Tag: Florian Kupfer

Report: De School’s De Zomernacht

Last weekend, on Saturday July 2nd, we had a look inside De School’s new recurring ‘De Zomernacht’ special. With near perfect sets from Somewhen and Roi Perez (Ostgut Ton) on the first round – the venue has so-far made a solid start at rekindling the spontaneous spirit of Amsterdam’s fringe nightlife. For those unfamiliar with De School’s new program ‘De Zomernacht’ – its a summer special that masks the lineup a few days up to the event, in order to catalyze spontaneity vital for a proper party. Alongside the new branding strategy, De School opened a small, new bar in its garden area, and invited the Amsterdam-based visual artist duo Children Of Light to showcase their distinct installation style. For ... Read more

10 Best (Late) 2016 Summer Festivals

Summer is inching towards the halfway mark, with only a few weeks in the mix – it’s time to turn our begoggled eyes to late summer festival season. Its June. Thus far, you’ve probably had an alright summer – but the opportunities to be extraordinarily sinful whilst having copious amounts of ultraviolet rays absolutely burn your body are beginning to wane.  Most of the rave heads have probably made it a few festivals already,  but some of us working-life people are still looking to escape our tragic albinism. That’s why we set out what we think are the ten best festivals during the second half of summer ... Read more

12inchCity Presents ‘In Retraite’ Festival, Set In Historic Monastery

From the 8th to the 11th of July, dance lovers can rejoice at the brand new In Retraite festival initiative, which is to take place at the old Maria Roepaen monastery in Ottersum, Limburg. The festival is based on a collaboration of 17(!) host-promoters from all corners of the Netherlands that will all bring along their finest artists in house and techno along for a southbound festival week to remember. The setting that the organisation behind the festival, 12inchCity, is going for is crystal clear: the festival needs to breathe the laidback atmosphere of a sun-drenched beach in Thailand, while ... Read more