Artists

DJ RUSH

(USA)

Closing our inauguration 

You better get ready

Pure Energy, mr Funk you Right on Up, BOOM BOOM BASS IN YOUR FACE, playing a very special one to close our night full of legends with a bang and the highest climax,

-set time-

04h00-06h00

In the vibrant tapestry of electronic music, where the echoes of legends resonate and innovation reigns supreme, there emerges a figure whose name evokes awe and reverence: DJ Rush. Prepare to be swept away on a transcendent journey as we delve into the boundless realm of his musical prowess.


Born and bred in the pulsating heart of Chicago, DJ Rush embodies the very essence of the city's storied electronic music scene. With a career spanning decades, he has transcended mere stardom to become a veritable titan in the global dance community. His performances are not just sets; they are epic odysseys that traverse the spectrum of human emotion, from euphoria to introspection and back again.


Step onto the dance floor and feel the kinetic energy surge through your veins as DJ Rush takes command. His mastery of the decks is unparalleled, seamlessly weaving together a tapestry of beats and melodies that defy categorization. From heart-pounding techno to soul-stirring house, each track is carefully curated to elicit a visceral response from the crowd.


But it's not just his technical prowess that sets DJ Rush apart; it's the passion that pulses through every beat, the fire that burns within him as he shares his gift with the world. It's the way he connects with his audience on a primal level, drawing them into his sonic universe and leaving them breathless in its wake.


As we embark on this journey of sonic exploration, let us bask in the radiance of DJ Rush's brilliance. Let us lose ourselves in the music, surrendering to the rhythm and allowing it to carry us to new heights of ecstasy. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be enraptured as we bear witness to the sheer majesty of DJ Rush. This is more than just a performance; it's a transcendental experience that will resonate in your soul long after the music fades into the night.


Join us as we embark on this thrilling journey through sound with one of Techno's true Godfathers, DJ Rush. Get ready for a night of pure adrenaline and unforgettable beats. This is one performance you won't want to miss. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be mesmerized as we welcome DJ Rush to the stage.

MISSTRESS BARBARA

(Canada)

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KEN ISHII

(Japan)

Their exclusive B2B

02h00-04h00

In the realm of electronic music, where legends are forged and innovation reigns supreme, there exists a duo whose name resounds with reverence and awe. Allow us to present an electrifying fusion of talent, where Misstress Barbara and Ken Ishii converge in an explosive display of musical prowess.


Hailing from Montreal, Misstress Barbara needs no introduction, her name synonymous with boundless energy and unwavering passion. With each set, she captivates audiences with her relentless drive and unparalleled skill, seamlessly blending genres and pushing the boundaries of sound. Her dynamic stage presence and infectious beats have solidified her status as a true icon of the electronic music scene.


Joining her in this momentous collaboration is none other than Ken Ishii, a luminary in his own right. Emerging from the vibrant underground scene of Tokyo, Ishii has left an indelible mark on the world of Techno with his innovative productions and electrifying performances. Renowned for his ability to seamlessly blend cutting-edge beats with soul-stirring melodies, Ishii's sets are a testament to his enduring influence and creative vision.


As we embark on this exhilarating journey through sound, it is with great honor and excitement that we unveil Misstress Barbara and Ken Ishii as our headlining act. Together, they promise to deliver an unforgettable experience, igniting dance floors and captivating hearts with their unparalleled talent and boundless creativity. Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for an electrifying spectacle as we welcome Misstress Barbara and Ken Ishii to the stage.

JUSTIN BERKOVI

(U.K.)

PLAYING HIS LEGENDARY SET

01h00-02h00

In the vast expanse of electronic music, where innovation thrives and legends are forged, there emerges a luminary whose name resonates with reverence and admiration: Justin Berkovi. Embark on a journey of sonic exploration as we delve into the captivating realm of his musical genius.

Hailing from the eclectic streets of London, Justin Berkovi stands as a beacon of creativity and artistry in the electronic music landscape. With a career spanning over two decades, he has continually pushed the boundaries of sound, weaving intricate tapestries of melody and rhythm that captivate audiences worldwide.


Prepare to be enraptured by the hypnotic allure of Berkovi's compositions. Each track is a testament to his unparalleled skill and boundless imagination, drawing listeners into a world of sonic wonderment where the boundaries between reality and imagination blur.

Step onto the dance floor and feel the pulsating energy surge through your veins as Berkovi takes control. His live performances are not just sets; they are immersive experiences that transcend the ordinary, enveloping you in a symphony of sound and sensation.


But it's not just his technical mastery that sets Berkovi apart; it's the emotional depth that permeates every note, the raw passion that drives him to create music that resonates with the soul. From the ethereal melodies of ambient techno to the driving rhythms of industrial techno, each composition is imbued with a sense of purpose and meaning that speaks directly to the heart.


