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Monolink Brings Debut Album Alongside World Tour Including Three Day The Gardens Of Babylon Festival

Last Friday, multi instrumentalist Monolink released his debut album “Amniotic” via Embassy One. Following the success of its first two singles ‘Sirens’ and ‘Swallow’, as well as a chart burning remix of the former from Patrice Baumel, “Amniotic”‘s stripped down productions create ample room for Monolink’s voice to carry the weight of his haunting melodies and allow for lyricism to cut through, creating vivid imagery and pronounced storylines reminiscent of acts like Bob Moses, Gui Boratto, and Bonobo. Read Also: The Gardens of Babylon’s Dialogue With Monolink Following the release, Monolink will embark on a 3-month live tour across the ... Read more

Venues: Vujaday Music Festival

With little more than a week to go, the inaugural festival in paradise, Vujaday Music Festival, is officially imminent. The event, which takes place at venues throughout the Caribbean island, will being the likes of Behrouz, Cassy, DJ Tennis, Lee Burridge, Peggy Gou, Wolf + Lamb, and more to its five incredible (public) venues (word is, there may be a secret, mid-island venue as well). With four on the island’s West, and one on its East side, Vujaday Music Festival is truly utilizing the destination aspect of its event with an entire island’s worth of discovery potential. The diverse venue ... Read more

Amsterdam’s The Gardens of Babylon Debuts In Mexico City With Behrouz & Monolink

Our friends at The Gardens of Babylon are an Amsterdam-based, yet a global family, who co create mystical nights throughout Europe and now have announced their first foray off continent. Touching down in Mexico City on 3 March, The Gardens of Babylon have put together a line up that is on par with any of their sold out European events. Hosting both Mexican talent and internationally renowned names, The Gardens of Babylon bring the main man of Do Not Sit on the Furniture, Behrouz, as well as the talented live act Monolink. Also on hand will be the sublime Concret ... Read more

The Gardens of Babylon Bring The Spirit Of Amsterdam Nightlife To Antwerp’s Famed Cafe d’Anvers

After a one of a kind ADE slate of events, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), Amsterdam’s true spiritual nightlife experience, travels to their second home of Belgium this weekend. Already in the country twice over the last few months with stages at WECANDANCE Festival, this time The Gardens of Babylon stops by Antwerp’s seminal nightlife haven Cafe d’Anvers with a lineup of favorites and friends. On this night, Behrouz will bring the Do Not Sit on the Furniture vibes just like at their ADE showcase last month. Also on hand will be Milo Häfliger, Switzerland’s guide to the more emotive ... Read more

Interview: Atish

Atish occupies a rare space in dance music. In an age of oversized DJ egos there is still an artist who is devoted to connecting with his audience, a humble soul with a pure passion for music and philanthropy. His success comes as no surprise to anyone who has seen Atish DJ live or listened to one of his mixes. With a combination of sophistication and accessibility, his sets are expressive journeys in melodic deep house that create lasting emotional experiences for the listener. One of these mixes is the very special “Cup of Hope”, coming courtesy of Schirmchendrink, Volunteers ... Read more

Behrouz Reminds ADE Do Not Sit At Amsterdam Dance Event With Atish, Maga & NU

Something of a one year anniversary for The Gardens of Babylon, the 2017 Amsterdam Dance Event see’s the local, spiritually guided house music concept going back to one of last year’s most memorable event showcases. Welcoming back Miami’s intimate and sophisticated nightclub experience Do Not Sit on the Furniture, and it’s main man Behrouz, The Gardens of Babylon follow up 2016’s A’dam Toren event with 2017’s mysterious “secret location” to be revealed shortly. Joining Behrouz for the evening will be three of the brands most important ambassadors, consisting of the traveling musical nomad NU, San Francisco’s Atish, who will make ... Read more

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... Read more

Premiere: Hraach - Hidden Dimension (Kora Remix)

After contributing a remix for Satori‘s track ‘Bad Looking Trouble’ on Underyourskin Records last year, Armenian breed producer Hraach releases his first EP, ‘Hidden Dimension’ on the label. The four tracker comes along with two original versions, the title track and ‘Nemesis’, and two remixes by Tara Brooks and Kora. ‘Hidden Dimension’ starts off with a luscious baseline and a single synth-loop that in the course of the track switches it’s tonality and is enriched with guitar sounds that remain in the background to support the the lead synth. Due to the combination of the aforementioned elements the track is ... Read more

SXM Festival Podcast By Atish

In an age of oversized ego there is an artist still devoted to the connection with his audience, a humble soul with a pure passion for music – Atish. Atish’s success has been realized through his total devotion to the art of DJing – a procedure increasingly rare in today’s producer-centric age. With a combination of sophistication and accessibility, an Atish set is an expressive journey in melodic deep house that, creating lasting emotional experiences for listeners. This natural talent hasn’t gone unnoticed with Lee Burridge and Robot Heart as early champions. Since, Atish has landed himself a diverse range ... Read more

Acid Pauli Set To Guide Amsterdam Through The Gardens Of Babylon

After two official events at WesterUnie and an exclusive ADE showcase alongside Behrouz’ Do Not Sit On The Furniture atop the A’DAM Toren, The Gardens of Babylon returns with ‘The Ajna’ – taking over De Marktkantine with a trio of Berlin talent – Acid Pauli, Chris Schwarzwälder, and Holger Hecler – set to guide the night. The night of mystical performances and visual dream effects is carried by the theme – ‘The Ajna‘ – or the third-eye chakra. To see the themes realised, the night’s musical selections will be accompanied by a multi sensory production featuring The Gardens of Babylon ... Read more

SXM Festival on the Caribbean Island of Saint Martin Announces Phase 1 Lineup

Another festival on the very unique very special festival radar Riding in the wake of a blinding inaugural edition, next year’s SXM Festival takes place March 15-19. Taking place on the picturesque Caribbean island of Saint Martin, this year sees an even richer programme. The fist names bringing an array of the top names in the form of Ricardo Villalobos, joined by fellow minimalists of the Romanian house style RPR Soundsystem (Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Raresh), as well as the brilliant Âme (live), Nina Kraviz and the African rhythms melding Black Coffee, and Lee Burridge with a big bunch of his All Day I Dream favourites: Bedouin, Bob Moses, YokOo, Maher Daniel and our next-in-line in ... 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