SW4 announce full Sunday Main Stage lineup for 2017



Back in London for the first time in three years, Sunday 27th August will witness the return of Deadmau5to London at SW4. The initial announcement of this industry leader created an unbelievable buzz across London’s dance music community and every day we get closer, the intrigue intensifies. In recent weeks, the Mau5 has revealed blue prints of the massive production that is set to make an appearance on the Common and is widely regarded as one of the most impressive set-ups in electronic music. Are you ready?

Consisted of two members of SW4 Saturday headliners Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen have put their touch of genius to their other hugely successful project; Knife Party. Since their inception in 2011, the domineering duo have been a mainstay on the top of huge festival line ups and have sold out the most prestigious venues across the globe, most notably at the 02 Academy Brixton. Their explosive and high-octane sound have made them favourites in all corners of the globe with fans eagerly anticipating the pair’s return wherever they go! We are absolutely thrilled to welcome one of the most influential acts in dance music to Clapham Common, for the 14th installment of South West Four.

A juggernaut of electronic music, Sub Focus’ constant output of top class productions and performances has meant that he well on his way to world domination! He first debuted his critically acclaimed live show a few years ago and it went onto dominate festival stages all across the globe. He is now back with version 2.0 and you can expect a LARGER, LOUDER and MORE COMPLETE version of this outstanding LIVE set up that cements Sub Focus on the map as one of the most in-demand artists on the planet today! His return to the festival will see him play on the main stage for the very first time, whilst his brand new album is set to take him to another level. We’re hugely excited to be a part of it!


Bakermat catapulted himself into the dance music five years ago and he hasn’t looked back since. The Dutch native is from a select breed of artists who have come to the forefront of electronic music in recent years who tap into the more melodic side of house music and have discovered huge success doing so! His recent visit to the capital witnessed two huge back-to-back sell out shows at Electric Brixton as he showcased his Circus party to 3500 revelers in south London! Sunday 27th August will see this hot shot land into the common and perform his LIVE show for the first ever time in London! With an ever growing fan base all across the globe, we are tipping this to be one of the performances of the weekend!

When Skrillex officially endorses you, you know you’re doing something right! The past 18 months have been an absolute whirlwind for American producer Jauz who has gone from producing in his bedroom in 2014 to selling out arena tours all across the States. A quick-fire XOYO sell out at the tail end of 2016 demonstrated that the appetite for this whizz kid is clearly rife and his bass-heavy sound has caught the attention of many. Jauz will be making his SW4 debut this summer and with him being tipped for the top, this is an artist you can’t afford to miss!

Parisian house giant Martin Solveig has become a stable-diet on festival main stages around the world and a go-to artist when it comes to getting the party started. Having honed his innate ability to sense the vibe being emitted from the crowd, Solveig never fails to manipulate the dance floor. With this in mind, it will come as no surprise to hear he’s held a five year residency at Ibiza super club Pacha and featured on the biggest lineups on the earth’s most illustrious stages at the world’s most prestigious festivals like Ultra Miami, Electric Daisy Carnival and Tomorrowland. We can’t wait to welcome Martin this summer for his debut appearance at SW4!

Paris is known for breeding the most popular and notable artists on the planet and Tchami is one of its finest. Having formed a close relationship with DJ Snake who took the young producer under his wing, his last visit to London saw a frenzy of fans pack out Electric Brixton for an exhilarating show. He made his SW4 debut last year on the main stage and played a stand-out set when the sun was going down. This has been etched in people’s memories and his return to the main stage will be nothing short of magical!
Lobster Boy records head honcho Redlight has become a firm favourite at SW4 HQ over recent years. He is part of a group of artists who burst onto the scene in rapid fashion around five years ago and he has kept it consistent since then. The Bristol native has become hot property in Europe with his vast knowledge of the genre allowing him to stand a cut above the rest. Redlight will make his debut on the SW4 main stage and add another milestone to his fledging career!

Australian sensation What So Not is a god amongst men when it comes dance music in the south hemisphere. Worshipped by millions of fans, his soulful and instrumental driven tracks have taken him to the next level. Following in the footsteps of industry leaders such as FLUME, What So Not is in the handful of producers who are on the top of their game. The summer of 2017 will see him make his debut and perform on our huge main stage for the very first time!

