Tag: nuno dos santos

DHA FM Debuts This ADE With Our New Event Series

It’s a new era for us as we debut a new series of events under the name DHA FM. Kicking off this ADE, DHA FM will bring our first event to Amsterdam’s new retro-restaurant/club space, La Favela Amsterdam. La Favela is an intimate space, inspired by a 60s era Rio de Janeiro where people from all backgrounds come together to celebrate freedom, love, laughter, dance, music, soul food, wine and every other pleasure under the sun. Filled with history telling items that create an ambiance of color, La Favela is a colorful experience that brings together diners and late night ... Read more

How We Lost Our Sense Of Time In This Polish Forest

Rays of light break through the thick forestation as a stream gently runs through the undergrowth. As a bird shoots from one branch to the next, the forest feels empty and deserted. It feels almost perfectly tranquil. But there is a sound in the distance disturbing that tranquillity.  A faint thump pounding in a rhythmic fashion. As we follow the light coming through the tree canopies, another shape slowly starts to materialize. The shape grows bigger the more we approach the exit of the thicket, and as we get closer, so does the sound get louder. The forest opens up ... Read more

Castello Festival Nestles Into Polish Countryside For Intimate Weekend

A picturesque festival with a focus on social responsibility, Castello Festival nestles itself into the Polish Forest for the first time for a 3 day festival over 1 -4 June, 2018. Limited in capacity to 800 people, a beautifully aged villa will be transformed into garden of electronic delight, welcoming the likes of Frankey & Sandrino, Konstantin Sibold, Mattheis, Nuno Dos Santos, Perel, The Drifter and a slew of artists, spaced out troubadours and eclectic eccentrics. 90 minutes (by bus) from Berlin, Castello Festival will also focus its efforts on a total respect for nature, patron, and space by respecting ... Read more

Lausanne No-Photo’s Club Folklor Rounds Out Year Celebrating First Anniversary

Celebrating its one year anniversary, Lausanne club FOLKLOR is set to slide into the new year with a fully stacked winter lineup of quality artists. FOLKOR rose from the ashes of the much-loved La Ruche, quickly building a reputation throughout the underground. The 300 person space prides itself in safeguarding its patrons, and preserving the intimate environment, by adopting a strict no-photos policy. Since its 2016 opening, the club has hosted everyone from Culoe de Song to Eagles & Butterflies, Hyenah to Mathew Jonson, and many, many more. Over the next few weeks, FOLKLOR will host the likes of Paul ... Read more

This Saturday Before Halloween Get Spooked With Nuno Dos Santos

Dance away your post ADE blues this Halloween as Spooked brings Nuno Dos Santos to VLLA on 28 October. From the time that the dead wake to when the ghosts go back to sleep, this Halloween provides a glimpse into the afterlife with a trio of DJs in a full on costumed affair. Joining SoHaSo‘s main man, Nuno Dos Santos will be New York’s Andrew Vogt and Neuro. Andrew’s nearly two decades in the New York scene saw him hold residencies at prominent venues like Verboten, Shelter, Love, and Sullivan Room, while playing alongside the likes of Sasha & Digweed, ... Read more

In Conversation: Something Happening Somewhere

The SoHaSo triumvirate of Love Over Entropy, Kaap & Sigward shoot the breeze, discussing production techniques, tape recordings, lo-fi cookery, being a Dutch artist abroad and much more… Something is always happening, somewhere… A young music fan has just discovered house music for the first time. A producer is screaming at their DAW because they can’t quite nail their mixdown. You are reading this interview. Something happened earlier, too… Three key friends from Nunos Dos Santos’ perennially on-point label Something Happening, Somewhere collided for a unique three-way discussion on production, careers, Soundcloud, cassettes, awkward moments and many other of life’s ... Read more

Premiere: KAAP - Sunset Vertigo (Original Mix)

Nuno Dos Santos Something Happening Somewhere (SoHaSo) returns with a new chapter in their acclaimed SOMEWHERE series. This, its third edition, features a slew of artists, both known and lesser so expressing their unique experience through sound waves, telling stories and uncovering a piece of themselves. Amongst those featured are frequent DHA favorites likes Kiani & His Legion, Quince, Love Over Entropy, Kurt Baggaley and many others over its two vinyl samplers, but its the latest from KAAP that we are premiering today. You can find KAAP everywhere from house sets beach clubs to an ambient live performance in the ... Read more

