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Tomorrowland continues its 15th anniversary at ADE with stacked Ziggo Dome lineup

2019 marks the 15th anniversary of world-renowned Tomorrowland Music Festival, and just because this year’s iteration of the fan-facing festival is over, doesn’t mean the celebration of the organization’s anniversary is. Tomorrowland is continuing the celebration with a two-day takeover of Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome during Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). This is the Tomorrowland’s first time […]

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Tomorrowland continues its 15th anniversary at ADE with stacked Ziggo Dome lineup

2019 marks the 15th anniversary of world-renowned Tomorrowland Music Festival, and just because this year’s iteration of the fan-facing festival is over, doesn’t mean the celebration of the organization’s anniversary is. Tomorrowland is continuing the celebration with a two-day takeover of Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome during Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). This is the Tomorrowland’s first time […]

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Armin van Buuren launches ‘Balance’-themed escape room in Amsterdam ahead of album’s full release

Armin van Buuren is set to release his first album since 2015 and seventh album overall titled Balance on Oct. 25. Ahead of the album’s full release and Amsterdam Dance Event, the producer is launching none other than a Balance-themed Escape Room to promote the album, as well as reveal the meaning behind the compilation. […]

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Exclusive: Gear up for ADE’s daytime dancefloors with Eelke Kleijn [Mix]

Don’t let Eelke Kleijn‘s affinity for DJ-ing in his socks distract from his dexterity, not only behind the decks, but in the studio. His voracious musical appetite as a multi-instrumentalist (i.e., guitar, piano, and bass) and composer have earned him tenures scoring for Hollywood films like Rush and This Means War alongside official remix sanctions […]

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Guide to ADE 2019: where to get the best bass, house/tech, and electronica of the week

Words by Bella Bagshaw & Joshua Stewart The tick of the clock grows tantalizing as mid-October (16-20) draws nearer, and in turn, unearthing another chapter of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). While ADE’s prodigious masthead may suggest something altogether singular, it is, in fact, massively multi-pronged. Since 1995, the music industry-geared celebration has been boasting conferences, […]

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Amsterdam Dance Event’s second phase of artists: Peggy Gou, San Holo, Sam Feldt, and more

Europe’s globally attended industry-oriented festival and conference week, Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), has released its second arm of genre-traversing musical meat for the affair’s 24th edition. Among the production’s most recent wave of names is Carl Craig, Catching Flies, DJ Seinfeld, San Holo, Peggy Gou, Steve Aoki, Dubfire, as well as dozens more, scheduled to […]

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Amsterdam’s De School announces 62-hour rave during ADE

The academic building-turned-nightclub, De School, enters the fray of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) with a commendable, if not slightly over-the-top 62-hour rave. The marathon party, which, according to the event listing encourages audiences to “stay as long as you please,” is set to take place between the evening of Oct 18 and ends on the […]

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Amsterdam’s De School announces 62-hour rave during ADE

The academic building-turned-nightclub, De School, enters the fray of Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) with a commendable, if not slightly over-the-top 62-hour rave. The marathon party, which, according to the event listing encourages audiences to “stay as long as you please,” is set to take place between the evening of Oct 18 and ends on the […]

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Audio Obscura returns to Amsterdam’s Central Station for an ADE rave

Premier Amsterdam promoter Audio Obscura is bringing the rave back to the Dutch capital’s Centraal Station. They’ll be hosting a two parties throughout Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Per usual, the brand is bringing a heady lineup of underground electronic music to the station’s halls. On October 17, Motor City Drum Ensemble will be bringing a […]

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Audio Obscura returns to Amsterdam’s Central Station for an ADE rave

Premier Amsterdam promoter Audio Obscura is bringing the rave back to the Dutch capital’s Centraal Station. They’ll be hosting a two parties throughout Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Per usual, the brand is bringing a heady lineup of underground electronic music to the station’s halls. On October 17, Motor City Drum Ensemble will be bringing a […]

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Good Morning Mix: a morning dose of techno with Luke Slater ahead of his momentous return to the LA

Many music industry pros have dubbed Luke Slater a “mastermind” of techno, and the UK producer has definitely proven this notion. An architect of the underground since his start in the 90s, Slater’s helped pave the way for darker sounds to rise to prominence—thanks to impeccable DJ sets performed across Europe and numerous releases under […]

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Fans can now relive Martin Garrix’s ANIMA show in full [Watch]

Those who have kept up with The Martin Garrix Show season three know how much work has gone into his new performance concept, ANIMA, which was debuted during Amsterdam Dance Event this past fall. The producer enlisted a team of the top editors, creative directors, and show directors among many others, who worked countless hours over an […]

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Monstercat announces stacked ADE lineup

As 2018’s edition of Amsterdam Dance Event draws near, Monstercat has announced a stacked lineup of talent for their third year. On Oct. 18, Monstercat artists of the Uncaged persuasion will descend on Melkweg’s ADE for an unforgettable series of performances. The array of talent includes Noisia, Feed Me, Modestep, Pegboard Nerds, Gammer, Muzzy, Going Quantum, […]

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ADE begins revealing names of 2,500-strong 2018 artist roster – Richie Hawtin, Martin Garrix, Jon Hopkins, & More

An already-popular Amsterdam is filled to its very peak each October, when Amsterdam Dance Event settles into the city. The annual conference and celebration of all-things dance music has become the biggest and most influential of its kind, with countless artists, fans, and industry professionals coming together to build their networks and enjoy long hours of […]

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Exclusive: Cosmic Gate debut their very first documentary, ‘Materia’

A new insight into Nic Chagall and Bossi — known collectively as Cosmic Gate — has materialized. “Materia means ‘matter’. . . the substance . . . everything around us,” explains Chagall about Cosmic Gate’s latest album endeavor to a cameraman at the beginning of his group’s first ever documentary. It follows the duo across […]

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Amsterdam to raise tourist tax, ban Airbnb rentals to discourage mass tourism

Those traveling to Amsterdam might soon find the search for accommodations to be much more limited than in previous years, as the Dutch capital’s government begins to take measures against mass tourism in an attempt to improve the quality of residential life in the city. Amsterdam’s government will begin by raising its tourist tax, an […]

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ADE announces dates for 2018

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has announced dates for 2018. The festival-conference hybrid will take place from Oct. 17 to 21.Festival-goers that purchase the ADE Pass gain access to the complete day-and-night program, and purchasers of the ADE Conference Pass receive access to the complete day program. Both packages are available now at the early bird […]

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Watch Hardwell & Armin Van Buuren debut their ‘Two Is One’ alias at Amsterdam Music Festival

Appearing under the alias “II=I” or, “Two Is One,” Hardwell and Armin Van Buuren took the decks at 2017’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) to deliver their first-ever b2b  performance together.A monumental collaborative event that united two of the biggest Dutch stars in electronic music, the b2b live set represented a seamless blend of Hardwell and Van […]

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WATCH: Martin Garrix crafts a festival-ready hit in under 5 minutes

The Amsterdam Dance Event is one of the world’s premier electronic music consortiums for numerous reasons, the most notable of which are the top notch performances from the best talent across the electronic music spectrum and the numerous panels that give insight into all facets of the music industry — from business to production. Martin Garrix was […]

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Armin van Buuren embarks on a 14 hour ASOT mission in honor of ADE [LIVE STREAM]

 Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is officially underway, with thousands of artists and fans filling up the city in celebration of their beloved music. Virtually every single genre under the sun in covered in this all-encompassing celebration, which began on October 18 and will continue into the 22.Armin van Buuren is in a particularly good position […]

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