As summer begins, so does the Festival season. Something new is coming to Croatia this July and it’s going to be one for the books- Labyrinth Open: Music Conference, which is going to be part of a 4-day festival debuting at Omiš, Croatia on July 8-11th, 2017.
The four-day festival have revealed an invaluable day of talks and activities from industry influencers, featuring Boris Brejcha, Stephan Bodzin and more.
With less than a month to go, brand new Croatia festival Labyrinth Open has announced details of its creative conference programme which is set to transform the beachfront location of Kemp Galeb in Omis on Monday 10th July.
With the sun promising to shine, the conference commences with two enlightening talks. Kicking off proceedings is owner of Fckng Serious’ label and master of High-Tech Minimal himself Boris Brejcha who will share his story about the evolution of being a bedroom producer to being an established and well-known producer led by a series of ‘‘Question and Answers’. Eugen Juricek, CEO of Mixmag Adria will then evaluate the power of social media and the audiovisual aspect in the growth of an artist to aid young artists to become an established value.
Tech-focused activities will also occur throughout the day, with OWOW confirmed to present a new set of electronic instruments built to enrich live and studio performance. They plan to lock up international artists in the studio for 30 minutes to watch how they create live sets with OWOW’s gear. Both the drum, the wiggle, the wob and the scan belongs to the set-up of the virtuosi ‘Kapibara’. This topic will be preceded by the head of communication from OWOW, Robin Dohmen. He’ll present their ‘MIDIS 2.0’ with which Stephan Bodzin will work his magic. These four wireless MIDI controller are all about enriching live performances and getting more creative in the studio by using intuitive body movement.
With the boutique festival’s carefully curated line-up, stage hosts and full breakdown of the music conference now revealed, this four-day exploration is an exciting addition to the Croatian festival calendar. Tickets are priced at the reasonable price of 165 euros, with accommodation packages available online.
Timetable – Music conference:
| 12:00 (Noon) | ‘Power of Social Media’ – Mixmag Adria – Eugen Juricek
| 1:00 p.m. | ‘The man behind the mask’: How to distinguish yourself as DJ/producer? – Q&A with Boris Brejcha
| 2:00 p.m. | ‘Ask Us Aything’ – A talk with prominent players in the scene
| 3:00 p.m. | ‘In the studio with Kapibara’ – OWOW
| 4:00 p.m. | ‘In the studio with DkA’ – Pioneer