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Howlin' Woods Tent, 28 Aug

David Holmes

David Holmes pays tribute to his friend, the legendary and dearly missed DJ Andrew Weatherall. Andrew was booked to play Red Rooster 2020 after blowing the roof off the Howlin’ Woods Tent in 2019. Heartbreakingly Andrew passed away in February last year and David agreed to play a special DJ set in honour of his great friend in the Howlin’ Woods tent on Saturday night.

David Holmes is an electronic musician and composer. Born in Northern Ireland, Holmes worked as a DJ before releasing several solo albums that have incorporated elements of trip hop, big beat, electronica and rock. In the late 1990s, Holmes also began composing film scores, establishing a long-standing collaboration with director Steven Soderbergh that includes Out of Sight (1998) and the Ocean's trilogy. He is currently part of the band Unloved, whose music has been used extensively in the television series Killing Eve, for which Holmes is the composer. Holmes has remixed songs for numerous artists and produced albums for Primal Scream and Noel Gallagher. He is also known for his BBC Radio 1 Essential Mixes.


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