Mount Kimbie on evolution, experiment and working with Jay-Z

“It takes longer than a year to get rid of the British influence.”

Twin singers Ibeyi punch and hug through music

“Creating harmonies has become second nature to us.”

Glamcult’s guide to ADE

Five events to shake up your week.

Gents make guilty pleasures a thing of the past

“Decadent, emotional, romantic and nostalgic.”

The opposites of Oscar and the Wolf

Max Colombie talks fear and peace of mind.

Curating club culture

Meet the creative mind behind De School Amsterdam.

Let rising singer Poppy Ajudha soothe your soul

“You have to be a bit of an emotional wreck to be a songwriter…”

The countless colours of Thomas Azier

“I’m trying to make sense of the chaos of our times.”

This secret rave offers you a safe space

London’s underground takes on Amsterdam tomorrow.

What it means to host London’s Boiler Room

The ins and outs of a jealousy-inducing job.

Backstage at Appelsap 2017

We snuck behind the festival scenes with Diesel.

Different Class is Belgium’s rare festival treat

Subbacultcha and 019 present a dream line-up.

Watch Cosmo V pay homage to a raw reality in ‘Forever’

You’re invited to the gritty side of Rotterdam.

“Make sure you’re ready to sweat”

Berlin’s largest queer music festival is back.

Daily Paper ties bonds with Loco Dice

“I just want people who are open-minded to be wearing it.”

 

“My music advocates open-mindedness”

An introduction to HBT, fka Heartbeat.

Inside Hardeman’s raving indigo show

The Dutch designer throws a party-meets-presentation soundtracked by Dollkraut.

Meet the festivalgoers of Woo Hah!

Ralph Roelse was on the scene to capture hip-hop’s finest.

This is Amsterdam nightlife’s new whiz kid

Lyzza turns the dance floor into a safe space.

 

 

 

Meet the festivalgoers of Strange Sounds From Beyond

Michelle Helena Janssen captures this year’s kindred spirits.

Broadcast the beat with our June playlist

Promise it will get you dancing?

 

This is what’s on at Paradiso

Listing the best of Amsterdam’s iconic music venue.

Bread & Butter offers a stage to the BOLD

Zalando reveals its festival teaser with Vivienne Westwood, Abra and Adwoa Aboah.

Cigarettes After Sex: between music and movies

We heard the band’s androgynous voice IRL.

A quick guide to Lowlands Paradise 2017

Don’t miss these festival favourites.

Yung Nnelg is breaking hip-hop stereotypes

Meet Amsterdam’s rising rap prodigy.

“Nothing more than human”

Sevdaliza reveals the vulnerable power of her shape-shifting soul.

Your Amsterdam weekend get-downs

How to end your week on a high note [❌❌❌ ]

Treat yourself to (the music of) We Love Green ’17

Killer sets and eco vibes au menu du jour.

Feel the heat with our big spring playlist シ

56 songs you need in your life right now.

What we’re listening to after Het Lente Kabinet

Four festival acts that came and conquered.

Progress Bar turns up the heat for Season Finale

Here’s what you can expect (no spoilers included).

The heaven and hell of Michael Mayer

The iconic DJ reveals his mix album and talks politics.

Tsar B’s punchy new track lashes out at gold diggers

Listen to the 90s-inspired single here.

 

Women rule at this year’s London Calling festival

Amsterdam’s showcase for alternative pop is back.

Online Radio Festival celebrates autonomous airwaves

Exploring (inter)national online radio culture in Amsterdam.

Go Hiyama turns his back on musical conventions

We caught up with the Japanese techno talent.

Meet the guests of Gorillaz’ Amsterdam housewarming

Photographer Dennis Branko was on site at the band’s audiovisual event with Sonos.

 

 

Premiere: allow Jo Marches to break your heart

The Dutch synthpop artist releases a sparkly new video.

 

How Gorillaz turned a club into their home

Glimpses of last weekend’s experience at De School Amsterdam.

 

Perfume Genius transposes fluidity to pop music

An openhearted conversation with the art-pop provocateur.

Techno in the face of oppression

‘Raving Iran’ proves the power of music.

How Gorillaz’ pioneering efforts came of age

You’re invited to the band’s Amsterdam home.

This is how you beat a Kingsday comedown

Revel in brainy beats at Progress Bar Amsterdam.

Gorillaz bring their world to Amsterdam

The band opens a ‘Spirit House’ in collaboration with Sonos.

Premiere: watch the climatic new video by silky pop duo Coals

An exclusive taste of the band’s first album.

Meet the dark techno talent paying tribute to Nina Simone

Kelly Lee Owens uses music to reflect the times.

Kim Janssen is as poetic as his songs suggest

“A domestic landscape of front yards, birthday parties and Chinese restaurants.”

Catching the energy at Progress Bar

Seized moments emanating the Amsterdam club night.

Glamcult’s guide to Motel Mozaïque festival

Expect the unexpected as Rotterdam turns into a stage for rising talent.

