The peerless and prolific Bill Callahan (Smog) returns to the Brecon Beacons after a seven-year absence. Hailed as “the natural heir to Leonard Cohen” (The Observer) following last year’s superb Dream River album, revel in 25 years of towering songcraft from classics such as 2005’s A River Ain’t Too Much Love.
Bill is joined by Canadian electronic auteur Caribou, creator of psychedelic dance masterpiece Swim (2010), and New Jersey indie trio Real Estate whose ace third albumAtlas is winning rave reviews and comparisons to early REM.
Mac Demarco, the 23-year-old ‘slacker rock’ wunderkind inspired by Shuggie Otis, Steely Dan and Weezer, the wonderful Hamilton Leithauser (lead singer of The Walkmen), and analogue production and DJ duo Simian Mobile Disco.
the greatest breakthrough acts of the year…
Spectral US singer Angel Olsen, Aussie indie-folk quintet Boy & Bear, BBC Sound of 2014 nominee Nick Mulvey, Anglo-French popsters Francois & The Atlas Mountain, the mighty Teleman and bright young thing East India Youth.
…plus the must-see ‘ones to watch’ this summer!
O'Hooley & Tidow | Adult Jazz | 9 Bach | Samantha Crain | Samaris | Laura Groves | Alice Boman | Hockeysmith | The Rails | Babe | more TBC soon
They join the rest of the previously announced lineup which includes Beirut,Neutral Milk Hotel, First Aid Kit, Kurt Vile, Daughter, Anna Calvi, Sharon Van Etten,Jeffry Lewis, Tuung, Toy and many more yet to be announced including our Saturday night Mountain Stage headliner.