Hot Chip, School Of Seven Bells, Panda Bear added to Moogfest line-up

Acts will join Massive Attack, MGMT and Jonsi at the North Carolina event

Hot Chip, School Of Seven Bells, Panda Bear added to Moogfest line-up

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Hot Chip, School Of Seven Bells and Animal Collective's Panda Bear are among the latest additions to the line-up for the inaugural Moogfest.

Taking place in Asheville, North Carolina on October 29-31, the festival will celebrate the life and legacy of Robert Moog, the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.

Other new additions set to join Massive Attack, MGMT and Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi at the event include Four Tet, Dan Deacon and Girl Talk.

Best known for designing and creating the first commercial analogue synthesizer, Moog produced a range of electronic instruments which have been used by artists such as Kraftwerk, New Order, The Cure, Daft Punk, Depeche Mode and Radiohead.

In addition to the music, a number of workshops, panel discussions, visual art exhibitions and film screenings will also take place as part of the festival.

Tickets for Moogfest go on sale this Friday (August 13) – for more information visit Moogfest.com.

The line-up so far for Moogfest is as follows:

Big Boi
Caribou
Dam-Funk
Dan Deacon
El-P
Emeralds
Four Tet
Girl Talk
Hot Chip
Jon Hopkins
Jónsi
Kuroma
Massive Attack
Matmos
MGMT
Mimosa
Mountain Man
Nortec Collective Presents Bostich + Fussible
Panda Bear
Pretty Lights
RJD2
Saturn Never Sleeps (Feauring King Britt & Rucyl)
School Of Seven Bells
The Octopus Project
Thievery Corporation
Two Fresh

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