BT replacing Kaskade at three Big Day Out shows

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Due to some “scheduling conflicts”, U.S. house hero Kaskade can now only fit in one weekend of the 2013 Big Day Out tour. The festival has announced the DJ will stay locked in for the first weekend’s stops, Sydney and Gold Coast. In Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, BT will be stepping in to the Boiler Room with his Laptop Symphony show.

“I’m excited to still be able to make it to Big Day Out on the first weekend to play for the incomparable Australian fans,” Kaskade writes. “It’s going to be a great festival to be a part of and I regret that I won’t be able to make it out for the second weekend but feel relieved to know that everyone will be in the very talented and capable hands of BT. It’s going to be two great weekends, no matter what.”

BT, who was last here with the Stereosonic tour, released the Laptop Symphony compilation earlier this year, giving a snapshot of where his sound is at. CD One covers the kind of bass-heavy, festival-sized weapons working wonders Stateside at the moment, while the second disc kicks off with an atmospheric Andrew Bayer effort before continuing down a trance and main-room house route.

“There’s been an explosion of this new music and it’s really divided along age lines,” BT told inthemix. “I’ve noticed that your 30, 35 year olds want to get a babysitter and go to a club with bottle service and the girlfriend wants to put on pretty shoes. They want to listen to trance all night. Then your 18 to 25s, they want you to rip their fucking faces off. They don’t care how you do it. They don’t care if it’s 108-BPM Moombahton or 184-BPM drumstep; they just want pure energy. They want to absolutely cut loose.”

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rdalt13

rdalt13 said on the 9th Nov, 2012

kaskade was the only reason i bought a ticket...

Nathan Explosion

Nathan Explosion said on the 9th Nov, 2012

FUCK! Would much rather see BT than Kaskade. Contemplating going now...
Hopefully he does a sideshow.... ? :)

ravelikespastic

ravelikespastic said on the 9th Nov, 2012

Id prefer a sideshow, I didnt see him at Stereosonic, i dont think id buy a bdo ticket, if i find someone flogging one off cheap closer to the date i might go.

scottyk82

scottyk82 said on the 9th Nov, 2012

But Kaskade's laptop has way better stickers. Pfft stupid Mormon

Matthew de Groot

Matthew de Groot said on the 9th Nov, 2012

Damn it! I want BT to come to Gold Coast.

Heist9000

Heist9000 said on the 10th Nov, 2012

Everything went better than expected!

dan92

dan92 said on the 13th Nov, 2012

so very very cutting. still going to go but not cool