More added to this years Gottwood Festival lineup

Gottwood are proud to announce a new set of artists who will join the likes of Mr. G, Joy Orbison, Move D, DJ Deep, Craig Richards, Ben UFO, Roman Fl├╝gel, Sonja Moonear, Andrew Weatherall, Zip and many more in their magical Welsh forest this June.
 
Joining the Gottwood Family will be the Barcelona based Hivern Discs Label owner John Talabot,known for his slow moving and ebullient house. Alongside John Talabot, Gottwood welcomes the return of Rush Hour records Hunee, a Gottwood favourite following an epic set in the Gottwood Forest during the 2015 event.  
 
Gottwood are also excited to announce rising star John Dimas, who will bring his stripped back avante-garde house and techno sound to a Gottwood stage, whilst hotly tipped Manchester grime collective LEVELZ take over an intimate corner of the welsh woodland. 
 
Ensuring all musical bases are covered jazz, funk and fusion band The Expansions, who are best known as Andrew Ashongs session bandwill play Live on the Lawn Stage as will the enthused raw groove, funk and hip-hop sounds of The Max Graef Band and the afro edit sounds of Sheffield's Al Zander aka Lodger. 
 
Futureboogie's Maxxi Soundsystem, twin duo The Menendez Brothers and One Records head honcho Subb-An will be bringing more up front party attitude to the forest, along with the well respected Leicester based club night and label collective City Fly. Manchester based crowd-loving crate-digger Neil Diablo will also be onboard, playing solo and also alongside Crazy P original member Jim Baron as their Ron & Neil collaboration. 

 

Alongside new media partners,  Stamp The Wax, and friends of the festival Ruf Dug, Gottwood are set to create a new space at the festival aptly named Ruffys Lab. Artistically curated by Ruf Dug himself, expect daytime interviews, product showcases, 80's video games and evening house parties with take overs from Ruf Kutz, Stamp The Wax and Dream Catalogue. 

Motor City Drum Ensemble, Craig Richards and more join Gottwood 2015 lineup

Gottwood 2015 Line Up So Far…
(A Number Of Very Special Guests Still TBA)
 

Adam Shelton / Andrew Ashong (Live + DJ) / Artwork / Brawther  Craig Richards b2b Ben UFO / dBridge / FaltyDL / Frank & Tony  Hunee / Leon Vynehall / Marcellus Pittman / Margaret Dygas 

Maxxi Soundsystem / Midland / Motor City Drum Ensemble 

Mouse Outfit (Live) / Move D / Om Unit / PBR Streetgang 

Point G (Live) / Radioactive Man / Ralph Lawson / Subb-an 

Tornado Wallace / Zenker Brothers / Zip 

 

Plus:

2 Bad Mice / Al Dobson Jr / Alex Arnout / Alex Jones / Bad Passion 

BEHR (Live) / Bell Towers / Blackhall & Bookless / Bradley Zero / Brinsley 

Casino Times / Cassio Kohl / Cedric Maison / Chimpo / Cottam / Denney 

Dom Chung / eLDOKO / Francis Inferno Orchestra / Futureboogie DJ's 

General Roots (Live) / Hesseltime / Ishmael / Josh Tweak / Lee Coombs 

Luv*Jam / Michael James / Morris Cowan (Live) / Nils Diezel / Prequel 

Real Nice / Red Eye Hi-Fi (Live) / Romare / Ruf Dug / Sean Brosnan 

Sisterhood / Soul Jazz Soundsystem / Sounds Of The Universe DJ's 

Steevio (Live Modular) / Tenderlonious / Tristan Da Cunha 

Wolf Music / Zoo Look 

 

Amongst the delicate balance of DJs and live acts, there's upcoming talent and established names in equal measure. Gottwood favourite and host of this year's new 'The Nothing Special' stage, Fabric's Craig Richards will be joined by the returning Hessle Audio co-founder Ben UFO for a special back to back set.

Perlon head honcho Zip, pioneer of the microhouse and general minimalist sound is making a rare UK festival appearance alongside Panorama Bar bi-monthly resident Margaret Dygas. In addition to this Gottwood welcomes globally profiled DJ and producer Motor City Drum Ensemble, renowned for his eclectic taste in music and his technical production wizardry.

Germany's Move D will be bringing his own inimitable style to the forest, with the diverse live performance on par if not superior to his studio work. In addition to the house and techno mainstays Exit Records boss dBridge, NYC's genre hopping FaltyDL, live Mancunian hip-hop act Mouse Outfit and Metalheadz Om Unit are ensuring all corners of the musical spectrum are covered.

Gottwood is known not only for its ambitious and credible bookings, but also its carefully curated party vibes that are this year being delivered by Futureboogie's Maxxi Soundsystem, fast rising star Tornado Wallace and the Detroit veteran Marcellus Pitttman.

 
The now legendary London record store Sounds of the Universe are programming a day of live music next to the picturesque Gottwood Lake, the Gilles Peterson favourite and Theo Parrish collaborator Andrew Ashong is closing affairs with the 22a and Rhythm Section regular Al Dobson Jr providing an eclectic afternoon soundtrack. Acts returning to Gottwood following the Festival's 5th Birthday earlier this year include Futureboogie label regulars PBR Streetgang, Artwork, Ilian Tapes co-founders Zenker Brothers and 2020 Vision records owner Ralph Lawson.

Other names on the bill include One Records stage hosts Subb-an and Adam Shelton, Rush Hour Record's Hunee, AUS's Midland, Boilerroom host Bradley Zero, France's Point G and the highly regarded Leon Vynehall.

Determined to bring the finest of underground talent to their coastal woodland location, Gottwood will host stages from – Back To Basics, Bad Passion, Bade Records, Brotherhood Soundsystem, Butterside Up, Dog Eat Dog, Future Disco, Futureboogie, Fresh Out The Box, Hit & Run, Hypercolour, Jaunt, Jigsaw Presents, Louche, Nixwax, One Records, Percolate,  Real Nice Presents, Rhythm Section, Road To Nowhere, Sounds Of The Universe, Studio 89, The Nothing Special, Tief, Waxxx, Wigflex, Wolf Music.