Tag: Detroit Swindle

[Interview] The Hidden People & FMLY Agency

ADE is always rich with a fine offering of underground parties. But one that sticks out more than most is the debut event from The Hidden People—known principally for their immersive OFF Week events in Barcelona—and FMLY. Dubbed a ‘mini-festival’, the event will take place on October 18th at a stunning venue in the form Hotel Arena, and 18th-century chapel, and for 12 hours will be soundtracked by the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra (live), Benjamin Damage, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Francois X, Object Blue (live), Pantha du Prince (live), Renaat, and Space Dimension Controller (live) Before the much-anticipated ... Read more

The Hidden People & FMLY Team Up For ADE Debut

Barcelona’s The Hidden People team up with booking agency FMLY to debut at ADE 2018 with a special night in the center of Amsterdam on 18 October. The party, which takes place at a XVIII Century old chapel, brings together all the experience of the two organizations and features nine artists and 12 hours of music from the likes of Alex Niggemann, Baltra live, Breach, Butch, Detroit Swindle, DJ Boring, Object Blue live, Space Dimension Controller live and a very special guest from Comatonse Recordings. 18 October | The Hidden People X FMLY Agency ADE Special | Tickets | Hotel ... Read more

Video Premiere: Detroit Swindle - Flavourism Feat. Seven Davis Jr (Original Mix)

This year marks another step into album territory with “High life” from Heist Recordings’s Detroit Swindle. To be released 28 May, its single features the album’s cut ‘Flavourism’ with vocals from Seven Davis Jr., which has come via a package including remixes by the amazing Pépé Bradock and Boston-to-NYC house duo John Barera & Will Martin. Here, we exclusively premiere the official music video for the single, which comes by way of Amsterdam creative agency figure “Frankey”. With abstract candied characters coming to life in a twisting and turning visual representation. It is shot in various rotating boxes, each with ... Read more

Party Report: Electron Festival [Geneva, CH]

One of the best perks of electronic music events (or I would even say, of most cultural gatherings) in Switzerland is that a spectator is sometimes gifted the impossible possibility to experience an intimate encounter with some of the world’s biggest names. These events often entice thousands of ravers from around the world, fitting them into relatively small spaces, where the intimacy of the party does not compromise the energy generated by big crowd. Electron, festival of electronic cultures, decided this year to connect three emblematic clubs situated in the same neighborhood of Geneva, each offering a different clubbing experience ... Read more

Oasis Festival Brings DJ Koze, Larry Heard, Peggy Gou To Marrakech

With a new layout, extra stage, and return to its original home of Marrakech’ Fellah Hotel, Oasis Festival 2018 has just brought out their phase two lineup for 14 – 16 September, 2018. The pools and palms of the Fellah will now host the likes of DJ Koze, Bradley Zero, Romare, Deetron, Sassy J, Detroit Swindle, La Fleur, Larry Heard (live), Maribou State, Honey Dijon, Jane Fitz, Mr G live, Peggy Gou and DJ Python, and more. The artists join the likes of Carl Cox, Derrick Carter B2B The Black Madonna, Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, and all the ... 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

Joris Voorn Launches Spectrum Radio On International FM

What started as an event/photo series is now a solid all encompassing media concept. With the addition of Spectrum Radio, Joris Voorn will be heard on worldwide fm stations in (so far) France, Belgium, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Spain and the United Arab Emirates. Now, its 4 episodes have racked up some 100K plays across Mixcloud, Soundcloud, and iTunes, and have featured upfront music from the likes of Sasha, Patrice Baumel, Kölsch & Michael Mayer, Detroit Swindle, Stephan Bodzin and Dusky. Each episode also features special segments such as ‘So Long’ (classics), ‘The Secret’ (exclusive edits and unreleased mixes), and ‘The ... Read more

All We Want Brings Åme, Gerd Janson, Red Axes To 13th Century Monastery For 2017 Festival

What started 5 years ago as an innocent and affordable weekend festival escape has since become a go to event throughout Germany and its surrounding areas. Each year, All We Want festival curates lineups of young talents and all-time legends, simultaneously playing at different stages in different genres. 50+ acts take to the stage across camping and dance floor arenas with names like Dixon, KINK, and Henrik Schwarz all making past appearances. Now, for 2017, All We Want has unveiled their most mouth watering lineup to date. The event, which is held in a 16th century monastery for some 3000 ... Read more

