Benicassim, Valencia, Spain
Who's Playing: Gorillaz, Lily Allen, Vampire Weekend, the Specials, the Prodigy, Hot Chip, Julian Casablancas, many more
Why It Rocks: Fun, relatively dance-y lineup in a gorgeous seaside resort town.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »