Porter Robinson‘s Second Sky Festival has reached its conclusion, but the electronic music community is still reeling from the weekend’s performances, especially Skrillex‘s surprise set. The producer offered a little misdirection surrounding his involvement with the affair, tweeting that he wished he were at the festival. But sure enough, the OWSLA boss showed up disguised as a blow-up figure after Porter Robinson announced that an ominous special guest by the name of “DJ Potaro” was set to take the stage.
Fortunately, YouTube user, Myshonok, captured the entire set, allowing those who weren’t there (and those who were) to transport back to see the producer drop cornerstone selects from his catalog like “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites,” along with a litany of his newer releases.
Other highlights of the weekend include Madeon playing a back-to-back set with Robinson, and Robinson playing a full Worlds throwback set dedicated to the revered 2014 album release.
Day 1 of Porter Robinson’s curated Second Sky Festival was last night at the Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, in Oakland, California. The Porter curated festival was filled with powerful performances from G-Jones, Chrome Sparks, as well as a bookend performance by Porter, performing as Virtual Self to open the festival. Since Porter launched his Virtual
As Porter Robinson‘s inaugural Second Sky Festival approaches, anticipation for the event’s special programming is reaching a fever pitch. Virtual Self is providing the opening performance, Madeon is expected to crowd test a slew of new material, and perhaps the most anticipated moment of all is Robinson’s Worlds revival set, the first of which he’s performed since 2017. Best of all, the festival has announced it will live stream via Twitch on June 15 so fans across the world can tune in to the day’s action.
Recently the “Ghost Voices” producer launched the Robinson Malawi Fund in honor of his younger brother and fans in attendance in Oakland as well as live stream viewers will be able to donate in real time.
Yesterday we reported that fans were floored by the news that Porter Robinson would be playing a Worlds DJ Set at his very own Second Sky Festival. After a lineup of some of the finest talents across the entire spectrum of electronic dance music, Porter Robinson announced that he had another surprise in store for