Set to bring the veritable cream of the sonic crop to Dublin’s RDS this weekend, Metropolis is undoubtedly one of those festivals worthy of being doubly filed under “must-attend”. Ahead of the three-night blitz of sight and sound, stream our twenty-track Metropolis Festival Mixtape, featuring DJ Shadow, Moderat, Girl Band, Jessy Lanza, BADBADNOTGOOD (pictured), The Sugar Hill Gang, Novelist, Shura, Crystal Castles and the mighty Grace Jones, below.
Headlined by Kasabian on the Saturday, June 1 and Primal Scream the following night, Forbidden Fruit Festival – set to take place on the grounds of Royal Hospital Kilmainhaim, Dublin – will also features a whole host of eclectic talent; everyone from Chic to James Blake to Four Tet and Crystal Castles. Homegrown acts including Tieranniesaur, Fight Like Apes and Le Galaxie are also set to perform. Progressively establishing itself as something of a contender to Electric Picnic’s one time insurmountable might, the whole thing will take place over four stages over the June Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets for the…