Event Recap: Martijn ten Velden @ the Vanguard Hollywood

Electronic music reached the US in a whole new level this past weekend as the innovative DJ Martijn ten Velden dropped his funky, electric beats for an ecstatic crowd on Saturday August 16th at the Vanguard in Hollywood.

Hailing from Haarlem, Holland, the legendaryDJ/producer has been recognized as a leading icon in the electronic music scene for his thumping, twisted and innovative house beats known to shake the dance floors in cities around the world including London, Paris, Dubai, Barcelona, and now, Los Angeles. Although this was his first North American tour to date, Martijn instantly connected with the crowds, injecting his cutting-edge remixes throughout the venue. His explosive set included the deep and uplifting house track Gabe O, “Amnesia” and Shapelifters, “The Chime” which has become a dance anthem for house fans worldwide. Known for his stellar sets filled with his energetic vibe, this chart-topping trendsetter truly connects and is in harmony with his audience throughout the night, smiling and grooving with every seamless, minimal house beat. Without a doubt one of the most enthusiastic DJ’s you’ll ever experience, Martijn has made an impressive landing in the US and is an infectious force you won’t want to miss.

Check myspace.com/martijntenvelden for more information on his upcoming shows.

– Review by Debbie Lazo

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~ by nusoulmagazine on August 19, 2008.

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