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Ben UFO, Dixon, Tale Of Us & More Tapped To Play Swiss Alpine Polaris Festival

Famous for breakthaking views and unique atmosphere alike, the world famous Alpine resort Verbier will play host to the 2018 edition of Polaris Festival. Located in the Swiss canton of Valais, the extended 4-day Polaris Festival opens the Verbier winter season with its day & night programme and features a truly mesmerizing lineup across its Main Stage. A dense mix of headliners, newcomers of the scene, and Swiss favorites, this year sees the likes of Ben UFO, Dixon, DJ Tennis, Hunee, Laurent Garnier, Massive Attack (DJ Set), Nina Kraviz, Sassy J, Schwarzmann, Tale of Us, and more take to the ... 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

Report: 25 Years Of Sonar

by Rick Heffernan There is nowhere quite like Barcelona and there is nothing quite like Sonar, the two combined for the past 25 years have pushed the Catalan capitals cultural agenda through the roof, whilst placing Sonar firmly as a world festival leader in terms of advanced culture, creativity, tech and music built on a firm foundation of pure electronica. More popular than ever it has morphed from a one-day party started by friends in 1994 into a three day, two-night monstrosity that just hosted over 126,000 visitors from 119 countries at this years silver anniversary edition. Split into a ... 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

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

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

Carl Cox Curated Babylon Festival Returns To Australian Countryside For 2018

Set deep inside Victoria, Australia’s countryside, Babylon Festival returns next February for its second showing of music, art and culture. The three day camping event takes place on February’s final weekend, 23 – 25, and will feature local and international artists of all descriptions. The event is curated by Babylon legend, Carl Cox, who will return to the Main Stage for another Burning man-inspired set. For this edition, Carl will also be doing a surprise second set, so stayed tuned for those details. Alongside Carl, Babylon will also welcome Laurent Garnier, Agents of Time, Pan-Pot, Enrico Sangiuliano, Deborah De Luca, ... 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

Premiere: Till Krüger - Jolly (Original Mix)

Stuttgart’s Till Krüger follows up his well-received debut EP with Quite Needless with a meditative three tracker. Since 2010, Till has put out well crafted EPs of deep house and techno that have received support from the likes of Richie Hawtin and Laurent Garnier. Mostly releasing on the 200 label, here he cooks up some superb atmospheres and hypnotic grooves. Today’s exclusive premiere – ‘Jolly’ – features tender chords draped over rolling house drums giving the track a perfectly autumnal and romantic feel. “Dew” is available 24 November on Quite Needless

10 Tracks We’ll Be Hearing About At ADE 2017

ADE comes back to Amsterdam for the 21st edition. It will take place between Oct 18th – 22nd and features numerous events but also workshops, conferences, interviews and more. The Amsterdam Dance Event is the place to be at for any dance music fans and also for individuals involved in the scene who just want to network and get their names out there. Of course ADE loves to feature up & coming talents so this TOP 10 ADE 2017 Chart has a few of them but also some way way back legendary acts like Inner City from Detroit and Laurent ... Read more

DHA Mix #307 By Olaf Stuut

The music of Olaf Stuut tells stories with challenging harmonies, contemporary percussions and deep emotional vibes. It is a sound that has been featured on the likes of Atomnation, Traum, Cocoon, Zaubernuss and infectious Music and supported by Max Cooper, Laurent Garnier, Agoria, Minilogue, John Digweed, Joris Voorn, Stimming, and Hernan Cattaneo amongst many others. With over 100+ EP’s, album and remixes in his impressive discography, Olaf Stuut continuously experiments and changes his way of working to keep challenging him self and renewing his sounds. We’ve featured many a premiere from Olaf but now this Amsterdam sound magician drops his ... Read more

Interview: Rodriguez Jr.

Growing up in the South of France, Rodriguez Jr. began his foray into music with the piano before making the jump to Paris as a young adult. From there, he immerse himself in the city’s flourishing scene, with peers including Agoria and Laurent Garnier, the latter of which signed his electro group The Youngsters to F Communications. Now, Rodriguez Jr. returns to his longtime imprint home of Mobilee with a new longplayer entitled “Baobab”. Produced with hardware and influenced by his acclaimed live shows, “Baobab” represents an artist free to channel his creativity into emotive and reflective music. With the ... Read more

Premiere: Red Axes - Sun My Sweet Sun (Fango Goes To Bollywood Remix)

While Red Axes’s ode to the sun is still running strong one and a half years after its release, its now time for the remix package! Including work from German wunderkind Konstantin Sibold and the Axes’ boys themselves, it is one of two from (DHA favorite) Fango as he turns the original into a rough beat version just to drop the melody in the break for maximum dancefloor mayhem. Here, we’re premiering the Solomun and Dixon approved remix of Red Axes’ ‘Sun My Sweet Sun,’ as Fango Goes to Bollywood Remix. This remix also comes on the heels of Fango’s ... Read more

Premiere: Kito Jempere – Ampa (Black Spuma Vocal Mix)

With positive ratings coming from Laurent Garnier about his release on Dirt Crew label, it comes as no surprise that Kito Jempere is providing us with fine sounds. Today’s premiere exhibits a majestic feel with a funky acidic vibe. The dreamy vocals have had a jazzy uplift from a robotic melody that once had an indie feel. This is definitely an appropriate wind down track after a hefty night if you’re wanting to chill out but keep the vibes going. Kito Jempere has had a really positive year and has seen him have releases on a multitude of labels such as Lets Play ... Read more

DHA Mix #251 By ANNA

From Brazil to Barcelona, ANNA has been one to watch for a while. Today she deliver’s us a stonker of a mix, perfectly envisaged as a 3 o’clock slot. After winning Ibiza’s DJ breakthrough award, it’s quite obvious that ANNA is becoming one of the world’s most sort after dance music artists. Gaining inspiration as she’s trotted around the globe she’s nailed releases on labels such as Diynamic, Kraftek & Knee Deep in Sound. Curious as to what goes into her efforts, she let us in on what went in to today’s mix: “I’ve included tracks that caught my attention ... Read more