachmad, and Fur Coat. As a touring DJ, Bastian has been seen at festival’s like Hideout, Tomorrowland, ADE, Space Ibiza, The Warehouse Project, and various other venues around the world, including in the European, Middle East, ... Read more