Team Poule has a home field advantage for this one. Hamburg's own MS Dockville is gonna go down deep next weekend, August 16-18. Set on the island Wilhelmsburg between the Northern and Southern branches of the Elbe river, Hamburg's stream of life, the scenery couldn't be more fitting for this festival with the city's skyline to the north and the massive harbour to the south. You can also access the festival area via boat which does sound like a dream you never knew you had come true. Also, the musical line-up is a rather great mix of obvious international names and some great local acts too. There will be: HAIM, Crystal Fighters, Foals, Kakkmaddafakka, Mø, MS MR, Rangleklods, Star Slinger, El Perro Del Mar .. just to name a few.. and here are some of Team Poule's picks that fly under
the our radar:
First off is Rampue. Sort of house, sort of disco, sort of just chilly and nice to listen to. Rampue has been around for quite a while but he sounds fresh like a newborn baby. Attached is Mama Was A Progrocker off his new 12-inch, out on Hamburg's infamous Audiolith Records earlier this year.
Rampue will play Maschinenraum, Sunday 14h30. Note to self: what kind of slot is that?