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DHA FM Debuts This ADE With Our New Event Series

It’s a new era for us as we debut a new series of events under the name DHA FM. Kicking off this ADE, DHA FM will bring our first event to Amsterdam’s new retro-restaurant/club space, La Favela Amsterdam. La Favela is an intimate space, inspired by a 60s era Rio de Janeiro where people from all backgrounds come together to celebrate freedom, love, laughter, dance, music, soul food, wine and every other pleasure under the sun. Filled with history telling items that create an ambiance of color, La Favela is a colorful experience that brings together diners and late night ... Read more

Premiere: Roger van Lunteren - Vanish (Aroy Dee's Classic Mix) [SoHaSo]

Something Happening Somewhere welcomes Roger van Lunteren for the first time with his “Rosa Dos Ventos” EP. The four-track story oozes retro vibes and nostalgia for a past that never seems to have existed in the first place by utilizing raw 80’s analog synths and humanoid acid lines that remind listeners of Lynchian dreamscapes. Here, it’s Aroy Dee remixing ‘Vanish’ featured. Like taking a psychotropic liquid, adding more drive to the original while retaining the emotive synth patterns. “Rosa Dos Ventos” is available 21 September on Something Happening Somewhere

Premiere: Sigward - Vertical River (Original Mix) [SoHaSo]

Something Happening Somewhere [SoHaSo] returns with a new collection of stories unified under the brand new NOWHERE compilation series. Set to be released as a twelve track V/A containing a myriad of fresh sounds from the likes of Quince, Tracey, Sigward, Patlac, Love Over Entropy & Pete Blaker, Kiani & His Legion and Fader From Borneo. Here, Sigward sails towards an unknown destination with ‘Vertical River’. “NOWHERE01” is available 9 April on SoHaSo

Premiere: Kurt Baggaley - Under It's Watchful Eye (Original Mix)

Kurt Baggaley returns to seminal Dutch imprint Something Happening Somewhere with a new round of trademark, drawn out manifestations and Trance inducing melodies. Off thislatest package, and following its eponymous track – “Remembering Infinity,” an 8-minute ode to the limitless comes the electro slow burner, and today’s exclusive premiere, ‘Under It’s Watchful Eye’. Packing a more sinister vibe while peaking inside our Orwellian society, it slowly unveils a more mature reflection “Remembering Infinity” is available 1 December on SoHaSo

In Conversation: Something Happening Somewhere

The SoHaSo triumvirate of Love Over Entropy, Kaap & Sigward shoot the breeze, discussing production techniques, tape recordings, lo-fi cookery, being a Dutch artist abroad and much more… Something is always happening, somewhere… A young music fan has just discovered house music for the first time. A producer is screaming at their DAW because they can’t quite nail their mixdown. You are reading this interview. Something happened earlier, too… Three key friends from Nunos Dos Santos’ perennially on-point label Something Happening, Somewhere collided for a unique three-way discussion on production, careers, Soundcloud, cassettes, awkward moments and many other of life’s ... Read more

Premiere: KAAP - Sunset Vertigo (Original Mix)

Nuno Dos Santos Something Happening Somewhere (SoHaSo) returns with a new chapter in their acclaimed SOMEWHERE series. This, its third edition, features a slew of artists, both known and lesser so expressing their unique experience through sound waves, telling stories and uncovering a piece of themselves. Amongst those featured are frequent DHA favorites likes Kiani & His Legion, Quince, Love Over Entropy, Kurt Baggaley and many others over its two vinyl samplers, but its the latest from KAAP that we are premiering today. You can find KAAP everywhere from house sets beach clubs to an ambient live performance in the ... Read more

Premiere: Kiani & His Legion - Oval Flight (Original Mix)

After being picked up by Red D on We Play House Recordings, Kiani & His Legion has also released on Defected Records and Eskimo Recordings. As a core artist on Nuno Do Santos‘ Something Happening Somewhere (SoHaSo) imprint, however, it is Kiani & His Legion’s first mini album on the imprint – “Lima Oscar Victor Echo” – that marks the next chapter of his sonic explorations by using a language that doesn’t need to be explained trough words, the symbols merge with their meaning through sound. Here, off the release, ‘Oval Flight’ starts out with the cheeky sound of an ... Read more

