The Sound has announced this Thursday to more than 40 new artists for its next edition, which on this occasion changes its date and will be held on July 18, 19 and 20. Between the incorporations emphasizes the exclusive performance of Four Tet and the new show with unpublished material of the brilliant producer and Venezuelan vocalist Arca. Sónar will also have this 2019 with Vince Staples, one of the most respected rappers of American hip hop, and the Haitian-Canadian producer Kaytranada, who will present his new album in Barcelona.
Among the confirmations of the Sónar de Noche poster are the Underworld classics and its impressive audiovisual show, the futuristic production by American producer Jlin, the closing session on Friday at SonarPub by DJ Koze, the set of the renowned British DJ Daniel Avery and the 6-hour session at SonarCar by the mythical New York collective Body & Soul.
The diurnal version of the festival, Sónar by Day, will feature the session of Daphni, which will close the first day with a set of 2 hours, by Red Axes, which will present their sound experiences in Ethiopia and Ivory Coast and Fennesz, one of the most important experimenters of the European scene.
It also adds to the Holly Herndon programming, which will land at Sónar with a new ensemble of musicians and Artificial Intelligence machines. Kelly Moran, Leon Vynehall, Rejjie Snow, the tribal rhythms of the Peruvian duo Dengue Dengue Dengue and the multi-instrumentalist trap-jazz Masego will be the other actors of the festival. On the other hand, Erol Alkan will be in charge of closing Saturday's day in the Village.
These and many other artists join the already announced shows of A $ AP Rocky, Skepta, the Disclosure DJ set, Paul Kalkbrenner, Dixon, Amelie Lens, Floating Points in SonarCar with a set of 6 hours, Maya Jane Coles, Actress + Young Paint, Deena Abdelwahed, Lotic, Bruce Brubaker and Max Cooper, Nicola Cruz or Bad Gyal,
In the coming weeks the program will be completed, which this year will feature more than 140 performances distributed in the 9 stages of Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night.