Tag: something happening somewhere

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

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

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

Mix #110 by Nuno Dos Santos

For today’s mix we have an honoured guest in our midst. He is a longstanding and respected figure in Amsterdam’s club life, he has a fixed spot in club Trouw and has set up his own record label, SoHaSo, not too long ago, making waves after some particularly well-received first releases. His name is Nuno Dos Santos and this guy is serious when it comes to producing, playing and releasing fresh music. Something that Nuno Dos Santos is known for across Amsterdam and beyond is his infallible skill to make contact with his crowd, a trait lacking in many of today’s ... Read more