10Trax: The Best of Bestival

Ten unmissable moments for this year's newly-relocated Bestival.

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Bestival is less than a week away! One of the final big dates in the festival season calendar the Rob Da Bank run bash is always a highlight of our year, get into the spirit nice and early with this week’s playlist dedicate to the must-see moments on Bestival 2017.

Stefflon Don – ‘Hurtin’ Me ft. French Montana’

A new one that’s bound to be a highlight next weekend, Stefflon Don is set for some very big things, don’t miss her on the Castle Stage on Saturday.

Toddla T – ‘Blackjack 21’

Toddla is bringing his finest DJ and producer mates to Bestival this year for a very special carnival themed set featuring Sir Spyro, Mix Pak and more, you can guarantee this one will go off.

Roots Manuva – ‘Witness The Fitness’

We don’t have to explain why this is unmissable do we?

DJ Paypal – ‘Awakening’

DJ Spinn’s Teklife label have their own showcase in Bollywood this year featuring Paypal himself, expect footworking like crazy when these horns come in.

The xx – ‘Say Something Loving’

Once shy art goth-types The xx have bloomed into full colour on their new album and their headline is bound to be a glorious homecoming after a summer of relentless touring.

AJ Tracey – ‘Buster Cannon’

Nothing gets a festival crowd as turnt up as a grime set these days and AJ is one of the ‘new gens’ finest talents, if you need to burn some energy get in the pit for his set.

Ray BLK – ‘5050’

If you saw her at Field Day, you already know that Ray BLK is well on the way to becoming a festival queen. Every Londoner on site will be at her set next week.

Rejjie Snow – ‘Nights Over Georgia’

He might be taking his sound in a newer, more trap-influenced direction but this is still one of Rejjie’s best, bound to be a blissful moment if he drops it.

Justice – ‘D.A.N.C.E’

Another classic, even Daft Punk are jealous of this one.

A Tribe Called Quest – ‘Buggin’ Out’

Bestival may well be the last time anyone gets to see the remaining members of Tribe on stage together. They’ve already pulled out of US dates this summer, so go to to see if they make it and stay to witness hip hop history.

Bestival takes place September 7-10 at the Lulworth Estate, Dorset. 
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