10 Tracks We’ll Be Hearing About At ADE 2017

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ADE comes back to Amsterdam for the 21st edition. It will take place between Oct 18th – 22nd and features numerous events but also workshops, conferences, interviews and more. The Amsterdam Dance Event is the place to be at for any dance music fans and also for individuals involved in the scene who just want to network and get their names out there. Of course ADE loves to feature up & coming talents so this TOP 10 ADE 2017 Chart has a few of them but also some way way back legendary acts like Inner City from Detroit and Laurent Garnier from France.

It’s easy to associate 2 cities like Detroit and Amsterdam where electronic music is almost like a religion. We did our best to include also a female producer, Nora En Pure, she will be performing in Amsterdam as well as rising star Pablo Fierro, also techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson and a few of the other artists featured below will be present in Amsterdam in October. Good listening and hopefully this selection will make you feel what’s next to come!

Inner City | Good Life 2017 | KMS


Good Life is a feel track originally released in 1989. When the staples of techno & House music were just being built. Inner city is a duo composed of Kevin Saunderson and Chicago artist Shanna Jackson.

Camelphat | Cola (Franky Rizardo remix) | Defected


Defected has a nose for success and when Cola by Camelphat came out this year 2017, that song was played by every single respectable DJ on the planet. British Duo Camelphat is easily one of the best breaking through artists of the moment and this Franky Rizardo interpretation is adding a nice spice to its original.

Laurent Garnier | 1-4 Docteur C’est Chouette | Kompakt


When French royalty meets German grandeur, “1-4 Docteur C’est Chouette” by Laurent was released by Kompakt this year and its quite a beauty. If you haven’t heard it or read his book, you haven’t lived. Here is an extract: “As a DJ and someone who loves to dance. I have experienced moments of pure joy when I felt that I’d be happy to die there, in that moment” Electrochoc

Nora En Pure | Waves | Ernormous Tunes


South African born Swiss based Nora en Pure doesn’t need to convince anyone of her talent as a producer. Nora is no pretentious diva but instead a hard working artist running her radio show Purified every month and her own label Enormous Tunes.

Dennis Cruz | Get Freaky | Stereo


Dennis Cruz proudly representing the tech house scene of Spain around the world. His tune “Get Freaky” is a bomb. The groove is uplifting and the tune is over all fun and with a funky edge into it.

Lane 8 & Kidnap Kid | Aba (Yotto Remix) | Ajunadeep


When Lane 8, Kidnap Kid and Yotoo meet with Ajunjadeep, the result is stunning. Those psychedelic vocals are off the hook, the bassline is warm the drums are strong. This is a lovely remix by Yotto.

Nihil Young aka Less Hate | My Friend | Frequenza


Out of Italy, Nihil runs that really cool label named Frequenza records, “My Friend” was premiered earlier this year on DHL. Play this tune once and it will stick in your head for good, quite addictive.

Pablo Fierro | La Palma | Innervision


Afro House is still on the rise and Spanish artist Pablo Fierro has definitely something to do with it! This tune signed on Innervision has done some serious damage on many dancefloors around the world.

The Scumfrog – Spin (Simone Vitullo remix) | Go Deeva


Simone distinctive sound is quite a nice mixture of different genres. He can go deep house, funky, tech-house and much more. Another hard working individual who devotes a lot to discovering new talents for his label Go Deeva records.

Guardate | Plata O Plomo | Nervous


If you ever watched Narcos, this will make you smile! Munich based artist Guardate nailed it with this epic bootleg, the guitar riff and the vocal will transport you to Medellin, Colombia…the home of Pablo Escobar!

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La Rêve Brings The Cats To ADE With Suara Music Showcase

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This Amsterdam Dance event, La Rêve and Suara Music come together for a special curated night showcasing the Spanish label’s diverse roster.

The well-known Amsterdam based organisation that organises monthly parties named Spotlight and the yearly La Rêve Festival as well as one off productions around the city. Suara Music has been run since 2008 by Coyu, which features a slew of talented, world class Producers and is one of the world’s most played underground imprints.

On this night, La Rêve and their resident Reinier Zonneveld, invite B.Traits, D-Nox & Beckers, Johannes Heil (live), Noir, Oiliver Weiter, Several Defintions, and Super Flu to join each’ the aforementioned Zonneveld and Coyu. It all goes down at the industrial H7 Warehouse space, which allows a proper peer into Amsterdam’s look into the city's raw techno scene. This one’s going to go until 8AM, kicking off the year’s ADE with a proper underground event filled with talent.

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19 October | Suara Night at ADE 2017 | Tickets | H7 Warehouse

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Interview: YokoO & Retza

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The collaborative efforts between YokoO, Retza, and All Day I Dream have produced a slew of well received singles.

As individuals, YokoO is no stranger to house music in all its deepest forms. With releases on highly regarded labels such as All Day I Dream, Musik Gewinnt Freunde, Kindisch, Get Physical, Moodmusic and Plastic City, he has marked out a spot for himself in the global house music scene with talent being sought after from every corner of the world. Retza has had the underground heads listening, talking and following for the past couple of years. With original and remix releases also on Watergate Records and Lo-Fi 45, 2017 has turned into something of a breakout for the Melbourne artist.

With their new collaborative EP “Euneirophrenia” available now via All Day I Dream, and with the label’s upcoming ADE 2017 showcase imminent (alongside Eelke Kleijn‘s DAYS LIKE NIGHTS showcase), we spoke with YokoO and Retza on their personal collaboration, their label home, and much more.

