All hands on deck as the Likes of You takes to the high seas of Sydney Harbour set on the beautiful minnow, Bella Vista as we continue on our merry crusade to convert the masses into techno lovers! Arrrrr!!!
From the press release:
Join us for the most important nautical techno fest of the year. With all guns blazing, The Likes Of You delivers a cast of international and local artists that would have Christ almighty himself grooving.
OLIVER HUNTEMANN (3hrs) (Ideal Recordings, Bremen)
Myths abound in the north when it comes to techno ground zero, and they refuse to go away. Oliver Huntemann is one of a handful of children of the north who, for what seems like an eternity, add an element of credence to the mythology. He does not, of course, live in a snowy forest or at the edge of the polar oceans. The sun does, on occasion, shine down on Hamburg. Nevertheless, there is a tendency towards hypothermic reduction in the rigourous efficiency of the Huntemann oeuvre.
Huntemann’s tracks may well have dragged themselves out of the same primeval soup, but it was the far north which fired them with the necessary steel for clubland. The resulting creations are linear, free of fancy, charmingly direct.
With so much fame on his plate, he done remarkably well to stay out of the spotlight. That’s how it is in the north, actions count, not appearances.
OLIVER KOLETZKI (Stil Vor Talent, Berlin )
It sounds like a fairy tale. In 2005 29-year old OLIVER KOLETZKI presses 500 copies of his underground hit “Der Muckenschwarm”.One of those white labels lands in Sven Väth’s record bag and whenever he plays the track, the people go wild. Shortly after techno king Väth signs the track on his techno empire Cocoon. “Der Muckenschwarm”, already considered as a techno classic – becomes the best sold techno record of 2005, and OLIVER KOLETZKI gets voted best newcomer of the year in prestigious Groove magazine.
In October 2005, while still riding on the success of his debut single, Oliver directly realises one of his dreams: to have his own label. He founds Stil vor Talent, a label dedicated to pushing new artists and creating a platform for a huge variation of quality electronic dance music – from minimal techno to squeaky house to pop music.
Label manager, producer, DJ, bandleader: above all this, Oliver still manages to fill the clubs around the world and make people smile to his energetic DJ sets. Be in the best clubs of Europe such as London’s Fabric, Berlin’s Berghain or around the rest of the world: Oliver knows how to perform and connect with his audience. OLIVER KOLETZKI is already working on his next album. There is really no stopping him in 2010!
Local support from –
Murat Kilic, Claire Morgan, Ben Morris, Matttt & Tomass, Sam Roberts, Reno & Foundation and Matt Weir.
Sunday April 4. 4pm to 10pm
Boarding 3.30pm for 4pm departure.
BELLA VISTA. Harbour Queen.
Music Feeds has two double passes to this event to give away. To enter, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Arrrr!’