ADE Gear Test Lab with Pete Tong DJ Academy and Tribe XR

Immerse Yourself in the Ultimate DJ Virtual Gaming Experience at ADE Gear Test Lab with Pete Tong DJ Academy and Tribe XR

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is just around the corner, and we invite you to join us at the Gear Test Lab for an unparalleled educational and immersive game experience. Get ready to elevate your DJ skills, challenge some of the industry’s biggest names, and take your shot at becoming the conference’s top DJ.

Highlights of the Event

  • Learn and Experience: Immerse yourself in the world of DJing and gain valuable insights from the Pete Tong DJ Academy and Tribe XR. Our immersive educational game-experience is designed to educate and entertain.
  • Challenge the Legends: Test your skills in a unique lesson-game mode where you can challenge yourself against legendary DJs like Pete Tong, Carl Cox, and Adam Beyer. Will you rise to the occasion and claim the title of the conference’s number one DJ?
  • Meet the Icons: Don’t miss the chance to meet Pete Tong and our experienced tutors in person. This exclusive opportunity allows you to interact with them, ask questions, and even challenge them to a DJ set in the multiverse.
  • Students DJ Gigs: Several of our talented students will be performing at ADE this year, and we’re thrilled to announce that two of them will have the incredible opportunity to play on one of the ADE stages. A great place to see our emerging talent at its finest.
  • Win Big: We’re excited to give away four ADE Lab passes and five scholarships to ADE attendees this year. Be sure to visit the ADE Lab hub at Het Groene Paleis to apply for these incredible opportunities.

The PTDJA x TRIBE XR Experience
The PTDJA x TRIBE XR experience at ADE will allow people with any skill level of DJing to learn on virtual Pioneer DJ CDJ-3000 decks in a virtual or mixed reality setting plus challenge themselves in a skills-game against the Pete Tong DJ Academy tutors, attendees will get the chance to get into the immersive VR experience of TRIBE XR while getting learning from Pete Tong DJ Academy DJ incredible teacher roster. Attendees will then get the chance to play a game while learning moves of those industry giants. Who’ll be crowned the ‘Best DJ’ of the conference?

Championing Diversity and Inclusivity
PTDJA and Tribe XR are committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the music industry. PTDJA actively works to eliminate gender, sexual preference, and race gaps, while Tribe XR is expanding access to DJ education globally. Additionally, both organizations are at the forefront of incorporating emerging technologies, such as VR and mixed reality, into music education.

About Pete Tong DJ Academy
The Pete Tong DJ Academy is a renowned institution dedicated to fostering the next generation of DJs and music industry professionals. With a commitment to excellence, PTDJA offers educational programs, mentorships, and real-life experiences for aspiring DJs.

About Tribe XR
Tribe XR is a groundbreaking platform that provides immersive DJ and music production education in virtual reality. It empowers individuals from diverse backgrounds to pursue their passion for music and DJing through innovative technology and engaging content.

About ADE
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the world’s leading electronic music conference and festival. ADE offers a platform for professionals in the music industry, as well as music enthusiasts, to connect, learn, and celebrate electronic music culture.

Student Activities

Future Talent Awards Summer Tour 2023

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant beats and electrifying atmosphere of Ibiza’s renowned music scene? Look no further than the Future Talent Award (FTA) Ibiza Sessions, currently taking place at the iconic Destino Pacha Ibiza, where sun-kissed beaches and thrilling tunes come together for an unforgettable summer experience. 🏖️⛱️

As we hit the midpoint of this summer extravaganza, prepare to be blown away by the talent and passion of five exceptional FTA Winners, gracing the stage at one of Ibiza’s finest venues. Each event promises a unique blend of music, ambiance, and energy that will keep you dancing the night away. So mark your calendars for these not-to-be-missed dates:

1. Deefo – 30th June
2. Cozmic Cat – 29th July
3. Dahein – 3rd August
4. 2nomads – 7th August
5. NUANS – 12th October

The Future Talent Award Ibiza Sessions provide the perfect opportunity to embrace the essence of Ibiza’s legendary music culture. From sunrise to sunset, immerse yourself in the world of music and dance, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Ibiza’s landscape.

Don’t miss your chance to witness these exceptional FTA Winners as they showcase their extraordinary skills and passion for music. Whether you’re an avid music lover, a dedicated dancer, or simply seeking a memorable experience, the FTA Ibiza Sessions have something special in store for you.

So, what are you waiting for? Join us at Destino Pacha Ibiza for the Future Talent Award Ibiza Sessions and let the music take you on a journey like no other. See you on the dance floor! 🎵🕺💃

Student Activities

PTDJA Apple Music DJ Mixes June 2023

Are you a passionate aspiring DJ looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain exposure and recognition within the music industry? Pete Tong’s DJ Academy is thrilled to present its exclusive Talent Pool opportunity, where every month, the finest students will have a chance to be featured on Apple Music alongside the biggest names in the business, handpicked by the legendary Pete Tong himself. This is an unparalleled chance to share your DJ mix with new listeners, grow your fanbase, and propel your DJ career to new heights on a global streaming platform.

1. Record Your Best Mix: At PTDJA, we believe that talent deserves recognition, and that’s why our teachers carefully select the best DJ mixes from our students every month. This means your hard work and creativity will be acknowledged and rewarded with a spotlight on Apple Music, exposing your mix to a vast and diverse audience of music enthusiasts worldwide.

2. Grow Your Fanbase: Imagine your mix featured on our exclusive Curator Page on Apple Music, where new listeners will be able to discover and appreciate your unique style and talent. This dedicated platform serves as a springboard to grow your fanbase, connecting you with audiences who resonate with your music and paving the way for potential collaborations and networking opportunities in the industry.

3. Take Off Your DJ Career: By sending your best mixes as a Pro to our Talent Pool, you open doors to endless possibilities in your DJ career. Being featured alongside professional DJs on a global streaming platform like Apple Music not only elevates your profile but also provides you with invaluable experience and exposure that can propel your career to new heights.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to be a part of the PTDJA Talent Pool on Apple Music. Join our academy and let your creativity and talent shine as you take your DJ career to new heights. Share your mix with new listeners, be featured among the biggest names in dance music, and witness your fanbase grow like never before. Embrace the chance to be mentored by industry professionals and get a step closer to your dream of becoming a renowned DJ in the music world.


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