“A lost hipster” as he calls himself, Luca Strappazzon, let his psytrance-loving friends persuade him to attend his first ever psytrance festival earlier this year. Not just any festival though; Vortex. Specifically winter Vortex – the coldest of all noteworthy outdoor psytrance events in the Western Cape of South Africa. We can’t believe this video managed to slip under our radar! Nevertheless, here it is. Enjoy a chuckle and some really quality footage of the event to make you feel all nostalgic inside.
The anticipated winter edition of Transylvania – Redemption Island is just around the corner! Only 2000 tickets will be released for the event, which is set to take place on th 13th of May, and we’re proud to have two up for grabs. Find out how you can enter our giveaway below.
15:00-16:30 Gonzo VS. D-Ranged
16:30-18:00 Gokon Rave
18:00-19:30 The Marshians
21:00-22:00 Frozen Ghost (live)
22:00-23:00 Mad Science (live)
00:00-01:00 Dirty Motion (live) (silent trance)
01:00-02:30 Distorted Culture (silent trance)
02:30-03:30 Fright Rate (live) (silent trance)
03:30-05:00 Chemo Boy (silent trance)
05:00-06:30 Loophole (silent trance)
06:30-08:00 Technicolor (live) (silent trance)
09.30-11:00 GONZI (LIVE)
12:30-13:30 Zezia (live)
13:30-15:00 Gandalf Grey
15:00-16:00 Broken Toy
Quicket and Gate Sales Only.
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY 2000 tickets available
Phase 1: R280 (Sold Out)
Phase 2: R350
Sunday: R250 (From 8am Sunday 14 May 2017)
Full Festival Gate Sales: R380
FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO STAND A CHANCE OF WINNING TWO TICKETS:
- Share this post on Facebook and click GOING on the event page.
- Comment on the event wall telling us why you’re #psyked to party.
- Remember to tag the person you want to party with in your post!
Good luck! The competition closes on Friday the 5th of May. One winner will be selected at random. The winner will be announced on Facebook and will have 24 hours to claim their prize.
This year we are thrilled to be part of the magical three-day journey that is Vortex Parallel Universe, or Easter Vortex as it’s affectionately known. Step out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life to embark on this beautiful festival adventure with a line-up that features the best international and local psytrance talent.
We’re giving away two tickets to the event. Keep reading to find out how you can stand a chance of winning! Continue reading Win a ticket for Vortex Parallel Universe 2017
“Can you see the colours? Everything is so trippy.”
If you love a good dance-floor banger, you’re probably familiar with this vocal – it comes from a track by Vini Vici, Tristan & Avalon called Colours, and it’s exactly what comes to mind when I think back to Origin Festival. This year Origin pulled the rabbit out of the hat, giving us a jaw-dropping “candy land” themed dance-floor and the same top-notch production we’ve come to know and love over the years.
So what were some of the highlights from Origin Festival 2017?
Let’s start with the production. It’s not an easy job pulling off a large-scale festival with such precision year in and year out, but Origin keeps it constant and that’s one of the reasons why we get to enjoy phenomenal sound (thank you RP Sound and Lighting) and stellar line-ups, incorporating a myriad of electronic genres. Continue reading Looking back: Origin Festival 2017 highlights
This year we’re thrilled to welcome you to one of the most anticipated events on the psytrance calendar. Held at the beautiful Kogel Bay beach resort (otherwise known as the Kingdom of Dreams), Alien Safari’s Masqued Ball 2017 is gearing up to be an absolute dream. This year’s line-up boasts four renowned international acts namely Dirty Saffi (UK), Dust (Italy), Ritmo (Israel) and Waio (Germany) – as well as a host of home-grown talent.
Want to learn more about the event? Click here.
We’re giving away two tickets to the event. Scroll to the bottom of this post to find out how you can stand a chance of winning a ticket to party!
Introducing AUDIO PIXEL BANGERS at Soetwater Beach Resort in Kommetjie, Cape Town. Brought to you by a cutting-edge organisation from Zurich, Switzerland, this state-of-the-art electronic event is hitting SA for the very first time! We’re giving away two tickets to this awesome event. Keep reading to find out how you can win.
Join us a the debut instalment for a 13-hour electronic music experience featuring top-class international electronic masters, blasting groovy daytime 3 hour journey sets, supported by the cream of SA, located at a beautiful and convenient beach resort.
One of the Cape’s most legendary venues. Soetwater Beach Resort has a long history of electronic music events. This spectacular beachside location allows you to escape the city, experience the joy of “getting away” from the hustle and bustle while knowing that once it’s all over, you’ll be home in a flash! The venue boasts full facilities in a natural environment with mesmerising tidal pools making it the perfect spot to unwind, inhale the fresh ocean air, frolic in the sunshine and dance your cares away.
Ghost Rider LIVE (Blue Tunes – Israel)
Tezla LIVE (Prog On Syndicate – Switzerland)
Class – A LIVE (Blue Tunes – Israel)
Sokrates LIVE (Phantasm Records – Switzerland)
Creator (TesseracT – Switzerland)
Itone (Solar Tech Records)
Connecto (Vortex / Love & Light)
STAND A CHANCE OF WINNING TWO TICKETS
- Like Audio Pixel Bangers on Facebook.
- Click GOING on the event.
- Comment on the event page using the #psyked hashtag and tag the friend you want to party with.
The competition will close on Friday the 10th of February 2017. Only one entry per person will be accepted. The winner will be announced on our Facebook page.