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[Playlist] Trance Wax Paradise City Trance Classics

Trance Wax is the new moniker of Belfast born Ejeca, created to blend the artists love for Trance whilst growing up, reimagining classics of the genre into modern-day dance floor highlights. With his first few releases selected by a number of high-profile DJs like Job Jobse, Bicep, The Black Madonna & Charlotte De Witte in their sets, Trance Wax now plays Belgium’s Paradise City Festival, which goes down 29 – 31 June in Brabant, Belgium. Ahead of this, one of our top festivals of the summer, Trance Wax provides 10 of his ultimate Trance classics. Which are yours? James Holden ... Read more

Carl Cox Amongst First Headline Names For 2018’s Oasis Festival

Morocco’s Oasis Festival returns in the shadow of the Morocco’s Atlas Mountains from 14 – 16 September. Four years in, Oasis Festival was the first event of its kind in Morocco, where ancient history marries with a futuristic soundtrack. This year, the atmospheric Desert Oasis and Arena stages will be complemented by a brand new stage and each will feature names just announced like a headline set from Carl Cox, as well as Actress x Mount Kimbie B2B DJ Set, Avalon Emerson, Derrick Carter B2B The Black Madonna, Jessy Lanza (DJ Set), Nastia, Octo Octa, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Tim Sweeney ... Read more

Party Report: III Points Music, Art & Tech Festival

October 13th, 2017 set the night for the fifth instalment of III Points Music Art and Tech Festival and this year was nothing less than “Out of this World!”. Miami’s, Mana Wynwood, set the stage for the impressive growing festival that has become a mecca for music lovers of all types. The creativity behind this festival really stood out this year from stage names like ‘Mind Melt’, ‘Main Frame’, to ‘The White Dragon’, and exhibitions like “Videoscope” by Miguel Prychan as well as “Daydream V.4” presented by Nonotak Studio. You could tell the hard work and effort given by the ... Read more

Moxie & Guests Go On Loop For Second Time At ADE 2017

With precious few moments left to set your last minute Amsterdam Dance Event plans, might we suggest the second annual On Loop as presented by Moxie. With a lineup consisting of only heavy hitters, and with select few tickets left after its first two rounds sold out, Moxie and On Loop collaborate with Donker Collective and KUMA to bring guests Leon Vynehall, Matthew Herbert, Shanti Celeste, and Chaos in the CBD to Amsterdam’s Sugarfactory on Thursday, 19 October. On Loop is a Moxie’s clubbing concept, where high-quality soundsystems and a comfortable party atmosphere make up the forefront. Their showcases can ... Read more

Interview: HAAi

Much of the buzz in London these days surrounds Phonox resident HAAi. Hailing from Australia, and with a background in shoegaze and psyche bands, a chance trip to Berghain provided the inspiration to focus on electronic music, as well as a move to Europe. Flash forward some five years and now HAAi has secured her busiest year to date. Indulging in her more esoteric taste in music, HAAi, and her Coconut Beats imprint, travel the world, as well as handling duties inside the Phonox booth every Saturday. Her 2017 has also included her Ibiza debut (Pikes, alongside Midland), as well ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Announce Huge 2 Day Season Finale

On 3 – 4 September, North American fans of House & Techno will celebrate the long, Labour Day weekend with the season finale of Electric Island. Toronto’s seminal summer event, Electric Island returns to their original home of Hanlan’s Point with Claude VonStroke, Chris Liebing, CRi, Dixon, Dusky, Gab Rhome, Mall Grab, My Favorite Robot, Nitin, Sonny Fodera, Soul Clap, Sven Väth, The Black Madonna, and Yotto. Also on hand over the course of the two day festival will be warm ups from local favorites Brian Johnson, Jamie Kidd, Jeff Button, Koki, Sam Haze, Simon Jain and Terence Kissner. 2 ... Read more

Premiere: Red Axes - Sun My Sweet Sun (Fango Goes To Bollywood Remix)

While Red Axes’s ode to the sun is still running strong one and a half years after its release, its now time for the remix package! Including work from German wunderkind Konstantin Sibold and the Axes’ boys themselves, it is one of two from (DHA favorite) Fango as he turns the original into a rough beat version just to drop the melody in the break for maximum dancefloor mayhem. Here, we’re premiering the Solomun and Dixon approved remix of Red Axes’ ‘Sun My Sweet Sun,’ as Fango Goes to Bollywood Remix. This remix also comes on the heels of Fango’s ... Read more

Party Report: Secret Solstice

Iceland’s Secret Solstice is often called by numerous outlets the world’s most unique festival experience due in large part to the country’s perma sunlight over the course of the summer months. Naturally, I can’t recall if such a claim is warranted or not with so many destination style festivals around the world but, subjectively, the unique location and atmosphere of Secret Solstice does, in fact, live up its claim in my view. As you may know, Iceland sits directly underneath the Arctic Circle, which translates to periods of perma daylight or perma night. Think about it like this…at night, when ... Read more