Example’s intrinsic lyrical excellence and wonderful ability to seamlessly fuse together a plethora of high-octane genres has led to him becoming a one of the most popular artists in the world. So much so that we had him headline our 10th anniversary in 2013 as he absolutely tore the common to pieces with an incredible performance. Since that jaw-dropping performance, he has been the one of the main talking points within the dance music community with his latest album capturing the imagination of many! Joining him will be DJ Wire who has accompanied Example all around the world with notable shows at Ibiza’s world famous Amnesia! We are hugely excited to welcome Example back to SW4 for what will be a performance to remember!

This Sunday main stage announcement is set to create a frenzy amongst the SW4 faithful. With tickets for the second day of SW4 increasing in price on Monday 3rd April at midday, if you plan to attend the Sunday, we would highly recommend purchasing your tickets imminently!


Pendulum [Live]
Eric Prydz
Sigma [Live]

plus in alphabetical order:

Andrea Oliva
Camo & Krooked b2b Friction
Congo Natty
Duke Dumont
Fabio & Grooverider b2b Marky
Goldie vs My Nu Leng
Hannah Wants
Heartless Crew
High Contrast
Hype B2B Hazard
Julio Bashmore
KC Lights
Maya Jane Coles vs Heidi
Netsky (DJ set)
Patrick Topping
Sam Feldt Live
Sasha vs Joris Voorn
Sonny Fodera vs Low Steppa
Taxman b2b Sub Zero
Turno b2b Annix
Wilkinson [Live]
+ many more across five stages…

Marco Carola
Knife Party
Sven Vath
Loco Dice
Sub Focus Live
Example + DJ Wire

plus in alphabetical order:

Andrew Bayer
Audion Aka Matthew Dear Live
Bakermat Live
Carl Craig Present Versus Synthesizer Ensemble
Chris Lorenzo vs DJ Zinc
Cosmic Gate
Dusky [Live]
Ferry Corsten
Gareth Emery
Ilan Bluestone
Laidback Luke
Markus Schulz presents Dakota
Martin Solveig
Matador [Live]
Nicky Romero
Paul Oakenfold
The Martinez Brothers
What So Not

+ many more across five stages…

Sundown Festival 2016 – Review. One of the biggest Sundowns yet

A Great British downpour lashed over festival goers as ponchos and true grit became standard for the first day of Sundown Festival.

“It's raining so hard my fingers are wrinkly,” bewailed one glitter-sodden music fan who said it looked like she had sat in the bath for an hour.

Yes. The rain was bad.

But remarkably the ground stayed mostly mud-free and the musical maelstrom kept the crowd in good spirits as three stages blasted out a mix of urban, pop and dance.

Kicking off proceedings on the main stage were Cambridge rapper Big Heath and Norfolk neo soul artist Mullally who stepped in at the last minute to replace Emmi.

Skipping on to the stage afterwards was a total style switch with trio MO who DJ Mistajam has described as the only girl group you need worry about.

They were followed by the earthy, jazz infused voice of  Espa, then Kiko Bunn, who brought a good times, deep dance reggae sunshine vibe to the day.

Next up the ever youthful Ms Dynamite, whose energy shone as strongly as when she first topped  the charts in 2003 ,with her hit single signature tune which heard the crowd sing in unison – Miss Dynamite-ee-ee!

Becky Hill stood out for her effortless performance show-casing her mind blowingly powerful voice, especially during Wilkinson's anthem Afterglow.

She is a truly likable artist with a great energy and simplicity of style.

Kano showed why his fifth album Made In The Manor has become a high seller with an edgy performance that ripped up the crowd followed by the unmistakable grin and good times set of tunes from original UK rapper Dizzee Rascal.

Jess Glynne stormed the stage with a set that engrossed the sodden masses encompassing her five number one UK singles and showing why she is a rising star on the other side of the pond as well as in the UK where she is preparing for a 10 date arena tour in the Autumn.

Duo Chase and Status closed the night with a show stopper of lights and kicking drum n bass as part of their summer of festival headlining while also producing their much anticipated third album.

By Sunday ,the Norfolk Showground venue, filled with 40,000 fans, had transformed thanks to some of the last of this summer's  rays rolling through the clouds.

BB Diamond broke the musical ice on main stage with an easy set of dance tunes followed by an absolute whirlwind of energy that is Imani Williams.

This 16 year old  is going places with her passion, unmistakable voice and style.

