The first names for this year’s edition of NeoPop have been announced, the festival will be happening on the 3rd to 5th of August in Portugal.
Moderat will be returning to Portugal, only a few weeks after playing at NOS Primavera Sounds, is a three-piece electronic music project originating in Berlin, Germany between Sascha Ring, also known as Apparat, and Modeselektor members Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary. The band has released three studio albums to date, their most recent being III, released on April 1, 2016, and had been voted “The #1 Live Act of the Year” in 2009 by the readers of the online electronic music magazine Resident Advisor.
The other names announced thus far are British DJDax J, Swiss DJ/Producer Sonja Moonear and finally DJ Stingray which hails from Detroit.
The festival had this to say:
The Art of Techno is a tribute from NEOPOP to the culture of electronic music, an exhibition where artists are not only musicians but also, all those who express themselves through dance. These are the first confirmations, more artists coming soon.
Let us know, are you happy with this confirmations this far?