The line-up has been revealed for the DSTRKT 5 district - where alluring robots, gender bending cabarets, gas masks and cyborgs are soundtracked by the best in drum & bass, jungle and breaks - at Boomtown Fair 2018 Chapter 10 which takes place at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, in Hampshire from Thursday 9th until Sunday 12th August 2018.
Taking over the formidable Robotika, Teklife Showcase come from Chicago with sets from; DJ Taye, Taso and DJ Paypal. The Jungle Warriors will be shredding up the stage with sets from; Shy FX mentor Potential BadBoy, Kenny Ken - legend of warehouse parties and early leaders of Ragga music Remarc and The Ragga Twins. Brooklyn,'s DJ Lenny Dee leads the line up at the Scrapyard, playing a world exclusive set alongside techno wax innovator The DJ Producer. Combining European FreeTek with Bristol soundsystem culture, the fresh sounds of Vandal are matched with heavy vibes from Billx. Dutch duo The Outside Agency supply cutting edge hardcore techno whilst soundscapes tie together Maztek’s neurofunk inspired drum & bass and the UK’s No.1 hardcore label Deathchant Records Showcase Ft. Axe Gabba Murda Mob presents devious turntable tricks from crafty combo Bryan Fury & FishHell.
In DSTRKT 5's hidden venues, eEyes can’t be trusted down at the Red Rash Inn where gender norms are flipped on their heads and every self identifying specimen is welcomed into the open arms of the fine establishment after a series of tantalizing, thought provoking cabarets. Balancing precariously on the tightrope of outwardly outrageous, Happy Slap Boutique matches circus with pyro in a stage show to leave the audience bewildered and beguiled. Racy robots, oxygen masks, breakcore and bassline are just some of the excellent eccentricities that lie in the depths of Downtown - it has to be seen to be believed…
Robotika: DJ Taye, Taso, DJ Paypal, Serum, Bladerunner, Voltage & Carasel, Jungle Warriors Aka Kenny Ken B2b Potential Badboy B2b Remarc & Ragga Twins, Micky Finn & Aphrodite, 25 Yrs Of V Recordings: Dillinja, Bryan Gee B2B Jumpin Jack Frost, Krust, Patife, Think Tonk, Command Strange B2B Alibi B2B L-Side hosted by AD, Car.., Born On Road - Aries B2B Kelvin 373 ft Inja, Plastician, Barely Legal, Altern8, 2 Bad Mice, Plump DJs, Deekline & Wizard, Aquasky, Far Too Loud B2B Pyramid, Freestylers B2B Soul Of Man, Evil Nine, Freefall Collective, Stereo 8, Wonka and Syn, Block Dodger, Jamatix. Shosh. A-Bee, Stu Barr, Haslem, Rinse Charles, and Ma$$ive $xX.
Scrapyard: Lenny Dee Vs The Dj Producer, Vandal Vs Billx, The Outside Agency, Maztek, Deathchant Records Showcase Ft. Axe Gabba Murda Mob, Hellfish vs Dolphin (DC Classics), Radium, Stay Up forever Takeover: Chris liberator vs Aaron Liberator vs Gizelle Rebel Yelle, Ray Keith, Methlab Takeover: Disprove x Disphonia x Merikan Hosted by MC Remidy, Le Bask, Cause4Concern vs Skynet, Mat Weasel Busters vs E-Coli, D.A.V.E the Drummer, PRSPCT Takeover: Counterstrike vs Fragz vs Thrasher, Mandidextrous, Fourth Order (Block Dodger x Barbarix x Volatile Cycle), Jerome Hill, Jim Bitch, Katch Pyro, Audiomission, Scamp, Irritant Records, Shaded.
Broken Cores Tek Services: I:Gor, HardTek Heros, GOTEK, Benn9mm, Mr Bad Monkey, B-Unq, Dave Skywalker, DJ Smurf, C3B, Thrackh, Sgt Squeals, More-or-less, Lemon Girl, General Waste, Meow Meow, Buster, Breakforce One, Wombcorps, Goreshit, Amen4Tekno.
This is just one district line up of 14 unique area line-ups, along with three mega stage line-ups still to be released. Checkout all of the Boomtown line-up so far, which includes Gorillaz, Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals, Billy Bragg, Amadou & Mariam, Dubioza Kolektiv, Molotov Jukebox, and hundreds more.
Boomtown Fair Chapter 10 is sold out.
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