DJ | Luminate Festival

Absolem

Absolem will guide you down the rabbit hole of deeply psychedelic progressive house. Based in Christchurch-New Zealand, a relative newcomer to the electronic music scene, with a background in classical music.

Amanita Muscaria

Amanita is a genre versatile DJ and producer who has spread her diverse music throughout New Zealand and abroad. From humble beginnings, Amanita started redefining her music by submerging her self in the NZ underground and enveloping all the musical resources and lessons that were presented to her. While travelling and experiencing exotic cultures and …

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Andy Tron

Emerging in the pre-quake Christchurch underground, Andy Tron has been delivering progressive music to crowds across New Zealand and in Australia for over a decade. Andy has developed a sharp ear and a keen sense for selecting tracks that make you jump, duck and spin. Blending elements of techno, trance and prog into music that …

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Aqua Poodle

Aqua Poodle represents Golden Bay in all her beauty with limitless layers of lush electronica with a mythical acoustic vibe keeping you warm inside.

Aqua Poodle

Hailing from Golden Bay, Aqua Poodle is a well-seasoned doofer, attending outdoor music festivals for 20 years. Expect to hear some deep tech house with hypnotic bass lines with an organic sound, that will warm you and make you feel all squishy inside.

Ben Fein

I was born in Germany in 1986 and was raised in a family with a huge love for music, of every genre. Not surprisingly, it didn’t take long until I took my first music lesson in guitar, at the age of 4. I performed at my very first concert at the age of five. A …

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Boy Oh Boy

Hailing from Germany and France, Boy Oh Boy’s mix of dancefloor-friendly tech and underground house music has earned them spots at supporting Steve Bug (GER), Djuma Soundsystem (NO), Uone (AU) and New Zealand’s local legends Out of Sorts. The story began in a club deep under the ground of Auckland where a little boy was …

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Carsy

Want to hear something different?! Come and enjoy an eclectic mix of psychedelic sounds from my record collection…rock, jazz, trance, trip-hop and more….no mixing, just selecting… I guarantee you will peak anyway…and it will be sunny!

Chikaa

Bringing the vibe of celebration from many cultures to the dance floor, CHIKAA loves weaving a musical tapestry of global dimensions, uniting the dance floor with combination of South American Folktronica, Caribbean, Gypsy and Afro Latin bass rhythms.

DeepSouthAudio

Simon DeepSouthAudio delivers a cross-section of underground beats. Bass Heavy Tech /Ethno Vibed House  through to Ghetto Funk Glitch & Reggae Sound Styles. Working hard each week on worldwide radio broadcasts he keeps the tunes fresher than most! Always working with the crowd’s energy and taking it on a journey, DSA has been at it for 20 …

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DeepSouthAudio

You will also find Simon DeepSouthAudio for the 8th year providing the essential summer sounds in between the main stage acts … This year, like every, he has a swag of ethno beats ranging from Gypsy Balkan to Funky House & Ghetto Funk laden Glitch. DeepSouthAudio is a synonymous name tied well and truly at …

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DJ RIA RHYTHMS

An established & experienced DJ & facilitator who discovered a deep connection to music during her long career inside the music industry both in Australia & New Zealand. Currently based out of Byron Bay, she draws a from a huge range of experience and connections to traverse effortlessly across multiple genres of music from ambient …

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DJ ?Mark

DJ ?Mark, (formerly DJ Miki) is a bonafide veteran of the psytrance scene with 20 years experience in the mix. From prog to psy the set will follow the crowd’s mood to fuse a dance that opens up the portals of perception. A Motueka local with a tribe of kids, DJ ?Mark fits the Lunasa vibe of family and fun.

DJ Hobo

Equally at home with acoustic and electronic music, DJ Hobo has been a collector and a selector for more years than he cares to remember but he is still, at heart, an explorer and a music-sponge.

Dj Selknam

Selknam enjoys experimenting across electronic musics multiple sub genres, and creating a mystical minimal atmosphere of Minimal and deep tech sounds, influenced by djs and producers from Eastern Europe and South America.

Dj Soundtrack

Barcelona-based expat yoga teacher & DJ Soundtrack brings us a lush musical journey drawing together influences from around the globe, from shamanic bass music to psychedelic yoga chillout.

