WHY NOT Festival announce Carl Craig as main act
WHY NOT Festival just announced Carl Craig will join Magda as main acts for the 2-day festival in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Carl Craig originates from Detroit got his first introduction to electronic music when listening to Derrick May‘s radio show WJLB that made him start to experiment with music using a dual-deck cassette player that lead him to convince his parents to buy a synthesizer and sequencer. He then met someone who knew Derrick May and passed along his cassette tape of his production that lead to his first release ‘Neurotic Behaviour‘ in 1989. From that moment on he has never stopped delivering massive techno tracks.
WHY NOT is a new electronic festival with the aims to showcase local talent together with international superstars. Besides Watergate resident DJ LaFleur, founder of the Love Parade Dr. Motte, also superstar DJ Magda stops by on her way between the world’s very best house/techno clubs and festivals. Furthermore Mount Liberation Unlimited, Sandra Mosh, Joel Alter, Ena Cosovic, Of Norway, Josefine Hellström Hansson, Gloria Viagra, Saltate, Y+M and many former Secret Island Nation resident DJs are on the festival’s line-up.
WHY NOT Festival dedicates itself to the underrepresentation of women in the field of underground music as well as DJ-culture. Therefore the line-up consists of 50% female DJs by collaborating with Musikverkets Jämställdhetsprojekten.