Great American Techno Festival (GATF) // Denver, Colorado // Thursday-Sunday, September 13-16, 2012

Great American Techno Festival (GATF) // Denver, Colorado // Thursday-Sunday, September 13-16, 2012

Festival Pass: http://gatf.us/attend/passes

Program/Events: http://gatf.us/program

Facebook Event List: http://www.facebook.com/gatfest/events

RA Event List: http://www.residentadvisor.net/promoter.aspx?id=22519

THURSDAY, September 13, 2012

Opening Reception feat. Donor (Perc Trax) // Jet Hotel //1612 Wazee St, Denver, Colorado 80202 // Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:30pm-2am

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RA: http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?399365

Join us for the opening reception as we welcome everyone to the second annual Great American Techno Festival Music starts at 6:30pm, and there will be two floors of music all night!21+ / FREE / 6:30pm – 2amLineup:

Downstairs (7pm-2am)
Donor (Perc Trax / Brooklyn, NY)
Mick Finesse (Perc Trax / Emote Music / Denver, CO)
Lunatik (Wreckless Records / Denver, CO)
Computer Tutor (5270 / Denver, CO)
Heath Spiegelberg (Flatline/ Temporal Productions / Denver, CO)Upstairs (6:30pm-2am)
Greg Eversoul (ROOTS Events / Denver, CO)
Mike Day ((Empathy Dub) / Denver, CO)
Josh Manke (Just Us / Denver, CO)
Swank (In2Deep / Denver, CO)
Quin (5 & Dime Recordings / Denver, CO)
Pnut (Flatline / Denver, CO)http://gatf.us/program/

FRIDAY, September 14, 2012

John Tejada and Rrose LIVE // NORAD Dance Bar //821 22nd St (22nd and Champa), Denver, Colorado 80205 // Friday, September 14, 2012, 7pm-2am (Patio 7p-9pm, Main Floor + Lounge, 9pm-2am)

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GATF is very excited to welcome two LIVE performances from John Tejada and Rrose at NORAD Dance Bar! Join us early on the Patio for a tag team performance from Easy Killer, and Communikey will helm the upstairs lounge all night.

21+ / $20 (FREE with Festival Pass – http://gatf.us/attend/passes/) / 7pm – 2am

Patio (7p-9p):

Ivy vs Ejay (Easy Killer / Black Bridge / Hotbox / Spellbound / Denver, CO)Main Floor (9p-2a):
Rrose LIVE (EAUX / Sandwell District / Washington, DC)
John Tejada LIVE (Palette Recordings / Los Angeles, CA)
Little Mike (Berlin/Denver, CO)
Bones (ROOTS Events / Denver, CO)Lounge (9p-2a):
Tony Z (CMKY / Denver, CO)
Brandon Brown (CMKY / Boulder, CO)
Papyrus (CMKY / Boulder, CO)
Ductape (CMKY / Boulder, CO)

http://gatf.us/program

Great American Techno Festival in the Beatport Lounge w/ DELA, Panos & Sentenza and Sergei Loginov // Beatport Lounge at Beta Nightclub // 1909 Blake St, Denver, Colorado 80202 // Friday, September 14, 2012, 9pm-2am
Line Up:DELA [Mindshake Records/Milwaukee]
Panos & Sentenza [Mr Nice Guy Records/Omaha]
Sergei Loginov [Natural Rhythm/P.U.N.C.H.I.S./Denver]

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FREE for GATF Pass Holder before 11pm! (http://gatf.us/attend/passes/)Add yourself to the limited discount list by following this link:
21+ $5, 18+ $15 – Before 11PM (higher after)Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEh5SnRuOWNpYVNIZzJKaVBUMWYyTXc6MA#gid=0

SATURDAY, September 15, 2012

DAYTIME WORKSHOP: Traktor w/ Drumcell // RTD Training Facility // 1900 31st St Denver, CO 80216 // Saturday, September 15, 2012, 12pm-1:15pm. Not included in festival pass. $20, limited capacity.

Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/270889

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/358816877526539

Tickets are $20 and available on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE basis, and limited to 1 per person. Capacity for each workshop is limited. Tickets are REQUIRED to attend! No ticket, no entry!

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/270889

Topic/title:

Traktor Scratch Pro 2 with Maschine, F1, and X1 ControllersWhen:
Saturday September 15, 12pm-1:15pmPresented by:
Moe Espinosa (Drumcell) of Droid Behavior

Experience level:
Intermediate

Agenda:
Traktor interface overview
Decks overview and its multiple types
FX processors and controllers
Synching external devices, drum machines and other laptops
Using NI Maschine with Traktor
F1 controller and NI’s new sample and remix decks

Outcome:
Participants will have new ideas on how to use Traktor for more than mixing on 2 decks and a mixer

A couple of notes:
1) This is an all-ages event, but not really recommended for anyone under the age of 16. Please let us know if you have someone younger than 16 who would like to attend.

2) This is NOT included in the festival pass. Everyone, including GATF staff and artists, must buy a ticket for these workshops, due to the extremely limited class sizes. There are no exceptions, unfortunately.

http://gatf.us/program/workshops/

DAYTIME WORKSHOP: Ableton w/ Habersham // RTD Training Facility // 1900 31st St Denver, CO 80216 // Saturday, September 15, 2012, 1:30pm-2:45pm. Not included in festival pass. $20, limited capacity.

Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/270892

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/277065052395040

Tickets are $20 and available on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE basis, and limited to 1 per person. Capacity for each workshop is limited. Tickets are REQUIRED to attend! No ticket, no entry!

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/270892

Topic/title:

Production & Composition WorkshopWhen: Saturday September 15, 1:15pm-2:15pmPresented By:
Damon Fonooni (Habersham)

Experience Level:
Intermediate

Agenda:
Step-by-step breakdown of composing/engineering a Techno track
Ableton Live 8 and Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 8
Creating your own kits in NI Kontakt, Battery & Ableton’s Drum Rack
Synth creation with NI Massive, etc.
Using NI The Finger, etc. to add dynamics plus other tricks
Mixdown and Premaster prep

Outcome:
Gain first-hand experience with insider tips and tricks in using Ableton Live 8 and components of NI Komplete Ultimate 8, as well as composition, production and engineering insights.

All participants will receive an exclusive Habersham sample pack/instrument, as used in the workshop.

A couple of notes:
1) This is an all-ages event, but not really recommended for anyone under the age of 16. Please let us know if you have someone younger than 16 who would like to attend.

2) This is NOT included in the festival pass. Everyone, including GATF staff and artists, must buy a ticket for these workshops, due to the extremely limited class sizes. There are no exceptions, unfortunately.

http://gatf.us/program/workshops-and-panels/

Panel Discussion with Kevin Saunderson: The Future of Dance Music //The Jet Hotel & Twenty // 1612 Wazee St, Denver, Colorado 80202 // Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5pm-6:30pm

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/195462613921128/

The Great American Techno Festival is proud to present a select panel discussion at The Jet Hotel on Saturday afternoon, September 15, 2012. This panel will feature Kevin Saunderson, Clark Warner from Beatport, Cathy Nguyen and Mike McCray from Beta Nightclub, and Nicole Cacciavillano from Sub.Mission.

They will be discussing the modern of evolution of electronic and dance music in the United States, and the roles that Techno and Colorado will have in the coming decade. We invite you to attend this FREE d

iscussion from 5:00pm-6:30pm including an open Q&A with the panelists.

