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Preview: Stevie Wonderland to host the first ever roller disco in Academy one

Stevie Wonderland’s turning two and for their birthday celebrations they are throwing Academy 1’s first roller disco. After their two sell-out roller discos ...

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Album: Smashing Pumpkins – Monuments to an Elegy

Released 5th December Martha’s Music/BMG Records 7/10 Ever since their 2006 ‘reunion’—to use the word in the most liberal sense possible—the Smashing Pumpkins have, for ...

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Live: Cast

21st December Academy 2 8/10 The word ‘underrated’ gets bandied about a lot in the music world—I shit you not, I read someone call Gary ...

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Preview: Stevie Wonderland to host the first ever

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Album: Smashing Pumpkins – Monuments to an Elegy

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Live: Cast

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Photo - Stevie Wonderland

Preview: Stevie Wonderland to host the first ever roller disco in Academy one

Stevie Wonderland’s second birthday is to be celebrated by hosting the first ever roller disco in Academy 1’s history, starring Parisian DJ Breakbot.

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Album: Smashing Pumpkins – Monuments to an Elegy

The Smashing Pumpkins dial back their world-beating ambitions to deliver a solid modern rock album

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Live: Cast

Cast bring their UK tour to a close with a commanding, anthemic performance

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Club: Hi Ku presents Luke Vibert / Funkineven / Romare

Hi Ku pull out three fine bookings for their birthday bash

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Live: Angus & Julia Stone

Angus & Julia Stone perform a dully repetitive set

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Feature: Top 10 Albums of the Year

A countdown of the best of 2014

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Live: Mini Mansions

Mini Mansions defy all expectations

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Live: Augustines

Augustines blow everyone away

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Interview: Alabama 3

Chris Church speaks to Alabama 3 about The Sopranos and the current state of dance music

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Live: Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

The Beautiful South singers celebrate their long and winding back catalogue of hits

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Live: The Wytches

The psych-rockers’ ‘pop-up gig’ suffers from over-familiarity

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Live: Little Comets

Katie Burns heads to Victoria Warehouse’s first Whisky Sessions festival for an empty but intimate show with Little Comets.