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Bon Iver’s Top Secret Berlin Show Proved The Next Step Is World Domination

From his delicate albums, his laidback appearances on stage with his close personal chum Kanye West – including during West’s Glastonbury headline spot in 2015 – and general low key cap-and-workwear-sporting demeanour, you’d think that Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon would be pretty damn content with simply shuffling about, doing a gig here or there, and spending the rest of the time distilling his own whiskey or blending his own coffee out the back of a VW camper van.

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New Music Of The Day: Hooton Tennis Club - 'Katy-Anne Bellis'

Admit it, the last house party you hosted was a bit of a stinker. The music was probably a bit naff, the loo got blocked and someone definitely broke that mirror in your living room on purpose. Really then, you need to get yourself down to one of Hooton Tennis Club’s hedonistic living room ‘soirees’ by the looks of it.

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The Indiest Online Spats In History

Trouble in the indie music online world. Bon Iver called out Beyoncé for doing a Pepsi ad. Robin Peckinold from fireside acoustic indie types Fleet Foxes took to Instagram to point out that Bon Iver himself inked a deal with Bushmills whiskey. In the since-deleted ‘gram, he wrote: “Is Pepsi and Bushmills a drink?” A savage blow, as the indie world cleaves itself in two. But it’s not the first time such musicians have clash online. Behold! The Most Indie Online Spats In History.

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Netflix's 'Easy': Why You Need To Be Watching TV's Sexiest New Show

Netflix's new series Easy examines the relationships of a network of people in modern day Chicago. Light-hearted, funny and sometimes all-too realistic, it's one of the best new TV shows to arrive on the streaming service in the last few months. From its killer cast to its compelling storylines, here's why you should be watching it.

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