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Martin Garrix and PostNL release custom stamp in DJ’s honor

Amsterdam Dance Event may not be taking place this year, but artists and industry insiders alike are coming together in a variety of unique ways during what is typically one of the most important weeks of the year for the dance music industry. Martin Garrix and PostNL have come together with a different kind of fan experience […]

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ADE set to feature David Guetta, Martin Garrix, and Timbaland on ‘Evolution of Our Sounds’ panel

Amsterdam Dance Event is upon us, and despite the event going online, a plethora of industry heavyweights are set to be featured during the virtual October 21 – 25 event. A forthcoming panel that has received particular attention is titled “Evolution of Our Sounds” featuring David Guetta, Martin Garrix, and Timbaland. The panel is set […]

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deadmau5 joins cast of ‘mood of the year’ curators ahead of Amsterdam Dance Event [Stream]

With 2020’s event on the horizon, Amsterdam Dance Event has hooked up with electronic music visionary deadmau5 for an exclusive pre-ADE playlist. The latest installment in ADE’s “mood of the year” series, deadmau5’s playlist follows prior submissions from Alesso, Black Coffee, Boris Brejcha, and Dutch icon, Tiësto. “mood of the year” is produced in partnership […]

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ADE’s 2020 conference is going digital

ADE‘s 2020 conference is officially going digital due to continued uncertainty about the safety and feasibility of hosting such an event during the COVID-19 pandemic. In contrast to past years of production, the conference’s conversion to a digital format means that the event will be unprecedentedly accessible to music enthusiasts worldwide. Coordinators addressed ADE’s transition […]

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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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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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Frankie Fest launches at ADE 2019 in support of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation

In honor of the late DJ Frankie Knuckles, Frankie Fest will launch at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event as a platform to support and raise awareness for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. As the inarguable godfather of house music, Knuckles had an indelible influence on his residency of the ’80s Chicago Warehouse club and the shaping […]

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Frankie Fest launches at ADE 2019 in support of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation

In honor of the late DJ Frankie Knuckles, Frankie Fest will launch at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event as a platform to support and raise awareness for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. As the inarguable godfather of house music, Knuckles had an indelible influence on his residency of the ’80s Chicago Warehouse club and the shaping […]

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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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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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Martin Garrix’s STMPD RCRDS to host its own stage at Ultra Music Festival for the first time in 2019

If 2018 has proven anything, it’s that Martin Garrix cannot be stopped. The producer has continued his stream of chart topping crossover releases — he put out a 5-track club ready progressive EP, and he teamed up with unexpected subway singer Mike Yung for a gospel-inspired “Dreamer,” proving that the young beatmaker isn’t letting celebrity […]

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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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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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