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Nijmegen based dj Camiel is playing house and techno music for quite a while now. At the age of 15 he got fascinated by dancemusic, its endless rhythms and driving energy. At that time it was mainly hiphouse from recordlabels like DJ International, new beat and the pre rave techno/house-sound of labels like R&S and Music Man that caught his attention. The more he got into the music the more he wanted to experience the magic of mixing records. A turntable, tapedeck and a simple mixer were enough to develop the basics of mixing. A little later Camiel started DJing at a small underground club, soon playing there every Saturday night, learning how to interact with the crowd, learning how to create an upliftin’ atmosphere.

While developing his skills further on Camiel got himself some better equipment and started to edit records and to produce so called megamixes. A weekly dancemixshow at a pirate radiostation in Belgium followed, as also did two releases for one of the major Belgian independent record labels at that time (Antler-Subway).
In 1992 Camiel moved from the south of the Netherlands to Nijmegen in the east. He worked his way up in the local scene and became resident at the famous Club Extravaganza parties. Inspired by dj’s like Derrick Carter and Kevin Saunderson and music from recordlabels like Prescription, Cajual and Planet E, Camiel developed more and more his own style.

Today his style still is rooted in Chicago en Detroit housemusic, incorporating music from European labels like Clone, Music for Freaks, Prime Numbers, Rush Hour, Ostgut Ton and Creme Organisation. However playing true house and techno music undoubtably is Camiel’s trademark, probably most important is his ability to stay in touch with the crowd, to respond to the atmosphere and to anticipate by choosing the right record for the right moment. That’s what DJing is about in Camiel’s opinion.

This ability and attitude while staying true to housemusic at the same time has resulted in numerous dj bookings over the years. This has brought Camiel to many clubs, parties and festivals, ranging from small underground parties in Nijmegen/NL to the beaches of Egypt.

camiel   Camiel, Nijmegen, Netherlands

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    Dasha Rush - Timid Ocean Drawings [Snippet DSC0... at 4.59
    on February 12, 2014 19:46

    mijn favoriete dsc release tot nu toe!

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    ESHU007 - J&L - RAMAYANA CHANT EP (incl. Abdull... at 3.48
    on February 12, 2014 19:42

    sterke release, met Abdulla Rashim Remix als hoogtepunt!

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    Camiel At Shipwrec Radio IntergalacticFM 05092013 at 8.37
    on October 29, 2013 06:49

    @L. de Vos: bedankt, tot doornroosje (vorige week bevestigd :-)

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    KENNEDY - WAREHOUSE #3 at 43.22
    on May 09, 2013 09:01
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    Camiel's "Slabs of the Tabernacle" dj mix at 50.41
    on November 30, 2012 20:04

    @Betek: cool track :-) still like it a lot!

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    Camiel dj set @ Front024 radioshow / Intergalac... at 31.27
    on April 04, 2012 21:11

    @yAsh: hey yash, bedankt!!

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    Chris Moss Acid - Bay Of Cadiz at 9.30
    on January 28, 2012 15:44

    super, leg voor mij vast maar een exemplaar apart ;-)

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    UNTHANK003A Lord Of The Isles - A2B (Clip) at 1.34
    on January 16, 2012 20:54

    great groove

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    Interceptor Acid Tool (unreleased version) - Lu...
    on January 14, 2012 13:48
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    php064 soulphiction - soul brother # 2 (philpot... at 2.36
    on November 19, 2011 15:49

    pure quality, once again!

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    TABR008 A1 - 2116 - Sample at 1.21
    on November 19, 2011 11:17

    beautiful track!!

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    Camiel's "Slabs of the Tabernacle" dj mix at 1.13.35
    on November 18, 2011 15:48

    @r_audiard: thanks :-)

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    Camiel's "Slabs of the Tabernacle" dj mix
    on October 05, 2011 13:47
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    Clone Royal Oak 011 Arttu ft. Jerry the Cat at 4.45
    on September 30, 2011 14:11
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    Camiel's "Slabs of the Tabernacle" dj mix at 1.21.37
    on August 12, 2011 15:47

    @MR.Cherrymoon: bedankt, graag gedaan :)

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    Camiel's "Slabs of the Tabernacle" dj mix at 1.15.28
    on August 12, 2011 15:46

    @yAsh: dank je, is 'n track van JTC vh album Creep acid (Nation)

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    Up the sideway stairs at 5.21
    on May 22, 2011 10:45

    great track, out soon I hope?

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    CJFD08 - T. Trax - T. Trax at 3.05
    on May 19, 2011 21:16

    @Hypercolour:same thought here: rise from your grave indeed

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    chicago dance tracks podcast for rushhour records at 1.03.13
    on March 18, 2011 15:11

    mooie podcast!

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    Camiel + Fono - WARP
    on September 13, 2010 16:02

    @ kane44: thanks!

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    Juju & Jordash - Killing Raul with Acid
    on August 29, 2010 09:28

    lekker hoor

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