Decibel Festival announces 2011 lineup

On September 28th through October 2nd, Seattle’s own Decibel Festival gathers an international group of electronic artists for its 8th anniversary and its strongest lineup to date. This year, Moby and Amon Tobin headline an amazing list that includes James Blake, Trentemøller, Ladytron, Bonobo, Holy Fuck, Ulrich Schnauss, Star Slinger, Dntel, Baths and many others. The released schedule is listed below and on the Decibel website, and you can already buy festival passes here.

 WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH

 

BEAT PRODIGIES 

DJ KRUSH (Tokyo, JP)  //  ARAABMUZIK (Providence, US)  //  SHIGETO (Brooklyn, US)  //  hosted by El MIZELL (Seattle, US)

Neumos // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $20 adv. or free with dB Pass   

 

DECIBEL OPENING PARTY  

ZOMBY (London, UK)  //  ATOM TM (Santiago, CL)  //  JON MCMILLION (Seattle, US)  //  214 (Seattle, US)

Re-Bar // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass   

 

dB DRUM & BASS SHOWCASE    

HIVE (Los Angeles, US)  //  ATLANTIC CONNECTION (Los Angeles, US)  //  KID HOPS (Seattle, US)  //  GRYM (Seattle, US)  //  DEMO (Seattle, US)  //  JOHN GLIST (Seattle, US)

Baltic Room // Doors at 9pm // $10 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass  

       

DROPPING GEMS SHOWCASE

ANENON (Los Angeles, US)  //  ASURA (Los Angeles, US)  //  GHOST FEET (Olypmia, US)  //  CITYMOUTH (Portland, US)  //  DJAO (Seattle, US)  //  TIMEBOY (Portland, US) 

TBA // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $10 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass    

 

       

 THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH

 

RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY PRESENTS

AMON TOBIN ISAM (Montreal, CA)  //  BATHS  // (Chatsworth, US)  //  TOKIMONSTA (Los Angeles, US)

 Paramount Theatre // Doors at 8pm - EARLY SHOW // all-ages // $29 adv. or free with dB Pass

 

SINTHETIC

LADYTRON (Liverpool, UK)  //  DEPRESSED BUTTONS (Omaha, US)  //  SONOIO (Los Angeles, US)

Showbox at the Market // Doors at 9pm // all-ages // $25 adv. or free with dB Pass    

 

RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY NIGHT

BONOBO - DJ set (Brighton, UK)  //  QUANTIC (Cali, CO)  //  OPIUO (Melbourne, AU)  //  DJ ANJALI & THE INCREDIBLE KID (Portland, US)   

Neumos // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $22 adv. or free with dB Pass  

        

BIT ROCK   

HOLY FUCK (Toronto, CA)  //  TRUCKASAURAS (Seattle, US)  //   E*ROCK (Portland, US)  //  INTROCUT (Seattle, US)

The Crocodile // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. or free with dB Pass     

 

NIGHT SLUGS SHOWCASE   

BOK BOK (London, UK)  //  GIRL UNIT (London, UK)  //  KINGDOM (Brooklyn, US)  // MONOLITHIUM (Vancouver, CA)    

Baltic Room // Doors at 9pm // $14 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass  

 

SWEATBOX SHOWCASE

CAMEA (Berlin, DE)  //  TIM XAVIER (Berlin, DE)  //  Ctrl_Alt_Dlt (Seattle, US)

TBA // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $10 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass  

 

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30TH

 

SINE YOUR NAME ACROSS MY HEART

ULRICH SCHNAUSS (London, UK / Berlin, DE)  //  MOUNTAINS (Brooklyn, US)  //  SIMON SCOTT (Cambridge, UK)   

Nordstrom Recital Hall // Doors at 6pm // all-ages // $25 adv. or free with dB Pass     

 

NO SLEEP TILL BROOKLYN  

MOBY - DJ set (Brooklyn, US)  //  ALEXI DELANO (Brooklyn, US)  //  BLONDES (Brooklyn, US)

Paramount Theatre // Doors at 8pm - EARLY SHOW // all-ages // $29 adv. or free with dB Pass

 

BASSIC NECESSITIES     

MT EDEN (Auckland, NZ)  //  BREAKAGE (London, UK)  //  ILL-ESHA (San Francisco, US / Vancouver, BC)  //  TRIAGE (Portland, US)   

Showbox at the Market // Doors at 9pm // all-ages // $25 adv. or free with dB Pass   

 

BLURRING THE LINES   

MARTYN (Washington DC, US)  //  MARTIN BUTTRICH (Hannover, DE)  //  MAX COOPER (London, UK)  //  EGYPTRIXX (Toronto, CA)  //  CYANWAVE (Seattle, US)   

Neumos // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. or free with dB Pass    

 

WARM OSCILLATIONS  

STAR SLINGER (Manchester, UK)  //  oOoOO (San Francisco, US)  //  BEAT CONNECTION (Seattle, US)  //  EDDIE (Seattle, US)  

The Crocodile // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. or free with dB Pass  

 

TRUST SHOWCASE  

KYLE HALL (Detroit, US)  //  HANSSEN (Seattle, US)  //  SUNTZU SOUND (Seattle, US) Baltic Room // Doors at 9pm // $12 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass  

     

 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 1ST    

 

dB IN THE PARK / FRITE NITE SHOWCASE 

EPROM (San Francisco, US)  //  SALVA (San Francisco, US)  //  COMMA (San Francisco, US)  //  ILL COSBY (Seattle, US) + MORE TBA    

Volunteer Park // 12pm - 7pm // all-ages // free   

 

GRAINS OF SOUND

OVAL (Berlin, DE)  //  RYOICHI KUROKAWA (Osaka, JP)  //  MATTHEWDAVID (Los Angeles, US)   

Nordstrom Recital Hall // Doors at 6pm // all-ages // $25 adv. or free with dB Pass 

 

DECADANCE   

GREEN VELVET (Chicago, US)  //  DESIGNER DRUGS (New York City, US)  //  JAGUAR SKILLS (London, UK)

Showbox at the Market // Doors at 9pm // all-ages // $25 adv. or free with dB Pass

     

DEEP FOUNDATIONS  

MOTOR CITY DRUM ENSEMBLE (Berlin, DE)  //  I:CUBE (Paris, FR)  //  CHATEAU FLIGHT (Paris, FR)  //  JULIO BASHMORE (Bristol, UK)  //  DENIZ KURTEL (Brooklyn, US)  //  MIKE HUCKABY (Detroit, US)

Neumos // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. or free with dB Pass   

   

TRASHED SHOWCASE  

 RAC DJS (Portland, US)  //  SEAN MAJORS (Seattle, US)  //  FLAT BLACK (Seattle, US)

 Baltic Room // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $10 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass 

 

 

SUNDAY OCTOBER 2ND   

 

dB IN DUB FINALE  

MAD PROFESSOR (London, UK)  //  TWILIGHT DUB CIRCUS (Nijmegen, NL)  //  GAUDI (London, UK)  //  SYSTEMWIDE (Portland, US)   

Neumos // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $18 adv. or free with dB Pass  

 

FLAMMABLE SHOWCASE    

dOP (Paris, FR)  //  KATE SIMKO (Chicago, US)  //  BRIAN LYONS (Seattle, US)    

Re-Bar // Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $15 adv. (no fees) or free with dB Pass  

   

   

MORE SHOWCASES TO BE ANNOUNCED   

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One Comment

  1. sextronica
    Posted August 1, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Permalink

    OMG!!! I just peed a little :) Seriously though, this line up is beyond anything I’ve seen in North America. The diversity of Seattle’s music scene never ceases to amaze me. See you in September!

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