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Kingsnight/Kingsday 2018: Your Last Minute Guide

It’s upon us, the biggest Holiday celebrations of the year, and with virtually every local crew showcasing their concepts at venues across the city, it’s harder than ever to navigate the slew of events coming tonight, tomorrow, and beyond… But, that’s where we come in, and here is a list (in no real order of preference…except a full on recommendation for tonight’s Next Monday’s Hangover with Jennifer Cardini and DJ Tennis as a personal must attend) of our top events of the coming days. Where will we find you over these coming days? Kingsnight Next Monday’s Hangover – Het Sieerad ... Read more

Premiere: Hraach - Hidden Dimension (Kora Remix)

After contributing a remix for Satori‘s track ‘Bad Looking Trouble’ on Underyourskin Records last year, Armenian breed producer Hraach releases his first EP, ‘Hidden Dimension’ on the label. The four tracker comes along with two original versions, the title track and ‘Nemesis’, and two remixes by Tara Brooks and Kora. ‘Hidden Dimension’ starts off with a luscious baseline and a single synth-loop that in the course of the track switches it’s tonality and is enriched with guitar sounds that remain in the background to support the the lead synth. Due to the combination of the aforementioned elements the track is ... Read more

La Rêve Gets Lost In Space With Reinier Zonneveld

Explore the borders between dreams and reality at Amsterdam’s WesterUnie on the 27th of May as La Rêve brings a special 6 hour journey of a performance from Reinier Zonneveld. Having played his first live set at La Rêve’s second ever event back in 2014, Reinier’s notoriety has grown faster than anyone could have expected. Back then, a new star was immediately born at the Dhoem Dhaam Warehouse smoking area, as he filled the room with his energetic set, dancing people and smiling faces. Since his successful debut, La Rêve booked Reinier throughout Amsterdam in venues such as Club Up ... Read more

Premiere: Reinier Zonneveld & Cari Golden - Bending The End (4 AM MIX)

Following up on their enormous hit “Things We Might Have Said,” Reinier Zonneveld and Cari Golden once again team up via the formers Filth on Acid imprint. As one of the most played and best selling techno acts of this moment, Reinier Zonneveld is not one to get stuck in boundaries of one specific genre or style. His unique take on dance music, blending elements of Ambient to melodic Techno and from Minimal to warehouse pounding Techno, has found its way onto renowned labels like Stil vor Talent, Intec, Minus and Tronic. This talent, coupled with Cari Golden, one of ... Read more

DHA Mix #282 By Audiofly

With some 13 years behind them, Audiofly’s work ethic remains unparalleled in the world of House and Techno. The duo, made up of Anthony Middleton and Luca Saporito, have created a creative empire that includes multiple record labels (Supernature, Maison D’Etre), a global party brand ‘Flying Circus’ and forays into fashion. Though with such accomplishments in the bag, Audiofly remain focused on the underground with a depth of knowledge to confidently explore new terrains. See also: The Gardens Of Babylon Welcome Flying Circus For Inaugural Amsterdam Showcase On 12 May, Audiofly brings Flying Circus to Amsterdam for the first time. ... Read more

The Gardens Of Babylon Welcome Flying Circus For Inaugural Amsterdam Showcase

On 12 May, two magical worlds come together for an Amsterdam night not soon to be forgotten! After five successful editions, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB) has gone strength to strength at home, debuting with an all night journey from YokoO and, most recently, seeing a stacked lineup of Chaim, Timujin, Viken Arman, and many more. Mostly held at its spiritual home of WesterUnie, TGoB has firmly established itself as the go to place for the more esoteric side of dance music, embracing the transcendental philosophy of electronic world music, inviting like minded artists and participants for the journey. Now, ... Read more

The Gardens Of Babylon Awaken The Second Chakra With Stacked Spring Lineup

After leaving the winter behind, The Gardens of Babylon have their eyes set towards the season of rebirth with a very special rebirth edition. On 7 April, Amsterdam’s favorite electronic world music concept brings its biggest lineup yet with several of DHA favorites in tow. Headlined by a very special set from Chaim, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring Burning Man’s White Ocean founder Timujin. the world traveler that is Viken Arman stops by, as well as Crussen, who is equal parts talented and charming. A favorite of Diynamic’s Mâhfoud is set to bring his very special live set ... Read more

