Silk Festival with Great Line-Up in Batumi
08 September, 2011

Although summer heat is already over, hot event was held in the seaside Ajara. August was loaded with different festivals and line-ups are full of great artists to perform. Silk Festival – annual festival of progressive music presented Tesla Boy live performance, Justus Kohncke live show, Heartthrob with a brand new project, Hybridset, Hobo live performance  and Georgian musicians Okinawa lifestyle, Tomma, Chipo and Bero.  The event took place in Batumi new bulevard Magnolia on 27 August. Minibus Label and

its group took care of festival’s creative side; the event was successful as usual! Great performance was followed by the after-party, held at Take Five Club.

Info for those who could not attend the jumpy event - Tesla Boy is a Russian Electro/Pop/New Wave band founded in 2008 in Moscow. The band members are Anton Sevidov (vocals and keyboards), Dima Midborn (bass and background vocals) and Boris Lifshits (drums).

One of the brightest stars in the Minus firmament, Heartthrob aka Jesse Siminski has arrived at the scene with a fresh new take on the minimal sound. It’s not just his ear for a killer riff that makes him such an exciting prospect; it’s also his natural ability to convey a sense of drama and humor through his music. Jesse Siminski. Born in 1976, in Marquette Mi. He is a self-taught musician and engineer. Former resident of New York, he now lives in Paris. Among other things, Jesse has releases and remixes (past and forthcoming) on Minus, Underline, Contexterrior, Alphahouse, UnFoundsound, Mos Ferry, Get Physical, Wagon Repair, ToraToraTora, Phonocult, Esperanza and Stock 5. He has played at the venues such as Mutek  (New York City), Fabric (London), Popkomm at Watergate (Berlin), Volt (Amsterdam) and Batofar (Paris). Justus Kohncke is a German producer who is also known for his production hit “From Disco to Disco”. Kohncke began releasing solo materials in 1999.

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