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Interview: Colyn

Colyn may seem to be a mysterious talent who came out of nowhere, but he has put in the hard hours to get where he is today. Despite his young age of 25, he already has 9 years of music production behind his name. We sat down with him to unravel Colyn’s tale. His initial breakthrough came when the popular duo ‘Tale of Us‘ picked up on his sound and started playing out his music regularly. With ‘Amor‘ getting signed to their successful imprint and event concept ‘Afterlife‘, he started to turn heads. The record got heavily supported by other ... Read more

Afterlife Announces First 24 Hour Edition For ADE 2018

Afterlife will return to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) in 2018 and present its first ever 24-hour party! From 2pm on Saturday, 20 October through the next afternoon, Tale Of Us will curate two rooms encompassing everything the Afterlife brand is about, all set within the cavernous halls of the raw and striking Elementenstraat Warehouse. Expect a spectacle when adorned with the signature Afterlife production and featuring the likes of Adriatique, Mind Against, Vaal, Kobosil, and many more. 20 October | Afterlife ADE 2018 | Tickets | Warehouse Elementenstraat

DHA Mix #347 By Vaal

Over the past handful of years, VAAL has established a sterling rep as one of the key members of the Afterlife family. Her stirring productions deliver spine-tingling melodies full of depth and raw emotion released via her own Baastard Records, Life And Death and Afterlife. Now spending more time in the club environment, VAAL’s appreciation for the ‘social experiment’ that is club culture is beginning to filter into her studio sessions, while gigs around the globe have given her a more critical understanding of her music’s impact. A truly unique talent, VAAL occupies a strange middle ground between solitude and ... Read more

India’s Carnival Of Wonders Wonderflip Unveils Full Lineup

Over four days and three nights, India’s first immersive performing arts and music festival, ‘WONDERFLIP’ will be held in rustic, rural Khempur. From 9 – 12 November, visiting guests will be able to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars at one of its two stage locations (The Big Top, Marquee). Now, WONDERFLIP has announced its full lineup of acts, which include DJs and live performers from around the world as well as ... Read more

Pleinvrees Heroes Podcast #001 By Gardens Of God

After an insane (and sold out) inaugural event last year, Pleinvrees returns to the Amsterdam sporting green space Riekerhaven on Saturday, September 5th, for a festival experience containing much more than just music. Expect familiar names, but also many new heroes, and also featuring an absurdist Andhim-stage, the pub, and a new cabinet of curiosities. Pleinvrees is like a family and the Heroes festival is the day all its members get a podium to showcase themselves. As you can see, familiar faces like Marek Hemmann, Oliver Koletzki, Worakls and Guy Gerber. The stage hosted by yours truly, will cover some heroes of our own, ... Read more

All Artists & Stages Announced For Pleinvrees Heroes Festival

After selling out their debut edition last year, Pleinvrees Heroes returns to the Amsterdam sporting green space Riekerhaven on Saturday, September 5th. The second edition promises a new musical endeavour filled with old heroes and new ones, spanning six unique stages, each with its own musical curation. The LIVE stage will exclusively hold live performances, from acts such as N’to, Worakls, Oliver Schories, Einmusik. A lot of musical surprises to be expected by the hardware-wielding artists featured here. Continue at the Andhim Superfriends stage, where the ever-jovial German duo have invited high-flying friends Guy Gerber, Oliver Koletzki b2b Niko Schwind ... Read more

‘Subwalk’ Promising 3 Huge Parties Next Week – w/ MK, Skream, Noir & More

On Saturday 21st of July the 99th edition of Nijmegen’s celebrated 4-Day Marches, or as it’s popularly called ‘The Longest March In The World’, will kick off, with a 40.000 strong crowd of nature and walking enthusiasts expected to hit Holland’s oldest city.  More famous than the marches, however, are the evening- and nighttime festivities scattered across town during Nijmegen’s favourite week of the year. Local event crew Subcultuur are hosting three different events through the week at the city’s  key music and arts venue Lindenberg, each starring a celebrated international act as its headliner, including MK, Skream and Noir. ... Read more

Life And Death BPM Showcase Preview

Berlin based label Life And Death kicks off the brand new year with a showcase at the BPM Festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The versatile imprint is known for bringing along DJ’s who are not signed to the label and give the line-up a surprising twist. At the latest Amsterdam Dance Event for example, DJ Harvey was the eye catcher in a disco oriented room hosted by DJ Tennis. At BPM it’s Ben UFO and Joy Orbison. Ben UFO is one of the last remaining DJ’s whose popularity is mostly based on his sets and less on his productions. ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Pleinvrees

Summer isn’t over yet, so there are still those last few festivals to look forward to. Pleinvrees Heroes will be one of them. Having fortified another line-up that perfectly mixes artists who have been playing at Pleinvrees for years, like Oliver Koletzki, Alle Farben, Kölsch, Oliver Schories, and Amsterdam’s own Illesnoise, together with some special new upcoming stars like the mighty Vaal, Konstantin Sibold or the eclectic Young Marco. Pleinvrees, having a nearly unbeaten record of sold-out events, is working vigorously towards the 6th of September when their very first festival will open doors to the ticket-holding thrill seekers that ... Read more

Review” Tale of Us & Vaal – Concor EP

Italian DJ and production duo Karm and Matteo, also known as Tale of Us, are currently using Berlin as a base for their visionary musical quest. Combining house and techno with influences from pop, nu-disco or even rock music, they managed to create a unique sound which caught them the attention of Seth Troxler’s Visionquest, with whom they released their first EP. The rest is history. Thriving in the nesting ground for creativity that is Berlin, they recently teamed up with Vaal, an experimental producer who’s not afraid to think outside the box. Hell, he wouldn’t even know where the ... Read more