Bombay Bicycle Club's album, 'So Long, See You Tomorrow' is their richest, boldest and most euphoric album yet, and holds their first UK number one. They have played a string of international festivals including Glastonbury, Reading/Leeds, Latitude, Fuji Rocks and Lollapalooza. They have a huge following in continental Europe and the US too, with all of their dates having sold out.
Congorock's unique style has earned him the attention and praise of heavy hitters from all genres. Afrojack, Steve Angelo, Calvin Harris, Diplo, Tiësto, Benny Benassi and Skrillex all want a piece of what he’s pushing. He even toured with Rihanna playing her headline grabbing 777 tour, which hit seven countries in seven days.
Vancouver native Felix Cartal has accomplished a lot in the last few years. First noticed by MSTRKRFT and Steve Aoki for his big room party songs, his records quickly gained popularity and have been used in sets by Diplo, Laidback Luke, Hardwell, Congorock and more. He has performed on the stages of EDC, Electric Zoo, and Tomorrowland, as well as clubs around the world.
S.P.Y's debut LP, ‘What The Future Holds’ was awarded the coveted ‘Best Album’ award at the annual 2012 Drum & Bass Arena awards. S.P.Y followed up this release with several international tours including gigs at major festivals such as Tomorrowland, Global Gathering and Electric Daisy Carnival. He has also done high profile remixes for Deadmau5, Claude von Stroke, LTJ Bukem, Chase & Status, Delilah and Zinc ft. Miss Dynamite.
Egbert has dazzled everyone with the speed at which he skyrocketed to the pinnacle of the techno scene. With a string of impressive festival bookings including Cocoon, Awakenings, Sonne Mond, Hyperspace, Loveland, Womb Tokyo, Eclipse Australia and Time Warp, Egbert is no stranger to the world's biggest stages.
Jeroen Verheij has been churning out dance floor smashing tracks for almost 25 years under his aliases Secret Cinema, Grooveyard and Meng Syndicate. Tracks like Timeless Altitude, Mary Go Wild (EC Records), Shake Ur Tech-Ass and Kurzweil (Cocoon) have devastated dance floors worldwide.
Currently Charting at No. 1 on Beatport, CAPTAIN HOOK has become a household name amongst all lovers of quality progressive-psy music. His projects have seen him travel to furthest corners of the globe to rock dance floors. Big or small, Captain Hook has conquered them all; from Boom & SUN, to OZORA, Soulvision and Eclipse.
Drawing influences from electronic and ambient rock music, Atmos quickly formed a style that would make him one of the most successful producers in hypnotic and atmospheric trance. Having released 4 albums, loads of singles and with countless appearances on compilations, Atmos is set to turn up the heat at the SIRIUS SUNDAY Electronic Music Experience.
Anton Maiko fell in love with electronic music when he was 6 years old, listening to The Prodigy, Scooter and later on MFG and Astral Projection and Cosma. At 13, he started to play the keyboard, trusting his intuitions and teaching himself, while exploring new methods of composition. In 2009, he released his debut album as Mindwave, 'Escape from Reality', and followed this up with 'Awaken' in 2010, 'Concept of Freedom' in 2012 and 'Insight' in 2013.
ANNA is one of Brazil’s finest exports, exploding onto the electronic music scene as one of the most exciting female DJs & producers of our era. ANNA’s flirtatious sound of deep & driving tech house is a testament to her passion & exceptional technical ability. With an ever growing, adoring army of fans in Brazil and around the world, a high profile tour in 2014, and hot new releases coming on respected labels, the scene is set for this future superstar to shine.
Growing up in Paris, Ron Costa has a sound that breathes the atmosphere of a big capital city. Working for several years in the studio, he has firmly set himself atop pile of DJ’s and producers around. While known for his techhouse orientated sound, he is now going back to his roots: Techno. 2014 promises to be another great year in Ron Costa’s career as he continues to spoil us with more incredible music.
Lake People is the solo project of Martin Enke, whose alias points towards the absoluteness of the relationship between musician and listeners by simply integrating the latter into the name of the project. In his unpretentious manner, Lake People has succeeded in creating his own sound universe by blending Techno, Electronica & House.
Few people bring a truly original sound to house music. At a relatively young age, Hamburg’s Martin Stimming did just that, demonstrating a sophisticated yet accessible sound that’s beyond his years. 2010 saw him pick up the award for Best Newcomer at the Ibiza DJ Awards, stunning the crowds at the islands Pacha, and the finest danceries around the world including from Berlin’s Panoramabar, Sao Paulo’s D-Edge, Brussels’ Fuse, London’s fabric and Paris’ Rex.
Friday through Sunday at Theewaterskloof: 13 international headliners and a massive line-up of SA bands, live acts, comedians and electronic artists. You’re an hour outside the Mother City, surrounded by smiles, in the middle of an open-air hub of rising stars and seasoned headliners. Everywhere you look, people are jumping around like maniacs cos they know there’s no ceiling to hold them back. The T-Shirt next to you says it all: “Keep calm – and carry on” Time’s standing still. You’re making memories that last a lifetime. And someone screams out “You only live once!” And you realise it’s you. It’s your best weekend ever. It’s Synergy Live. #BOOM!