Latitude: Funk supergroup to play festival’s special guest slot
13:41 03 July 2014
Organisers of Suffolk’s biggest music festival have announced this year’s Sunday afternoon special guest performance.
Atomic Bomb! Who is William Onyeabor? will celebrate the music of West African synth pioneer William Onyeabor.
The Atomic Bomb! band features a musical collective put together by the Luaka Bop project, founded by David Byrne of Talking Heads.
The one-off line-up includes Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Beastie Boys collaborator Money Mark, Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem, Scritti Politti, Mahotella Queens and multi-instrumentalist Sinkane.
Other new acts include Slow Club, The Phantom Band, Rag N Bone Man and The People The Poet.