Spotlight 007 – K.LED

K.LED is a producer/ dj from Saudi Arabia. He will be performing this december at MDLBEAST’s Soundstorm, sharing ground with some big names such as Danny Tenaglia, Tiesto, Marco Carola, David Guetta, Dan Ghenacia and more. He has joined us in a conversation about his musical inspiration, future plans and more. 

How has 2021 been for you?

It has been a busy year filled with alot of positive impactful moments on my music career. Focusing mostly on the development of our local music scene and the cultural development of the party scene. The year is not over yet, so there is still room for new motions to take place.

The Pandemic had a tremendous impact on everyone, none more so than us in the music industry, what positives did you take from it?

Honestly, I took it as a chance to reinvent myself. And I think it’s safe to say that a lot of artists in the industry have done the same. The absence of a dancefloor meant the need for external validation was dropped, allowing myself and others to know our own flow better and to truly feel our rhythms before sharing it with anyone else. 

It gave us time to reflect on our sounds and reassess our values and purposes. I truly am grateful for the opportunity that presented itself through this pandemic. My goal now is to support the scene internationally wherever I can. It’s not only about expanding my exposure as much as finding new ways to reinvent ourselves and the scene. I’d pay clubs to play instead of them paying me.

Please describe to us your own sound, what is unique about it?

I describe my sound as if an Engineer, acoustic designer & musician walk into a bar; turns out they are all just one audiophile. Creative by technicality, what begins behind the decks is intended to reach further and deeper into our own perception, thoughts and (em)otions. Influenced by jazz, rock, techno, experimental electronic music and disco. Played in the notes of house, microhouse and tech.

In the studio, do you jam live to see what comes out or do you construct your songs with a brief and an aim beforehand?

In order for my jam sessions to be coherent and productive I spend a good amount of time structuring and practicing my performance and musical processes. That way I can have the best of both worlds. We are our habits, either they make us or we take control of them and shape ourselves and crafts

Specifically, is there a direct link between the tracks you produce and what you want to play out to a crowd live?

I rarely produce music with the intention of pleasing the crowds. Especially when it comes to making music. I produce and design sounds that are either a representation of an expression/extension of who I am or because I am inspired to push something and share it with others. As for playing out for the crowd, I always stick by with what Ben Sims said once “Don’t trust a dj that doesn’t know how to dance”

 What is the scene in the Middle East like – and how did you first get into dance music?

The music scene in general has been a core aspect of middle eastern culture for centuries. It was classical in the golden era back in the 20s and 30s with people like Ahmad Zakaria being responsible musically for artists such as Um Kalthoom. To folk music being a pinnacle in each society as it is all around the globe.

Electronic music has been live and vibrant in the region from the early 90s. With Lebanon leading the scene and more recently making its way to Saudi Arabia, thanks to MDLBEAST for putting that out on the map. 

 What should people expect from you at MDL Beast’s ‘Soundstorm’ which is soon approaching?

Expect the unexpected. Because even for us locals we get surprised every time. And what we hope is that we all use this platform as a means to connect with one another and share our learnings and experiences to better each other.

How important is it for the region to have big and visible events like this with international artists?

It is vital as it serves as a platform to connect the artists together. Inspire some roots to be planted, and offer a chance to those who don’t travel to experience the beauty of electronic music and the vibes that it generates with it.

What future plans do you have, any projects you can share with us?

2022 is already optimistic. With some international gigs in Europe lined up, I really would like the opportunity to play in different intimate venues around the globe. Eventually making my way back to where this all started for me, Montreal, Canada. Love is meant to be shared, and I have a tremendous amount of passion for the industry and for what I do.

I look forward to all opportunities created and that may present themselves along the way.

The launch of my independent artist page on bandcamp to share my work with the world looking at January 2022 with release of a 2 track EP and to have the year filled with releases.

I am also performing as a drummer in a band that might be going somewhere or just aimed to be fun. In all cases I am just over the moon with joy and grateful for what I am able to do and am looking forward to the upcoming year has in store for all of us!

Spotlight 006: In Lakech

In Lakech has recently been part of the new Hypnotica release alongside various artists, including the label owner, The Alexsander. He has joined us in a conversation about his life throughout the pandemic, his musical inspirations and more.

How have you been doing lately, it’s been a strange time for everyone in music but we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel?

I’ve been doing great, thank you for having me. Yeah, many artists are playing more and more at events, so light in the tunnel? Definitely!