As we embark on this sonic odyssey, let us revel in the brilliance of Justin Berkovi. Let us surrender ourselves to the music, allowing it to carry us to new realms of consciousness and connection. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be spellbound as we bear witness to the sheer artistry of Justin Berkovi. This is more than just a performance; it's a journey of self-discovery and transcendence that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

ZZINO

(BELGIUM)

PLAYING HIS LEGENDARY SET

22h00-23h00

Zzino is an internationally respected DJ and with over 30 years of experience it is fair to say he had quite an impact on the rise of electronic dance music. He shared his passion for techno and love for electronic dance music all over the world: Tomorrowland, Dance Valley, Cirque Magique, I Love Techno, Mayday, Nature One, Techno Nation, Kozzmozz, Cherry Moon, La Rocca, Fuse and his residence in Club Silo, Montini and Real, just to name a few. Zzino has always had a clear mind of what techno should be about and in order to share his vision, he founded Re-load Records in 1993. Re-Load became an internationally respected label after signing some great artists. Jeff Mills, Dave Clarke, Mould Impression aka Adam Beyer, Felix Da Housecat just to name some artists of the many who released onZzino's label. Re-Load Records is also known for giving young talents and locals the opportunity to show the world what they are capable of. Zzino was part of numerous projects and alter egos including Accelerator, Viper, Hyper Pearl, and the Montini Experience, well-known for the track Astrosyn ("My House Is Your House"). The track and its remixes are still being played worldwide by renomated artists.

STEVE REDHEAD

(BELGIUM)

PLAYING HIS LEGENDARY SET

21h00-22h00

Steve Redhead is a Belgian DJ and music producer who has made a significant impact on the techno scene in Europe and around the world. He started his music career in the early 1990s.

Redhead's music is characterised by its energetic, driving beats and intense rhythms. He has released tracks on some of the most prestigious techno labels, including Mutual Rytm, Primate, Zync, Mankind, Materia, Suara, Compressed, Fine Audio, Session and his own label Reda Recordings.

These releases have earned him critical acclaim and a loyal following of fans. He has worked with some of the most significant names in the techno industry, collaborating on tracks and remixes that have pushed the boundaries of the genre.

One of his most significant achievements was creating the anthem for the "I Love Techno" festival in 2004 which became an instant classic. Throughout his career, Steve Redhead has toured extensively, performing at clubs and festivals across the globe.

He has performed in countries as far-reaching as Japan and Brazil. Steve Redhead has been a regular guest at some of the most iconic clubs in Belgium, including Silo and Fuse. In 2011, he became a resident DJ at Hertz, one of the most popular techno parties in the country.

His regular appearances at these venues have helped to establish him as one of the leading DJs in the Belgian techno scene.Overall, Steve Redhead's contribution to the techno scene has been significant, and his passion to his craft have inspired countless others in the techno music industry.

AGENT ORANGE DJ

(USA)

PLAYING HIS EXCLUSIVE B2B

23h00-01h00

Stay Young. Love Techno. is the ideology that perfectly represents the energy of Agent Orange DJ. Not just aimed at a specific genre but an attitude, a code to live by where our passion for the things we love keep us connected to our own youthful energies. Having cut his teeth during the legendary 90’s era raves and clubs in his native New York City, he has proven himself over the years as a pioneer and architect of modern day dance music.


He’s spent the last 25+ years pushing a sound that holds true to the raw unfiltered soul of his youth with a decidedly modern air. More recently he set out in studio to rework of a few of his favorite key classics from the 90s: Armand Van Helden – Witch Doktor, Josh Wink aka Winx – Don’t Laugh, Todd Terry aka House Of Gypsies. These tracks took the DJ world and festival circuit by storm, gaining support from people like: Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nicole Moudaber, Chris Liebing, Pan-Pot, UMEK, Joseph Capriati, Christian Smith, Monika Kruse, Paco Osuna and countless others. He also had a full length video created for his Witch Doktor rework it which is a rarity these days in this genre.


It includes a fun cameo from Armand himself and It was premiere by Mixmag on their YouTube channel. Living the motto “Stay Young. Love Techno.” is not an easy job! But his passion and life long commitment to grooving global dance floors has helped Agent Orange carve out his reputation as a world-class producer and exceptional live DJ.

“Stay Young. Love Techno.”

AXEL KARAKASIS

(GREECE)

PLAYING HIS EXCLUSIVE B2B

23h00-01h00

Axel Karakasis is the most recognisable Greek name in the Techno scene. His career is marked by a number of classic themes and a series of appearances that have established him as an international DJ. The rise to his present status did not happen overnight, but goes back to the 80s and the 90s, when Techno made its first appearance.


