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SIGMA (DJ SET)
Check out who soundtracked the mountains with us in 2022... Our biggest line-up to date!
Chase & Status have achieved widespread notoriety and universal respect for their achievements. Consummate professionals at every level, Will Kennard and Saul Milton, are contemporary vanguards of UK electronic music. Together they’ve channelled their deep-rooted passion for rave culture into five highly-acclaimed, best-selling albums, an incendiary live show and a wide range of projects that have established them as an iconic outfit.
After his incredible set last year, there’s been one name at the top of everyone’s request list… so we brought him back! Patrick Topping has contributed a constant flow of positivity to the culture he loves so dearly, becoming one of the scene’s most popular DJs in the process.
The incredible Sigma are one of the biggest Drum and Bass artists in the world, amassing over 7 million global sales including hit singles Nobody To Love, Changing and Find Me. With two U.K. number 1’s under their belt and countless main stage festival performances around the globe, Sigma firmly cemented their place as pioneers of drum and bass crossing into the mainstream.
SHY FX crashed the British pop charts in mid-1994 with "Original Nuttah", one of the most infectious Ragga-Jungle anthems of all time and quickly became one of Jungle's most respected producers. As well providing a platform for promising young artists who are trying to break into the industry.
A contemporary UK electronic music institution, Eats Everything (AKA Daniel Pearce) has a global reputation built on versatility, superlative skills and a positive outlook… With his roots firmly embedded in the vibrant, influential music culture of his hometown, Bristol, Eats Everything channels his broad musical palette into every aspect of his output. After the success of his Glastonbury takeover Eats is bringing his History of Rave concept to Rise - and we can’t wait!
With dance floors all over the world set alight with the contagious joy and expression in their music, the Sledge sisters became a household name and symbol of unity with their 1979 world-wide hit and iconic album ‘We are Family’. The multi-lead vocal group are responsible for some of the biggest dance anthems of all time.
Arielle Free's rise in the dance music industry is an earnest one. From humble beginnings, the young Glaswegian has grafted for many years dedicating herself to her talent, constantly evolving. Fast forward to 2021 and Arielle has become a key figure in the music world, continuing to shape the musical landscape around her and every bit influential as she is undisputed.
Manchester's rising star and 4 time award winner Bou is undeniably a household name in the drum & bass scene. With countless number one releases, including his remix for Shy FX, he has demonstrated why he is at the top of his game.
Dan is a bonafide dance floor filler, with his love of groove – ranging from sparky acid to Brazilian samba, itchy funk to heavyweight house - gaining him praise aplenty and festival sets worldwide.
London-based Elkka is an artist who began her path as a singer-songwriter and has evolved into a multi-facted producer, DJ and label boss. Elkka's music is a cross-pollination between house, electronica, percussive beats and dreamy vocals.
Ewan is carving out his own path in the UK’s world-leading scene, encouraging others to join him and maintaining a positive outlook every step of the way. His upbeat demeanour, combined with his superlative skills as a DJ and producer are fueling an organic and enduring rise to the top of the game…
Girls Don’t Sync is a female only DJ collective made up of Matty Chiabi, G33, Sophia Violet and Hannah Lynch. From hosting their own events and parties, Girls Don’t Sync have pledged to create an ‘Army’ of female DJ’s through their tutoring and mentoring DJ scheme.
Following a prestigious two-year residency at London’s Phonox that put her on the map as one of the country’s most talked about DJs as well as an early BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix of The Year win and Radio1 residency, singer, producer and DJ HAAi aka Teneil Throssell, has already cemented her reputation as one of the most differentiated and exciting new voices in contemporary electronica.
Melé is renowned for powering the dancefloor with octane dynamism, Melé is an artist who fully warrants his current status as a revered selector and producer. Boasting a particular niche of sound that utilises a mesh of world music influenced house, transatlantic hip hop, broader UK sounds and classic Chicago grooves, there is no stopping him on the decks.
Nia Archive's rise as one of jungle’s most talked about producers has been nothing short of meteoric. She's laying her emotions on the dancefloor with her future classics, championing the history of Black music while blazing a trail as the junglist that generations of old heads and new ravers have been waiting for to carry the torch.
