Croatia! 29.08 – 02.09.18: Dimensions Festival is back featuring Kraftwerk, Jon Hopkins (Live), Bonobo, Lena Willikens, Amp Fiddler and many more

Want to enjoy electronic music in an abandoned fortress at sea? Time to book your tickets because Dimensions Festival has just released its full line up for its 2018 edition – AND IT’S DA BOMB! Since its 2012 inception, Dimensions Festival has earned worldwide acclaim for it’s forward-thinking approach to programming, joining the dots between the eclectic electronica and underground sounds across four festival days/nights, and Opening Concert.

On Weds 29th August, electronic revolutionaries and true pioneers KRAFTWERK headline the Dimensions Opening Concert in the Pula amphitheater.  And, there’s a forcible team headed to Croatia for this year’s outing, with Jon Hopkins, Lena Willikens, Amp Fiddler, Moodymann, Helena Hauff, Detroit In Effect, Nina Kraviz, Batu, Peggy Gou and more all on board for the full festival, soundtracking with electro, house, techno, jazz, soul, leftfield explorations and much more.

DIMENSIONS OPENING CONCERT

After their hugely successful, worldwide, 3-D concert tours and a newly bagged Grammy Award, KRAFTWERK plays at the Opening Concert, bringing their groundbreaking 3D live show to Pula’s historic amphitheater. Fusing performance and art, Kraftwerk 3-D concerts are a “Gesamtkunstwerk – a total work of art.” Also on board for the concert is the enigmatic Mahogani Records boss Moodymann, jazz-influenced saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia, everyone’s favourite selector, the always wonderful Josey Rebelle, and Debora Ipekel. Tickets for the Opening Concert can be purchased from here.

By Dan Medhurst

OPENING CONCERT: Wednesday 29th August 2018

Kraftwerk – Moodymann – Nubya Garcia – Josey Rebelle – Debora Ikapel

More information: www.dimensionsfestival.com/ampitheatre

On to the main event and there’s no shortage of heavyweight names headed to Fort Punta Christo. 2017 has seen the rise and rise of electro, dance music’s gritty, raw relation – and there’s a solid selection of acts flying the flag, from Kraftwerk at the opening concert to new school representative Helena Hauff. OG legends Detroit In Effect and Silicon Scally present jackin’, killer dancefloor productions, and Detroit masked avenger DJ Stingray is on duty with his trademark brand of dystopian electro. Billy Nasty is another herculean figure heading to the fortress. There’s a wild ride through electro in store from NY collective Discwoman as founders Volvox and Umfang delve deep into weirdo acid jams and more. Cult electro artist The Exaltics will play a rare set, and for all electro obsessives, there’s a CPU x Electrix stage with Billy Nasty, Silicon Scally, DMX Krew & CPSmith.

By Dan Medhurst

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL LINE UP

Aaron L – Alessandro Adriani – Alex T – Alexander Nut – Alfa Mist – Alleged Witches – Amp Fiddler – Anastasia Kristensen – Ariwo – Ash Lauryn – Azymuth & Marcos Valle – Bambooman – Batu – Ben UFO – Billy Nasty – Bjarki – Bonobo (DJ – all night long) – Central Processing Unit – Champagne Funk – Children of Zeus – Church Of Sound – Conor Thomas – Cosmic Slop – Courtesy – CPSmith – Craig Richards – Daisy Moon – Darkhouse Family – Dbridge – Debora Ipekel – Detroit In Effect – Dimensions Soundsystem – DJ Labud – DJ Lag – DJ Python – DJ Stingray – DMX Krew – Eda – Eddy Ramich – Electrix Records – Ezra Collective – Fixate – Gilla  – Harri Pepper – Heels & Souls – Heinrich Dressel & Teslasonic (live) – Helena Hauff – Hessle Audio – Hunee – Ilija Rudman – James Holden And The Animal Spirits – Jan Kinčl & Regis Kattie (live) – Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin – Jon Hopkins (live) – Jon K – Josey Rebelle – Julio Victoria – K-HAND – Kerem Akdag – Kiara Scuro – Kwasiba Savage – Lena Willikens – Leo Leal – Lexis – Love Muscle – Lucy Locket – Mala – Marcellus Pittman – Mark Turner (The Orbit) – MXMJOY:[maximumjoy] – Michael Upson – Milo – Mimi – Moodymann – Nicolas Lutz -Nina Kraviz – Open Mike Eagle – Oyvind Morken – Palms Trax – Pangaea – Paula Temple – Peanut Butter Wolf – Pearson Sound – Peggy Gou – Petar Dundov – Ploy – Red Greg – Sam Hall – Saoirse – Sean OD – Shy One – Silicon Scally aka Carl Finlow – Skee Mask – Skeptik – Skeptical – SNO – Sonja Moonear – Sons Of Kemet – The Bug (In Dub – Dj Set) – The Comet Is Coming – The Exaltics (live) – Tom Hannah – Total Refreshment Centre – Underground Resistance pres Depth Charge – Umfang – Vladimir Ivkovic – Volruptus – Volvox – Will Lister – Yazmin Lacey – Yuri

By Dan Medhurst

With its home in an abandoned fort, Dimensions Festival boasts the most stunning festival location in the world. From daytime beach chilling to exploring the labyrinths of the fort at night. In the fort find Noah’s Ballroom, The Void, The Garden Mungo’s Arena and of course the 80-foot Moat arena stacked high with speakers. Wait no longer and secure your tickets!

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