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Despite the rain, wind and mud, Parklife manages to pull off an incredible weekend of dancing, visual wonder and musical excellence, writes Jake Oliver

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The Japanese House demonstrates her ethereal magic with a set spanning early EPs and latest tracks from her debut album, writes Deputy Music Editor Jake Oliver

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The Japanese House return from a year’s absence with more confidence and mastery than ever before to deliver an enchanting performance at Gorilla, writes Deputy Music Editor Jake Oliver

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Bicep pull off a legendary performance at The Mayfield Depot as the closer of The Warehouse Project’s special events series, writes Jake Oliver

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Jake Oliver reviews Anteros’ debut full-length release, When We Land, which sees a clash between the band’s original DIY grit and newer, more impressive production elements

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Preview: Parklife 2019

After the release of a phenomenal lineup, Jake Oliver explores all the excitement yet to unfold as Parklife returns to Heaton Park for its tenth year

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On the release of the The 1975’s latest and third outing, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, Jake Oliver and Olivia White track the group’s progress since their EP launch

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Live Review: Sigrid

Sigrid, the Scandinavian superstar in the making, shows everyone why she’s a force to be reckoned with, writes Deputy Editor, Jake Oliver

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Hot Right Now: Isla Den

Jake Oliver reviews the Canadian synth-pop duo Isla Den, who released their debut EP Water Sounds back in April – bringing along a sense of tranquility

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