DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

Located at De Brakke Grond close to Rokin, the ADE Playground is precisely because it sounds – filled with nice tech, talks and teasers of the newest studio and DJ gear. In earlier years, NI have hosted a complete room discussing new merchandise and final 12 months Pioneer DJ unveiled their DJS-1000 unit to a lot pleasure.

There are additionally talks and panels targeted round expertise and manufacturing in addition to extra keynote interviews with big names. While it was free, since final 12 months ADE have required an ADE card – costing €15 – to enter. Still, for the value there’s lots to listen to, see and do. Just ensure you arrive on time as queues are inclined to type for the largest discussions.  

DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

What? ADE Sound Lab 
When? Every Day
Where? De Brakke Ground

The Soundlab is ADE's tech heaven the place corporations like Pioneer DJ, Native Instruments, Ableton, Roland and Novation will all be displaying off their newest package with specialists available to reply your questions. All the brand new from NI will probably be on show, together with the new Traktor controllers and NI Komplete Kontrol Mk3. 

DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

What? ADE Demopitch
When? Every Day
Where? De Brakke Ground

Taking place on the opening day, and each day after, Demopitch is a chance to get your music praised and appraised by knowledgeable music trade knowledgeable who’ll offer you ten minutes of their time. The professionals embody touring DJs, A&Rs, managers, worldwide artists and brokers. It’s a uncommon probability to get the eye of an trade professional – however as they’re tremendous widespread, you’ll must register your curiosity.

Show up between 10am and 12pm and you'll title the professional you’d wish to play your data to and e book your slot. Make positive you deliver your personal machine to play the music from and good luck! 

DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

What? The Record Bag of Jayda G & Kenny Dope
When? Thursday 13:00 - 13:45
Where? De Brakke Ground

Canadian producer Jayda G and US legend Kenny Dope open their document luggage and inform the story behind the music inside. Expect latin, jazz, funk, soul and reggae in addition to some dancefloor bangers. The discuss is all about discussing the significance of sure data to their units and their lives, with Masters At Work’s Kenny Dope’s encyclopedic information of home music prone to supply loads of tales. It’s not precisely a technical expertise however will probably be a musical journey with two producers with a large and deep musical style.

DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

What? Cassette Release with Legowelt
When? Thursday 15:00 – 15:45
Where? De Brakke Ground

Legowelt’s quirky studio antics are well-known, along with his FM-loving sound leading to some distinctive sound design, delivered by way of bangin’ tracks and even free pattern packs. At this 12 months’s ADE, he’ll be profiling the return of the cassette tape, and how you can get essentially the most out of the format with every little thing from buying a tapedeck, brainstorming titles and monitor names, making the art work, designing inlays to copying the cassettes themselves and distributing them.

With Legowelt’s personal distinctive model of enjoyable, in addition to cassette being the final word DIY format for bed room producers, it’s anticipated to be an academic and enlightening discuss.

DJ Mag's ADE Tech Guide

What? Akai Pro Present: 30 Years of Beat Making with Just Blaze
When? Friday 16:40 – 17:50
Where? Melkweg

Just Blaze is one in every of hip-hop’s most influential and iconic producers. Throw him in with the MPC – one other iconic and influential hip-hop icon – and also you’ve bought one in every of ADE’s most unmissable producer paradises. Akai Pro current a journey by way of the beat with the legendary producer who – joined by Nana Rogues and Steel Banglez – will focus on how issues have modified over the previous 30 years.