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New Street Records

The premise behind New Street Records (NSR) is one that is so simple it is surprising that is has never been done ...

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Festival Preview: ArcTanGent

Bristol, England 18th – 20th August Returning once again to the farmlands just outside of Bristol, ArcTanGent is bringing the cream of noise-rock, post-rock ...

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Ladytronica: The forgotten females of electronic music

Spare a thought for the straight white male. He’s been getting it in the neck lately, though not entirely undeservingly. There’s accusations ...

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New Street Records

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Festival Preview: ArcTanGent

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Ladytronica: The forgotten females of electronic music

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Album: Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness

Explosions in the Sky prove they are still good for more than soundtracks

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Preview: Eat Beats

We get the lowdown on a brand spanking new student night at Sound Control

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Live: Half Moon Run

More fun live than on record, showing a flair for the dramatic. Get a better producer, Rebekah Shaw tells Half Moon Run.

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Festival Preview: Bilbao BBK Live

Calum Pinder explains why the BBK Live Festival in Bilbao (7th-9th July 2016) might be worth considering if you’re looking for a warm, cheap and cultural fix this summer

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Album review: Yeasayer – Amen & Goodbye

No closer to the kind of success their peers have enjoyed, Yeasayer’s latest sees confusion stand in for cohesion

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Festival Preview: ArcTanGent

ArcTanGent is bringing some of the biggest and brightest UK festival exclusives, from mathcore to post rock and everything in between

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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

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Festival Preview: Slam Dunk North

Part of our Festival Preview season, we present pop-punk takeover Slam Dunk North

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Festival Preview: Green Man

Green Man is a great festival constantly on the up, steadily refining itself into a wonderful, carefree weekend for genuinely everyone

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Festival Preview: Melt!

The future sounds of electronic music simmer amongst the trophies of Germany’s industrial past

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Album: Parquet Courts – Human Performance

After a brief stint indulging their weirder whims, Parquet Courts have returned to conventional songwriting with ease

Delia Derbyshire. Photo: Ethan Hein@Flickr

Ladytronica: The forgotten females of electronic music

Electronic music can seem like a bit of a boy’s club, but there have always been women involved. The tide is surely turning