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Adam Beyer and Awakenings have curated the first edition of Drumcode Festival, to be held at the NDSM Docklands, Saturday 18 August 2018. Drumcode Festival will welcome over 25 of the modern Techno scene’s biggest...

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Awakenings Drops 100+ Names For 2018 Festival

January 16, 2018 | Amsterdam

Awakenings Festival has just dropped their 2018 line-up, which sees the iconic festival descend upon Spaarnwoude once again from 30 June – 1 July. Over one hundred artists will perform over two days of Techno...

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From Thursday March 29 through to Sunday April 1, 2018, Awakenings once again celebrates Easter with four editions, including the special daytime show on Easter Sunday. As always, the Amsterdam venue will be the titanic...

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Adam Beyer & Awakenings will be making Techno (and Amsterdam) history next summer, teaming up to bring the inaugural Drumcode Festival to NDSM. Regular fixture at Awakenings, this is the first time the world’s best-selling...

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Interview: Monika Kruse

October 21, 2017 | Amsterdam

Alongside running labels Terminal M and Electric Avenue, Monika Kruse is an active performer, producer, philanthropist, and ambassador of electronic music culture going on some two decades. Monika has been across the industry in all...

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Some two years in the making, Awakenings and Time Warp will combine efforts and experience with a brand new in-door festival, Connect with a first edition on 13 October, 2018 at “Messe Düsseldorf,” Germany. As...

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True to tradition, around New Years the Gashouder on the Westergasfabriek terrain in Amsterdam will once again be the venue of Awakenings New Year. New is the introduction of a day programme during the coming...

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Interview: Arjun Vagale

September 13, 2017 | Amsterdam

Widely celebrated as the pioneer of techno in India, Arjun Vagale steers the course of the country’s expanding underground electronic movement. Currently reigning at the top of the DJ Mag India poll, Arjun’s intense, driven...

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Seven years since his last appearance at the Gashouder, Paul Kalkbrenner comes back with his own personal show on Friday October 20th. Back to the Future will present remixes and mashups of techno classics that...

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Strange Sounds From Beyond Festival 2017, an effervescent event and Amsterdam Noord’s industrial NDSM, that attracted plenty of young and colourful audience and offered many entertaining choices. From the abundance, Sun Ra Arkestra was at...

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Party Report: Awakenings 2017

July 4, 2017 | Amsterdam

Techno is enjoy its moment in the spotlight right now. It is by far the most popular genre, and it is seeping ever more into the commercial end of the dance music spectrum. One festival...

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Interview: Amelie Lens

June 22, 2017 | Amsterdam

Ever since the release of her “Exhale” EP off Italy’s Lyase Recordings, Amelie Lens has been on fire. With the immediate approval of Pan-Pot and their Second State imprint, Amelie enjoyed a newfound exposure and...

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From 18 -22 October, Awakenings will bring seven shows to Amsterdam’s Gashouder over Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) week. Along with their usual 5 nighttime events, 2 day events have been added this year bringing Paul...

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A seminal member of the Spanish dance music underground, Cristian Varela celebrates 25 years of Techno with the release of a very special career spanning documentary. Below, you will find the exclusive teaser of the...

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Last month Awakenings, the world’s biggest Techno Festival and event brand, asked you, the fans, what your favorite Techno tracks were of all time. The request came in anticipation of the festival’s massive 20th anniversary...

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