News / 23.04.20

Dekmantel postponed until 2021, keeps same line-up

There will no longer be a 2020 edition of Dekmantel

Lena Willikens © Mike Chalmers
Events / 26.11.19

Lena Willikens, Motor City Drum Ensemble and Afrodeutsche join Dekmantel Selectors 2020 line-up

The festival’s fifth edition will be held at The Garden, Tisno, on 27-31 August

Jeff Mills at the Design Museum’s Moving to Mars exhibition

Life on Mars with the electronic music luminary

News / 19.09.19

XOYO announce Dekmantel Soundsystem residency

The Dutch collective will curate events in XOYO from 11 October – 27 December.


Dekmantel 2019: Amsterdam’s finest festival evolves again

Seven years deep Dekmantel continues to adapt and keep audiences on their toes.

Peggy Gou © Tim Buiting

Lente Kabinet 2019: The Amsterdam festival retains its intimate charm whilst broadening its scope

This year’s edition featured Lyzza, Mairo Nawaz, The Mauskovic Dance Band and more on the line-up

DJ Python
News / 18.04.19

DJ Python debuts on Dekmantel with extended EP Derretirse

Brian Piñeyro’s upcoming release will arrive on 10 June


Moody, chugging drums and whispery atmospherics from Belgian selector Ziggy Devriendt

Roza Terenzi
News / 07.03.19

Roza Terenzi to release new EP Let’s Ride on Dekmantel

The four-track release will land on 8 April

Shabaka Hutchings Interview
Events / 22.01.19

The Comet is Coming, Jeff Mills, Yves Tumor and object blue announced for Dekmantel Festival 2019

The event returns on 31 July to 4 August

Lena Willikens
Events / 04.12.18

Lena Willikens, Objekt, Donato Dozzy and more announced for Dekmantel Selectors 2019

The festival will return to The Garden Tisno, Croatia, on 22-26 August

Peaking Lights
News / 11.09.18

Dekmantel to release Peaking Lights EP Sea of Sand

The label has signed the California duo for their first release of 2018

Helena Hauff, Dekmantel Festival 2018 © Bart Heemskerk

Dekmantel Festival 2018: The Dutch institution burns brighter than ever

Uniting a wide spectrum of selectors into one standout event, the Amsterdamse Bos blowout demonstrates why it’s at the top of its game

Lena Willikens © Mike Chalmers
News / 18.07.18

Dekmantel releases new Lena Willikens documentary

The German producer walks through the turning points of her artistic career, from being an art student to playing at Salon Des Amateurs

8 Mixes You Need to Hear This Month

From Midori Takada to Elena Colombi, Helena Hauff and Bristol legends Smith & Mighty, here’s our rundown of the best mixes of the month

Lena Willikens © Mike Chalmers

Lena Willikens: The Sentimental Selector

On a long walk through Amsterdam, we meet Willikens and try to unravel the magic of the DJ and producer’s intoxicating sets

Events / 25.03.18

David Vunk to play Jäger Music party in Rotterdam

Red Light Radio DJ and Dekmantel favourite David Vunk will play BAR in his hometown of Rotterdam…


Crack 194 comes courtesy of one of our favourite DJs of the moment

Dekmantel 2018 © Ariel Martini

In Photos: Dekmantel São Paulo 2018

Hosting the likes of Nina Kraviz, Palms Trax and Courtesy for the two-dayer’s second edition, here’s a visual diary of what went down

© Dicko Chan
Events / 22.02.18

Kelela, Ben UFO and DJ Python announced for Dekmantel’s Lente Kabinet

The Dutch festival will stage its seventh edition at Het Twiske in May

Lena Willikens
News / 20.02.18

Lena Willikens tapped for fifth Dekmantel Selectors compilation

The imprint’s latest instalment in the series will land in April

tony allen
News / 13.02.18

Dekmantel enlist Tony Allen, Ricardo Villalobos and Motor City Drum Ensemble for final anniversary EP

The last instalment will be comprised of two EPs, landing in March and April

News / 31.01.18

Space Dimension Controller to release new EP ‘Gaining Time’ on Dekmantel

The three-track release will land on 12 March

News / 23.01.18

Tangerine Dream, Thundercat, John Maus, Helena Hauff and more announced for Dekmantel Festival 2018

