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Monthly Archives: June 2014


Preview: Benicàssim Festival 2014

Benicàssim plays host to some of the UK’s finest this summer.

Photo: Bianca Boorer

Live: Passenger

Passenger gives an intimate performance at secret gig

Photo: Flickr user redtouchmedia

Festival: Liverpool Sound City

The best part of the festival tended to be the unexpected

Photo: Danielle Simone

Live: Blood Ceremony

Blood Ceremony and their support act Spiders proved that the darkest realms of the music scene are fuelled by women

Photo: Flickr user rtppt


Mathilda de Tillieul McNIcol speaks to AWOLNATION about his increased success, writing process and favourite places to perform

Fat White Family Photo: Flickr user incubatetilburg

Festival: Live at Leeds

Live at Leeds is quickly becoming the UK’s best festival to catch up and coming bands and musicians

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From the Vault: Prince – Purple Rain

Dan Whiteley looks back on Prince’s sixth studio album

Photo: Flickr user badjonni

Live: Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma show the strength of the current psychedelic revival taking place

Photo: Fallow Cafe

Live: Cherub

Cherub deliver an unbridled, huge performance to an unbridled, tiny audience

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Album: The Black Keys – Turn Blue

The Black Keys attempt evolution

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From the Vault: Roxette – Look Sharp!

Elizabeth Gibson writes about the album that undeniably set the ball rolling for Roxette becoming superstars

Photo: Flickr user weeklydig

Live: Swans

There is something genuinely awe-inspiring about Swans’s ability to completely transform a space through sound