This Wednesday, June 3rd at 8AM PST, Decibel Festival Founder/Curator Sean Horton will be on-air live with 90.3 KEXP to announce the first half of the 12th Annual Decibel Festival lineup (Sept. 23-27, 2015). You can tune in live in the Seattle area at 90.3 or online at http://kexp.org

Discounted 1st Tier Festival Passes will also be going on sale the morning of June 3rd, so stay tuned dBFestival.com, Facebook.com/DecibelFestival and Twitter.com/dBFestival for up to date information.


Founded in 2003, Decibel Festival has become a unique platform for exposing attendees to leading-edge multimedia art from around the globe. With a focus on live performance, interactive multimedia art, state-of-the-art sound and technology based education; Decibel has solidified itself as one of the premier electronic music festivals and promotional organizations in the world. The five-day festival program averages over 25,000 attendees a year.

Outside of the annual festival program, Decibel Events producers over 60 events per year, ranging from intimate club performances to massive international festival stages. For more information visit our events page at http://dBFestival.com/events

Over the years Decibel has hosted hundreds of events, featuring over 1,000 unique performers from over 40 countries, including; Amon Tobin ISAM LIVE (US debut), Deadmau5 (Northwest debut), Lorde (Northwest debut), Zedd, Erykah Badu & The Cannabinoids (Northwest debut), James Blake (West Coast debut), Diplo, Kimbra, Nina Kraviz (Northwest debut), Moby, Justice (West Coast debut), Four Tet, Richie Hawtin, Flume (Northwest debut), Flying Lotus, Nicolas Jaar (Northwest debut), Empire of the Sun (Seattle debut), Tycho (World debut), Boys Noize (West Coast debut), Modeselektor (North American debut), Nils Frahm, Maya Jane Coles (Northwest debut), ODESZA, Trentemoller (West Coast debut), Dixon (West Coast debut), Bonobo, Moderat (US debut), Ben Klock (Northwest debut), RL Grime (Northwest debut), Simian Mobile Disco (Northwest debut), Pete Tong, Claude VonStroke (Northwest debut), Autechre, Duke Dumont (Northwest debut), Chris Liebing (Northwest debut), Flosstradamus, Paper Diamond, Max Cooper presents Emergence (World debut), Booka Shade (Seattle debut), Cashmere Cat (Northwest debut), Machinedrum Vapor City Live (World debut), DARKSIDE (Northwest debut), Jon Hopkins (Northwest debut), Seth Troxler, Bondax (Northwest debut), Dubfire (Northwest debut), The Orb, Orbital, Gui Boratto (West Coast debut), Olafur Arnalds (West Coast debut), DJ Shadow, xxyyxx (Seattle debut), Henrik Schwarz (Northwest debut), Tensnake (Seattle debut), Marcell Dettmann (Northwest debut), Apparat (US debut), Carl Craig, Green Velvet, Fennesz feat. Lillevan (North American debut), Skream, Shlohmo (Northwest debut), Derrick May, Pantha Du Prince (West Coast debut), The Gaslamp Killer (Northwest debut), Tale of Us (Northwest debut), Tiga (Northwest debut), DJ Krush, Arca feat. Jesse Kanda (Seattle debut), Scuba (West Coast debut), Hot Since 82 (Northwest debut), Star Slinger (North American debut), Mt Eden, Art Department (Northwest debut), John Talabot (West Coast debut), Zola Jesus feat. JG Thirlwell (West Coast debut), Dusky (Northwest debut), The Nortec Collective, Isolee (West Coast debut), Kaytranada, Peter Hook & The Light, Speedy J feat. Scott Pagano (North American debut), Gold Panda, Benga, Glitch Mob, Andy Stott (Northwest debut), Wolf + Lamb (West Coast debut), Hot Since 82 (Seattle