On the 7th of March 2022 we hosted our closing event, The Last Friday. Our fellow friend and photographer TinTin Hadder came by Time is the New Space to capture this last Every day is Friday evening.
On the 7th of March 2022 we hosted our closing event, The Last Friday. Mowgli, BöRK, Yopo, Marie, OG Karin, and Sjoerd off the Mountain were in charge of playing the last tracks. Expect 6-hours of music in all directions, from Italo to Techno through Breaks.
IO, known as Iona Fulton, is a British artist and DJ who after growing up near Leicester moved around the world before settling in Rotterdam. Her artist practice is centred around music, clubbing and their importance to individual and collective health.
Gymnasty (Haris Belgic) is a fresh name in the merging scene of The Hague. He’s known for playing fast but funky rhythms. Haris explores the connection between slapping rhythms and an improvisational approach.
On the 7th of March we will be hosting our last event, which will be streamed live on Operator’s website. From then onwards, the Every day is Friday platform will not be updated with any new content.
After months of work, Astronomers Anonymous’ first E.P. “Yugoslavian Space Program” produced by Gymnasty is ready to be released. “Instead of speaking about the Balkans as it is, nationalism, corruption, separatism, I am offering an opposite reality where none of those problems exists”, Gymnasty, now living in The Hague but originally from Bosnia–Herzegovina, explained.
Funkyard Soundsystem has been at the heart of the Amsterdam music scene for almost ten years organizing heart felt soirees, bringing together the most preeminent artists of the genres in an ever evolving and growing scene of good music and wondrous musical aspirations.
“Straight from the gritty vaults of the golden era of Hip Hop comes a fire-fueled hour of underground favourites by the Funkyard collective. A selection for anyone even remotely interested in the basic musical foundations of Hip Hop.” – Funkyard Soundsystem
Born and raised with hardcore punk always playing in the background, Bobby Boycott now approaches DJ’ing from that same perspective. Expect heavy but highly danceable electronics with a hint of punk.
“For this session I tried to composed a story. The result is this eclectic mix filled with ambient, field recordings, and melodic breaks.” – Arrocha
doo-bop is the co-founder of the Low G Court and Club Bizarre parties and is also resident at Operator Radio. You could describe his sets as an adventure in sounds from the past that are way ahead of their time and deserve a place on our dance floors now.
We sat down with Bob Leistra to discuss his favorite Synth-pop records. From the Japanese Jazz-funk track Marilyn by Ryo Kawasaki to the late hours dance track Tristana (Wolf Remix) by French artist Mylène Farmer. We hope you enjoy his selection.
DJ Nofo is a vinyl nerd who brings you electro, breakbeat, and techno as well as other bangers and soothing ambient moments. He is Utrecht based but was born in the dreamy hills of Switzerland where he discovered electronic music.
“Imagine a train ride with a beautiful sunrise, half asleep, half awake, drifting off, waking up. A melodic, dreamy, flowy selection of personal favourites.” – Marie
Pierrot is a DJ and collector from Rotterdam with Flemish roots, born in the 80’s. His sets, shows, and mixtapes are based on fundamental sounds collected over the years.
Glenn Hill is a DJ, record collector and musician from Rotterdam and crew member at The Listening Club.
“DJ Nofo and I met a few years ago and immediately clicked musically. We have played a few B2B sets so far but this one was definetly out of our comfort zone.” – Glenn Hill
Royal Surf Club organized a two-day stream at The Grey Space in the Middle with DJ sets, talk shows, and performative acts. We were asked to host 2-hours of the event.
Toine van Mourik (Toewan) has been a musical glutton from a young age, consuming all that crosses his path. By always being on the hunt for new, mind-bending and extraordinary sounds, his taste is broad and frequently shifting, which is reflected in his sets.
For our tenth recording we have invited our friend and FOCUS Sessions founder, Toine van Mourik. Expect an hour of Jazz, Soul, Hip-Hop and Electronics.