Groovy Troopers – MANDALA PROJECT 2010 – Prometheus + Cosmosis Live!


Groovy Troopers – MANDALA PROJECT 2010 – Prometheus + Cosmosis Live!
<<<MANDALA PROJECT>>>

12 – 13 – 14 November 2010

6 INTERNATIONALS – 40 LIVE ACTs & DJs

2 Stages – 3 Days of Music – Awesome Venue!

<<<Motion Pool>>>

From progressive to full-on, the Motion Pool features the shamans of local and international psytrance.

Prometheus (twisted. GBR) – Live
Cosmosis (holophonic. CHE) – Live

Anestetic (timecode. PRT)
DillanM (free-spirit. GBR)
Artifakt (timecode) – Live
Deliriant (nexus media) – Live
Parana (organik) – Live
Chabunk (groovy troopers / solar tech) – Live
Shockwave (groovy troopers) – Live
Regan (nano)
Connecto (vortex / spin twist)
Jester (disasterpeace / peak)
Gandalf Grey (alchemy)
Sterealkey (groovy troopers)
Skarab (village)
Yogi (groovy troopers)
Ninjah (groovy troopers)
Delphi (groovy troopers)

<Prometheus>

Prometheus’ Benji Vaughan (also one half of Younger Brother with Simon Posford and The Zap with Raja Ram) is a global festival favourite and a pioneer of groundbreaking psytrance. His immense trance dance tracks are ladled with drama, operatic influences and out of the norm palettes of sound. From HAL the psychotic computer to Beethoven’s 5th, he has been pulling influences from the cutting edge of all things musical and cinematic to craft driving music that invokes powerful feelings, emotions & dancefloor movements. Spike, his latest conceptual installment, reveals just how versatile he can be. Benji’s best heard on a pumping sound system.

<Cosmosis>

Cosmosis’ Bill Halsey (aka Bilbo Bagginz) has been breaking new ground in the trance scene since its early days. With 7 critically acclaimed albums behind his name, Bilbo is still at the top of his game, entertaining crowds at festivals around the world with his unique brand of live energy and musical expertise. His flexibility, ability to read the crowd and his dynamic live performance is second to none. Backed by a broad musical education, years’ worth of stage & studio experience, & a unique sense of playfulness, Bilbo is the quintessential psychedelic trickster. Cosmosis is best seen live in action, creating pumping psychedelia in a funky synergy between himself & the dance-floor.
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<<<Hyperdrive>>> – FRIDAY NIGHT PARTY!

Don your intergalactic party boots & achieve warp-speed. This one’s an all-nighter!

Solar Axis (nexus media) – Live
Xatrik (disasterpeace / digital psionics) – Live
Plusminus (organik)
Switchcache (PsynOpticz)
Xueno (afrogalactic)
Red Mushroom (rhino room)
Wyndham (mind cultivation)
Dala (afrogalactic)
Silo (PsynOpticz)
Ninja Jack (mind cultivation)
Sanus Sensus (independant)
Skitzo (full shroom) & Guests
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<<<Viral Lounge>>>

A sampling of the finest Prog, Electro, Breaks, IDM & Minimal. Beat freakery to inspire & liberate the senses!

Younger Brother (Benji Vaughan: GBR. twisted) – Dj
Dr. Funkenstein (Bill Halsey: CHE holophonic) – Dj
Organik Panik (rhino room)
Spekta (african dope)
One Track Mike(tech !t or leave !t)
Sadhu Sensi (independent)
Ron Gonzo (PsynOpticz)
Strobe1 vs Storm(psydstep)
Delphi (viral lounge)
Strange Loop (viral lounge)
Lenard (viral lounge)
Justin (viral lounge)
C-pop (independent)
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<<<Visuals>>>

Psychedelic mutations and beautiful malfunctions under the pulse. An adventure of colour & sensation.

VJ’s: Image Master Blink

Live visual feeds on multiple screens to stimulate your audio-visual nerves directly. Experience sound visually in real time – synaesthesia in action!

