Tag: Austria

Snowbombing Returns For 20th Anniversary With 2019 Dates

Destined to be the most talked about birthday party of 2019, Snowbombing 2019 is set to hit an entirely new level with its 20th anniversary celebration. Going down 8 – 13 April, 2019 at its Alpine home of Mayrhofen, Austria, Snowbombing has lead the way as the pioneering home of snow, style and sounds since the beginning. Always a landmark destination for thousands, Snowbombing has pistes, parties and an unrivalled spirit featuring the best that dance, hip-hop, indie and more have to offer. We’ve been there for a few years now and can attest to all of this. Just take ... Read more

What Do A Butcher, An Igloo, A Few Mountains & A Slew Of DJ’s Have In Common?

Let us tell you a little story about a butcher, an igloo, a DJ standing over a cliff and a few insanely high mountains. Celebrating its 19th edition this year, the Mayrhofen event is unique to any other snow-based event. Being able to run that long as a festival is an impressive feat. How do they do it? Enter Snowbombing. The main part of the festival takes place during the second week of April from Monday to Friday, but it already kicks off the Saturday before and officially ends the Saturday after for ravers who might still have an ounce ... Read more

Snowbombing Announces Full 2018 Roster For Mountaintop ‘Arctic Disco’ Series

Taking place on top of the Ahorn mountain, Snowbombing‘s 2018 Smirnoff Arctic Disco brings another week of raving at the top of the world. With two dance areas, three bars (sculpted entirely from ice and snow), and adorned with luxurious fur rugs, the exclusive spectacle caters to a lucky crowd of 300 at 6000ft. Musically, Wikinson will kick things of on 8 April, joined by Barely Legal. Following, House heroes Waze & Odyssey are set to storm the igloo with Radio 1’s DJ Monki 9 April. Also appearing, following his mind-blowing debut disco performance in 2015, Eats Everything will be ... Read more

Snowbombing Announces Full 2018 Road Trip Details Driven By BMW

With a full lineup announced, Snowbombing has now announced its annual Snowbombing 2018 Road Trip – Driven by BMW, set to escort Snowbombers from the UK to the slopes of Mayrhofen, Austria. Winding across Europe, through rolling French hills, German glades and picturesque Austrian vistas, a convoy of 150 cars will begin at a secret UK location on 7 April before traveling some 1000km to Dover, then off to Calais, before uncovering the hidden gems of mainland Europe. The theme for 2018 will be ‘Go For Gold’; a pure celebration of all things extravagant encouraging all Snowbombing participants to deck ... Read more

Snowbombing 2018 Adds Over 30 Acts With Huge Second Wave

Over 30 new acts have been announced for the greatest show on snow – Snowbombing, and its 2018 edition. As usual, going down in Mayrhofen, Austria from 9 – 14 April, Snowbombing has already announced the likes of Liam Gallagher, Bicep, Skream, Dusky, and more. Now, amongst the new names, are a slew of fan favorites and Snowbombing regulars including Eats Everything, Idris Elba, Rich Ahmed, wAFF, Jeremy Underground, Andrea Oliva, Huxley, and many more. Also announced is that The Snowbombing Street Party will be taken over by Craig David presents TS5, while all the usual (and alternative) activities will ... Read more

DHA Mix #314 By Klangkarussell

Klangkarussell, the biggest Austrian electronic house duo, are prepping their long-awaited album that will hit the stores in October. With a slew of video releases over the past few months, and support coming from the likes of Joseph Capriati, Dennis Ferrer, Carl Craig, and Acid Paul, Klangkarussell successfully traverses the lines between melodic and underground. Here, the guys bring a sampling of their sounds with this exclusive mixtape, and make sure to watch out for Klangkarussell’s new LP dropping soon on Universal DE. Tracklist 1. Maceo Plex – Sparks of Life (Original Mix) 2. Rebolledo- Discotico Plexico (Maceo Plex Remix) ... Read more

