Tag: Secret Solstice

Secret Solstice Launches Early Birds For 2018 Festival; Premieres Official 2017 After Movie

Secret Solstice, the music festival held during 96 hours of continuous sunlight, has just launched their super early-bird ticket options for their June 21-24, 2018 festival edition. After a hugely successful 2017 event, which drew a crowd of 18,000 and saw the likes of the The Prodigy, Seth Troxler, Kerri Chandler and Dubfire headline, 2018’s is set to be its biggest yet. In combining a high caliber of talent alongside incredible Icelandic landscape based side events, Secret Solstice has created a truly unique festival experience in one of the the world’s most beautiful areas. Super early-bird tickets, Camping, and VIP ... Read more

Interview: John Acquaviva

Whatever your involvement is with electronic music, chances are you’ve felt the influence of John Acquaviva. Perhaps best known for his involvement with Richie Hawtin in forming of the highly influential labels Plus 8 Recordings and Definitive Recordings, his influence and reach extends in swathes beyond these considered pillars of dance music culture. Aside from his extensive musical accolades, John Acquaviva also boasts being a founding member of Beatport, as well as a key figure int he development of DVS DJ technology. This Friday, 18 August, John Acquaviva joins Music On at Amnesia Ibiza where he will take to the ... Read more

Party Report: Secret Solstice

Iceland’s Secret Solstice is often called by numerous outlets the world’s most unique festival experience due in large part to the country’s perma sunlight over the course of the summer months. Naturally, I can’t recall if such a claim is warranted or not with so many destination style festivals around the world but, subjectively, the unique location and atmosphere of Secret Solstice does, in fact, live up its claim in my view. As you may know, Iceland sits directly underneath the Arctic Circle, which translates to periods of perma daylight or perma night. Think about it like this…at night, when ... Read more

BE-AT.TV To Stream From Hel During Iceland’s Secret Solstice

With Iceland’s Secret Solstice imminent, the festival has announced that Be.at.tv will be on site, broadcasting live from its dance music nighttime venue, HEL. From 15-18 June, the likes of Kerri Chandler, Seth Troxler, Dubfire, Exos, Tania Vulcano, Dusky and more will broadcast live from the venue, as well as featured brand takeovers from Circoloco and Sci+Tec. Overall, the streams will also highlight the inque experience that is Secret Solstice with select additional performances coming from inside a glacier, a lava tunnel and a midnight sun boat party with Anderson .Paak + more. Check out the names who will be ... Read more

Secret Solstice Reveals Unique Side Party Events & Daily Performance Schedule

One of the world’s most unique festival experiences, Iceland’s Secret Solstice, is almost at hand! With that, the festival has broken down their daily schedule, as well as announced its side party’s all located in and around the country’s capital city of Rejkavik. With a lineup featuring names like The Black Madonna, Seth Troxler, Thugfucker, Kerri Chandler, Dusky, Kiasmos and more (not to mention top artists from the world of hip hop, rock, soul, R&B, and Icelandic favorites), as well as stage takeovers from the likes of Sci+Tec and Circoloco, Secret Solstice truly has something for everyone. Take a look ... Read more

DHA Summer Festival Guide: The 15 Best

With this past weekend’s heat it may not be official yet but summer is here. Well, at least it soon will be. With that, we thought we’d break down a few of the festival events that we are most looking forward to. of course we cant be or know everything that’s going on anywhere in the world, so we looked at Europe and its immediate region for our highlights. Naturally, Amsterdam features but we decided to leave off many of our local friends who’s amazing events always feature as a hoghlight to our summer. So, what events are you most ... Read more

Secret Solstice Finalizes 2017 Lineup And Hosts Warehouse Project Takeover

Wowing festival guests for the last three years with, Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival has finalized its 2017 lineup. Joining the already announced likes of The Prodigy, Dubfire, Dusky, The Black Madonna, and Seth Troxler (amongst many others from the world’s of rock, rap, r&b, soul, and more), will be legendary American hip-hop recording artist Ab-Soul, as well a Icelandic rap representatives XXX Rottweiler, Herra Hnetusmjör, and the female rap duo Cyber. Also announced is the first performance since 1987 from local punk band Tappi Tíkarass, formed in 1980 and widely considered the first serious music project of now world renowned ... Read more

