Tag: Amsterdam Dance Event 2016

DHA Mix #259 By Breach

Breach aka Ben Westbeech has seen the steady growth of his label ‘Naked Naked,’ with a prolific set of releases, both his own, as well as from the likes of Midland, Dark Sky, and Dusky. However, beyond releasing on ‘Naked Naked,’ Breach has been featured on Ramp/PTN, Pets Recordings, Dirtybird, and Aus which have set his production and DJ career into ascension. Universally acclaimed within the world of dance music, Breach can count the likes of Maya Jane Coles, Marcel Dettmann, George Fitzgerald, Gilles Peterson, and (of course) DHA as fans. In fact, Breach stopped by our ADE DHA x ... Read more

Relive ADE 2016 With Its Epic Aftermovie

Entitled ‘Perspective,’ this is the ONLY official aftermovie highlighting the experience that was October’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016. Featuring the likes of Octave One, Eats Everything, Ellen Alien, and many,many more, the grittily produced 15+ minute mini-documentary, goes around the Dutch capital in all ways: the canals, the clubs, and (of course), the underground! Source: DJ Mag (Exclusive)

ADE 2016 Report: HYTE x Used + Abused

Nestled 200m away from Isolatorweg metro station lay Warehouse Elementenstraat. A red glow attracted thousands and drew them into HYTE. The metro station was full of tired party goers reluctantly awaiting their last dance of ADE 2016. Excited squeals and eager laughs emanated whilst the queue wound round the neighbouring warehouse. Greeting each party goer were delightful looking women with slightly dead-pan faces. Each of which were embellished with slicked back, grey-sprayed hair, dark eye make-up and skin tight outfits made from mesh. The whole concept reminded me somewhat of the ideology you’d expect from Berghain. Once entering the venue, the ... Read more

ADE 2016 Report: Maceo Plex @ Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt, Vermeer, and…Maceo! Yep, Ellum’s main man shut down the bike passage of Amsterdam’s world famous Rijksmuseum with a very special Amsterdam Dance event performance this past Friday. Set as the week’s experience gradually reaches its peak, the early evening set played directly into the city’s up for it after work crowd, taking some 2,000 revellers to places their normal happy hour drink activities could only dream off. Conceived and executed as a collaborative effort between Maceo, Audio Obscura, and KPN, the state of the art production value (for better or worse) transformed the space into a light-columned sea of ... Read more

DHA Mix #236 + Interview By Route 94

Over the past handful of years, Route 94 has quietly yet forcefully established himself as a distinctive young figure in today’s house music scene. Setting clubs ablaze in the hands of Skream, Benga and New York Transit Authority, Route 94’s propulsive, bass-heavy music is also regularly featured on Radio 1 and Rinse FM, while while including a globe trotting DJ schedule. This week, Route 94 will be in town for ADE with performances at the sold out Paradise event on Friday and Verknipt‘s ADE House Special. Ahead of those events, he’s put together a solid mix (recorded live from this ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Secret Cinema

25 years in anything is no easy feat, which makes Amsterdam’s Secret Cinema’s quarter century celebration in the dance music game all the more special. Secret Cinema brings his Gem Records to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) where he will go b2b with Egbert. Joining on the night will be Derrick May, Slam, Christian Smith, Karotte, Butch and more. Ahead of this event and celebrating his latest 3x Vinyl and 2x CD SILVER Box Set Secret Cinema dishes out his insider tips on what do check out when in Amsterdam this week. Secret Cinema’s SILVER boxset is available NOW. Order HERE ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Steve Rachmad

Often whirling around grooves of Detroit techno, Steve Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a genre champion within his home of Netherlands and around the world. A man of many aliases, when his birth name is on the bill, the musical journey can be anything from planet Rachmad; a realm best explored by listening to one of his extended Panoramabar sets or in the former renowned Amsterdam club Studio 80. When his STERAC alias shows up, expect techno with dark, deep, edgy atmospheres. For Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016, Steve will be all over the ... Read more

Q-Factory: Amsterdam East’s ADE Gem

Nestled within the cultural melting post that is Amsterdam’s Oost neighborhood stands the industrial, multi purpose venue, Q-Factory. Reminiscent of city center attractions like Melkweg and Paradiso, Q-Factory is Amsterdam’s only other all purpose music venue, able to hold some 1300 between its two cavernous halls. From live music to underground dance, the venue’s place within the cultural landscape of Amsterdam’s most diverse neighborhood cannot be understated. A center for community, with its practice, work, and studio space, full service cafe, and upcoming hotel, Q-Factory literally breathes creativity. Now, with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) right around the corner, the venue ... Read more