Party Report: Snowbombing 2017

The Alpine adventure that is Snowbombing is one of those free for all events featuring a little something for virtually every taste. Not just musical tastes, mind you, but tastes in adventuring, food, partying, locale, and personality all make up the week long experience in Mayrhofen, Austria. Once again, DHA was on site as an official media partner, although this year we had no stages, which meant we were free to roam the grounds for the virtual entirety of the event. Arriving on Monday evening (this writer’s birthday….I won’t tell you hold I am, but let’s say it’s somewhere between ... Read more

Snowbombing Announces Full 2017 Arctic Disco Events

Set atop Mayrehofen’s Ahorn mountain, the Smirnoff Arctic Disco at Snowbombing is truly a venue that needs to be seen to be believed. 6,000 feet above sea level, with the stars as your canvas and the world’s greatest DJs in tow, the Arctic Disco gives 300 of Snowbombing’s lucky ticket holders an opportunity to party at the top of the world. Part artist who have donned their ski caps and winter jackets for the frozen fiesta have been Carl Cox, Nina Kraviz, and Jackmaster, with 2017’s lineup having just been announced. As you can see below, there will be 4 ... Read more

Snowbombing Unveils Final Wave Of Acts For 2017 Edition

After winning in the “Best Small Festival” category at last night’s European Festival Awards, Snowbombing has announced the final names for its 2017 edition. Joining already announced names like Chase & Status, De La Soul, Elrow, Dixon, MK, Grandmaster Flash, Eats Everything, Dusky, KiNK and Cassy will be Drum & Bass heavy’s Andy C and Roni Size. Alongside the two pioneers will also be Axel Boman and Gerd Janson making their Snowbombing debuts, while Midland, Matthias Meyer, Ruede Hagelsetin, and Rafael Da Cruz will also join the festivities. From 3-8 April, Mayrehofen, Austria, nestled away in a picturesque Alpine valley, ... Read more

Snowbombing Returns With 2017 Dates And Canada Launch

Snowbombing, the world’s number one festival on snow, is gearing up for its 18th edition, unveiling 2017’s dates and first offer tickets TODAY. From 3-8 April, Mayrehofen, Austria, nestled away in a picturesque Alpine valley, becomes ground zero for dance music hedonism as Snowbombing returns with, what’s surely to be, its most ambitious event to date. If you were there last year (and I was) you would have been treated to performances from Jamie Jones, Black Coffee, Anja Schneider, Bicep, Marcel Dettmann, Hot Since 82, Henrik Schwarz, Kerri Chandler, Nic Fanciulli, and many, many more while past years, have seen ... Read more

Report: Snowbombing 2016

Described as the world’s number 1 festival on snow, Austria’s Snowbombing lived up to its name during its 2016 edition – its most sweeping one yet. Taking place between 4 – 9 April in Mayrehofen Austria, Snowbombing (now in its 17th year) brought over 6,000 up-for-it party animals to the Alps, for a week-long exercise in dance, sport, and nature. The event, which is spread out across multiple venues in and around the picturesque town, is set up more in a BPM Festival or Winter Music Conference way, rather than your conventional festival setup. Meaning, rather than a main stage with several ... Read more

HD Vinyl May Soon Be A Thing

Potentially on the market in three years, European patents have been filed for a high definition vinyl technology. Making the vinyl 30% greater volume would allow 30% more capacity, which would double the fidelity of a contemporary piece of vinyl. The patent has been filed by Rebeat Digital, which shared them with Digital Music News this week, and looks at 3D topographical technology in the creation of the product. “HD Vinyl,” for now, is only a working title for the product, but the idea behind it is to 3D print, combined with laster inscribe, new vinyls. With this approach, not ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Massive 2nd Phase With Sven Väth, Black Coffee, Mind Against & More

Snowbombing adds another avalanche of acts to the already jam-packed bill, including Fatboy Slim, Sven Väth, Skepta, Slaves, Black Coffee, Sam Feldt, Mind Against and more! Fatboy Slim will return to the mountains for a headline set! Brimming with hits like Right Here Right Now and Praise You, it also demonstrated the superstar DJ’s return to form with 2014’s chart-topping Eat Sleep Rave Repeat and his killer remix of Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk. Next up, and swapping the White Isle of Ibiza for the white peaks of the ‘Hof for his debut Snowbombing performance, it’s Sven Väth! One of dance ... Read more