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Outlook Festival Croatia announce Busta Rhymes, Buraka Som Sistema, DJ Marky and many more!

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outlook festival croatia
• Headliners include Busta Rhymes, Barrington Levy, Horace Andy, DJ Premier, Buraka Som Sistema, Goldie, Andy C, Moodymann, David Rodigan, DJ Marky, Andy C, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Digital Mystikz, MJ Cole, DJ EZ, Floating Points, Special Request and many more, with a further 200 names to be revealed soon.
• Outlook returns for its 7th season on the stunning Croatian coast
• The festival takes place from Weds 3rd – Sun 7th September 2014

Outlook Festival returns to Croatia this September after last year’s best ever event to date, a celebratory fusion of dub, reggae, hip-hop, drum ‘n’ bass, garage, house and more on the dazzling Adriatic coast. Joining the dots between musical legends right through to the next generation of up and coming talent, again some of the finest live acts and DJs descend upon a 19th century fort for five days and nights of amazing music. Close to the historic city of Pula in Croatia’s northern region of Istria, the now iconic Outlook sets the agenda with a world-class array of performers in a collection of truly spectacular locations, set in and around an abandoned fort. Choose from a dungeon, a courtyard, a moat, a boat, the beach or the festival’s main stage set on a harbour. Outlook combines a heady mix of fun in the sun and under the stars as a dedication to sound culture, which has just revealed its first wave of names.

Outlook Festival 2014 – The Lineup So Far
Busta Rhymes, Barrington Levy, DJ Premier, Buraka Som Sistema, Horace Andy, Jah Shaka, Goldie, Moodyman, David Rodigan, Digital Mystikz, Michael Prophet & Dub Asante Band, DJ Marky, Andy C, DJ EZ, DJ Zinc, Submotion Orchestra, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Ranking Joe, MJ Cole, Floating Points, The Bug feat. Iration Steppas, Dillinja, Spy, Dbridge, Calibre, Onra, Mungo’s HiFi, Youngsta, Pinch, Special Request, Andres (Slum Village), Kaytranada, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Icicle, Spectrasoul, Grooverider, The Heatwave, Channel One & Prince Fatty, Wookie, Author, Jonwayne, Eliphino, Bishop Nehru, Stwo, Applebottom, Hannah Wants, Andrew Ashong, Stylo G, Mickey Pearce, Daddy Freddy, Eglo Band, High Focus, My Nu Leng, Fatima, Kutmah, Doc Scott, Skeptical, Total Science, DJ Die, Source Direct, Radikal Guru + Cian, The Mouse Outfit, Necessary Mayhem, Goth-Trad, Hatcha, Mr Williamz, Alex Nut, Flako, Vivek, J:Kenzo, Commodo, Sunship, OBF, Blackboard Jungle, MC GQ, Stamina MC, SP: MC, DLR, Sticky, Klose One, Fracture, Bushkin, DJ Q, Ant TC1, Wilfred Gieroux, Charlie P, Sam Binga, Lowqui, Maffi, Seven Davis JNR, Proxima, Chimpo, Gantz, Logos, Wen, Compa, Fokus, Rich Reason, Finwa and Onset, with over 200 more names to be announced.

www.outlookfestival.com

Hideout 2014 Line-up Announced; Disclosure, Rudimental, Loco Dice, Solomun, Sasha & Many More.

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hideout 2014 line upAs Hideout enters its fourth year, the week long event created by Sound Channel has established itself as the forerunner of electronic music festivals. Last month they announced a new registration system for tickets, and today some of the huge number that signed up are in with a chance of gaining entry to the revered event that last year sold out in the record time of eight weeks.

New for this year are VIP tiered tickets, offering attendees access to exclusive events in the area, queue jump access onsite and merchandise. There is also the new ‘Hideout experience’ including accommodation, airport transfers and more to take any pain away from the booking process, all available from the Hideoutwebsite.

