There’s more to the story: Know V.A – Nieuwmarkt

In this edition of “There’s more to the story” we dig into the historical context behind Know V.A.’s Damrak contribution, “Nieuwmarkt” a 20 minute sprawling journey that documents and is inspired by the Nieuwmarkt Metro Riots of 1975. You can read the whole feature here. Damrak and the photographic companion are available now for free …

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Catharsis, grace and movement: Rewire 2016 Retrospective

RE:VIVE had the privileged opportunity of showcasing our first project, Lakker’s Struggle & Emerge with the world at The Hague’s Rewire Festival last April. For us, it was humbling and inspiring to be able to bring cultural heritage and archival material from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision to life alongside some of the …

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There’s more to the story: Swarm Intelligence “NDSM Werf”

One of the best things about working with archival material is the stories that exist around certain sounds, images or videos. Content maybe be king in today’s age but context is the crown. We want to polish that crown. The video for Swarm Intelligence’s “NDSM Werf” showed scenes of ships being launched at the old …

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Sample Pack : Madagascar, Switzerland, Tahiti, China and an Accordion

Starting one of these sample packs can be a bit difficult simply because there’s no easy way to explore millions of archival items. It’s not like walking into a record store or even using YouTube where you can just dive in and start randomly browsing. You have to feed the platform some data. Browse features …

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Alex Smoke Interview

Alex Smoke is a producer who for 10 years has steered away from dance floor tracks and harnessed his penchant for dark, gloomy, moody and textured material. His music serves the listener best on gray walks around a concrete city or for melancholic bus rides on the way home from a disappointing night out. There’s …

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