Bristol festival Simple Things has announced a new wave of names for its 2014 event.
Death From Above 1979 lead up the additions, riding on the back of their second album ‘The Physical World’.
The Canadian duo will be joined by producers SOPHIE and Actress, as well as Carpark Records signings Greys and fast-rising electronic artist Redinho.
Simple Things opens with a special live set from Caribou on 24th October, before the main event takes place on Saturday 25th October. Liars, Mogwai and Evian Christ are the big names on this year’s bill.
New additions in full:
Death From Above 1979, Actress, SOPHIE, DJ Nature, Dark Sky, Happa, Redinho, Greys, Futureboogie, The Kelly Twins, Idles, Studio 89 DJs, Owain K, Shapes DJs, Seka, Stamp The Wax DJs, Dickon, Twin Picks.
For the full Simple Things line-up, head here.
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“Spent a lot of time these last few months reflecting on her uniqueness, our time together, and the impact she had on so many aspects of my life.”
Nearing twenty years in the game, Death From Above 1979 are taking total control for the first time and pulling their genre-shredding approach forward with menace.
An album which sees the pair attempt to build upon the mythology of their past - and reclaim a little of it, too - it’s a move that largely pays off.