OFF SONAR: Top Parties this Summer in Barcelona

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Here is the top pick of Sonar Off 2012 events from our residents and contributors…

 

 

WEDNESDAY 13/06/2012 SONAR OFF OPENING DAY

 

1. Saved & Rejected Hosted by Studio 80 at Mac Arena Mar Beach Club FREE 2 pm-3am

 

All day and night FREE party at the infamous Mac Arena beach bar hosted by Nic and Marc Fanciulli’s Saved joined by the  Dutch Rejected by Joris Voorn and Edwin Oosterwal . With the likes of Subb-An (Saved) and Kabale Und Liebe (Rejected) this Off Sonar opening gets a well deserved first spot;)

 

 

LINE UP:

★ JORIS VOORN
★ NIC FANCIULLI
★ KAROTTE
★ STEVE RACHMAD
★ SUBB-AN
★ KABALE UND LIEBE
★ &ME
★ EDWIN OOSTERWAL
★ MARK FANCIULLI

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?360854

http://soundcloud.com/savedrecords

http://soundcloud.com/rejected-official

https://www.facebook.com/events/285202498231114

 

2. Warm, Electric Minds & Fina Records OFF Sonar Party at Be Cool 10 pm – 6 am

London’s own Warm, Electirc Minds and Fina Records (of 2020  Vision family) join forces for this Sonar opening.

LINE UP:

★MOVE D
★PROSUMER
★NICK HOPPNER
★WARM RESIDENTS
★DOLAN BERGI
★ TIGER & WOODS
★FRANCIS INFERNO ORCHESTRA
★MATT LONG
★SIMON MORELL
★BRAD MERCER
★PAUL KAMINSKI

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?335644

http://soundcloud.com/electricminds

http://soundcloud.com/fina-records

https://www.facebook.com/events/338219119534880/

 

3. Next Wave Off Sonar 2012 at Centric Club 10pm-6 am

From Perlon to A:rpi:ar to Romanian Sunrise and German Club Der Visionäre – unrivaled line up at Centric right in the midst of Barcelona’s night life at Placa Catalunya.

LINE UP:

★CASSY
★VALENTINO KANZYANI
★PRASLEA
★VERA
★ALEXANDRA
★BINCH
★NICOLAS LUTZ

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?364470

https://www.facebook.com/events/354715627921380/

 

THURSDAY 14/06/2012  EAST ENDER DAY 1

 

 1. East Ender Day 1 at East Ender Park 4pm-6am

 

Without a doubt the best day of East Ender ( no bias, I promise! <3 GUTI LIVE). Just a walk away from Mac Arena bar East Ender Park hosts the best of Desolat, Moon Harbour, Cadenza and more on the opening day of the festival. Ender has become an integral part of the “Off-Sonar” experience and if you have to do just one, we recommend you pick this ;)

 

LINE UP:

★LOCO DICE
★MARCO CAROLA
★TINI
★GUTI (live)
★PREMIESKU (live)
★CHRIS LIEBING
★MARCEL DETTMANN
★MARTINEZ
★TERENCE FIXMER (live)
★THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS
★AUDIOFLY
★MAR-T
★TOMMY FOUR SEVEN
★BRIAN SANHAJI
★DAN DRASTIC
★LUNA CITY EXPRESS
★PATRICK LINDSEY
★TIM GREEN
★DAVIDE SQUILLACE
★MATTHIAS TANZMANN
★NICONE
★DIRTY DOERING
★YOUANDME
★LARSSON
★D’JULZ
★SETY
★DOP (live)
★ANONYM (live)
★FRANK ROGER
★ALEX PICONE
★PHILIPP
★PHILIPPE LIARD
★PLANKTOM


2. Underline presents Get Perlonized at Factory Club 11pm – 5 am

Underline group are throwing some great parties at this year’s Sonar Off and Zip’s Get Perlonized needs no introduction! No “pussy” music there ;)

LINE UP:

★ZIP
★SAMMY DEE
★PORTABLE

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?359868

http://www.play.fm/event/sonaroff2012getperlonized

https://www.facebook.com/events/156728741120505/

 

3. Fact Music Pool presents Mobilee Pool Session OFF Sonar 2012 at Piscinas Municipales Montjuic DAY noon – 10pm

Legendary pool party celebrating its 7th year Off Sonar. Headlined by Saved boss Nic Fanciulli on the decks next to Off Sonar long time favorite and Mobilee founder Anja Schneider. Do get in early!

