Tag: De Sluwe Vos

Gallery: Amsterdam Open Air Day 2

This past Sunday, June 7, we headed to Amsterdam’s Gaasperpark to bask in sun and beats for the second day of Amsterdam Open Air 2015. What was a gorgeous day, as part of a gorgeous weekend, brought the colours out as thousands of electronic music fans packed the 10 diverse stages over the course of 11 hours.  Everything from hard techno to deep house and, even, EDM was represented as some of the Netherland’s best promoters, including Straf_Werk and Format, curated their respective stages. We started off with a casual walk around, yet found ourselves drawn to the aforementioned stages ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Jackmaster

With Jackmaster, what you are guaranteed to get is a master selector’s instinct for creating and riding the energy of a crowd. As his star has risen over the past few years, this has been on perfect display at parties from Glasgow to Berlin to New York, and from superclubs such as Berghain and Fabric to legendary underground warehouse parties. At the heart of Jackmaster’s wide-ranging sensibility is a fundamental honesty: he believes in neither following trends nor the concept of guilty pleasures. His commitment to both honesty and energy encapsulates what can make dance culture life-changingly thrilling: it’s about the clubber ... Read more

Free Your Mind Podcast #002 By M.A.N.D.Y.

As the 2015 festival season gathers steam and kicks into full gear, Free Your Mind Festival once again brings the biggest names in the international underground like Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Guy Gerber, and Hot Since 82, alongside a slew of Dutch favorites, De Sluwe Vos, Egbert, and Sterac aka Steve Rachmand (alongside, of course, many more). We continue our collaboration with the festival with an exclusive mix from Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer, aka M.A.N.D.Y. (Get Physical). There is an air of mystery shrouding the true meaning behind the acronym of M.A.N.D.Y. After almost two decades in the business, M.A.N.D.Y. has managed to carve out ... Read more

Preview: 5 Days Off In Melkweg

The yearly dance music festival hosted by Melkweg and Paradiso, 5 Days Off, is about to break loose this Wednesday for a multitude of events with some exquisite line-ups. Here we’ll take a look at what Melkweg has to offer Amsterdam in the coming days, like Bicep, Paul Woolford, De Sluwe Vos’ album release and a selection of Resident Advisor films. Wedneday 21:00 | Opening Night | Dorian Concept (Live Band) / BINKBEATS / Jameszoo | The opening night on Wednesday will feature live act Dorian Concept as its headliner. In 2007 BBC Radio 1 producer Benji B discovered this ... Read more

Wonderland Festival Podcast #004 By Piotr & Zhan

Only a week left and then Wonderland Festival will open its doors for the second edition. This time for a huge partying marathon featuring two stages and a ton of artists. Amsterdam duo Piotr & Zhan will be rocking their brand of soulful, jackin’ house. And if you’re wondering what that sounds like than tune into this brand new exclusive mix. For no less than 16 hours (from 4pm until 8am) Westerunie, Westerliefde and Transformatorhuis in Amsterdam’s cultural Westerpark are turned into a promised land: Wonderland Festival. With the best in house, deep house and techno with major artists like ... Read more

Wonderland Festival Returns For Round Two

On February 15th of last year a new winter festival was born, when Verknipt and DHA joined forces to create Wonderland Festival. After the sold-out edition last year, a round two was bound to happen. February 14 next year will see the return of the 16-hour long indoor festival with a line-up sporting some very fine local DJs and of course you’ll also get your fair share of international acts. Are you ready to follow us down the rabbit hole? Last year has been immensely succesful for the people behind Verknipt. During Spring they held multiple club events with carefully selected line-ups ... 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

Straf_Werk Closing Podcast #001 By Cristoph

Like last year on December 30, Straf_Werk will hold its closing party at Transformatorhuis, Westerunie and Westerliefde to close of the year in style, one day before everybody else. For the occasion they have called up a league of extraordinary gentlemen to come and pay tribute to 2014. What to expect? Nothing but the finest local acts – GERD, De Sluwe Vos, Job Jobse, Prunk – and a cool selection of international hotshots as well like George Fitzgerald, Agoria, Patrick Topping and an artist that might not ring a bell just yet, but who has been on the right track ... Read more

Nazomeren Festival Up For Second Edition

After last year’s premiere of Nazomeren Festival in Groningen, the organization is now readying up for the second edition and is packing a big line-up for the occasion. On the cozy new location at the Roodehaansterweg in Groningen a total of four stages will make up the terrain: a Deep House, Techno, Boel op Stelten and Kriss Kross are being set up to cover the needs of the visitors. On the Deep House stage you can expect melodic house from the hands of Flashmob, Prunk and Cleavage, but also a more rugged style by the likes of Amine Edge & ... 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

There’s a Wonderland at the End of the Rabbit Hole

Saturday February 15th, a new winter festival is born when Verknipt and Deep House Amsterdam are joining forces to create Wonderland Festival. For no less than 16 hours (from 4pm until 8am) Westerunie, Westerliefde and Transformatorhuis in Amsterdam’s cultural Westerpark are turned into a promised land with the best in deep house and techno. A place where mad things happen and nothing is what it seems, and where a long list of local and international DJ’s will make this a mezmerising trip down the rabbit hole. Verknipt has made a name for itself in a short period of time by organising parties ... Read more

A Visit To The Future

Now there are a lot of good quality festivals, however, Welcome to the Future, is really in a league of its own. Not only because of the incredible line-up, carrying some of the most renowned artists, but because of the crowd as well. People weren’t there for the perfect weather (thanks again God!), to just hang out or to check out all the beautiful people. They were there for the music and it seemed like everybody knew exactly who was playing where and what they wanted to see and dance to. It made me happy, because that’s becoming rare nowadays. ... Read more

Mix #035 by De Sluwe Vos

Born and raised in a little village in the shadows of ‘Deventer’ De Sluwe Vos got in touch with electronic music at a young age. His tracks got picked up by artists like Laurent Garnier, Horacio and Shlomi Aber and thats where he started making his name. This last artist charted his track: ‘All for the $$’ on its 1st place in his chart, which is a big compliment from an artist that has been in the game for quite a while. Soon after you could hear this track through the speakers of Wob Club in Japan. De Sluwe Vos has released ... Read more