This morning brings news of the first wave of artists announced to perform at this year’s MUTEK festival in Montreal. Among the myriad high-profile acts named in the lineup are Hyperdub boss Kode9 (pictured above), Jimmy Edgar, Danuel Tate, Tim Hecker, Nicolas Jaar, Jeff Mills, Shackleton, BNJMN, Kink, Blondes, Monolake, and Roly Porter, among many others. The festival is scheduled to take place between May 30 and June 3, 2012, and early bird tickets are currently on sale, starting at $110 for a weekend pass. You can grab tickets here, and make sure to keep your eyes peeled for further MUTEK announcements in the weeks to come.