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:
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.