TDC PICNIC BY ECHO LAKE
June 2-4, 2006
PENTA (AuraQuake Records)
Nikita Tselovalnikov the mastermind behind Penta unlocks a wicked vault of powerful, futuristic, audio wizardry ranging from high nighttime through heavy dropping morning full on tunes. Each track is woven tightly with an outstanding production and composition crafting a unique fabric of floor-filling full-on psychedelic trance.
HORROR PLACE aka ZIK (Devilsmind Records - Greece)
Originally from Bulgaria and now making his home in Greece, Alex has studied music production since the age of 13. In 1999 he came upon psytrance, and has been producing it since. Now, after scorching numerous dancefloors all over the world, most recently at the Space of Joy festival on the Black Sea in Russia, he is ready to show us just how far the borders of sanity can be pushed.
POLYPHONIA (Trishula / Dropout / Tantrumm / TDC Productions)
Polyphonia is the solo project of Romolo Cheri. After some years of metal and hardcore music, he discovered psytrance in 1995 and was instantly addicted to the full energy outdoor parties around Greece and Goa. He brings to us his uncompromising twisted and psychedelic music.
MUKTISVARA (TDC Underground - NYC) - LIVE & DJ SET
Sergey and Eugene combine their forces on the MuktIsvara project, creating a trip into the darker circles of the subterranean world. With an emphasis on high-quality production, MuktIsvara's driving basslines and scratching leads will power you toward unsanity.
Main Stage DJs:
Jelly (JellyHeadz - Tantrumm Records) - DJ SET
Jelly headz is an alchemy between 2 alien's brain.The project borned in 1996, from the begining Fabio and Karim develop an very massiv, twisted, groovy, deeply nervous, and totally underground psychedelic music. With passing years, their talent and their style are confirmed,they keep that anti-establishment and revolutionary mind spirit which is peculiar to both of them.
Jelly headz concept is still strongly engaged.
ALIEN MENTAL (Tantrumm Records) - DJ SET
The sound is geared towards pushing the boundaries of goa/psy trance and fusing different genres of music together. The intention: to lift the consciousness of the dancer through wellpaced, consistent, mind bending-brain churning sequences. Expect uncompromising baselines filled with layers of sharp twisty leads to morphing textures that will take you to the deepest regions of your mind.
EG_BOT & MESCALINIUM (Gaian Mind, PSI - Philadelphia, NYC)
Having recently blown up dancefloors from Boston to Asheville, these two trance veterans are once again setting their sights on the big apple. Expect a dark and twisted full power journey from two of philly's phinest. Smooth yet crunchy, raw yet refined, psychedelicious and immensely satisfying. The sound of the Philly Underground!
LAURYN (Alkaloid/Mistical Productions - Boston)
Lauryn is a label dj with Alkaloid Productions based in Australia and is affiliated with Texas based Mistical Productions. She also works with Ketuh Records as promotions and bookings manager. In the past six years, Lauryn has played across the United States and in Europe, sharing the stage with many well known international acts. She is known for her energetic night time psychedelic sets as well as the occasional morning chillout grooves.
MUTEX (TDC Underground - NYC)
Master engineer, expert journey-maker, TDC Crew member Gabriel is mixing together a recipe of psychedelic mayhem to power up the night.
FRIA (Tantrumm Records)
Fria Label DJ and Label Manager of Tantrumm Records. A powerful presence within the international trance scene, DJ Fria has been destroying and rejuvenating dance floors in India and the US for the past six years. Dedicated to promoting pure, clean, joyful psychedelia, Fria has submerged herself in all aspects of the trance scene, mobilizing parties, creating deco, and DJ'ing parties in Bombay, Goa, and New York City. Her style is dark and rich, creating sets layered in glistening energy. She pulls the crowd with her, leading us on journeys that both welcome the uninitiated and satisfy the most experienced.
NIKŠ (Tantrumm Records)
One of the leading pioneers of TDC Underground and is a veteran of psychedelic trance music scene. He has been involved with creating some of the most memorable New York parties and festivals. Also Involved with upcoming label Tantrumm Records, of which he is a key player, Nik has a passion for the music and the people and this is what is manifested in his sets. Bringing you an intense style of full power Psychedelic Trance....expect to hear some soul twisting music.
KIFE (Omnitribe - NYC)
A long time member of Omni Tribe and the Omni Dance Festival organization, DJ Kife has been behind the decks in New York City for the past six years. He will carefully orchestrated a groovy psychedelic progressive set.
