Boris Brejcha, Marco Carola, Michael Bibi, Sven Väth, HAAi and Fatima Yamaha were amongst many of techno and house music elites taking to the stage at Secret Project Festival.
After what can only be described as a mind-blowing experience with outstanding shows and breathtaking visuals, our team at Soundrive Music are excited to update you on the Secret Project Festival which we had the honor of covering and would highly recommend it to all that are keen to participate next year! We would like to send a huge thank you to Insomniac for inviting us out and for allowing us to experience the festival first hand!
An astounding 27 artists performed across four stages for the second ADE edition of Secret Project Festival. An impressive selection of techno legends as well as frontrunners of the new generation of underground electronic music were part of the line-up for this year’s event. Key acts included HAAi, Joyhauser, Marco Carola, Michael Bibi, Patrick Topping, Sherelle and Sven Väth.
Secret Project Festival ADE took over the Hembrugterrein, an old industrial site offering the ideal backdrop to the event’s thumping beats. A surprisingly sunny and warm October day made for a perfect festival day. From the massive outdoor The Project stage to smaller areas The Workshop and The Secret (hosted by Skream) the grounds held a subtle variety of unique electronic sounds.
Secret Project Festival, born out of the underground scene of Los Angeles, has long prided itself in featuring renowned art installations across their festivals. For this year’s ADE edition the event showcased one of UK art studio Loop’s installations called The Pulse, which was previously installed at Burning Man. Also renowned graffiti artists Wolfdog and the collective of Lastpak made real-time art during the festival. Art has played an instrumental role in the success of Secret Project Festival worldwide and the curation of the pieces is central to each event.
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About Secret Project Festival
Secret Project Festival, born from the distinguished underground music scene of Los Angeles, has been renowned for fusing excellent underground music curation with art and audiovisual installations. It’s this unique combination of artforms that has been the basis for the incredible success it has seen in its relatively short history. From LA to Miami and Amsterdam to Portugal, the Secret Project events have garnered a huge following and never fails to impress.
ALDA is one of Europe’s leading event promoters and producers, as well as a frontrunner in concept development in the scene. Over the years ALDA has diversified their portfolio from mainly dance music into new genres, including Latin with Pal Mundo Festival and hip-hop with OH MY! Festival. Aside from diversifying in musical genres, ALDA is also looking at new frontiers geographically, taking part in the growing festival scene in Eastern Europe with Romania’s biggest dance festival SAGA. Part of ALDA’s image is their partnership with Insomniac, one of the USA’s biggest players in the event scene. Together ALDA and Insomniac are catering to an enormous global audience, presenting top of the line events on multiple continents. www.aldalive.com
Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next-generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority. For over 25 years, Insomniac has produced more than 2,000 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 5 million attendees across the globe. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the world’s largest dance music festival and attracts more than 465,000 fans over three days. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993. In 2013, Insomniac entered into a partnership with global entertainment company Live Nation. www.insomniac.com
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