Tag: Belgium

[Interview] WECANTASTE With Chef Sergio Herman

WECANDANCE – Electronic Beach Festival is a premium boutique festival which not only offers a wide range of great music but also leaves an immense impression when it comes to quality food and a fashion-forward crowd. With its ‘no fast food’ policy, WECANDANCE takes the concept of festival food to a completely different level; from typical festival food to a topnotch Michelin Star dining experience. Part of this dining experience is Chef Sergio Herman who will bring selections from his Pure C restaurant to WECANDANCE as part of their WECANTASTE experience. Known for his impeccable sense for beauty and love for ... Read more

Paradise City Festival: The 3 Best Sets

Paradise City is perfectly named: the intimate festival in Belgium took place from June 29th to July 1st at the stunning Castle domain of Ribaucourt in Belgium. The place is surrounded by little lakes meaning that you get about on bridges made form plastic barrels. There is forest all around, lots of open green space to laze about on and rivers to chill by. The whole festival has a cosy, intimate feel making it perfect for those who like things a little more boutique. With killer sets from the likes of Amp Fiddler & Tony Allen, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Joris ... Read more

Relive Red Axes Live From Paradise City’s Castle Ribaucourt

This past 3 May, BE-AT.TV brought episode two of their Off/BEAT series, which took place at the site of Paradise City Festival, and featured a debut live show from Israel’s Red Axes. The location was Castle of Ribaucourt, a 15th century castle in beautiful parkland outside Brussels, with the trio’s mix of synths and guitars breathtaking views emanating through the unique atmosphere. 29 June – 1 July | Paradise City Festival 2018 | Tickets | Brabant, Belgium

Paradise City: A Vision Of A Sustainable Festival Future

We already had last year’s edition of Belgium’s Paradise City Festival on our festival bucket list and with a steady evolution of artist and activism, it’s 2018 edition is undoubtedly one of the most sustainable (and global) minded events on the planet. Musically, we can say a lot about its lineups, featuring globally-minded acts like Call Super b2b Objekt, Jennifer Cardini, KiNK, Laurent Garnier, Red Axes, Studio Barnhus, and more, but we’ve kinda said a lot about them all already. Here, rather we focus on the global nature of Paradise City Festival, looking at a few of its intangible qualities ... Read more

Paradise City Festival Returns to Belgium’s Castle Ribaucourt For Fourth Edition

Environmentally aware Paradise City Festival will return for its fourth edition, playing out 29 June – 1 July 2018 at the Castle domain of Ribaucourt in Belgium. Only 15 minutes from Brussels city centre, Paradise City mixes a carefully curated line up with a conscious mission. Now, the first names announced for 2018 include Call Super B2B Objekt, Bedouin, Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, Laurent Garnier, Omar Souleyman, Or:la, Jayda G, Red Axes live and Romare live band, with many more to come. Awarded a Highly Commended Award at the A Greener Festival Awards 2017, Paradise City Festival ... Read more

Moodstock Electronic Music Festival Returns With Culoe De Song, Frankey & Sandrino Across Two Day Event

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 of August, the non-profit organisation Moodstock is, once again, organizing their two day electronic music festival. After three years off, Moodstock Electronic Music Festival returns with the eighth edition of their festival, coming back to their usual location in Wijchmaal-Peer, Belgium. With two days across a single stage, Saturday and Sunday each come wih their respective hosts and vibes. First up, Saturday is hosted by the renowned Casa Blanca who will bring Mathias Kaden, Culoe De Song, Frankey & Sandrino and Tsepo, while being warmed up by Cheap Charly Men and Solco, residents and ... Read more

Interview: Amelie Lens

Ever since the release of her “Exhale” EP off Italy’s Lyase Recordings, Amelie Lens has been on fire. With the immediate approval of Pan-Pot and their Second State imprint, Amelie enjoyed a newfound exposure and respect amongst the techno elite. Aside, Amelie Lens also curates her own nights at Belgium’s famed Labyrinth Club, which sees her regularly sharing the decks with the best the underground has to offer. Now, with a bus schedule that includes a stop at the aforementioned club’s debut Croatian Festival event – Labyrinth Open Croatia – we managed to catch up with one of the hottest ... Read more

Interview: Giorgia Angiuli

With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia Angiuli’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents. Her music has landed on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown Rebels, Souvenir, Wow rec., Einmusika, Parquet and more, while seeing her play gigs at Berghain, Watergate, Harry Klein, Fusion Festival, Hive, Thuishaven, The Egg, as well as her 4+ year TENAX residency. Today, we’re talking with the talented multi instrumentalist at the heart of Italy’s underground anticipating her upcoming set at Belgium’s Paradise City Festival. Giorgia also has releases out now on CLICK Records, as ... Read more

Interview: HVOB

Established throughout the music world as both a formidable Production and Performing force is HVOB. Currently on a massive worldwide tour in support of their latest LP “SILK” (alongside Winston Marshall), HVOB will once again descend on the picturesque fields of Belgium’s Paradise City Festival over the weekend of 25-26 June. Here, we’re anticipating the duo’s alway interesting live performance at the festival by speaking with them on everything from the release to the importance of maintaining creative independence and more. “We don’t want do make any compromises that would come to our art and music.” We’re talking here with ... Read more

Paradise City Podcast By Jan Blomqvist

Jam Blomqvist is a DJ, Producer, and Bandleader from Berlin. Known for something of a concert based approach to Techno, Jan’s patented use of dreamy vocals and simple beats make his music uniquely danceable, yet still rooted in traditional orchestration. Recently his debut long player, as well as subsequent release package “Remote Control” has been released, seeing Jan go on a bonafide music journey, from pinches of Portishead to 90’s minimalism throwback, it’s all there. See also: Premiere: Jan Blomqvist – Empty Floor (Daniel Stefanik & Mathias Kaden Remix) At the end of the month, Jan joins the likes of ... Read more

Only Weekend & Day Tickets Remain For 2017’s Extrema Outdoor Belgium

With only 10 days left, Extrema Outdoor Belgium (XOBE17) has sold out their camping and holiday tickets. What does that mean? Well, it’s pretty obvious…only weekend and day tickets remain, which are also sure to go fast. Make sure you jump on this for your chance to experience one of Western Europe’s biggest events, with a lineup featuring (amongst others) Ben Klock, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Gerd Janson, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, and many more. Get the last tickets HERE and make sure you grab the XOBE17 scheduling apps HERE 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Houthalen ... Read more

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

DJ Koze, Tale of Us, Stephen Bodzin All Set To Join Extrema Outdoor Belgium 2017

Having promised their biggest lineup to date, Extrema Outdoor unveils just that for its 2017 edition. 2-4 June is the date; Houthalen – Helchteren is the place. Having already announced Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Stephan Bodzin and Tale Of Us, now joined by headliners Sven Väth, Luciano, Pan-Pot, Joris Voorn, Moodymann, Rødhåd, and Chris Liebing. Tickets are on sale now (but going fast). Find the information below. 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Belgium

Extrema Outdoor Releases Massive Line-up For Festival’s 5th Edition

For one late May weekend, Eastern Belgium’s Kelchterhoef Park will be the International dance music capital as Extrema Outdoor celebrates their fifth anniversary with another massive lineup of the finest house and techno artists the scene has to offer. With areas curated by some of the most prevalent clubbing brands, labels and institutions in the world, the outdoor camping weekender has quickly solidified its place amongst the upper echelons of the competitive festival market. With both house and techno on the bill, Extrema Outdoor’s 2015 edition represents a mouth-watering lineup of the crème de la crème of dance. On the ... Read more