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HKFP Lens: Massive Attack rounds off spectacular Clockenflap festival as tickets go on sale for 2018

[Sponsored] Legendary UK electronic act Massive Attack rounded off the 10th edition of Hong Kong’s premier music festival on Sunday.

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Massive Attack. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Special discount tickets for Clockenflap 2018 go on sale at midnight.

David Boring at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull.

David Boring at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull.

The weather remained kind to festival goers on Sunday, as Mercury Prize-winning hip-hop act Young Fathers rocked the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull.

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Young Fathers at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

jungle

Jungle. Photo: HKFP.

Japanese soloist Wednesday Campanella sang among her fans at FWD stage and went crowdsurfing in a transparent orb.

Wednesday Campanella

Wednesday Campanella. Photo: Chris Lusher.

Wednesday Campanella.

Wednesday Campanella. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Other highlights included indie survivors The Dandy Warhols, multi-award winning Mali group Tinariwen, post rock quartet Totorro and the ever-fun Bootleg Beatles.

The Dandy Warhols.

The Dandy Warhols. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Totorro at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull

Totorro at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Tinariwen

Tinariwen. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

On Saturday night, the crowds worked up a sweat moshing on the frontlines of Prodigy.

The Prodigy.

The Prodigy. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

The Prodigy.

The Prodigy. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Massive Attack

Massive Attack. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.

Bringing the festival to a close, British Dubstep pioneer Skream got the crowd dancing over at the Your Mum by Red Bull stage.

Skream at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull

Skream at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull. Photo: Luke Van der Kamp.

Onra at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull.

Onra at the Your Mum Stage by Red Bull.

Meanwhile, the ever-subversive Massive Attack won over Hongkongers as they flashed news headlines in English and Chinese across the Harbourflap stage.

Next year’s festival will take place on November 9, 10 and 11.

Stormzy

Stormzy. Photos: Chris Lusher.

“We’re already looking forward to seeing you all back at Central Harbourfront next November for another wonderful weekend of music, art and people,” said Mike Hill, co-director of organisers Magnetic Asia.

Silent Disco during Crimes Against Pop

Silent Disco during Crimes Against Pop. Photo: Tang Kam Hong Kenneth.

Tickets for 2018 go on sale at midnight, for two weeks only, via Ticketflap. Weekend tickets cost HK$1,280.

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HKFP Lens: Massive Attack rounds off spectacular Clockenflap festival as tickets go on sale for 2018