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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

Preview: 18 Hrs Festival 2016

The sixth edition of the longest-running one day festival in the Netherlands – 18 Hrs Festival – will make its return this year. With just a bikes distance from Amsterdam’s city centre, the North sea channel location and all day rave is definitely something to look forward to this summer. Spread across five different stages on the Balkenhaven, the event will house a variety of artists representing some of the finest music the city has to offer. One of the biggest stages will be run by label Terminal M. This will be led by German Techno Queen – Monika Kruse, as they will celebrate the label’s 15th anniversary ... Read more

De School Announces Opening Date, Programming For Coming Months

Club Trouw’s much anticipated successor, De School, has come out with the first information regarding the opening date, the club, restaurant and programming for the first months.  On January 3, De School will open its doors to the club and the just announced restaurant that will be housed under the same roof . The focus of the club will rely heavily on a pool of talented local artists like Tom Trago, Sandrien, Makam, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Job Jobse, Interstellar Funk, Robert Bergman and Young Marco, as well as loyal Trouw international Seth Troxler. Other names mentioned in the programming for the first period after opening are ... Read more

Nachtiville Announces Second Wave Of Artists

Nachtiville, the Dutch sister of the German Nachtdigital festival has just announced the second wave of artists for their upcoming debut in De Eemhof, a bungalow park in the . The second lineup announcement for Nachtiville further undermines the musical approach of the festival’s inaugural edition. Spanning from Techno to Ambient, Nachtiville, much like Nachtdigital, combines well-proven favourites with up-and-coming talent . The latest additions to the list of merited legends includes Radio Slave and Optimo as well as Atom TM & Tobias – the latter will perform one of their rare collaborative live sets. See also: JP Enfant Mixtape | Interview: Optimo ... Read more

Preview: 5 Days Off In Melkweg

The yearly dance music festival hosted by Melkweg and Paradiso, 5 Days Off, is about to break loose this Wednesday for a multitude of events with some exquisite line-ups. Here we’ll take a look at what Melkweg has to offer Amsterdam in the coming days, like Bicep, Paul Woolford, De Sluwe Vos’ album release and a selection of Resident Advisor films. Wedneday 21:00 | Opening Night | Dorian Concept (Live Band) / BINKBEATS / Jameszoo | The opening night on Wednesday will feature live act Dorian Concept as its headliner. In 2007 BBC Radio 1 producer Benji B discovered this ... Read more

Mix #136 By Carlos Valdes

For this next installment in the mix series we bring you Amsterdam jack-of-all-trades and allround bad boy Carlos Valdes. Carlos has been at the helm of the city’s scene for quite some time now, first and foremost as an impeccable DJ, but also as label boss and promoter. Carlos dived deep into his vinyl collection to create a mix of timeless records, some deep, some funky, others jacking – but all underlining the scope of Valdes’ musical taste and knowledge. Carlos Valdes is known for his elaborate DJ sets, where he mixes up everything from hypnotic techno to house; and ... Read more