Tag: valhalla

Free Download: Andy Stott – Numb (Marc Holstege Remix)

Marc Holstege is a young DJ & Producer from the Netherlands who’s finding his way up in the techno scene. Musically wise beyond his early twenties years, Marc has steadily gained a love from the underground following an immersion in music from a young age, Marc set out curating his own mixtapes which were quickly sought after, leading to performances at local events like Valhalla, Pleinvrees, Verknipt, Amsterdam Open Air, as well as big stages like the Paradiso and Tivoli Vredenburg. With a big 2018 that includes a new Stil Vor Talent release, as well as gigs throughout Europe (and ... Read more

DHA Mix #286 By Marc Holstege

At only 21 years old, Dutchman Marc Holstege delivers a unique and mellow sound well beyond his years. Gaining a love for the underground following an immersion in music from a young age, Marc set out curating his own mixtapes which were quickly sought after, leading to performances at local events like Valhalla, Pleinvrees, Verknipt, Amsterdam Open Air, as well as big stages like the Paradiso and Tivoli Vredenburg. Now, as 2017 rolls on, and releases on Stil vor Talent, as well as major festival appearances are on the horizon, Marc Holstege stops by our mix series. Also, check out ... Read more

Free Download: Oaktree – Encounter (Marc Holstege Edit)

Only 21 years one years old, the Dutch producer, Marc Holstege delivers a unique and mellow sound today, perfect for after hours. The DJ/producer had his first experience in musical practise in his younger years. Learning to play the piano and practising percussion with his brother. Developing a sensitive ear, it was at high school when Holstege discovered electronic music and developed a particular taste for the underground sound. He decided to set out curating his own mixtapes which soon became sort after. He has since gained some major festival bookings for the likes of Valhalla, Pleinvrees and has also ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Claptone

Interview: Nadezhda Georgieva Write-up: Steve Rickinson Shrouded within the mysteries of intergalactic temporality, Claptone’s time on Earth has brought an array of soulful sounds rooted in the house of Chicago, perfected in caverns of Berlin and displayed to endearing fans throughout the world. As a DJ, Producer, Remixer and Cosmic, Time Defying Entity, Claptone’s synth driven rhythms are as infectious as they are diverse, culminating in a demand few manage within the what-have-you-done-for-me-lately world of the international DJ Industry. Since 2012, the black shrouded, golden masked figure has hopped from Bali to Boston, Marquee to Munich and every club, festival ... Read more

Valhalla Festival Podcast #002 By Boris Werner

House music scholar Boris Werner is without a doubt one of the most charismatic figures in the Amsterdam scene, and has been for over a decade. But his personality, great taste in music and extraordinary mixing skills behind the decks have taken him around the world as well. The Amsterdam icon is bringing his indestructible grooove to Valhalla Festival on December 20th, where he’ll share the stage with Beesmunt Soundsystem, Ici Sans Merci , Prunk and Tsepo. Goes without saying Boris Werner is known as a dj’s dj pur sang. However when he does produce his own music -for renowned ... Read more

Exclusive (Culinary) Interview With Ben Pearce

Ben Pearce is more than a well known DJ and Producer, he is one of the key representatives of the UK house scene. His broad knowledge of music and genres, together with his ability to sense good music everywhere at any time, results in the incredible ability to actually play across a wide range of musical genres and rock the DJ booths not only in the UK but around the world. On December 20th he will show this again at Valhalla Festival in Amsterdam.  His incredible skills behind the decks have not gone unnoticed, which secured him high-profile sets alongside ... Read more

Valhalla Festival 2013 Report

Prior to the festivities you all are so familiar with, in the South of Amsterdam in a place called RAI, the organizers of Valhalla revealed a festival that was beyond any expectation. Its proportions were felt immediately as a cordon of people was taking the direction to VALHALLA. Since last year, Amsterdam & its party folk won’t be awaiting the magic of Christmas. Instead they will all look forward to the dreamlike festival where Holland greets selected artists from the electronic music industry in a two-way street. For those who do not know, Valhalla is a circus-like festival of great ... Read more