Tag: olaf boswijk

Interview: Patrice Bäumel

Known for his past residencies at the legendary Club 11 and Trouw, Patrice Bäumel has since become an internationally renowned DJ and producer. He’s a true stalwart of the Amsterdam scene – with a deep understanding and interpretation of what it means to live in such a beautiful city. Patrice Bäumel occupies a highly distinctive and less-trodden niche in electronic music. He operates at the intersection of the emotive and the technical; his keen ear for melody and drama working in tandem with intricate sound design and experimental templates. While you could loosely label him as a ‘techno’ artist, his love of ambient, electronica and ... Read more

Club Trouw Finds New Location In West

There has been something of a void in the Amsterdam club scene since Trouw closed its doors last January.  Though its successor has consistently been professed, anything further has been nothing but rumour, until NOW!   Sources within the administration of Amsterdam’s Western district say a new nightclub will be situated on the former site of Iedersland College, just behind Sportplaza Mercator. The now unused school building will act as a nightclub by night and a youth centre by day. The municipality also announced that the venue will receive a 24-hour licence, together with two other Amsterdam clubs, Radion and Cruquiusgilde. Olaf Boswijk, the mastermind behind ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Olaf Boswijk (Trouw)

Pictures: Thierry Vrakking (Television Photography) You might not realize it every day, but the disappearance of an institution in the club scene is drawing nearer and nearer. From January 2015, Trouw is no more. As the Amsterdam crowd, loyal fan base and curious tourists are still indulging in every single night that the venue still has to offer, I went to visit the club on a weekday afternoon to talk to the club’s founder and co-owner Olaf Boswijk. Trouw needs no introduction at this point in time. The acclaimed venue on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam has been a second home ... Read more