The third edition Vietnam’s Epizode Festival will take place from 28 December to 8 January 2019 on Phu Quoc, providing a perfect setup for this NYE musical holiday across its epic 11 day run. Bringing some the world’s biggest electronic music acts to Asia, supported by the finest local talents, the first round of confirmed headliners includes Nina Kraviz, Praslesh, Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, Sonja Moonear, and Zip. These instantly reconizable names will be joined by Philipp Gorbachev, Denis Kaznacheev, Sofia Rodina, Ouissam, Hibiya Line, Rifain, Sinju Hargun, and Dott.
After two editions, EPIZODE festival will return from 28 December, 2018 – 8 January, 2019, on the island hideaway off Vietnam’s West coast – Phu Quoc. It will, once again, welcome the global electronic music headliners and live performances from all over the world playing alongside the most exciting Asia based talents across the immersive, 11-day long escape. Previous editions have hosted the the likes of Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Dixon, Loco Dice, and Chris Liebing, amongst many more. The Super Early Bird Multi Passes as available now. Find the necessary information at the links below. 28 December ... Read more
Awakenings Festival has just dropped their 2018 line-up, which sees the iconic festival descend upon Spaarnwoude once again from 30 June – 1 July. Over one hundred artists will perform over two days of Techno with some 80.000 visitors are expected. On the 2018 bill, key acts this year include Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, and Sven Väth. Awakenings also will showcase the new generation of Techno heavyweights like Job Jobse, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte and Dax J for their respective festival debuts. Also on hand, and for the first time ever, Richie Hawtin will bring his special ... Read more
Vietnam’s Epizode Festival made a huge mark on all who attended this year. The second edition of the ten day long event was a landmark one, with people from all over the US, UK, New Zealand, Russia and Australia making up the diverse crowd. Of course, plenty of locals from the Asian scene also got involved and with a line-up featuring the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Dixon, Ame, Peggy Gou, Loco Dice, Luciano, Marcel Dettmann, Sofia Rodina, Bambounou and many more, the festival really has helped drive the scene forward and bring plenty of big names to the area for ... Read 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
The lush green jungle of on the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc plays host to 31 December – 10 January’s Epizode Festival, which has already announced names like Luciano, Nic Fanciulli, Dixon & Loco Dice. Now, the destination event has added a slew of new names to its ever growing lineup. Amongst these new names are Ricardo Villalobos, Call Super, Jamie Jones, Ryan Crosson, Sammy Dee, Nicolas Lutz, BINH, Richie Ahmed and wAFF. Check out teh full lineup as it stands below, which also includes stage hosts HYTE and, from Russia, Alma. 31 December – 10 January, 2017 | EPIZODE | Tickets | Phu ... Read more
For HYTE’s 24 hour rave on New Year’s Eve at Funkhaus in Berlin, two rooms featuring all shades of Techno will be covered. Monoloc, Gregor Tresher, Pan-Pot, Andrea Oliva, Adam Beyer, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Nina Kraviz and Chris Liebing will all play in room one. Meanwhile, the second space will be taken care of by Confidns, Gheist live, Modig, Deniro, Bjarki live, Steve Rachmad, wAFF, Yaya, Ferro, Alex & Digby, Enzo Siragusa and Dewalta. Below, check out the official timetable for this not to be missed event. 31 December | HYTE NYE Berlin 2017 | Tickets ... Read more
Global party brand HYTE returns to Amsterdam for the fourth consecutive year of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) warehouse parties. Once again be taking over Amsterdam’s Warehouse Elementenstraat, HYTE will bring four events to make use of the venue’s newly granted 24-hour license, with extended opening hours ensuring an almost non-stop revellers sanctuary. Over the course of ADE 2017, HYTE will welcome the likes of Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Chris Liebing, Seth Troxler, Pan-Pot, Marcel Dettmann, Dekmantel Soundsystem and many, many more. Find all the information and complete lineup at the link below and we’ve heard rumblings of a secret location ... Read more
