Dekmantel Selectors announces its return to the leaf grounds of The Garden Tisno, for their 4th edition, inviting plenty of extraordinary DJs from all corners of the musical, and physical, world. The capacity of the Croatian getaway stays untouched at a mere 2000, and will take place from the 22nd – 26th of August 2019. Selectors is known as the intimate end-of-summer get together thrown by Amsterdam’s Dekmantel; an action-packed marathon where sun, sea and soundsystems make up the foundation for a week’s worth of music. Head-turning DJs joining the cast in 2019 include Italian wizard Donato Dozzy, The Loft disciple ... Read more
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.
Taking place over the first five days in August, Dekmantel Festival have announced the lineup for its sixth edition. From 1 – 5 August at Amsterdamse Bos & various opening night venues around the city’s I-J River, Dekmantel take over Amsterdam with a slew of contemporary tastemakers and emerging talent, without losing sight of dance music’s legacy and roots. The full lineup has been announced via the video below, but key acts across each day include Tangerine Dream, Orbital, Helena Hauff, Jamie XX, Modeselektor & Thundercat. Then, Amsterdamse Bos will see the likes of Errorsmith, Insanlar, Mr Scruff, JASSS debut, ... Read more
For its sixth year, the breathtaking surroundings of Het Twiske will host Lente Kabinet Festival. A decicated Spring time celebration of electronic music, art, and culture, Lente Kabinet Festival 2017 will put additional focus on its selection of live acts geared toward the broadly interested electronic music enthusiast, who’s discerning tastes require in depth programming of a unique nature. The lineup will not disappoint as acts like the inspiring Aksak Maboul and Véronique Vincent, experimental electronics Powell, energetic percussion duo Ninos du Brasil and the psychedelic one man band Silver Apples take to the stage. DJ sets will come from ... Read more
Oasis, coming off a highly successful inaugural edition, has now unveiled the first acts lined up for 2016. Taking place from 16-18 September 2016 at Morocco’s luxurious Fellah Hotel, just a short distance from the heart of vibrant Marrakech, Oasis is the perfect fusion of festival and holiday. Balmy, sun-kissed days and star-lit nights are soundtracked by the finest house, techno, disco and electronica artists across two main stages, with ample time for guests to relax and unwind in the idyllic surroundings of the Fellah, explore the city’s bustling medina or simply take in the spectacular views of the nearby ... Read more
Even though borrowed from a Swedish metal band, these lyrics well describe the mood and the cause of another event where house music mobilises Europeans to aid asylum seekers. This time it all takes place at Berlin’s About Blank “We stand as one and ruled by none. To the sound of the underground” Previously, we wrote on “Techno for Humanity” in Antwerp, aimed at bringing the dance music community together to aid the current influx of refugee (asylum seekers) in need of safe European shelter. While there are those praising Germany’s role in the crisis, others call it as pragmatic as it is idealistic. Here, ... Read more