Signed to Sigala's label it is clear to see why he has snapped her up with her timed to perfection dance moves and big voice.

Next up was rapper Yungen who is among a new wave of rap/grime acts sweeping the British music scene.

He was followed by girl trio Stooshe whose high energy was a big hit with fans.

Anne Marie brought her big vocals to the stage where she compellingly lost herself in the moment and was enthralling to watch.

DJ Sigala followed with a big impact live set embracing a Caribbean theme with a guest slot by Imani followed by Krept & Konan who powered in, packing a mighty grime punch with lyrics that screamed pure London boy genius.

A turn around style switch followed, thanks to X factor contestant Fleur East who was a massive hit with the crowd. Think Beyonce and Tina Turner, blend them up and you get some kind of idea of her style, and panache. She was a joy to photograph with a star quality performance.

Next up was Years and Years – watching singer Olly Alexander is like seeing somebody emotionally throw their entire life and a handful of glitter into every word. Riveting.

Closing the festival was American star Jason Derulo who left the crowd in no doubt about why he is such a hugely successful global act.

This man can sing, he can dance and with a big beaming smile his performance was incredible to watch – not least when he picked out a girl from the screaming crowd and brought her up to dance on stage

A great performer with slick backing dancers and musicians to boot.

Over in the red and blue tents weekend highlights were David Rodiggan, who smashes it every time he takes to the stage, Jaguar Skills and his Asian babe dancers, Dimension, Red Light,  Goldie and Wilkinson with thanks to stage hosting by Ministry of Sound, Defected In The House, UKF and the drum n bass arena.

Laurence Bagnall, one of the festival organsiers said: “This has been one of the biggest Sundowns yet.

“The weather failed to dampen the good vibes, the sun came out for some of the biggest acts and with no incidents to report the festival would like to thank everybody for their ongoing support.”

See you in 2017!



Jason Derulo, Years & Years, Dizzee Rascal and more for Sundown 2016

Sundown Festival returns to Norfolk Showground in Norwich for a fourth year with a huge line-up of the biggest and best names in contemporary music. Delivering a mix of the most sought after names from all corners of the pop, urban and dance music landscape, Sundown brings together everything that is vital in music right now for an amazing live music experience. This year the festival expands even further adding a third stage and collaborating with some of the most revered brands in underground music.

In five years Jason Derulo has risen to one of the best-selling, radio-dominating pop and urban artists of the day, selling over 50 million singles worldwide and racking up over two billion views on YouTube and one billion plays on Spotify. Headlining on the Sunday, fans can expect a huge show featuring the likes of ‘Talk Dirty’, ‘Wiggle’, ‘Trumpets’, ‘Whatcha Say’ and many more. With one huge headliner still to be announced this promises to be the biggest year for Sundown yet.

With five UK number 1 singles to her name including her collaboration with Clean Bandit on huge Grammy Award winning hit ‘Rather Be’, Jess Glynne is one of the UK’s brightest stars. She will undoubtedly have the Sundown crowd singing along to a hit laden set whilst London hip hop and grime hero Dizzee Rascal will bring his signature party sound to the Showground. 

Years & Years were the big crossover success story of 2015 and their up- tempo brand of synth-pop spawned huge chart hits such as ‘King’ and ‘Desire’ and in Olly Alexander the band have a genuine, bona-fide pop star. Also performing will be Fleur Eastwho has become a household name since competing on X-Factor and released one of the biggest tracks of 2015 in ‘Sax’. 

A world famous name in house music Defected Records will host the second stage on the Saturday with renowned party startersSam DevineSonny Fodera and DJ S.K.TGet ready to raise those hands and party as one of the world’s most loved house music parties keeps the Sundown masses dancing all night long. 

Undeniable masters of bass UKF are the Hosts for Stage 3 and proudly present a dual headline show featuring Jaguar Skillsshowcasing why he is the ultimate DJ ninja and the legendary David Rodigan MBE bringing the sound of dancehall and reggae to the East Coast. Fast rising Black Butter up and comers My Nu Leng will keep it deep and on point. 

Dance music royalty Ministry Of Sound will be presenting the second stage on the Sunday with heavy bass courtesy of French production duo Amine Edge and DANCE, genre blurring Bristolian and Lobster Boy head honcho Redlight and serious bass head Low Steppa all taking to the decks.

