Moderat, Floating Points and Kode9 are among the artists announced for this year’s most exciting festival Sónar İstanbul!


Sónar, the festival of advanced music, creativity and technology which started in Barcelona in 1994 and has celebrated editions around the world since 2002, will come to Turkey's Zorlu PSM for the first time on March 24th and 25th, 2017.

A pioneering festival that takes the pulse of the most advanced trends in electronic music and brings together the leading names in digital art through sessions and exhibitions, Sónar is considered a global phenomenon that has travelled all around the world, taking place in cities such as Reykjavik, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Buenos Aires, New York, London, Cape Town, Frankfurt, Seoul, Lisboa, Lyon, Hamburg, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Oakland, Los Ángeles, Tokio or Osaka.

Documenting every step of the creative process with events such as Sónar+D, which includes industry professionals, combined with the live performances of esteemed representatives of the international electronic music scene, Sónar will spread out across 4 different stages at Zorlu PSM, for a 5000 capacity audience.

Moderat, the project of Modeselektor and Apparat, two prominent figures of Berlin's electronic music scene; Róisín Murphy, the Irish pop queen who, with her solo career, has carried on the success she enjoyed at the end of 90s and the beginning of 2000s with her band Moloko; Nina Kraviz, global techno ambassador; Floating Points, the English producer who interprets music through various genres; Kode9, the iconic dubstep producer and founder of Hyperdub; Prins Thomas, the Norwegian representative of space disco; Clark, the electronic music producer who has established himself as a prominent figure of WARP Records; Nosaj Thing, a successful musician who combines hip-hop with electronic music; Matias Aguayo, a modern representative of techno scene; HONNE, the English electronic soul duo that has reached huge success in a short time; HVOB, the dynamic techno duo from Austria; Cola & Jimmu, the deep house project of renowned jazz musician Jimi Tenor and Nicole Willis will be at Zorlu PSM as a part of Sónar Istanbul on March 24th and 25th, along with much more names soon to be announced!