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Interview: The Maccabees

“We did everything ourselves, and we’re going to live and die by those decisions,” says Felix White. The guitarist in The Maccabees ...

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Festival: Lovebox 2015 – Saturday

Saturday 18th July Victoria Park, London 7/10 Unlucky thirteen? Not for Lovebox. The festival that began in 2002 thrived another year with more fine bookings ...

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Festival: Farr 2015

16th - 18th July Bygrave Woods 8/10 Farr’s come a long way since its inception more than 4 years ago. Growing in size, attendance and ...

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Interview: The Maccabees

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Festival: Lovebox 2015 – Saturday

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Festival: Farr 2015

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Interview: The Maccabees

Matthew Staite speaks to Felix White of the Maccabees about new album Marks To Prove It, returning to the live scene, and how releasing new music is still a nervous affair

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Festival: Lovebox 2015 – Saturday

Lovebox thrives for another year

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Festival: Farr 2015

Farr offered up an intimate, music-centric festival for those who really care about what they hear

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Club: MIF x Warehouse Project present 10×10

The Mayfield Depot has its last hurrah

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Live: Primus

Indulging Les Claypool’s obsession for everything Wonka, Primus perform a 3-hour set including a full rendition of the Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory soundtrack

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Album: The Fall – Sub-Lingual Tablet

Sub-Lingual Tablet is a statement that stands on its own

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Festival: Sónar 2015

The Mancunion’s own Rachel Connolly has her mind blown by Sónar’s electronic extravaganza

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Live: Anaal Nathrakh

A brilliant crowd gathered round for one of the weirdest and most bizarre bands in metal

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Club: High Hoops presents 10 Hour Day Party with Marcellus Pittman and Wbeeza

High Hoops couple bookings and location to great effect

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Festival: Gottwood 2015

Gottwood finds that happy medium between both the serene escapism sought from festivals, and the hedonism of underground dance culture

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Interview: The Preatures

Matthew Staite speaks to Izzy Manfredi and Jack Moffitt of The Preatures about their debut album, touring, and supporting The Rolling Stones.

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Preview: Dimensions Boat Parties

Dimensions festival announces a new wave of boat parties…