The legendary Drum and Bass Arena celebrate a huge 20 years in the game this year and will host chart topper Wilkinsonwhose anthem ‘Afterglow’ was an instant classicRadio 1’s d&b don and Shogun Audio boss Friction and the classic jungle sounds of DJ Hazard.

Saturday 3rd September

Main Stage 

Headliner TBA

Jess Glynne 

Dizzee Rascal

Stage 2 – Defected 

Sam Divine 

Sonny Fodera 


Stage 3 – UKF 

David Rodigan & Jaguar Skills

My Nu Leng 

Sunday 4th September

Main Stage 

Jason Derulo 

Years & Years 

Fleur East 

Stage 2 – Ministry of Sound 

Amine Edge & Dance 


Low Steppa 

Stage 3 – Drum & Bass Arena



DJ Hazard 

Love Saves the Day 2016 Arcadia Afterburner Stage Lineup

Love Saves the Day are excited to reveal their line-up for the Arcadia Afterburner stage, what will be the only appearance of the Arcadia Afterburner in the UK this year. The original Arcadia installation, the Afterburner is a 360 degree stage built around a central flaming spire with dance platforms radiating out to a ring of exploding lamp posts. Having appeared at festivals as far afield as New Zealand, Croatia and the United States, and a staple at Glastonbury, the Afterburner is returning home to Bristol to bring the fire to Eastville Park.

On Saturday the 28th May, the Arcadia Afterburner stage will undergo a Full Cycle Takeover, headed up by the Full Cycle Records crew, compiled of Bristol's very own Roni Size, DJ Krust and Dynamite MC. Legendary drum 'n' bass DJ and Producer High Contrast will also take to the Afterburner stage, alongside the extremely popular Dimension, and London based drum 'n' bass trio Ivy Lab. Other artists to grace the 360 degree stage on Saturday 28th May include Bryan Gee b2b Jumpin Jack FrostSam BingaD-ProductSam Supplier and The Blast DJs. 

On day two of the Festival on Sunday 29th May, the Afterburner Stage welcomes a whole host of household names, including a DJ set from the highly sought after Chase and Status, Lobster Boy boss Redlight, and Goldie, who'll be presenting his 20 Years of Timeless classics. Who??Carestake over the stage on Sunday for an impressive showdown of Girls vs. Boys b2b sets. My Nu Lengplay b2b with Flava DBarely Legal b2b DismantleNYTA b2b Madam XGotsome will go b2b with a very special guest, plus Jamz Supernova b2b Jus NowKahn b2b Amy Becker andSafesoul b2b Komon.

Garden Party Leeds Review

The Garden Party is a two-day inner city festival in Leeds, set within the grounds of the Tetley Brewery. Taking place over the august bank holiday weekend the event showcased some of the finest music, food and art. Celebrating its 10th birthday (previously known as the Faversham Garden Party) the organisers teamed up with promoters Canal Mills, Chibuku, Warehouse Project, Now Wave and East Year Own Ears to curate this special edition.

Appealing to a broader spectrum of music fans the line up covered dance, electronica, disco, funk, garage and bass. Live acts included Roisin Murphy, Little Dragon, Todd Terje and Soul II Soul, alongside DJ sets from Bicep, Kerri Chandler, Heidi, Julio Bashmore, Black Coffee, Patrick Topping, Joy Orbison, B-Traits, Redlight, Preditah and the legendary Craig Charles.

There were five stages set across the Tetley site and each a stone’s throw from one another. Brightly covered bales of hay provided areas in which to socialise and soak up the atmosphere at the heat of the site. Food and drink was hosted by Leeds Indie Food Fest and offered punters an exceptionally high standard of delicious street food, craft ales and cocktails. Affordable and tasty local treats were provided by from Chicken Bang Bang, Boozy BBQ, Bánh Mì Booth, Pizza Fella, Rola Wala and the ice-cream from the coolest looking van around Northern BloC. Much to my delight it was a very mixed crowd with a range of ages, proving that the lure of good grub and without the muddy fields seems to be the way that many people want to spend their weekend. Complimenting the food and music bill was colourful temporary art installations and live drawing by local artists throughout the weekend.

Here are some of my highlights from the weekend:

Black Coffee

Black Coffee seemed to be the hot tip on every ones lips, so we headed over to The Fact stage to see what all the hype was about. Black Coffee (known as Nathi to his friends) is a multi award winning producer and superstar DJ hailing from Durban. He’s been active on the South African music scene for over a decade now, but it’s only been recently that his meteoric rise has seen him play at some of the top clubs and festivals globally.

