Tag: Morocco

Oasis Festival Announces Damian Lazarus, DJ Boring & Stephan Bodzin Amongst New Names For 2018

Four years in, Oasis Festival was the first event of its kind in Morocco. This year, the atmospheric desert oasis will welcome the likes of Actress b2b Mount Kimbie, Avalon Emerson, Derrick Carter b2b The Black Madonna, Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Tim Sweeney and William Djoko, from the already announced names. Now, more names have been announced for the 14 – 16 September festival, as it returns to its original stomping grounds in the stunning Fellah Hotel. Of these names, Damian Lazarus, DJ Boring b2b Demuja, DJ Slyngshot, George Fitzgerald (live), Polyswitch, Rob Da Bank and Stephan Bodzin ... Read more

Oasis Festival Brings DJ Koze, Larry Heard, Peggy Gou To Marrakech

With a new layout, extra stage, and return to its original home of Marrakech’ Fellah Hotel, Oasis Festival 2018 has just brought out their phase two lineup for 14 – 16 September, 2018. The pools and palms of the Fellah will now host the likes of DJ Koze, Bradley Zero, Romare, Deetron, Sassy J, Detroit Swindle, La Fleur, Larry Heard (live), Maribou State, Honey Dijon, Jane Fitz, Mr G live, Peggy Gou and DJ Python, and more. The artists join the likes of Carl Cox, Derrick Carter B2B The Black Madonna, Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, and all the ... Read more

Carl Cox Amongst First Headline Names For 2018’s Oasis Festival

Morocco’s Oasis Festival returns in the shadow of the Morocco’s Atlas Mountains from 14 – 16 September. Four years in, Oasis Festival was the first event of its kind in Morocco, where ancient history marries with a futuristic soundtrack. This year, the atmospheric Desert Oasis and Arena stages will be complemented by a brand new stage and each will feature names just announced like a headline set from Carl Cox, as well as Actress x Mount Kimbie B2B DJ Set, Avalon Emerson, Derrick Carter B2B The Black Madonna, Jessy Lanza (DJ Set), Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Tim Sweeney ... Read more

Morocco’s Oasis Festival Returns With 2018 Dates & First Release Tickets

Early bird tickets are now available for the (just announced) 14 – 16 September, 2018 edition of Morocco’s Oasis Festival. Having been there since the beginning, we can tell you that this is one not to miss and will surely, once again, bring a unique cultural experience to the ancient city of Marrakech. Oasis Festival entices adventurous from all corners of the globe wanting to combine a boutique and intimate festival experience featuring International heavyweight artists, as well as the best the local scene has to offer, with exploring the rich culture that Morocco has to offer. See also: Party ... 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

Oasis Festival Podcast By Charlotte de Witte

One of Belgium’s (and the world’s) most hotly tipped new electronic music talents is Charlotte de Witte. Since her teenage years, de Witte’s dark, techno soundscapes immediately caught the ears of her home country’s most prestigious producers, leading to performances at the likes of Pukklepop, I Love Techno, Dour, and Tomorrowland. These days, her DJing has taken her well outside of Belgium with prominent gigs around the world including US, South Africa, and all across Europe. As a Producer, Charlotte de Witte’s music debuted on Tiga‘s Turbo Recordings before also releasing on Off Recordings, as well as her upcoming release ... 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

Oasis Festival Adds Call Super, DJ Stingray, Agents Of Time Amongst Diverse New Artist Wave

With the likes of Richie Hawtin, Maceo Plex, Nicolas Jaar, Marcel Dettmann, Anja Schneider, Moodymann, and KiNK already on the bill, all eyes will be on Morocco this September for the 3rd annual Oasis Festival. Now, the event has released a diverse range of third wave artists to add to the (now) 4 day event. Joining those already mentioned will be underground techno specialist Call Super, as well as Detroit’s DJ Stingray. Also on hand will be Dial regular Pantha Du Prince, analogue protagonists Agents Of Time and Italian multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli, plus, Made to Play label head Jesse Rose ... Read more

