Metronomy, IDLES and (Sandy) Alex G have been announced as part of the first wave of acts for this year’s Simple Things Festival.

Simple Things is taking place between the 20th and 22nd October this year, with the main festival day right in the middle. Metronomy will be playing the opening event on the 20th.

Also joining IDLES and (Sandy) Alex G on the main day of action is two-piece punks Diet Cig, indie-psyche band Childhood and local boy Oliver Wilde. There’s also a four hour set from Daphni and a special guest performance from the London Afrobeat Orchestra as they perform Talking Heads.

You can purchase first release tickets from the Simple Things website till Friday for the low price of £35. Keep your eyes peeled for more announcements, including which guest will be closing the festival on the 22nd October.

Watch ‘The Bay’ by Metronomy below