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Interview: Steffi
The DJ, producer and label head discusses her new live act, the relaunch of Klakson and reflects on her success.

She enjoys widespread global acclaim and an artistic reputation that sees her perched comfortably within the finest DJs and producers out there, but Dutch-born Steffie Doms (better known simply as …


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Diynamic Festival Amsterdam goes into the third round: On Friday, May 29th, Diynamic Music returns to the Dutch capital to host the third edition of its very own Diynamic Festival. …


Trio of Amsterdam Clubs Set to be Granted 24-Hour Licenses
Trouw-linked space among those on brink of round-the-clock permits.

As Resident Advisor reports, Amsterdam’s mayor Eberhard van der Laan has approved 24-hour licenses for three clubs in the city. Radion (pictured above), Cruquiusgilde, and a new, as-yet-unopened venue from …

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Q&A: Detroit Swindle
Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets sit down for a chat—and offer up a stream of their new Freerange EP..

In early 20012, few people outside of the Netherlands were familiar with Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets. Nowadays, pretty much anybody with an interest in quality house music knows who …


Get Familiar: Amsterdam's FIBER Festival
XLR8R talks to the organizers behind the groundbreaking electronic-arts-and-music fest.

If you are still trying to figure out what to do this weekend, and if you are at all interested in cutting-edge music, arts and culture—and if you’re reading XLR8R, …

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10 Reasons We Loved Amsterdam's DGTL Festival
Michael Mayer, Roman Flügel, Recondite and Happa were among the attractions at this year's installment.

If there’s one thing that can be said about the Netherlands, it’s this: Dutch people really know how to party. And importantly, they understand how to put on a party …