Melt! Festival have announced the initial line-up to take their place amongst the German cranes this July.

The festival takes place 13-15th July, and you can buy tickets by heading to meltfestival.de. Before you check out the first bunch of confirmed acts for the festival, make sure you read our Photography Editor's 2011 Melt! Festival experience here. It's quite the read!

  • Benga live
  • Bloc Party
  • Brandt Brauer Frick
  • Brodinski
  • Buraka Som Sistema
  • Caribou
  • Claude VonStroke
  • Dave Clarke
  • Destroyer
  • Dillon
  • Dixon
  • Ellen Allien
  • Flux Pavilion
  • Gesaffelstein live
  • Gossip
  • Justice
  • Laurent Garnier pres. LBS
  • M83
  • Maya Jane Cole
  • Modeselektor
  • PeterLicht
  • Plan B
  • Richie Hawtin presents
  • Sebastian live
  • Sebo K
  • Switch
  • The Bloody Beetroots DJ Set
  • The Rapture
  • The War On Drugs
  • The Whitest Boy Alive
  • Todd Terje
  • Two Door Cinema Club