Some of the most talked about buzz bands at this month's SXSW festival are amongst a wave of new acts added to the T In The Park bill. The following acts have today joined the T In The Park bill and are set to play Strathallan Castle over Friday 10th – Sunday 12th July:
FRIDAY 10TH JULY LINE-UP ADDITIONS
The War On Drugs, SIGMA, The Cribs, Hannah Wants, The Twilight Sad, Prides, Lucy Rose, Slaves, Lower Than Atlantis, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Lonely The Brave, Indiana, Coasts, Blossoms, The Beaches, The Riptide Movement, Fort Hope
SATURDAY 11TH JULY LINE-UP ADDITIONS
Marina & The Diamonds, Palma Violets, Circa Waves, The Strypes, The LaFontaines, Sunset Sons, George The Poet, Walking On Cars, The Coronas, Gavin James, Vaults
SLAM TENT: Maceo Plex (headline set), Annie Mac (joins the Slam Tent bill in addition to her Main Stage Friday set)
SUNDAY 12TH JULY LINE-UP ADDITIONS
Ella Eyre, Wolf Alice, Benjamin Booker, Young Guns, Black Rivers
SLAM TENT: Claude VonStroke
Philadelphia's The War On Drugs' signature layered, dense sound has won the band a mass of fans around the globe. They reached the number two spot in the UK Independent chart with 2014's Lost In The Dream, whichwas hailed Album of the Year by Uncut and Q. The band continue to reap recognition internationally, and fresh from an epic performance at SXSW, they are a hugely exciting addition to this year's T In The Park line-up.
International chart toppers SIGMA's early releases quickly marked them out as producers to watch, while remixes for Eric Prydz, Ellie Goulding, Stylo G and Sway began to take them to a wider audience. Their first number one single, Nobody To Love was followed up by another chart topper when their second single, Changing ft. Paloma Faith was released, and they're sure to bring a party vibe to Strathallan Castle.
Marina & The Diamonds aka Marina Diamandis creates irresistible electro indie pop, and will make her long-awaited T In The Park debut this summer. The Welsh singer-songwriter has released her latest album Froot this monthand is sure to showcase new material in her T In The Park set.
Since forming in 2002, The Cribs have won major plaudits including NME's prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Music Award in 2013. The band return this month with a brand new album For All My Sisters, heralding an exciting new chapter in the upwards trajectory of the Jarman brothers. Big T In The Park favourites, they're sure to go down a storm at Strathallan Castle.
Hailed “the undisputed queen of 2014” by Mixmag, Hannah Wants has validated herself as a world renowned DJ with some serious credentials. Last year alone she picked up the Best Breakthrough DJ title at the DJ Mag awards and became Mixmag's Best Breakthrough DJ and Star Of The Year, and her set is not to be missed.
Scottish trio The Twilight Sad's desolate, majestic and dense sound has earned them major plaudits since they formed in 2003. Their fourth studio album Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave (released in October) was named Scottish Album of the Year by The Scotsman and Album of the Year by Drowned in Sound.
Another exciting band hot off the back of shows at SXSW, Palma Violets have been working with producer John Leckie (Radiohead, Stone Roses) on their new album Danger in the Club, due for release this May.The band recently went on the road for the NME Awards Tour and will bring their euphoric sound to T In The Park this summer.
In what's sure to be a huge moment for band and fans alike, Prides will make T In The Park history when they become the first band to play the Main Stage at the festival's new home, Strathallan Castle. Since they last appeared at Balado in 2013, they have played to a global audience at The Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony. Producing original synth-pop tracks with infectious lyrics and feel-good melodies, the Glasgow trio are sure to receive a local heroes' when they open the Main Stage on the Friday.
Slaves aka Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman opened the NME Awards Tour's 20th anniversary shows earlier this year. They count Arctic Monkeys amongst their many fans, and are set to make a hotly anticipated return to T In The Park after their incredible headline set on the BBC Introducing Stage last year.