20 YEARS OF WATERGATE BERLIN: TWO DECADES OF ATTITUDE, STYLES AND SOUNDS
The Berlin club Watergate is celebrating its 20th birthday until December 31st this year. With Laurent Garnier (5.08) and Charlotte De Witte (12.08), ANNA (30.09.), Recondite (01.10.), Richie Hawtin (7.10), Maceo Plex (14.10), Acid Pauli (21.10) Solomun (30.10), Kölsch (18.11), Kollektiv Turmstrasse (25.11), Anja Schneider (26.11.) having already paid their tribute to the unique location and its crowd by the river Spree numerous other high-profile bookings like Innellea live in concert (15.12), Christian Löffler (29.12.), Andhim b2b Oliver Koletzki (30.12.) and the big finale Every End Is A New Beginning (01.01.2023) are lined up, letting the international history of electronic dance music shine bright and colourful. (Check all Club dates HERE)
The club’s resident DJs have been touring both nationally and internationally under the banner Watergate 20 Years (#W20) throughout the year in clubs and at festivals, for example at Tomorrowland, the Exit Festival or at ADE. On November 25th, the “Watergate 20 Years” compilation was released as triple gatefold vinyl & digital on the in-house label Watergate Records with 20 exclusive tracks by the artists: Adana Twins, Anja Schneider, Biesmans, DJEFF, Ede & Max Joni, Extrawelt, Gorje Hewek & Joseph Ashworth, Henrik Schwarz, Hyenah, JAMIIE, JOPLYN, Jos & Eli, Kid Simius, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Kristin Velvet, Marco Resmann & Lee Jones, Matthias Meyer & Ryan Davis, Mia Mendi, Sasha, Stephan Jolk.
Also freshly released, the fashion drop Watergate X Iriedaily which matches the club’s and cities culture with an old-school club tracksuit, hoodies and T-shirts. Also other W20 accessories are available now. Iriedaily and Watergate connect a long lasting friendship not only by being two Kreuzberger (district in Berlin) mainstays. Once again they teamed up and launched this new capsule collection which is already their fourth collaboration and is available now online at the Watergate Shop and at IRIEDAILY. The W20 YEARS Collection includes a tracksuit with track jacket and pants, a hoodie, a zip hoodie and three t-shirts. All styles were produced under the flag of the Fair Wear Foundation and are vegan. The t-shirts, hoodies and zippers are made of organic cotton. Watergate merchandise also includes accessories like a scarf, socks, beanie and neckless.