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DHA Mix #278 By Applescal

Dutch born Applescal has played DJ sets to appreciative crowds all over the world. Released music since 2009, including 2013’s LP Dreaming In Key and 2016’s EP Leone Highway, he is also the founder of the Atomnation imprint, which has released much-admired work by Weval, Gidge, David Douglas, Sau Poler and many others. With his own productions, stellar DJ sets and a constant flow of content through Atomnation, Applescal is one of the most diverse, dedicated and impressive contributors to the electronic music scene. Hear why with his exclusive mix below! Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/applescal-dha-mix-278″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” ... Read more

Awakenings Taps Paul Kalkbrenner, Maceo Plex, The Black Madonna For 20th Anniversary Festival

With over 110 artists spread over 8 stages, Awakenings Festival once again becomes the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. Over the 24-25 June weekend, recreational area Spaarnwoude Houtrak will be dedicated to Techno in all its diversity. Amongst the massive lineup announced for this 20th anniversary edition will be a new live show from Paul Kalkbrenner, the reunited Wihgnomy Brothers, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalabos, Maceo Plex, Chris Liebing, Joseph Capriati, Dave Clarke, Tale of Us, Loco Dice, Floorplan, Weval, The Black Madonna, Black Coffee, Len Faki and KiNK, as well as Sunday stage hosts Joris Voorn and Adam ... Read more

Weval To Release Debut Album On Kompakt This Summer

Weval, the Dutch duo consisting of Harm Coolen and Merijn Scholte Albers, have been putting out a steady stream of releases since their 2013 debut EP “Half Age”. Since then, the boys have been snapped up by the famed German imprint Kompakt, who brought their next two EPs tot he world, and universal acclaim. Now, the natural next step in the young Weval story is almost ready for launch, in the form of a debut LP. Also released by Kompakt, the self-titled album reportedly continues the dark-tinted electronic pop sound Weval have become synonymous with, with Kompakt themselves describing it ... Read more

Interview: Cubicolor

Cubicolor are an emerging act from the Netherlands, making striking house and techno with an emotive flair. Receiving support from the likes of Pete Tong (who named them as, ‘One To Watch for 2015′), Sasha, B.Traits, Lee Burridge, Patrice Baumel, Jonas Rathsman, Axel Boman, and Danny Tenaglia, Cubicolor has quickly been garnering acclaim with one breakthrough release after another. Leading up to the release of their debut album on Anjunadeep later this year, Cubicolor recently dropped their latest received EP “Falling,” which was supported by a hefty remix package, including KOMPAKT contributor Robag Wruhme. The EP also featured London based ... Read more

Report: Pitch Festival 2015

Last weekend saw the fifth edition of Amsterdam’s beloved Pitch Festival. Held at Westergasfabriek, the festival, known for the best and newest crossover acts and DJ’s, delivered what was promised. As Saturday, 4 July was one of the hottest days we have had in Western Europe the past few years, we tried not to burn ourselves out too early, arriving around 4 pm. After a long warm up from Woody, an unsung hero of the Berlin underground, moving the crowd at the sunny Kaap stage, I though it was high time to check out the rest of the event. The whole design at Pitch is always outstanding and aesthetically ... Read more

DGTL Festival Presents LOOP

As I’m sure we all remember, the 2015 DGTL Festival at Amsterdam’s NDSM was a veritable rollercoaster ride; not just of music, but of an overall sensory experience. Existing as a sustainability think-tank, as much as an artistic mecca, the festival remained undoubtedly rooted within the city of Amsterdam’s industrial infrastructure and cultural history. Featuring sets from a whose who of todays best in House and Techno, DGTL truly was a solid kick off to what is widely known as “festival season,” whether in its Netherlands home, around the European continent, or worldwide. In lieu of the traditional festival “after movie,” the guys ... Read more

Oranjebloesem Podcast #001 by Applescal

On the 27th of April it is time for Oranjebloesem again. Away from the Kingsday hububb and overlooking the IJ you can expect a great selection of artist taking care of your perfect Kingsday experience. Part of the profound line up this year is Amsterdam local Applescal. Pascal Terstappen has previously released three albums and over a hundred tracks and remixes as Applescal. With a distinctive, original take on electronica, house, techno and stellar DJ sets, he’s also played to appreciative crowds in Berlin, New York, Paris, London, Montreal and Barcelona, amongst other cities. Besides establishing himself as a successful producer, remixer ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In November

Which records are worth the money this month? Check out our selection of the top 10 releases in November, featuring great releases by Session Victim, Wolfey, Burnski, Dusky, Weval and many more. #10 Session Victim – ‘See You When You Get There’ LP | Delusions Of Grandeur | 17-11-2014 | Hamburg’s Hauke Freer and Matthias Relling aka Session Victim return to Delusions of Grandeur with their second long player, ‘See You When You Get There’. The new album marks a conscious progression in Freer & Relling’s approach, evolving the sample-based production style that’s won them plenty of fans since their ... Read more

DGTL Kompakt ADE Podcast #001 By Blond:ish

BLOND:ISH got their kickstart into the music world after they claimed the World Air Guitar Championship title in Montreal in 2008. Since then it’s been a whirlwind of gigs, music releases and a never-ending mission to spread love and expand consciousness through music. As members of the Kompakt and Get Physical families along with a slew of other labels, Anstascia and Vivie-Ann have carved out a niche thanks to their dark, sensual club music, sultry DJ sets and outrageous, fun-loving attitude. All of which they say to be showing during Kompakt’s upcoming label night in cooperation with DGTL. The NDSM-docklands ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Gui Boratto

“I usually get up at 5 AM for the studio every day.” He’s an exceptional musical character, even within the reaches of his favourite label/family Kompakt. Try to pin him down during a set and he will have surprised you with a complete 180 before you can say “techno”. You’ve probably heard a lot of Gui Boratto, and that’s not really surprising as he’s been making music even before some of us were born. The Brazilian artists renowned for his eclectic, coulourful productions is coming up with a new album, “Abaporu”, which is being impatiently waited for by fans and ... Read more

Full Premiere: Weval – Rooftop Paradise (Live)

Weval is a collaboration between two pals from the Netherlands – Harm Coolen and Merijn Scholte Albers. Both Harm and Merijn got their start in the film industry, which is where they met in 2010. When they found out they shared the same love for creating electronic music, they decided to team up. 2014 started with a bang for the duo. Their track “Detian” got featured in the new Schweppes commercial starring Penelope Cruz. Meanwhile the guys worked on a new EP for Kompakt (out October 2014), released a remix for the legendary Gui Boratto and saw their Half Age ... Read more