HOMELANDS ADDITIONS

A crop of new additions including Presence, Dot Allison, The Egg and more...

UNKLE‘s JAMES LAVELLE, Presence, Dot Allison, Erick Morrillo, Basement Jaxx Soundsystem and The Egg are the latest additions to the Homelands Festival on Saturday, May 29.

The massive dance festival at The Matterley Bowl near Winchester in Hampshire already has The Chemical Brothers headlining alongside Underworld, ADF, Fatboy Slim and others in nine separate arenas.

LavelleMo’ Wax founder and DJ Shadow‘s partner in UNKLE – will DJ in the main Home Arena.

Presence, the soul/house collective formed by Charles Webster, will have guest live vocals from Shara Nelson, Sara Jay and Steve Edwards.

Dot Allison, ex-One Dove singer whose new album ‘Message Personal’ is out next week, will perform live.

The Egg have also just announced a UK tour plus a new single and box-set.

The band’s 1998 album ‘Travelator’ is being reissued on March 8 as a box-set with remix album ‘Get Some Mixes Together’, previously only available at live shows.

This is followed by a new single ‘Hey Charlie’ in early April.

The Egg‘s tour calls at

Leeds Cockpit (April 10) Brighton Pressure Point (17) Hull Adelphi (20) Glasgow King Tut’s (21) Newcastle Riverside (22) Bristol Fidders (23) Oxford Brookes University (24) London King’s Cross Scala (29) Manchester Roadhouse (May 1) Tickets for the shows are available from nme.com’s 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.