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Future Entertainment, Mellen Events, Nova, Channel [V], SPA, inthemix, The Wire & Faster Louder Present The Future Music Festival 2013

| 19 October 2012 | Reply

The Future Music Festival 2013 piñata has officially popped! It’s the ‘Day Of The Dead-Set Awesome’ and this year Future Music Festival is set to rock your skulls off! We’ve been brewing something special, and full of more mindblowing music than you can poke a cactus at… Future Music Festival 2013 is going to kick harder than a Tijuana donkey on peyote! Where else would you want to be? Our casa is your casa muchacho!

With the most innovative and dynamic line-up to date, Future Entertainment and Mellen Events are bringing you a curated arena and two super-sized main stages jam-packed with the hottest talent the world has on offer.

The Prodigy will give you the Warriors Dance Arena – an entire arena dedicated to hard-edged, and heavy bass driven music plus some of the world’s most cuttingedge dub-step acts. The stage is set to showcase why this band deserves every sense of credibility and admiration attached to their name. It’s going to be huge! Epic if you will. Joining them in the Warriors Dance Arena will be Boys Noize Live (Terminatoresque skull show! New album out this Friday), Feed Me Live (Live Teeth Show), FMF 2012 heroes Kill The Noise, Zeds Dead and Borgore. Another very welcome addition to the Warriors Dance Arena is international tastemaker and legendary DJ in his own right, Zane Lowe. This man has quite literally had a hand in the shaping careers of more than one of the artists on this line-up and has truly earned his stripes amongst the best. With each act as illustrious and defining as the next, be prepared… the Warriors are coming.

Fresh from breaking records for the fastest selling rock tour in UK history (220,000 tickets in 68 minutes!) the pioneers of alternative rock The Stone Roses are bringing their Manchester-borne reunion tour to Aussie shores. Joining them on the live front is fellow Brits Bloc Party. Returning to Australia for the first time since the release of their critically acclaimed new album Four they’ll be sending fans into an absolute frenzy as they make their debut Future Music Festival appearance.

Future Entertainment, Mellen Events, Nova, Channel [V], SPA, inthemix, The Wire & Faster Louder Present:

In a move unlike any other, International sensation and K-Pop superstar PSY has also been added to the bill. The recent online obsession over his Gangnam Style video has turned the South Korean into a global phenomenon. His single has had in excess of 400 million youtube views and has reached the number 1 spot in 33 countries and counting! Arriving in Australia this Sunday, Psy will perform on X-Factor and share with a captive nation his EX-PSY-TMENT about debuting his live show at Future Music Festival 2013.

Off the back of a triumphant performance at the AFL Grand Final that saw their smash hit album Conditions soar back into a Top 10 position in the ARIA charts, our boys The Temper Trap will be showing the internationals how we hold our own. Adding a little more Oz to the concoction will be indie-rock wunderkinds Gypsy & The Cat – returning with a much anticipated new album mixed by superstar Dave Fridman (The Flaming Lips, MGMT) and a new single ‘Bloom’ which shot straight to number 5 on the world wide hype machine.

Expect things to get a little bonkers with UK powerhouse MC and festival must-have Dizzee Rascal back on the bill. Fellow countrymen DJ Fresh and Rudimental have also had extremely impressive years. With a string of hits and sold out shows to each of  their names respectively, these live acts know how to get the party started. Period. Also along for the ride we give you the chart-topping New York pop-rockers Fun. And you better believe it will be!

This season, Future Music Festival has pulled together an array of the finest female talent on the planet. First up, hailing from Harlem, we have the hard-hitting, natural born lyricist Azealia Banks. With a much anticipated new album on the way, this provocative lady of the moment is all set to deliver a hot and heavy set featuring tracks from her hit EP ‘1991’. Next up, Rita ‘This Is How We Do’ Ora will be taking to the stage. With no less than 3 UK number 1 hits under her belt and a slew of burgeoning international praise, 2013 is all about Rita’s Ora! On the topic of UK sensations, Ellie Goulding will be making her much-awaited Australian festival debut. Rounding off an almost perfect female contingent are the ever-impressive Aussies (and Future Music favourites), Nervo.

If ever there was an EDM all-star line-up to end all other line-ups, this would undoubtedly be it. FMF 2013 brings you electronic icons Steve Aoki, A-Trak (Live), Madeo, Hardwell and Alesso. The EDM A-Team has officially landed. The undisputed heavyweight champion of underground and heralded king of Ibiza, Sven Väth will be bringing his Cocoon Heroes concept down under for the first time. Returning for his 5 th performance on FMF, Väth will head up the strongest techno lineup in Future Music history. We kid you not. Cocoon Heroes will showcase fellow techno-titans Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler and Magda. Featuring full lights and production, Cocoon Heroes will boast all of the elements that make this the best event on the white island each summer, and much, MUCH more!

Future Entertainment, Mellen Events, Nova, Channel [V], SPA, inthemix, The Wire & Faster Louder Present:

Trance-a-holics can look forward to riding every bone-tingling breakdown and buildup as we announce Wake Your Mind! Curated by none other than trance visionaries Cosmic Gate the Wake Your Mind stage will feature vocalist Emma Hewitt, W&W, tyDi, Super 8 & Tab and Ben Gold.

Last, but by no means least Australia’s very own The Stafford Brothers, Timmy Trumpet, Tenzin and Bombs Away will once again join the hallowed ranks. Hold on to your margaritas – these Aussies are LOCO!! Party time? Excellente. What is now a rite of passage for all music lovers, Future Music Festival is back! The Day Of The Dead-Set Awesome is upon us. This is the festivale de música futuro…Taco Taco muchachos!

Special Guest PSY (Gangnam Style)
Dizzee Rascal | Bloc Party | Azealia Banks |Rita Ora
Boys Noize (Live debut) | Hardwell |The Temper Trap |FUN.
Madeon |Rudimental | Ellie Goulding | Steve Aoki |Alesso
Gypsy & The Cat | A-Trak (Live)
Feed Me (Live) | Zeds Dead |Kill The Noise
DJ Fresh (Live)|Nervo |Zane Lowe | Borgore
COCOON HEROES feat Sven Väth | Richie Hawtin
Ricardo Villalobos |Seth Troxler | Magda
WAKE YOUR MIND feat Cosmic Gate feat Emma Hewitt
W&W |tyDi | Andy Moor | Super8 & Tab|Ben Gold
Australia’s finest; The Stafford Brothers & Timmy Trumpet
Tenzin | Bombs Away

BRISBANE – Saturday 2nd March Doomben Racecourse
PERTH – Sunday 3rd March, Arena Joondalup – Labour Day Long Weekend
SYDNEY – Saturday 9th March Randwick Racecourse
MELBOURNE – Sunday 10th March Flemington Racecourse – Labour Day Long Weekend
ADELAIDE – Monday 11th March Bonython Park – NEW VENUE – Adelaide Cup Day

Future Entertainment, Mellen Events, Nova, Channel [V], SPA, inthemix, The Wire & Faster Louder Present:


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