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05 Oct

Top October 2012 Music Festivals in the World

October kicks off and aside from the Oktoberfest celebrations around the world, music junkies have enough reasons to celebrate to as the month also marks the dates for some of the best musical festivals in the world:
oktoberfest

Amsterdam Dance Event

The Amsterdam Dance Event runs from October 17 to 21 and is the biggest festival of its kind. Back when it started in 1996, it had 30 DJs and around 300 delegates. Last year’s event was spread across 52 venues, with 800 acts, attended by 140,000 visitors, and 3,000 business professionals. The conference involves workshops, discussions, panels, and of course parties!

Unsound

The Unsound Festival in Krakow will take place between October 14 and 21. This year, new collaborations will be featuring Sinfonieeta Cracovia and Demdike Sare, Oneohtrix and Time Hecker, Point Never and Hieroglyphic Being among others. Expect some curveball collaboration as well and enjoy.

Elevate

This festival is held every year in Dom Im Berg in Graz, Austria. This year’s discussions and electronic music blast will happened starting October 24 thru 28. The partying in the cave will feature the linkes of Kevin Martin, Noam Chomsky, Rolly Porter and many more.

Movement Torino

The Movement festival that started in Detroit has made its way Torino, Italy. Every year the lineup changes every year but the event is commonly held at Pala Olimpico Isozaki. This year’s Movement will feature the talents of Maceo Plex, 2 Many DJs, Derrick May, Chris Liebing among others.

Ether

Running from October 5 to 20, Ether held annually in London promotes the cross pollination of the music genre, from classical, electronic, and contemporary.. The proponents have shown how these kinds of music have been comfotable co-exisiting in the airwaves. Hear the works of Mount Kimbie, Bass Clef, Raime, Apparat, Christian Marclay, Tryondai Braxton and other artists.

03 Jul

Best Music Festivals this July 2012

GGUK_Sat_PUSummer is in full swing so are the music festivals this season. Here are some amazing music festivals you can go to this month:

Open’er Festival in Poland

The Open’er Festival started back in 2002 and will be held from July 2 to 7 this year. This music festival has grown bigger thru the years and has forced organizers to find bigger venues for it. This year, it will feature great performers like Major Lazer, M83, Public Enemy, The KDMS, The xx, Iza Lach, Orbital, and Bat for Lashes.

Wakestock in Wales

The Wakestock music festival will run from July 6 to 8 this month. It features urban, indie, and electronic music highlighting some of the best artists of the music industry. Aside from local names, the festival also features acts from other countries. You will enjoy the sounds of Chruch, Jakwob, Funeral for a Friend, Breakage, and Calvin Harris among others.

T in the Park in Scotland

This music festival in the UK has something to offer for music lovers. It will kick off on the 6th and end on July 8th. It can be a strange mix but fun to see Happy Mondays, Keane, Orbital, Nicki Minaj, Elbow, Kasabian and other big artists. You will also be able to enjoy the music of Dry the River, Teengirl Fantasy, Zulu Winter, The Stone Roses, and New Order.

GlobalGathering in England

Before the end of the month, GlobalGathering will bring to England the sounds of Benga, High Contrast, Chase & Status, Magnetic Man, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Knife Party, and Tinie Tempah. And a lot more.

Latitude in England

Head to Suffolk to enjoy the party atmosphere brought about by the performance of Zola Jesus, Bon Iver, Paul Weller, Elbom, Kurt Ville, and The Antlers among others. Expect amazing results from the collaboration of Pet Shop Boys and Javier de Frutos called The Most Incredible Thing.