Artists like John Digweed, Nick Warren and Claude VonStroke have discovered something special in one of the smaller stages at Lightning in a Bottle, however don’t let its size fool you. In addition to being one of the most iconic stages at LIB, the Woogie has also developed a community of loyal followers who flock from far and wide to meet in the dust and pay tribute to house, techno and all that is Woogie.
In 2016, many of the artists gracing the Woogie lineup range from international living legends to this year’s most talked about newcomers. Whether your Woogie roots run deep or you’re joining the party for the first time, we’ve got your 5 act formula for this year’s ultimate Woogie Experience, hand selected by Woogie curator Jesse Wright.
For those who remember Woogie Sets in the past by UK native and underground fixture, Lee Burridge, you’ll be delighted to hear those delicacies will be served up from the beatnest again this year. Come hear why the LA Weekly said Burridge is hailed across the globe for putting “the music back in electronic music.”
For the bulk of about three decades the Philadelphia born Josh Wink has proven himself time and again as a career professional dedicated to elevating the American techno and house scenes. Known for his stylish sets and eclectic sounds Wink will be one of the most talked about sets before and after LIB this year.
The techno sounds of Argentinian funk bassist Nicholas Abalos, aka Shall Ocin, are already one of the most anticipated sets at the Woogie this year, not least of which for his signature face-melting electronic grooves and international flair.
Formerly of Layo and Bushwacka. Just Be is a partner in the famed UK End club, a dedicated label owner and a celebrated producer with roots in electronic, techno and breakbeat. His infectious energy and fun-loving rhythms will make his set one you don’t want to miss.
The Israeli born electronic producer and techno DJ, Guy Gerber, brings with him an eclectic sound using synthesizers and live instrumentation. He also has released a variety of soundcloud hits and a total thirteen albums since 2003.
Which sets are you excited to Woogie out to at LIB 2016? Tell us in the comments below!