Tag: YokoO

WECANDANCE Electronic Beach Festival Podcast By John Noseda

John Noseda is a musical chameleon, adapting his musical style to the crowd in front of him. From disco jams over electronic beats to a dash of obscure techno and dark house, John’s style translates from intimate clubs all the way to major festivals with Tomorrowland, Calvi On the Rocks, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, The Ark & Le Baron amongst them. As the founder of WECANDANCE -Electronic Beach Festival and Knokke Fashion Weekend, John Noseda’s diverse array of credentials make him an electronic music figure firmly grounded int he 21st Century ideal of multi disciplinary influencer. Here, John preps ... Read more

Monolink Brings Debut Album Alongside World Tour Including Three Day The Gardens Of Babylon Festival

Last Friday, multi instrumentalist Monolink released his debut album “Amniotic” via Embassy One. Following the success of its first two singles ‘Sirens’ and ‘Swallow’, as well as a chart burning remix of the former from Patrice Baumel, “Amniotic”‘s stripped down productions create ample room for Monolink’s voice to carry the weight of his haunting melodies and allow for lyricism to cut through, creating vivid imagery and pronounced storylines reminiscent of acts like Bob Moses, Gui Boratto, and Bonobo. Read Also: The Gardens of Babylon’s Dialogue With Monolink Following the release, Monolink will embark on a 3-month live tour across the ... Read more

Enter The Monastery As The Gardens Of Babylon Unveiles First 3 Day Camping Weekender Festival

This July, Amsterdam’s The Gardens of Babylon hosts their first ever weekender in the form of an intimate 3 day camping festival with an outrageous lineup. Going down 27 – 30 July at the amazing Kloster Graefenthal in Goch, Germany, The Gardens of Babylon: The Monastery & Three NeverEnding Nights is just that. So far, just about all of the organizations key musical acts will represent, as reflected on the massive phase 1 lineup release below, but as The Gardens of Babylon are known, there will be surprises, performances, magic and mystery at virtually every turn. Expect artists like Audiofly, ... Read more

Top 10 DHA Mixes Of 2017

Any follower of ours knows that the DHA Soundcloud channel is the backbone of everything we do. 2017 was the year we broke 300 exclusive) mixes, while also bringing a collection of special partner podcasts from some of the world’s biggest Dance Music festivals and brands. Here we highlight the top 10 most streamed mixes of 2017, selected from both our original mixtapes, DHL mix series, Youtube channel, and our special podcast series. Which mixes did you like the best from the year that was? #10. Audiofly – DHA Mix #282 [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/audiofly-dha-mix-282″ comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”166″] #9. Fideles ... Read more

Britta Unders Brings The Gardens Of Babylon Back To Westerunie For One Year Holiday Celebrations

After the experience that was The Seekers of Light during ADE, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB) returns to the Westerunie with an early Christmas gift featuring one of its original musical family members. The dynamic duo of Britta Unders will return, almost a year to the day, for an all night affair, as an intimate gathering of TGoB family and friends. Reflecting on the success of the last year, which began at the venue with YokoO and led to a multi-date virtual takeover of this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, TGoB reflect on those who have aided and been there since ... Read more

DHA Mix #319 By Blond:ish

Blond:ish, the duo of Anstascia and Vivie Ann are inspired travelers, sharing their passion for music and spiritual encounters one listener at a time. Since 2008, they have delivered a slew of studio work while maintaining a constant travel schedule both as professional artists and for personal connections. From their Kompakt artist album to remixes of Depeche Mode, Blond:ish has continued to push through 2017 with remixes for Sabo, Modular Project, as well a slew of original productions. The year also saw the launch of ABRACADABRA, their own event series and label which has left its mark in Tulum and ... Read more

Interview: YokoO & Retza

The collaborative efforts between YokoO, Retza, and All Day I Dream have produced a slew of well received singles. As individuals, YokoO is no stranger to house music in all its deepest forms. With releases on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, he has marked out a spot for himself in the global house music scene with talent being sought after from every corner of the world. Retza has had the underground heads listening, talking and following for the past couple of years. With original and remix ... Read more

Premiere: YokoO & Retza - Euneirophrenia (Original Mix)

All Day I Dream’s YokoO & Retza return to the label with another four cuts of blissful, spiritual house music. Here, we exclusively premiere ‘Euneirophrenia’ (aka the peaceful state of mind after a pleasant dream…see we teach you things!) is an exercise in how best to use the sound of an elephant in a breakdown. Featuring one of the sickest bass line the label has released, this tune has rocked each and every time it’s dropped, and been asked for repeatedly. “Euneirophrenia” is available 29 September on All Day I Dream  

The Gardens of Babylon Takes ADE With Intimacy And Good Music

Amsterdam’s favorite foray into the more spiritual side of electronic music, The Gardens of Babylon (TGoB), celebrates their one year anniversary with a full on Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) programme filled with intimacy, good music and trademark mindfulness. Kicking off and ending on a group meditation setting organized by spiritual guides The Dreaming, The Gardens of Babylon will also bring two world class showcases to town before a full on, all day takeover of WesterUnie featuring the extended musical family. First off, on 19 October, Miami’s mature nightlife institution Do Not Sit on the Furniture travels with their head honcho ... Read more

Schirmendrink, DHA & Atish Partner With Volunteers For Humanity For 2017 Cup of Hope Charity Campaign

We are very pleased to announce a new music and humanitarian initiative “The Cup of Hope” alongside Switzerland’s Schirmchendrink and Volunteers for Humanity (VfH), as well as San Francisco’s Atish! The partnership, which comes in the form of an exclusive mix to be released 4 December, 2017, will be the second from online music platform Schirmchendrink and humanitarian charity organization VfH, intending to collect money to finance medical, aid and school supplies to refugee camps around Aleppo, Homs and the Latakia area in Syria. Last year, YokoO was the cause’s musical ambassador and this year, we’re happy to have a ... 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

Paradise City Podcast By Jan Blomqvist

Jam Blomqvist is a DJ, Producer, and Bandleader from Berlin. Known for something of a concert based approach to Techno, Jan’s patented use of dreamy vocals and simple beats make his music uniquely danceable, yet still rooted in traditional orchestration. Recently his debut long player, as well as subsequent release package “Remote Control” has been released, seeing Jan go on a bonafide music journey, from pinches of Portishead to 90’s minimalism throwback, it’s all there. See also: Premiere: Jan Blomqvist – Empty Floor (Daniel Stefanik & Mathias Kaden Remix) At the end of the month, Jan joins the likes of ... Read more

DHA Mix #267 By YokoO

Spending much of his time pondering basslines and warm synth riffs that heat up dancefloors the world over, YokoO is no stranger to house music in all its deepest forms. With releases on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, the talented ambassador of sound has marked out a spot within the global house music scene with talent being sought after from every corner of the world, and has become a DHA favorite in the process. See also: Interview: YokoO Next month, YokoO will return to the sunny ... Read more

Interview: YokoO

YokoO is no stranger to house music in its deepest, most spiritual forms. He has released on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, turning the heads of artists such as Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Matthew Dekay and Lee Burridge. As a DJ, he embraces the dance floor with a dynamic and honest approach. Next month, YokoO will return to the sunny beaches of St. Martin and re join the SXM Festival ranks. Here to give you an insight into his world is YokoO telling us about his experiences at the festival last year, his multicultural approach ... 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