Festival Report: Oasis Festival 2016

When you think of Morocco, the first things that will spring up are probably the classic and romantic connotations from popular fiction like Casablanca and Lawrence Of Arabia (not set in Morocco but you get where I’m going at). What nobody expects in this Northern-African, is a quality dance music festival in a luxurious surrounding with reigning artists like Dixon, The Black Madonna & Tale of Us. So there, in the middle of the desert, just south of the state’s capital of Marrakech, laid Oasis Festival. The festival’s second edition had a change of location and was moved to “The ... Read more

Oasis Festival Podcast By Sei A

Sei A moved from his native Glasgow to his adopted London just a short while ago, but, since then, he has been immersed in the hybrid house, firm techno and bass-heavy scenes that happily co-exist within the capital. Sei A is not someone to be gobbled up by the hype machine. Instead, his music operates outside the normal lines, with fans and critical acclaim coming in from many different directions, comfortably inhabiting both the delicate and the more deliberate ends of the electronic music spectrum. Oasis Festival Interview: Booka Shade On 16 September, Sei A will make their debut appearance in ... Read more

Oasis Festival Adds More Names To 2016 Edition

Oasis festival, the event that has put Morocoo firmly on the electronic music map, has announced additional acts for it’s 16 – 18 September second edition. Already announced on the bill have been the likes of Dixon, Derrick May, Helena Hauff, David August, Job Jobse, Maya Jane Coles, MCDE, B.Traits, Prins Thomas, George Fitzgerald B2B Leon Vynehall, and The Black Madonna, and more. Joining them will be techno luminary Mathew Jonson who will bring his special live show to the event. Also on hand will Panorama Bar residents Steffi and Virginia; the former playing a special DJ set and collaboration ... Read more

Morocco’s Oasis Festival Announces First Names For 2016 Edition

Oasis, coming off a highly successful inaugural edition, has now unveiled the first acts lined up for 2016. Taking place from 16-18 September 2016 at Morocco’s luxurious Fellah Hotel, just a short distance from the heart of vibrant Marrakech, Oasis is the perfect fusion of festival and holiday. Balmy, sun-kissed days and star-lit nights are soundtracked by the finest house, techno, disco and electronica artists across two main stages, with ample time for guests to relax and unwind in the idyllic surroundings of the Fellah, explore the city’s bustling medina or simply take in the spectacular views of the nearby ... Read more

Mix #186 By Daox

Hailing from Casablanca, Morocco, we present mix #186 in the DHA series, from the hands of budding DJ Abdes Alaoui aka Daox. Born in the city of Casablanca, Daox set his sights on a career in music at an early age after getting hooked on classic old school hip hop and electronic acts such as Aphex Twin, Amon Tobin, Model 500 and Ken Ishii. Since those days in his early teens, the talented young man has set to become one of the finest young DJ’s to emerge from the thriving North African underground scene, regularly playing at many of the local and ... Read more

Carl Craig Added To Oasis Festival Lineup

With little more than one week to go until the debut edition of Oasis festival takes place in Morocco, it’s revealed that techno innovator Carl Craig has joined the festival line-up. Also announced today is an extended 4-hour set from everybody’s favourite disco maverick, DJ Harvey, plus new additions to the extensive lifestyle programme, including pop-up experiences The Secret Souk and Nomad Restaurant. Oasis is delighted to announce the addition of Carl Craig to the festival line-up. A true Detroit innovator, few artists match the talent and creative output of the prolific producer, Grammy nominee and Planet E label head. ... Read more

Morocco’s Oasis Festival Announces Second Wave of Artists

A new festival experience will arrive in Morocco this summer, with the debut edition of Oasis, taking place from 11-13 September, and with it comes today’s announcement of the event’s second wave of artists. Nestled on the outskirts of the bustling city of Marrakech at the stunning Fellah Hotel, Oasis is unlike any other event in the region, with DJ Harvey, Âme, Guy Gerber, Ellen Allien, Matthew Dear, Chloé and Axel Boman already set to perform. Now, the second wave of acts has been revealed. Along with an exclusive b2b set from Cassy and tINI, acts including Dyed Soundorom, Gerd Janson, Nicole Moudaber and ... Read more