Melt festival was voted ‘Artists Favourite Fesvital’ in the Festival Awards Europe 2011, and it is set to keep the title with the newest additions! Last year the festival began their Fringe Events, and this year it’s only grown and become better! There will free workshops with the likes of Ostgut DJ Tobias Freund, lectures with Karhard Architektur, architects of Berlin’s Berghain as well as Bauhaus representative Burghard Duhm, which will bring connections between electronic music, Melt!, Bauhaus, and art in general. Festival goers will also enjoy a reduced price to to the Bauhaus exhibition (just EUR 4). The Fringe events will provide a great rest between acts!
Added to the line-up are Editors, which will play Melt! for the third time! More confirmed are Le Corps Mince de Françoise, the Icelandic combo Retro Stefson, the Australian DJ duo Bag Raiders as well as the London-based trio Is Tropical. There are even more acts are confirmed and you can view the entire list at their website!
Melt! will also bring a festival app that can be downloaded here. The app includes info on running time, which as recently been confirmed and can also be viewed on the website! The app also includes a new feature- Friend Finder, after getting an original ID, you can share it with friends and no one gets lost!