In "Dutch Influence" Dutch DJ's tell how they experience success and what this success entails. They share the beautiful moments and experiences but also devote on the downsides of this (fast) success.
'Dutch Influence' follows a number of these young Dutch stars to magical cities including Las Vegas, Ibiza, London, Amsterdam and also one of the biggest dance events in the world: the "Miami Music Week". It's also important to see how the celebrity and fame of "our" artists is spreading like a virus on the other side of the ocean,while back in the Netherlands usually they don't even get recognized.
Besides the success of the Dutch artists, the Netherlands are also lonely at the top in terms of event organization and logistics. ID & T is one of the...
EDM is one of the fastest growing youth phenomenons in the USA as of late. Countless of mega events already take place. American DJ Skrillex is among the most popular DJs worldwide and EDM has surely left his mark on pop music.
Billionaire Robert F.X. Sillerman now has expressed interest to buy dance promoter ID&T, known for such iconic events as Sensation, Mysteryland and Tomorrowland which are produced globally.
Sillerman is the founder of what is known now as Live Nation. In the 90's he bought up several local promotion companies to form SFX. Later on SFX changed its name to Live Nation and Sillerman sold it to Clearchannel Communications.
Now, since dance music took over, he wants to launch a 'new' Live Nation specifically dedicated to...
Sensation USA will finally land in New York City, twelve years after its debut in Amsterdam, Holland. At the time, Sensation was a new concept set-up by ID&T Events. ID&T had been promoting events for about a decade. They began the company with a set of raves under the Thunderdome moniker which focused on the hardcore house- or so called Gabber scene. Towards the end of the nineties, dance music fans became a bit more mellow and therefore a concept called Innercity was launched. It was a highly successful event which ultimately ignited Tiesto's international DJ career. A TV crew recorded the event just after Tiesto had performed and he was crying out of joy in front of the TV cameras. ID&T tried to bring this indoor festival to international ci...
Hi Jochen, first off: thanks for joining Hammarica.com with this interview!
Jochen, you have been DJing for quite a while and enjoying success with massive productions like ‘Lost Connection’, ‘Humanoid’, the Energy2011 anthem ‘Classified’ and recently the Rank-1 and Sarah Bettens collab Wild and Perfect Day. If you had to pick one of your productions as your most favorite one. Which one would that be? And is there a thought behind it for it to be your favorite?
Tough question, same as asking a parent which of his children he loves most;-)) But if I had to pick only one, I guess that would be Lost Connection, because that track really rocketeered my carreer.
You are known to blend styles together ranging from trance to electro and progressive. How do you like the f