Skills presents POP 2010 THE DREAM, an electronic music celebration featuring some of the world's premier electronic music artists.
Over 15,000 are expected to attend this highly anticipated annual event. POP is one of the largest dance music festivals in California, showcasing world class lighting, visuals and sound. Skills will be presenting an environment unlike anything before, hence the title: THE DREAM. The entire Arena will be transformed into a place where dreams can be both seen and heard.
Skills is one of the leading electronic music promoters in the United States since 1997 and has continued to sell out events at some of the most notable venues in the San Francisco Bay Area.
WHEN: Saturday May 29th, 2010 - Memorial Day weekend
WHERE: Cow Palace - Daly City, California
TIME: 4pm - 2pm
-DJ SETS BY-
Armin Van Burren - rated the number one in the prestigious DJ Top 100 poll three times in a row, in 2007, 2008 and 2009– voted for by over 350,000 people across the world, as an indication of his prolific output over the more than 13 years he’s been dj’ing and producing. Being the official World’s Most Popular DJ is just one of his many achievements, but the driving force behind his success is an overriding passion for dance music.http://www.arminvanbuuren.com
Benny Benassi - after a decade of dj-ing in clubs around Italy, he rocketed to international stardom in 2003 with the track "Satisfaction", acclaimed by the likes of Timo Maas, Carl Cox, Dj Hell and Fatboy Slim. The tune dominated all the key charts the world over, won countless awards and suddenly his name was on everyone's lips.http://www.bennybenassi.com
Fedde le Grand - with a glittering career that includes worldwide number ones, packed arenas, throbbing dance floors, A-list collaborations, a raft of international awards and a debut artist album ‘Output’ that hit over 60 countries worldwide, it’s been a year that has cemented his reputation as one of the most forward-thinking, in-demand, creative forces in global music.http://www.feddelegrand.com
Gareth Emery - the young Brit reached explosive proportions, culminating in him being voted no.9 in 2009’s definitive DJ Mag Top 100 poll: one of only a handful of DJs to crack the world’s top ten before the age of 30.http://www.garethemery.com
Steve Aoki - with DJing and club promoter under his belt. This is the man behind Dim Mak Records who founded and released artists from Bloc Party, The Kills, Klaxons, Mstrkrft, The Bloody Beetroots, Mystery Jets, The Rakes, The Gossip, Envy, also is the same man behind the production Moniker Weird Science that has remixed Peaches, Snoop Dogg & Bloc Party.
DYLOOT of Deep Voices - this powerful duo is best described as the Yin and Yang of trance. Their fusion of musical styles created a complex yet magical presence both in the studio and on stage. Behind the decks, their passion for music and their audience is unmistakable. Whether its a small club or a large festival, they are capable of harnessing the energy of all and unites them as one. http://www.deepvoicesmusic.com
LA Riots - taking their moniker from the infamous riots that blazed across the city in 1992, the duo has quickly established themselves at the forefront of the electronic music scene - DJing high profile clubs and events across the country and churning out club banners that have caught the ear of audiences and artist alike. http://www.facebook.com/LARiotsOfficial
Boys Noize - already has a decade's worth of music making and DJing behind him. He has one of the brightest future's in electronic music. He presents his second album "Power" in October which is keenly anticipated by a fan-base that follows his every move. Alongside peers Erol Alkan and Justice, he is part of a new mongrel breed of techno artist with a maverick bent and solid vision, beaming a myraid of influences from the fast though a prism to create something fresh, new and exciting enough to send his audience loopy. This year he became the sought after producer of note having worked with Kelis, Black Eyed Peas and Gonzales. http://www.boysnoize.com
Infected Mushrooms - one of the biggest electronic bands on the planet. Twice ranked among the world’s 10 best DJs by the bible of the scene, the U.K.’s DJ Magazine, the Israel-bred, L.A. based duo bring a frenetic rock energy to the form. Their explosive show, featuring guitars, live drums, intensely passionate vocals and an ambitious multimedia backdrop, ranks among the genre’s most unpredictably joyous events. And their recordings continually venture where other electronic acts fear to tread. http://www.infected-mushroom.com