THESE ARE THE FLOATS 2023

MORE 200 ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE PLANET

All the floats that will participate in Rave The Planet Parade 2023 can be found on this page in alphabetical order.

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At this point we would like to make it clear that the ticket sale is not done by or through us, but by the float operators themselves. Thereby, a part of the financing of the respective float shall be covered. Each float ticket is therefore only valid for the float you have bought it for.

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BamMobil by WestBam

Artist

The BamMobil is an “identified flying object” (IFO), cruising through the galaxy since the 80s to explore new worlds, rock planets, and to RAVE THE PLANET.

Besides Captain Westbam, this year’s crew includes: K-Paul, Tomcraft, Hardy Hard, Cherry BreakNtune, Hanna von Beeskov, Fucky the Bear, and other interstellar dudes…

Style:

  • Electro
  • Techno (Peak Time)

Float Line-Up:

    C&C Bookings

    Booking Agency

    C&C Bookings is a booking agency from Poland with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Their artist roster features top-notch Polish talents who excel both as producers and with live performances. Among them are well-known names like An On Bast, Catz ‘n Dogz, Manoid, and many others.

    Style:

    • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

    Float Line-Up:

      Climax Institutes ✕ PRIDEheroes

      Club Organizer

      The Stuttgart club “Climax Institutes” and PRIDEheroes are teaming up. They believe that music has the transformative power to unite people, regardless of their sexual orientation or identity. Their commitment to LGBTQAI+ rights reflects the values of Rave The Planet. They want to loudly proclaim this message of acceptance and unity. Techno, as a genre that gives marginalized people a voice, is the perfect medium to spread their message of inclusivity and equality.

      Style:

      • Electro
      • House
      • Melodic
      • Progressive House
      • Tech House
      • Techno (Peak Time)
      • Trance

      Float Line-Up:

        Club OST

        Club Organizer

        The club “OST” is a fresh spot housed in a historically rich building, embodying openness and tolerance. It’s a safe space where everyone’s welcome. With a musical vibe leaning towards the edgier side, it also hosts numerous queer parties like “Cocktail d’Amor” and many others.

        Style:

        • Acid Techno
        • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

        Float Line-Up:

          Concrete Berlin

          Artist Booking Agency Festival Collective/Party Crew Record Label Organizer

          Concrete is a Berlin-based techno collective, event organizer, and label that has been curating diverse parties for over 4 years, featuring a wide range of techno styles including Hardgroove, Oldschool Techno, and Hypnotic beats. Their philosophy emphasizes rave as a protest movement and embraces the original spirit of techno. Concrete is dedicated to preserving the unity and musical diversity that characterized the early days of the scene. Collaborating with queer collectives, artists, performers, and dancers is central to fostering an inclusive and respectful atmosphere on the dance floor.

          Style:

          • Techno (Peak Time)
          • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
          • Trance

          Float Line-Up:

            Culturama Bus

            Artist Club Festival Collective/Party Crew Organizer

            Culturama, a crew born out of the Anomalie Club, champions innovation in the electro scene. Its members, including promoters, club founders, DJs, and artists, unite with the aim of enriching the electro/culture scene with a social approach. Through the Culturama association, the Culturama bus, and a recording studio with an office, they’ve already built impressive structures. With 140 members, including 8 in administration, and participation in festivals like Feel, The Island, Snow Control, and Freedom, they’re making their mark on the scene.

            Style:

            • Electro
            • Funky House
            • House
            • Progressive House
            • Tech House
            • Techno (Peak Time)
            • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

            Float Line-Up:

              Der Weiße Hase

              Club

              “Der Weiße Hase” is a cozy little club nestled in the heart of Berlin’s RAW area. With a vibe straight out of the late 90s and early 2000s, it exudes a raw atmosphere intentionally reminiscent of the scene’s origins. They embody the spirit of techno, advocating for free-spirited, colorful, and peaceful celebrations, alongside fostering tolerance and respect for fellow revelers.

              Style:

              • Acid House
              • Breakbeat/Drum & Bass
              • Electro
              • Funky House
              • House
              • Tech House
              • Techno (Peak Time)
              • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

              Float Line-Up:

                Die Elmonauten (by Eric SSL)

                Collective/Party Crew

                The Elmonauts, a Techno community with around 18,000 party people, love and live Techno across generations. Led by Eric SSL, a longtime Sunshine Live DJ and radio host, the community gathered on Twitch during the pandemic. Since then, they’ve been celebrating Techno music of all genres and eras at real, virtual, and hybrid events. Openness, helpfulness, and a sense of belonging characterize the Elmonauts, whose mascot is the lovable Elmo from Sesame Street.

