ATP Nightmare Before Christmas festival details announced [News]

November 11, 2011

All Tomorrow’s Parties Nightmare Before Christmas festival weekend runs from the 9th-11th December 2011 at Butlins, Minehead – this year curated by Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav. As previously announced each band will headline and choose a line-up of 14 artists for one day of the festival.

Caribou are confirmed to play as the Caribou Vibration Ensemble – featuring special guest Marshall Allen (Sun Ra Arkestra), Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) on synthesizers and electronics, James Holden on modular synthesizers, a 4 piece horn section and two drummers – an 11 piece band total. The band features the four piece horn section that featured on Caribou’s Swim LP and James Holden’s modular synth is going to be connected to / played by Ahmed Gallab’s (Sinkane/Yeasayer) drum kit.

Were You There When The World Got Great? ATP Nightmare Before Christmas trailer from ATP Recordings on Vimeo.

Les Savy Fav curate ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas festival alongside Battles & Caribou this December 9th-11th. On sale now from​events/​nightmare2011.php

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