Try having a conversation about the rave scene, breakbeat culture or Jungle/D&B and not mention the name Randall. Impossible. Randall IS Drum & Bass. Nearly 25 years in the game and his selection is as impeccable as ever, still mixing as faultlessly on two turntables as he ever did, in an age where technology evolved to a standard that lets us all mix just like him. Here is a brief history of the godfather of breakbeat…
Storm Mollison has spent a majority of the past four years showcasing her music and DJing her way around popular music venues. Having scored herself a Hedkandi DJ Ambassador role 2018 has taken her talents internationally from Dominican Republic, to Vietnam, Hong Kong and more.
A well-seasoned selector who cut his teeth warming up for the big-name DJs passing through Birmingham, Shorterz steadily built up a glowing reputation and soon established himself as a mainstay of several well-known club nights.
Oh My Rosh is a Dj/Producer & one of the founders and head of Dazed, who has performed nationally and internationally with his music and skills spanning from disco to DnB.
Dazed after party is on the Wednesday evening at Rise, @ ARENA between 11pm - 3am.
Performing at the DAZED afterparty, Kara is one the best dj’s and producers to come through in drum & bass in the past few years having toured New Zealand & Australia at such a young age recently and who is no stranger to the club / festival circuit.
Performing as part of the DAZED afterparty at ARENA is Oppidan! Oppidan is smashing the garage/bass scene with her unique production and quality tune selection. She is someone who has an arsenal of unreleased tunes.
Anais, who is known for 10/10 mixing skills and she is someone who delivers an amazing set every single time. She has recently been signed to hospital records and has an amazing future ahead of her.
Performing as part of the DAZED afterparty at ARENA.
Dazed invite invicta audio head honcho, Anton. Who will bring their bass heavy sound to the Alpes. Invicta being a new label in dnb but making serious moves in the scene.
Dazed will make sure to bring the party, bring the bass with our varied team of artists/dj’s
Refusing to conform to the norm and never following the formulas that work for others, there are already glimpses from the early stages of Fleur Shores career that she is very much an artist leading from the front.
The depth and breadth of her musical knowledge are years ahead of her junior. Acquiring a record collection from an early age that exuded the magic of the late 80s and 90s, this period of experimentation is present in both her sets and productions. From Slick Rick to Bill Withers, and Salt-N-Pepa to Ms. Lauryn Hill - Fleur's sources of inspiration knows no boundaries.
As a DJ, her appreciation for the art of the warm-up set, technical ability, and approach to playing differently secured her a residency at iconic clubbing institution Lab11 for flagship underground party TRMNL.
Fleur Shore is performing with the Lab11 after party crew on Tuesday night at ARENA.
Recognised for his hypnotic grooves, SOSA has been busy honing his skills in the studio, perfecting his signature minimal-tech productions. His tracks have picked up support from key tastemakers such as The Martinez Brothers, Michael Bibi, PAWSA and Jamie Jones, with releases on Cuttin Headz, Hottrax, Solid Grooves RAW, Moxy Music, Repopulate Mars, Ultra & Ministry of Sound to name a few.
SOSA is performing with the Lab11 after party crew on Tuesday night at ARENA.
It wouldn't be too far-fetched to say that Kirollus is the most important figure funk and boogie has had since Dâm-Funk's industry breakthrough in 2008. Known for his joyful energy that's both refreshingly genuine and incredibly infectious, watch any of his Defected Broadcasting House shows and you'll see exactly why Kirollus is swiftly becoming one of the most exciting selectors of recent years.
The antithesis of a gatekeeper, the London based selector has always been on a mission to spread the underground music he holds so dear to ensure flourishes for future generations to come. This and his effortless ability to weave records into each other have earned him the admiration of industry veterans as well as the many upcoming DJs and record collectors that cite him as a major inspiration.
Kirollus will be bringing the disco tunes to ARENA on Thursday night as part of the Lab11 after party.
Danny James is a DJ from Leeds, playing all things House, D&B & Electronic. Played along side acts such as deadmau5, Pendulum, Marshmello, Jauz & more. Always ready to throw down a big set and send it down the baby slopes!
Bringing together his passion for music and extensive knowledge of hip hop and R&B, Joe Lobel has burst back out onto the scene gaining notoriety for his fresh wordplay routines and technical ability, both of which wow even the average club goer. Joe puts countless hours each day into perfecting his craft to become one of the fearure names in the scene.
Khonsu The Child is a tech house DJ and producer from London. Releases on some of the world's leading labels, including 'Warner Music' and New York's legendary 'King Street Sounds', landed him residencies across Europe including London, France and Ibiza. As well as sharing the stage with industry heavyweights such as Patrick Topping, his music has been supported by DJs such as Chris Lake, Paco Osuna, DONT BLINK and Vanilla Ace.
