Deephouse Area 9A

The origin of the deep house lies in the house scene of Chicago in the eighties. In addition to solid, dark club records, deep house is is greatly influenced by soul. Enter the Deep House Area to feel the soulful vibe of today’s house music.

Confirmed artists: Deeparture, Olivier Weiter, Jon Sine, under, Bas Roos, Uoak, Deepend, Rancido, Joe Stone, René Amesz

Olivier Weiter: In depth Q&A – Saturday – 13:15 – 14:00

Olivier Weiter, known for his hypnotic deep- and melodic house music is joining us to share everything about himself, how he makes his music, and how he built his career and brands. Dive into the Weiter sound with this in-depth Q&A with Olivier Weiter!

What you will learn

  • Creating a theme for your track. Which vibe do you want to bring to the listener?
  • How a track is born, where do you get your ideas from?
  • Olivier Weiter’s production process.
  • Preparing long sets with Rekordbox
  • Building the Weiter brand, festivals and Weiter label.
  • Weiter label: what it takes to run a label, and why and which tracks get released.
  • Collaborations: working together online, and in the studio
Deepend: Production Masterclass – Sunday – 13:15 – 14:00

Catchy summer vibes is what Deepend is all about. Their hit Remix of Matt Simons’ “Catch & Release” put them on the international electronic music radar, with over 200 million streams and multi-platinum in 15 countries. Now their latest release “Waiting For The Summer” together with Graham Candy is going strong, and Deepend will show us both projects!

The perfect combination of Deep House, Catchy melodies, and Poppy vocals makes Deepend an artist you don’t want to miss.

What you will learn

  • Working on remixes vs original singles
  • Producing for radio, and radio arrangement.
  • Reconstructing Matt Simons – Catch & Release (Deepend Remix)
  • Reconstructing Deepend & Graham Candy – Waiting For The Summer
  • How the lead sound of “Waiting For The Summer” was made. Spoiler: with a beer bottle!
  • Promoting your music. How “Catch & Release” went viral, and independently promoting the music.