Tag: history

The History Of Amsterdam Nightlife Through 4 Seminal Hotspots

There’s no doubt that Amsterdam’s nightlife is up there. The city now gets mentioned in the same breath as London, New York, Berlin etc. which is pretty impressive considering it’s size. Thanks to the city’s progressive attitude, we seem to be in a good place which is more than can be said for many cultural capitals. London and New York in contrast seem to be stifling their nightlife and pushing out creativity in favour of gentrification and commercial development. It hasn’t always been plain sailing for Amsterdam though. Like any city, clubs come and go as do musical movements and scenes. ... Read more

Jeff Mills Unveils Complete ADE ‘Time Tunnel’ Details

Inspired by the American science fiction TV show “The Time Tunnel“, created by Irwin Allen in the 60’s, Detroit Techno music producer/DJ and conceptualist Jeff Mills has created a live sound, visual and dance music event series designed to pull the dancing audience back and forth in time through a simulated visual Time Machine to explore the past, present and future of Music. “Time Tunnel” is a visual, sound and performative odyssey based on a scientific approach – as yesterday’s music is analyzed in the aim of submitting its future possibilities. ” The Time Tunnel concept is based on music ... Read more

Dance Scene Shows Overwhelming Support For Gay Community And Inclusion

The damage is done. So we’re not going to talk about the artist that has circulated all over the internet today. What was perhaps even more remarkable than the story itself, however, was the unwavering support the gay community received from artists and music fans alike; setting the record straight once and for all that dance music is inextricably connected to the gay community and is founded on inclusion and respect for one another. We couldn’t explain this relation better than this RA article has – a must for everyone interested in the roots of dance music culture. Instead of ... Read more