Need an excuse to make a trip to the UK? This should do: Warehouse Project has just announced the line-up for its 2013 series of events and it is massive. For the eighth year running, the Manchester-bred club series is operating with fairly simple premise: find a big, dingy venue, get a cast of dance music’s best DJs, producers and labels to help curate the line-ups and hold a string of all-night, no frills raves. This year, WHP will host no fewer than 25 exceptionally well put together nights.
So who will Manchester be seeing? As ever, a stack of big name artists have signed on to curate parties: Rudimental, Julio Bashmore, Four Tet & Caribou, Disclosure and Annie Mac have all stepped up to the plate. Over the course of the four-odd months, everyone from Armin van Buuren to Jamie Jones, The Knife, Richie Hawtin, Major Lazer, Boys Noize and the Chemical Brothers will stop by to get behind the decks. It kicks off with an Axwell-helmed opening party on September 27 and doesn’t wind up until January 1, 2014 with a yet-to-be-revealed NYD bill.
“I don’t know what it is, but you feel something different standing on the stage at The Warehouse Project,” WHP veteran Skream said in a must-watch documentary last year (below). “It’s electric.” Behold the full schedule below and if you’re sold, head over to the website for tickets.
WHP13 Opening – Friday 27th September
Axwell, Armand van Helden, Mark Knight, MK, Thomas Gold, No ID, Stefano Noferini, Alan Braxe, Flashmob, George Andrews, Krysko, Matt Everson
Welcome to The Warehouse – Saturday 28th September
Seth Troxler, Loco Dice, Carl Craig, Jupiter Jazz (Maceo Plex & Danny Daze), Dixon, Davide Squillace, Joy Orbison, The Martinez Brothers,Tale of Us, Kink – Live, Guti, Ejeca, Hot Since 82, PBR Streetgang
Armin Van Buuren – Friday 4th October
Armin van Buuren, W&W, John O’Callaghan, Jochen Miller, Jordan Suckley, Lange, Menno De Jong, Craig Connelly, Beat Service, Chris Metcalfe, James Rigby plus more to be announced
Paradise – Saturday 5th October
Jamie Jones, Maya Jane Coles, Art Department, Damian Lazarus, Infinity Ink – Live, Dyed Soundorom, Lee Foss, Cassy, Richy Ahmed, Alex Arnout b2b Clive Henry, Robert James, Russ Yallop, Digitaria
WHP & 50 Weapons Presents Modeselektion – Friday 11th October
Moderat, LFO, Pantha du Prince, Dopplereffekt, Modeselektor djs, Marcel Dettmann, Ben Klock, Scuba, Dusky, George Fitzgerald, Karenn – Live ft Blawan & Pariah, Ben UFO, Zomby, Cosmin TRG, Boddika, Martyn, Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka, Anstam, Greg Lord
Rudimental Presents – Saturday 12th October
Rudimental – Live, Andy C (4hrs), David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan, Bondax, Jazzy Jeff, Buraka som Sistema(DJ Set), Gorgon City, DJ EZ, Snakehips, Darq E Freaker, Yasmin & Woz, Kidnap Kid, Scruffizer, Manik, Monki, Compa, Juicy DJs , Jonny Dub, Rich Reason plus very special guest Lee Scratch Perry
Size Matters – Friday 18th October
Steve Angello, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, AN21, Third Party, Max Vangeli, Qulinez, Tim Mason, Matt Everson, Nick Coulson, Leo Slater, No Curfew
Resident Advisor – Saturday 19th October
Richie Hawtin, Nicolas Jaar – Lve, Seth Troxler, Heidi, Eats Everything, Subb-an, Gaiser – Live, Move D, Will Saul, Kowton, Dro Carey, Akkord, IVVVO, Krysko, Nic Baird
The Knife – Friday 25th October
With Special Guests.
