The Playground festival is back for 2013, showcasing a quality mix of classic talent and the most hyped underground emerging artists, all taking place under one roof at the Brixton Academy on the 7th-8th of June.
Today LEFTFIELD join this fine stellar cast which includes legendary electro genius GARY NUMAN, SQUAREPUSHER, KAVINSKY, VITALIC and UNKLE’s JAMES LAVELLE
Topping Friday’s bill will be the electronic duo DIGITALISM, making a very rare LIVE performance. Known for their breakthrough single ‘Pogo’, Digitalism have been a huge driving force in underground electronic music. Joining Digitalism will be one of the founding members of alternative electronic duo Unkle and long-serving resident at Fabric; James Lavelle.
Saturday nights headliner is Gary Numan, with his groundbreaking work and name as one of the figureheads of the electronic movement in the late 70s and early 80s, Gary Numan has been a pioneer of forward-thinking electronic music and a living legend to the UK’s musical history.
The star of the ‘Drive’ soundtrack and purveyor of dark 80s infused electro Kavinsky, John Foxx & The Maths, the new project from original Ultravox vocalist, John Foxx are also confirmed for Saturday, along with founding member of electronic pioneers Kraftwerk, Wolfgang Flur For more details visit the website.
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How many Gary Numan albums have gone to number one in the U.K charts?