Extrema Outdoor Belgium Announces 2016 Lineup

Extrema Outdoor Belgium, one of Belgium’s leading electronic music festivals, has released their lineup for 2016. Taking place from the 13-15 May 2016 in Houthalen, this year’s XO Belgium invites us to anot...
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You Won’t Believe These Real DJ Names

DJ aliases are as common in the dance music world as it gets. Look at any number of festivals, club nights or events and the combination between the Steve Lawler's, Carl Cox's, and Seth Troxler's of the world with the Claptone's, Eats Everything's, and Skream'...

ADE presents mini-documentary: ‘RESONATE’

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has launched a unique short documentary that reflects on today’s global electronic music movement together with some influential artists and leading industry professionals. Based on five themes, the documentary takes the audi...

Video: 15 Minutes Of Seth Troxler In Amsterdam

Globetrotting DJ and scene-persona Seth Troxler had quite the schedule during ADE last October. Between his DJ-Kicks release party and a Circoloco showcase for instance, the American dance music pundit went on ...

The Most Politically Active Artists In Dance Music

"My house is your house" - states the mantra of the music we love. But what house are we living in in the real world? Dance music, in its purest form, comes with an embedded message of unity, acceptance and tol...

Interview: Butch

Butch. Real name Bülent Gürler. Born in Alzey, raised in Mainz, Germany. Currently residing at Watergate, Berlin. Previously Sankeys Ibiza and Robert Johnson in Offenbach Germany. Voted “Best Producer” in magaz...
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ADE Essentials: Friday (Oct 16)

As Amsterdam’s sprawling (and over-crowded) festival season is far from over, many Facebook timelines are already devoted to the, literally, hundreds of events that are expected during this year’s 20th annivers...

Seth Troxler To Feed Amsterdam’s Homeless During ADE

Seth Troxler will cook up a three-course meal for Amsterdam’s homeless at this year’s ADE. Aside from being a world renowned DJ, Seth Troxler also owns his own restaurant Smokey Tails in London and has won the ADE DJ Cook-Off three times in a row. But judgi...

Valhalla Festival 2015 Line Up Announced

The circus returns for its fourth edition. Valhalla, the yearly mid december grand scale dance music take over of the RAI Amsterdam, has come out with its full line-up. After three sold-out editions, Valhalla i...

Festival Report: Kappa Futur

Kappa Futur is an absolute must for any techno fans, and it has been that way since day one. The 2015 edition took place on the 11th and 12th of July to a packed out crowd of people from all over Europe, but wi...

Interview: PillowTalk

PillowTalk is a three ­piece live band hailing from San Francisco, manipulating pop melodies, classic R&B, soul and boogie into the loose rhythms of house music. The trio consists of Sammy D on vocals, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Williams’ dexterous guitar ...