Sonar returns for it’s 19th year by announcing an impressive lineup and 3 additional events in Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Cape Town to coincide with it’s Barcelona home!
The ‘tour’ kicks off with ‘A Taste of Sonar’ on March 2 in Cape Town, before returning to Tokyo April 21-22, Sao Paulo a month later, May 11-12 before closing with the biggest of them all, Barcelona between June 14-16.
Fans of straight EDM to experimental electronica will be spoilt for choice as Justice, Bjork, Hot Chip, James Blake, Julio Bashmore, Azari & III, Jacques Le Cont, Seth Troxler, John Talabot, Mount Kimbie, Deadmau5, Rustie and many more play across the four shows.
Get a run-down of each event’s lineup below.
Sonar Barcelona 2012
The Roots, Fatboy Slim, Deadmau5, Hot Chip, Richie Hawtin, Amon Tobin, Friendly Fires, James Blake DJ, Nicolas Jaar, Luciano, Metronomy, Azari & III, Laurent Garnier, Squarepusher, Peaking Lights, Modeselektor, Mouse on Mars, Austra, Mary Anne Hobbs B2B Blawan, Kode9, Diamond Version, Maya Jane Coles, Darkside, John Talabot, Julio Bashmore, Jacques Le Cont, Thundercat, LA Vampires, When Saints Go Machine (full lineup)
Sonar Sao Paulo 2012
Fri 11th May (so far)
Björk, Little Dragon, James Blake Dj Set, Austra, Hudson Mohawke, Za!, Gui Boratto, Emicida, Dj Marky vs. Dj Patife, Dj Marky Vs Dj Patife, Ricardo Donoso and more.
Sat 12th May (so far)
Justice, Mogwai, Modeselektor, Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, James Blake Live, Squarepusher, Jeff Mills, Four Tet, Seth Troxler, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, John Talabot, The Twelves, M. Takara X Akin, Psilosamples, Gang Do Eletro, Silva, Dago, Bruno Belluomini and more.
Sonar Tokyo 2012
Sat 21st May (so far)
Squarepusher, Clark, Ryoichi Kurokawa, Dorian Concept, Mergrim and more.
Sun 22nd May (so far)
The Cinematic Orchestra, Vincent Gallo, Mount Kimbie, Rustie, Anchorsong, Oorutaichi, Typingmonkeys and more.
Sonar Cape Town 2012
Modeselektor, Byetone, Brodinski, BLK JKS, Das Kapital, Fletcher in Dub, Killer Robot and more.
Did they miss anyone??
(via Mixmag, Sonar)