TIMETABLE

TIMETABLE

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PROGRAM

PROGRAM

Andy Stott
ANDY STOTT Techno, trap, ambient or self-defined futuristic experiments in melancholy – Andy Stott’s musical head is widely opened. Mutual point of his explorations is the bass and peculiar, sometimes eerie atmosphere. BACK TO PROGRAM ANDY STOTT Techno czy trap, ambient lub własne melancholijno-futurystyczne eksperymenty, Andy Stott to głowa muzycznie otwarta na oścież. Punktem wspólnym …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/andy-stott-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Andy Stott</span> Read More »</a></p>
Anthony Rother
ANTHONY ROTHER Detroit wasn’t the only city channeling Kraftwerk’s spirit into electro. Frankfurt am Main saw rise of the pioneer of this genre – Anthony Rother. His visionary music is fresh till this day and clear evidence that electro is timeless and always inspiring. BACK TO PROGRAM ANTHONY ROTHER   Nie tylko Detroit cieszyło się …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/anthony-rother-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Anthony Rother</span> Read More »</a></p>
Bios Live
BIOS LIVE Resident of Cracow’s own Szpitalna 1 club, big fan of old school electro, IDM and experimental computer music. His track ‘Spectral Subspace’ was one of the highlights of cassette compilation ‘Subtransmission System’, released by K-Hole Trax. BACK TO PROGRAM BIOS LIVE Resident of Cracow’s own Szpitalna 1 club, big fan of old school …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/bios-live-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Bios Live</span> Read More »</a></p>
Capo b2b Modifer
CAPO B2B MODIFER Mødule is one of the strongest initiatives on the Polish techno scene. Upper Festival will see two of its members – Capo and Modifier – going back 2 back in the feverish set. BACK TO PROGRAM CAPO B2B MODIFER   Mødule is one of the strongest initiatives on the Polish techno scene. …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/capo-b2b-modifer-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Capo b2b Modifer</span> Read More »</a></p>
DCB
DCB
DCB Electro addict, DCB breaths broken beats and pulsating, synth basslines. Polish DJ is definitely worthy heir to the noble heritage of electro! BACK TO PROGRAM DCB   Electro addict, DCB breaths broken beats and pulsating, synth basslines. Polish DJ is definitely worthy heir to the noble heritage of electro! BACK TO PROGRAM
Detroit In Effect
DETROIT IN EFFECT Techno and electro from the former capital of American car industry capital sound fresh till today. Detroit In Effect has a couple of anthems under his belt (‘R U Married’!) and a couple of decades of playing soulful, yet machine-driven music. Without this classic sound club music wouldn’t be itself. BACK TO …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/detroit-in-effect-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Detroit In Effect</span> Read More »</a></p>
DJ Lag
DJ LAG Less is often more, and DJ Lag is a king in musical ascesis. His throne is gqom – dance music genre from South Africa. Broken rhythms and carefully crafted samples are key to dancefloor craze all over the world. BACK TO PROGRAM DJ LAG   Mniej często znaczy więcej, a DJ Lag jest królem …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/dj-lag-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">DJ Lag</span> Read More »</a></p>
DOGHEADSURIGERI
DOGHEADSURIGERI DJ involved in Oramics and Mestico crews. She ignores compromises when it comes to ideological aspects of club culture and music itself – her sets can be quite surprising, comprised of post-club goodness and leftfield choices. BACK TO PROGRAM DOGHEADSURIGERI   DJ involved in Oramics and Mestico crews. She ignores compromises when it comes …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/dogheadsurigeri-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">DOGHEADSURIGERI</span> Read More »</a></p>
Fala 0 Live
FALA 0 LIVE Debut EP from Fala 0 released this year on the cassette via Dreamland Syndicate, is a compelling journey through the world of the analog tapes and smokey sounds. Fala 0’s music is like the first contact with a lost civilization that came from the future. BACK TO PROGRAM FALA 0 LIVE Debut …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/fala-0-live-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Fala 0 Live</span> Read More »</a></p>
Fjaak Live
FJAAK LIVE German duo started out as a trio under the care of Modeselektor’s 50weapons label. Nowadays FJAAK stays true to energetic techno with house elements and exciting live performances. BACK TO PROGRAM FJAAK LIVE   German duo started out as a trio under the care of Modeselektor’s 50weapons label. Nowadays FJAAK stays true to …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/fjaak-live-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Fjaak Live</span> Read More »</a></p>
Hespermen
