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Awakenings Drops 100+ Names For 2018 Festival

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 with some 80.000 visitors are expected. On the 2018 bill, key acts this year include Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, and Sven Väth. Awakenings also will showcase the new generation of Techno heavyweights like Job Jobse, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte and Dax J for their respective festival debuts. Also on hand, and for the first time ever, Richie Hawtin will bring his special ... Read more

Caprices Festival Celebrates 15 Years With Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Ricardo Villalobos & More

In 2018, Caprices Festival will celebrate its 15th edition whilst in-house party MDRNTY celebrates its 10th year transforming the beautiful Swiss French resort of Crans-Montana in the Valais mountains into another temple of electronic music. From April 12th – 15th 2018, Caprices will focus on brand new stages and production with a huge lineup mixing up original Caprices artists and returning guests, with new names and young talent. On the lineup, the first names include Sven Väth, Ben Klock, Paul Kalkbrenner, Ricardo Villalobos, Henrik Schwarz, Adam Beyer, Luciano, Sonja Moonear, Dubfire, Paul Ritch, Patrice Baumel, Cobblestone Jazz (live), Archie Hamilton, ... Read more

Only Weekend & Day Tickets Remain For 2017’s Extrema Outdoor Belgium

With only 10 days left, Extrema Outdoor Belgium (XOBE17) has sold out their camping and holiday tickets. What does that mean? Well, it’s pretty obvious…only weekend and day tickets remain, which are also sure to go fast. Make sure you jump on this for your chance to experience one of Western Europe’s biggest events, with a lineup featuring (amongst others) Ben Klock, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Gerd Janson, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, and many more. Get the last tickets HERE and make sure you grab the XOBE17 scheduling apps HERE 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Houthalen ... Read more

[Photo Report] Caprices Festival 2017

The four day Crans-Montana, Switzerland festival Caprices recently wrapped up their 2017 edition and we were there for all the Alpine fun. Set on the top and bottom of the renonwed Swiss slopes, Caprcies 2017 saw the likes of Jamie Jones, Sven Vath, Cassy, Ben Klock, and many more bring a tremendous electronic music line up to the strikingly beautiful setting. This one was an experience not soon forgotten. Check out a selection of our favorite images from the event below! Caprices Festival 2017 Photo Credit: Valeriu Cătălineanu / Romanian Club Culture

Awakenings Releases Fan-Curated Top 20 Techno Tracks Of All Time List

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 2017 celebrations, which lead up to the summer festival by way of a special multi day event series, 13-16 April. At the event, several of the artists featured on this list, including Jeff Mills (#1), Ben Klock (#2), and Adam Beyer (#7, #9 & #18 – with Ida Engberg) will be headlining. The complete chart is included in the book AWAKENINGS: 20 Years of Techno, ... Read more

DJ Koze, Tale of Us, Stephen Bodzin All Set To Join Extrema Outdoor Belgium 2017

Having promised their biggest lineup to date, Extrema Outdoor unveils just that for its 2017 edition. 2-4 June is the date; Houthalen – Helchteren is the place. Having already announced Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Stephan Bodzin and Tale Of Us, now joined by headliners Sven Väth, Luciano, Pan-Pot, Joris Voorn, Moodymann, Rødhåd, and Chris Liebing. Tickets are on sale now (but going fast). Find the information below. 2-4 June | Extrema Outdoor 2017 | Tickets | Belgium

Caprices Festival Brings Ricardo Villalobos, Sven Väth, Ben Klock, More To Swiss Mountains

Celebrating its 14th edition, Switzerland’s Caprices Festival will again be the 2017 destination for exceptional clubbing experiences across an almost continuous celebration. All located in the majestic beauty of Crans-Montana, 20 DJs will do the thing in breathtaking Alpine locations, including the likes of Marco Carola, Sven Väth, Ben Klock, The Martinez Brothers, Seth Troxler, Ricardo Villalobos, Jamie Jones, Talaboman (John Talabot & Axel Boman), and Apollonia. Going down 6-9 April, Caprice Festival will announce more names soon across their multiple stages (The Moon, MDRNTY, and the new Cry d’Er – Club d’Altitude). 6-9 April | Caprices Festival 2017 | ... Read more

Awakenings Presents Their Most Selective Line-up for It’s 20th Birthday Celebration