Secret Solstice Brings Seth Troxler, The Black Madonna, Thugfucker To Iceland Festival

Set against the backdrop of never ending daylight Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival adds to its stacked lineup for 2017, which already featured the likes of The Prodigy, Dubfire, Kerri Chandler, and Soul Clap. Amongst the extremely diverse array of news acts that include everything from hip hop’s best (Rick Ross, Big Sean, Anderson.Paak, Young M.A, Roots Manuva, Rincess Nokia) to Disco Queens (Chaka Khan) to an Icelandic contingent (The Vintage Caravan, Gísli Pálmi, Ragga Gröndal, Vaginaboys, Valby Bræður). For the dance music faithful, of course there’s much to be excited about as well as Secret Solstice announce a slew of ... Read more

Secret Solstice Announces First Ever Volcano Music Performance

Set for the 18th of June 2016 during the summer solstice weekend in Reykjavik, when the main event is held, Secret Solstice is raising the temperature from chilled to fiery hot. Secret Solstice festival received global attention last year when they announced the world’s first party inside a glacier, but this year’s Secret Solstice presents Inside the Volcano is breaking new ground in terms of festival locations. Announcing artists such as Radiohead, Deftones, Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler, Visionquest, Of Monsters And Men, Die Antwoord, and many more as a part of their 2016 lineup, only 20 tickets will be available ... Read more

Secret Solstice Adds Third Phase Lineup; Radiohead Announced As Headliners

32 new acts have been added to Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival including Radiohead, Róisín Murphy, Afrika Bambaataa, Kelela, and Action Bronson, and Icelandic artists Bang Gang, Mammút, Fufanu, Rix, Faces Of Walls, and many others, bringing the list of announced names to 92, with still more to be announced. For three days between June 17 – 19, 2016,, and 72 hours of consecutive daylight, some of music’s finest talents will take over the world’s most northerly capital city, for what critics have dubbed “the most unique festival on Earth,” with artists joining a lineup that already includes the likes of ... Read more

Secret Solstice Announces The World’s Only Party Inside A Glacier

Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival made waves this year by hosting the world’s first party inside a glacier. For the many who missed out the first time, they have just announced its return for the second time in 2016. Set within a recently-opened cave system of Langjökull glacier – the second-largest glacier in Europe – the setting for the event is truly the standout feature that isn’t mirrored anywhere else on Earth. Langjökull’s 10,000+ year-old ice forms a spectacular arena, allowing guests to experience something that would seem more fitting as a location in a sci-fi Hollywood movie. Secret Solstice presents ... Read more

Iceland’s Secret Solstice Reveals Phase One Of 2016 Lineup

From June 17 – 19, 2016, the inimitable Secret Solstice Festival makes a return to Iceland’s metropolitan capital, Reykjavík, for its third annual edition. For three days, and 72 hours of consecutive daylight, some of music’s finest talents will take over the world’s most northerly capital city, for what critics have dubbed “the most unique festival on Earth”. Using Iceland’s incredible landscapes, volcanic springs and jaw-dropping glaciers as fitting backdrops to some of the world’s best music, the breathtaking natural scenery of this Scandinavian island is an obvious sell for any adventurous festivalgoer seeking a party destination like no other. ... Read more

Interview: Waze & Odyssey

Having the ability to channel the past into the present day while remaining contemporary and relevant is no mean feat. To then take one of RnB’s most seminal songs and turn it into a modern-day classic is quite possibly even more of an outstanding achievement. Waze & Odyssey have not only managed to tick both of those accomplishments off their bucket list, but they have also notched up a seriously impressive list of accolades in the short time they’ve been together. All the while they continue to press on with their unerring campaign to keep making house music of the ... Read more