Out of 16,000 votes from people in 88 countries this is the Awakenings top 20 techno tracks of all time:
1. Jeff Mills - The Bells
2. Ben Klock - Subzero
3. Enrico Sangiuliano - Moon Rocks
4. Sam Paganini - Rave
5. Dj Rolando - Knights of The Jaguar
6. Oxia - Domino
7. Adam Beyer - Teach Me
8. Alan Fitzpatrick - For an Endless Night
9. Adam Beyer - Spaceman
10. Laurent Garnier - Crispy Bacon
11. Dax J - Wir Leben Fur Die Nacht
12. Bjarki - I Wanna Go Bang
13. Laurent Garnier - The Man With The Red Face
14. Green Velvet - Flash
15. Maceo Plex - Conjure Dreams
16. Joey Beltram - Energy Flash
17. Paul Kalkbrenner ft Fritz Kalkbrenner - Sky & Sand
18. Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg - You Know
19. Age of Love - The Age of Love (Watch Out For The Stella Club Mix)
20. Maceo Plex & Gabriel Ananda - Solitary Daze
The top 100 will be announced in the Awakenings book (release April 13). You can pre-order our book via our ticketshop.
On the occasion of our 20th anniversary, we’re looking for the top 100 ultimate techno tracks. Choose your top 5 from the list created by i.a. Joris Voorn, 2000 and One and Bart Skils.
Voting is possible from February 1st to February 16th. Every voter has a chance to win tickets for one of the events of our 20th anniversary.
The top 100 will be announced in our book ‘Awakenings – 20 years of techno’. This book with almost 600 pages contains next to these top 100 techno tracks numerous of interviews with artists as Adam Beyer, Sven Väth, Jeff Mills, Nina Kraviz, Paul Kalkbrenner and Secret Cinema, anecdotes and statistics of the history of Awakenings and hundreds of photos from events in the Gashouder, NDSM, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Awakenings Festival. The book will be released on April 13.
The 5 events of our 20th anniversary are going strong! 3 out of 5 are already sold out. Tickets for night 1 (Thursday April 13) with Dimitri & Remi, Derrick May & Kevin Saunderson, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth and Pan-Pot and night 4 (Sunday April 16) with Lauhaus, Seth Troxler, Ricardo Villalobos, Joris Voorn & Kölsch and Len Faki are still available!
On June 24 and 25 our 17th edition of Awakenings Festival 2017 will take place at our beloved Spaarnwoude! The line-up has just been released and tickets are on sale!
Tickets for the third night of our 20th anniversary are almost sold out! Don't miss out on this night with Billy Nasty, Dave Clarke, DJ Rush, Chris Liebing and Jeff Mills and get your tickets now!
The last tickets for Awakenings Eindhoven are available. Don't miss out on our annual trip to the city of lights and get your tickets now!
Did you know you can book a hotel room together with an event ticket for our 20Y Specials? Particularly handy for ravers from abroad!
Forget all the hassle, just pick your Awakenings event, select one of the carefully selected hotels, and lock it in! Also, a bus will pick you up from the hotel to bring you to the Gashouder and back to your hotel.
It's all been taking care of. The only thing you have to do is show up and party with us!
In April 2017, Awakenings turns 20 year! On April 13, 14, 15 & 16 we'll throw 5 massive events to celebrate this! In honor of this milestone we're doing something special. For the first time in Awakenings history we'll throw a day time event in the Gashouder! Line-up and tickets are available now!
20 years of Awakenings means 20 years of amazing techno moments! We're going to capture all of this in a special Awakenings 20 years of techno book! You can pre-order the book now on our website! (The book will be available on April 13).
Note: Save 20% (€ 10,-) if you buy the book together with a ticket for one of our events.
It is here; the timetable for Awakenings Eindhoven 2017! Get set, get your tickets and start scheduling your night! More info on the Awakenings Eindhoven event page.
This is your last chance to join us in the Gashouder during New Year! Party hard on Awakenings New Years Day Special on January 1st, 2017. Last techno-tickets available now!
We'll be back with 3 New Years Specials this year! The second event on December 31 will sell out any moment from now. Tickets are running low! Want to join Adam Beyer and many others on our very last techno night of the year? Stay awake and get your tickets to watch some fireworks in the Gashouder before it’s too late.
