Cologne’s healthiest man
Hade_©H. ArnoldHailing from the pastoral landscapes of the linke Niederrhein, HADE has become a fixture of Cologne’s rejuvenated nightlife. Besides releasing an album and an EP as HADE + DWFL on CGN’s Melting Pot Music, the classically trained synth-wizard played clubs across Europe – alongside the likes of Oneman, Max Graef, Damiano von Erckert, Tito Wun, Mykki Blanco, Mobb Deep and many more, and festival stages from Melt & Splash to Dockville.

2014 saw HADE’s link-up with Stockholm’s finest Local Talk Records and Gold Finger, resulting in the release of the „Nothing Wrong EP“ w/ Gutta, and the „It’s Not Right/Mobb Deep Ultra“ bootleg platter. On top of that, his heartfelt tribute to DJ Rashad’s untimely passing was championed by everyone who has a say in the world of low-end frequencies – from the Teklife camp and Vice‘s Thump mag (who pronounced the tune their track of the week) to long-time supporters Gilles Peterson on BBC Radio 1, London’s Young Turks, Rinse FM, NTS Radio etc.

With a bunch of upcoming releases and a brand new HADE + DWFL live set on the horizon, 2015 promises to become a big year for HADE’s vision of house, disco, and footwork variations.


House / Disco / Eclectic

Booking Territory

All year

Based in
Cologne | GER

Melting Pot Music | GER
Local Talk | SWE



Mar 13
Freund + Kupferstecher
Stuttgart | GER

Mar 20
King Georg
Köln | GER

Jul 10-12
Splash Festival
Gräfenhainichen | GER

Jul 17-19
Melt! Festival
Gräfenhainichen | GER

Aug 21
Dockville Festival
Hamburg | GER


HADE & Gutta – Nothing Wrong
Local Talk (EP, 2014)

HADE – It’s Not Right / Mobb Deep Ultra
Gold Finger (12”, 2014)

HADE x DWFL – Vinnie & Kelly
Melting Pot Music (EP, 2014)

HADE x DWFL – The Healthiest Man in Chicago
Melting Pot Music (LP, 2013)

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