Exclusive Interview With BrEaCh

Ben Westbeech aka Breach is an Englishman who does not sit still. He started off his career as a singer and songwriter with two jazz/house albums under his own name, after which he took on producing dance music under several names. It was with the release of Jack in 2013 that the 33-year old producer exploded sky-high, making Breach the new talk of town, city and web, reaching high positions in commercial charts worldwide. Since then everyone seems to want to work with him, and he’s been gigging all over the world trying to keep up with time. For the ... Read more

Straf_Werk Festival Podcast #009 By PONY

After a memorable edition last August, Straf_Werk Festival is back again this year at Sportpark Riekerhaven. Those attending can expect to dance and chill to their heart’s desire, and enjoy the range of cookery found at the diverse range of food stands. Like last time around, the line-up is pretty damn impressive, with a mix of international headliner DJs and up and comers from around and abroad, treating Amsterdam to some extraordinary sets at the three different stages. Jamie Jones, Âme, Tensnake, Agoria, KINK, Breach, Huxley and Ten Walls will be the headlining all-stars of the show. The music of Kevin ... Read more

Review: Prunk & PONY – Disluv EP

Today we have the pleasure of putting two residents of the Deep House Amsterdam family in the limelight. Because Prunk and his Southern brothers PONY are currently shaking up the scene with a new cut called Disluv EP, consisting of two deep ‘n jacking house tracks: ‘Loving Me’ and ‘Disluv’. Prunk made  a name for himself after his debut at Mysteryland 2011 and has held residency at the renowned club AIR in Amsterdam where he played his blend of Nu-Disco and Chicago house. PONY (Kevin and Glenn) on the other hand are known for their unprejudiced approach to music. “Nowadays it is absolutely vital ... Read more

Electronique ADE Podcast #001 by Le Roi

When thinking of Switzerland people do not immediately associate the mountainous nation with a rich electronic music scene. Basel-bred DJ Le Roi is about straighten this misconception. With his exquisite sound of deep, funky house he has been earning his stripes during the last couple of years. Le Roi will touch down in Amsterdam for the ADE Electronique Showcase. So we were delighted to be featuring Le Roi for this week’s mix. Le Roi, aka Cedric Eichenberger, grew up in the hiphop and soul infused house decade that were the nineties. From a young age he knew he wanted to ... Read more

Black Box celebrating their 2 year Anniversary

It has been almost two years since Black Box started hosting the Wednesday nights at Studio 80. With continuous growth in visitors, Black Box provides a clear example that clubbing isn’t just a weekend thing anymore. With their second birthday coming up on September 13th it seems just about the perfect time to review the past year and, of course, to look forward to the coming one. Over the past two years Black Box has been a constant growing factor in the Amsterdam club scene. Starting off with a focus on slow, sexy, at times even poppy deephouse, think Maceo ... Read more

Hard work pays off for Straf Werk

Author: Safia Hamidat It’s been an amazing two years for Straf_werk and with parties such as a sold out Deep House Closing in 2012, ‘DGTL’, the successful new collaboration with Pleinvrees and a massive stage at Amsterdam Open Air; it is time to host their own very first festival. On the 11th of August this house oriented festival will offer a nice mix of local and international names such as MANIK, David August, PillowTalk, Amine Edge, NOIR, Detroit Swindle, Prunk and PONY. British duo Dusky will also be making an appearance; their successes include releases on Will Saul’s Aus and ... Read more

Mix #027 by Jon Celius

Jon Celius from Norway is a 21 year old talent that will soon release his Debut EP on Cream Couture. This EP with 3 tracks of him called: I’m Down, Still Don’t Love You and Rhytm ‘n Poetry are absolutely great tracks and we love all of them. We are looking forward to hear the remixes of PONY, Patrick Podage and more. We already heard a little preview of PONY their remix and this EP will be definitely a big one! Also Jon recently did a remix for the Lee Webster EP on OH! called Romance is Alive. Before this ... Read more

Mix #016 by Karmon

Enjoy this great Mixtape of Karmon <3 Read the exclusive DHA interview with Karmon. [soundcloud url=”http://soundcloud.com/deep-house-amsterdam/karmon-deep-house-amsterdam” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”E40045″ width=”100%” height=”81″]      

Mix #012 by PONY

A year ago Kevin and Glenn decided to start a new project called PONY. As they were both playing Soulful Deep House Music and producing as well, Kevin and Glenn decided to do something together. That’s how PONY got into existence. Inspired by their hairstyle that they both had at that time, the name PONY arose. Together with Karmon, who you probably know from his track Turning Point, they define their music as Sjpez Music, which is a dialect for Space Music in ‘Limburg’, the south of Holland. Their Fine baselines with melodic synths at a low Bpm seem to really ... Read more