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5 New Bands You Have To See At Reading And Leeds 2011

By Matt Wilkinson

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Posted on 24 Aug 11

 
 

With all of the big bands playing Reading and Leeds 2011, it can be easy to miss the smaller acts. Our Radar editor Matt Wilkinson picks the stars of the Festival Republic and BBC Introducing stages that aren't to be missed.

Discopolis



Where: BBC Introducing Stage
When: Reading Saturday, Leeds Sunday
Time: 7.55pm (Reading), 7.45pm (Leeds)
Listen to: Their latest single, 'Zenithobia'.



Islet



Where: Festival Republic Stage
When: Reading Friday, Leeds Saturday
Time: 12.45pm

Dutch Uncles



Where: Festival Republic Stage
When: Leeds Friday, Reading Sunday
Time: 2.15pm
Download: 'Cadenza' (Delphic Remix) from The Memphis Industries Mixtape.

Heart-Ships



Where: BBC Introducing Stage
When: Reading Friday, Leeds Saturday
Time: 11.40pm (Reading), 12 noon (Leeds)

Milk Maid



Where: BBC Introducing Stage
When: Reading Friday, Leeds Saturday
Time: 7.10pm (Reading), 6.55pm (Leeds)
Download: 'Back Of Your Knees'



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