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Fuck Buttons at Ypsigrock ’12

SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH

Dear Ypsini,

The time: Winter 2004. The place: Bristol, England.
Art students Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power come together to form electronic group Fuck Buttons.

Since then they have spread their unique sound which Time Out Magazine described as an “adrenaline pumping, ear purging, slab of towering pristine noise”.

Their last album Tarot Sport was released in 2009 by ATP Records.

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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks at Ypsigrock ’12

FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH

Dear Ypsini,

we are proud to announce the confirmation of Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks in the Ypsigrock ’12 line up.

Stephen Malkmus is the main singer and songwriter behind the influential 1990s indie rock band Pavement. The Jicks, formed in 2000, are Jake Morris, Mike Clark, Joanna Bolme.

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks released Mirror Traffic (MatadorDomino) in 2011, recorded at Sunset Sound studios LA and at the home of the album’s producer, Beck.

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Of Montreal at Ypsi ’12

FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH

Dear Ypsini,

We’re pleased to announce the addition of the American rock band Of Montreal to the Ypsi ’12 Line Up.

Hailing from Athens, Georgia, the band is reknowned for the incredible performances given by their frontman Kevin Barnes.

So be prepared to be amazed by a great Of Montreal live show when they make an appearance at the castle this August .

Ypsi and Love

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Alt-J in Ypsi ’12 Line Up

DOMENICA 12 AGOSTO

Cari Ypsini,

siamo felici di confermare gli Alt-J nella line up di Ypsi ’12.

Gli Alt-J sono il quartetto di Leeds esploso alla ribalta con la pubblicazione del loro primo album An Awesome Wave (Infectious Music) uscito il 28 maggio.

Musica unica e fuori da ogni schema, la più incredibile ventata di novità che spazza ogni concorrenza.

Ypsi vi regala gli Alt-J in assoluta anteprima ed esclusiva italiana.

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Alt-J at Ypsigrock Festival ’12

SUNDAY AUGUST 12TH

Dear Ypsini,

We’re happy to announce that Alt-J has joined the Ypsigrock ’12 Line Up.

The Leeds band released their unique and refreshing debut album; An Awesome Wave (Infectious Music) on the 28th May.

Alt-J are booked to play at a large number of this summer’s festivals, including Latitude, Tramlines, Bestival, Green Man and the newly set-up Festival Number 6.

Ypsi and Love

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Cancellation of Akron/Family Summer European Tour

We regret to inform that due to the cancellation of their summer European tour Akron/Family will no longer be playing Ypsigrock. This is for reasons beyond the control of the organisation.

Dear Ypsini,

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Akron/Family to the Ypsigrock Festival Lineup ’12.

Akron/Family are: Dana Janssen, Seth Olinsky and Miles Seaton. All play several instruments and all sing. Akron/Family have released six albums, the last; “Akron/Family II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT” was released last year (February 8, 2011; Dead Oceans Records).

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Ypsicamping 2012

Camping 2012 - Prenota ora! Sono aperte le prenotazioni per il campeggio di Ypsigrock Festival 2012.

Ypsigrock Festival Shuttle

Ypsigrock Festival Shuttle

Further updates and details (costs and parking areas) will be made shortly.

Ypsigrock Festival would like to encourage the use of the shuttle service for travel between Castelbuono and the Campsite.

The campsite is in a protected area that MUST be respected.

The campsite carpark has a limited amount of spaces therefore it is suggested that those who drive to the Festival leave their car in Castelbuono and use the shuttle service between the campsite and Castelbuono.
– PRICES –
Single Ticket: 1€ – valid for a single journey on the shuttle.
4-day Ticket: 10€ – valid for for unlimited journeys on the shuttle.

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