DJ Thatha

Thatha is very popular on the global psytrance festival scene and has performed as a DJ and as a Live Act as ‘Altruism’ at some of the best festivals in the world. Ever classy, her sets are mixed with a lot of harmony and versatility allied to a great technical ability, and she is always …

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Dov1

Dov1 is one of pioneers of bass music in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a producer his sounds are rooted in heavy bass and a blending digital and organic textures. Previously reviewed and featured by iDJ, Mixmag, URB and a wide range of quality publications, and his work at the root level of the Bay Area music scene makes his influence is felt from the underground upwards. 

Dov1

Dov1 is one of pioneers of bass music in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a producer his sounds are rooted in heavy bass and a blending digital and organic textures. Previously reviewed and featured by iDJ, Mixmag, URB and a wide range of quality publications, and his work at the root level of the Bay Area music scene makes his influence is felt from the underground upwards. 

Earl Grey

Originally seduced by electro music in the late eighties in Holland, Earl Grey (Carlos Schenker) traveled the world picking up musical influences from across Europe, Asia and the stomping grounds of Goa. Now residing in Golden Bay, Carlos enriches the dance floor with juicy, tribal, tech house and a vanilla flavour of his old psytrance …

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Eichenbaum

Andres Eichenbaum musical journey began post 90s, a teenage son of Argentina, immersed in the Trip Hop, Dub, Progressive Jazz and Rock scenes of Buenos Aires, the city that never sleeps. His passion for electronic music was piqued in Buenos Aires and became stronger during his travels throughout Europe, South America and the Middle East. …

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Ellie Swan

“Psy trance had a major influence on me growing up in the late 90s – early 2000 and my set would definitely have a lot of tribal trance, touches of house trance and possibly other musical styles as I like to adapt to the crowd and create something new and live every time I mix”.

Emergy

Since Emma was young she always had a deep love of dancing be it jazz, ballet or just at home. When she grew into a teenager her favourite outlet for this was dance parties and living in the UK for several years she fell in love with Techno. Moving back to Wellington she found a …

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Emma Tree

Emma Trees main love is to craft a set to encompass a theme, feeling or vibe. Continuously branching out into new musical territory, each one of her sets is unique and different to her last.

Emma Tree

Emma Tree is a multi-genre DJ who has a love of crafting her sets to encompass a theme or a vibe. Part of the all-female Dj collective ‘Divas on Decks’ Emma Trees sets to date have had deep house, tech house, nu-disco, electro swing and hip-hop flavours. Also, a trained photographer, Emma trees love of …

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Felipe Martinez

Felipe has had a deep connection with music since his early years, first with the hip hop scene and then finding his way into electronic music. Within his sets you will find deep house and minimal sounds that make you travel to a paradisiacal place of rhythms and complex soundscapes. Felipe’s sets have been enjoyed …

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Fito Nascimento

Felipe has been a DJ since 2011, and has played at many of the main psychedelic festivals in Brazil. His styles include:  chilled toco deep dubstep, bass, glitch hop. Felipe’s sets can be described as introspective, deep and psychedelic.

Funk-E

Funk-E is bringing to the Lunasa 2021 dance floor an uplifting blend of modern bass music with the best funk, soul, swing, jazz, dub and world music from the last century. The eclectic mix of music will appeal to a wide range of music lovers.

GalanJAH

GalanJAH’s love for Reggae Music was ignited by parental inspiration. The experience that it is an Inclusive Music, catering for Dance Floors and the Rocking of Babies to Sleep alike has Augmented his embracing the steady heartbeat, the mindful step, the purposeful sway.  Galanjah is delighted to Share a chilled root, reggae, dub set, full of …

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GalanJAH

Alan James De Boeck, whose Mama is from Liverpool, was born and raised in Belgium. When his Good Friend, Matthew, showed him the chords to ‘Redemption Song’, Alan soon started busking these, discovering that “Songs of Freedom” could provide food and inspire listeners as well as being Good for his Soul. In the early 90s, …

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GalanJAH

“Having a profound love for roots reggae (and roots of roots reggae), GalanJAH is keen to be providing dancing feet wid ’nuff a wholesome beat…

Gypsy Paul

DJ Gypsy-Paul is known to play a wide range of international fast electronic-dance-music. Expect a set drawn from many years of playing, entertaining the dancefloor with with balkan beats and gypsy-swing, funky house, techno tunes, minimal elektro beats, to rhythm bass and driven, world fusion grooves of all sorts….Happy dancing!

