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DHA Mix #364 By Dennis Ferrer

Dennis Ferrer has been at the forefront of electronic music for well over 15 years now, transitioning between styles and influences while always keeping it interesting for club-goers and purists alike. Whether it was Techno & Ambient in the 90’s, Melodic House in the early 2000’s or reinventing himself over the past few years, Ferrer is now focused on a somewhat darker, more techno-influenced sound lately. This sound can be experienced in Amsterdam on 18 May as Dennis stops be De Marktkantine with Boris Werner and Makossa in tow. Anticipating this event, we’ve got an exclusive mix from Dennis just ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Boris Werner

Boris Werner is without a doubt one of the most beloved musical figures in the expansive Amsterdam scene. Bringing indestructible grooves to dancefoors all over the globe, from DJ sets at Trouw to Circoloco and beyond, alongside music featured on the likes of Get Physical, Rush Hour, Soweso, Moon Harbour, and Supplement Facts, Boris Werner now has a new release out, “Badabing Badaboum EP,” which as received heavy support from the likes of Seth Troxler and Richy Ahmed. Here, with the release available now and ahead of next week’s Amsterdam Dance Event, Boris Werner gives the inside details as only ... Read more

Loveland Festival Readies 2017 Edition; Releases Timetable

Once again returning to Sloterpark this Saturday, 12 August, Loveland Festival brings another full day of the very best music the scene has to offer. For twelve hours, 11:00 – 23:00, Loveland’s 6 areas (including a very special Circoloco hosted stage) have the likes of Adam Beyer, Pan Pot, Take of Us, Stephan Bodzin, Solomun, The Martinez Brothers, Joris Voorn, Sasha, and many more heavyweight names from the underground. Of course, Amsterdam is also well represented with favorite DJs like Tsepo, Boris Werner b2b William Djoko, Ferro, and more all representing Check out the full timetable of artists below and ... Read more

Interview: The Martinez Brothers

Already 10 years into their journey as DJs, and still only in their mid-20s, The Martinez Brothers have achieved a career’s worth of accolades. As two of the most recognizable global stars in dance music culture, The Martinez Brothers empire and experience is vast – a headlining residency at Circoloco,‘#1 DJs in the World’ honors from Mixmag, designing for New Era, and revolutionary record imprints, Cuttin’ Headz and Tuskegee (with Seth Troxler). Since first hitting the road in their teens, The Martinez Brothers have gone on to sell out some of the world’s largest venues, rising to become one of ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Wednesday, October 19

I’m telling you, the day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Because as soon as the first bunch of events start filling up on the Facebook timelines, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event. A week of the electronic dance music family, old legends, new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music.  It’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues all over Amsterdam welcoming over 2000 performers (no, really)! Thus as every year, we dive into the ... Read more

Rush Hour: The Philosophy Behind Amsterdam’s Landmark Record Shop

As recently announced, Rush Hour (RH) is moving to a new and more spacious shopfront. To celebrate this next big step, they are throwing a RH-Weekender party at OT301, April 8/10th. While the expansion comes as no surprise, the story behind RH’s rise and the development of its surrounding culture is quite a headpiece within the field of music distribution. In this article, we want to bring you in a little closer with this key component in the Amsterdam scene, through talks with RH’s co-founder Antal and Sadar Bahar, one of its guests of honour during the weekender. After 17 ... Read more

Join Studio 80 For One Epic Final Farewell

For 10 years, Studio 80 aka the black box on Rembrandtplein, has built itself as a key player in Amsterdam’s nightlife. Now, with the iconic venues closing, it has decided to bring back one of its key concept events, 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE, for one last time; literally partying until the walls come tumbling down with a weekender worth of music. So, on 30 January join all Studio 80’s residents that defined the sound and vibe of the club with one final final farewell. DJs for the event include 2000 and One, Anonym, Anton Pieete, Boris Werner, Bram Fidder, Camiel ... Read more

Full Premiere: Son of Sun – Moonchild (Boris Werner Remix)

