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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

Neopop 2018: Portugal’s Purist Techno Marathon

Nestled along the outer walls of Viana do Castelo’s Forte Santiago Da Barra, beneath the hilltop laden Basilica Santa Luzia, lies Portugal’s most renowned underground electronic music festival, Neopop. A marathon affair taking place across four days, two stages, campsites, and alongside a handful of peripheral acts, Neopop brought many of world’s top DJs and underground favorites to a space whose origins date back to the 15th Century. Over its three festival days, opening concert, and added bonus Red Bull Music events, Neopop welcomed everyone from Main Stage staples Solomun, Nina Kraviz, Ben Klock, Joseph Capriati, and Marco Carola, to underground stars ... 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

Amsterdam Dance Event Announces First Names For 2018

Amsterdam Dance Event will run 17 – 21 October, 2018 has announced its first selection of artists for the this year’s edition. Amongst these names include Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin who will all appear at the world’s leading festival and conference program. Read the complete list below. ADE

Neopop, Portugals’ Ultimate Bucket List Event, Unveils Extra Day & Full Lineup For 2018

Held on the idyllic coastal town of Viana Do Castelo, Neopop, Portugal’s most respected electronic music festival will ring an extra dat to its 2018 edition. Having now also announced its full lineup, 8 – 11 August with see a Techno royalty packed lineup with the best acts from the underground, both DJ and Live just a mere meters from the Atlantic Ocean. Spread across four days, the bucket list festival open on Wednesday August 8th with live sets by legendary French artists St Germain, Portuguese local Mr Herbert Quain, alongside DJ sets by Ivan Smagghe and Rui Vargas with ... Read more

Party Report: DGTL AMS 2018

It’s been a week since DGTL took over Amsterdam’s NDSM for their sixth edition. A prominent and important date in The Netherlands highly competitive (and at times, highly over saturated) festival and electronic music market, DGTL is still able to fortify its place within the countries creative eco system with consistent quality curation, as well as a forward thinking approach to Art, Technology, and Sustainability. Last week, I wrote pretty extensively on the selections of Art at DGTL AMS 2018, which featured everything from a before-the-gate- augmented reality app (personal note, isn’t AR so much better than VR? I feel ... Read more

The Artistic Revolution Of DGTL AMS

Amsterdam’s annual Easter weekend festival – DGTL – has grown steadily in its 5+ years in the Dutch capital. So much so in fact, the brand has since gone global with renowned events across multiple continents including in Barcelona, Tel Aviv, São Paulo, and the recently announced Santiago, Chile. Here however, housed in its industrial home of Amsterdam-Noord’s graffiti and shipping container laden NDSM, the flagship early spring event acts as an unofficial kickoff of sorts to The Netherlands’ robust and diverse festival season. Across its weekender structure, renowned artists representing the spectrum of underground electronic music can be experienced, with the ... Read more

DGTL AMS 2018: 10 Can’t Miss Performances

This weekend, DGTL returns to its home base of Amsterdam with its annual Easter spanning festival. This, its sixth Amsterdam based edition after expansions to locations like Barcelona, Sao Paulo, and Tel Aviv, continues the festival’s tradition of combining art, performance, and environmental sustainability, all while featuring one of the more balanced lineups around. Combining international and local talent, a full spectrum of sounds, and a socially conscious approach to representation and environment, there’s much to look forward to. See also: DHA Mix #353 By HAAi This year’s lineup holds no shortage of headline names, featuring the likes of Hot ... Read more

Loveland Festival Announces Full Weekender Lineup For 2018

The 14th annual Loveland Festival once again takes place in the heart of Sloterpark in 2018. This time across two days of 11 – 12 August. For the first time Loveland will expand into a full weekend festival; with early bird tickets already close to selling out. This year’she lineup features all the biggest names Amsterdam audiences have become accustomed to seeing at Loveland. On the bill for the two days in August sees the likes of Marco Carola, Eric Prydz’s alter ego Cirez D, Jeff Mills, Stephan Bodzin, Mano le Tough, Black Coffee, Tale Of Us, Apollonia, Sam Paganini, ... Read more

DGTL Announces Âme II Âme, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier & More For 2018 Amsterdam festival

DGTL returns for another NDSM Easter weekend festival next year on 30, 31 March and 1 April, 2018. On the weekend, over 65 artists will take their spot behind the decks. Amongst them are Âme II Âme, Floating Points b2b Hunee, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Maceo Plex, Modeselektor [dj], Schwarzmann [live] and Tale Of Us. The line up also brings names Amelie Lens, Blawan, DVS1, Gerd Janson, Hot Since 82, Ida Engberg, Jackmaster, Job Jobse, Mano le Tough, Maya Jane Coles, Oliver Koletzki, Red Axes [live], Recondite [live] and Speedy J, as well as fresh faces Aleksi Perälä [live], Dax ... Read more

Modeselektor, Kerri Chandler, Rødhad & More Finalize Movement Torino 2017 Lineup

Movement Torino has finalised plans for its 12th edition in October 2017 by bringing, for the first time, two huge events at Lingotto, with a series of events and workshops in the days before and after. Added to a lineup of names featuring Jeff Mills, Apollonia, Len Faki, Derrick May, Octave One and a world exclusive six-deck show from Ben Sims and DVS1 are now Denis Sulta, Kerri Chandler, Emmanuel Top, Modeselektor (DJ Set), Robert Hood, SBTRKT (DJ Set), Tycho (live), Rødhad, Raffaele Attanasio, San Proper and Marcel Fengler. In the lead up to the main festival event, there will ... Read more

Party Report: Awakenings 2017

Techno is enjoy its moment in the spotlight right now. It is by far the most popular genre, and it is seeping ever more into the commercial end of the dance music spectrum. One festival that has also stayed true to the genre ideals, though, is Awakenings. Famous for its out of this world production, stage design and massive line-ups that read like a who’s who of tech, this year was no different. Playing out over the course of two long days and many different stages, it was dominated by labels like Drumcode and DJS from Dax J to Dubfire, ... Read more

Amsterdam Dance Event Announces First Names For 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time to start planning the annual electronic music pilgrimage that is Amsterdam Dance Event. For 2017, ADE is going bigger than ever before with some 2500 artists performing across 140 venues in the Dutch Capital. Amongst the first wave of names, which you can see in full below, are Danny Tenaglia, Fatima Yamaha, Jeff Mills, Joris Voorn, and Nicole Moudaber. Previously announced daytime and special events include an opening concert with the Metropole Orchestra,as well as music pioneer Gary Numan and Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh will be taking part in the daytime events. Amsterdam ... 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