Tag: NGHTDVSN

5 Reasons Why: Buiten Westen

Free spirits of Amsterdam will once again collect under Buiten Westen’s colorful Tree of Life this Saturday, July 15. With a vast location, a heavyweight artist lineup, and a couple surprises in tow, navigating everything Buiten Westen has to offer may be daunting, albeit undeniably adventurous. So, with that, we thought we’d help out a bit and highlight 5 aspects of this colorful festival that most appeal to us. Naturally the music holds most of the attention, but did you know that it is also one of Amsterdam’s most tightly knit festival communities. Here, check out our “5 Reasons Why” ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Oranjebloesem

Oranjebloesem Festival takes place at Amsterdam’s city beach location Blijburg, and will see world renowned acts in the form of KiNK (live), Âme (live), Optimo, Ata Kak, Bicep, Barnt, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Beesmunt Soundsystem and more play across 4 different stages. We catch up with the team to find out a bit more. “We’re not the most patriotic country, but we know what to do when a nationwide free day is offered to us!” Who is involved with Oranjebloesem, how many people, and what do they all do? OB is an initiative by two Amsterdam based promoters: NGHTDVSN & Next Monday’s ... Read more

NGHTDVSN Brings Producer Extraordinaire Stephan Bodzin To De Marktkantine This Friday

This weekend, on Friday March 4th, De Marktkantine invites NGHTDVSN with German techno goliath Stephan Bodzin alongside other new NGHTDVSN faces. With Stephan Bodzin as the front-runner, Dutch techno champion Steve Rachmad will make his debut for NGHTDVSN and will be responsible for the closing set whilst German Christian Löffler will showcase his emotionally driven electronica during a peak-time live performance. Future hero Sigward, the stalwart of SoHaSo, will open the night. See also: Full Premiere: Stephan Bodzin – Zulu (Original Mix) In the second room, emerging Amsterdam-based duo Pin Up Club will set the tone with a bag of wonderful dark disco tunes. This ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Saturday (October 17)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Plan Your Buiten Westen Experience With Its Interactive Timetable

Saturday, 18 July 2015, sees the return of annual outdoor music celebration Buiten Westen to Amsterdam’s beautiful Westerpark.   Transformed into an urban oasis of creativity, art and vibes, Buiten Westen’s collection of artists, designers, chefs, musicians and dreamers are once again set to take over the day with the sounds of house, techno and dance.  With stages curated by some of Amsterdam’s most prominent and respected crews, Pleinvrees, Next Monday’s Hangover, ZeeZout, NGHTDVSN, Cartel and PaardenKracht, there is sure to be a sound for every taste as the summer (and festival season) gradually moves into full swing. See also: ... Read more

Preview: Buiten Westen 2015

Saturday, 18 July 2015, sees the return of annual outdoor music celebration Buiten Westen to Amsterdam’s beautiful Westerpark.  Transformed into an urban oasis of creativity, art and vibes, Buiten Westen’s collection of artists, designers, chefs, musicians and dreamers are once again set to take over the day with the sounds of house, techno and dance.  With stages curated by some of Amsterdam’s most prominent and respected crews, Pleinvrees, Next Monday’s Hangover, ZeeZout, NGHTDVSN, Cartel and PaardenKracht, there is sure to be a sound for every taste as the summer (and festival season) gradually moves into full swing. Translated word for ... Read more

ADE Report: DGTL, NGHTDVSN & Loveland,

Last week it was time for the 19th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event. More than 300.000 electronic music fans washed over Holland’s capital in search of their favourite DJ. Choosing from the list of over 450 parties with almost 2.500 artists is always one of most difficult tasks of the year. This time the combination of line-ups, friends, guest lists and fate brought me to DGTL, NGHTDVSN and Loveland. Although ADE officially kicked off on Wednesday, my first event was on Thursday. DGTL organized three nights at the NDSM shipyard and for the first one they had invited Life ... Read more

Buiten Westen Festival Stages Pt. 2: NGHTDVSN

As we’re steaming toward the 19th of July, we will be uncovering some of the stages that you will be passing at Buiten Westen Festival. Topping today’s paragraph is NGHTDVSN, which in a short time span rose to a considerable standard in Amsterdam’s club scene. Being run under two names and with two different ideologies NGHTDVSN or De Nachtdivisie follow a similar pattern of sound that is dedicated to a small or larger scale. At first they dedicated one Friday of the month in bringing love and bliss into Chicago Social Club with names like Adriatique, Digitaria, Mario Basanov or ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Roman Fluegel

“You always have to keep discovering new music and be enthusiastic about it. When you become cynical, that’s the end of it. That’s the point where as a DJ you should probably look for another job” Roman Fluegel is one of the biggest names in the German electronic music scene. Active since the early 1990’s, Fluegel is a chameleon visiting many styles from ambient/idm to house, techno, electro and leftfield. Works solo under the name ‘Alter Ego’ or with long time partner Jorn Elling Wuttke. Also co-founder of the Ongaku/Klang/Playhouse label. This July, Roman will make an appearance at Buiten ... Read more

Visionquest X One Records ADE Podcast #001 by Adam Shelton

For this week’s special podcast we bring you UK house-star and label owner Adam Shelton. He will be hosting and playing at Visionquest’s Superpleasures, which is one of the most eagerly awaited parties during this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event. Adam Shelton’s career started out more than seven years ago in his hometown of Birmingham. Here he quickly rose through the ranks, armed with his uncanny ability to deliver premium underground house sets. Naturally, producing his own music was the logical step forward. The rest is history: Adam has played at internationally renowned venues like Panorama Bar, Ibiza meccas Cocoon and ... Read more

Next Monday’s Hangover Podcast #002 by Some Chemistry

Some Chemistry lived 10 years of his life in Africa and South America. The experience during these years with different cultures and also music wise brought the rhythm in his system. At the age of 14 he sharpened his sense for melodies and harmony playing as a (bass) guitarist in several indie/punk/rock bands. These days, his electronic productions sound similar to his personality: warm and colorful. ‘The feel’ of music is more important than the quality of the kick, he says. He likes to compare his music with the experience of eating a mango. He is a resident for Next ... Read more