This news blog by partners Akida Promo will keep you informed about various international festivals, labels and artists tours! Suggested Festivals, Festival - Label - Artist of the Month, Gigs/Tours and much more on Djs, music and scene fresh news!
Spring moving on, May is here and summer just a breath away…..so excited!
A festival worth visiting is def South Africas pearl, Vortex Open Source! This December 3 - 8. The Vortex Concept was born on the 24th November 1994, in the very year that South Africa was embracing Freedom & rejoicing in the birth of a new era, a truly magical & special time in African History, guided by a true visionary of Peace, Love, Unity & Respect, Nelson Mandela. Twenty years down the road, we invite you to please join for the 20th Birthday Celebration, a, Pure & True, International Psy-Trance Gathering on the Southern most Tip of the African continent where the Indian & Atlantic Oceans meet, Cape Town - South Africa!
Experience Psy-Culture as it should be, 7 Days of Friends, Fun & Sunshine in one of the most, unique, organic, beautiful, comfortable, amazing & user-friendly locations we have ever found. In celebration of 20 Years of Outdoor Psy-Trance Gatherings & the dedicated promotion of the way of life it teaches. Our mission-statement is & always has been, The Re-Introduction of Psy-Trance Culture into Modern Society. Right now Cape Town South Africa is without a doubt one of the booming outdoors trance destinations of the world & one of its best-kept secrets. Our outdoor summer season is from November to January & with massive outdoor parties every weekend there is no shortage of killer Psy-Trance experiences in beautiful outdoor locations all summer...
Then to the releases world…
"Hidden Pathways" is the fresh new debut album by FRANKE & ILLINTON, released on Zero One Music. As two true pioneers of the Danish Electronic music scene for over 2 decades, they have both firmly established a good, strong reputation within electronic music production. We are talking about Franké from world-renowned Koxbox & Saiko-Pod (their first ever release appearing on Sven Vath´s legendary Harthouse label in the early 90´s) as well as Illinton, top producer with a long list of productions for a broad spectrum of Musicians; (Ricardo da Force, KLF, Kosheen Dj's, Angie Brown) as well as his own productions spanning the last 25 years. The duo has now set sail on an ambitious new project, concentrating on the Psychedelic side of the spectrum. Fresh off the production line come 9 unique dance-floor tracks that shatter the barriers of genre and style, blurring the lines and bridging the gap between Tech and Psychedelic Trance.
Also worth checking, the new Z-Cat release. The Russian shakti power strikes back with a new hot release that will set you on fire!
This time Z-CAT delivers you two spicy uplifting tracks in collaboration with X-Avenger, "ABLAZE" (fully remixed by Z-Cat for this release) and "GET UP" (original versus mix) while she uniquely signs “MAGICAL DUST” in order to create a perfect portion of magic and light. Her new release will bring you into a trance and arouse you with its furious powerful sounds. Like fire does, let your soul be burned into the vibrant tunes and use the lust of your body as a gate. The new secret weapon of Z-CAT is here to spread passion, freedom and unbridled emotions. “ΑBLAZE” release avoids genre specifics and represents Z-CAT diverse and distinctive style. Z-Cat passes through hard beats, crunchy melodies and thoughtful harmonies to encompass the mind and body to shake without borders. Masterfully crafted vocals in combination with electrifying sounds all coming together as one. Z-Cat glues together raving emotions in a way of high-energy and bouncy madness! The result is a psychedelic rollercoster giving a spiralling and mind-twisting voyage for a stomping dancefloor experience . The powerful euphoric ear candy is here for you to make your feet move non-stop and set fire to any dancefloor!
For the artists tours world, TALAMASCA INDIA TOUR 2014 is forming for June! Friday 20 @ Mumbai, Saturday 21 @ Dehli and more to be announced! All at Blue Frog!
See you all next week!