Bugwell is a dnb producer hailing from London, UK. He has launched his career with releases on labels such as Viper and ProgRAM, hitting the scene with his high-energy dancefloor sound. With recent support from Andy C, as well as spins on Radio 1, Kiss FM and features on JumpUp Cave, Bugwell has been making waves with his music. With a number of forthcoming releases in the pipeline, Bugwell is set for an exciting year to come!
Falling in love with Dance music and DJing at a youthful age, and following numerous DJs across the world, HOLL3’s knowledge of music and the passion towards it is unconditional.
HOLL3’s DJ career began to explode when she started winning DJ competitions for famous nights across the UK and bagging some impressive residencies. She has launched her own club night known as ‘Dame Game’, which showcases female DJ talent and hosts her own monthly underground radio show in Leicester. What makes HOLL3 so special is her standout ability to not just focus on one genre of Dance music, but instead explores the whole scope of Dance music whilst playing, including Disco, Techno, Drum and Bass, Garage and Breakbeat and is now securing bookings at major festivals and abroad!
HOLL3 is known for her incredible ability to read the dance floor and keep everyone dancing all night. With so much passion for music and her drive to keep fulfilling her dream as a DJ, her sets are full of energy and feeling as she takes you on a journey through music. HOLL3 is dominating the industry, as she continues to thrive and has warmed up for some of the biggest names including Wilkinson, Shy FX, Hybrid Minds, TSHA, Danny Howard and so many more.
Referred to by some as one of the most exciting prospects to come out of the rurally beautiful nation of Wales in recent times, Hollie Profit is a blistering ray of sunshine in the DJ universe. The impressively self-taught North Walian may be young, but her understanding and passion for feel-good house and disco flavours have been known to whet the palate of the most-stubborn of pundits far and wide.
Inspired by Studio 54’s famous disco ball and the exciting eccentricity of the underground house scene, Hollie has quickly bolstered her career within the UK and further afield - racking up a profound list of achievements in the process. From building up her local scene with curated events to now becoming an increasingly frequent fixture in some of the biggest club nights and festivals in the business, Hollie is moving forwards at an almost inconceivable rate which has already seen her support some of the biggest names in the business including Pete Tong, Horse Meat Disco, The Shapeshifters, Folamour, Interplantery Criminal, The Martinez Brothers, Elkka, CC:DISCO!, Elliot Adamson, Romare, Mighty Mouse, Dr Packer, Craig Charles and many more. As well as having mixes on BBC, Rinse FM & Reprezent.
Hollie’s playing style is energetic and crowd-centric; her charismatic approach to performing gives her a captivating aura and magnetises house and disco lovers alike. An impressively technical DJ with a plethora of musical knowledge, Hollie prides herself on the ability to inject life into any party and read even the toughest of crowds - an admirable trait that makes her performances both unpredictable and standout.
Local/Resident Dj Avalanche Club, Smithy's & Diable au Coeur. House, Drum&Bass & Hip-Hop.
Hailing from Lancashire in the North West of England, Emma Wigman developed a love of dance music from a young age, surrounded by classic house records. After training as a professional skier Emma switched the skis for the decks and brought underground house music to the French Alpes.
Opening Jukeboxx in Les Deux Alpes which has become the home of underground dance music at altitude. Emma brings an eclectic and knowledgeable catalogue of shakers and groovers to each of her sets. Emma’s set are not to be missed.
Rise is hosted across three main stages, five indoor venues and one transformed warehouse afterparty space.
01 ALPINE STAGE
02 HIGH ALTITUDE STAGE
03 MUZELLE STAGE
04 INDOOR ARENA
01 ALPINE STAGE
Set in the beautiful mountains of Les 2 Alpes, our infamous Alpine Stage plays host to your opening and closing parties as well as headline performances.
02 HIGH ALTITUDE STAGE
Known as Pano Bar and set at 2600m the 'High Altitude Stage' hosts everything from headliners to our world famous Rise Festival Aprés shows.
03 MUZELLE STAGE
Positioned at the foot of the slopes, this snowy dancefloor is the perfect spot to take you from après to the early hours of the morning.
04 INDOOR ARENA
We have carefully selected some of electronic music’s biggest hitters to join us at Rise's Indoor Arena - the official home of the Rise Afterparty - so expect a sound clash of epic proportions.
Do something different with your December. Sign off from reality early this year and immerse yourself amongst snow-capped mountains, like-minded people and music guaranteed to hit the right note.