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Premiere: Ben Pearce – The Middle (Original Mix)

Ben Pearce returns with his first original EP since ‘Pomelo’ with the 4 track “Ascension” EP. The inspiration for this EP came from the idea of millions of voices competing for attention in the social media age. With this constant noise merging into silence, artists can feel like isolated and intimidated when putting out music. “Ascension” is the first EP out of a 4-part concept series that will allude to Ben’s own life, career and experiences in the music industry. Here, the fast paced bubbling arpeggios and ominous bassline of today’s exclusive premiere ‘The Middle’ make it the most dancefloor-leaning ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Dixon, KiNK, Claude VonStroke & More To 2017 Edition

You know the name! Snowbombing – aka the greatest show on snow – now drops a huge new lineup announcement for its 2017 edition. Already announced were the likes of Cassy, Dusky, Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, and Skream, and now they will be joined by artists from hip hop, grime, house, techno, and more. Who exactly? Well, the complete lineup can be found below BUT of particulalry interest are: Dixon (obviously), KiNK (friend of DHA), Claude VonStroke (America’s #1 DJ), Butch, Ben Pearce, and Citizenn. See also: Snowbombing Returns With 2017 Dates And Canada Launch Also on hand will ... Read more

Interview: Shadow Child

A name that has revelled in the limelight since his involvement with record label Dirtybird, Shadow Child is no stranger to the fast evolving house music industry. Boasting impeccable production skills his first dominant release ‘String Thing’, fell into the hands of Eats Everything and Claude Von Stroke, back in 2012. For Shadow Child his production simply began as a side project, but he quickly adapted a distinctive sound, full of cluttering bass and big drops. The uniqueness of his creative sound has landed Shadow Child some huge collaborative productions, alongside Ben Pearce, Huxley and Bodhi. He continues his involvement ... Read more

See Your Favourite DJ’s Play Football at FootJam

Always wanted to see your favourite DJ’s play Football? Then get ready for FootJam. Taking place on June 18th at Club de Futbol Barceloneta in Barcelona, FootJam is a DJ star studded charity football tournament that aims to raise money for Save The Children in Spain. During Sonar, one of the busiest events in the Electronic Music Industry calendar, FootJam brings you music, drinks and more importantly a game of football all hosted by some of your favourite faces in electronic music! After the successful first edition last year set up by Ben Pearce, FootJam returns this summer hosting an ... Read more

AIR 5th Anniversary Interview With Maartje Weijers And Michiel Tettero

Amsterdam hotspot AIR will celebrate its 5 year anniversary this weekend with a very special program made up of 5 quality events. Expect fives days full of stunning music provided by some of the scene’s heavyweights at one of Amsterdam’s biggest clubs. AIR is actually one of the only clubs in Amsterdam that is fully designed to be a nightclub, which is evident on every corner; exceptional audio-visual facilities and a state of the art sound system, electronic lockers and five bars make AIR a truly state of the art nightclub. We sat down with two of the characters that make up the ... Read more

Verknipt Announces Line-Up For Debut Summer Festival

Prominent event organizers Verknipt officially entered the populous Amsterdam festival scene last week after it announced its debut Summer festival, set on the fourth of July. An extensive line-up focused on international house and techno artists and local talent can be found across three stages, featuring such names as Route 94, Ben Sims, Ben Pearce, Sidney Charles, Josh Butler and more. The full line-up has just been announced, check it out below. Event

Exclusive (Culinary) Interview With Ben Pearce

Ben Pearce is more than a well known DJ and Producer, he is one of the key representatives of the UK house scene. His broad knowledge of music and genres, together with his ability to sense good music everywhere at any time, results in the incredible ability to actually play across a wide range of musical genres and rock the DJ booths not only in the UK but around the world. On December 20th he will show this again at Valhalla Festival in Amsterdam.  His incredible skills behind the decks have not gone unnoticed, which secured him high-profile sets alongside ... Read more

