Maceo Plex Takes Lone Romantic Show to ADE

Following another summer of high-profile gigs, Maceo Plex is set to bring his Lone Romantic showcase to Elementenstraat on October, 19th with an expectedly impressive line-up.

The provocative night will feature myriad of exquisite underground talent from the likes of Anthony Rother, Ben UFO, Brame & Hamo, I-F, Joy Orbison, Legowelt, Robert Hood, The Hacker, Young Marco, Maceo Plex (and his electro alias Mariel Ito) all playing across two electrifying rooms.

This unique party starts at 9am running until the late evening and boasts a standout line-up that is as forward-thinking as we would expect from the Miami-born tastemaker.

Tickets on sale now on the Awakenings website.


8 Stunning Photos from Hide&Seek Festival

The North’s newest and most exciting boutique electronic music and arts festival Hide&Seek really impressed with its first edition.


Not only did it take place in a green countryside setting with forests, formal gardens and a country house as the back drop, but the crowd was also clued up and keen to dance.

Add in all important production, great sound systems across the four stages and Margaret Dygas, Praslea, Spokenn, Jamie 3:26, Josh Butler, Jeremy Underground and many more, and you have a real winner.

Here are some of the best photos from the event.


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8 of Electric Zoo’s Most Epic Photos

Josh Butler, Cristoph, Golf Clap, Solardo, Eric Prydz and many more played Electric Zoo this year.

They are part of a new direction that is taking the huge festival on Randalls Island in New York away from EDM and more towards EDM.

As ever, the production was mega, with lights, lasers, visuals and stages designs to blow your mind.

Here are the photos that show it off in style.

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Carl Cox Returns to ADE with Massive Awesome Soundwaves showcase

Undoubtedly one of the globe’s most popular DJs, this ADE Carl Cox will be bringing his Awesome Soundwaves label to Elementenstraat for a very special one-off show alongside some of his favourite established and emerging artists.

It happens at Warehouse Elementenstraat on October 17th in tandem with ADE.

Playing will be the likes of Christopher Coe, Hannes Bieger, Julien Chaptal, Mat Playford, Reinier Zonneveld and Quazar, while on a DJ set tip, the likes of Acid Mondays, Alex Kennon, Chelina Manuhutu and of course, Carl himself are sure to excite.

Head to the Awakenings website for more.


Bristol In:Motion Reveals Final Lineups For Last Ever Season

Bristol’s marquee event series In:Motion will finish this year after a decade in the game. With the area facing challenges in the city,  there can be no guarantee of a future so this will be final dance.
Say the club: “This year marks the tenth year of In:Motion, it will also be the last season. With the surrounding area of the club continuing to evolve, Motion is facing certain challenges, which means there is no guarantee of another season of In:Motion. It’s pertinent that the tenth instalment truly signifies what the club has brought to Bristol and the UK in general. This will be the last chance for dance music lovers to experience In:Motion as we know it. While we face uncertainty at the club, our passion towards developing high-quality events and bringing the biggest names in dance music to Bristol remains stronger than ever. 2020 will see a new wave of events and the start of a new chapter in the Motion history books. We look forward to sharing the dance floor with you for this last season of In:Motion.”
For their 10th anniversary the team have announced their line ups with none other than Four Tet, Sven Vath, Mr Scruff, Pearson Sound, Willow, Dungeon Meat, Sub focus, Nicole Moudaber and more all performing over the birthday period. A Drumcode Day and Night session alongside a scintillating 3D show, plus the likes of Sven Väth, Four Tet, Shy FX, Annie Mac, Mr. Scruff and Paul Oakenfold will also play.
Pre-sale tickets for the majority of the newly announced shows go live on Monday 2nd September at 1pm, 24 hours before tickets go on general sale. Fans can sign up for tickets or purchase tickets to previously announced parties via

