Tag: Pleinvrees Festival

Pleinvrees Announces Joris Voorn, Stephan Bodzin, Max Cooper For 2017 Festival

With a motley collection of melodies, slew of live performances, and a ton of artists coming in from Berlin, Pleinvrees Festival sets itself apart from the (crowded) field. After having announced their move to Het Twiske, Pleinvrees now reveals the full lineup for the 2 September event, which will feature everyone from Joris Voorn, Worakls, Stephan Bodzin to Oliver Koletzki, ROD, Andhim, and Max Cooper, to Reinier Zonneveld and Satori. You can check out the full list of names below, but with over 40 artists spread across 5 stages (including hosts The Gardens of Babylon and Katermukke), there’s something for ... Read more

Interview: Frankey & Sandrino

Frankey & Sandrino’s productions, DJ & Live sets snowball dance floors worldwide and fill them with epic moments. After their chance encounter at a Sandrino residency performance, the duo were drawn to each other’s mutual thirst for deep & melodic music, resulting in the launch of the Frankey & Sandrino project in 2010. Since then, their rise has been nothing short of meteoric, gathering accolades like Ibiza DJ Awards’ Track of the Season 2015 for their anthemic ‘Alcamar’ and releases on the likes of Innervisions, Moodmusic, and Drumpoet Community. Definitely no strangers to DHA, Frankey & Sandrino now prepare for ... Read more

Interview: &ME

Coming from Hamburg to Berlin in 2004, &ME was soon recognized for his talents in the studio. Flash forward 10+ years and now &ME can boast releases and remixes on the likes of Front Room, Souvenir, Rebirth, Liebe*Detail, and Saved, solidifying his reputation as a gifted producer and DJ extraordinaire. His blend of Techno and soulful House has taken an incredible shape, also in no small part to his own Keinemusik imprint. No stranger to DHA, &ME now prepares for his 3 September performance at Pleinvrees Festival, where he will bring his electric touch to Amsterdam once again. He’s also ... Read more

Pleinvrees Festival Podcast By David Mayer

For his upcoming performance at Pleinvrees Festival, David Mayer crafts an exclusive podcast full of his trademark funked up, heavy pounding beats. As a part of the Keinemusik family from day one, David’s like-mindedness with fellow crew members Rampa, &ME, Adam Port and Reznik has shown in his DJ-sets and productions. Both, when DJing and producing, David consistently presents his own interpretation of catchiness, mixing up Techno and House, adding a bit of deepness, but always keeping an eye on making his audience shake some. Coming in September, David Mayer will be taking his craft to the wildly colorful Pleinvrees Festival – a ... Read more

Interview: Stephan Bodzin

Stephan Bodzin has been a hugely influential figure within the global techno scene for years. Stephan Bodzin’s productions are described as driving, hypnotic constructions bound by a realistic and memorable sense of melodic entanglement. As a DJ, his storytelling approach has marked him as an impressive live specialist, creating mesmerizing, high impact soundtracks. Frequently appearing at renowned nightlife hotspots around the world, his status as a scene figure and luminary is widespread. No stranger to DHA, Stephan Bodzin now prepares for his September 3rd performance at Pleinvrees Festival, where he will bring his electric touch to Amsterdam once again. Here, the multi-talented German dishes his thoughts on Amsterdam, ... Read more

Interview: N’to

N’to’s love affair with music began during his early childhood in his hometown of Marseille, France. Influenced by minimal and techno artists such as James Holden, Extrawelt and Stephan Bodzin, as well as 70s rock, 30s swing, hiphop, triphop, pop, jazz, soul, classical music, the many shades of N’to’s electronic music are instantely recognisable through smooth melodies and efficient rhythms. Having been featured on DHA before, N’to now gets us all ready for 3 September’s Pleinvrees Festival where he will bring his analog and electronic border blurring performance, N’to (live). Here, the talented Frenchman dishes on Marseille hot spots, goes ... Read more

Pleinvrees Festival Announces Lineup For 2016 Edition

This year, on 3 September, Pleinvrees Festival goes down in Amsterdam and today the organization drops its full lineup, new artwork AND a new website. Divided amongst five stages, Pleinvrees Festival’s stellar lineup consists of many familiar, as well as new faces. Amongst the five, two stages will be hosted by special guests including Berlin label Katermukke and yours truly, DHA. In other Pleinvrees news, Lithuanian performer Ten Walls will also join the lineup after a year of well known controversy. Pleinvrees and DHA think that, in the organization’s free spirit, as well as the dance scene’s, to give him ... Read more