Music

Die Antwoord are coming to Australia this New Year’s

Origin NYE have added South African rap-rave weirdos Die Antwoord to their 2016 lineup.

The Perth event will be Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er’s only Australian festival show this New Year’s period and will see them show of their forthcoming album Mount Ninji And Da Nice Time Kid, which drops on September 16.

Die Antwoord join the likes of hip-hop hero Chance The Rapper, grime star JME, drum & bass heavyweights Chase & Status, Dutch trio Noisia and Netsky in DJ mode on the Origin line-up. Then there’s Ryan Hemsworth, GoldLink, Giraffage, Wilkinson and Getter, plus local heroes in the form of What So Not and ShockOne.

Die Antwoord won’t be the last new addition to the Origin lineup – the festival has promised that more “headline” announcements will be made in the coming months.

This year’s Origin NYE goes down on December 31 at Perth’s Claremont Showgrounds. Catch up with the bill as it stands below.

Origin NYE line-up

Die Antwoord

Chance The Rapper
Chase & Status [DJ Set]
Denzel Curry
Getter
GoldLink
JME
Netsky [DJ Set]
Noisia
Ryan Hemsworth
SHOCKONE
What So Not
Wilkinson [DJ Set]
Alix Perez b2b Ivy Lab
Barely Alive
Calyx & TeeBee
Culture Shock
Ekko & Sidetrack
George Maple
Giraffage
Habstrakt
LUNICE
Newham Generals
P0gman
SKisM b2b MUST DIE.

Origin NYE 2016

December 31 – Claremont Showgrounds, Perth

[Via ITM]