As head honcho of Open Source Radio and a music aficionado in the purest of forms, Operating Modus expresses his affinity for heavyweight electro, driving EBM, quirky breaks and atmospheric IDM through a variety of forms.
James Ward is an all round creative in the music industry working as a promoter, radio presenter, photographer and DJ. He presents the Pretend radio show on Threads every month.
Dienaar (full name Lorenzo Dienaar) is a DJ, vocalist and aspiring producer residing in Rotterdam. He is the founder of Lo Fidelity.
Ground16 is an artist from Vevey, Switzerland. He has released tracks and EPs on labels such as Lo Fidelity, Juicy Traxxx, Gestalt Records or Neo Violence, and has played at places like Paloma Bar, HÖR Berlin or Folklor.
From smooth PPU grinders to heavy paradise garage hitters and duty electro through slow tempo dreamy electronics. Mowgli will for sure make you boogie.
Creator of DRLD Radio and known for his atmospheric and dreamy but still pounding deep tracks. Invalid Request knows how to guide you through the musical spectrum he adores the most.
Snackbar The Ambassador is a moniker of transdisciplinary artist Matthias König, based in The Hague, interweaving music, performance- and visual arts.
Four friends living in the city of Nijmegen share the same passion for music. Together they strive towards the sweetest groove at gigs and at the Archipel club nights.
Three Utrecht bound DJ’s with a passion for disco from the era of neon lights, synthesizers & fast sports cars.
While Yopo’s personal calm and cool may lead you into one vision, do leave some space for alternatives. His audacious selection and hunt for mind-bending records might just do the trick.
Pim and Proper is a Rotterdam based DJ. He plays music from a wide array of styles within electronic music. His mixes are often blend-heavy, tight and energetic.
Nelly Dragon wants to recover the 90s rave sounds. Her DJ sets range from old school trance to hard-hitting acid creating a dark yet groovy atmosphere.
Lucky Blue are a Rotterdam based indie-rock band that have come a long way since the release of their first single ”Alone”.
Shady Lady’s usual set is teaming with emotion, colour, a sense of kitsch aesthetic but with an eclectic knowledge of disco and house music.
The root of Sydney’s work is photo based, but her practice is interdisciplinary, merging performance, community based practice, photography, and moving image installations together.
Carlos has brought together his love of the art world and of the Dutch dance scene on his platform Every day is Friday, where you can see interviews with musicians and recorded DJ sets.
Siem Beets, known on stage as Stiib, is an artist, producer and DJ living in The Hague.
Stijn Sibbel and Sjoerd Van den Berg have been deejaying for the past four years as Kookkamer Soundsystem at both house parties and clubs in Rotterdam.
Originally from Rio De Janeiro, Miri moved to the Netherlands, where she continues to pursue her creative vision – creating music that combines stunning melodies with infectious grooves and great beats.
HEF Collective is a selection of Rotterdam’s freshest new talents from the underground electronic scene, housing multiple artists with styles from Techno to House and back.