His set was laced with tantalising tribal beats and flavoursome house, mixing up a smooth set of expertly blended tunes like Ian Pooley – Compurhythm, Mr.V – Jus Dance, Culoe De Song – Y.O.U.D and ending on the epic Chew Fu’s Purple Rain (Mousse T mix). I don’t usually hang around for a full DJ set but we couldn’t pull ourselves away for the full two hours, it was completely mesmerising and he certainly lived up the hype.

Craig Charles

On Sunday afternoon Craig Charles brought his funk soul sound to the Just A Little stage.  Such a high profile DJ was always bound to draw a big crowd and once again the tent was packed to the rafters with everyone ready to groove and shake. There were a whole host of familiar classics from rare groove and snippets of funk and soul packed into his energetic set.  He doesn’t do dj’ing by halves; the man was completely going for it, working up a sweat and working the crowd like a dream. My feet were aching from bouncing up and down at the side of the stage with the hugest of grins – the good vibes were totally infectious and everyone there was fully in on this blissful groovefest.


Saturday afternoon saw Birmingham’s finest Preditah play to hyped crowd that spilled outside the Metropolis tent. His grimy and bassy set featured his hits Selecta, Circles, Supernaturally as well dropping 90’s and garage-influenced set of songs. We caught up with Jordan & Jamie from Leeds “Preditah was absolutely nuts, especially the first hour. It was so up-tempo and bassy and he really knows how to play the crowd.”

Todd Terje

As Sunday evening fell the main stage numbers started to swell and Norwegian disco deity Todd Terje took to the stage. His continuous live instrumental set featured his well-known songs Dolorean Dynamite, StrandbarSwing Star and Svensk Sås. It was clear that most people in the crowd were eagerly awaiting Inspector Norse, which rightly the crowd went berserk to when he went into the extended intro. My only disappointment was that he had got rid of his amazing beard. Please Todd grow it back or at the very least breakout the sequins.

All in all this was a beautifully crafted metropolitan festival, offering an array of music, feasts and culture, making it a perfect way to spend a bank holiday weekend – well done Garden Party Leeds, you definitely know how to throw a party.

Everywhere festival 2015 review!

An indoor playground for electronic enthusiasts, Everywhere Festival, the largest multi-venue dance 

event in the East Midlands returned to the clubs of Nottingham for its third successive year on May 3rd. 

With an eclectic selection of artists and DJs, the tastes of many were catered for with dollop 

presenting acts to satisfy the most passionate of electronic, house, techno, grime and garage lovers. 

Alongside hardened veterans of the electronic and dance scene such as chart-topper Route 94 and 

Leeds’ Hot Since 82 performing at Forum, came newcomers such as garage and grime goddess Flava 

D adding a sense of rhythmic bass to Rescue Rooms.

International talent came from Cyril Hahn at Rock City and Motor City Drum Ensemble at Stealth.

Rescue Rooms set off Everywhere 2015 with a day party from 2pm, switching at night to a line-up 

with an urban edge, with Melé concluding the evening with a bass-fuelled set, contrasting the 

infectious house and techno pumping throughout the other venues. 

It was Rock City’s main hall that attracted the largest crowds of the evening, as the masses crammed 

themselves onto the dance floor and along the balcony. 

Redlight gave a sterling performance, driving anthemic beats throughout with popular hits such as 

Gold Teeth & 9TS ensuring the crowd continued to beat the air throughout his set. 

“Notts was sick,” he said upon posting a picture of the audience after his set to his Instagram 


Followed by highlight of the evening Hannah Wants, who kept the masses of 20-somethings 

shuffling on their feet with her cleverly driven DJ set, a seamless mix of renowned original work such 

as Rhymes and clever remixes of old-school classics such as Renegade Master. 

Her bold determination towards the end of the night left many a sweltering and heaving mess. 

Aggravated bar staff and bouncers tried to stay optimistic as dawn approached and sweat began to 

drip from the booming speakers upon the waning crowds.

Stealth offered a wind down from the smoke machines, flashing lights and visuals, as the survivors 

swayed to the beats of Chunky, Paleman and Loefah, proving a more calming finish to the evening.  

