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Amsterdam’s ADE Insiders: Steve Rachmad

Often whirling around grooves of Detroit techno, Steve Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a genre champion within his home of Netherlands and around the world. A man of many aliases, when his birth name is on the bill, the musical journey can be anything from planet Rachmad; a realm best explored by listening to one of his extended Panoramabar sets or in the former renowned Amsterdam club Studio 80. When his STERAC alias shows up, expect techno with dark, deep, edgy atmospheres. For Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2016, Steve will be all over the ... Read more

Tresor Announces FULL Lineup For 25 Year Festival Celebration

The first ever festival hosted by Berlin institution Tresor goes down over four colossal days, 21.–24 July. With a who’s who of electronic music history, 25 Years Tresor Festival is a synthesis of the essence of a quarter century of activities for the club and label that initiated Berlin’s Techno movement. Day 1 sees live performances of Juan Atkins & Moritz von Oswald as Borderland, DJ Pete & Sleeparchive as TR-101, Drexciya’s own Mr. Gerald Donald as Arpanet, Chain Reaction stalwart Vainqueur and long-time Tresor affiliate Mike Dehnert, as well as Thomas Fehlmann and Gudrun Gut, Madrid’s Psyk and ambient ... Read more

Sterac Electronics Podcast by Steve Rachmad

Flying under his STERAC Electronics alias, Amsterdam legend Steve Rachmad provides an exclusive mix of stellar 80’s disco tunes. Hardly needing introduction, Steve has been responsible for classics such as the essential ’95 release ‘Secret Life of Machines’, and has worked under labels like Klockworks, Delsin, Mote Evolver and more under a slew of aliases. Often whirling around the grooves of Detroit techno, Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a champion of the genre within the Netherlands. Though his DJ sets are constantly evolving, he remains inspired by high quality disco, dub and electro from the early days. When his birth name is on the bill, it ... Read more

Free Your Mind Festival Podcast #001 By Franky Rizardo

On the 6th of June, Arnhem-based Free Your Mind Festival is celebrating its 12th edition, placing them among some of the longest-running dance festivals of the Netherlands. The first names that were confirmed include some serious headliners, including Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Art Department, Route94 and Butch. One of the native acts to appear is Franky Rizardo, a name that might already sound familiar to you, but who, in the last few years, has made a drastic change of sound in his DJ career. See also: Route 94 Mix Having established himself as one of the biggest draws in Holland’s ... Read more