Tag: Dusky

What Do A Butcher, An Igloo, A Few Mountains & A Slew Of DJ’s Have In Common?

Let us tell you a little story about a butcher, an igloo, a DJ standing over a cliff and a few insanely high mountains. Celebrating its 19th edition this year, the Mayrhofen event is unique to any other snow-based event. Being able to run that long as a festival is an impressive feat. How do they do it? Enter Snowbombing. The main part of the festival takes place during the second week of April from Monday to Friday, but it already kicks off the Saturday before and officially ends the Saturday after for ravers who might still have an ounce ... Read more

Interview: Jennifer Cardini

With over a decade spent building an enviable reputation in the clubs of Paris, Jennifer Cardini is now firmly an international Dance Music icon. Her infectious charisma and versatility has led to performances at such famed nightspots as Panorama Bar, Nitsa, and Fabric, while her label Correspondant continues to go strength to strength with a steady string of top tier releases. Recently, this tastemaker also unveiled her new Dischi Autunno imprint, which focus on the more ambient/experimental side of the spectrum. On Friday, 13 April, Jennifer Cardini will join us as DHA descends on Mayrhofen, Austria for the 2018 edition ... Read more

Interview: Dusky

Started in 2014, Dusky’s 17 Steps imprint has put out a consistent stream of cutting-edge electronic music release, as well as acting as the primary platform’s for the duo themselves. In its existence, artists like Kiwi, Bwana, Christian Piers and Hugo Massien have all featured on the label, and now each will join Dusky across Europe as they embark on the multi date “17 Steps Label Tour”. Landing at the likes of London’s Village Underground, Claire in Amsterdam, Sheffield’s Hope Works, Gorilla in Manchester and Zurich’s Hive, amongst others, Dusky and company take 17 cities in 17 days. Ahead of ... Read more

Snowbombing 2018 Adds Slew Of New Names Including Jennifer Cardini, Honey Dijon & Nastia

Snowbombing – The Greatest Show on Snow – Mayrhofen, Austria’s week long dance and powder celebration has brought its third wave lineup announcent, finalizing its 2018 plans and surprises. Joining the already announced names like Bicep, Dusky, Eats Everything, Huxley, Skream, and many more will be select Snowbombing veterans, as well as a handful of Snowbombing debuts. Amongst the new names, which you can check out in full via the announcement video below, are Honey Dijon, Eclair Fifi, Nastia, Cassy, La Fleur, Rachel Foxx, and Jennifer Cardini, who will be joining the likes of DJ Yoda, Andrea Oliva, Sonny Fodera, ... Read more

Snowbombing 2018 Adds Over 30 Acts With Huge Second Wave

Over 30 new acts have been announced for the greatest show on snow – Snowbombing, and its 2018 edition. As usual, going down in Mayrhofen, Austria from 9 – 14 April, Snowbombing has already announced the likes of Liam Gallagher, Bicep, Skream, Dusky, and more. Now, amongst the new names, are a slew of fan favorites and Snowbombing regulars including Eats Everything, Idris Elba, Rich Ahmed, wAFF, Jeremy Underground, Andrea Oliva, Huxley, and many more. Also announced is that The Snowbombing Street Party will be taken over by Craig David presents TS5, while all the usual (and alternative) activities will ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Announce Huge 2 Day Season Finale

On 3 – 4 September, North American fans of House & Techno will celebrate the long, Labour Day weekend with the season finale of Electric Island. Toronto’s seminal summer event, Electric Island returns to their original home of Hanlan’s Point with Claude VonStroke, Chris Liebing, CRi, Dixon, Dusky, Gab Rhome, Mall Grab, My Favorite Robot, Nitin, Sonny Fodera, Soul Clap, Sven Väth, The Black Madonna, and Yotto. Also on hand over the course of the two day festival will be warm ups from local favorites Brian Johnson, Jamie Kidd, Jeff Button, Koki, Sam Haze, Simon Jain and Terence Kissner. 2 ... Read more

Party Report: Hideout Festival 2017

Upon touching down at Croatia’s Split Airport for 2017’s, seventh edition of, Hideout Festival, I truly didn’t know what to expect from it, the location or the crowd. I can admit here that, contrary to (I’m sure) many out there, I’m not necessarily a person drawn to the tropics, an over amount of sunshine, or beach culture in general. In fact, my previous week’s Iceland excursion was, at first, much more up my alley with its constant overcast, rain, and sub 10 degree temperatures. So, going from cold Reykjavik pretty much immediately to the sunny shores of the Adriatic seemed ... Read more

Party Report: Secret Solstice

Iceland’s Secret Solstice is often called by numerous outlets the world’s most unique festival experience due in large part to the country’s perma sunlight over the course of the summer months. Naturally, I can’t recall if such a claim is warranted or not with so many destination style festivals around the world but, subjectively, the unique location and atmosphere of Secret Solstice does, in fact, live up its claim in my view. As you may know, Iceland sits directly underneath the Arctic Circle, which translates to periods of perma daylight or perma night. Think about it like this…at night, when ... Read more

