Dancity Extras

June 2011

Two days of music, supported by The Wire, in the ancient town of Foligno in the Umbrian hills, 1–2 July.

This year's festival, with the theme Back To The Future, features Giuseppe Ielasi, Oorutaichi, Balanescu Quartet, Felix Kubin, Scuba, DJ Krush, James Pants, Tim Exile, Elektroguzzi, Arandel and more. There will also be an exhibition of Kim Hiorthøy's cover artwork for the Rune Grammofon label. In anticipation of the event, we've compiled some videos and tracks related to the festival and the artists who'll be performing there:

Listen to tracks by Giuseppe Ielasi here and here, works by Felix Kubin here and here (Kubin has also made a series of radio art works investigating underground music in Eastern Europe, click here to listen).

Watch a teaser for the forthcoming festival, set in the year 3011:

The Balanescu Quartet performing Kraftwerk's "Computer Love"

James Pants performing "Thin Moon"

Also, check out a series of mixes, made exclusively for the festival:

Dancity Festival's Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

Dancity takes place in Foligno, Italy, 1–2 July.

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Dancity Extras

Two days of music, supported by The Wire, in the ancient town of Foligno in the Umbrian hills, 1–2 July.


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Netmage videos

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