Back from Turin yesterday, it’s just now that I found the courage to start writing – that is how amazing and intense (..and tiring) the festival was !!
Friday, 8th : PartyLegacies first went to a quick Resident Advisor press conference featuring the Haxan Cloack where we learnt about his inspiration put into Excavation, his new yet dark album freshly released. PL then went to Cantiera OGR where mainly James Holden and Jon Hopkins were playing. The first put the crowd in a great mood, constantly enhancing the atmosphere and then Hopkins took it to another level with upbeats and loud basses that were Friday’s ultimate moments. Hiroshima Mon Amour though, the second venue seemed more like a big clubbing party, which was still appreciable but a bit disappointing considering the schedule (1am-6am) and thus we would have expected something as massive as the Cantiera OGR enabling a real friday grand finale. However, Koreless live was memorable, such as Objekt dj set.
Saturday,9th : Saturday fest-ivites started in Lingotto Fiere for PL : 2 rooms, 2 moods but definitely 2 amazing ones. In the Padiglione 1 (Main Room), we saw some incredible headlines starting with Four Tet who laid the foundation and turn this huge space into a welcoming fair within’ a vibrant atmosphere. He was followed by Modeselektor that played as well groomed sounds as its transitions, and Julio Bashmore that brought some loud kinda Nu Disco and bass-filled sounds that we liked some much. Meanwhile in the Red Bull Music Academy room (Red Room), we enjoyed the warm atmosphere and more experimental sounds that was played, from Trap to Hip-hop passing by the deepest tunes. Special thanks to Rustie and his well-noted and energetic entrance.
Some Lucky of you might be visiting Turin from the 7th to the 10th or might have already bought their ticket for the 2013 CLUB TO CLUB international festival of music and art, a guaranteed fest madness featuring some of the most claim Dj’s and visionary musicians, label showcases and innovative events..
What ? Don’t you believe us ? Though it has been chosen by Resident advisor as the best festival of November / December 2013 and the best Italian festival ! You will be able to choose between a massive Fiat factory party or inside a majestic Opera..
Today (29th October) a press conference was held in which we learnt that Bambounou (FR) will be playing on the festival closing day (Sunday 10th). If you’re around Milan on the 2nd, #C2C13 festivities should begin even earlier : This year Milano’s will get us started at EX CDG (Milan) and the night is to be shared with One Circle and The Field, both playing live.
Moreover, all the festival partners insisted on the collaborative and particular resonance of the event. For the British council who actively contributed to organizing, it is a new connection program and a creative handshake between young Italian talents (12 of them) and British ones (17 collaborated).
The 13th edition of the Alfa Romeo Club to Club Festival promises to set the festival goers on fire with high-end names all weekend in an electric atmosphere and with quality decibels.
Here’s the line-up below with enhancing contents on PL favorite artists’ :
CANTIERI OGR TORINO :
The Haxan Cloak (live) / Jon Hopkins (live) / James Holden
“Revered as one of the upfront electronic imprints in the progressive circuit, Dirty South’s ‘Phazing Records’ latest offering brings together all the sounds and sentiments that have earned the label such a high reputation in it’s short history. No stranger to the Phazing roster, Michael Brun heads up the next EP. Bringing influences from his homeland, Haiti, Brun provides a sublime 3-tracker.
From the off, the title track ‘Gravity’ sews the seeds for the EP, setting the tone with bubbling arpeggios rising through the mix with a level of uncertainty, before breaking out into a huge melody, peppered with darker tech-trance qualities. Track two, appropriately dubbed ‘Halfway’, conjures up a pristine Balearic backdrop via warm pads, light and uplifting synths, an arpeggiated lead synth, and soothing vocals. ‘Halfway’ is beautifully reverbed into a tranquil yet uplifting record destined for the biggest festivals, beach parties, and sun-drenched events around the world. The final piece of the EP is named after a red supergiant star, ‘Antares’. Expecations set, ‘Antares’ comes full force, dropping a heavy bassline, a wide-open stereo field filled with crisp instrumentation, a monstrous lead layered with a hard-hitting piano and vast synthesis, all tuned to a dramatic and seemingly ‘sci-fi’ melody.”
”Well, for those of you who just couldn’t make it there this year, or for those of you “busy-bodies”, we’ve created this post with the sole purpose of bringing you the experience of a life-time. We will do our best to try and collect each of the live sets of the festival for your listening/downloading pleasure. Enjoy! Roll out the toggles to check out the Tomorrowland full sets of Day 1, 2 and 3.”
“Yesterday is History, Today is a Gift, Tomorrow is Mystery.”
Tomorrowland is increasingly gaining momentum among the EDM afficionados. Let’s say that selling out a 3-days show in 1 second helps the proces: Data collected from the ticket sales shows that roughly 180,000 festival goers from over 200 countries will gather in Boom, Belgium this year, making it the “most international gathering on the planet.”. The festival would be replacing in the US counterpoint festival (source) and would appear as direct competition for UMF.
Every year it becomes harder to top last year’s edition, but they do it anyways. We’re eagerly waiting for the festival’s 2013 edition. You will find on this post all the info you need including line-up and set times (list is below). Don’t forget to come back here to check out the latest news about Tomorrowland2013 . The festival has become so successful that they decided to export the concept all around the world.: TomorrowWorldWe added a new tab in the menu so that it is easier for you. Lay back and enjoy !
bonus: you will find everything you need to know about Tomorrowland 2012 & 2013 here
Tired of clubs, why don’t you try the Club Riviera Festival ? Featuring some of the most prestigious names, this festival is not to miss. Brodinski, Fritz Kalkbrenner (Sneak peak at his borther’s 2012 performance), Gesaffelstein and #2 DJ on Resident Advisor Top 100 DJRichie Hawtin. This will be the third event part of the 3-event Club Riviera Festival and for this “Closing”, Richie Hawtin will drive you through the night till sunrise in Golfe Juan, near the spotlight of Cannes. Be on time, party starts at 6pm. More info on the official website.
2013 will definitely be the year of new festivals in Paris.
After the first edition of Marvellous Island and Weather Festival which met a frantic success, we now advise you to surround the Parc Floral de Paris from next July 11st to 14th at the festival Peacock Society.
For the most restless of you, an opening night is planned on Thursday night (July 11st) at Social Club (IInd district).
The next day, you will find a surreal and stunning line-up for the real start of the festivities. Friday, we will early celebrate French National Day (July 14th) with -among others- RICARDO VILLALOBOS, RICHIE HAWTIN, the idolized Hot Natured label (JAMIE JONES, LEE FOSS, INFINITY INK), JORIS DELACROIX..
Saturday line-up, as seducing, also holds great promises with BRODINSKI, BAMBOUNOU, TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS and GESSAFFELSTEIN.
On top off-it, this long and mad weekend will end on the 14th, at the hype and well-known Wanderlust terrasse where you will have all the chances to sing a “Marseillaise” (the French anthem) between 2 DJ lives…
Hopefully the weather will get sunny untill then. In advance, thanks to WE LOVE ART and SAVOIR-FAIRE for throwing such an event.
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