Aug 8, 2017
MUTEK, also known as "electronic music Christmas", now takes place at the end of August and returns to the S.A.T (yeaaaaah), outdoors at QDS, Metropolis and more.
But we all want to know: Will it rain at MUTEK @ Piknic? Will the new dates break the curse? Find out, next episode.
Here’s a non-exhaustive list of must-see-or-you’ll-regret-it acts!
•Max Cooper @ S.A.T - Londoner Max Cooper will close the first night of the festival. He’ll present this audio-visual adventure for the first time in Canada.
•Béatrice Dillon @ Expérience (London) – We’re very curious to catch this English producer and composer, who’ll finally come to our side of the pond. We strongly recommend her shows on NTS - Free
•Daphni - All night long @ Métropolis – Yet another “greatest day of our lives”. Daphni, real name Daniel V. Snaith, is the DJ alter ego of Caribou. He’s notably compiled 1000 songs on YouTube: The longest Mixtape
•Nocturne 4 @ Métropolis - Surgeon & Lady Starlight – One word: FINALLY. A big live analog techno set. Don’t miss it. - Aurora Halal : New Yorker, co-founder of the Sustain Release festival, producer and brain behind the Mutual Dreaming label. Rinse FM Podcast - Demora : Californian duo Devon Hansen (Stefan Jós) and Lotide (Leticia Trandafir, softcoresoft). This live set will be a world premiere (nothing less).
•Soirée NTS @ Édifice Wilder – Dance Space - NTS, a London radio station founded in 2011 now features studios in Manchester, Los Angeles and Shanghai. 2 nights to discover new sounds. Night 1- Night 2.
•Expérience_Berlin @ Quartier des Spectacles - Sarah Farina : Very happy to see this Berlin artist on the program. Funk, footwork, breakbeats and R&B … Excellent. Lotic : Uncategorizable. Unmissable. Free
•Nocturne 5 @ Métropolis – Piknic is proud to present this classic Saturday night event. Partyyyyy at the Métropolis until 6AM. - Detroit Swindle (live) – a Canadian premiere - Fred P also known as Black Jazz Consortium (among other aliases) :FACT mix - EOP : pronounced “yyyuuuppp”. Gingy & Kevin McPhee -Dewalta & Shannon (live) - ZIP : You remember Ricardo b2b ZIP at Piknic in 2009 ? Memorable. This closing set promises to be a journey.
•Nocturne 6 @ S.A.T - Nicola Cruz – Coming from Multi Culti & ZZK Rec, this Ecuadorian DJ and producer will touch Montreal soil for the first time. - Africaine 808 : Who are they ? Interview with RBMA /What do they do? Bandcamp - Harvey Sutherland - A MCDE signing. Disco-house. Live. #Crazy
Here’s wishing you a fun and busy festival. For a selection of passes, take a look here.