BE-AT.TV To Stream From Hel During Iceland’s Secret Solstice

With Iceland’s Secret Solstice imminent, the festival has announced that Be.at.tv will be on site, broadcasting live from its dance music nighttime venue, HEL. From 15-18 June, the likes of Kerri Chandler, Seth Troxler, Dubfire, Exos, Tania Vulcano, Dusky and more will broadcast live from the venue, as well as featured brand takeovers from Circoloco and Sci+Tec. Overall, the streams will also highlight the inque experience that is Secret Solstice with select additional performances coming from inside a glacier, a lava tunnel and a midnight sun boat party with Anderson .Paak + more. Check out the names who will be ... Read more

Secret Solstice Reveals Unique Side Party Events & Daily Performance Schedule

One of the world’s most unique festival experiences, Iceland’s Secret Solstice, is almost at hand! With that, the festival has broken down their daily schedule, as well as announced its side party’s all located in and around the country’s capital city of Rejkavik. With a lineup featuring names like The Black Madonna, Seth Troxler, Thugfucker, Kerri Chandler, Dusky, Kiasmos and more (not to mention top artists from the world of hip hop, rock, soul, R&B, and Icelandic favorites), as well as stage takeovers from the likes of Sci+Tec and Circoloco, Secret Solstice truly has something for everyone. Take a look ... Read more

Secret Solstice Finalizes 2017 Lineup And Hosts Warehouse Project Takeover

Wowing festival guests for the last three years with, Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival has finalized its 2017 lineup. Joining the already announced likes of The Prodigy, Dubfire, Dusky, The Black Madonna, and Seth Troxler (amongst many others from the world’s of rock, rap, r&b, soul, and more), will be legendary American hip-hop recording artist Ab-Soul, as well a Icelandic rap representatives XXX Rottweiler, Herra Hnetusmjör, and the female rap duo Cyber. Also announced is the first performance since 1987 from local punk band Tappi Tíkarass, formed in 1980 and widely considered the first serious music project of now world renowned ... Read more

Snowbombing Unveils Final Wave Of Acts For 2017 Edition

After winning in the “Best Small Festival” category at last night’s European Festival Awards, Snowbombing has announced the final names for its 2017 edition. Joining already announced names like Chase & Status, De La Soul, Elrow, Dixon, MK, Grandmaster Flash, Eats Everything, Dusky, KiNK and Cassy will be Drum & Bass heavy’s Andy C and Roni Size. Alongside the two pioneers will also be Axel Boman and Gerd Janson making their Snowbombing debuts, while Midland, Matthias Meyer, Ruede Hagelsetin, and Rafael Da Cruz will also join the festivities. From 3-8 April, Mayrehofen, Austria, nestled away in a picturesque Alpine valley, ... Read more

Snowbombing Adds Dixon, KiNK, Claude VonStroke & More To 2017 Edition

You know the name! Snowbombing – aka the greatest show on snow – now drops a huge new lineup announcement for its 2017 edition. Already announced were the likes of Cassy, Dusky, Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, and Skream, and now they will be joined by artists from hip hop, grime, house, techno, and more. Who exactly? Well, the complete lineup can be found below BUT of particulalry interest are: Dixon (obviously), KiNK (friend of DHA), Claude VonStroke (America’s #1 DJ), Butch, Ben Pearce, and Citizenn. See also: Snowbombing Returns With 2017 Dates And Canada Launch Also on hand will ... Read more

Hideout Festival Announces Largest Program To Date For 2017

Going into its 7th year, Croatia’s Hideout Festival unveils its largest program to date. Located on the picturesque Adriatic coastline on Zrce Beach, the open-air, shoreline clubs, Noa, Papaya, Aquarius 1, Aquarius 2, Papaya, Euphoria and Kalypso will again host some of electronic music’s best including breakthrough, heritage and internationally renowned acts. With six years of stand out line-ups behind them, Hideout is now undoubtedly one of the definitive European dance music events of the summer, situating itself at the forefront of the rapidly emergining (and, therefore, competitive) Croatian market. Now, Hideout has announced its jet setting packages, which you ... Read more

III Points Miami: 5 Acts To Catch

III Points is coming back to the sunshine state and each year their line up seems more impressive. The 2016 edition features acts like LCD SoundSystem, Thievery Corporation and M83. A line up going for some selective old school hip hop artists, Indie rock and some of the finest dance music artists such as Dixon, Benoit & Sergio, Dusky, Danny Daze, Kink and more….We hand picked five artists you should absolutely not miss during the 3 day festival. Maya Jane Coles [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mayajanecoles/edu-imbernon-fixing-fires-maya-jane-coles-remix-1″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] The British – Japanese phenomenon needs no introduction. From her incredible sets ... Read more