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ADE 2017 Will Feature Four Events With Focus on Asia

That Asia is the next big market for the electronic music world doesn’t surprise most people, certainly not us at 6AM who have been involved with the region since our beginnings.

This is reflected by the attention the region is getting during this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), set to take place October 18-22nd throughout the world-famous Dutch city.

This year the festival programme includes four separate events specifically focusing on Asia:

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Music Enthusiasts Rejoice: ADE 2017 Sound Lab To Run Three Days with Surgeon, DVS1, Tiga and More

The ADE Sound Lab is back and will run for three days at the ADE 2017 Festival Hangout, located at De Brakke Grond.

ADE Sound Lab calls on all aspiring DJs, producers or just music enthusiasts to mark their calendars for what is bound to be a full immersion program one of the most influential and consistently exciting parts of ADE. While you don’t have to be a sound “geek” to enjoy ADE’s Sound Lab, there is no doubt that the very backbone of the program is bound to get any gear and music production aficionado salivating, with with demos, workshops, masterclasses, presentations of new and conceptual instruments, audio-visual experiences, modular synth setups and live performances all scheduled to take place.

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ADE Green: Spearheading The Campaign For Circular Festivals World Over

ADE Green is one of the festival’s key programs, focusing on sustainability and the social components and innovation needed to make it happen.

In today’s world, with electronic music festivals getting bigger than ever and our scene impacting the world more and more every day, the need for sustainability and green initiatives is paramount. Presented by ADE, Absolut and other key ADE partners, this year’s ADE Green program seeks to tackle some key questions pertaining to these subjects:

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“Dave Clarke Presents” Returns to ADE 2017 with Heavy Techno and Electro Roster

The much-awaited Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) finally returns this year. This also means the return of one of ADE’s most anticipated events, Dave Clarke Presents, which marks its 13th edition this year.

This coming edition of Dave Clarke Presents at ADE 2017 is on October 20 at the Melkweg Amsterdam, and it promises to provide a unique music experience filled with techno and electro and spearheaded by the Baron himself, Dave Clarke. This year’s lineup is deep and has been generating excitement amongst festival-goers headed to Amsterdam in October.

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Verknipt Returns to ADE With 5 Stacked Events

Verknipt is one of the most-known promoters in Amsterdam. The Dutch is an Amsterdam organization focuses on large-scale electronic music events featuring everything from deep house to techno.

Although a fairly your brand launched in 2012, Verknipt has established itself as a well-known name in Amsterdam and its surroundings, with a focus on being innovative and a clear-cut mission: “Nothing is mandatory, everything is possible” 

This year they return to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) with 5 different large-scale events, taking over the Amsterdam Studio’s and Casco Amsterdam between October 19th and October 21st:

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5 Reasons Why ADE is Our Favorite Techno Event Of The Year

We are less than 2 months away from the yearly visit to the industry’s most anticipated event of the year: Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).

During last year’s edition, the city of Amsterdam was entirely dedicated to the iteration of ADE, selling out the conference for the tenth consecutive year and breaking all sorts of records, totaling 550 speakers, over 2,200 artists in more than 140 venues, 1,000 events and approximately 375,000 visitors.

This year, ADE returns stronger and bigger than ever, armed with the intention of breaking more records and showcasing the best and the latest of the worldwide electronic music world. Taking place from the 18th to the 22nd of October, ADE is set to feature around 2500 performers, an all-time record number, playing in over 140 locations around Amsterdam.

6AM cannot wait to be back in the beautiful city of Amsterdam to report on what is undoubtedly our most anticipated event of the year. Below are 5 key reasons why we believe ADE truly is our favorite techno event of the year:

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Amsterdam Looking To Introduce Strict Sound Limitations For Festivals Within City Limits

Amsterdam’s City Council could be introducing new limitations that limit sound for festivals within city limits.

The move, which is being pushed by local residents that asking for reduced sound levels, would see decibel limit pushed down to 85db.

According to the proposed measure promoters will “need to take more measures to reduce the inconvenience for residents. For example, the organizers of festivals must conduct permanent acoustic research during the event.”

A spokesman for the council said: “Organizers are now mainly concerned with how the sound sounds on the field. According to the new rules, they will also have to focus on the question of the effect of noise on the environment, and how to minimize the inconvenience.”

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DVS1 Invites Helena Hauff, Karenn, Oscar Mulero and CEM to Play Wall of Sound at ADE

Reaktor Events announced their double-whammy of shows for this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event with two lineups filled with some of the top names in the international techno circuit.

The first of these events is on Thursday, October 19th, and features DVS1‘s iconic Wall of Sound. The Minneapolis techno icon and Reaktor have teamed up to bring the unparalleled sonic dance floor experience to Warehouse Elementenstraat for a night to remember, featuring Helena Hauff, Oscar Mulero, Karenn and CEM in the room boasting the impressive sound system.

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Asia’s Top Underground Acts to Be Featured at ADE 2017

The much anticipated Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is returning this October in Amsterdam, and you can expect the event to continue showcasing more top underground acts from Asia.

Amsterdam-based booking agency AMSbookings.ASIA will be present to showcase more Asian acts, following hot in the heels of last year’s ADE event where they featured many of China’s top techno and house acts. Among them were Acid Rabbit, Kaiser Souzai, The Shanghai Restoration Project, Sparkling Elements, Toni Rios and Mickey Zhang.

This year, AMSbookings.ASIA’s event at ADE is called Nachtverblijf ADE – Nakadia & Friends, and will be held at VLLA. As you may have guessed, the lineup curated by Thailand’s most successful underground music import, Nakadia.

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DGTL Announces ADE Programming Featuring Three Consecutive Parties at the Scheepsbouwloods

DGTL have just announced their long-awaited schedule and lineup for Amsterdam Dance Event 2017, consisting of three consecutive parties at their regular hangout, the NDSM Docklands.

On headline duties on Thursday are Russian hero Nina Kraviz and mad musicians Modeselektor. Friday and Saturday will see Paradise and Kompakt take over with label bosses Michael Mayer and Jamie Jones inviting Dubfire, Apollonia, Gui Boratto and Apparat to join them on top of the bill for their respective label nights.

The making of a stellar lineup is combining the old with the new, the heavyweights with the young talents: a skill that the team at DGTL has mastered and will show on their first day when Nina Kraviz and Modeselektor are joined in the first area by Âme, Jon Hopkins and De School’s Oceanic. The second area will be the domain of residents Ryan Elliott, De Sluwe Vos and Fort Romeau.

Paradise is back for round three after two successful edition where they have proven their ability to take everybody to cloud nine. Familiar faces Richy Ahmed, Patrick Topping, Andrea Oliva, Detlef and the boss himself Jamie Jones are accompanied by DGTL x Paradise first-timers Dubfire, Apollonia, Matador, Peggy Gou and Lauren Lane.

After four sold-out editions of DGTL x Kompakt, the label from Cologne returns for what is bound to be another memorable event. Michael Mayer will play b2b with good friend Patrice Bäumel. More musical ingenuity comes from Weval [live], Pachanga Boys, Danny Daze, Locked Groove and Tobias Thomas. The two latter are up for opening duties, and the whole gang will be joined by two special guests, Apparat and Roman Flügel. While both haven’t released on the German label, their quality will elevate the night to a whole new level.

The always on high demand tickets will goon sale on the 26th of July 12.00 GMT+1 on the DGTL website.

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