Basel Castle 2012 Lineup: Fool's Gold, Purity Ring, Chromeo's Dave 1, Jacuzzi Boys, O'Grime

This year, the ever-hip and massive Basel Castle lineup is getting mad foolish.

The Overthrow peeps announced a beefy list of artists, featuring Purity Ring, Twin Shadow and a host of others, a large number of whom can be included in the always ace Fool's Gold family.

Plus, there's going to be a bunch of slick visual art on display and tons of alcohol. PDouble-plus, it's gonna be in castle. That's pretty dope. How many times have you ever been in a fucking castle?

See also:

-Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Music Guide: Acts Announced So Far

-Review: Basel Castle 2011 With Pharrell Williams and Yelawolf

-The 30-Photo Slideshow of Basel Castle 2010 With Rye Rye, Theophilus London, Sweatheart, JESP

Those who get past the treacherous line that'll inevitably be snaking 'round the venue will be vibin' all night to the groovy sounds of some of the buzz-worthiest names in music. Check out the full list of performers and try not to drool all over your keyboard.

Basel Castle 2012 Lineup

Overthrow Castle Stage

Presented by Sol Republic

-Purity Ring

-Twin Shadow

-Jacuzzi Boys

-Trinidad James

-Teengirl Fantasy


-Tamara Sky

-Damaged Goods

-Kurtz & Bomber




-More TBA

Fool's Gold Stage

-Dave 1 of Chromeo (dj set)

-Nick Catchdubs



-More TBA

As you can see, Overthrow is packing the Castle with some hip-hop, some nu disco, some favored local acts, some trap shit and generally all things relevant and awesome. There's still more to be announced as well, so keep an eye out.

If you get tired of the music (which you won't), the Castle also comes fully-stocked with art exhibits, interactive games, installations, and hot eye-candy.

Oh yeah, and we've been told there will be tons of PBR. Nice.

Basel Castle. With Purity Ring, Twin Shadow, Trinidad James, and others. Saturday, December 8. Overthrow Castle, 51 NW 20th St., Miami. Doors open at 4 p.m. and tickets cost $15 to $25 plus fees. RSVP for free entry before 8. Visit baselcastle.theoverthrow.com.

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