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DANNY HOWELLS EXTENDED SET AT FLOORPLAY

To celebrate 5 years of Amsterdam´s most intimate house experience, we are honoured to welcome, from the UK, DIG DEEPER´S DANNY HOWELLS on May 25.

Time flies when you are having fun – was it really five years ago that the Floorplay organisation presented their concept to the management of Club NL? Some incredible gigs followed in the months and years that followed, and now we are at the occasion of the 5th birthday. Therefore, what better way to celebrate half a decade of quality clubbing in the heart of Amsterdam than to mark the occasion by flying in a DJ that epitomises Floorplay´s key values.

Danny Howells is a performer who needs no fanfare, gimmicks or cheap publicity stunts – rather, he is an individual that lets the music do the talking, someone who simply always delivers with his own unique ability to unearth hidden gems and create soundscapes of music that simply blend together into a musical kaleidoscope for discerning ears. Folks, this is a true DJ in today’s sell-out, oversaturated and overtly commercial market. And it’s a perfect fit for Floorplay at Club NL.

Danny started hunting through record crates at a young age, having already developed an incredible thirst for new, different and exciting music as a child. Danny went on to work his way up from early local gigs to land a hot residency for John Digweed’s fledgling Bedrock nights on the South Coast of England. From then he made his name trawling up Britain’s motorways, carving a real niche for himself on the circuit in the late 90s. International fame followed as the Millennium dawned, the phone turning red hot with offers from all over the globe, turning in marathon 12 hour sets in New York, Canada and LA, albums for Global Underground, Renaissance and his own Nocturnal Frequencies, numerous high rankings over the years in DJ Mag’s top 100 poll, slamming productions on his own Dig Deeper label and of course regular Dig Deeper nights in some of the finest clubs in the world. Danny remains on top of his game in 2013 with an unwavering dedication to the next set, the search for aural perfection.

Of his return to Amsterdam, Danny said:”I’m so looking forward to coming back to play at one of my favourite cities in the world, Amsterdam. And at Floorplay too! The night is nice and small, just the way I like it. Club NL is a perfect room for me to get stuck into playing a nice extended set. I can’t wait for this one, and I hope to see some familiar faces on the night”.

Also performing on the night are PAUL SPARKES and JERRY VAN SCHIE. British DJ/producer Paul Sparkes is set to make his debut on legendary US label Nervous Records. Sparkes’ Soul Body EP was recently snapped up by NYC imprint Nervous Records and is slated for release on 16th April. This individual has been prolific in the studio of late, with highly-acclaimed releases on distinguished labels such as Sexonwax, Baroque and Ban-off. He now joins the ranks of producers such as Josh Wink, Behrouz, Danny Tengalia and many more on the label. The EP is a 3-tracker which includes Soul Body, What Is It and The Eech. This release is expected to further push Sparkes to the forefront of the international dance scene, following shows at SXSW in the US recently and a wealth of global DJ bookings.

JERRY VAN SCHIE has become a regular at Floorplay, always turning in consistent and capable sets. He has been on the bill with almost every DJ that matters, including the likes of Danny Tenaglia, John Digweed and Hernan Cattaneo and many many more.

Club NL has been the perfect venue for Floorplay for half a decade and for this special night it will also be a fitting location for this hand-picked line-up.

We are delighted that Danny will perform a special set at Club NL, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 169, Amsterdam on 25 May to celebrate 5 years of Floorplay. The event kicks off at 11pm. This is a splendid opportunity to see Danny in action in an intimate venue, on one of the best sound systems in the country. Expect Danny to take to the decks for an extended set of his own brand of “deepsexyfuturistictechfunkhouse” sound.

This is an intimate event, with extremely limited tickets and NO GUESTLIST. To avoid disappointment, purchase your tickets (limited number) here at Resident Advisor

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ELECTROCURE at AKHNATON 05-04-2013

We hebben sinds de eerste ElectroCure al vele stijlen voorbij horen komen. Maar op 5 april halen we iets heel speciaals in huis. Hoe fans de muziek van Lanny May omschrijven? Experimenteel, euforisch, dreamy en diep. Dit samen met zijn collega en vriend Applescal gaat een muzikaal hoogtepunt worden.

Natuurlijk gaat 100% van de opbrengst weer naar Fight Cancer.
Voetjes van de vloer voor het goede doel!

https://soundcloud.com/lannymay
Lanny May is een aanstormend talent uit de techno hoofdstad van de wereld, Berlijn. Hij bracht zijn betoverende producties al ten gehore op het Into the Woods Festival, naast helden als Applescal en Legowelt. Of zoals hij het zelf zegt: ‘Hello, I am Lanny May, and I make music. Hope you like it.’

https://soundcloud.com/applescal
We zagen deze gedroomde toevoeging aan de avond al schitteren met Gui Boratto op 5 Days Off. Op 5 februari kwam zijn nieuwe album Dreaming in Key uit. Check zijn SoundCloud maar en zwijmel alvast weg van de voorpret. Applescal komt naar ElectroCure!

http://www.jerryvanschie.com
DJ hofleverancier Jerry van Schie kon eerder draaien dan hij zijn veters kon strikken. Als DJ werkte hij al voor Extrema en Earth en vloog hij naar Ibiza en Azië. Als eigenaar van Groovecollection Bookings is hij ook verantwoordelijk voor de rest van deze line-up. Jerry, bedankt!

