3 letters and a first album later, PLK the 22 year old French rapper is already gold and platinum. Acronym of Polak, in reference to its Polish origins, PLK hides behind these letters a little rap prodigy who started music at a pretty early age. Writing his first lyrics at 9, he recorded for the first time around 13, and posed his first freestyle at 14 in the famous Planète Rap de Skyrock. The former member of the group Panama Bende began his solo career in 2017 and released his first studio album Polak in 2018. A dazzling development for this spearhead of French hip-hop, which can’t wait to see at the end of august at Woodstower.
After being cheered by the crowds in 2017 at Woodstower, Lorenzo is back stronger than ever with a relentless second degree and still a bob on his head. He made his debut directing the music videos for Columbine, his first quasi-eponymous project “The Emperor of the Dirty” was released in 2016 and has already been certified platinum thanks to his sharp and punchy lines. And his new album “Sex in the City”, won the gold record, still has millions of views and takes us into his sassy universe. Lorenzo fascinates, disturbs, amazes. Woodstower did it, Lorenzo will be back on stage at the end of August for a big rap night !
After having skimmed the sound system sessions in France and England, in the early 2000s, they decided to set up their sound system. Gradually moving towards English dub stepper productions and offering an innovative dub sound that shakes up conventions. 18 years later, the sound is recognized as a key player in the European dub scene. They develop the “Dubadub” style, a mix of dub, Hip-Hop, bass music, and digital reggae; all interspersed with trip hop, techno and new wave accents.
The dubadub musketeers are back !
The Bon Entendeur collective, born of a common friendship and passions, brilliantly mixes the old with the new while keeping this desire to talk about culture in an original way. Known for having remixed ” Le Temps est bon”, in the summer 2018, the trio released their first electro album Aller-Retour in June 2019. It is in this marvel that they made personalities talked like Pierre Niney , famous news presentator PPDA or Oxmo Puccino. After being booked at Solidays, Printemps de Bourges or Calvi on the rocks, Bon Entendeur will be at Woodstower this summer!
This is the story of four Parisians who decided to set up a project that is oriented towards novelty and electro-punk with a great dose of derision. Thus was born “Salut, c’est Cool”, which the members call “techno variety / cyber troubadour”. In a casual, amateurist or even mindless manner, so willingly they cultivate figures of idiocy and fun, the quartet conducts extensive experimentation with an art that neglects the system of contemporary art. “Salut, c’est Cool” will make us laugh as well as stamp our feet on the Woodstower Festival!
The great Joachim Pastor, founder of the Hungry Music label with his friends Worakls and N’to, produces songs that are as colorful as they are impulsive. He relies on his instrumental technique, particularly on the guitar, to break free from the boundaries of electronic music. Known today for his hybrid music, the composition of his debut album is the next step in a thunderous ascent, which will raise the BPMs until the end of the night for all electro fans at Woodstower.
It was in 2011 that the Dutch couple Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets quickly broke into the electronic music scene. From deep to disco, via techno and soul, they have collaborated with the greatest (Tom Misch, Kerri Chandler, Mayer Hawthorne and Hercules). The duo, adored by the world electronic scene, formerly called Detroit Swindle, arrives in Lyon for a set of their energetic and sharp set. That’s all we need !
Poupie is electric ! At 21, she released her first EP which reveals all the energy and uniqueness of an artist in permanent construction. Surrounded by trendy producers, such as High P, Le Side or Todiefor, she goes from Jamaican tones to variety, from rap inspirations to daring vocal soarings. Poupie will electrify Woodstower!
If the name sounds like déjà vu, don’t be fooled by it. Michel is as unique as his surname seems familiar. Like real spies, his music comes from the cold: a deep house block from Eastern Europe pierced by a French rap, in which he chose to place his faith. A sub-zero style that is already establishing it as the future of electro, in the land of antiheroes. With a flow contaminated by a Soviet dance, a great rap flow and lots of second degree.
Originally from Paris but based in Athens, Marine Tordjemann alias OKO DJ’s implacable rise to prominence has seen her establish as one of the finest DJs and producers to pace the world’s stages.
Core element of Judaah’s Lyon-via-Marseilles operated label BFDM, member of Bruits De La Passion, initiator of LYL Radio’s Parisian antenna where she hosts her bimestrial show Pu$$y Nightmare, she also runs a bimestrial show on Athens Movement Radio, focusing exclusively on hard dance genres ; all of that agenda having attracted her wider recognition on an international level. 2020 has seen OKO DJ make a noticed debut in solo production with a track on Metaphore’s imprint compilation, followed by an acclaimed first 4 tracks experimental EP on Futur 2010, featuring «one of the coolest downtempo
tracks of the year» (RA). Marine aims at exploring connections rather than divisions, bridging gaps rather than widening them. Dishing out distinctively rich, genre-busting tapestries that transcend all limitative roles, Tordjemann has the secret to channeling surrounding energies and forces in her art with unrestrained panache and authenticity.