Tag: DJ Koze

DHA Mix #392 By Robag Wruhme

In 2004, German electronic music veteran Robag Wruhme released his debut full-length, “Wuzzelbud ‘KK”, and now releases the double EP “Wuzzelbud FF” via Hart & Tief, a sub-label of DJ Koze and Marcus Fink’s Pampa Records. This new offering cleverly links the early days of Robag’s career with its status quo as a stylistic follow-up, showcasing a sound he considers to have neglected for too long…“straightforward music for the dancefloor…well, for the pinnacle of my sets at least”. With the release available on Friday, Robag has put together this exclusive mix to traverse the diverse soundscapes he has been known ... Read more

What Happens When 30 People Live Jam On A 10.000-Year-Old Hill Overlooking Oslo

10.000BC, a small, winding path leading up the Ekeberg is being travelled by hunters & gatherers. Fast forward a rough 12.000 years and this same road now leads up an extra 115m of elevation and is now being travelled by festival revellers who follow the luring soundwaves of Oslo’s only electronic music festival; Sommerøya. Situated on the side of the Ekeberg, overlooking Oslo with seemingly endless sunsets accompanying its diverse line-up of local and international artists. Boutique Festival Sommerøya is comparatively small. It has 2 stages close to each other. One main stage, and one with the focus on the ... Read more

Oasis Festival Completes 2018 Lineup With Sasha, Joy Orbison, Hot Since 82 & More

With its final wave of names, Oasis Festival 2018 has shaped itself into an essential date on the international festival calendar. Joining the previously announced names like Avalon Emerson, DJ Koze, Honey Dijon, Mount Kimbie, Peggy Gou, and The Black Madonna across the 14 – 16 September event will now be Boo Williams, Cinthie, Hot Since 82, Joy Orbison, rRoxymore (live), Sasha and Unes. If that weren’t enough, the festival’s cultural offerings also expand, with The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) and new area ‘Welcome to the Kingdom’ set to showcase the very best of Morocco’s contemporary ... Read more

Sommerøya Returns For 9th Edition In Lush New Location For Weekend Art, Culture & Music Getaway

Presenting the cutting edge of the underground from both its native Norway and abroad, the open air Sommerøya Festival is back in August for its 9th edition. Over two days, 17 – 18 August, Oslo’s Ekebergparken will host the multi dimensional festival event that features music, art, and education. DJs and Live Acts on hand for 2018 will span the spectrum, including the likes of Claptone, Surgeon, DJ Koze, Honey Dijon, Nastia, ANNA, and Sebastian Mullaert across its two dance areas, the intimate, techno focused Hanger stage and the 3000+ capacity Main area. Also on the program will be a ... Read more

Paradise City Festival Completes Fourth Edition Lineup With Henrik Schwarz, Joris Voorn, Studio Barhus & More

Leading the way when it comes to green energy, limited waste, locally sourced food and sustainability, Paradise City Festival has also just completed its 2018, fourth edition lineup. The environmentally conscious, historically set event happens from 29 June – 1 July in Brabant, Belgium, and has already announced the likes of Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, and more. Now, Castle Ribaucourt welcomes it’s final wave of artists. Coming in the form of live performances, DJ sets, International stars, and promising up and comers, the likes of Tony Allen & Amp Fiddler, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Joris Voorn, Lil Louis, ... Read more

Paradise City Festival Returns to Belgium’s Castle Ribaucourt For Fourth Edition

Environmentally aware Paradise City Festival will return for its fourth edition, playing out 29 June – 1 July 2018 at the Castle domain of Ribaucourt in Belgium. Only 15 minutes from Brussels city centre, Paradise City mixes a carefully curated line up with a conscious mission. Now, the first names announced for 2018 include Call Super B2B Objekt, Bedouin, Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, Laurent Garnier, Omar Souleyman, Or:la, Jayda G, Red Axes live and Romare live band, with many more to come. Awarded a Highly Commended Award at the A Greener Festival Awards 2017, Paradise City Festival ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Buiten Westen

Free spirits of Amsterdam will once again collect under Buiten Westen’s colorful Tree of Life this Saturday, July 15. With a vast location, a heavyweight artist lineup, and a couple surprises in tow, navigating everything Buiten Westen has to offer may be daunting, albeit undeniably adventurous. So, with that, we thought we’d help out a bit and highlight 5 aspects of this colorful festival that most appeal to us. Naturally the music holds most of the attention, but did you know that it is also one of Amsterdam’s most tightly knit festival communities. Here, check out our “5 Reasons Why” ... Read more

