Exclusive Interview With Jackmaster

With Jackmaster, what you are guaranteed to get is a master selector’s instinct for creating and riding the energy of a crowd. As his star has risen over the past few years, this has been on perfect display at ...

Straf_Werk Closing Podcast #001 By Cristoph

Like last year on December 30, Straf_Werk will hold its closing party at Transformatorhuis, Westerunie and Westerliefde to close of the year in style, one day before everybody else. For the occasion they have called up a league of extraordinary gentlemen to co...

Report: Pleinvrees And Straf_Werk ADE Special

Text: Henry Cornwell Photos: Kirsten van Santen The artistic director of Tolhuistuin once told the Wall Street Journal that Noord used to be to Amsterdam what Australia was to England: a place to send crimi...

ADE Event Special: Germany’s Finest

It won't be long before Amsterdam and its club scene will be under the spell of the mighty ADE. The Amsterdam crowd will meet those from abroad, all joining forces over a span of five mezmerising days full of cool daytime events, seminars, networking possibili...

Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of J...

Exclusive Interview with Tensnake

We had a nice sit down with Tensnake upon his gig at Straf_werk Festival on Saturday the 23th of August. The disco enthusiast with a love for the more funky side of house music, will close the main stage amongs...

Exclusive Interview With Finnebassen

"I want my listeners and the crowds I play for to feel something." Finnebassen is one of the perfect examples that any bedroom producer can climb onto the dance music scene and preserve a status quo. Ever sinc...

Straf_Werk Festival Stages: Trappenhuis

With an immense line up announced a while back, plans are in motion for this year’s edition of Straf_Werk Festival and we find ourselves right in the middle of it. We’re digging deep into the stages at Straf_Werk Festival to assure that you’ll fully be aware o...

Open Air Podcast #002 By Dale Howard

After three sun-soaked editions, Amsterdam Open Air will again return this year at Gaasperpark. In the first week of June you can enjoy the diverse musical, culinary and cultural programming. Of course there’s also the possibility to stay the night over (or da...