Tag: Ame

[Report] Back To Africa With Fairground Festival, Black Coffee & Âme

Going to Africa for a dance music festival is quite a big experience, an ultimate experience. We had the chance to attend the 3rd edition of Fairground Festival in Tunisia last weekend. We fly from Paris to Tunis for a 3 hour flight, Imene is at the airport to greet us with a big smile. From there we go on a ride to Sousse, 2 hours away from Tunis by car. We check in in our fancy hotel and after enjoying the pool most of the day the next day, Friday, we can finally take the road to the Eco ... Read more

Premiere: Etcha - Stephen Hawking (TYU Espacio Remix)

Etcha is short for Etchaberri and is Basque for ‘in his house’. It is House music that plays a central role in his sound, ranging from the Discoid to the Technoid, with cosmic and emotive storytelling at its core. His dedication has already been fruitful, with Ame & Dixon granting him a winning place in their Muting the Noise platform podcast contest. Jere, the b-side off his latest release “F2F”, ‘Stephen Hawking‘, keeps listeners floating into infinity while thousands of little analog starry bleeps transport us into a message of futuristic optimism revealed by a great, if not the greatest, ... Read more

Fairground Festival Welcomes Âme, Black Coffee, Nastia & More To Tunisia

Tunisia’s Fairground Festival returns to its art and music headquarters, The Eco Village, for the third year this 13 – 14 July. Known for its curious, snappy, and alternative destination, the Sousse based event gains its reputation through mixing attractions, service, and music, becoming a primary destination for underground electronic music in North Africa. Last year, we were there, and so were the likes of Adriatique and Mano le Tough. This year, the festival grows and diversifies bringing a few of the industry’s best names to Sousse. Amongst those names will be headliners like Ame, Black Coffee, Nastia, Satori & ... 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

Premiere: ODD1 - Rumors (Original Mix)

Musumeci and Dodi Palese present the second volume of Engrave Ltd’s various artists collection featuring nine cuts of deepness. Here, Dodi Palese’ side project ODD1 brings the highly in demand ‘Rumors’ as today’s exclusive premiere. The track has been played out continuously by the likes of Âme for some months now and finally sees its release via “Engrave LTD Vol. 2”. “Engrave LTD Vol. 2” is available 2 March on Engrave Ltd

Epizode Festival: 7 Key Performances

Vietnam’s Epizode Festival made a huge mark on all who attended this year. The second edition of the ten day long event was a landmark one, with people from all over the US, UK, New Zealand, Russia and Australia making up the diverse crowd. Of course, plenty of locals from the Asian scene also got involved and with a line-up featuring the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Dixon, Ame, Peggy Gou, Loco Dice, Luciano, Marcel Dettmann, Sofia Rodina, Bambounou and many more, the festival really has helped drive the scene forward and bring plenty of big names to the area for ... Read more

Premiere: Theo Kottis - I'll Figure It Out (Original Mix)

Emerging talent Theo Kottis has already chalked up an impressive following from an array of the world’s finest selectors. His take on the cinematic sound of electronic techno is in the boxes and labels of Sasha, John Digweed, Skream, Âme, Guy Gerber, Lee Burridge, &Me, Agoria, George FitzGerald, Jonas Rathsman, Marcus Worgull, Matthias Meyer, Gardens of God, Dubfire, Dusky, and many more. Here, Theo arrives on Carioca with two elegant & emotive cuts that make up the “Drift” EP. His mature musical development seems years above a man at the beginning of what is set to be an accomplished career ... Read more

DHA Mix #301 By Denis Horvat

Through his dynamic productions and complex sets of and deep and melodic techno, Denis Horvat has been racking up some stellar achievements in the underground dance music world. The talented Dane’s music has been featured on the likes of Innvervisions, Exit Strategy, Sum Over Histories, AEON Audio, and his original home of Upon.You Records, while he has taken to the decks everywhere including ADE and OFF Sonar. Off his many acclaimed releases. With a focus on detailed tracks, with selections that weave a tapestry from start to finish, its no wonder Denis Horvat has become a favorite selector of Âme, ... Read more

Party Report: Innervisions Barcelona

Innervisions took over one of the best locations in Barcelona for such an intimate events which suited the label and the organization itself just perfectly. It was the first time for me at the Plaza Mayor de El Poble Espanyol, but I have to say, it’s an amazing art pavilion that was originally built for the Barcelona International Exhibition in 1929 and represents the “real Spanish town/village”. You can definitely feel the Spanish soul wrapped around the buildings and all the typical arches! Now back to Innervisions event! I actually skipped one day of Sónar, just to be full in ... Read more

Free Download: Parallells - Jhaan Feat. Sarah Pirwany (Original Mix)

Parallells is a fresh brother duo of Dutch producers who grew up in France. Playing around the globe (Dominican Republic, Egypt, Qatar, Tunisia, Spain, France, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, England, Belgium, Germany…), their set can be characterized by the mix of several genres with a spacey and melodic touch that brings its audience on a emotional journey. After a first Cosmopolis / Solaris EP that ranked in the top 40 Deep House release on Beatport and a second EP, Innocence / Inner-Sens coming out the 7th July on Crossings, Parallells has a lot to show in 2017. Co-founder of the collective ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: All We Want Festival

It’s almost here, All We Want Festival celebrates its 5 year anniversary with four days of atmospheric festival experiences from 7-10 July in Goch, Germany. Always a favorite on the DHA calendar, we thought we’d highlight 5 reasons why this unique event is one of the most friendly and interesting camping-based events in the area. As usual, we’ll be on site with many of our Amsterdam based friends. Have you been to All We Want Festival before? What would you say is its primary appeal? 5. The Location Not only is the festival located on the picturesque grounds of a ... Read more

Festival Bucket List: Paradise City Festival

When it comes to large scale events, the “best of” conversation tends to swing itself towards areas of high subjectivity…how we define what we “like”? How our personal finances affect our decisions? What kind of core values do we look for? Many questions, none of which with easy answers. Well, with that in mind, we’re hoping to put a few events on your radar that are (admittedly) subjective to our writer’s tastes, but with a focus on all of its aspects. Hopefully it will make your decisions easier, highlight some interesting festivals you may not yet be familiar with, highlight ... Read more

Straf_Werk Broadens Musical Spectrum With Summer Festival Stage & Timeslot Breakdown

Straf_Werk’s annual summer festival has just announced their stage breakdowns for the 19 August. The crews fifth festival event, the focus is on a broader sound, as well as a more prominent showcase of local Dutch acts. Of course, that’s not to say that the big names aren’t there either. As we announced earlier, the likes of Âme, Maya Jane Coles, Adriatique, DJ Tennis, Jennifer Cardini, Todd Terje and many more will all be in attendance. Check out the video below to see the complete breakdown of stages, which includes the Dutch debut of Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep in ... Read more

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

Kappa Futur Festival Adds The Black Madonna, Dixon, Masters At Work

Another amazing wave of artists have been announced for the two day Turin extravaganza that is Kappa Futur Festival 2017. Already announced were the likes of Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us, Joseph Capriati, Sasha & John Digweed, and now the festival adds a slew of International superstars to the bill. Included in the updated lineup are a handful of House legends, coming in the forms of Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Clausell, Danny Krivit), Masters At Work, Boo Williams, and Glenn Underground. Elsewhere, The Black Madonna, Ame, Dixon, Jackmaster, Kolsch, and Mano le Tough will all feature ... Read more