Central Europe’s biggest things in Music

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Central Europe, in countries such as HungarySlovakia, and Poland, is really getting into its own in the house and electronic music arena.

In Budapest, Hungary some of the more intriguing sounds include those by Imre Kiss – who happens to hail from Slovakia- Asio Otus and Stanley Maneuver.

Also making their mark is the Farbwechsel crew which plays at almost every party in the city. The crew has also been a major backer of the musicians that have made a name throughout the city’s underground within the last few years.

Poland boasts some of the most unique and diverse music in Central and Eastern Europe.

Sangoplasmo is one of the big electronic music labels from out of the largest country in central Europe.

One of the names that have emerged from the Polish label is Lubomir Grzelak who performs under the alias Lutto Lento.

Wroclaw resident Lento, who has been described as a “lone ranger” has mixes that include remixes of tracks from Irish artist Enya as well as other samples.

AranosFolja, and Tidal are a few of the others on the Sangoplasmo label.

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Top five music festivals to attend in October

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Some great music festivals will be happening in the month of October and this is your guide to the top five ones to attend according to Resident Advisor.

The Amsterdam Dance Event takes place from October 16 – October 21 inAmsterdam. The line up will feature over 1,700 artists with acts such asObjektProsumerMathew JonsonRicardo VillalobosI-F, and Dave Clarke.

Number 2 on the list is the Unsound festival from October 13 – October 20 inKrakowPoland. Look out for the likes of White Material crew, Golden Pudel resident Helena Hauff and Anthony Naples onboard.

Head to Bristol in the UK on October 12 for the UK Bristol festival with its house music and bass; Over 60 acts line up there and look out for names like Nicolas Jaar and Moderat as well as Hyetal and Outboxx.

The Robot festival takes place in BolognaItaly from October 2 to 5 and is number 4 on the list. The festival will feature acts such as Cosmin TRGPantha Du PrinceSeth TroxlerTim Hecker, and Tropic Of Cancer.

Last but not least, from October 23 to 25 you can head to GrazAustria for theDom Im Berg festival where you will hear the sounds of PeverelistPowell,VakulaDelroy EdwardsXOSAR and Ron Morelli. With festivals spread out from week to week, you will be dancing all October long.

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Bydgoszcz, visit Poland

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Nestled on the banks of the Vistula and Brda Rivers in Poland is the city of Bydgoszcz. The city, the eighth largest in Poland, has in recent years become one of the most important in the country.

The oldest building in Bydgoszcz is the Fara Church or Church of St. Martin and Nicholauswhile the Church of Poor Clares is a landmark. Water sportsArt Nouveau buildings, thewaterfrontmusic, and urban greenery are some of the things for which Bydgoszcz is noted.

The largest city park in Poland (830 hectares sits in the city. Culture is very important especially music and the city has housed an Academy of Music since 1974. The Opera Nova sits on the banks of the Brda River and it is possible to take tours along the river.

Many famous opera singers have performed in the theatre. The city is served by a local airport and railway which connects it to other parts of Poland including the capital Warsaw.

The city also boasts a tram line and this is an easy way to get around and see the sights. The old town is easy to walk around in with many gothic style buildings.

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