Author: Robert Pielanen

Author/contributor for Deep House Amsterdam and the go-to guy for all technical things concerning the DHA website. Entrepreneur in online communication & graphic design, plus an electronic music enthusiast who found a perfect match in his favourite music genre; Deep House, and the greatest city on earth; Amsterdam!

Article 3voor12: Ejeca’s first appearance in the Netherlands

Dutch authority on the musical arts 3voor12 has written an article about our birthday bash in collaboration with UK Sounds next Saturday, celebrating our one-year anniversary. 3voor12 has picked up on the fact that one of our headliners Ejeca is going to make his debut on Dutch soil. He will be playing a four-hour set, something we’re very proud of. Next to Ejeca, three other big UK stars Kezla, Jonny Cade and Oli Furness will be headlining our Deep House jubilee. The article also offers a nice summary of the things we have done and experienced over the first year ... Read more

Mix #045 by Pascal Benjamin

At the age of nine, Pascal Benjamin Dobbelaer played his first vinyl record and he instantly fell in love with playing music. This talented young man wanted to improve himself and when he received his first DJ set for his birthday, his journey began.. Pascal Benjamin has improved a lot in the past years and has become a very talented Music Producer and DJ, At the age of fourteen he released his first track and kept moving ever since. With his deep/tech sound he got noticed by Daniel Sanchez and via him Pascal joined labels such as Bla Bla Records & Be ... Read more

Mix #044 by Nhan Solo

Nhan Solo, A man who killed 2012 with some of his amazing track releases for labels such as OFF Recordings, Nurvous Record and 2DIY4. His tracks “Easy” & “Friends” made it to the top 10 Beatport hits and has support from some big names out there. This energetic artist found his way to Berlin and set up his own imprint called ‘Mother Recordings’ in 2012. The Label has had artists such as Daniel Dexter, Death On The Balcony, The Revenge, Audiojack, NTFO, Pammin and Shivers. In this mix there are some unreleased beauties that will appear in the near future ... Read more

Mix #043 by Roberto Calzetta & Twin Soul

Roberto Calzetta & Twin Soul are two upcoming guys now that recently had massive support for their EP on Sintope. Their tracks got played by artists like Solomun, H.O.S.H., Trickski, DJ T, Adana Twins, Adriatique, The Mekanism, NTFO, Karmon, Kolombo and more. They had their first gig/LIVE set in Amsterdam at our Deep House Amsterdam Area Hosting on the 1 Year Anniversary of Black Box Amsterdam, which was a big success. So it was about time that these guys made a Mixtape for you! In October they joined the ‘Kunstgeschwister Tour’ in which, Daniel Bortz, Blond:ish, Droog, Doctor Dru, Adana Twins ... Read more

Mix #042 by With Two

With Two aka Vlad Hatze is the labelowner of Trick Track Records and has played alongside names such as Atapy, Kolombo, Sasch BBC and Addo. Vlad Hatze is originally from Romania but lives in The Hague at the moment where he focusses on his label. Check out their stuff here: Trick Track Records Show some support for his mixtape! <3 [soundcloud url=”” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”81″]

Mix #041 by Travmatic

Travis Higgins aka Travmatic has been DJing for around 5 years. Creator of Kaviar Disco Club with Beto Cravioto throwing parties in New York City, he’s played alongside Tanner Ross, Jesse Rose, Simian Mobile Disco, Claptone, Homework and many others at various venues in NYC, Miami, and Montreal. His productions have started getting attention with 2 EPs coming out with Marosy in early 2012 on NYC’s Plant Music and Dither Down Records, along with various official remix projects. Two of these tracks are debuted in this mix alongside some recent tracks and a few dance classics. Enjoy! <3 ... Read more

Mix #040 by Fedor K

Khashayar Pouryamin aka Fedor K has been playing guitar since he was 12 and played in rock bands until he was 17 years old. After that he was looking for new energetic styles within music to give him the satisfaction he was looking for. He found this within electronic music and started to work with electronic music production soon after. His track ‘Our Love’ got support from Loco Dice and Noir already and has more productions coming up soon. One of those is a remix that he opens his set with. He released some tracks on MLP Music Label from Miami and ... Read more

