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BPM Festival Announces Initial Info For Monumental 10th Anniversary

With the dreaded winter months just a stones throw away, BPM have released the first ten showcases ahead of their 10 day and night underground, dance marathon music festival, which will run from January 6th – 15th 2017, and take place in the picturesque Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. With the festival celebrating its 10th year anniversary it has managed to pack in an eye watering list of globally respected music labels and iconic brands, as fans can look forward to Jamie Jones bringing his infamous Paradise party, Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep In Sound, Marco Carola’s Music On and Steve ... Read more

Getting Ready For Free Your Mind Festival

Tomorrow, June 6th, the Arnhem-based Free Your Mind Festival is celebrating its 12th edition – FYM is one of the longest-running dance festivals of the Netherlands – with quite the selection of artists, like Seth Troxler, Guy Gerber, Art Department, Hot Since 82 and Jamie Jones. See also: Seth Troxler Interview The organization that has stood for “freedom and creativity” along the years is readying up to proudly return to the festival scene with this nearly sold-out edition. At the bank of the Rhine river and with the Eusebius Church and the historical John Frost Bridge as the backdrop, the ... Read more

Full Premiere: Viktor Talking Machine – Abby (Original Mix)

Today’s exclusive premiere comes from a new and mysterious artist; or should we say artistS? It’s hard to tell for sure, but one thing is certain, you should pay head to the name Viktor Talking Machine, as the music speaks for itself.  As mentioned, little is known about the elusive artist, except that their name Viktor Talking Machine draws inspiration from the people behind very first gramophone record players. Another certainty is you will surely be hearing this name again. The music is just THAT good. Some say Viktor Talking Machine is a German electronic duo, others say (t)he(y) was born in a magical ... Read more

Why You Can’t Get That Damn Song Out Of Your Head

Has this ever happened to you?  It’s Friday night and you’re at the hottest underground spot in [insert city name here].  Hot Since 82 is in the booth and, to no one’s surprise, killing it with one bomb after another. Then suddenly, BAM, he drops it, “Bigger Than Prince”.  This is one you know; the bass, the chorus.  It’s all so familiar.   Flash forward, later that week and you’re in the car, in traffic, going to work.  In between sips of coffee and cigarette drags, a note pops into your head, then a bassline, then “Walk around….“.  You think ... Read more

Free Your Mind Podcast #002 By M.A.N.D.Y.

As the 2015 festival season gathers steam and kicks into full gear, Free Your Mind Festival once again brings the biggest names in the international underground like Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Guy Gerber, and Hot Since 82, alongside a slew of Dutch favorites, De Sluwe Vos, Egbert, and Sterac aka Steve Rachmand (alongside, of course, many more). We continue our collaboration with the festival with an exclusive mix from Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer, aka M.A.N.D.Y. (Get Physical). There is an air of mystery shrouding the true meaning behind the acronym of M.A.N.D.Y. After almost two decades in the business, M.A.N.D.Y. has managed to carve out ... 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

Valhalla Festival Podcast #001 By Joris Delacroix

For our first Valhalla Festival special we give you monsieur Joris Delacroix, who has cooked up a grand podcast that hovers somewhere in between melodic techno and deep house, led by heavy bass lines and gloomy atmospheres. The circus by night is back in town. Valhalla Festival will open its doors for their 2014 edition on the 20th of December. After two sold-out editions their bizarre ride will again feature a line-up that is well-stacked in both the house and techno department, as well as other genres. This time the winter extravaganza will have seven ares and all kinds of ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Hot Since 82

“I strongly believe that everything happens for a reason. Maybe l was sent here to make people smile and dance. I like the idea of that” 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the year the Commodore 64 was launched, becoming the all-time best-selling personal computer. Dexys Midnight Runners scored a massive hit with ‘Come On Eileen’, Italy won the world cup and last but not least, Daley Padley was born in a Yorkshire town. Allegedly hot since birth, it took him over twenty years to get his breakthrough in dance music ... Read more

DGTL Podcast #008 by Adana Twins

For our final installment in the DGTL podcast series, we present you two of Exploited’s finest: Adana Twins. On the 20th of april, on the second day of DGTL Festival, the Twins will be playing at the Phono Stage, together with the likes of Finnebassen and our very own Prunk. Their mix goes deeper than deep, and is packed with new tunes and tastes of future releases. Warning: listening to this podcast will make the wait for DGTL Festival 2014 even harder… 4 years shy into their first breakthrough, Adana Twins formed out of Take It Easy and Friso and ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Jaymo & Andy George

“Well obviously I get them all but as I’ve got a girlfriend I have to pass them to Andy, cos I’m nice like that. Actually it’s his birthday weekend, so we should probably arrange some strippers, right?” When Jaymo & Andy George met back in 2008, a musical companionship started out that would change the musical landscape. The guys behind the infamous Moda Black imprint have been making waves since the very first release, setting the futuristic and creative vibe that we now know the label for. As well as releasing music from established acts, Jaymo & Andy George have ... Read more

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

Party Tips: Feb 26 / March 2

Another weekend full of sweet parties. Which one to choose? We’ll make it easy for you with our selection of party tips. In store for you this week:  Tom Trago, Jozif, Jaques Renault, Friend Within, De Sluwe Vos, Cleavage, Prunk, Elias Mazian & many more! Wednesday Dolly Surround w/ Tom Trago & Elias Mazian Wednesday nights will never be the same when Dolly Surround is in town. Be prepared for a night filled with dancing, fun and musical discoveries from many corners like (deep) house, disco and funk. Tonight Elias Mazian will bring along big bro Tom Trago. Guess tonight ... Read more

DGTL Stages Part 2: Digital & Crew Love

Only 58 more days to go until DGTL Festival 2014 will take place in Amsterdam during the Easter weekend. Be there when some of the most acknowledged organizations in the industry will send their finest underground electronica soldiers into the battlefields at the NDSM Docklands. Armed with some of the most contagious weapons of mass eruption, the artists are equipped to come, see and conquer – not only your oozy auditory canals, but also that hidden place in your brain where you store the most exceptional memories. Located on the waterfront of the city harbour, DGTL Festival has chosen the perfect ... Read more

5 Days Off Podcast #001 by Waze & Odyssey

During 5 Days Off, Hot Since 82 isn’t the only Brit making his appearance. For there are two London gentlemen visiting Amsterdam that night. They have been making tidal waves in the UK and beyond for quite a while now. Their names are Serge Santiago and Firas Waez, but you might know them as Waze & Odyssey. Waze & Odyssey are an integral part of a new wave of emerging producers who are helping to keep the UK house scene on its toes. They originally created a fake background story about being US garage veterans raised on a diet of ... 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