debut), Caspa, AraabMUZIK (Northwest debut), Wax Tailor, George Fitzgerald (West Coast debut), Daniel Avery (Northwest debut), Ten Walls (West Coast debut), Theo Parrish, dOP (Northwest debut), Monolake (West Coast debut), Matthew Dear (West Coast debut), TOKiMONSTA (Northwest debut), Ariel Pink, Zomby (North American debut), John Tejada, Mount Kimbie (West Coast debut), AtomTM (West Coast debut), Robin Guthrie, Ladytron, , Lee Foss feat. Anabel Englund (Northwest debut), 12th Planet, Soul Clap, Oneohtrix Point Never (Northwest debut), Nosaj Thing (Northwest debut), Recondite (West Coast debut), Slow Magic (Northwest debut), Julio Bashmore (Northwest debut), SOHN, Martin Buttrich, Mary Anne Hobbs, Jackmaster (Northwest debut), Cobblestone Jazz, Murcof, The Field (West Coast debut), Emanicpator, DVS1 (Seattle debut), Ben Frost (West Coast debut), Shpongle, Sepalcure (West Coast debut), Ben UFO (Northwest debut), Cyril Hahn, Derrick Carter, Tiger and Woods (West Coast debut), Com Truise (Northwest debut), Tim Hecker, KiNK (West Coast debut), !!!, Joker, Supermayer (West Coast debut), Keys N Krates, Rustie (Seattle debut), Album Leaf, Clark, Shackleton (West Coast debut), Harold Budd, Star of the Lid (West Coast debut), Move D (West Coast debut), Michael Mayer (West Coast debut), Mala, Daedelus, Matias Aguayo (West Coast debut), Oxia (West Coast debut), Andhim (Northwest debut), Dragonette, Tipper, XXXY, Kyle Hall (West Coast debut), Demdike Stare, Vladislav Delay (West Coast debut), Thomas Fehlmann (West Coast debut), Mad Professor, Objekt (North American debut), Robert Henke (US debut), Martyn (Northwest debut), Emptyset (North American debut), Pfadfinderei (US debut), Alessandro Cortini feat. Leo Mayberry (World debut), Detroit Swindle (West Coast debut), Lindstrom, Shadow Child (Northwest debut), Noveller (West Coast debut), Pezzner (World debut), Robert Babicz (West Coast debut), Ryan Hemsworth (Seattle debut), Claptone (Northwest debut), MK (Northwest debut), DVS1 (Northwest debut), Justin Martin (Northwest debut), Sango (Seattle debut), 1979 feat. Deru + Effixx (World debut), Kode9, Sweater Beats, Deadbeat (West Coast debut),  El Ten Eleven, Son Lux, T.Williams (Northwest debut), Blue Hawaii, DJ Rashad, Rrose, PUHTURE, Steffi (Northwest debut), Moon Boots (Northwest debut), Kastle, Axel Boman (Northwest debut), Young Marco (Northwest debut), The Sight Below (World debut), Kim Ann Foxman, Lunice (Seattle debut), Route94 (Northwest debut), Patrick Topping (Northwest debut), Matrixxman (Northwest debut) and Phaeleh (Northwest debut) and many more.

Over the past 12 years, Decibel has partnered with the following companies and organizations, Red Bull, Microsoft, Verizon, Tesla, Stolichnaya Vodka, W Hotel, Yelp, Rane, Fader, XLR8R, Ableton, Roland, Resident Advisor, KEXP 90.3, The Recording Academy, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Thump, Native Instruments, Dubspot, Dama Oil, Beatport, Dunhill, Sierra Nevada, The Seattle Art Museum, The Stranger, EAW, EMP Museum, Warp, Pyramid Ales, Easy Street Records, Ghostly International, Erased Tapes, Propellerheads, Mackie, Kind Heathy Snacks, KV2 Audio, URB Magazine, Okay Future, Ostgut Ton, Dimensions Festival, Stumptown Coffee, Ninja Tune, PlayNetwork, McCauley Sound, Hyperdub, MUTEK, KBCS 91.3, Best Western Hotels, Surefire Agency, The Hotel Max and The Seattle Mayor’s Office of Film and Music and dozens more.

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