Blueprint Showcase

May 13th, 01h00 – 06h00

Quality over quantity has been the guiding principle for this London Techno label over the past decade, being better than ever since its relaunch in 2009, when London-based DJ/producer James Ruskin relaunched the imprint after a short hiatus. Since then, Blueprint has been releasing work at a breakneck pace from names like O/V/R, Valmay and Mark Broom—never previously associated with Blueprint. “The original idea for the label was to create a vehicle for Richard [Polson] and myself,” Ruskin says. “What we were trying to achieve was very specific. We got sent a lot of demos—we got sent good demos—but they didn’t necessarily fit. Blueprint wasn’t about releasing music for the sake of releasing music. That’s why it remained focused on the core people that were there from the start.”

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Sigha live

01h00 – 02h00


Over the last few years Sigha is a name that has become synonymous with forward thinking Techno and electronic music. His interest in immersive sound design and experimentation combined with a staunchly British take on the genre have helped him carve a unique path through a densely populated field. Sigha will perform at Blueprint’s showcase at Lisboa Electronica on May 13th.

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James Ruskin

02h00 – 04h00


James Ruskin is one of the leading lights in UK Techno. With a musical history that can be traced back to mid-80s Electro and Hip Hop, Ruskin brings a long background and deep knowledge of underground electronic music to his productions and Djing.

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04h00 – 06h00


The resident DJ of Berlin’s infamous Berghain/Panorama Bar, DVS1 immersed in the heydays of the ’90s Midwest rave scene and has gained a highly-respected reputation for his versatile skills, infectious energy and physical power behind the decks.

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