How did you first get into electronic music, what was the moment you knew you wanted to do this?

It all started when I was a kid and my father showed me Rendez-vous Houston Live concert 1986 by Jean-Michel Jarre. The show was in the whole town of Skyline Houston with an audience of 1.3 million people. And 4 years later he did the same thing in Paris. It was Mind-blowing!

Who have been the most inspiring artists in your style of music?

That’s a difficult question, I usually find my inspiration on other types of music except electronic, from Mike Oldfield to Vangelis, Hans Zimmer, Diplo, Royksopp to Deadmau5, and so on.

How long have you known The Alexsander? You are one of several artists to appear on the very first Hypnotic Rhythm Various Artists release titled Hypnotica 001!

We have been friends since many years back. We were DJ: ing in Stockholms nightclubs. The first time we worked together was in 2011. We made a remix for Terri B, Farren Amani, and Lucas Reyes with a different alias. And now a couple of years later we are back together in the studio. He is an amazing artist, we have a lot in common in our music vision. I was honored to do 3 remixes for hypnotic rhythm before this release.

Where in the world would you like to perform, what is on your bucket list as a location and venue?

My dream is to perform at the Great Pyramids of Giza, or hold a concert-show in Machu Picchu. 

During the ‘downtime’ of the pandemic, tell us some skills you learnt, or things you did more of which you may not have?

I learned a lot more about myself, like accepting changes. That has been my great learning. I try to stay positive as much as possible, and grateful for every moment. I’ve been reading more books and focusing on the inner journey and mostly my family. 

What do you think the music industry has to do in order to continue as it is, following this period of uncertainty?

Good question! I think it depends where you are in the music industry. If you are an A&R agent or a major label, you probably have your theory. As an artist, I think the future belongs to the artists since everything is based on us, more power to the artist for a professional contribution to the scene and the industry. 

What music are you working on, can you share details of this?

One of my biggest passions is film scoring, and my concept with In Lakech is to combine that with my sound and touch, and by doing that I tell my story. I’ve finished my content recently. Now I look forward to starting my first album. I am at my best when I am learning, and providing my music to the world around me, whatever that world may be.

Elrow NYC: Rows Attacks!

Dates: 11th December

Location: Avant Gardner, NYC

Tickets: https://za.fan/elrowP1


Following the massive success of their North American return for the July 2021 sold-out 10 hour extravaganza, today international party purveyor brings their biggest ever elrow edition to New York, as part of their North American Rows Attacks! tour. 


Elrow is known for its out-of-this-world extravaganzas featuring some of the most original themes, performers, and the trendiest global house music DJs, and all of these elements will be on display in full force as the event conquers the continent. Expect intergalactic sounds from the world’s best DJs, interactive performances from cosmic acrobats, out-of-this-world art, and fellow aliens from all across the galaxy dressed up for the occasion.


Lineup: Andrea Oliva, Archie Hamilton, Bastian Bux, Chelina Manuhutu, Cloonee, Detlef, Ilario Alicante, J. Worra, Lee Foss, LP Giobbi, Martin Ikin, Tini Gessler, Westend and more

Spotlight 005: Magnuss

A young upcoming rising artist, Magnuss has recently been performing at ADE. 

His own imprint, Release Your Mind Records, has been a champion of rising techno sounds, including a string of his very own releases, including Alone Again

How are you, what’s good and bad in your world?

I’m doing well, thanks. To be honest I’m really happy with the progress I’m making right now. I’m busy with my music and finding my sound in the studio. Unfortunately this year due to COVID I wasn’t able to perform that much.

Tell us about growing up in Mallorca, and how you got into music?

I got into music when my mother realized that i had a passion for music and suggested i should DJ for her 50th birthday, after that she took me to an Avicii concert where i fell in love with DJ’ing. I just said one day I will do tha and ever since I haven’t thought any different.

What styles did you love at first, why did you want to DJ and produce?

So I started making more commercial music until my mother then later introduced me to one of the members from Pig&Dan, Igor (Pig) makes techno music. That was when I first listened to techno. Igor has been my mentor and has been a very very big influence in my life and sound. I am massively inspired by him. I have always said good music is good music. Doesn’t really matter the genre as long as it makes you dance. 

Tell us about the trip to the Netherlands you made that changed your

perspective on dance music?

