Tag: Satori

The World’s Most Beautiful Festival Locations: Fort Festival’s Tossa De Mar

On the strength of its lineup alone, 2018’s Fort Festival has found itself as one of our top autumn destination events in the world. Featuring the likes of Maceo Plex, Mano le Tough, Jeff Mills, Audiofly, Jan Blomqvist, Satori, and more spread across its three days, the Costa Brava, Spain held festival is one that brings a diverse sound range to an intimate minded setting. Beyond the lineup, however, there is another aspect of the event that makes it stand out from the crowd, its idyllic location. Here we wanted to showcase Tossa de Mar. As part of the Fort ... Read more

Set Between The Catalan Sea & Mountains, Fort Festival Welcomes Maceo Plex, Mano Le Tough, Jeff Mills Amongst Second Edition Lineup

Set inside a medieval fort in the beautiful Spanish coastal town of Tossa De Mar, Fort Festival brings its second edition in October 2018. With full views of the Mediterranean, this space that dates back to the middle ages was declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument back in 1931 and is the only example of medieval fortifications this well preserved on the Catalan coast between Barcelona and the French border. At Fort Festival, a handful of innovative electronic artists, attendees are guaranteed a unique sensory experience that combines audiovisual presentations and avant garde music. The year, Fort Festival has ... Read more

Interview: Satori

The first EP released after his full length Crosstown Rebels album “Maktub”, Satori has brought “Yam” to DGTL Records. As the fourth release on the Amsterdam-based electronic brand’s recently launched imprint, “Yam” sees the talented live performer deliver a more dancefloor orientated offering with two originals and a special Satori remix included. As part of the DGTL family for years, Satori’s connection with it becomes even more pronounced, diverse, and influential, with another opprtunity to showcase the sound of electronic world music Here, we caught up with Satori as he travels the world on his own and as part of ... Read more

Monolink Brings Debut Album Alongside World Tour Including Three Day The Gardens Of Babylon Festival

Last Friday, multi instrumentalist Monolink released his debut album “Amniotic” via Embassy One. Following the success of its first two singles ‘Sirens’ and ‘Swallow’, as well as a chart burning remix of the former from Patrice Baumel, “Amniotic”‘s stripped down productions create ample room for Monolink’s voice to carry the weight of his haunting melodies and allow for lyricism to cut through, creating vivid imagery and pronounced storylines reminiscent of acts like Bob Moses, Gui Boratto, and Bonobo. Read Also: The Gardens of Babylon’s Dialogue With Monolink Following the release, Monolink will embark on a 3-month live tour across the ... Read more

Party Report: DGTL AMS 2018

It’s been a week since DGTL took over Amsterdam’s NDSM for their sixth edition. A prominent and important date in The Netherlands highly competitive (and at times, highly over saturated) festival and electronic music market, DGTL is still able to fortify its place within the countries creative eco system with consistent quality curation, as well as a forward thinking approach to Art, Technology, and Sustainability. Last week, I wrote pretty extensively on the selections of Art at DGTL AMS 2018, which featured everything from a before-the-gate- augmented reality app (personal note, isn’t AR so much better than VR? I feel ... Read more

Premiere: Satori - Shotgun (Original Mix)

Through a nominal handful of remixes and releases, Satori has become highly sought after, collaborating with South African charity Bridges for Music and performing at Boiler Room’s biggest show of 2016 at ADE. As you can see, music flows through the veins of Satori. No ordinary artist, he creates deeply spiritual music through a range of instruments and production techniques. Now, Satori releases “MAKTUB,” his debut album on Damian Lazarus‘ illustrious Crosstown Rebels pulls the listener into an exotic world, blurring the lines between electronic and meditative music. Here, we exclusively premiere “Shotgun,” one the album’s driving forces. Make sure ... Read more

DHA Mix #319 By Blond:ish

Blond:ish, the duo of Anstascia and Vivie Ann are inspired travelers, sharing their passion for music and spiritual encounters one listener at a time. Since 2008, they have delivered a slew of studio work while maintaining a constant travel schedule both as professional artists and for personal connections. From their Kompakt artist album to remixes of Depeche Mode, Blond:ish has continued to push through 2017 with remixes for Sabo, Modular Project, as well a slew of original productions. The year also saw the launch of ABRACADABRA, their own event series and label which has left its mark in Tulum and ... Read more

