Nao, Submotion Orchestra, Tama Sumo and many more confirmed
The second wave of acts joining Farr Festival Has been announced today. First up is the debut appearance of Nao with her unique strand of funky, high-gloss vocals.
Through a unique live set, Leeds-based outfit Submotion Orchestra will bring their kaleidoscopic mashup of electronic bass, entrancing vox elements, ambient, jazz and dub tropes. In addition to this SG Lewis will share his emotive and nocturnally-flecked soul to the live stage.
Ruby Wood, Submotion Orchestra
Next in line is Panorama Bar resident Tama Sumo who will join us for her second appearance, sure to heat up the woods with her brightly-hued, funky, feel-good selections. Acclaimed French selector Ivan Smagghe and Disco Halal head honcho Moscoman are also both set to unleash some heavy damage under the canopy of Bygrave Woods.
A new addition to this year's edition the ambient stage, curated and hosted by Inverted Audio. Expect live sets from Huerco S. and Giegling mainstay Leafar Legov alongside Russian experimentalist Machine Woman, Glasgow’s Sad City and French enigmatic figure Basses Terres. German duo Wolf Müller & Cass. will also share the bill.
Set to take over the decks, Inverted Audio's in-house vinyl slinger Antepop will spin wax alongside Smallville's Jacques Bon, Italian DJ John Swing, Berlin breakbeat wizard Rising Sun, L.I.E.S. very own Terekke and Firecracker label head Lindsay Todd aka House Of Traps.
Shining light on dancehall, reggae, R&B and dubwise rhythms will be Becca D, Jordan Rakei, Bonzai, Shanty and General Levy. Brilliant Corners will also debut at Farr in a yurt fitted out with their audiophile Klipsch sound-system and a team of their DJs.
Selectors include Cedric Woo, Belle Bette, Brian Not Brian, Danny Bushes, Jonny Rock, Chuggy, Donna Leake, Ece Duzgit, Deborah Ipekel, Pol Vals, Scott Pelloux, Piers Harrison, Kay Suzuki, and Amit & Aneesh.
Other additions include Meda Fury label boss Nick Williams, Glaswegian selector Ally Tropical, Aaron L, Butter Side Up x Mono_Cult, Zutekh, David Mancuso's Disco and Abba Hour.
The full list of acts just announced is Nao, Submotion Orchestra, SG Lewis, Tama Sumo, Jordan Rakei, Ivan Smagghe, Moscoman, Leafar Legov (live), Huerco S. (live), Wolf Müller & Cass. (live), Terreke, John Swing, Machine Woman (Live), Sad City (live), Rising Sun, House Of Traps, Basses Terres (live), Jacques Bon, Meda Fury, Bonzai, Shanty, General Levy, Becca D, Donna Leake, Cedric Woo, Belle Bette, Brian Not Brian, Ece Duzgit, Deborah, Pol Vals, Scott Pelloux, Amit, Aneesh, Piers Harrison, Zutekh, Butter Side Up x Mono_Cult, Abba Hour, Dot. with Gilbey & Chig, Counting Flows, Ally Tropical, Aaron L, Danny Bushes, Jonny Rock, Chuggy, Straight Out Of Brighton, Coast, Hackett, Olli Ryder & Luke Welsh, Harry Parsons, SHAKE, David Mancuso's Disco with Sax, Ere Wax, Bangs Garcia, Fleetwood Mac Appreciation Society, Boogie Nights, Brudenell Groove, Tanz, Coast B2B Sax and Dance For The Fallen Hero's.
The eighth edition of Farr Festival will take place from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July 2017 at Bygrave Woods in Hertfordshire.