Tag: Art Department

RPMM Festival Completes Lineup With Art Department, Jackmaster, Margaret Dygas & More For Inaugural Edition

Portugal’s anticipated RPMM Festival has just brought the final names for its inaugural edition on July 28th and 29th 2018. Amongst them are, Jackmaster, Matt Tolfrey, Margaret Dygas, Barac, D’Julz, Mella Dee, Patrice Scott, Jasper James, Matthias Tanzmann, Art Department, Death on the Balcony, Kenny Glasgow, Nitin, Robin Ordell, Geddes, Varhat, Alexis Raphael and many more. These artists add to the already revealed Âme DJ, Matthew Dear, Francesca Lombardo, Guy Gerber and Damian Lazarus. Porto is one of the oldest European cities and its historical core has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. For RPMM, it will host ... Read more

Vujaday Music Festival Announces Atish, Cassy, Nathan Bararto & More In Phase 2

The clock is ticking closer to the first wide scale festival hosted in the Caribbean paradise of Barbados, Vujaday Music Festival, going on 4 – 8 April 2018. The weeklong event had already announced the likes of Art Department, Lee Burridge, DJ Tennis, Green Velvet, Justin Martin, Wolf + Lamb, Soul Clap, Nick Monaco, Bedouin, Peggy Gou, Francesca Lombardo, and more, and have now just dropped the second phase on their inaugural lineup. Joining the above artists will now also be San Francisco’s Atish, Panoramabar favorite Cassy, Toolroom’s Mark Knight, No. 19 Music’s Nitin, Brazil’s Gaby Endo, Toronto ambassador Nathan ... Read more

Vujaday Festival Podcast By Francesca Lombardo

With a multi disciplinary background that transcends dancefloors with emotional narratives, Francesca Lombardo has cultivated a sound all her own. It is a sound that has been heard on the likes of Crosstown Rebels, Mobilee, Leftroom, One Records and her own Echoe and Echolette imprints, as well as at events likes IMS Dalt Villa, Burning Man, Tomorrowland, Get Lost and Circoloco. Francesca’s DJ finesse will be on full display this spring as she takes to the inaugural Vujaday Music Festival in Barbados from 4 – 8 April. There, she will join the likes of Art Department, Bedouin, DJ Tennis, Lee ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Vujaday Music Festival

4 – 8 April, 2018 will see the Caribbean island of Barbados graced with a new week-long destination music and art celebration, Vujaday Music Festival. An event of this scale has yet to take place in Barbados and is meant to create unforgettable experiences for locals and travellers alike, giving the former a chance to experience DJs from around the world, while those new to the island will receive a much wider experience than on a typical visit. The entire thing is founded by those who have also owned and operated world renowned Toronto clubs like Footwork Nightclub, Coda, The ... Read more

Barbados’ Festival Vujaday Announces Phase One With Art Department, Bedouin, Lee Burridge & More

4 – 8 April, 2018 will see the Caribbean island of Barbados will be graced with a new week long destination music festival. Such an event of this scale has yet to take place in Barbados, and is meant to create an unforgettable experience for locals and travellers alike, giving the former a chance to experience DJs from around the world, while those new to the island will receive a much wider experience than they would normally get on a typical visit. The festival’s five primary events will run from Wednesday through Sunday during Vujaday with the largest event on ... Read more

STRAF_WERK Brings Âme, Maya Jane Coles, Hot Since 82 For Biggest Festival Event Yet

The Amsterdam staple that is STRAF_WERK have just unveiled the lineup for this summer’s festival event with its biggest yet lineup. Taking place on 19 August STRAF_WERK Festival makes its re-entry at the robust and free spirited Blijburg Aan Zee bringing with them some of dance music’s most prominent names and brands in the process. International talent and local favorites play against a backdrop of sun and sea across 6 stages representing the spectrum that dance music has to offer. Occupying those stages will be one of the most influential artists of the century – Âme. Jining the Innervisions superstar ... Read more

Party Report: Ya’ah Muul I @ The BPM Festival 2017

YA’AH MUUL is one of those BPM Festival events you don’t want to miss. The massive show takes place literally in the forest in a new venue named “The Jungle” and yes Carl Cox, Art Department, Steve Lawler, Francesca Lombardo and D’Julz in the Jungle in Mexico are all delicious ingredients, which turned out to be some kind of magical experience. Add to the equation Mixmag and a Warung stage and you simply end up having an experience of a lifetime. As it was well instructed by the The BPM Festival crew we start by taking the shuttle from downtown ... Read more

