Tag: verknipt

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

DHA Mix #236 + Interview By Route 94

Over the past handful of years, Route 94 has quietly yet forcefully established himself as a distinctive young figure in today’s house music scene. Setting clubs ablaze in the hands of Skream, Benga and New York Transit Authority, Route 94’s propulsive, bass-heavy music is also regularly featured on Radio 1 and Rinse FM, while while including a globe trotting DJ schedule. This week, Route 94 will be in town for ADE with performances at the sold out Paradise event on Friday and Verknipt‘s ADE House Special. Ahead of those events, he’s put together a solid mix (recorded live from this ... Read more

Restored Industrial Warehouse To Be Amsterdam’s Newest Club: DEPOT

Amsterdam’s prolific dance scene is gaining (yet another) new club, located in an industrial warehouse in Amsterdam North. DEPOT, a rustic warehouse space, will be operated by the Amsterdam-based event organization, VERKNIPT, known for their many Verknipt events, Kingsday Open Air Festival, Wonderland Festival, VERKNIPT Festival and their Amsterdam Dance Event-collaboration with the well-known IBIZA concepts La Familia and ANTS. DEPOT brings the old industrial warehouse parties back to life with its 7-meter ceilings, solid steel columns, brick details, old factory lamps and concrete walls,for that authentic raw warehouse-feeling. The dancefloor of DEPOT is spacious, yet intimate at 1000m2 leaving ... Read more

ADE Essentials: Saturday (October 17)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th anniversary of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). The tone is set for this highly anticipated week in October where Amsterdam’s historic city centre will serve as the playground for dance lovers, DJs, club owners, bookers, promoters, manufacturers from the electronic music industry and many other influentials. The amount of events is staggering with some 400+ performances alone, let alone a week worth of workshops, film screenings, tutorials, technology showcases, and much ... Read more

Wonderland Festival Line Up Announcement

After two memorable (and sold-out) indoor events in the winter, it’s time for the Wonderland Festival to cast its wings over festival season by introducing its first summertime edition.  Having already announced Sidney Charles, Jonas Rathsmann and Tom Demac to the lineup, we can now announce (with a little help from the Mad Hatter) its stacked second phase, which surely lives up to Wonderland’s name and reputation. After consulting with the Mad Hatter, Verknipt is going to do what they do best, at one of the Amsterdam’s most wondrous locations, Diemerbos, on 29 August 2015.  After a long time thinking it over, the Mad Hatter has provided Verknipt with a wonderful line-up; the perfect mix ... Read more

Top 10 Kingsday Events

It won’t be long before Amsterdam will be under the spell of the mighty Kingsday. One mezmerising day full of amazing daytime and nighttime events. There are so many events, we thought it was a good idea to give some guidance as to where to find the best events. In this list we will focus on the daytime events. Because there’s nothing better than dancing in the sunshine. Take a look and make your choice! #10 Hannekes Kroon | Hannekes Boom | Hannekes Boom, Disco Dolly and PLAK are ready to host a Kingsday festivity at Hannekes Boom, one of Amsterdams hot spots. A wonderful ... Read more

Wonderland Announces Outdoor Festival

Two years ago a new winter festival was born when Verknipt and Deep House Amsterdam joined forces to create Wonderland Festival. Since then Westerunie, Westerliefde and Transformatorhuis where transformed to a place where mad things happen and nothing is what it seems. Now it’s time to play outside. After two memorable sold-out indoor winter events, it’s time for Wonderland Festival to cast its wings over the festival season by introducing the very first summer edition. On the 29th of August Verknipt is going to do what they do best, at one of the wondrous locations that Amsterdam has to offer: Diemerbos. Expect an intimate festival where some of the most diverse international and local acts ... Read more

Verknipt Announces Line-Up For Debut Summer Festival

Prominent event organizers Verknipt officially entered the populous Amsterdam festival scene last week after it announced its debut Summer festival, set on the fourth of July. An extensive line-up focused on international house and techno artists and local talent can be found across three stages, featuring such names as Route 94, Ben Sims, Ben Pearce, Sidney Charles, Josh Butler and more. The full line-up has just been announced, check it out below. Event

Exclusive Interview With Verknipt

Unpretentious, accessible to a wide audience and perhaps a little chaotic at times; this is the gist of the dynamic behind one of Amsterdam’s most popular event organizers, Verknipt (which can be translated as being mad or crazy). Starting barely two and a half years ago, the concept was clear from the start. Reza and Mer, the two guys running the outfit, wanted to host events where the feel of a party – in the frivolous sense of the word – should be present in every way, while paying close attention to the line-up. Their events have gained them a ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Bart Skils

“Techno has been there for ages; it’s not a hipster sound. Techno is here to stay” Bart Skils has been in the game for almost 20 years now, and is considered one of the Netherlands’ most revered and respected techno DJ’s. But instead of getting stuck in old routines, he has constantly been pushing forward, bringing new sounds and fresh ideas to any stage he takes. Apart from his work as a producer, Bart’s passion for electronic music has done a lot for the Dutch techno scene. His famous lovechild Voltt loves Summer is closing in on its tenth birthday ... Read more

Wonderland Festival Podcast #004 By Piotr & Zhan

Only a week left and then Wonderland Festival will open its doors for the second edition. This time for a huge partying marathon featuring two stages and a ton of artists. Amsterdam duo Piotr & Zhan will be rocking their brand of soulful, jackin’ house. And if you’re wondering what that sounds like than tune into this brand new exclusive mix. For no less than 16 hours (from 4pm until 8am) Westerunie, Westerliefde and Transformatorhuis in Amsterdam’s cultural Westerpark are turned into a promised land: Wonderland Festival. With the best in house, deep house and techno with major artists like ... Read more

Nachtcollege Celebrating Two-Year Anniversary At Central Studios

Amsterdam has seen tens of event organizers come and go in the last couple of years. But within that timespan organizations have risen to some of the most popular and familiar-sounding parties in and outside of this city through simple and rock-solid concepts that seem to correspond to the wants of today’s clubbers rather well. We all know Pleinvrees, Straf_Werk and Next Monday’s Hangover hangover by now. Perhaps not as synonymous with Amsterdam, but definitely comparable to these names at the moment is Nachtcollege, who have had an astronomical rise of their own since they started exactly two years ago. ... Read more

Verknipt ADE Special Podcast #002 By Shadow Child

On the 2nd day of ADE, on October 16th, Shadow Child will make his appearance at Verknipt’s ADE Special, alongside Joris Voorn, Hot Since 82, Deetron, Friend Within, Edu Imbernon, Guti, Bodhi and many more. Leading on from his musical success that needs little introduction (String Thing, 23), Shadow Child has also set up his own label with friend Kry Wolf, called Food Music, which provides a home for his and others’ productions. He also hosts a weekly slot on London’s seminal radio station Rinse FM and he’s still been keeping busy as a DJ, too, traveling all over the ... Read more

Full Premiere: Sante & Sidney Charles – All Night Long (Original Mix)

Hot Creations ushers in the summer season with fourteen exclusive tracks from their roster serving up a selection of ‘Hot Summer Jams’. Featuring new material from label figurehead Jamie Jones, alongside new tracks from favourites Patrick Topping, Russ Yallop, Jey Kermis and Tom Flynn, the collection also introduces new talent such as Jamy Wing, Beep Dee and Pete Dorling. Unveiling big tracks from the likes of DJ Le Roi and Sante & Sidney Charles that have been championed by the Hot Creations family Jamie Jones, Richy Ahmed and Lee Foss recently to great response. Stamping their sound into another summer, ... Read more