This year's global pandemic has the legendary Amsterdam Dance Event looking much different in 2020. However, Nicky Romero and his Protocol family are dedicated to making fans feel like they're still dancing all night at Melkweg. Although the crew can't host the annual "Nicky Romero & Friends" showcase at ADE, their "Protocol Lab" EP series is back to relive all the positive memories and give people a glimpse of what...

Nicky Romero teams up with fellow powerhouse duo Sick Individuals for their new release "Only For You," a progressive vocal gem featuring Australian singer XIRA. The song opens with recurring piano melodies, which gradually build into an upbeat progressive symphony that serves as the perfect complement to XIRA's heart-rendering vocal performance. "Only For You" is a feel-good song for the early, adventurous stages of love that will bring a smile...

A link-up as epic as Armin van Buuren and NE-YO's recent collaboration deserves a remix of equal significance, and that's exactly what fans are getting. Today, Dutch electronic music powerhouse Nicky Romero offered up a top-notch remix of "Unlove You," delivering the very best of what dance music has to offer. Unleashing his own touches onto the buzzing "Unlove You," Nicky Romero pushes out into the night with his club-tailored...

Nicky Romero has teamed up with his fellow Dutch producer Mike Williams and one of the dance music's most renowned singers/songwriters Amba Shepherd (known for working with the likes of Hardwell, Tiësto, Porter Robinson, Afrojack, NERVO, Benny Benassi, Laidback Luke, to name a few) for appropriately titled "Dynamite." In their first-ever collaboration, Nicky and Mike incorporate a goosebump-inducing blend of rising melodies and bouncing basslines, complemented by the enchanting voice...

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Nicky Romero returns with another dance/pop-crossover smash in the form of his new release "My Way." The Protocol Recordings labelhead teamed up with promising young singer/songwriter Alice Berg for the track, whose breathy vocals give life to Romero's percussive breakdown and organic melodies. "My Way" is technically a song about a tumultuous relationship on a downward spiral, but its empowering lyrics and uplifting soundscapes make it more of a catchy...

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Nicky Romero returns to the sound that started it all on his newest track "Duality," and it's guaranteed to bring back fond memories of earlier dance music days. "Duality" begins with lush instrumental chords that play over a bassline that gradually escalates the track into its full-blown glory of uplifting, scintillating melodies. The Protocol labelhead built his initial following on tracks like "Duality," and his skillfulness at creating a progressive...

Saturday’s at the Dance Arena have always been one of Exit Festival’s defining monuments, a time when a full-blown swarm of cheerful visitors go home after the sun had long ago reached an impressive altitude. This year will be no exception as the biggest dancefloor in this corner of the world welcomes some of the hottest electronic acts.

German superstar Robin Schulz brings some of the biggest dancefloor hits of...

Dutch DJ and producer extraordinaire Nicky Romero has released his brand new single and 50threlease on his seminal imprint Protocol Recordings – ‘Lighthouse.’ Debuted during his set at Ultra Music Festival in Miami, exclusively premiered on Spotify and supported by Billboard, the track has since been garnering widespread acclaim from fans and fellow DJs around the world.

Immediately enrapturing listeners with a catchy vocal hook that perfectly compliments the percussive...

Today, international chart-topping DJ Nicky Romero and ID&T founder Duncan Stutterheim are announcing their commitment to the 10,000 HOURS foundation. The aim of the foundation is to inspire young people world wide to donate their time and give something back to the local community. In their role as ambassadors, they inspire their supporters to volunteer and help social and community organisations. Nicky Romero kicks off his ambassadorship with his own...

This year's global pandemic has the legendary Amsterdam Dance Event looking much different in 2020. However, Nicky Romero and his Protocol family are dedicated to making fans feel like they're still dancing all night at Melkweg. Although the crew can't host the annual "Nicky Romero & Friends" showcase at ADE, their "Protocol Lab" EP series is back to relive all the positive memories and give people a glimpse of what...

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