Taking place October 18th – 22nd, the annual edition of Amsterdam Dance Event is set to land back to the Dutch capital for another year of exciting events, panels, workshops, and more to serve the electronic music industry and community.
ADE Lab, the education and talent development platform for young producers and aspiring professionals, has announced the first confirmed highlights for this year's event, including esteemed artists and producers such as DVS1, Mama Snake, Reinier Zonneveld, Héctor Oaks & Van Anh, Darude, and many others. The curated program is designed to support emerging artists and music professionals in elevating their careers, offering exclusive opportunities for learning and networking.
This year’s ADE Lab is focused on providing an interactive and engaging experience for its attendees, presenting a series of event-wide courses to complete, ranging from Production and Artist courses to Professional and Mixed Media courses.
The first program highlights include the RA Exchange Live: DVS1, an in-depth interview with techno titan DVS1, alongside a deep dive into curating a DJ set with psychedelic pioneer Mama Snake, and a Filth on Acid Demo Drop with Reinier Zonneveld.
Additional workshops include The Art of Vinyl DJing with Héctor Oaks and Van Anh, in addition to talks and sessions with Darude, Nostalgix and Modular Moon. Multi-instrumentalist duo Parallelle joins ADE Lab with a special edition of their ‘A Day In…’ format, and Femme Bass Mafia is set to host a DJ mentoring program for femme, trans, and non-binary people.
In addition to the first confirmed artists and speakers hosting workshops during ADE Lab, visitors will also get the chance to test all of the newest gear and creative technologies by some of the most forefront brands in electronic music, including Ableton, AIAIAI Audio, Allen & Heath, Deepgrooves, DJ. Studio, DMC40/Technics, L-Acoustics, Roland, Vinylify, and Universal Audio, in custom-designed gear test areas and studios. Moreover, CollabHouse and SAE Institute join to host exclusive demo drops and challenges for ADE Lab visitors.
As the annual happening draws closer, stay tuned for more updates about the Amsterdam Dance Event, as well as coverage of some of the not-to-miss events happening across the week.