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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

Dekmantel 2017: 5 Artists To Watch

One of the beauty’s of Amsterdam’s annual Dekmantel festival is the diversity in its annual lineups. Not only does it feature one of the most balanced gender and cultural lineups in the scene, but also always focused on discovery, both as brand and as influencer. This year, the festivals 3 days sees many familiar Dekmantel faces (Antal, Hunee, Palms Trax, Call Super, Marcel Dettmanm, Motor City Drum Ensemble, DJ Nobu, Midland, Floating Points, etc), but it is its slew of debuts and eclectic acts that catch our attention. Here, we’re looking at five of the acts we’re most looking forward ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces First 60+ Names

To those of you who just couldn’t take the waiting any longer: the first 60 (of the 150 names in total) for Dekmantel Festival 2015 have just been announced. And yes, it’s a pretty big deal again. Jeff Mills, Ricardo Villalobos, Four Tet, Carl Craig are the biggest heavyweights on the ticket for now – but that’s not even mentioning Dixon, Tale Of Us, Joy Orbison, MCDE, Mano Le Tough, John Talabot and many others in the house corner. Of course the cream of international techno is well-represented again, as Dekmantel favourites like Robert Hood, Marcel Dettmann, Ben Klock and ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival 2014 – Report

After a long build-up and red hot anticipation, both national as international, last weekend it was finally time for Dekmantel Festival 2014. What we saw and heard over the two days we were there, Friday & Sunday, was pretty much as good as it gets in the Netherlands, and it definitely showed that the organization has gone through lengths to not only correct the mistakes of last year, but to also improve on a lot of fronts. The result was a three-day musical paradise with international allure. In the months prior to the festival it became clear that Dekmantel wasn’t ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces Last Additions To Line-Up

When you have a level of anticipation surrounding your event like Dekmantel Festival has, then you don’t spill the beans on the line-up all at once – especially not when considering the sheer amount of artists that have been invited for the three day festival. Today, however, saw the last additions being announced by the organization, as well as the second installment of their documentary series Sole Selectors which features the eclectic mr. Ties. This man’s passion for music is even more impressive than his accent, as you can see here: [youtube id=”pcmZjibZLO4″ width=”620″ height=”360″] The latest additions to the ... Read more