Tag: Oasis Festival

Oasis Festival Completes 2018 Lineup With Sasha, Joy Orbison, Hot Since 82 & More

With its final wave of names, Oasis Festival 2018 has shaped itself into an essential date on the international festival calendar. Joining the previously announced names like Avalon Emerson, DJ Koze, Honey Dijon, Mount Kimbie, Peggy Gou, and The Black Madonna across the 14 – 16 September event will now be Boo Williams, Cinthie, Hot Since 82, Joy Orbison, rRoxymore (live), Sasha and Unes. If that weren’t enough, the festival’s cultural offerings also expand, with The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) and new area ‘Welcome to the Kingdom’ set to showcase the very best of Morocco’s contemporary ... Read more

The 10 Unmissable Summer 2018 Festivals

Summer festival season means just that, festivals coming in all shapes and sizes. Over the last two weeks we’ve shown you our top picks for the smaller, “boutique” festivals, as well as those looking good in our home turf of Holland and now, the final list…the 10 unmissable international festivals of 2018. Here, we look at 10 of the large scale festivals we are most looking forward to. Spanning amphitheatres, castles, fortified cities, pristine beaches, and more, there 10 events are the top of the season’s selections. What are the boutique events you’re most looking forward to? Glitch Festival Following ... Read more

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

Interview: HAAi

Much of the buzz in London these days surrounds Phonox resident HAAi. Hailing from Australia, and with a background in shoegaze and psyche bands, a chance trip to Berghain provided the inspiration to focus on electronic music, as well as a move to Europe. Flash forward some five years and now HAAi has secured her busiest year to date. Indulging in her more esoteric taste in music, HAAi, and her Coconut Beats imprint, travel the world, as well as handling duties inside the Phonox booth every Saturday. Her 2017 has also included her Ibiza debut (Pikes, alongside Midland), as well ... 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

DHA Summer Festival Guide: The 15 Best

With this past weekend’s heat it may not be official yet but summer is here. Well, at least it soon will be. With that, we thought we’d break down a few of the festival events that we are most looking forward to. of course we cant be or know everything that’s going on anywhere in the world, so we looked at Europe and its immediate region for our highlights. Naturally, Amsterdam features but we decided to leave off many of our local friends who’s amazing events always feature as a hoghlight to our summer. So, what events are you most ... 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

Oasis Festival Adds Richie Hawtin & Nicolas Jaar To Impressive 2017 Lineup

Nestled on the outskirts of Marrakech, Oasis Festival is Morocco’s must-visit festival destination. The 2017 edition, the festival’s third, will take place 14 – 18 September with 4 days of festivities and already announced names like Maceo Plex, Marcel Dettmann, Moodymann, KiNK and Karenn, Auntie Flo, Charlotte de Witte, Chloé, Jeremy Underground, Mike Servito, Polyswitch, Thris Tian and Young Marco. Recently, the festival also announced a special pre party on the 14th with Diynamic Solomun, Amine K, Karmon, and a special b2b between Kenny Glasgow and My Favorite Robot. Now, Oasis Festival has added a slew of new names to ... Read more

Oasis Festival Announces Maceo, Marcel, Moodymann & More For 2017 Edition

Oasis Festival, North Africa’s ultimate festival destiation for underground electronic music, is back in 2017! From 15-17 September, Marrakech, Morocco’s luxury music resort The Source will once again host the festival, who has now announced the first phase of this year’s lineup. Complete with stage-side swimming pools, daily yoga, intimate dancefloors, lush gardens and the stunning backdrop that are the Atlas Mountains, the Oasis Festival experience is one to cherish (trust us, we’ve been there the past few years). See also: Festival Report: Oasis Festival 2016 The first names set to perform will be lead by Ellum‘s Maceo Plex and ... 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