Only Weekend & Day Tickets Remain For 2017’s Extrema Outdoor Belgium

With only 10 days left, Extrema Outdoor Belgium (XOBE17) has sold out their camping and holiday tickets. What does that mean? Well, it’s pretty obvious…only weekend and day tickets remain, which are also sure to go fast. Make sure you jump on this for your chance to experience one of Western Europe’s biggest events, with a lineup featuring (amongst others) Ben Klock, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Gerd Janson, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, and many more. Get the last tickets HERE and make sure you grab the XOBE17 scheduling apps HERE 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Houthalen ... Read more

Party Report: Snowbombing 2017

The Alpine adventure that is Snowbombing is one of those free for all events featuring a little something for virtually every taste. Not just musical tastes, mind you, but tastes in adventuring, food, partying, locale, and personality all make up the week long experience in Mayrhofen, Austria. Once again, DHA was on site as an official media partner, although this year we had no stages, which meant we were free to roam the grounds for the virtual entirety of the event. Arriving on Monday evening (this writer’s birthday….I won’t tell you hold I am, but let’s say it’s somewhere between ... Read more

Snowbombing Podcast By Citizenn

Electronic Music for the Mind, Body and Soul is what the music of Citizenn is all about. Originally landing on the scene via releases on MadTech in 2013, it was within a year and Citizenn had been named DJ Magazine’s Breakthrough DJ. Never one to remain stationary though, Citizenn’s ambitions ultimately stretched beyond immediate success, and his plans to evolve the sound of house have started to reach fruition. His DJ travels take him all over the world, from big festivals such as Hideout in Croatia to the techno legend that is Berghain, and his productions match these destinations for ... Read more

Snowbombing Announces Full 2017 Arctic Disco Events

Set atop Mayrehofen’s Ahorn mountain, the Smirnoff Arctic Disco at Snowbombing is truly a venue that needs to be seen to be believed. 6,000 feet above sea level, with the stars as your canvas and the world’s greatest DJs in tow, the Arctic Disco gives 300 of Snowbombing’s lucky ticket holders an opportunity to party at the top of the world. Part artist who have donned their ski caps and winter jackets for the frozen fiesta have been Carl Cox, Nina Kraviz, and Jackmaster, with 2017’s lineup having just been announced. As you can see below, there will be 4 ... Read more

10 House DJs Who Used To Make Hip-Hop (including a playlist)

Hip-hop and house music are a lot closer than you might think. Sure, they occupy very different cultural spaces and from a commercial standpoint and the two industries work in very different ways. From a creative perspective they are also two very different disciplines both in terms of production techniques and the way in which they are traditionally played out. Still, the origins of both genres share a lot in common. And guess what, a surprising amount of well known house and dance music DJs started out by doing hip-hop beats, some even still do both. Here we take ten key ... Read more

DGTL Announces Its First Names for the 2017 Edition

The first names of fifth edition of DGTL – the notorious festival that opens our festival seasons in March – have been announced. As usual during the Easter holiday April 15th and 16th DGTL returns to NDSM Docklands, Amsterdam’s historic colossal shipping wharf  to collecting the headliner’s of all the following festivals. It seems this year the festival curation is aiming to balance its getting to be built reputation of a heavier techier sounding artists, inviting Motor City Drum Ensemble – the renowned as a selector of grooves (even though still very versatile), the versatile magician DJ Koze or Gerd Janson who will play back-to-back with Move D. However, they ... Read more

III POINTS Goes Soulful With Black Coffee [INTERVIEW]

It’s never an easy task to meet up with a worldwide known DJ at 2AM at a festival in Miami. The meeting point being the media lounge, we wait there for 20 minutes and start to feel like we are never going to see him so we decide to force our way into the back stage, even though we were not supposed to…a great soul get us in and yes! There he is in “the green room” getting prepared for an epic two-hour-set. III Points is a festival taking place in the Arts District of Miami, for their 4th edition ... Read more

Interview: Matthias Tanzmann

For the tenth season in a row, Matthias Tanzmann was a resident at DC10 for the world famous CircoLoco in Ibiza, and for the tenth year in a row was untouchable. The long standing Liepzig DJ and producer is so at home at the booth he can lock floors down for hours with seemingly no effort. His own label, Moon Harbour, its now into its 16th year and continues to serve up DJ and dancer bait in a fresh tech house mould. he has also been busy in the studio, because this autumn sees the release of “Momentum”, his latest ... Read more