Lotus Plaza (US) is the solo project of Deerhunter guitarist Lockett Pundt. Lotus Plaza's distinguished experimental indie pop has unsurprisingly strong links to Deerhunter and Atlas Sound. Pundt's unique voice defines Lotus Plaza's music. The band released their second album called Spooky Action at Distance in April to much acclaim, it went Best New Music on Pitchfork instantly, receiving a remarkable 8.4 review.
Shackleton (UK) is a legend on his own, famous for his hypnotic percussive rhythms and deep bass. Shackleton's live performances are a rare thing and we're happy to have him play REWIRE this year.
Knalpot (NL) are Gerri Jäger and Raphael Vanoli, a duo melting free jazz, electronics and noise rock together with ease. Their live performances are energetic and beautiful at the same time.
The last name we can announce today is Juffage a.k.a. Jeffrey T. Smith, a very cool multi instrumentalist drummer from the UK residing in the US. His compelling live performances bring these multi-layered recordings to the stage, utilizing drums, basses, cassettes, guitars, synths, seamless live-looping, and super-colossal multitastking to construct complex, yet surprising catchy pop songs.