Dance music’s grandest talents and sharpest stars play both during the day at beachside pool parties and intimate boat sailings as well as through the night on the infamous Croatian Zrce beach strip. Today Hideout announce artists on the bill including the young and unstoppable duo, Disclosure, Black Butter’s runaway outfit Rudimental will be returning to the show as is Hideout favourite, Loco Dice.

Hideout also welcomes new artists to the show such as house music veteran Sasha and king of the groove, infamous for his exceeding popular Ibizan residencies, Solomun.

Spanning over sixty artists, four venues (with major improvements for this year), extended boat and pool events and offering guaranteed sun exposure on a beachside-setting, Hideout is the obvious choice for dance music devotees in search of the ultimate festival experience.

 

  • Date: Mon 30th Jun, 2014
  • To: Thursday 3rd July 2014
  • Location: Zrce Beach, Novalja, Island of Pag
  • Price: from £129 plus booking fee

FULL PROGRAMME

Disclosure (DJ Set) / Rudimental (DJ Set)
Loco Dice / Solomun / Sasha

Ame / Andy C / Apollonia / Bicep / Bondax (DJ Set) / Breach / Cassy  / Davide Squillace / Dusky / George Fitzgerald / Guti (Live) / Heidi / Jackmaster / John Talabot / Joy Orbison / MK / Redlight / Scuba / Skream / Tale of Us / tINI / Wilkinson

Artwork / Ben Pearce / Boddika / B-Traits / Camo & Krooked / Daniel Avery / David Rodigan MBE / DJ EZ / Ejeca / Fred V & Grafix / Friction / Gerd Janson / Gorgon City / Huxley / Hype / Justin Martin / Laura Jones / Mano Le Tough / Oneman/ Ryan Elliot / Shy FX / Subb An / Ten Walls (Live) / Waze & Odyssey

Funkineven / Kowton / Last Magpie / Matt Long / Mike Jones / North Base / PBR Streetgang / People Get Real / Ralph Lawson / Route 94 / Simon Baker / The Sonic Emporium / Trevino / Waifs & Strays


TICKETS

Available at http://hideoutfestival.com/
Standard tickets £129
VIP tickets £179
Standard ticket and camping from £204
Standard ticket + ´Hideout experience´ (airport transfers, accommodation, festival shuttle bus passes, etc)

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

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BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2012 LINEUP

FEATURING

RADIOHEAD, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, PHISH, BON IVER,

THE BEACH BOYS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR, THE SHINS,

THE AVETT BROTHERS, SKRILLEX, AZIZ ANSARI, ALICE COOPER, FEIST,

CHILDISH GAMBINO, BLACK STAR, tUnE-yArDs, BAD BRAINS AND MORE

 

TICKETS GO ON SALE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18

AT 12 NOON EST VIA BONNAROO.COM

 

BONNAROO365 YOUTUBE CHANNEL TO LAUNCH NEXT MONTH

 

WATCH ESPN’S JOHN ANDERSON’S VIDEO OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT HEREhttp://bit.ly/roo2012lineup

 Superfly Presents and A.C. Entertainment are excited to announce the initial lineup for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The 11th annual four-day camping and music festival will be held on June 7 – 10 on the same beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. A full list of confirmed acts follows, and more will be announced in the coming weeks. The final Bonnaroo 2012 lineup will total over 125 bands and over 20 comedians performing on 13 stages over four days.Tickets for the event will go on sale on this Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 12 noon EST exclusively at bonnaroo.com.

After an unforgettable 10th year celebration in 2011, festival organizers have come back with one of the most eclectic and striking lineups to date, drawing from an astounding range of music scenes to create what is sure to be another incomparable weekend for the ages. The breadth of the programming is consistently innovative each year and has become one of the key signature aspects of this legendary festival, whose uniquely open minded yet discerning and passionate community thrives on its intelligent diversity. A consistent power in music discovery, Bonnaroo once again will expose its fanbase to legends, current favorites as well as new artists who are about to break. Featured acts in 2012 include:  Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, The Beach Boys Featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks, Bon Iver, The Shins, The Avett Brothers, Skrillex, Black Star, Alice Cooper, Feist, Flogging Molly, Childish Gambino, Ben Folds Five, The Roots, Bad Brains, The Civil Wars, St. Vincent, Alabama Shakes, tUnE-yArDs, Punch Brothers, Flying Lotus, Dawes, The Joy Formidable, Das Racist, Grouplove, Gary Clark, Jr., Kurt Vile & The Violators, Big Freedia and more.

