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The next guest to our feature dedicated to Amsterdam Dance Event is SHADED with his tips on how to make the best out of this year`s event! What does ADE mean to you? ADE is the forefront for meeting like minded individuals within the electronic music industry, and a great place to get business done […]


Tour Essentials with Emanuel Satie

In 2015  Emanuel Satie, the Frankfurt-born, Berlin-based house and techno producer had been steadily picking up steam with straight to dancefloor hits on DTFD, Get Physical and Gruuv, and was featured in Resident Advisor’s top charted tracks of the year. He also delivered one of the standout remixes on The 2 Bears ‘The Night Is Young’ remix LP with […]


ADE Insight: Christian Smith

Amsterdam Dance Event week is about to start: producers, managers, DJs and all music professionals from all over the world are traveling to Netherlands to share their experience and have a great time! Today we talked with Christian Smith about his ADE plans and tips. ADE proves its reputation as one of the main meeting […]

Michael Klein Tour Essentials

Tour Essentials with Michael Klein

Dark but groovy basslines are what defines the unique sound of Michael Klein. Born in Frankfurt, the former techno capital of Germany, raised by the sounds of Cocoon and Robert Johnson, Michael quickly found his passion for gradually teasing and heavy grooves. His releases reflect a wide range of sound from raw straightforward techno to groovy dubby […]

Piemont |

Tour Essentials with Piemont

German duo Piemont has proven itself to be an absolute production power- house over the last half decade. Made up of long-time friends Frederic and Chris, the pair first decided to hook up and make music together back in 2007 and, since then, have gone on to establish themselves as one of the foremost partnerships […]


Featured Artist: Egbert

Egbert, a dutch techno star whose tracks and collaborations have infected dance floors consistently over the past decade, has a major gig coming up at the Dockyard Festival at ADE  in October (see, sat down with us to talk about some recent travels, his inspirations, and of course, tracks… After having played at Trade in […]

Egbert |

Tour Essentials with Egbert

Egbert van der Gugten is an ordinary Dutch guy, except for the fact that he is THE Dutch techno-act at this moment. In his loft in Rotterdam, Egbert produces one great dance floor track after another. However, no dance floor can hear it. The only witness to the magic he creates are the four walls […]

Christian Smith Tour Essentials

Tour Essentials with Christian Smith

Christian Smith is one of the world’s leading exponents of techno, both as a DJ and producer he is always bold and innovative. With his output in recent years it is hard to imagine a list of prolific producers without his name towards the top. He has been at the top of his game for […]

Josefine Hellström Hansson |

Tour Essentials with Josefine Hellström Hansson

DJ, producer and raising star Josefine Hellström Hansson just came up with her debut vinyl release Water Cave EP on Swedish label Heartbreak Records / HMWL. By getting excellent reviews she quickly entered top charts on Decks and Traxsource. Based in Malmö, southern Sweden, Josefine Hellström Hansson finds her home in the underground techno scene, […]

Marco Resmann Tour Essentials

Tour Essentials with Marco Resmann

Berlin. The mid 90s. The home and the heart of electronic music with its countless legal and not-exactly-legal venues, a flourishing scene embracing all kinds of genres from Techno to House and beyond, with tapes on circulation, regular radio shows and an annual climax named Loveparade. Infected by and brought up on this wide ranged […]