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The Social Festival Podcast By William Djoko

Most of his fellow natives will recognize him as one of Trouw’s former longest serving resident DJs, William Djoko remains one of The Netherlands’ most exciting talents. A staple on the likes of Voyage Direct, Tuskegee and Mobilee, William Djoko iss able to grab the attention of his audience instantly thanks to an unbridled enthusiasm, while his performances which have earned him spots at every major Dutch festival and some of the most renowned venues around the world. Over the weekend of 29-30 September, William Djoko joins a heavyweight lineup at Nic Fanciulli‘s The Social Festival as it celebrates its ... Read more

Interview: Steve Rachmad

The constantly reinventing artist Steve Rachmad is the type of DJ and Producer firmly entrenched in the best that Techno and House have to offer. The Dutch dancefloor legend has an unequalled gift for making a connection with every thinkable drum machine and synthesizer possible, resulting in numerous productions and Intertional DJ sets – the result of more than two decades of dedication to his craft. Steve has been responsible for classics such as the essential ’95 release ‘Secret Life of Machines’, and has worked under labels like Klockworks, Delsin, Mote Evolver and more under a slew of aliases, often ... Read more

10 (Perhaps) Under The Radar BPM Festival 10th Anniversary Showcases

A new year means one thing in dance music, The BPM Festival! This year, being The BPM Festival’s 10th anniversary, The BPM Festival is set to celebrate its biggest event to date with some 460 artists descending onto the Mexican Riviera amongst 80+ showcases. Now, of course we all know the big boys of the world…you know…Diynamic, Warriors, Hot Creations, Music On, Bedrock, and so on; I mean, we see them everywhere from Ibiza to new York to Tokyo. This year, though, there are a slew of quality musical showcases spread amongst The BPM festival’s 6-15 January duration, which may not ... Read more

Get Up Close And Personal With Your Favourite Artists At Sonos Studio ADE

Sonos Studio, the home audio brand’s daughter company that engages people to music and the music industry, has set up an elaborate event programme during ADE, consisting of various lectures and exclusive musical showcases by leading movers and shakers in the underground spectrum of dance music. Expect sets, discussions and monologues from artists such as Derrick May, Seth Troxler, Jackmaster, Eats Everything, DVS1 and many more. Thursday Oct 15 | A Homage to Originators with Resident Advisor The Sonos Studio ADE program kicks off on Thursday, October 15, where a daytime and nightly program will allow visitors to dive deep into the origins ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In April

Our top 10 releases in A cover LP’s and EP’s ranging  house, to techno and everything in between. These are the records that shouldn’t be missed this month. #10 | Aki Bergen – I’ve Seen You Around feat. Myriad | Steyoyoke Recordings | Out Now | Aki Bergen is an Italian sound engineer, composer and producer as well. His newest release ‘I’ve Seen You Around’ is garnished with the lyrics of vocalist Myriad and a true banger. A track filled with attacking bass lines, fiery synths, and intense vocals. [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/aki_bergen/ive-seen-you-around-feat-myriad-steyoyoke” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9 | Kölsch – Der Die Das | Kompakt | Out Now | Danish producer Kölsch is back with a brand ... Read more

Tom Trago Talks New Booking Agency ‘Voyage Select’, DGTL & Future Plans

“It looks like there is a growing interest in quality house music in the places that you wouldn’t immediately associate with dance music. It seems like the crowds in these smaller cities are much more receptive of the sound I want to bring across” It recently came to light that the forward-looking house imprint by Tom Trago, Voyage Direct, would be sidestepping into the artist booking business by opening up their own agency in collaboration with Jorn Liefdeshuis. Eager to hear more about the news, we met up with Tom on a sunny afternoon last week to talk about the ... Read more