It has been a decade since Carl Cox brought his Global radio show, where he has became somewhat of a taste-maker to the worlds of acid house and techno, to the masses. His 500th episode landed at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event and the mini documentary above showcases this momentous occasion. Cox joins big names like Armin van Buuren and Tiesto in using mini documentaries like this to give fans an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes. The almost thirty minute video features cameos from Richie Hawtin and Fatboy Slim and gives a brief history of Carl himself — from the early days to his now continued legacy.Posted by
Amsterdam Dance Event, the world’s largest dance music conference, returns to the Dutch capital from October 17th to 21st. Now in its 17th edition, the sheer scale of the conference and accompanying nocturnal club festival is mind boggling — this year some 700 DJs, 3,000 panelists and 140,000 fans from 62 countries are expected to make the pilgrimage.
Today, some major dance heavyweights announced their parties, and if you’re a techno fan, you’ll be licking your lips. The Westergasfabriek venue looks like the place to be – On Wednesday, Fatboy Slim, Christian Varela, Nicole Moudaber, and Charlie Hedges will support Carl Cox at his Global 500 event there. On Thursday, Adam Beyer will present his Drumcode party, while on Friday, Richie Hawtin will bring Dubfire, Loco Dice, and others to realize his ENTER concept. Green Velvet and SHM-killer DJ Sneak will join British techno baron Dave Clarke at a separate venue, Melkweg, on Friday.
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