With Field Day under a week away we’ve chosen 5 artists we think you should check out.
Theo Le Vigoureux (aka Fakear) is a young man making a HUGE name for himself. The 24 year olds ‘easy on the ear’ blend of electronica has already brought the artist to the attention of a wealth of radio stations and established artists across Europe, and Field Day promises to be another opportunity to for him to add another entry to his already impressive musical CV.
Born in Caen, Le Vigoureux drops his ‘Animal’ LP on the 10th June and this follows a whole host of EP’s that have all received more than positive praise from the likes of MIA, Annie Mac, The FADER and ODESZA.
We spoke to the artist about Field Day and how his 2016 has panned out so far…
How does it feel to be playing at this year’s Field day festival?
I didn’t know Field day before, it’s the first time to me. I saw the line-up, and i was so impressed by so many huge names !
We’re crawling steadily to the mid-point of 2016. How’s it been so far? Any highlights?
It’s been so well ! I prepared my album since the beginning of the year, so it’s an highlight itself ! I played for the first time in the US, i was so happy to do it.
Describe yourself in 1 word
If you weren’t a musician, what you be?
Social worker, or something to serve people.
What’s your essential festival accessory? (Sun cream, a well-worn festival hat, wellies etc)
A beer glass necklace
If you could have your dream festival (dead or alive), who would be the three headliners and why?
Pink Floyd, Deep Forest and Major Lazer. The two first for the emotion, last one for using my beer glass necklace
What can we expect from your set at Field Day?
Hope i would create a big energetic bubble around the audience and me.
If you could recommend 3 other acts to check out at this year’s festival, who would they be?
Superpoze, Dream Koala & Clément Bazin
If you could be playing anywhere in the world in 12 months’ time, where would it be?
Anything else you’d like to tell us before we set you free to entertain the sun-seekers and muso’s of London (new album, new tour etc) ?
I release my new album “Animal” on June 10th, and i’ll be on tour until next November !
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