With bass pumping through the mind, bodies and souls of revellers for eight hours straight, most will 

still have a ringing in their ears today. 


For the partygoers of the Midlands, it is a good thing that it is a bank holiday weekend.

Everywhere festival announces 2015 line up!

After selling out two years in a row, the team behind dollop are bringing Everywhere Festival back to Nottingham with an impressive line-up boasting the biggest names in dance and electronic music.

The festival which takes place on Bank Holiday weekend May 3rd from 8pm – am will see an array of the best electronic music acts from around the world descend on the city for one of the strongest multi-venue festivals in the country.

Spanning the full spectrum from House through to Grime to Techno and beyond, the line-up for Everywhere 2015 finds dollop catering to music lovers of all tastes.

International talent flying in for the occasion includes vinyl maestro Motor City Drum Ensembble; hooky house peddler extraordinaire Cyril Hahn; hardware bashing Bulgarian KiNK, and Parisian booty bass specialist Shiba San.

The best of British is also represented strongly on the night, with transcendent producer Joy Orbison joined by the likes of chart topping sensation Route 94; Ibiza slaying Leeds resident Hot Since 82; dancefloor queen Hannah Wants; Hot Creations man wAFF; and critic’s darling Leon Vynehall.

Hard hitting bass sounds will also be on offer, with Bristol’s Redlight; Swamp 81 affiliate Paleman; Annie Mac approved Friend Within; and garage jokers Kurupt FM all guaranteed to supply hefty amounts of low end to a hoard of baying revelers.
Last but most certainly least, there’s an unmissable live set from East London Grime legends Newham Generals.

With even more acts set to be announced, Everywhere 2015 is certain to be one of the highlights of the UK’ electronic music calendar.

Full line-up below:


Tickets available here: http://tinyurl.com/ncvpjcg

Less than Jake, Groove Armada and more added to Kendal Calling lineup

Joining the main stage line-up are ska-punk superstars Less Than Jake, anthemic rockers Augustines, Irish folk-pop duo Hudson Taylor, Manchester psych-rockers Blossoms and the piano-led rock of Sunset Sons.

Indie-pop five piece Dutch UnclesBoxed In, FlytePort Isla, Seafret and Tuff Love join the Calling Out line up.

As ever the Glow tent will be packed to the rafters with the finest in electronic music. Heading up the line-up are electronic duo and ‘Superstylin’ hit makers Groove Armada who will perform a DJ set. They will be joined by drum and bass don Shy FX, the unique three-deck sounds of Friction, dubstep and house from Redlight and the cut and paste mashups of Jaguar Skills. Also appearing are Krafty vs A SkillzMy Nu LengGotsomeWookie B2B DJ QBontanDJ MarkyKurupt FM and Alex Adair.  Very special guests are yet to be announced for the Glow Tent.

Local heroes Bondax & Friends will take over the Glow Tent for a day with the Lancashire future garage duo returning to curate a line-up including Maribou StateKidnap KidMonki and Jax Jones.

Tim Peaks returns for 2015 with a selection of Q&A’s, secret sets and special guests as well as some damn fine coffee and the best cherry pie in town. Head over there to catch intimate appearances from Prince Fatty feat HorsemanBlossomsDrohneHot VestryProfessor Tim O’BrienTony HusbandRiding The LowMrs Boons Tea PartyDave HaslamChris ‘The Hawk’ Hawkins as well as Britpoporama with Karl Yates.

Kendal favourite Mr Scruff heads up the Chai line-up alongside OnraMelt Yourself DownRichie CampbellFingathingSyd ArthurBabyheadStuffCocos LoversHermigervillSheelanagigBombsCount BoboTezetaKinkajous and Aaron & Kit.

The House Party will host a Hacienda special with Jon Da Silva and Dave HaslamBaggy MondaysJuicy 90’s Hip-Hop special,Will Tramps!, Beat BoutiqueThe Power Ballad Salad.and many more.





Steve Angello, Knife Party, Steve Aoki join We Are FSTVL 2015 lineip

Adding to the palpable excitement, further acts have been revealed for FSTVL 2015 including Steve AngelloKnife PartySteve AokiMarco CarolaClaude VonStrokeRedlightThe Martinez BrothersOliver HeldensAmine Edge & DANCEArt DepartmentCyril HahnHuxley b2b J.PhlipOnebitAndrea Oliva.
On Sunday 31th May, We Are FSTVL’s Main Stage will be headlined by Nordic house heavy-weight Steve Angello. Following a sonic campaign for world domination as one third of dance phenomenon Swedish House Mafia, his Main Stage performance will bring an explosive close to the final day. Further dance music luminaries join the Main Stage billing with enigmatic duo Knife Party and the unstoppable Steve Aoki also announced.

