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Interview: Shadow Child

A name that has revelled in the limelight since his involvement with record label Dirtybird, Shadow Child is no stranger to the fast evolving house music industry. Boasting impeccable production skills his first dominant release ‘String Thing’, fell into the hands of Eats Everything and Claude Von Stroke, back in 2012. For Shadow Child his production simply began as a side project, but he quickly adapted a distinctive sound, full of cluttering bass and big drops. The uniqueness of his creative sound has landed Shadow Child some huge collaborative productions, alongside Ben Pearce, Huxley and Bodhi. He continues his involvement ... Read more

STRAF_WERK Festival Announces Full Line Up For 2016 Edition

On the 20th of August, prominent Amsterdam promoter STRAF_WERK is hosting its fourth festival edition. The organisation has just announced the full line up and it is promising more than enough for house fans to stick their teeth into, featuring the likes of Jamie Jones, Hot Since 82, Dusky and The Martinez Brothers. Tickets are on sale starting today.  http://www.deephouseamsterdam.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/12381465_260565854280724_1849496361_n.mp4 The biggest acts this year are some of STRAF_WERK mainstays, like revered Hot Creations and Paradise founder Jamie Jones, dutch techno veteran Joris Voorn, New York brethren The Martinez Brothers and UK Northerner and one of Amsterdam’s most favourited DJs Hot Since ... Read more

Premiere: Komati – Drift (Original Mix)

London duo Komati are back kicking off their 2016 with a peak time floor filler in the form of Ghost Dancer EP. Today we’re premiering the flipside of the upcoming record: “Drift”. Having notched up support from the likes of Shadow Child, Dusky, wAFF, Ame and Joris Voorn amongst a host of others, their new EP is sure to further their ascendence. Last year saw them play a string of shows which culminated with a peak-time smasher at the Bad Life 5th birthday at London’s Koko. Ghost Dancer EP is out 29th of January on Bad Life Records. Artist Page SoundCloud  [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-komati-drift-original-mix” ... Read more

Full Premiere: Mario Cruz – Little Thing (Doorly Sunrise Reprise)

Producer, DJ, Radio Presenter, Promoter… musical polymath, Doorly seems to have already ticked off a lot of the things on any DJ’s Bucket List.  DJing in Time Square, touring regularly alongside his early inspiration Fatboy Slim, Producing and DJing Live for Usher & Nicki Minaj, and sharing the stage with the Prodigy (Twice!). A UK export, relocating to Los Angeles in 2012, Doorly has since launched an array of his own huge parties; ranging from sunshine House & Disco rooftop gatherings at SXSW, 2000 capacity ‘secret’ warehouse parties in Downtown LA, and late night Mansion Afterparty takeovers with Disclosure under his ... Read more

Amsterdam Open Air Announces Full Line-Up

Amsterdam Open Air returns for its fifth edition at Gaasperpark. During the weekend of June 6 and 7, Amsterdam nightlife in all its colour and diversity will be represented at one of the biggest festival productions in the Netherlands. The line-up has just been announced, and it’s looking promising, featuring some highly regarded names from the local and international scene. This is going to be a big one. June 6 + 7 | Amsterdam Open Air | Tickets | Gaasperpark |  

Outbreak Festival Announces Star-Stacked Line-Up

So, then, what better way to spend one of your much cherished Bank Holiday weekends than to party under the sun and the stars in the friendly company of thousands of other electronic music lovers? Outbreak Festival has every base covered with special stages hosted by huge dance brands and labels such as VIVa Warriors, Defected In The House, Sven Vath & Friends, Tribal Sessions, CUFF hosted by Amine Edge & DANCE in the extra special VIP Village, The World of Drum & Bass and Garage Nation. As for the DJs and live acts lining up, they are a truly ... Read more

Top 10 DHA Mixes of 2014

The countdowns of 2014 aren’t quite over yet. On top of our top 10 full premieres, we have another set of ear candy in store for you. Last year was crazy good in terms of all the exclusive mixes we got to host. But which ones did you listen to the most? It’s time to wrap up 2014 by counting down the top 10 DHA mixes! 10. Mix #125 by Disciples On our number 10 spot are South London newcomers Disciples, coming with a distinct party mix full of surprises at every corner. Mixing, chopping and blending everything from nu disco to ... Read more

