The ever-eclectic Standon Calling has just added some serious rave action to its 10th birthday bill.
Joining the line-up of the Hertfordshire festival is ex-Orbital producer and dance figurehead Paul Hartnoll, who’ll bring his solo project 8:58, unveiled last year, to the Big Top stage.
Meanwhile Hot Chip offshoot The 2 Bears will showcase their 909-fuelled jacking house at Standon Calling’s nightclub The Cowshed, where Maribou State, Severino of Horse Meat Disco, Kidnap Kid, Jax Jones are also on the decks. Running from dusk till dawn, The Cowshed will be hosted by the likes of Bondax & Friends, Sink The Pink and Gilles Peterson & Patrick Forge.
Elsewhere, Manc punks PINS have been added to The Last Dance Saloon, the stage curated by the Bella Union label, alongside Ezra Furman and The Magic Numbers.
The line-up of the festival’s 10th anniversary edition already includes Basement Jaxx, The Horrors, Little Dragon and Hercules & Love Affair, among many more.
Standon Calling takes place from July 31 – August 2 in the Hertfordshire countryside, about 40 minutes outside of London. Tier 2 weekend tickets are on sale from £127, with discounts available for group bookings – find out more details, visit the festival’s website.
Line-up so far:
Little Dragon / The Dandy Warhols (UK Exclusive) / Basement Jaxx
The Horrors / Roots Manuva / Hercules & Love Affair / Ella Eyre / Kwabs
The Antlers / Saint Raymond / Lucy Spraggan / DJ Yoda / The Cuban Brothers / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble / Prides / Slaves / Charlotte OC / Will & The People / Seinabo Sey / All We Are
Revere / We Have Band / Rag‘n’Bone Man / Real Lies
We Are Shining / Gabby Young & Other Animals / Jagaara / Remi Miles / Black Honey / Crows /
Syd Kemp / Black Delta Movement / Kiko Bun / The Thirst / Maddox / Waste / Patawawa
Sink The Pink presents Savage: The 2 Bears / Severino (Horse Meat Disco) / Gaff-E / Jonjo Jury
Bondax & Friends: Maribou State [DJ] / Kidnap Kid, Jax Jones / Grades
Gilles Peterson & Patrick Forge: present the Sunday Dingwalls Sessions
The Last Dance Saloon
BBC Introducing: TBA
Loose Music: The Magic Numbers / Danny & The Champions Of The World / Treetop Flyers / Dan Michaelson & The Coastguards / The Goat Roper Rodeo Band / Jo Rose / Canyon Ride
Bella Union: Ezra Furman / PINS / Zun Zun Egui / Clarence Clarity / Peter Broderick / exmagician / Bernard & Edith