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VOLTT Returns To NDSM For Season Closing Festival Event

After almost four years of renovation, VOLTT finally returns to the legendary slopes of the Amsterdam NDSM Shipyards for a day full of Techno on 26 August 2017. Since 2006, VOLTT has always aimed to stay close to its true-sound-of-techno roots, supplemented with the gorgeous Amsterdam skyline as a backdrop. This year’s edition brings back the summer festival season closing event to its original industrialised feel as its head honcho Bart Skils kicks the day off. All-time favorites, and some of the scene’s biggest names will all be on hand, like Alan Fitzpatrick, Deadbeat, Magda, Mathew Jonson, and Oscar Mulero, ... Read more

Top 10 Kingsnight/Kingsday Events

We’re slowly looking towards that infamous Dutch celebration of the monarchy known as Kingsday, when the entire country is put on halt so that every citizen can go completely mental for a day and remember very little on the next. Of course, Amsterdam will be at the epicentre of Kingsday celebrations, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the capital. Luckily, there are many alternatives to escape the overcrowded, drunken wilderness, with many underground-minded events located safely in the periphery of the city. That’s why we’ve lined up the best Kingsnight and -day events to visit on the ... Read more

Contest: Win A Free Course At The School Of House

Amsterdam-based dance industry education platform ‘The School Of House’ are being generous, as they are giving away a full free course, Event & Organisation, to the winner of the TSOH competition, details of which you will find below. See also: School Of House Welcomes Those Desiring A Career In The Dance Industry The School of House opened its doors this year, and offers a private, in-house education by guest speakers, influentials from the scene and renowned institutions such as Hogeschool Amsterdam, Fontys and ROC.  The program consist of both theory and practice. Students learn about management issues as well as creative ... 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

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