14/02/2024SonarMix 034: Perel - A cosmic voyage
“Energy, flow, eternal.” So intones the first track of SonarMix 034. The second edition of SónarMix from Sónar Lisboa comes direct from the Williamsburg, New York studio where German artist Perel has been based for the past few years.   
   JL’s ‘Energy, Flow, Eternal’ acts as a perfect description for the mix. From the get-off, you can feel the cosmic sound that made Perel a stand-out in the Berlin scene, thanks to hybrid sets that mixed her voice with electroclash snares and 80s synths. “I didn’t have any specific style in mind but eventually went with the music that I like to dj at the moment and that inspires me,” she adds. Between deep melodies, hints of trance synthesisers and acid tonalities, Perel combines cosmic disco and seductive dark italo with electroclash and even snatches of EBM, without forgetting classic house. SonarMix 034 features emerging producers such as Indonesia’s Cyda - ‘Fortunella’ - and established names like Mr. G. She’s so captivated by the latter’s ‘Cosmic One’, produced together with Duncan Forbes, that she plays it twice. “It kind of sets the vibe for the entire mix, so I teased it again at the end of the recording”. While tracks like REES' ‘Reptile’ and Patrick Prins' "The French Lawyer" play, Perel tells us that she’s preparing "a hybrid DJ set" for Sónar Lisboa 2024, "which means it will contain lots of my own productions (both old and new), with some vocals here and there". Perel performs on Saturday 23rd March in Lisboa’s Parque Eduardo VII as part of Sónar by Day, and she promises her set will be "a journey".

"But I don't want to reveal too much, obviously.”
  Tracklist:JL - Energy Flow EternalSuperski - Espace SupertemporelMy Boy Roy - NumbersMr. G & Duncan Forbes - Cosmic OneREES - Reptile Cyda - Fortunella Marma - We Used To Be Together Di After & Dean - Wicked DreamsPatrick Prins - The French LawyerVirus Inc. - Scene Of PassionChris Zippel - EternumMr. G & Duncan Forbes - Cosmic OneDendron - Sun God
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07/12/2023Full lineup announced and individual tickets released for Sónar Lisboa 2024: Paul Kalkbrenner, Nia Archives, Helena Hauff b2b Imogen, Branko, and many more…
 Today, Sónar Lisboa finalises the lineup for its third edition. On the 22nd, 23rd and 24th March 2024 in Parque Eduardo VIIinternational icons and rising stars will cross paths with local legends and trailblazing artists from the Portuguese underground.   
 Check the full lineup below, new additions are marked in bold 2manydjs invite Éclair Fifi & Erol Alkan (BE/GB-SCT/UK) | AMULADOR (PT) | Ana Pacheco (PT) | Batida (PT) | Bonobo DJ set (UK) | Branko (PT) | CC:DISCO! (AU) | Celeste Mariposa (PT) | Chima Isaaro (PT) | Conferência Inferno (PT) | Dresden (Ivan Smagghe & Manfredas) (FR/LT) | Eliza Rose (UK) | Florentino (CO/UK) | DJ Gigola (DE) | Grove (UK) | Helena Hauff b2b Imogen (DE/UK) | Ikram Bouloum b2b Odete (ES/PT) | iolanda (PT) | Jennifer Loveless (AU) | Laura BCR (FR) | DJ Lynce live (PT) | Magupi’n’liquid bass (PT) | Marie Davidson live (CA) | DJ Minx b2b DJ Holographic (US) | Mona Yim (DE) | Moullinex △ GPU Panic (PT) | Nia Archives (UK) | Oneohtrix Point Never (US) | Paul Kalkbrenner (DE) | Perel (DE) | Rita Maomenos (PT) | Rui Vargas (PT) | RUUAR (PT) | DJ Satelite (AO/PT) | Sevdaliza (IR/NL) | Shygirl presents ‘Club Shy’ (UK) | Supa b2b Ghetthoven (PT) | Tiga & Hudson Mohawke present ‘Love Minus Zero’ (CA/GB-SCT) | TOMMY CASH (EE) | Vanyfox (PT) | VHOOR (BR) | Wata Igarashi live (JP) | XEXA (PT) | Yen Sung b2b Photonz (PT) | ZenGxrl (PT/AO) Also released today are the lineups for each session of Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night - head here to see when each artist is playing.  