Sónar Barcelona 2015 adds 17 new artists to its line-up, including several big names from the international scene, while also expanding the scope of artists appearing at the SonarDôme stage presented by Red Bull Music Academy.
Taking place from 18th – 20th June, Sónar by Day will host the 4-deck J.E.T.S. project from the iconic Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum. The two distinguished producers join together under the J.E.T.S. alias to create awe-inspiring syncopated rhythms. Also Skepta heads the new list of artists performing on SonarDôme stage at Sónar by Day, curated by Red Bull Music Academy. The English MC –joined by his accomplice JME– is one of the key figures of grime, the London urban genre that has been experiencing an exciting ascendance in recent months. Also there will be the performance by Floating Points, Finnish friends Jimi Tenor & Jori Hulkkonen will play the “Nuntius” soundtrack live, the silent science fiction film that they directed which will, of course, be screened during the performance.
These new performances join the previously announced The Chemical Brothers, Skrillex, Duran Duran, Die Antwoord, FKA twigs, Flying Lotus, Róisín Murphy, Jamie xx, Arca & Jesse Kanda, Hot Chip, Autechre, Siriusmodeselektor, Kindness, Laurent Garnier
and more than 150 shows at Sónar Barcelona 2015.