                Style:

                • Acid House
                • Melodic
                • Tech House
                • Techno (Peak Time)
                • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                Float Line-Up:

                  Docklands Festival / The Island / Fusion Club

                  Club Festival Organizer

                  This float crew sees themselves as creative consultants, developers, implementers, and pioneers behind the scenes since 1994. Their aim is to craft successful events as hosts that will leave guests with positive memories for a long time. This is evident in their venues like the “Fusion Club” (2nd place in the “Best Club Germany” category in the annual poll of the scene magazine FAZE Mag (2022/23), as well as curated events like the “Docklands Festival”, “The Island Festival”, “Kanello Galore”, and much more.

                  Style:

                  • House
                  • Tech House
                  • Techno (Peak Time)

                  Float Line-Up:

                    Droomschipp

                    Collective/Party Crew Record Label

                    “Droomschipp” is Low German for “Dreamship”. Founded in 2011 by Marcus Mahler and Steffen Matthes, the label has been professionally managed by Steffen (a.k.a. Plunk.ton) since autumn 2022. The concept: bringing musicians together and providing a platform for creativity. In addition to music, art forms such as graffiti and collages are incorporated for cover artworks and decorations.

                    Style:

                    • Melodic
                    • Tech House
                    • Techno (Peak Time)

                    Float Line-Up:

                      Ellen Noir

                      Club Festival Organizer

                      Ellen Noir – an art and culture project from Magdeburg, serving as a club and cultural center for electronic music and art events for 6 years. Festivals are also part of the program through Ellen Noir in our region. In collaboration with the Magdeburg DJ scene and Ellen Noir, one of the few techno clubs in the region, we aim to demonstrate for freedom in expressing our values and creativity.

                      Our motto: “TOGETHER WE ARE AWESOME!”

                      We stand with you in demonstrating for recognition of electronic music culture.

                      Style:

                      • Hardcore
                      • Techno (Peak Time)
                      • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                      Float Line-Up:

                        Human Colours Berlin

                        Artist Collective/Party Crew Organizer

                        The Berlin collective stereoAKTIV merges the charismatic world of burlesque, body painting art, and techno at its event series “Human Colours” at KitKat Club. Centered around the diverse facets of human existence, participants dance to the driving rhythm of the beats, celebrating with appreciation, love, and in a body-positive atmosphere to the unifying sound of the techno family.

                        “We aim to peacefully demonstrate for world peace together with you, showing people in a melodious way that LOVE IS STRONGER.”

                        Style:

                        • Acid Techno
                        • Deep House
                        • Electro
                        • House
                        • Melodic
                        • Progressive House
                        • Tech House
                        • Techno (Peak Time)
                        • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                        Float Line-Up:

                          Kittball

                          Record Label Organizer

                          For 15 years now, Kittball has been a solid presence in the electronic music scene, especially in the realm of house and tech-house. Founded by Tube & Berger and led by Juliet Sikora, this label has made a name for itself across Germany and beyond. With its own stages at festivals and local events, Kittball is well-known both locally and internationally.

                          Style:

                          • House
                          • Melodic
                          • Tech House
                          • Trance

                          Float Line-Up:

                            Kollektiv Obsession

                            Artist Collective/Party Crew Record Label Organizer

                            The Obsession collective is a diverse blend of creatives, musicians, DJs, technicians, designers, photographers, videographers, and above all, countless individuals who have come together over 15 years and more than 100 events. Their journey began in 2010 as “Obsession” and has evolved into an East German collective implementing a variety of ideas. From providing technical support at various festivals to organizing open-air events, boat parties, and their current focus: creating spaces for connection.

                            Style:

                            • Melodic
                            • Progressive House
                            • Tech House

                            Float Line-Up:

                              Lichtblick ✕ Freigeist

                              Festival Collective/Party Crew Organizer

                              “Kunst&Krach” has been active in the music and events industry for 15 years, specializing in subcultural events within the electronic music scene. They offer a range of event brands, with “Lichtblick” being their most well-known concept series.

                              “Freigeist Open Air” hosts small festivals two to four times a year, often supporting a charitable project. Alongside other efforts, the collective is dedicated to creating free cultural spaces.

                              Style:

                              • Acid Techno
                              • Deep House
                              • Melodic
                              • Minimal
                              • Progressive House
                              • Techno (Peak Time)
                              • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                              Float Line-Up:

                                MAAYA

                                Artist Club Collective/Party Crew Organizer

                                I am because we are – “MAAYA” is set to debut in June 2024 as Europe’s premier venue dedicated to celebrating the rich tapestry of African and Afro-diasporic culture. It will serve as the vibrant hub for various POC & BIPOC collectives, including “Freak de l’Afrique”, specializing in Amapiano, 3 Step, Gqom, and Kuduro, alongside “RISE”, focusing on Afro House & Afro Tech. These dynamic collectives, along with other resident DJs, will proudly represent “MAAYA” at the Rave the Planet Parade 2024.