Yes indeed, I moved to Amsterdam because of the vibe of the city. I felt really welcome and felt like it was better for my career to move here, because the dance music industry is based a lot in and around Amsterdam. 

Where does the impulse to create something come from for you? What

role do sources of inspiration like dreams, other forms of art,

personal relationships, politics etc play?

Honestly, the impulse to produce something. I just feel inspired at times and sometimes I don’t and it’s okay if I don’t feel inspired. But usually what sparks ideas are my surroundings, my feelings, moods, the people I’m with… It can literally be anything!

When inspiration strikes it just strikes I wouldn’t really know how to answer that question why and how.

Where is your best environment as a DJ? A small dark club or a huge

outdoor festival stage? late at night for the weirdos or early so you

can play slow and eclectic?!

I really love bunker style parties and dark intimate rooms but of course festivals are awesome as well.

Tell us about what inspired or influenced the tune on Release Your

Mind Records.

The music that we are releasing on Release Your Mind can be from deeper melodic techno to 140BPM+ darker styles of techno as long as it’s good music. My new single ‘Alone Again’ is actually a very old project from 3 years ago that I found this year again and with a few tweaks it was done, I’m very happy that it finally sees daylight.

The gear I’m using in my studio is mainly software, but next to that I have a TR-8 from Roland. As an audio interface I use an UAD Apollo Twin and my monitors are the LYD-25 from DynAudio. On my MacBook I use Ableton LIVE together with the Push2 and some plugins like the ones of UAD and Fabfilter.

–  What else have you got coming up/are you working on?

I have lots of projects in the near future like every month at least one record on my record label. Also this summer Pig&Dan and I went into the studio for a song and it’s finally finished so more about that probably very soon. Also artists are releasing on Release Your Mind Records as we are rolling out releases every second friday. This week I have my ADE party at Akhnaton on Thursday October 14 with also Pig&Dan on the line-up, and in December I’m playing in Utrecht, Tivoli at a party from The Rocketman called ‘The Launch’.

Amnesia Ibiza reveals back-to-back Opening and Closing parties on the same weekend


Adam Beyer, Answer Code Request, Ben Klock, DJ Boring, Deborah de Luca, Dennis Cruz, Enzo Siragusa, Marcel Dettmann, Marco Faraone, Skream, Jamie Jones, Jayda G, The Blessed Madonna, Young Marco and many more…

It’s been a crazy year but Amnesia Ibiza is giving us all two big reasons to be excited with historic back-to-back opening and closing parties on October 22nd and October 23rd. The opening parties runs from 6pm until 5am with returning favourites and hot new names including Answer Code Request, Ben Klock, DJ Boring, Dennis Cruz, Enzo Siragusa, Marcel Dettmann, Jamie Roy, Hector Couto, Marco Faraone, Skream, Tijana T and many more playing across four different rooms. The closing party runs from 4pm until 5am with Alfredo, Jeremey Healy, Jayda G, Young Marco, Jamie Jones, The Blessed Madonna, Richy Ahmed, Cuartero, Mar T & Caal, Sidney Charles and Seb Zito, Luca Donzelli and more.

TICKETS: https://www.amnesia.es

Now, these two special parties offer the exclusive chance to dance on the White Isle this year.  Although Saturday is sold out, the club will be doing something special for residents who head down early. Both nights will be the mother of all parties with all of the stops pulled out, the production beefed up, the immersive light and visuals all ready to take you into another dimension.


Friday will offer some of the world’s most revered house and techno talents with the likes of heavyweights Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Marco Faraone and Answer Code Request, UK party starter Skream, Fuse boss Enzo Siragusa, Spanish favourites Dennis Cruz and Hector Couto and breakout 2021 star Jamie Roy as well as house innovator DJ Boring. 

As for Saturday, from early on, the Terrazza is all about the Amnesia classics, while the 3rd Dimension offers a new and considered sound from red hot acts Jayda G and Young Marco who dig deep and join the dots between multiple genres with real flair. Later on the Terrazza comes Jamie Jones who of course hosts his hugely popular Paradise party at the club. He is joined by the sensational The Blessed Madonna, who will become a much more regal fixture at Amnesia in 2022 so keep your eyes peeled. Amnesia regulars Richy Ahmed, Cuartero, Mar-T and Caal, Sidney Charles and Seb Zito and Luca Donzelli also bring the goodness, while the Club is all about big room techno with Adam Beyer, Marco Faraone, Deborah de Luca and more. 

