Tag: Interstellar Funk

Party Report: Strange Sounds From Beyond 2017

Strange Sounds From Beyond Festival 2017, an effervescent event and Amsterdam Noord’s industrial NDSM, that attracted plenty of young and colourful audience and offered many entertaining choices. From the abundance, Sun Ra Arkestra was at the epicentre of all expectations. The Arkestra under the leadership of Marshall Allen, performed fully drawn into the immediacy of music. Space is the place, left the weight on it this time in a mid capricious Amsterdam summer. They creative and funky musicians connected to the public naturally and seemed to have enjoyed the crowd. See also: Party Report: Strange Sounds From Beyond 2016 For ... Read more

Grace Jones Headlines Dimensions 2017 Alongside Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz & More

Coming off their milestone 5th edition last year, Dimensions Festival is back in 2017 with another lineup of diverse underground music stars. This year, the festival – which runs from 30 August – 4 September at Fort Punta Christo, Croatia – will be headlined by bonafide international treasure Grace Jones, who will handle opening concert duties alongside Moderat, Yussef Kamal, and Moses Boyd. Additional names on the bill include Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Marcel Dettmann, Floating Points, Ata Kak, Helena Hauff, Theo Parrish, Joy Orbison, Cymande, and the Hessle Audio crew of Pangea, Pearson Sound, and Ben UFO. Known for ... Read more

De School Announces Opening Date, Programming For Coming Months

Club Trouw’s much anticipated successor, De School, has come out with the first information regarding the opening date, the club, restaurant and programming for the first months.  On January 3, De School will open its doors to the club and the just announced restaurant that will be housed under the same roof . The focus of the club will rely heavily on a pool of talented local artists like Tom Trago, Sandrien, Makam, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Job Jobse, Interstellar Funk, Robert Bergman and Young Marco, as well as loyal Trouw international Seth Troxler. Other names mentioned in the programming for the first period after opening are ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Optimo

Optimo are the duo JD Twitch and JG Wilkes. They each have over 20 years DJ-ing experience and in the last decade have become both renowned and highly respected for their memorable and ecstatic deejay sets.    The duo are responsible for the nightclub Optimo (Espacio) which ran from November 1997 until April 2010. Optimo sat at the very epicentre of the Scottish Clubbing consciousness in its weekly residency in the Sub Club and is widely regarded as one of the most important and ground-breaking clubs of the past 10 years. Optimo first came to international recognition with the release ... Read more