16-18/06/2016 Sónar 2016 @ Barcelona 3 934
Sónar completes its music program for Barcelona with Underground Resistance presents Timeline and other high profile names including Mad Professor, Booka Shade, the new show from singer Niño de Elche, and the return to the stage of El Guincho
With the latest 38 additions to the line-up, the festival completes its list of national artists including the most important producers and djs in Spain today, such as Alizzz, Coyu, Strand, Cauto, and duos bRUNA & Wooky.
The festival’s completed music program consists of more than 150 performances including shows from Jean-Michel Jarre, Anohni, James Blake, New Order, Oneohtrix Point Never, Santigold, Fatboy Slim, Four Tet 7 hours set, Jackmaster, Flume, A-Trak, Kerri Chandler, Kenny Dope, Jamie Woon, John Grant, John Talabot, Kelela, Ben UFO b2b Helena Hauff, King Midas Sound + Fennesz, Kode9 x Lawrence Lek, Laurent Garnier 7 hours set, Matias Aguayo, Richie Hawtin, Roots Manuva and Skepta, among many others. See the full line-up here.
Sónar 2016 Barcelona completes its music program
The Spanish Dub Invasion feat. Mad Professor
Niño de Elche & Los Voluble
bRUNA&Wooky + Alba G. Corral
Zero Vs. Chelis
Trill Squad: Toner + Sanatruja
Golden Bug & Desilence — V.I.C.T.O.R. Live
Red Bull Music Academy presents
Underground Resistance presents Timeline
Sónar by Night completes its program with German duo Booka Shade — celebrating the 10th anniversary of their most popular album, “Movements” — and three highly reputed djs from the international clubbing scene: Britain’s Eats Everything and Kode9 (also performing at Sónar by Day with his show “The Nøtel”), and Spain’s Coyu.
Red Bull Music Academy adds new names to the SonarDôme stage, combining established artists -like Underground Resistance presents Timeline, Gerd Janson and LiL Jabba — with up and coming talent such as Lafawndah, Sevdaliza, Jacob Korn, Astrolith and Spain’s TalkToMe, JackWasFaster and John Grvy, among others.
El Guincho, one of Spain’s most adventurous musicians, will showcase his third album live, the remarkable, forward thinking “HiperAsia” arriving six years after “Pop Negro”. Three musicians, two samplers, a synthesizer, processed guitars and synth bass will accompany the producer from the Canary Islands onstage. The film “HiperAsia. Animated Lyrical Adventure” directed by the Barcelona studio Manson will also be screened as part of the show.
Global rhythms and folklore revisited take a leading role at this year’s festival with newly added artists Ethiopian Mikael Seifu, Colombian Las Hermanas, joining concerts from Ata Kak (Ghanaian funk), Nicola Cruz (Andean electronica), AcidArab (Maghrebi house), Nozinja (Shangaan electro) and Congo Natty (Jamaican roots dub and jungle).
Also noteworthy among the line-up’s new additions are leading producers and djs from Spain’s national musical spectrum including Alizzz, Strand, NMO, LloretSalvatge, Ilia Mayer, Cauto and the duos bRUNA & Wooky (debuting their new joint project and performing with visual artist Alba G. Corral) and Zero + Chelis, two of Spain’s most respected DJs, playing together for the first time.
After the overwhelming success of last years show, Niño de Elche & Los Voluble return to Sónar this year to debut their new experimental flamenco project “In the Name of”. The audiovisual show that highlights the Mediterranean as a hub of cultural exchange, combining today’s European border policy with unpublished texts from feminist thinker Paul B. Preciado and ‘canta de ida y vuelta’ flamenco songs.
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