Hannah Epperson at Field Law Stage 3, 11:55 a.m.
The B.C.-raised, New York-based Epperson draws inspiration from Bjork for her looping experimental folk. “She’s been the most significant single artist in a long list of really important influential artists,”
. She’s particularly inspired by “her f—-you attitude to the soul-obliterating social norms that constrain so many inherently creative expressive people.”
Beyries at Rigstar Stage 5, 12:50 p.m.
The story behind Montreal singer-songwriter Amélie Beyries beautiful music is inspiring: music was a hobby until she started writing songs as a way to sooth herself while battling breast cancer. She released her debut album, Landing, last year.
African Head Charge at Mainstage, 6:35 p.m.
African Head Charge is a collaboration between English producer Adrian Sherwood and Jamaican percussionist Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah inspired by Brian Eno’s “vision of a psychedelic Africa” heard on albums like Eno and David Byrne’s 1981 album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. The performance promises to be a mind-expanding dub blend of samples, percussion and vocals.
Destroyer at National Stage 4, 7:40 p.m.
Dan Bejar, Destroyer’s frontman,
. His explanation of “Stay Lost” also offers a peek at the ethos of Destroyer as a whole: “The song seems built from the parts of rock ’n’ roll. The first eight Destroyer records are in love with rock ’n’ roll but they are constantly attacking on the language of rock ’n’ roll—they are filled to the brim with concerns that you’re not supposed to find in a rock song.”