Kraftwerk, Jon Hopkins, Bonobo, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Underground Resistance presents Depth Charge and Marcellus Pittman are among the first acts confirmed for Dimensions Festival 2018. Returning to Pula from Wednesday, August 29th to Monday, September 3rd, the event will showcase eclectic electronica and underground sounds with an opening concert in a 2,000 year-old amphitheatre then four days of beach and boat parties plus night time takeovers in the abandoned Fort Punta Christo.
Kradftwerk will headline the opening concert on Wednesday, August 29th with a 3-D show fusing performance and art. Support will come from Mahogani Records boss Moodymann, jazz-influenced saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia, Josey Rebelle and Debora Ipekel. Tickets are sold separately from the festival pass here.
The main festival will see electro represented by Helena Hauff, Detroit In Effect, Silicon Scally, DJ Stingray, Billy Nasty, NY collective Discwoman founders Volvox and Umfang, The Exaltics, DMX Krew and CPSmith. Selectors who are famed for crossing many genres in one set include Peggy Gou, Hunee, Saoirse, Palms Trax, Skee Mask and Craig.
Bonobo will get to play all-night-long, Underground Resistance will present Depth Charge, Don Leisure and Earl Jeffers will team up for a Darkhouse Family set and there will be sets from Marcellus Pittman, Sonja Moonear, Anastasia Kristensen, Nina Kraviz, Volruptus, Bjarki, Alleged Witches, and Paula Temple. Live sets confirmed so far include James Holden And The Animal Spirits, Maximum Joy, Azymuth, Marcos Valle, Ariwo, Amp Fiddler, Kerem Akdag, Open Eagle Mike, Sons of Kemet, Ezra Collective, Yazmin Lacey, The Comet Is Coming and Alfa Mist.
Elsewhere, Lena Willikens, Ivkovic, Alessandro Adriani, Courtesy, DJ Python, Øyvind Morken, Nicolas Lutz, Jon K, Josey Rebelle, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dimensions Soundsystem, Lexis (MIMS), Cosmic Slop, Love Muscle team, K-HAND, Oyvind Morken, Red Greg and Alexander Nut are also on digging duties. Also playing will be Mala, The Bug, Ben UFO, Pearson Sound, Pangaea, Batu, Ploy, dBridge, Skeptical and Fixate.
The Dimensions DJ Directory will provide Sean OD, Kiara Scuro, Debora Ipekel, Harri Pepper, Alex T, Sam Hall, Yuri, Kwasiba Savage, Shy One, SNO and Will Lister, Ash Lauryn. Croatian names so far are Ilija Rudman, Petar Dundov, Jan Kinčl & Regis Kattie, Eddy Ramich, Skeptik, Mimi and DJ Labud.
More acts, boat parties, takeovers, day parties and the Knowledge Arena schedule will be revealed soon.
For tickets and details go to dimensionsfestival.com.