The UK’s Great Escape Festival announced another 150 artists earlier this week for this year’s event. Being devoted to delivering a line-up that justifies our reputation as a Mecca for emerging talent, the newest additions include; 2013 Mercury Prize nominee Jon Hopkins, London’s R&B phenomenon Joel Compass, Strokes’ guitarist gone solo Albert Hammond, Jr., leftfield rap collective Ratking, resoundingly soulful Hozier, indie Brooklyn trio Augustines and folk outfit Dry The River.

Aiming to truly represent the full spectrum of emerging talent in contemporary music, BBC Sound of 2014 nominated George Ezra will also perform; Elsewhere, Jimi Goodwin, front man of Doves, who has been musically mutating for over 15 years, will take to one of the festival’s stages. Behind-the-scenes songwriter/producer MNEK, whose debut single is due this spring, electronica craftsman East India Youthand Canada’s Kiesza, currently tearing up the electro-pop dance scene, also join the line-up today, among many more.

The full list of the latest announcements in alphabetical order are:

A PLASTIC ROSE / ADULT JAZZ** / AFTERPARTEES  /AISHA ORAZBAYEVA / ALBERT HAMMOND, JR. / ALEC BENJAMIN / ALL WE ARE
ANGEL AT MY TABLE / ANNA MEREDITH / ÁSGEIR / AUGUSTINES / AZEKEL

BARBAROSSA / BAT AND BALL / BEAR HANDS / BEATY HEART / BEST FRIENDS / BIG SIXES / BIG UPS / BLESSA / BLOODY KNEES / BOKKA / BOY JUMPS SHIP / BRAWLERS / BRIDIE JACKSON AND THE ARBOUR / BRYCE HACKFORD

CASUAL SEX / CATS ON TREES / CHAMPS / CHEERLEADER / COASTS

DEATH AT SEA / DEATHCRUSH / DRY THE RIVER

EAST INDIA YOUTH / EAVES / ELECTRIC EYE / ELLI INGRAM / EMILIE NICOLAS / EVA STONE / EYEDRESS

FAMY / FÉ / FICKLE FRIENDS / FRANK HAMILTON / FRENCH FOR RABBITS

GALLERY CIRCUS / GAMBLES / GENERATE / GEORGE BARNETT / GEORGE EZRA / GIRL BAND / GLASS OWLS / GNARWOLVES / GO WOLF / GORGON CITY / GRAND ANALOG / GΔRTMΔLEN

HARLEIGHBLU / HAWK HOUSE / HERO FISHER / HEY ROSETTA! / HOZIER / HUDSON TAYLOR

JAMES BAY / JAMIE ISAAC / JAWS / JIMI GOODWIN / JOEL BAKER / JOEL COMPASS / JON HOPKINS

KAN WAKAN / KIESZA / KIT / KYAN

LAKE STREET DIVE / LAURA WELSH / LAZYTALK / LE VASCO / LET THE MACHINES DO THE WORK / LITTLE MATADOR / LIZZO / LOUIS AGUILAR AND THE CROCODILE TEARS / LOVE ZOMBIES / LYGER / LYLA FOY

MIGHTY OAKS / MILKY CHANCE / MIREL WAGNER / MIRROR SIGNAL / MNEK / MOODOÏD

NEØV / NOTHING BUT THIEVES

OLIVER COATES / ONLY RIVALS

PABLO NOUVELLE / PATTEN / PHANTOGRAM / PHORIA / PORT ISLA / PS I LOVE YOU / PUP

RAE MORRIS / RAH RAH / RALEIGH RITCHIE / RATKING / REBEKA / RM HUBBERT / RYAN VAIL

SAM FENDER / SAY LOU LOU / SEA CHANGE / SEAN MCGOWAN / SHINY DARKLY / SIVU / SOLIDS / SOUTHERN / SPRING KING / STONEFIELD / SUN GLITTERS / SUVI / SYD ARTHUR

TAYMIR / TELEGRAM / TENNIS / THE BOHICAS / THE CLAMEENS / THE DISTRICTS / THE DUMPLINGS / THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS / THE NEIGHBOURHOOD / THE NEW TIGERS / THE PEOPLE THE POET / THE TROUBLE WITH TEMPLETON / THOMAS AZIER / TIGERTOWN / TRISTESSE CONTEMPORAINE / TRUST

UNKNWN

VON HERTZEN BROTHERS

WE WERE EVERGREEN / WILD CUB / WONDER VILLAINS

YEARS AND YEARS

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