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FORM Arcosanti Festival Is Back, and It's Bringing Skrillex to Arizona

The FORM Arcosanti festival is back for its third year, and the organizers released the lineup today.

The festival is eschewing headliners in the traditional sense, but there are some big names slotted for the festivities, which will take place Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15, at the Paolo Soleri-built Arcosanti outside Phoenix. 

Skrillex, Four Tet, Bonobo (DJ), Perfume Genius, Dan Deacon, and more will play. Phoenix's own Mija, who's hot right now like only Mugatu could imagine, also will bring her talents to the desert.

Admission to the festival is free, but all attendees must apply for access. That's right: It's not just the lineup curated by the organizers; it's the audience, too.

The application process is no joke, either. As of now, prospective concertgoers need to answer five questions (no more than 250 words each), including "What roles(s) does creativity play in your life?" and "In what ways do you see yourself contributing to the experience?" 

Applicants must also provide their employment information, links to any projects that might be illustrative of their personality, and links to social media pages.

Check out the full lineup below:

Hundred Waters
Bonobo (DJ)
Four Tet
Perfume Genius
Julia Holter
Bill Callahan
Saul Williams
Dan Deacon
Moses Sumney
Julianna Barwick
Empress Of
Ryan Hemsworth
Alessandro Cortini
Son Lux
The Range
Tyondai Braxton
Autre Ne Veut
Bing & Ruth
Christopher Willits
Ash Koosha
Lydia Ainsworth
Kodak to Graph
Rival Consoles
Jon Boogz
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David Accomazzo is a music wrangler, award-winning reporter, critic, and editor with more than a decade in the business.
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