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Exclusive: Skrillex, Bloc Party, and Miike Snow Headline Hard Summer Fest

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Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:00 AM

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Hard Summer fest is back, this time as a two-day event, August 3-4, at Los Angeles State Historic Park.

The organizers were kind enough to share the line-up with West Coast Sound before anyone else. The EDM-focused party is headlined by this dude with a weird haircut you may have heard of named Skrillex, as well as Bloc Party, Miike Snow (live), Boys Noize, Bloody Beetroots (DJ set), Nero (Live), Squarepusher, and A-Trak. There's some serious hip-hop talent on the bill as well, including Danny Brown, Action Bronson, and Mr. Muthafuckin' Exquire.

The full slate of scheduled performers is below.

SKRILLEX

*Review of Skrillex, Odd Future, Gaslamp Killer, and Chromeo at HARD Summer Fest 2011

*Skrillex: L.A. DJ, Producer Is Boy King of Electronic Dance Music: Leads the mashed-up, remixed generation

*Skrillex Opens Grillex, the First Dubstep-Themed Food Truck

BLOC PARTY

MIIKE SNOW (Live)

BOYS NOIZE

BLOODY BEETROOTS (DJ Set)

NERO (Live)

*Nero's Joseph Ray On Classical Music, Being Inspired by Sci-Fi Flicks and Why People Bash American Dubstep

*Review of Nero at The Music Box

SQUAREPUSHER

A-TRAK

*A-Trak: The Hipster's Hipster

*A-Trak Talks DJ Hero 2's Shock And Awe, Plus Full Song And Mixer Mashup List

CHROMEO (DJ Set)

MAGNETIC MAN

JAMES MURPHY

LITTLE DRAGON

EROL ALKAN

DATSIK

BOOTSY COLLINS & THE FUNK UNITY BAND

FAKE BLOOD

12TH PLANET

*12th Planet is the Johnny Appleseed of Dubstep: Skrillex sleeps on his couch

DILLON FRANCIS

ZEDD

*Review of Zedd at Dim Mak Sunday

GESAFFELSTEIN (Live)

BRODINSKI

CLAUDE VONSTROKE

BURAKA SOM SISTEMA

BREAKBOT

ARAABMUZIK

JUSTIN MARTIN

JOEY BELTRAM

CRAZE

GASLAMP KILLER

*Review of Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, JonWayne at Eagle Rock Music Fest

*Review of Skrillex, Odd Future, Gaslamp Killer, and Chromeo at HARD Summer Fest 2011

DESTRUCTO

TROLLEY SNATCHA

SURKIN

ALEX METRIC

OHN TALABOT

BIRDY NAM NAM

DANNY BROWN

*Review of Danny Brown and Kid Sister at the Echoplex

*Danny Brown: Hip-Hop's Cormac McCarthy

*Review of Das Racist, Danny Brown at The Roxy

ACTION BRONSON

RITON

OLIVER

ZOMBIE DISCO SQUAD

ALVIN RISK

DJ ANTENTION

JOKERS OF THE SCENE

LIGHT YEAR

KILL FRENZY

SMIMS & BELLE

JASON BENTLEY

NICK CATCHDUBS

JIM E STACK

MR. MUTHAFUCKIN' EXQUIRE

BRENMAR

LUNICE

BAIO

NICK THAYER

SOUND PELLEGRINO THERMAL TEAM

+ MUCH MORE

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