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Oneida, Tony Conrad, Thee Oh Sees & more for Godspeed ATP

| On 04, Aug 2010

To help conclude our yearlong celebrations of 10 Years of ATP, GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR will be the curators of our Weekend 1 Nightmare Before Christmas festival this December. The festival weekend will run from the 3rd-5th December at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead featuring around 40 bands picked by Godspeed You! Black Emperor, who will also perform. Today we can confirm the additions of:

ONEIDA presents THE OCROPOLIS
HANGED with TONY CONRAD
THEE OH SEES
MATANA ROBERTS
LAND OF KUSH
PHILIP JECK
JOHN BUTCHER

The Ocropolis is cult New York rock band Oneida’s multidisciplinary studio/performance space in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Built by Oneida and their friends in 2005, this studio has quickly become a legendary source of recordings by Black Dice, Growing, Sightings, Trans Am, Psychic Ills and of course Oneida – it has also played host to some intimate Oneida performances over the past years. For a special all-day event, Oneida is transporting the impetus, spirit and community of the Ocropolis to Minehead for a full day of improvisation, collaboration, and recording which the festival attendees can witness first hand. Oneida will perform continuously throughout the day, sometimes with guests from the rich array of musicians also performing in the festival, sometimes alone and mostly improvised.

Oneida previously presented the Ocropolis at ATP New York 2009 where they played for around 10 hours and finished with a headline set of their recorded material. Throughout the day they collaborated with artists including members of The Flaming Lips, Akron Family, Boredoms, No Neck Blues Band, Tall Firs, Zach Hill of Hella and many more, and no doubt at Nightmare Before Christmas many other artists on the festival line-up will be featured.
The current festival line-up looks like this:

GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR / “WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC / NEUROSIS / BARDO POND / THE EX / DEERHOOF / THE DEAD C / BLACK DICE / FRANCISCO LOPEZ / TIM HECKER / MIKE WATT / SCOUT NIBLETT / WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM / MARISSA NADLER / GROWING / RANGDA / NOMEANSNO / JOSEPHINE FOSTER (SOLO) / WHITE MAGIC / EMERALDS / DANIEL HIGGS (LUNGFISH) / BOBAN I MARKO MARKOVIC ORCHESTRA / CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE / COUNTRY TEASERS / DANIEL MENCHE / MAHER SHALAL HASH BAZ / BORBETOMAGUS / FLOWER / CORSANO DUO / KEIJI HAINO / BRUCE MCCLURE / MAHJONGG / CLUSTER / BERG SANS NIPPLE / SICK LLAMA / ONEIDA presents THE OCROPOLIS / HANGED with TONY CONRAD / THEE OH SEES / MATANA ROBERTS / LAND OF KUSH / PHILIP JECK / JOHN BUTCHER

With more to be confirmed!

Tickets for Nightmare Before Christmas curated by Godspeed You! Black Emperor are priced at £165.00pp for room only and £175.00pp for self catering and are on sale now from www.atpfestival.com


This will be the first of two festival weekends from ATP this December. We will also be repeating our In Between Days event which runs at Butlins between the two weekend festivals and the line-up currently features artists including Hallogallo 2010, Caribou, Four Tet and more (see atpfestival.com for full info). For the second festival weekend to finish our yearlong celebrations of 10 Years of ATP, we are thrilled to bring back the event that started it all. In 1999 Belle & Sebastian curated The Bowlie Weekender, the event that became All Tomorrow’s Parties, and this December they will return to headline and curate Bowlie 2 from the 10th – 12th December at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. The line-up so far looks like this:

BELLE & SEBASTIAN / TEENAGE FANCLUB / ISOBEL CAMPBELL and MARK LANEGAN / JULIAN COPE / THE VASELINES / THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS / VASHTI BUNYAN / THE APPLES IN STEREO / FRIGHTENED RABBIT / FIELD MUSIC / HOWLIN’ RAIN / THOSE DANCING DAYS / THE DUTCHESS AND THE DUKE / SILVER COLUMNS / FOALS / CRYSTAL CASTLES / DEAN WAREHAM PLAYS GALAXIE 500 / MULATU ASTATKE / EDWYN COLLINS / STEVE MASON / DIRTY PROJECTORS / THE ZOMBIES / JENNY AND JOHNNY / SONS AND DAUGHTERS / TREMBLING BELLS / ABIGAIL GREY / ZOEY VAN GOEY / THE 1900s / 1990s

Tickets for BOWLIE 2 are priced at £165.00pp for room only and £175.00pp for self catering and are on sale now from www.atpfestival.com