Never ones to shy away from innovative set builds, we're welcoming a new mega stage after the fall of Bang Hai Palace at the end of last year’s event, we are now ready and raring to welcome the freshly rebuilt Bang Hai Towers!!!
A completely remodelled and redesigned centrepiece for Downtown which was mysteriously ‘donated’ to the city by the prolific corporation, Bang Hai Industries. An all new communications complex and a fitting substitute for the once beloved Palace with sound systems stacked to the sky, it is more than ready to host coveted world leaders in bass, garage, grime and drum & bass.
Kicking off proceedings on Friday, London label and grime pioneers Butterz present a massive takeover with; Elijah & Skilliam whose bassline inspired grime is mixed to perfection; Swindle will be bringing his signature slow burning build ups resulting in the most devastating drops. One grime’s most recognisable collectives, Heartless Crew will be shelling out classics from start to finish and DJ Luck & MC Neat will be bringing old school garage to the stage.
Saturday will see a first time ever, world exclusive three hour set, courtesy of beat heavy Bristol duo My Nu Leng playing alongside TQD made up of three of the most exciting DJ’s on the scene right now: Royal T x DJ Q x Flava D. An inspiring set for dubstep fans everywhere comes in the form of the legendary Rusko in a rare UK appearance. Dance heavy bass music is in supply from festival favourite Redlight and funky house courtesy of Murder He Wrote playing B2B with Roska.
Sunday goes back to the roots with a massive drum & bass takeover from Exit Records, one of the most forward thinking labels in the genre, with devastating sets from D-Bridge, Skeptical, Alix Perez, Fracture and SP:MC.
After three solid months of stage and district releases, over 500 acts announced across nearly 30 stages and nine districts, a huge spectrum of musical genres and workshops have been revealed. See here for all the line up posters in one place: