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

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.


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.


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.


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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