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Watch the Best Techno Sets from Awakenings Festival 2017

This latest broadcast from the leading streaming provider saw people tune in from all over the world. All previous records were broken and in all more than 8 million viewers tuned in, while the streams had a social reach of over 77 million people and 600,000 engagements.

There were many highlights across the two days with sets from huge names from the worlds of house and techno such as Sven Väth, Joris Voorn, Pan-Pot, Nastia, Chris Liebing, Charlotte De Witte, Kobosil, Blawan, Sam Paganini, Floorplan, Ilario Alicante, Alan Fitzpatrick and Adam Beyer.

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Playlist: Listen to Sets Recorded Live a Miami Music Week 2017

With Miami Music Week now behind us, we collected some of the best live set recordings available for a non-stop 27-plus hour playlist containing everything from house to techno, via tech house and deep house.

Included in the playlist are recordings from performances at the Ultra Carl Cox Megastructure and RESISTANCE stages, as well as from parties around Miami. We will be adding to this throughout the week, so favorite it and share it on your SoundCloud to have it handy!

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5 Performances Not To Miss During Awakenings’ 20th Anniversary

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The legendary Awakenings is celebrating its 20th anniversary with five massive parties spanning from Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16 2017.

To commemorate this massive event, Awakenings has partnered with Monumental Productions and, Amsterdam based publisher, Mary Go Wild to produce an anniversary book for the occasion.

Most importantly and for the first time ever, the event will feature a day party on Saturday, April 15th from 11 am to 10 pm with heavy hitters Joris Voorn, Ben Klock, Adam Beyer, Jeff Mills and Chris Liebing all performing.

The remainder of the events take place during the night from Thursday to Sunday with the likes of Nina Kraviz, Pan-Pot, Sven Väth, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Bart Skils, 2000 and One, Marcel Dettmann, Dave Clarke, DJ Billy Nasty, DJ Rush, Kölsch, Len Faki, Luciano, Seth Troxler, and Ricardo Villalobos all scheduled to play at Amsterdam’s revered Gashouder venue.

Weekend tickets are sold out, but single days are still available. We suggest you act fast, as this will sell out.

Who Not To Miss

Sven Väth – April 13
The German mastermind that is Papa Sven has been a long-time friend of and performer at Awakenings. Thanks to his signature vinyl-only performances, upbeat techno tracks and funky synths, he’s sure to keep the crowd dancing throughout his entire set.

Ben Klock b2b Marcel Dettmann – April 14
These two gentlemen have been at the top of techno lists around the world and rightfully so. Their dynamic b2b sets ooze characteristic Berghain pounding techno with thrilling twists and turns throughout, making them our standout back-to-back choice for Awakenings’ 20 Year Anniversary celebration.

Jeff Mills – April 15 (Day) 
A space wizard with endless talents, Jeff Mills is one of the most well-seasoned techno producers and DJs to roam this earth. His sets are known to incorporate cosmic synths and spacial sounds, providing timeless and out-of-this-world techno inspired emotions.

Dave Clarke – April 15 (Night)
Another Awakenings and veteran techno producer, Dave Clarke will bring the heat with heavy drums and a signature old school sound that blends techno and electro with effortless precision. The Amsterdam-based UK producer debuted with his first release in 1990 and yet remains at the forefront of today’s underground with good reason: his penchant for quality music above all else.

Ricardo Villalobos – April 16
Unnecessarily talented, Ricardo Villalobos is known to be the king of eclectic mixes, from spiraling sounds with deep bass to spirit-liberating techno. As an Awakenings veteran and one of the most sought-after talents in the world, there is no doubt that he will not disappoint for the festival’s 20th Anniversary.