 

Line up:
Lanny May (GER)
Applescal (NL)
Jerry van Schie (NL)
+ Mystery guest

When: Friday 5 april 2013
Open: 23.00 – 05:00 uur
Tickets: 8 euro at the door
www.electrocure.nl

 

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FLOORPLAY at CLUB NL 24-11-2012

With Autumn fully underway, Floorplay gets all cozy and gezellig at Club NL. It’s the time of year for another one of those late night sessions that you simply don’t want to end. With the long dark nights traditionally signifying an influx of people wishing to go out and connect, dance and enjoy, expect this November edition to be more than memorable.

Paul Sparkes and Jerry van Schie will take command of the hallowed Club NL decks all night, lining up simply the best new dance music for your musical enjoyment.

Sparkes returns off the back of a coast to coast US tour, and also a busy ADE weekend. With gigs lined up until now and the end of the year (including 5 hr sets) this Brit sees his star continuing to rise. With a slew of new productions out on Beatport, his name is on the up as we head towards 2013.

Jerry van Schie is the mainstay of Groove Collection and turns in regular sets at some of the best clubs in the country. Jerry is a veteran of the scene who puts his years of experience to good use each and every weekend, and performs consistently wherever he is booked to play. Amazingly, this forward-thinking Dutchman has played alongside NY house legend Danny Tenaglia, UK maestro Danny Howells and progressive legends Nick Warren and Hernan Cattaneo in the last month alone. Jerry is a regular performer at Floorplay and performs his last Floorplay set of 2012 due to international demands in December.

This perfect mix of experience and rising talent will ensure the musical entertainment will be top notch on Saturday November 24th.

 

Line up:
Paul Sparkes (UK)
Jerry van Schie (NL)

When: Saturday 24 November 2012
Open: 23.00 uur
Tickets: 5 euro at the door
www.clubnl.nl
www.djpaulsparkes.com
www.jerryvanschie.com
www.floorplay.nl

 

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PANAMA presents DANNY HOWELLS 03-11-2012

De man van de ondertussen legendarische geworden 10 uur durende marathon sets @ Arc New York komt op Zaterdag 3 November Panama* weer binnenste buiten keren.

Danny Howells is niet alleen een fenomeen als DJ, maar ook een ras-entertainer. Hij weet als geen ander het publiek te bespelen. Zelfs als er geen geluid uit de boxen knalt, kan hij zijn publiek nog steeds mateloos boeien. Jaar na jaar staat hij hoog genoteerd in de meest toonaangevende DJ- lijsten. Zijn drukke programma neemt hem mee naar vrijwel alle delen van de wereld. Azie, Noord- en Zuid-Amerika, Australie of Europa, Danny kwam, zag en maakte er samen met de vele verschillende nationaliteiten een dolle avond van. Zijn sets kunnen alle kanten op gaan, maar staan gegarandeerd als een huis. Howells schakelt feilloos over van funky house naar diepe progressive en net zo makkelijk komen er dan ook nog de beste techno-platen voorbij . Natuurlijk weet hij het geheel daarbij soepel aan elkaar te breien.

In de studio van Panama word deze avond de verjaardag gevierd van dj Santito, en voor deze gelegenheid heeft hij een bataljon aan bevriende dj,s uitgenodigd.

Panama* kan zich verheugen op een kneiter van een muzikale trip op Zaterdag 3 November aanstaande.

 

Line up: main PANAMA presents DANNY HOWELLS

DANNY HOWELLS (UK)
Jerry van Schie (NL) B2B Paul Sparkes (UK)
Mc Marxman (UK)

studio: SANTITO,S BDAY BASH

SANTITO
DJ JOSE
DJ MARCELLO
DENNIS CHRISTOPHER
ANALOG EFFECT
VANDY
MAURITS D’FAULT
RONALD STECINI
BRIAN S.

Datum: Zaterdag 3 November 2012
Open: 23.00 uur
www.panama.nl
Tickets: Paylogic

 

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JOHN DIGWEED @ CAFÉ D’ANVERS 09-11-2012

Labyrinth Productions is thrilled to welcome back one of the most iconic men in electronic dance music: John Digweed. This British dance music legend is known and loved all over the globe for his compilations on numerous infamous labels such as Renaissance and Global Underground. Not to mention his own label ‘Bedrock’ which quickly became a trademark in the electronic music scene.

John Digweed will be joined by one of his former protégées and Labyrinth artist: Pole Folder. He’s known for releasing top-notch material on his own label Reworck as well as on worldwide acclaimed labels such as Bedrock Records.

CP and Deniz Burnay will support both headliners this evening.
Our balcony will be hosted very fittingly by We Love Progressive. They’ve invited DJ’s Josh Lasden, AC Oliver and Galago.

 

Peoples invite: John Digweed (Bedrock).
Support by Pole Folder (Reworck), CP and Deniz Burnay.
Balcony hosted by: We Love Progressive
Tickets: https://labyrinth.timoco.eu

 

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