All Day I Dream Podcast By Lost Desert

Lost Desert is a destination full of mystery. Picked out of obscurity after All Day I Dream‘s Lee Burridge discovered his music trekking through the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a fast forged friendship inevitably led to the studio. This fruitful collaboration has led to a handful of 2016 ADID classics, like the exlcusive DHA premiered ‘Stand Up Right’ and the latest release, the massive ‘Lingala’. See also: Premiere: Lee Burridge and Lost Desert – Stand Up Right (Original Mix) Now, Lost Desert joins Lee Burridge in Amsterdam as All Day I Dream comes to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) for ... Read more

[Playlist + Interview] Celeste Siam: Bringing A Taste Of Bangkok To ADE

Celeste Siam is one of Asia’s hottest musical exports and a name synonymous with the continents clubbing infrastructure. Having made an impact on her own region early in her career, she made the move Ibiza in 2007 where she played alongside Carl Cox, secured a Pukka Up residency, and made appearances at both Pacha and Amnesia. Not to be outdone, in Celeste’s spare time, she promotes her own “The Ibiza Reunion” events around Asia, while also being a tireless crusader against animal cruelty and represents the “International Human Rights Commission” as their Ambassador for Peace and Humanity. With all this, Asia’s ... Read more

New York’s Bespoke Musik Returns To Amsterdam For 2nd ADE Showcase

New York City based music and event collective Bespoke Musik returns to Amsterdam Dance Event for the second year. Over the past four years, Bespoke Musik has carved out their place in the highly competitive New York City market by focusing on intelligent electronic music of all genre, producing well-respected events, an internationally recognized radio show series, and a sheer dedication to their craft. This event alone will mark the crew 16th party of 2016, having hosted names like Francesca Lombardo, Bedouin, Oliver Schiores, Jimpster, and plenty more. For ADE 2016, Bespoke Musik will bring along Animal Trainer, Holger Hecler, ... Read more

Stream Marcel Dettmann’s DJ-Kicks IN FULL Now!

Following Jackmaster and Moodymann, Marcel Dettmann is now set to release his DJ-Kicks edition tomorrow, but you can stream the mix in full now. As the Berghain resident states on the mix, “[it is a]lost and found story – I can draw from 25 years of collecting records, digging deep, revisiting, researching,” resulting in 19 tracks spanning a wide array of subgenres; ranging from a new vocal-led Stnuff Trax release, to rapping on Clarence G’s 1991 release ‘Cause I Said It Right’. Marcel will also be in Amsterdam for the Amsterdam Dance Event for a special DJ-Kicks release party on ... Read more

Jeudi Records Labelnight Podcast By Chaim

After a wave of stunning releases for labels like Supplement Facts, Cocoon and MBF, Chaim’s powerful, individual productions to be some of the highest quality club tracks around. Fusing solid bass heavy grooves, clearly inspired by his love for those classic jacking Chicago jams, hypnotic synth hooks, trade mark effected percussion, live instrumentation and vocal snippets, the Tel Aviv artist’s unique and organic sound always makes an impact. On Friday, October 21 Chaim joins the JEUDI Records family as the Hamburg based imprint comes to the Amsterdam Dance Event with a very special showcase at Curtain Club. On the night, he will ... Read more

Lotgenoten Launches First ADE Event Alongside Aus Music

Known to dance music connoisseurs for their strong programming, intimate locations and eye for decoration, Amsterdam-based boutique promoter Lotgenoten will host events events during Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 (ADE) for the first time. On Thursday, October 20th, Lotgenoten invites the esteemed sounds of UK-based AUS Music, which will be bringing the likes of Ron Bacardi (aka Ben Sims), Boddika, Breach, Matthew Dear, local superhero Tom Trago and the label boss himself, Will Saul, to the decks. The event, which is located in a one of a kind location (and on a very special occasion), Stadsschouwburg, will play host to an ... Read more

House District ADE Podcast By Fred P

Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium aka FP-Oner has been involved with music since childhood. He began his education in the world of sound sculpting in the late 80′s in his home in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Collecting old broken cassette decks and repairing them was more than a hobby it was necessity. Aside from his interest in developing sounds Fred was learning the fine art of DJing. It is Fred’s philosophy that music is the universal language that brings everyone together under a sound under a groove and vibration. What you do with it is personal choice but it’s there for ... Read more