Secret Artists in Residence - ADE Special

Secret Artists in Residence during the week: Colin Benders, Sarah Neutkens, Alberta Balsam, Steve Rachmad aka STERAC, Mathew Jonson, Pitto, Sie Medway-Smith, Lady Starlight, Nadia Struiwigh, Ramses3000, Ben Penn, Nikos ten Hoedt, Andert Tysma, Sjamsoedin, Anouschka

After premiering at Best Kept Secret last year and a sophomore edition at ADE22, Secret Artists in Residence settles down on the top floor of ADE Pro this year. A one-off music studio will be built at Felix Meritis to host unusual collaborations, produce records and jam out with an eclectic roster of artists & the concept’s host and curator Pitto himself. Discover a world of inspiration, creativity and collaboration as we embark on a transformative journey of artistic vision, pushing boundaries, and expanding your horizons.

Studio Recording Sessions

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to witness these talented artists in action during the following scheduled time slots. Get up close and personal with their artistic process and gain a deeper appreciation for their craft.

Timeslots Studio Recording Sessions

Thursday 10:00 - 12:00

Thursday 12:30 - 14:00

Thursday 14:30 - 16:00

Thursday 16:30 - 18:00

Modular Workshops and Trinnov NOVA Demo sessions

In addition, make sure to watch out for the NOVA Demo Sessions, showcasing room correction and acoustic optimization technology by Trinnov Audio, as well as the engaging Modular Workshops scheduled for other time slots during the day.

Live On Stage

Join us for a remarkable experience as the Secret Artists in Residence take their studio recording sessions downstairs to perform live on Saturday in the Concertzaal. Immerse yourself in a world of innovation and artistic vision on this afternoon of music and artistry.

Saturday 13:00 - 15:00 Mathew Jonson & Steve Rachmad (live)

Saturday 15:00 - 17:00 Colin Benders & Lady Starlight (live)

Felix Meritis

Conference FAQ


Join us at the Felix Meritis for the full ADE Pro programme. The conference is set to be extended by an additional day, taking place from ADE Wednesday to Saturday. Just down the road the prestigious Andaz Amsterdam by Hyatt Hotels is transformed to a buzzing network & business hub from Wednesday to Friday.


ADE Lab returns with a four-day programme from ADE Wednesday to Saturday at the Brakke grond and many more venues around the Amsterdam Nes area.

We do not sell ADE Conference only or Day Passes. The only way to get access to the ADE Pro Conference is the ADE Pro Pass.

Tickets for the specialist sessions and ADE Lab can be found on the ticket page.

Our conferences are accessible for all ages in general. Do note that when alcoholic beverages are served, access can be denied.

The program for this year is complete. The application form for ADE 2024 will be available online soon.

Please visit one of our info & ticket centers to receive your personal ADE Pro badge & wristband:

PRO Registration Desk at Felix Meritis
Tue 17 October: 16:00 to 20:00
Wed 18 October: 09:00 to 20:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 20:00
Fri 20 October: 08:30 to 20:00
Sat 21 October: 10:00 to 20:00

PRO Registration Desk at I Amsterdam Store - Central Station
Tue 17 October: 14:00 to 19:00
Wed 18 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Fri 20 October: 09:30 to 18:00
Sat 21 October 09:30 to 18:00
Sun 22 October 12:00 to 17:00

PRO Evening Registration Desk at Het Groene Paleis
Wed 18 October: 18:00 to 22:00
Thu 19 October: 18:00 to 21:00
Fri 20 October: 18:00 to 21:00

Please be aware that your E-ticket is strictly personal and non-transferable. Identification with your ID/passport is mandatory which means your items cannot be picked up by someone else.

Also, don’t forget to complete your details before ADE to make sure we have all your details for your personal badge.