LUIS (Dreamcatcher - NYC)
Luis having established a solid reputation on the dancefloor. He has become highly respected for his energetic groundbreaking sets of full-on in which he incorporates elements of morning , dark and melodic altogether. Creativity, excitement and enthusiasm seem to have no limits when it comes to DJing.
KAISER SOZE (T.O.U.C.H Samadhi/Chilluminati - WI)
By expanding his music collection, perfecting his track selection & mixing skills, Kaiser has become one of the leading Psytrance DJ's in the Midwest. Now a driving force behind the Chilluminati & T.O.U.C.H Samadhi collectives, it's his goal to spread the sound & vibe that he has so deeply been inspired by.
S.O.T. (T.O.U.C.H Samadhi/Chilluminati - Chicago/Kiev)
S.O.T's trance sets have brooding, primal energy, a marriage of synthetic and organic. He navigates through winding paths, painting layers of mind-bending rhythms. Taking you along on an electrifying journey into the enchanted forest, deep into gritty, digital mayhem and back.
INNER MONGOLIAN ( ? )
Inner Mongolia is in you and all around you. It is where thoughts, feelings and desires no longer distract you, but instead act in a perfect union. It is a state of a constant free fall of self through serene Emptiness.
BABLA (Kagdilla records - NYC)
Babla has been dj'ing since 1989 (the old audio cassette days!!!) but it was only in 1998 that he realized his love for psychedelic trance music. It was at a party where he saw everybody dancing to one rhythm... Dancing for themselves... In the past 5 years Babla has spun in Germany, New York, Goa and Bombay. Amongst other large acts Babla has had the opportunity to play alongside great artists. His style is mainly melodic morning to full-on blasters...
BRANDON ADAMS (Dreamcatcher - NYC)
Once New Jersey's best kept secret, Brandon has quickly become a fixture in the New York psy scene and beyond. With a long history of appreciation for all forms of goa and psytrance, he is easily one of the most versatile and dedicated DJs around. His groovy yet cerebral morning sets have stood up against some of the world's best and have left a lasting imprint on dancefloors.
INDRA Aka GOSHA (OmniTribe - Alphatrance - NYC)
Plus more special artists and guests...
State of the art sound system.
Deco Environment by:
The Devotee (Touch Samadhi)
Hailing from the North Carolina Mountains of eastern USA, The Devotee's (Shane Matlock) installation and hand painted banners has graced many dance floors and festivals through out the US since 1999. Devotee continues to deliver the visual landscape for psytrance gatherings, which he dubs 'psy-optic mind stimuli.' He continuously works to propel and expand the goa/psy culture through his art and deco with one devoted purpose: the communal exploration of our inner spirituality.
Nature in its basic beauty. Drum circle, meditation area. Swimming, fishing, boating, food, beverages, fruit bar. Camping, economy cabins, indoor / outdoor pavilions, bunkhouse, store. Clean Showers and Bathrooms.
Feel free to bring your musical instruments (drums, percussion etc.)
Economy cabins are provided at extra charge. For the economy cabins you will also need clean blankets and sheets.
Respect Nature, No Littering, No Alcohol, No Drugs
$ 50 before may 12th
$ 60 before may 26th
$ 80 at the door
Ticket prices cover performances, tent camping and parking for 3 DAYS and 2 NIGHTS, and campground facilities. We provide 2 stages of sound and light, 3 days of camping in a beautiful natural environment (rain or shine event), running water, bathrooms & hot showers, full vending (including alcohol for those 21+).
Echo Lake Campground
185 Echo Lake Lane
Afton, NY 13730
Phone (607) 639-2666
From New York (3 hours):
I-87 (NY Thruway) North exit 16
NY-17 West exit 82
Follow signs for NY-41 North to Afton
Stay on 41 - Echo Lake entrance is on the right
about 5 miles after intersection with NY-7 (Main St.)
From Albany (2 hours), Boston (4 hours) and points East:
I-90 (NY Thruway) West exit 25A
I-88 West exit 7
NY-41 North about 6 miles to Echo Lake entrance
From Ottawa/Montreal (5 hours), Syracuse (1.5 hours), Scranton (1.5 hours), Binghamton (0.5 hours) and points West, North and South:
I-81 North/South to I-88 East exit 7
NY-41 North about 6 miles to Echo Lake entrance
FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION PLEASE CHECK : www.TDCNY.com
Official Website: http://www.TDCNY.com
Added by NikTDC on May 5, 2006