Label Showcase 32: SoHaSo

Something Happening Somewhere is turning three years young! Founded by DJ and Producer Nuno Dos Santos, the label has seen an incredible rise so far, with 11 well received releases to be profoundly proud of; from Love over Entropy’s delicate music featured thrice, to the featured friends of the SOMEWHERE compilations. Now, with 2016 in its final stretch, SoHaSo and Nuno Dos Santos are taking their 3 year celebration back to where it all started, Utrecht. With Midland, Polynation, Love over Entropy, Kiani & his Legion, Pieter Jansen, and Quentin Deronzier in tow, this label is poised to look directly into ... Read more

Secret Cinema Celebrates 25 Years With Limited Edition Box Set

25 years in anything is no easy feat, which makes Amsterdam’s Secret Cinema’s quarter century celebration in the dance music game all the more special. To celebrate the occasion, Secret Cinema is putting out a limited edition box set, containing 200+ tracks alongside some quirky giveaways. Together with 3x Vinyl and 2x CD will also come a floppy disc and a ‘writable’ MP3 CD with live sets, made to look exactly like the old MP3 CD’s of yesteryear (including a smashed cover and hand-written title). The former contains the samples from Secret Cinema’s first ever release and world wide rave ... Read more

Dance For Charity At ‘Open-Air Concert’ Nieuwlicht Festival

Yesterday word got out of a new charity festival. Nieuwlicht Festival is bringing together local and international artists from various corners of dance and pop music on April 9th on the Westergasterrein. All of the proceeds will be donated to a Guatamala focussed cause.  Various local, national and international DJs for the event have already been confirmed. These include artists such as D-Nox & Beckers, Pig&Dan, Coyu, Audiofly, Brazilian special guest Victor Ruiz, rising star Mirella Kroes, Cinnaman representing the Rush Hour crew, Olivier Weiter, and other Dutch acts such as Daniel Sanchez, Nuno Dos Santos, Apotheque and Beesmunt Soundsystem. The festival is classified as an open-air concert, offering visual art on display, vendors for ... Read more

Full Premiere: Polynation – Anther (Original Mix)

SoHaSo (Something Happening Somewhere), the label run by ormer Trouw resident Nuno dos Santos, is celebrating the summer with not one, but two compilations. Selecting unique pieces by artists known and unknown, the SOMEWHERE series feels like a sound-based confessional. Telling unheard stories, exposing unseen surfaces and unheard sounds. SOMEWHERE I and II are set to be released digitally, a vinyl sampler with a selection of the tracks featured in the full compilations and as well as a very limited run of CD’s. Something is happening somewhere, once again. The first release contains some true sonic pieces of art, by ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Mike Ravelli

“I try something different every time but lots is depending on my mood. My general way of living is to live day by day as much as possible. I guess this also transcends on how I work in the studio.” Mike Ravelli is a household name in the Dutch, Amsterdam and Haarlem electronic music whereabouts. His career kicked of when the now much praised and iconic Gasten Zonder Grenzen collective was set up and got immensely popular as a music production till their closing party in 2010. As of today he’s putting a musical legacy mark on the scene more ... Read more

Full Premiere: Kurt Baggaley – Former Self (The Drifter Remix)

This Sunday sees a full premiere by The Drifter. This deep remix portrays The Drifters current sound perfectly. Navigating in between house, electronica and ambient, the tune is a slowly building hypnosis. Carefully crafted as ever, it is definitely worth a listen, followed by another, then a third one and so on… The Drifter is Mark Flynn, an Irish producer, DJ and singer. After an upbringing dabbling in different musical pursuits, from bands and choirs to folk and traditional, a love for electronic music was born from ventures into Dublin’s nightlife. A move to Berlin ensued soon after. Out on ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Nuno Dos Santos

“I’m really looking forward to the take over. We will do a big dinner before we begin, together with both close friends and artists. Let’s make the final edition a memorable one – with loads of vodka probably!” The Portugal-born Nuno Dos Santos has a cheeky charm about him that is difficult to escape, working particularly well when taking control of the decks. Whether it’s running his own label “Something Happening Somewhere,” producing music, or DJing, you can feel that Nuno is utterly in love with what he does. This love translates into an almost obsessive curiosity for fresh music. ... Read more

DGTL Kompakt ADE Podcast #001 By Blond:ish

BLOND:ISH got their kickstart into the music world after they claimed the World Air Guitar Championship title in Montreal in 2008. Since then it’s been a whirlwind of gigs, music releases and a never-ending mission to spread love and expand consciousness through music. As members of the Kompakt and Get Physical families along with a slew of other labels, Anstascia and Vivie-Ann have carved out a niche thanks to their dark, sensual club music, sultry DJ sets and outrageous, fun-loving attitude. All of which they say to be showing during Kompakt’s upcoming label night in cooperation with DGTL. The NDSM-docklands ... Read more