Dekmantel Festival have shared a cryptic video unveiling the line-up for this year’s edition. After…

© Kasia Zacharko
News / 05.12.17

Call Super and DJ Harvey announced for Dekmantel Selectors 2018

The electronic festival is set to return to the Adriatic coast for its third edition in August

Events / 22.11.17

Dekmantel Soundsystem to embark on all-night tour across Europe

They’ll be performing at major UK cities such as London, Glasgow and Newcastle

© Louis

Two electronic powerhouses collide at Dekmantel’s Warehouse Project party

Dekmantel took over Manchester for a night of underground sounds courtesy of Call Super, Interstellar Funk, Shanti Celeste and more

DJ Stingray © George Nebieridze
Events / 07.11.17

DJ Stingray, Nina Kraviz and more announced for Dekmantel Festival São Paulo

Dekmantel will be staging its second São Paulo edition in March

Motor City Drum Ensemble © Theo Cottle
Events / 01.11.17

The Warehouse Project announce closing party line-ups

Featuring Motor City Drum Ensemble, The Black Madonna and Hunee for New Years Day

News / 27.09.17

Joy Orbison steps up for Dekmantel’s fourth Selectors Compilation

It’s due to be released on 13 November

News / 19.09.17

Dekmantel announce eighth EP in tenth anniversary series

Featuring Donato Dozzy, Peter van Hoesen, Matrixxman and more

How Dekmantel turned an Amsterdam favourite into a Croatian paradise

The Selectors concept first came to life as a stage at Dekmantel proper. Put in…

News / 17.08.17

Dive in to Bruxas’ kaleido-tropic video for Selva Cosmica

Watch an exclusive premier of the dreamy video from the new Dekmantel duo’s debut EP Mas Profundo

Five Mixes You Need to Hear This week

Five mixes that will frankly make you a better person

Dekmantel Festival finesse their winning formula

Ben Horton reviews the fifth edition of the Amsterdam festival

Events / 01.08.17

Dekmantel announce South American tour

Dekmantel will be hitting up destinations such as Peru, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo with Marcel Dettmann, Call Super and more

News / 28.07.17

Dekmantel Festival announce Steve Reich broadcast

The minimalist pioneer will be playing at Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ on 2 August

News / 19.07.17

Dekmantel lines up next three instalments in their tenth anniversary series

Young Marco, Tolouse Low Trax and Ectomorph are on the next three releases

Events / 07.07.17

Dekmantel announce 2017 night programme

As per last year, the clubs Shelter and RADION will host parties after the main…

Lente Kabinet 2017: From best kept secret to Amsterdam institution

With a host of Crack favourites and a Red Light Radio-curated stage, the Amsterdam festival marks itself as one of the capital’s must-sees

News / 12.05.17

Dekmantel announce Marcel Dettmann for new Selectors compilation

The release has been described as a “pre-techno compilation”

News / 20.04.17

Zebra Katz, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Konstantin and more announced for Melt Festival 2017

The German festival has announced its full line-up

News / 31.03.17

Robert Hood to release new album on Dekmantel, Paradygm Shift

The LP is set to be dropped as part of a project and marks the Dutch imprint’s 50th release

News / 29.03.17

Premiere: Anthony Parasole – Infrared Vision

We’re excited to have the world premiere of the debut album by Anthony Parasole, a…

News / 22.03.17

Dekmantel celebrates tenth anniversary with new ten-part EP series

Ricardo Villalobos, Shanti Celeste, Call Super and Tony Allen are all onboard

Young Marco – Selectors 002

Young Marco – Selectors 002

Amsterdam native Young Marco plots a course through loose, dreamy house and disco – and you’ll be with him for every step

Lente Kabinet; photography by Yannick van de Wijngaert
News / 27.02.17

Dekmantel announces Lente Kabinet’s 2017 lineup

The electronic festival will be featuring Willow, Black Madonna, Matthew Herbert, Powell and Objekt

