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Decibel 2014 Announces First Round Events

posted by Dan Murphy on July 17, 2014

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Seattle, Washington -- Decibel Festival has announced the first round programming for its eleventh annual five-day conference. The full lineup, which you can view below, was released two weeks ago, and promoters are now revealing individual events including official showcases, after-hours sets, and the Optical series, a string of concerts featuring audio/visual experiences. Here are the must-see shows at Decibel 2014. 

Wednesday night will see Optical 1: Kinesthesia with sets from Max Cooper and Arca + Jesse Kanda, as well as a Resident Advisor showcase featuring Kaytranada and Lunice among others. 

On Thursday, you can catch Studio 4/4 with Lee Burridge, or head over to Sky Church for Optical 2: Playful Discard featuring Oneohtrix Point Never + Nate Boyce. For some late-night raves, check out dB After-Hours event Dubscured with Recondite and Fluxion

Friday's program will lead to some tough decisions as festivalgoers will have to choose between Hotflush with Scuba and Dense & Pika, Hardware with Simian Mobile Disco, Robert Babicz, and Luke Mandala, and Crew Love featuring Soul Clap, Wolf + Lamb, and Nick Monaco

Saturday doesn't get any easier, as the showcases include Hot Creations with Lee Foss and Anabel Englund, Kingdom with !!! DJs, Kastle, and Sean Majors, and Richie Hawtin and Friends with Richie Hawtin, Guti, and Rone

Only one showcase, All Gone Pete Tong, has been scheduled for Sunday thus far, but it has a killer lineup with Pete Tong, Tensnake, and Isis Graham

Decibel Festival will take place September 24-28, and tickets for individual shows are available through the Decibel events page. If you plan on attending, check out our Decibel Festival Guide for travel and festival insights with local recommendations. 

Full Lineup So Far: !!! DJs, 1979 feat. Deru + Effixx, Alice Boman, Ana Sia, Andy Stott, Anna Lunoe, Anthony Parasole, AntiVJ + Murcof, Arca + Jesse Kanda, ASC, Atomâ„¢, Avalon Emerson, Baths, Black Asteroid, Blue Hawaii, BRAIDS, Brian Lyons, Chet Faker, Christopher Willits, Claptone, Clean Bandit, Com Truise, Demdike Stare, Dense & Pika, Deru, DJ Spinn, DJAO, Douglas Dare, Eden Hagos, Efdemin, El Ten Eleven, FaltyDJ, Fluxio, gLAdiator, Greg Gives Peter Space, Groundislava feat. Rare Times, Guti, Isis Graham, Jacaszek, Jamie McCue, John Roberts, JusMoni, Kastle, Kaytranada, Keys N Krates, Kim Ann Foxman, KiNK feat. Rachel Row, Kode9, Kraddy, Lauren Lane, Lee Burridge, Lee Foss feat. Anabel Englund, Letherette, Lindstrom, Luke Mandala, Lunice, Lusine, Manatee Commune, Marcel Dettmann, Martyn, Matrixxman, Max Cooper, Midnight Magic, Millie & Andrea, Mimosa, MK Mr. Carmack, Nadastrom, Natasha Kmeto + Effixx, Nick Monaco, Nordic Soul, Oneohtrix Point Never + Nate Boyce, Paper Diamond, Patrick Topping, Pezzner, Recondite, Richie Hawtin, Rival Consoles, Robert Babicz, Rone, Rrose, Sabota, Salva, Sango, Sassmouth, Scratcha DVA, Scuba, Segue, Shadow Child, Simian Mobile Disco, Son Lux, Soul Clap, South London Ordnance, Splatinum, Steffi, Sweater Beats, Ten Walls, Tensnake, The Sight Below, Tokimonsta, Tomas Jirku, Total Freedom, Vatican Shadow, Vox Mod, Waldo, Wolf + Lamb, Yppah, and more TBA

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