Preview : Audio Soup (Equinox 2016)



19 March


12743598_10153500483228174_4401269911706410386_n.jpgNormally held in a Warehouse in East Lothian, the Soup crew are super excited to be moving venues and venturing into the beautiful and unusual Biscuit Factory to give you a solid 12 hours of bass and bands.

Happening over two floors this year and completely indoors!
Upstairs we will be hosting some amazing bands and solo artists all going in acoustic under the Skylights Stage….

Electrikal Sound System will in the Bassment kicking out the big bass sounds we all love.

Our decor fairies, The Too Much Fun Club and Back Stage Booths will be making the place look magical for you guys, food will be on sale and a full bar will be on site.
Come Join in the soup…


My Bad Sister

Identical twins My Bad Sister are a turbo-charged, all-singing and all-dancing duo making big waves on the rave scene.
The East London-born sisters are a creative force to be seriously reckoned with, mashing up traditional cockney-style performance with memorable melodies and heavy beats.
They call this eclectic creation… CABARAVE.
My Bad Sister have been recording and performing for five years. A truly unforgettable live act, MBS’s razor-sharp mirrored choreography, boundary-pushing costumes and super-catchy lyrics have earned them some serious love on the scene.
MBS are reinventing the rave, bringing technicolour double-trouble to even the darkest corners of the UK party scene.
They cannot wait to be joining the AudioSoup family again for what will be their first ever My Bad Sister gig in the city of Edinburgh!!!!


Soom T

Soom T is an Indian artist born and raised in Scotland creating songs within the Reggae, Hiphop, Folk, Electronic and Dub genres with various experimentations centred around activist intent, spiritual enlightenment, soul evolution and unique sound wave generation and manipulation utiilising the voice, word power, rhythm & melody for inner cosmic tremor inducement.


Escape Roots Sound

Escape Roots is a 19 year old Producer/DJ working at his new studio in Glasgow, he has recorded and collaborated with many talented singers such as Demolition Man, Shanti D, Parly B, Cian Finn, Blackout Ja, Tom Spirals & Anya Asia.

At a young age Escape Roots has already made big waves in the Scottish reggae scene and beyond, becoming a Wee Dub Festival regular in Edinburgh as well as gigs being guest selector for Soom T at Motion in Bristol. Having recently moved to Glasgow, Escape Roots has also been making noise here with a gig at Walk n Skank with Mungo’s HiFi and events with Decades of Dub.

Totally Dubwise Recordings
Renegade Masters

Pauly Piper
Pauly Piper is a high energy Beatbox flautest, He moves through genres and mixes various styles . Pauly piper creates a polyphonic display of singing,rap/ beatbox, and flute. All in the musical forms of hip-hop, break beat, DNB, jazz and anything that makes you tap your feet.


more TBC

Skylight Acoustic Stage :-

The Black Diamond Express

This award-winning Scottish band have just released their debut album, toured the UK and performed at Celtic Connections. Their live show features fyrebrand sonic sermons, stunning original compositions, old time blues and work songs. Once the coals get hot, these gents are an unstoppable force!

Tinky Disco

Sal Cam
Gordy Duncan jnr
Carl Marah
Nick Tate and the Sharks
Andy & the Pennycuicks

more TBC



You have changed the venue for this years Equinox, why?

We literately could not find anywhere in East Lothian that was big enough, indoors and ok with the noise we make , sad because we had roughly 600 people attending last year and mostly from East Lothian. Really looking forward to being in the quirky biscuit factory this year tho and hoping loads more Edinburgh crew will get involved.

Hows July lookin for the big one?

Summer soup is coming together really well, the line up is almost done and will be released in the next week, some really good names on there and some festival circle favorites too. There’s a few new surprises on the field this year as well as our usual spaces like theBeatroot tent and the Electrikal sound system. Ticket sales are going well and we are all just looking forward to being together on the field again …

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