New names added to Sónar Istanbul’s line-up!  


New names added to Sónar Istanbul’s line-up: Modeselektor (Live), Kobosil, Ben Frost (360 ° Live), DJ Seinfeld, FJAAK (Live), Tijana T, Deena Abdelwahed (Live) and DJ Lag

Sónar Istanbul, which will take place at Zorlu Performing Arts Center on the 8th & 9th March for the 3rd time, added new names to its exciting line-up. Bringing music, creativity and technology together;  Sónar Istanbul will welcome Modeselektor (Live), Kobosil, Ben Frost (360°Live), DJ Seinfeld, FJAAK (Live), Tijana T, Deena Abdelwahed (Live) and DJ Lag in addition to Bicep (DJ Set), Laurent Garnier, Henrik Schwarz, Matador, The Field, DJ Stingray, Octo Octa, Volvox, Gazelle Twin, HAAi and George Fitzgerald (Live).

Sónar Istanbul, which will take place at Zorlu Performing Arts Center (Zorlu PSM) on the 8th & 9th of March, will host the most thrilling DJs and producers from the local & international electronic music scenes.

Sonic dance generator: Modeselektor

Modeselektor, which was one of the guests of honor of the first edition of Sónar Istanbul, sets its route to Istanbul again. The duo, consisting of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary, took the stage at Sónar Barcelona, which celebrated its 25th birthday this year. Now, they are getting ready to meet the Istanbul audience, with a dance-focused live set pushing the limits of the imagination. Preserving their tradition, the duo released their 4th compilation album last June. They announced their new album “Who Else” with a brand-new song called “Wealth” last month. The new album, which will be released by Monkeytown Records, will be out on the 22nd of February. Right after that, the duo will meet electronic music fans at Sónar Istanbul.

Sónar Istanbul’s packed program

Sónar Istanbul will host talented producers, DJs, and bands which left a prominent mark on the electronic music scene. The new names added to the exciting line-up include: Belgrade’s most precious gift to the electronic music scene, DJ and producer Tijana T; Ben Frost, who will present a unique festival experience with his special, 360° live performance; Berghain’s resident DJ Kobosil, who is famous for his hypnotizing techno sets; German techno trio FJAAK, who are under the wings of Monkeytown Records; Swedish producer who gave a meaning to lo-fi house music, DJ Seinfeld; the low-fi and minimal member of the house music, qgom’s South Africa representative DJ Lag; an avant-garde electronic project from Tunisia, Deena Abdelwahed. The further details of Sónar Istanbul will be announced soon.

Ben Frost – Widening Gyre  (360° Live)

Bicep (DJ Set)

Deena Abdelwahed - Khonnar (Live)

DJ Lag

DJ Seinfeld

DJ Stingray

Fjaak (Live)

Gazelle Twin

George Fitzgerald (Live)


Henrik Schwarz


Laurent Garnier


Modeselektor (Live)

Octo Octa

The Field

Tijana T