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SXM Festival Announces Its Triumphant Return To St Martin

After its 2018 cancellation due to the regional devastation caused by Hurricane IRMA, St. Martin’s premiere destination festival event, SXM Festival, has just announced its triumphant 2019 return on a fully renovated island. Set across its iconic beaches, nightclubs and spectacular villas, SXM Festival offers the global party elite a week of world-class House and Techno programming with the patented hospitable vibe and infrastructure of St Martin. In celebration, SXM Festival will release a limited batch of 200, five day discounted SXM Aficionado Passes on May 29 2018. They will include first access to extremely limited Boat and Jungle Party ... Read more

Join SXM Festival In Rebuilding St Martin Following Hurricane Devastation

In response to the devastation caused to the island of St Martin by Hurricane IRMA, SXM Festival and #SXMStrong has launched the official fundraising effort via GoFundMe to raise financial aid for the community. With thousands of homes and businesses destroyed and 95% of the island’s infrastructure wiped out, the people of St Martin have been left completely vulnerable to the storms developing in the wake of IRMA. Both SXM Festival and #SXMStrong are in close communication with local government to ensure that the funds raised are applied towards what is needed most on the island. The island paradise has ... Read more

[Photo Report] SXM Festival 2017

March 2017 marks the second edition of SXM Festival. A first year edition in an unknown territory is never easy, but the organisation did a hell of a job managing it under all circumstances. This year they had us amazed again, and certainly topped last year. The set up and stage design was out of this world and also the Mayer Sound System was spot on. Here a foto report by Ded Agency from SXM Festival 2017. A full written report on our experiences coming to you soon. Featured Image: Ded Agency for SXM Festival

SXM Festival Podcast By Thugfucker

Only days away from their second appearance at the Carribean Oasis that SXM festival comes a very special podcast from Thugfucker. Since 2003, the duo – made up of Greg Oreck and Holmar Filipsson – have been traveling the globe playing back to back at some of the best clubs and parties worldwide. From Burning Man to Panorama Bar to Fabric to BPM and Sonar and Coachella to DC10 and Output and Katerholzig and many more. Now, the renowned duo preps SXM Festival next week with this exclusive recording of their set from the festival Download Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud ... Read more

DHA Mix #267 By YokoO

Spending much of his time pondering basslines and warm synth riffs that heat up dancefloors the world over, YokoO is no stranger to house music in all its deepest forms. With releases on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, the talented ambassador of sound has marked out a spot within the global house music scene with talent being sought after from every corner of the world, and has become a DHA favorite in the process. See also: Interview: YokoO Next month, YokoO will return to the sunny ... Read more

Interview: YokoO

YokoO is no stranger to house music in its deepest, most spiritual forms. He has released on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, turning the heads of artists such as Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Matthew Dekay and Lee Burridge. As a DJ, he embraces the dance floor with a dynamic and honest approach. Next month, YokoO will return to the sunny beaches of St. Martin and re join the SXM Festival ranks. Here to give you an insight into his world is YokoO telling us about his experiences at the festival last year, his multicultural approach ... Read more

SXM Festival Podcast By Moscoman

Moscoman is the man behind underground hits on Correspondant and Eskimo Recordings, as well as his own Disco Halal imprint. His music takes in elements of Techno, New Wave, House, and the sounds of his native Middle East, quickly building himself to prominence via production, remix work, and DJing. Hailing from Tel Aviv Moscoman is now based in Berlin, but plays frequently throughout Europe and further afield and some of the most interesting and unique clubs and parties around. SXM Festival Podcast: Atish, Wild Dark Next month, Moscoman will join the SXM Festival ranks, an event that essentially features everyone ... Read more

SXM Festival x DHA Present Âme, Black Coffee, Blond:ish & More

With less than a month until the 2nd edition of St. Marten’s SXM festival, we’re proud to announce our own hosted stage on its second day. Held at the festival’s primary day time venue, Happy Bay, The Deep House Amsterdam (DHA) goes down Thursday, 16 March from 12-12 across two areas. The Main Stage will feature performances from Black Coffee, Âme (live), Bedouin, Chaim, Jon Charnis, and a b2b set between our very own Kimou and Aeden. The day’s second, Ocean Stage will be headed up by Kompakt‘s Blond:ish, alongside Greb Pidcock, Ravel Brothers, Tara Brooks, and Zach Walker. Happy ... Read more

