Tag: Prunk

De Marktkantine Once Again Transforms Into Jungle Paradise, De Zomerkantine For 2018 Summer

Returning for another summer, De Marktkantine once again transforms into the jungle paradise of De Zomerkantine. Throughout the summer, esteemed names like Gui Boratto, Fritz Kalkbrenner, Skream, Joris Voorn, Secret Cinema, Miss Kittin, Prunk and many more will visit after that weekend’s festival concludes. On the season, 23 June sees Gui Boratto, Nick Elisabeth and Spaceandtime, with Benny Rodrigues and Michel De Hey all Night long on the 30th. In July, Tensnake, Skream, Miss Kittin, Extrawelt, Miss Melera, Samuel Deep, Chris Stussy will all be there, while August brings Oxia, Michel de Hey, Prunk, Joris Voorn and Jay Lumen, Secret ... Read more

Interview: Prunk

After selling out clubnights in Amsterdam at the likes of Claire, De Marktkantine, and Chicago Social Club, Prunk‘s PIV brand is expanding into the festival arena with next month’s PIV Winter Festival. No stranger to DHA, Prunk & PIV have been there since the beginning with both artist and brand picking up steam since its 2015 inception. Aside from the aforementioned local clubs, the PIV name has also found itself on board last September’s The Ark Cruise, while Prunk continues to line up sets at the likes of Labyrinth Open in Croatia, DGTL Barcelona, Welcome to the Future, Straf_Werk Festival, ... Read more

DHA Rooftop Sessions Returns With Uptown Invites At Rotterdam’s The Suicide Club!

Last time, it was our friends over at PIV Records, and this Saturday, 18 November, Rotterdam’s Uptown Invites brings….us, for a special edition of Rooftop Sessions. The last Rooftop Sessions event was three years ago, where Adriatique, Mario Basanov, Prunk, and Kimou handled the music in the sky, and this time it grows even bigger (and more personal). On this special two-area event at The Suicide Club, we are bringing a handful of our own residents, and curators of our diverse and influential Soundcloud channel, to join Dekmantel‘s Jan Van Kampen, Triphouse Rotterdam‘s Moody Mehran, a trio of MODULAR Festival‘s DJs ... Read more

Premiere: Prunk & Chris Stussy - Brooklyn Tears (Original Mix)

Amsterdam’s PIV Records returns, turning up the heat with their first collaboration EP from the city’s Prunk and Chris Stussy. Here, the EPs title track comes made for creating epic moments on the dancefloor and will definitely take you to higher places. On the vinyl version of the EP, Prunk & Chris Stussy have also made a special dub version – deep and perfect for the early warm up vibes but will add action to the dancefloor. “Brooklyn Tears” is available 4 August on PIV Records Featured Image: Nanda Hagenaars

5 Reasons Why: All We Want Festival

It’s almost here, All We Want Festival celebrates its 5 year anniversary with four days of atmospheric festival experiences from 7-10 July in Goch, Germany. Always a favorite on the DHA calendar, we thought we’d highlight 5 reasons why this unique event is one of the most friendly and interesting camping-based events in the area. As usual, we’ll be on site with many of our Amsterdam based friends. Have you been to All We Want Festival before? What would you say is its primary appeal? 5. The Location Not only is the festival located on the picturesque grounds of a ... Read more

Raumfeld & DHA Presents: Many Sounds of Raumfeld

During this upcoming Amsterdam Dance Event DHA has teamed up with the high-end speaker brand Raumfeld to host two special events. Situated right in the centre of Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam’s most cultural space – the Museum square, the contemporary design Raumfeld speaker store will turn into a vibrant event with the industry’s finest DJ’s October 20th and 21st. Meanwhile, we can’t hide our excitement for handing the decks to our hand-picked line-up of industry’s top talent and personality. The still very British, now Amsterdam local Ben Westbeech (aka Breach) is joined by another very prolific brit Huxley. Next to that, ... Read more

Pacha Festival Podcast By ANOTR

In anticipation of Pacha Festival, ANOTR revs the amplitude up with a special podcast of sweaty house jams. Joining this summer’s bill at the festival are artists such as Kenny Dope, Danny Wade, Claptone, Prunk, and many more. Consisting of 21 year olds Jesse van der Heijden and Oguzhan Guney, ANOTR are an Amsterdam-based duo that have set tech-house oriented releases on labels such as Armada Music, Defected Records, and DFTD. Despite their tender age, ANOTR have played on summer festival hotspots in Ibiza, Amsterdam’s ADE, and graced plenty more internationally acclaimed clubs and venues. Consisting of a four stage setup, three of the stages will ... Read more

