Making your plans for Audiotistic Bay Area this year? Make sure to catch these artists who are sure to blow you away with their sets!
Setting the stage for summer, the highly anticipated Audiotistic Bay Area festival is set to return to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in just one week. Notorious for its mixture of genres including house, bass, and hip-hop, this year’s lineup shows big promise to make it the perfect way for those in the region to kick off their summer festivities.
Returning with two stages once again, fans can pick their flavor from two days and two stages, Frequency 1.1 and Frequency 2.2. Artists set to take the stage at Audiotistic Bay Area include Rezz, Chris Lake, Svdden Death, A Hundred Drums, John Summit, Dom Dolla, and more with the festival bringing more rising artists and women into the mix than ever before.
In preparation for the weekend, we put together a list of our top picks not to miss at Audiotistic Bay Area. Head over to their website for more details, get your tickets via Front Gate, and continue below for some of our top picks.
Five Must-See Artists at Audiotistic Bay Area 2022
SIDEPIECE is a duo we didn’t know we needed in our lives until they made a huge statement with their arrival. This project sees the minds of Party Favor and Nitti Gritti merge together to bring a unique flavor to the house music scene. From sensational tracks like “On My Mind” to more recent releases like “1,2 Step,” SIDEPIECE continues to bring the heat with each passing release. And when they get behind the decks they’re able to make you move your body with the most natural ease with highly curated tunes and plenty of energy. Fans can expect a high-octane house set to dance nonstop to at Audiotistic Bay Area this year, so don’t sleep on them.
A true force of nature as her name implies, Tsu Nami is a rising artist that has quickly taken the dance world scene by storm. Known for her unique blend of future bass, pop, and glitch that’s been found on releases like the Ethereal EP, there’s seemingly nothing getting in the way of greatness. Beyond her releases, she’s also packed a punch during her live performances at festivals like BUKU and Beyond Wonderland SoCal by bringing a one-of-a-kind experience every time. Don’t miss out on catching her at Audiotistic Bay Area this year.
With her divine feminine energy and no-bullshit attitude, WHIPPED CREAM is a force to be reckoned with in the scene. She constantly brings unforgettable and high-energy sets that show her versatility through the mixing of hip-hop, midtempo, and more, all while wearing outfits fit for a queen. This year has seen her release jaw-dropping singles such as “Hold Up” with Big Freedia, UNIIQU3, and Moore Kismet, as well as “CRY” and “Child” that have further proven her production capabilities. Her set at Audiotistic Bay Area is sure to be one that’s epic, so make sure you’re there!
A Hundred Drums
A Hundred Drums might be one of the newest artists to begin her climb through the ranks of the scene but is already taking the world by storm. Known for her multi-instrumental and deeper experimental bass music found on releases like Enough Is Enough and her self-titled album, she puts her heart and soul into her music production and live sets. Additionally, she was recently selected as one of the recipients of Excision’s Bass Music Initiative to further prove that she’s catching the ear of the biggest names in the scene today. Audiotistic Bay Area will be getting a taste of what A Hundred Drums has to offer on Saturday, an opportunity not to be taken lightly!
Closing out our list for Audiotistic Bay Area is another fresh face to many in the scene, Jon Casey. From releases like Harsh Reality to his recent single with IMANU, “Kotaro,” this rising artist in the scene is carving out more space with each passing month and doing so in style. This past month he took the stage at Brownies & Lemonade secret SF underground, and we’re anticipating an intense set filled with breaks, glitch, and non-stop trap that will energize anyone who catches him. Jon Casey is definitely on his way to the top, and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to see him in the Bay again.