Verknipt ADE Special Podcast #002 By Shadow Child

On the 2nd day of ADE, on October 16th, Shadow Child will make his appearance at Verknipt’s ADE Special, alongside Joris Voorn, Hot Since 82, Deetron, Friend Within, Edu Imbernon, Guti, Bodhi and many more. Leading on from his musical success that needs little introduction (String Thing, 23), Shadow Child has also set up his own label with friend Kry Wolf, called Food Music, which provides a home for his and others’ productions. He also hosts a weekly slot on London’s seminal radio station Rinse FM and he’s still been keeping busy as a DJ, too, traveling all over the ... Read more

Verknipt ADE Special Podcast #001 By Friend Within

With releases on Dirtybird and PETS and remixes for the cream of modern music talent such as Fenech-Soler and Mausi already under his burgeoning belt, this is one producer already impossible to pigeonhole and difficult to ignore since bursting onto the scene in early 2013. Seemingly arriving from nowhere, Friend Within has made a lot of friends in a very short space of time. From guesting on T.Williams Rinse FM show to radio plays by Skream & Benga, Annie Mac, B Traits, Mistajam, DJ Cameo and Monki as well as having already DJ’ed in pretty much every major city in ... Read more

On Repeat for Straf_Werk Podcast #011 By Tensnake

After a memorable edition last August, Straf_Werk Festival is back again this year at Sportpark Riekerhaven. Those attending can expect to dance and chill to their heart’s desire and enjoy the range of cookery found at the diverse range of food stands. Topping the line-up among others is German-born Tensnake. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music. Check out his mix to get into the right zone for Saturday. Funk inspirations Born in Hamburg in 1975, Marco Niemerski grew up listening to disco, soul, boogie, funk and the finer cuts of 80s pop, ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of Jack in 2013 that the 33-year old producer exploded sky-high, making Breach the new talk of town, city and web, reaching high positions in commercial charts worldwide. Since then everyone seems to want to work with him, and he’s been gigging all over the world trying to keep up with time. For the ... Read more

DGTL Stages Part 3: Red Bull

Easter weekend is coming closer, and that means that DGTL is as well. Be there when some of the most acknowledged organizations in the industry will send their finest underground electronica soldiers into the battlefields at the NDSM Docklands. Armed with some of the most contagious weapons of mass eruption, the artists are equipped to come, see and conquer – not only your oozy auditory canals, but also that hidden place in your brain where you store the most exceptional memories. Located on the waterfront of the city harbour, DGTL Festival has chosen the perfect site to kick off the Dutch ... Read more

It’s ON Pete Tong!

Club AIR is to clubbers what George Clooney is to female coffee lovers: suave, tolerant, cosmopolitan and free spirited We are happy to announce that Pete Tong will play his legendary British house at AIR Amsterdam during ADE on Thursday, 17th October. Pete Tong is an old hand in the turntable rockers guild. He was already spinning Vinyl’s when most of today’s young cats were still spinning rounds on a tricycle. Bringing over three decades of DJing experience into the game, Pete Tong knows how to properly rock a crowd. However, he is not the only reason why house lovers should join ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Shadow Child

Shadow Child is at the top of the UK house scene at the moment. With hits like String Thing, 23 and Feel Real, recognisable by their signature underground, bass-led grooves, this high-flyer has shot through the ranks quite impressively in the last couple of years, and then to think that Shadow Child was once just a side-project. Luckily it’s here to stay now. Before his gig in Amsterdam next week at All Gone Pete Tong ADE Special we wanted to see what he’s been up to and have a talk with the very modest and kind Brit. “This whole project ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Walker & Royce

Brooklyn-based house associates Walker & Royce have put their mark on the electronic landscape the last couple of years, with hot singles and remixes for Crosstown Rebels, LouLou, Nurvous and Off Recordings. Their style is deep, dark and sexy. We’re happy to see these guys visit our town for ADE next week, playing at Unconditional and All Gone Pete Tong. So we wanted to give them a formal welcome before touching down in Amsterdam. That’s why we have a Walker & Royce mixtape AND an interview for you today. We discussed the NYC clubbing scene, their relation to Moda Black ... Read more