BOOMTOWN’S NEW TECHNO AND ELECTRONIC DISTRICT HEADLINED BY CARL COX, FOUR TET & AMELIE LENS
Dedicated to techno and house, and as homage to the roots of the rave culture welcome to our new district AREA 404!
The newest of the city’s 14 distinct areas which host over 80 music genres, this brand new theatrical district will transport you straight into a post-apocalyptic world. Hosting some of electronic music’s most influential figures with legends that span the length of techno, house and acid right up to some of the leaders of the scene right now, AREA 404 is a district that is dedicated to the raw sounds within the electronic music spectrum like no other!
Starting as we mean to go on, Drumcode and Bugged Out will taking over AREA 404’s new mega stage on – Nucleus – on Friday and Sunday respectively with confirmed headliners across the Friday, Saturday and Sunday including CARL COX, FOUR TET and AMELIE LENS.
On Friday to celebrate 25 years of Bugged Out, Australian Lo-Fi House luminary MALL GRAB will join esteemed selectors BEN UFO, JOY ORBISON, PHANTASY BOSS EROL ALKAN and BOYZ NOIZE as they also welcome FOUR TET’S electronic illumination of sound to the intense landscape.
Saturday’s headliner is the ultimate Techno legend and one of the founding fathers of the Techno-House genre; CARL COX. The renowned DJ and figure head makes his sensational Boomtown debut festival favourite, EATS EVERYTHING, Dirtybird leader CLAUDE VONSTROKE while the pioneering SKREAM is set to share the booth with fast rising and inspiring SAMA’.
Swedish techno platform Drumcode, will bring its uncompromising sound to Sunday with sets from DENSE & PIKA, ENRICO SANGIULIANO and a special b2b session from LA FLEUR and B.TRAITS before one of biggest names in Techno headlines proceedings. The unstoppable, Antwerp-born AMELIE LENS’ ascension to festival main stages worldwide has been meteoric and cements AREA 404’s residence amongst the Techno elite.
But this is by no means it. With two new street venues Acid Leak and Fallout Disco waiting to be announced, and the return of SP23 (Spiral Tribe) Street Rave with the best and boldest underground sound system, there’s so much more to come….