Hidden in the middle of a mystical woodland, Gottwood Festival returns to Llanfaethlu in Wales from the 9th to 12th June 2016 for another intimate and wholly independent underground electronic music experience. Year on year Gottwood’s carefully curated line-up welcomes a whole host of the finest in underground talent, including rising stars and established veterans drawn from all corners of the scene. Returning for the seventh year in June 2016, this year’s line-up is no exception. Watch the best of last year’s festival above.
Artists on this year’s bill include techno royalty, DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall, Ostgut Ton former label manager and long-serving electronic music figure Nick Höppner and Simple Record’s founder and the man behind AUS Music, Will Saul. Also joining this year’s line-up will be Robert Johnson family member Roman Flügel, the highly regarded Joy Orbison, former Life and Death label manager Job Jobse, Drone Logic artist Daniel Avery and the much sought after Geneva-based DJ Sonja Mooner.
Recently Added: Gottwood have expanded this year’s stellar lineup even further, adding Barcelona-based Hivern Discs owner John Talabot, Rush Hour‘s Hunee, rising star John Dimas and Manchester’s hotly tipped grime collective, LVLZ.
Other names on the bill include Berghain and Panorama Bar resident Tama Sumo, the timeless house and techno producer Prosumer, music ambassadors Psychemagik and Scottish Sub Club residents Optimo. Axel Boman will also bring his distinctive yet dance floor friendly sound to a Gottwood stage, along with Balearic disco king Felix Dickinson and US-based African cassette collector, blogger and DJ Awesome Tapes From Africa. For more info, visit the Gottwood website here.
Lineup highlights so far: Adam Shelton / Awesome Tapes From Africa / Andrew Weatherall b2b Roman Flügel / Axel Boman / Beautiful Swimmers / Chimpo / Craig Richards b2b Ben UFO / Crazy P / Daniel Avery / Denney / DJ Deep / Felix Dickinson / Frits Wentick / Glenn Astro / Grain / Ivy Lab / Jane Fitz / Job Jobse / Joy Orbison / Kowton b2b Hodge / Lauer (Live) / Maribou State / Max Graef / Move D / Mr. G (Live) / Nick Höppner / Nicolas Lutz / Optima / PBR Streetgang / Pedestrian / Prosumer / Psychemagik / Ralph Lawson / Secretsundaze / Shackleton (Live) / Sonja Moonear / Tama Sumo / The Mole / tINI / Tristan Da Cunha / Virginia / Waifs & Strays / Will Saul / Zip