Situated in the stunning Algarve town of Portimâo, The BPM Festival offers four days and nights of electronic music from some of the most sought-after names in the circuit.
The 'BPM' stands for 'Bartenders, Promoters, Musicians', and was originally conceived as a small gathering for industry professionals. Years down the line, it's now a world-renowned meeting of DJs, producers and party-goers, all ready to experience great music in an idyllic setting.
With the festival only a few weeks away, we’ve compiled 10 tracks to get you geared up for this pulsating Portuguese party.
When: 12th - 15th September 2019.
Where: Portimão, Portugal.
Who's Playing: Adriatique | Alan Fitzpatrick | Âme| Jamie Jones | Joseph Capriati | Laurent Garnier | Loco Dice | Maceo Plex | Pleasurekraft | Seth Troxler | Solardo | Sonja Moonear |The Martinez Brothers & many more.
Ame - Rej
The German duo of Kristian Beyer and Frank Widemann have been at the forefront of the industry for a number of years, and are responsible for some of the most innovative music in the scene.
Honey Dijon - State of Confusion ft. Joi Cardwell (Maurice Fulton Remix)
Honey Dijon’s cross-genre sets are guaranteed to be filled with excitement, originality and creativity. Her The influence of her hometown Chicago in her music is deeply ingrained within her.
Maceo Plex - Conjure Dreams:
A long time performer in some of Ibiza’s biggest club venues, Maceo Plex has been a mainstay in the scene for a while now. His diverse and broad range of production abilities has meant that you are guaranteed to hear a multitude of complementing genres when you see him play.
Oxia - Domino
With an impressive catalogue of releases on imprints such as Kompakt, Hot Creations, 8bit and Knee Deep In Sound, Oxia is regarded as one of France’s finest electronic exports. His classic hit ‘Domino’ has 41 million YouTube hits and is an instant crowd-pleaser.
Skream - Summer Dreams
Rarely will you find a DJ and producer who has both an unrelenting passion and endless talent for what he does. The British selector has released hits in a number of genres including garage, house and dubstep, and is still only in his thirties!
Stephan Bodzin - Wir
The German techno legend has a background of theatre composition, and is recognised today by his driving, hypnotic and emotive electronic releases. An energetic and enthusiastic artist that you don’t want to miss!
Patrick Topping - Be Sharp Say Nowt
Referred to as one of the biggest contemporary names in the electronic scene, Patrick Topping’s ability to DJ and produce prolific music means that the TRICK label owner is one of the stand out names on the line-up.
De La Swing - Everyday
Having shared the turntables with names such as Marco Carola, Loco Dice , Richy Hawtin, Dubfire, Laurent Garnier, Joseph Capriati and Adam Beyer, this Spanish selector, who is an Elrow resident, is one not to miss.
Alan Fitzpatrick - Joy Rider
Known for his big-room techno DJing, Alan Fitzpatrick has played at some of the world’s biggest events and venues. Releasing tracks on labels like Drumcode, Bedrock, and Cocoon, the British heavyweight will be sure to fill the floor at BPM
Laurent Garnier & Chambray - Feelin’ Good
Laurent Garnier is regarded as one of the most respected and sought-after names in the industry, and is looked up to by a number of successful names. The French DJ and producer has been making people around the world dance for 25 years, and shows no sign of stopping any time soon.