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2012-04-29

Awaredance festival in Bali - trance, chill-out, awareness and healing

If you are in South-East Asia in May, check out the Awaredance festival 2012 at Mount Batur, Bali. The festival focuses on trance, chill-out, awareness and healing, and runs over five full days, from 25th to 29th of May.



Last summer I was a DJ in the chill-out section, and hung out for the day after.

Here's me DJ'ing on Saturday night:



Seeing the sun rise over Mount Agung and Lake Batur is breathtaking:



The beautiful soundtrack to the amazing sunrise was chilled beats from Osman:



The most intense experience for me was attending Biodanza with Diane and six other beautiful people. We hugged intensively with every member of the group, looked into each other's eyes for a long time, and other "hippie stuff". :) The group:



And here's me with the founder of the festival, Baba. Sorry guy on the left, I forgot your name:



Also check out this photo set by www.jberg.com with more shots, plus the pages of Baba and Osman, who organized the whole thing.

I DJ'ed on on Saturday night, and it was reeeally nice to play some classic tracks for an appreciating audience who were dancing and chilling.

You can listen to a four-hour recording of the mix here on Mixcloud:


And here is the playlist (with links to the artists):
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Underworld - Capa's Last Transmission Home
FFWD - Lucky Saddle
Curve - Rising (Headspace Mix By The Future Sound Of London)
Mulu - Filmstar (Sample Of Sonus)

Boards Of Canada - Happy Cycling
Nebular Spool - A Plankton Affair
Aphex Twin - Ageispolis
William Orbit - Optical Illusions (Billy Buttons Mix)
The Future Sound Of London - Papua New Guinea (The Lovers)

EgAlice - Doesn't Mean That Much To Me (The Ambient Mix By Dave And Eg)
Daft Punk - Veridis Quo
The Orb - Toxygene (Fila Brazillia Mix)
Madonna - What It Feels Like For A Girl (Smooth Mix)
Tranquility Bass - La La La (The Skull Valley High Desert Funk Mix)
Spooky - Strange Addiction (Dub Addiction)
The Irresistible Force - Nepalese Bliss (Jimpster Remix)
Massive Attack - Back/She Comes (Mixed By Mad Professor)
Circular - Bits (Chernozem Remix)

Kate Bush - Nocturn
Fortunato & Montresor - Imagine (Imagination 2)
Biosphere - Novelty Waves (Arctic Mix)
A Positive Life - Pleidean Communication
Nav Katze - Crazy Dream (Retro 313 Future Memory Mix By Reload)

Depeche Mode - Little 15 (Ulrich Schnauss Remix)
Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train (From "Risky Business" OST)
Front 242 - Happiness (Dub Mix By Underworld)
Lisa Germano - From A Shell
Pablo's Eye - When She Smiles

Steve Reich - Electric Counterpoint: 3. Fast (RYXP's Milde Salve By Röyksopp)
Röyksopp - Happy Up Here (Datassette Remix)
Rama 1 - C'est La Vie
Mandalay - Not Seventeen (Attica Blues Remix)
Deep Forest - Sweet Lullaby (Ambient Version)

Vangelis - Let It Happen (Feat. Robert Fitoussi & Warren Shapovitch)
Torch Song - Field Of View
Air Liquide - If There Was No Gravity
Lindstrøm - Grand Ideas (Johan Agebjörn Remix)
Barbarella - My Name Is Barbarella (1995 Be Zet Mix By Stevie B-Zet)

Sven Väth - Ritual Of Life (Tribal Acid Mix By Ralf Hildenbeutel)
Schumann - Träumerei (Played By Donald Betts)


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