As the only round-the-clock major U.S. music festival, Bonnaroo packs an unparalleled amount of entertainment options into its four days. The event has offered its attendees the amenities and community spirit of a small city, with 24 hours of activities including a comedy theater, cinema festival, broo’ers festival, silent disco, salon, sustainable gardening lessons, arcade, Internet cafés, restaurants, yoga classes and hundreds of high quality food and craft vendors. Rolling Stonemagazine called the 2011 event “epic,” saying the weekend was full of “surprise and wonder.” Stephen Stills of Buffalo Springfield intoned, “If Woodstock were like this, we never would have left.”

 

Festival organizers are also excited to announce their new partnership with YouTube creating Bonnaroo365, a new entertainment channel on YouTube featuring original programming, daily content and legendary live festival performances all created and curated by the Bonnaroo producers. Bonnaroo365 will be an unprecedented destination for the community to celebrate “Good Stuff,” the literal definition of Bonnaroo. This extension of Bonnaroo represents its transition from being mainly an annual terrestrial event to having a presence in the day-to-day life of likeminded entertainment fans worldwide. Specific programming details and schedules will be released in the coming months.

 

2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Confirmed Artists:

Radiohead

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Phish

The Beach Boys Featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David

Marks

Bon Iver

The Avett Brothers

The Shins

Foster The People

Skrillex

Aziz Ansari

Dispatch

Feist

The Roots

Alice Cooper

SuperJam

Black Star

The Word featuring John Medeski, Robert Randolph and North Mississippi Allstars

Ludacris

Ben Folds Five

Flogging Molly

Spectrum Road featuring Cindy Blackman Santana, Jack Bruce, John Medeski, and Vernon Reid

Mac Miller

Childish Gambino

Major Lazer

tUnE-yArDs

Afrocubism

Flying Lotus

Umphrey’s McGee

Little Dragon

St. Vincent

City and Colour

The Civil Wars

Young The Giant

Two Door Cinema Club

Punch Brothers

NEEDTOBREATHE

Fitz & The Tantrums

Bad Brains

Yelawolf

Dawes

Battles

Danny Brown

The Black Lips

SBTRKT

Phantogram

Kendrick Lamar

Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires

The Kooks

The Joy Formidable

The Antlers

Kathleen Edwards

Mimosa

Kurt Vile & The Violators

Alabama Shakes

Das Racist

Delta Spirit

Gary Clark Jr.

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk

Laura Marling

Trampled by Turtles

Mogwai

The War On Drugs

Ben Howard

Grouplove

Blind Pilot

ALO

The Devil Makes Three

White Denim

EMA

Here We Go Magic

K-Flay

The Lonely Forest

Mariachi El Bronx

Big Freedia

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

The Soul Rebels

Kvelertak

SOJA

Steven Bernstein’s MTO Allstars Plays Sly

Big Gigantic

Sarah Jarosz

Orgone

Darondo

Fruit Bats

Moon Taxi

 

More artists to be announced soon.

For a preview of this year’s lineup, fans can checkout the Bonnaroo’s 2012 lineup playlist on Spotify via this link: http://spoti.fi/b0nnar00-2012

Official festival website is www.bonnaroo.com

Soundwave Croatia 2012 Teaser

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Sigur Rós – inni + festival video

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on September 17, 2011 by dk

SIGUR RÓS INNI
the definitive live experience. out november 7th 2011.
inni
The new sigur ros live film and double album, will be released november 7th. It is now available to pre-order in 5 different formats, including a special edition exclusive to this site, on the sigur-ros.co.uk frontpage.

