These are the artists participating in Sónar Festival in Barcelona

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Sónar International Festival of electronic music and New Art Digital, that this year sees the 19th edition, has presented some of the artists who will perform at the 2012 edition. In total more than 40 names in addition to those presented (Lana King, The Roots, Hot Chip …). Among the great electronic scene have confirmed their attendance to meet with James Murphy, the legendary band New Order (without Peter Hook) and the extravagant and spectacular Die Antwoord. The latter, who also attended last year, will return again this year as well as offering an amazing show, presented his latest album.

Festival organizers also presented the image of the event: a cross, in a way reminiscent of those developed by the great Catalan artist Antoni Tapies, who died recently, and a film directed by Sergio Caballero and produced by Advanced Music, the organizers of Sonar . The film is titled “Distance” and all we know so far is that the story of a robbery at a power station in Siberia.

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Among the lesser known names, there will be Daedalus or the proposal for “The 2 Bears” and wl house project of Joe Goddard of Hot Chip. There will also be representatives of the scene created in recent years around the British dubstep.
The festival this year is particularly interested in promoting certain artists like Amon Tobin, Deadmau5, Lana King or Die Antwoord. Will precede the performance of French DJ Deadmau5 Madeon.

The festival will be held in Barcelona in June 2012 and the day 14-15-16

>> This is the official event page <<

Here is a preview of the movie “The Distance”

Thank to Spagna Blogosfera for the news.

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