Strawberry Fields 2012 first line-up names: Bodzin, Kollektiv Turmstrasse & more

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From our vantage point in the middle of winter, the long, hot summer seems pretty far away. However, the good people at Strawberry Fields festival have given us something to look forward to, with the first instalment of names for the 2012 weekender deep in the Victorian bush. We’ve got the scoop on some seriously great names to start things off, and you can be sure of plenty more where this came from. The dates for the festival are still to come.

Deep house and electronica specialists Kollektiv Turmstrasse head up this first round, and they’re a perfect fit for a festival under the stars. In 2012, the Hamburg duo has been criss-crossing Europe and the U.S., playing a roll-call of enviable parties and festivals. We can only hope the guys have been working on a follow-up to their Connaisseur Recordings-signed album from a couple of years back, Rebellion Der Träumer.

Also confirmed is L.A.-based Brainfeeder recruit Teebs, who has shown off his studio alchemy with the Ardour and Collections LPs. Expect a genre-bending set from him. Then there’s German tech veteran Stephan Bodzin, the electronic adventurer Prefuse 73, ‘high-tech minimal’ star Boris Brejcha, Swiss studio whiz Khainz and cross-continental team SQL and Child performing live. So far, so good.

As our reviewer wrote of the 2011 edition of Strawberry Fields: “It was a great location with an impressive amount of trees, great music, and an all-round good vibe from everyone concerned.” Read the review from 2011 here.

First names for Strawberry Fields 2012:

Kollektiv Turmstrasse
Teebs
Stephan Bodzin
Prefuse 73
Boris Brejcha
Khainz
SQL & Child [Live]

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cheechvda

cheechvda said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Teebs and Bodzin.. Im in.

davecw

davecw said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Kollektiv Turmstrasse hnggggggggg

JackT

JackT said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Yep, this is a good bunch for outdoor dancing.

Acperience 1

Acperience 1 said on the 9th Jul, 2012

In. Hopefully set times are a bit smoother this year. Looking forward to another amazing SF!! Looking great so far.. few more names which are known from a bit of digging which are making this years line up massive

Chillin

Chillin said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Can some of these acts be expected for Subsonic given the proximity of the events?

DylanG

DylanG said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Bodzin and KT. Very cool..

narcism

narcism said on the 9th Jul, 2012

Captain Hook is playing as well, hate that this event is so close to the eclipse festival

SANDSHREW

SANDSHREW said on the 9th Jul, 2012

I AM A TERRORIST BOYFRIEND BEFORE EATING SHIT

JacquiM

JacquiM said on the 10th Jul, 2012

Nice! Hopefully a hint for Subsonic too...

kerbear

kerbear said on the 12th Jul, 2012

Each day is improved by Sandshrew's comments

dirtysanchez91

dirtysanchez91 said on the 13th Jul, 2012

Oh my......
KT and Bodzin!

dirtysanchez91

dirtysanchez91 said on the 16th Jul, 2012

When will tickets be on sale?