since launching way back in 1994, barcelona's sónar festival of directional music and media arts has gained a solid reputation through its advanced gig and exhibition program, and pulling huge crowds from across the planet. occasionally the event travels abroad for satellite events, and on may 11-12 it sets up shop in bustling são paulo. dubbed sónar são paulo, its held at six halls within the massive anhembi parque and boasts a similar extensive and innovative musical and audiovisual program. confirmed artists for this edition include live gigs + dj sets by kraftwerk, alva noto + ryuichi sakamoto, modeselektor, in addition to exhilirating audiovisual presentations by muti randolph, eski and gui boratto, and inspiring screenings. click [here] to purchase tickets. location: avenida fontoura 1209 [santana].
photo: kraftwerk still rocks