Thanks for a great run everyone! This ADE techno marathon was unforgettable.
Five nights completely sold-out, with the best techno DJ's in the world and an amazing crowd.
Next up are the three Awakenings Specials around New Year and stay Awake for more breathtaking techno moments in 2017, like Awakenings Eindhoven and our 20th anniversary.
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April 2017, Awakenings turns 20!
20 years of Awakenings means 20 years of amazing techno moments! The mighty Gashouder in Amsterdam formed the stage for most of our events, but we also had some great times in Antwerp, Eindhoven, London, Manchester, New York City, Chili, India and Rotterdam.
In 1997, we started out as a small techno event and look at us now! We are so proud and thrilled to be where we are now. This milestone definitely can’t go by unnoticed. On April 13, 14, 15 and 16 we'll throw massive anniversary nights to celebrate this!
Create an account if you want to get the latest news about this and all other Awakenings news!
Can't go to one of our ADE events? Our friends from Be-at.tv will bring you some comfort! Our events on October 19, 21, 22, and 23 will be broadcasted live via be-at.tv and the Awakenings Facebook page.
On October 23 we'll start streaming from 6:00PM – 6:00AM. On the other 3 nights we'll start from 10:00PM till 08:00AM (Amsterdam time).
January 28, 2017 it is time for our annual trip to the city of lights! For the 8th year in a row, we'll be back with a killer line-up at Klokgebouw, Eindhoven. Line-up and tickets are available now!
In our newly designed app you can find all information about Awakenings events, buy tickets directly from the app, stay up to date with all the latest Awakenings news and get personalized news and media based on your favorite artists.
During our events the app turns into a live timetable and shows you which artists are playing at that moment. The New Awakenings app (iOS and Android) is available in stores now!
Where can you celebrate New Year better than with us in the Gashouder? From December 30 to January 1 we'll be throwing 3 New Years Specials with killer line-ups. Info on timetables and tickets on our website!
The very last tickets for our final ADE event are available now! Close off your ADE weekend really good with Awakenings ADE Closing Party on Sunday October 23.
Tickets for Awakenings x Len Faki present Figure Nacht are selling out now!
Join Len Faki and his friends on our opening night in the Gashouder on Wednesday October 19th.
The wait is over, the timetables for our 5 ADE Specials have been announced:
Oct 19: Awakenings x Len Faki present Figure Nacht
Oct 20: Awakenings x Adam Beyer present Drumcode
Oct 21: Awakenings x Joris Voorn invite
Oct 22: Awakenings x Joseph Capriati invite
Oct 23: Awakenings ADE Closing party
Check out the timetables, get your tickets and start planning!
The live report of Awakenings Festival 2016 is live! Experience Awakenings Festival 2016 at its best with live photos, videos and sets of your favorite artists. See you there?
This year Awakenings presents 5 ADE Specials! Block October 19 to 23 in your agenda and be prepared for this Awakenings marathon during ADE 2016!
One more week till Awakenings Festival 2016! With 103 artists and only 22 hours, there's too much to see it all. Don't want to miss out on your favorite artists? Create your personal timetable by adding artists to your Awakenings Festival account.
We will create your timetable based on your favorites and you're all ready to go!
Dixon is added to the line-up of Area W on Sunday June 26. Unfortunately Luciano cancelled Awakenings Festival 2016 due to personal reasons.
The new timetable for Area W on Sunday:
12:00 - 14:00 Joran van Pol
14.00 - 16:00 Maya Jane Coles
16.00 - 17:00 Gaiser
17:00 - 19:00 Dixon
19:00 - 21:00 Sven Väth
21:00 - 23:00 Joseph Capriati
Only 4 weeks to go for Awakenings Festival 2016!
Meet one of the debutants of Awakenings Festival 2016: Edge of Motion. They’ve created a podcast especially for the Awakenings Festival 2016 to get you in the mood already.
Edge Of Motion a.k.a. Dylan Hermelijn and Gertjan Schonnewille are a Dutch Techno duo since the early 90’s. As they decided to join forces again they will make their comeback and perform this summer at the Awakenings Festival since 20 years.
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