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[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... Read more

DHA Mix #259 By Breach

Breach aka Ben Westbeech has seen the steady growth of his label ‘Naked Naked,’ with a prolific set of releases, both his own, as well as from the likes of Midland, Dark Sky, and Dusky. However, beyond releasing on ‘Naked Naked,’ Breach has been featured on Ramp/PTN, Pets Recordings, Dirtybird, and Aus which have set his production and DJ career into ascension. Universally acclaimed within the world of dance music, Breach can count the likes of Maya Jane Coles, Marcel Dettmann, George Fitzgerald, Gilles Peterson, and (of course) DHA as fans. In fact, Breach stopped by our ADE DHA x ... Read more

Raumfeld & DHA Presents: Many Sounds of Raumfeld

During this upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event DHA has teamed up with the high-end speaker brand Raumfeld to host two special events. Situated right in the centre of Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam’s most cultural space – the Museum square, the contemporary design Raumfeld speaker store will turn into a vibrant event with the industry’s finest DJ’s October 20th and 21st. Meanwhile, we can’t hide our excitement for handing the decks to our hand-picked line-up of industry’s top talent and personality. The still very British, now Amsterdam local Ben Westbeech (aka Breach) is joined by another very prolific brit Huxley. Next to that, ... Read more

Lotgenoten Launches First ADE Event Alongside Aus Music

Known to dance music connoisseurs for their strong programming, intimate locations and eye for decoration, Amsterdam-based boutique promoter Lotgenoten will host events events during Amsterdam Dance Event 2016 (ADE) for the first time. On Thursday, October 20th, Lotgenoten invites the esteemed sounds of UK-based AUS Music, which will be bringing the likes of Ron Bacardi (aka Ben Sims), Boddika, Breach, Matthew Dear, local superhero Tom Trago and the label boss himself, Will Saul, to the decks. The event, which is located in a one of a kind location (and on a very special occasion), Stadsschouwburg, will play host to an ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Nachtbraker

Exposure to a wide variety of musical genres is clearly recognizable in the music of Nachtbraker, ranging from ecstatic slow grooves to unconventional dub tracks. Constantly on the move, between touring throughout Europe, Asia and South America, the celebrated performances of Nachtbraker have been receiving increasing recognition the world over and, now, he returns with a new EP ready to take 2016 right into the New Year. The colorfully titled “Really Ties The Room Together” EP will drop right in the midst of Amsterdam Dance Event, with three tracks of diverse house music. Anticipating the release, Nachtbraker gives us the ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Breach

Breach aka Ben Westbeech has seen the steady growth of his label ‘Naked Naked,’ with a prolific set of releases, both his own, as well as from the likes of Midland, Dark Sky, and Dusky. However, beyond releasing on ‘Naked Naked,’ Breach has been featured on Ramp/PTN, Pets Recordings,Dirtybird, and Aus which have set his production and DJ career into ascension. Now, with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) on the horizon, the agenda shows no sign of slowing down, touring as well as an increasing number of collaborators making the journey to his fully loaded Amsterdam studio. For ADE, Breach will ... Read more

The Missed Connections Of Electric Daisy Carnival

For those on the European continent who may not be aware, Electric Daisy Carnival is the largest electronic music festival in the US. With a history that dates back to 1997 and spinoffs from Brazil to the UK, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is nothing short of an international dance music monster. The flagship festival currently goes down in Las Vegas, Nevada (after having to move from its Southern California birthplace due to narcotics incidents) over 3 days in June. During its annual tenure, EDC turns Sin City awash with brightly coloured ravers, kandi kids, and spirit animals (yes, there’s a smattering ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Announces Full Line-Up

Amsterdam Open Air returns for its fifth edition at Gaasperpark. During the weekend of June 6 and 7, Amsterdam nightlife in all its colour and diversity will be represented at one of the biggest festival productions in the Netherlands. The line-up has just been announced, and it’s looking promising, featuring some highly regarded names from the local and international scene. This is going to be a big one. June 6 + 7 | Amsterdam Open Air | Tickets | Gaasperpark |  

High Definition Festival Announces First Phase Line-Up

High Definition is returning to Eridge Park to celebrate it’s 5th birthday with the biggest line-up yet. Having expanded to a two day camping event at the stunning surrounds of Eridge Park in Tunbridge Wells promises the best in live electronic music and some of the finest DJs. The first phase of the line-up is already a bit overwhelming. High definition will again host a huge selection of artists e Among these are the like of Cadenza Records label head Luciano, German-born Tensnake, French trio Apollonia,  Hot Creation member Miguel Campell, British-born, Amsterdam-based Breach, Redlight, Oneman and Art Department, consisting of Canadian techno/house Legend Kenny Glasgow and Canada’s fastest rising star and No.19 ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In January

It’s time to start wrapping up the first month of 2015. The start to this year has been very promising, with so many good EP’s and albums coming out. Keeping the list to just 10 releases was once again a very hard task. This is our run-down of the top 10 releases of January.  #10 Seba Lecompte – Love Connection EP  | What Happens | January 12 | Kicking off this month’s list we have the Belgian producer Seba Lecompte. His Love Connection EP is a solid release, with the title track as our favorite. The track has a punchy and warm kick, just the way ... Read more

On Repeat for Straf_Werk Podcast #011 By Tensnake

After a memorable edition last August, Straf_Werk Festival is back again this year at Sportpark Riekerhaven. Those attending can expect to dance and chill to their heart’s desire and enjoy the range of cookery found at the diverse range of food stands. Topping the line-up among others is German-born Tensnake. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music. Check out his mix to get into the right zone for Saturday. Funk inspirations Born in Hamburg in 1975, Marco Niemerski grew up listening to disco, soul, boogie, funk and the finer cuts of 80s pop, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of Jack in 2013 that the 33-year old producer exploded sky-high, making Breach the new talk of town, city and web, reaching high positions in commercial charts worldwide. Since then everyone seems to want to work with him, and he’s been gigging all over the world trying to keep up with time. For the ... Read more

Party Review: Créche Ibiza Opening

It’s always a bold move when you step away from the limelight and venture to San Antonio to offer a more underground ethos. The team behind Créche, which built a firm foundation in London, have decided to take on the stereotypical EDM and pop culture, working with the brand new club development that is Gatecrasher. The club has taken the reigns from the dwindling sounds that Eden had to offer and revamped the award winning club with a series of main event players plus a hefty sound system. Créche not only brought their leading residents, and owners, Cozzy D and ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Cinnaman

“An unforgettable gig lies in the reaction of the crowd. When you can just feel the energy without even looking” We had a chat with Cinnaman, a significant Amsterdam local who has earned his stripes in our nightlife within a short period of time. You can’t really define Cinnaman’s style. It’s somewhere between the spectrum of House, Garage, UK Funky and Detroit Techno. If it sounds good and if it’s a bit out of the ordinary, there’s a good chance that Cinnaman has a taste for it. In our interview with him he talks about the logic behind his name, ... Read more