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News / 25.02.21

Lena Willikens, Scalping, Black Midi and more announced for Wide Awake 2021

The likes of Daniel Avery, Erol Alkan and Dr. Rubinstein have also been confirmed for the new south London event

Before and After
News / 29.06.20

Nicolas Jaar, Willikens & Ivkovic, Mana to perform at Before and After festival

The Italian festival welcomes a small group of guests and performers to Lake Maggiore this…

The Crave Festival
News / 21.01.20

DJ Stringray, Honey Dijon and Hunee to play The Crave Festival 2020

The line-up for The Crave Festival 2020 has been announced

10 mixes you need to hear this month

Ten of our favourite recorded mixes of the month. From dub to acid, krautrock to surf rock, we have you covered

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News / 25.07.19

Lena Willikens, Giant Swan and Floating Points to play MIRA Festival 2019

The Spanish event returns to various venues in Barcelona on 5-9 November

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News / 31.05.19

Lena Willikens, Marie Davidson and Octo Octa announced for Sunset Campout 2019

The festival reveals the first wave of acts for its 10th anniversary party

Lena Willikens & Batu

“It’s like this never-ending mystery”: Lena Willikens and Batu unravel the artistry of DJing

The two selectors meet in an east London bar to talk methods and processes

Jeff Mills
Events / 08.02.19

Jeff Mills, Jayda G and The Comet Is Coming announced for Nuits Sonores

The French festival will take place from 29 May to 1 June across various venues in Lyon

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Events / 01.02.19

Lena Willikens, Ross from Friends and Skee Mask to play Strichka Festival 2019

The fifth edition of the Ukranian festival will take place in Kiev from 18-19 May

Helena Hauff
News / 05.12.18

Helena Hauff, Lena Willikens and Lorenzo Senni to play Le Bon Air 2019

The French festival will stage its fourth edition at Marseille on 24-26 May

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News / 04.12.18

Jayda G, Objekt and Lena Willikens to play Rotterdam’s BAR in December

The Dutch hotspot announces its live music programme for the last month of 2018

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Lena Willikens: The art of staying amateur

The Salon Des Amateurs resident discusses her foray into performance art with the collaborative project Phantom Kino Ballett

Lena Willikens, Phantom Kino
News / 09.08.18

Lena Willikens and Sarah Szczesny announce soundtrack for audiovisual drama Phantom Kino Ballett

It’ll be performed live at Brooklyn’s Issue Project Room on 19 September

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

Grabbeplatz Forever

© Bafic
News / 29.03.18

Ace & Tate explores the creative personalities of Lena Willikens, Fatima, Juno Dijkshoorn and more in stunning new campaign

The Dutch eyewear brand features six distinctive artists in their latest visual, delving into how identity shapes their art and vision

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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

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

Lena Willikens
News / 07.02.18

Atlas Electronic finalise 2018 line-up

Over 30 acts have been added to the programme, featuring Lena Willikens, Job Jobse and more

Helena Hauff
Events / 30.01.18

Helena Hauff, Lena Willikens and Batu to play Manchester’s Project 13

The northern imprint has revealed the line-ups for its upcoming nights, taking place from February to March

Timedance’s hot streak continues with Lena Willikens

Yewande Adeniran reports back from one of Bristol’s most cherished parties as they welcome Düsseldorf’s Lena Willikens to the city

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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

jlin mif 2019 news
Events / 10.11.17

Jlin, Lena Willikens and Danny Brown announced for Sónar Reykjavík

The Icelandic festival has revealed its first wave of acts

Lena Willikens
News / 12.04.17

Field Day announce afterparty line-ups featuring Lena Willikens, Moodymann, Joe Goddard and more

The Victoria Park festival has revealed the DJs who’ll be taking the party into the night

Events / 10.01.17

Ben UFO and more to play for Huntleys + Palmers’ 10th birthday

It’s been ten years since Huntleys + Palmers threw their first party Ten years ago…

Staying In

We are nearly there now friends. We are nearly there now.

Mixes Of The Year 2016

Listen to the 20 best mixes of 2016, according to Crack Magazine

continue their success story
into 2016

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

Lena Willikens

Slippery atmospherics and off-kilter electro from the Cologne-based selector

Ben UFO +
Lena Willikens

Around eight months since being reborn from the ashes of Brighton seafront clubbing institution Audio, Patterns…

Lena Willikens: Craving the Unexpected

In a scene where it sometimes feels that no stone is left unturned, Willikens is rolling a rock right over