‘inni’ is either the first-ever sigur rós live album, or second live film (and follow up to 2007’s acclaimed iceland tour film heima). in fact, it is both: a 75-minute film and 105-minute double live album of the band captured in full flow at the close of their last tour in november 2008, here housed within one single fat package.

filmed at alexandra palace over two nights by director vincent morisset (arcade fire’s ‘miroir noir’), the movie ‘inni’ could best be described as the anti-‘heima’. whereas that film took a band about whom the world knew little, and placed them in the cultural, social and geographical context of their homeland, (with winning and humanising results); the new film strips away everything save the raw performance of the four musicians themselves. where ‘heima’ was widescreen and open, ‘inni’ is close and single focussed.

this is intentional. for while ‘heima’ was successful at “explaining” sigur rós, it was less so at conveying what it feels like to actually watch sigur rós play. that is the job of ‘inni’. in order to accomplish this goal, morisset has taken his time and employed a number of different analogue post-production techniques to create an emotional understanding of being in the room with the band and going ‘inside’ the music. (“inni” literally means “inside”).

unlike many concerts, watching sigur rós is seldom a communal experience; it is instead intensely personal. by almost entirely removing awareness of the crowd and any sense of place, morisset brings you closer than ever to the players, using multiple camera angles to reveal in sometimes minute close up the concentration and effort involved in delivering such a powerful rock show.

originally filmed on hd digital, ‘inni’ was first transferred to 16mm film and then projected and re-filmed once, sometimes through glass and other objects to give a strong impressionistic look, a feat accomplished with the help of godspeed you! black emperor visual collaborator karl lemieux. the film was then meticulously pieced together by ‘heima’ editor nick fenton, who chose to break up the flow with unexplained archive footage, including interview and concert material from before the band’s exposure to the wider world at the tail end of the last century.

it’s worth mentioning also that the film has only one song in common with ‘heima’ (the closing ‘popplagið’) and that it draws for the most part on the darker end of the band’s material. the double live album by contrast, covers the entire sigur rós spectrum over its hour-and-three-quarters, the songs played in the same order as on the night. mixed by sigur rós house engineer birgir jon birgisson, ‘inni’, the live album, stands as the definitive sigur rós live recording.

the performance captures the band playing as a stripped down four-piece for the first time since they were joined by string section amiina at the start of the decade. this fundamental ‘boiling down’ makes ‘inni’ a more forceful and primal proposition, much at odds with the popular misconception of the band as purveyors of instant emotional heft for film-makers in need.

the album features 15 tracks, with songs taken from all five sigur rós studio albums. there is also the bonus of an unreleased studio track in the form of ‘lúppulagið’, which is used both over the credits of the film and as the final non-live track on the album. the dvd/blu-ray, meanwhile, also includes four extra songs from the night.

Storm Hits Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium: At Least 3 Dead, 70 Injured

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on August 19, 2011 by dk

A wind and hail storm battered the famed Pukkelpop Festival in Hasselt, Belgium on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens, according to a medical response official. There is local news video of the storm’s initial aftermath showing stage equipment dangling in high winds with festival goers running for cover.

Started in 1985, Pukkelpop has featured headliners like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Metallica and the Beastie Boys. Foo Fighters, Eminem and the Offpsring were slated to be the 2011 headliners on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, respectively; other acts confirmed for Thursday included Thirty Seconds to Mars, James Blake, Explosions in the Sky and Panic! at the Disco.

The 2011 Pukkelpop fest showcases eight different stages, including the Main Stage with acts like the Foos, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Rise Against set for Thursday; the Dance Hall, scheduled to feature Chromeo and Katy B; and the Club stage, with buzz-worthy acts like Fitz & the Tantrums and the Naked and Famous. The Chateau stage, which featured acts like Destroyer, Royal Bangs and Wolf People, collapsed on Thursday before scheduled groups like the Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Kurt Vile & the Violators could perform.(Billboard report)