Welcome to our liveblog! A full-blown feed of our entire event, updated throughout the 10 days of Dekmantel Connects. A chance for you to keep track of what’s happening at the moment, with photos, videos, background info and live updates. For more practical information and timetables, check out our program page or the info page. For any assistance, email us at [email protected]. For now, stay tuned!
Day 8 is a wrap!
A blues-beating Monday is over and Day 8 of Dekmantel Connects is a wrap.
Tomorrow we move into the final 48hrs of our maiden voyage for this project — and with the likes of upsammy, Coco Bryce, Identified Patient, Job Sifre, mad miran, Cinnaman & more to come, there is no slowing down now until the finish line.
Photo Gallery: DJ Show: STERAC & Deniro
A b2b performance that showed techno at its very best: deep, propulsive, hard-charging and raw. Steve Rachmad and Deniro, that was an education — thank you
DJ Show: STERAC & Deniro
To cap off a full day, two techno goliaths are here to face-off on the decks: Deniro meets STERAC, aka legendary Dutch techno veteran Steve Rachmad. Another fiery Bud NL DJ show awaits — they are live, going b2b now Join us!
Photo Gallery: Panel: Desiging creative resistance and counter culture
A roundtable between some of the most trusted voices in our club infrastructure, on what their work within culture means and how to sustain it: thank you Shirin, Olaf, Jetti, Eelco and Gomes. This was a truly thought-provoking edition of our panels with Lynk & Co.
Live Act: Parrish Smith w/ Nikki Hock
Dekmantel family man Parrish Smith always brings his brilliantly dark and unrelenting barrage of techno, industrial and EBM. For this special show he has collaborated with Nikki Hock, a multidisciplinary artist who sculpts spaces and environments to create experiential landscapes. One not to miss.
Panel: Desiging creative resistance and counter culture
Our Dekmantel Connects panel today contains four specialists from the world of clubland – Olaf Boswijk (formerly Trouw), Jetti Steffers (BAR), Shirin Mirachor (MONO) and Gomes (OI) – to discuss the role of counter-culture and how creative resistance can function. They are in conversation with Eelco Couvreur now.
Photo gallery: A massive thanks to the amazing crew of Bureau Punt!
A massive thanks to the amazing crew of Bureau Punt for providing a day full of great selections only!
Now playing: Young Nudy - 4l Gang Shit (by Bao G)
Live now: Bao G
Ferociously hard trap tunes that resonate her feelings at that time and place: Bao G is in the building to tell her musical story for the upcoming hour.
Now playing: Ivy Lab - Teacup (by Jerrausama)
Live now: Jerrausama
With a playful charisma and an adventurous ear, Jerrausama is one of the best young house DJs in The Netherlands — the perfect dose of energy to carry Bureau Punt's radio takeover through to its final stages.
Photo gallery: Bureau Punt is halfway through the day...
Sekan and Lion Kojo served up some soul, funk and hip-hop in the early afternoon, and AMPFEMININE are still going strong for the next 30 minutes. Jerrausama and Bao G are coming up as well, so keep locked in for the good selections.
Live now: AMPFEMININE
AMPFEMININE Collective is a diverse collective based in Rotterdam aiming to create more opportunity for women and minorities in the nightlife scene, as well as events that are safe spaces for anyone and everyone. They're live now until 16:00, lock in.
Live now: Lion Kojo
Lion Kojo is serving up Monday lunch selections as part of Bureau Punt's radio takeover, with the Amsterdam-based DJ drawing extensively from his heritage and his vision of the modern dancefloor.
Now playing: Hiroshi Suzuki - Kuro To Shiro (by Sekan)
Live now: Sekan
Characterized by a broad musical taste and deep knowledge of various genres, Sekan attracts a wide range of music lovers. He's easing us into the afternoon with a selection varying from J. Cole to Hiroshi Suzuki.
Week 2 of Dekmantel Connects begins with a bang
Week 2 of Dekmantel Connects begins with a bang!
Coming up today: a techno heavyweight b2b between STERAC and Deniro, electro-deviant Parrish Smith live with Nikki Hock, a panel with envoys from Trouw, BAR and MONO, and a full Bureau Punt radio takeover. The programme kicks off from noon — catch it below.