Sónar 2019
Sónar 2019

Sónar by Day:
Fira Montjuïc - Fira Montjuïc, Avinguda Rius i Taulet, s/n 08004 Barcelona.
Sónar by Night:
Fira Gran Via (M2) - Av. Botànica, 62 (Polígon Pedrosa, l'Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona). A partir de las 20:30h.

Concerts & DJs$kyhook, Acid Arab Live, Actress + Young Paint Live AI/AV, Afrodeutsche, Aleesha, Alvva, Amelie Lens, Andy C, Anger, Anna Vs June, Arca: "Sal de mi cuerpo", Artwork, Bad Bunny, Bad Gyal, BERLINIST presents GRIS Game Live, Bill Kouligas, Blawan & Dax J, Body & Soul (6h set), Branko, Brat Star, Bruce Brubaker & Max Cooper: Glassforms, Ca7riel + Paco Amoroso, Camille Mandoki, Cascales, Cherrie, Caterina Barbieri Live AV, Catnapp, Cecilio G, Christian Marclay "Investigations", Cosmic D'Alessandro, Daito Manabe + Kamitani Lab: dissonant imaginary, Daniel Avery, Dano, Daphni, Deena Abdelwahed - Khonnar Live, Dellafuente, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Desert + Desilence, Diego Navarro, Disclosure DJ Set, Dixon, DJ Koze, Dj Krush, DJ Lag, Dj Seinfeld, Dj Tennis, Deva, Enry-K, Erol Alkan, Faka, Fake Guido, FAKETHIAS, Fennesz, FKJ, Flava D, Floating Points (6h set), Four Tet, ha$lopablito, HAAi, Hamill Industries & Shelly: Audible Spectrums, Hauschka & Francesco Donadello, Hibotep, Holly Herndon: PROTO, J Colleran, Jesse Baez, Jarreau Vandal, Jlin, Joseph Capriati, K Á R Y Y N, Katarzia, Karcelen, Kelly Moran Grand Piano AV Live, Kaytranada, LAO & Wasted Fates (N.A.A.F.I.), La Diabla, Leon Vynehall, Lil Moss & Friends, Lomepal, Lorenzo Senni - Stargate, Los Voluble: Flamenco is not a crime, Louie Vega & Honey Dijon, Lotic: Endless Power, LYZZA, Macromassa, MANS O, Mall Grab, Max Cooper Live AV, Masego, Milan W., Maya Jane Coles presents Nocturnal Sunshine, Muqata'a, Murlo (Live AV), Neon Chambers (Kangding Ray + Sigha), Nicola Cruz, Nistra, Noah Carter, Octavian, Obongjayar, Ouchhh + Za!: Superstrings, Peggy Gou & Palms Trax, Paul Kalkbrenner, Perel, Push 1 stop & Wiklow: Membrane, Phran, Quiet Ensemble - Back Symphony, Rejjie Snow, RRUCCULLA, Red Axes Live, Ross From Friends, Saoirse, SebastiAn, Sevdaliza - The Great Hope Design, Shelly, Sho Madjozi, Shiva Feshareki, Skepta, Snakehips, Sheck Wes, Slikback, Stormzy, Territoire, Theo Parrish, The Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band, Titi Calor, Tutu, Underworld, Vince Staples, Virgen Maria, vōx, Waajeed, Yakamoto Kotzuga, Ylia, 700 Bliss.
Sónar+D 2019: Interfacing with the futureMassive Attack’s Robert Del Naja set the tone for the 2019 edition of Sónar+D, with a keynote delving into his music, performance and activism with the groundbreaking Bristol band. On the 20th anniversary of their Mezzanine album, Del Naja spoke on how innovative use of technology has allowed them to transform both the live and recorded experience, from their use of early samplers, through to their high concept audio-visual shows with filmmaker Adam Curtis. Similarly interested in how media and technology can be repurposed to tell a new story is celebrated contemporary artist Christian Marclay, who contributed a talk at the festival and an installation at Barcelona’s Museum of Modern Art (MACBA). Zooming out, this years program showed the full picture of performance and technology, from new ways of staging, through to brand new forms of creation. Talks and installations from Marshmallow Laser Feast’s Robin McNicholas, XR innovator Timoni West and VR storytelling pioneer Jessica Brillhart showed how tech is transforming both the digital and physical AV experience. Many of these developments could be sampled across the musical program, with ‘tech-shows’ from Actress, performing with the AI Young Paint, Holly Herndon, Hamil Industries and Caterina Barbieri. From the macro, to the micro; the groundbreaking sound artist Daito Manabe also unveiled his new work created with neuroscientist Yukiyasu Kamitani, translating brain waves into music in real time. As neural interfaces grow in feasibility, the work presented an insight into how this technology can potentially be used, not just to control, but to create.