Mix #039 by The Mekanism

The Mekanism has had releases on some great labels and the music has done some serious damage to the dancefloors. The Can’t Believe EP on Needwant is still one of our favorites and also the remix for ‘Mario Basanov – We are a Child Of Love’ is still on our regular playlist for during the day in the office. Startig as a duo and now only one man remaining this didn’t have much influence on ‘The Mekanism’. The other half decided to go his own way. Last friday The Mekanism played alongside Solomun, Karmon and James Pople in London at the ... Read more

Mix #038 by Recalde

Recalde a.k.a. Likenobody is an Ecuadorian DJ who started playing in 2008. Carlos Recalde got involved in the underground scene of electronic music, playing from private parties to big events with colleagues. In 2010, he went more for the Deep House sound and now he is part of one of the most popular electronic music collective in the country called InHouse. Also he started producing with a friend who form ‘REAL EYES’ together. He has had the honor to share the booth with some great names such as: Miguel Puente, Pillowtalk, Balcazar & Sordo, Climbers, HNQO and more. Enjoy Recalde his ... Read more

Mix #037 by Atapy

Atapy has been into electronic music for quite a while starting off in the club corners dancing to the music and later getting behind the decks himself, getting into producing and having his own Label, Cimelde Records. 2011 was the year Atapy really came into the picture with his release ‘Move Baby’ on Cimelde and later his ‘You Should Know EP’ on Tom Budden his ALiVE Recordings with remixes from JMX and Inxec. Last year Atapy has made some great remixes for artists like Kolombo, Rob Made and Adriatique. Atapy his rework of Angels from the XX together with Search ... Read more

Mix #036 by Dake

Dake is a young up and coming DJ/Producer from Brazil. He grew up in a family full of musicians and Dake played the Flugelhorn, which is a special trumpet. He joined some orchestra’s and this way he learned a lot about harmony and music structure. When he started producing this helped him as well. He really wanted to do more with music and got into Music College, where he really found his way with all the possibilities that it gave him. His favorite subjects are Harmonic Perception and Counterpoint. These really help him out with his productions so those are the ... Read more

Mix #035 by De Sluwe Vos

Born and raised in a little village in the shadows of ‘Deventer’ De Sluwe Vos got in touch with electronic music at a young age. His tracks got picked up by artists like Laurent Garnier, Horacio and Shlomi Aber and thats where he started making his name. This last artist charted his track: ‘All for the $$’ on its 1st place in his chart, which is a big compliment from an artist that has been in the game for quite a while. Soon after you could hear this track through the speakers of Wob Club in Japan. De Sluwe Vos has released ... Read more

Mix #034 by Teenage Mutants

Starting as a duo and now continuing as a solo artist this has not influenced the quality and maybe only made the Teenage Mutants a better artist. With coming from a more electro based culture Teenage Mutants or shall we say Teenage Mutant, is more into the deeper sounds now. With a nr. 7 position for 2 weeks on the Indie Dance/ Nu Disco Charts at Beatport on the New York based label Nervous he did a good job. Also the upcoming track together with Andre Crom on OFF Recordings is a banger. You can find this track around 25:00 ... Read more

Mix #033 by Bram Fidder

Bram Fidder, only 20 years old but ask Amsterdam clubbers who he is and they know him. About a year ago he started playing and has been rapidly growing since. This resulted in a residency at studio 80 and lazy Sundays. Also Bram got to play at many other great parties and festivals and is a name you won’t soon forget when you hear him play. His energetic vibe and interaction with the crowd is his trademark and you know, when Bram is in the building you will get what you pay for. Bram Fidder will do the opening set ... Read more

Mix #032 by Luis Leon

I, Lex van Aken, had the honor meeting Luis Leon last summer in his country Peru. We both played there at a gig in Mancora and I loved the set he played. The music he makes and the sets he plays have something unique you don’t see very often. His passion is making music and the brilliance of his productions have also been noticed by some great international artists. MANIK played his new upcoming track ‘Love is a Lie’ upcoming on Double Tree Records at Fabric, London and this track also has gotten some early support from H.O.S.H., Thugfucker, Finnebassen, Climbers, Blond:ish, ... Read more