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Dan Snaith, better known as Caribou will be making his fourth visit to Field Day this year under the monikers of Caribou and Daphni. Snaith has set the world alight with his superb live show, which you can see for yourself during his triumphant headline slot on the Eat Your Own Ears stage on the Saturday night.
Daniel Avery’s Drone Logic album on Erol Alkan’s Phantasy Sound in 2013 paved the way for his monumental rise in the dance music world. From taking his eclectic and highly original sound around the world, the recent FabricLive 66 compilation sums up where Avery is not only musically, but physically too. Securing a residency at the institution known as Fabric really sums up Avery’s influence on dance music culture right now.
Andrew Weatherall’s influence on the music scene is difficult to put into one simple, all encompassing phrase. From DJ sets at Danny Rampling’s legendary Shoom, to producing the Primal Scream classic ‘Screamadelica’, to Sabres of Paradise, Two Lone Swordsmen and way too many more to mention; Weatherall’s influence should never be underestimated.
Otis Jackson Jr., better known as Madlib is one of the most critically acclaimed and influential hip-hop DJs and producers of the 2000s. Known for collaborating with heavyweights such as J Dilla, Talib Kweli and MF Doom, Madlib has cemented his place in history with a huge array of releases under a number of pseudonyms such as Quasimoto and Beat Konducta.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith will be performing her album Horses with her band on the Field Day Sunday. With her debut album Horses and her acclaimed memoir ‘Just Kids’, it’s plain to see why Patti’s work has gathered so much praise, far and wide. A singer, performer, poet and artist, Patti continues to build on the amazing legacy she has built since releasing the instant classic Horses forty years ago.
True techno pioneers and original Berghain residents, Marcel Dettmann and Ben Klock will be playing back to back - you can expect plenty of deep, hypnotic and tough techno from these two. The pair have clocked up a huge catalogue of their own releases and remixes for the likes of Fever Ray, Depeche Mode and Modeselektor amongst many others, making them stalwarts of the thriving Berlin techno scene.