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ELSE Wraps Up 2018 Season With Two Unmissable September Events

Berlin’s Open Air hotspot, ELSE, has steadily moved along through the sweltering summer of 2018 with some three months of quality artists, events, and atmosphere but all things must come to an end and so, with September, so does this year’s season. Already featured on the banks of the Spree have been showcases from the likes of Keinemusik, Hivern Discs, and Crack Magazine, which have featured diverse lineups of artists including Rampa, &ME, Adam Port, Omar Souleyman, Willow, John Talabot, Inga Mauer, and more. Now, as the summer nearing its end, September sees more top-level events. Kicking the month off ... Read more

[Interview] Sofia, Kirilic & The Ever-Evolving DIY Of KiNK

One of the scene’s most in demand figures, KiNK‘s ability to reshape sound has made him a singular entity in its highly competitive environment. Frequently in the “favorite live act” conversation, KiNK’s musical output and performance prowess spans the spectrum of what is possible in the underground electronic music industry. Continuing to operate from his home base of Sofia, Bulgaria, KiNK’s decade+ in the limelight, and 2+ decades in the scene, has seen him reach the pinnacle of renown through releases on the likes of Rush Hour, Running Back, Pets Recordings, Bedrock Records, Freerange, Clone, DGTL, and more, while his ... Read more

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

Kappa FuturFestival Completes 2018 Lineup With DJ Tennis, Peggy Gou, Robert Hood & More

The third and final wave of names for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival adds DJ Tennis, Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit), Eats Everything, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Sam Paganini, The Martinez Brothers, Adriatique, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou, Ralf, Robert Hood, Seth Troxler, and Stacey Pullen. Across Parco Dora Torino from 7 – 8 July, these names will join the already announced Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, Kink, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rodhad and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola on the ... Read more

Paradise City: A Vision Of A Sustainable Festival Future

We already had last year’s edition of Belgium’s Paradise City Festival on our festival bucket list and with a steady evolution of artist and activism, it’s 2018 edition is undoubtedly one of the most sustainable (and global) minded events on the planet. Musically, we can say a lot about its lineups, featuring globally-minded acts like Call Super b2b Objekt, Jennifer Cardini, KiNK, Laurent Garnier, Red Axes, Studio Barnhus, and more, but we’ve kinda said a lot about them all already. Here, rather we focus on the global nature of Paradise City Festival, looking at a few of its intangible qualities ... Read more

Paradise City Festival Completes Fourth Edition Lineup With Henrik Schwarz, Joris Voorn, Studio Barhus & More

Leading the way when it comes to green energy, limited waste, locally sourced food and sustainability, Paradise City Festival has also just completed its 2018, fourth edition lineup. The environmentally conscious, historically set event happens from 29 June – 1 July in Brabant, Belgium, and has already announced the likes of Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, and more. Now, Castle Ribaucourt welcomes it’s final wave of artists. Coming in the form of live performances, DJ sets, International stars, and promising up and comers, the likes of Tony Allen & Amp Fiddler, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Joris Voorn, Lil Louis, ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Adds Amelie Lens, Larry Heard, Rødhåd & More For 2018

Taking place from 7 – 8 July, the second wave of headlining acts for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival have now been revealed. Following the already announced Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola, now Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, KiNK, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rødhåd and Motor City Drum Ensemble have all been added…with the festival also revealing its expansion with an extra stage. Full details on this fourth stage are coming, which would bring a total capacity to over 50,000! 7 – 8 July | Kappa FuturFestival 2018 | Tickets | Torino, Italy

Paradise City Festival Returns to Belgium’s Castle Ribaucourt For Fourth Edition

Environmentally aware Paradise City Festival will return for its fourth edition, playing out 29 June – 1 July 2018 at the Castle domain of Ribaucourt in Belgium. Only 15 minutes from Brussels city centre, Paradise City mixes a carefully curated line up with a conscious mission. Now, the first names announced for 2018 include Call Super B2B Objekt, Bedouin, Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, Laurent Garnier, Omar Souleyman, Or:la, Jayda G, Red Axes live and Romare live band, with many more to come. Awarded a Highly Commended Award at the A Greener Festival Awards 2017, Paradise City Festival ... Read more

