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Paradise City Festival: The 3 Best Sets

Paradise City is perfectly named: the intimate festival in Belgium took place from June 29th to July 1st at the stunning Castle domain of Ribaucourt in Belgium. The place is surrounded by little lakes meaning that you get about on bridges made form plastic barrels. There is forest all around, lots of open green space to laze about on and rivers to chill by. The whole festival has a cosy, intimate feel making it perfect for those who like things a little more boutique. With killer sets from the likes of Amp Fiddler & Tony Allen, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Joris ... Read more

Monolink Brings Debut Album Alongside World Tour Including Three Day The Gardens Of Babylon Festival

Last Friday, multi instrumentalist Monolink released his debut album “Amniotic” via Embassy One. Following the success of its first two singles ‘Sirens’ and ‘Swallow’, as well as a chart burning remix of the former from Patrice Baumel, “Amniotic”‘s stripped down productions create ample room for Monolink’s voice to carry the weight of his haunting melodies and allow for lyricism to cut through, creating vivid imagery and pronounced storylines reminiscent of acts like Bob Moses, Gui Boratto, and Bonobo. Read Also: The Gardens of Babylon’s Dialogue With Monolink Following the release, Monolink will embark on a 3-month live tour across the ... Read more

Paradise City Festival Completes Fourth Edition Lineup With Henrik Schwarz, Joris Voorn, Studio Barhus & More

Leading the way when it comes to green energy, limited waste, locally sourced food and sustainability, Paradise City Festival has also just completed its 2018, fourth edition lineup. The environmentally conscious, historically set event happens from 29 June – 1 July in Brabant, Belgium, and has already announced the likes of Denis Horvat, DJ Koze, Jennifer Cardini, Kink, and more. Now, Castle Ribaucourt welcomes it’s final wave of artists. Coming in the form of live performances, DJ sets, International stars, and promising up and comers, the likes of Tony Allen & Amp Fiddler, Henrik Schwarz (Live), Joris Voorn, Lil Louis, ... Read more

Caprices Festival Celebrates 15 Years With Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Ricardo Villalobos & More

In 2018, Caprices Festival will celebrate its 15th edition whilst in-house party MDRNTY celebrates its 10th year transforming the beautiful Swiss French resort of Crans-Montana in the Valais mountains into another temple of electronic music. From April 12th – 15th 2018, Caprices will focus on brand new stages and production with a huge lineup mixing up original Caprices artists and returning guests, with new names and young talent. On the lineup, the first names include Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Paul Kalkbrenner, Ricardo Villalobos, Henrik Schwarz, Adam Beyer, Luciano, Sonja Moonear, Dubfire, Paul Ritch, Patrice Baumel, Cobblestone Jazz (live), Archie Hamilton, ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Wonderflip – A Magical Circus

From 9 – 12 November, India’s inaugural carnival of wonders – Wonderflip – A Magical Circus brings a selection of Europe and India’s finest DJ’s to a truly exotic location. Held in rustic, rural Khempur, a 45-minute drive away from Udaipur, Wonderflip – A Magical Circus is a combination of the traditional world of the performing circus with the modern facilities of an outstanding festival experience. With two stages, immersive performances, art installations, and an outdoor bazaar, the Wonderflip experience will truly be a journey through the senses, all guided by the likes of dOP, Patrice Baumel, VAAL, Frankey & ... Read more

India’s Carnival Of Wonders Wonderflip Unveils Full Lineup

Over four days and three nights, India’s first immersive performing arts and music festival, ‘WONDERFLIP’ will be held in rustic, rural Khempur. From 9 – 12 November, visiting guests will be able to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars at one of its two stage locations (The Big Top, Marquee). Now, WONDERFLIP has announced its full lineup of acts, which include DJs and live performers from around the world as well as ... Read more

La Rêve Festival Descends On Dreamy Outdoor Thuishaven

This Saturday, 5 August, Amsterdam’s dreamy outdoor location Thuishaven plays host to La Rêve Festival. What started four years ago with a tight knit group of local artists and big dreamers sharing a love of House Music, has since hosted multiple Dagdromen Festival editions, featuring artists like Stephan Bodzin, Dominik Eulberg, Gabriel Ananda, Patrice Baumel, Tsepo, Miss Melera and many others. This year Dagdromen turns into La Rêve Festival and renews its focus on their own talents with a few melodic headliners thrown in for good measure. So, as an alternative to a big local weekend that features PRIDE and ... Read more

5 Reasons Why: Buiten Westen

Free spirits of Amsterdam will once again collect under Buiten Westen’s colorful Tree of Life this Saturday, July 15. With a vast location, a heavyweight artist lineup, and a couple surprises in tow, navigating everything Buiten Westen has to offer may be daunting, albeit undeniably adventurous. So, with that, we thought we’d help out a bit and highlight 5 aspects of this colorful festival that most appeal to us. Naturally the music holds most of the attention, but did you know that it is also one of Amsterdam’s most tightly knit festival communities. Here, check out our “5 Reasons Why” ... Read more

