Drums have had an almighty year and the Romanian outfit are finishing 2018 and starting 2019 as they mean to go on. Their NEY party is taking place in a transparent tent in with Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni serving as the backdrop. There is also the fact that this mega party will last from the afternoon of December 31st until around 10am on Januray 2nd and will see sets from the likes of Barac, Cally, Dan Andrei and Gescu amongst others. The Romanians certainly know how to throw how to a party alright.
Ultra-promoter HYTE has since they exploded on to the world party scene always brought huge line-ups with them where ever they go but this line-up at Berlin’s Funkhaus is one for the books. With 2 rooms jam-packed full of headliners Anthea, Ferro, Djebali and Archie Hamilton will be amongst those rocking one of Berlin’s premier music venues.
Amsterdam is always an interesting place to spend any amount of time, but at the turn of the year is even more special than usual. With a serious Area 1 line-up including Francesco Del Garda, Max Vaahs, Onur Özer and Reiss, there will be no shortage of highlights. Area 2 will be taken care of by DJ MB, KUMA and Planet JM. Taking place at Sugar Factory, the party is going to kick on well into January 1st, no doubt about that.
Clearly operating under the ethos of going big or go home, Berlins’ Anomalies Art Club presents a 40-hour rave of epic proportions. Offering 4 stages, an art exhibition and a huge firework display artists performing include DJ Hell, Thomas Schumacher, Okain and dubspeeka. This will be more than just a party.
The parties taking place Discosizer offer no gimmicks or other selling tactics other than their rock-solid music policy. If you are in Milan this NYE and you are looking for a proper party in order to ring in the new year then they have Binh taking control aided by Ratheonality, Camilla Gligorov and Elemctro. No messing.
Opting for an all Romanian line-up and understandably so given the wealth of talent the country has to offer is Be Underground’s shindig at the impressive TOT event space in Bucharest. Performing on the night and seeing you into 2019 nicely will be Kozo, Suciu, Nu Zau, Emi ∫ and Hozoc.
As part of the yearly Triskell Festival in Rome that runs from December 29th until the morning of January 2nd, this involves club events over the course of the 4 days taking place in 2 clubs. In the case of the Nye event, this will take place at both Circolo Degli Illuminati & Rashõmon Club and involve sets from the likes of Apollonia, Ben Sims and Legowelt.
One of the busiest pairings in minimal music right now is that of Yoyaku hotshots Varhat and Janeret. Having covered some serious miles in 2018, they are off on their travels again and will be seeing in 2019 at Club Eden. Warming the plates for them will be Vlad Dinu and Individual Compus.
Having had a sterling year, top Spanish promoters Loud-Contact will again be taking over City Hall in Barcelona, this time for an all-girl affair with two of Spain’s rising stars Alexandra and ISAbella. They will be joined by homegirl tINI for a 7-hour session that kicks off just before midnight on December 31st.
Taking place across several beachfront stages, Epizode in Vietnam has captured the imagination of ravers wishing to escape the harsh cold of Europe’s winter and with a line-up including [a:rpia:r], Mr. G live and Sonja Moonear what a great way to see the dawning of a new year.