By combining audio, light and 3D projection mapping with force, THE PLAYGROUND experience engages freedom, engulfing all senses without limitations. The momentum plunges you into fearlessness, back from the leap for a free-fall experience from the high-rises of dependability. Saturday 8 September sees THE PLAYGROUND bringing together their strongest line-up yet with PENDULUM (DJ + VERSE), BASSNECTAR (UK DEBUT), HADOUKEN!- DJ + ZEDD, HUORATRON, STENCHMAN and more until the late hours.
As one of the most recognised names in drum n bass today, PENDULUM make a fitting headliner to an already outstanding line-up. Since the release of the ground-breaking ‘Hold Your Colour’ in 2005, PENDULUM became one of the first drum n bass to achieve mainstream popularity. Which lead to a headline performance on Glastonbury’s Dance tent and dozens of other festivals wordwide.
After their second album, ‘In Silico’ PENDULUM became a live band including drums, guitars and keys, giving their sound a more rocky edge and breaking into the alternative scene. Gaining them the mantra of ‘The New Prodigy’. And their latest album ‘Immersion’ became the act’s first #1 album in the UK and preceeded an extensive tour of headline festival shows and arenas. PENDULUM have since gone on hiatus while vocalist Rob Swire and bassist Gareth McGrillen consentrate on their new project KNIFE PARTY. But the group have announced a new album for 2014 and will continue to rock crowds with their DJ sets the world over.
BASSNECTAR is the brainchild of Lorin Ashton, and it exists as an open-sourced musical project that is as diverse as it is heavy, as raw as it is meticulous, and as fierce as it is imaginary. Spanning the spectrum of sonic style, the music covers every genre imaginable and smashes it all into a synthesis of intense, wobbling basslines and hypnotic soundscapes. He has remixed/collaborated with the likes of KRS-ONE, FEVER RAY, DIPLO, DJ VADIM and many others. After a long line of sell-out shows, BASSNECTAR never fails to gather monster crowds on the festival circuit. Some of his most celebrated sets took place at the nation’s top festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, ACL, Bonnaroo, and Ultra Music Festival. Whether performing at an intimate club or at a major festival, BASSNECTAR energizes audiences.
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