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... Read more

Premiere: Hraach - Hidden Dimension (Kora Remix)

After contributing a remix for Satori‘s track ‘Bad Looking Trouble’ on Underyourskin Records last year, Armenian breed producer Hraach releases his first EP, ‘Hidden Dimension’ on the label. The four tracker comes along with two original versions, the title track and ‘Nemesis’, and two remixes by Tara Brooks and Kora. ‘Hidden Dimension’ starts off with a luscious baseline and a single synth-loop that in the course of the track switches it’s tonality and is enriched with guitar sounds that remain in the background to support the the lead synth. Due to the combination of the aforementioned elements the track is ... Read more

Satori Announces Debut Album MAKTUB On Crosstown Rebels

Satori is an artist who combines endless blends of seductive trance and mind-altering earthy tones that linger in the subconscious long after they are heard. His style is not defined by any-one genre. Rather, Satori aims to satisfy any meditative music-lover by provoking a spiritual journey to new dimensions of his musical world, where movement, dreaming and creativity are endless, blurring lines between electronic and meditative music. Now, the man behind the instruments – piano, kora, kalimba, and guitar – preps his debut album “MAKTUB” to be released via Damian Lazarus‘ Crosstown Rebels imprint in October. Last year’s Boiler Room ... Read more

Party Report: Fairground Festival 2017

As you may have seen over the last few months, we’ve been featuring a unique event – Fairground Festival – which went down in Sousse, Tunisia 14-15 July. The festival, which featured a slew of DJs like Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Unders, Just Emma, Hunter/Game, and Woo York, as well as live performances coming from Satori, Stavroz, Viken Arman, Jonas Saalbach, Oceanvs Orientalvs, and Ninze., was heavy on the more eclectic, ethnic, and nomadic side of the dance music spectrum, which marked a stark contrast to its first year, which featured more Techno, Tech-House and Leftfield music (Marcel Dettmann, Guy ... Read more

DHA Mix #303 By Maga

Maga is a DJ & Producer born & raised in France, but has developed & explored different sounds over the last 9 years through the cities he has traveled. His genre of music, which is mainly electronic & minimal combined with a touch organic emotions that explore the ethnic and organic describe his very own sound & production. It is a sound recently featured on Sol Selectas‘ Summer Sol II Compilation and has previously released on the likes of Akumandra& Voyeur Music. Anticipating that event, and surely for Amsterdam appearances in the future, Maga brings an original and exclusive heavy ... Read more

Fairground Festival Brings Adriatique, Mano Le Tough, Satori Under The Tunisian Sky

Tunisia’s mythical Ecovillage will once again host Fairground Festival as it descends on Sousse for its second edition, 14-15 July. Enriching the experience from all sides, the 2017 edition will feature increases in virtually every aspect of the festival, particularly within the realms of art and music. Visual and sound art will be offered in the open air, while DJs lay the soundtrack to a completely immersive experience, filled with activities, workshops and events. Of course, some of the world best DJs will be on hand to guide festivities. Amongst them will be many of the foremost representatives of the ... Read more

Rampue, Satori & More Turn Woodstock Bloemendaal Into The Dunes Of Babylon

Moving out of the nightclub and into the open air, The Gardens of Babylon descends on Woodstock Bloemendaal for a very special daytime event on 12 June. Beginning with a mass beachside meditation of its faithful community, The Dunes of Babylon continues to inspire, educate and informs with its diversely curated selection of DJs, live acts, and activities. On this date, The Dunes of Babylon will focus its extended spiritual program on Yoga, Massage, Live Art, Natural Enhancers, Speakers, Live Performances, and more. Join spiritual coach Villia De Koningh as she guides you through the necessary steps of letting go! ... Read more

Pleinvrees Announces Joris Voorn, Stephan Bodzin, Max Cooper For 2017 Festival

With a motley collection of melodies, slew of live performances, and a ton of artists coming in from Berlin, Pleinvrees Festival sets itself apart from the (crowded) field. After having announced their move to Het Twiske, Pleinvrees now reveals the full lineup for the 2 September event, which will feature everyone from Joris Voorn, Worakls, Stephan Bodzin to Oliver Koletzki, ROD, Andhim, and Max Cooper, to Reinier Zonneveld and Satori. You can check out the full list of names below, but with over 40 artists spread across 5 stages (including hosts The Gardens of Babylon and Katermukke), there’s something for ... Read more