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On August 19th it’s time for our second outdoor festival.
Same location, different date.

 

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Jeff Mills
Len Faki
Nicole Moudaber
Speedy J
ANOTR
Benny Rodrigues
Cristian Viviano
De Sluwe Vos
Gary Beck
Joey Daniel
Karim Soliman
Luigi Madonna
Michel de Hey
Paula Temple HYBRID LIVE
Perc & Ansome HYBRID LIVE
Rowen Clark
SNTS LIVE
Stranger
Wouter S

Jeff Mills

Axis Records|Purposemaker|Tresor Detroit techno legend Jeff Mills needs little introduction. Starting in the early 1980s under the name The Wizard, he is recognized as one of the true pioneers of techno music. The founding member of the Detroit Techno collective Underground Resistance, Mills is now running his own label: Axis. In his DJ sets, The Wizard usually uses three or four decks, a Roland TR-909 drum-machine, and up to seventy records in one hour.

Len Faki

Figure|Ostgut Ton|Podium Berlin-based DJ and producer Len Faki is the owner of the well-known Figure, Podium and Figure SPC labels. The residence at world-famous techno temple Berghain since its opening in 2004 had an unwieldy influence on Len’s music career. His eclectic and open-minded vision of techno music is reflected in energy and passion he puts into his sets. After demolishing the dancefloor of Factory 010 at his Figure label showcase, we are excited to welcome our friend Len Faki to the city of Rotterdam again.

Nicole Moudaber

Mood Records|Second State|Drumcode Nicole Moudaber is a Nigerian-born Labanese DJ and producer, currently based in UK. Unleashing her creativity, Nicole doesn’t limit herself with one genre by obscuring the boundaries between house and techno. With Carl Cox as her close friend and mentor, the artist has launched her own Mood imprint and hosts major showcases around the world.

Speedy J

Electric Deluxe|CLR Rotterdam-based techno producer and the owner of Electric Deluxe label Speedy J is a mastermind behind Electric Deluxe Presents nights and the pioneering DVD Umfeld, an audio-visual, electronic trip. The techno legend is known for his genre blurring, boundary pushing music vision and considered a key figure in the genre’s renaissance. His hypnotically percussive technological sounds offer unique complex textures to the listener.

ANOTR

DFTD|Snatch Records Amsterdam based duo ANOTR has been heavily performing on the stages of Ibiza, Amsterdam Dance Event and earned appearances at Hideout, Tomorrowland, Defected and many other established festivities. Jesse van der Heijden and Oguzhan Guney together compose a fresh and consistent pair delivering “energetic, hard hitting, straight to the point tech-house” with releases on DFTD and Snatch Records.

Benny Rodrigues

Desolat|BNR Trax|Beyond Music Rotterdam-based talent with Portuguese blood Benny Rodrigues is a heavyweight in the house music scene and a just as highly acclaimed artist under his techno alter-ego Rod Malmok. His characteristic groovy and funky sound with some Detroit, Minimal and Acid influences has earned him a solid presence at the Dutch festival and club circuit.

Cristian Viviano

Electronical Reeds|Ibiza Talent| Natural Rhythm, Climatic Sound, Bouq Recordings, Descending Order Self-taught Italian musician Cristian Viviano is renowned for his strongly tribal influenced, techno and deep house rhythm, achieved by using sequencers, synthesizers and drum machines. Cristian is the creator of the Pleiadians Ibiza movement, promoting events in various locations and a member of the COCOLINO project created by SIS. Currently, the artist is working on his new project: Descending Order.

De Sluwe Vos

Patron Records|SlapFunk|4 Lux|Albion Coming from the small Dutch town of Deventer, De Sluwe Vos has quickly made his way to the internationally acclaimed festivals such as DGTL and Awakenings and now deals with an insanely packed tour schedule. Only recently became known for his work under the techno alias Haeken, gifted DJ and producer already released an album on Rotterdam’s finest Mord Label. Robert shares his own wide vision of electronics putting together numerous influences into his unpredictable and energetic sets supported by home-built gear.

Gary Beck

BEK Audio|Drumcode|Soma|Cocoon Glasgow born producer and DJ Gary Beck is a regular fixture at the world's top clubs and festivals. With previous releases on the genre's leading labels such as Drumcode, Soma, Saved and Cocoon, he now concentrates fully on his own label BEK Audio.

Joey Daniel

Moan Recordings|D-FLOOR|Memoria Recordings|Material Rotterdam born and Amsterdam-based artist Joey Daniel is known for his prolonged residency at our beloved Toffler and his own party concept 300mph, held regularly in the club. Joey’s countless performances include festivals like Awakenings, Time Warp Holland, Mysteryland, Welcome To The Future, Extrema Outdoor and a gig at the much acclaimed Elrow Barcelona. Now resident at Marco Carola‘s Music On, the DJ spins at Amnesia – Ibiza.

Karim Soliman

Being born in Caïro with both the Egyptian and Dutch nationality, Karim Soliman learned to navigate through different cultures. After moving to Rotterdam he started his career as a DJ and began to organize illegal raves that quickly drew huge attention of Rotterdam's youth (nowadays known as event company Give Soul). Our resident since day one also played at major Dutch festivals like Free Your Mind, Toffler and Pleinvrees. At Rotterdam Rave Festival 2017 you can expect a great blend of traditional chicago house with influences of modern day deep-/tech house from him.

Luigi Madonna

Drumcode|Material Series|Plus 8 Luigi Madonna is a Napolitan DJ, endlessly searching for new abnormal sounds. Starting with the house music in 1996, he delved deeper into the realm of techno, releasing on such acclaimed labels as Material Series, Drumcode and Plus 8. His tracks are now played by the most influential DJs in the underground panorama and his name can be seen on the line-ups of the biggest festivals around the world.

Michel de Hey

HEY!|EC Records|Circle Renowned for his 30 years of experience in the field, Michel de Hey is a worldwide respected DJ, producer and the owner of his own HEY! Imprint. His weekly radio show inspires young DJs till this day, and his own club nights shake the floors all over the Netherlands.

Paula Temple HYBRID LIVE

Noise Manifesto|R&S|Axis Records The Lancashire-born, now Berlin-based DJ and producer Paula Temple blurs the line between production and DJing running through dozens of tracks, edits and clips in one set. The hybrid DJ sets the artist performs are powered by the innovative live performance midi controller MXF8, which she co-developed and took on the ‘Mind and Machine’ tour for three years.

Perc & Ansome HYBRID LIVE

After their destructive debut in Rotterdam at our 5 Year Anniversary, Perc and Ansome will join their forces again for their exclusive hybrid live set at Rotterdam Rave Festival. Both artists are widely known in the industrial techno scene for their no-mercy experimental sound.

Rowen Clark

Chapeau Music|Braaf Records|Swerve Digital|Audio Rehab|Klaphouse Records Rowen Clark will be making his Rotterdam Rave debut during our second outdoor festival this summer. The Rotterdam local has been on the rise for quite some time now and has established himself as one of the Harbour City's most promising tech-house artists at the moment. Known for his groovy sound he will surely break down the Powerhouse stage like he breaks down Rotterdam nightclubs week in and week out.

SNTS LIVE

SNTS|Edit Select|Horizontal Ground|Sacred Court Anonymous masked techno figure SNTS is as dark and mysterious as his sound. Committed to vinyl German producer has been behind two record trilogies, "Chapters" and "Scenes", issued through his self-titled label besides appearances on Horizontal Ground and Edit Select Records.

Stranger

Self Reflektion|Paling Trax In just a short period of time, Stranger has become one of the most promising techno dj’s in Europe's biggest harbour city. Inspired by the early work of Dave Clarke and Jeff Mills, the artist destroys dance floors of the biggest clubs and events with his firm and driven techno. We are proud to have this talented artist and the owner of Self Reflektion label as our resident.

Wouter S

44Records|Unknown To The Unknown|Slapfunk Dj and producer Wouter S is also the owner of 44Records. The artist hosts his own 44Bass club nights in the biggest clubs in Amsterdam and Utrecht, besides performances at such acclaimed events as 18 HRS, Pacha Festival, HYTE and the upcoming Loveland.
Rotterdam Rave Festival 2017
Location Lloyd Multiplein
Date 19/08/2017
Time 12:00

On August 19th it’s time for our second outdoor festival.
Same location, different date.

 

Rotterdam is rave. Rotterdam is techno.