Emerging and established stars at Sónar by Night and Sónar by Day  Headlining Sónar by Night are 2manydjs, who’ll perform an unprecedented, eclectic and never-seen-before DJ set with special guests Éclair Fifi and Erol Alkan. They’re joined by multi-talented artist and genre-defying performer Sevdaliza; UK jungle revivalist Nia Archives; and a heavyweight session of electro from Helena Hauff b2b Imogen An artist who’s synonymous with electronic music across the world, Paul Kalkbrenner, will headline Sónar by Day, with a cinematic live set. UK crossover star Shygirl will present her new concept show ‘Club Shy’, translating her tracks to the dancefloor; while Estonia’s TOMMY CASH presents his idiosyncratic vision of hip hop. Also appearing live is US producer Oneohtrix Point Never, performing his latest album Again together with visual artist Freeka Tet. Amongst the DJs set to play are Eliza Rose, who’ll show off her knowledge of UK garage and house; Bonobo, who’ll explore his influences from afrobeat to hip hop; and Lisbon-based Australian selector CC:DISCO!, who’ll play a homecoming set.   From Lisbon to the world Producer and DJ Branko has been at the epicentre of Lisbon’s electronic music scene for over two decades. The former Buraka Som Sistema member will perform a new live set based on his forthcoming 2024 album. His Enchufada label has also curated a special showcase on Sunday at Sónar by Day, featuring DJ sets from Brazilian baile funk specialist VHOOR and rising local batida producer Vanyfox. Also invited are iolanda, who’ll perform live; DJ Satelite; and ZenGxrl Portugal’s vibrant local scene features throughout the lineup. Digger and selector Chima Isaaro is one of Lisboa’s best-kept secrets, she’ll perform at Sónar by Night, alongside local legends Yen Sung and Photonz. Amongst the local artists at Sónar by Day are XEXA, whose fourth world soundscapes draw on  afrofuturism and her São Toméan heritage; Moullinex △ GPU Panic’s airy synthpop; new wave and post-punk trio Conferência Inferno; and a pair of DJs who champion the sounds of lusophone Africa; Batida and Celeste Mariposa   Dance music for all tastes  For deep, transportative dance music at Sónar by Day, look no further than Wata Igarashi, who’ll perform live. The Japanese artist is joined by a pair of DJs who favour deep, hypnotic techno: France’s Laura BCR and local hero AMULADOR. As DresdenIvan Smagghe and Manfredas explore dance music’s most unorthodox and lysergic zones; they’ll find a kindred spirit in local selector Ana Pacheco. Plus there’ll be a hypnotic session from the godfather of Portuguese electronic music, Rui Vargas. Also at Sónar by Day, Perel appears with a hybrid set of italo disco and slow acid, and Porto’s DJ Lynce evokes the golden era of rave in his live set. Outspoken UK artist Grove collides drum’n’bass, punk, and dancehall, while Florentino mixes latin rhythms and UK bass music. Plus there’s a geographically-diverse, experimental club music from Ikram Bouloum b2b Odete, and a DJ set of hyperpop-tinged tech house courtesy of Mona Yim. Hudson Mohawke and Tiga’s collaborative live AV project Love Minus Zero reconfigures the concept of the rave for a 21st century audience: catch them at Sónar by Night. Also on the bill is idiosyncratic live performer Marie Davidson. For DJ sets, look no further than Jennifer Loveless’ high-energy house and techno; the ‘genre-fluid’ selections of Live From Earth’s DJ Gigola; and a 100% female, 100% Detroit back-to-back from DJ Minx and DJ Holographic  Coming soon… Sónar+D During all three days of the festival, Estufa Fria will host conferencesconcerts and an AV installation, a full Sónar+D programme that brings Sónar’s ‘anti-disciplinary’ event to the Portuguese capital. More details will be announced very soon.  Individual tickets and Full Festival Passes on sale now  With the announcement of the full lineup and the lineups for each Day and Night of the festival, individual tickets have also been released. Full Festival Passes also remain on sale, head to the tickets page to get yours now.
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