Apr 2012 21

Taking place now at the London Pleasure Gardens rather than their spiritual home at Minehead, Butlins, Bloc festival will be back for a two-dayer on July 6 and 7.

The new venue will see a wider range of artists perform than previous events – the headliners of Snoop Dogg, Richie Hawtin and Steve Reich on the Friday highlighting ¬†this diversity. Alongside these acts can be found a number of artists of interest to Release readers. There’s Orbital, Squarepusher, Battles, James Blake, Ellen Allien and Gary Numan across the range of artists already confirmed, with more to follow.