Tag Archives: techno

Dockyard Festival Announces ADE 2017 Lineup Feat. Cocoon, Mindshake, Terminal One and PoleGroup

Dockyard festival returns to Amsterdam this fall during ADE 2017 on Saturday October 21st. This well established techno festival is promised to bring its best edition yet, all set at a their new location of N1-Park in Westpoort and featuring Sven Väth, Âme, Eats Everything, Ben Sims, Oscar Mulero, Octave One and many more! Being the […]

Why Movement Detroit Is Unlike Every Other Techno Festival In The World

There is something extremely unique about Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit. If you’ve been there, you know. And if you haven’t but have friends who have, ask them and they will definitely confirm that it’s true. It’s hard to pin-point why Detroit lights up the way it does during Movement weekend, but there is […]

“The Future of Electronic Music in Guam” – An Interview with Electric Island Festival Co-Founder Jia Wang

  In our effort to spread hearing protection awareness throughout the world of dance music we have decided to team up with Electric Island Festival (EIF) in Guam to provide DownBeats hi-fidelity ear filters on the island throughout the festival weekend. VIP ticket holders will be receiving complimentary custom-branded ear plugs while General Admission attendees will find them available at […]

CRSSD Returned In 2016 With Sold Out Weekend

Last year Southern California, and the entire United States, saw the emergence of a brand-new festival in San Diego: CRSSD Festival. Characterized by a lineup devoid of EDM but instead largely centered on house music and indie electronica, it held two editions in 2015 thanks to the year-round warm weather its home city of San Diego provides. […]

DownBeats’ Movement Detroit 2016 Phase I Playlist

Last week, Movement Electronic Music Festival Detroit released their 2016 Phase I line-up to the great excitement of the many who will be making the trek to Detroit on Memorial Day Weekend. Paxahau, the festival’s promoter, put together a roster filled with world-renowned acts, Movement debutants and surprises alike. In order to ready you for the weekend, […]

LA’s Clinic Wednesdays Start off 2016 with Strong Line-Ups

If you’re in Los Angeles and follow the local house and techno scene you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Clinic Wednesdays parties at Couture in Hollywood. Tomorrow, they start off a packed two-month line-up with their their 2 Year Anniversary celebration featuring Vatos Locos’ Hector. Coming up in the following 7 weeks is a roster of […]

Minimal Effort Hits All The Right Notes on NYE

With plenty of New Year’s Eve party options to choose from in LA, local promoters Underrated Presents aimed to deliver big with the second edition of their Minimal Effort NYE production. Strong off of a successful Halloween shindig at the Belasco Theater, Underrated returned to the downtown venue this past Thursday with a massive line-up […]