Herman Saiz

With Electronic Music I fully connect with my roots, with my universe; this space sound and crispy melodies give me goosebumps every time. In the last 2 years, I have been spending time in Peru and in the Andes Mountains. I started to record Shaman’s and Ancient Cultures Songs and mix them with electronic Music. This is …

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Inki Tane

Inki is a tribal bushman born on Piney Mountain whose blood flows with the Susquahannock River. The evolution of his own blend of others music within ‘world-folk-beat’ dj-sets has become a channel for listeners to connect to their own cultural roots.

Invader Tron

Representing the downbeat side of electronic music, Invader Tron explores a variety of musical styles, inter-breeding multiple genres to create a hybridized bulging mass of aural expression. From spacious soundscapes to synth driven psy dub, floating world grooves and gaping ambience. He uniformly creates a strong progressive habitat full of life, and evolves along an …

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Ismos

From Ancient Rhythms, organic dance soundscapes to deep electronic beats Ismos will take you on a sonic journey to remember. Venture into a fluidly blended lush forest of sound and let the universal dance take over.

Issac – Earth Beat

Isaac is the master of worldbeats, uplifting soundscapes and organic mixes that will leave you feeling uplifted and refreshed.

Jamie Sisley

Born in New Zealand, the land of cascading glaciers, active volcanoes, placid lakes and vast mountain ranges, Jamie Sisley’s deep electronic set’s sounds as if they’re filtered through the natural world around him.

Jared Kelly

I just love the music that I play. I’ve always held the belief that if I play music that I love then my audience will to love the music I play. I have a deep passion for playing progressive sounds purely because it allows me the scope to explore sonic textures without the boundaries of …

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Josh Tasman

Josh Tasman’s fine taste of the latest concoctions of Deep Progressive House, Tech House and Minimal Techno present an uplifting experience guaranteed to transport you back to the ’90s while giving you a fresh outlook on the current trends driving the sounds of festivals around the world. Lengthy mixes and drawn out builds will send …

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Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is the manifestation of years of travelling and diverse influences. Spending years moving around Asia, Australia and New Zealand, this energetic hybrid can cater to any dance floor. Josh’s sets consist mostly of music produced by people he has met along his journey which helps him to make a personal connection with every …

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Koa

Koa (originating from the Maori word meaning happy/joy) originally hailing from the UK and New Zealand (but currently Brisbane home) is a genre-defying and atmosphere-setting musical aficionado. Fall into a melodic journey as she picks your afternoon up with some sunshine funk, tumbles you through an evening of techy swing, unfurls your early morning with …

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Koa

Koa (originating from the Maori word meaning happy/joy) originally hailing from the UK and New Zealand (but currently Brisbane home) is a genre-defying and atmosphere-setting musical aficionado. Fall into a melodic journey as she picks your afternoon up with some sunshine funk, tumbles you through an evening of techy swing, unfurls your early morning with …

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Loose Connexionz

Loose Connexionz started his journey into the realm of psychedelic music deep in the rainforest of Tasmania, witnessing first hand the healing power of rhythmic trance and the ability of music to transform reality. After time wandering his homeland, Loose Connexionz took roots in the forest of Aotearoa bringing his passion to share music and dance in the …

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Lucas Basswobble

Lucas Basswobble is world class when it comes to his track selection, from the smoothest transitions to the lowest basslines to the freshest of 2018 music. Lucas Basswoble always lays the most chunky beats available to the psychedelic downtempo and midtempo communities. Constantly progressing his unique bass music style, suiting the music to the crowd, …

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M_Phonik

Currently dwelling in Nelson, New Zealand, M_PHONIK has become well known for an eclectic, and downright unpredictable source of Dancefloor joy! Mixing between Reggae, Glitch-Hop, Tech House, thru Drum & Bass and then back again, the walls of genre’s mean nothing here. Having supported and learned from some of the biggest names in the business including …

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M-Phonik

Currently dwelling in Nelson, New Zealand, M_PHONIK has become well known for an eclectic, and downright unpredictable source of Dancefloor joy! Mixing between Reggae, Glitch-Hop, Tech House, thru Drum & Bass and then back again, the walls of genre’s mean nothing here. Having supported and learned from some of the biggest names in the business including …

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Mamadafunk & Joka

Mamadafunk is a multi genre DJ with a bias towards keeping funky. She has been playing in festivals and bars for many years, bringing her cleverly mixed eclectic mixes to shows all over NZ.

