Tag: Ida Engberg

Drumcode Announces Full Roster Across 4 Stages For First Ever Festival

Adam Beyer and Awakenings have curated the first edition of Drumcode Festival, to be held at the NDSM Docklands, Saturday 18 August 2018. Drumcode Festival will welcome over 25 of the modern Techno scene’s biggest acts, including Joseph Capriati, Amelie Lens, Pan-Pot, Nicole Moudaber, Ida Engberg and, of course, Adam Beyer. Drumcode favourites like Bart Skils, Ilario Alicante, Dense & Pika, Enrico Sangiuliano and Layton Giordani, will also be representing all things Drumcode. The festival’s 4 stages eachrepresent a different element of the Drumcode sound, including sister label Truesoul, focusing on the housier side of things. 18 August | Adam ... Read more

Awakenings Releases Fan-Curated Top 20 Techno Tracks Of All Time List

Last month Awakenings, the world’s biggest Techno Festival and event brand, asked you, the fans, what your favorite Techno tracks were of all time. The request came in anticipation of the festival’s massive 20th anniversary 2017 celebrations, which lead up to the summer festival by way of a special multi day event series, 13-16 April. At the event, several of the artists featured on this list, including Jeff Mills (#1), Ben Klock (#2), and Adam Beyer (#7, #9 & #18 – with Ida Engberg) will be headlining. The complete chart is included in the book AWAKENINGS: 20 Years of Techno, ... Read more

Underground Community Reacts on US Elections

The underground dance music community has something to say about the outcome of the US Elections and believe us, it’s not going to be nice. What a night, what an outcome! Even if the full results are not out yet, the mouth is choking to say that name next to the “The Next President of the United States”. So while the world is in a shock awe, just like after Brexit, all we are left with is to speculate, whether Trump victory brings the end to the American hegemony, would bring politics back to the basics, as the modern thinker and ... Read more

The Weekend In Dance Music Relationship Goals

Over the weekend, two instances of love in times of techno went down, highlighting a life’s worth of companionship with a proper soundtrack to match. First off, on Saturday, the reigning king & queen of techno made it official, tying the knot and partying in style afterwards. Adam Beyer took to his Facebook to announces that he and longtime partner Ida Engberg had just been married and, if that wasn’t enough, were heading straight to Berghain to celebrate. “Yeeeeeeeeees!!!!! Just got married to the woman of my dreams! All is full of love!,” Beyer posted, going on with, “we’re off to Berghain ... Read more

Interview: Bambook

Sweden, a country known for its amazing sensibility for design, has been growing a muscle in another form of art of the modern times – house music. The result is evident in its bulky juicy list of house music artists: Alex Boman, Ida Engberg, Petter Nordkvist, Kornél Kovács among many. Another addition to the portfolio goes by the name Bambook, who we had a chat with on Sweden, the dynamics of being a duo, family and, of course, the importance of album artwork. Bambook is a duo, consisting of Eiad Sayegh and Hannes Netzell, said to be no strangers to the house scene. Starting off in 2011 on labels like Circus Recordings, Global ... Read more

Techno For Humanity: What The World Can Learn From Dance Music

Thursday, September 17, marks an important day in the dance music calendar. No, it’s not the kick off to Winter Music Conference, ADE or BPM, but rather the day the dance music community came together in humanity and compassion to bring awareness to one of the most pressing human stories of our day. Antwerp, Belgium’s club IKON will host a 3 room electronic music exclusive event, with some of the world’s leading artists in the field. Names like Mathias Tanzmann, Davide Squillace, Guti, Heidi, Butch, and more will bring their talents (and hearts) to the European port city for the one-off awareness fundraiser, aimed at bringing the ... Read more

Top DJs Set To Play Massive Syrian Refugee Awareness Charity Event

The current Syrian refugee crisis doesn’t leave many people indifferent. The world is getting used to the horrible images of war, executions and bombings, but when dead families started to wash ashore European coastlines , the world started to wake up finally and realized these people are in desperate need of help and shelter. After an emotional cry-out from Ida Engberg on Facebook, Antwerp newest event promoter IKON did not hesitate. A dozen of text messages and phone calls later and things started to become clear: In two weeks time there would be a massive Charity Techno event supported and ... Read more

2015 Extrema Outdoor Holiday And Camping Tickets Have Sold Out

Don’t say you weren’t warned!  Even though camping capacity for Extrema Outdoor 2015 has been doubled, it is now totally sold out, in addition to the holiday tickets. No need to worry though, you can still attend Extrema Outdoor Belgium as Weekend and Day Tickets are still available! But, as you know, these tickets will be gone before you know it. 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 housier side of things will be the likes of Jamie Jones, Tale of Us, Andrea Oliva, Nic Fanciulli, ... 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

Full Premiere: Ida Engberg – Silhouette Of A Ghost (Original Mix)

On 17 March Crosstown Rebels will release an EP by an artist from Sweden who, in the last few years, has relentlessly climbed through the ranks in the DJ scene. Her name is Ida Engberg and with her new release “Devil Dance”, she wants to let you know that making tough, in-your-face bangers isn’t just something that only men can do. The B-Side “Silhouette of a Ghost” can now be heard in full here. So hit that play button and be swept of your feet. Ida Engberg is a global techno / tech-house megastar. DJing from an incredibly young age and ... Read more