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Jamie xx Joins Sónar Reykjavík Lineup

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Jimmy Edgar, Ryan Hemsworth, Futuregrapher & Kött Grá Pjé also onboard

Sónar Reykjavík 2015 has unveiled several local and international additions to their 2015 lineup, Grapevine can exclusively reveal.

Jamie xx – so named after his work with platinum-selling torch-song band The xx, who recorded in Iceland recently – has been building a sturdy reputation for his solo material, production work and remixes, including the Gil Scott Heron mashup above.

He joins the Sónar Reykjavík bill alongside acclaimed Detroit producer Jimmy Edgar, and hip-hop/ dubstep/ pop producer Ryan Hemsworth.

Local artists announced in this round are Jón Ólafsson & Futuregrapher, Emmsjé Gauti, Páll Ívan frá Eiðum, Kött Grá Pjé, AMFJ and Bjarki. They will perform alongside the varied talents of Skrillex, Paul Kalkbrenner, SBTRKT, Todd Terje, Kindness, Nina Kraviz, Elliphant and Samaris, and over 50 other acts at Sónar Reykjavík.

Tickets for the February festival, which will be once again be housed entirely in Harpa, are on sale here.

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Posted December 9, 2014