DHA Mix #237 By Mathias Schober

Having caught the vinyl virus at a quite early age Mathias Schober a.k.a SHOW-B is one of these types which have been growing up in record stores . Listening to his releases over the the past few years (coming on the likes of SoHaSo, his own, Lossless Recordings, and more) it becomes evident that Mathias’ vision of contemporary House music will stand the test of time. He’s able to fuse classic elements, crisp kick drums and motor city references with a warm, contemporary twist for musical afficionados and DJ’s alike. With consistent support from the likes of Dixon, Ame, Sven ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Nachtbraker

Exposure to a wide variety of musical genres is clearly recognizable in the music of Nachtbraker, ranging from ecstatic slow grooves to unconventional dub tracks. Constantly on the move, between touring throughout Europe, Asia and South America, the celebrated performances of Nachtbraker have been receiving increasing recognition the world over and, now, he returns with a new EP ready to take 2016 right into the New Year. The colorfully titled “Really Ties The Room Together” EP will drop right in the midst of Amsterdam Dance Event, with three tracks of diverse house music. Anticipating the release, Nachtbraker gives us the ... Read more

Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Detroit Swindle

Enthusiastic record diggers and synth hunters, as well as world class DJ’s, Amsterdam’s Detroit Swindle’s ability to connect musical styles has found them at the top of their game. True dance music renaissance men, the duo have released on the likes of Freerange, Future Classics, Dirt Crew, Tsuba, Classic Music Company, Kaoz Theory, while, of course, running their own Heist Recordings. On ADE’s Saturday, 22 October, the guys bring Heist Recordings to Amsterdam’s newest night spot,Claire. Alongside Soundmachine, the night sees Mathew Herbert, Nebraska (live), Frits Wentik, Honey Soundsystem, and Beesmunt Soundsystem all welcoming the weekend’s festivities in style. Anticipating ... Read more

Interview: Jimpster

Better known by his artist alias, Jimpster, Jamie Odell is a tastemaker, producer, and label-boss for esteemed labels Freerange and Delusions of Grandeur. Ever since hearing ‘Strings of Life’ in 1988, he has continued to push impressive acts such as Detroit Swindle, Tornado Wallace and Session Victim into the spotlight, becoming a custodian to the authentic house sound.  Acting as one of the key founders of the prolific label Freerange Records along with Tom Roberts, the label will celebrate 20 years of nuanced dance floor sensibility and genuine emotional impact. They are marking the occasion with the summer release of a carefully curated and lovingly assembled 20 track, five vinyl box set. Featured ... Read more

PIV Podcast by Fred Everything

In anticipation for his performance at the PIV label night at Chicago Social Club, Fred Everything provides an exclusive vinyl-only mix for DHA. Emerging from the heydays of Canada’s 90s rave scene with a TR909 and SH101, the French-Canadian producer and DJ became known for his stylistic curation of ‘everything’ at his performances. Fred Everything has released a whopping amount of records throughout his career, crediting at least over 100 productions across multiple labels. He’s gone on consistently touring worldwide for over 12 years, playing alongside artists such as Sasha, Pig & Dan, Basement Jaxx, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, and Detroit Swindle. Run and organized by Prunk, PIV Records is an Amsterdam-based House ... Read more

Mix #187 By Detroit Swindle

We’re happy to have one of our favourite Amsterdam acts back for another mix: Detroit Swindle. Detroit Swindle was formed in 2011 by Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets. The duo started 0ut for dubious reasons, namely when Lars – who was programming a few nightclubs in Amsterdam – had to fire Maarten for playing too much underground music. They started talking and found out they had a mutual love for Motown, hip-hop and early house music. Not long after, they started making music together and the rest as they say, is history. See also: Beyond The Beats With Detroit Swindle Detroit Swindle ... Read more

Electronic Bands And Dutch DJs To Be Expected At Turn Out City Night

Similar to the the trend in the Netherlands, our Southern neighbour is also spawning a range of dance music communities and promoters for those smaller cities that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with the dance scene. Nevertheless, it’s those projects that are the backbone of the proliferation of underground music. Not all good electronic music, parties and festivals from Dutch soil are exclusive to Amsterdam, and the same goes for Belgium and its cultural hotspots Antwerp and Brussels. One of those examples in practice is SOBER, one of the new promoters in Belgium’s bustling nightlife, who have made successful attempts in putting ... Read more