Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), one of the world’s most iconic electronic music festivals, concluded its latest edition this past weekend with a bang. The event served as a global gathering for electronic music enthusiasts, industry professionals, and aspiring artists. At this year’s ADE, the gigmit community demonstrated its remarkable influence on the electronic music scene. As the digital platform connecting musicians and event organizers, we were thrilled to witness many of our talented members grace the stages of this grand festival. In this article, we’ll delve into the highlights of ADE 2023, featuring some of the outstanding gigmit artists who made their mark.
ADE: The Epicenter of Electronic Music
ADE stands as a beacon in the world of electronic music, annually attracting thousands of music lovers, artists, and industry insiders from around the globe. The festival is renowned for its stellar line-ups, innovative showcases, and thought-provoking conferences. This year was no exception, as ADE once again delivered an electrifying experience for all in attendance. According to their latest newsletter, ADE23 surpassed all expectations. It attracted an unprecedented 500,000 visitors and featured over 2,900 artists and speakers, driving the electronic music scene forward across more than 1,000 venues scattered throughout Amsterdam.
Our CEO, Marcus, represented gigmit at ADE and had the privilege of witnessing extraordinary performances. His top picks from the festival included:
1. KOMFORTRAUSCHEN, FELIX KRÖCHER, and ÄTNA:
Komfortrauschen is a German trio revolutionizing live techno, fusing mechanical rhythm, acid guitars, and unadulterated energy for a sweat-inducing dance floor experience.
Felix Kröcher is a prominent and internationally acclaimed DJ and producer. With a career spanning over two decades, he’s a fixture at major festivals and clubs worldwide, influencing the electronic music scene with his techno expertise and friendly demeanor.
ÄTNA, with Inéz and Demian, craft a massive and diverse sound despite their duo setup. Their music is an adventurous, highly percussive, and dark take on pop that fearlessly explores the spectrum of moods, from sensual tenderness to raw ferocity.
All these gigmit members delivered memorable sets that left a lasting impression on the audience, demonstrating the incredible talent within our community.
2. Max Cooper Showcase and Cris Luno Set at Andaz Hotel:
Marcus also highlighted the Max Cooper Showcase and the intimate yet enthralling performance by Cris Luno at Andaz Hotel, both of which left him captivated.
Photo of Cris Luno’s DJ set.
The gigmit Family at ADE
What sets ADE 2023 apart is the remarkable presence of gigmit artists throughout the festival. Our platform boasts a diverse pool of musicians, ranging from established artists to emerging talents. Here are just a few names who graced the ADE stages:
Distinguished gigmit Members:
These accomplished artists have earned recognition in the electronic music world, and their performances at ADE served as a testament to their skills and dedication.
Emerging gigmit Talents:
As mentioned earlier, it is astonishing to find that in this edition of ADE, more than 2,500 artists took part, and within that group, we identified a significant number of gigmit members. This demonstrates how gigmit has the potential to assist bookers, A&Rs, and music enthusiasts in uncovering both fresh and established talent.
In a nutshell, ADE 2023 really showed off the awesome talent of the gigmit community, with all sorts of artists making our platform their creative home. We want all our members to dive into the loads of opportunities we’ve got because, who knows, they could be the next big thing. Having witnessed ADE 2023, we’re genuinely pumped to witness what lies ahead in the world of electronic music and the significant role that gigmit will have in elevating emerging talent.
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