Days Like This Festival has today announced a particularly impressive spread for its 2018 edition in Victoria Park. There are some huge names from the world of electronic music this year, love ’em or hate ’em. Sven Väth and Seth Troxler will be there, but it’s the next layer down where the gold lies.
Highlights include a live set from Floating Points. His legendary DJ sets are mostly built from rarely heard disco treasures, but his live set is a more mercurial beast featuring swathes of organs and analogue synthesisers.
Kentucky-born DJ and producer The Black Madonna’s sets deftly switch from metallic techno to effervescent disco. Mixmag named her DJ of the year in 2016.
Bicep may have come up on the back of killer edits of obscure electronic jams, but in the wake of their debut album they’ll be bringing a live show of their own.
Perennially cool tastemaker Motor City Drum Ensemble is over from Germany, while real Motor City resident Moodymann will keep the freak flag waving.
UK garage legend DJ EZ, considered by many to be one of the most technically gifted DJs on the planet, will be along to show the young upstarts on the bill how it’s done. With UK garage having fallen out of favour in Australia over the past decade, this is our pick for dark-horse set of the festival.
Locals get a sweet run with Cassette, Kali and Gabby. All these will be joined by Ben UFO, Marcel Dettmann, Heidi and many more.
Tickets are available for presale Wednesday November 8.
Days Like This Festival 2018
Victoria Park, Camperdown
Saturday March 10, 2018
The Black Madonna
Booka Shade (Live)
Floating Points (Live)
Mano Le Tough
Motor City Drum Ensemble
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