LINE UP:

★ ANJA SCHNEIDER VS. NIC FANCIULLI
★PAN-POT VS. SLAM
★SEBO K VS. MARTIN LANDSKY
★RODRIGUES JR VS. RALF KOLLMANN
★RAY OKPARA VS. DAVID LEBEIJ
★SEBASTIAN RADLMEIER VS. RE.YOU
★ AND.ID VS. ROBBIE AKBAL
★DAN CURTIN VS. SAFE WORD

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?358762

http://soundcloud.com/mobilee-records

https://www.facebook.com/events/274979039260309/

 

SPECIAL ★ ★ ★Half Baked at Vetro Club   2pm-3 am★ ★ ★

Special spot to goes to London’s Half Baked doing Barcelona with some very exceptional guests as well as much loved residents!

 

 LINE UP:
★LES FILS DU CALVAIRE
★HOLD YOUTH (SEULL B2B LE LOUP)
★THE MOLE B2B MIKE SHANNON
★MARA TRAX
★ONUR ÖZER
★DJ WILD
★CHRISTIAN BURKHARDT (live)
★YAKINE
★RAINER
★GREG BROCKMANN B2B JULIETTA
★ROBIN ORDELL

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?349127

http://soundcloud.com/half-baked

https://www.facebook.com/events/328535410535123/

 

FRIDAY 15/06/2012  East Ender Day 2

 

1. Apollonia vs Visionquest at Mac Arena Mar Beach Club FREE noon-3am

 

It would be fair to say that Mac Arena Beach bar has become somewhat of  a symbol of Sonar Off throughout the years. Seth Troxler’s Visionquest is teaming up with Paris based Apollonia Records for this all day and night FREE beach party and our top pick for Friday!

 

 

LINE UP:

★DYED SOUNDOROM
★DAN GHENACIA
★SHONKY
★DJEBALI
★SETH TROXLER
★RYAN CROSSON
★SHAUN REEVES
★LEE CURTISS

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?360864

http://soundcloud.com/apolloniamusic

https://www.facebook.com/events/289630357796507/permalink/289661187793424/

 

2. Hot Creations Off Sonar at Boo Beach Club  5pm-late

Once again Jamie Jones’ and Lee Foss’ Hot Creations needs no introduction and we expect this one at Boo Beach Club to get busy!

LINE UP:

★JAMIE JONES
★CRAIG RICHARDS
★MIGUEL CAMILLE
★RICHY AHMED
★INFINITY INK
★ROBERT JAMES
★RUSS YALLOP
★PBR STREETGANG
★SPECIAL TBA

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?366478

http://www.mixcloud.com/tag/hot-creations/

https://www.facebook.com/events/406233322732916/?ref=n/f

 

3. Down and Out with Magda, Mark Houle and Troy Pierce  at  City Hall 12.30 am-6am

Berlin label Items & Things run by Magda, Marc Houle and Troy Pierce present their label night at this intimate space in the centre of Barcelona. Down & Out focuses as much on its visual concept as on innovative sound, so we expect this one to be unique.

LINE UP:

★MAGDA
★MARC HOULE (live)
★TROY PIERCE

http://www.residentadvisor.net/record-label.aspx?id=878

http://soundcloud.com/itemsandthings

http://www.facebook.com/itemsandthings

 

SATURDAY 16/06/2012

 

 1. Underline presents Oslo Showcase at Boulevard Culture Club midnight-6am

 

Yet another Underline event in our top 3 bringing Berlin’s Oslo Records and our personal favourite Christian Burkhardt to the infamous district of Las Ramblas.

LINE UP:

★CHRISTIAN BURKHARDT
★DAMIAN SCHWARTZ
★EINZELKIND
★ FEDERICO MOLINARI
★NEKES
★RAY OKPARA

http://soundcloud.com/oslo-records
https://www.facebook.com/underlineevents

2. Off Sonar 2012: La Funny Vie en Rouge presents Lola ED vs Half Baked at Zt Hotel Villa Olimpica 1pm-midngiht

London’s Half Baked and Paris’ Lola Ed join in Hotel Villa Olimpica for this “not-so-secret” garden party helped by the La Funny Vie en Rouge team, great residents and very special guests from both agencies.

LINE-UP:

★ANTHONY COLLINS
★DAN GHENACIA
★SEUIL
★TERENCE:TERRY
★YAKINE
★TOLGA FIDAN PRESENTS ROGUE
★GREG BROCKMANN
★ROBIN ORDELL
★ SPECIAL GUESTS: CASSY, FRANK ROGER, ROUSTAM (SPECIAL CASE)

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?362555
http://soundcloud.com/lola-ed
http://soundcloud.com/halfbaked
https://www.facebook.com/events/368721806512807/

 

3. Fact Music Pool presents: Seth Troxler & Guy Gerber Host It’s a Fucking Pool Party. at Piscinas Municipales Montjuic 12pm-10pm

If Guy Gerber (Cocoon) and Seth Troxler (Visionquest/Crosstown Rebels)  hosting was not enough…it s a Fucking all day pool party!!!