Label Showcase 32: SoHaSo

Something Happening Somewhere is turning three years young! Founded by DJ and Producer Nuno Dos Santos, the label has seen an incredible rise so far, with 11 well received releases to be profoundly proud of; from Love over Entropy’s delicate music featured thrice, to the featured friends of the SOMEWHERE compilations. Now, with 2016 in its final stretch, SoHaSo and Nuno Dos Santos are taking their 3 year celebration back to where it all started, Utrecht. With Midland, Polynation, Love over Entropy, Kiani & his Legion, Pieter Jansen, and Quentin Deronzier in tow, this label is poised to look directly into ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Sunday, 23 October

The day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Since as soon as your Facebook timeline starts to fill up with the first bunch of events, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event is a well awaited week of the biggest club festival in the world, but also all the music world community – the legends, the new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music. Honeslty, it’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues ... Read more

Premiere: Malbetrieb – Crackwhore Streetchoir (Original Mix)

Known for his associations with the labels Klopfgeist and Paradigm, Malbetrieb premieres a track from his newest record ‘Meun EP’ via Chapter 24 Records. As described by the artist himself, Malbetrieb lets his emotions be the guide – consisting of unusual choices and sounds without losing reality. Taking this approach led to the release of his first full length album ‘Life in the Clouds’ featuring remixes by Sebastian Mullaert, followed up by ‘Nim’ on SoHaSo, a remix of Sebastian Mullaert‘s Movement – coming out on Kontra – scheduled for late 2016, and of course the soon to be released ‘Meun EP’ on Chapter 24. For his first EP on Chapter ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Sunday (October 18)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much more. As ... Read more

Free Download: Love Over Entropy – Tucaroya Pt 2

After a more than impressive debut with SoHaSo 001, Love Over Entropy took up the role of modern day bard with SoHaSo 006, chronicling Tonii’s story for those willing to listen. In case you missed that one, all there is to know is encapsulated in its 12.5 minute timespan: an emotional, ever climbing rollercoaster of longing and joy. Pure melancholy. If that wasn’t enough, a retelling of the myth came from non other than the mighty Dixon. Rearranging the essential elements of Tonii, he was able to condense and intensify the original, making it a tool for all kinds of dance floor situations. Tucaroya part ... Read more

Full Premiere: Kurt Baggaley – Former Self (The Drifter Remix)

This Sunday sees a full premiere by The Drifter. This deep remix portrays The Drifters current sound perfectly. Navigating in between house, electronica and ambient, the tune is a slowly building hypnosis. Carefully crafted as ever, it is definitely worth a listen, followed by another, then a third one and so on… The Drifter is Mark Flynn, an Irish producer, DJ and singer. After an upbringing dabbling in different musical pursuits, from bands and choirs to folk and traditional, a love for electronic music was born from ventures into Dublin’s nightlife. A move to Berlin ensued soon after. Out on ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Nuno Dos Santos

“I’m really looking forward to the take over. We will do a big dinner before we begin, together with both close friends and artists. Let’s make the final edition a memorable one – with loads of vodka probably!” The Portugal-born Nuno Dos Santos has a cheeky charm about him that is difficult to escape, working particularly well when taking control of the decks. Whether it’s running his own label “Something Happening Somewhere,” producing music, or DJing, you can feel that Nuno is utterly in love with what he does. This love translates into an almost obsessive curiosity for fresh music. ... Read more

Review: Presk – Babou EP

Something Happening Somewhere, or shortly SoHaSo, is the name of the young record label launched in April 2013 by Dutch stronghold DJ Nuno Dos Santos. Nuno, who has been the driving force behind the label and SoHaSo clubnights at Tivoli in Utrecht and later at Trouw in Amsterdam, stood at the basis of the success at the latter club since its opening in August 2011. With the imprint, he wants to “release music from befriended producers, new talent as well as his own work.” So far so good, the first two releases received tons of positive reviews. And now this ... Read more