When we talk about the preeminent party islands of the world, Malta may not be one immediately coming to mind in lieu of more traditional European tourism fair like Ibiza or Majorca but, with the third edition of its Glitch Festival, this may be about to change and we’ll all be better for it. In flying over its distinct coastline of three islands toward the southerly located airport, one is immediately struck by Malta’s strategic and accessible position nestled between Sicily and Tunisia. Undeniably rich in culture, and featuring a slew of activities and destinations scattered throughout the island to ... Read more
After just two editions, Malta’s Glitch Festival can rightfully lay claim to being a top European festival summertime destination.
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
Nestled 200m away from Isolatorweg metro station lay Warehouse Elementenstraat. A red glow attracted thousands and drew them into HYTE. The metro station was full of tired party goers reluctantly awaiting their last dance of ADE 2016. Excited squeals and eager laughs emanated whilst the queue wound round the neighbouring warehouse. Greeting each party goer were delightful looking women with slightly dead-pan faces. Each of which were embellished with slicked back, grey-sprayed hair, dark eye make-up and skin tight outfits made from mesh. The whole concept reminded me somewhat of the ideology you’d expect from Berghain. Once entering the venue, the ... Read more
Today we’re extremely excited to host a personal hero of ours on the DHA premiere slot: Floorplan (Robert Hood). His new EP contains two tracks from his much-anticipated upcoming album. Showcased here today is another typical disco-infused dance floor anthem ‘Tell You No Lie’ Floorplan is already well known as Robert Hood’s house, disco, funk and gospel outlet, which this year evolves into a family affair with co-production alongside his daughter, Lyric. ‘Victorious’ will be the second Floorplan album and follow-up to 2013’s ‘Paradise’ which spawned ‘Let’s Ride, ‘Baby Baby’ and the massive ‘Never Grow Old’. Set to replicate the ... Read more