As part of ADE’s Playground program, Strange Sounds From Beyond will kick off the inaugural edition of Dutch Sounds From Beyond on ADE’s Thursday, with an afternoon/evening of panel discussions, presentations and performances dedicated to Dutch underground music culture.

Topics will range from a discussion about experimental music’s growing foothold within the Dutch club- and festival landscape, a presentation around Dutch tape culture and an interview with founding father of Bunker Records, Guy Tavares. The event will be moderated by Femke Dekker (Sandberg Instituut, De School).

In between and after the discussions, there will be performances by SSFB DJs, along with a very special live performance of all Dutch electronic act Leuk en Ko.


16:00 – 17:00 – Doors open

17:00 – 18:00 – Dutch Tape Culture. College: w/ Jeroen Vermandere (Ongehoord), Hessel Veldman (Exart, Y Create) & Frans de Waard (author of De Nederlandse Cassette Catalogus 1983)

18:00 – 19:00 – TBA

19:00 – 21:00 – Dinner at restaurant Strangelove + music by 751 & Luca & Mata Hari

21:00 – 22:00 – Bunker Records: A talk with Guy Tavares

22:00 – 23:00 – New horizons: A panel discussion on experimental music programing w/ Luc Mastenbroek (De School), Eelco Couvreur (DJBroadcast), Lysa da Silva (Progress Bar) & Raven Verhoef (Apenkooi)

23:00 – 00:00 – Live performance by Leuk en Ko

0:00 – 1:00 – DJ set by Lounes & Ocke

Thursday’s program will take place in LAB111. A cinema and art space housed in a former pathological anatomy laboratory, it’s the perfect venue for an evening of dissecting Dutch sounds.

Want to be there? Attending is free but because of the (very) limited capacity you must RSVP by sending an e-mail to: Please also let us know if you would like to make a reservation for dinner.

Dinner: Two courses (meat or vegetarian main course + dessert) €22,50 or a la carte.

Access only with a confirmation e-mail on a first come, first served basis. Full is full.

We’d like to thank Lab111 and Absolut for making this event possible.