Bands sign up for music festival on internet

New Young Pony Club and Hot Chip set for Second Life bash

New Young Pony Club, Hot Chip, Pet Shop Boys and Simian Mobile Disco have all been announced for a new virtual real life festival.

Additional acts confirmed for the virtual festival include Tiga, Hadouken! and Good Shoes.

‘Secondfest’ will be held on virtual world phenomena Second Life.

The Secondfest Stage opens on June 29-July 1, alongside an Indie Stage, Dance Tent, Chill Island and Guardian Lounge.

For more information go to Guardian.co.uk/secondfest/.