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Eclipse 2012: New Festival Announced

Written by Marc Zanotti on May 1, 2012

The Music.com.au have reported that in celebration of this year’s upcoming solar eclipse, a special 7-day music festival titled Eclipse 2012 has been announced.

Eclipse 2012 will take place from Saturday 10 November to Friday 16 November in Cairns, with the solar eclipse predicted to take place during the morning of Wednesday November 14 in Northern Australia.

The festival has been put together by the organisers of Australia’s Rainbow Serpent, UK’s Glade Festival and USA festival Symbiosis. Given the cosmic atmosphere of the festival, it’s not too surprising that the lineup announced so far consists of mostly trance acts. However, a range of artists will appear covering genres such as chill, broken beats, gypsy, and reggae.

Eclipse 2012 – Lineup (thus far)

Sun Stage

‘Covering a range of styles including psytrance, progressive trance and techno the Sun Stage is the one stop destination for feet pounding aural delicacies.’

Perfect Stranger (Israel)
Oliver Lieb (GER)
Adam Freeland (UK)
Tristan (UK)
Atmos (Sweden)
Avalon (UK)
Captain Hook (Israel)
GMS (Spain)
Suncontrolspecies (Australia)
Sensient (Australia)
Tetrameth (Australia)
Etnica Vs Pleiadiens (Spain)
Earthling (Spain)
AMD (UK)
Guiseppe (Denmark)
Sonic Species (UK)
Dickster (UK)
Terrafractyl (Australia)
Hypnagog (Australia)
Behind Blue Eyes (Denmark)
Phony Orphants (Denmark)
Burn in Noise (Brazil)
Ecliptic (Mexico)
DJ Swarup (Brazil)
Killerwatts (UK)
Wrecked Machines (Brazil)
Aphid Moon (UK)
U-Reckon (Israel)
Unseen Dimensions (Australia)
Space Tribe (UK)
Emok (Denmark)
Treavor Moontribe (USA)
James Monro (Brazil)
Beauty & the Beat (GER)
Chromatone (USA)
D-Sens (France)
Merkaba (Australia)
One Tasty Morsel (Australia)
Young Kim (Korea/Italy)
Edoardo (Neurobiotic)

Sky Stage

‘Showcasing some of the biggest names in techno, progressive and tech house the Sky Stage will lift you to atmospheric heights of rhythmic hypnotic wonder. Presented by Subsonic Festival (Aust), Shine On Festival (Aust) and Bar 25 (Berlin).’

Secret Cinema (NL)
Psycatron (Ireland)
Egbert (NL)
King Unique (UK)
D-Nox (GER)
Gabe (Brazil)
Dominic Thomas (SWE)
Jamie Stevens (Australia)
Kasey Taylor (Portugal)
Luis Jnr (Spain)
Antix (NZ)
Marcello VOR (Brazil)
Pena (Portugal)
Technasia (France)
Switchbox (GER)
Ricardo (GER)
Velcro (Brazil)
Steve Ward (Australia)
Tom Real (UK)
Kotaro (Japan)
Ipcress (UK)
Stratos (Greece/GER)
Nicos (Greece/GER)
Ricardo (GER)
Daniel Krau (GER)
Djane Kimski (GER)
Oblique Industries (Australia)
Thank You City (Australia)
Ed Motive (Australia)
Ian Woodsman (Australia)
Paul Abad (Australia)
U-One (Australia)

Moon Stage

‘Fresh from their own Eclipse event in May, Symbiosis will be teaming up with Earth Frequency Festival and Omelette Records to present a stunning broken beat stage, with the best of what the world and Australia have to offer across the genres of dub-step, glitch-hop, future bass, ethno-crunk, breakbeats, IDM and more.’

Tipper (UK)
Dub FX (Australia)
FreQ Nasty (USA)
Opiuo (Australia)
Spoonbill (Australia)
Eprom (USA)
Random Rab (USA)
Heyoka (USA)
An-Ten-Nae (USA)
Adham Shaikh (Canada)
JPod (Canada)
Kalya Scintilla (Australia)
Russ Liquid (USA)
The Mollusk (Australia)
Knowa Knowone (USA)
Circuit Bent (Australia)
Editor (Australia)
Dov (South Africa)
Bird of Prey (USA)
Mista Savona (Australia)
Deep Fried Dub (Australia)
Sun In Aquarius (Australia)
Monkeymarc (Australia)
Jamie Janover (USA)

Earth Stage

‘The Earth Stage is at the heart of the festival site, situated by the lake, with its own beach frontage. It is the destination for live reggae, dub, world music, gypsy, electro swing, house, disco and all things in between!’

Fat Freddy’s Drop (NZ)
Jonny Clarke (Jamaica)
Prince Fatty (UK)
Congo Natty (UK)
Mungo’s Hifi (UK)
OKA (Australia)
Tijuana Cartel (Australia)
Ganga Giri (Australia)
Mista Savona (Australia)
Optimo (UK)
Kingfisha (Australia)
Fyah Walk (Australia)
Kooii (Australia)
Bobby Alu (Australia)
Tall Will (UK)
Lewie Day (Australia)
Savona Soundsystem (Australia)
Lotek & Die Rude & Kazman (Australia)
The Bird (Australia)
Woohoo Revue (Australia)
Ensemble Formidable (Australia)
Zennith (Australia)
Otologic (Australia)
Saritah (Australia)
Darky Roots (Australia)
Billy Dread (Australia)
Jesse I (Australia)
Koahlition (Australia)
Reggae Bliss (Australia)
Jobstopper (Australia)
Mortisville (Australia)
Blunderbus (Australia)
8 Foot Felix (Australia)
Mickey Space (Australia)
Planet Jumper (Australia)
Dave Chestwig (Australia)
Timmus (Australia)
The Doctor (Australia)

Chill Temple

‘Presented by Resonant Temple from Byron Bay the Chill Temple will be a full production stage within a sacred geometry lotus temple.’

Solar Fields (Sweden)
Desert Dwellers (USA)
Banco De Gaia (UK)
Kaya Project (UK)
Jamie Janover (USA)
Makyo (Japan)
Hibernation (UK)
Soulware (NZ)
Kyson (Germany/Australia)
Terranine (NZ)
Sobey Wing (Canada)
Bloop (NZ)
Dj SpiderOrchid & Sufi Soul Electronica (USA/
Australia)
Ahimsa (Japan/Australia)
Austero (Australia)
J-Dub (Australia)
Algorithm (Australia)
Beatrice (Australia)
A-Toniq (Australia)
Temple Step Project (Australia)
Auma (Australia)
Sun in Aquarius (Australia)
Mind Tree (Australia)
Whitebear (Australia)
Stinkwood (Australia)
Andrew Till (Australia)
Numatica (Australia)
Shifteq (Australia)
Integer (Australia)
Audego (Australia)
Hugo n Treats (Australia)
Interval (Australia)
Selwa (Australia)

Eclipse 2012 latest round of artists:

Iration Steppas
Prince Fatty
Mugo’s HiFi
Johhny Clarke
Oka
Bobby Alu
Kingfisha
Mista Savona
Eskmo
Vibesquad
Beats Antique
Richard Devine
Govinda

Tickets are on sale now through Eclipse 2012’s official website.

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