Valhalla Festival Podcast #001 By Joris Delacroix

For our first Valhalla Festival special we give you monsieur Joris Delacroix, who has cooked up a grand podcast that hovers somewhere in between melodic techno and deep house, led by heavy bass lines and gloomy atmospheres. The circus by night is back in town. Valhalla Festival will open its doors for their 2014 edition on the 20th of December. After two sold-out editions their bizarre ride will again feature a line-up that is well-stacked in both the house and techno department, as well as other genres. This time the winter extravaganza will have seven ares and all kinds of ... Read more

Full Premiere: Tender Games – Lost (Ben Pearce Remix)

After receiving its radio premiere by Annie Mac and receiving a wave of love all around, ‘Lost’ was bound to become the second single of Tender Games’ self-titled debut album. Check out the full premiere of Ben Pearce’s remix duty on the flip. While their debut single ‘In A Mess’ was more on the experimental side, the duo now present its soulful side on this cut. Starting off with the signature rhodes alongside a soothing first verse, the song transforms into a sexy, highly danceble piece rapidly after the first drop. To bolster the release, the boys recruited some serious ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In November

Which records are worth the money this month? Check out our selection of the top 10 releases in November, featuring great releases by Session Victim, Wolfey, Burnski, Dusky, Weval and many more. #10 Session Victim – ‘See You When You Get There’ LP | Delusions Of Grandeur | 17-11-2014 | Hamburg’s Hauke Freer and Matthias Relling aka Session Victim return to Delusions of Grandeur with their second long player, ‘See You When You Get There’. The new album marks a conscious progression in Freer & Relling’s approach, evolving the sample-based production style that’s won them plenty of fans since their ... Read more

Ben Pearce Hosting DJ Football Charity Event During Sonar

Next to being a formidable producer, DJ and, from what we’ve heard, somewhat of a master in the kitchen, Ben Pearce also seems to have his heart in the right place. During all the music, festivities and hedonism in Barcelona commencing this week, the Brit is organizing a football charity event for which he has invited some artists and friends over to come and play some football to round up funds for a children’s cause. Although the event, taking place tomorrow afternoon, isn’t officially linked to Sonar, you can expect artists on the field that are playing on one of ... Read more

It’s ON Pete Tong!

Club AIR is to clubbers what George Clooney is to female coffee lovers: suave, tolerant, cosmopolitan and free spirited We are happy to announce that Pete Tong will play his legendary British house at AIR Amsterdam during ADE on Thursday, 17th October. Pete Tong is an old hand in the turntable rockers guild. He was already spinning Vinyl’s when most of today’s young cats were still spinning rounds on a tricycle. Bringing over three decades of DJing experience into the game, Pete Tong knows how to properly rock a crowd. However, he is not the only reason why house lovers should join ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Walker & Royce

Brooklyn-based house associates Walker & Royce have put their mark on the electronic landscape the last couple of years, with hot singles and remixes for Crosstown Rebels, LouLou, Nurvous and Off Recordings. Their style is deep, dark and sexy. We’re happy to see these guys visit our town for ADE next week, playing at Unconditional and All Gone Pete Tong. So we wanted to give them a formal welcome before touching down in Amsterdam. That’s why we have a Walker & Royce mixtape AND an interview for you today. We discussed the NYC clubbing scene, their relation to Moda Black ... Read more

All Gone Pete Tong ADE Podcast by Ben Pearce

That Manchester is a breeding ground for talented DJ’s and producers has been proven again by Ben Pearce. The born and raised Mancunian went straight to the top of the Beatport charts at the age of 23, produces record after record next an ever-expanding gig book and still finds time to run his own record label Purp & Soul. He fixed us up with a very special mixtape that will shake your bones from head to toe. Growing up with heavy metal and punk, Ben Pearce discovered electronic music in his late teens. He crafted his skill in the club- and ... Read more