Transylvania: Redemption Island 2016

Still fairly new on the block, Transylvania made quiet the impression. The duration of the party was only 2 days and 1 night and took place at Mareson Plaas Malmesbury.  Not sure what to expect, I arrived there early and my friends and I  were of the first few people who had arrived.

Friends and I. Image by: Wild for the night Festival memories

Firstly, This venue is one of my favourite venues. Personally, you didn’t have to walk crazy long walks to get to your tent and to go back to the dance floor. Toilets were clean and so were the showers, for such a small gathering you just didn’t expect it. I know most people enjoy the long walks but I’m speaking about my own experience and this is not meant to upset anyone.

Dance floor madness image by: Nova brand

One thing that I’m sure we(those who attended) can agree on is that Transylvania taught us how important sunscreen is at a party.  Got some serious sunburn but it was worth it. However, the wind was strong at a certain point and broke my tent while I was asleep inside of it. I was just laying inside and felt everything collapse on me, luckily it wasn’t nothing serious but now I have to get a new tent.

The Line-Up for this event was as follows:

1:00 – 12:00 Janx
12:00 – 13:00 Josh Mac
13:00 – 14:00 Phixius (PsynOpticz Records/ Equinox Experience)
14:00 – 15:00 Psy-Mantis NBM Records
15:00 – 16:00 Dazed & Confuzed
16:00 – 17:00 Sci Lab-Spectrum/Reboot
17:00 – 18:00 DJ D-rANg3D (Equal Records/ Dirtybox)
18:00 – 19:00 Plusminus
19:00 – 20:00 Loophole (Spectrum/ Reboot)
20.00 – 21:30 Rubix Qube
21:30 – 23:00 Deliriant (Spectral Records)
23:00 – 00:00 Dj Bruce (Nexus Media)
00:00 – 01:00 Glitch (One Foot Groove)
01:00 – 02:00 Sonic Assault (Global Army Music)
02:00 – 03:30 Archive (MMD Records)
03.30 – 04.30 Spiritual Protocol (Enterprise Records)
04.30 – 05:30 Culture Shock (Ultranoize Psy)
05:30 – 06:30 TerraMoon
06:30 – 08:00 Plastic Vision NBM Records
08:00 – 09:30 Jon Mesquita (Entourage records)
09:30 – 10:30 RoomMush (Mental Drop Records)
10:30 – 11:30 DAN SCOT (Imagine Events/ Beartrap SA)
11:30 – 13:00 Hippie Mafia (Alien Records)
13:00 – 14:30 Broken Toy
14:30 – 15:30 DJ Mark (Expo Records)
15:30 – 16:30 Geometric Flux (Profound Records)
16:30 – 18:00 Dave Mac

The International act/ headliner for the event was on Mesquita from Entourage from Conteudo Artistico Brazil, who inspired our minds with some minimal magic.

A local legend that stood out for me at Transylvania DJ D-rANg3D (Equal Records/ Dirtybox). He played a late afternoon set and I don’t usually go in front of the stage but If a certain Dj’s set is good at the time, I will go in front for a while.  If you’re interested in hearing any of his music, check out his fan page.

D-ranged on the decks. Image by: Wild for the night Festival Memories

This year, May 13- May 14 will be the next Transylvania. The headliner for this event will be GONZI, check out the event page and Hopefully, I will see you there.






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