Tag: funkineven

Interview: Steven Julien

One of the most prominent representatives of London House Music, Steven Julien (aka Funkineven) will return to Amsterdam for the first ever Lente Kabinet weekender. With his Apron Records imprint instrumental in introducing the likes of Greg Beato and Shanti Celeste to the world, and inimitable technical skills behind the decks, Steve Julien is a complete (and unique) voice in contemporary dance. Born and raised in West London with Grenadian blood, his first foray with rhythm came as a dancer, MC and beatmaker, before moulding smooth cuts of his own, as representative on his 2009 debut EP with Eglo Records. ... 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

FunkinEven’s Debut Album, ‘Fallen’, To Be Released This Spring

The London producer revealed the news via Twitter. The 12-track LP will see release through FunkinEven’s own label, Apron Records. Since debuting in 2009 on Eglo with Kleer, FunkinEven aka Steven Julien has put out a string of releases as a solo artist and in collaboration with the likes of Kyle Hall (as FunkinEvil), Greg Beato, Jay Daniel and Delroy Edwards. FunkinEven’s music has kept a very multi-faceted tone, including influences of acid, disco and electro. Tracklist 01. Begins 02. Chantel 03. Carousel 04. XL 05. Marie 06. Oshun 07. Fallen 08. Jedi 09. Kingdom 10. Reficul 11. Discipline 12. End

Party Tips: March 3 / 9

Another weekend full of sweet parties. Which ones to choose? We’ll make it easy for you with our selection of party tips. This week: Hot Since 82, Waze & Odyssey, Ejeca, Richy Ahmed, Nic Fanciuli & many others! Thursday 5 Days Off presents: Jongens v/d Wereld On Thursday, the young and growing organization: ‘Jongens v/d Wereld’ will bring you, alongside 5 Days Off, an amazing line up at Paradiso. With Hot Since 82, Waze & Odyssey, Ejeca, Bodhi and some great talented dutch artists, this evening can’t be missed. Hot Since 82 | Waze & Odyssey | Ejeca | Bodhi ... Read more

Let’s All Take 5 Days Off

Various countries start off their spring season with significant holidays or a specific day in March when people can finally say its spring. In Amsterdam though, the celebration of spring starts with a festival that lasts for five days, we’re talking about the aptly named 5 Days Off of course. 5 Days Off first started in 2001 as a spin-off from Belgium’s 10 Days Off festival and is already having its fourteenth edition this year. 5 Days Off is the first of its kind in Amsterdam, as it developed over the years into a week-long indoor dance festival much like ... Read more