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Kappa FuturFestival Completes 2018 Lineup With DJ Tennis, Peggy Gou, Robert Hood & More

The third and final wave of names for 2018’s Kappa FuturFestival adds DJ Tennis, Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit), Eats Everything, Eric Prydz, Patrick Topping, Richy Ahmed, Sam Paganini, The Martinez Brothers, Adriatique, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Peggy Gou, Ralf, Robert Hood, Seth Troxler, and Stacey Pullen. Across Parco Dora Torino from 7 – 8 July, these names will join the already announced Amelie Lens, Apparat, Kolsch, Hot Since 82, Kink, Larry Heard, Paco Osuna, Pan-Pot, Rodhad and Motor City Drum Ensemble, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Solomun, Derrick May, Ilario Alicante, Luciano and Marco Carola on the ... Read more

Interview: Monika Kruse

Alongside running labels Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. Monika has been across the industry in all directions, performing at everywhere from Space Ibiza to Berghain, and everywhere in between. She’s dazzled at festivals such as Time Warp, Melt Festival, Eastern Electrics UK, Ultra Music Festival in Miami , Sonus, Awakenings, ADE, and just about every other major festival, club and venue on the planet. This October, Monika brings her take on Techno to Torino with an appearance at the massive Movement ... Read more

Final Tickets Remaining For HYTE’s ADE Closing Sunday

Last year, the Sunday evening event was one of the best nights for HYTE at ADE. This year’s HYTE ADE Sunday will have Loco Dice and Kenny Dope, Guti live, Ibiza stars Andrea Oliva and wAFF back 2 back, Rekids’ Peggy Gou, local man William Djoko, the acclaimed Samuel Deep x Julian Alexander, plus Locklead x Anil Aras. Hosted by SlapFunk Records, there will be an all encompassing atmosphere through the venue as HYTE undeniable knows how to pay attention to detail with a keen eye for production. Tickets are still available for this one, but not for long as ... Read more

Premiere: Floorplan – Tell You No Lie (Original Mix)

Today we’re extremely excited to host a personal hero of ours on the DHA premiere slot: Floorplan (Robert Hood). His new EP contains two tracks from his much-anticipated upcoming album. Showcased here today is another typical disco-infused dance floor anthem ‘Tell You No Lie’ Floorplan is already well known as Robert Hood’s house, disco, funk and gospel outlet, which this year evolves into a family affair with co-production alongside his daughter, Lyric. ‘Victorious’ will be the second Floorplan album and follow-up to 2013’s ‘Paradise’ which spawned ‘Let’s Ride, ‘Baby Baby’ and the massive ‘Never Grow Old’. Set to replicate the ... Read more

DGTL Barcelona Announces First Names For 2016 Edition

After another successful Amsterdam edition, DGTL returns to Barcelona for their 2nd event in the Catalan capital, and today announced the first artist names. Needless to say, the preliminary lineup is stacked with heavyweights, including DGTL favorites Maceo Plex, Nina Kraviz, Dixon, Âme, and Job Jobse. Underground heroes like Antal, Hunee, and Sau Poler also find themselves on a bill that includes quite the healthy selection of techno: Surgeon, Robert Hood, Paula Temple, Pan-Pot, Marcel Dettmann, and Oscar Mulero, to name a few. With all the production value and sustaibaility focus DGTL has come to be known for over its ... Read more

Movement Europe Celebrates 10th Anniversary This October

Italy’s Movement Festival has been a leading electronic tour de force for an entire decade now, in celebration another mouthwatering edition will be held on October 31st in their usual home of Torino. Over the years, Movement has helped push quality underground music throughout Europe. A relative of the legendary DEMF in Detroit, Movement pairs scene leading acts with hot up and coming talents across five special stages. There is barely a house or techno star worth their salt who hasn’t played the festival, which makes it one of the best loved in the world as a result. The mission of any ... Read more

Festival Report: Dekmantel

Friday & Saturday by Steve Rickinson Sunday by Soren Schmidt Over the past weekend, it was time once again for one of the continent’s finest underground House and Techno festivals, Dekmantel. In its third year, the intimate festival held at the beautiful Amsterdamse Bos, did not disappoint with an absolutely stacked lineup of some of our favourite artists from across the globe. At first glance, the lineup featuring the likes of Four Tet, Jeff Mills, Dixon, Ricardo Villalobos & Zip, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Tale of Us, and the rest of the who’s who of underground beats, was salivating, rightfully selling out its ... Read more

DSTRCT Podcast #001 By Joey Daniel

On December 12 DSTRCT, a brand new event organization that has recently entered the Amsterdam scene, will kick-off at the legendary Elementenstraat, bringing with them a selection of international and local heavyweights like Art Department, Matthias Tanzmann, Laura Jones, Huxley, Detroit Swindle, Boris Werner among others. Joey Daniel, co-founder and runner of DSTRCT has his roots in Rotterdam, where guys like Speedy J and Michel de Hey inspired him to follow a career in music. While also organising events, he is also regarded as a formidable DJ with a main focus on rugged, in-your-face house music and techno. By the ... Read more

Dekmantel Festival 2014 – Report

After a long build-up and red hot anticipation, both national as international, last weekend it was finally time for Dekmantel Festival 2014. What we saw and heard over the two days we were there, Friday & Sunday, was pretty much as good as it gets in the Netherlands, and it definitely showed that the organization has gone through lengths to not only correct the mistakes of last year, but to also improve on a lot of fronts. The result was a three-day musical paradise with international allure. In the months prior to the festival it became clear that Dekmantel wasn’t ... Read more

Valhalla Festival 2013 Report

Prior to the festivities you all are so familiar with, in the South of Amsterdam in a place called RAI, the organizers of Valhalla revealed a festival that was beyond any expectation. Its proportions were felt immediately as a cordon of people was taking the direction to VALHALLA. Since last year, Amsterdam & its party folk won’t be awaiting the magic of Christmas. Instead they will all look forward to the dreamlike festival where Holland greets selected artists from the electronic music industry in a two-way street. For those who do not know, Valhalla is a circus-like festival of great ... Read more