Paul Kalkbrenner, Amelie Lens, Ben Klock, Reinier Zonneveld, Richie Hawtin, 99999999, Brina Knauss and Giorgia Angiuli: these are the first names announced by Decibel Open Air, the electronic music festival taking place in Visarno Arena in Florence Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th in September.
Many new things for Decibel Open Air 2020 edition: its dates moved from June to September, a media partnership with Radio m2o and two stages totally renewed. The whole area will be changed, thanks to the support and consulting of architects and and visual and lighting designers.
Decibel Open Air line up is really massive, with many top players on stage. Paul Kalkbrenner is a real superstar, thanks to his 8 albums, his concerts in the most important festivals, his cult movie “Berlin Calling” and related soundtrack. Amelie Lens is a real techno queen: she plays in the best clubs and festivals, her Exhale parties and LENSKE (her label) releases are massive. Charismastic and effective, Ben Klock is resident at Berghain/Panorama Bar from its kick off in 2004; in 2015 his set won “The Essential Mix Of The Year” (BBC Radio 1), Richie Hawtin is a huge electronic music teacher, innovator and experimenter, in 2015 he was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield.
Dutch techno master Reinier Zonneveld has already remixed “Resurrection”, 1998 dance anthem, a new remix in a personal roster including Moby. 999999999 is an italian duo techno, well respected in Italy and worldwide. Brina Knauss started her music career in Slovenia, before coming into Italy; last year he played at Tomorrowland, and she played in Watergate in Berlin a few days ago; Born in Puglia, Giorgia Angiuli is a classically trained musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist. Very early on she developed a strong interest for electronic music and started to experiment with new live techniques.
Sabato 5th and Sunday 6th 2020 Decibel Open Air comes back to Visarno Arena (Parco Delle Cascine) in Florence for its 4th edition; two stages and a 120.000 square meters arena, only 1 kilometer from railway station.