Psychedelic Art: Psyche Charis

Like stained glass windows that open into realms of the imagination, Psyche’s artistry delineates a sacred space of psychedelic playfulness!

Shade & Structures: Blaize

Sculptured tents, structures & floating shade ties together all the elements of the 3-D mandala. Add rhythm + vibes & the magic is complete!
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<<<Venue>>>

De Hoek Estate
Nestled in the Obiqua mountains, De Hoek lies in its own secret valley. Vinyards, open fields, forests and fynbos give way to peaks and blue skies. Come and experience trance under wide open African skies guarded by ancient rocks and blessed by flowing rivers!

DIRECTIONS: 130km from CT! From Cape Town take the N1 to Paarl. Take Exit 47, turn left towards Wellington/R44. At the robot turn left, onto the R44 again. Drive for +-40km and turn left towards Gouda onto the R44 again. Drive +-18km and turn right towards De Hoek. Follow the road & signs.

For SMS Venue Directions: Text “PSYTRANCE VENUE” to 36012 and we will SMS the venue directions to you. (R5 per SMS. terms and conditions apply)

FACILITIES: State of the art sound on 2 shaded dance & chill floors, original art-work & installations, plenty of camping, a swimmable dam (bring lilos), bars and a food & crafts market.

USEFUL THINGS TO PACK: Camping stuff, sunblock, torch, insect repellent, sun-hat, practical shoes, swimming costume, silly outfits for general amusement.

PARTICIPATE: Temporary Autonomous Zones function on the basis of participation. Dress up!
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<<<Tickets>>>

R180 @ Early Birds
Limited Early Bird Tickets only at www.3am.co.za. Grab a ticket while stocks last! (Offer valid till 29 October)
Link: http://www.3am.co.za/parties/buy-party-tickets/groovy-troopers-mandala-project

R205 @ Outlets
R250 @ Gate

GATES OPEN:
Friday, 12 Nov. – 15h00 until 23h00
Saturday, 13 Nov. – from 9h00

MARKET: Limited stall space. Apply for your stall before 5 November 2010. Email info@groovytroopers.co.za to apply.
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<<<Outlets>>>

(no credit cards / debit cards)

Gardens – Global Girl – 021 461 8925
Sea Point – Call-a-Pizza – 021 434 0818
161 Long Street – SKA – 021 426 5025
Observatory – SKA – 021 447 6014
Kalk Bay – SKA – 021 788 7437
Canal Walk – Wild Fire Piercing – 021 552 8929
Long Beach – Skint Clothing – 021 785 7777
Wynberg – Hemporium – 021 797 8233
210 Long Street – Hemporium – 021 481 1853
Durbanville – Gypsy – 021 976 2604
Houtbay – Gypsy – 021 886 7157
Stellenbosch – Gypsy – 021 790 1418
Somerset west – Dragon Tattoos – 071 345 5096
Blouberg – Blue Mountain Internet café – 021 554 2755
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RIGHT OF ADMISSION RESERVED. Entry is entirely at your own risk. The promoters accept no responsibility whatsoever for injury, death, loss or damage of any nature to persons, vehicles & belongings. This applies even to negligence of any kind by the promoters, venue and contractors. Due care has been taken to make this event safe & secure. All rights reserved. Jupiter digiArt

P:L:U:R: STRICTLY NO: Under18’s (ID on request), Glass bottles (please decant your drinks into plastic bottles), Littering (Leave No Trace, remove your camping litter!), Fires, Fireworks, Domestic animals, Graffiti, Bad attitudes, Weapons, Independent sound systems, illegal substances, Don’t drink & drive

Rumoured to have the blue-prints for Krang's TechnoDrome, stolen straight from Dimension X, he’s the type of guy who exudes so much coolness that he adds whole countries on Facebook at one time instead of just people. Always up for a party and a Tequila shot or two this is the guy who we always call first, both before and after a night out…

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