Amelie Lens delivered her debut Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 last Saturday (4th April).
Marking the legendary series’ first four-hour extended set since 1997, the Belgian techno star stepped up with a thrilling mix spanning 76 tracks. Featuring cuts from the likes of Lewis Fautzi, Nite Fleit, Lag, Gary Beck and more, as well as unreleased cuts and new releases on her own LENSKE imprint, it’s a full throttle trip to soundtrack your scheduled kitchen/living room raving this weekend.
Festicket has shared its festival analytics for 2019, including the DJs who played the most festivals last year.
Florence's Decibel Open Air has announced its first wave of acts for its 2020 edition.
Amelie Lens presents the 10th release on Lenske later this month.
Following its inception in 2018, Lenske has released EPs from the likes of AIROD, Farrago, and Milo Spykers, serving up hard-hitting, big room techno cuts. Now, Lens marks the 10th release on her label with a VA compilation featuring tracks from herself, the aforementioned artists, and Ahl Iver.
Primavera Sound Barcelona has revealed the full line-up for this year's festival.
Taking place at the Parc del Fòrum, the festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary anniversary from the 3rd to the 7th June.
Among the artists booked to perform are Massive Attack, Lenske boss Amelie Lens, and Ben UFO. Primavera Sound will also welcome SVBKVLT affiliate 33EMYBW, Irish duo Bicep, who perform live, and Blawan.
Amelie Lens has announced the 10th release on her LENSKE label, a various artists EP called 'The Future'.
The five-track record features tracks from all of the producers who've released records with the label over the last 18 months. Farrago, Milo Spykers, AIROD, Ahl Iver all contribute a track each, in addition to a track by the label boss herself
Spain's 20-hour desert rave, Monegros Desert Festival, has announced its first names ahead of the event's return after a five year hiatus. Richie Hawtin, whose A/V album 'Close Combined' dropped in September, Paul Kalkbrenner and Amelie Lens lead the charge.
Hip hop act Natos & Woar have also been confirmed, with the final line-up set to see more than 50 artists joining for the 45,000 capacity, 20-hour gathering, which will run 12 stages from 1st - 2nd August 2020.
Anetha will feature on the upcoming fabric presents mix, compiled by Amelie Lens.
The fourth in fabric's latest series, following from selectors Bonobo, Kölsch, and The Martinez Brothers, DJ, producer and Lenske label-head Lens has tapped up her producer peers for 74-minutes of unreleased tracks.
Junction 2 has announced the first acts joining the festival for its 2020 edition.
Last year saw the South London festival expand into two days, with the addition of Friday boasting a more eclectic, underground line-up, while Saturday maintained its policy of house and techno sets from some of the biggest names in the game. After welcoming the likes of J2 mainstay Adam Beyer, Bicep, Joseph Capriati, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Peach and a host of other acts across the weekender, the London festival has revealed the first names for 2020.
AIROD will release a four-track EP on Lenske later this month.
Following label boss Amelie Lens' 'Little Robot' release last month, the eighth release on the imprint will come courtesy of Parisian DJ/producer AIROD.
With previous solo EPs on Molekul, his own Elixyr Records, as well his debut release on Lenske back in February, AIROD's upcoming release on the label, 12" EP 'Rave Cycle', comprises of four original productions infused with classic hard-rave nostalgia.