Mamapsy

Mamapsy, (Sarah Crowther) is a new project from Mamadafunk. After years of DJing Funk, Ghetto Funk, House and Breaks, Sarah has been enjoying collecting and expanding her repertoire to include: Techno, Minimal High Tech, Prog and Psy Trance. Mamapsy’s sets are always crafted cleverly, mixed genre, that journey through the realms of your imagination, often …

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Mat Hoods

Influenced by sampling culture and the roots of modern dance music, Mat Hoods has been expanding his knowledge and record collection since the mid nineties, playing regular sets at events in Manchester, Leeds and London.

Mat Hoods

Taking inspiration from music and movement, Mat Hoods uses his knowledge to create soundscapes that interact with the environment be it dance floors or ambient lounges. Expect deep lush ambience fused with worldwide grooves taking in the past present and future.

Max Mannequin

A selection of the finest in psychedelic swing, glitching dance music, and steamy beats. Presented by the ringleader of the electro-vaudevillian circus band Ungus Ungus Ungus. Man meets harlequin, Max Mannequin is a trickster with a whole lot of attitude!

Mellowtact

Drawing influences from psychedelia through to Jazz, Funk & Reggae, Mellowtact fuses sounds from around the world with deep electronic grooves. Accompanied by live musicians & visual artists to create an intimate and diverse experience.

MOAD

MOAD /mode/məʊd/ /pronounced : toad/ 1. a way or manner in which something occurs or is experienced, expressed, or done. “His preferred mode of music was a Techno” MOAD has been Djing since 2013 and has a knack for the deep melodic and driving styles of techno and house music. He has played many festivals …

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Mutana Kataro

Originally from Mexico and signed to Ovnimoon Records, Mutana Kataro specialises in a high energy mix of psytrance and forest.

Mystiq

All is a vibration. My goal is to connect people in the vibration of a sound, guide them through the moment of a pure flow.

Nomadic

Growing up in Golden Bay alongside local festivals such Luminate, Josh van der Waay developed an early passion for the more alternative side of electronic music. After moving to Amsterdam to improve his DJ and producing skills, he now returns to the southern hemisphere as Nomadic. With a love for traditional instruments & voices from …

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ORA

Inspired by the global orchestra of ethnic rhythms, native instruments, chants and medicine songs, ORA weaves together ancient and contemporary worlds with luscious dreamy beats.

Organs of Trout

Rene grew up in Christchurch having a very broad selection of musical influences, his father a vinyl collector and close family involved in the early Drum n Bass scene. Having been travelling the world for the past three years and now settling in the far reaches of Bainham, Golden Bay Music is the main focus. …

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Pieter Borgh

One thing that was always consistent and reliable in Pieter Borghs heart was his cassette collection and his fascination of electronic music. Having been exposed to the earliest styles of Goa when he was just a whippersnapper in the early ’90s … this boy grew into music with a very special edge. Heavy Metal turned …

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Pino

Originally from Stockholm, Sweden PINO brings the noise and the weird to NZ. Pino has been steeped in the funky brew that is the in the underground dance scene in the South Island since she got here, she emerged inspired to add a flavour of her own. Her style is a big rolling basslines and …

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Pootie Tang

Pootie Tang is a crowd pleaser! Thoroughly loving the process. Pootie Tang is an Aussi living in Golden Bay, Nz.  Weaving together subterranean soundscapes through psy chill, temple step and glitch dub for aural pleasure and a journey of deep bass  infusion medicine!

Pootie Tang

Pootie Tang is a crowd pleaser! Thoroughly loving the process. She completely immerses herself and morphs with the music and punters and gets the dance floor cranking! Multi-genre eclectic taste in music styles, Pootie tunes into the gig, the dancefloor and the vibe to weave together relevant styles through her set. Raised at doofs in …

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Psyentist

Originally from the center of Europe, Psyentist is new in the NZ music scene. Influenced by the psy genre for several years, the alchemy of music brought about by hours of careful selection that Psyentist has prepared for Luminate, will carry you on a perfect journey to sun rise.

Raijin Gaijin

What happens when you unleash one of the worlds greatest world/dub/chill artists onto the decks of the Electronic Zone? From the brains behind Kukan Dub Lagan, Raijin Gaijin will bless our stage with a whacky and uplifting selection of the finest Tech House and Minimal Techno.

Ria Rythms

An experienced DJ & facilitator based in Byron Bay and resident DJ with global brand Wanderlust Festival 2014 – 2017 also producing many high-energy yoga-dance focused events with her project Yoga Rhythms across Australasia – R.I.A embodies the conscious movement as a cultivator of joy, ecstasy and embodiment. #Facebook #Bandcamp

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