Pixies, Metronomy and Neneh Cherry among acts at music festival (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Pixies and Neneh Cherry among acts at east London music festival
Pixies, Metronomy, Thurston Moore, The Horrors, and Neneh Cherry are among the acts set to perform at this year’s Field Day.
The eclectic festival is taking place over two days for the first time since its launch in 2007, and will be held in east London’s Victoria Park on June 7 and 8.
US singer, songwriter and guitarist Thurston Moore, best known for his work with Sonic Youth, will be joining confirmed acts Metronomy, All We Are, Arthur Beatrice, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Bake, Blood Orange, Charlotte OC, Courtney Barnett,
Danny Brown, DJ Barely Legal, Dusky, East India Youth, Éclair FiFi, Erol Alkan b2b Daniel Avery, Evian Christ (DJ), Eyedress, Fat White Family, FunkinEven, George Fitzgerald, Gerd Janson, Ghostpoet, Huw Stephen, Innervisions: Dixon b2b Ame, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Jackmaster & Oneman present Can U Dance, Jagwar Ma, James Holden, Jamie Isaac, Jamie xx, Jen Long DJ, Jessy Lanza, John Wizards, Jon Hopkins, Lunice, Marc Riley DJ, Money, Moxie, Neneh Cherry & RocketNumberNine, Omar Souleyman, Oneohtrix Point Never, Only Real, Pawws, Phil Taggart DJ, ReviveHER, Ryan Hemsworth, SBTRKT, Sky Ferreira, Seun Kuti & Fela’s Egypt 80, Slackk b2b Samename, Simian Mobile Disco (with an exclusive new live show), SOHN, Sophie, Teleman, Tim Burgess (DJ), Todd Terje, Tourist, Vessel and Warpaint.
Burgess Hill quartet Lovepark, psychedelic trio The Wytches and synthpop group Future Islands are set to appear on Sunday, alongside Pixies (performing their only London show in 2014), The Horrors, Temples, POND, Drenge, Telegram, Shy Nature, Childhood and The Bohicas.
Pixies are set to release Indie Cindy, their first studio album since 1991’s Trompe Le Monde, on April 28, which makes the performance of new songs at the festival a possibility.
Field Day 2014, Victoria Park, E9, June 7 to June 8. Details: fielddayfestivals.com