HESPERMEN Founder of a great label Private Persons. Man with the soul of a true selector of electronic music – from techno, through IDM to dark ambient. Hespermen is one of the most important figures in Russian dance underground. BACK TO PROGRAM HESPERMEN   Founder of a great label Private Persons. Man with the soul …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/hespermen-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Hespermen</span> Read More »</a></p>
HEWRA
HEWRA Mystical entertainment collective that provided polish rap with psychedelic vaporwave and thrown some new catchphrases into polish language. Hewra is unique if somewhat abrasive live experience. BACK TO PROGRAM HEWRA Mystical entertainment collective that provided polish rap with psychedelic vaporwave and thrown some new catchphrases into polish language. Hewra is unique if somewhat abrasive …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/hewra-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">HEWRA</span> Read More »</a></p>
Huragan
HURAGAN Representing the Syntetyk collective, Huragan is an exceptional DJ. When it comes to techno, electro or various experimental excursions, he chooses the synth-heavy and hypnotic approach. BACK TO PROGRAM HURAGAN   Representing the Syntetyk collective, Huragan is an exceptional DJ. When it comes to techno, electro or various experimental excursions, he chooses the synth-heavy …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/huragan-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Huragan</span> Read More »</a></p>
Introversion
INTROVERSION Melancholic trance and huge drums – Introversion’s techno is certainly something special. His “Dystopia” quickly became a club classic and young DJ/producer became one of the hottest names in the new wave of techno. BACK TO PROGRAM INTROVERSION Melancholic trance and huge drums – Introversion’s techno is certainly something special. His “Dystopia” quickly became …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/introversion-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Introversion</span> Read More »</a></p>
Janurz
JANURZ We might say that Janurz is a man and a legend. But then some people will doubt that he’s a man – more like a story that they’ve overheard in the club. Dance music. BACK TO PROGRAM JANURZ   We might say that Janurz is a man and a legend. But then some people …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/janurz-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Janurz</span> Read More »</a></p>
JAXE
JAXE An acid maniac with a weakness for trance, Jaxe started his career with the releases on Eltron’s own Dom Trojga and on a cassette compilation released by K-Hole Trax. There is no shortage of talented people on the Polish scene, but Jaxe has one of the strongest potentials among them. BACK TO PROGRAM JAXE …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/jaxe-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">JAXE</span> Read More »</a></p>
Jonas Kopp
JONAS KOPP DJ and producer from Argentina worked hard and long to get where he is in the club world. Circling between house, techno, and ambient, he found a home on Tresor’s own label. Kopp aims to unify people in music by providing hope in the dance. BACK TO PROGRAM JONAS KOPP  DJ and producer …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/jonas-kopp-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Jonas Kopp</span> Read More »</a></p>
Kedr Livanskiy
KEDR LIVANSKIY Moscow beats in the DIY pulse and Kedr Livanskiy is one of the most important figures of the electronic underground of Russia’s capital. She derives from all sorts of traditions: from psychedelic rock and goth to IDM, always with coherent, exciting and engaging effect. BACK TO PROGRAM KEDR LIVANSKIY   Moskwa tętni estetyką …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/kedr-livanskiy-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Kedr Livanskiy</span> Read More »</a></p>
Lakker
LAKKER Irish duo is a quintessence of musical progress, surmounted by releases in a respected R&S label. You won’t find typical techno here, the name of the game is huge breaks and IDM-inspired melodies. This year saw the release of ‘Epoca’, the best album in Lakker’s discography. BACK TO PROGRAM LAKKER Irish duo is a …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/lakker-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Lakker</span> Read More »</a></p>
Locked Club
LOCKED CLUB Russia exports great club artists left and right but Locked Club is exceptional in many ways. Punk attitude towards the radical club music defines this crew and we are hoping that this will be the craziest set of the festival. BACK TO PROGRAM LOCKED CLUB Russia exports great club artists left and right …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/locked-club/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Locked Club</span> Read More »</a></p>
Lutto Lento
LUTTO LENTO Publishing visionary, cunning performer, a musical one-off. Club and electronic tropes are just a jumping-off point for Lutto Lento who is constantly breaking genre boundaries. From ambient versions of Rihanna’s songs to black metal – expect unexpected. BACK TO PROGRAM LUTTO LENTO Publishing visionary, cunning performer, a musical one-off. Club and electronic tropes …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/lutto-lento-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Lutto Lento</span> Read More »</a></p>
Lyzza
LYZZA Producer, DJ, vocalist – Lyzza is a true showstopper in the post-club circles. She got her start in the clubs of Amsterdam and quickly became an international sensation. She moves through post-club sounds swiftly and effortlessly, leaving people in awe. BACK TO PROGRAM LYZZA   Producer, DJ, vocalist – Lyzza is a true showstopper …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/lyzza-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Lyzza</span> Read More »</a></p>
Marek Nalikowski
MAREK NALIKOWSKI Co-founder of multifaceted project Behind the Stage, DJ, and producer who chose vinyl as his weapon of choice. His sets and productions are uncompromising and full of personality. BACK TO PROGRAM MAREK NALIKOWSKI   Co-founder of multifaceted project Behind the Stage, DJ, and producer who chose vinyl as his weapon of choice. His …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/marek-nalikowski-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Marek Nalikowski</span> Read More »</a></p>
MKO
MKO
MKO Dype collective founder and resident of Warsaw’s Jasna 1 club, MKO brings deep vibes through his exploration of Detroit techno, acid sequences and house grooves. BACK TO PROGRAM MKO   Dype collective founder and resident of Warsaw’s Jasna 1 club, MKO brings deep vibes through his exploration of Detroit techno, acid sequences and house …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/mko-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">MKO</span> Read More »</a></p>
Naphta
NAPHTA Multigenre DJ, musician, and producer from Wroclaw. Complex rhythms and unusual melodies are the base of his sets and production, creating a sound that merges African, Japanese and UK stylistics with Slavic spirit. BACK TO PROGRAM NAPHTA   Multigenre DJ, musician, and producer from Wroclaw. Complex rhythms and unusual melodies are the base of …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/naphta-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Naphta</span> Read More »</a></p>
NVYSN
NVYSN A resident of Katowice’s P23 club, a connoisseur of uncompromising and heavy techno. NVYSN doesn’t stray from broken rhythms as well, bringing banging sets to the fold. BACK TO PROGRAM NVYSN   A resident of Katowice’s P23 club, a connoisseur of uncompromising and heavy techno. NVYSN doesn’t stray from broken rhythms as well, bringing …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/nvysn-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">NVYSN</span> Read More »</a></p>
Penera
PENERA Synth cascades are oozing from every moment on Penera’s debut EP released recently on Father And Son Records And Tapes. Katowice-based projects pour acid on electro-inspired beats – with great result. BACK TO PROGRAM PENERA   Synth cascades are oozing from every moment on Penera’s debut EP released recently on Father And Son Records …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/penera-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Penera</span> Read More »</a></p>
PLAL
PLAL Hailing from Wroclaw’s own regime brigade, PLAL has a knack for music with broken beats – it doesn’t matter if it comes from Africa or UK. He’s full of surprises – one moment he can spin some gqom, next thing You know, he’s on some serious and deep reggaeton trip. BACK TO PROGRAM PLAL …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/plal-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">PLAL</span> Read More »</a></p>
Private Press Live
PRIVATE PRESS LIVE The hidden treasure of Polish techno scene. Stream of amazing releases is keeping Private Press on a roll and with great performances (Boiler Room included) future looks bright for Warsaw-based duo. BACK TO PROGRAM PRIVATE PRESS LIVE   The hidden treasure of Polish techno scene. Stream of amazing releases is keeping Private …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/private-press-live-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Private Press Live</span> Read More »</a></p>
Royal-T
ROYAL-T DJ and producer from the UK, overseer of the best grime and UK garage under the Sun. He’s a pirate radio stations veteran (including the legendary Rinse FM), ⅓ of the TQD crew (Royal-T, Flava D and DJ Q). Lovers of the British sounds will be enamored by his set! BACK TO PROGRAM ROYAL-T …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/royal-t-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Royal-T</span> Read More »</a></p>
Schwefelgelb Live
SCHWEFELGELB LIVE Berlin duo personifies techno as a ‘body music’ and their focus is on relentless synthesizers and vocals that are often coming close to EBM. Schwefelgelb’s live shows are electrifying and truly engaging. BACK TO PROGRAM SCHWEFELGELB LIVE   Berlin duo personifies techno as a ‘body music’ and their focus is on relentless synthesizers …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/schwefelgelb-live-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Schwefelgelb Live</span> Read More »</a></p>
scki.
