Tag: fusion festival

Buiten Westen Podcast By Unders

With his slick touch that drives an original house music sound, Unders has cemented himself as a distinct figure within the global dance scene. Very much an ambassador and champion of a certain electronic world music, Unders recognition has been on the constant ascension ever since his Billboard charting “Syria” release from 2016. Since, he has found himself gracing the stages of the world’s foremost spiritually minded events like Burning Man, Fusion Festival, Woomoon, Afrika Burn, Katerblau, and Amsterdam’s own home for mindful electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon. Now, this talented and socially conscious artist, anticipates his 15 July ... Read more

Premiere: Giorgia Angiuli – Pureness (Original Mix)

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli’s deep interest into electronic music has put her at the heart of Italy’s underground scene. With a focus on immersive, interacting productions, Giorgia’s multi-sensorial approach to production and performance mixes sounds, images and scents, landing her music on the likes of Stil vor talent, Harry Klein, KMS, Crosstown rebels, Souvenir, Wow rec., Einmusika, Parquet and more. See also: DHA Interview + Mix #242 By Giorgia Angiuli Currently, Giorgia’s solo project moves between pop, techno and house, using her voice to create a dreamy dimension intensified by toy instruments. During her sets she combines keyboards, a ... Read more

The Gardens Of Babylon Returns With Transportive Berlin Duo Britta Unders

After October’s foray into house music and spirituality with YokoO, The Gardens of Babylon are back for another go, this time featuring the duo of Britta Unders. The duo, made up of Britta Arnold and Unders, productions and DJ sets are spacious, tripping, techy and transportive. Their combined love of music, life and international globe-trotting has created an unstoppable flow, yielding an EP for Katermukke, a remix for Jonas Saalbach on Einmusika and remixes for Nico Stojan & JAW, Be Svendson and Arman Miran, while bringing their sound to the likes of Fusion Festival, Shoeless parties in Old Mokum, Woomoon ... Read more

Interview: Stephan Bodzin

Stephan Bodzin has been a hugely influential figure within the global techno scene for years. Stephan Bodzin’s productions are described as driving, hypnotic constructions bound by a realistic and memorable sense of melodic entanglement. As a DJ, his storytelling approach has marked him as an impressive live specialist, creating mesmerizing, high impact soundtracks. Frequently appearing at renowned nightlife hotspots around the world, his status as a scene figure and luminary is widespread. No stranger to DHA, Stephan Bodzin now prepares for his September 3rd performance at Pleinvrees Festival, where he will bring his electric touch to Amsterdam once again. Here, the multi-talented German dishes his thoughts on Amsterdam, ... Read more

10 Best (Early) 2016 Summer Festivals

With a particularly pleasing start of the second half of Spring, there’s really no way around it anymore: the summer festival season is at our doorstep. Although the total offer of summer festivals worldwide hasn’t stopped its increase, there are only so many that can be dubbed as a quality festival. Here not only the line up, but the total package including  on site infrastructure, facilities and of course overall atmosphere come together perfectly to create an unforgettable experience. Because honestly, why wouldn’t you want your money’s worth for the ticket prices promoters ask nowadays. That’s why we set out what we think are the ... Read more

Mixtape #182 By Dave Dinger

Our second discovery on the grounds of Fusion Festival last summer was Dave Dinger, who turned Sunday morning’s Bachstelzen stage into a pandemonium for 5 hours straight with his relentless cascade of pumping house. Dave Dinger started his career in Berlins legendary Bar25, in his own very special way. Not just playing, but actually building the DJ booth and further parts. This quite unique blend of passion for music and aesthetic concepts already drove him through the mesmerizing berlin nightlife since the end of the 90s. Following the Bar25‘s experience, he conceptualized and built many more designs for festivals and clubs, and ... Read more

DHA Mix #181 By Elisabeth

At last year’s edition of Fusion Festival at Lärz, Germany, I was the happy witness to one of the finest sets during that Festival. The artist in question was Berlin resident Elisabeth, her vinyl-only set was characterised by an incredible selection of raw Chicago acid house and Detroit techno, impeccably mixed together and tapping perfectly into the crowd’s 4am state of mind at Tanzwüste. For this occasion, Elisabeth mixed exactly this kind of music for her exclusive DHA podcast.  Elisabeth hails from what was once rightfully coined the “Berlin Underground Scene”, which centered around semi-legal minimal techno raves and never-ending after hours fueled ... Read more