YO1 Festival, York 5/5/13
With the full YO1 lineup announced, ‘It’s a Bass Thing’ are proudly hosting the main stage, featuring such talents as AlunaGeorge, Rudimental, Lulu James, Jackmaster and Oneman alongside local acts like The Marzec Group and the Dub Barn Collective. A big step up from last years festival, York University based Circulation Magazine will also be hosting a stage which will see the likes of Medlar, Greymatter, Tusk Wax and Luv*Jam bringing the house vibes to YO1. Well established reggae night Irie Vibe’s will be playing a large role, hosting the legendary Channel One Sound System alongside a plethora of local reggae acts. Bison Coffee House – the home of IABT’s Sub FM slot, and Please Please You and will be delivering the best in acoustic and indie all with stage’s of their own. All taking place on the Knavesmire racecourse you can expect to see a number of acts associated with IABT over the weekend across YO1.
Taking to the main stage will be label boss Royce Rolls, hosting the acts and playing in-between artists and of course the highly elusive Welsh duo Myth Rychards, expect juke, uk funky and general mayhem from these masked men who have received support from Annie Mac and Toddla T. New boys Millski and Rudetone will also be representing on the main stage. A treat for those who like their frequencies low and the tunes to create a party vibe, these two have played across the country selecting the best in dubstep and drum & bass. Millski is also holding down a spot on the prolific Radio Freq, and will be bringing the good times to Knavesmire with his partner.
Newly signed Didz will be expected to tear up YO1 main stage also, with his selection of old and new garage, house and bass music, and also his own array of releases which cover labels such as Ten Thousand Yen and L2S. Prolific producer Lucent will be gracing the Circulation stage displaying his wide pallet of musical tastes and production, which range from minimal techno to bassline house, having recently released on ‘It’s a Bass Thing’, Lucent is definitely one to catch for his eclectic sets.
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