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Festival line-up update – 29 Nov 2012

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Soundwave Croatia

So, take note shipmates, the theme for Bestival 2013 is HMS Bestival. Meanwhile, in the line ups domain, Sonisphere’s French edition has just acquired Slayer (and Korn), who join Iron Maiden, Motörhead and the like. The Barcelona-based Sonar (which also has editions in Reykjavik, Cape Town, Tokyo and Sao Paulo next year) adds Kraftwerk and Pet Shop Boys, who’ll each be presenting special technologically-advanced live sets… an AV 3D one, in Kraftwerk’s case. Croatian electronica fest-by-the-sea Soundwave, meanwhile, names Bonobo, Kelpe, Om Unit and funk-philanderer Craig Charles amid its first wave of artists. This is a summary of the specifics:

SONAR BARCELONA, various venues, Barcelona, Spain, 13-15 Jun 2013: Kraftwerk, Pet Shop Boys, Two Door Cinema Club, Lindstrøm & Todd Terje, Vatican Shadow, Fantastic Mr Fox, Hot Natured, Baradien, Eduard Escoffet. www.sonar.es

SONISPHERE FRANCE, Snowhall Park, Amnéville, France, 8-9 Jun 2012: Slayer, Korn, Bring Me The Horizon, Children Of Bodom, Epica, Amon Amarth, Marillion, Sabaton, Dragonforce, Headcharger, Dagoba. fr.sonisphere.eu

SOUNDWAVE, Tisno, Croatia, 19-21 Jul 2013: Bonobo, Kelpe, Submotion Orchestra, Om Unit, Riot Jazz, Channel One Soundsystem, Kutmah, Anchorsong, Kidkanevil, Yungun & Mr Thing, Craig Charles, Eliphino, Rich Reason, Gilla, Mikey J. www.soundwavecroatia.com

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