Strafwerk (translation: detention) was a party I had never heard of before, but I was soon to find out, since Luna City Express (Marco Resmann & Norman Weber) were playing there. The party was great fun, with people on stage folding paper planes, throwing paper balls in to the club, like one does in detention.
Dimitri played solo again in Trouw on his own party Pressure Cooker. I was lucky enough to be invited to this packed party which was ‘off the hook’. There was a moving ceiling which went up and down, like a cooking pan creating the pressure. A damn good night.
Day 4, the end is near… I was starting to feel what ADE does to you, namely exhaust you. It’s a marathon of clubs, parties and shaking hands… This night I went to the Voltt party in Paradiso, which was packed to the max, all for the Desolat party with Loco Dice and Guti.
The third day of the conference was all meetings again and with a packed nightly program. I started the night with a friend on the Vakant label party in Odeon where Nico Purman was playing.
Day 2 of Amsterdam was a very nice day. After having an entire day filled with meetings I got to go to the private Boilerroom party featuring Richie Hawtin. I was very late (I missed the sets by Dubfire, Ambivalent and Seth Troxler) and was one of the last ones allowed in. I got to see about 45 minutes but it was worth it.
The first day of Amsterdam Dance Event 2011. I went to a lot of parties (while I still had the energy) and thus I have a lot of videos. On the first day I visited the following parties: CLR @ Studio 80, Dr. Lektroluv @ Air, Bpitch @ Sugar Factory, Groove Armada @ Melkweg/Rabozaal and the Intec party @ Paradiso.
My good friend Marco Resmann was in town and whenever he’s in town I join him during the night so this night was no exception. He had to play at the party Midnight Freaks in Club Air, together with Barem.
This was the 15th anniversary of the label Rejected, owned by Joris Voorn and Edwin Oosterwal. The night was of the hook, glowsticks flying everywhere. A night to remember…
I had some money to spend so I bought a roundtrip ticket to go clubbing in Ibiza for 1 night. The reason was a friend (Marco Resmann/Luna City Express) was playing in DC10 and to catch some rays of sun.
DJ Hell was in town, which is a rare thing, so I visited Club Air to see/listen what he was up to. I was surprised how ’empty’ it was. The club wasn’t even ‘complete’, it was made smaller with black curtains… Luckily he played nice, nothing spectacular, but nice…