Tag: ADE

Wolf Story’s Miami To Amsterdam ADE 2017 Experiences

Back to Holland after my (Emeric Dally) first in trip some 20 years and there is no better way than ADE to reconnect with Amsterdam than the Amsterdam Dance Event. When looking at the map given to us by the ADE shop at Amsterdam Central, I find that more than 100 venues are hosting the conference this year. Incredible! More than a great organization, ADE is a culture, a spirit, and a state of mind. When we go from one event to another, I realize what ADE is about, discovering new talents, have a chance to meet some pioneers and ... Read more

Interview: Monika Kruse

Alongside running labels Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. Monika has been across the industry in all directions, performing at everywhere from Space Ibiza to Berghain, and everywhere in between. She’s dazzled at festivals such as Time Warp, Melt Festival, Eastern Electrics UK, Ultra Music Festival in Miami , Sonus, Awakenings, ADE, and just about every other major festival, club and venue on the planet. This October, Monika brings her take on Techno to Torino with an appearance at the massive Movement ... Read more

10 Absolutely Essential ADE 2017 Events

ADE 2017 is nearly upon us and with 5 days of non stop events you’ll begin to realize you can’t be everywhere at once. Usually we go through each day but this year we figured to gather one list of 10 events that highlight the diversity and mission of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Sure, there are all your favorite showcases guaranteed to go on throughout the week, but these 10 events are truly special in their own distinct way. So, which ADE events are you most looking forward to? Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum present: Underworld After last year’s world class ... 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

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

DHA Mix #316 By KMLN

Behind KMLN (pronounced Kameleon) is Shawna Hofmann and Christopher Tooker, two wanderers with a history for cross- pollinating the sounds of yesterday with the sounds of tomorrow The duo’s music, which features live instrumentation that blends elements of deep tribal house and minimal techno, has received support from prominent artists such as Solomun, Acid Pauli, Damian Lazarus, Mira, Nico Stojan, Bedouin, DOP, Nicola Cruz and more, while appearing on imprints like Sol Selectas, Touch of Class, Crosstown Rebels and Endless. See also: DHA Mix #315 By Sabo Whether at the peak of the night or bringing bodies back to earth ... Read more

DHA Mix #315 By DJ Sabo

On Saturday, 21 October, DJ Sabo and the Sol Selectas crew descend on Amsterdam Dance Event as The Gardens of Babylon will present a very special showcase of the imprint at Claire. Alongside its main man, this intimate early evening affair will also feature a slew of DHA favorites like Amentia, KMLN, unders, and Kora. Anticipating that event, DJ Sabo was kind enough to put together this highly ethereal mix.   Tracklist 1. Sabo – Vibe Quest (Nadastrom Remix) [Sol Selectas] 2. Be Svendsen – Getula [Sol Selectas] 3. Amentia – Victoria (Canson Remix) [Sol Selectas] 4. Dave Nada – ... 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

Interview: Enzo Siragusa

When it comes to rave culture there aren’t many artists out there who are as passionate and dedicated as Enzo Siragusa. Continuing a year that has seen him tour worldwide as far as North America and Australia, and play for esteemed events like We Are Festival, plus an impressive list of FUSE showcases on top at Off Sonar, Sonus Festival, MDRNTY Cruise, Studio 338, the rebirth of 93 Feet East with INFUSE and their FUSE summer residency at Amnesia Ibiza with HYTE. October continues the big year as Enzo will once again bring his extended solo DJ set to London, ... 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

Interview: Josh Wink

A true pioneer of Techno and House, Philadelphia’s Josh Wink continues to blaze a trail through the world of contemporary electronic music. A veteran of some 25+ years in the scene, as well as being a bonafide East Coast US rave hero, the Ovum Recordings boss continues to make and break trends with his unafraid approach to creation. Having traveled the globe, everywhere from its biggest festivals to its most underground nightclubs, and released, remixed, and collaborated with names like Steve Big, Radioslave, Loco Dice, DJ Sneak, Masters at Work and more. This month, Josh Wink joins The BPM Festival: ... Read more

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

Satori Announces Debut Album MAKTUB On Crosstown Rebels

Satori is an artist who combines endless blends of seductive trance and mind-altering earthy tones that linger in the subconscious long after they are heard. His style is not defined by any-one genre. Rather, Satori aims to satisfy any meditative music-lover by provoking a spiritual journey to new dimensions of his musical world, where movement, dreaming and creativity are endless, blurring lines between electronic and meditative music. Now, the man behind the instruments – piano, kora, kalimba, and guitar – preps his debut album “MAKTUB” to be released via Damian Lazarus‘ Crosstown Rebels imprint in October. Last year’s Boiler Room ... Read more

Interview: Henrik Schwarz & The Metropole Orkest

The show that opened last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, Scripted Orkestra, from Henrik Scwharz, The Metropole Orkest, and its Conductor Jules Buckley is returning to Amsterdam for a one night only affair. On 19 August, Het Concertgebouw hosts the Innervisions star and forwarded thinking orchestral ensemble for a dynamic and psychedelic set. Here, Schwarz and Buckley composed an hour of new music sythnesizing worlds, time, and genre into a truly unique concert experience. Ahead of the event, I was lucky enough to sit n With Henrik and Jules as they rehearsed the show at their studio space in Hilversum. I ... Read more