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In Conversation with Elena Colombi
09.01.2020 Club | "Last few conversations we did more like a general music-we-like chit-chat, for this one, I thought it would be cool to go back to the making off format. A week ago, my roommate asked me: when do you take the time to really listen to a set that someone sends you? With all the lists, all the emails, all the mixes that people post etc., how can something stand out?"
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03.01.2020 Club | Ahead of his return to our basement, we talked to Tzusing. Saturday he'll be playing alongside DJ Marcelle and Tutu.
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30.12.2019 Club | After realizing she played De School most often from all resident DJs in 2019, we talked to Sandrien to look back a little bit, but mostly forward.
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26.12.2019 Club | JP Enfant catches up with friend Rødhåd about his music, labels and gear.
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24.12.2019 Gallery | "Amorfa immortal grew through a collision of the organic and the artificial that doesn’t necessarily clash or synthesize, but rather asks what happens when they cross pollinate."
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19.12.2019 Gallery | In the midst of her exhibition at Cafe DS, we met up with Lisette Appeldorn to talk about her work.
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17.12.2019 Other | On the 19th of December, various artists guide the listeners away from the daily distractions and into a contemplative state. Through music, it surveys the many forms that the now can take. But as obvious and given ‘the now’ seems, what do we mean when we talk about- or experience this now? Here on the blog, (perpetually in becoming) philosopher Aldo Kempen lifts a glimpse of the veil of the framing lecture that he will deliver on this night.
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12.12.2019 Club | Looking back at 2019 and forward into the first month of a new decade with our programmers.
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11.12.2019 Concert | On the 19th of December we’ll be hosting What About Now organised by Tamar Brüggemann and the Negative Space collective. Electronic and classical music, spatial sound and light, lectures, dance, and installations will be filling different parts of our building for 7 hours. We talked to Tamar and Boris to hear more about their plans for this evening.
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05.12.2019 Club | "I hate the idea of trying to recreate a magic time or a moment. There’s already some sort of expectation. It’s the same for me with playing; I never want to try to recreate something even if it worked well on the dancefloor."
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04.12.2019 Gallery | This Saturday Negative Space opens. Through installations and performances, Boris Acket, Nick Verstand, Salvador Breed, Marcel Smit and Poul Holleman investigate the perception of space as a medium. Each week the artist collective explores various spatial setups, varying light and spatial sound arrangements, creating an ever changing experience as their residency progresses.
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28.11.2019 Club | Angelina Nikolayeva catches up with Phillip Jondo to talk recording mixtapes for his school friends, soundtracking soviet movies and producing solo, ahead of his return.
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13.11.2019 Club | With the last nights of December added, our last month of the year is complete.
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13.11.2019 Club | Ahead of his live set in our basement, we talked to Li Chao – half of A/V duo Zaliva-D.
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18.10.2019 Club | We talked to the duo from Rotterdam ahead of their live set in our basement this Saturday night.
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16.10.2019 Concert | We talked to upsammy and Leeza Pritychenko ahead of their audiovisual performance, that takes place this Saturday evening in De Aula.
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11.10.2019 Club | Angelina Nikolayeva talks to Simo Cell about his times in conservatory, necessary breaks and not taking things too seriously.
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06.10.2019 Club | Eris Drew and Octo Octa in conversation with Angelina about their new label T4T LUV NRG.
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03.10.2019 Concert | Ahead of De Ambassade release show, Mark talks about his connection with the band and the Knekelhuis label
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02.10.2019 Club | Our programmers chat about what November will be bringing.
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27.09.2019 Club | During Het Weekend in October, Philip Vermeulen will show different works in different places of the club. Before setting up, Mathis Neuhaus caught up with him to talk about his artistic approach, his own willingness to get surprised and if failure and success are valid terms for thinking about art.
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26.09.2019 Club | Ahead of his set in our basement this Saturday, Hannah Pezzack sat down to chat with Amsterdam-based Pariah.
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24.09.2019 Gallery | Next Thursday Amelia Emma Forrest performs her MOTHER Trilogy in our basement. Ahead of this upcoming performance, we asked her a few questions.
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05.09.2019 Club | Our programmers chat about what October will be bringing.
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05.09.2019 Gallery | Prior to Machteld Rullens's exhibition ‘Like Water in Water’ in the corridor and the Cafe of De School, we sat down to discuss her practice.
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22.08.2019 Club | The co-founder of Red Light Radio on how he goes about raising a child musically and how he feels about everchanging Amsterdam.

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15.08.2019 Club | Ahead of their night in our basement together, JP Enfant caught up with his friend Daniel Avery. 

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09.08.2019 Club | Benjamin Rogerson talked to Kate Miller ahead of her set tonight.
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08.08.2019 Club | Our programmers, Luc Mastenbroek and Elisa Luengo, chat about the past month in & around De School and what's coming up in September.
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08.08.2019 Other | This Sunday in our garden, three friends from Amsterdam, Mehran, Kourosh and Hani, are organising an evening focused on Iranian culture. An initiative that is rooted in their own growing interest in their own background, shared experiences with the few Iranians in their own circle and a growing curiosity to Iran and its culture from the people around them. The result was Doogh Life, named after the savory yoghurt-based drink Doogh, that’s very popular in Iran.
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