Nina Kraviz & Simian Mobile Disco lead dance lineup at Standon Calling

Standon Calling today adds a plethora of dance music gems to their line up, crowned by Audio Doughnuts stage headliners Nina Kraviz and Simian Mobile Disco. For night owls, electronic and DJ talent will also feature Gilles Peterson, DJ Format and Greg Wilson. The dance floors are calling at Standon Calling for the weekend 2nd – 4th August with tunes spinning right up until 5am.
Nina Kraviz has had the attention of tech and deep-house aficionados for the best part of a decade. The young Russian star’s profile is ever increasing since the release of her debut album, awarded 4/5 by top dance music community, Resident Advisor. Kraviz makes for a bold headliner for the Audio Doughnuts stage at Standon Calling. Similarly, Simian Mobile Disco, another heavyweight of the electronic world now tops the bill at the Hertfordshire festival. The duo’s original material is a staple of both dance and indie club playlists, SMD have also infiltrated the pop world with tracks featuring the likes of Gossip’s Beth Ditto.
Nina Kraviz
From London to Chicago via Leeds, taking in live Afro dub, soul electrica, African-inspired electronica and bass sounds, the Audio Doughnuts stage brings a global sounds to this year’s Standon Calling. Their vibrant offering inside The Big Top also includes Benin City (live), Roy Davis Jnr + special guest TBA, Tuesday Born (live), Two Inch Punch, MĂȘle, SOPHIE, Debian Black, Shox and Pusherman.
Atop Count Sizzle’s Whoop Whoop circus stage, house in the much-loved Cowshed, will be Gilles Peterson. Club DJ, A&R and radio show host, Peterson’s career was born from the pirate radio movement of South London in the 1980s. His global tastes, love of Cuban sounds and passion for new music make Peterson a prime attraction behind the decks. Also signed up to Count Sizzle’s party are DJ Format, hip-hop DJ, producer and Jurassic 5 collaborator, plus Greg Wilson, champion of electro-funk and former Hacienda resident. Also taking to the stage and the decks will be Ross Allen, Natty Bo (Ska Cubano), Count Sizzle himself, Count Skylarkin, Leo Beckford and Cleen Boys.

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