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Whether you call their music Dirty Dutch, the Dutch Sound or just Dutch house, the main players from Holland's house scene such as Afrojack, Chuckie and Sidney Samson couldn't be hotter right now. They're starting to work with gigantic US hip-hop/r&b stars via the ubiquitous David Guetta, but where did this scene come from and what is it - apart from geography - that binds the various players together?
Tom Trago - one of Amsterdam's freshest underground house and techno producers - recommends the coolest new artists breaking through and putting the Dam firmly on the map…
It's no coincidence that since the inception of the Amsterdam Dance Event in 1996, Dutch music has slowly been infiltrating dance at every level, from its distinctive big name trancers down through the ranks of Dutch house producers to the techier underground sounds of labels such as 100% Pure.
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