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The World’s Most Beautiful Festival Locations: Fort Festival’s Tossa De Mar

On the strength of its lineup alone, 2018’s Fort Festival has found itself as one of our top autumn destination events in the world. Featuring the likes of Maceo Plex, Mano le Tough, Jeff Mills, Audiofly, Jan Blomqvist, Satori, and more spread across its three days, the Costa Brava, Spain held festival is one that brings a diverse sound range to an intimate minded setting. Beyond the lineup, however, there is another aspect of the event that makes it stand out from the crowd, its idyllic location. Here we wanted to showcase Tossa de Mar. As part of the Fort ... Read more

Set Between The Catalan Sea & Mountains, Fort Festival Welcomes Maceo Plex, Mano Le Tough, Jeff Mills Amongst Second Edition Lineup

Set inside a medieval fort in the beautiful Spanish coastal town of Tossa De Mar, Fort Festival brings its second edition in October 2018. With full views of the Mediterranean, this space that dates back to the middle ages was declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument back in 1931 and is the only example of medieval fortifications this well preserved on the Catalan coast between Barcelona and the French border. At Fort Festival, a handful of innovative electronic artists, attendees are guaranteed a unique sensory experience that combines audiovisual presentations and avant garde music. The year, Fort Festival has ... Read more

Top 10 DHA Mixes Of 2017

Any follower of ours knows that the DHA Soundcloud channel is the backbone of everything we do. 2017 was the year we broke 300 exclusive) mixes, while also bringing a collection of special partner podcasts from some of the world’s biggest Dance Music festivals and brands. Here we highlight the top 10 most streamed mixes of 2017, selected from both our original mixtapes, DHL mix series, Youtube channel, and our special podcast series. Which mixes did you like the best from the year that was? #10. Audiofly – DHA Mix #282 [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/audiofly-dha-mix-282″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9. Fideles ... Read more

Premiere: Jan Blomqvist - Winter Roads (Extended Mix)

Berlin’s Jan Blomqvist is represents everything musically artistic from a solo artist and bandleader to all-around Producer. While he has proven to be the former through over 300 shows in Europe͛s most vibrant nightlife capitals, he validates the latter through his new, two-piece offering: ͚“Winter Roads” via Eelke Kleijn’s mint DAYS like NIGHTS. Both singles of the ͚package are as symphonic as any part of Vivaldi͛’s ͚The Four Seasons͛, starring impeccable arrangements and enchanting builds from where the tracks draw inspiration. The entire EP features thedelicate fusion of sounds that made Jan Blomqvist garner acclaim as one of the most ... Read more

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... Read more

Festival Bucket List: Paradise City Festival

When it comes to large scale events, the “best of” conversation tends to swing itself towards areas of high subjectivity…how we define what we “like”? How our personal finances affect our decisions? What kind of core values do we look for? Many questions, none of which with easy answers. Well, with that in mind, we’re hoping to put a few events on your radar that are (admittedly) subjective to our writer’s tastes, but with a focus on all of its aspects. Hopefully it will make your decisions easier, highlight some interesting festivals you may not yet be familiar with, highlight ... Read more

Paradise City Podcast By Jan Blomqvist

Jam Blomqvist is a DJ, Producer, and Bandleader from Berlin. Known for something of a concert based approach to Techno, Jan’s patented use of dreamy vocals and simple beats make his music uniquely danceable, yet still rooted in traditional orchestration. Recently his debut long player, as well as subsequent release package “Remote Control” has been released, seeing Jan go on a bonafide music journey, from pinches of Portishead to 90’s minimalism throwback, it’s all there. See also: Premiere: Jan Blomqvist – Empty Floor (Daniel Stefanik & Mathias Kaden Remix) At the end of the month, Jan joins the likes of ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Jan Blomqvist In the Mix

“Music is emotion, and through electronic music emotions are transferred more easily when the sound is warm and organic as opposed to canned and cold.” The former is the irrefutable conviction of Jan Blomqvist. This artist is a Berlin-based live act, whose signature melancholic vocals, introspective melodies and lush beats are celebrated throughout the international dance music scene. With his band he performs dance-oriented electronic pop; as a solo artist, vocal techno. As a child Jan was always singing. His open-minded parents immediately saw and encouraged his natural talent by exposing him to a variety of music and by giving ... Read more

Top 10 Hottest Live Acts

The live act has gained more and more prominence over the last years. Especially since everybody calls themself a DJ nowadays, artists who want to set themself apart and do something more original than the regular DJ set each weekend. The opinions on playing live differ, some find it self-flattering while others would prefer a live performance over two decks and a mixer any day of the week. What is agreed upon though, is that live performers, and by this we mean those with a more elaborate setup than just a touchpad and a macbook, are artists who are adding ... Read more