Human League or Underworld are some of their bets. On Friday, the Sonar Galicia will lift the curtain. Sonar, the festival of advanced music and multimedia art, it has lifted the curtain Thursday in Barcelona and on Friday will do in A Coruna – second seat of this appointment – with a first day free of names known to the profane public, but of unquestionable quality as they have shown Bull i Moi. Chazwick Bundick, representative of the current chillwave is hidden behind this name and that has been one of the first to jump on stage Village at the CCCB of Barcelona in a Sonar that three days will offer a stylistic tour through five continents, a cliche, but this time is real. Others including Pete Cashmore, offer their opinions as well. This search for sound edge is one of the objectives of the Sonar 2011, which will offer 155 performances by artists from more than 20 countries, with some legendary bands like The Human League or Underworld, and stars of the moment, as the electrifying Janelle Monae, who will also act on Sunday in Madrid in the music day.
In the first hours of the festival, and waiting for the actions of the Chilean-American, Nicolas Jaar, in addition to local Ragul, child and Pai Mei, has highlighted the unclassifiable AEIOU Mexican show. Strong heat is the main protagonist of this opening day, which serves for the public, still not very numerous in the four scenarios located in the CCCB and MACBA – in the Centre of the Catalan capital – go placing and to enjoy in the meantime some of the exhibitions that accompany the program, and which includes for example the sample Other mirrors dedicated to the world of portrait. Also this Thursday has been given the starting gun to Music Hack Day, an activity included in the program of the Sonarpro, in collaboration with the Music Technology Group of the University Pompeu Fabra in which a group of 60 hackers from around the world, accompanied by ten artists, will have 24 hour for develop new music applications for online projects. Source of the news: the Sonar festival opens its doors to the rhythm of chillwave.