Darklands DJ Contest 2024

Darklands wants to support upcoming artists with our annual dj contest. A chance to shine on stage at Darklands and perhaps become one of our residents.

The winner of 2024

The winner of the Darklands 2024 DJ Contest is Op&Mind from Paris, France!

Remarks from the judges:

Alejandro Alvarez: ‘Very good track selection. Perfect for the opening set of Fury.’
William Sizen Bell: ‘Euphoric, progressive and uplifting; right up my street. Well done!’

Prize package

  • Opening set of fury, the closing party on Sunday 3 March
  • An Alpha Madness Pass
  • Expenses (transportation + hotel) covered

Enter the competition

The competition has ended.

  • Send in (Wetransfer or online) a video of yourself playing a set to info@darklands.com
  • Include your a picture, dj name and background information
  • Filetype: .mpeg4 / .mpg4 / .avi / .mov
  • Maximum 30 minutes
  • Deadline: Monday 16 October 2023 9 am CEST

Judging panel

Points of attention

The judges will be looking at various aspects of deejaying to see if you can capture that Darklands vibe that we are looking for.

  • Music style and choice
  • Presentation / performance
  • Technical quality
  • Suitability for a large light show
  • X-factor