Sónar has announced almost 40 news names for this year’s edition, among them the surprising presence of Jean-Michel Jarre, who will be presenting his innovative album Oxygene, James Blake and the new grime sensation in the UK Stormzy. Other acts include Flume, Kelela, Mano Le Tough, Bob Moses, Howling, David August & Band, Roots Manuva, John Talabot, Four Tet, Laurent Garnier, Jackmaster and Red […]Read more
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Great news from Sónar Festival: after three years it returns to the Auditori, the venue chosen for the 2016 Sampler Series, that will featured Become Ocean, an orchestral piece by American composer John Luther Adams (1953), directed by Brad Lubman and performed by Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona and National of Catalonia (OBC). Great news from […]Read more
A week after Primavera Sound revealed the line-up for its 2015 edition (read it here), it is now the turn of Sónar’s disclosure of this year’s edition.Read more
Sónar co-director Sergio Caballero has emerged in recent times as an essential film maker. Following Finisterrae (2010), which was also the image of the International Festival of Advanced Music, he’s just premiered La Distancia, an experimental fantasy film that was premiered in the Brilliant Future section at the 43th International Film Festival of Rotterdam. So far the film has […]Read more
We finally watched La Distancia, a hauntingly sarcastic film by Sergio Caballero, one of today’s most innovative minds. The alma mater of Sonar Advanced Music Festival shows his most versatile and restless version, a much needed filmmaker in these latitudes where more experimentation and madness and less social realism is welcomed.Read more