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I see All Day I Dream as having its own sound and movement within the dance music scene.”

Retza

What was the starting point of Euneirophrenia? How (if) did it evolve from this place?
Planning a follow up EP for All Day I Dream, I sent a basic idea of the track to Julien with the idea of a collaboration. As said by Julien, he mostly arranged and refined the existing elements which was much needed turning out for an excellent result!

Can each of you describe what is it about the other’s approach to music and creation (art) that complements your own? Perhaps the story is known in “inner circles” but how did you guys first come across each other and decide that collaborations were the way to go?
Julien had heard/played a track I had written with the talented duo Thankyou City. We then met when he played in Melbourne and after exchanging contacts began sending each other music. Naturally we thought to collaborate as we had similar visions and the results turned out great. I find we complement each other very well, as our work together is always a smooth process. I love to come up with ideas and grooves in creative flashes but it can prove to be quite chaotic and unorganised at times. I find some of the necessary steps in creating music quite tedious sometimes. Julien has much more patience than me and is excellent at the finer more intricate side of things.

What about All Day I Dream as an imprint? Now that you are closely associated with ADID for some time, where do you see its place amongst the more ethereal side of the dance music spectrum? How do you feel the creative atmosphere there still allows you both to grow as artists?
I see All Day I Dream as having its own sound and movement within the dance music scene. The atmosphere and ethos they have created is forever inspiring. From the vibe of the parties, the artists and the music that is released on the label. It is an honour to be involved in any capacity. I feel it has encouraged my continuing growth as an artist under the ADID umbrella and outside of that.


Finally, what are some things you personally are looking forward to through the rest of 2017? Any places you will visit that you haven’t been before or…?
I look forward to making more music! Working on solo stuff and continuing the collaborative efforts with master YokoO. I look forward to more opportunities internationally from a musical stand point and exploring the world outside of that. Onwards and upwards!

YokoO

What was the starting point of Euneirophrenia? How (if) did it evolve from this place?
The initial idea stemmed from a conscious desire of releasing another EP on ADID. Life then worked its magic as it usually does. Retza sent me a blunt sketch of the track, which I truly fell in love with. All I did was using most of the elements that were presented to me, cutting them up, adding some layers, and finally arranging them in a coherent way to create what the piece has become.

Can each of you describe what is it about the other’s approach to music and creation (art) that complements your own? Perhaps the story is known in “inner circles” but how did you guys first come across each other and decide that collaborations were the way to go?
We both are very capable as individual artists but whilst Retza has ease generating grooves, he’s much slower at creating variations and overall arrangement. I, on the other hand, love delving into the layers, organising, and adding finishing touches.

I came across his music whilst hanging out with producer friends in Melbourne a couple of days before playing our first ADID event there with Matt and Lee, early 2015. The newly produced track I was given moved me and I decided to play it at the gig. My memory is quite blurry but I am pretty sure Retza was in the crowd that day and heard me play it. From there, we connected and I asked him to send me some more of his creations. I instantly was blown away by both his humility and potential. He is very talented, and a true gentleman. We started swapping project ideas and it all went flowing from then on.

What about ADID as an imprint? Now that you are closely associated with ADID for some time, where do you see its place amongst the more ethereal side of the dance music spectrum? How do you feel the creative atmosphere there still allows you both to grow as artists?
I see ADID as the core of a movement. Whilst ethereal music has been around forever, ADID has been pushing it as a genre of its own, within the electronic music scene. Being labeled as such doesn’t necessarily mean that we are constricted as artists. Music with soul is what the label aims at putting out there, whether it’s for the dancefloor or not. And at the end of the day, we are free to create as we feel without any limitations. If for some reason the music we produce does not fit in with ADID, I have no doubt it will fit in elsewhere.

How were your experiences at Burning Man this year? I’m sure tracks off the package played prominently…did you notice (care) about the reaction on site?
I am afraid I did not attend, as I needed to take some time away from the masses. Instead, I visited Tulum and enjoyed some down time with myself. I fasted and focused on practicing both yoga and meditation daily. I also spent time drafting ideas for the third chapter of my podcast series.

You (YokoO) will be on site in Amsterdam for ADID @ ADE. First off, how was the summer’s ADID @ Woodstock Wonders experience for you? How do you see this year’s ADID @ ADE shaping up?
It was brilliant – a very blissfully uplifting experience for me. I recall leaving the party overly light hearted. I am quite in love with Holland and its people in general, due to the bright and optimistic energy they carry. The vibe was next to none and facing the sea at sunset is a hard setting to beat…

I did not get to experience ADID @ ADE last year. I’ll avoid expectations here and let myself be surprised. But secretly, I trust it will be yet another exceptional [sold out] event. When does ADID ever disappoint?!

Finally, what are some things you personally are looking forward to through the rest of 2017? Any places you will visit that you haven’t been before or…?
Developing countless friendships all across the globe has been a highlight of adopting such a nomadic lifestyle. The ability to nurture all these relationships whilst doing what I love is a blessing and something I truly look forward to. Moreover, I am thrilled to visit Brazil with ADID in November as it will be my very first time. From there, I am supposed to go to Chile, which I heard is absolutely stunning. I love North, South and Central America and already know the end of the year over there is going to be full of surprises!

“Euneirophrenia” is NOW AVAILABLE on All Day I Dream BUY

Soundcloud – YokoO Artist Page – YokoO Soundcloud – Retza Artist Page – Retza

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21 October | All Day I Dream of Winter Sun | Tickets | Transformatorhuis

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