A magical meeting of minds, Son of Sun combine the first-rate production talents of Tyson Ballard and inimitable vocal abilities of Sheff – an innovative duo formed whilst working at London’s event series Love Fever. Tyson is an industry veteran having spent over two decades performing on the world stage, whilst Sheff is a former lead baritone for the National Symphony Choir and together they combine elements of raw Chicago house with contemporary European nuances accentuated by Sheff’s deep and sensual vocals. Launched in 2012, the Love Fever label has quickly hosted quality artists such as Kim Ann Foxman, John ... Read more

Preview: Welcome to the Future 2015

The annual gathering of house and techno enthusiasts that is Welcome to the Future returns to the beautiful Het Twiske, Amsterdam on 25 July 2015 with another celebration of music, love, and art bringing together creative minds across a spectrum of artistic disciplines.  As many veterans of the festival know, it is one that proudly stands for intimacy, a forward thinking musical vision, great sound and a big green heart. The overwhelming beauty of the Het Twiske grounds is one that makes patrons, as well as festival organizers, fall in love with the space year after year. This is why, ... Read more

DGTL Festival Preview: 2 Days To Go

The memories from last year’s DGTL Festival are still fresh. But as the sun is slowly (very slowly) peeping through the Amsterdam sky we’re already less than a week away from the next edition. While we’re rounding up the final preparations for this biggest and most extensive edition yet, we want to get your festival heart beating faster with this quick preview of that which you can expect during Easter weekend, and of course the night before, when we’ll kick off the festival in style. On Friday the third of April, a special opening night has been added to the ... Read more

Second Edition Of DSTRCT Headlined By Tale Of Us

Fresh newcomer in the Dutch underground scene, DSTRCT, will return with their second edition on March 6th, this time in the industrial setting of Factory010 in Rotterdam. The organization has once again chosen an unusual, but no less effective combination of artists. Featuring the line-up are Boddika, Joey Daniel and Nino&Frankie. The highlight of the evening, however, will be the headlining performance by the trailblazing power-duo Tale Of Us. On the 12th of December last year, DSTRCT kicked off their debut in a packed Elementenstraat Warehouse, a venue that seamlessly falls in line with DSTRCT’s philosophy: to create a raw, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Apollonia

“When choosing music partners the most important thing is that the person has the commitment, the passion and is ready or already has this lifestyle” Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundorom, and Shonky – vibe brothers in the studio, DJ booth and in life, came together in 2012 to create a musical phenomenon called Apollonia. The three originally met in the Parisian after-party scene of the late 90s, where Ghenacia was a resident at the infamous Batofar. Apollonia have cultivated a creative synergy that sees them connect and work as one artist.  After over ten years of music and friendship, the three ... Read more

Valhalla Festival Podcast #002 By Boris Werner

House music scholar Boris Werner is without a doubt one of the most charismatic figures in the Amsterdam scene, and has been for over a decade. But his personality, great taste in music and extraordinary mixing skills behind the decks have taken him around the world as well. The Amsterdam icon is bringing his indestructible grooove to Valhalla Festival on December 20th, where he’ll share the stage with Beesmunt Soundsystem, Ici Sans Merci , Prunk and Tsepo. Goes without saying Boris Werner is known as a dj’s dj pur sang. However when he does produce his own music -for renowned ... Read more

DSTRCT Podcast #001 By Joey Daniel

On December 12 DSTRCT, a brand new event organization that has recently entered the Amsterdam scene, will kick-off at the legendary Elementenstraat, bringing with them a selection of international and local heavyweights like Art Department, Matthias Tanzmann, Laura Jones, Huxley, Detroit Swindle, Boris Werner among others. Joey Daniel, co-founder and runner of DSTRCT has his roots in Rotterdam, where guys like Speedy J and Michel de Hey inspired him to follow a career in music. While also organising events, he is also regarded as a formidable DJ with a main focus on rugged, in-your-face house music and techno. By the ... Read more

Full Premiere: Renato Ratier – Gueixa Star (Laura Jones remix)

D-Edge owner, resident and label boss Renato Ratier is one of those rare jack-of-all-trades in the dance music industry. Leading the way in quality contemporary house in his home country Brazil through his label and São Paolo club, Renato took up producing too some years back. Some proper EPs came from his hand before he released his debut album Black Belt back in October 2013, to much critical acclaim. A worthy remix album is now in the pipelines after more than a full year, featuring colleagues Laura Jones, Boris Werner, Tiefschwarz, Kate Simko and many more. Check out the full ... Read more