Dannic x IHeartRaves Exclusive Interview- Fonk Labelhead Talks Signing with Spinnin’ and performing STORM Festival Changsha in China

Dannic’s DJ career started at the tender age of 17 years old, playing in a bar in his hometown Breda and has held his place within DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs Poll 4 years in a row as of 2016. Delivering big-room and grooving house, Dannic has debuted releases on world-class labels including Toolroom, a longstanding relationship with Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings, as well as having launched his own imprint ‘Fonk Recordings’ in October 2015.

“Dannic is such a technically gifted DJ, his mixing and selection skills are second to none. When I see one of his new tracks land in my inbox I can barely contain my excitement, he is one of the best up and coming producers in the scene.”- Hardwell (Jan 2013)

I had the chance to speak with the Dutch producer and label head about his recent record deal with Spinnin’ Records as well as his appearance at STORM Festival in Changsha, China.

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Festival News

Pass The Good Music Festival

Bassheads, hippies, and everything in between are sure to enjoy the eclectic lineup, mesmerizing art, and unique vendors at the 6th annal Pass the Good Music Festival. The festival was founded six years ago, and has since been a growing but one of the lesser known festivals on the east coast located in Pensacola, Florida.  Pass The Good Entertainment; which was founded back in 2010, is an organization dedicated to the electronic music scene and hosting various events in Pensacola and surrounding cities.  The team is built of young individuals who share a common love for EDM and the culture that surrounds it.  

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Lifestyle & Culture

11 Festival Essentials You Don’t Know You Need Until You Need Them

If you’ve been to a festival, you pretty much have an idea of what the essentials are. Fanny pack or backpack? Check. ID? Got it. Water bottle or Camelbak? Yup. Good.

But what about the more secret festival essentials?

Because this article isn’t about the basics. Let’s talk about the things you’ll want that nobody really tells you about. Some say the smart man learns from his mistakes, but the wise man learns from the smart man’s mistakes. Take this chance to be the wise man (er, wise raver?). Here are some things (I like to think of as secret festival essentials) I’ve found come in handy from my own experiences.

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Lifestyle & Culture

5 Knots Every Kandi Kid Should Know

I think the most common question I get from people who know I make kandi is how I get the perfect kandi knot. Although I’d love to be able to just use one knot, the reality is there isn’t any one “perfect” kandi knot. It’s all about knowing which knot to use in what situation. Here is a list of some of my favorite kandi knots!

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