Tag: Luuk van Dijk

Interview: Santé & Sidney Charles

Ready to kick off the Spring in style, Santé and Sidney Charles return to Amsterdam on 1 April for a very special AVOTRE label night at De Marktkantine. A studio wizard and global DJ to boot, Santé emerged as part of a wave of new producers with a different cut to their electronic jib, interjecting character, charisma, soul, colour, humour and above all a sense of humanity over the ever popular template approach to production. Sidney Charles is one of Resident Advisor‘s most charted artists with releases on 8bit, I Am A House Gangster, Moda Black, Off, VIVa, Kling Klong, ... Read more

AVOTRE Showcases Santé, Sidney Charles & Luuk Van Dijk At De Marktkantine

Saturday, 1 April sees Berlin’s renowned AVOTRE imprint stop by Amsterdam’s De Marktakentine with Santé, Sidney Charles, and Luuk van Dijk in tow. Coming off the heals of AVOTRE’s recent compilation “House Lessons” (mixed by Santé), the label continues to go strength to strength, with a prolific release schedule, artist roster, and ever expanding international brand. Now, its founder, alongside seminal member Sidney Charles return to Amsterdam, a place they have always been well received, for a night of diversely curated imprint. Musically, little needs to be said about the night’s artists but, for those who don’t know, Santé is ... Read more

Report: Straf_Werk @ Scheepsbouwloods – 2 December

The water’s got an icy gloom, you can see your breath and you’re waiting impatiently for the ferry arrive to take you across the water. Usually the concept of being freezing & anticipating my night out would deter me slightly, but all these factors added to the excitement. 95% of people are all in the same boat, pardon the pun, then a mass herd of people eagerly scuttle off the ferry to the entrance of STRAF_WERK – Scheepsbouwloods. For some reason I didn’t expect the venue to be as big or as cool as it was, despite the fact each ... Read more

Premiere: Luuk van Dijk – New York (Original Mix)

Amsterdam’s own youthful Luuk van Dijk premieres his new track New York today; an up-beat melody with strong house roots. Landing on this earth just over 20 years ago, Luuk van Dijk is relatively new to the scene. He started producing around 5 years ago and soon gained a strong affinity with both production and mixing. In 2014 he bagged a spot at Mysteryland having won the Kunstbende DJ-contest. From this point on the young producer and DJ has caught the ear of many huge names allowing him to up the anti. Not only has Dijk graced the likes of ADE and ... Read more