Monumental Productions recently announced that Awakenings will expand during the forthcoming edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (from 19-23 October 2016). For the first time there will be five nights of Awakenings in the Gashouder, on the Westergasfabriek premises in Amsterdam. On Wednesday 19 October the ball will be set rolling by Len Faki, who for the first time with the brand, will present a program of his own under the name Figure Night. Also on is Blawan, Cleric, Jeroen Search LIVE,...
Nervo’s latest release ‘Did We Forget’ features vocals from fellow Australian Amba Shepherd and the breakup ballad serves up emotional lyrics and tribal-inspired breakdowns topped off by big-room synth progressions. It comes with an official music video that personifies the lyrics, directed by Jaakko Manninen and is shot in 360° x 180° virtual reality format.
Following Cream’s sell out shows at Liverpool Cathedral back in April which saw the dance brand collaborate with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for a erformance of dance classics, the brand recently announced its return as they bring Cream Classics to London on Saturday 10 September, taking over the O2 Academy Brixton.
With an Ibiza pre-opening already under their belt and brand new New York, Croatia, Italy and Beirut parties freshly lined up for 2016, HYTE are ready to showcase their own brand of deep and energetic techno every Wednesday at Amnesia, Ibiza. From 29 June they will be in place for 15 weeks throughout the entire summer, closing out the season on 6 October.
After its inaugural event last year, Ultra Music is expanding its presence in Singapore in September to a two-day festival experience. The upgraded event includes Phase One headliners Afrojack, Axwell^Ingrosso, deadmau5, Kygo, DJ Snake and Nero Live, and will form the third major ULTRA festival in Asia alongside ULTRA Korea, which wrapped its fifth year this month, and the upcoming third edition of ULTRA Japan, also in September.
In August Defected will host its first full festival at the Garden Resort in Tisno on the Adriatic coast. The festival is set to bring five days of pure house hedonism to this spot with a line-up of artists and DJs, featuring underground artists together with bigger-named DJs for a week of music. The label’s forthcoming release ‘Defected In The House Croatia’ represents what the festival will be all about. The compilation is in three parts, each mixed by a producer from the Defected...
Dutch DJ, Fedde Le Grand, recently marked another milestone in his career by releasing the 200th episode of his ‘Darklight Sessions’ podcast. Starting the shows over three years ago, Fedde aims to showcase the best in new house music from across the spectrum. Not limiting himself to any one sound, and giving airtime to upcoming talents from around the world, he has possibly provided a valuable stepping-stone for some of dance music’s rising producers giving recent support to the likes of...
Space Ibiza recently released an emotional video that documents the final Opening Fiesta at the legendary Ibizan venue. Recorded in Spanish and subtitled in English, the six and a half minute video of the opening party on Sunday 5 June 2016 shows the full spectrum of emotions generated from all involved in the club. Including clubbers, performers and headlining DJs this video captures it all.
Classically-trained multi-instrumentalist, Gryffin, recently released the acoustic session video for his debut single, ‘Heading Home’ featuring Josef Salvat, via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Gryffin apparently has a reputation for focusing on musicality in all of his work, so this acoustic session is a natural next step for him to further showcase his instrumental skills.
With a busy schedule in tow, Spanish tech house duo Chus & Ceballos release their latest compilation, entitled ‘Balearica 2016’. The album has been curated by the Stereo label bosses to take in a wide range of house styles that should work in a range of settings from sunset to sun up, and from outdoor terrace parties and to the more intimate clubs.