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Laurel Halo, Kassem Mosse For Field Day
The Quietus , March 22nd, 2012 12:30

Laurel Halo, Kassem Mosse & Jessie Ware among names added to Victoria Park day festival

Field Day, which takes place on Saturday 2nd June in Hackney's Victoria Park, have added a number of a new names to an already packed festival line-up.

Chief among them are Laurel Halo, who has just announced the release of her debut album Quarantine through Hyperdub and has a new EP about to land through Mute's new Liberation Technologies imprint. Halo's live sets tend to be as wide-ranging as her recorded output, shifting from the rippling ambience and submerged beats of last year's Hour Logic EP to full-on dance music, and this appearance will presumably also feature new material from Quarantine.

Excellent German deep house/techno producer Kassem Mosse has also been confirmed to play. His live sets have become renowned in dance music circles for their very slow-building, moody properties, so it will be interesting to see how he translates to a (hopefully) warm, sunny field in the middle of daytime East London.

Also added to the bill are Austra, Citizens, Crocodiles, Eats Everything, Jessie Ware, Last Dinosaurs, Summer Camp, Sunless '97, Tim Burgess (DJing) and When Saints Go Machine.

The Quietus will once again be hosting the Village Mentality Stage, and these new additions join a line-up that already features such delights as Death Grips, Fennesz, Grimes, Julia Holter, Liars, R. Stevie Moore, Rustie, Toy, Tortoise and The Men.

You can watch Field Day Radio, featuring founder Tom Baker and Tim Burgess, below: