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TDK Cross Central Festival: Goldfrapp, Bees, Magic Numbers and Tom Vek join 2005 line-up

Story: Jack Foley

GOLDFRAPP, The Bees, The Magic Numbers and Tom Vek have all been added to this year's line-up for TDK Cross Central festival on the August Bank Holiday Weekend.

They will join an ever expanding line up that includes Grace Jones, The Earlies, Soul II Soul Soundsystem and Felix Da Housecat.

Goldfrapp will headline the Saturday night of the two-day event, along with the likes of The Magic Numbers (pictured), The Earlies, Tom Vek and urban rapper, Kano.

There will also be an Xfm Stage featuring sets from Keep It Unreal, Scratch, Mulletover and Eat Your Our Ears DJs.

This year's TDK Festival follows the success of last year's first TDK Cross Central, which included sets from The Blueskins, Dogs Die In Hot Cars, LCD Soundystem and British Sea Power.

The weekend is supported by Xfm and takes place over the bank holiday weekend from August 27 to 28 at Kings Cross Freight Depot, in London.

Commenting on this year's festival, William Reilly, Cross Central CEO, said: "Bringing TDK Cross Central to London is one of the biggest goals in my career. It’s is a fusion of music, art and film set in a unique space that says everything about now in young London.

Tickets cost £30 per day and will be available from Monday, May 2, 2005, by calling 020 7833 9944.

Also confirmed thus far are: Soul ll Soul Soundsystem, The Earlies (Live), Keith (Live), Test Icicles (Live), François K Feat: Beat Pharmacy (Live), Mutabaruka (Live), Kila Kella (Live), Felix Da Housecat, Theo Parrish, Gilles Peterson, Tiefschwartz, Kurtis Mantronix, X-Press 2, Optimo Djs, Ashley Beedle, Fat Camp (Live), Keb Darge, Phil Asher and Xfm DJs John Kennedy and Dan Greenpeace.

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