Decibel Open Air Festival has fast become one of Italy’s most sought after music festivals, attracting crowds from across Europe for 2 days of high quality dance music. It’s location, the Piazzale delle Cascine in Florence, is the perfect setting for a sunny day of raving, which is matched by the festival’s close attention to sound and setup across its two stages.

This year featured compelling performances from the likes of Armin van Buuren, Loco Dice, Matrixxmann, Joseph Capriati, Rødhåd, Collabs3000 (Chris Liebing & Speedy J) and more, each showcasing the very best of techno and house. Here’s a taste of what was played throughout the 2 days.


Jame Moorfield – The Bind (David Herrero Remix)

Riva Starr & Hyperloop – Resilience

Martin Ikin & Low Steppa – About Time (Tsobh edit)

Gettoblaster – Future Funk

Paul Haro & Danum – Bass Tribe   

Ellroy – Opium

Timo Garcia & Amber Jolene – Lady Luck (Solee Remix)

Sono – Keep Control

Eats Everything – Comatose

Mike Staar – Echthra

Stephan Bodzin – Strand

Guti – Red Eye (Loco Dice Remix)

Bates45 – Sofia

Vins – Reise

Johannes Albert – Beach Reach

Giuliano Rodrigues – Black Holes

S.A.M. – Fury’s Laughter

K&K – Peaceful Crowd

Fisher – You Little Beauty

Green Velvet & Patrick Topping – Voicemail