Taking place in Sheffield this October, artists announced include Aïsha Devi, Afrodeutsche, Demdike Stare, Ifeoluwa, Memo Comma and others
Sheffield's No Bounds festival has announced the first list of acts to appear at this year's event. Happening across the city at venues including Hope Works, Trafalgar Warehouse, Gas Giant Stage, Gallery Space, 99 Mary Street, The Holt, and Heeley Swimming Pool, the event will also see various festival partners hosting stages throughout the weekend. Off Me Nut Records will host the launch party, with other local crews including Displace and PPG, and a special Algorave stage. On Saturday FACT will host a stage curated by Mark Fell, and The Wire contributor Joe Muggs will oversee a programme of talks and panels discussion with topics ranging from sound system culture to politics, technology and women in music.
Workshops include a live algorithmic drumming workshop, an introduction to live coding music, and Ifeoluwa and Blasha & Allatt will host a DJ workshop for women and non-binary festival goers. Joel Cahen will also host Wet Sounds at Heeley Swimming Pool.
Artists so far announced are A-Bee, Afrodeutsch, Aïsha Devi, Algobabez ,Batu, Beck Trio, Benett/Kane Duo, Ben Suff Donk, Blasha & Alatt, Class Compliant Audio Interfaces, Central Processing Unit, Control Problem, co34pt, coucou chloe, CP Smith, Daniel Avery, Deep Tide Quartet, Demdike Stare, Digital Selves, DJ Storm, Earthworm Jim, Errorsmith, Giant Swan, Ifeoluwa, Imogen, Innocent, Jensen Interceptor, Joe Muggs, Juxtavoices, Linux Lewis, Lo Shea, Machine Woman, Mark Fell, Memo Comma, Mike Paradinas, Minor Science, Mosca, Object Blue, Off Me Nut Records, Paula Temple, Phatworld, Ripsaw Catfish, rRoxymore, Rian Treanor, Sarah Davachi, Sounds of Sisso, Spooky, Thorpey, Venz, Volvox, and Yaxu.
Also on show is last year's commissioned visual work Final Sheffield. Created by Italo-Australian, London-based visual artist Rebecca Salvadori, the work features a non-chronological sequence of footage taken from the 2017 edition, and can be seen below. This year’s commission is yet to be announced.
No Bounds will take place between 12 & 14 October. Tickets are on sale now.