Tag: Nathan Surreal

Interview: SQL

After nearly a decade of producing music as SQL, Pim van Horssen’s often turbulent but exciting journey both across the world and deep inside himself has led to a fully developed, mature sound. The idea of starting over was something that crossed his mind many times; but after moments of despair he always managed to rediscover his love of music on some dancefloor somewhere, reuniting with his passion and leading to this year’s long-awaited release of his debut album on Gem Records, the eponymously entitled SEQUEL. Now, ahead of his 9 June SEQUEL album release party at Amsterdam’s OT301 (alongside ... Read more

Premiere: Nathan Surreal – Star Dust (Original Mix)

Exploring abstract, ‘surreal’ and melodic electronic sounds, Dutch producer Nathan Surreal, is set for his first appearance on Biologic Records with a stellar EP featuring remixes from Adesse Versions and Neville Watson. With his sound keeping it between Detroit and Chicago, Nathan Surreal’s music has lead him to release EP’s on the likes of KMS Records, Motech Records and Coincidence Records. His releases, together with strong sets, brought him to performances throughout The Netherlands, Asia and Europe, while also the curator for his Kommune nights, at Amsterdam based venues like Radion, OT301 and the former Cruquiusgilde, where he invites likeminded ... Read more

Mix #212 By Nathan Surreal

Constantly balancing on the edge of reality is Nathan Surreal, who presents a mix showcasing the density of his mixing architecture – provocative illusions, deviating rhythms, hypnotic structures, dense textures, and deep grooves. With a sound that’s influenced by Chicago house and Detroit techno, Nathan merits an obvious African touch to his work. The founder of KMS Records, the legendary Kevin Saunderson, noticed Nathan in 2014, when he released his ‘Binary Omania‘ EP on his Detroit-based label. Nathan also released on DJ 3000‘s Motech Records and on Coincidence Recordings, with remix duty by Eduardo De La Calle. Coming up is a vinyl EP release ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Podcast By Finnebassen

Stirring up the Amsterdam Open Air party fever is Oslo-based producer & DJ Finnebassen, who provides and exclusive podcast to showcase the Norwegian sound. Finnebassen became to be because of his silky smooth house impressions, including regularly performing at massive Oslo night spots Jaeger and The Villa, as well as regular gigs worldwide, with recent visits to Berlin, Greece, Brazil and many appearances around the UK. For this runaround however, he creates a set to gear us up for the massive Amsterdam Open Air festival this weekend. Returning to the recreational Gaasperpark from the 4th to 5th of June, Amsterdam Open Air will bring together ... Read more

Lotgenoten Celebrates 3 Yr Anniversary With Weekender In Radion

Lotgenoten – a boutique Amsterdam promoter of various party concepts (like Liefhebbers, Mi Casa Es Su Casa, Carpe Noctem and Nachtparade) – known to connoisseurs for its strong programming, intimate locations and eye for decoration – is celebrating its three year anniversary with a sterling weekender in off-centre underground haven RADION. With a wide array of artists, featuring the likes of Call Super, Dollkraut, Locked Groove, Hunter/Game, Serge (Clone) and Aera, and a specially decorated RADION, this is promising to be quite the escape this weekend. Lotgenoten started out around 3 years ago – not immediately as a promoter, but ... Read more

Listen And Vote For The Best Finalist In ‘Vinylized’ Competition

A while back we informed on an Amsterdam producer competition Vinylized that had a cool set of prizes for whomever would win. The winner would not only get free schooling in the art of production by professionals in the industry, monitor speakers or an interview in DJ Mag, but also an actual Vinyl release on Beatport and iTunes. As the submission date had been reached it was time for the jury to pick the top 5 artists from the huge amount of tracks that had been sent in.  Vinylized  The jury was “pleased with the professional level of all the submissions, ... Read more