M.I.A., Richie Hawtin, Kamasi Washington, Egyptian Lover, Bicep, SOHN and Sampha are among the 40 acts added to the Melt Festival line-up. Launched in 1997 by the owners of Berlin record shop Melting Point, the 20th edition returns to the former coal mine Ferropolis from Friday, July 14th to Sunday, July 16th.
Also confirmed are Tale Of Us, MK, Ben Frost, Denis Sulta, FJAAK and long-time curators Modeselektor who return to host the MeltSelektor stage for an eighth year. Others include Hercules & Love Affair, Agents Of Time, Agoria, Andy Butler, Bjarki, Dan Beaumont, Denis Horvat, Elisabeth, Jimi Jules, Konstantin Sibold, Lil Silva, Maceo Plex, Massimiliano, Pagliara, Monoloc, Rampue, Soulection Showcase, Sylvan Esso, Tereza, The Lemon Twigs, Tini, Tom Misch and Whomadewho.
The 90 hours non-stop Sleepless Floor returns and the pre-party on Thursday, July 13th will see Fatboy Slim headline. To get a taste of Melt before July, head to London’s Printworks on Saturday, March 18th for a showcase featuring Chris Liebing, Recondite, Julia Govor, Kiasmos, Mind Against, Tommy Four Seven and Inigo Kennedy (Tickets here).
For details and tickets to Melt Festival go to meltfestival.de.