Dekmantel Festival Aan Het IJ timetable

June 19

Dekmantel Festival Aan Het IJ timetable

Pleased to release the first two days of the Dekmantel Festival 2019 schedule. Counting down the days until we try in vain to see everyone at once... How about you, who is your favourite to catch?

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Dekmantel Festival Live Radio

June 19

Dekmantel Festival Live Radio

Once again on Thursday of Dekmantel Festival we welcome close allies Red Light Radio and The Rest is Noise to co-curate a radio programme in the splendid foyer of the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ. In-depth conversations and out-there performances await.

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Thursday of Dekmantel Festival

June 19

Thursday of Dekmantel Festival

Thursday of Dekmantel Festival 2019: inspiring ones, spiritual ones, blistering ones, and some one-in-a-million ones too. There is more news, shows and talks to come too – and for the latecomers, a tiny smattering of tickets remain for this day and night assault of greatness!

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Pharoah Sanders and Cybotron Live on Dekmantel Festival's Wednesday

June 19

Pharoah Sanders and Cybotron Live on Dekmantel Festival's Wednesday

Pharoah Sanders and Juan Atkins are two of the most influential musicians to ever walk the earth: those are clear facts. We can't wait for both to enter the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ on Wednesday of Dekmantel Festival 2019, backed up by a Quartet and the rest of CYBOTRON LIVE respectively, bringing us the gift of wisdom through music. A batch of Wednesday Tickets (which assure entree to both concerts) remain to get ahold of.

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Boiler Room at Dekmantel Festival

June 12

Boiler Room at Dekmantel Festival

Here we go, it's Dekmantel Festival 2019 x Boiler Room: three days of livestreamed fun with another bunch of acts we wholeheartedly believe in. See you down the front with a novelty hat on, yes?

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Made In Mega Cities: China's underground club producers break through

June 07

Made In Mega Cities: China's underground club producers break through

If music has taught us anything in this century, it’s that the world gets smaller as the internet gets faster. But for a fifth of the world’s population, music portals like YouTube, SoundCloud and Spotify are only been accessible to those who can crack the so-called “Great Firewall of China” and sidestep the country’s harsh censorship. It’s not impossible, of course – and so, in recent years, a new generation of Chinese DJs, producers and clubbers has begun to break down barriers and make their mark internationally.

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Announcement: Dekmantel Festival 2019's Night Program is here!

May 14

Announcement: Dekmantel Festival 2019's Night Program is here!

No Dekmantel Festival is complete without its night program. This year’s Dekmantel At Night offers three night parties on Dekmantel Fetival’s August 2, 3 and 4. Besides longtime favourite nightclub Shelter, recently opened TEMP is new for this year’s edition. Also, we will be teaming up with Amsterdam based initiative Is Burning for our closing event on Sunday.

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Adam X: "I'm from Brooklyn, motherfucker"

April 12

Adam X: "I'm from Brooklyn, motherfucker"

Adam X might be sat in his Berlin flat, gazing out of the window at the hazel and alder trees that are making him “delirious” with seasonal allergies, but his heart will always be in New York City. It was there he was born in 1971. It was there he grew up "besides the train tracks" and went on to become the police’s most wanted graffiti artist in 1989. But most importantly, it was there that he built New York’s first techno scene with older brother Frankie Bones.

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Red Light Radio at Dekmantel Festival

April 09

Red Light Radio at Dekmantel Festival

Year on year, the connoisseur's favourite stage – yes, our friends at Red Light Radio will be back at Dekmantel Festival with three days of impeccable, unmissable broadcasts yet again. Roza Terenzi, Olivia, Tutu, Haron, Object Blue, Yu Su, Black Merlin, Marie Davidson and a dubby breakfast show from King Shiloh are just some of what awaits.

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Inside The Ride: The Making of Dekmantel Festival 2019

April 02

Inside The Ride: The Making of Dekmantel Festival 2019

Every year when it comes time to announce the new edition of Dekmantel Festival, we aim to generate a mix of surprise and elation. Each back-to-back ends up dissected. Repeat appearances demand explanation. Why is that post-punk band there; and why the hell is my favourite DJ missing? Our co-founder and music programmer Thomas Martojo explained all of this.

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3 & 4 Day Tickets sold out, Single Tickets available February 5

January 27

3 & 4 Day Tickets sold out, Single Tickets available February 5

Pre-Register sales for Dekmantel Festival 2019 moved at supersonic speed. All available 3 and 4 Day passes are gone so there will be no general tickets sale.

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2019 line-up announced!

January 22

2019 line-up announced!

Pre-register sale starts Wednesday January 23 at 12:00 CET.

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