Login Sign up News feed
My Account
Sign up
Login

Create a free
my awake account


Create your Awakenings account now and experience this website at it’s best. Attend events, discover artists and enjoy videos, photos and sets bundled together in one place.

Sign up with Email

Login to my awake

Welcome back, friend. Login to your account for the best experience.

Updates
Last tickets Awakenings 20Y Anniversary Night 1 available Awakenings top 20 techno tracks of all time The ultimate top 100 Awakenings techno tracks Awakenings 20th anniversary Line-up Awakenings Festival 2017 released Last tickets 20 years Specials - Night 3 Last tickets Awakenings Eindhoven available Stephan Hinz (live) @ Awakenings New Years Special (31-12-2016)
Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings Hotel Deals Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Awakenings Early New Years Special Awakenings Early New Years Special Awakenings Early New Years Special Awakenings Early New Years Special Awakenings New Years Eve Special Release Awakenings 20 Year Anniversary parties & book Truncate @ Awakenings x Joris Voorn present (21-10-2016) Release timetable Awakenings Eindhoven Last tickets for Awakenings New Years Day Special Dax J @ Awakenings ADE Closing party (23-10-2016) Oscar Mulero @ Awakenings ADE Closing party (23-10-2016) Awakenings New Years Eve Special almost sold out Awakenings ADE Closing Party Awakenings ADE Closing Party Thank you ADE 2016 Awakenings ADE Closing Party Awakenings ADE Closing Party Awakenings ADE Closing Party Awakenings ADE Closing Party Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite Awakenings x Joris Voorn present Awakenings x Joris Voorn present Awakenings x Joris Voorn present Awakenings x Joris Voorn present Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode 20 years of Awakenings Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode Live stream Be-at.tv Awakenings ADE Specials Release Awakenings Eindhoven Our new app is available Awakenings presents 3 New Years Specials Final tickets Awakenings ADE Specials on sale now Tickets running low: Awakenings x Len Faki presents Figure Nacht 5 x Awakenings ADE Specials: this is techno! Timetables Awakenings ADE Specials announced Joseph Capriati @ Awakenings Festival 2016 Day Two Adam Beyer WITH FIREWORKS @ Awakenings Festival 2016 Day Two Awakenings Festival 2016 live report Awakenings presents 5 ADE Specials Create your personal timetable for Awakenings Festival 2016! Dixon added to the line-up of Awakenings Festival Awakenings Festival 2016 is getting closer and closer! Exclusive podcast for Awakenings Festival 2016 Pan - Pot @ Awakenings Festival 2015 - Day Two(28 -06-2015) Loco Dice @ Awakenings Klokgebouw Eindhoven 31-01-2015 Adam Beyer FIREWORKS @ Awakenings Drumcode ADE 18-10-2012 Gashouder Amsterdam Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode Awakenings New Years Day Special Awakenings New Years Day Special
Load more
Awakenings
Surgeles Past events

Surgeles Biography

Dj Surgeles (kole leijen) is a true musician with a lot of energy! He started listening to old records at the age of five and when he get a turntable as a present for his birthday he started playing old

Dj Surgeles (kole leijen) is a true musician with a lot of energy! He started listening to old records at the age of five and when he get a turntable as a present for his birthday he started playing old records. 
With records from Emerson Lake & Palmer, Pink Floyd and many more he knows what true music is! At the age of eight, he learned from his sister what house music is and he started record tapes with many many house music. 
When he was 15 he went to a houseparty and he found out,he want to become a techno-dj! 
He started to go often to his local record dealer and starting building a huge vinyl collection.


Soon he started to make his own techno music and soon people became to like his sound, dark techno music. 
At the age of 16 he played at his first party in Amsterdam and since then it is going very well. 
In 2005 he visited Jeff Mills at Haarlem and Surgeles gave him a demo, the day after Surgeles got an mail from the one and only mister Jeff Mills. 
Jeff mills said that my music sounds great and that inspired Jeff to let Surgeles make a mix for his Purpose Maker Label. 
Two weeks later, Surgeles mix was on Jeffs Axis site for the 10th birthday of the famous record "the Bells". 
Later that year when Dave Clarke had an competition for best produced song on Amsterdam Dance Event 2005,Surgeles was winner and also choosen to be played by Dave Clarke on his famous radio show White Noise at 3FM, a Dutch radiostation. A little while later Dave Clarke spinned another track of Surgeles on housepartys and also at 3FM again!
He created a own style: dark, warm, pounding techno.

In the meantime he played at several parties and got his own style of spinning records.
In 2007 he started with some friends his own party-organisation, called ‘Civilized?’.
They found a club called Escape in Amsterdam, where they gave a few parties.
With artists like Elektrabel, Regis, Anton Pieëte, Bas Mooy, and Rumenige & Loktibrada.
Surgeles played also with artist like Dimitrib2b, Echoplex, and Steve Rachmad.
In 2009 he started his own record-label, called ‘Underground Freedom Fighters (UFF) ’ which had now 4 releases including: ‘Feel The Vibe’ and ‘Major Experiment’! 
In 2010 at Amsterdam Dance Event he met Jeff Mills and he asked Surgeles to make a compilation for his label called ‘Something In The Sky’.
Also he met up with Dave Clarke there at ADE and he played Surgeles again on the ADE White Noise Show.
Be Prepared.
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now