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10 New Bands You Have To See At Glastonbury 2011

By Matt Wilkinson

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Posted on 17 Jun 11

 
 

NME's Radar Editor Matt Wilkinson takes you through the newbies that aren't to be missed this weekend at Glastonbury.

Oh Land




Why: Expect big, juicy pop choruses offset with hints of dubstep-tinged brilliance.
Where and when: Rabbit Hole, Friday

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs



Why: Fresh from slaying audiences across the US, the Oxford-dwelling DJ prides himself on plying a genre-less trade and immense live shows.
Where and when: The Common, Saturday

Dominique Young Unique



Why: Tampa rapper and mixtape-queen Dominique could give Beyoncé a run for her money in terms of feistiness, and her MIA-influenced garb is not to be missed.
Where and when: Pussy Parlure, Friday

Dry The River



Why: They're the second hardest-working bunch of folkies going at present (behind Mumford & Sons, natch), so we wouldn't be surprised if we turn up at Worthy Farm and find the Londoners playing every tent, table and toilet going this year. But for them, this one's the biggie...
Where and when: John Peel Stage, Saturday

Egyptian Hip Hop



Why: Back in January, the Marple tykes told us they were gonna be hard at work on their debut album for most of 2011. So, now's your chance to see how it's coming along - not to mention lose it to last year's Radar anthem 'Rad Pitt'.
Where and when: Oxlyers In West, Sunday

Grouplove



Why: The US five-piece injected a surefire jolt of singalonga-madness during the Emerge NME Radar tour recently, and they'll no doubt be aiming to inspire the same Arcade Fire-style spirit at Glasto.
Where and when: Park Stage, Friday

Summer Camp



Why: Yes, indie's foremost lovebirds Elizabeth Sankey and Jeremy Warmsley are bringing their lo-fi, teen-dream haziness to Glasto.
Where and when: Oxlyers In West, Friday

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