Update : In addition to the news about the dub artistes, there’s been word on the grapevine about two more international electronic artistes been added to the Weekender roster. Sources tell us it could be two of these four artists – British electronica masters Jon Hopkins and Four Tet, and two Australian electronic acts, Wave Racer and Peking Duk. One thing we know is that the Weekenders have had a long-standing affinity to Australian artistes in the previous years , so betting on them would be wise. We’ll just have to wait till tomorrow to know for sure!
The festival is known to feature various artistes from different backgrounds and styles of music making it on the premier music events in the country. Previously the Weekenders have seen a multitude of international talent – ranging from Imogen Heap, Simian Mobile Disco, Chase & Status, Michal Menert and more.
As always there has been a buzz about who the organizers are planning to bring down this year, and that is where The Sherp played detective.
According to a few unnameable sources and a few dozen birdies, one of these exciting dubstep acts will be at the Pune edition (November 21, 22, 23) this year – Rusko, Foreign Beggars or Dirtyphonics.
While Rusko and Foreign Beggars ( who have been to India before) are household names in the UK dub scene, Dirtyphonics are a French dubstep band who just released a collaboration with Zeds Dead, “Where Are You Now” feat. Bright Lights on the Mad Decent label.
So if you’d have to pick between the three, who would it be?
Let us know and stay tuned for more updates!