Tag: Shanti Celeste

DHA FM Mix #431 by Stump Valley

“Pretty mysterious but that’s not the appeal. Super diverse stylistically, but that’s not it either! – indeed you’ll uncover little about Stump Valley using the well-worn tool of the internet, but what you do after hearing all of their tracks on the dancefloor, is chilling out and listen to them again.” Jordan Czamanski from Juju & Jordash Raised from the ashes of an old project, Stump Valley is a little village in the countryside, where deers and boars run free in the street. That’s the place where most of Stump Valley ‘s music was made. Stump Valley: “After years of djing and ... Read more

Moogfest 2018: A Festival Lesson For The Resistance

Durham, North Carolina may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking (electronic) music festival, but this small city in the American South annually plays host to one of the finest and most forward thinking celebrations of music, technology, art, and politics around. With a mission set in growth and philosophy, and a 2018 focus on lineup diversity, Moogfest is a dual approach event, splitting its education and entrepreneurship focused days with cutting edge performance nights. Set across 4 days, 17 – 20 May, the festival is spread across multiple venues throughout the newly developed city of ... Read more

Interview: Steven Julien

One of the most prominent representatives of London House Music, Steven Julien (aka Funkineven) will return to Amsterdam for the first ever Lente Kabinet weekender. With his Apron Records imprint instrumental in introducing the likes of Greg Beato and Shanti Celeste to the world, and inimitable technical skills behind the decks, Steve Julien is a complete (and unique) voice in contemporary dance. Born and raised in West London with Grenadian blood, his first foray with rhythm came as a dancer, MC and beatmaker, before moulding smooth cuts of his own, as representative on his 2009 debut EP with Eglo Records. ... Read more

Moogfest Brings Initial Lineup Announcement Focusing On Leading Female & Transgender Industry Figures

Led by Female, Transgender, and Non Binary figures, North Carolina’s Bob Moog celebration, Moogfest, unveils the first wave of its 2018 lineup. Spread across music and technology, Moogfest aims to develop conversation at the intersection between art and tech, featuring pioneers and foremost representatives in their respective fields. This year is no different, with the likes of Aurora Hala, Ellen Alien, Honey Dijon, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Shanti Celeste and Umfang joining some 25 others from the vast spectrum of electronic music. Additionaly, several keynote talks and conversations have been announced, headlined by whistleblowing icon Chelsea Manning in conversation on how ... Read more

Moxie & Guests Go On Loop For Second Time At ADE 2017

With precious few moments left to set your last minute Amsterdam Dance Event plans, might we suggest the second annual On Loop as presented by Moxie. With a lineup consisting of only heavy hitters, and with select few tickets left after its first two rounds sold out, Moxie and On Loop collaborate with Donker Collective and KUMA to bring guests Leon Vynehall, Matthew Herbert, Shanti Celeste, and Chaos in the CBD to Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory on Thursday, 19 October. On Loop is a Moxie’s clubbing concept, where high-quality soundsystems and a comfortable party atmosphere make up the forefront. Their showcases can ... Read more

Dekmantel Announces Full 2017 Festival Lineup & Timetable

From 2 – 6 August, Dekam`ntel returns for its 5th edition at Amsterdamse Bos, as well as concert events at various locations along the IJ River Always one to be ahead of the curve, the renowned Amsterdam event has just dropped its full lineup, and even the timetable, for the 2017 edition. Amongst the sea of artists comes a handful of Dekmantel debuts – notably from Beatrice Dillon, Vladimir Ivkovic, Marie, Davidson, Dorian Concept, Shanti Celeste and Inga Mauer. As for the rest of the lineup, well Larry Heard, Masters At Work, Joe Claussell, Robert Hood, Jon Hopkins, Floating Points ... 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