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Dekmantel Announces First Round Of Artists For Dekmantel Selectors 2019

Dekmantel Selectors announces its return to the leaf grounds of The Garden Tisno, for their 4th edition, inviting plenty of extraordinary DJs from all corners of the musical, and physical, world. The capacity of the Croatian getaway stays untouched at a mere 2000, and will take place from the 22nd – 26th of August 2019. Selectors is known as the intimate end-of-summer get together thrown by Amsterdam’s Dekmantel; an action-packed marathon where sun, sea and soundsystems make up the foundation for a week’s worth of music. Head-turning DJs joining the cast in 2019 include Italian wizard Donato Dozzy, The Loft disciple ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival 2018: The Crown Jewel Of Amsterdam’s Festival Landscape

It’s been nearly a week since Dekmantel Festival 2018, the renowned and beloved jewel of Amsterdam’s robust festival landscape, swept into town. From the I’J River to Radion and, of course, its home base of Amsterdamse Bos, the now six-year-old festival continued to reinforce its place as a bonafide leader in atmosphere, curation, and risk. For the past couple of years, the three-day festival has gradually expanded into something of a mini-conference, where its events are supplemented with (a slew of) afterparties, concerts, radio appearances, interviews, and panels. This year, beginning on Wednesday with its Muziekgebouw opening concert featuring a ... Read more

The Crave Festival Rounds Out Full Weekend Of Diverse Electronic Acts Including Matrixxman & Palms Trax

The third edition of The Crave Festival sees the Den Haag based festival expand with an opening night celebration, two after parties and a closing beachside event. With previously confirmed headlining acts Hessle Audio Trio, Egyptian Lover, DJ Stringray and Aurora Halal, a slew of new names have now been added to complete the 1 – 3 June event. Cult legends Unit Moebius and Rude66 now open the weekend with a live performance at Het Magazijn, while Identified Patient and Stevie Whisper provide an all night b2b set. Then, after joining the festival in Zuiderpark, visitors can choose between Techno ... Read more

Dekmantel 2017: 5 Artists To Watch

One of the beauty’s of Amsterdam’s annual Dekmantel festival is the diversity in its annual lineups. Not only does it feature one of the most balanced gender and cultural lineups in the scene, but also always focused on discovery, both as brand and as influencer. This year, the festivals 3 days sees many familiar Dekmantel faces (Antal, Hunee, Palms Trax, Call Super, Marcel Dettmanm, Motor City Drum Ensemble, DJ Nobu, Midland, Floating Points, etc), but it is its slew of debuts and eclectic acts that catch our attention. Here, we’re looking at five of the acts we’re most looking forward ... Read more

Lente Kabinet 2017 Announces The Black Madonna, Matthew Herbert, Helena Hauff For 6th Edition

For its sixth year, the breathtaking surroundings of Het Twiske will host Lente Kabinet Festival. A decicated Spring time celebration of electronic music, art, and culture, Lente Kabinet Festival 2017 will put additional focus on its selection of live acts geared toward the broadly interested electronic music enthusiast, who’s discerning tastes require in depth programming of a unique nature. The lineup will not disappoint as acts like the inspiring Aksak Maboul and Véronique Vincent, experimental electronics Powell, energetic percussion duo Ninos du Brasil and the psychedelic one man band Silver Apples take to the stage. DJ sets will come from ... Read more

MTV Presents REC. Brings Diverse All Star Lineup To Rotterdam

Located in Rotterdam’s Central District, 6 venues and a partking lot will be transformed into the site of MTV presents REC. Festival. As part of MTV Music Week 2016, REC. brings an eclectic lineup of electronic acts, hip hop & grime heavyweights, soul, and more. A simple breakdown of the lineup will yield the following: – Global Sounds: Omar Souleyman, Awesome Tapes from Africa, Ata Kak, King Shiloh Soundsystem, G&B’s aka Frankie Rey and Nidia Minaj. – Hip Hop/Grime: Mick Jenkins, Joey Purp, Terrace Martin, Sonny Green, Noname, Aristophanes and Carlos Niño, Skepta, Stormzy. – Soul: Rhye, Cody ChesnuTT, Mayor ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In January

Which records are worth your money in this first month of 2016? Check out our selection of the top 10 releases in January, featuring great cuts by Palms Trax, Robag Wruhme, Anja Schneider, Lauren Lane and more.  #10 | Ripperton – I’m Gonna Make You Love Me (vocal mix) | Character | Out Now After three stunning, floor-fired EPs from the label boss himself, Deetron takes his burgeoning Character imprint to a whole new level of depth and diversity with old friends and new. Ripperton takes the lead. Last spotted on Character on its inaugural outing alongside label bossman Deetron as Roots Panorama, ... Read more

ADE Essentials 2015: Thursday (Oct 15)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Berlin Fundraiser Looks To Continue Refugee Awareness With Palms Trax And Objekt

Even though borrowed from a Swedish metal band, these lyrics well describe the mood and the cause of another event where house music mobilises Europeans to aid asylum seekers. This time it all takes place at Berlin’s About Blank “We stand as one and ruled by none. To the sound of the underground” Previously, we wrote on “Techno for Humanity”  in Antwerp, aimed at bringing the dance music community together to aid the current influx of refugee (asylum seekers) in need of safe European shelter. While there are those praising Germany’s role in the crisis, others call it as pragmatic as it is idealistic. Here, ... Read more

Lente Kabinet Festival Line-Up Released

Dekmantel daughter organization Lente Kabinet has come out with its full line-up this week. As can be expected, the guys who run the outfit haven’t held back in booking some pretty exciting names for the event which is set on May 30th. Next to the fair share of stunning headliners like Nicolas Jaar and Moodymann and Ben UFO, some more obscure names are also well-represented as well, like Chicago disco dame The Black Madonna, Trouw favourite Barnt, Palms Trax and Lena Wilikens. Check out all the names below: Event

Preview: Palms Trax Set To Release New EP On Dekmantel

After rapid procession of highly-acclaimed cuts by Amsterdam-based label Dekmantel, Berlin-based Palms Trax has now been mentioned as next in line for its release schedule with ‘In Gold EP’. In recent months Dekmantel have released work by such promising artists as San Francisco’s Matrixxman, a full-length album by Juju and Jordash and an adventurous techno statement by Joey Anderson. Palms Trax is following in their footsteps with ‘In Gold’. On the EP’s content Dekmantel said that “His sound situates him firmly along the Chicago-Detroit axis, cooking up pad-driven jams, off kilter drums and hazy synths that shift like a gentle ... Read more