Curated and presented by the award-winning Drift Record Shop, Sea Change is a festival based in Totnes town on the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2016.
You'll be able to indulge in films, literature, talks and plenty of music across five venues on Friday 26th & Saturday 27th August 2016.
There are loads of acts already announced, click on each band to find out more about them:
British Sea Power are an indie rock band based in Brighton, East Sussex, England, although three of the band members originally come from Natland (near Kendal), Cumbria, England. The wide-ranging nature of their material has led critics to liken their sound to a variety of groups, from The Cure and Joy Division to the Pixies and Arcade Fire.
The band are famed for their live performances, the unusual lyrical content of their songs and the adventurous choice of locations for some of their shows. British Sea Power's members are Jan Scott Wilkinson (vocals, guitar), Martin Noble (guitar), Neil Hamilton Wilkinson (bass guitar, vocals, guitar), Matthew Wood; (drums), Phil Sumner (cornet, keyboards) and Abi Fry (viola).
TOY are an English indie rock band from Brighton. They have released two albums and EP and an number of singles.
In 2015, the band collaborated with Natasha Khan on the Sexwitch project.
Bo Ningen are a Japanese four-piece Noise rock band, consisting of Taigen Kawabe (bass/ vocals), Yuki Tsujii (guitar), Kohhei Matsuda (guitar) and Monchan Monna (drums). Though they come from Gumma, Tajimi, Nishinomiya, and Tokyo, they coalesced in London. They are signed to Stolen Recordings and licensed to Sony Music Associated Records in Japan.
Yorkston Thorne Khan James Yorkston (born 1971 Kingsbarns, Fife, Scotland) is a Scottish folk musician and singer-songwriter.
In 2016 Yorkston released a trio album 'Everything Sacred' with Jon Thorne and Suhail Yusuf Khan. Jon Thorne is a double bass player in the Jazz stylee best known for his work with electro outfit Lamb. Suhail Yusuf Khan is an 8th generation Sarangi player from New Delhi, India.
BC Camplight (formerly B.C. Camplight) is the moniker of American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Christinzio. His 2005 album Hide, Run Away was released by One Little Indian and featured Cynthia G. Mason on vocals. Camplight's follow up, Blink of a Nihilist, was released in 2007. The third album came out in January 2015 on Bella Union. Christinzio's later lyrics regularly explore his personal life and self-destructive tendencies, including struggles with depression and alcohol.
Richard Dawson is a folk musician from Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
His 2014 album Nothing Importantwas released by Weird World and was met with critical acclaim.
Rival Consoles plays many instruments and has done for many years. He started composing around 12 years old, and continues to do so now more than ever.
He's drawn to electronic music because the patterns your hands learn as a musician sometimes dictate too much in the creating process, with electronic music you don't have the same muscle memory.
Ultimate Painting are two guys from London: Jack Cooper of Mazes and James Hoare of Veronica Falls
Luke Abbott Norfolk, England-based producer Luke Abbott creates hypnotic, kinetic, strangely old-sounding electronic music that borrows from Krautrock legends like Cluster, Harmonia, and Neu! as well as contemporaries such as Nathan Fake and Boards of Canada. Abbott works in his home studio with vintage equipment, and the resultant music has a warm, engaging feel all its own.
Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish folk musician. He released a number of albums under the name Appendix Out and, following the 2001 album The Night is Advancing, under his own name.
The Wave Pictures are an English rock band consisting of David Tattersall (vocals and guitar), Franic Rozycki (bass guitar) and Jonny Helm (drums).
Joan Shelley is based out of Louisville, Kentucky, singer/songwriter. Joan Shelley's warm and mellifluous voice evokes both the deep south and west coast, drawing from both old-time country and '60s folk. A talented songwriter and prolific performer, Shelley splits her time between solo outings and collaborations with other area musicians like Daniel Martin Moore and Joe Manning, with whom she issued the albums Farthest Field (2012) and Outside Stay Outside (2014), respectively, and with the old-timey music trio Maiden Radio, which also features the talents of Julia Purcell and Cheyenne Mize. Shelley released her solo debut Ginko in 2012, followed by the No Quarter-issued Electric Ursa in 2014, and Over and Even in 2015.
Nathan Salsburg is a guitarist, producer, archivist and writer in Louisville, Kentucky. He has released two solo albums — "Affirmed" (No Quarter, 2011) and "Hard For to Win and Can't Be Won" (No Quarter, 2013) — and a duet record with Chicago's James Elkington, entitled "Avos" (Tompkins Square, 2011).
Matthew and Me create titanic yet ethereal alternative pop like no other band. Forming in the small town of Totnes in Devon, the band began life as a vehicle for Matthew Board to materialise songs he’d written. Over time they began to garner a reputation as one of the the UK's most dynamic new bands.
The Drink are Dearbhla Minogue, Daniel Fordham and David Stewart. They play odd guitar pop with a dark folk undertone and have been compared to Throwing Muses, Deerhoof and "The Mamas & The Papas on 4AD".
Sound of Yell sound like nothing so much as the lost soundtrack to a slightly unsettling 1970s European children’s programme.” The Scotsman
“An acoustic outing of tenacious, mutable beauty.” Mojo
“Invigorating, innovative and addictive.” The Quietus
Howes is a Manchester-based experimentalist. Beautifully organic sounding electronic music from 22 year old mastermind John Howes. It's all created and recorded pretty much verbatim into a cassette machine.
Death Shanties is a mixed media group featuring Alex Neilson (drums), Sybren Renema (sax) and Lucy Stein (painting/ projections).
Bizarre Rituals is a group of musicians, producers, DJs, artists, film makers, photographers and designers of creative things.
Adult and student weekend passes are available to buy now.
Keep up to date with the event by visiting the official website