Full Timetable Awakenings - 20 years

April 13th – Night

22:00 – 00:30 Dimitri & Remy Unger
00:30 – 02:30 Derrick May & Kevin Saunderson
02:30 – 04:30 Sven Väth
04:30 – 06:30 Pan-Pot
06:30 – 08:30 Nina Kraviz

April 14th – Night

22:00 – 01:30 Bart Skils & 2000 and One
01:30 – 05:00 Adam Beyer & Joseph Capriati
05:00 – 08:30 Ben Klock & MARCEL DETTMANN

April 15th – Day

11:00 – 13:00 Kabale und Liebe (Dj/Producer)
13:00 – 15:00 Joris Voorn
15:00 – 16:30 Ben Klock
16:30 – 18:30 Adam Beyer
18:30 – 20:15 Jeff Mills
20:15 – 22:00 Chris Liebing

April 15th – Night

23:30 – 02:00 DJ Billy Nasty
02:00 – 03:45 DJ Rush
03:45 – 05:30 Dave Clarke
05:30 – 07:15 Chris Liebing
07:15 – 09:00 Jeff Mills

April 16th – Night

22:00 – 00:00 Lauhaus
00:00 – 01:45 Luciano
01:45 – 03:30 Seth Troxler
03:30 – 05:15 Ricardo Villalobos
05:15 – 07:15 Joris Voorn & Kölsch
07:15 – 09:00 Len Faki

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Music Monday: Listen to Joris Voorn’s 2016 Year Mix

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In today’s edition of Music Monday we bring you one of the most anticipated yearly appointments of December: Joris Voorn’s Year Mix!

The Dutch producer has been releasing end-of-the-year mixes for a while now, incorporating classics with tracks he particularly loved throughout the year that just passed. 2016 is no different: a beautifully constructed mix that encapsulates Voorn’s impeccable track selection and mixing skills, with music from Stephan Bodzin, Deetron, Rampa, Baikal, Sasha and many more pieced together for a fantastic journey through the year that has been 2016.

“Like every year, it’s not about the hits, just some great tunes from the last year and maybe even some classics that I’ve been playing a lot this year.

Hope you enjoy!

Merry Christmas” – Joris Voorn

Enjoy it in full below.

Tracklist:

Tourist – For Sarah
Rodriguez Jr. – Mistral (Stephan Bodzin Remix)
Florian Kruse & Hendrik Burkhard – The Ground (Joris Voorn Remix)
andhim – German Winter
Balkia – (DNox Beckers Remix)
Davi – Metropolis
Appolonia – Mouche Ts Ts (Melchior Productions Dub)
Detroit Swindle – Hows Music
Joris Voorn – Dawn (Green Mix)
Granville Sharp – He Knocked Me Down (1807 Dub Mix)
Zimmer x Palace – Saturday Love – (Doorly Remix Instrumental)
Gene Ferris – Black Licorice
Sean Miller – Tiger Spirit
Detlef –  Kinky Tail
Fango – Rectum
Deetron – Endless
Rampa – Necessity
Patrice Baumel – Dum Dum
Paul Woolford – Side Heaven Earth Part 2
Patrick Siech and Sebastian Mullaert (Elt Version)
Be Yokai – Facekissed
Dusky – Ingrid Is A Hybrid
Baikal – Pelicans Flight
Dubfire & Oliver Huntemann – Fuego (Julien Jeweil Remake)
Charlotte De Wit – Sehnsucht
Mark Broom – Quantique
Robin Fett – Trucco (Doomwork Remix)
Jack Master – Bang The Box (Slam Remix)
Citizen Kain Kiko – Meantime Part 1
Kolsch & Michael Mayer – Dogma 1
Sasha – Track 10 (JV Replay Demo)
Josh Butler – Need Me
Lee Walker vs Dj Deeon – Freak Like Me (under_score Remix)
BBE – Seven Days And One Week
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Stranger Things
Charlie & Hans Zimmer – The Speech

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Can’t Make It to Space Ibiza to Say Goodbye to Carl Cox? BE-AT.TV Will Live Stream It For You!

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Thousands of dance music fans are planning to make the trek to Ibiza this summer to pay homage to one of the scene’s greatest, Carl Cox, as he embarks on the final Music Is Revolution journey of his career before Space Ibiza is turned over to the group that owns Ushuaïa across the street.

Although the Intec Digital boss has announced his desire to continue playing on the island as a guest DJ, 2016 truly marks the end of an era with the Final Chapter becoming one of the hottest nights of the entire season. While many will be visiting the Space dance floor during one of the 15 Tuesday dates planned for the next coming months, thousands of others won’t be able to make the farewell celebrations.