March, 2017 will mark 20 years since now the historical techno music festival of the Netherland’s, Awakenings, organised it’s first with their edition in 1997. To commemorate the occasion, 5 nights and 1 day in the coming April the Gashouder will again breathe in the techno spirit. As the festival will be throwing up 20 Years Anniversary with the most selective line-up of their closest most admired musicians, needing no further introduction. What became now the largest and best-known techno festival in the world started off at the good ol’ Gashouder in 1997 with barely seven Djs on the lineup: Godard, Angelo, Nick Rapaccioli, Billy Nasty, ... Read more

N.A.M.E. Festival Podcast By The Drifter

Together with his two close friends, Mano Le Tough and Baikal, The Drifter handles the renowned Maeve label. The label has quickly become one of the most exciting imprints around, not only releasing music from its founding members but also enlisting the skills of friends Matthew Dekay, Ripperton and Dixon to contribute to its success. As a DJ, The Drifter play across Europe and beyond in the some of the world’s best clubs with his tracks becoming an ever more present feature in DJ sets from the likes of Ame and Tale of Us. Between 7-9 October, The Drifter will ... Read more

ADE ’16 Essentials: Sunday, 23 October

The day you start appreciating and anticipating autumn, is the day you move to Amsterdam. Since as soon as your Facebook timeline starts to fill up with the first bunch of events, you know the best is about to come… Amsterdam Dance Event is a well awaited week of the biggest club festival in the world, but also all the music world community – the legends, the new-comers, the outcasts (subgenres) – all coming together to showcase the state-of-art electronic dance music. Honeslty, it’s easy to lose track (or even head) with well over 450 events already scheduled, in around 100 clubs and venues ... Read more

Festival Report: Dekmantel

Friday & Saturday by Steve Rickinson Sunday by Soren Schmidt Over the past weekend, it was time once again for one of the continent’s finest underground House and Techno festivals, Dekmantel. In its third year, the intimate festival held at the beautiful Amsterdamse Bos, did not disappoint with an absolutely stacked lineup of some of our favourite artists from across the globe. At first glance, the lineup featuring the likes of Four Tet, Jeff Mills, Dixon, Ricardo Villalobos & Zip, Robert Hood, Jackmaster, Tale of Us, and the rest of the who’s who of underground beats, was salivating, rightfully selling out its ... Read more

Festival Report: Kappa Futur

Kappa Futur is an absolute must for any techno fans, and it has been that way since day one. The 2015 edition took place on the 11th and 12th of July to a packed out crowd of people from all over Europe, but with an emphasis on Italians. Being a two day festival that offers 12 hours of music on both Saturday and Sunday, it is a true marathon that requires a bit of restraint on the clobbers behalf. Not everyone in our party manages this and as such miss out on some serious goodness on day two, but for ... Read more

How Kappa FuturFestival Became Italy’s Premiere Dance Event

Over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of July in Torino’s Parco Dora, a post-industrial landscape with cisterns that serve as fountains, a giant steel bridge, hangars and steel constructions, as well as a river and water gardens running through the scenery, Kappa FuturFestival will host some of the biggest names the scene has to offer at the moment. Expect a back to back set by Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock, Diynamic label boss Solomun, Pan-Pot, Tuskegee compadres Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers, Sven Väth, Hot Creations label head Jamie Jones, German Kompakt contributor Kölsch, Italian techno innovator Joseph Capriati, Ten Walls and many more. Since launching in 2012, Kappa Futur has firmly established itself on the global ... Read more

Kappa FuturFestival 2015 Line Up Announced

Kappa FuturFestival, the daytime, urban, summer dance music festival, has announced its line up for their 4th edition, bringing along a mix of international and local headliners. For Saturday you can expect a back to back set by Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock. If this wouldn’t be enough they will be joined by Diynamic label boss Solomun, German duo Pan-Pot and Tuskegee compadres Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers. On Sunday Sven Väth will take over the stage in the industrial setting. He will be joined by Hot Creations label head Jamie Jones, German Kompakt contributor Kölsch, Italian techno innovator Joseph Capriati ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Verknipt

Unpretentious, accessible to a wide audience and perhaps a little chaotic at times; this is the gist of the dynamic behind one of Amsterdam’s most popular event organizers, Verknipt (which can be translated as being mad or crazy). Starting barely two and a half years ago, the concept was clear from the start. Reza and Mer, the two guys running the outfit, wanted to host events where the feel of a party – in the frivolous sense of the word – should be present in every way, while paying close attention to the line-up. Their events have gained them a ... Read more