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.