Nachtduik Rings In Rotterdam’s 2018 With Nina Kraviz, Speedy J, KiNK & More

Back for the sixth year, Nachtduik celebrates the New Year in Rotterdam with a top of the line Techno and House lineup. Known for transforming massive spaces into dark pop clubs with a combination of decor, visuals, and (of course) music, Nachtduik has brought the likes of Dave Clarke, Jeff Mills, and Ben Klock to its annual celebration in editions past. This year, its two rooms sees another lineup of musical icons and heavyweights, both local and international, handling celebratory duties at Rotterdam’s massive Ahoy. In Room 1, which sees a focus on pure Techno sounds, the genre’s current queen, ... Read more

Party Report: Oasis Festival 2017

Last weekend, one of the world’s most exotic cities – Marrakech, Morocco, hosted the third annual Oasis Festival. This 2017 edition, which featured as the event’s biggest to date, was a multi sensory barrage the likes of which few could have truly been ready for. For those unfamiliar, Marrakech is (one of) Morocco’s most important and historical cities. A fortified expanse that dates back (officially) to the 8th and 9th centuries, the city has acted as a seminal outpost for trade and culture since its inception. Upon arrival, one is immediately struck by the consistency of the architecture – red walls ... Read more

Sommerøya Brings Two Days Of Music, Art & Culture To Norway’s Iconic Salt Arena

Norway’s one and only outdoor festival Sommerøya returns 18 – 19 August in a new location with a handful of the world’s best acts along for the ride. Located in the SALT ARENA, with several giant Arctic pyramids rising 12 meters into the sky, the new space will feature both outdoor and indoor stages. The unique wooden structures are traditional fish-drying racks which is a big part of the Norwegian heritage. The space will feature a multi disciplinary art program consisting of 20 curated artists and groups providing lectures, panel debates, tech-talks, debates and more surprises. Music-wise, Sommerøya will bring ... Read more

Oasis Festival Completes Third Anniversary Lineup With Jackmaster, Axel Boman, Modeselektor & More

From 14 – 17 September, Oasis Festival touches down on the outskirts of Marakesch, Morocco for its third edition. Having already massively expanded in size, Oasis Festival now brings its final wave of artists to the bill alongside its complete day by day schedule. The festivities at the luxury resort The Source will now also include Jackmaster back to back Axel Boman, Joy Orbison back to back Kornél Kovács, as well as DJ sets from Modeselektor, Driss Skali, Matt Medved, and Tijana T. These name will play alongside previously mentioned artists including Solomun, Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, Nicolas Jaar, Marcel ... Read more

Party Report: Snowbombing 2017

The Alpine adventure that is Snowbombing is one of those free for all events featuring a little something for virtually every taste. Not just musical tastes, mind you, but tastes in adventuring, food, partying, locale, and personality all make up the week long experience in Mayrhofen, Austria. Once again, DHA was on site as an official media partner, although this year we had no stages, which meant we were free to roam the grounds for the virtual entirety of the event. Arriving on Monday evening (this writer’s birthday….I won’t tell you hold I am, but let’s say it’s somewhere between ... Read more

The Ark Cruise Festival Completes Inaugural Lineup With 2MANYDJs, Chris Liebing, Sven Väth & More

The immense ship Freedom Of The Seas that hosts The Ark Cruise Festival is set to create a perfect playground for all desires. With a slew of activities, restaurants, and secrets, the inaugural seaward event has also completed its lineup. With over 90 acts in attendance, the likes of 2MANYDJs, Sven Väth, Axel Boman, B.Traits, Chris Liebing, Cassius, Felix Da Housecat, Richy Ahmed, Henrik Schwarz, and Matador have all been announced. They will join previously announced names like Robag Wruhme (who, alongside Axel Boman will be playing a very special sunrise session), Dennis Ferrer, KiNK, Stephan Bodzin, and more. So, ... Read more

All We Want Brings Åme, Gerd Janson, Red Axes To 13th Century Monastery For 2017 Festival

What started 5 years ago as an innocent and affordable weekend festival escape has since become a go to event throughout Germany and its surrounding areas. Each year, All We Want festival curates lineups of young talents and all-time legends, simultaneously playing at different stages in different genres. 50+ acts take to the stage across camping and dance floor arenas with names like Dixon, KINK, and Henrik Schwarz all making past appearances. Now, for 2017, All We Want has unveiled their most mouth watering lineup to date. The event, which is held in a 16th century monastery for some 3000 ... Read more