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DHA FM Mix #431 by Stump Valley

“Pretty mysterious but that’s not the appeal. Super diverse stylistically, but that’s not it either! – indeed you’ll uncover little about Stump Valley using the well-worn tool of the internet, but what you do after hearing all of their tracks on the dancefloor, is chilling out and listen to them again.” Jordan Czamanski from Juju & Jordash Raised from the ashes of an old project, Stump Valley is a little village in the countryside, where deers and boars run free in the street. That’s the place where most of Stump Valley ‘s music was made. Stump Valley: “After years of djing and ... Read more

Interview: Elena Colombi

Born in Italy, Elena Colombi has since relocated to London, setting up a successful series of events since 2008 that have made her a staple name of its underground. Now a respected DJ and radio host on NTS, Elena’s musical style taps into a wide array of influences, from Industrial rhythms, pulsing techno, ambient atmospheres, synthesised sounds, freaky disco, balearic love affairs, proto-house, anything goes in her dynamic sets. Throughout last year Elena has made significant moves in her DJ career, making her Japanese debut at AOYAMA Zero, playing at Amsterdam’s De School, as well as playing Säule and Panoramabar ... Read more

10 Unmissable Summer Boutique Festivals

Summer festival season doesn’t have to mean 10’s of 1000s in attendance, massive stages, and gaudy production. For every Mysteryland or Awakenings out there, there exists a handful of events where intimacy is key and numbers don’t matter. Here, we look at 10 of the festivals we think are best representing the under 5,000 person capacity market. Spanning UNESCO sites to pristine beaches, ancient monuments to hidden forests, these are 10 events where bigger surely doesn’t mean better. On the list, French festivals feature multiple times and many are offering full experiences in mindfulness and sustainability without contradiction…some may still ... Read more

Dekmantel Announces Lineup For 2017 Selectors Croatia

After a successful 2016 edition, the highly intimate (1500 capacity) Dekamantel Selectors returns to Croatia’s stunning Garden Resort. Focused on the art of DJing, Dekmantel Selectors 2017 will bring some of the Netherlands based crew’s favorites international stars, underground heroes, and (of course) Dutch heroes to the shores of the Adriatique sea. Full lineup is below and, as you can see, the likes of Ben UFO, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Marcel Dettmann, and Hunee will join Invisible City Sound System, Gatto Fritto, Phuong-Dan and Vladimir Ivkovic and more. Tickets go on sale 6 December which includes the day/night program. Boat ... Read more

Your Ultimate Guide To Croatia’s Massive Festival Circuit

Croatia is a known summer hotspot for music festivals. Some speculate it has started to lose its charm recently, and most probably if you’re looking for a true rave with one speaker and 50 friends, dig deeper. However, if you look for a place where high-calibre artists, picturesque ancient Roman towns, beach parties, open-air clubs, endless after parties, and legendary sun-kissed boat parties meet together, then its Adriatic coast remains the definite go-to location. Now the tricky part is to know what to look for. For that, follow me here and I will review Croatia’s top underground summer festivals, picking them one by ... Read more