Tag: Dekmantel Festival 2018

Dekmantel Festival 2018: The Crown Jewel Of Amsterdam’s Festival Landscape

It’s been nearly a week since Dekmantel Festival 2018, the renowned and beloved jewel of Amsterdam’s robust festival landscape, swept into town. From the I’J River to Radion and, of course, its home base of Amsterdamse Bos, the now six-year-old festival continued to reinforce its place as a bonafide leader in atmosphere, curation, and risk. For the past couple of years, the three-day festival has gradually expanded into something of a mini-conference, where its events are supplemented with (a slew of) afterparties, concerts, radio appearances, interviews, and panels. This year, beginning on Wednesday with its Muziekgebouw opening concert featuring a ... Read more

DHA Mix #388 By Khidja

One of the freshest acts to come out of the always talented electronic hotbed of Romania, Hivern Disc’s staple Khidja create music filled with nuance and charm. The duo’s style comes as a fusion of genres where latin meets prog and funk meets jazz, continuously changing and transforming – jumping from era to era and genre to genre. Getting the seal of approval from heavy hitters like Optimo and Jon Talabot, the Khidja experience is one of beauty that also never forgets the fun. Hear what this style and approach is all about as Khdija sets the week off right ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces 2018 Lineup & Addition Of New UFO II Stage

Taking place over the first five days in August, Dekmantel Festival have announced the lineup for its sixth edition. From 1 – 5 August at Amsterdamse Bos & various opening night venues around the city’s I-J River, Dekmantel take over Amsterdam with a slew of contemporary tastemakers and emerging talent, without losing sight of dance music’s legacy and roots. The full lineup has been announced via the video below, but key acts across each day include Tangerine Dream, Orbital, Helena Hauff, Jamie XX, Modeselektor & Thundercat. Then, Amsterdamse Bos will see the likes of Errorsmith, Insanlar, Mr Scruff, JASSS debut, ... Read more