Fatima & The Eglo Band and Afrika Bambaataa have also been billed for the UK festival, happening for the first time next May.
The three-day event will take place at Camber Sands Holiday Park in Essex, roughly an hour's drive from London. Soundcrash founding director Rob Waller says the company set up the festival to "in response to a renewed public interest in the funk and soul genres," booking the likes of Ayers, Tony Allen, Quantic (who will play live), Hiatus Kaiyote, Alice Russell, Fatima & The Eglo Band and nine-piece outfit Gentleman's Dub Club. 40 DJs have also been confirmed, among them Mr Scruff, Afrika Bambaataa, Craig Charles, Andrew Ashong and DJ Yoda.
Soundcrash have a handful of other events planned between now and May, including L-Vis 1990's Dance System party at Shapes with Reckonwrong, an New Year's Eve bash at Village Underground featuring Gilles Peterson, Kode9 and Quantic, and Buraka Som Sistema's headline show at Electric Brixton on Saturday, March 5th.
Tickets to Soundcrash events are available here on RA.
Dec 04 Videocrash: Dj Food / Robin Hexstatic .., Rich Mix, London Dec 05 L -VIS 1990 presents Dance System, Shapes, London Dec 31 Tropical New Years Eve Part.., Village Underground, London Feb 04 Terakaft, Rich Mix, London Feb 05 Mndsgn Ivan Ave, Birthdays, London Feb 06 Stanton Sessions presents: Stanton Warri.., Shapes, London Mar 05 Buraka Som Sistema, Electric Brixton, London Mar 19 DJ Krush, Electric Brixton, London May 13 The Funk & Soul.., Camber Sands Holiday Park, South + East