Festival Bucket List: Paradise City Festival

When it comes to large scale events, the “best of” conversation tends to swing itself towards areas of high subjectivity…how we define what we “like”? How our personal finances affect our decisions? What kind of core values do we look for? Many questions, none of which with easy answers. Well, with that in mind, we’re hoping to put a few events on your radar that are (admittedly) subjective to our writer’s tastes, but with a focus on all of its aspects. Hopefully it will make your decisions easier, highlight some interesting festivals you may not yet be familiar with, highlight ... Read more

Premiere: Masaya - Walking Dad (Kurt Baggaley Edition)

After the well received release of Masaya‘s debut album “Picking Up The Pieces,” Chapter 24 Records now unloads a special remix package of the LP. Featuring the likes of Ripperton, Patrice Baumel, and Johannes Brecht (amongst others), it is Kurt Baggaley‘s version of ‘Walking Dad’ that we premiere exclusively here today. Kurt is a staple of Chapter 24, as well as Nuno dos Santos’ Something Happening Somewhere imprint who crosses the boundaries of electronic music with his unique retro feel. On ‘Walking Dad,’ Kurt flips the original into a deep spine tingling number that will infuse and fill the dance ... Read more

Joris Voorn Launches Spectrum Radio On International FM

What started as an event/photo series is now a solid all encompassing media concept. With the addition of Spectrum Radio, Joris Voorn will be heard on worldwide fm stations in (so far) France, Belgium, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Spain and the United Arab Emirates. Now, its 4 episodes have racked up some 100K plays across Mixcloud, Soundcloud, and iTunes, and have featured upfront music from the likes of Sasha, Patrice Baumel, Kölsch & Michael Mayer, Detroit Swindle, Stephan Bodzin and Dusky. Each episode also features special segments such as ‘So Long’ (classics), ‘The Secret’ (exclusive edits and unreleased mixes), and ‘The ... Read more

Paradise City Is The (Sustainable) Glastonbury Alternative We All Need

With over 60 live acts and DJs announced, Belgium’s Paradise City Festival preps for a sustainable 9and affordable) 3 day early summer event. Held at the stunning Castle Ribaucourt (with its moats and private island setting) in Perk, Belgium, Paradise City Festival was the winner of 2016’s prestigious OVAM Green Event Award, with an initiative and dedication to the environment that includes a 100% recycled landscape, solar powered camp sites, free cardboard tents, and more. Of course, the main attraction of the event is the music, of which there is no shortage of quality acts. On the live side of ... Read more

Premiere: Masaya – Borderline (Neil Flynn’s Reduction Edition)

Neil Flynn’s musical accolades extends from renowned productions to club residencies and frequent bookings at parties and festivals throughout Europe and beyond. The Irish-born Berlin émigré has shared a DJ booth with the likes of Dixon, Mano le Tough,, Ame, and Baikal, and has released on the likes of Lossless and Needwant. Here, Neil’s Reduction Edition of Masaya‘s ‘Borderline’ is a masterclass in minimalism, keeping the listener gripped as vocals evolve into synth lines and back into vocals again, all against a pared down techno backdrop. Selected from Masaya’s recently released ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ LP, this refined track also ... Read more

DHA Mix #274 By Bas Dobbelaer

In the thriving house and techno scene of Amsterdam Bas Dobbelaer is someone very much making a name for himself. With a characteristic style, Bas always sets out to find the right sentiment in his sets, be it warm-up or peaking at prime time, describing his sound as “rhythmic and atmospheric” which results in a well thought out collection of music. With this ever growing reputation, Bas has found himself booked alongside artists such as Culoe de Song, Erol Alkan, Robag Wruhme, Patrice Bäumel and Chymera throughout Amsterdam’s biggest venues such as Radion, Cruquiusgilde, Marktkantine and Studio 80. Now, to ... Read more

Premiere: Michael Mayer & Barnt – Und Da Stehen Fremde Menschen (Patrice Bäumel Remix)

Michael Mayer is one of the leading tastemakers in dance music and his DJ sets have influenced a generation (or two) of musicians and fans. Taken from his third full length, the collaborative project “&,” ‘Und Da Stehen Fremde Menschen’ is built around a vocal sample from long lost East German band, Stern Meissen, it’s a track that calls for some weird but volatile sounds bound in the fury of a techno blizzard. Fellow Cologne conspirator Barnt was tapped to help bring Michael’s idea to life.The longtime friends share a musical history and taste, along with a love of twisting ... Read more