French ‘G House’ pioneers Amine Edge & DANCE bring their bass-heavy style to the ‘Field of Dreams’ for the second year running, whilst hot new property Oliver Heldens will deliver his infectious brand of future house. Bronx-born tech house duoThe Martinez Brothers will also feature, and indie-electronic pair Onebit will round off the main stage line-up.

Elsewhere at Sunday’s FSTVL, Jamie Jones’ welcomes two esteemed figures to complete the billing for Paradise; Music On’s Marco Carola, will bring a hefty dose of techno to We Are’s Very Big Top, while Dirtybird head honcho Claude VonStrokeadds a ghetto-tinged house flavour to proceedings. Those treating themselves to some Area 10 VIP action will be rewarded with a rare back-to-back set from Dirtybird label-mate J.Phlip alongside Huxley, hot off the back of releasing debut album “Blurred”.
Joining Defected’s ‘Very Big Top’ on Saturday 30th May is Swiss upstart Andrea Oliva, whose Ibiza residency for ANTS at Ushuaia has made him a serious one to watch for 2015 – whilst underground mainstays Art Department are set to join Saturday’s Used + Abused Techno Warehouse. Representing Hannah Wants’ bass-tinged stage is Bristolian pioneer Redlight, with the hazy pop sounds of Cyril Hahnrounding off We Are FSTVL’s phase 3 announcement.  

Boardmasters 2013 Stages Announced

Boardmasters has already announced a host of incredible acts for the August 2013 line up, but the fun doesn’t stop there with house, electro, dubstep and drum n bass on the cards at the recently revealed Unleashed and Marley Point stages.

If Basement Jaxx and The Vaccines aren’t enough for festival-goers to get crazy to then the newly named Unleashed stage ought to do the job.

At the helm, dubstep innovator, producer and legend Benga will be delivering a hedonistic cocktail of dubstep and drum & bass to all those partying in this epic arena. With two successful albums under his belt, producing for Katy B, working on a new Magnetic Man album and a BBC Radio 1 show with partner Skream, you don’t get much bigger than Benga.

Joining the madness on the Unleashed stage, producer extraordinaire Redlight will be smashing up the dance floor with summer vibes, heavy beats and hyped club tracks. Having previously toured with the likes of Disclosure, Rudimental and Magnetic man, Redlight will once again be in good company on this bass warrior stage.

The tasty line up doesn’t stop there with BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra presenter MistaJam and his special project “MistaJam presents Speakerbox” and electronic pioneers Simian Mobile Disco joining the list of awesome acts raising the roof on the Unleashed stage.

Next up in this already immense billing is bona fide legend, American hip-hop musician and DJ Grandmaster Flash. One of the pioneers of hip-hop and the inventor of the cross fader and the Quick Mix Theory, his Boardmasters performance is guaranteed to be like no other.

Over on the cliff edge, the House of Marley returns for 2013 with what was one of the most popular areas at Boardmasters 2012. With a whole host of ferocious acts on the line up, The Marley Point will once again pull in the crowds with relaxing and subtle beats during the day, smashing out some of the best music and entertainment by night.

Kicking off the Marley Point party is one of the UK’s most buzzed-about house acts Dusky with tracks from their fresh new EP Nobody Else and dropping tracks from last year’s massive Flo Jam.

Keeping the party vibing, electronic duo Bondax will also be taking to the Marley stage with their upbeat melodies and 90’s house style tunes including the phenomenal Gold and It’s You guaranteeing hands-in-the-air moments throughout the night. 

Another Marley highlight includes Rinse FM’s garage and house whizz kid T.Williams. One of the driving forces behind UK house label Deep Teknologi, T.Williams continues to rise through the UK house and bass ranks and will be stepping up to the plate at Boardmasters with some seriously deep tracks.

Watch these house, drum n bass and dubstep marvel's smash it whilst taking in the jaw dropping views on offer at the Marley Point stage.

CORNWALL   *  7th– 11th August 2013