The Playground Festival 2013 to bring electronic music-legends to Brixton

Posted: 3rd May 2013
Squarepusher, Digitalism, Gary Numan and more are joined by The Orb, plus new teaser video just released, tickets on sale now

As previously announced, a huge electronic music festival will soon be descending on Brixton for a weekend of pioneering performers and upcoming young stars from the world of techno, house, ambient, synth-pop, dubstep, minimal, etc

Taking place over the course of two days on 7th and 8th June, The Playground Festival 2013 will take place at Brixton's O2 Academy and will star some very big important names from the past few decades of dance.

Friday 7th June will feature Leftfield with a headlining DJ set, Digitalism live, James Lavelle (UNKLE), Booka Shade, James Zabiela, a rare slot from Juan Atkins' superb Model 500 project, newbies Boddika and Deadboy, plus DJ Hell, X-Press 2 and many more.

Saturday 8th June is something even more special because Squarepusher will perform a headlining live set, with support from electro-rock pioneer Gary Numan with a full live band, plus none-other than his big influence John Foxx and the Maths also on the bill. American techno legend Derrick May, house superstar Kevin Saunderson, ambient masters The Orb (live), ace minimalist Pantha du Prince, a rare appearance by Kraftwerk's key-member Wolfgang Flür, Nathan Fake and more.

Early-bird tickets cost £27.50 per day, rising to £35 once they've sold out.

Check out the nifty promo film to whet your appetite.