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Live review: Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand show no signs of slowing down in a career-spanning, electrifying live show says contributor, Jay Plent

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Live Review: Mogwai at Albert Hall

Jay Plent recounts this fiery performance from post-rock giants Mogwai

The Voidz

The Voidz announce new album for 2018

Why now is the perfect time for Casablancas’ ‘other’ band to return

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Record Reappraisal: Radiohead – In Rainbows

10 years on and this Radiohead album remains impressive

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Album: Foo Fighters – Concrete And Gold

The world’s biggest rock band returns with a mixed bag of over-the-top material

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Live: The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives show they can still kick ass in a sweaty, brilliant show in Manchester, writes Jay Plent

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Album: Elbow – Little Fictions

Elbow dig into new, soulful territory, with mixed results, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex endure as one of the most captivating live acts around, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Tom Odell

Tom Odell delivered a characteristically moody, yet entertaining performance at the Apollo, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Pangaea Festival – Down The Rabbit Hole

Jay Plent reports back from this year’s Pangaea Festival

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EP: The Strokes – Future Present Past

The Strokes’ musical return is packed with everything fans came to love about the band

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Festival Preview: Cambridge Folk Festival

As part of our Festival Preview season, we present an enchanting festival situated in one of Britain’s most famous cities