News / 23.01.17

Dekmantel announce 2017 lineup

The full lineup for Dekmantel is in, and it’s pretty special. Notable highlights include live…

News / 11.01.17

Listen to 27 recorded sets from Dekmantel Selectors 2016

Dekmantel festival have shared a 27-track playlist on their SoundCloud, made up of recorded sets…

News / 15.12.16

Young Marco to curate the new Dekmantel Selectors compilation

The festival have tapped the Amsterdam visionary for the latest in their series of compilations…

Events / 27.09.16

Dekmantel announce São Paulo edition

Next year Amsterdam’s Dekmantel festival will venture into the unknown for their first ever São…

News / 31.08.16

Dekmantel share second Selectors documentary featuring Sassy J

Dekmantel and Grolsch have just released the second instalment in their Selectors documentary series starring…

News / 30.08.16

Listen to sets from Call Super and more recorded live at Dekmantel 2016

Sets from Mike Servito & Magda, Intergalactic Gary and Orpheu the Wizard & Tako are also available…

continue their success story
into 2016

Speaking in our Destination: Amsterdam documentary last year, San Proper praised Dekmantel for sustaining the event’s initial…

News / 28.07.16

Watch Dekmantel’s Selectors documentary featuring Red Light Radio

Dekmantel and Grolsch have teamed up on a documentary following the folks behind Amsterdam’s Red…

News / 21.07.16

Dekmantel and Patta announce new collaboration

Amsterdam streetwear brand Patta are linking up with local label and festival Dekmantel for a…

News / 13.07.16

Come visit the Crack Magazine stage at Dekmantel By Night

The good folks at Dekmantel have been kind enough to let us host our very…

News / 09.06.16

Dekmantel release new Vakula album

The Ukraine-based producer has revealed a stream of Cyclicality Between Procyon And Gomeisa Dekmantel have…

Various Artists – Selectors 001 – Motor City Drum Ensemble

Whatever else they might tell you, there’s an ego in every DJ. Each time they…

News / 26.04.16

Dekmantel to release new Occult Orientated Crime LP

The latest release on Amsterdam’s Dekmantel label comes from Occult Orientated Crime, an alias of…

News / 14.04.16

Dekmantel Records announce UFO series

The Dutch label will kick off with a new cut from Peter Van Hoesen Dekmantel…

Events / 08.03.16

Dekmantel announces the line-up for its opening concerts

The Amsterdam festival expands its opening concert program for 2016 Dekmantel has announced its full…

Events / 15.02.16

Dekmantel announce 2016 line-up

From 4 – 7 August Dekmantel return with a selection of top tier left field…

Dekmantel São Paulo

Praça das Artes, São Paulo
30 January

News / 12.01.16

Dekmantel and Robert Hood announce Paradygm Shift collaboration

Dekmantel are set to release a new project from Detroit legend Robert Hood Over the…

Events / 16.12.15

Dekmantel announce Selectors festival and compilation series

The crew behind Amsterdam’s Dekmantel have revealed details of a new intimate festival From 1…

Joey Anderson – Invisible Switch

Restraint is an approach seldom applied to New Jersey’s germinal house scene. Its hedonistic assessment…

News / 22.10.15

Dekmantel to release Joey Anderson’s Invisible Switch

Amsterdam’s Dekmantel label are releasing Joey Anderson’s sophomore album this year Joey Anderson, the New…

Dekmantel x Resident Advisor

Every time one lucky member of our team gets to go to Amsterdam in the middle of summer for Dekmantel, the unmistakable sound of jealous journalists groaning rings out across the office.

News / 24.08.15

Listen to Four Tet’s Dekmantel set in full

“It will surely be the most adventurous mix you hear for a while” The newest…

Dekmantel 2015

One of the essential destinations for those who appreciate the finer things in electronic music

News / 23.07.15

Watch Joy Orbison’s first video profile ever

The London DJ and producer appears in Dekmantel and Warsteiner’s second 2015 instalment of their Sole…

Lente Kabinet

The team behind Dekmantel continue to fly the flag for Amsterdam nightlife

News / 02.02.15

Dekmantel reveals initial line-up

Dekmantel has revealed the first wave of acts booked to play the 2015 event. The…