Introducing: Tol Gruber

Apostolis Loussis or better known in the techno world as Tol Gruber, was born in Athens on August 2nd, 1986.

At the young age of nine, he began his education in music with the guitar, but his passion slowly began to steer towards electronic music and the desire to compose such music. He immersed himself completely in the electronic music scene and each experience influenced his sound even more in his own productions.

Completely self taught, over the years, Tol’s eclectic catalogue increased with solid productions. Through many trials and tribulations, he finally discovered his true passion and niche in Techno music as deep, dark and experimental sounds became the “signature” of Tol Gruber’s musical compositions.

Over the years, some of Tol Gruber’s music has been played on radio stations like Cannibal radio. He has been interviewed by ART UBER ALLES and Freeze magazine and with increased experience and fine tuning in his Techno, he caught the attention of Brood Audio, which saw the potential in him and signed him as an artist.

Besides having released previously on Focus Records, Shout records, and Italo Business, he also manages his own label, Voodoo Records.

His passion continues to drive him and be the main force behind his music. With releases lined up on Brood Audio, Frakture Audio, Hybrid Confusion and keeping busy in the studio, you can be sure to expect a lot more from Tol Gruber.

Connect:
www.tolgruber.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tol-Gruber/171117696343670
https://twitter.com/tol_gruber
http://soundcloud.com/tolgruber
http://www.myspace.com/tolgruber
http://broodaudio.com/artists/tol-gruber/

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Extrema Outdoor – XO Live 14 juli 2012

Yes, 2012 is het jaar van verandering! Extrema Outdoor gooit het roer om. Let’s go into the new!

XO dient als nieuwe afkorting van Extrema Outdoor en de toevoeging ’Live’ geeft aan dat we buiten dj’s meer bijzondere en uniekere live shows van dance-artiesten gaan programmeren.

Naast een aantal ’live acts’ presenteert Extrema Outdoor ook meer nieuwe talenten. Extrema gelooft in de toekomst van dance, met meer livemuziek en überhaupt meer levendigheid op het podium. Extrema Outdoor staat natuurlijk bekend om haar show en decoratie, maar dansen blijft het allerbelangrijkst.

De live-optredens en bekendste dj’s worden voornamelijk gepresenteerd op twee nieuwe hoofdpodia. Eén daarvan is een openluchtpodium, pal aan het strand van Aquabest waar veel theater en spektakel de leidraad is. Hier vind je een mix van ’s werelds top-dj’s en verassende live acts. Meer show en entertainment is het devies!

Het tweede hoofdpodium is een enorme indoor arena waar je naast ’dj gigs’ ook een aantal imposante live shows kunt verwachten met veel licht- en videospektakel. De tent is volledig donker en dus ideaal voor zogenaamde dark shows. Verwacht hier edgy dance.

De muziek op Extrema Outdoor loopt wederom uiteen. Met clubhouse, electro, techno, eclectische house en, nieuw dit jaar natuurlijk: dubstep! Extrema Outdoor heeft daarbij dit jaar nieuwe collabo’s met labels en concepten die een area zullen hosten.

Maar ’live’ betekent ook meer performance, theater, andere kunstzinnige voorstellingen en visuele pracht. De eindshow wordt over de gehele dag verspreid. Een totaalbeleving dus!

Meer info: http://extrema-outdoor.com/

Line-up:

Diamond – Mainstage Outdoor:
David Guetta
LMFAO (live)
Goldfish (live)
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
Gregor Salto (live) feat. Skin (Skunk Anansie)
Kraak & Smaak (live)
Marnix
3 as a Crowd

Quartz – Mainstage Indoor:
NERO (live)
Paul Kalkbrenner (live)
The Bloody Beetroots (dj set)
Kevin Saunderson feat. Inner City (live)
Carl Craig presents 69 (live)
Elektro Guzzi (live)
Kid Culture

Chromium – Rauw:
2manydjs (dj set)
Gesaffelstein B2B Brodinski
Riton
Drop The Lime
Joost van Bellen
Riptide
Disctwins

Crystal – Future Funk:
Hardwell
Congorock
R3hab
Roog
Funkerman
Sandro Silva
Michael Mendoza
Delivio Reavon & Aaron Gill
Soixanteleuf
MC Ambush

Emerald – Vagabundos:
Luciano (3 hrs set)
Mirko Loko B2B Ernesto Ferreyra
Kenny Larkin
Robert Dietz
Digitaline (live)
Maayan Nidam

Cobalt – SAW:
N-Type & Hatcha
16Bit
Distance
Chef
Science
Obscure (live)
Piro
BeeVee
MC Mac & MC Swift

The Perfect Chill:
Leroy Rey
Louis LaPorte XVI
Flamboyant
Ruby Wax
Nikki Nice
Submoave
Ser-V
Ckris
Noah Furreal
The Funkfreakerz
Gila
Mitique

Live hosted by:
Rik Mol, Marhythm, Rogé, Flor, Milan Bonger & Sonny Wilson

Sensation is coming to NYC

The moment is here. After more than seventy events for millions of visitors in over twenty countries Sensation, presented by Bud Light Platinum, will hit the US.

Due to the great demand, the world’s leading dance event will take place two successive nights in a row. Both events will take place at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn New York on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th of October.

Tickets on sale Friday, June 8 at noon EST through Sensation.com. Minimum age requirement 21. Become a clubmember if you want to buy the tickets during the special presale.

For those who want to combine an amazing Sensation night with a weekend in NYC, Sensation offers travel packages. The packages include of one or more overnight stays in a hotel, a Regular or Deluxe ticket and a transfer to and from the venue. The packages are now available on sensation.com.

Be part of the night, dress in white!

Sensation & dance4life
dance4life, Sensation’s exclusive charity, plays a major role in young peoples lives worldwide through youth empowerment programs established in almost 30 countries worldwide. $0,50 of each Sensation ticket purchased will be donated to dance4life, and the organizers will match each donation to make it an even dollar.

http://www.facebook.com/sensation