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The World’s Top 5 Paradise Festivals

We have selected our Top 5 Paradise Festivals to make your summer line up that little bit easier as you try and beat the winter (and upcoming summer) blues. Air Festival Now in its fourth year, The Air Festival has established itself as one of the foremost gatherings of visionaries, musicians, artists and dancers in the region. Its two stages merge underground dance music culture with ceremony and sacredness, creating an unforgettable three-day experience in which friendships are forged, hearts are opened and life is affirmed. Musically, many tasteful bases are covered including every shade of house from deep to ... Read more

Premiere: Back Talk feat. Idris Elba - Paradise (Skream Remix)

Doorly’s Reptile Dysfunction drops a huge house record from a brand new project accompanied by vocals from Idris Elba, with remixes from Patrick Topping, Skream and more. Back Talk is a brand new collaborative electronic live band project consisting of Doorly, Trooko and Tan Dem. The band will also feature a constantly evolving cast of cameo featured artists and vocalists, with Idris Elba being the first, on their debut record ‘Paradise’. Here, Idris’ haunting vocals set over house sleaze is remixed by Skream who creates a beautiful melodic version seeped in neon-flecked ambiance. If you’re in Amsterdam next week for ... Read more

Party Report: The BPM Festival: Portugal

It’s been 2 weeks since we came back from Portugal and we’re still buzzing from BPM’s first edition in Europe. The festival’s maiden edition on the continent took place in Portimão, a touristic seaside town. The main season for beach-goers is over which provides the perfect backdrop for BPM. We arrive on Thursday and set out to explore its daytime beach parties. The three main venues hosting daytime events are Blanco Beach, Cloque and NoSoloÁgua. We decide to head to the latter. The event on for the first day of BPM is the showcase hosted by the crew from Warung ... Read more

Mysteryland USA Unveils Expectation Defying 2017 Lineup

With its quarter century long brand making it the world’s longest running festival experience, Mysteryland will bring their 4th stateside edition to Bethel Woods, New York this June 9-12. Home to the original Woodstock, Mysteryland USA has reimagined the musical landscape of the space, assembling an all-star cast of diverse musical talent, which now is ready to be unveiled! Headlining acts come in the form of rapper G-Eazy, LCD Soundystem, and Major Lazer, with headlining support coming from the likes of Die Antwoord, Big Gigantic, and the fire-spitting duo Run the Jewels (amongst others). Amongst thee slew of quality acts ... Read more

Sasha & Digweed & Carl Cox Amongst First Kappa FuturFestival 2017 Names

Kappa FuturFestival returns to Torino, Italy with its sixth edition over 8-9 July weekend. Keen and cosmopolitan, Kappa FuturFestival has already situated itself within “finest European techno Gatherings” conversation and with the release of their first names, continues this trend. The first wave of names include Carl Cox, Paradise and Hot Creations hero Jamie Jones, as well as another sure to be historic appearance from Sasha & Digweed. Cocoon king Sven Vath plays day two, and will be joined by Italian pair Tale of Us. Keep an eye out for additional names and more details to be released in the ... Read more

DHA Mix #261 By Lauren Lane

Cutting her teeth in New York’s competitive dance music world has since resulted in a globe trotting career for the talented Lauren Lane. Now, a seasonal resident of Los Angeles and Ibiza with prominent appearances everywhere from Coachella to The BPM Festival, Lauren is definitively situated on the ascent. Over this past summer she made stops at virtually every major Ibiza-based residency like ANTS, Paradise, Elrow, and Rumors, while releasing the well received ‘Diary of a Madwoman’ EP on Eats Everything & Nick Harris‘ Edible label. This adds to her already prolific output on the likes of Saved, where her “Mantra ... Read more

DHA Mix #236 + Interview By Route 94

Over the past handful of years, Route 94 has quietly yet forcefully established himself as a distinctive young figure in today’s house music scene. Setting clubs ablaze in the hands of Skream, Benga and New York Transit Authority, Route 94’s propulsive, bass-heavy music is also regularly featured on Radio 1 and Rinse FM, while while including a globe trotting DJ schedule. This week, Route 94 will be in town for ADE with performances at the sold out Paradise event on Friday and Verknipt‘s ADE House Special. Ahead of those events, he’s put together a solid mix (recorded live from this ... Read more