When: Saturday, September 15th – 5pm – 6:30pm
Where: Jet Hotel – 1612 Wazee St, Denver
Cost: FREE (Limited capacity, first-come, first-served)

Panel:

Kevin Saunderson (KMS Records)
Clark Warner (Beatport)
Nicole (Sub.mission)
Catherine Nguyen & Mike McCray (Beta Nightclub)

Discussion Sub-Topics:

Popularization of dance music and its effect on the industry
Women’s role in the future
Techno’s role in the future of Dance music

Kevin Saunderson (The Elevator) and Mike Parker // Casselman’s // 2620 Walnut St, Denver, Colorado 80205 // Saturday, September 15, 2012, 8pm-2am

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/398735513524960

RA: http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?399370

18+ $25 door / $15 limited presale (FREE with Festival Pass – http://gatf.us/attend/passes/)

8pm – 2am

Lineup:
Kevin Saunderson “The Elevator” (KMS Records / Detroit, MI)
Mike Parker (Geophone / Buffalo, NY)
Attentat (Make Mistakes / Denver, CO)

SUNDAY, September 16, 2012

Direct to Earth DENVER GATF Showcase // Norad Dance Bar //821 22nd St (22nd and Champa), Denver, Colorado 80205 // Sunday, September 16, 2012, 7am-3pm. $10 or Free w/ Pass.

Direct to Earth GATF showcase at NORAD
(after-after hours edition 7a-3p)
FREE with GATF ticket, $10 w/o

We invite you to join us Sunday September 16th at 7am for techno and brunch. Direct to Earth will be providing signature sounds from its Bay Area Residents and Friends along side a breakfast and BBQ at Norad dance bar.

Line-up:

David Javate ( Killswitch / San Francisco, CA) // http://soundcloud.com/davidjavate

Deepstrike ( Brian Knarfield, DTE / Oakland CA) // http://soundcloud.com/deepstrike-dte

Guidewire (DTE, Android Muziq / Oakland CA ) // http://soundcloud.com/guidewiremusic

Max Gardner (DTE, Emote Music / Oakland, CA ) // http://soundcloud.com/max-gardner

Patrick Gil (DTE, Android / San Francisco, CA) // http://soundcloud.com/patrickgilLocal support by:Daegon (Der Hut, Frucht) // http://soundcloud.com/daegon

Tess (CrowdPleaser) // http://soundcloud.com/tess-crowdpleaser

Be sure to grab your GATF ticket for free entry, and look out for $5 pre-sales for all you can eat breakfast!

This is a 21+ event.

http://www.directtoearth.com/
http://gatf.us/

GATF Closing Party // The Hive //1109 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado // Sunday, September 16, 2012, 3pm-2am.

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RA: http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?399371

Winding down the second annual Great American Techno Festival, join us for two rooms of music all afternoon and evening long, featuring special guests Deepak Sharma, Jason Short, Tiari, and Oonaslim, with support from local bass heroes Dirt Monkey and Sinistarr!

21+ / $10 (FREE with Festival Pass – http://gatf.us/attend/passes/) / 3pm-2am

Lineup

Main Room
Deepak Sharma (Hidden Recordings / New York, NY)
Jason Short LIVE (Auralism / Jacksonville, FL)
Tiari LIVE (Machine Box / Detroit, MI)
Alert & Deciprocal (Oblivion Fringe / Crowdpleaser / Denver, CO)
Sinistarr (Metalheadz / Hit and Hope / Detroit/Denver, CO)
Dirt Monkey (Sub.mission / Denver, CO)
Just Ben (Whomp Truck / Would Shop / Denver, CO)Front Room
Oonaslim (Hallucination / San Francisco, CA)
Nutelli (Nutmeg & Tony Rodelli)
The Real Wolfe (Beta Nightclub / Denver, CO)
Scott Paradis (Beatport / Denver, CO)
Aaron Lee (Shockwave 303 / Denver, CO)
Joey M (DHA / Denver, CO)
Kevin Callison (Verdana / Artech / Denver, CO)http://gatf.us/program/

Great American Techno Festival (GATF) 2012

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