Tag: Q Factory

Q-Factory: Amsterdam East’s ADE Gem

Nestled within the cultural melting post that is Amsterdam’s Oost neighborhood stands the industrial, multi purpose venue, Q-Factory. Reminiscent of city center attractions like Melkweg and Paradiso, Q-Factory is Amsterdam’s only other all purpose music venue, able to hold some 1300 between its two cavernous halls. From live music to underground dance, the venue’s place within the cultural landscape of Amsterdam’s most diverse neighborhood cannot be understated. A center for community, with its practice, work, and studio space, full service cafe, and upcoming hotel, Q-Factory literally breathes creativity. Now, with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) right around the corner, the venue ... Read more

Interview: Habischman

After a 7 year break, Global Underground has relaunched its seminla Nubreed series, this time with Iran’s Habischman handling mix duties. With a string of underground hits on labels as varied as Get Physical, VIVA Music and Selador, Habischman’s trademark fluid sounds have entranced clubbers from Dubai to Berlin and beyond, fusing deep progressive melodies with cleverly orchestrated and addictive beats. On 20 October, Habischman will also be a part of Global Underground’s TWENTY Amsterdam Dance Event celebration, where we will join the likes of James Lavelle, Dave Seaman, Darren Emerson, Sander Kleineberg, and more at Q-Factory. Anticipating that event ... Read more

Interview: Guy Mantzur

Tel Aviv based Guy Mantzur specializes in creating electronic music that defies over-simple genre classification. Drawing influences from Tech House, Techno and proper Progressive House, he creates his own distinctive musical template that has seen him establish himself as a top DJ/Producer worldwide. He is instantly recognisable through his unique hypnotic melodies and seductive grooves, both in his productions and his DJ sets. Guy’s music often tops the Beatport sales charts and is played & supported by the biggest names around the globe. Recognised as a leading light in the ever-growing Tel Aviv underground music scene, Guy Mantzur is also ... Read more