James Holden, the cosmic creative head of Border Community, will present live The Inheritors, his last epic production. UK’s own digital bits crafter Jon Hopkins and Evian Christ (dj set), the rising star wizardly mixing R&B and hip-hop also will be joining him on this journey to both Sónar Reykjavík and Sónar Stockholm.
Germany’s dance music iconic star Paul Kalkbrenner as well as Bonobo, the downtempo experimental live show from the UK producer Simon Green and Daphni, aka Canada musician and composer Caribou’s loved electronic dance project, also stand out on top of the bills of both events.
In Sónar Reykjavík, they all join Major Lazer, together with the When Saints Go Machine and the première of Starwalker, the new collaboration of France’s Jean-Benoit Dunckel of Air and Icelandic composer Bardi Johannsson.
Sónar lands in Stockholm for the first time
The festival takes place at Munchenbryggeriet in the Södermalm district in the city centre, the 14th and 15th of February 2014 and it will encompass 30 artists over three stages: SonarClub, SonarDôme presented by RBMA and SonarLab.
The doors will open at 7PM until 3AM on both days.
The Red Bull Music Academy will program the second largest stage of the festival portraying some of the most interesting local and international acts around together with the academy’s favourite up-and-coming talent.
Sónar Stockholm only 1500 tickets on sale are available here: http://sonarstockholm.com/en/pg/tickets
Sónar Reykjavík’s second edition
Sónar Reykjavík 2014 takes place at Harpa – Reykjavik Music Hall, situated right by the harbour in the downtown area of the city, with five different stages over three days, the 13, 14 and 15th of February. Sónar Reykjavik will be turning Harpa’s underground car park into a nightclub again and will provide a line-up of more than 60 artist, bands and DJs for its second edition.
Sónar Reykjavík 3-days pass is available here: http://sonarreykjavik.com/en/pg/tickets
Travel packages are also available from the following countries via Icelandair: Netherlands, EEUU, Denmark, France, Canada, Germany, UK and Sweden here: http://sonarreykjavik.com/en/pg/travel-packages