Joris Voorn announces a new series of his own global events – SPECTRUM

“A brand new series of global events curated by Joris Voorn to showcase the broad spectrum of his passion for underground electronic music, launching in Amsterdam early January 2017”

If you know Joris Voorn (read our interview here), then you’ll know he’s a man with broad and eclectic tastes, the embodiment of the modern and tech-savvy touring DJ, with both feet planted firmly in the underground techno world, but a keen eye for contemporary art, photography and a long-standing love of architecture and visual culture. In January 2017 he is combining many of these passions to launch his new global touring brand Spectrum to share the full range of his broad taste in music with fans in through a series of events, mixes and a global syndicated radio show Spectrum Radio. First up Amsterdam, London, Paris and Manchester…

Joris Voorn is well known for his meticulously planned and executed extended sets at venues across the world. From Congertgebouw in Amsterdam to Output in New York, Joris loves to be given the opportunity to showcase his wide-ranging and diverse taste in underground house, techno and every other shade of electronic music in between, unconstrained by time restrictions. As a natural progression to playing longer sets Joris has decided to take full creative control of certain key events to launch his new event brand Spectrum, a series of global hosting a carefully chosen selection artists who inspire and compliment him. The first four events are as follows:

Jan 27th – Amsterdam (De Marktkantine), Joris Voorn w/ Dusky, Edwin Oosterwal
Jan 28th – Manchester (Albert Hall), Joris Voorn w/ Maya Jane Coles, Trivino, Krysko
Feb 3rd – Paris (Faust), Joris Voorn w/ Djebali, II Faces
Feb 4rd – London (Village Underground), Joris Voorn – all night long

“When I first started listening to electronic (dance) music more than 20 years ago, it was like opening Pandoras Box. I instantly loved house and techno, but also Drum & Bass, IDM, Broken Beats, Acid, Ambient and everything in between. As my DJ career developed, I became known for playing house and techno, but within my sets always explored the full Spectrum of sounds and styles within those genres. Up to this day I am fascinated by dance music in all its colourful variations, and through Spectrum, I hope to share this love of music with you”, Joris Voorn said.

Joris has been teasing the Spectrum concept on his social channels using images from a special photoshoot that he commissioned from leading Dutch photographer Jos Kottmann during ADE, where he invited fans from all around the world on Facebook to come and have their picture taken by Jos for use in the artwork for the night. Jos will be joining Joris at each Spectrum event bringing his photo studio and offering clubbers the choice to get involved in this ever expanding interactive photography project.

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Loves long walks along the beach, holding hands and romantic 80's power ballads, partial to electronic music and likes to make the odd mix or two.