JEFF MILLS ANNOUNCED FOR DEKMANTEL
Put your hands up for Detroit!
Techno heavyweight Jeff Mills tops the bill in the second wave of acts announced for this year's Dekmantel Festival in Amsterdam.
Alongside Mills comes a plethora of top acts from the electronic world. Bringing the sounds of Berlin are Ben Klock & Ryan Elliott, there'll be Germany versus England as Marcel Dettman takes on Luke Slater, the youthful face of house Julio Bashmore, plus Bicep, Nina Kraviz, Andrew Weatherall, Jimmy Edgar, Young Marco and the king of techno/acid house fusion Boddika have all joined the line-up.
Returning for its second year, Dekmantel festival will take place from August 1st – 3rd, in the forests around Amsterdam. With the motto 'small festival, big names', Dekmantel has already revealed Nicolas Jaar, Jamie xx, Three Chairs, Mount Kimbie, DJ Harvey, Blawan and Ben UFO amongst many more.
Check out last year's highlights below:
Following his time in the Detroit techno scene as part of Underground Resistance, Jeff Mills became an internationally renowned DJ in his own right. Alongside founding Axis Records with long-time collaborator Robert Hood, Mills is one of the most prolific producers going, releasing at least one album every year since 2004.
Check out his 1997 banger 'The Bells' here:
Words: Ben Hindle
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