Words: Steph Powell // Photo: Dan Dennison

Bestival announces first names for 2012, with The XX and Sigur Ros as exclusives.

This morning Rob Da Bank took to Twitter (@RobdaBank) to start unveiling the line up for Bestival 2012.
Among the names announced so far are Justice, Hot Chip, Little Dragon and Two Door Cinema Club.

But perhaps the most exciting news is that The XX and Sigur Ros are playing the festival exclusively,
with both bands currently working on new material. Bestival will be Sigur Ros’ only UK date of 2012.

The Bestival Line Up so far:

Hot Chip
Orbital
Doom
The XX
Sigur Ros
Justice
Two Door Cinema Club
Soulwax
2manyDJs
Nero
Emelie Sande
Warpaint
De La Soul
Major Lazer
Spiritualized
Inner City
Azealia Banks
Sub Focus
Earth, Wind and Fire
Rizzle Kicks
Buraka Son Sistema
Little Dragon
Lianne La Havas
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Gold Panda
Annie Mac
Dub Pistols
The 2 Bears
Caribou
Four Tet
Claude Von Stroke
Justin Martin
Eats Everything
DJ Yoda
Maya Jane Coles
Jackmaster
Scuba
Field Music