Help Plant 20,000 Trees In Borneo & Sumatra With Het Oerwoudt

Het Oerwoudt’s goal is to plant 20,000 trees in the jungles of Sumatra and Borneo and they need your help. On 11 March, Het Oerwoudt will continue their fundraising efforts after the 2015 wildfires that ripped through the jungle, the worst worldwide, with a diverse events of DJs, art, and awareness. Music will come from Cleavage, Arjuna Schiks, Bram Fidder, Eric de Man and Geus Beats & Kidmalone, with sets against an immersive blacklight filled jungle environment, 3D art, and more. The event is organized by De Zware Jongens and Crossovers alongside Stichting Monkey Business, who have been working for ... Read more

The Gardens Of Babylon Returns To WesterUnie With Mira, Stavroz, Dj Sabo & LUM

11 February sees The Gardens of Babylon return to their spiritual Amsterdam home, WesterUnie. Over the past few months, Gardens of Babylon have brought the likes of YokoO, Britta unders, Acid Pauli and many more for spiritually guided community events spread across Amsterdam’s vast nightlife spectrum. Now, the venue which played host to its first two editions expands with the Garden’s biggest lineup and production to date. Featuring an immersive experience including a “Sacred Zone,” this edition highlights health and healing with cleanses, massages, and astonishing light shows. As always, the Gardens of Babylon spiritual program will kick off with ... Read more

The Gardens Of Babylon Returns With Transportive Berlin Duo Britta Unders

After October’s foray into house music and spirituality with YokoO, The Gardens of Babylon are back for another go, this time featuring the duo of Britta Unders. The duo, made up of Britta Arnold and Unders, productions and DJ sets are spacious, tripping, techy and transportive. Their combined love of music, life and international globe-trotting has created an unstoppable flow, yielding an EP for Katermukke, a remix for Jonas Saalbach on Einmusika and remixes for Nico Stojan & JAW, Be Svendson and Arman Miran, while bringing their sound to the likes of Fusion Festival, Shoeless parties in Old Mokum, Woomoon ... Read more

Spiritual Concept, Gardens Of Babylon, Bring YokoO To Amsterdam

After many a dusty desert performance, master of eclectic house YokoO comes to Amsterdam this Friday, 7 October. Carrying on its ethos of music, mystic performance, and spirituality, the new Amsterdam concept Gardens of Babylon first fell in love with the sounds of YokoO somewhere between the Earth and the sky. Instantly gripping in both energy and sound, the All Day I Dream staple’s music, bridges the gap between music and meditation through his journey DJ sets, rollercoaster of a tour schedule, and a prolific release catalogue (Get Physical, Moodmusic, Plastic City, etc.). On the night, YokoO’s 5 hour journey will see ... Read more

Party Report: Pitch Festival

Over the weekend past, Amsterdam’s Westerpark played host once again to the diversely curated Pitch Festival. Held over two days, July 2-3, Pitch Festival is one which, for us at least, breaks the pattern of dance music exclusive events so frequently attended. Of course, there were dance acts present of all descriptions – Job Jobse vs DJ Tennis, Tom Trago, Cubicolor, Elias Mazian, Beesmunt Soundystem, Tsepo and others, but it was the event’s additional names from the world of hip hop, grime, and trap that really brought this one to another place amongst the foundational Amsterdam festival massive. Now, admittedly, ... Read more

There’s a Wonderland at the End of the Rabbit Hole

Saturday February 15th, a new winter festival is born when Verknipt and Deep House Amsterdam are joining forces to create Wonderland Festival. 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 with the best in deep house and techno. A place where mad things happen and nothing is what it seems, and where a long list of local and international DJ’s will make this a mezmerising trip down the rabbit hole. Verknipt has made a name for itself in a short period of time by organising parties ... Read more