September 6th, Debaser Medis, Stockholm
With his dark deep house / techno sound, Erol Alkan has been a very influential producer for many years. As he plays different instruments, he has been able to diversify his sounds, adding new textures and layers to strictly electronic/computer generated tracks.
He is also famous for his remixes from artists including Klaxons, Bloc Party, Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, Gonzales, Tame Impala, MGMT, Connan Mockasin, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Digitalism, Scissor Sisters, Justice, Franz Ferdinand, LA Priest, Interpol, Hot Chip, Death From Above 1979, Metronomy..
And he likes long long set… so prepare your ears and feet !
Music : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPmwgyEEhb8
Music (with Boys Noize) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CmAVkkok7c
More info : https://www.facebook.com/events/721616947901172
August 12th, Medis, Stora Scenen, Debaser, Stockholm
Before becoming one of the most genius rappers of his time, Bronson was a renowned chef in NYC. He actually raps a lot about food in his songs and his the subject of a mini-web show, “Fuck, That’s Delicious” hosted by the Youtube channel Munchies…
This guy is totally insane on stage and I really recommend you check him out. It is going to be pure madness in the crowd.
Check out the “Rare Chandeliers” mixtape : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDLv_UKbDA4
When you feel peckish :
More info : http://debaser.se/kalender/13549/
July 26th, the Arkham, Shanghai
The young barely 20 y-old french phenomenon takes over the Arkham in Shanghai for a night !
With his synth - dreamy - electro pop rest assured that you’ll land on some far away planet, spaced away, floating on plasmatic clouds.
and Live Music : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2kB6UdZhio
and more info : https://www.facebook.com/events/1509800955903002/
Stockholm Syndrome : Shawn O’Sullivan,
July 25th, the Shelter, Shanghai
From bouncy tech-house to aggressive techno, O’Sullivan, aka Vapeuteen, will destroy Shanghai’s underground !
Come and find shelter in the famous Shanghai basement club. Loud bass, hard kicks and mind-blowing synth are waiting for you. The night is to be very long….
Music : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-F0sCl06gQY
Music : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea_zp4QNqsA
More info : https://www.facebook.com/sheltershanghai/timeline
July 18th, 19th, Victoria Park, London
This year Lovebox festival is massive ! The number of artists, the diversity of genre, the after Dark shows… It is definitely worth going !
If you have the chance to go there, take time to laidback in their chill area.. it looks very cosy !
BANDE ORIGINAL FESTIVAL, Closing @ 6B
6B, Saint-Denis, North of Paris
August, 9th, 10th
The collective MU is well known for bringing underestimated artist to their special garage. Rest assured that every month you’ll live the most underground parties in the french capital.
This summer, their special festival runs through the Canal de l’Ourcq going from special places to special places to finally settle for one last day/night in the 6B.
This former office building has recently been turned into a giant artistic point of reference. Street-arts, music, sculptures of every kinds have found here a unique meeting place. The venue becomes a wonderful place when parties are occurring.
More info : https://www.facebook.com/events/1417623825184149/?fref=ts
NOGLU, Passage des Panoramas, Paris
The Passage des Panoramas is an exceptional place to hang out. As seen on the last pic, many unique shops form this cute gallery.
One of them is the Noglu, for which everything lie in details. This gluten free restaurant offers delicious pastries and great food with an unrivaled way of turning your dish into an exceptional piece of art.
More info : http://www.noglu.fr/
Soon, on a rooftop, NYC
Many musicians deserve recognition. Some of them can be found in the subway.
So the Subway Sets team has decided to bring them up.
The mission: help amazingly talented subway musicians find the audience and exposure they deserve.
Where ? On the most amazing rooftops !
You should definitely check them out now and then as the planning hasn’t been released yet.
More info : http://www.subwaysets.com/
July 16th, 17th, 18th, Terminal 5, NYC
Flume will play at the Terminal 5 three days in a row to share his love of music, good vibrations, loud basses and nice grooves.
The young Australian fellow has to be seen live ! You never know what to expect and will absolutely be surprised by his positive energy.
And finally, a gig at the Terminal 5 is often a great gig. This is my experience speaking !
Watch Flume performing live : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0EVEBx06eQ
More info : http://www.terminal5nyc.com/event/583735-flume-new-york
The Peacock Society,
July 11th, 12th, 13th, Parc Floral, Paris
In just a couple of years, the Peacock Society Festival has become one of the most important and attractive electronic/techno festivals.
From the pioneer Richie Hawtin to the up and coming Acid Arab, from minimalism to deep, all the variations and trends in the genre will be represented.
This year festival is definitely a must-go / must-see / must-hear as it will definitely blow minds !
More info : http://peacocksociety.tumblr.com/