You can expect a whole season’s worth of pent up partying to be released at these two epic parties. Make sure you’re part of history. 


Website: https://www.amnesia.es
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amnesiaibiza
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amnesiaibiza/

Time Warp returns to Mannheim for first time in over two years

After more than two years away, Time Warp Mannheim 2021 is set to be a long-overdue dance floor reunion on October 29th and 30th. The one stage, two-day celebration will be delivered in Time Warp’s usual authentic style and it takes place in the spiritual home of Maimarkt Mannheim, with Friday headliners Seth Troxler, Solomun, Adriatique, Gerd Janson and Dixon, and Saturday headliners Sven Väth, Tale Of Us, Pan-Pot, Maceo Plex, Adiel and Joseph Capriati all lining up.

Time Warp Mannheim 2021 will take place on just one floor, but with the full production experience. Most important of all is the crisp and punchy sound system, but you can also be sure of all the usual sensory thrills from a brand new and unique light and floor design that has been developed for this special occasion and first dance together in 30 months.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/tw21_tickets

Lineup

Friday 
Seth Troxler
Adriatique
Solomun
Gerd Janson
Dixon 

Saturday 
Sven Väth
Tale Of Us 
Maceo Plex
Joseph Capriati
Adiel

Best Techno Festivals Happening This Winter Season

With restrictions getting finally eased and the festival season starting, we have prepared for you a list of the best techno festivals you can attend this winter.

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Luna Obscura

Location: Rancho El Tinieblo, Mexico

Tickets: http://www.lunaobscura.com.mx/

@lunaobscuramx

Date: October 7-10, 2021

Brand New Festival Luna Obscura Announces Debut at the world-renowned mezcal farm, Rancho El Tinieblo in Mexico. The 1st edition will feature Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure and many special guests

​Offering a truly authentic Mexican experience, Luna Obscura takes place on the famous working Rancho El Tinieblo. This breathtaking setting is home to the world-renowned mezcal brand and will feature an outstanding lineup across two stages hosted by revered labels in The Soundgarden and Stil Vor Talent including Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure and many special guests. They all line up from 7-11 October 2021 and tickets start at 750USD and are inclusive of event access, all activities, food, nonalcoholic beverages, accommodations, and transportation to and from Monterrey. 

Lineup: Nick Warren, Oliver Koletzki, Township Rebellion, Armen Miran, Dastan, Sam Shure

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Love Machine

Location: Jacumba Hot Springs, California

Tickets: https://www.simpletix.com/e/love-machine-fall-2021-tickets-78753

Dates: November 12th – 15th 2021

Love Machine is a four-day, life-enriching and soul-enhancing weekend getaway in the sun-soaked Jacumba Hot Springs, near San Diego, California. This magical retreat plays out from November 12th – 15th 2021 and allows you to submerge yourself in music, health and wellness tucked away in the shadows of the California Desert. Music comes from world-class names like Mano Le Tough, WhoMadeWho, Audiojack, Doc Martin, Francesca Lombardo, Yokoo, Jonas Rathsman, Matthias Mayer and others, with live sets from WhoMadeWho and Stephan Bodzin Live. 

Love Machine is a lovingly curated and intimate outdoor health and wellness retreat with mandatory covid entrance protocols. This escapist getaway features inspirational music, art, mindful and holistic workshops, yoga, and healthy lifestyle awareness and is based in the sun-bathed, boulder-strewn mountains of Jacumba California, just 75 minutes outside San Diego. Love Machine will include performances and workshops from local talents as well as stars from around the world, with large art installations, a range of mouthwateringly healthy food and a focus on plant-based living all making it an unforgettable experience. 

The stunning location is the historic and beautiful Jacumba Hot Springs, an unincorporated community in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County. The gorgeous resort consists of a completely renovated restaurant with two pools and a spa with many natural features including its unique desert environment, hot spring and clean air. It is a unique place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. 

After the stressful times we have all lived through with the pandemic, Love Machine is the perfect tonic to store some much-needed balance and calm in your life. 

Line-up: Dj Tennis b2b Carlita, Mano Le Tough, Stephan Bodzin, Audiojack, WhoMadeWho, Yokoo, Jonas Rathsman, Francesca Lombardo 

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MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Tickets: mdlbeast.com

Dates: December 16-19th

MDLBEAST SOUNDSTORM announce initial line up for their festival – Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth to headline.

