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Kingsnight/Kingsday 2018: Your Last Minute Guide

It’s upon us, the biggest Holiday celebrations of the year, and with virtually every local crew showcasing their concepts at venues across the city, it’s harder than ever to navigate the slew of events coming tonight, tomorrow, and beyond… But, that’s where we come in, and here is a list (in no real order of preference…except a full on recommendation for tonight’s Next Monday’s Hangover with Jennifer Cardini and DJ Tennis as a personal must attend) of our top events of the coming days. Where will we find you over these coming days? Kingsnight Next Monday’s Hangover – Het Sieerad ... Read more

DHA Profiles: Nasser Baker

I met Nasser Baker a couple of weeks ago on one of the first truly nice days of the Amsterdam season (which just happened to follow the day long national celebration that is Kingsday). Despite a mild touch of the post party blues, it was still the perfect day for a musical stroll through some of Amsterdam’s best record shops, and with one of the dance industry’s freshest faces. I knew a bit about Nasser beforehand, especially that he was the latest protege of Objektivity boss Dennis Ferrer, the dance music icon who can boast a similar title when referencing ... Read more

DHA Mix #279 By Enrico Sangiuliano

Renowned for creating powerful, deep and seriously infectious techno productions (like last year’s smash..and DHA Premiere, ‘Moon Rocks’), Enrico Sangiuliano is a Producer, Performer, and Sound Engineer from Italy. His music has been heard on the likes of Drumcode, Truesoul, Tronic, Octopus Recordings and Gem Records, and racked up Beatport’s best selling Techno artist (2016) accolades, as well as being the #2 best selling artist across the digital platform (!). With such career highlights, there’s no wonder Enrico’s studio work has been enlisted via the likes of Armand Van Helden, DJ Boris, Dusty Kid, and Secret Cinema, while bringing his ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Oranjebloesem

Oranjebloesem Festival takes place at Amsterdam’s city beach location Blijburg, and will see world renowned acts in the form of KiNK (live), Âme (live), Optimo, Ata Kak, Bicep, Barnt, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Beesmunt Soundsystem and more play across 4 different stages. We catch up with the team to find out a bit more. “We’re not the most patriotic country, but we know what to do when a nationwide free day is offered to us!” Who is involved with Oranjebloesem, how many people, and what do they all do? OB is an initiative by two Amsterdam based promoters: NGHTDVSN & Next Monday’s ... Read more

Nassau Festival Brings Jackmaster, Hot Since 82, Skream For Kingsday 2017

Kingsday 2017 festivities have just upped themselves with the announcement of Nassau Festival’s lineup. 27 April will once again see Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium the site as Four organisations elrow, STRAF_WERK, Reaktor and De Sluwe Vos each host their own stage representing each’s characteristic sound. elrow will see Eats Everything, Skream b2b Route 94, Sidney Charles, Ici Sans Merci and Marc Maya play the Spanish started party first trip to Nassau Festival. STRAF_WERK returns with Jackmaster b2b Tom Trago, Kerri Chandler and Hot Since 82 with support coming from Dutch artists Prunk and ANOTR. The Reaktor crew provides techno-lovers with performances ... Read more

Top 10 Kingsnight/Kingsday Events

We’re slowly looking towards that infamous Dutch celebration of the monarchy known as Kingsday, when the entire country is put on halt so that every citizen can go completely mental for a day and remember very little on the next. Of course, Amsterdam will be at the epicentre of Kingsday celebrations, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the capital. Luckily, there are many alternatives to escape the overcrowded, drunken wilderness, with many underground-minded events located safely in the periphery of the city. That’s why we’ve lined up the best Kingsnight and -day events to visit on the ... Read more

Top 10 Kingsday Events

It won’t be long before Amsterdam will be under the spell of the mighty Kingsday. One mezmerising day full of amazing daytime and nighttime events. There are so many events, we thought it was a good idea to give some guidance as to where to find the best events. In this list we will focus on the daytime events. Because there’s nothing better than dancing in the sunshine. Take a look and make your choice! #10 Hannekes Kroon | Hannekes Boom | Hannekes Boom, Disco Dolly and PLAK are ready to host a Kingsday festivity at Hannekes Boom, one of Amsterdams hot spots. A wonderful ... Read more

The Union Podcast #001 by Droog

DROOG is the DJ collective of Andrei Osyka, Brett Griffin and Justin Sloe. From their start 6 years ago, DROOG has steadily built a reputation as one of the leading purveyors of forward thinking dance music, in Los Angeles and beyond. This Saturday, the gruesome threesome will touch down in Amsterdam for a set @ The Union Festival during our national holiday ‘Kingsday’. In 2009 the trio made a leap into a new territory by launching an LA-based record label, Culprit, which has built steady momentum with successful releases from Matt Tolfrey & Inxec, Hot Natured, Lee Foss, SECT (Soul ... Read more