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Review: Jeff Mills – The Planets @ Concertgebouw

Two queues of bodies were lined outside the sumptuous building, outstretched their tickets to Jeff Mill’s world of “The Planets”. Instead of a scent of hesitation and wonder, the foyer was filled with an equanimity, quite particular to the Dutch character. The symmetric red velvet lining, the lines of still empty red seats and steady structures of arcs hinted this man built Chef d’oeuvre, this Hall of Royal beauty can take in any kind of surprises and rebels with stoicism. The conductor decided to shorten the concert, thinking that since the public were being given a totally new language like that, “half an hour ... Read more

Movement Festival Brings Week Long Festivities To Torino

Movement Torino’s 2016 edition brings the likes of Jeff Mills, Derrick May, Adam Beyer, Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann to Italy with a week’s worth of events leading up to its main Halloween bash. As the European cousin of the annual Movement Detroit, Movement Torino was recently granted a European Commission patronage, as well as being highlighted by The New York Times as a must attend 2016 event. It features a diverse musical curation, cashless payment system, and deep seeded environmental respect, each coming together to create a world class festival environment. In the lead-up to the main event will ... Read more

Oasis 2016 Adds Jeff Mills, Blawan & More; Reveals DHA Stage

With little less than a month to go, Morocco’s Oasis Festival adds new names to its lineup and also announces our very own DHA stage!. Adding to a lineup that already features Bicep, B.Traits, David August, Dixon, Derrick May, Helena Hauff, Hunee, Maya Jane Coles, MCDE, Omar Souleyman, Prins Thomas, Steffi, Tale of Us, and more, Oasis Festival will also bring Techno pioneer Jeff Mills to the picturesque Source musc resort. Alongside Jeff, joining the bill will also be Berlin’s Red Rack’em, Italy’s underground figurehead Lele Sacchi, Denmark’s Denis Horvat, London’s Krankbrother duo, and Ternesc label head Blawan. We’re also ... Read more

Review: Dekmantel 2016

The four day affair that was Dekmantel 2016 began on Thursday, 4 August, with a series of opening shows spanning through the spectrum of medium, presentation, and venue, each conveniently situated on the banks of Amsterdam’s IJ River. It all kicked off at the architectural marvel that is The Eye Film Institute, where a series of panels, talks, and screenings went down over the course of a full day’s schedule. From Rush Hour’s Antal speaking with Young Marco and Serge on the deep digging phenomenon and the reissue labels leading the way, to an engaging talk on inspiration vs practice that featured ... Read more

Your Guide To Extrema Outdoor Belgium

Next week Belgium’s long running dance festival Extrema Outdoor is returning for another edition of topshelf music acts and atmosphere. Altogether there will be 16 stages with DJ sets extending over the Pentecost weekend. International promoters Circoloco, Ants,Elrow, Hot Creations and Defected are bringing their A-game alongside national organizers Feestgedruis and Red Bull Elektropedia. Additionally, local clubs Forty Five and Labyrinth Club will be operating on home territory. From the 13th to the 15th of May at the Houthalen, this year’s XO Belgium promises one of their strongest lineups to date. Loco Dice, Nina Kraviz, Seth Troxler, Maceo Plex, Pan Pot, Kölsch, andGroove Armada are just a ... Read more

This Could Be The Most Comprehensive Gallery Of 90s Era Rave Photography, Ever

While working as in-house photographer for iconic 90s dance music magazine Frontpage, photographer Tilman Brembs was able to capture nearly a decade’s worth of parties, from Berlin to Hong Kong, Las Vegas to Tokyo. Shot on glorious 35mm, Brembs 20,000+ photograph archives of 90s era rave culture features DJs like Carl Cox, Goldie, Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin, Armand Van Helden, and Boy George, as well as a host of the world’s first and quite possibly best dance events like Mayday, Tresor and Love Parade. Of course, the beating heart of Tilman Bends’ is his chronicling of those who made the ... Read more

Premiere: Floorplan – Tell You No Lie (Original Mix)

Today we’re extremely excited to host a personal hero of ours on the DHA premiere slot: Floorplan (Robert Hood). His new EP contains two tracks from his much-anticipated upcoming album. Showcased here today is another typical disco-infused dance floor anthem ‘Tell You No Lie’ Floorplan is already well known as Robert Hood’s house, disco, funk and gospel outlet, which this year evolves into a family affair with co-production alongside his daughter, Lyric. ‘Victorious’ will be the second Floorplan album and follow-up to 2013’s ‘Paradise’ which spawned ‘Let’s Ride, ‘Baby Baby’ and the massive ‘Never Grow Old’. Set to replicate the ... Read more

Extrema Outdoor Belgium Announces 2016 Lineup

Extrema Outdoor Belgium, one of Belgium’s leading electronic music festivals, has released their lineup for 2016. Taking place from the 13-15 May 2016 in Houthalen, this year’s XO Belgium invites us to another special weekend of music with their strongest lineup to date. Loco Dice, Nina Kraviz, Seth Troxler, Maceo Plex, Pan Pot, Kölsch, and Groove Armada are just a few of the headliners XO Belgium has announced. Jamie Jones, Tale of Us and Nic Fanciuli are making a return to the festival, while Detroit techno legends Jeff Mills and Carl Craig are flying in to make their debut. Last ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival Announces First Acts For 2016 Edition

Dekmantel, the Dutch promoter known for its yearly Amsterdam festival, club nights, and, since last year, its various international showcases, has released the first names for its highly anticipated 2016 festival edition.  The now internationally visited festival (less than half of last year’s ticket owners were actually Dutch) has set up a line-up of “an eye-catching selection of some of the biggest left-field names in electronic music.” Visitors this year can dance to highlight expect performances from James Holden & Camilo Tirado‘s new show ‘Outdoor Museum Of Fractals’, afrobeat legend Tony Allen (the former drummer of the legendary Fela Kuti) performing with his band, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & ... Read more

ADE Report: Jeff Mills’ Time Tunnel

The concept of the journey is one frequently thrown around in the electronic music world. From the physical journey between home and venue to the metaphorical journey (hopefully) supplied by the nights’ selector, the invocation of epic travel has been part and parcel to an event’s face-value happenings since the beginning. Over the years there have been many musical journeys of note at clubs, venues and warehouses throughout the world (recently, Marco Carola’s epic 24 hour Sunwaves set comes to mind). Drawing from my own introduction to the DJ journey, I recall the days of marathon sets at New York ... 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