Tag: monika kruse

Exit Festival in Serbia Coming up In One Month

This coming July 4-7, Exit Festival is back in Novi Sad, Serbia. Once again, they are still featuring all the best dance music talents one would dream of. Hosted at the Petrovaradin Fortress, here is what our schedule looks like: Day 1: Carl Cox, Maceo Plex, Charlotte De Witte, Monika Kruse. Day 2: Boris Brejcha, Peggy Gou, Giorgia Angiuli. Day 3: Solomun +1 ft. Tale Of Us, Adriatique. Day 4: Jeff Mills, Amelie Lens, Lee Burridge, Sebastien Leger Of course, they have many more acts but those are the ones really standing out for us. Find below some selected artists ... Read more

Exit Festival Features Two Stages With Cutting Edge Talents This Summer

Exit Festival started as a student social movement in the year 2000 fighting for political change and freedom, and it continues to spread positive vibes, promoting change and positive education, supporting many community and humanitarian missions, while throwing a really good party. Exit Festival has now become a landmark in the staple of electronic music and returns for it’s 19th consecutive year to the Petrovaradin Fortress, located in Novi Sad, Serbia. The fortress, an 18th-century citadel on a cliff overlooking the River Danube, is nicknamed ‘the Gibraltar of the Danube’. Exit’s 2019 edition will showcase no less than 40 stages across 4 ... Read more

Annual Celebration Of Wonder Mystic Garden Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Mystic Garden is a wondrous world in Sloterpark; an inspiring imagined world that brings people together on 16 June 2018. Musically, all shades of House and Techno are covered. Headliners include Benny Rodrigues, Darius Syrossian, Jonas Kopp, Gaiser live, John Digweed, Egbert b2b Joran val Pol, Carlo Lio b2b Cuartero, Monika Kruse, Noir and many more, while live shows come from Gaiser, Industrialyzer and Lövestad. The festivals’s DJ roster also hold original pioneers and contemporary heroes, as well as plenty of local rising stars including C-Jay, Comrade Winston, Dispar Vulgo, JSPR, Juan Sanchez, Luca Agnelli, Luuk van Dijk, Marc Holstege, ... Read more

Awakenings Brings Four Easter Weekend 2018 Shows To Amsterdam

From Thursday March 29 through to Sunday April 1, 2018, Awakenings once again celebrates Easter with four editions, including the special daytime show on Easter Sunday. As always, the Amsterdam venue will be the titanic Gashouder, which has been seminal over the last 20 years in establishing Awakenings as the largest and best-known Techno festival in the world. For this iquartet of shows, March 29 sees an Adam Beyer & Joseph Capriati Special, with Luigi Madonna and Roberto Capeano also on hand. Ben Klock & Marcel Dettmann will feature on Friday, along with Chris Liebling, Rodhad and Kobosil. Joris Voorn, ... Read more

Interview: Monika Kruse

Alongside running labels Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. Monika has been across the industry in all directions, performing at everywhere from Space Ibiza to Berghain, and everywhere in between. She’s dazzled at festivals such as Time Warp, Melt Festival, Eastern Electrics UK, Ultra Music Festival in Miami , Sonus, Awakenings, ADE, and just about every other major festival, club and venue on the planet. This October, Monika brings her take on Techno to Torino with an appearance at the massive Movement ... Read more

Premiere: Pig&Dan - A.M. (Original Mix)

Since its inception in 2012, Pig&Dan’s ELEVATE imprint has released chart toppers from the likes of Amelie Lens, Monika Kruse, Christian Smith, Julian Jeweil and Matador among many others. Now, the label’s 75th (!) release comes from its label heads, marking the beloved Techno duo’s 7th release on ELEVATE. Here, off “Starting Again,” a diverse four track package, Pig&Dan deliver ‘A.M.’ As the name may suggest this one’s for deep in those morning hours, bringing a dark abyss like track with a haunting synth pattern coupled by a bellowing horn. Both dominate the soundscape as vocal echoes escape into the ... Read more