Hosted in Riyadh between December 16-19, SOUNDSTORM will feature a world-leading international music line-up with more than 150 global superstar headliners and international dance acts performing alongside local and regional talent. Electrifying over 500,000 revellers at what is one of the region’s most unique entertainment experiences will be international artists Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Deadmau5, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Paul Kalkbrenner,  Tiësto, and Steve Aoki, in addition to Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth as well as homegrown regional artists including Anmarz, Cosmicat, Spaceboi, and Zone+ with many more announced in the countdown to the festival.

Lineup: Includes: Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Deadmau5, Nina Kraviz, Sven Vath, Amelie Lens, Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, Jeff Mills

Timewarp NYC

Location: Brand New Brooklyn Venue, NYC

Tickets: https://link.dice.fm/8KpHbxxM0ib 

Dates: November 19-20

Time Warp announces 2021 USA Lineup, Returning to New York City November 19-20 at Brand New Brooklyn Venue.

Continuing its legacy as what the New York Times referred to as a “pilgrimage event on the global techno calendar,” Time Warp today, in partnership with long-term NYC collaborators Teksupport, announced the bill for its return to New York this Fall, following a two year hiatus. its new Brooklyn location will play host to two days of audiovisual technical immersion soundtracked by some of house and techno’s top talent. 

Lineup: Âme, Nina Kraviz, Ricardo Villalobos b2b Craig Richards, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler b2b Special Guest, KiNK (live), Stephan Bodzin (live), Adriatique, Ben Klock b2b Marcel Dettmann, Paula Temple, Pan-Pot, Kobosil, Reinier Zonneveld (live), DESNA, Avision, mink b2b O.BEE, and Shahar

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Rakastella Festival

Location: Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami

Tickets: https://www.ticketfairy.c

Dates: 4th December

Life and Death and Innervisions’s collaborative party Rakastella is all about love – love for music, love for one another and love for exotic locations.

Expect diverse and eclectic musical thrills, special sunset moments and breathtaking vistas at the historic and picturesque Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami. Rakastella’s unforgettable 2019 edition left people wanting more. It set a new benchmark for eco-friendly musical experiences, and now it returns with another thoughtful lineup that covers both established international greats with vital emerging newcomers from all manners of diverse backgrounds. 

Lineup: Âme, Anfisa Letyago, Ash Lauryn, Avalon Emerson, Ben UFO, Dixon, Eris Drew & Octo Octa, Jayda G, DJ Harvey, DJ Holographic, Jimi Jules, DJ Minx, DJ Tennis and more

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Ocasa Festival

Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/ocasofestival

Dates: 6th-11th January

The authentic mix of adventure and rich cultural escape will be offered at the cultural hotbed of Tamarindo Playa while listening to some of your favorite House and Techno artists during the day and night.

Iconic sets that soundtrack a flame-red sun as it rises from the horizon. Intimate parties in a steamy jungle amphitheatre surrounded by deep greens and hanging vines. Afternoon dances around a glistening pool in the hot sun… Welcome to Ocaso, one of the most revered and soul-enriching festivals in the world. Having worked closely with the Ministerio De Salud in Costa Rica to meet all possible health and safety regulations, this stunning festival will mark its fifth anniversary with a series of extra special surprises from January 6th to 11th 2022, across indoor and outdoor venues like nothing you have ever experienced before. 

Lineup: Amelie Lens, Seth Troxler, Doc Martin, Seth Troxler, Hot Since 82, Lauren Lane, Adriatique, Colyn and more

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SXM Festival

Location: Happy Bay, St Martin

Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/652881332666330

Dates: March 9th – 13th

A 5-day and 5-night tropical techno escape. Experience the island paradise of St Martin in the Caribbean as you party in secluded beaches, lush jungle, stunning villas, boats and beach clubs – from sunrise to sunset to sunrise again.

Previous guests have included Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Ricardo Villalobos, Blondish and many more.

It is with firm dedication that we curate the scene’s most epic house and techno experience. From superstars to emerging talent, the lineup of over 80 international DJs will mesmerize and surprise you. This is the true culmination of forward-thinking electronic music innovators from around the world.

