Tag: Nuits Sonores

10 International Spring Festivals You Can’t Miss

It finally feels like Spring here in Amsterdam, and with a week removed from our Unofficial festival kickoff that was DGTL AMS 2018, we thought we’d take a look at a few of the other festivals we’re excited for through the season of rebirth. In no order at all, and with no real limitations, these 10 events are on our calendar from now through until the summer solstice. Here, there are massive festivals, conferences, industry staples, local gems, and respected brands all doing their thing for 2018. What Spring festivals are you most interested in attending? Lente Kabinet 2018 After ... Read more

Top 5 European Spring Festivals

As the first terrace weekend is coming ahead of us, and our feet naturally start to itch for the dancing season, we have put up a shortlist of festivals not to miss this upcoming spring season. Pack your bikinis, ski suits and bag packs, get your plane tickets because the festival is about to kick in and it’s set out to be a strong one! #5 Primavera Sound Crosscutting between a range of genres, from indie-rock, grime to house and techno, Primavera Sound since its launch remained probably the most influential festival in the Catalan capital. Usually a spring festival, this year is pushed ... Read more

Laurent Garnier Amongst First Performers For Le Bataclan Re-Opening

The first shows to take place at Parisian club Le Bataclan following last years devastating terrorist attacks have been announced. On 16 November will kick off two dates with Pete Doherty, followed by Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour on the 18th and 19th. On 24 November, Laurent Garnier will headline an event hosted by A.K.A, the organization in charge of Nuits Sonores and Alias Production. Garnier will join a back to back set from Voiron & Gordon, as well as a live performance from Arnaud Rebotini. Last year’s terrorist attacks during an Eagles of Death Metal show led to the deaths ... Read more

Back To The Roots With Boogie’s Reigning King

Waving his curls to the beat after his own performance, Danilo Plessow (Motor City Drum Ensemble) stood at the front row of a crowd already hypnotised by the “feel good” vibes of music. I asked him, how did the idea of inviting a live performer from the 80s on the day of his curations at Nuits Sonores – one of the major electronic music festivals in France – come up: “This is where it all started, these are the roots! That is what inspired why and what I play right now!”. Leaping between soul, R&B and funk, no doubt, played by Ron Hardy, ... Read more

Top 10 International Spring Festivals

It’s still a while until the Western hemisphere can stick its teeth into the long-awaited summer season. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t begin to soak up the upcoming festival vibes leading up to it. Kicking off the spring festival season are DGTL Festival in the Netherlands, and Chapter XII in the UK, with many other festivals following in the ever-expanding dance festival industry. In this list, we rank our favourite spring festivals to look forward to in the coming months – up until the 31st of May (June is of course still spring officially, but in this case we’re regarding it more as a ... Read more