5 Best Tracks From Drumcode Festival

On Saturday August 24th and Sunday 25th, Adam Beyer returned with his Drumcode Festival to NDSM in Amsterdam from midday until 11pm. 
The Swede himself played with names including Alan Fitzpatrick, ANNA, Charlotte de Witte, Reinier Zonneveld and Sam Paganini, Amelie Lens, Enrico Sangiuliano, Ida Engberg and Ilario Alicante and more. 
After the fantastic event we look back at five of the biggest tunes. 
Amelie Lens – Energize
CJ Bolland – Camarague
Wehbba & DJ Deeon – We Have Bass
Alan Fitzpatrick – Eleven Eleven
Locked Groove – Out of Orbit

Boat Party Series Sound-Fleet Announces HOSH, Magdalena, Michael Mayer, Steve Bug, Marcel Fengler During ADE

The first Sound-Fleet party of this year’s ADE is on October 16th and is a Rejected Party with key players Franky Rizardo, Michel De Hey, Steve Bug, Josh Butler, Dennis Quin and Edwin Oosterwal. Expect forward thinking house and techno from some of the day’s most exciting acts as well as some local legends. 
On October 17th The Bliss Office Showcase is lined-up with techno heavyweight Marcel Fengler joined by Farrago, Joyhauser, Milo Spykers and very special guests. The Bliss Office is a brand new agency representing the finest techno artists of the moment so expect nothing but the best at this landmark event.  The second of two parties on October 17th will see essential tech house queen Magdalena host her Shadows party with Kompakt label head Michael Mayer, plus Gheist and Tom Zeda joined by a special guest. These parties are about melodic, progressive, emotive house and techno and the setting couldn’t not be more special for this edition. It’s Dutch icon Olivier Weiter who is going to set sail on October 18th with some of his musically respected colleagues joining him. 
On October 19th, melodic house master and Diynamic associate HOSH brings his fryhide crew for a party on the water with key label associates Tone Depth, Groj playing live, Simao and 1979 all serving up real musical journeys, while the final epic party welcomes the Muse crew hosted by founders Lehar and Musumeci, with guests Agents of Time (DJ set) and Phunkadelica (Live).
Head to the Sound-Fleet website for more information.

Photo Gallery: Les Plages Electroniques 2019

Now into its 14th edition, Les Plages Electroniques is an essential beach festival. 
It welcomes 40000 people and DJs like Solomun, Claptone, DJ Snake, Tchami, Malaa, Oxia, Maceo Plex, Mr Oizo, Maya Jane Coles, Eagles & Butterflies and many more to a blissful setting in Cannes. 
Next to the main stage action and mad visuals and pyrotechnics, there are a selection of afterparties to enjoy as well as lots of local culture. 
Here are some of the best photos from this year’s memorable event.

Raresh, Mahel Daniel and More Added to MOGA Festival 2019

The final wave of names has been revealed for MOGA Festival 2019.

It goes down in Morocco’s windy city of Essaouira which is picturesque and richly cultural and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site with lots to explore.

The Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa will host acts from the forefront of the international and Moroccan scene, with phase one including Bradley Zero, Praslea, DJ W!ld, Louise Chen, Konstantin Sibold, Behrouz, Terekke and now phase two adding further quality with Amine K, Driss Skali, Kenny Dope,  Marwan Sabb, Nathan Micay, Glitter ٥٥, Bas Ibellini, BLOND:ISH, Enzo Siragusa, Folamour, Lazare Hoche, Luca Bacchetti, Lum, Sabo, and Satori.

Head to the MOGA website for more information.

Lineup For Eric Prydz’s Arena at Electric Zoo Festival Revealed

The essential Electric Zoo Festival takes place in New York’s Randall’s Island Park from August 30th to September 1st and this year hosts a special stage with Eric Prydz.

The legendary dance producer has curated the whole arena and on Saturday August 31 he will play alongside Green Velvet, Joris Voorn, Yotto, Cristoph, Ben Bohmer (live) and Miss Jennifer.

Expect vast production that will blow your mind and tingle your every sense as well as a whole host of EDM, techno and bass across the various different stages.

Tickets are on sale from the Electric Zoo website now.