It is party-time in Copenhagen. Loosely orchestrated street and club festival Distortion takes over the city next June 2nd-6th. 80 parties in 4 days, 88 dancefloors, 16 street parties, 4 block parties, ClubClash, raverbus, dinners and final party. Simian Mobile Disco, the locals Who made Who, Madlib, Gus Gus, Kompakt showcase and many other artists experimental-music-orientated.
Beginning: ” We have been a small “just-for-fun” festival, for an open clique of Copenhagen party-culture nerds, since 2000. Between 2003 and 2007, we learnt a bunch of wicked Jedi-festival mind-tricks from all over the world – and we grew without really growing up. In 2008, we started to pretend we were a serious festival, with a budget, an office and a trashy limousine”.
The Distortion BlockParties take place in the streets, for free, while the sun sets – and the Distortion ClubClash programme takes place late at night in spectacular Copenhagen locations, with overwhelming line-ups. Distortion = 51% old-fashioned celebration of fun and freedom + 49% the hottest shit in the party-business.
Text: victor moreno