SXM Festival Podcast By Wild Dark

Wild Dark is an exploration of all that is organic and soulful within modern dance music. The New York-based duo, comprised of brothers Corey & Ryan Negrin, favor a unique approach to writing music, merging all elements into a cohesive, sophisticated concept. With a framework that combines elements of house, techno, electronica and everything in between Wild Dark strives to become a refreshing new standard in a world dominated by samples & regurgitated ideas. See also: SXM Festival Podcast By Atish Starting 15 March, Wild Dark will join the SXM Festival in the Caribbean paradise of St Martin. Here, the ... Read more

SXM Festival Podcast By Atish

In an age of oversized ego there is an artist still devoted to the connection with his audience, a humble soul with a pure passion for music – Atish. Atish’s success has been realized through his total devotion to the art of DJing – a procedure increasingly rare in today’s producer-centric age. With a combination of sophistication and accessibility, an Atish set is an expressive journey in melodic deep house that, creating lasting emotional experiences for listeners. This natural talent hasn’t gone unnoticed with Lee Burridge and Robot Heart as early champions. Since, Atish has landed himself a diverse range ... Read more

The BPM Festival Interview: Francesca Lombardo

From her memorable sets at Burning Man to her live recordings with Mixmag Lab or recently at The BPM Festival, Francesca Lombardo keep surprising everyone by her versatile selections and her skills behind the decks. 2016 has been a great year for her and when someone like Uner says: “I wanna see Francesca tonight because I never saw her play” you gotta think, that lady must be special. She has a new remix that just came out on her label Echolette Records, with an original song by ultra spiritual Birds of Mind, called “Ankara” and at DHA we love it ... Read more

DHA Mix #257 By Julia Govor

Julia Govor’s journey to internationally respected DJ is one unlike any other. What started as a military band performer and cassette DJ in Russia ends up as a globe trotting star in the industrial mecca that is New York City with releases, sets, and remixes scattering the trail along the way. Kicking things off with a several year long string of appearances at Moscow’s Alma17 ultimately led to performances at the likes of Movement in Detroit, Kazantip in Ukraine, WMC in Miami, ADE in Amsterdam and Sonar Off in Barcelona. Fast forward a few years and Julia’s original music has ... Read more

SXM Festival Announces Superstar Heavy Phase Two Lineup

Diving deeper into the sounds of undergound curation, Carribean music festival SXM has added a slew of new names to its 2017 bill. Having already announced the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Black Coffee, Âme, Bob Moses and Nina Kraviz , SXM Festival now announces Atish, Audiofly, Blond:ish, Crussen, DJ W!ld, Doc Martin, Francesca Lombardo, Frank & Tony, Guti (Live), Isaiah Martin, Jade, Jamie Jones, Jon Charnis, Julia Govor, Lee K, Lum, Kate Simko, M.A.N.D.Y., m.O.N.R.O.E., Martin Buttrich, Matthias Meyer,  Moscoman, My Favorite Robot, Nico Stojan, Nitin, Ostrich, Richie Hawtin, Rony Seikaly, Roy Davis Jr., Shaun Reeves, Skream, Sleepy & Boo, Sonja ... Read more

SXM Festival on the Caribbean Island of Saint Martin Announces Phase 1 Lineup

Another festival on the very unique very special festival radar Riding in the wake of a blinding inaugural edition, next year’s SXM Festival takes place March 15-19. Taking place on the picturesque Caribbean island of Saint Martin, this year sees an even richer programme. The fist names bringing an array of the top names in the form of Ricardo Villalobos, joined by fellow minimalists of the Romanian house style RPR Soundsystem (Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Raresh), as well as the brilliant Âme (live), Nina Kraviz and the African rhythms melding Black Coffee, and Lee Burridge with a big bunch of his All Day I Dream favourites: Bedouin, Bob Moses, YokOo, Maher Daniel and our next-in-line in ... Read more

After Successful Inaugural Edition, SXM Festival Returns To St Martin In 2017

SXM Festival has just dropped the dates for its 2017, and second, edition returning to the shores of Saint Martin March 15-19. SXM Festival’s 2016 provided blissful ocean views, awe-inspiring sunsets (and sunrises), intimate jungle soireés, and a diverse local culture. Beyond the location, though, it is the festival’s dedication to diverse curation that makes it a strong contender for the international festival spotlight. This philosophy brought the likes of Apollonia, Audiofly, M.A.N.D.Y., Maher Daniel, BLOND:ISH, Mia Lucci, Thugfucker, Bedouin, DJ Tennis, Adriatique, H.O.S.H., Ryan Crosson, Maceo Plex, Danny Daze, Guy Gerber, Rebolledo, Gardens of God, Chaim and many more ... Read more