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The Great Escape: 10 Acts Not to Miss

Foals and Lewis Capaldi both headline the spotlight shows for The Great Escape this year. The Brighton-based festival always feature a blend of big-name and fast-emerging international artists, this year spanni...
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Interview: DMA’S

Running on three days without sleep and on their second UK tour in six months, Aussie rockers DMA’S, rolled into Nottingham’s Rock City to perform their penultimate show before they jet back to Australia. Our w...
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The VLM Podcast with Easy Life

Recently announced to be headlining the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury and sandwiched in between two trips to America for SXSW and Coachella, Josh Shreeve catches up with Leicester band Easy Life before t...
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Live Review: Hot Chip at Gorilla, Manchester

I get my hand stamped and head into the main room of Gorilla. Queuing up for a drink, I earwig the conversation behind me: “How did you even manage to get these tickets?” “I know - it literally sold out i...
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Interview: Drenge

Drenge, the oracular now-four-piece from Castleton first made their mark charting with their self titled debut in 2013, perhaps helped somewhat by the shout out from MP Tom Watson in his resignation letter to E...
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Live Review: IDLES at The Leadmill, Sheffield

Following from their high energy debut Brutalism, it was last year’s sophomore release Joy as an Act of Resistance from IDLES which really propelled the five-piece. Making several album-of-the-year lists (but m...