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Sat Aug 18 @11:00AM - 11:00PM
(D) Festival: Pool Of Darkness
Sat Aug 18 @ 4:00PM - 11:00PM
(B) Festival: W-Festival
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(PE) Concert: AND ONE
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: KÄRBHOLZ
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: ALT-J
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: JAMES BLUNT
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: DIETER THOMAS KUHN & BAND
Sun Aug 19 @ 4:00PM - 11:00PM
(B) Festival: W-Festival
Sun Aug 19 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: LA DISPUTE
Sun Aug 19 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: THE GLORIOUS SONS
Sun Aug 19 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: BLONDE REDHEAD
Sun Aug 19 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: BEARTOOTH
Mon Aug 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: LA DISPUTE
Mon Aug 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: THE GLORIOUS SONS
Mon Aug 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: BEARTOOTH
Mon Aug 20 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: THE JOY FORMIDABLE
Tue Aug 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: LA DISPUTE
Tue Aug 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: THE USED
Tue Aug 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: SONS OF BILL
Tue Aug 21 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
(D) Concert: CHASE ATLANTIC

Latest News

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soman growlerThe return of a legend? Absolutely! After what is now eight years since his last release (his last disc ‘Noistyle’ appeared in 2010), creative mind and soundsmith Kolja Trelle, alias SOMAN, returns with some red hot numbers and a new album. With his innovative mix of sounds spanning Techno, Industrial, EBM and Power Noise, SOMAN remains a progressive pioneer and innovative trailblazer for today’s club culture. Unforgettable hit anthems such as ‘Divine’, ‘Pan-Tau’, ‘Noise Anthem’, ‘Pusher’, ‘Traitor’, ‘Waste’, ‘Side Chain’ and ‘Skin Deep’ ensured that even all those years ago, SOMAN advanced to the cutting edge of German electronic music. It’s an undisputed fact: His discs are legendary and exalted, and his musical legacy is considered sacrosanct, shaping and influencing countless acts. In the meantime, SOMAN returned to basics as a one-man army, with his DJ performances being a guarantee of intensive, unique club nights; indeed, they still are.

‘Growler’ (release date 31 August) is the first of three planned digital singles to be taken from his latest masterpiece ‘NOX’, and it really packs a punch. ‘Growler’ is solid, melodic, technoid and literally cries out for ecstasy and release, when boundaries between genres are torn down and new dimensions of sound are created. This rejuvenation process definitely bears fruit, because this four-minute rollercoaster combines the electro pioneer’s unmistakable roots with a contemporary feel, therefore creating a deeply seductive symbiosis that is extremely hard to resist. Three additional remixes (‘MT’, ‘Jeyenne’ and ‘Van Undercut Tribute’) present those smashes from various multifaceted perspectives, revealing his mighty potential. Rounded off by the hard, untameable EBM number ‘Stripped’.

Originally starting out as a sound engineer for HOCICO, TERMINAL CHOICE and many others, SOMAN’s debut ‘Sound Pressure’ appeared 15 years ago, followed by ‘Mask’ (2007), ‘Re:Up’ (2008) and ‘Noistyle’ (2010), as well as remixes for VNV NATION, ROTERSAND, TOM WAX and others. And in 2005, with his pulsing club hit ‘Unleashed’, SOMAN even jumped to the top of the DAC Charts, the German alternative charts. But it’s now high time to open a new chapter: ‘Growler’ is literally a call to fill the clubs with sound and fire up fans old and new in monumental fashion. Mastermind Kolja Trelle puts it in a nutshell: “NOX reflects the joy and pleasure in electronic music, which I’ve finally found again after a long pause!” In this spirit: Welcome back, SOMAN!


Source: Press Release
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