Q-Factory: Amsterdam East’s ADE Gem

Nestled within the cultural melting post that is Amsterdam’s Oost neighborhood stands the industrial, multi purpose venue, Q-Factory. Reminiscent of city center attractions like Melkweg and Paradiso, Q-Factory is Amsterdam’s only other all purpose music venue, able to hold some 1300 between its two cavernous halls. From live music to underground dance, the venue’s place within the cultural landscape of Amsterdam’s most diverse neighborhood cannot be understated. A center for community, with its practice, work, and studio space, full service cafe, and upcoming hotel, Q-Factory literally breathes creativity. Now, with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) right around the corner, the venue ... Read more

Preview: Dockyard Festival 2016

Making a return to 2016 during ADE week on October 22nd is Dockyard Festival. The 12 hour long-festival marries Dutch industrial heritage with contemporary ADE partying, all going down at the abandoned shipyard setting of NDSM Werf. The line up this year features returning favourites and new names from the worlds of deep house, tech house and techno – which includes Art Department and Christian Wünsch, Paco Osuna and Gaiser, Paul Ritch and Dubfire, Monika Kruse and Marco Bailey, The Advent & Industrialyzer, Johannes Heil and the cult favourites RPR Soundsystem, [a:apia:r], Oscar Mulero, Jonas Kopp b2b Pfirter and many more. It is taking ... Read more

Pleinvrees Festival Podcast By Fritz Kalkbrenner

For his upcoming performance at Pleinvrees, as well as Ibiza’s darker Techno ONYX event, Berlin-native Fritz Kalkbrenner provides an exclusive mixtape of deep instrumentation. Recently releasing his newest and third album “Ways Over Water“, Fritz Kalkbrenner hardly needs an introduction as his unique style has been a defining one in Berlin. He emerged from of the shadows of the socialist prefab buildings in the Lichtenberg district of Berlin – and has ever since strived to perfect his interpretation of cold electro into warm, deep melodic electronic music. Throughout the summer, he’ll be playing ONYX at Space Ibiza, a dark techno party that will host a variety of top-notch acts such ... Read more

18 Hrs Podcast By Monika Kruse

In light of her upcoming performance at 18 HRS Festival in July,Terminal M label boss & DJ Monika Kruse provides an exclusive podcast. Alongside running labels Terminal Mand Electric Avenue, she’s an active performer, producer, and philanthropist. She’s been across the industry wide and deep, in all directions performing at anything from Space Ibiza to Berghain in Berlin. She’s dazzled at festivals such as Time Warp, Melt Festival, 18 Hour Festival, Eastern Electrics UK, Ultra Music Festival in Miami and South America, Sonus Croatia, Awakenings ADE, and SEMF Stuttgart. For 18 Hrs Festival, Monika will hold up the Terminal M stage alongside Mathias Kaden, Uner, Nick Curly, Anna, Chelina ... Read more

Preview: 18 Hrs Festival 2016

The sixth edition of the longest-running one day festival in the Netherlands – 18 Hrs Festival – will make its return this year. With just a bikes distance from Amsterdam’s city centre, the North sea channel location and all day rave is definitely something to look forward to this summer. Spread across five different stages on the Balkenhaven, the event will house a variety of artists representing some of the finest music the city has to offer. One of the biggest stages will be run by label Terminal M. This will be led by German Techno Queen – Monika Kruse, as they will celebrate the label’s 15th anniversary ... Read more

18hrs Festival Podcast #002 By Stefan Biniak

Stefan Biniak is a Berlin resident. A rather modest and quiet contemporary who for a few years now has preferred to let the music do the talking. Within a short period of time he has put his name in Europes club- and festival calendar, touring from Antwerp to Bucarest, from Saloniki to Moscow and in 2014 played at the SonneMondSterne festival. Biniak is known for his fusion of various contemporary styles and influences, mixing up deeper elements of house, with more techy twists and turns, pairs it with languorous vocals and melodic areas and this way transports emotion in the ... Read more