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Drift Club Amsterdam logo A monthly musical wander for weirdos.

Drifting is walking without a specific destination, while leading and being led by fellow participants through the urban landscape. We explore new places while listening to a synchronized soundtrack custom mixed by local DJs, musicians, and enthusiasts.

Drifting has a few simple rules, but is not a game you can win in any traditional sense. We drift for the joy and pleasure of getting lost, following the impulses of our fellow players, taking part in a shared atmosphere through music, and experiencing the city in a novel way.

Drifts are free with RSVP and take place on Sunday afternoons, once a month. The walk normally lasts an hour, then we go to a local bar/cafe or have a picnic outside afterward, depending on location and weather.

International drifting comrades include DriftClub.cc and Drift Club Worldwide.


Upcoming Drifts & News


Drift 007: Ouderkerk aan de Amstel

The weather is looking great for our first Drift of the season. This Sunday, April 8 at 15:00 we meet at the entrance of Beth Haim in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. The address is Kerkstraat 10, 1191 JB Ouderkerk aan de Amstel.

It’s the perfect opportunity for a nice bike ride down the Amstel, however if you’d rather take public transport, you can take the 54 metro to Bijlmer Station and then it’s a 15 minute walk, according to Google.

Here’s the mix I’ve created for DRIFT 007:

Download DRIFT 007 (84MB)

Or you can stream it via MixCloud.

Here’s some more info and context on the Beth Haim Cemetary. Looks amazing!

As always, RSVP free here. Afterward, we’ll go for beers and food!

2018-03-Apr

DRIFT 006 Complete

Last DRIFT 0f 2017 before winter hiatus. We’ll return in March with a new season of Drift Club. Tot ziens! Until then, enjoy the mix from DRIFT 006.

2017-12-Oct

DRIFT 006 — Spaarndammerbuurt

DRIFT 006 has been scheduled for Sunday, October 29 at 2pm in Spaarndammerbuurt. Bring your earbuds, a camera, and your fully charged phone. We’ll meet at the western entrance of Westerpark.

We’ll explore the Amsterdam School buildings of Spaarndammerbuurt, snap some photos, and listen to a custom mix of synchronized walking tunes. We can end the DRIFT with beers at one of the bars on Spaarndammerstraat.

FREE RSVP

2017-05-Oct

DRIFT 005 Complete

We had a really beautiful Fall afternoon for DRIFT 005 in the Westerpark allotment gardens. The weather was perfect, the gardens were a nice surprise, and the music, company, and picnic made a perfect Sunday.

The music mix features a few tracks by Rattledrums, Biosphere, Chris & Cosey, Wet Eyes, Gigi Masin, Biosphere, and others (including a few tracks by me):


Here’s a few photos (I’ll add more from the other Drifters as I collect them):

As you can see, our route was…circuitous:

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Keep an eye out for DRIFT 006 in late October.

2017-24-Sep