Thursday, April 02, 2009
fib, the Benicassím Musicfest gets bigger every year - British bands Maxïmo Park and The Horrors head the latest list of new additions to the line-up. Maxïmo Park will be promoting ‘Quicken the Heart’ (2009), and The Horrors will be giving us a taste of the new trails they have been blazing with Geoff Barrow of Portishead on their new album, ‘Primary Colours’to be released shortly. The Walkmen, a New York-based band, are also on board with their latest album, ‘You & Me’ (2008). The British band Elbow will also arrive with a new release in tow, ‘The Seldom Seen Kid (2008). Canadian artist Peaches, the personification of punk is now coming and the Swedish indie singer Lykke Li with her stirring electropop vibe; as will the Japanese-American Steve Aoki, an outstanding DJ and producer who has remixed bands like The Killers and Duran Duran.