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Kappa FuturFestival 2018: 5 Best Sets

KappaFutur keeps getting better year on year. The festival takes place in Parco Dura in Turin, Italy, the European Motor City that has a nice industrial feel, perfectly harking back to the roots of techno. This year it took place from July 7th to 8th and all three stages were bumping from start to finish. Names like Timo Maas, The Martinez Brothers, Kölsch, Apparat, Solomun, Adam Beyer, Marco Faraone, Stacey Pullen, Luciano, Fatboy Slim and Jamie Jones & Seth Troxler played, so here we look back at five if the best sets you can relive thanks to BE-AT.TV. Luciano The ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival Adds Amelie Lens, Larry Heard, Rødhåd & More For 2018

Taking place from 7 – 8 July, the second wave of headlining acts for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival have now been revealed. Following the already announced Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola, now Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, KiNK, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rødhåd and Motor City Drum Ensemble have all been added…with the festival also revealing its expansion with an extra stage. Full details on this fourth stage are coming, which would bring a total capacity to over 50,000! 7 – 8 July | Kappa FuturFestival 2018 | Tickets | Torino, Italy

Music On Announces New Amsterdam Location For 2018 Festival

Just five minutes from Sloterdijk train station and 20 from the city centre, Music On Festival 2018’s new location is the Havenpark Amsterdam, a lush green space with an industrial feel that relates to the nearby harbours and will boast two stages. The festival will feature 11 straight hours of music across its two days, kicking things off on the Main Stage on Saturday with Leon, followed by Stacey Pullen, Paco Osuna, The Martinez Brothers and Marco Carola himself. The Second Stage starts with Oxia then sees Miss Kittin, Claude von Stroke and Apollonia all lined-up. On Sunday, Joey Daniel ... Read more

Interview: Matador

Last year, Matador launched his RUKUS imprint with his own artist LP ‘Ructions’, eventually inviting his close network of like minded producers to rework & remix the LP. Ultimatley leading to a collaboration of musical synergy, this set the tone for a full on brand identity focusing on artist expression, music creativity and soul, since welcoming the likes of ANNA, Florian Frings, SHADED, and Carlos Ruiz into the mix. Ahead of the massive RUKUS showcase in Buenos Aires (and following a brand showcase launch at London’s fabric) on 30 December, we caught up with Matador and discussed his vision for ... Read more

Point Blank Music School Podcast By Paradoks

With support from names like Lane 8, Solee, Paco Osuna, Eelke Kleijn, Darin Epsilon, Township Rebellion, Rauschhaus, Stan Kolev, Morttagua and many more, Point Blank Music School alumni Paradoks is an upcoming 21 year old producer, born in Belgium and currently in London. Paradoks harvests his melodies from his self-taught contemporary piano background. He got influenced by both electronic scenes in Zurich and Buenos Aires, which made him discover this sound: A combination of melodic arps, strong basslines and dreamy landscapes makes his music stand out and made him sign on labels like Parquet Recordings in less than a year, ... Read more

Music On Festival Returns To Amsterdam Across Two Days In May 2018

After another successful summer at Amnesia Ibiza, Marco Carola’s Music On Festival is set to return to Amsterdam for its second year. Next year’s edition will expand to two days over the spring weekend of May 5 – 6, bringing even more international heavyweights to line-up in Amsterdam. These include two special sets Marco and the return of The Martinez Brothers, Loco Dice and Apollonia and Music On residents Stacey Pullen, Leon and Joey Daniel. Joining will be Paco Osuna, Luciano, Sam Paganini, Claude von Stroke, Miss Kittin, Oxia, Secret Cinema b2b Egbert and Benny Rodrigues. Tickets go on sales ... Read more

Party Report: Hideout Festival 2017

Upon touching down at Croatia’s Split Airport for 2017’s, seventh edition of, Hideout Festival, I truly didn’t know what to expect from it, the location or the crowd. I can admit here that, contrary to (I’m sure) many out there, I’m not necessarily a person drawn to the tropics, an over amount of sunshine, or beach culture in general. In fact, my previous week’s Iceland excursion was, at first, much more up my alley with its constant overcast, rain, and sub 10 degree temperatures. So, going from cold Reykjavik pretty much immediately to the sunny shores of the Adriatic seemed ... Read more