Fascinated by this new wave, Axel’s courtship with electronic music saw a very different light… By the late 90s, he was already known through various DJ residencies in Athens, as well as through his regular events with his team “Bubbles” –to be remembered to this date by many! This was when the techno wiz-kid earned his place among the top Greek DJs and appeared in numerous events in the biggest clubs of the Greek capital! He soon became the most wanted Greek Techno DJ, playing regularly in the biggest venues in Athens, Thessaloniki, Mykonos, Crete and all over his native Greece.


Being a restless spirit led Axel to new avenues in music production. He always wanted to play unique music in his sets. That’s what drove him to get into the studio and begin his own productions. In 2000, he had his first release on Pornographic Recordings and this was only the beginning, as a string of classic releases followed in the likes of Intec Records, MB Elektronics, Primate, etc. to establish himself in a genre he referred to as “Groovy Techno”!


With his very own mark on discography, Axel’s international career took off. Confirming his status as the most sought after Greek Techno DJ of his time, Axel headlines events in some of the best clubs in the world, such as the Rex Club (Paris), Womb (Tokyo), Turnmills (London), tours regularly countries like Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, Korea, Croatia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Holland and Malta, to name a few, and has appeared in top festivals like Awakenings (Netherlands) Rabac Festival (Croatia), Apokalypsa (Czech Republic), etc.: he keeps exciting crowds all over the world! At present, Axel releases his music in top record labels, like Kombination Research, 1605, Respekt Recordings and others, whereas his tracks have featured in well known compilations and mix CDs, such as Extreme Euphoria (Ministry of Sound), Cream Ibiza, I Love Techno, and many many more. However, his work wouldn’t be complete without his own imprint! In his first venture, he was the co-founder of Omega Audio Recordings, which received rave reviews and support by top DJs world-wide, as well as being a platform for new talents to see the spotlight. In September 2007, Axel decided to channel all his energy into his very own brainchild, Remain Records, which is gradually transforming into a brand encompassing both vinyl (Remain Records) and digital (Remain Records and Remain Limited) releases by Axel, The Advent and Industrialyzer, Sasha Carassi, Marco Bailey and Tom Hades, A.Paul, as well as newer talent.


Axel’s strong reputation is based on his consistency towards the genre that established him. Always faithful to techno, Axel Karakasis delivers all-fresh, brand new sounds that evolve. Having earned strong support by clubbers and his peers worldwide, Axel keeps challenging the clubland with his releases and his full of energy DJ sets.

HUMA-NOYD

(PORTUGAL)

PLAYING HIS LEGENDARY SET

20h00-21h00

Mário Henriques created the project Huma-noyd live in 1995.This project was born to infect everything and everyone with his kind of music. His unique strong Techno and Tech House music-style with a lot of energy and power.


Huma-noyd isn't that influenced by other artists as he want to make his really own unforgettable set's with an special type of sound.In 1998 created his own Label named "Monophonik Recordings" and 3 years later in 2001 he opened his record and merchandise store named just like his Label.


After several projects where he spent time involved, in 2011 saw a new opportunity for his career: " Kne'deep ".Huma-noyd accepted the greatest challenge yet in 2012. This challenge is called "DJ Rush United!" and consists of creating a new concept for a irresistible night. Give the face by this project is the legendary Dj Rush, and the Portuguese Huma-noyd live and J.Fernandes.UNITED presents a unique selection of techno, tribal, funky, groovy, all with an energy that represents them.


Dj Rush United want to return the dance floor joy, fun and energy!Based on this, Huma-noyd will continue his saga and will move all over the world to present his amazing and special style of music. His project was created to lead his public into a world where sound is the key to every success.

SOUL REBEL presents

TECHNOPIA INC.

(BELGIUM)

SPECIAL OPENING SET

INITIATING THE OFFICIAL START OF

TECHNOPIA PRESENTS WE ARE TECHNO

19h00-20h00

Step into the heart of innovation and witness the birth of a new era as Soul Rebel, the visionary pioneer behind Technopia, unveils Technopia Inc. This isn't just another act; it's the cornerstone of our global project, the very essence of what Technopia We Are Techno represents.


Technopia Inc. isn't just a performance; it's a proclamation, a declaration of intent to redefine the landscape of electronic music. With Soul Rebel at the helm, Technopia Inc. serves as the inaugural beacon guiding us into a future where boundaries dissolve, and possibilities flourish. Technopia Inc. is an international collective of residents and international legends.


Picture a symphony of sound crafted from the collective genius of artists spanning continents and cultures. From the pulsating rhythms of South America to the ethereal melodies of Asia, Technopia Inc. transcends geographical constraints to create a sonic tapestry that reflects the diversity and unity of our global community.


As Soul Rebel takes the stage to unveil Technopia Inc., prepare to be transported on a journey unlike any other. Each beat, each melody is a testament to the boundless creativity and ingenuity of humanity. This isn't just music; it's a revolution. It's the dawn of a new era in electronic music, and you're invited to be a part of it from the very beginning. Welcome to Technopia Inc., where the future of techno begins.


TECHNOPIA AD INFINITUM