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Audio Obscura Makes Adriatique First Electronic Act To Perform From Amsterdam Central Station

Audio Obscura latest plans in the realm of unique events at iconic locations will be held in Amsterdam on April 14th. On this date, Swiss DJ duo Adriatique will become the first electronic music act to perform at Amsterdam’s Central Station, continuing Audio Obscura’s trend of scouting out Amsterdam’s best locations for unparalleled live musical experiences. From Joris Voorn’s Het Concertgebouw nights to Maceo Plex and Underworld underneath the Rijksmuseum, Audio Obscura now adds the Lil’ Club at the Amstelpassage – a creative meeting point in the city centre for local initiatives, contemporary artists and entrepreneurship – and Central Station ... Read more

Party Report: Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum Present: Underworld

Perhaps the ultimate live electronic music act, Underworld’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) performance during the conference’s Friday early evening was also one of its toughest tickets. As last year with Maceo Plex, Audio Obscura‘s registration only event occupied two hours on a cold early evening underneath Amsterdam’s iconic Rijksmuseum, taking place through the entirety of its bike passage. Packs of ADE revellers, the lucky 2000 or so, packed in from before the first key was hit, with several more waiting at the outer gates, perhaps able to find a solitary spot amongst the crowd inside. I arrived right as the ... Read more

10 Absolutely Essential ADE 2017 Events

ADE 2017 is nearly upon us and with 5 days of non stop events you’ll begin to realize you can’t be everywhere at once. Usually we go through each day but this year we figured to gather one list of 10 events that highlight the diversity and mission of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Sure, there are all your favorite showcases guaranteed to go on throughout the week, but these 10 events are truly special in their own distinct way. So, which ADE events are you most looking forward to? Audio Obscura x Rijksmuseum present: Underworld After last year’s world class ... Read more

Underworld To Perform At Iconic Rijksmuseum Bike Passage For ADE

Following the immense success of Maceo Plex’ appearance at last year’s event, Audio Obscura and Rijksmuseum once again team up for a very special, one of a kind event on Friday, 20 October (7-11pm). This time, none other than UNDERWORLD will be bringing their legendary live set to one of the country’s most visited and beloved cultural institutions. This is a one-off FREE event, with tickets limited to groups of 2-4 people via registration (The list will close on October 17th at 11.59pm). Naturally, no introduction is needed for Underworld, an act who are as at home headlining the world’s ... Read more

Maceo Plex & Audio Obscura Bring Mosaic To ADE 2017

After last year’s huge event underneath the Rijksmuseum, Audio Obscura and Maceo Plex are teaming up once again for ADE 2017. This time bringing along the Mosaic by Maceo concept, Maceo Plex will descend onto Amsterdam’s renowned concert space Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ alongside the likes of Levon Vincent, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Paranoid London (live), Rebolledo and Agents of Time (live). This one will be big so get those tickets below! 20 October | Audio Obscura x Mosaic by Maceo ADE | Tickets | Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ

Promoter Interview: Audio Obscura

Audio Obscura is a one of a kind events platform that carefully combines cutting edge electronic artists around the world with truly unique and culturally rich event spaces. Bridding the gap between the electronic music industry and the wider artistic market utilising unique and historic venues parallel to some of the most innovative DJs & producers. Next up, on 25 May, Audio Obscura brings a very special extended b2b set at Het Concertgebouw with Dixon & Job Jobse. Anticipating that event, and many interesting things to come, we spoke with the brains behind Audio Obscura on their plans for the ... Read more

Audio Obscura Brings Dixon b2b Job Jobse For Special Concertgebouw Event

Known for their cutting edge events in one of a kind places, Audio Obscura now brings two titans of the scene together at the one and only Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. Consistently bridging the gap between the electronic music industry and the wider artistic market, Audio Obscura utilizes unique and historic venues with electronic artists (think last ADE’s Maceo Plex under the Rijksmuseum). This time, the crew drops by the world famous concert hall that is Concertgebouw with a very special b2b set featuring the one and only Dixon and Amsterdam favorite Job Jobse. As neither of these artists need any further ... 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

Maceo Plex To Play Special ADE Set Inside Rijksmuseum Bike Passage

For ADE 2016, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will no longer just house it’s famed Rembrandt and Vermeer masterworks, as on 21 October, Audio Obscura brings Maceo Plex (USA) to the museum’s world famous bike passage. This will be the first time Rijksmuseum has collaborated with an electronic music artist in its rich history, very much matching the museum’s vision to let visitors experience art in exciting new ways. Despite its tradition as being a house of the Dutch Golden Age, music is also an important cornerstone to the museum, not only due to the large collection of instruments it houses, but also ... Read more

ADE’16 Essentials: Saturday, 22 October

The day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Since as soon as your Facebook timeline starts to fill up with the first bunch of events, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event is a well awaited week of the biggest club festival in the world, but also all the music world community – the legends, the new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music. Honeslty, it’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues ... 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: Saturday (October 17)

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

WIN The Last Tickets For Audio Obscura ADE

Audio Obscura, one of the highlight events of ADE, is completely sold out. BUT, there is still a chance for you to go there with friends if you’re not one of the lucky ticket holders already! What you need to do is the following: 1. Sing and film your own version of Maceo Plex – Crossfade (use the YouTube video below) 2. Post it on your wall and tag Audio Obscura 3. Email your video to info@audio-obscura.com First prize: 5 tickets Second prize: 3 tickets Third prize: 2 tickets The winners will be handpicked by Maceo Plex himself! So what ... Read more