Egyptian electronic artists Loay Adel AKA MadLou, Mark Youssef, Karim Mika, and Hady Tarek are set to play ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) this coming week.
Loay Adel, AKA MadLou, Mark Youssef, Karim Mika, and Hady Tarek are Egypt's latest musical export. Set to play different parties at ADE this year, making us feel as proud as a mama sending her kids off to their first day of school. To those of you who have no idea what ADE is, here's the brief. ADE or Amsterdam Dance Event is an annual music festival in its 20th year, where electronic musicians and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Dutch capital to meet each other, attend workshops and seminars by the industry's best, and of course, play music. Attracting over 350,000 annual attendees the festival is considered one of the biggest dance music events in the world.
MadLou, currently resides in Dubai where he constantly plays music at some of the city's best events and where he started his live project OfManAndWolf in collaborations with Dario De Angelis, and Romain Zouhri, which has been met with widespread acceptance in Dubai and by artists and music industry professionals from different places around the world. His music is not confined to a certain genre, his no-genre approach is what separates him, combining deep, tech, and techno to form a sound of his own. Apart from playing DVRGNT at ADE, he is set to make his Berlin debut at the infamous Ritter Buttzke on the 21st, after that, Belgium on the 29th, Paris on the 31st, and Marbella, Spain until the 5th of November.Mark Youssef has been a Frisky Radio resident for ten years now, set to play at their showcase at ADE on the 19th, alongside Third Son, Tuxedo, Just Her, and several more. Karim Mika has been met with widespread support over seas for his contributions in the big room/EDM genre, will be playing on the 19th at Club Escape during Wall Recordings showcase, alongside EDM super star Afrojack, and several others.Last but certainly not least, Hady Tarek one of Egypt's old school spinners and established producers will be playing at 69 Street Records, and 1980 Recordings' showcase at Bar Feijoa on the 22nd. Appearing on the same bill as Malachi, Daniel Barros, and several more this one starts at 5 pm so go early.