Festival No.6 asks... Mount Kimbie


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Mount Kimbie are playing this year's Festival No. 6.

Describe your music in three words

Electronic Folk Pop

If you owned a festival, what would you call it and why?

'Snagglepuss'. John Lydon says that word during one of my favourite Great White Shark related videos and I LIKE it! (trying to use it more)

Who from the Festival No. 6 line-up is your must see act?


Name five people (dead and alive) you would like to go to a festival with

  • Shearer
  • Linekar
  • Hansen
  • Lawrenson
  • Savage

What’s your best festival moment?

There are so many. The last few months: seeing King Krule play at MIDI festival.

What record changed your life?

Blood Sugar Sex Magic.

Who would be your ideal headlining act at a festival?


Who were your biggest influences? 

For our latest record: Stereolab, Micachu and the Shapes, Actress.

What inspires you?

Reading, playing sport, my family and friends.

What’s coming up for you in the next year?

Lots of touring. All over the World, and as much writing as possible

Mount Kimbie are performing at Festival No. 6 which takes place on the 13-15 September in Portmeirion, Wales