BPM Festival Announces Initial Info For Monumental 10th Anniversary

With the dreaded winter months just a stones throw away, BPM have released the first ten showcases ahead of their 10 day and night underground, dance marathon music festival, which will run from January 6th – 15th 2017, and take place in the picturesque Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. With the festival celebrating its 10th year anniversary it has managed to pack in an eye watering list of globally respected music labels and iconic brands, as fans can look forward to Jamie Jones bringing his infamous Paradise party, Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep In Sound, Marco Carola’s Music On and Steve ... Read more

DHA Mix #234 By wAFF

UK based DJ and producer wAFF provides us with yet another undeniably brilliant mix, exemplifying his musical talents way beyond his years. Only in his mid twenties wAFF exudes musical talent that many spend years trying to achieve. With a diverse and dynamic DJ’ing career under his belt, it is this combined with his unique and superior affinity with music production software that places him at the forefront on the house and techno hierarchy. Being blessed with a compelling history within the creative industry, it is maybe his experience in dance and acting that means self expression comes so naturally ... Read more

DGTL Brings Heavyweight Event Trio To ADE 2016

Once again going down on the NDSM-Docklands Scheepsbouwloods, DGTL brings their trio of acclaimed events back to ADE 2016. The impressive events will each be co-hosted by one of the seminal brands in dance music, with 2016’s lienup featuring Mosaic by Maceo Plex, Jamie Jones’ Paradise, and, of course, Cologne’s Kompakt Recordings. Included in the over 30 artists who will descend onto NDSM are live perfomamnces from Agents of Time, Audion, KiNK, Stephan Bodzin, Infinity Ink, and Âme, while DJ heavy’s like Laurent Garnier, Hot Since 82, Kölsch, Rebolledo, Hot Since 82, Agoria, Michael Mayer, and more will also represent. ... Read more

The 10 Best WMC/MMW Events 2016

As thousands of fans are about to gather in Miami for the MMW, WMC & Ultra, we hand picked the shows which should be on your to go list. March is the busiest time of the year for the sunshine state and hundreds of events are taking place, however some of them do clearly stand out for us, the 10 best gigs with very special artists in very special venues, Miami people get ready to dance until dawn! See also: How To Understand Miami Music Marathon’s Event Groups 15 March | Mind Against & DJ Tennis | Electrik Pickle Plot ... Read more

We Are FSTVL Set For Biggest Event Yet With Huge 2016 Edition

We Are FSTVL – winner of multiple local and international festival wards, including: Best New Festival (UK Festival Awards 2013), Best Medium Sized Festival (UK Festival Awards 2014), and Best International Festival (DJ Awards 2015) – has unveiled its 2016 lineup. Quite frankly, a salivating two days of music from top to bottom, We Are FSTVL will feature over 200 of dance music’s finest artists across 16 bespoke stages, as 50,000 fans converge in London over the 28 – 29 May bank holiday. Leading club brands like Used & Abused, Cocoon, Defected in the House, Lovejuice, Do Not Sleep, Glitterboxx, ... Read more

SXMusic Festival Completes Lineup; Announces Brand Partners

The third wave of acts and brand partners have been unveiled for SXMusic Festival, taking place in the Caribbean paradise island of St. Martin in March 2016. Rebolledo, DJ W!ld, The Mekanism, Gab Rhome, Gardens Of God, Oceanvs, Orientalis, Mia Lucci, Chaim, Demi, Greg Piddock, Jade, Vanjee, Sleepy & Boo are now set to join the fun in the sun, joining artists from key labels and collectives like Diynamic, Life And Death and Lee Burridge’s All Day I Dream. Jamie Jones, the king of modern house music, will also be in session with his famous Paradise brand—and all the associated ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Friday (Oct 16)

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

10 Best WMC/MMW 2015 Events

It’s that time of year again! As Winter turns to Spring and March comes to an end, the wonderful city of Miami will once again be the center of the dance music universe with the annual celebration that is Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week.  Well into its second decade of existence, the WMC/MMW experience is undoubtedly a must attend as the tunes will be as plentiful as the sun and sex. Anticipating the week to come we have highlighted ten events that we think feature some of the best lineups the week has to offer.  Included are a smattering from ... Read more