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MTV Presents REC. Brings Diverse All Star Lineup To Rotterdam

Located in Rotterdam’s Central District, 6 venues and a partking lot will be transformed into the site of MTV presents REC. Festival. As part of MTV Music Week 2016, REC. brings an eclectic lineup of electronic acts, hip hop & grime heavyweights, soul, and more. A simple breakdown of the lineup will yield the following: – Global Sounds: Omar Souleyman, Awesome Tapes from Africa, Ata Kak, King Shiloh Soundsystem, G&B’s aka Frankie Rey and Nidia Minaj. – Hip Hop/Grime: Mick Jenkins, Joey Purp, Terrace Martin, Sonny Green, Noname, Aristophanes and Carlos Niño, Skepta, Stormzy. – Soul: Rhye, Cody ChesnuTT, Mayor ... Read more

Party Report: Pitch Festival

Over the weekend past, Amsterdam’s Westerpark played host once again to the diversely curated Pitch Festival. Held over two days, July 2-3, Pitch Festival is one which, for us at least, breaks the pattern of dance music exclusive events so frequently attended. Of course, there were dance acts present of all descriptions – Job Jobse vs DJ Tennis, Tom Trago, Cubicolor, Elias Mazian, Beesmunt Soundystem, Tsepo and others, but it was the event’s additional names from the world of hip hop, grime, and trap that really brought this one to another place amongst the foundational Amsterdam festival massive. Now, admittedly, ... Read more