Tag: STUDIO 80

Free Download: Olaf Stuut – Run (Some Chemistry’s Better Late Than Forever Mix)

Infected by the intensely hypnotic music of Amsterdam’s underground clubbing scene, Some Chemistry is a true ambassador of dance in the Dutch capital. Whether as a DJ, in the studio, or curating well-respected events in clubs such as Studio 80, Marktkantine, and cutting edge festivals by Georgie’s and Next Monday’s Hangover, Some Chemistry switches between a melodramatic kind of indie house and more uncompromising atmospherical sounds of. Here, Some Chemistry remixes another Amsterdam favorite, Olaf Stuut, a musician who always tells a story, with strong vibes, challenging harmonies, and melodic sounds. Download Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/premiere-olaf-stuut-run-some-chemistrys-better-late-than-forever-mix” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ ... Read more

New Amsterdam Club Opens In Former Studio 80 Space

With the shuttering of Studio 80’s doors in the latter months of 2015, Amsterdam lost one of its most valuable underground nightspots. Now, it has been announced that the former Studio 80 space will launch a new club, Claire, will open this October, bringing the likes of Chez Damier, Gilles Peterson and Matthew Herbert to Amsterdam’s Rembrandtplein over the coming months. The new owners, Juri Miralles and Marlon Arfman, who also have their hands involved in local clubs Bloemenbar & Disco Dolly, have announced the spot will be open Thursday-Saturday and feature many a local house, techno and disco act. ... Read more

Join Studio 80 For One Epic Final Farewell

For 10 years, Studio 80 aka the black box on Rembrandtplein, has built itself as a key player in Amsterdam’s nightlife. Now, with the iconic venues closing, it has decided to bring back one of its key concept events, 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE, for one last time; literally partying until the walls come tumbling down with a weekender worth of music. So, on 30 January join all Studio 80’s residents that defined the sound and vibe of the club with one final final farewell. DJs for the event include 2000 and One, Anonym, Anton Pieete, Boris Werner, Bram Fidder, Camiel ... Read more

Interview: Studio Barnhus

Record label/ ‘ménage à trois’, Studio Barnhus, consists of three lads from Sweden Kornél Kovács, Axel Boman and Petter Nordkvist.  Seemingly not taking anything, except beat matching and the music itself,  serious has been working more than well for these guys. Originally started as an idea to only release productions from the founding trio, it didn’t take long until friends and lovers who happen to play great music, joined. Right before their label night at Studio 80 this Friday we had a session of 13 serious questions and got even some serious answers.  Studio Barnhus: boys born in the Scandinavian orphanage bonded by the love of music and hatred ... Read more

Interview: Laura Jones

Ever since House and Techno starlet Laura Jones track ‘ Love In Me’ danced into our lives in 2011 her tour diary filled literally over night, shining an underground star bright as any of her peers. Laura’s career began by spending every penny on a music collection at an early age after discovering underground music on Ibizan dancefloors. Quickly she was taken under the wings of Circoloco and fabric. Since then, her touring schedule featured events like Detroit’s Electronic Movement Festival, the Warehouse Project, Amsterdam’s Mysteryland and Richie Hawtin’s Enter. to name a few. Despite her relentless touring, Laura Jones’s measure as an artist doesn’t just stop at ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Detroit Swindle

Even though Maarten Smeets was in advertising and Lars Dales in the kitchen, the duo, also known as Detroit Swindle, had been active in Amsterdam’s local scene individually before their big break as a collaborative. Back then, Lars has been working as a DJ for quite some time, mostly playing hiphop and nu disco. As fate willed, he was also programming at a club where Maarten occasionally played. It all started when the club;s owners wanted Lars to fire Maarten for playing music considered “too underground”. The two got to talking and soon decided to get in the studio every on a weekly basis and the ... Read more

Welcome To The Future Line-Up Announced

Today the line-up for the yearly Welcome To The Future Festival has been announced. This year will see the ninth edition of the yearly festival, and the artists involved are far from disappointing. Ranging from the top of the heap in house, techno, and everything in between, we see an impressive list of names. Here are the seven stages and the 40+ DJs (in alphabetical order). [one_half last=”no”] MAIN Art Department Boris Werner Hot Since 82 The Martinez Brothers Pan-Pot Seth Troxler TECHNO Cari Lekebusch & Zoe Xenia Chris Liebing Len Faki Maarten Mittendorff & Jasper Wolff Paco Osuna Paul ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Steve Rachmad

