Tag: AIR Amsterdam

AIR 5th Anniversary Interview With Maartje Weijers And Michiel Tettero

Amsterdam hotspot AIR will celebrate its 5 year anniversary this weekend with a very special program made up of 5 quality events. Expect fives days full of stunning music provided by some of the scene’s heavyweights at one of Amsterdam’s biggest clubs. AIR is actually one of the only clubs in Amsterdam that is fully designed to be a nightclub, which is evident on every corner; exceptional audio-visual facilities and a state of the art sound system, electronic lockers and five bars make AIR a truly state of the art nightclub. We sat down with two of the characters that make up the ... Read more

Buiten Westen Returning For Third Edition In July

We’ve already been accustomed to the fact that during the summer season, Amsterdam is flooded with festivals. The amount of high class artists, good music, happy faces and versatile good vibes is present on the Dutch ground for the course of over three months of summer. Among those festivals, there is one that can treat its visitors to that warm festival vibe like only a few can. We’re talking about Buiten Westen. [youtube id=”-6Q1DG2fwhk” width=”620″ height=”360″] After the boom of 2011/2012, we’ve seen numerous festivals flourish and plunge again, but in the case of Buiten Westen, its organizers, AIR Amsterdam, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Jaymo & Andy George

“Well obviously I get them all but as I’ve got a girlfriend I have to pass them to Andy, cos I’m nice like that. Actually it’s his birthday weekend, so we should probably arrange some strippers, right?” When Jaymo & Andy George met back in 2008, a musical companionship started out that would change the musical landscape. The guys behind the infamous Moda Black imprint have been making waves since the very first release, setting the futuristic and creative vibe that we now know the label for. As well as releasing music from established acts, Jaymo & Andy George have ... Read more

It’s ON Pete Tong!

Club AIR is to clubbers what George Clooney is to female coffee lovers: suave, tolerant, cosmopolitan and free spirited We are happy to announce that Pete Tong will play his legendary British house at AIR Amsterdam during ADE on Thursday, 17th October. Pete Tong is an old hand in the turntable rockers guild. He was already spinning Vinyl’s when most of today’s young cats were still spinning rounds on a tricycle. Bringing over three decades of DJing experience into the game, Pete Tong knows how to properly rock a crowd. However, he is not the only reason why house lovers should join ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Shadow Child

Shadow Child is at the top of the UK house scene at the moment. With hits like String Thing, 23 and Feel Real, recognisable by their signature underground, bass-led grooves, this high-flyer has shot through the ranks quite impressively in the last couple of years, and then to think that Shadow Child was once just a side-project. Luckily it’s here to stay now. Before his gig in Amsterdam next week at All Gone Pete Tong ADE Special we wanted to see what he’s been up to and have a talk with the very modest and kind Brit. “This whole project ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Walker & Royce

Brooklyn-based house associates Walker & Royce have put their mark on the electronic landscape the last couple of years, with hot singles and remixes for Crosstown Rebels, LouLou, Nurvous and Off Recordings. Their style is deep, dark and sexy. We’re happy to see these guys visit our town for ADE next week, playing at Unconditional and All Gone Pete Tong. So we wanted to give them a formal welcome before touching down in Amsterdam. That’s why we have a Walker & Royce mixtape AND an interview for you today. We discussed the NYC clubbing scene, their relation to Moda Black ... Read more

ADE Special Podcast by Walker & Royce

Samuel Walker and Gavin Royce, aka Walker & Royce, are no rookies in the electronic music industry. The past ten years they’ve been omnipresent in the background of the NYC dance scene, Samuel as a producer and engineer, while Gavin was planning parties wherever the Big Apple would allow him. They met ten years ago in the club scene in New York, both doing an internship at Studio Distribution. In the beginning their friendship centered around their mutual love for dance music, partying together and enjoying whatever life in the big city might grant two young lads. The years that followed ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with PBR Streetgang

The name of this Leeds based duo, PBR Streetgang, is a reference to a late 70’s American war movie by the name of Apocalypse Now. Their interest in the 70’s can be clearly heard in their music as well. Disco and other early forms of house make up most of their productions and DJ sets. When they earned an Ibiza residence at We Love Space in 2010, they found themselves taking giant steps in their careers and they have not slowed down since. “If we told you that it would spoil the magic. seriously though we can’t say, it could ... Read more

We Love.. Takeover AIR Amsterdam!

Next week we’ll see the world-famous party instigator We Love take over AIR Amsterdam, to bring you one hell of a blow-out filled with the very finest House music.  We Love have been at the epicenter of the electronic music scene for over fifteen years now. They are hailed for their legendary recurring Sunday parties at Space Ibiza. Still a hallmark event in the clubbing scene and just as significant as it was since its first edition back in 1999. We Love will team up together with fellow event virtuosos Snowbombing and Future Disco for a complete AIR Amsterdam takeover, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Noir

He’s had more than ten years of experience in the upper echelons of the electronic music scene, is regularly applauded and acclaimed for his productions by veterans like Carl Cox, Luciano and Roger Sanchez, and he founded and runs a well-respected label in his spare time. We are talking about Denmark’s Noir, aka René Kristensen. Noir will treat us to a mixtape soon, but first we wanted to have a tête-à-tête with this charming man. So we discussed the finer things in life, like facial hair, David Bowie and grocery shopping. 
When was the last time you fully shaved your ... Read more

All Gone Pete Tong ADE Podcast by Ben Pearce

That Manchester is a breeding ground for talented DJ’s and producers has been proven again by Ben Pearce. The born and raised Mancunian went straight to the top of the Beatport charts at the age of 23, produces record after record next an ever-expanding gig book and still finds time to run his own record label Purp & Soul. He fixed us up with a very special mixtape that will shake your bones from head to toe. Growing up with heavy metal and punk, Ben Pearce discovered electronic music in his late teens. He crafted his skill in the club- and ... Read more

Mix #009 by Raaf

When Raaf turned 17, electronic music really got a grip on him and it never let go. Although enjoying a wide variety of electronic music, he preferred more club-oriented music. He started DJ’ing, and exploring the different styles, ultimately shaping his own. In his sets Raaf plays a selection of house, deep-house and techno,laced with poppy hooks and with a heavy emphasis on groove. Typical for his sound are the ‘phat’ basslines and sexy vocals. Always maintaining the energy and vibe, he excels at reading crowds. Whether he has to open the night or play at peaktime, he delivers. Venues ... Read more