Summerpark Podcast By Sam Divine

In anticipation to her performance on the Summer Stage at Summerpark, Defected Records veteran Sam Divine provides a special podcast to reinvigorate the title ‘DJ under the sun’. Based in the UK, Sam Divine originally emerged out of the Bristol club circuit with her trainspotter-knowledge of house. She’s since performed at renowned festivals and venues such as We Are FSTVL, Pacha Festival, and a 3-year residency at Ushuaia Ibiza, all the while running her ‘timeless-house’ label D-Vine Sounds. As an artist, she utilizes aesthetics such as 80s Motown samples and shady vocal dubs to create escapist house cuts which allow the 9-5 jobber to safely parachute into a humbled vibe. Kicking off the July festival season is ... Read more

Party Report: Amsterdam Open Air 2016

Needless to say Amsterdam Open Air Festival got really lucky with the weather on both of its days, as it tends to do year in and year out. Saturday seemed to lean slightly more towards hip-hop, pop and Caribbean electronic music acts, however there was always the Straf_Werk stage to run to for all the true house aficionados. The line-up was solid: Finnebassen started, with Jonas Rathsman following up with an unusually light set for him, perfectly fitting for the midday. He was followed by, apparently, a great fit of Nuno Dos Santos and Tsepo playing a B2B sunset set, finished ... Read more

Preview: All We Want Festival 2016

To those who have never raved at AWW, we’d like to provide you our insight on the festival’s experience. Upon arrival, you’ll enter a small, cosy town blazoned with relaxing vibes and 1969 Woodstock nostalgia. The spacious park allows ravers to chill, dance, and enlighten their inner-social-butterfly, while the beautiful surroundings invite everyone to soak up a holiday feeling. As for the stages – each one has its own comfort and aesthetic. At one moment you may feel like a modern-day raver version of St. Francis of Assisi, partying alongside a 12th century monastery, while another moment you’ll be shuffling the sand between your toes inside of what seems to be Wilbur’s Barn. At night, sand footsie in the barn is still ... Read more

Premiere: Prunk – No Cure Feat. Alex Mills (Radio Version)

Coming off the front of a prolific 2016, PIV label owner and former DHA crew member Prunk premieres an easy-going classic Garage-inspired house track developed together with London-based singer/songwriter Alex Mills. Locked in as a Resident DJ for major Dutch festivals DGsuch as DGTL and Straf_Werk, Prunk has also setup periodic PIV club nights at Chicago Social Club and De Marktkantine, including a few PIV nights in the emerging rave-paradise of Malta. PIV has been up and running since the eve of 2015, with a steady flow of releases along the way. Already featured on the label are artists such as Roland Nights, Chris Stussy and Yusuke Yamamoto, with more to come in ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Podcast By Finnebassen

Stirring up the Amsterdam Open Air party fever is Oslo-based producer & DJ Finnebassen, who provides and exclusive podcast to showcase the Norwegian sound. Finnebassen became to be because of his silky smooth house impressions, including regularly performing at massive Oslo night spots Jaeger and The Villa, as well as regular gigs worldwide, with recent visits to Berlin, Greece, Brazil and many appearances around the UK. For this runaround however, he creates a set to gear us up for the massive Amsterdam Open Air festival this weekend. Returning to the recreational Gaasperpark from the 4th to 5th of June, Amsterdam Open Air will bring together ... Read more

PIV Podcast By Prunk

Coming off the front of a prolific 2016, PIV label owner and former DHA crew member Prunk provides an exclusive podcast for his PIV label night w/ Fred Everything. Locked in as a Resident DJ for major Dutch festivals such as DGTL and Straf_Werk, Prunk has also setup periodic PIV club nights at Chicago Social Club and De Marktkantine, including a few PIV nights in the emerging rave-paradise of Malta. PIV has been up and running since the eve of 2015, with a steady flow of releases along the way. Already featured on the label are artists such as Roland Nights, Chris Stussy and Yusuke Yamamoto, with more to come in 2016. ... Read more

Pacha Festival Celebrates 5 Years In Amsterdam

Pacha Festival Amsterdam will celebrate its 5 year anniversary in a brand new, centrally located and easily accessible, location, Arenapark. Organised by renowned Ibiza club chain Pacha, the shiny red cherries will bring over its Balearic magic to the Dutch capital for the fifth turn, once more bringing some of the most beautiful stage dressing in Holland’s expansive festival landscape, combined with another stellar line-up for a perfect recipe for a day to remember. The first names are, among others, ANOTR, Benny Rodrigues, Claptone, Cassy, Darius Syrossian, Franky Rizardo, Hannah Wants, Karotte, Klingande, Martin Solveig, Mark Knight, Prunk, Sander Kleinenberg, ... Read more

Upcoming Dancefair Described As Not-To-Miss Producer Event

Dancefair/Musicfair is coming up this weekend in the Jaarbeurs Utrecht. With masterclasses in music production by the likes of Secret Cinema, De Sluwe Vos,  or the opportunity to get in touch with major labels like Universal, the two-day event is promising to be one that’s not to miss for any producer who wants to get himself out there. “The idea behind the event was born out of frustration actually,” says organiser Norman Soares “My friends who are music producers and I thought that there was no event which focussed solely on music makers. Of course there’s Noorderslag and ADE, but ... Read more