Australian psych-rockers Tame Impala are finally heading to Auckland for the first time in January — they make their New Zealand debut later this month at Gisborne’s Rhythm & Vines — to headline St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2013 alongside Bat For Lashes. Five other bands have been added to the already stellar line-up over the past few weeks — New York punk trio A Place to Bury Strangers, Norwegian folk-pop duo Kings of Convenience, New Jersey dream-pop group Real Estate, Minnesota-based electro-adventurers Poliça and rising Australian electronic artist Flume — and along with local act The Eversons, Tame Impala mark the final addition to the much anticipated summer festival. The Perth-based group are currently touring Australia in support of their brilliant sophomore LP Lonerism, with Auckland and Singapore being their only Laneway appearances, and I seriously can’t wait to see these guys live.
Here is the full line-up for Auckland’s Laneway Festival 2013, taking place on January 28 at Silo Park:
Bat For Lashes, Tame Impala, Bailterspace, Yeasayer, Real Estate, Of Monsters and Men, Alt-J, Nicolas Jaar, Divine Fits, Jessie Ware, Cloud Nothings, The Men, Japandroids, Poliça, A Place to Bury Strangers, Kings of Convenience, Flume, The Phoenix Foundation, Lawrence Arabia, Phelps and Munro, Street Chant, Deer Park, Beach Pigs and The Eversons.
Check out the first line-up announcement plus video highlights here, and head below for a selection of videos from the recent additions.
Watch Tame Impala’s latest clip for ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards‘ below.
Check out Poliça’s new video for ‘Dark Star’, taken from their great debut LP Give You the Ghost.
Watch Flume’s video for ‘Sleepless’ ft. Jezzebell Doran below.
Watch Real Estate’s latest video for ‘Easy‘ below, taken from last year’s excellent LP Days.
Check out the NSFW clip for ‘You Are the One’ below, taken from A Place to Bury Strangers’ latest LP Oceans.
Watch Kings of Convenience’s video for ‘I’d Rather Dance With You’ below, off 2009’s Declaration of Dependence.
Watch The Eversons’ recent video for ‘Could it Ever Get Better?’ below.