The who's who of electronic music, the state-of-the-art in video, lighting and laser technology, a magnet for techno fans from all over the world - all of this is Time Warp in Mannheim. But Time Warp is much more than just the pure combination of music and technology. It is also a joyous come-together of the international techno scene and represents a fixed meeting place for the Time Warp community that has been formed across national borders with one thing in common:
an immeasurable great love for electronic music.
The Time Warp history began in 1994 when, on the 26th of November, the first Time Warpwas celebrated at the legendary "Walzmühle" in Ludwigshafen. This small but popular venue had a rather compact crowd of 2000 witnessing the dawn of an era. From the beginning, the idea of Timewarp has been to present a high-graded selection of electronic music.
Despite being 17 years old, the Time Warp message has remained the same: To create a unique atmosphere with a state-of-the art line up supported by the finest sound & light equipment in the business.For this new edition, Time WARP presents a huge line-up, like usual…
In 1995 Time Warp moved to the familiar "Maimarkthalle" in Mannheim and saw the first appearance of Sven Väth. Because of the terrific line up incluiding Richie Hawtin, Laurent Garnier, Carl Cox, Josh Wink, LFO and more, the numbers of visitors grew to 10,000.
In 2005, The festival starts to travel and took residence in Pragues for the first foreign edition. Following the the "colours of rhythm" concept the festival expanded and from now, three event-zones composed the basis of Time Warp as well as subjects like art and media.
Henrik Schwarz is one of the most versatile artists in electronic music. For years, the Berlin producer has been one of the most innovative house producers worldwide and only recently he broke new ground musically by rewriting a few of his pieces for classical orchestras. At the same time, let’s not forget that it has not even been a year since Henrik celebrated the world premiere of his techno live-act at the Time Warp Mannheim!
With his new remake of classical Detroit techno he raised a storm of enthusiasm from the audience. The GOA Electronic Parties resident just been voted 4th better 2011 Live-act in the Resident Advisor rating.
Underworld is one of the most legendary duos in history of electronic music celebrates their Time Warp premiere! With Trainspotting and “Born Slippy NUXX” Karl Hyde and Rick Smith attracted the attention of the world’s media in 1996. Typically British drum patterns melt seamlessly into euphoric melody parts accompanied by Karl's characteristic vocal shouts – Underworld are certainly a band that you just MUST have seen live! Even after three decades on stage and nine studio albums they still belong to the top headliners in the genre of electronic music. Every year millions of fans around the globe celebrate their shows enthusiastically.
This is also his mission for the Time Warp in 's-Hertogenbosch: to be the headliner of the new Disco Floor. His exclusive live-set will surely be a worthy inauguration of the floor. So prepare to hit the dance floor!