Tag: Blawan

Exit Festival Features Two Stages With Cutting Edge Talents This Summer

Exit Festival started as a student social movement in the year 2000 fighting for political change and freedom, and it continues to spread positive vibes, promoting change and positive education, supporting many community and humanitarian missions, while throwing a really good party. Exit Festival has now become a landmark in the staple of electronic music and returns for it’s 19th consecutive year to the Petrovaradin Fortress, located in Novi Sad, Serbia. The fortress, an 18th-century citadel on a cliff overlooking the River Danube, is nicknamed ‘the Gibraltar of the Danube’. Exit’s 2019 edition will showcase no less than 40 stages across 4 ... Read more

Party Report: DGTL AMS 2018

It’s been a week since DGTL took over Amsterdam’s NDSM for their sixth edition. A prominent and important date in The Netherlands highly competitive (and at times, highly over saturated) festival and electronic music market, DGTL is still able to fortify its place within the countries creative eco system with consistent quality curation, as well as a forward thinking approach to Art, Technology, and Sustainability. Last week, I wrote pretty extensively on the selections of Art at DGTL AMS 2018, which featured everything from a before-the-gate- augmented reality app (personal note, isn’t AR so much better than VR? I feel ... Read more

Party Report: Dekmantel 2017

The Amsterdam music takeover that is Dekmantel week has once again come and gone, leaving a trail of scattered vinyls and rarities across the city in its wake. What started as a multi-day festival in Amsterdamse Bos has become a full on cultural event in the city of Amsterdam, now featuring a slew of diverse events, screenings, panels, conversations and, of course, some of the finest dance and electronic music you will find anywhere. This year, things kicked off with a special, intimate performance on Wednesday, 2 August as the minimal music pioneer Steve Reich was honored and held court ... Read more

Oasis 2016 Adds Jeff Mills, Blawan & More; Reveals DHA Stage

With little less than a month to go, Morocco’s Oasis Festival adds new names to its lineup and also announces our very own DHA stage!. Adding to a lineup that already features Bicep, B.Traits, David August, Dixon, Derrick May, Helena Hauff, Hunee, Maya Jane Coles, MCDE, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas, Steffi, Tale of Us, and more, Oasis Festival will also bring Techno pioneer Jeff Mills to the picturesque Source musc resort. Alongside Jeff, joining the bill will also be Berlin’s Red Rack’em, Italy’s underground figurehead Lele Sacchi, Denmark’s Denis Horvat, London’s Krankbrother duo, and Ternesc label head Blawan. We’re also ... Read more

Review: Dekmantel 2016

The four day affair that was Dekmantel 2016 began on Thursday, 4 August, with a series of opening shows spanning through the spectrum of medium, presentation, and venue, each conveniently situated on the banks of Amsterdam’s IJ River. It all kicked off at the architectural marvel that is The Eye Film Institute, where a series of panels, talks, and screenings went down over the course of a full day’s schedule. From Rush Hour’s Antal speaking with Young Marco and Serge on the deep digging phenomenon and the reissue labels leading the way, to an engaging talk on inspiration vs practice that featured ... Read more