Tag: Surgeon

What Happens When 30 People Live Jam On A 10.000-Year-Old Hill Overlooking Oslo

10.000BC, a small, winding path leading up the Ekeberg is being travelled by hunters & gatherers. Fast forward a rough 12.000 years and this same road now leads up an extra 115m of elevation and is now being travelled by festival revellers who follow the luring soundwaves of Oslo’s only electronic music festival; Sommerøya. Situated on the side of the Ekeberg, overlooking Oslo with seemingly endless sunsets accompanying its diverse line-up of local and international artists. Boutique Festival Sommerøya is comparatively small. It has 2 stages close to each other. One main stage, and one with the focus on the ... Read more

Sommerøya Returns For 9th Edition In Lush New Location For Weekend Art, Culture & Music Getaway

Presenting the cutting edge of the underground from both its native Norway and abroad, the open air Sommerøya Festival is back in August for its 9th edition. Over two days, 17 – 18 August, Oslo’s Ekebergparken will host the multi dimensional festival event that features music, art, and education. DJs and Live Acts on hand for 2018 will span the spectrum, including the likes of Claptone, Surgeon, DJ Koze, Honey Dijon, Nastia, ANNA, and Sebastian Mullaert across its two dance areas, the intimate, techno focused Hanger stage and the 3000+ capacity Main area. Also on the program will be a ... Read more

Review: Dekmantel 2016

The four day affair that was Dekmantel 2016 began on Thursday, 4 August, with a series of opening shows spanning through the spectrum of medium, presentation, and venue, each conveniently situated on the banks of Amsterdam’s IJ River. It all kicked off at the architectural marvel that is The Eye Film Institute, where a series of panels, talks, and screenings went down over the course of a full day’s schedule. From Rush Hour’s Antal speaking with Young Marco and Serge on the deep digging phenomenon and the reissue labels leading the way, to an engaging talk on inspiration vs practice that featured ... Read more

Pleinvrees Festival Podcast By Fritz Kalkbrenner

For his upcoming performance at Pleinvrees, as well as Ibiza’s darker Techno ONYX event, Berlin-native Fritz Kalkbrenner provides an exclusive mixtape of deep instrumentation. Recently releasing his newest and third album “Ways Over Water“, Fritz Kalkbrenner hardly needs an introduction as his unique style has been a defining one in Berlin. He emerged from of the shadows of the socialist prefab buildings in the Lichtenberg district of Berlin – and has ever since strived to perfect his interpretation of cold electro into warm, deep melodic electronic music. Throughout the summer, he’ll be playing ONYX at Space Ibiza, a dark techno party that will host a variety of top-notch acts such ... Read more

DGTL Barcelona Announces First Names For 2016 Edition

After another successful Amsterdam edition, DGTL returns to Barcelona for their 2nd event in the Catalan capital, and today announced the first artist names. Needless to say, the preliminary lineup is stacked with heavyweights, including DGTL favorites Maceo Plex, Nina Kraviz, Dixon, Âme, and Job Jobse. Underground heroes like Antal, Hunee, and Sau Poler also find themselves on a bill that includes quite the healthy selection of techno: Surgeon, Robert Hood, Paula Temple, Pan-Pot, Marcel Dettmann, and Oscar Mulero, to name a few. With all the production value and sustaibaility focus DGTL has come to be known for over its ... Read more

Gallery: Amsterdam Open Air Day 2

This past Sunday, June 7, we headed to Amsterdam’s Gaasperpark to bask in sun and beats for the second day of Amsterdam Open Air 2015. What was a gorgeous day, as part of a gorgeous weekend, brought the colours out as thousands of electronic music fans packed the 10 diverse stages over the course of 11 hours.  Everything from hard techno to deep house and, even, EDM was represented as some of the Netherland’s best promoters, including Straf_Werk and Format, curated their respective stages. We started off with a casual walk around, yet found ourselves drawn to the aforementioned stages ... Read more

Phase 1 Of Dimensions Festival Line-Up Announced

Croatia-based Dimensions Festival has released the first phase of their line-up this week. The organization has made it clear again that they’re a force to be reckoned with within the Balkan region, where an underground dance music scene seems to be blossoming more and more. The first names for Dimensions 2015 include such top-of-the-bill names as Lil Louis, Ben UFO, Delano Smith, Mount Kimbie and Moodymann. Since its humble beginnings in 2012, Dimensions has set itself on the map as an alternative and exotic getaway for music lovers in the region and those adventurous enough to look further than the ... Read more