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Festival: Parklife 2016

Parklife once again sold out, and 140,000 people swarmed Heaton Park over the entire weekend of Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June. ...

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Festival: Field Day London (Saturday)

There we were, chilling in Victoria Park at midday, scrutinising the clash finder and anticipating the day ahead. Then the heavens opened. This ...

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Preview: Nos Alive Festival 2016

Nos Alive—formerly known as Optimus Alive—has had a track record of hosting big names and cult heroes. This year the big names are bigger than ever: ...

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Festival: Parklife 2016

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Festival: Field Day London (Saturday)

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Preview: Nos Alive Festival 2016

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Festival: Field Day London (Saturday)

While Field Day may have started with a downpour, it was far from a washout

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Festival: Parklife 2016

Even the rain and the mud couldn’t put a dampener on Parklife

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Preview: Nos Alive Festival 2016

“You had me at Radiohead”. Henry Scanlan previews the lineup at Lisbon’s Nos Alive Festival 2016

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Interview: Sundara Karma

Elizabeth Rushton speaks to Sundara Karma frontman Oscar Lulu about the band’s new music, escapism, and glitter

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Live: Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma descended on a packed, raucous Gorilla on Thursday night with new material from their upcoming second album

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Festival Preview: Rock Werchter

This year the Belgian bonanza boasts (among other treats) the one and only Paul McCartney

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Festival review: Dot to Dot 2016

Run-of-the-mill guitar bands are the order of the day at this year’s Dot to Dot, but minor indie gems and slap-bass soul provide some much-needed respite

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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 – Parklife

Grab your ticket now and don your waviest garms for Manchester’s biggest music festival—it’s set to be big!

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Festival Preview – Field Day

Field Day’s line up is so forward-looking, you will weep over the acts you missed for years to come

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Review: Jessy Lanza – Oh No

Never one to be ostentatious, Jessy Lanza’s subtle second album flirts with R&B and Chicago house on a brilliant pop album that leans towards the dancefloor

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Q&A: Bontan

We spoke to Tech House star, Bontan, about his monthly Sankeys residency, touring with Chic and Nile Rodgers and about the state of house music