A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer.
A host of top rock and electronic acts will descend on Spain's Benicassim Festival this summer. The event will be held Aug. 4-7 and feature performances by Oasis, Keane, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, the reunited Dinosaur Jr., Doves, Polyphonic Spree, the Raveonettes, Athlete, Kaiser Chiefs and Kasabian.
Underworld, Basement Jaxx, Fischerspooner, Four Tet, Pan Sonic, LCD Soundsystem, Larry Tee, Lemon Jelly, Mouse On Mars, Tarwater and Andrew Weatherall will represent the electronica contingent, while Yo La Tengo, !!!, Ladytron, Devendra Banhart, Daniel Johnston, Radio 4, the Kills, Xiu Xiu and the Wedding Present lead the list of indie rock performers.
Also on the Benicassim bill are Kings Of Convenience (group member Erlend Oye will perform an additional solo set), the Posies, the Tears, Mylo, the Glimmers, Jeans Team, Lori Meyers and Matthew Herbert.
Highlights from the 2004 edition of the event, which featured performances by Franz Ferdinand, Scissor Sisters, Brian Wilson and the Chemical Brothers, are available on DVD via Benicassim's official Web site.