SCKI. URLOOP gathers pretty great lads from Katowice and scki. is one of them. This DJ feels really comfortable with electro but he’s no stranger to groovy house either. BACK TO PROGRAM SCKI.   URLOOP gathers pretty great lads from Katowice and scki. is one of them. This DJ feels really comfortable with electro but …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/scki-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">scki.</span> Read More »</a></p>
Shifted
SHIFTED Techno likes to be ascetic, but Shifted’s music likes to be texturally rich and surprising. This tendency for an experiment can be seen in his own label – Avian – where he released  SHXCXCHCXSH and Peder Mannerfelt among others. BACK TO PROGRAM SHIFTED   Techno likes to be ascetic, but Shifted’s music likes to …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/shifted-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Shifted</span> Read More »</a></p>
Stephanie Sykes
STEPHANIE SYKES British DJ and producer explore sounds way beyond techno –  You can hear that she has a soft spot for experimental music. Her sets and productions are atmospheric – and even depressive. Tresor, Berghain, or Corsica Studios – Stephanie Sykes can conquer any club. BACK TO PROGRAM STEPHANIE SYKES   British DJ and …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/stephanie-sykes-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Stephanie Sykes</span> Read More »</a></p>
Syny
SYNY Rap duo enshrouded in fog unifies communities and generations. Syny’s success was built on catchy wordplay and refreshing beats. Almost mystical live shows are highly demanded icing on the cake. BACK TO PROGRAM SYNY   Rap duo enshrouded in fog unifies communities and generations. Syny’s success was built on catchy wordplay and refreshing beats. …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/syny-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Syny</span> Read More »</a></p>
Undadasea
UNDADASEA The squad from Gdynia has many advantages over other players on the overcrowded rap scene. Diverse MC’s with skills, slacker attitude, and amazing production – ranging from warm and cozy to straight up banging –   UNDADASEA is a pearl in the sea of mediocrity. BACK TO PROGRAM UNDADASEA The squad from Gdynia has many …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/undadasea-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Undadasea</span> Read More »</a></p>
Varg
VARG Northern Electronics boss is one of the most unique personalities on the techno scene – same scene that he openly criticizes. But Varg is much more than edgy personality – he’s primarily a phenomenal producer that stretches tight genre boundaries. BACK TO PROGRAM VARG   Northern Electronics boss is one of the most unique …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/varg-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Varg</span> Read More »</a></p>
Zariush
ZARIUSH From EBM to acid and industrial techno, resident of Poznan’s own LAB sets himself apart on the crowded techno scene. Dark songs and guitar riffs are not the only surprises that Zariush is capable of. BACK TO PROGRAM ZARIUSH   From EBM to acid and industrial techno, resident of Poznan’s own LAB sets himself …<p class="read-more"> <a class="" href="https://upper-festival.com/en/zariush-2/"> <span class="screen-reader-text">Zariush</span> Read More »</a></p>