                                Style:

                                • Afro House
                                • Amapiano
                                • House
                                • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                Float Line-Up:

                                  Melodienschmiede e. V.

                                  Other Organizer

                                  Melodienschmiede e.V. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth, talent, and cultural development based in Gera, Germany. Their activities range from workshops and DJ contests to supporting youth welfare projects. They’re also active in the club scene, organizing festivals and club events.

                                  Style:

                                  • Melodic
                                  • Tech House
                                  • Techno (Peak Time)
                                  • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                  • Trance

                                  Float Line-Up:

                                    MS Connexion ✕ Sylent ✕ DEX!T Techno

                                    Artist Club Other Organizer

                                    See full presentation attached.

                                    Style:

                                    • Acid Techno
                                    • Hardcore
                                    • Melodic
                                    • Minimal
                                    • Techno (Peak Time)
                                    • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                    • Trance

                                    Float Line-Up:

                                      OSTFUNK ✕ GOANAUTIKA

                                      Artist Organizer

                                      Ostfunk is a solid fixture in the Berlin techno scene. For over 20 years, the label has been blending techno and psychedelic trance at their events. Their series “Goanautika” throws one of Berlin’s hottest Goa and psytrance shindigs right now.

                                      Style:

                                      • Psy Trance
                                      • Tech House
                                      • Techno (Peak Time)
                                      • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                      • Trance

                                      Float Line-Up:

                                        Paradise

                                        Other

                                        Paradise Worldwide is a Berlin-based music company with a global reach, dedicated to fostering the exchange of technology and culture. The company enhances the careers of independent artists and labels through data-driven music distribution, licensing, and artist development. As a significant force in the industry, Paradise is a participant in the AFEM-led campaign “Get Played, Get Paid”. This movement advocates for the recognition of electronic music and works towards compensating creators through music rights and licensing fees.

                                        Style:

                                        • Acid House
                                        • Afro House
                                        • Amapiano
                                        • Deep House
                                        • House
                                        • Melodic
                                        • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                        Float Line-Up:

                                          Peace 4 All

                                          Artist Booking Agency Festival Collective/Party Crew Record Label Organizer

                                          The collective “Peace 4 All”, comprising Volume Berlin Records, Hexenwerk Festival, Mijk van Dijk, and Christian Grade, brings together diverse backgrounds and biographies. What they share is their friendship, their love for the planet, and electronic music. How long someone has been part of the scene doesn’t matter to the crew. Respectful interaction is key, and they want to showcase that to the world.

                                          Style:

                                          • Acid Techno
                                          • Techno (Peak Time)
                                          • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                          Float Line-Up:

                                            Rave For Good e.V

                                            Collective/Party Crew Other Organizer

                                            Rave for Good e.V. is a non-profit organization founded in 2018 to make the world a better place through dance, art, and music. This diverse music collective organizes events with eclectic line-ups to raise awareness and funds. Their goal is to fight inequality and help those in need.

                                            Style:

                                            • Acid Techno
                                            • Deep House
                                            • House
                                            • Melodic
                                            • Minimal
                                            • Techno (Peak Time)
                                            • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                            Float Line-Up:

                                              Rave The Planet

                                              NGO

                                              Rave The Planet, as one float crew and organizers of the demo, are the heart and engine of the parade. With a passion for electronic music and a vision for a sustainable future, they create an experience that connects generations. The “Rave The Planet Parade” demonstration is much more than a celebration of techno culture – it’s a statement for love, freedom, and community.

                                              As a nonprofit organization, Rave The Planet relies on support from the techno community to bring the parade and its other cultural projects to life. Support now with a donation:

                                              More ways to donate.

                                              Style:

                                              • Techno (Peak Time)
                                              • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                              Float Line-Up:

                                              REVOLVER PARTY EVENTS

                                              Organizer

                                              “Revolver Party” is an event series in the Berlin club scene. It stands as one of the city’s most renowned and well-established queer parties. Offering a diverse blend of electronic music and performance art, it attracts a wide audience, extending a warm welcome to the LGBTQAI+ community, along with friends and supporters.

