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5 Lesser Known Acts You Have To See At T In The Park 2011

By Matt Wilkinson

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Posted on 01 Jul 11

 
 

NME Radar editor Matt Wilkinson picks the best new acts playing the Kinross bash this weekend so you don't miss out on their sets.

Paws




Why: With a song called 'Kim Deal' and a burgeoning obsession with all things Dinosaur Jr, it's safe to say the Glasgow trio wear their hearts firmly on their sleeves.
Where and when: T Break Stage, Saturday.

Discopolis



Why: A three-way mix of Friendly Fires, Metronomy and Digitalism, they're bringing the fun back to indie-electro.
Where and when: T Break Stage, Sunday.

Grouplove



Why: They've just announced the release date of debut album 'Never Trust A Happy Song' on September 5, plus they slayed SXSW and kicked up a storm on the Emerge NME Radar Tour.
Where and when: King Tut's Wah Wah Tent, Saturday.

Rachel Sermanni



Why: The 19-year-old has become something of a protégé for Mumford & Sons of late, working under the radar with Ben Lovett and his Communion labelfolk.
Where and when: T Break Stage, Sunday.

United Fruit



Why: The Glaswegian fourpiece hark back to the in-your-face brilliance of Mclusky and At The Drive-In, with an added element of BSP-at-their-most mental thrown in for good measure.
Where and when: T Break Stage, Sunday.

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