Before revealing new names in hip-hop and indie, Dour Festival is back to focus on the techno, electro and drum & bass scene. First up is a mandatory visit to the Boombox to celebrate with London duo CHASE & STATUS RTRN II JUNGLE dj set, psytrance from the hottest Brazilian artist around right now MANDRAGORA, UK garage from London’s DJ EZ and aerial and disco techno mixed with the sounds of North, South and East Africa from the Moroccan ڭليثر GLITTER ٥٥.
Meanwhile, the Red Bull Elektropedia Balzaal will be shaking from the power of duo MIND AGAINST, and their pure Italian techno bromance, as well as music from JORIS VOORN, LOLA HARO and NATASJA, who will perform alongside SVEN VÄTH and CARL COX, previously announced.
After announcing BLACK SUN EMPIRE, DIRTYPHONICS LIIVE, KINGS OF THE ROLLERS & INJA and the day curated by AZF, La Chaufferie’s line up will be completed with a salvo of new acts!
On Thursday, the temperature will get kicked up a notch with the announcement of AMC, one of the most respected drum and bass producers from across the Channel – accompanied by MC PHANTOM – as well as drum & bass and jungle pioneer DJ HYPE back to back with RANDALL and FRICTION & LINGUISTICS, HEDEX FEAT MC SKYWALKER and KANINE.
Friday will take the thermometer into the red with a set dedicated to hard techno by German producer CLARA CUVÉ, CONTREFAÇON and DAX J, backed with the early trance/synthwave of I HATE MODELS. JAWBREAKERS, KI/KI, SENTIMENTAL RAVE, W.LV.S MANU LE MALIN & ELECTRIC RESCUE and TELERAPTOR also join this blistering line-up!
Saturday is time for bass music with the confirmed appearance of the godfather of American bass culture 12TH PLANET, the undisputed master of dubstep and drum & bass chaos BORGORE and the one and only JOYRYDE.
On Sunday, the vibe at La Chaufferie will end with the fireworks of extreme sound experiments offered by the Tunisian CERA KHIN, the dazzling techno of the Dutch DYEN, new project The Neorave Alliance from Belgian hard tech and gabber due JACIDOREX AND X & TRICK as well as MOESHA 13, SUBWAY SHAMANS, THE DJ PRODUCER, VON BIKRÄV B2B KRAMPF, ANGLE MORT & CLIGNOTANT and CACTUS ET MAMMUTH.