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Ducktails and Skaters members curate new festival in LA

Matt Mondanile and Spencer Clark curating new LA festival International Mystery

Matt Mondanile of Ducktails and Skaters’ Spencer Clark are curating a new festival in LA. International Mystery takes place on 25 January 2015 and features musicians from Mondanile’s label New Images as well as a number of artists visiting from Europe including Belgians Floris Vanhoof, Orphan Fairytale and Dolphins Into The Future, Italian Simone Trabucchi aka Dracula Lewis and Tomutonttu, from Tampere, Finland.

Mondanile met many of the artists on the bill while touring with Ducktails between 2008 and 2012. “I've always wanted to have a festival with european artists that never get the chance to play in America,” he says.

The festival takes place at Jewel's Catch One, in the mid city section of Los Angeles. There will be two stages and Mondanile and Clark will share DJ duties, Mondanile spinning “a mixture of Italo, house, private press, mainstream pop, various stuff… Everyone will be dancing,” he promises.

A full line-up plus tickets are available here.