                                              Style:

                                              • Acid House
                                              • Acid Techno
                                              • Deep House
                                              • Funky House
                                              • House
                                              • Melodic
                                              • Minimal
                                              • Progressive House
                                              • Techno (Peak Time)
                                              • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                              • Trance

                                              Float Line-Up:

                                                Solar Storm Festival

                                                Booking Agency Festival Organizer

                                                For 32 years, the DAW UG (Dance around the World), the peeps behind the “Solar Storm Festival”, have been champions of innovation in the music scene as event organizers, bookers, and venue operators. This crew is all about dance, art, youth culture, diversity, LGBTQAI+ rights, and peace. They showcase electro-cross-genre music worldwide and build platforms for the next generations.

                                                Style:

                                                • Acid Techno
                                                • Electro
                                                • Psy Trance
                                                • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                                • Trance

                                                Float Line-Up:

                                                  Subciety: Hosted by Collective Riot, PRSPCT & Convict

                                                  Club Collective/Party Crew Other Organizer

                                                  “Subciety” was founded by Merlijn Poolman, the night mayor of Groningen, Netherlands, and the founder of the club “Subsonic”, which ceased operations in 2017. It gathers a diverse crew of open-minded organizations that fuse techno, transitioning into industrial hardcore with intermittent breaks. The collective includes the all-female crew “Riot Collective”, “PRSPCT”, and “Alcatraz Events”. It boasts a predominantly female lineup at Rave the Planet events and champions loud music for a delightful crowd!

                                                  Style:

                                                  • Breakbeat/Drum & Bass
                                                  • Hardcore
                                                  • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                  • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                                  Float Line-Up:

                                                    Sunshine Live

                                                    Other Organizer

                                                    SUNSHINE LIVE is one of the leading German radio stations for electronic music. Since its founding in 1997, the station has been closely associated with the Berlin Love Parade. It presented live broadcasts of DJ sets and interviews, straight from the Victory Column. Also legendary is the station’s float, featuring a huge inflatable blue baby head, sporting headphones and sunglasses, known as “Clubby Baby”. In 2024, SUNSHINE LIVE is participating for the first time in the Rave The Planet Parade.

                                                    Style:

                                                    • Electro
                                                    • House
                                                    • Tech House
                                                    • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                    • Trance

                                                    Float Line-Up:

                                                      SYMBIOTIKKA

                                                      Organizer

                                                      SYMBIOTIKKA: The Legendary Kinky Party from Berlin

                                                      For nearly 7 years now, the legendary Kinky Party SYMBIOTIKKA (from KitKat Club Berlin) has been a staple in Berlin’s nightlife, establishing itself as one of Germany’s most important and best sex-positive events. The party has created a unique combination of playful celebration, freedom, and high-class techno music, attracting partygoers from all over the world. Last year, we had a truck with HIVE at Rave the Planet.

                                                      Style:

                                                      • Tech House
                                                      • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                      • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)
                                                      • Trance

                                                      Float Line-Up:

                                                        The Bootcamp x RiverSide Studios

                                                        Artist Other

                                                        Rummy Sharma, from India, has been involved in organizing electronic music events and DJing since 1991, heavily influenced by the Berlin Techno scene. In 2000, he spearheaded the creation of India’s first International Music Festival, “Vibrato”. Over the years, he has been involved in various ventures including DJ stores, sound system management, club ownership, and DJ schools. Currently based in France, Rummy is working with his family, who owns Europe’s largest Film and Sound university. He is also the founder of The Bootcamp Goa, a unique “Electronic music production and performance education camp”.

                                                        Style:

                                                        • Acid Techno
                                                        • Hardcore
                                                        • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                        • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                                        Float Line-Up:

                                                          TRENDWÆNDE ✕ Laboratorium

                                                          Organizer

                                                          TRENDWÆNDE, the event series from Vienna by Evi and Kay Barton, stands for communal club experiences and a subculture away from the mainstream with a focus on “us”. It brings together new and familiar artists and scene influencers from the international techno scene who represent sophisticated, multifaceted electronic music and art. Techno creates unity. Techno is love, respect, and peaceful coexistence. Together with Laboratorium Kyiv, currently the largest rave festival organizer in Ukraine, TRENDWÆNDE demonstrates for global peace and disarmament.

                                                          Style:

                                                          • Acid Techno
                                                          • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                          • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                                          Float Line-Up:

                                                            Verknipt

                                                            Festival Record Label Organizer

                                                            “Verknipt” is an event organization known for its wild techno events for over a decade! As Verknipt focuses on (hard) techno, industrial techno and other hard dance rave music, with multiple events throughout the year at various locations, booking well known artists and introducing our visitors to new rising stars! Together with a crazy light and lasershow and freaky visuals: we have the perfect mix to get you to rave! With roughly 155.000 visitors a year.

                                                            Style:

                                                            • Techno (Peak Time)
                                                            • Techno (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic)

                                                            Float Line-Up:

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