Curated by Julio Bashmore – Saturday 26th October
Julio Bashmore (Only WHP13 performance), Laurent Garnier, Derrick Carter, Breach, Cassius, Bicep, Metro Area – Live, Henrik Schwarz – Live, FCL, Motor City Drum Ensenmble, Space Dimension Controller, Velour, Jus-Ed, Karizma, Funkineven, Andres, Krysko
Bestival & WHP Presents – Friday 1st November
Hot Chip, Chic ft. Nile Rodgers (Last European show of 2013), 2manydjs, Rob da Bank, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ Set), Toddla T, Aeroplane, Waze & Odyssey, Horse Meat Disco, Maribou State, Krystal Klear, Sophie (Numbers), Pedestrian, Drop The Mustard, Now Wave DJs
WHP & Field Day Presents: Curated by Four Tet and Caribou – Saturday 2nd November
Four Tet, Daphni, Madlib, DOOM, Ben UFO & Pearson Sound, Thom Yorke (dj et), Joy Orbison, James Holden, Floating Points, Evian Christ, Kyle Hall, Wookie, Happa, DJ Barely Legal, Iration Steppas, Jonny Dub
Annie Mac Presents- Friday 8th November
Major Lazer, Chromeo, Annie Mac, Diplo, Duke Dumont & MNEK, Cyril Hahn, Cashmere Cat, T Williams, Shadow Child, French Fries
Room 3: Phantasy Erol Alkan, Daniel Avery, Nadia Ksaiba, Connan Mockasin (DJ Set), Ghost Culture
The Warehouse Project Presents – Saturday 9th November
PHOENIX, Bipolar Sunshine, Now Wave DJs
Full line-up to be announced
Saturday 16th November – The highlights of this event will be broadcast on Radio 1.
Full info to follow.
Curated by Disclosure – Friday 22nd November
Disclosure – Live, Pusha T, Breach, Bicep, Dusky, George Fitzgerald, Justin Martin, Oneman, T Williams, Tourist – Live, Zed Bias, Krysko, Greg Lord, Now Wave DJs
Chibuku – Saturday 23rd November
Nero, Boys Noize, Redlight – Live, Gesaffelstein, Jack Beats, B-Traits
Room 2: Jaguar Skills, Shy FX, Breakage b2b Dismantle, Mista Jam, Friction, P Money, Mele, Northbase
Numbers: Jackmaster, Spencer, DJ EZ, Paul Woolford
Hospitality – Friday 29th November
Room1: Netsky (dj set), Camo & Krooked, High Contrast, Danny Byrd, SPY, Fred V & Graffix, Nu:Logic, Etherwood
Room2: Zinc, Mark Pritchard ft Trim & The Ragga Twins, Dub Phizix, Strategy, Mele, Hannah Wants, Roska & Jamie George, Paleman, Indigo
Room3: Calibre, d-Bridge, Enei & Kasra, Krust, Klute, Foreign Concept
WHP & Paxahau present: Movement Saturday 30th November
Sven Vath, Loco Dice, Maya Jane Coles, Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebing, Marcel Dettmann, Adam Beyer, Damian Lazarus, Scuba, Chez Damier, Joy Orbison, Levon Vincent, Kyle Hall, Andrew Weatherall, Jay Daniel, Means&3rd, Greg Lord & Krysko
Bugged Out! – Friday 6th December
The Chemical Brothers (DJ Set), Dave Clarke, Eats Everything, Erol Alkan, Bicep, Optimo, Boddika, Hot Since 82, Trevino, Gerd Janson, Justin Robertson, James Holroyd, Greg Lord, Krysko
Circo Loco Saturday 7th December
Apollonia: Dyed Soundorom, Dan Ghecacia & Shonky; Dixon, Davide Squiilace, The Martinez Brothers, Cassy, Mathias Tanzmann, Rich Ahmed, DJ Qu, Tania Vulcano, Mano le Tough, Cirillo, Delano Smith, Boris Werner, Andrew Grant, System of Survival
WHP & NOW WAVE Presents: Sounds of the near Future – Friday 13rd December
Flying Lotus, Captain Murphy (European Debut. Exclusive), Rustie, Lapalux, J-Rocc (Stones Throw), í‰clair Fifi
Room 2: Jamie xx, John Talabot, Cashmere Cat, Kutmah, xxxy, Jon K
Room 3: Eliphino, Two Inch Punch, Illum Sphere, Chris Read (BBE), Jonny Dub, Rich Furness & Andrew Hill
Heidi presents the Jackathon – Saturday 14th December
Heidi, Kerri Chandler, Cajmere, Magda, Deetron, Skream, Jimmy Edgar, Jackmaster, Dusky, Huxley, Hot Since 82, Catz n Dogz, Kim Ann Foxman, Alexis Raphael, Citizen, Krysko, Pirate Copy, plus very special guests Azari & III – Live (First EU show for 18 months. Exclusive UK performance)
Diynamic – Saturday 28th December
Solomun, Stimming – Live, David August, H.O.S.H, Karmon, Nick Curly, Adana Twins, Pirate Copy, Oliver Drops, Leon Riley, Under DJs, Pete Zorba, plus more tba
NYE at The Warehouse Project – Tuesday 31st December
Line-up to revealed. Early Bird tickets on sale now.
The Closing Party – Wednesday 1st January 2014
Line-up to revealed. Early Bird tickets on sale now.
Time: 17:00 – 05:00 Ticket Price: Â£28.50