LINE UP:

★ SETH TROXLER
★ GUY GERBER
★ SUBB ANN
★ CRAIG RICHARDS
★ FOOTPRINTZ (live)
★ BILL PATRICK
★ BEHROUZ
★MORE TBA
http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?362699

https://www.facebook.com/events/274979039260309/

 

SPECIAL★ ★ ★Mirabe off Sonar 2012 by Minidetail & Booking Track at Mirabe Midday-Midnight ★ ★ ★

One of the most beautiful venues in Barcelona hosts this eclectic showcase of talent from all over Europe and beyond.

LINE UP:

★PETRE INSPIRESCU
★PIER BUCCI
★LUC RINGELSEN
★RAINER
★MIKE SHANNON
★GUILLAUME & THE COUTU DUMONTS
★HERMANEZ
★VOLTA
★NICOLAS DUVOISIN
★ANIMAL TRAINER

★BENJA
★RETO ARDOUR
★JUAN BAEZA
★DADIVE
★MICHAEL GULL
★D-ANDY & T-RONY
★LOKOMOTIVE
★MARIS
★DUBNOISE

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?365118

https://www.facebook.com/events/424315660913692/

 

SUNDAY  17/06/2012

 

 1. Culprit + Leftroom Off-Sonar Pres. by La Funny Vie en Rouge at Hotel Catalonia 12pm-9pm

 

Another Sonar Off favorite with Californian Culprit joining forces with UK’s Leftroom Records with both teams playing back to back at this rooftop party!

 

LINE UP:

★DROOG
★DYED SOUNDOROM
★GAVIN HERLIHY
★HUXLEY
★JOZIF
★LAURA JONES
★LUCA BACCHETTI
★MANIK
★MATT TOLFREY
★SAM RUSSO
★SIMON BAKER
★SHONKY
★SPECIAL CASE
★SUBB-AN

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?363418

http://soundcloud.com/culpritlosangeles

http://soundcloud.com/leftroom

https://www.facebook.com/events/328117853920394/

 

2. No19 Pres. Social Experiment Barcelona at Almogavers 8611 30 pm-6am

The Canadian label  brings its  Social Experiment to Europe for the first time for this Sonar Off showcase headlined by Art Deparment.

LINE UP:

★ART DEPARMENT
★DENIZ KURTEL
★KONRAD BLACK
★NITIN
★TONE OF ARC
★RUSS YALLOP
★LOUIE FRESCO
★MIGUEL PUENTE
★LUCA C & BRIGANTE FT. ALI LOVE

+ SPECIAL SURPRISE GUEST!

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?355977

 

3. Radar ’12 – air London off-Sonar at Be Cool 10pm-6am

Berlin duo Nick Curly and Monika Kruse host the main room with the Air London family whilst  the official Leftroom/Culprit carry on is happening in Room 2 at Be Cool in Placa Catalunya.

LINE UP:

★NICK CURLY
★MONIKA KRUSE
★GLIMPSE
★ADAM SHELTON
★ OFFICIAL CULPRIT+LEFTROOM CARRY ON! IN ROOM 2

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?366611

http://soundcloud.com/airlondon

https://www.facebook.com/events/296371133778508/?ref=ts

 

 SPECIAL – ★ ★ ★All Inn Records at Macarena Club midnight -5 am ★ ★ ★

LINE UP:

★MIHAI POPOVICIU
★GIOVANNI VERRINA
★POLARIZE
★GERMANO VENTURA

http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?360889

http://soundcloud.com/allinnrecords

https://www.facebook.com/events/151918258211848/

https://www.facebook.com/events/285202498231114/

All Inn Records showcase bringing “romanian sound” to Barcelona  in Macarena Club.

 

MONDAY 18/06/2012 last day of Sonar Off 2012!!!

 

 ★ ★ ★ Studio 80 presents: We Love Mac Arena Mar – Off Sonar Closing at Mac Arena Mar Beach Club FREE  noon-3am ★ ★ ★

 

A perfect ending to Sonar Off at our favorite beach venue!

LINE UP:

★AGORIA
★GREGOR TRESHER
★MONIKA KRUSE
★JIMPSTER
★LAUHAUS
★BORIS WERNER
★MATT TOLFREY
★DROOG
★JOZIF
ONNO
TOM RUIJG
EDFE

Photographs : http://www.macarenamar.com/

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