“Love is everything… even the terrible things”

Daydream of world peace with rising producer Baba Stiltz.

BEA1991 and Camiel Fortgens throw Amsterdam party

Celebrate the in-between and get your limited-edition tee.

Catching up with Cakes Da Killa

“Ya man’s wet dream” performs at Progress Bar this weekend.

Goldfrapp turns back to synths

We met the—forever cool—Alison.

London O’Connor preaches the power of music

Meet the rising talent who will text with you too.

Indulge in the rebirth of opera

Opera Forward Festival welcomes the future to the stage.

Foxygen is aiming for Broadway

“People try and make sense of it…”

Pick yourself up with our spring playlist

A new (sonic) season starts here.

Soothe your soul with Sampha

The singer/songwriter reveals all behind the making of his debut album.

“If you have a racist friend…”

Rising talent Naomi Pilgrim speaks up.

A Glamcult guide to Sonic Acts Festival

Face the future of art, music and science.

 

Welcome to the A$AP Hotel

A$AP Rocky and Zalando collaborate on a music-meets-fashion film.

Temples give an exclusive taste of their second record

“Listen to the album in its entirety, the way God intended it to be consumed…”

“Jump into the neo-rave spaceship”

This Amsterdam party will take you on an audiovisual journey.

“We live in a man’s world”

Cherry Glazerr divulge the dangers of Trump.

The only political party you can dance to

Another radical round of Progress Bar!

“Do you believe in more?”

Watch FKA twigs’ daring campaign for Nike here.

Music for the fringes of life

Get to know rising singer-songwriter Julie Byrne.

“You can always capture attitude”

Dennis Branko is out to capture Amsterdam’s realness.

 

“When you get older, plainer, saner”

LP reveals the secrets behind her booming success.

Sylvie Kreusch takes the lead

The “femme fatale” discusses the end of Soldier’s Heart and exploring new horizons.

Roam the (underground) streets of Seoul

deadHYPE presents the first volume of music documentary ROADWAVE.

Torus sparks a trance revolution [epilepsy warning]

It’s time to grab your official merchandise.

Baltimore dancers star in raw FKA twigs film

In case you haven’t watched the heartwarming documentary yet.

Wolfgang Tillmans reflects on (finding) happiness

Indulge in colour on the artist’s new visual album.

De School kicks off Clubgenoten with a BLACK OUT

Test the boundaries of clubbing with the Sandberg Instituut.

Explore the Dutch underground with L.A.N.

Melkweg Expo and Subbacultcha honour rising talent.

The xx share comeback video for ‘On Hold’

Inspired by the youth of Marfa, Texas.

 

The festival for nonconformists is back

Rewire announces seventh round with Arca, Jesse Kanda and SUMS.

The vibrant universe of Cata.Pirata

Glamcult and Raumfeld meet the artist in the urban jungle.

“Another river to dive into”

Synthpop seductors Alpines talk about what is and what is to come.

Comfort yourself with our new playlist

Wave goodbye to a gloomy November with this pick-me-up soundtrack.

“We’re not out to conquer the dancefloor”

Get to know The Policy ahead of their show at Aus Berlin.

Dekmantel delivers visionary Makam video

A hypnotic mix of Dutch ballet and electronic dance music.

“Progressive pop, kinda…”

The Lemon Twigs are inspired by Kanye but sound nothing like him.

The deadHYPE just wants to make you dance

To energy, emotion and Cameron’s Britain.

OIJ offers cinematic electropop during Museum Night

Get dazzled at Raumfeld’s Amsterdam store this Saturday.

A synthesis of surroundings

Cherish the immersive sounds of AN NI at the second chapter of UDOU.

Wolfgang Tillmans and the “soulful beat of techno”

The iconic artist talks Trump, art and activism.

Total Freedom takes on Amsterdam

The iconic DJ is welcomed at UDOU II next Friday.

 

Relish in sunset music with Larry Appiah

Discover fresh Amsterdam (music) talent with Glamcult and Converse.

Listen to your October warm-up playlist here!

A hand-picked selection that keeps you feeling comfy.

Dive into dark blue, otherwordly R&B

An introduction to rising artist Tsar B.

Heartfelt funk meets dance

Meet the Vienna-raised producer making a wave in electronic music.

Enjoy art while clubbing

De School and the Stedelijk Museum present Tijdgenoten #1.

Driving dancers to trance

Acid Arab breaches the geographical and genre boundaries of music.

In conversation with Boiler Room

Capturing the “rawness and realness of the music experience”.

Heleen Blanken and Peter Van Hoesen present ADE artwork

Techno meets art history at the former house of Rembrandt.

“Dance crazy and listen deep”

Delve into the experimental world of sound artist SØS Gunver Ryberg.

“Imperfect, impermanent, incomplete”

An introduction to rising young composer IOKOI.

A$AP Rocky confirms surprise show in Berlin

The rapper is performing at Bread&Butter this Friday.

First listen: Sofie Winterson remixed

Glamcult premieres a kaleidoscopic remix by Waterlelyck.

