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ADE Report: Jeff Mills’ Time Tunnel

The concept of the journey is one frequently thrown around in the electronic music world. From the physical journey between home and venue to the metaphorical journey (hopefully) supplied by the nights’ selector, the invocation of epic travel has been part and parcel to an event’s face-value happenings since the beginning. Over the years there have been many musical journeys of note at clubs, venues and warehouses throughout the world (recently, Marco Carola’s epic 24 hour Sunwaves set comes to mind). Drawing from my own introduction to the DJ journey, I recall the days of marathon sets at New York ... Read more

Suara Brings The Big Cats To ADE15

After 2 years of sold out parties, Suara returns to Amsterdam Dance Event Night on Friday October 16th. The Barcelona-based label will be hosting their latest Amsterdam kitty party at Panama and will be bringing together their congregation of underground heavyweights along with some of our city’s finest dance music representatives. See also: Full Premiere: John Monkman & Pete Tong – The Bumps (Coyu Remix) Of course, the event will be headlined by the big cat Coyu, but also on tap will be some of its finest contributors representing a who’s who of proper house, techno and tech house. The ... Read more

Everything You Need To Know Before ADE (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)

So, here we are: One day away from the kick off to Amsterdam Dance Event’s 20th edition. With five days and nights stacked with events, showcases, pop ups, workshops, lectures, surprises, and more, we thought we would take one last look at some of the essential bits of information you should know about the festivities, especially if you happen to be from out of town. ADE Essentials: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Of course, the first priority is to celebrate safe. Firstly, and as we had initially reported, keep on the lookout for the potentially deadly square “ADE” pill. The pill ... Read more

Beatport Presents Oliver Dollar & Friends Livestream

For those wanting the REAL Amsterdam Dance Event vibe – DO NOT miss this live stream from Oliver Dollar and his burgeoning label, Industry Standard, coming Saturday 17th October. Oliver invites his friends for this one-off event – the legendary Kenny Dope will be in attendance alongside the unstoppable Cajmere and Jesse Rose, among others for a special boat party. There will be no re-runs so watch it real time or miss it forever! And…in case you are unfamiliar with Oliver Dollar, the past five years have seen his name gradually build to a recognizable staple in house music. The ... Read more

Pioneer DJ Radio Returns To ADE With Eats Everything, Jon1st, And More

ADE is one of the most important platforms for electronic dance music in the world, attracting 5,000 music industry professionals from over 100 countries. During the day you can join debates, panels, Q&As, workshops and hands-on demonstrations by important players in the dance industry. At night the city attracts the best of the international dance culture to the ADE festival featuring DJs and artists from around the globe. Pioneer DJ will be at Vlaams Cultuurhuis, De Brakke Grond, with two epic DJsounds shows. On Thursday from 5pm to see the world-DMC-title-winning turntablist Jon1st put our PLX-1000s through their paces in ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Friday (Oct 16)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Sunday (October 18)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much more. As ... Read more

ADE Essentials 2015: Wednesday (Oct 14)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

ADE Essentials 2015: Thursday (Oct 15)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Interview: Waze & Odyssey

Having the ability to channel the past into the present day while remaining contemporary and relevant is no mean feat. To then take one of RnB’s most seminal songs and turn it into a modern-day classic is quite possibly even more of an outstanding achievement. Waze & Odyssey have not only managed to tick both of those accomplishments off their bucket list, but they have also notched up a seriously impressive list of accolades in the short time they’ve been together. All the while they continue to press on with their unerring campaign to keep making house music of the ... Read more

Interview: Marc Houle

While the global EDM scene still debates the merits of “pressing play,” techno veteran Marc Houle has been wowing audiences for over a decade with a live performance that is constantly evolving night after night, in city after city, at clubs and festivals worldwide. Raised adjacent to Detroit in Windsor, Ontario, in the same fertile music community that spawned his former label boss and mentor Richie Hawtin, Houle’s obsession with electronic sounds goes back to the noise of ’80s video games and vintage synthesizers. And while too many electronic artists use their machines as merely tools of convenience, Houle regards ... Read more

Interview: Hannah Wants

A child of the garage generation Hannah Wants has validated herself as a world renowned DJ with some serious credentials. Armed with an innate desire and passion to practice the art of DJ’ing from a young age Hannah has worked tirelessly for over a decade to pursue her DJ dream. Throughout this journey Wants has acquired an individual hard-hitting style and true competence behind the decks. Hannah’s main aim is to build a solid yet unique reputation for her live DJ sets and after a record amount of sell out events over the last couple of years she has dramatically ... Read more

Seth Troxler To Feed Amsterdam’s Homeless During ADE

Seth Troxler will cook up a three-course meal for Amsterdam’s homeless at this year’s ADE. Aside from being a world renowned DJ, Seth Troxler also owns his own restaurant Smokey Tails in London and has won the ADE DJ Cook-Off three times in a row. But judging the DJ Cook-off is not the only event he’ll be taking part in on October 14th; he will also be cooking a lunch for 75 homeless people at walk-in shelter De Kloof in Amsterdam. Seth has invited his fans, as well as friends DJ Makam and Radio Noet-Noet, to help him. See also: ... Read more

Jeff Mills Unveils Complete ADE ‘Time Tunnel’ Details

Inspired by the American science fiction TV show “The Time Tunnel“, created by Irwin Allen in the 60’s, Detroit Techno music producer/DJ and conceptualist Jeff Mills has created a live sound, visual and dance music event series designed to pull the dancing audience back and forth in time through a simulated visual Time Machine to explore the past, present and future of Music. “Time Tunnel” is a visual, sound and performative odyssey based on a scientific approach – as yesterday’s music is analyzed in the aim of submitting its future possibilities. ” The Time Tunnel concept is based on music ... Read more

Dutch Health Institute Warns For Deadly ‘ADE Pill’

The Dutch health institute Trimbos has just issued a warning statement against a highly dangerous ‘ADE pill’ that is currently in circulation. It is supposed to contain twice as much MDMA as “regular” XTC pills. Trimbos says that the pill is in circulation throughout the Netherlands and that there are different types of the ADE pill. That is why the institute has just signalled a ‘red-alert’, as taking a pill with these levels of MDMA “could be lethal“. So far there are no known victims of the ADE pill. Update: The square, light yellow, ADE pill comes in several variants, with ... Read more