EXIT Festival has announced a general partnership with Gorki List, taking the festival experience to the next level; Rico Nasty and 30 other new artists reinforced the celebration of 50 years of hip-hop at the Petrovaradin Fortress; Skrillex closed this year’s edition of Coachella in style and hinted at what awaits us on July 7th! The Prodigy graced us with powerful remixes, CamelPhat gave us a new EP, Vintage Culture dropped a fresh song, Rico Nasty published a wild video single, Avalon Emerson released a debut album, and Tijana T recorded a mix for all of us. And that’s not all — this week’s EXIT Newsflash also features Grše and Smoke Mardeljano. Lift-off!
Two Serbian super brands – EXIT and Gorki List bring a unique festival experience!
This week brought some exceptional news – EXIT and Gorki List, two Serbian super brands and leaders in their respective fields, have joined forces on a mission to bring the festival experience in our region to the next level!
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For the first time in the two-decade-long history of EXIT Festival, a general partnership was made, intending to set new standards for the festival experience from July 6th to 9th, 2023, with an unrivaled music program and the most exclusive VIP content at the Petrovaradin Fortress. This great news was revealed at an exclusive event in the Belgrade restaurant Sakura, which was attended by many celebrities!
Rico Nasty Joins Wu-Tang Clan for the Big Celebration of 50 Years of Hip-Hop at EXIT!
A strong addition to EXIT’s line-up has arrived! Punk rap prima donna Rico Nasty joins the greatest rap group of all time, Wu-Tang Clan, for a big celebration of the 50th anniversary of hip-hop culture at this year’s EXIT festival.
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The Petrovaradin Fortress is ready to bounce with EXIT Gang lineup, joined by 30 new artists such as Sajsi MC, Sunshine, Bigru & Paja Kratak, FTP, and Cunami Flo, as well as the previously announced acts like the old guard of hip hop including Ajs Nigrutin & Smoke Mardeljano, Prti Bee Gee, and Fox & Surreal, excellent regional support from Phat Phillie, Bolesna Braća, Z++, and 30 Zona, the powerful female voices of Mimi Mercedez, Tam, Macha Ravel, and many others.
The Prodigy treats us to powerful remixes!
The mega-energetic remix of Kasabian’s “Rocket Fuel” by The Prodigy has finally seen the light of day! “Massive massive sound” – reads one of the comments on this song. The fans are grateful that this electro-punk band stayed true to their sound, but they are also clearly eager to hear new music!
Until that new music arrives, The Prodigy has a limited vinyl-only remix compilation of their fifth studio album, “Invaders Must Die,” released on Record Store Day, April 22nd. This is a collection of different versions of tracks from the original release, along with new remixes of “Omen” and ”Take Me to the Hospital.”
Skrillex: What a Coachella closing!
The incredible Skrillex, star of this year’s EXIT Festival, eight-time Grammy Award winner, and a revolutionary on the electronic music scene, who has decidedly made this year his own, crowned a series of sold-out performances with the great honour of closing Coachella, setting up a spectacular finale for one of the world’s biggest festivals!
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Known for creating an intimate club atmosphere even at the biggest events, he performed with Fred Again.. and Four Tet on a stage surrounded by an audience of tens of thousands while the show broadcast was watched by millions more!
Rico Nasty: Video single “Turn It Up”
The new star of EXIT Universe, Rico Nasty, has just released a new video single “Turn It Up“! So far in her meteoric rise, Rico has offered fans a wild mix of punk and hip-hop, and now she gave them a dose of her best: hard-hitting trap.
With her new and exciting story, she promises to become the next massive star in the music industry. Rico’s musical style and visual identity are reduced to the art of disinterest in negative comments and criticism, which is also the most honest approach to the genre she is dedicated to. We can’t wait for her to transfer her power to EXIT audience!
CamelPhat have a new EP, and it’s awesome!
The duo CamelPhat, in collaboration with Josh Gigante, released two new songs, which make up the “Your Mind” EP. As expected from this genius duo, they brought mesmerising vocal parts, a great beat, and an infectious rhythm that makes us impatiently await the summer!
These new songs reminded us why they are one of the most exciting acts in the electronic music scene, and best of all, on July 7th, they will premiere at the mts Dance Arena, hopefully including these two new songs in the setlist!
Vintage Culture re-imagines a legendary song by The Clash!
“Rock The Casbah” is finally here! Sound familiar? Yes, the Brazilian superstar Vintage Culture added infectious rhythm sections and a nice groove to the iconic song by the legendary rock band The Clash, and — voilà — there’s a track that gets stuck in our mind, making us think of the sun and morning on the best dance floor on the Petrovaradin Fortress on July 8th.
Avalon Emerson releases her debut album!
The career of American producer and DJ Avalon Emerson has had a big week! She has just released her debut album – “& the Charm,” and it sounds nothing like what you would expect from a headliner of EXIT’s alternative electronic NSNS stage.
As she wrote in an Instagram post on the occasion of the album’s release, “This is no longer a private collection of emotion and explorations; it belongs to all of you now.” The album features the song “Astrology Poisoning,” which Avalon explained is about the evolving void we all feel and are trying to fill. The song is accompanied by a beautiful music video. Enjoy!
Tijana T recorded a mix for all of us
Tijana T, the internationally recognised Serbian producer and DJ, recorded a mix for all of us, in cooperation with the Amsterdam IsBurning community.
„This one is made to satisfy your midweek party needs, your weekend pre-party appetite or your after-hours if you haven’t had enough. It’s a club mix; it’s a dance mix. Straight forward as much as it can be coming from my musical universe. One shot recording, imperfect as ever because we’re only human. Tracklist coming one of these days. Hope you’ll enjoy it and let your body move to it. One love“, wrote Tijana in an IG post.
One love indeed; thank you, Tijana!
Besides Tijana, other powerful techno women will take over the mts Dance Arena on the first night of EXIT Festival, including Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens, Indira Paganotto, and Miju. This mix will prepare us perfectly for that legendary Thursday, July 6th!
Smoke Mardeljano published 22 new songs!
Serbian rapper Smoke Mardeljano has released a new album, which contains as many as 22 songs! Smoke declared this album the album of his life, saying: “Persistence brothers and sisters! This is for all of us who live the culture. Let it flow!”
Long live hip-hop, says Smoke, and we say, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this culture as we should, from July 6 to 9 at Petrovaradin Fortress!
Grše is #1 on Billboard’s list in Croatia!
The song by EXIT’s Gang artist Grše was at the top of the Billboard list in Croatia, as the most listened to during the week! It is the song “Mamma Mia”, whose video has a beautiful million views on YouTube. Congratulations!