Mechafest 2021 is happening this March!
With five stages and over 100 acts, Mechafest 2021 is an international online festival that's been put together by music curators from across the globe, including Filipino music blog The Flying Lugaw, in hopes of showcasing good music while also raising money for NIVA, a non-profit organisation that aims to support the independent music scene, and Tulong Kabataan Network, a network of youth relief and rehabilitation programs.
The virtual festival will happen across four days from 25 to 28 March via Twitch.
MECHAFEST— MECHAFEST (@themechafest) March 8, 2021
A four day mega URLFest raising money for @nivassoc
3/25 - 3/28
Presented by: @dismissyxurself, @NewMotions, @noagreements, and @theflyinglugaw
Poster 1: @canyeweston / Poster 2 + Logo: @nickfelaris
Hosts include: @PunkRevNow & @fax_gang https://t.co/cf1QlgMqdC pic.twitter.com/sbgOxlT5we
The festival will feature various musical acts from all over the world, including the likes of Meishi Smile, similarobjects, U-Pistol, Megumi Acorda, White Boy Screams, DJ Sabrina The Teenage DJ, Mixed Matches, Fax Gang, Rashida Prime, and many more.
Mechafest 2021 will also serve as one of similarobjects' last performances. As part of the online festival, the Filipino electronic producer said that he will be debuting a special 30-minute audio-visual piece that explores "self-sacrifice, rebirth, death, & letting go".
join me as I debut one of my last performances as Similarobjects, performing an audio-visual piece called "Solipsism" a 30 min live set of synth improv & recent works + a loose visual narrative exploring self-sacrifice, rebirth, death, & letting go.@themechafest @theflyinglugaw https://t.co/pfc0qj9rVp— it ends in the omission of speech (@similarobjects) March 9, 2021
Check out the full lineup for Mechafest 2021 here.