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Robert Lamart is back at Moog, and he's doing it up right. He's got 10 years as a resident at Florida 135, and a music CV that can boast having spent time with a great variety of musical genres: pop, techno-pop, sinister rock ... and even indie.
It's a night of pounding sounds in Poble Espanyol. One of the stars of this new festival dedicated to hardtek and raggatek is France's NeuroKontrol, a true expert in the field, one of the pioneers of this sound, and founder of the label AstroFonik.
- Critics choice
The Líbido party merges for one night with The Monkey Bar, one of the most active promoters in Barcelona. To celebrate, the Apolo is bringing in a veritable celebrity in the world of electronica, one of the bastions of house, Rick Wilhite. Known as
Brit band Cheatahs present the album they made with the Wichita label after a couple of EPs that confirmed their status as one of the most promising groups on the British scene. Echoes of The Jesus & Mary Chain, Link Wray and My Bloody Valentine mix
Dubfire makes up half of Deep Dish, known for having made it in the same league as Richie Hawtin's label. Of the pair of Iranians in Deep Dish, Dubfire was the one who decided to use Berlin techno-minimal sounds, something that hadlots of
The legendary Bugged Out parties are about to turn 20. They started with the first shows of Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk and Green Velvet, among others, and they've spent two decades shaking up the global club scene with top artists. The regular
Amenra is a Belgian band with five albums to their credit and a long history with the artist, craftsman and musician collective known as the Church of Ra. They present their latest album, 'Mass V' (2012), an agonizing album full of darkness and
It's that time of year again when Barcelona becomes the swing capital with the 17th edition of the Barcelona Swing Festival. From Thursday to Sunday, 8.30pm to 2.30am, the Casino l'Aliança morphs into a temple for the rebels of swing and opens its
- Critics choice
The Vespres d'Arnadí group, soprano Maria Hinojosa, actor Elies Barberà and the Barroc Ballet are behind this multidisciplinary show of music, dance and theatre, that re-creates the era when Barcelona had another royal court, thanks to Archduke
- Sat Apr 19
DJ Ferdiyei's gay indie party is banking on filling Apolo's smaller hall, thanks to the day-after holiday. Tonight's session will feature a performance by Molt Riquet, a pair of two Andalusians living in Barcelona who offer up a show where they
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