Ed Banger's brand of electro does owe quite a bit to the type of post-punk and new wave music featured in the film, and we just hope one of the DJs at least play the trailer song, New Order's "Age of Consent. " Hopefully, right after a remix of electro music pioneers Kraftwerk's classic song "Hall of Mirrors.
It regularly hosts operas, classical music concerts, and other highbrow affairs, and the famed Hall of Mirrors is regularly opened to ticketed "fancy dress events. " Europe, in general, is also not particularly against the idea of throwing raucous parties in historic buildings.
Headlining the event will be Busy P, and if you're not sure who that is, well, the official website of the Palace is here to absolutely drag you ("You must hate electronic music, have no access to the internet, or else live in a cave! " reads the event page).
Versailles Electro also comes a year after Busy P and his Ed Banger crew through a similar party in France's presidential palace to celebrate the history of electronic music in the country.
Dubbed Versailles Electro, the June 8 party will be held in the outdoor Château's Terraces area of the palace, right outside of the famed Hall of Mirrors, and you won't need noble money to attend.
Once the site of debaucheries carried out by various King Louises and their royal courts, the Palace of Versailles is set to open its doors to the public this summer to host its very first electronic music night.
Though the palace says this is its first event showcasing electro music, the building does hold all sorts of cultural events throughout the year.
Also known by his civil name Pedro Winter, Busy P managed Daft Punk for a number of years before seizing on the late-'00s blog house moment and starting Ed Banger records, which brought the world acts like Justice, Feadz, and Riton.
Party like Marie Antoinette this summer. https://t.co/rvSaLMND7W— W magazine (@wmag) June 7, 2019