Example, Skream, Benga join Rhythm & Vines

Rapper Example is coming to New Zealand for Rhythm & Vines in Gisborne. Photo / Supplied
Rapper Example is coming to New Zealand for Rhythm & Vines in Gisborne. Photo / Supplied

Fans who enjoyed Magnetic Man at last night's R&V Soundcheck event won't have to wait long to see two members of the dubstep supergroup perform live again.

Skream and Benga, along with rising UK rapper Example and DJ Wire, will be performing at the Rhythm & Vines New Year's Eve festival, it was confirmed this morning.

The bill already includes Pendulum, Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and Grandmaster Flash.

Skream and Benga, along with Artwork, make up Magnetic Man, who headlined last night's R&V Soundcheck event at Vector Arena in Auckland.

Other acts named in today's announcement include Erick Morillo, Architecture in Helsinki, Tiga, Danny Byrd, Jack Beats, Earl Gateshead and Jillionaire.

The line-up also includes a number of Kiwi acts, with Zowie, Electric Wire Hustle, Zinc, Thomas Oliver Band, Dick Johnson, The Ruby Suns, Recloose (DJ Set), Pikachunes, Antix Live, Scratch 22, Aural Trash, Tim Richards, Our House, Chaos in the CBD, Nick D and Philippa.

Previously announced acts include Yuksek, Netsky, Foreign Beggars, Busy P, Six60, Kids Of 88, A.Skillz, 12th Planet, David Dallas, Homebrew and Ruby Frost.

Rhythm & Vines is held at Waiohika Estate in Gisborne from December 29-31.

* Check back later for a full review of R&V Soundcheck.

- Herald online

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