Tag: Gabriel Ananda

La Rêve Festival Descends On Dreamy Outdoor Thuishaven

This Saturday, 5 August, Amsterdam’s dreamy outdoor location Thuishaven plays host to La Rêve Festival. What started four years ago with a tight knit group of local artists and big dreamers sharing a love of House Music, has since hosted multiple Dagdromen Festival editions, featuring artists like Stephan Bodzin, Dominik Eulberg, Gabriel Ananda, Patrice Baumel, Tsepo, Miss Melera and many others. This year Dagdromen turns into La Rêve Festival and renews its focus on their own talents with a few melodic headliners thrown in for good measure. So, as an alternative to a big local weekend that features PRIDE and ... Read more

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

Eagles & Butterflies ft J.U.D.G.E. – Love (Eagles & Butterflies Club Remix)

LA and Ibiza based dream weaver Eagles & Butterflies, who dropped ”Love” earlier this year to much acclaim, is now returning with a remix package. With releases on Noir Music but also Get Physical, Innervisions, Bedrock and his own Spread Your Wings, it’s no surprise that he’s named the breakout act on many people’s lips Now he’s back with a hand picked collection of emotive underground remixes to dazzle as summer draws to a close. Raumakustik and Bontan deliver some rock-solid club mixes while Hayze made a beautiful and more chilled deephouse version of the song putting J.U.D.G.E. At the center of attention. ... Read more

Extrema Outdoor Releases Massive Line-up For Festival’s 5th Edition

For one late May weekend, Eastern Belgium’s Kelchterhoef Park will be the International dance music capital as Extrema Outdoor celebrates their fifth anniversary with another massive lineup of the finest house and techno artists the scene has to offer. With areas curated by some of the most prevalent clubbing brands, labels and institutions in the world, the outdoor camping weekender has quickly solidified its place amongst the upper echelons of the competitive festival market. With both house and techno on the bill, Extrema Outdoor’s 2015 edition represents a mouth-watering lineup of the crème de la crème of dance. On the ... Read more

Preview: Welcome to the Future 2015

The annual gathering of house and techno enthusiasts that is Welcome to the Future returns to the beautiful Het Twiske, Amsterdam on 25 July 2015 with another celebration of music, love, and art bringing together creative minds across a spectrum of artistic disciplines.  As many veterans of the festival know, it is one that proudly stands for intimacy, a forward thinking musical vision, great sound and a big green heart. The overwhelming beauty of the Het Twiske grounds is one that makes patrons, as well as festival organizers, fall in love with the space year after year. This is why, ... Read more

Nachtcollege Celebrating Two-Year Anniversary At Central Studios

Amsterdam has seen tens of event organizers come and go in the last couple of years. But within that timespan organizations have risen to some of the most popular and familiar-sounding parties in and outside of this city through simple and rock-solid concepts that seem to correspond to the wants of today’s clubbers rather well. We all know Pleinvrees, Straf_Werk and Next Monday’s Hangover hangover by now. Perhaps not as synonymous with Amsterdam, but definitely comparable to these names at the moment is Nachtcollege, who have had an astronomical rise of their own since they started exactly two years ago. ... Read more

DHA x The Boom Room: Jimpster & Gabriel Ananda | ADE 2014

During ADE 2014, we invited over two formidable artists that hardly need any introduction: Jimpster and Gabriel Ananda. During the livestream at The Boom Room’s ADE headquarters at Leidseplein, both DJs dropped by for a 30-minute set. You can listen to both The Boom Room sets here. Jimpster Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster, has been producing, remixing and DJing for the last 20 years and co-running esteemed UK deep house label Freerange Records (voted Best British Label 2007 in DJ Mag) for the last 17 of them. More recently he set up Delusions Of Grandeur as an outlet for more underground ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Pleinvrees

Summer isn’t over yet, so there are still those last few festivals to look forward to. Pleinvrees Heroes will be one of them. Having fortified another line-up that perfectly mixes artists who have been playing at Pleinvrees for years, like Oliver Koletzki, Alle Farben, Kölsch, Oliver Schories, and Amsterdam’s own Illesnoise, together with some special new upcoming stars like the mighty Vaal, Konstantin Sibold or the eclectic Young Marco. Pleinvrees, having a nearly unbeaten record of sold-out events, is working vigorously towards the 6th of September when their very first festival will open doors to the ticket-holding thrill seekers that ... Read more