Secret Solstice Reveals Unique Side Party Events & Daily Performance Schedule

One of the world’s most unique festival experiences, Iceland’s Secret Solstice, is almost at hand! With that, the festival has broken down their daily schedule, as well as announced its side party’s all located in and around the country’s capital city of Rejkavik. With a lineup featuring names like The Black Madonna, Seth Troxler, Thugfucker, Kerri Chandler, Dusky, Kiasmos and more (not to mention top artists from the world of hip hop, rock, soul, R&B, and Icelandic favorites), as well as stage takeovers from the likes of Sci+Tec and Circoloco, Secret Solstice truly has something for everyone. Take a look ... Read more

Party Report: Lente Kabinet 2017

Amsterdam’s Lente Kabinet festival is the annual little sister to it’s renowned Dekmantel event. Organized by the same minds, and frequently featuring similar artists (albeit at less than 1/3 of the latter’s multi-day, city-wide offering), Lente Kabinet is something of a precursor to the massive summer events to come (I mean, the English translation has “Spring” in it…but most of you knew already that already), as well as a (welcome) relief from the barrage of open format, mainstream festival events which tend to monopolize and create a complacency toward all those arbitrary definitions of “underground” out there. My own experience ... Read more

Secret Solstice Finalizes 2017 Lineup And Hosts Warehouse Project Takeover

Wowing festival guests for the last three years with, Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival has finalized its 2017 lineup. Joining the already announced likes of The Prodigy, Dubfire, Dusky, The Black Madonna, and Seth Troxler (amongst many others from the world’s of rock, rap, r&b, soul, and more), will be legendary American hip-hop recording artist Ab-Soul, as well a Icelandic rap representatives XXX Rottweiler, Herra Hnetusmjör, and the female rap duo Cyber. Also announced is the first performance since 1987 from local punk band Tappi Tíkarass, formed in 1980 and widely considered the first serious music project of now world renowned ... Read more

What Can We Expect From Sónar 2017?

With the summer heat approaching and after festival season already began, we are moving closer to some of the biggest global festivals. This year we are taking a closer look at Sónar as they will deliver wide range of artists, conferences, stages and much more. Held in beautiful Barcelona, Sonar will definitely write many people’s stories for summer 2017. Festival is not focusing only on well known genres, therefore they recently announced the opening of a new stage – Sónar XS, which will give an opportunity to young names and underground/extreme sounds. Sónar XS and other stages will be a ... Read more

Kappa Futur Festival Adds The Black Madonna, Dixon, Masters At Work

Another amazing wave of artists have been announced for the two day Turin extravaganza that is Kappa Futur Festival 2017. Already announced were the likes of Jamie Jones, Nina Kraviz, Tale of Us, Joseph Capriati, Sasha & John Digweed, and now the festival adds a slew of International superstars to the bill. Included in the updated lineup are a handful of House legends, coming in the forms of Body & Soul (Francois K, Joe Clausell, Danny Krivit), Masters At Work, Boo Williams, and Glenn Underground. Elsewhere, The Black Madonna, Ame, Dixon, Jackmaster, Kolsch, and Mano le Tough will all feature ... Read more

Lente Kabinet 2017 Announces The Black Madonna, Matthew Herbert, Helena Hauff For 6th Edition

For its sixth year, the breathtaking surroundings of Het Twiske will host Lente Kabinet Festival. A decicated Spring time celebration of electronic music, art, and culture, Lente Kabinet Festival 2017 will put additional focus on its selection of live acts geared toward the broadly interested electronic music enthusiast, who’s discerning tastes require in depth programming of a unique nature. The lineup will not disappoint as acts like the inspiring Aksak Maboul and Véronique Vincent, experimental electronics Powell, energetic percussion duo Ninos du Brasil and the psychedelic one man band Silver Apples take to the stage. DJ sets will come from ... Read more

Awakenings Taps Paul Kalkbrenner, Maceo Plex, The Black Madonna For 20th Anniversary Festival

With over 110 artists spread over 8 stages, Awakenings Festival once again becomes the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. Over the 24-25 June weekend, recreational area Spaarnwoude Houtrak will be dedicated to Techno in all its diversity. Amongst the massive lineup announced for this 20th anniversary edition will be a new live show from Paul Kalkbrenner, the reunited Wihgnomy Brothers, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalabos, Maceo Plex, Chris Liebing, Joseph Capriati, Dave Clarke, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Floorplan, Weval, The Black Madonna, Black Coffee, Len Faki and KiNK, as well as Sunday stage hosts Joris Voorn and Adam ... Read more