If we at DiS may suggest another festival to you fine people…
This year's Triptych festival, is set to run from April 27th to May 1st throughout Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
The festival - in its fifth year - this year will offer sets from, amongst others, Kano, LCD Soundsystem, Gruff Ryhs, Arab Strap, Herbie Hancock, Luke Vibert, The Fall, Cat Power and Roots Manuva.
Additionally there will be a film programme featuring films such as the DiS recommended gang-warfare cult classic Warriors (embellished with a scintillating live score by hip-hop maverick Tes); the Howlin' Wolf Story - which documents the life of the legendary bluesman; and Look For Me in the Whirlwind - an account of Marcus Garvey; one of Jamaica's greatest cultural icons.
A full line up of acts playing are; Aberfeldy, Akufen, Alasdair Roberts, Andres Lokko, Arab Strap, Archer Prewitt, Astro Boy, Bikini Atoll, Billy Woods, Brian D'Souza, Brooks, Bugz in the Attic, Butch Cassidy Sound System, Candi Staton, Cat Power, Chris Harris, Chris McNulty, Craig Smith , The Czars, Danny Sharkey, Deportivo Street Team, Dirty Krux, Domenic, Dosimat, Dougal Herman, The Earlies, Entrance, ESG, The Fall, Found, Funky Transport, Gruff Ryhs, Gareth Sommerville, Greg Wilson, Gianni Palazzo, Gilles Peterson, Harri, Herbie Hancock, Hot Chip, Jerry Dammers, Jim Hutcheson, John Tye, Jonee Q, Jonny Trunk, Josh Martinez, Juan Atkins, Juana Molina, Kama Aina, Kano, Karl Heinz Stockhausen, Kenny Hawkes, Kenny Knotts, Kev Wright, King Creosote, Laptop Jams & Nogales, Laurie Anderson, LCD Soundsystem, Luke Vibert, Lucky Luke, Mr Mafro, Magic Daddy, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Markus Enochson, Mash, Micah P Hinson, Miso Djs, Mugison, Mungo's Hi-fi, Money Mark, My Latest Novel, Nick Peacock, Nicky Siano, Nick Yuill, Open Field Church, Optimo Djs, Overtone, Pastels (dj set), Paul McNulty, Paul St Hilaire, Plantlife, Prince Buster, Paul Cawley, Ralph Lawson, Rob Mathie, Roots Manuva, Sam Prekop, Savage Pencil (Edwin Pouncey), Simon Hodge, Sub Club Djs, Stacey Pullen, Television Personalities, Tes, Twitch, Uncle John & Whitelock, Vinyl Junkies, George T, Mr Todd, Martin Valentine, Steven Wanless, What?, Wilkes and Mr Zimbabwe.
For more details, check http://www.triptych05.com/