STAGE FOCUS – OUTLIER
Grammy nominated, award winning artist Bonobo comes to Edinburgh with the only Scottish Leg of his Outlier World Tour. OUTLIER is Bonobo’s international concept, which has already touched down in Printworks London, Sonar Barcelona, DGTL Amsterdam and toured the U.S. This will be a newly created stage at TERMINAL V alongside a carefully curated lineup in collaboration with Bonobo himself.
Bonobo’s latest and sixth release ‘Migration’ was met with high accolades and has cemented his place in electronic music. Drawing on found-sound and euphoric moments at his Outlier events worldwide, Bonobo’s progression becomes clear when you hear the influence of growth and change in his melodic sets. Expect the full spectrum of full bodied electronic music from Bonobo as he takes centre stage on his own curated stage to find out why he is one of the worlds must see artists!
San Francisco’s Avalon Emerson is one of a nu breed of artists who fails to be pigeonholed into a genre of electronic music . Known for her definitive selection and illustrious mixes, it’s understandable to see why she took the 2018 Essential Mix of the year crown. Production-wise Avalon Emerson creates adventurous techno and uplifting house, with her tracks grounded by heavy beats and circadian rhythm. Born out of warehouse parties, they is no more fitting festival than gracing the Outlier stage at Terminal V.
An act we’ve chased since the inception of Terminal V, Ben UFO, one third of of the renowned Hessle Audio trio, is a true master of his craft. Be it his seamless ability of crossing genres and breaking boundaries in a way which sparks ingenuity or his ability to combine varied styles of music to create unpredictable sets with a personalised consideration to flow and incomparable delivery, it’s easy to see why Ben is a favourite with the heads. You never know what to expect from Ben UFO and that is the beauty of his talents, expect house and garage to a more experimental electronic style with at times a serious techno vibe. Ben UFO is the ultimate DJs DJ.
KiNK returns to Terminal V after playing our very first event back in 2017. The much loved Bulgarian, techno and house producer, is a firm favourite with the cream of electronic music from the likes of Richie Hawtin, Laurent Garnier and Modeselektor all championing his sound. Renowned for his untouchable live performances, utilising analogue synthesizers and controllers in real time, his sets are unparalleled and effortlessly glide between his trademark genres with a fierce energy.
Another fresh face making her Terminal V debut, Shanti is fresh off the heals of her 1st full album release in late 2019, DJ/Producer Shanti Celeste has a sound which ranges from vocal inspired, airy house to full on bass led techno. Her musical freedom is reflected on the platforms she shares her craft through – her regular NTS Radio show, and more recently, her label Peach Discs. These outlets provide Shanti with a place to amplify talent she meets, hears and wants to help along the way.