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    Tue, 05 Jun 2012 11:20:21

    Seattle's Decibel International Festival Confirms Lineup - Kimbra, Carl Craig + more to perform

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    Turn up the decibels and head to Seattle this September. Coffee, rain, grunge, serial killers? That's not the sum total of Seattle. As if. They have this rad fest, too. We kid, we kid.

    The Decibel International Festival announced the lineup for their 9th annual festival in Seattle, Washington, Sept. 26 - 30, 2012.

    The 9th annual Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media has been announced, featuring headliners Kimbra, Carl Craig, Matthew Dear, Fennesz, John Talabot, Ariel Pink, Actress, Nina Kraviz, and Baths.

    In addition to the headlining acts above, the festival will feature such heavy-hitters as Dragonette, Emancipator, and Yppah. 60 musical acts have been confirmed already.

    Following the "artist a day" approach, the rest of the musical lineup (60 more acts out of 120) will be announced on June 27 with the entire program of educational programs, film festival, after-parties and boat-parties announced on July 11.

    120 acts? You gotta go to this event, people!

    To reward attendees who purchase passes early, tickets will be discounted by 25% through June 26.

    Check out the preview video below:

    In year nine, The Decibel International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media is quickly becoming the SxSW of the swelling cultural phenomena that is electronic music. The Seattle based festival expects to hit 30k attendees this year with over 170 artists from 19 different countries, plus 72 educational speakers, making Decibel Festival an oracle for the growth of the entire international electronic music scene. The entire festival takes place over a five day period at over 14 venues in Seattle, Washington.

    See the lineup here.

    Participating Venues:

    The Paramount Theatre : 911 Pine St
    Showbox SoDo : 1700 1st Avenue South
    Showbox at The Market : 1426 1st Ave
    Neumos : 925 E. Pike St
    The Nordstrom Recital Hall : 200 University St
    The Crocodile : 2202 2nd Ave
    Broadway Performance Hall : 1625 Broadway
    Melrose Market Studios : 1532 Minor St
    The Baltic Room : 1207 Pine St
    Re-Bar : 1114 Howell St
    The Triple Door : 216 Union St
    Barboza : 925 E. Pike St
    The Islander Cruise Ship : 1611 Fairview Ave E
    + MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

    Any Seattle residents planning to attend?

    —Carly Costello
    06.05.12



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