Discover our Spinnin’ Records program on Sunday


After seven years, we can proudly say that we still work together with world’s biggest electronic music label Spinnin’ Records. We really appreciate the fact that they always make time for us in their busy scedule to be part of Dancefair. They are truly eager to help upcoming talents that want to be heard, just like us! Visit their masterclasses and seminars in the Spinnin’ Academy area, or get your demos heard at the Spinnin’ Stand. Read all about their program down below.

SPINNIN’ ACADEMY
You’ll find exclusive masterclasses by Spinnin’ artists in the massive Spinnin’ Academy with over 600 seats in area 1! Do you want to learn the secrets, and learn what it takes to become a Spinnin’ artist? You don’t want to miss this!

1. MESSIN’ AROUND WITH MESTO
Area 1 – Spinnin’ Academy – 11:30 till 12:15 – Sunday

His radio show and event concept has taken off, and Mesto will take you through the process of how they all set it up. Hosted by MC Haits.

What you will learn:
• The road to success with Mesto
• Running a radio show, and what Mesto looks for in featuring music
• Setting up your own event concept

2. ALPHAROCK & ANDRÉ ETTEMA: OPTIMIZING YOUR KICK & BASS WITH THE BASE PLUGIN
Area 1 – Spinnin’ Academy – 12:45 till 13:30 – Sunday

Have you been struggling with the balance between your kick and bass? Spinnin’ Records and Prolody recently launched the BASE plugin, which helps you create the perfect balance between both elements.

During this seminar, producer Alpharock and composer André Ettema will introduce you to the plugin and show you all its features by using it in one of Alpharock’s tracks. Everything will be explained in detail, from how to route a kick and bass signal to two different channels to controlling the ghost sidechain information rhythmically with your keyboard!

What you will learn:
• Mixing Kick & Bass
• Deconstructing an Alpharock track and his mixing process
• Channel routing different signals
• Using sidechain

3. MIKE MAGO: GENERATING CREATIVE IDEAS & PRODUCTION MASTERCLASS
Area 1 – Spinnin’ Academy – 14:00 till 14:45 – Sunday

Mike Mago will take you into his creative process and production workflow. Hosted by MC Haits.

What you will learn:
• Track deconstruction
• Generate creative ideas
• Production workflow
• Turning an idea into a track

4. DEEPEND, BOLIER & MR BELT & WEZOL: SPINNIN’ ARTISTS PANEL
Area 1 – Spinnin’ Academy – 15:15 till 16:00 – Sunday

 Every artist has their own story, and Spinnin’ Records helped these artists write theirs. How did they end up signing with Spinnin’ Records, and what does it take to get signed? Deepend, Bolier and Mr Belt & Wezol will share their stories, tips and tricks.

What you will learn:
• Building a strong brand on social media
• Increasing the performance of your track on radio and streaming platforms
• Working with vocalists and making vocal tracks
• How Spinnin’ Records helps develop artists

5. MIKE WILLIAMS: MY LIFE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Area 1 – Spinnin’ Academy – 16:30 till 17:15 – Sunday

You know Mike Williams for his amazing productions and his fast-growing career that came with it. But what is it like behind the scene? What helps Mike stay focussed on the road, and in the studio? And how can you because successful in your own way. Mike tells the full story.

What you will learn:
• The secret behind Mike Williams’ success
• How to stay focused on the road
• Team behind the artist
• Agency, and management, what do they do?
• Find the right balance in your musical career


SPINNIN’ DEMODROP
But that’s not all! Besides the academy, there will also be a huge Spinnin’ Records label booth on the expo floor where you can get your music heard by the Spinnin’ A&R team! You’ll also get the chance to meet Spinnin’ artists and ask all your musical questions. You can reach them from 10:30 till 18:30.