Tag: De Sluwe Vos

Arnhem: Amsterdam’s Underground Alternative

When one thinks of Dutch nightlife, Amsterdam is the city most likely to come to mind. However, there are more places in Holland with a booming house and techno scene. Take for example the city of Arnhem. In recent years, it developed itself from dormant and quiet to a city that enlists organizations such as 8Bahn, Free Your Mind, Studio Sonsbeek and ABSTRACT as active participants in showing the world that Arnhem also has a party mentality. A change that hasn’t gone unnoticed. In August 2017, Electronic Beats was the first to release an article featuring photo’s taken inside some ... Read more

Nachtduik Rings In Rotterdam’s 2018 With Nina Kraviz, Speedy J, KiNK & More

Back for the sixth year, Nachtduik celebrates the New Year in Rotterdam with a top of the line Techno and House lineup. Known for transforming massive spaces into dark pop clubs with a combination of decor, visuals, and (of course) music, Nachtduik has brought the likes of Dave Clarke, Jeff Mills, and Ben Klock to its annual celebration in editions past. This year, its two rooms sees another lineup of musical icons and heavyweights, both local and international, handling celebratory duties at Rotterdam’s massive Ahoy. In Room 1, which sees a focus on pure Techno sounds, the genre’s current queen, ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: All We Want Festival

It’s almost here, All We Want Festival celebrates its 5 year anniversary with four days of atmospheric festival experiences from 7-10 July in Goch, Germany. Always a favorite on the DHA calendar, we thought we’d highlight 5 reasons why this unique event is one of the most friendly and interesting camping-based events in the area. As usual, we’ll be on site with many of our Amsterdam based friends. Have you been to All We Want Festival before? What would you say is its primary appeal? 5. The Location Not only is the festival located on the picturesque grounds of a ... Read more

Nassau Festival Brings Jackmaster, Hot Since 82, Skream For Kingsday 2017

Kingsday 2017 festivities have just upped themselves with the announcement of Nassau Festival’s lineup. 27 April will once again see Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium the site as Four organisations elrow, STRAF_WERK, Reaktor and De Sluwe Vos each host their own stage representing each’s characteristic sound. elrow will see Eats Everything, Skream b2b Route 94, Sidney Charles, Ici Sans Merci and Marc Maya play the Spanish started party first trip to Nassau Festival. STRAF_WERK returns with Jackmaster b2b Tom Trago, Kerri Chandler and Hot Since 82 with support coming from Dutch artists Prunk and ANOTR. The Reaktor crew provides techno-lovers with performances ... Read more

Welcome To The Future Returns In 2017 With Seth, Loco, Trago & Environmental Sustainability

For the eleventh year, Het Twiske’s mesmerising nature reserve will play host to of the Dutch summer’s most beloved festival events, Welcome to the Future (WTTF). With its leave no trace philosophy, organic food and free water bars, alongside cherished festival values like positivity, togetherness and freedom of expression, WTTF exemplifies a movement rather than a simple one-off. Of course, it is music that plays the biggest role in the WTTF experience, with favorites like Loco Dice, Chris Liebing, Seth Troxler, Dave Clarke, Kölsch, Damian Lazarus, Kerri Chandler and Lil Louis manning one of the 8 stages. Alongside, are the ... Read more

Party Report: Amsterdam Open Air 2016

Needless to say Amsterdam Open Air Festival got really lucky with the weather on both of its days, as it tends to do year in and year out. Saturday seemed to lean slightly more towards hip-hop, pop and Caribbean electronic music acts, however there was always the Straf_Werk stage to run to for all the true house aficionados. The line-up was solid: Finnebassen started, with Jonas Rathsman following up with an unusually light set for him, perfectly fitting for the midday. He was followed by, apparently, a great fit of Nuno Dos Santos and Tsepo playing a B2B sunset set, finished ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Releases Line Up For 2016 Edition

