ADE 2023: Dennis Backus – My Day 1 of Electronic Dance Music Extravaganza and Exclusive Artist Interviews

Join Us For A Week of Electronic Dance Music Extravaganza and Exclusive Artist Interviews at This Year’s ADE 2023 Experience

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2023, the annual electronic music pilgrimage, once again delivered a week of extraordinary festivities and unrivalled networking opportunities. EDM enthusiasts from around the world flocked to the heart of Amsterdam to celebrate their shared passion for electronic music. In this roundup, we’ll highlight the event’s atmosphere and share exclusive insights from interviews with some of the industry’s finest artists and run you through our day 1 of the event for 2023!

A Week to Remember

ADE 2023 exceeded expectations, cementing its status as a must-attend event for music professionals and fans alike. Throughout the week, the city of Amsterdam was transformed into a vibrant hub of EDM culture, with a palpable sense of excitement in the air.

Exclusive Artist Interviews

One of the highlights of ADE 2023 was the chance to sit down with some of the most iconic figures in the electronic music industry. Our interviews with artists like Ferry Corsten, Darude, OGUZ, and Joris Voorn provided a unique glimpse into their past, future projects, and personal anecdotes. Darude, known for his smash hit “Sandstorm” shared a humorous moment when he discovered a meme referencing his own work had gone viral. The DJ expressed how he found it both amusing and endearing that his music remained relevant in the meme culture, proving the timeless appeal of his tracks. Joris Voorn, on the other hand, delved into his extensive career and gave insights into his forthcoming projects. His deep passion for electronic music and dedication to pushing the boundaries of his sound were evident in the interview, leaving fans eager to hear what’s next from the talented producer.

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Epic Events and Thrilling Shows

ADE 2023 offered a plethora of events to choose from, ensuring there was something for every electronic music enthusiast. Some of the standout events we are visiting during our stay at ADE were as follows:

Dirty Workz: Known for its harder styles and relentless energy, this event left attendees in awe with its powerful beats and unbridled enthusiasm and all guests were given the opportunity to learn how to dance the Melbourne Shuffle with our very own Anna Prassl.

ASOT Radioshow: Armin van Buuren’s A State of Trance Radioshow transported fans into a trance paradise, featuring top-tier artists and enchanting melodies.

Rave Culture: The Rave Culture event was a homage to the vibrant rave scene, providing an unforgettable night filled with nostalgia and the best of modern rave culture with no other than Rave Culture, renowned record label owned by DJ & producer duo W&W.

Alchemy of Sound: A showcase of avant-garde soundscapes and experimental music, this event demonstrated the versatility and evolution of electronic music.

Into the Woods: ADE’s exploration of open-air venues and the connection between nature and music was a breath of fresh air, bringing a different dimension to the festival. Although we partied in tents all night, we were taken back to nature in our surroundings with Electronic music that beat with rhythm of our hearts all night long.

Amsterdam Music Festival: A spectacular closing to ADE, this event featured awe-inspiring performances from some of the biggest names in the industry, serving as the grand finale to an unforgettable week.

An Atmosphere of Unity

Throughout the week, one thing remained constant: the sense of unity and shared passion for electronic music. Attendees came to ADE to revel in the beauty of this genre, make connections, and create lasting memories. The atmosphere was electric at every event, reaffirming the power of music to bring people together from all walks of life.

Amsterdam Dance Event 2023 was a celebration of electronic music in its purest form, showcasing the diversity, creativity, and boundless energy that make this genre a global phenomenon. As the event wrapped up, attendees left with cherished memories, new friends, and a profound appreciation for the vibrant world of EDM. We can’t wait to see what ADE has in store for us in the coming years.

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