Lineup: TBC

Ocaso Festival celebrates 5th anniversary back in Costa Rica with big lineup

The expanded 6 day event will take place 6th – 11th of January,  so visitors can maximise their time in Tamarindo, a true Central American paradise. Of course, its usual dedication to classy and cultured sounds remains with headliners including Amelie Lens, Adriatique, Hot Since 82, Seth Troxler, Samá Abdulhadi, Lauren Lane, Doc Martin, Magdalena, Eelke Klein, Colyn, Space Motion, La Fleur, Magit Cacoon, Andrea’s Henneberg, Farrago, Øostil, Qrion, Worthy, and many more to be announced in phase 2.

Word of mouth from those lucky enough to have attended this idyllic festival has made Ocaso one of the most cherished underground events in the world. It brings together a world class mix of DJs with friendly locals and music loving heads from around the globe, all in a paradise-found setting. With a focus on intimate dancing experiences, Ocaso is celebrated for its special sunrise and sunset sessions, sets on the beach, in a magnificent jungle amphitheatre surrounded by lush flora and fauna, gatherings by the pool and for the unique energy the whole event has. The natural beauty of Costa Rica never fails to provide a stunning backdrop and immersive setting for this most natural and escapist of adventures. 

Say the team, “Ocaso does not support or believe in exclusion of any type. This is not what we believe the underground is about and it does not respect the roots of this movement. Ocaso does not have a VIP area, does not have a VIP pass, does not have bottle service or anything that is not to be enjoyed by every single attendee.  We believe we are all the same and no walls should be placed between us.”

LINE UP
Adriatique, 
Hot Since 82, 
Seth Troxler, 
Amelie Lens, 
Andreas Henneberg, 
Colyn, 
Doc Martin, 
Eelke Kleijn, 
Magdalena, 
Farrago, 
Giorgia Anguili (live), 
La Fleur, 
Lauren Lane, 
Magit Cocoon, 
Oostil, 
Samá Abdulhadi,
Space Motion, 
Qrion, 
Worthy

Tickets on sale October 21st: 





MOGA Festival set to debut in Portugal this October

The much anticipated new edition of MOGA Festival will feature world-class DJs Behrouz, Birds Of Mind, Cc:Disco!, Daox, DJ Tennis, Gusta-vo, Gescu B2B Maher Daniel, Matthew Dekay, Mr. Id and more from the 6th to the 10th of October 2021. This year it takes place in Costa da Caparica, Portugal rather than the usual location of Essaouira, but still allows all dreamers and dancers to be reunited under another Atlantic skyline with endless wellness and music to make for an immersive experience. 

Since its creation in Essaouira in 2016, the spirit of MOGA Festival has been deeply inked by nomadism, curiosity, and discoveries. As a matter of fact, Essaouira was once named Mogador by the Portuguese and as a reminder of this ancient history, Morocco and Portugal decided that the cities of Essaouira and Caparica in Almada would become sister-lands. It was obvious that this year that connection had to be explored. 

Line-up (a-z)
BEHROUZ
BIRDS OF MIND
CC:DISCO!
DAOX
DJ TENNIS
GUSTA-VO
GESCU B2B MAHER DANIEL
MATTHEW DEKAY
MR. ID
& more. 

Cult Excape festival will provide a different kind of Halloween setting

Travel, music and culture will all collide in a tropical paradise at Cult Excape Maldives from October 29th to November 21st 2021. For a few unforgettable days, this boutique festival invites you to escape from everyday life and sink deep into two luxury resorts in the Indian Ocean. Featuring non-stop entertainment and international DJs, world-class restaurants, bars, cafes, rich marina culture and much more, Cult Excape Maldives will be the holiday of a lifetime. This is the very first festival of its kind in the region!

This Halloween, Cult Excape Maldives invites you to build your own virtue and experience a truly dream-like reality in a utopian location. It will be packed with all sorts of grown-up escapades and stunning vistas for an all-in-one price that includes food, drink and local transfers so the only other expense is your flight. 

This is the third event from CULT EXCAPE following a pre-pandemic, invite-only and sold-out desert event in Dubai which happened at the height of the pandemic when no one in the world was dancing. Then came Cult Excape Maldives Chapter one right after the pandemic lockdown with just 150 lucky guests attending from all over the world in the midst of the restrictions. This new concept aims to bring a level of togetherness to the region and showcase the power of the talent available in the country on a global scale.

Cult Excape Maldives is a once in a lifestyle experience unlike any other. Places are strictly limited so act fast to secure your ticket to paradise. 

www.cultexcape.com