After five sold-out editions, Amsterdam Open Air is returning to Amsterdam’s Gaasperpark once again. During the first weekend of June, Open Air will set up shop at their continual location, hosting stages for over thirteen local promoters like Straf_Werk, Format, Slapfunk, Weiter.  Festival goers can expect to hear an international mix of rising stars, industry veterans, alternated by promising local talent, and bands. Next to favourited Dutch acts such as the Gallowstreet brass band and Jeugd van Tegenwoordig, there is plenty of highly anticipated dance programming this year, in the form of Fritz Kalkbrenner, Todd Terje, Green Velvet, Route 94, Oscar Mulero, Efdemin, George Fitzgerald, ... Read more

Upcoming Dancefair Described As Not-To-Miss Producer Event

Dancefair/Musicfair is coming up this weekend in the Jaarbeurs Utrecht. With masterclasses in music production by the likes of Secret Cinema, De Sluwe Vos,  or the opportunity to get in touch with major labels like Universal, the two-day event is promising to be one that’s not to miss for any producer who wants to get himself out there. “The idea behind the event was born out of frustration actually,” says organiser Norman Soares “My friends who are music producers and I thought that there was no event which focussed solely on music makers. Of course there’s Noorderslag and ADE, but ... Read more

Preview: STRAF_WERK Warehouse Closing feat. Martinez Brothers, Joris Voorn

Straf_Werk decided to firmly disregard New Year’s Eve again, by hosting a cheeky banger of a party the previous day, promising visitors to be slightly hung-over even before New Year’s has set in. For their biggest closing party yet, Straf_werk moves to a new venue, the great Scheepsbouwloods, with a line up worth the counterweight of the New Year hype, including Joris Voorn, Martinez Brothers, Tensnake, Huxley, Richy Ahmed and more.  The decision to celebrate the year with a Closing party on December 30th was made by the Straf_Werk team consciously three years ago, since they found New Year’s Eve “the most over-hyped, expensive, anti-climactic wash out of ... Read more

Red Bull Playrooms 2015: De Sluwe Vos

Interview: Sasja Kooistra Picture: Darryl Adelaar De Sluwe Vos: Nostalgic For The Old Days’ Euforia For The Amsterdam Dance Event, Red Bull Playrooms asked a selection of Dutch DJs which period in the international clubbing history they would have liked to be a witness of. Perhaps the opening days of the legendary Manchester club The Haçienda; or the moment Jeff Mills laid down the melody of ‘The Bells’ or maybe the closing night of Larry Levan’s sanctuary the Paradise Garage? Consecutively, the artists will also give their take on the state of clubbing culture anno 2040. After the kick-off by Prunk, he is ... Read more

Valhalla Festival 2015 Line Up Announced

The circus returns for its fourth edition. Valhalla, the yearly mid december grand scale dance music take over of the RAI Amsterdam, has come out with its full line-up. After three sold-out editions, Valhalla is promising to treat its diverse audience to fine artists in each his scene. On the front of house, deep house and techno, there’s more than enough to stick your teeth into this year. The biggest headliners this year are Joris Voorn, Seth Troxler, andhim, Carl Craig, Oliver Koletzki, Maya Jane Coles and Adana Twins.    Spread out across six stages, popular deep house fans can also enjoy the ... Read more

Nachtcollege Travels To Unique Location For Festival

Nachtcollege, the popular Dutch event organiser known for its year-round, parties in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Groningen and Nijmegen. For its upcoming festival on the 19th of September, Nachtcollege has picked out one of the most exciting venues, Honingcomplex as the new spot for the festival which is set in the oldest city of the Netherlands, Nijmegen. After various successfully sold-out previous events in their old festival spot Waalhalla, Nachtcollege is now preparing to conquer the student city of Nijmegen once more, only this time in a stunning new location. Honingcomplex is an abandoned factory that offers a raw, stripped back and industrial feel inside, ... Read more