As the countdown to festival season begins, Germany's Melt! Festival reveals 20 new acts for the 2014 edition, which takes place from 18 - 20 July in Ferropolis. Acts including Jeff Mills, Little Dragon, Panda Bear, Seth Troxler, Temples, Maya Jane Coles, Le1f and many more will perform at the open air spectacle, in addition to acts previously announced including Portishead, Röyksopp & Robyn Do It Again 2014, Moderat, Darkside, Metronomy and Four Tet.
For the 17th edition of Melt!, the organisers are proud to announce that Detroit-based techno legend Jeff Mills will grace the stage in the City of Iron this year. With Panda Bear, Animal Collective mastermind, Noah Lennox, will perform songs from his brand-new album. Seth Troxler has also been confirmed to DJ back to back with Tiga. The line-up for the official festival pre-party also expands with Swedish synth band, Little Dragon joining Bonaparte to perform on Thursday 17 July.
Omar Souleyman, John Wizards and Mark Ernestus presents Jeri-Jeri are also part of this year's line-up, enriching the musical spectrum at Melt! with sophisticated dance grooves from South Africa, Senegal and Syria. Temples, Le1f and Say Lou Lou, on the other hand, will bring psychedelic rock, hip hop, and dream pop.
Also confirmed today: Alle Farben, Dapayk & Padberg, Guy Gerber, Monika Kruse, The Martinez Brothers, Maya Jane Coles, Nod One's Head (live), Portable (live) and Subb-an. Further acts will be announced in the following weeks.
All newly confirmed acts
Alle Farben | Maya Jane Coles | Dapayk & Padberg | Mark Ernestus pres. Jeri-Jeri | Guy Gerber | John Wizards | Monika Kruse | Le1f | Little Dragon | The Martinez Brothers | Jeff Mills | Nod One's Head (live) | Panda Bear | Portable (live) | Say Lou Lou | Subb-an | Temples | Seth Troxler
All confirmed acts so far
Alle Farben | Erol Alkan B2B Daniel Avery | Baauer | Bilderbuch | Bombay Bicycle Club | Bonaparte | Boys Noize | Breach | Brodinski | Chet Faker | Chromeo | Clean Bandit | Maya Jane Coles | Dapayk & Padberg | Darkside | Dillon | Dusky | DVS1 | Ellen Allien | Mark Ernestus pres. Jeri-Jeri | George Fitzgerald | FM Belfast | Four Tet | French Fries B2B L-Vis 1990 | Fuck Buttons | Guy Gerber | Gesaffelstein (DJ-Set) | John Grant | John Wizards | Haim | Innervisions Special feat. Âme (DJ-Set), Dixon, Kim Ann Foxman (DJ-Set), Mano Le Tough, Marcus Worgull, Recondite (live) u.a. | Ja, Panik | Jackson & His Computerband | Jagwar Ma | John Talabot (DJ-Set) | John Wizards | Jungle | Lone | Lulu James | Fritz Kalkbrenner | Markus Kavka | Kid Simius (live) | Kölsch (live) | Monika Kruse | Le1f | Little Dragon | The Martinez Brothers | Maya Jane Coles | Metronomy | Mighty Oaks | Jeff Mills | Milky Chance | Moderat | Modeselektor | Nod One's Head (live) | The Notwist | Of Montreal | Kele Okereke (DJ-Set) | Panda Bear | Pantha du Prince (live) | Planningtorock | Portable (live) | Portishead | Pretty Lights | Röyksopp & Robyn Do It Again 2014 | S O H N | Say Lou Lou | SBTRKT | Skream | Son Lux | Omar Souleyman | Subb-an | Tale of Us | Temples | Ten Walls (live) | Tensnake | Tiga B2B Seth Troxler | tINI | Tourist | Thees Uhlmann | WhoMadeWho | Wolf Alice