A quick guide to Lowlands Paradise ’16

We figured you might need some help.

Free, freaky and feminine

Step into the bedazzled world of Gnučči and listen to her brand new Shiftee remix.

Listen to our August playlist here!

Your summer sounds by the likes of BANKS, Young Thug and Petite Meller.

10 split seconds at Milkshake Festival

We got steamy with Christeene, Amanda Lepore and a host of hot dancers.

Empress Of a new pop empire

The powerhouse producer talks about her queendom.

22 hot moments at 22fest

Amsterdam’s most eclectic festival on film.

Glamcult and Mairo Nawaz release ‘Superbad’

Your summer soundtrack by Amsterdam’s freshest.

Mairo Nawaz goes golfing

The party starter swings back with Lois Cohen and Bonne Reijn.

Poorgrrrl is throwing you a pity party

How a rapper and performance artist were born on Instagram…

Easter talk food, music and sexual intercourse

Berlin’s most cryptic band on soy sausage and Satan.

Hello July, your playlist is here!

Sad summer nights and drunk-in-love days.

Get drunk on Weaves

The praised band turning difference into indie pop.

Amsterdam’s new festival was (beyond) pretty

The memorable moments and humans of Strange Sounds From Beyond.

Lost Under Heaven questions society through music

The “future blues” that will change your perspective.

This weekend’s best festival looks far beyond borders

Strange Sounds From Beyond offers all things experimental.

Palmistry invites you to a sugary ritual

The singer and producer releases debut album PAGAN.

A time to laugh and to MOURN

The young Catalonian band brings out Ha, Ha, He.

Izzy Bizu sets the summer mood

A short introduction to the infectious singer-songwriter.

What would Whitney do?

“No recording is ever good because it’s perfect.”

French girls on fire

We’ve never wanted to claim being a crew of girls…”

Flume: from cereal to serious

How a hit career was born with a CD on a box of Fruit Loops.

These are your tunes for June 2016

A lot of new music and a lot of green.

Dua Lipa dreams of being like Nelly Furtado

In conversation with pop’s inescapable new star.

We might be hollow but we’re brave

Revel in (queer) teen awkwardness with Evvol.

Rihanna and Dior team up once more

Facing the future with our favourite superstar.

Character study: Raven

Amsterdam’s hottest drummer shot by Lobke Leijser and Sofija Rybakovaite.

The unearthly minimalism of Logan Takahashi

What happens when 50% of Teengirl Fantasy goes solo.

This Amsterdam party is hugely underrated

Native Self 004 offers an alternative to repetitive club culture.

Hold up, here’s your May playlist!

When life gives you Lemonade, Glamcult gives you…

Everybody’s Heart Is Broken Now

Niki & The Dove once again mesmerize the human psych.

A body that needs to move breaks its bones

Your first look at Me And My Drummer’s bloody new video.

DICE hints at the future of pop music

Discovering new talent at Utrecht’s bright new mini festival.

Tarantino in Disneyland

A conversation with Liima, the band with a human drum machine.

 

Hinds are just getting started

What it means to be “rock and roll soldiers”.

Torus drops trans-inspired soundtrack

A musical homage to the sex workers of Cape Town.

Our big spring playlist is here!

Dizzying hip-hop, shimmery pop and hybrid electronics.

Rosie Lowe transposes feminism to music

The rising synth-soul producer will leave you hypnotized.

#metime with Beau

These girls will alleviate your modern ailments.

Moss conjures a Ritual Spirit

The world’s favourite supermodel shines into the darkness.

In conversation with Beach House

A plea for love, diligence and not giving a fuck.

Tune into the Queerzone

A podcast you’ll actually want to hear.

Interview: Låpsley

“I want to be in the same competition as the boys.”

Interview: Ho99o9

“This shit is far out, far left corner—stuff that nobody wants to fucking touch…”

Aïsha Devi takes on Amsterdam

Spiritual healing at De School.

Why Anohni is not attending the Oscars

“I want to maximize my usefulness and advocate for the preservation of biodiversity…”

Interview: Oneohtrix Point Never

One (im)perfectly sticky drama.

Sometimes your best friend dies

Victim Victim premieres her new video!

Interview: Roseau

Twitter-sized insights into the artist’s magnetic mindfulness.

Interview: Your Friend

The singer, songwriter and producer sits down with Glamcult.

Lion Babe is a sign of our times

As well as an expression of the soul.

Glamcult meets Grimes

“My generation is a bit apathetic sometimes, and that scares me.”

Who is Shura?

Hint: her only rider request is a glass of water.

Interview: Visionist

The facets of being and feeling safe.

Interview: Beau

Bringing back the power of song.

Interview: BEA1991

An introduction to Amsterdam’s most promising young star.

Interview: Raury

Raury is as much about idealism as he is about music.

Cakes Da Killa runs every fucking club

His sound is both whimsical and heartfelt.

Interview: Maluca Mala

Life is an island rave.

Interview: Sevdaliza

The rising artist is everything you want her to be.