It is for exactly this reason that live streaming service BE-AT.TV has jumped in to provide coverage of the entire 15-week season, bringing you two rooms direct from Space Ibiza every Tuesday, all night long.

Undoubtedly, Carl himself will be the main event of each party and live stream, but as a bonus this year’s final Music Is Revolution lineup is the residency’s largest yet, with the world’s biggest underground DJs paying their respects to the big man each week with their own unique take on house and techno. You will be able to see some of the industry’s best name in action from the comfort of your home or office, no matter where you are in the world: Luciano, Chris Liebing, John Digweed, Nic Fanciulli, Sasha, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Joseph Capriati, Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber, Pan-Pot, Kerri Chandler, Loco Dice, Carl Craig, Nina Kraviz, Marco Carola, Matthias Tanzmann, Joris Voorn, Josh Wink, Monika Kruse, Marco Bailey, Danny Tenaglia, Francois K, Masters At Work, Yousef, Kölsch, Tania Vulcano, Cirez D, Guy J, James Lavelle, Cirez D, Carlo Lio, Julio Bashmore, Catz N Dogz, Davide Squillace, Hot Since 82, Deetron, tINI and DJ Sneak are all scheduled to play.

Things will start off on Tuesday June 14th, with the closing party scheduled for September 20th. Simply tune in at www.BE-AT.TV and enjoy the music! Although streaming lineups for the entire season aren’t released yet, below is the list of artists confirmed to be featured in the first three weeks:

Week 1
Carl Cox
Luciano
Cristian Varela
Matthias Tanzmann
Michel De Hey
B. Traits
Week 2
Carl Cox
Jon Rundell
Uner
Guti (Live)
Danny Howells
Week 3
Carl Cox
Monika Kruse
Marco Bailey
Ben Pearce
DJ Vibe
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Ushuaïa Ibiza Opening Party to Feature Richie Hawtin, Guy Gerber, Maya Jane Coles and More

Last Year's Ushuaïa Opening Party

Last Year’s Ushuaïa Opening Party

As we inch our way through winter, Ibiza is gearing up for a new season and announcements of opening parties and residency line-ups are starting to flair up.

Ushuaïa Ibiza, the island’s biggest outdoor party venue, has announced an Opening Party lineup that veers away from the EDM-centric names it often houses throughout the season by focusing purely on a roster of underground stars. While ENTER.Ibiza is no more, the brand’s head-honcho Richie Hawtin will be headlining the celebrations, accompanied by a supporting stars of excellence. In alphabetical order, he is joined by Andrea Oliva, the mind behind the Ants Colony concept, Rumor’s Guy Gerber, ENTER.Sake’s Hito, Hot Since 82, La Familia’s Joris Voorn, Los Suruba and last but not least Maya Jane Coles.

The party doors will open at 12pm on Saturday May 28th, with tickets ranging between 40,00 € for early entry and 60,00 € for regular ticket.

Although no information has been provided, the event flyer not only bears Hawtin’s M_nus logo but also the label’s signature colors and style. It will be interesting to see how things shift on the island this year, after news came out that Ushuaïa Ibiza is purchasing the iconic Space Ibiza across the street, a move that coincided with Carl Cox’s announcement to not return to the club in 2017 and Hawtin’s decision to not continue ENTER.Ibiza altogether.

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Joris Voorn B2B Nic Fanciulli at BPM 2015

Who are the strongest artists in the tech house field? Individually, Joris Voorn and Nic Fanciulli rank high on the list of prominent tech house artists, but when they join forces the result is rather fantastic. The two recently teamed up at BPM for the La Familia party, and put down an impressive set that lasted well into the morning.

 

Voorn and Fanciulli compliment each others style perfectly, which resulted in a perfect fusion for their extended back-to-back. Throughout the almost five hour journey they had everything from gritty tech house, uplifting classic house cuts, vocal jams, and even included a throwback to Supermode’s Tell Me Why as the morning sun warmed the dance floor. The set is nothing short of excellent, so if you missed it you can catch the audio/video stream below. A perfect mix to get through half the work day.

Joris Voorn on: Facebook | Soundcloud | Resident Advisor
Nic Fanciulli on: Facebook | Soundcloud | Resident Advisor