With only a couple more days to go, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw are set to take over Off Week with its weeklong schedule of events. Amongst the 5 events taking place at the majestic El Monasterio/Poble Espanyol will be the likes of Carl Craig‘s Motor City love letter Detroit Love, as well as Ricardo Villalobos‘ FRRC, DJ Koze‘ Pampa Records showcase and more. Here, Indigo Raw’s Artistic Director Nerone provides 10 of his, and the company’s, favorite tracks from this years featured artists. I’m sure there are a lot of favorites of yours amongst here. Make sure you grab the few ... Read more
Sonus Festival’s fifth birthday is on the horizon and with that the event’s lineup has been finalized and boat parties announced. Joining the likes of Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos, Jackmaster, and Joseph Capriati will now be Agoria, Âme, Dense & Pika, Floorplan (aka Robert Hood and Lyric Hood live), Guti (live), Ian F., Ivan Komlinovic (live), Magda, Mimi, Raresh, Steffen Deux, and Valentino Kanzyani, none of which really need an introduction. Additionaly, Sonus has also laid out the prelimiay details on their Adriatic Sea boat party selections, which include hosts Keep On Dancing, XLR8R, tINI & the gang, Jesus Loves ... Read more
Julien Sandre is a DJ, Producer, label manager and collector of vinyls. In just a few years Julien has carved out a significant role in this complex and difficult world of electronic music, during which he has shared the decks with figures like Raresh, Margaret Dygas, Dan Ghenacia, and Dyed Soundorom, while his productions have allowed him to work with some of the most important labels in the industry.
As a label owner, alongside partners Konstress, Julien started the vinyl only Blind Box imprint, which has achieved veritable “cult” status amongst fans, as well as Ricardo Villalobos, Arpiar and Zip.
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Richard Wolfsdorf aka Ricardo Villalobos brings the second release on MDRNTY Records. Featuring over 20-minutes of signature spacey off-kilter minimalism, the record marks only the fourth release under the Wolfsdorf alias, and the first in years. The EP instantly sold out, so it will be re pressed next month…which should also sell out rather quickly. Check out “Fiva 2” below and PRE ORDER via Juno & Decks [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/mdrnty/b-fiva-2″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″]
This past week, the city revolved around cinema with its annual Berlinale Film Festival. Mostly known as a place for independent and world cinema, this year’s edition held one title which is surely of interest even outside of cinema circles. ‘Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht’ (If I Think of Germany at Night) is a new documentary from Director Romuald Karmakar (‘Villalobos’ 2009), which follows 5 German DJ heroes, each of whom embody the proper mindset and work ethic necessary to walk the line between DJ, creative, artist, and performer. Pioneers Roman Flügel, Ricardo Villalobos, Move D, Sonja Moonear and ... Read more
More than 30 of today’s prominent artists will be gather for the 14the edition of Caprices Festival, to be held 6-9 April in Crans Montana, Switzerland. The new Crans-Montana venue Cry d’Er-Club d’Altitude will play host to a Caprices event for the first time. This restaurant, meeting and clubbing venue located on top of the ski runs, fuses tradition with modernity and offers a breath-taking panoramic view. The venue will play host to the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Sonja Moonear, Franky Greiner, and Dorian Paic. Additional acts slated to play Caprices’ infamous MOON venue will be Ben Kock, Marcel Dettmann, ... Read more
What do you know about the techno sound of Rome? What do you know about Rome? Just like in the eyes of Fellini or Sorrentino, for us Rome associates with beauty and hedonism and since the day the Romans built the city was they referred to it as a woman. Therefore, we were tempted to ask a Roman at birth, resident of one of Rome’s finest dance club’s – Goa Club to tell us about the sound of Rome. In addition there is a certain aesthetic appeal to the techno sound of this city being narrated by the talented redhead woman of Rome – DJ Red. But ... Read more