Interview: Milan van Ooijen Photography: Thierry Vrakking He is often referred to as the techno champion of The Netherlands, who has steadily carried the underground scene for thirty years now and actually introduced Detroit techno into the Dutch scene. He is admired not just by his fans, but by a range of famed colleagues like Richie Hawtin, Josh Wink, Ben Klock, Dettmann and Karotte to name but a few. To celebrate the landmark of being in the game for over a quarter of a century, which obviously sounds slightly uncomfortable to him, and his birthday this week there will be ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Chopstick & Johnjon

A decade has passed since the masterminds behind the Suol label, Chi-Thien Nguyen and John B. Muder, set out as Chopstick & Johnjon (Mix) with a clear mission: to blaze a trail through the international House and Techno scene. Those ten years seem to have passed in the twinkling of an eye. This Friday Chopstick & Johnjon will bring themselves and Daniel Bortz to Amsterdam for a Suol showcase at their favorite spot in Amsterdam: Studio 80. The second area that night will be hosted by ourselves, featuring Kevin Duane and Kimou on the line-up. Hey guys! How has 2014 ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Wolf Music

On Saturday 22 March, the British label Wolf Music will make hold a showcase at Studio 80. Residents Medlar, Greymatter en KRL will be flown in for a monstruous edition of Animo, a side project by Amsterdam party instigators Jongens v/d Wereld. Label bosses Matt & Stu will be joining the festivities as well, Wolf Music Recordings began life in 2009, and was created by two house and disco fanatics who wanted an outlet for their creative endeavors. Wolf has always been about the real house culture, they try to stay true to the classical aesthetic, whilst being focused on ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Nick Monaco

“Seriously, Amsterdam is overflowing with beautiful women. Must be something in the Haring..” Nick Monaco is here to take you back…. and move you forth. Raised in the California Bay area, Nick proved he was made for music from a young age. Rocking house parties is how Nick spent most weekends in his not so distant adolescence. Thank G-O-D for out of town parents! While his peers fussed over iPod playlists, Monaco busted in with crates of wax and brought down the spot, learning to win the crowds in true school style. Next to becoming more and more handy behind the ... Read more

Party Tips: Jan 9 / 12

Another week with another weekend ful of sweet parties. Which ones to choose? We’ll make it easy for you with our selection of party tips. Thursday Studio 80 – WKND: TIM AVIS GOOD-BYE PARTY w/ ERIC DE MAN, MAILMAN & MULLA Tim Avis’ goodbye party at WKND after five years of loyal service to the WKND phenomenon in Amsterdam. Together with Eric de Man he will be playing a memorable last set in his homebase Studio 80 Tim Avis | Eric de Man | Mailman | Mulla | January 9 | WKND | Studio 80 | Friday De Nachtdivisie – 2YR ... Read more

Mix #087 by Brent Roozendaal

For many years now, Brent Roozendaal has been seen as a strong electronic music advocate, known for his outspoken, diverse and relevant musical style. On stage as a DJ, or as the promoter of several concepts, Brent pushes underground dance music straight from his heart into the realm of true connoisseurs, moving crowds everywhere he goes. During the past 12,5 years Brent has rocked dance floors all around the Netherlands from playing at renowned clubs as Studio 80 and Trouw as well as the obscure ones such as Pand 14 – right up to playing at festivals such as Open ... Read more

Mix #086 by Tim Hoeben

Let’s start off the week with a deep creation by Tim Hoeben. Tim has become a household name in the Amsterdam clubbing circuit over the past years. Having played many gigs, at nearly all the relevant venues, he has crafted a unique sound that is a more than welcome addition to the Amsterdam DJ guild. From deep to tech, from Chicago to Detroit, Tim’s dj-sets are all about house music. Combining the classic with the new, always looking for the thick bassline and groovy percussions. With his own sound, and a stage performance worth mentioning, Tim won himself both the ... Read more

Free Download: Summertime (KON Disco Edit)

Soul Clap describe him as the “best disco DJ in the world.” Gilles Peterson called him the “edit king of 2011.” And BBE has crowned him the “king of digging.” His re-works of classic disco tunes are some of the most inventive around. KON has access to some of the most sought-after recording sessions of all time that allow him to pull apart the musical parts and re-imagine them to his own liking. Despite his association with disco, Kon’s purview is much broader than a single genre. He’s been a mainstay of Boston’s hip-hop scene since the early ’90s, and ... Read more