The past six weeks or so I’ve weekly blocked time to go out for a walk in the nature. This can be in a nearby park or a bit further off the grid in one of many forest areas around Eindhoven. The reason? To detox from everything that forcefully claims my attention; notifications on my..
My new track Envoy is here! Check it out below: The past weeks were crazy. Between being the Wedding Officiant for the marriage of two close friends to spending multiple days in Amsterdam for Amsterdam Dance Event, together with Bryan Isaac I also explored Dutch Design Week and we played at Complex (Maastricht). We ended..
March 14, 2018. A big day for the future of the Nightlife in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. On this day, a collective of local organizers, venue owners and residents invite members of the muncipality for a debate about the current regulations in Eindhoven. The outcome of this debate is significant for you: a healthy ecosystem in..
These days with ever expanding networks on social media and thousands of people on speed dial, you sometimes don’t realize who you’re connected with. One day while scrolling on LinkedIN, I stumbled across a post from Damien Tilman from BLCKDMND Management: he was looking for opportunities during last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event. I responded on..
A couple of weeks ago Heather wrote a #BehindTheContent exclusive heart-felt story about her love for Tech House. Heather and I met during last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, while in the line to enter Panama for the Toolroom showcase. We instantly connected about what the industry needs and what the audience deserves. I felt I..
The last years I often got to work with Anne-Marijn Burgers, one of the most versatile event producers and project managers in the Dutch industry. Anne-Marijn (aka AMB Producties) works mostly behind the screens, from where she conducts her very diverse projects with her organization skills. You may not have heard from her before and..
Let’s take a closer look at what really happens in the music and events industry. Nowadays an artist easily shows their work on social media and on stage. Yet what’s often neglected to mention is that many, many people are actually involved in making sure an audience can experience that music. With People of the..
Having returned from Kathmandu a little more than a week ago, I haven’t been able to get rid of the travel virus. If you’re following me on Social Media, you may have already seen the mandatory Instagram stories and the Airport-to-Airport Facebook check-in. For it’s those social statuses while traveling that apparantly matter these days…
I’m scared for Tech House. More so selfishly because I really do love it that much. I see the bastardization starting to begin. No different from what happened to what we now call EDM. It’s not because people are finally realizing how much fun tech house really is, but because the music is starting to..
This opinion article, written by Selwyn Seyfu Hinds, was originally published in The New York Times on December 30, 2017. The message is so accurate and close to where I stand for, that I’m re-sharing the article in #BehindTheContent. It’s a bit of a read but SO worth your time to learn about what makes a..