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Festival line-up update – 7 Jun 2012

By | Published on Thursday 7 June 2012

Bloc Weekend

BANGFACE WEEKENDER, Trevelgue Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall, 14-16 Sep: Die Antwoord and the Amen Allstars accompany the previously announced likes of Aphex Twin, Egyptia Lover, Dave Clarke, 2 Bad Mice and Venetian Snares on the overall Bangface bill, with further names to be added to the annual rave-up in the coming months.

BLOC WEEKEND, London Pleasure Gardens, Royal Victoria Docks, 6-7 Jul: Last minute additions Luke Vibert, Ben Sims and Al Tourettes are amongst those just inducted to the highly-regarded Bloc roster, which already hosts Richie Hawtin, Gary Numan, Flying Lotus, Steve Reich, Snoop Dogg, and Amon Tobin.

EXIT FESTIVAL, Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia, 12-15 Jul: Elektra Monsterz, The Middle Beast, Playground Syndicate, The Zombie Kids and Dutch DJ collective Boemklatsch Records are newly listed to showcase across Exit’s Suba Stage, with acts including Erykah Badu, Guns N Roses, New Order, Richie Hawtin, Laurent Garnier, Lone, Azari & III and Duran Duran also featuring on the festival’s line-up at large.

FESTIVAL SEMIBREVE, Braga and Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 Oct: Ben Frost, Pole, Grischa Lichtenberger and Jacob Kirkegaard are the latest artists to align with existing bookings Vladislav Delay, Mouse On Mars, Roly Porter and Ryoji Ikeda on Semibreve’s select 2012 programme.

STANDON CALLING, Standon, Hertfordshire, 3-5 Aug: A brand new Standon summons decrees that Shy FX, Toddla T, Union, Julio Bashmore, Kode9, Dark Sky and Urban Nerds will host a variety of sets and parties at the festival’s all-new and secretly-situated Meantime Discovery Stage. This lot now share space on the line-up with Fat Freddy’s Drop, Death In Vegas and Beardyman, plus Casiokids, Field Music, Stealing Sheep, Dub Pistols and King Charles.