Festival Playlist – South West France's Garorock by the festival director

Festival Playlist – South West France's Garorock by the festival director

M83French festival Garorock celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer. Taking place in Marmande, South West France between 30 June and 3 July, the event boasts some heavy hitters including Muse Muse, Disclosure, The Kills, M83 and more. Festival Director and Booker Ludovic Larbodie offers some personal favourite from the 2016 line-up to guide you around Garorock. Plus you can win ticket this this year's festival – enter now!

The Hives – Hate To Say I Told You So "This is the hymn to garage rock. After their performance at Garorock on 2013, The Hives became one of our favorite band on stage."

The Kills – Doings It To Death "This is a glorious title to return to the rock roots of our festival. Which just shows that we will never bury the rock’n’roll!"

Slaves – Cheer Up London "This track lifts up spirits in a time when we really need it. We love this new UK punk rock: Cheer up Marmande"

M83 – Midnight City (pictured) "This made them famous to the world and also represents the festival universe we have in South West France. It's always groovy, festive and warm down here."

Ratatat – Cream On Chrome "This is a band who live at the heart of an rock-electro universe, their guitars are triggers for electronic beats and vice versa. I'm sure this will be one of the best shows at the festival this year."

 

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Jamie XX – I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) "In Colour was one of the best albums of 2015 and this track was the soul and hip-hop track of the year. Garorock is Jamie XX’s only festival performance in France this summer so not to be missed."

Flume – Holdin On "It’s a huge honour to welcome the Australian DJ this our festival. This is an artist who is one of the best of his generation and represents the future of live electro."

Soom T – Broken Robots "We're looking for to the return of Som T, who I suspect will soon become one of the key figures of the Anglo-Saxon pop music."

Disclosure – White Noise "Set to bring the 20th edition of our festival to a close this year, Disclosure serve up deep electro with a soul voice. It's best possible way to end the party."

For more, including the full line-up and latest ticket news, head to Garorock.com.