Dockyard Festival Announces First Names, New Location For Annual ADE Edition

Amsterdam’s well established Dockyard Festival has announced the names for their annual Amsterdam Dance Event favorite festival event. As well as moving location’s, from NDSM to Westpoort’s N-1 Park, Dockyard, Dockyard Daytime Festival will be bigger and better than before, with all the usual lights, production and sound, fans have become accustomed to from the series. Stages will be hosted by the likes of Cocoon, Mindshake, Polegroup, and Terminal One, with names like Sven Vath, Mano le Tough, Paco Osuna, Eats Everything, Octave One, and many more on hand. Check the full linep below, ad make sure to get online ... Read more

DHA Mix #275 By Solardo

Without doubt, Solardo is one of the most hotly tipped duos in the house and techno scene right now carving their own uniqiue sound in the world of House and Techno. With a warm and high energy sound, Solardo has found their productions on the likes of Of Unsound Mind, Resonance, Roush, MadTech, Snatch!, vIVA Music, and more, while boasting support from Jamie Jones, Richy Ahmed, Skream, Paco Osuna, Steve Lawler and Jackmaster. Now crowned DJ Mag Best Breakthrough Act of 2016 and part of Resident Advisors Top 100 DJs list, Solardo next stops will be London’s XOYO on 8 ... Read more

Interview: Nicole Moudaber

Since the very beginning of her career in music as a club promoter in London, Nicole Moudaber has been a force to be reckoned with in the underground dance music community. Her ambition and tenacity has allowed her to grow from a club promoter to one of the most recognizable voices in house and techno music. Now she reaches fans: playing festivals and clubs around the world; hosting her weekly radio show In The MOOD Radio, which recently won Best Online Music Show Overall at the Online Radio Awards; and, running her own record label MOOD Records. On January 21st ... Read more

Premiere: Nicole Moudaber & Skin – Organic Love (Fur Coat Remix)

After the release of their successful collaborative EP “BREED” last year, Nicole Moudaber and Skin (Skunk Anansie) now welcome a slew of today’s top artists for a special remix package. Originally born out of Nicole and Skin’s desire to fuse their rock and techno backgrounds, this is a true for a collaboration project with a difference. On this package, we see the likes of Jamie Jones, Carl Craig, Scuba, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, and more deliver their unique tastes on tracks such as “Someone Like You,” “These Walls Are Made Of Water,” and “You Like This”. “BREED The RMXS” is the ... Read more

Interview: Luca Donzelli

Interacting with people by telling them a story made of music, behind two turntables, has always been the distinctive feature of Italy’s Luca Donzelli. Thanks to his engaging sets and to the originality of his ideas, Luca has succeeded to make himself appreciated in his native Tuscany’s music scene since a young age with residencies at many of the region’s best nightclubs. Now, Luca Donzelli has branched far from being only a local hero, with an international schedule and releases on the finest labels around. Speaking of finest labels around, Luca is set to provide the 42nd instalment on Paco ... Read more

Preview: Dockyard Festival 2016

Making a return to 2016 during ADE week on October 22nd is Dockyard Festival. The 12 hour long-festival marries Dutch industrial heritage with contemporary ADE partying, all going down at the abandoned shipyard setting of NDSM Werf. The line up this year features returning favourites and new names from the worlds of deep house, tech house and techno – which includes Art Department and Christian Wünsch, Paco Osuna and Gaiser, Paul Ritch and Dubfire, Monika Kruse and Marco Bailey, The Advent & Industrialyzer, Johannes Heil and the cult favourites RPR Soundsystem, [a:apia:r], Oscar Mulero, Jonas Kopp b2b Pfirter and many more. It is taking ... Read more

Premiere: Monkey Safari – On (Original Mix)

After the (2015) launch of their new label ‘Hommage’, Monkey Safari gears up to take the dance scene by storm with the release of their new EP ‘On’. Hailing from Halle, Germany, are the blood brothers Lars and Sven. They began their quest as Monkey Safari in 2008, launching a musical collaboration, along with their What! What! Records imprint. From then on, Lars began curating antidotes for his hip-hop obsessions, while Sven further dove into his tastes for UK big beat. Determined to find a common ground for their influences, they ended up creating a youth-powered party known as Electric ... Read more

Festival Report: Electric Zoo

The American dance scene has been a sleeping giant for decades, but the last few years have finally seen it come of age. The explosion of EDM has sent shockwaves around the world, but they have been most strongly felt at home in the States. As such dance music is the new rock, massive festivals are everywhere and all the cool kids have turned into fully fledged ravers. One of the driving forces behind this explosion has been Electric Zoo, a New York based festival that has blown all others out of the water. After a tough time a couple ... Read more