Northern Bass have announced a bass and dance-heavy line-up for their two-day New Year's music festival.

Included in today's first line-up announcement is Mad Professor, Pharoahe Monch, Fat Freddy's Drop, Noisia, Optimus Gryme, Concord Dawn, The Upbeats and Estere.

Also playing at the Mangawhai-based festival are Andy C, Doc Scott, DJ Vadim, Om Unit, Dylan C, Aroha, Eavesdrop, Deep Fried Dub, Diaz Grimm, CTFD, Scizzorhands, Beat Mafia and Knights of the Dub Table.

A second line-up announcement will be made later in the year. Northern Bass is held at Worsfold Farm on Settlement Road on December 30 and 31.


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