Dimensions 2018 - Kraftwerk, Bonobo, Jon Hopkins and More Announced!

by Tom Tye, Feb 08, 2018

Dimensions have announced a huge wave of artists for their expansive 2018 line-up!

Tickets and line-up are out now!

Since it’s 2012 inception, Dimensions Festival has earned worldwide acclaim for its forward thinking approach to programming, joining the dots between the eclectic electronica and underground sounds across four festival days and nights.

Housed in an abandoned ancient fort, Dimensions boasts one of the most stunning festival locations in the world, offering everything from daytime beach chilling to night-time exploration of unique stages found inside the labyrinth of Fort Punta Christ; Noah’s Ballroom, The Void, The Garden Mungo’s Arena and of course the 80-foot Moat arena stacked high with speakers. 

This year, there’s no shortage of heavyweight names headed to Fort Punta Christo. Catch Detroit masked avenger DJ Stingray, OG legends Detroit In Effect and Silicon Scally presenting jackin’, killer dancefloor productions. With a line-up featuring the likes of Jon Hopkins, Lena Willikens, Amp Fiddler, Moodymann, Helena Hauff, Nina Kraviz, Batu and more, Dimensions is the ultimate festival/holiday hybrid to see out the summer! 

On Weds 29th August, the legendary KRAFTWERK headline the Dimensions Opening Concert in the Pula amphitheatre, fresh from their 2018 Grammy win for ‘Best Dance/Electronic Album.’ Bringing their groundbreaking 3D live show to Pula’s historic Roman amphitheatre, the electronic pioneers will be bringing the sounds of the digital 21st century to the 2000 year old arena.   

As always, house and techno appreciators are spoilt when it comes to Dimensions, bringing an eclectic mix of the best global DJs to Fort Punta Christo year on year. Woman of the hour, Peggy Gou makes her debut, fresh from a string of acclaimed releases including the most recent on Ninja Tune, plus HuneeSaoirse, Palms Trax, Skee MaskCraig Richards and the one and only, Bonobo, selecting his blend of deep cuts and uplifting house.

There’s a wild ride through electro in store from NY collective Discwoman as founders Volvox and Umfang delve deep into weirdo acid jams and more. Cult electro artist The Exaltics will play a rare set, and for all electro obsessives there’s a CPU x Electrix stage with Billy NastyDMX Krew and CPSmith.

Jazz is at the heart of Dimensions, with invites extending this year to some of the circuit’s most exciting artists - find South London jazz crew Sons of KemetJoe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin, and five strong London crew, Ezra Collective, alongside majestic singer, Yazmin Lacey, whose mesmerising tones reflect classic jazz with an urban UK twist. The Comet Is Coming unite jazz, soul, hip-hop and rock to make tripped-out productions that’ll fly perfectly on a sun-kissed Croatian beach, and finally, Alfa Mist, with beat-based soundscapes.

A key part of the Dimensions ethos, the Directory is a way for Dimensions to give back to the underground music community and give artists support at vital stages of their career. Croatian names to check are Ilija Rudman, Petar DundovJan Kinčl & Regis Kattie, Eddy Ramich, SkeptikMimi and DJ Labud.

With more still to be announced, Dimensions is lining up to be an unmissable festival this summer!

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