IndieRe: Residency Reportage from Tolmin / Slovenia

An insight into the Butik Festival

Electronic Music, Cold blue water, and a beautiful view.
The Butik festival in Slovenia.

The Butik Festival is located right next to the village Tomlin in the Soca Valley in Slovenia. Here the two turquoise rivers Soca and Tolminka meet. This location offeres also other festivals throughout the year, such as the Metal days or the Punk Rock holidays. The Butik Festival has around 2500 visitors and is located precisely on these rivers. It includes three stages outside, the forest stage, the beach stage, and the garden. Towards evening, the festival moves indoors to old industrial buildings. Let’s take a look at the electronic music scene in Slovenia. The Butik festival is the right place to do so, pretty much every producer and DJ from the region comes together here. In this report, producer and DJ Dvidevat, producer and DJ Herzog, The duo Rotor Motor, the Producer, DJ, and educator Nitz and different voices like guests and workers are taking part. The working methods, creative processes and their opinion on the Butik Festival are of interest.
Let’s dive into it.