DHA Mix #254 By Nitin

Playing his first club at the age of 17, the Canadian DJ Nitin has taken the music world by storm and today delivers a funky energetic mix, combining new tracks and classic gems; great to banish that Christmas Day hangover or for a bit of NYE inspo. Starting his career in Detroit it wasn’t long before the DJ & producer was hooked on the electronic music scene and started collecting records. In addition to his turn-table techniques, Nitin also runs well respected label No.19 with Art Department’s Jonny White. After gaining a number of reputable signings such as Carlo Lio, ... Read more

Preview: Dockyard Festival 2016

Making a return to 2016 during ADE week on October 22nd is Dockyard Festival. The 12 hour long-festival marries Dutch industrial heritage with contemporary ADE partying, all going down at the abandoned shipyard setting of NDSM Werf. The line up this year features returning favourites and new names from the worlds of deep house, tech house and techno – which includes Art Department and Christian Wünsch, Paco Osuna and Gaiser, Paul Ritch and Dubfire, Monika Kruse and Marco Bailey, The Advent & Industrialyzer, Johannes Heil and the cult favourites RPR Soundsystem, [a:apia:r], Oscar Mulero, Jonas Kopp b2b Pfirter and many more. It is taking ... Read more

Mix #217 By Kenny Glasgow

With only two weeks on the clock for his 10-track EP release ‘Circus Tales’, Canadian electronic music pioneer Kenny Glasgow provides a warmly-defined electro-machina mix of sound. After spending the last 5 years as half the acclaimed duo Art Department, Glasgow has returned to his solo roots – functioning as a musical engineer, music composer, lyricist, and vocalist. Glasgow immersed himself into the scene by acting as a promoter, putting on illicit warehouse parties in his native Toronto before progressing to become a resident at the acid house meccas The Buzz and Industry Nightclub. It was here where he picked up his sense of the dance floors, permuting his ... Read more

Sunburn Celebrates 10 Years With Massive Festival Experience

Sunburn, Asia’s biggest electronic music festival, has just announced Early Bird tickets are now on sale for their sure to be historic decade anniversary. Taking place over 4 December days in India (the perfect time to be there, trust me), Sunburn is more much more than just a festival. In fact, it is a global electronic music pioneer, seminal in the development and exposure of the Indian electronic music scene. Located in one of the world’s biggest markets, and featured the world’s biggest Main Stage, Sunburn’s 2016 edition aims to bring revellers from some 50+ International destinations, resulting in an ... Read more

5 Reasons Not To Miss Winter Social Festival

This weekend on the 6th of February the long awaited second edition of the Winter Social Festival will take place. Winter Social is a spin-off of the Social Fest, the yearly recurring festival organised by Nic Fanciulli. The Social originally launched on the 28th September 2013 and closed the summer in style, bringing a taste of Ibiza to the south east of England with a line-up of the world’s most discerning electronic music talent. The boutique music festival now holds its second winter escape for those unwilling to wait for the warmer months to get those festival kicks. Showcasing some of the ... Read more

Winter Social Podcast By Yousef

For our next instalment in the special podcast series for the Winter Social festival in Kent we’re bringing Yousef, who is one of the highly anticipated artists on the UK-flavoured star studded line up. See also: Winter Social Podcast By B. Traits Yousef is a force within electronic music, and has come to represent the ethos of the modern DJ. Absorbing a litany of roles, a seasoned authentic and peerless dj, a label owner, a producer & remixer, an event organiser and a mentor. Yousef brings together the seductive groove and swing of authentic house readily with the energy of techno. ... Read more

Winter Social Rounds Out Huge Lineup With Special Guest Steve Lawler

As if a lineup featuring the likes of Joris Voorn, Maya Jane Coles, Nina Kraviz, Art Department (should I go on…) and more wasn’t enough, the Winter Social Festival has now announced their very special guest for the 6 February event… …and that guest is none other than the main ViVA man himself, Steve Lawler. Gracing the Winter Social decks for the first time ever, the master of percussion is no stranger the the festival stage, big and small, the entire world over, and having just released a feature documentary on his life and career, entitled ‘The Art of the ... Read more

10 Tracks For Your Halloween Playlist

It’s that time of year again: Halloween! As one of the world’s most in demand party days (and for good reason) a vital Halloween playlist is always in order for any party big or small. We’ve done you a bit of a favor here and compiled a handful of our favorite spooky sounding tracks and put them together in our very own Deep House Amsterdam Halloween playlist. Here you’ll find everyone and everything from Art Department to David Lynch, Matador to Recondite, each with their own unqiue Halloween, horror or darkness inspired flavor. Lil Louis – Blackout Winx – Don’t ... Read more